Artificial intelligence

Eggs, baselines and the Darts library for time series


I have some chickens: 6 hens and 2 roosters. So I get a lot of eggs. I have written down how many eggs I get every day for some time now to see if there are any patterns in the production. In this article I will look at the value of a baseline for your AI problem as well as taking a quick look at the Darts library.

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Eggs, baselines and the Darts library for time series

Customers

We are proud to welcome Svenska retursystem!


We are proud to welcome Svenska Retursystem as a new customer to TIQQE and to be selected as their Integration partner moving forward. Svenska Retursystem is the smart cycle for our food. ‘Our background is a belief that the entire grocery industry would benefit from a common system for carriers, where responsibility would be administered and handled by a common party’.

Our system is based on standardized load carriers and standardized services that provide efficient and sustainable product flows for all players throughout the chain, from the producer to the store or restaurant. Through cooperation and reuse, we reduce the industry’s environmental impact. Our driving force isto create efficient processes at all levels and we therefore constantly work to develop simple, efficient and sustainable solutions for the industry.

This creates a high demand for internal and external integrations.

Svenska Retursystem where looking for a partner who could support them along their journey with a solution which meets their needs.

TIQQE’S Serverless Integration Service is built on AWS and provides their customers with a scalable and price efficient solution.

Welcome to TIQQE, we’re proud and honored to be part of your journey and looking forward to a long-term partnership.

Artificial intelligence

Building and deploying a serverless AI model


In this article I will demonstrate the workflow for creating an AI model from scratch and then deploy it serverless in the cloud. It will be slightly technical but the amount of code is quite small. I will show you all the steps required to go from an EDA (Exploratory Data Analysis) on Google Colab to serving a deployed AI model with AWS Lambda and Google Cloud Functions.

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Building and deploying a serverless AI model

Artificial intelligence

AI use cases for images and automation


In this article I will discuss AI solutions based on images, automation and the value of non-perfect models. I will include some important considerations for your AI projects, how to think and what to focus on both regarding effort and ethics. I will use a few different use cases to illustrate my points and hopefully this will get your inspirational juices flowing.

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AI use cases for images and automation

Tiqqe Talk

Joakim Restadh guesting Zervicepoints Podcast Part 2


What is required to build a sustainable organization, where employees choose to stay and where they can develop in an innovative environment? How can we make employees feel “this is the last company I will work for”?

Last week we listened to the first part of the podcast where we got to know Joakim and he covered:  why sneakers are the best to wear, why a pizza oven should be in used in every household, the importance of taking a nice nap and what it was like to work on “the dark side “.
He will also share his insights and experiences on how to build a sustainable community where the people choose to stay. And create an innovative environment where people who are part of the community feel that this will be the last company they will ever work for.

The second part of “Culture and innovation”, we will delve into culture and innovation – the symbiosis between them and how important it is that they exist within the organization.
Joakim also shares his top 5 list of books to read.

Please make sure to check it out here!

Customers

We are proud to welcome Bring!


We are proud to welcome Bring as a new customer toTIQQE. Bring has chosen TIQQE as their Integration partner for onboarding customers.

Bring solves everyday logistics for small and large businesses in the Nordic region, through efficient and sustainable deliveries. Bring handles parcels, goods and couriers, and can assist their customers with both small and large deliveries in the entire Nordicregion, both regionally and internationally. Together with you, Bring will find the best solution for your business – to you or directly to your customers.

Following a strong growth in e-commerce, Norway Post and Bring are now making major investments in what will be Norway’s largest fully automated warehousing solution.

This new warehousing solution, together with new digital solutions and automated processes, will take care of all logistics from the moment the customer presses the buy button in the online store up until the item is delivered. The parcels will be picked up and delivered to online retailers throughout Eastern Norway until nine o’clock in the evening.

This creates a large demand for automation and in 2020 TIQQE was chosen to be Bring Warehousing’s Integration partner.

Bring looked for a partner who will be able to work together with them on their journey, and that can provide help and support when and where it will be needed. This is where TIQQE comes in.
We’re proud and honored to be part of Bring’s journey and look forward to a long-term partnership!

Tiqqe Talk

Joakim Restadh was a guest at ZervicePoints Podcast


Last week TIQQE’s Joakim Restadh was a guest at ZervicePoints Podcast. 

He will share real life experiences both from the past and present and most importantly the lessons learned down the road. 

In the first part we will get to know Joakim where he will share: why sneakers are the best to wear, why a pizza oven should be in used in every household, the importance of taking a nice nap and what it was like to work on “the dark side “.
He will also share his insights and experiences on how to build a sustainable community where the people choose to stay. And create an innovative environment where people who are part of the community feel that this will be the last company they will ever work for.

The second part will be connected to “Culture and innovation”, we will deep dive into culture and innovation – the symbiosis between them and how important it is that they exist within the organization.

Joakim also shares his top 5 list of books to read.

Make sure not to miss it and listen to it here!

Artificial intelligence

Anomaly detection overview


Anomaly detection is the notion of automatically looking at data and finding outliers, i.e. data points that do not fit in well with the rest of the dataset. Finding an outlier is usually a sign that something exceptional has happened that should trigger further investigations or actions. Anomaly detection can be performed on existing historical datasets e.g. when you are pre-processing your AI training data. It can also be used on a real time data stream from your business transactions or sensor readings to almost instantly flag a data point as anomalous. This is a great example of AI automating things that a human can do and with a glance at a graph see a problem.
In this article Torbjörn will discuss anomaly detection from a few different perspectives and with this new tool under your belt you will start to look at the world with different eyes!

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Anomaly detection overview

Artificial intelligence

AI shows what an avocado armchair looks like


OpenAI is an AI research company. They are probably most famous for their language model GPT-2 that allegedly was “too dangerous to be shared”. They soon released an even better model, GPT-3. This latest model was then used as the basis for training an AI called DALL-E to generate images from textual descriptions.
Using text-image pairs as a training dataset this model is able to combine unrelated concepts into plausible images of things that never actually existed.

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AI shows what an avocado armchair looks like

Sales and Marketing

Market Outlook 2021 part 1


We have entered the last month of the first quarter of 2021.

In this blog we would like to share what we are seeing in the market and what we predict for 2021. Prediction is always difficult and depends on where you are getting your data from, but we are looking at what we are hearing within the market, from customers, potential customers, and of course market analysis.

In the Swedish market since 2007 there has been a shift of IT-spend moving from central IT to business IT, and this year we see a reversal where business IT spend is moving back to central IT. We usually see this during a recession but now we are seeing this from the effect of Covid and the impact it has had on the market.

What happens when moving from Business IT to Central IT is that we are going from decentralized to centralized IT-Spend. The challenges that this creates is that the organizations have data across the business which increases the risks of security breaches, GDPR implications etc.

The question this raises is, what need will this generate in the market? And what we are seeing is a large uprise of needs for integration and security. Now when the trend is to centralize we need to of course enable control of the data and know where it is and most importantly that it’s secure.

At TIQQE we are amongst the market leaders within integration and work closely with many of our customers within this area. We develop our integrations which technically are state of the art but not dependent on expensive hardware, licenses, upgrade projects and most importantly you can get started straight away.

We call this service “Serverless Integration As A Service”. Please see blog for further details: Serverless Integration

So if you are facing integration challenges ahead, make sure to reach out!