October 3, 2017, Benzinga

It’s been less than a year since the startup Algomus launched its collaborative intelligence platform Algo, and the company has taken on clients ranging from Hollywood studios to appliance manufacturers, many of which are Wal-Mart suppliers.

The 2.0 version of Algo, a platform that merges artificial intelligence with human input, is being readied for a fourth-quarter launch, said Algomus CEO Amjad Hussain.

“We just move quick,” he said.

Algomus is self-funded without venture capital money, its CEO said.

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September 14, Talk Business and Politics

Machine learning falls under the realm of artificial intelligence (AI), and though the technology has been around for a long time, it’s becoming more relevant when married with big data, according to Amjad Hussain, CEO of Detroit-based Algomus, who provides AI assistance to retail and suppliers.

During a recent workshop in Bentonville, Hussain demonstrated how AI is used by some retail suppliers such as Sony. He said AI, when used as a business assistant, can enhance productivity in an office. Hussain said machine learning combined with human creativity creates collaborative intelligence. Mathematically, he said it’s something like 1 + 1 = 11.

“John Daly, senior vice president of worldwide production services at Sony Pictures, said the Algomus business assistant — aka Algo — makes it easy to target his underperforming stores and devise a plan to raise them.”

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September 6, Small Business Trends

“Chatbots offer a variety of potential benefits for businesses. And Algomus is a tech startup that was one of the early adopters of AI technology, creating a chatbot that can help businesses with some of the more tedious data related tasks.

Learn more about Algomus and the company’s chatbot, Algo in this week’s Small Business Spotlight.

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