Entries by Retresco

Seeing things clearly

A few days ago, the Financial Times’ Laura Noonan published an article, ‘Commerzbank sets AI to work writing analyst reports’, reporting on our work with the German banking giant to use Natual Language Generation (NLG) technology to write basic analyst notes. As one investment bank head told Noonan, “There’s definitely work that can be done, […]

Commerzbank work with Retresco to create Chatbots

24.05.2018, Berlin: Commerzbank is looking to improve its internal knowledge management with the introduction of an internal enterprise platform for building and deploying chatbots. The project will be undertaken in cooperation with Retresco. The project began with Commerzbank launching three chatbots at the beginning of the year. One was for employees who needed assistance for […]

Retresco and e-Spirit launch strategic Partnership

Berlin, Germany: Retresco and platform provider e-Spirit are launching their new strategic partnership, following months of development. Through this partnership, customers ofe-Spirit’s new FirstSpirit Digital Experience Platform (DXP) will be presented with automatically-generated text. These texts will include product descriptions, promotional text, SEO-relevant descriptions, and job descriptions. They will be produced at scale using only limited human […]

Retresco and Deloitte form strategic partnership for digitisation in the financial services sector

Deloitte and Retresco have agreed on a strategic partnership to cooperate on developing automation products for financial services. The strategic partnership between the companies reflects an understanding that customers are looking increasingly for products that embrace society’s rapidly-accelerating digitalisation. Retresco and Deloitte will be looking to develop projects around AI-driven Natural Language Generation (NLG). Alexander Siebert, […]

On the death of net neutrality

In a move that should come to as a shock to nobody, considering the raft of horrendous laws, reforms, and motions that have come with this US administration, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided to dismantle 2015 Obama Era protections on net neutrality, paving the way for an upending of how the internet operates. […]

How NLG is reshaping ethics and responsibility

Late last week, Hackernoon’s Jeff Kao posted ‘More than a Million Pro-Repeal Net Neutrality Comments were Likely Faked’, an article and analysis that alleged that up to several million comments submitted to the US’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) were generated by bots. In his research, Kao focused on one campaign. That campaign, he estimated, had […]

Berlin tech firm Retresco wins UN World Summit Award

Berlin-based Retresco was announced as a winner at the 2017 United Nations World Summit Awards (WSA) for digital innovation. In front of UN representatives, ICT ministries and the private sector Retresco will receive its award in the “Business & Commerce” category at the World Summit Global Congress in Vienna. Retresco was recognised in the “Business […]

Retresco to begin beta-testing of rtr textengine

Retresco is to begin beta-testing its self-service NLG platform, rtr textengine, to selected clients from September 2017. dmexco, one of the largest annual digital economy conference worldwide, has been carefully chosen where businesses are invited to see the rtr textengine demo, with a no obligation opportunity to take part in our beta. Beta-testing of rtr textengine is […]

Retresco faces questions concerning NLG

Johannes Sommer, CEO of Berlin based company Retresco and computational linguist Mr. Prof. Dr. Hands Uszkoreit from German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), were interviewed by radio editor Manfred Kloiber from the Deutschlandfunk-program “Computer and Communication” about natural language generation, the current state of it as well as its perspectives. Automated textgeneration based on […]