E90 AI Awards 2022 Finalist Jade O’Connor, VP Product & Marketing at Getlocal.ie

    Welcome to episode 90 of the AI Ireland podcast, the show that explores the applications and research of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence on the island of Ireland.

    Our mission is to increase the use of AI for the benefit of our society, our competitiveness and everyone living in Ireland.

    In this episode, we are joined by Jade O’Connor, VP of Product and Marketing for getlocal.ie, part of FCR Media. Nominated in the category for Best Application of AI in an SME at the 2022 AI Awards, Getlocal.ie is a new platform to find products that are available from local businesses around Ireland. It aims to improve the competitiveness of local companies (versus big e-commerce platforms) by listing them all in one place easily accessible for customers around Ireland.

    In the show, Jade will chat about:

    • Who are Getlocal.ie and the wider FCR Media group [1:07]
    • Their application and deciding to apply AI at getlocal.ie [4:33]
    • The challenges and building out their classification model [7:13]
    • Dealing with problems on the Training Model [9:49]
    • Gaining ROI from their products [12:27]



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