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Four ways in which chatbots can help meet customer expectations

By Staff Writer 8 May 2018

According to the Can Virtual Experiences Replace Reality report released by Oracle, 78% of brands predict that in the next four years customer service will be provided by them through virtual reality, with 80% of the brands... FULL STORY >

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Liberty Short Term insurance turns to robot for transformation

By Ryan Noik 19 March 2018

In the digital age, it seems like the old catchphrase “show me the money” has been replaced with “show me your chatbot”. Liberty Short term Insurance provided a sneak peak into its impending chatbot, launching later this... FULL STORY >

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Chatbots - a ‘quick win’ in improving Government service delivery

By Opinion 13 March 2018

By Saurabh Kumar, CEO at In2IT Technologies FULL STORY >

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Chatbots to be the differentiator as South African business goes digital

By Opinion 1 February 2018

By Craig Nel, Cloud Platform Leader - Mobile, BOTs and AI at Oracle Middle East, Africa and Turkey. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - The seven trends that redefined contact centre technology in 2017

By Opinion 29 January 2018

Jed Hewson, joint-CEO and co-founder of 1Stream, predicts some of the business trends and influences that will impact on the economy. FULL STORY >

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A.I. Customer Service: Are you talking to Mr. Bob or Mr. Bot?

By Opinion 11 October 2017

Chatbots have landed. They are infiltrating the world of marketing and they are here to stay. If that sounds slightly unsettling, this thought might be even more: chances are that you have interacted with a chatbot on more than one... FULL STORY >

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Where do humans fit in a world of digital personal assistants?

By Press Release 22 June 2017

By Bruce von Maltitz, Co-founder and Joint CEO, 1Stream FULL STORY >

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AI heavyweights heading Cape Town for groundbreaking BotCon Africa 2017 conference

By Press Release 25 May 2017

The future of human-computer interaction will be up for debate in Cape Town this week, when some of the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners in the cutting-edge field of conversational interfaces will... FULL STORY >

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Amazon opens up Alexa's voice technology to devs

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 April 2017

It appears as if Alexa, or similar voice controlled assistants, could be ported to other devices and products in future. FULL STORY >

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Facebook challenges developers in the Middle East and Africa to create the smartest Bots for Messenger

By Press Release 15 February 2017

Facebook is asking developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. FULL STORY >

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Putting the robots on hold at contact centres

By Press Release 6 January 2017

Efficiency can be designed, built and enhanced; it’s the goal of any IT department to optimise efficiency and boost productivity, and, increasingly, customers have come to expect that, too, notes Wynand Smit, CEO of INOVO. FULL STORY >

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