AI in Business

This week, we're continuing our month-long focus on AI use-cases in retail and eCommerce. Our guest this week is Mahmoud Arram, CTO and Founder of Bluecore. Mahmoud's focus is on the marketing and advertising side of retail.

He provides an interesting perspective on how AI could evolve marketing processes in terms of getting the right message in front of the right person at the right time.

Be sure to download our AI in Retail Executive Cheat Sheet, where we lay out the basic use-cases of AI in retail in eCommerce and define key AI-related terms in the industry at emerj.com/ret1.

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Category:Artificial Intelligence -- posted at: 10:31am EDT

This month on AI in Industry, we focus on AI in retail and eCommerce. Our first guest is Guru Hariharan, CEO of CommerceIQ. Guru shares his thoughts on the current impact of AI on retail and eCommerce today, including in sales, marketing, and supply chain.

We've recently put together our AI in Retail Executive Cheat Sheet, an overview of prominent AI use-cases in retail and eCommerce. Also included is a glossary of key terms businesspeople in retail need to know to navigate the AI conversation in their industry. Download it at emerj.com/ret1.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Our guest this week is Dr. Charles Martin of Calculation Consulting, a bit of a mentor of mine when it comes to AI in the enterprise. He understands a lot of the ups and downs of what it takes to apply AI in business.

He speaks with us this week about how to determine your vendor needs. Are you looking for a consultant? A specific vendor? Are you looking to partner with a vendor?

Figuring this out right off the bat might be the easiest way to save money and time.

If you're picking a vendor for your company or for your clients, be sure to download our free pdf guide on the topic: 5 Ways to Select the Right AI Vendor

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Category:Artificial Intelligence -- posted at: 11:33am EDT

Our guest this week is Gaurav Srivastava, CTO at Fareye, an AI company in the logistics space. Gaurav talks about which elements of the existing procurement procedures in the enterprise can stick around and which need to be different when it comes to shopping for AI and looking for new AI solutions.

He talks about demos, pilots, social proof, and troubleshooting some of the potential issues that come up when looking for the right AI vendor. 

If you haven't already downloaded our PDF guide, 5 Ways to Select the Right AI vendor, you can do so at emerj.com/buy1

Direct download: AI_in_Industry-Gaurav_Srivastava-Mixdown.mp3
Category:Artificial Intelligence -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

We continue our theme this month on buying and procuring AI in the enterprise with this week's guest: Shane Zabel, Head of AI at Raytheon. Shane has seen plenty of internal AI applications and heard plenty of AI vendor pitches. As such, he has some simple and succinct advice for picking an AI vendor that he shares with us on this episode of AI in Industry.

If you haven't already, download our free PDF guide: 5 Keys to Selecting the Right AI Vendor at emerj.com/buy1

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Category:Artificial Intelligence -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

It's our first AI in Industry episode of the decade. January's theme is on buying and procuring AI in the enterprise.

Many of our readers at Emerj want to know which vendors and use-cases are legitimate and which are riding the hype. When it comes to picking an AI vendor, that knowledge is critical. 

Our guest this week is Pranay Agrawal, CEO of Fractal Analytics. Pranay shares some of his advice on the technical and cultural considerations for finding the right vendor partner.

If you're interested in learning more about working with an AI vendor, we've created a quick PDF guide called 5 Keys to Selecting the Right AI Vendor, which you can download at emerj.com/buy1.

Direct download: AI_in_Industry-Pranay_Agrawal-Mixdown.mp3
Category:Artificial Intelligence -- posted at: 1:11pm EDT