5 weird and wonderful products powered by AI

AI is hot right now. Amazon Alexa is a powerful AI assistant, and our cars are becoming more and more adaptable to traffic (and other cars). Yet, some of the most interesting innovations in AI might not capture as much attention. An all-terrain patrol bot? How about a trash bin that can sort pop cans for you? And, an autonomous patio shade that learns how to adjust itself.

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3 Ways Your Sales Organization Should Prepare for AI


AI is a trend, and it’s always nice to be trendy, but as great as CPQ is, it’s still only one source of data. Without sufficient data, AI is extremely limited. It’s like allowing your toddler to learn only about colors: The kid might be a whiz with colors, all right, but without context — in other words, more data — that information won’t make any sense. This is the scary, behind-the-curtain aspect of AI: We’re still in a world where the systems depend on us humans to ensure they’re getting the data they need to deliver good results.

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2017: AI's Coming Out Party


AI will be having a big coming out party in 2017. While there are plenty of opportunities in this space for workers, executives, investors and partners, not every company that uses the term “AI” in its marketing will become a serious winner in the field. As advanced as AI is — and I have seen some technology that would blow your socks off — not every company is created equal. Some will be real winners early on, but most won’t go much further than using the terminology in their marketing, so they can ride the next growth wave.

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