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To all developers: help to prepare for disasters – answer the Call for Code

Anyone who has been involved by a natural disaster recognizes the enormous urge to help the people affected. We know from our own experience how powerless you feel when your family or friends are in an affected area. The consequences of Hurricane Irma in Florida and the impact of Katrina in New Orleans were enough reason for us to take action. Personally and as an IBM employee. That’s why we support the Call for Code initiative.

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KBC K’Ching chatbot uses IBM Watson for authentic conversational interface

KBC has built K’Ching, a financial app for young people. It’s with an open chatbot, so users can ask them anything. Quite a challenge as they had no reference because young people don’t go into bank branches, so the starting point was difficult. Read more on how KBC programmed the chat bot and even managed to include emoji’s.

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Did you know there are many other ways to use conversations then just chatbots?

Chatbots are becoming more popular and already commonly used for customer service. But there are many other ways to use conversations. Right now companies are experimenting with conversations in other areas of the business such as marketing, sales and for internal training. In this blog we give you some examples and tools to start building one yourself.

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