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[24]7.ai Removes Time, Cost and Risk Barriers to Chatbot Deployment

Industry-First Fixed Price Offer Empowers Companies to Deploy an Enterprise-Ready AI Virtual Agent in Just 60 Days 7.ai, a global leader in intent-driven customer experience solutions, announced the industry's first ever fixed price offer that empowers large companies to deploy enterprise-ready chatbots in just 60 days. Now, large companies in any industry can provide better customer service while saving money, whether their customers engage with them via voice or digital channels. The offer eliminates barriers to AI and…

Build, Train And Deploy: How AI Chatbots Can Transform the Customer Experience

As consumers expect instant satisfaction with their customer experiences – and a readiness to voice their displeasure over social media – they increase the pressure on businesses to effectively and correctly answer customer queries. With that in mind, C-suite executives across industries are increasingly focused on creating a customer experience that is responsive, intelligent and accurate. When any company grievance can be shared instantly and publicly, executives know that it’s critical to connect with their customers…

Simmons Research Launches New Insights Platform; Announces AI-powered Chatbot App

Innovative Research Portal and Smart Search Technology Significantly Reduce the Time Spent on Data Analysis and Insights Generation Simmons Research, the leading source of essential consumer intelligence, announced the launch of Simmons Insights, a syndicated research portal providing clients with faster access to actionable consumer insights. Powered by Simmons Smart Search, the most comprehensive consumer intelligence search engine, the new platform allows marketers to mine through hundreds of thousands of consumer…

Snaps Integrates With Adobe Campaign To Enhance Leading Enterprise Brand’s Messenger Chatbots With CRM Data

With This Integration, Adobe Campaign Customers Can Further Extend Their Campaign Channel To Facebook Messenger, Twitter DM, Skype, And Other Platforms Conversational marketing platform, Snaps, one of the select companies listed in Facebook's Platform Development Providers, announces an integration with Adobe Campaign, part of Adobe Marketing Cloud. Snaps enterprise chatbot platform empowers marketers to segment and engage customers through conversation across messaging and voice apps. One benefit of…

Accelirate Partners With Chirrp.AI to Deliver Enterprise-Class Chatbot Solutions

Accelirate Announces Its Partnership with Chirrp.AI That Strengthens Its Enterprise Chatbot Solutions Capability Accelirate, a Business Process Automation services leader, announced its partnership with Chirrp.AI that further strengthens its enterprise-class chatbot solutions capability. "We have been delivering Business Process Automation solutions using RPA and AI technologies to our clients for the past two years and many clients have been asking about the feasibility of using chatbot solutions for internal and…

Are Your Consumers Getting Along With Chatbots?

Businesses Should Look For Opportunities to Bridge The Gap Between Consumers and Greater Chatbot Understanding ‒ Those Who Do Will Reap The Reward, says PointSource AI’s most popular application to date – chatbots – are everywhere these days. Chances are you have interacted with them while banking, shopping or trying to find the best insurance for your car. Now that brands are convinced about using chatbots, they hope consumers as kicked. PointSource's report 'Finding Common Ground Between Consumers And Artificial…

How Businesses Can Effectively Implement Chatbots: PointSource

The Globant Company, Releases New Data Showing The Implication of AI Investments and Consumers' Current Relationship With Chatbots Along with personalized insights and automated processes, the rise in artificial intelligence (AI), has also brought a disconnect with it. In its latest study, PointSource, a Globant company, found that many consumers have already had a taste of AI, but there is still a gap when it comes to understanding and accepting its applications, such as chatbots. However, regardless of the…

Point Inside Announces Retail Chatbot to Help Shoppers Find Products In-Store

New Retail Chatbot Leverages StoreMode Platform for In-Store Product Location and Integrates Natural Language Understanding (NLU) Providers to Decipher In-Store Shopper Questions Point Inside, the leading provider of digital mapping and indoor location-based services for top retailers, today announced their StoreMode-enabled chatbot. Available to all shoppers, the chatbot streamlines communication between retailers and shoppers, offering a seamless conversational in-store shopping experience. Shoppers can now answer the…

TechBytes with Ninad Shah, EVP – Chatbots at AmplifyReach

Ninad Shah EVP - Chatbots at AmplifyReach AmplifyReach has recently unvelied their Chat bot which they claimed required no coding expertise to run.  We spoke to Ninad Shah, EVP Chatbots, AmplifyReach, about the future of brands using Ai Chatbots to engage with customers.MTS: Tell us about your role at AmplifyReach and how you arrived at this position? Ninad Shah: AmplifyReach is a leading Augmented Intelligence platform with an integrated solution for live chat and AI-powered Chatbot. The solution provides brands the…

Chatbots Market Estimated to Touch 3 Billion Dollars by 2021

A report by research firm MarketsandMarkets has claimed that the market for Chatbots is expected to grow from USD 703.3 million in 2016 to USD 3,172.0 million by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 35.2%. The major drivers for the upsurge in demand for chatbots include increasing penetration of websites and mobile applications, proliferating demand for intelligent customer engagement, strong need to understand consumer behavior, and adoption of cloud-based technology. Software to hold the largest market share…

MarTech Interview with Shashi Seth, SVP at Oracle Marketing Cloud

"Data Science is pushing the effectiveness of email marketing in new directions, bringing us closer to human interaction." From eBay to Google to Oracle, tell us about your journey in product innovation. My journey in Product Management started at eBay, during a time when Product Manager roles hadn’t been fully defined. I was the first Technical Product Manager hired at eBay to lead the establishment of a developer program, as well as set the strategic vision for their development platform. It was interesting to work…

How Is AI Changing CRM?

2019 witnessed a dramatic transformation in Sales operations with the implementation of Artificial Intelligence. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) has cemented its positions as the Number 1 MarTech Tool for CMOs in 2020. CDPs will remain a potent ally, together with Email Marketing and Social Media Automation tools. Leveraging the power of AI will amplify the capabilities of the existing CRM system and help businesses deliver effective customer service. Benefits of CRM Software From a business point of view, a CRM…

Deep Learning to Be Key Driver for Expansion and Adoption of AI in Asia-Pacific, Says GlobalData

Deep learning, a subset of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), is predicted to provide formidable momentum for the adoption and growth of artificial intelligence in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The next few years will see deep learning become part of main-stream deployments, bringing commendable changes to businesses in the region, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData estimates the APAC region to account for approximately 30% of the global AI platforms’ revenue (around…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Tata Consultancy Services, Terminus, ActivePipe, Comm100, and Ada. TCS Launches Business Ecosystem Integration Services to Accelerate Digital Integration Across Enterprises Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has launched the Business Ecosystem Integration Services (BEIS) suite, to help businesses integrate…

Sinch AB (publ): Sinch Adds Conversational AI Capabilities Through Acquisition

Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chatlayer BV for an Enterprise Value of EUR 6.9 million. Founded in Antwerp in early 2018, ChatLayer.ai is a cloud-based software platform that lets businesses create multi-lingual chatbots and voicebots using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Understanding (NLU). The platform enables intelligent two-way conversations between businesses and their customers across…

Ada Closes $44 Million Series B Led by Accel to Further AI in Customer Service

Automated customer service platform moves into the next era, reducing costs and boosting customer satisfaction for leading companies globally Ada, the leader in Automated Customer Experience (ACX), announced it has raised $44 million in a Series B funding round led by Accel, with participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark, Version One, Leaders Fund and Burst Capital. Ada helps business leaders such as AirAsia, Mailchimp, Shopify, Telus, Upwork and Zoom reduce costs and increase satisfaction…

For Excellent CX, Sync Your Business and IT Teams

Back in 2016, Gartner predicted that CMOs would soon outspend CIOs on technology. As Gartner Research VP Jake Sorofman stated, “This is an important finding. It suggests that Marketing Technology, once a relatively narrow and specialized adjunct to enterprise IT, is now garnering investment nearly equivalent to the core systems that run the business. Customer preferences and behaviors have changed, and buying journeys are increasingly self-directed and digitally led.” Chief Marketing Officers, along with Customer…

OneDash Launches Innovative Personal Shopping Messenger App

OneDash takes aim at tackling e-commerce cart abandonment by delivering personalized shopping experiences OneDash, an e-commerce marketing technology startup today announced that it has launched a groundbreaking chat-to-checkout service. OneDash’s new messaging platform allows online shoppers to perform direct, in-app, add-to-cart functions, with the option to check out in the very same chat. This new capability eliminates the need to exit a chat session in order to complete a purchase. The announcement took place today at …

MarTech Primers: Customer Service Versus Customer Experience

Forrester’s report on the Customer Experience Index states that the top 20% of brands investing in customer experience recorded a higher stock price growth and achieved greater returns. Companies focus on mitigating pain points to prevent reputational risks  - dedicated support, personalized services, and 24/7 assistance are a few measures that they adopt. Customer service is one component of the elements shaping up the overall customer experience. In this blog, we shall highlight the major differences between the terms…

MessageBird Enters $350 Billion Customer Service Market With Launch of Inbox.ai

Zero-Friction Customer Engagement Platform to do away with waiting on hold forever MessageBird, the cloud communications platform company, has announced it is on a mission to do away with waiting on hold forever by officially entering the $350 Billion Customer Service market with the launch of Inbox.ai. Recently named by both Gartner and IDC analysts as a leader in the rapidly growing cloud communications space, with Inbox.ai MessageBird is now taking on an even larger market with the unveiling of the first customer…