Avanade provides business technology solutions and managed services that connect insight, innovation and expertise in Microsoft technologies to help customers realize results. Our people have helped thousands of organizations in all industries improve business agility, employee productivity, and customer loyalty. Avanade combines the collective business, technical and industry expertise of its worldwide network of experts with the rigor of an industrialized delivery model to provide high quality solutions using proven and emerging technologies with flexible deployment models–on premises, cloud-based or outsourced. Avanade, which is majority owned by Accenture, was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 15,000 professionals in more than 20 countries.
The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research enables Canadian researchers to work on international research teams that are custom built to transform their fields of study. CIFAR also fosters the development of the next generation of researchers in Canada and abroad. The Global Academy envelops all of CIFAR’s early-career activities, including our summer and winter schools of advanced study and our elite CIFAR Global Scholars.
ChainML offers a comprehensive solution to integrate customizable generative AI into applications using collaborating ‘agents’. We have developed Council, an open-source platform, for rapidly developing customized generative AI applications using collaborating agents. Council enables the robust deployment and monitoring of generative AI models ensuring they can be operated with confidence and accuracy. ChainML operates on a scalable and cost-effective compute protocol purpose-built for the deployment of AI services at scale, backed by a decentralized network of committed compute providers.
We are developing a self-service SaaS platform that allows enterprise customers to automate the process of mapping all their customer touchpoints and journeys, cluster their customer personas and predict the future behavior of their customers. Using novel and patent-pending methods in big data mining and analytics, process journey mapping and machine learning, our platform provides a unique approach to analyzing internal and 3rd party enterprise data to offer valuable business insights and prediction tools for churn and Next Best Actions (NBAs). ODAIA simplifies the data ingest and data normalization process from multiple disparate data sources and provides an intuitive dashboard for the visualization of insights and predictions. ODAIA was founded out of the University of Toronto by Professor Periklis Andritsos (PhD), Adjunct Professor Helen Kontozopoulos together with Gaël Bernard, PhD student at University of Lausanne Switzerland, and Philip Poulidis, serial entrepreneur and Silicon Valley technology executive. The work of Dr. Periklis and Gaël has been cited in many research papers, including multiple papers published by the IEEE.
Our mission is to unlock the full value of your data. We’re passionate about developing data-driven solutions that provide highly informed answers to your most critical questions. Data analysis is both art and science. To unleash the game-changing potential of your data, we field a team that’s deep with technological expertise, analytical acumen, and outside-the-box creativity. Raise your expectations and your competitive advantage. ProCogia’s approach is highly collaborative. The synergy of our staff’s diverse backgrounds and talents with those of our clients and partners has consistently produced measurable and lasting results for organizations across a variety of industries, including: * Large multinational corporations * Leading private equity firms * Mid-size companies * Small start-ups * Non-profit organizations
Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Our success comes from the 88,000+ employees who leverage their imaginations and insights to bring our vision, values and strategy to life so we can help our clients thrive and communities prosper. As Canada’s biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization, we have a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to our 17 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 27 other countries. Learn more at rbc.com. We are proud to support a broad range of community initiatives through donations, community investments and employee volunteer activities. See how at rbc.com/community-social-impact.
Snowflake is a cloud data platform that provides a data warehouse-as-a-service designed for the cloud. The platform is built for the cloud, focusing on an instant, secure, governed access to an entire network of data, and is built to enable a variety of data workloads, including a single platform for developing modern data applications. It combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, and the elasticity of the cloud at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. The company was co-founded by Thierry Cruanes, Marcin Zukowski, Bob Muglia, and Benoit Dageville in 2012 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.