How content curation helps news organisations drive digital revenue

Digital disruption has forced news organisations to rethink business models and transform products to sustain growth. Those that invested in data and research to create user-centric products have seen across different platforms and succeeded in pivoting towards a digital subscription model. In the New York Times’ 2017 full-year earnings release, they declared that that while […]

Four things we learnt from this year’s Digital News Report launch

On 14 June, the Retresco marketing team and Daniel Schultheis (Project manager at Retresco) attended the Berlin launch of this year’s Digital News Report. As a company with a strong background and client base in digital publishing, we care deeply about the future of journalism and reporting. Afterwards, we had the pleasure of meeting Nic […]

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, […]

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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 […]

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Banking takes a cautious approach in spite of excitement about AI

It is nice when a story about your industry comes across your desk, promising to enliven what may have a been a run-of-the-mill day. Even better when the article in question seems to have missed the most-vital element of the narrative but instead skirts around the edges of the real story. The story we are referring […]

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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, […]

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Software robots should be judged by how they enhance their users

Last week, the Financial Times published an article, ‘Businesses turn to software robots for office work’, that outlined how, “Software robots have become one of the hottest fads in business automation, as a new wave of AI is poised to sweep through the back-office functions of large corporations.”. Various numbers are thrown around in the […]

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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. […]

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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 […]