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Inspired Cognition was founded with the singular idea: how can we optimize AI system development, making it more efficient, effective, and reliable?

How We Work at

Inspired Cognition

Modern AI systems are opaque. We provide services to optimize the AI R&D lifecycle, rapidly identifying system pain points and providing creative solutions that solve your most pressing problems.

Our Services

Inspired Cognition is based on award-winning research expertise and open-source software spun off from Carnegie Mellon University. Our services include:


ExplainaBoard provides “explainable leaderboards” that allow you to compare and contrast the performance of your systems on a fine-grained level, identifying pain points and improving performance effectively.

AI Consulting

We provide consulting services for companies large and small who want to speed their AI system development by making the best design decisions based on years of experience in natural language processing, speech processing, and code intelligence.

AI Custom Development

Want an AI system built and deployed based on cutting-edge research and industry-standard implementation practices? Contact us for more details!

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Why Inspired

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming as much of a force for world progress as software. However, unlike traditional software engineering, AI engineering introduces a variety of new challenges. Specifically, developing AI systems involves a large amount of design choices with uncertain implications.