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SEP Wins TechPoint’s 2024 Innovation Service Partner of the Year Mira Award

SEP Recognized as Indiana’s Top Innovation Service Partner, Winning TechPoint’s Prestigious Mira Award Westfield, Indiana - SEP has been named the Innovation Service Partner of the Year by TechPoint at the 25th annual Mira Awards. The Mira Awards, Indiana’s largest…
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When to Reach for Custom Artificial Intelligence Solutions vs. Off-the-Shelf

We’re in the midst of a time of great excitement and enthusiasm for AI and the possibilities it brings. You may find yourself at a company wondering how exactly can AI help us? Off-the-shelf tools may not feel like a good fit. What you do is unique, and you may be considering building your own […]
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Using Generative AI Every Day at Work? An AI Strategist’s Honest Take

I use Generative AI tools because, as a developer, I can’t ignore them. My clients and peers expect me to be at least conversant in AI technologies if not an expert. Maintaining that expertise means engaging with new tools as they come out. I’ve made a point to use them where I could for the […]
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How to Think About AI: 4 Things Artificial Intelligence Experts Want You To Know

The most recent lurch forward in AI has introduced many people to the field. Each person coming to the field now has decades of understanding to digest, bringing their own spin for how they think about AI. They also have a huge sense of urgency when approaching AI in a business context. Given the rate […]
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AI Code Gen Tools Need Human Developers to Produce Good Code

Last year, AI code gen tools made a huge splash in the software development world. Again. Someone had the bright idea that “Hey, source code is text. Maybe we can generate that!”. What started as one big offering has grown to dozens of tools to write our code for us. These tools excite some, terrify others, and leave many wondering […]
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Demystifying Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Business Leaders

Since OpenAI released ChatGPT in November 2022, AI has become the coolest (or at least, most used) acronym of the day.  As a business leader, one might wonder what the terms thrown around mean and how to separate truth from hype. This post explains machine learning and AI terminology in simple language, to be able to […]
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The Future is Now: Dig Into the Advantages of AI in Agriculture

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing agriculture in major ways. Some of the cutting-edge advantages of AI in agriculture include improved crop management, increased efficiency, and reduced costs. AI Drives Precision Ag One of the most significant advantages of AI in agriculture is improved crop management in precision ag. It allows us to understand data […]
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Everything You Wanted to Know About How AI Reduces Business Costs But Were Afraid to Ask

With all of the excitement for AI in the news, you may find yourself wondering, “How does AI reduce costs?”. AI has many business applications, from the flashy to the shockingly mundane. While there’s no way to know upfront how AI can transform your business, here are three broad ways AI reduces costs: #1. AI […]
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Curious About How to Get Started with LLM App Dev? Let’s Go!

LLM app dev sounds scarier than it is. Luckily, open source frameworks exist with excellent guides, great documentation, and active communities. Find below a series of toys, tasks, and videos that will take you from “aware that LLMs exist” to “building an LLM-based app”. Wait, what are LLMs? Some of this article can be practiced […]
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AI in Product Management: 3 Powerful Takeaways From Our Christine Itwaru Interview

Most of what I love about hosting our podcast are the insights I glean from conversations with my guests. My chat with Christine Itwaru about AI in Product Management is no exception. We talked about many things, but three parts of our conversation stood out to me. Zac’s Episode Takeaways #1. Get Comfy NOT Being […]
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