January 15, 2019

How KONE is using Watson IoT to make its elevators smarter

AI is helping elevator manufacturers better anticipate problems, improve repair services and handle traffic more efficiently. One such elevator firm, KONE, recently joined forces with IBM’s Watson IoT, to provide predictive maintenance services and offer more personalized experiences.

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January 14, 2019

How to retain customers and agents with AI

Companies spend on average $4,000 or more to hire a call center service agent, with an additional average of $4,800 or more to train them. The high costs coupled with a 30% average employee turnover at U.S. call centers has put the pinch on the bottom line.

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January 11, 2019

AI in 2019: more ubiquitous and more trusted

The average consumer is likely now to own a smartphone with an AI-based, voice-activated personal digital assistant. In 2019, it should come as no surprise that we’ll see AI pop up in more places and become increasingly useful for a range of tasks.

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January 9, 2019

Why 2019 will be a breakthrough year for AI in business

While AI’s promise is nowhere near fulfilled in 2019, many companies are using it to improve customer service, make better decisions and to squeeze efficiency out of their operations. Take a closer look at how businesses are applying AI to their real-world operations.

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January 8, 2019

Get the VIP treatment with Watson at Think 2019

We’re just a month away from Think 2019, and we have an amazing opportunity to join us as an IBM Watson VIP in the heart of San Francisco, February 12-15. Learn more about our VIP program, and be sure to join us at Think!

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January 5, 2019

Extract important data from governing documents with Watson Compare & Comply, now generally available

We’re excited to announce general availability of Watson Compare & Comply – the popular offering, once baked into Watson Discovery, is striking out as a single product with a load of valuable new features to help you get the most out of your business and governing documents.

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January 2, 2019

CES Tech Talk Podcast: How is AI shaping our future?

AI platforms and solutions like Watson require a partnership between human and machine to be valuable. AI is there to augment the work we do in countless industries–helping companies reimagine their business workflows, redefine how they uncover deep insights from data, and augment human creativity and productivity.

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December 14, 2018

Introducing Watson Assistant Plus pricing plan and new powerful features

IBM Watson is expanding Watson Assistant’s capabilities to create personalized interactions and effortless experiences for end users. Today, we announced the new Watson Assistant Plus Pricing Plan for businesses. The Plus Plan introduces a new user-based pricing metric (Monthly Conversing Users or MCU), which will help business grow their virtual assistants without needing to worry about the quantity of messages each end user is sending to the system.

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December 13, 2018

Five AI trends enterprises will focus on in 2019

The AI Summit is the world’s largest AI event for business and a meeting ground for global enterprises who have already found success from practical AI usage. There were opportunities for companies of all sizes and industry professionals looking to learn about AI, how it will continue to transform productivity, and what the future of the technology holds.

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