Cheap, ubiquitous, and incredibly valuable—that’s how the economists behind a new book about AI see the future of prediction, thanks to the technology that helps fill in the blanks. However, misperceptions about what AI is and how it works continue to prevail, even among tech-savvy marketers. In order for AI technology to achieve its full […]
In this episode, we are joined by Jeremy Goldberg, Deputy CTO (Managing Director NYCx and NYC Digital) at City of New York, Mayor’s Office of the CTO. We discuss smart cities, creating cultures of innovation in government and community, and New York as a startup environment. Follow @IBMthinkLeaders on Twitter > Join the IBM thinkLeaders […]
Corporate social responsibility is important. Very important. With the ability for widespread internal communications and the advantage of robust organizational structures, corporations are poised to help in a big way. And it seems the timing is right to double down on CSR for two reasons: Consumers want to support brands with charitable missions (see: Toms […]
Female leaders drive higher levels of employee engagement and satisfaction within the workplace. IBM thinkLeaders and the Women Innovators Network present this Dreamforce 2018 panel with three executive women on how they are impacting change in their institutions, bridging generation gaps, and fostering the future pipeline of diverse talent. Panelists: (Moderator) Debbie Vavangas – DS&iX […]
thinkPod @ Dreamforce ’18: The Idea Is Only As Good As The Hustle feat. Anurag Agarwalla, Innovation at Uber
In this episode of thinkPod @ Dreamforce 2018, Anurag Agarwalla (Innovation at Uber & Co-lead of Uber’s Asian Heritage ERG) joins us to share his perspective on balancing the physical vs digital, sourcing ideas from intrapreneurs, and bringing your authentic self to work. Follow @IBMthinkLeaders on Twitter > Join the IBM thinkLeaders LinkedIn group >
thinkPod @ Dreamforce ’18: AI – Helping Teachers Sleep at Night feat. Matthew Glotzbach, CEO, Quizlet
Matthew Glotzbach, CEO of Quizlet, joins us to discuss the difference between consumer learning and EdTech, leveraging AI to improve visibility into the education process, and how technology can further democratize information. Download on iTunes here. Follow @IBMthinkLeaders on Twitter > Join the IBM thinkLeaders LinkedIn group >
thinkPod @ Dreamforce ’18: Wonder Woman & the Power of Empathy & Representation ft. Stephanie Rice, Women at Yelp
In the first installment of thinkLeaders at Dreamforce 2018, we are joined by Stephanie Rice, Yelp Senior Marketing Associate and National Lead for Women at Yelp (WAY), to discuss the value of diversity and inclusion resource groups in the workplace, and the power of scaling communities while maintaining empathy and connection at the core.
In this episode, we are joined by Alex Adelman, Co-founder and CEO of Lolli, a bitcoin rewards e-commerce startup based in NYC. We talk about borderless commerce, barriers of entries to cryptocurrency, and evolving business models.
In this episode of thinkPod at SXSW 2018, Amanda Thurston (Marketing Services Leader, IBM iX) is joined by Jon Carter (Chief Digital Officer and Chief Technology Officer, Snap Kitchen) to discuss conscious sourcing, Foodie Tribes, and transitioning to digital business models.
thinkLeaders @ CEBIT 2018: Data-based Cutomer Understanding feat. Prof Markus Warg, COO, SIGNAL IDUNA & Board Member, SDA SE
In this episode of thinkPod at CEBIT 2018, Amanda Thurston, Leader, Digital Marketing Services, talks to Professor Markus Warg, COO at SIGNAL IDUNA & Board Member at SDA SE, about Service Dominant Architecture, partnerships, and working in agile.
A key theme of the Forrester CXNYC event was how customer experience can and should drive growth for the business. Yet the headline from Forrester’s 2018 CX Index stated the industry appears to be plateauing. Consumers said that brand experiences are overwhelmingly mediocre—62%—and the number of consumers who think experiences are above-average continues dropping each […]