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Blog #5: Why Cognitive Technologies will Transform our World as we know It

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Earlier in October, I defined Cognitive Technologies and provided an introduction to the different approaches of Cognitive, a market growing by 65% CAGR according to IDC. In June 2016, the WhiteHouse published a formal request for information, or RFI, about the possibilities and risks of AI.

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Value of Analytics Soars Among Sales Teams

running awayOur life is frittered away by detail … simplify, simplify.’ ~Henry David Thoreau

The Value of Analytics use soars among Top Sales Teams.

Where there’s analytics use, there’s likely a winning sales organization. High-performing sales teams are 3.5x more likely than underperforming teams to use sales analytics. Across teams at all levels, we’ll see a 58% increase in sales analytics use from 2015 to 2016. Smart selling, fueled by technologies like predictive analytics, starts piquing sales teams’ interest and is expected to jump 77% among high performers in the next 12–18 months (SalesForce Report, 2015).

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Sales & Digital Marketing Prospecting & Platform Technologies Event – MBOT

Making sense of today’s technology choices for your business has never been more complicated. Business leaders in today’s world need to stay on top of emerging technologies in order to be innovative, productive and competitive.

On May 5th, Microsoft Canada and the Mississauga Board of Trade are running a  conference to discuss these challenges. You can register at www.mbot.com and hear innovative thought leaders and guest speakers.

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