Functionize Shortlisted for the 2019 AIconics Awards

Functionize is proud to be be shortlisted for the 2019 AIconics Awards in the category for best Corporate Innovation in AI. Every year, the AI Summit highlights businesses and individuals that are reshaping the emerging AI market. More than 300 entries from all over the world have been evaluated by an esteemed panel of 13 … Continued

Machine learning and the humans behind the screen

The untold story of AI AI is a truly disruptive technology and most of its successes come from machine learning. However, in order to work, most ML algorithms need to be trained. Here, we look at the humans that sit behind the success of AI. Machine learning is the basis of most of the successful … Continued

AI test automation: 5 ways to avoid budget overflow

Software testing is an expensive business. In complex projects, it can often cost up to 40% of the total budget. Here we look at 5 ways to avoid budget overflow through AI test automation. Testing is essential if any software product is going to succeed. End-users dislike buggy and unstable software with a passion. Ship … Continued

Boosting ML models to create strong learners

How hybrid and ensemble techniques allow simple ML to excel Machine learning is undoubtedly one of the most powerful techniques in AI. However, there are times when ML models are weak learners. Boosting is a way to take several weak models and combine them into a stronger one. Doing this allows you to eliminate bias, … Continued

Handling dynamic element IDs with AI

As web application UIs grow more complex, developers are increasingly turning to frameworks to help create them. One of the key upshots to this is that element IDs become dynamic and are assigned automatically. In turn, this causes problems for test scripts since these dynamic IDs are much less predictable and make element selection harder. … Continued

When is an AI not an AI? On the intelligent use of AI.

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, virtual assistants, … For the last few years, AI has dominated the world of technology. But what really is AI? And how many so-called applications are an intelligent use of AI? Artificial intelligence has long been a dream of mankind. Over the past few years, we have got closer … Continued

AI business transformation – getting it right

AI promises the world, but how can you be sure it will deliver? Reaping the true rewards of AI business transformation AI will transform the business landscape as we know it. But if you are to reap the rewards of AI business transformation you have to do it intelligently. In this blog, we explain the … Continued

AI test automation – a 101 for executives

AI test automation What it is, when to use it, and how it can help your business AI is transforming business and AI test automation can bring you real benefits. We look at what AI is, how it applies to test automation, and how this can impact on your bottom line. Introduction There can be … Continued

AI Transformation for Infrastructure and Operations

How artificial intelligence is transforming a vital area of business Lessons, advice, and encouragement Infrastructure and operations (I&O) is a vital area of business that is often ignored because it isn’t “sexy”. Any company with significant numbers of customers will probably also have a large I&O division. As such it is ripe for AI transformation. Introduction … Continued