The iMerit Blog

From casual to cultured, the iMerit blog tackles a wide array of topics related to security, expertise, and flexibility in the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning data-enrichment marketplace.

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Jan 5, 2021

Environmental Initiatives And An All-important Minerals Census

Much of the local, regional, and federal government focus on mining-related geospatial data analysis remains focused on environmental remediation and land reclamation initiatives, but there’s been a relatively recent push into more proactive missions. That’s particularly true for projects that have implications for national security, such as the search for minerals and metals vital to

Jan 5, 2021

How Art and Science Intersect On The iMerit Solutions Team

The most effective data annotation teams succeed through highly scientific, systematic processes – but present throughout is the steady hand of experienced managers who bring a very human perspective to image – and pattern – recognition. Machine learning is very much a scientific process but with a bit of artistry thrown in; teaching an algorithm

Jan 5, 2021

Geospatial Data, Detailed Annotation, Analysis: Preventative Planning and Postmortems

Geospatial data analysis by its very nature lends itself to solving Big Problems: drought mitigation aimed at preventing mass starvation, national defense surveillance to prevent invasion. Urban planning to make cities more livable, and sustainable. High on the list of consequential challenges is environmental protection, use of data analysis to prevent water and air pollution 

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Dec 8, 2020

Why A Solutions Approach And Partnership Orientation Makes AI Sense

Experience suggests AI companies are always more successful when they work with a labeling services provider that collaborates with other AI enablement companies. Partnerships tend to enhance speed to market and increase operational efficiency in AI. But, is it vital for your labeling service provider to work with many specialized partners? I say, absolutely! In

Dec 8, 2020

Bringing a Solution-Oriented Approach to AI

Today, most agree AI is a key enabler in the expanding pursuit of business value. We have started the journey to ubiquitous AI.  More companies are adopting AI, and using it in more solution areas.   The Wall Street Journal’s CIO Blog says “the necessary ingredients have finally come together to propel AI beyond early adopters

Nov 30, 2020

How AI Investment in Retail Works And Where iMerit Comes In

Retail investment in machine learning AI algorithms falls into two general buckets nowadays, the customer experience bucket, which is a combination of an E-Commerce site’s search engine and customer service bots, and an operations bucket — stocking, fraud detection, and other back office functions — that in both the physical and virtual worlds have begun