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.
As AI technology advances, the demand for AI services is increasing. The process of building an AI service involves a lot of work. For example, one of them includes creating a correct answer for training and finding a model with high training efficiency. The performance of AI technology will be compromised if activities in the process, albeit small one, are performed negligently. As a result, many researchers and developers still carry out the work manually. Of the numerous tasks involved in the process, the most basic and the most labor- consuming task is labeling, which involves making a correct answer for the data.
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.