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Five Ways To Win In The Digital Customer Experience Economy

My favorite book of all time is <i>The Experience Economy</i> by Joe Pine and Jim Gilmore. This book defines what customer experience is. They were ahead of their time back in 1999 when they published the first edition. Who knew that concept would become so popular that the business world would create a CX …

Customer Experience

Continuous learning is key to digital transformation

If Brad Clay gets the formula right, Lexmark printers will no longer go thirsty, running out of their precious toner during critical business tasks. …

Machine Learning

AdamW and Super-convergence is now the fastest way to train neural nets

Written: 02 Jul 2018 by <i>Sylvain Gugger and Jeremy Howard</i><p><i>Note from Jeremy:</i> Welcome to fast.ai’s first scholar-in-residence, Sylvain Gugger. What better …

Deep Learning

The Mobile Customer Journey Is The New Customer Journey; Design Accordingly

You see it everywhere, people staring at their smartphones without seemingly ever looking up. They’re glued to their screens, multitasking, while walking, driving, waiting in line, watching TV, studying, sitting on a train/plane, etc. While some of us may not agree with the amount of screen-time …

Customer Experience

The Dumbest Idea In The World: Maximizing Shareholder Value

<i>There is only one valid definition of a business purpose: to create a customer.</i><p>Peter Drucker, The Practice of Management<p>“Imagine an NFL coach,” writes Roger Martin, Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, in his important new book, Fixing the Game, “holding a press …

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Management

Six Steps To Achieve Digital Marketing Excellence

When working with a client to create a digital marketing strategy, the first thing to think about is what they want and expect to receive from you.<p>For us, it is about providing customers one thing: the right direction to reach digital marketing excellence. As an agency, we don’t just think about …

Marketing

Four Digital Transformation Trends Driving Industry 4.0

When you hear the word “industry,” you may think of factories or tall smokestacks. And even though technology grows in leaps and bounds daily, this is still our mindset. For manufacturers that want to remain in the game, they must embrace the digital transformation and everything it has to offer. …

Manufacturing

A new study on the psychology of persistent regrets can teach you how to live now

Lingering regrets, the kind you hang onto for years, can be great company, returning daily to keep some part of you living an alternate version of your life and career. They’re the stuff of sublime tragic novels and films. They can even be functional if they propel you forward, determined not to …

Psychology

Must know Information Theory concepts in Deep Learning (AI)

Information theory is an important field that has made significant contribution to deep learning and AI, and yet is unknown to many. Information …

Top WordPress Plugins Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

There is no debate in saying that ecommerce has entirely revolutionized retailing practices and has successfully emerged out as one of the most …

Digital economy driving global growth

Australian companies remain optimistic about their future according to a recent research study undertaken by Fairfax Media in partnership with KPMG …

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.An important part of differentiating your products is …

Building a Successful Brand Requires You to Keep This 1 Thing in Mind

Building and nurturing your brand takes time, but it's not hard and the rewards are well worth it.<p>No one will dispute having a strong corporate brand is an important part of your marketing mix. Where some people get stumped is when the brand is themselves, especially if they're not a celebrity. …

What In The World Is A Brand And Why You Should Care

I recently spoke with a business owner, I’ll call ‘Jim’. Jim really knows his stuff. He speaks with passion, he’s highly educated, and he’s got a punchy tonality that engages audiences when he’s on stage. I’ve seen him captivate audiences of hundreds.<p>But when you look him up online and go to his …

Marketing

Anal Sex Is Fun, but Keep in Mind These Potential Health Risks

Anal sex can be very pleasurable and a fun change from the usual for everyone involved, but as with any form of intimacy, there are some risks involved. "Remember that genitals fill with blood from front to back, so it's important to begin with lots of stimulation and foreplay," says Antonia Hall, …

Hpv

This simple exercise regime could stop you from snoring and save your relationship

Snoring isn’t ideal in a relationship. It’s especially annoying when someone is snoring right next to you, and if you’re super loud when you sleep, …

Have you noticed these web design trends in 2018?

As a space of ideas, fresh design and inspiration, the internet is a space which is constantly changing and evolving. As designers add new elements …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

The Three Most-Overlooked Digital Marketing Hacks Small-Businesses Forget To Utilize

Every day I encounter another small-business struggling to gain tracking in the digital world. The frustrating thing is, today, it’s absolutely …

Google hints at a rebranding for Android Wear

Android Wear might be on the cusp of a Google Pay-style rebranding. Users exploring the latest Android P Developer Preview have noticed that Google is not only referring to Android Wear as "Wear OS," but has replaced the usual watch-like logo with a distinctive "W." This doesn't necessarily …

The 5 Requirements of a Truly Innovative Company

Can you think of any business topic that’s been hotter for longer than innovation? Trouble is, it’s hard to think of any business challenge where real pro­gress has been harder to come by. By now, your company probably has a new busi­ness incubator, an idea wiki, a disciplined process for mining …

Innovation

A Simple Formula for Changing Our Behavior

“Whoa! What are you doing?” I asked aghast.<p>I had just walked into my daughter’s room as she was working on a science project. Normally, I would have been pleased at such a sight. But this time, her project involved sand. A lot of it. And, while she had put some plastic underneath her work area, it …

Self-help

Why this CEO believes an MBA is worthless

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

What Vogue Magazine Can Teach You About Content Marketing

Learn from a fashion icon to maximize your content's reach<p>Everyone wants their content to be seen, but with marketing messages competing for attention more than ever, the truth is that even great content goes unnoticed. No matter how valuable your content may be, your audience is spending a …

Marketing

Inside Libratus, the Poker AI That Out-Bluffed the Best Humans

For almost three weeks, Dong Kim sat at a casino in Pittsburgh and played poker against a machine. But Kim wasn't just any poker player. This wasn't …

The Limits of Explainability

When we look at a stack of blocks or a stack of Oreos, we intuitively have a sense of how stable it is, whether it might fall over, and in what …

Shrinking Content Budgets Drive the Need for Content Intelligence

We’re beginning to see some poignant trends in our industry. It seems brands are reducing their content marketing budgets - as a percentage of …

How Gandhi Would Lead Toward An AI Future

We can't lose sight of the fact that technology should serve people, not the other way around<p>Every discussion about artificial intelligence seems to alternate between utopia and dystopia. Some believe that the productivity unleashed through automation will lift up all of society, creating a world …

Artificial Intelligence

How AI Changed Customer Service in the IT industry

With AI-driven live chats, you will save on hiring more staff<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>“Artificial intelligence is the future, not only for Russia but for all humankind. …

Artificial Intelligence