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Interview: IBM’s cognitive vision for marketing

Marketing teams are increasingly shifting from a desire to understand what customers are doing, to why they’re doing it and the emotional and behavioural attributes that lead to their decisions, IBM VP of customer engagement solutions, Kevin Bishop, claims.

Leadership

IBM CEO: Cognition is the next big business disruptor

In just five years, every important decision made by businesses will be aided by cognitive systems that understand, learn and augment our decision making, according to IBM’s chairman and CEO, Ginni Rometty.

Digital Marketing

CMO interview: Putting IBM’s marketing technology under the microscope

IBM’s marketing cloud efforts might have been overshadowed by the likes of Adobe, Salesforce and Oracle in more recent times, but the vendor was in fact one of the first enterprise vendors to spy the massive opportunity for technology, analytics and automation in the marketing function. IBM’s biggest competitive advantage, however, may well be from outside its current martech stack.

Digital Marketing

IBM brings cognitive computing to marketing cloud

IBM’s marketing and customer analytics offerings have traditionally sat at arm’s length from the vendor’s enterprise IT solutions and in particular, its high-profile Watson and cognitive computing advancements. But not for long.

Machines will learn just like a child, says IBM CEO

Technology is shifting to intelligent machines with a capability to reason, said IBM Chairman and CEO Virginia Rometty at Gartner's Symposium ITxpo. These machines won't replace humans, but will augment them. It is a technology that will transform business, she said.

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