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Add These 5 Skills to Your LinkedIn Profile to Land a High-Paying Job

Searching for a new job can be a daunting task, but if you've been toying with the prospect of switching roles, there's a simple place to start: …

Employment

The Top 5 Reason Every Entrepreneur Needs to Travel More | Inc.com

<b>Creative inspiration</b> - Travelling to international countries, and especially living abroad, can expose a person to new ideas, or highlight new solutions that exist to problems in your home country. By looking at the world through a different lens, you can see more broadly, and this trait will serve …

Stereotypes

In Just 2 Words, Sheryl Sandberg Said 1 Thing Separates Those Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream | Inc.com

Want to achieve more? Take a page from Sheryl Sandberg, and start ruthlessly prioritizing.<p>Here's why.<p>Many people get things done. They consistently check items off their to-do lists. They're extremely busy -- but are they accomplishing what matters most? Are they achieving what they truly hope to …

Sheryl Sandberg

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer <b>Debbie Weingarten</b> gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the windows. Cobwebs coat the wrenches, the cans of spray …

Fracking

Is There an Evangelical Crisis?

About 20 years ago, the eminent sociologist of religion Christian Smith coined a useful and resonant phrase, describing evangelical Christianity in the post-1960s United States as both “embattled and thriving.”<p>By this Smith meant that evangelicals had maintained an identity in a secularizing …

Faith

Five New Machine Learning Tools To Make Your Software Intelligent

Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and other tech giants standing on the bleeding edge of AI/ML innovation are actively investing in the democratization of artificial intelligence. In the recent years, these companies have open-sourced many AI/ML libraries, tools or started offering these solutions …

Machine Learning

Optimize Your Daily Schedule for Maximum Productivity -- Here's How

Highly successful entrepreneurs stay organized and accomplish a lot by following a routine. Are you one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is one thing all highly successful business people do to stay organized and focused throughout the day: They all follow …

Cheat Sheets for AI, Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Deep Learning & Big Data

The Most Complete List of Best AI Cheat Sheets<p>Over the past few months, I have been collecting AI cheat sheets. From time to time I share them with …

Machine Learning

The Newest AI Tools for your Business

This guest column is authored by Fred Schebesta, CEO andThe post The Newest AI Tools for your Business appeared first on iamwire.

Will AI-as-a-Service Be the Next Evolution of AI?

As the struggle for dominance in the nascent field of artificial intelligence escalates, these tech bigwigs are all betting on a small startup that …

11 chatbots created at Y Combinator’s online startup school

Recently Sam Altman from Y Combinator announced a new online Startup School. It’s a 10-week massively open online course (MOOC). The idea is to teach everyone how to start a startup and help them along the way with guidance from people who’ve started companies.<p>Startup School will have guest …

Chatbox UX: Crafting a Valuable Conversation

All chatbots are not created equal. What separates a good chatbot from a bad one? A good chatbot helps users accomplish something more efficiently. A …

Chatbots

8 ways to make sure your banking bot actually works

It’s become something of a cliché to say that chatbots are the new apps, but the notion is no longer fanciful. Last March, Microsoft released its Bot Framework, and the following month Facebook announced its support for bots in Facebook Messenger. We know there are more than 34,000 chatbots running …

Choosing the Right Chatbot Program Could Be Your Best Customer Service Move

Chatbots are ideal for how consumers increasingly prefer to communicate with brands.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you consider that 45.8 percent of consumers would rather connect with a business through messaging than through email, it’s clear that businesses …

How Facebook Messenger bots are driving social change around the world

You could say Facebook Messenger was once the social network's most loathed feature. In 2014, the company forced users to download a separate app if …

Chatbots

Never Run Out of Chatbot Ideas

You’d love to do <i>something</i> in the chatbot world.<p>You’d love to build <i>something</i> for your company or have a team of experts build something for you.<p>Yes, …

How chatbots are pumping up customer service

It’s no secret that in this instant gratification economy, customers demand immediate responsiveness from brands and expect fast and reliable customer service across all channels.<p>Customer care is moving quickly to keep up with evolving technological opportunities and companies are under constant …

Bluewolf announces telco 'augmented intelligence' with Watson and Einstein

IBM Bluewolf's augmented intelligence solution for telecommunications providers, launching June 15, aims to improve customer service by integrating …

Bright Pattern Announces AI Applications for Contact Centers

<i>Bright Pattern</i><i>, leading provider of multichannel cloud contact center software, announces a new level of customer service automation using artificial intelligence enabled by cognitive technology.</i><p>SAN BRUNO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 27, 2017–<p>Please replace the release dated June 20, 2017 with the …

Unleashing A.I.-Powered Conversation With IBM Watson

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>One of the primary goals of artificial intelligence research over the past several decades has been to develop machines that …

10 Reasons Why You Haven't Fulfilled Your Potential | Inc.com

You're frustrated that you aren't where you think you should be in life. With your career, your family, and your bank account--and you can't put your finger on the problem. You just want to be happy.<p>Here's the brutal reality you need to confront. The problem is you. You have to get out of your own …

Motivation

Building a Product Roadmap

<b>Note:</b> Several parts of the following section on roadmapping was given color and clarity after conversations with the authors of another O’Reilly book …

Nailing Your Product Management Process with JIRA | ProdPad

Tackling your product backlog in JIRA is no easy task.<p>In fact, the #1 question that comes up in our conversations with product managers is: "How do I …

10 skills you need to become a great project manager

C-suite members say that strategic thinking, communication, and risk management skills are among the most important for a project manager to hone to …

Project Management

Strategy is Not a To Do List.

<i>Written by</i> <i>steve blank</i>// <i>Also shared on</i> <i>Startups.co</i><i>.</i><p>I had breakfast with two of my ex-students from Singapore who were building a really interesting …

5 Product Development Questions

A little kanban with your morning coffee.<p>I like using kanban boards to think about product development questions. I like kanban boards because they …

Product Managers – You Are Not the CEO of Anything

When Ben Horowitz wrote his groundbreaking memo <i>good product manager, bad product manager</i> nearly 20 years ago he described a product manager as the …

4 Things You Need to Do Before You Launch a New Product | Inc.com

You're going to launch a new product, but you're not sure how to get started. Product launches can be hectic, and can easily go haywire if you don't plan them properly.<p>Remember the Fire Phone? Amazon's not-so-smart smartphone that nobody wanted (not even for 99 cents).<p>Before you launch a new …

Product Management

Comprehensive List of Product Management Tools

These tools will help you design better products. Most of them have free trial versions. Some tools are great for small teams (less than 10). Some …