How A.I. Can Help Sales Enablement Actually Enable Sales

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Jul 17, 2018 5:38:48 PM

 

Artificial intelligence is making headlines by helping companies like Google, Facebook, and Tesla sell better products, but A.I. can also help any company -- including yours -- sell products better. And it starts by empowering your sales enablement team.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, sales enablement

Why A.I. Agents Will Have No Choice But to Specialize

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Apr 26, 2018 1:00:00 PM

 

We've argued before that generalized artificial intelligence is generally unprofitable (and maybe impossible), but there are some real-world examples of just how hard it can be for A.I. to get competent at even very narrow tasks. For example, you'd have no trouble asking your friend for a restaurant recommendation, but it's really difficult to teach A.I. to perform the same task well.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, future of ai

"General Artificial Intelligence" Might Be Impossible, But It's Definitely Unprofitable

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Apr 24, 2018 1:15:00 PM

Everyone from Elon Musk to the late Stephen Hawking to an entire research institute are warning about the dangers of an A.I. apocalypse, where some real-life version of SkyNet or HAL 9000 will rise up to wipe out pesky human life. This is probably alarmist, not just because general artificial intelligence like we see in the movies may be impossible, but because -- for the foreseeable future -- there's no money in it.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, future of ai

How Talla's Smart Knowledge Base Uses A.I.

Posted by Alyssa Verzino on Apr 17, 2018 3:06:37 PM

 

One of the most common reactions when we demo Talla's solutions to prospects and customers is, "this is great, but where is the artificial intelligence?" The short answer is "everywhere," but we understand the confusion, so let's examine how Talla's knowledge base employs A.I. software.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence

Testing Talla Against Our Own A.I. Bullshit Detector

Posted by Rob May on Jan 12, 2018 6:35:05 PM

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We recently launched an ebook called "Bullshit, Hype, and a Little Bit of Magic: How To Make Sense of It All When Buying A.I. Products." Today I want to take a quick tour of Talla to understand where we stack up against our own analysis.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence, knowledge management

The Evolution of Business Communication: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Dec 12, 2017 11:30:00 AM

In the last three decades, technology has transformed the way businesses communicate and collaborate, streamlining the processes to get crucial information from one team to another. But technology isn’t staying stagnant. The evolution of information sharing has progressed from email to chat, and is continuing to elevate internal business teams to the next level: artificially intelligent information-sharing platforms.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, knowledge management, internal communication, collaboration

Sifting Through the Noise: How AI Revolutionizes the Way Teams Share Information Internally

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Nov 20, 2017 3:30:06 PM

You’re getting buried.

Your colleagues bombard you with emails, chats, and shared folders. Initial versions of documents are lost and never found, so you’re shared on variation after variation of the same document on the same topic. Your inbox – and your mind – are overwhelmed.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Contextual Awareness

What it Means to Make Your Knowledge AI-Ready and Why it Matters

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Oct 20, 2017 3:00:00 PM

You may have heard that artificial intelligence (AI) is disrupting the technological landscape nowadays, but what does that really mean? AI enhances the way your business creates internal content. When every section of your knowledge base is annotated (in other words, labeled or tagged) AI can pinpoint relevant information for every person in your organization, in addition to suggesting content that should be created and maintaining fresh, updated knowledge.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, annotation, knowledge management

Your Knowledge Base Should Help, Not Hinder, Your Ability to Sell

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Oct 17, 2017 12:48:52 PM

Sales enablement is the term of art for all the data and content available to your sales team to help them close deals - and your knowledge base is holding them back. But, with the addition of some modern artificial intelligence tools, your knowledge base could help, rather than hinder, your sales enablement program.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, knowledge management, sales enablement, Sales

How AI Will Help HR Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond

Posted by Stephanie Ventura on Oct 17, 2017 12:34:18 PM

You may have heard that artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the way teams are working nowadays. Human Resources in particular should leverage AI to support their knowledge base to improve the way your team supports the entire organization. AI provides employees with contextually relevant and up to date information around the clock and the benefits business experience today will increase in the future.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Human Resources, annotation, knowledge management