Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Jade appoints new research associate
Posted on 9-Mar-2011 17:55. | Tags Filed under: News.

Jade Software today announced a key appointment as the company prepares to launch another product under the JOOB brand. The product, JOOB Intelligence will extend Jade’s reach into the high growth, real-time advanced analytics market.
Joining the company as research associate is Dr Brent Martin, Senior Lecturer for the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Canterbury.

Dr Martin leads the University’s computational intelligence research lab. His research interests are in artificial intelligence and machine learning. His collaboration with Jade – which will see him spending approximately 60% of his time with the company – will focus on extending Jade’s operational intelligence capability.

With an impressive research output, experience from more than a dozen commercial projects as well as six months at Google as a visiting research scholar, Brent will be a welcome addition to the team, says Jade Managing Director Craig Richardson.

“Brent will add tremendous value and knowledge to the development of our JOOB Intelligence product. We expect to launch later in the year, and are targeting demanding users like banks, telecos, intelligence and defence agencies wishing to analyse large volumes of data in real-time. They may be developing pattern based strategies, building tribal marketing campaigns, predicting customer churn, detecting fraud or monitoring suspicious activities,” says Richardson.

The research associate position is in collaboration with the NZ ICT Innovation Institute (NZi3). Jade will partially fund Dr Martin’s research from its recent Government technology grant.

Roger Jarquin, Jade Chief Technology Officer, who is in charge of this R&D initiative, says; “Jade has a long history of collaboration with Brent and other academics in the application of intelligent agents to optimisation problems.

“This agreement with the University will allow us to take that collaboration to the next level to integrate the technologies with our own products to take to market.”

JOOB Intelligence will be the third next-generation product Jade releases in 2011, with JOOB Data Store released in January and a smartphone integration product JOOB Mobile due for launch in April. JOOB Mobile will be showcased at Microsoft TechEd to be held in Atlanta, Georgia in May.

More information:

comments powered by Disqus

Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Rise of the machines
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Rikkitic on 25-Oct-2016 09:53 (39 replies)
Pages... 2 3

Galaxy Note 7 Announcement and Owners' Thread
Created by eracode, last reply by ibuksh on 25-Oct-2016 08:39 (1189 replies)
Pages... 78 79 80

Sony XZ Owners discussion
Created by networkn, last reply by scottjpalmer on 25-Oct-2016 01:23 (109 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8

Gigabit cable now available
Created by sub, last reply by SteveC on 24-Oct-2016 22:51 (61 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5

Kiwibank Platinum by fees not by service?
Created by joker97, last reply by openmedia on 22-Oct-2016 11:23 (22 replies)
Pages... 2

Are the Fritzbox Actually Any Good?
Created by Kopkiwi, last reply by sidefx on 23-Oct-2016 10:20 (10 replies)

'Unlimited National Traffic'
Created by MikeAqua, last reply by Nil Einne on 21-Oct-2016 20:54 (20 replies)
Pages... 2

LAX transit times
Created by afe66, last reply by sbiddle on 21-Oct-2016 16:25 (10 replies)