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Sisense Eureka! Brought Together Hundreds of Analytics & AI Innovators to Discuss the Future of Business Intelligence

Sisense Also Announced a Virtual Data Scientist Bot That Allows Anyone in a Simple Drag and Drop to Run AI on Her/His Data Sisense, disrupting the BI market by simplifying business analytics for complex data, recently announced the successful conclusion of Eureka!, its sold-out, invitation-only, global client event in New York City June 12 through June 13, 2018. Eureka! was an impactful two-day event where hundreds of senior business leaders and analytics professionals came together to learn and share innovative best…

How Deep is the Permeation of Artificial Intelligence?

AI and ML Are Being Shaped into the New-Generation High-Tech Atmospheres That Are Slowly but Surely, Taking over the World Artificial Intelligence or AI has sunk its roots deep into the world of technology. We’d read sci-fi novels implementing ghost tech that is surreal. Today, a lot of that sci-fi technologies are realistically possible (or inching closer to reality), since we’ve reached that platform of intelligence and ability. AI has powered numerous platforms with revolutionized content. AI-driven technology…

[24]7.ai Partners with Blue Prism to Deliver New AI-Enabled Automation Capabilities For Virtual Agents

Collaboration Offers Access to AI-powered Virtual Solutions that Improve Chatbot Efficiency and the Customer Experience 7.ai, a leader for intent-driven customer engagement solutions, announced that it is partnering with Blue Prism on a new joint offering that allows 7 AIVA customers to use Blue Prism's Digital Workforce to efficiently automate hard-to-access back and front office systems. By combining 7.ai AI-powered virtual agents/chatbots with Blue Prism's Digital Workforce, 7.ai users can automate processes faster,…

The Role of AI in FIFA World Cup 2018

The countdown to the world’s greatest sporting event ends today. Yes, today the FIFA World Cup 2018 kicks off at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.  Even before the event began, the marketing and branding giants began to place their might behind their teams and players (most are celebrities in their own right!). However, this World Cup is steaming around the current Brobdingnagian – Artificial Intelligence! I was baffled by the kind of simulations that poured in from AI/Machine learning labs. Most of them are predicting the likely…

Canvs Surveys Brings AI Emotion Measurement To Open-Ended Response Research

NBCUniversal Among First to Leverage Canvs Surveys to Automate the Processing of Open-Ended Survey Responses AI and emotion measurement are transforming how traditional market research and open-ended response analysis is done at media companies, brands and across industries. Modern language has become a hieroglyphic tapestry of phrases, jargon, misspellings, hashtags, and emojis that may not necessarily hold the same meaning to the author as it does for their audience. Enter Canvs, the leading emotion measurement AI…

Ipsos Chooses Passage AI to Power Surveys at MRIA 2018 Annual Conference

Passage AI to Record Attendee Responses Through Text and Alexa-Powered Voice Conversations Ipsos, a leading market and public opinion research firm, has selected Passage AI as the partner to showcase how innovative solutions are making their way into research at the 2018 Marketing Research and Intelligence conference (MRIA) this week in Vancouver. Passage AI’s award-winning platform was selected due to its superior ability to process natural language through multiple channels including speech and text, resulting in data…

Virtual Assistant Technology – Empowering the Human Workforce of Tomorrow

As the Automation Economy continues to expand and grow, enterprises are becoming increasingly optimistic about the impressive ROI and proven track record of results achieved from Robotic Process Automation (RPA). These results are more operationally focused in terms of driving down operating costs, increasing processing efficiency and enhancing service delivery. A key link in the process automation value and success chain, which is often overlooked, is the human workforce. In fact, the fear factor of human job loss and…

Kitewheel’s State of the Customer Journey Report Finds Journey Interactions Growing Exponentially Across Emerging and Legacy Channels

The Analysis of Billions of Interactions Shows that Customer Journey is Becoming More Complex and Mature as Brands Seek to Influence the Entire Customer Experience in Real Time Kitewheel, a provider of the leading Customer Journey Hub, has announced the release of its annual State of the Customer Journey for 2018. The report, based on an analysis of over five billion customer journey interactions between 2014 and 2017, provides insight into how brands are investing in customer journeys across a variety of verticals and…

Amperity Appoints Microsoft Veteran Chris Jones as SVP of Product

With Chris Onboard, Amperity is Positioned to Fundamentally Grow Their Customer Data Platform Amperity, the world's only Intelligent Customer Data Platform (CDP), today announced that Microsoft product veteran Chris Jones has joined the company as SVP of Product. Chris Jones draws on decades of experience developing disruptive software products and will be tasked with driving the project strategy forward to serve Amperity’s rapidly growing customer base of top consumer brands. Recommended Read: Salesforce Einstein…

TechBytes with Eric Moller, Chief Technology Officer, Atomic X

Eric Moller Chief Technology Officer, Atomic X Atomic X recently launched a chatbot for marketing and sales - Rufus. Chatbots for marketing and sales are certain to rule the roost in the years to come. Thanks to their increased productivity and value-added communications, chatbots and virtual assistants can reduce the friction in business-to-user interactions. To better understand the state of chatbot automation in sales and marketing, we spoke to Eric Moller, Chief Technology Officer, Atomic X.Tell us about your role…

Interview with Lyle Stevens, Co-founder and CEO, Mavrck

"Data science has certainly been a key ingredient for helping to make influencer marketing more automated and scalable."Tell us about your journey into martech and how you started Mavrck? Prior to Mavrck, I actually worked in the aerospace and defense industry as a cybersecurity product manager. One of the initiatives I worked on was building and deploying an enterprise social network to help employees securely collaborate with each other, so they wouldn’t use LinkedIn or Facebook and increase their exposure to social…

Atomic X Appoints Mike Gagnon as First Chief Financial Officer

As the New CFO, Mike Gagnon Is Charged with the Planning, Implementation, Managing, and Running of All of Atomic X’s Financial Activities Atomic X, an experiential artificial intelligence (AI) firm and consulting business, today announced the latest appointment to its leadership team. Mike Gagnon officially joins Atomic X as the company’s first Chief Financial Officer. Mike Gagnon is charged with the planning, implementation, managing, and running of all of Atomic X’s financial activities. He reports directly to CEO and…

Automation Anywhere Opens Bot Store to Developers With the Addition of Cognitive IQ Bot Technology

Bot Developers Can Now Leverage Built-In AI, Machine Learning and Analytics Capabilities to Add Cognitive Bots to the World's Largest Bot Marketplace Automation Anywhere, the largest enterprise software provider in robotic process automation (RPA), announced its recently introduced Bot Store is now open to artificial intelligence and machine learning developers with the addition of cognitive IQ Bot technology. Developers and partners can offer pre-trained cognitive bots that bring structure to unstructured data for…

[24]7.ai Appoints Former Intel Executive Brent Bowman as New CFO

Brent Bowman to Focus on Strengthening Company's Continued Financial Success Globally 7.ai, a global leader in intent-driven customer engagement solutions, announced the appointment of Brent Bowman as Chief Financial Officer. In this role as the company's financial leader, Bowman will focus on driving financial strategies that support continued financial growth for the company. He will report directly to 7.ai Chief Executive Officer PV Kannan. Bowman brings more than 30 years of financial management experience, having…

Visualizing Machine Learning: How Do We Humanize The Intelligence?

These are exciting times for data science professionals. With the rapid advances being made in analytics, specifically around machine learning, deep learning and AI, researchers and practitioners around the world have started adapting these technologies for deep, human-impacting applications. The Age of Advanced Analytics Social talk is replete with conversations that have shifted gears from self-driving cars to flying vehicles, smart machines to robots that are already collaborating quietly in our homes, and chatbots to…

TechBytes with Jeri Kelley, Sr. Product Strategist, Oracle Commerce Cloud

Jeri Kelley Senior Product Strategist, Oracle Commerce Recently, Oracle Commerce Cloud, in partnership with Mirakl, released the Next Generation of B2B Purchasing Report 2018. The cutting-edge report studied the behavior of modern B2B buyers as well as the differences in attitudes across three generations – Baby Boomers, Gen-X and Millennials. We sat down with Jeri Kelley of Oracle Commerce Cloud to understand how B2B vendors could better leverage technology and create results-oriented product maps for their customers.…

Five Disruptive Trends in Social Media Marketing Strategies

In 2017, we witnessed numerous trends in social media marketing. Developments like Live feed, integrated video, and story features, and the growth of mobile ads created the biggest buzz. Lately, B2B companies are more involved in catering to the ideas of social media marketing technologies, since it delivers efficiently and has a wide outreach. Here are five disruptive trends in social media marketing strategies that every marketer should know in 2018. Mobile Chatbots Chatbots have now being programmed to think, feel…

The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Is Your Job Under Threat?

Since the dawn of machinery and the first flickerings of computer technology, humanity has been obsessed with the idea of artificial intelligence - the concept that machines could one day interact, respond and think for themselves as if they were truly alive. Every year, the possibility of an “intelligent technology” future becomes more and more of a reality - as algorithms and machine learning improve at a lightning-fast rate. According to experts across the globe, machines will soon be capable of replacing a variety of…

Solvvy Puts Self-Service at the Forefront of Customer Experience with its New and Improved Conversational Platform

San Mateo-based Intelligent Automation Company Debuts a More Intuitive and Engaging Support Flow Along with Upgrades to Its Existing UI and Dashboard Solvvy announced a major enhancement to its AI-powered conversational platform. Businesses can now use the Solvvy platform as the initial touchpoint with customers, empowering them to self-serve their issues and reach resolutions quickly and effortlessly. The enhanced platform delivers a higher ROI because businesses can handle a higher volume of support tickets and better…

Yext Spring ’18 Release, Including 15 New Knowledge Assistant Skills, Now Available for General Access

Yext's Spring '18 Product Release is Now Available for General Access, Featuring New Capabilities for Yext's Conversational UI, Competitive Intelligence, Reviews, and More Yext Inc., the leader in Digital Knowledge Management (DKM), announced its Spring '18 Product Release is now live for all Yext customers and partners. The Spring '18 Release, previously launched for early access, includes 15 game-changing new Knowledge Assistant skills and additional enhancements across the Yext Knowledge Engine. The Knowledge…