Saffron Technology is dedicated to helping humans make smarter business decisions with our patented Associative Memories (AM), which work like the human brain, storing connections and counts and their context, but a thousand times faster... Saffron has overcome some important […]
Hersey to focus on scaling Saffron’s capabilities, broadening its user base and building the next generation of its Natural Intelligence Platform Cary NC, April 8, 2014 – Saffron Technology, a cognitive computing company combining the genius of the brain with […]
Additional funding will allow stronger brand presence, new HQ in Silicon Valley, and the expansion of customer-centric next generation service teams Cary, NC, March 20, 2014 – Saffron Technology, a cognitive systems company helping Fortune 1000 businesses understand the value […]
Cognitive computing describes an exciting new chapter in machine learning and is beginning to transform industries such as defense, security, and manufacturing... Cognitive computing, as represented by unique next generation software platforms, designed and modeled after the human brain by […]
Classification for Higher Accuracy of Cardiovascular Disease Diagnosis Using Saffron’s Supervised Learning
We used one of the toughest examples in the clinical world where multivariable data is important for arriving at the correct diagnosis: the differentiation of mechanical deformation patterns (measured by echo) seen in constrictive pericarditis vs... restrictive cardiomyopathy... Previous investigations […]
The promise and limitations of cognitive computing (CD) have been widely discussed recently... This blog attempts to show you how we can realize more of the promise by overcoming some important limitations, like scalability to Big Data or adding knowledge […]
By Dr... Manuel Aparicio IV Cognitive Computing is defined as more brain-like and more human-like thinking... This begs the question, “How do we reason?” Douglas Hofstadler and Emmanuel Sander have written Surfaces and Essences: Analogy as the Fuel and Fire […]
By Dr... Manuel Aparicio IV When old words get stale and overloaded, new words can help reinvigorate our thinking... Summarizing the references on anticipation from my last post, I think there are at least three elements of “anticipation” that help […]
By Dr... Manuel Aparicio IV Predictive Analytics is red hot! Last week, Saffron attended Predictive Analytics World, collocated with Text Analytics World... Chris Sailer from the Gates Foundation (a Saffron customer) presented “Predicting Threats For The Gates Foundation – Protecting […]
As I prepare for speaking next week at the Big Data Exchange in Berkeley, I am reminded of Gus Hunt’s opening words at GigaOM Structure Data in March 2013: “Big Data is so last year...” Well then, what is there […]
Intelligence collection, spying — getting the bad guys…we think of this as the stuff of Hollywood and Washington, DC but in reality intelligence collection and analysis is critical to winning in the private sector... What are your competitors up-to? Who […]
CARY, N...C..., May 14, 2013/PRNewsWire — Saffron Technology, Inc..., the leading global provider of cognitive computing platform solutions for anticipatory sensemaking, today announced the release of its Natural Intelligence Platform™ 2013, a universal, unified, and commercially matured approach to brain-like […]
CARY, N...C..., January 21/PRNewsWire — Saffron Technology, Inc..., a privately held disruptive big data analytics firm, announced today that industry veteran Gayle Sheppard has been named as Chief Executive Officer... She succeeds Dr... Manny Aparicio, co-founder of Saffron Technology, who will continue […]
AI or advanced data analytics has been the dream of many sci-fi movie directors and business executive... But can machines really think like humans?
The amount of data has also increased exponentially, so companies of all sizes need to have real time data analytics tools to help them manage this...
One of the main challenges humans are facing globally is ‘decision fatigue’... Susan Bennett is a Senior Partner & co-founder of CrossInnovation, a company which addresses critical marketplace needs by re-purposing effective and tested technologies for their clients... One of […]
Analyzing big data will become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth, innovation
Dr Noel Gries on bringing real time analytics for Boeing in a war zone
Manny Aparicio on harnessing realtime intelligence in volatile business environments...
Manny Aparicio speaks about “known unknowns” and decision support systems...
Dr Manuel Aparcio of Saffron Technology speaks about utilizing diverse data sets to aid decision support...
Predictive analytics invention enables companies to analyze event patterns and predict future outcomes based on context-rich data
Our models break at the edges, our rules are too rigid and cannot embrace the exceptions...
Manny Aparicio with a new video on how predictive analytics and associative memories work together
Digital process and information expert Keith Holdt will target European expansion for Saffron’s Big Data analytics offerings...
Dr Manuel Aparicio, on decision support for the front line...
Big data analytics vendor announces 4 June 2012 release date for SaffronAdvantage(TM), a real time associative analytic platform for decision support, sense-making and prediction...
Predictive analytics invention enables companies to analyze event patterns and predict future outcomes based on context-rich data... CARY, N...C..., May 21 /PRNewsWire — Saffron Technology, Inc..., a privately held big data software analytics firm has secured a patent for its new predictive analytics invention... […]
Paul Hofmann gives a brief overview for anyone from non-tech executives to analysts who want to understand big data storage, big data analytics, and the Saffron Associative Analytics Platform...
Companies are swimming, if not drowning, in wave after wave of data... But we need this data
Rita Sallam names Saffron Technology as one of a new breed of hybrid BI vendors able to handle and analyze structured and unstructured data
Saffron is an associative memory, Big Data Analytics tool that is a perfect combination of semantics and statistics...
Saffron @ Raytheon Innovation Day: Amazing connections between Vannevar Bush, Associative Memories and Big Data
The amazing connections between Raytheon founder Vannevar Bush, Associative Memories and Saffron...
In part 2 of this post, Dr Noel Greis describes how a Saffron application to help make real time decisions and manage transactions in the military supply chain can apply to the business world...
In this two part post Dr Noel Greis describes an application using the Saffron Engine and battlefield sensors to help make real time decisions and manage transactions in the military supply chain...
Global logistics and supply-chain management expert, Dr. Noel Greis, joins Saffron Technology Executive Advisory Board
Dr... Greis is recognized for her work in connecting enterprises with the latest digital and BI technology to create data-driven businesses...
According to a Ricoh sponsored study by the Economist Intelligence Unit, 63 per cent of business leaders predict a shift towards a more decentralised business model... Responsibility for decision making will move away from management to individual employees
Renowned AI expert, Dr... Paul Hofmann, joins Saffron Technology, as Chief Strategy Officer, from SAP Labs... CARY, N...C..., February 14 /PRNewsWire — Saffron Technology, Inc..., a privately held big data software analytics firm, announced the appointment of renowned Artificial Intelligence […]
Gartner has said current systems cannot capture the most important kinds of data we have... But what does this mean?
Recently Manny Aparicio came together with other innovators in the energy sector for the GE Energy Summit... According to Innovation Summit Organizer and Saffron Adviser Sammy Haroon, the goal of the Summit was to deliver two innovative solutions for GE […]
The arrival of ‘big data’ raises the need for big individualized memories to leverage all that available experience...
Persistent, extreme risk is our new business landscape, and may well be for the foreseeable futu
People are looking for the edge, where is the information that I can leverage to get ahead of the rest of the market? Unstructured data seems to be the untapped source, whether it is news, social or both... The Financial […]
You have to first understand that there is a plethora of information locked away in unstructured sources... The ability to get to that data is somewhat convoluted... Saffron’s experience with national security pre-9/11 has highlighted this ‘big data’ problem particularly […]
Decision-making is based on a history of business intelligence that has been built up over time and is in a company’s data warehouse... Donald Feinberg of Gartner has concluded that the decision-makers aren’t using 80% of the information out there […]
Natural approach sees 10 to 20 times return on mission... When people make decisions, we recall our past experiences to find the analogies and similarities... What was like this situation? What was different? What did I do? How did it […]
“It’s The Dawning Of The Age Of BI DBMS” (June 3, 2011) states that “agility and flexibility challenges now represent BI’s next big opportunity,” and asserts that current BI technologies “fall short in the ever-faster race of changing business requirements...”
ThinkTech 2011 – How Technology Drives the New Economy Thursday, September 15 from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm ThinkTech, NCTA’s fall conference in Charlotte, is an annual technology forum that brings together top executives to highlight how technology drives business... […]
Imagine a Decision Support tool where you have, at-the-ready, your entire organization’s Experience about all prior decisions your company has ever made – and their outcomes – good, bad or ugly... With Saffron … you do... Saffron helps you squeeze […]
Our customers apply the Saffron Natural Intelligence Platform in a variety of ways... If your data is complex and large, if you have disparate data sources within which your experience resides, or if your questions don’t organize themselves in neat, orderly, unchanging “rules,” Saffron can help...
Independent Research Firm Cites Saffron’s Capability to Leverage Decisions and Experience; Free Copy of Available for Download CARY, NC – July 14, 2011 — Saffron Technology, Inc..., a privately-held data analytics software firm providing Natural Intelligence solutions for business and […]
Broad Expertise in Business, Technology, Industry and Innovation comes with Messrs... Haile, Haroon, Jones and Veja CARY, NC – March 15, 2011 — Saffron Technology, Inc..., a privately-held data analytics software firm providing Natural Intelligence1 solutions for business and government, today […]
CDG, a Boeing Company, Becomes First to Offer Saffron’s Associative Memory Solutions into Worldwide Aerospace & Defense Industry CYPRESS, CA & CARY, NC – March 2, 2011 — CDG, a Boeing Company and Saffron Technology, Inc..., a privately-held software […]
Vendors selected for “Cool Vendors” report are Innovative, Impactful, and Intriguing Leading Analyst Firm Names Saffron Technology as 2010 “Cool Vendor” in Information Infrastructure for Enterprise Information Management CARY, North Carolina, May 4, 2010 — Saffron Technology, Inc..., a […]
National Security and Defense Vendor Saffron Technology Names Gayle Sheppard Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC–February 14, 2007–Saffron Technology, the innovator in Entity and Predictive Analytic solutions for National Security and Defense announced today that enterprise software industry veteran Gayle Sheppard was elected to the role of Executive Chairman of the Board […]