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Ten Customer Service/Customer Experience Predictions for 2019

Business is moving faster than ever. We’re in a boom time for innovation in every area of business. The results of numerous surveys over the past two or three years have revealed that customer experience will be a priority for most companies. And, they are right. Companies are figuring it out. A …

Chatbots

Deloitte’s 9 tech predictions for 2019

Everybody makes a list of 2019 predictions, but the folks at Deloitte have numbers behind theirs. As one of the world’s biggest accounting and financial services firms, Deloitte is able to confidently predict that, for example, the smart speaker market will generate $7 billion in revenues in …

The CEO's Guide To Integration

To most CEOs, terms like “integration” and “automation” are not interesting or strategic. Until recently, application integration has been the responsibility of IT — an operational necessity, not a growth opportunity. But as you move your company into the future with newer tools, digitized …

Your Best Opportunity For Growing Business: The Customer Experience

According to PwC, 73% of all people point to customer experience as an important factor in their purchasing decisions, just behind price and product quality. Yet only 49% of U.S. consumers say companies provide a good customer experience today. PwC’s most recent Consumer Intelligence Series: …

Gartner predicts that cloud computing services market will hit $68.4 billion by 2020- Technology News, Firstpost

Global Cloud compute services market is expected to grow from $23.3 billion in 2016 to reach $68.4 billion in 2020 and 90 percent of organisations …

Enterprise Software

Amazon Go Is the No-Money, No-Line Store of the Future. It Opens Today

The future is a year behind schedule, but it's fascinating nonetheless.<p>Exhibit A: Amazon Go, the brand-new no-cash, no-credit-card, no-checkout convenience store in Seattle.<p>So far, its customers have been limited to Amazon employees, but it's opening to the public this morning: 2131 7th Avenue in …

How Serverless Computing will Change the World in 2018

Serverless computing is a fairly new concept that has somewhat exploded in terms of popularity. This is in-part due to AWS’ Serverless offering, AWS …

2017 Technology trends that will continue in 2018

<i>This year, we witnessed some noteworthy technologies being introduced and mainstreamed. In 2018, these technologies will make an even bigger …

Top Challenges Marketers Face Trying To Convert Data Into Customer Demand

A top marketing challenge is converting data into analysis that can then be used to generate greater demand. It sounds so simple. But it isn’t. Industries have been born trying to solve this problem. CMOs have been hired and fired trying to address this challenge. And the problem persists.<p>To better …

Entrepreneurship

9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018

Some tech trends fizzle out and die a quiet death, while others are so significant that they transform our world and how we live in it. Here are the top nine tech mega-trends that I believe will define 2018 and beyond.<p>From chatting to friends in a messaging app or buying a coffee, to tapping in and …

Trends

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four multimillion-dollar companies.<p>Whether he’s throwing the world’s largest …

Stop Using Excel, Finance Chiefs Tell Staffs

Ubiquitous spreadsheet software that revolutionized accounting hasn’t kept up, CFOs say<p>Adobe Inc. ’s finance chief Mark Garrett says his team struggles keeping track of which jobs have been filled at the software company.<p>The process can take days and requires finance staff to pull data from …

Business

7 metrics for monitoring your chatbot’s performance

Researchers estimate that by 2020 we will speak to chatbots more than we speak to our spouses. Obviously, companies that implement chatbots are doing something right. But while there are plenty of effective chatbots on the market, there are also many that don’t quite meet consumers’ needs. So how …

7 E-Commerce Trends To Pay Attention To In 2018

With Black Friday quickly approaching, the e-commerce world is heading into prime time to capitalize on customers. Right after the holidays, though, will be the perfect time for brands and leaders to go into their caves and carefully plan new strategies for 2018.<p>To help you prepare for the holiday …

Entrepreneurship

10 Predictions For AI, Big Data, And Analytics in 2018

A new Forrester Research report, <i>Predictions 2018: The Honeymoon For AI Is Over</i>, predicts that in 2018 enterprises will finally move beyond the hype to recognize that AI requires hard work—planning, deploying, and governing it correctly.<p>But Forrester also promises improvements: Better human and …

Enterprise

More than 80% of firms to move more workloads to public cloud in th...

The study by hybrid cloud company OpsRamp surveyed 137 IT executives from medium to large-sized organisations that already use cloud infrastructure. …

Forrester Predicts That AI-enabled Automation Will Eliminate 9% of US Jobs In 2018

A new Forrester Research report, <i>Predictions 2018: Automation Alters The Global Workforce</i>, outlines 10 predictions about the impact of AI and automation on jobs, work processes and tasks, business success and failure, and software development, cybersecurity, and regulatory compliance.<p>We will see a …

Automation

Facebook introduces a Messenger plugin for business websites

Facebook Messenger is coming to businesses’ own websites. The social network announced today the launch of a new customer chat plugin into closed beta, which will allow customers to talk directly with businesses on their websites using Messenger, and continue those conversations across web, mobile …

Facebook Messenger

How to become a data scientist: A cheat sheet

If you are interested in pursuing a career in data science, this primer is a good reference for information about salary, hottest job markets, …

Software Development

The biggest roadblock to AI adoption is a lack of skilled workers

While there is nearly universal agreement that artificial intelligence offers the promise of revolutionary benefits, recent survey findings from Gartner reveal almost 60 percent of organizations surveyed have yet to take advantage of the benefits of AI. Perhaps even more surprisingly, only a little …

12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know - InformationWeek

Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in …

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The future of the future: Spark, big data insights, streaming and deep learning in the cloud

Apache Spark is hailed as being Hadoop's successor, claiming its throne as the hottest Big Data platform. What the founding fathers of Spark are …

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The Race for AI Company Acquisitions: Why It's Happening, and Its Lessons for You

The explosion of big data and interest in it have created a need for technology solutions to control, organize and analyze all this information.<p>Acquisitions have been a long-standing strategy companies use for a wide range of reasons. Some companies acquire others because of strategic benefits like …

AI-powered IoT devices will change the way you do business

We may not notice it, but both artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are driving massive innovation in consumer and business environments. The smartphones in our pockets, for instance, are equipped with some 9 to 13 sensors and have been running machine learning and deep learning via …