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Watson-Ads-Builder-announced-from-IBM

Watson Ads Builder announced from IBM


Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by

IBM announced the launch of Watson Ads Builder, a self-service advertising solution that harnesses artificial intelligence (AI) designed to empower creative agencies and developers to help them build engaging, one-on-one conversations between brands and consumers across any digital property. Watson Ads Builder is designed to enable agencies and developers to ingest a...


Artificial-intelligence-in-business-needs-Manageable-AI

Artificial intelligence in business needs Manageable AI


Thursday, May 30, 2019 by

Incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the enterprise today is as challenging as it is beneficial. The automation of machine learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP) can accelerate most workflows for greater business value, yet many organizations incur considerable delays during the implementation phase. The problem is the enormity of resources and eff...


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DevOps skills needed for transformation found in new report


Monday, March 11, 2019 by

DevOps Institute announced the results of the "2019 Upskilling: Enterprise DevOps Skills Report." The report outlines the most valued and in-demand skills needed to achieve DevOps transformation within enterprise IT organizations of all sizes. The research and analysis were conducted by Eveline Oehrlich, former vice president and research director at F...


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Using Conversational Analytics to forecast mobile subscriber growth


Thursday, February 21, 2019 by

Vibes announced Conversational Analytics, a new Natural Language Processing (NLP) solution to extract deep consumer insights from the unstructured messaging content in the high volume of data and messages. The solution is a new capability within Vibes Advanced Analytics which together will help marketers see which mobile experiences provide meaningful connecti...


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Rapid app development platform BlueFinity gets AI chatbots


Thursday, December 13, 2018 by

BlueFinity International has introduced new features and enhancements to Evoke, its rapid app development platform (RAD) - making the tool even easier to use for companies looking to create professional looking, full function business apps for multiple devices more quickly and cost-effectively. Evoke enables companies to cost-effectively create web, hybrid and native ap...


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Project OWL wins IBM's 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

Project OWL (Organization, Whereabouts, and Logistics), an IoT and software solution that keeps first responders and victims connected in a natural disaster, has won the 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge. Call for Code is a five-year global initiative that is the largest and most ambitious effort bringing together start-up, academic and enterprise developers to solve ...


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AI technologies can help American workers reduce their busy work


Friday, November 23, 2018 by

Conversica released the results of a study that polled more than 1,000 U.S. workers about how much of their work day is spent on routine and repetitive tasks. Results of the study show that the majority of knowledge workers contend with too much busy work on the job to the extent it can be labeled as drudgery. The boredom and frustration that accompany this drudgery has...


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Holiday marketing strategies 2018 from Helpshift


Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by

New proprietary internal data has been released from Helpshift, the company whose AI-powered customer service platform enables consumer brands to message back and forth with their customers to get their questions answered efficiently.   Helpshift’s inaugural Holiday Performance Index includes data from the company’s retail and e-commerce customers for...


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Telerik developer tools get many new .NET components


Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by

Progress announced the latest release Telerik tooling for .NET developers. With the new release, Progress now offers over twenty new Telerik components and expands the most popular components, including Grid and Charts. It also adds new themes including a Material inspired theme and a Mac inspired Crystal theme. Progress has released new components including: Web:...


AI-driven-database-platform-Travelsify-raises-5M

AI driven database platform Travelsify raises 5M


Friday, September 28, 2018 by

Travelsify has closed 5 million in a new funding round, led by AccorHotels, with participation from existing investors. Founded in April 2016, the startup raised more than 8 million to date and created a unique AI-driven database of more than 1 million Hotel DNA, Restaurant DNA, and Vacation Rental DNA worldwide. Travelsify will use the capital to help hospitality gr...


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Build communications apps with less coding thanks to PHLO


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by

Plivo announces the immediate availability of PHLO, a new way for developers to rapidly build and embed communications into their applications. PHLO, available via the Plivo platform, allows developers to visually integrate voice and SMS into apps in minutes, eliminating the need to constantly refer to documentation and reducing the number of coding lines and integratio...


Embedded-artificial-intelligence-features-hit-the-Oracle-cloud

Embedded artificial intelligence features hit the Oracle cloud


Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by

Oracle has announced the availability of its next-generation autonomous PaaS offerings. Services include mobile, data integration, and API PaaS offerings. With embedded artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, these platform services automate and aim to eliminate key tasks to enable organizations to lower cost, reduce risk, accelerate innovation, and get predi...


AI-voice-app-study-to-be-done-on-remote-patient-monitoring

AI voice app study to be done on remote patient monitoring


Tuesday, June 5, 2018 by

Orbita, Inc. has announced a collaboration with AARP to study remote patient monitoring and reduce social isolation. As participants in the 2018 Pulse@MassChallenge accelerator, the organizations will study new digital approaches for leveraging natural language processing to new enable hands-free, digital experiences for the 50-plus population. The work will guide ongoi...


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Making chatbots seem more human with a new conversational UI


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 by

Progress announced the availability of Conversational UI, a packaged set of user interface (UI) components built specifically for chatbots. The components, as part of the popular Telerik and Kendo UI developer tooling, enable .NET and JavaScript developers to create enhanced natural conversational experiences across platforms and devices, on many chatbot frameworks - in...


AI-in-the-auto-industry

AI in the auto industry


Thursday, March 15, 2018 by

Many dealers are still attacking the challenge of customer retention and revenue generation through direct mail or maybe mass email campaigns; tactics they have been using for decades. By identifying lifecycle trigger points, the customer is provided with relevant offers and information, with the critical addition of persistent and individualized follow-up, for as long ...


Making-voice-enabled-apps-for-home-or-business

Making voice enabled apps for home or business


Monday, March 12, 2018 by

A voice-enabled application is a piece of software integrated with a service like Amazon Lex to add a conversational interface. This is typically a technology that we associate with consumers, thanks to voice assistants like Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and Google Home. However, history tells us that consumers expect the enterprise to mirror their own personal use of technolog...


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Cloud Foundry Summit North America 2018 details


Friday, February 2, 2018 by

Cloud Foundry Foundation has announced the initial schedule, including keynote speakers, for the North American Cloud Foundry Summit, April 18-20, 2018 at the Boston Convention Center. With standard pricing ending February 9, registration will increase $200 to $845.The North American Cloud Foundry Summit keynote line-up includes:Matt Curry, Director, Director of Cloud E...


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App design thinking principles


Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Design thinking is fast becoming a key pillar in enterprise digital transformations. And for good reason: the approach promotes a deep understanding of end users; a creative, test-and-learn approach to new ideas; and constant iteration toward optimal outcomes. To many, design thinking is inextricably linked with innovation. After all, IDEO CEO Tim Brown defines design t...


Oracle-weighs-in-on-chatbots-for-enterprise-developers

Oracle weighs in on chatbots for enterprise developers


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 by

From self-service to instant payments, the chatbot industry has seen great things from the latest advents in the field of AI. That's why we sat down with Oracle to learn more about how with all these new changes in the messaging industry enterprise can see the value that can be attained by adoption.We recently had a conversation with Suhas Uliyar, Vice President, A...


Voice-to-text-in-multiple-languages-for-speech-enabled-apps

Voice to text in multiple languages for speech-enabled apps


Monday, November 13, 2017 by

It seems that our fingertips will finally get some rest from the constant tap-tap-tap on keyboards that continue to shrink beyond recognition. Companies such as Amazon, Baidu, Google, and Microsoft are working to take us into a voice-activated future. Their speech-enabled platforms are designed to support natural language conversations with the devices, gadgets, sensors...


How-developers-can-break-the-IoT-language-barrier

How developers can break the IoT language barrier


Saturday, July 29, 2017 by

Relationships aren’t successful when only one person is talking. A true relationship is a real, two-way conversation with both people initiating informal interactions. However, to get to a level of informality, you need context. Now imagine this relationship with your technology. When your basement floods, the home owner is alerted about the flood by a connected device,...


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Appy Pie App Sheets feature


Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Appy Pie, a cloud-based mobile application builder platform just announced the launch of its App Sheets feature, which allows business owners to link all of their Google Spreadsheets and Forms into an app to modify in real-time. Appy Pie’s newest feature allows users to have access to their Google Spreadsheets or Forms directly from the Appy Pie app to instantly add, mo...


Why-you-should-add-voice-and-intelligence-to-your-apps

Why you should add voice and intelligence to your apps


Friday, May 19, 2017 by

SoundHound Inc. is a voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence provider that has turned sound (voice, music, and more) into understanding and actionable meaning, enabling humans to interact with the things around them in the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally to mobile phones, cars, TVs, music speakers, and every other part of the emergin...


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IBM speech recognition becoming as accurate us humans


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by

On average, according to IBM, humans tend to misunderstand or mishear up to 5 to 10% of all words they hear from other human beings in a typical conversation. Although that might seem like a lot, our minds can compensate for this quite well and so we don’t tend to even notice that much. But just like humans, computers also have similar issues with mishearing words. This...


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Add bots to your app for free with Instabot


Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by

ROKO Labs has announced Instabot, a free tool that helps mobile app creators add a bot to their app in less than a day.Instabot empowers mobile app developers to create and integrate conversational bots into their existing apps, based on three key components:- Create unique bots using a simple three-tier, conversation tree-based process that gathers information from you...


SMS-powered-chatbots-and-the-massive-missed-opportunity

SMS-powered chatbots and the massive missed opportunity


Monday, January 30, 2017 by

There’s a lot of buzz around chatbots in the technology industry - what they are, why they’re valuable, how to build a better one, etc. Despite being popular on the tongue however, a new industry survey which polled over 1,500 mobile users in both the US and UK is acting as a wake-up call to enterprises as consumer preferences for new-age mobile communication channels, ...


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Pinxter Digital's predictions for 2017


Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by

Pinxter Digital thinks about mobile nonstop. With 2017 creeping in, they've put a lot of thought into what the year will hold for mobile technology. 2016 was great for mobile and the success isn't stopping there. 2017 will spark all new waves of innovation. Mobile Bot CommerceBlack Friday shopping – a joyful experience for some, scary for others. Consumers are increasin...


There-has-never-been-a-better-time-to-be-a-Salesforce-developer

There has never been a better time to be a Salesforce developer


Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by

Trailhead is Salesforce's interactive learning environment for all app creators, enabling them to master in-demand Salesforce skills through free hands-on training.We spoke with Sarah Franklin, senior vice president of developer relations and general manager of Trailhead at Salesforce, about a report released on the size of and job opportunities in the Salesforce ecosys...


Create-a-conversational-UI-for-your-app-in-a-matter-of-hours

Create a conversational UI for your app in a matter of hours


Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by

AI has become a crucial element in our consumer lives. Chatbots and voice-controlled Siri-like-Assistants are changing the way we interact with apps and even consume products and services. The enterprise market doesn’t want to lag behind and is looking to adopt more and more AI technology to improve its capabilities and efficiency. However, high costs and limited resour...


The-evolving-technology-of-chatbots

The evolving technology of chatbots


Tuesday, October 18, 2016 by

Chatbots are revolutionizing the way customers interact with businesses. While chatbot technology is nothing new to the enterprise, many current solutions that bolster the service experience difficulties like unresponsiveness or imprecise interactions when trying to connect with their customers. To avoid this, Conversable and Mindtree have partnered to standardize ...


IBM:-Humanizing-Digital-Conversations

IBM: Humanizing Digital Conversations


Friday, October 7, 2016 by

In the Watson Cognitive services portfolio, there are services such as Personality Insights, Sentiment Analysis, Emotion Analysis, Tone Analyzer and Intent Detector (called Natural Language Classifier). These services enable the inference of one’s personality traits, sentiments, emotions, communication tones and the intents expressed by people in their writing respectiv...


The-advantages-and-disadvantages-of-chatbots

The advantages and disadvantages of chatbots


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 by

Chatbot developers each have their own set of tools that they use to independently develop their products, which has lead to changes across the industry. The key, however, has been chat apps opening their APIs to allow developers build conversational tools. APIs are constantly improving, adding more and more capabilities. For example, Facebook Messenger’s last upda...


Five-Must-Haves-for-Mobile-App-Success-in-the-Enterprise

Five Must Haves for Mobile App Success in the Enterprise


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 by

From Facebook Messenger’s bots to the recent Pokémon Go craze, mobile apps are becoming the vehicles for some of the most disruptive consumer technologies today. Yet, enterprise mobile innovation continues to lag behind. As Gartner reported in June, the average mobile enterprise application development budget is actually shrinking.The enterprise mobile apps ma...


Is-Your-Brand-Developing-a-ChatBot-Strategy

Is Your Brand Developing a ChatBot Strategy


Friday, June 17, 2016 by

Marketers and Customer Service professionals are now paying a lot of attention to ChatBots. Whereas the web, mobile marketing and smartphone apps were at one point the “next big thing”, ChatBots are now becoming a pervasive part of a brand’s digital toolkit.“Bots”, as they’re known, are being talked about as the next evolution of messaging interaction between brands and...


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Sequel Launches API Integration for its Chatbot Platform for Messaging Apps


Thursday, June 2, 2016 by

Sequel has launched out of beta its chatbot platform that provides the ability to build conversational personas for entertainment and media. The platform provides the ability to build bots for media and entertainment on messenger platforms such as Facebook Messenger, Kik, and Telegram. New features added prior to the launch out of beta include natural language processin...