Data is the most important core and the first step in a company's digital transformation. Whether using AI, cloud, or any other technology, the core of a company's DT competitiveness is data.
We are facing various types of VUCA situations, including the COVID-19 pandemic, more frequently. In addition to this, these situations lead to more complex and ambiguous problems, and require consilience, expertise, and even the creativity of many people to solve complex problems.
This column is focused on companies that have introduced the ERP system (SAP ERP) or are considering introducing it. For companies before introducing the master data management (MDM) system, this column aims to describe a method that can be applied when introducing the MDM function as a module concept, such as MM, FI, CO, and PM in ERP.
With COVID 19 pandemic driving the need for digital workplace, it is becoming more important to integrate into one system information of various quantity and quality scattered across company and to search for right information for timely insights. In response to these demands, there is a growing interest in Question Answering (QA) system that is adept at smartly answering users’ questions with respect to a large volume of documents. This is a reason why the need has emerged for natural language processing and natural language understanding technology such as machine reading comprehension and semantic search that are associated with finding the right information quickly and accurately.