Eight Tasks Intelligent Knowledge Bases Can Streamline for Product Managers

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Oct 16, 2017 9:44:09 AM

Modern product management is fundamentally a knowledge management exercise, especially for software companies. However, modern knowledge management solutions aren't really designed to help product managers – but artificial intelligence is poised to change that, and bring product-knowledge management into the modern software age.

Read More

Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, product management

Knowledge is Power: How AI Empowers Employees with Information

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Oct 10, 2017 12:30:00 PM

It’s a common misconception that artificial intelligence (AI) makes businesses less human. Automation sounds cold and robotic, probably the last thing you want your Human Resources department to be considered. However, the goal AI technology is to enhance the people who use it, so you can focus on what really matters: the employee experience.  

Read More

Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, intelligent assistants, Human Resources

Why HR Isn’t Viewed as a Strategic Business Partner (and How to Fix That)

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Oct 2, 2017 12:00:00 PM

For too long, Human Resources has been considered just an administrative function, rather than a strategic player that impacts the company significantly. Organizations need HR to support the employee population, yet the department is relegated to distributing forms or answering the same questions day after day. Thankfully, new technology like artificial intelligence (AI) is allowing HR to shed this image. The most progressive teams are utilizing AI to position themselves as innovative thinkers who enable the success of the most important part of a business: the people. 

Read More

Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, intelligent assistants, Human Resources

Artificial Intelligence is Changing Onboarding

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Sep 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

For Human Resources staff and hiring managers alike, onboarding should be a top priority. Studies show that almost 20% of turnover in any organization happens within the first three months of employment. Needless to say, a good onboarding experience translates into employee retention. 

Read More

Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, intelligent assistants, Human Resources

Avoiding Misconduct of Bots in the Workplace

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Sep 20, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is growing increasingly popular and forcing businesses to restructure the way they are run. The implementation of both intelligent assistants and chat platforms are a popular point of entry. Intelligent assistants and bots let employees automate away repetitive tasks, improving communication, and workflow at a company. 

Read More

Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, intelligent assistants, Bots

Learn What Businesses Need to Know About Chatbots [Free Webinar]

Posted by Juliette Kopecky on May 12, 2017 12:37:34 PM

Have you ever wondered:

  • What exactly are chatbots? Should my business be utilizing them?
  • How can A.I. and bots make my employees more productive?
  • How should my business evaluate bots in terms of functionality, security, etc.?
  • Which specific bots should we be using?

On Wednesday, May 17th at 2pm ET, join us for a webinar to get the answers to these questions and see live demos of Talla, Troops, Growbot, Polly, and more.

Read More

Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Conversational UIs, Future of Work, Bots

Bots Aren't the Killer Apps We Hoped For (Yet)

Posted by Juliette Kopecky on Jan 16, 2017 8:19:59 AM

Chatbots are the future, but they almost certainly aren't the present.

Read More

Topics: AI, intelligent assistants

Conversational Interface: People Don’t (Necessarily) Read What Your Bot Says

Posted by Jon Klein on Nov 17, 2016 10:25:00 AM

Chatbots are all the rage. Or, at least they were a couple of months ago. You don’t need to go back far in time to see the full hype and disillusionment cycle. In April, VentureBeat declared a chatbot gold rush and then a short time later in October that chatbots suck (for now). How did this change in chatbot sentiment build so quickly?

Read More

Topics: About, AI, Artificial Intelligence, intelligent assistants

The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Posted by Brooke Torres on Aug 5, 2016 11:22:00 AM


The White House recently requested information on the future of artificial intelligence. Since it's our job to think about these things, as builders of AI-powered assistants for businesses, our Chief Data Scientist and Co-founder, Byron Galbraith, was an awesome person to provide insights on the topics they're asking about. Below are his answers.

Read More

Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, future of ai, machine learning, NLP, white house, white house request for information

31 Interesting People Tweeting About Machine Learning and AI

Posted by Brooke Torres on Feb 19, 2016 9:15:00 AM


We’re big believers that artificial intelligence and machine learning are going to revolutionize the future of work. So much so that we’ve built an assistant to do busywork for knowledge workers.

Since it’s our job (and hobby) to be tapped into things happening in the field, we wanted to share with you some of the people we follow whose tweets about machine learning, AI and our industry we enjoy most. From professors, to entrepreneurs, to VCs, these accounts will help you keep on top of some of the coolest news—if we do say so ourselves.

Read More

Topics: AI