AI/BOTS: Artificial Intelligence’s Impact On Jobs
July 18, 2017

Robots are coming for your job! Run! As more chatbots enter the enterprise arena, as well as the retail industry, for customer service needs, this concept has morphed from fantasy into reality. Artificial intelligence (AI) has helped to swing the pendulum in favor of chatbots,...

AI/BOTS: AI’s Impact on The Digital Retail Revolution
July 13, 2017

The digital retail revolution is well underway. Fusing technology into in-store experiences has officially gone mainstream, and retailers are looking for ways to go beyond the traditional mobile app. As we’ve reported in the past, places like Sephora have installed various tablets with embedded augmented...

AI/BOT: Digital Evolution Of The Enterprise
June 19, 2017

With each new major advancement that touches upon the workforce, there comes an inevitable evolution that occurs. When the United States underwent the Industrial Revolution in the late 1700s through the early 1800s, people began moving away from cities. As such, the shift to manufacturing...

Chatbot Tracker: Speaking To Cars Via Smartcar
June 05, 2017

Back in the ‘80s, Knight Rider was a television show that featured not only the great David Hasselhoff but also his trusty sidekick (and car), KITT. Through the use of advanced artificial intelligence, Hasselhoff was able to have conversations with KITT. Movies will likely always...

Will AR and VR Be Our New Reality?
May 19, 2017

Facebook’s F8 conference is one of the largest conferences for developers and entrepreneurs. Starting in 2007, the event has had a different focus each year on what is the next big thing for the social media giant, with breakout sessions on more tailored topics. While...

Chatbot Tracker: Saving $8B Annually by 2022
May 15, 2017

Over the past decade, we’ve seen mobile apps rise to be the go-to item businesses add to their competitive repertoire. With Apple’s App Store and Android’s Play Store becoming major players with developers and businesses looking to expand offerings and make a few extra dollars, mobile...

Chatbot Tracker: Facebook Instant Games’ Productivity Impact
May 08, 2017

Fewer applications seems to be Facebook‘s new theme as we move forward in the chatbot arena. Over the course of the past year, the social media giant has introduced various new components for its Messenger platform. In addition to its availability for developers to build...

Building High IQ Bots
May 03, 2017

Ever since Facebook made its big bot announcement in 2016, conversational AI (or chatbots) are all of a sudden everywhere — along with their promise to enable a smoother and more conversational way for a consumer to interact with a business. Emphasis on the word...

Chatbot Tracker: Changing The Future of Business?
May 02, 2017

Over the past few months, we’ve seen several chatbot developments. Of particular note, many companies have partnered up with Facebook’s Messenger app to help streamline customer service and introduce new commerce offerings. The issue that arises is how chatbot integration into consumers’ everyday lives will...