Ugam headlined day 1 of MLDS by sharing real-world practices and learnings of applying AI


Mumbai, 29th January 2020: Ugam’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) experts headlined Day 1 of Machine Learning Developers Summit (MLDS) 2020 with an impactful session, ‘OK AI, where is my superhero?’. The session brought to light real-world, applicable practices and learnings of using AI to improve customer experience.  Ugam also introduced a pan India coding contest, ‘Know Your Style,’ at MLDS to present budding coding enthusiasts with an opportunity to get hands-on experience in training their code.

MLDS is India’s largest summit for machine learning practitioners, organised by Analytics India Magazine. The summit brings together India’s leading Machine Learning innovators and practitioners to share their ideas and experiences about AI / ML tools, advanced developments, new trends and developer products. It also celebrates India's data science leaders that are driving the industry and shaping the Indian analytics landscape.

Ugam’s AI experts, Arpita Sur, Lead of the Cognitive Computing System, along with Vinay Mony, Principal Data Scientist, discussed how Ugam is applying AI to help businesses deliver a seamless customer experience. The session deep dived into areas where the company’s proprietary cognitive computing system, Ugam’s JARVIS, is being leveraged to enable eCommerce product setup and matching. Through computer vision and NLG, businesses are reducing lost sales by onboarding millions of SKUs. Businesses are informing decisions on pricing, delivery and other experiences based on accurate competitive insights gathered at scale through text and image based matching.

“I congratulate MLDS on a successful 2nd edition”, says Sunil Mirani, Co-founder & CEO of Ugam. “With the overwhelming advances in the AI landscape, platforms such as MLDS give practitioners an opportunity to exchange knowledge and network. At Ugam, we have been investing in building our proprietary AI capabilities to help businesses drive impact. We are also investing in hiring and training our talent, as we believe it’s a man-machine paradigm. Value will be derived from an Augmented Intelligence approach.

About Ugam
Ugam, a Merkle company, is a leading analytics and technology services company. Our customer-centric approach delivers impactful business results for large corporations by leveraging data, technology, and expertise. We consistently deliver superior, impactful results through the right blend of human intelligence and AI. With 2400+ people spread across locations worldwide, we successfully deploy our services to create success stories across industries like Retail & Consumer Brands, High Tech, BFSI, Distribution, and Market Research & Consulting. Over the past 20 years, Ugam has been recognized by several firms including Forrester and Gartner, and was recently named the No.1 data science company in India by Analytics Insight.

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About MLDS 2020
MLDS 2020 features 50+ focused sessions, keynotes and workshops by some of the foremost minds from machine learning field. It is the first-of-its-kind conference to cover both the technical and business aspect of this emergent technology. The program is also a platform for learning and networking, well-suited for both developers and C-suite executives to understand how this technology will make the biggest impact this year, both in terms of career and business prospects.

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