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Powering digital transformation with AI and hybrid cloud

As in many industries around the world, banks in Argentina need to transform traditional business models to deliver innovative digital experiences. Tech-savvy customers demand more than in the past. To thrive, we must offer digital services that are trusted, secure, highly available, high performing and personalized to customer interests and preferences. At ICBC Argentina, our […]

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How AI helps Japan Airlines personalize the travel experience

For airlines, the sheer volume of flights and travelers can sometimes make it difficult to provide a personalized customer experience. When airports are busy and flights are full, passengers sometimes feel that the airline simply sees them as objects to be transported from point A to point B. In response, Japan Airlines decided to set […]

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How AI technology can help make city life easier for all

My company, Shimizu Corp., has long followed the management principles of Shibusawa Eiichi, who held that economic activity and morality are inseparable. This harmony can be seen in the experimental system we developed with IBM Research to help people, including those who are disabled, enjoy barrier-free urban exploration through voice navigation on their iPhones. We […]

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How to create powerful customer service with digital humans

I think one of the big challenges for AI is public perception. People think it’s much more advanced than it really is. There’s also a common fear of AI—that it will take our jobs, make human beings redundant and somehow rule over us. In my view, I just don’t see this happening. AI augments human […]

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How AI chatbot technology can help boost service

What makes a financial services organization a good bet for a customer? To start, customers look for a successful track record, a commitment to fiduciary duties and low fees. But they also value responsiveness. When customers have a question, they want a prompt answer. They want a company devoted to providing convenient, personalized customer experience. […]

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Smart Dubai aims to boost happiness with technology

I live and work in Dubai—a cosmopolitan city with a proclivity for superlatives. It boasts the tallest building in the world. It is one of the world’s fastest growing cities, known for its impressive skyline studded with ultramodern architecture and luxury shopping. And it is one of the most popular destinations for global travelers. But […]

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AI technology boosts service for health insurance customers

Did you know that three out of four New Zealanders don’t have private health insurance? Our mission here at nib is to help our fellow Kiwis gain insurance coverage by using digital technologies like AI to disrupt the New Zealand health insurance market. nib is the second-largest health insurance company in New Zealand—with more than […]

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