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Episode 58: Integrating AI into Your Business Strategy

Artificial intelligence is on the mind of entrepreneurs and business executives all over the world. And while everyone is talking about it, understanding how and where to actually apply it to your business is quite a different matter. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Bradford Cross, a founding ...

Episode 57: Welcome to the World of Conversational Marketing

Conversational marketing is an emerging field that’s focused on using chatbots to find better ways to engage with your customers and manage your brand. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Andy Mauro, the co-founder and CEO of Automat.ai, an exciting Montreal-based company that just received the ...

The 9 Principles of Conversational Business SlideShare

Conversational business is about using messaging apps, speech-based assistants and chatbots to automate communication at scale. It’s an opportunity to create natural, highly personalized experiences for your customers on the platforms they’re already using. It’s also something many of them ha ...

Episode 56: The Fascinating World of Linguistics, Emoji and Conversational AI

Linguistics is a fascinating and very fundamental part of natural language processing and conversational business. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Tyler Schnoebelen. Tyler, who you may have seen featured in Time magazine and Wired, earned his Ph.D. in linguistics from Stanford, founded his ow ...

Podcast: The Fascinating World of Linguistics, Emoji and Conversational AI

Linguistics is a fascinating and very fundamental part of natural language processing and conversational business. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Tyler Schnoebelen. Tyler, who you may have seen featured in Time magazine and Wired, earned his Ph.D. in linguistics from Stanford, founded his ow ...

The 10 Principles of Security First SlideShare

Security first is essential. Not only does it keep your business safe, it also helps you differentiate yourself from your competitors by creating better customer experiences. Of course, integrating security first thinking into every aspect of your business — from your software development through ...

Can Your Chatbot Pass These 7 Tests?

Messaging and voice-based conversational interfaces can provide enormous value to businesses by creating engaging user experiences that will reach wider audiences, increase loyalty and drive revenue. But to get the most from your investment in conversational business, it’s important to understand ...

Can Your Chatbot Pass These 7 Tests?

Messaging and voice-based conversational interfaces can provide enormous value to businesses by creating engaging user experiences that will reach wider audiences, increase loyalty and drive revenue. But to get the most from your investment in conversational business, it’s important to understand ...

Episode 55: Using Conversational Business to Make Finance More Accessible

They say that no one cares about banking, but that everyone cares about their financial well-being. And while that’s probably true, it also creates a problem: How do you make something as important as banking more accessible and engaging for everyone? In this episode, Jon Prial talks to Jake Tyle ...

Using Conversational Business to Make Finance More Accessible

They say that no one cares about banking, but that everyone cares about their financial well-being. And while that’s probably true, it also creates a problem: How do you make something as important as banking more accessible and engaging for everyone? In this episode, Jon Prial talks to Jake Tyle ...