Northeastern University’s announced opening of the Roux Institute at Northeastern University in Portland, Maine will be a boon for New England’s tech businesses and is good reason for Maine’s technology innovators to get excited. With headquarters in Portland, Abilis Corp looks forward to this development and the positive impacts it will have for our customers across the U.S. and Canada.

Abilis Corp has helped businesses adapt to new data technologies for more than 15 years, providing data and advanced analytics platforms for financial, energy, higher education, public health and corporate sectors. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) capabilities have been and continue to be an essential component of holistic data analytics programs, empowered by advancements in big data technologies, and cloud capabilities.

Although architecture and data systems vary from customer to customer the goal is always the same – to harness the power of data to fuel growth, productivity and innovation. The Roux Institute’s focus on machine-learning and AI will put its graduates squarely in the epicenter of emerging technologies our customers are most excited about, technologies that will shape the future of business and data analytics.

Today, ML and AI are unlocking insights and driving data decision-making across a myriad of business ecosystems. Financial industries can proactively understand customer behavior and needs in order to best compete in a global marketplace. Energy sectors can evaluate information in real time to make decisions that impact sustainability and energy delivery. Biotech companies can utilize machine learning to take vast sets of data points to create predictions and enable diagnostic breakthroughs.

At Abilis Corp, we see firsthand how appreciated Maine craftmanship is in the global technology marketplace – The Roux Institute will be well-positioned to make the most of Maine’s talented workforce and unrivalled work ethic. Working with leading-edge data technologies, we have seen how critical it is to have a talented pool of professionals who are ready to work and innovate in technologies and adapt to fully leverage data technology developments and disruptors of the future.

Abilis Corp welcomes the Roux Institute of at Northeastern University to Portland, and congratulate David and Barbara Roux, Northeastern University, Governor Janet Mills, and the City of Portland for bringing this visionary idea to fruition. We will be one of the many employers ready to employ your first round of graduates.