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Predictive AI Insights Newsletter – May 2017

May was an Awards month. Always good to get those, especially when they reflect something so much bigger than any of us! Let’s dive in.

Few of us know that Lady Sara Kirke was Canada’s first woman entrepreneur – a legacy dating as far back as 1638 that is recognized annually by The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA). This year, the Sara Kirke E&Y Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation went to Dr. Cindy Gordon, our Founder & CEO. Read the full history and details of the award here. Or Watch the Video to hear from Dr. Gordon.

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Dr. Cindy Gordon wins Sara Kirke E&Y Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 

Dr. Cindy Gordon has been awarded CATA’s “Sara Kirke E&Y Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation” 2017 for women who have shown outstanding entrepreneurship, as well as technological innovation and leadership that has significantly expanded the frontiers of Canada’s advanced technology industry. This award was presented to her on May 17 at the CATA Innovation Gala in Ottawa by Stephen McIntyre, Partner, E&Y.

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Blog #6.2: Narrative Storytelling Enhances Sales Performance

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Series 6 – The Rise of Narrative Story Telling for Enhancing Sales Human Performance

B2B Sales productivity has hit an all time low in performance, and has dropped by 15% over the last ten years, now running on an average of in field productive face-to-face customer time at roughly 30% (Accenture, 2016).

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SalesChoice Celebrating a Successful Year 2016 with our Customers & Partners

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We, like you, care about the community we live in, and every year, we take on a different cause that inspires our hearts. Last year, we bought a family of goats to feed a family in Africa. This year, we have made a donation to support young women who cannot afford to provide their newborns with diapers, leading to depression and unhealthy conditions impacting mom and child. Did you know that this gap impacts over 30% of North Americans?

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Blog #4: Deep Learning: The Rise of Cognitive Science Technology

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Understanding Cognitive Science Technology

Cognitive Computing is a highly technical and mathematical field. At a simple level, the idea of a computer that thinks like a human is appealing. At a technical level, the idea that a computer system consumes data and  information of all types and performs calculations on what it is ingesting can raise a lot of questions especially when the computer is predicting outcomes for humans to “act upon.”

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The Age of Distraction and Rise of Predictive Analytics

Published in Sandhill Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Did you know that the average attention span for the notoriously ill-focused goldfish is nine seconds, but according to a new Microsoft study [1], people now generally lose concentration after eight seconds, highlighting the effects of an increasingly digitalized lifestyle on the brain? Some key findings:

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The Age of Distraction- Are Attention Deficit Traits Impacting your Sales Results?

A 2012 Time-Warner Study on the media consumption habits of Digital Natives (millennials in their twenties who grew up with digital) showed that young people flipped between content across different devices on average 27 times per non-working hour. That’s roughly 13 times in 30 minutes. This is in contrast to

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