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How to decode #cognitive business: Learn from successful early adopters.  #AI

  • Our market report, “The cognitive advantage: Insights from early adopters on driving business value,” reveals that early adopters employ cognitive computing for competitive differentiation.
  • In fact, 65 percent say that cognitive adoption is very important to their strategy and success, and more than half regard cognitive computing as a must-have to remain competitive.
  • Early adopters leverage a range of capabilities from machine learning to natural language processing to unlock value from a range of data sources, both structured and unstructured.
  • All told, early adopters are pushing the boundaries of traditional business practices and unlocking groundbreaking services and sources of value.
  • Here are just a few of the ways early adopters are seizing the cognitive advantage:

By becoming a cognitive business, early adopters have been able to evolve customer acquisition, increase customer engagement, and improve customer service.

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Regardless of industry, the companies that win in the digital era are those that take the shortest paths to the best results. That means getting the right information in the right hands at the right time. These realities are why more organizations are turning to cognitive solutions.

Our market report, “The cognitive advantage: Insights from early adopters on driving business value,” reveals that early adopters employ cognitive computing for competitive differentiation. In fact, 65 percent say that cognitive adoption is very important to their strategy and success, and more than half regard cognitive computing as a must-have to remain competitive.

Cognitive adoption varies from bold, enterprise-wide implementations to more gradual deployments. Some organizations create custom platforms, while others use composable APIs. Early adopters leverage a range of capabilities from machine learning to natural language processing to unlock value from a range of data sources, both structured and unstructured.

All told, early adopters are pushing the boundaries of traditional business practices and unlocking groundbreaking services and sources of value. Sixty percent say their cognitive initiatives have exceeded their expectations.

By mining unstructured data for product pricing, purchase records and market trends, companies can solidify their prospects, fine-tune pricing and grow revenue.

By mining unstructured data for product pricing, purchase records and market trends, retailers and consumer-facing companies can solidify their prospects, fine-tune pricing and grow revenue.

Consumer-facing businesses use cognitive tools to tease out key behavioral patterns to reach customers in the right ways and over the right channels.

Consumer-facing businesses use cognitive tools to tease out key behavioral patterns to reach customers in the right ways and over the right channels.

Contact centers have turned to cognitive technology to provide more efficient and personalized customer service.

Contact centers have turned to cognitive technology to provide more efficient and personalized customer service.

Cognitive devices allow individuals to gain better command of their care, help providers scale time and expertise, and let practitioners tailor treatments to specific lifestyle regimens.

Cognitive devices allow individuals to gain better command of their care, help providers scale time and expertise, and let practitioners tailor treatments to specific lifestyle regimens.

By using cognitive tools to improve their search capabilities, customer care and workflow management, business leaders are accelerating productivity and efficiency.

By using cognitive tools to improve their search capabilities, customer care and workflow management, business leaders are accelerating productivity and efficiency.

Professional services firms and insurers are employing cognitive solutions to improve sampling and modeling, which is helping them improve client and risk outcomes.

Professional services firms and insurers are employing cognitive solutions to improve sampling and modeling, which is helping them improve client and risk outcomes.

Cognitive technology is helping defense and other intelligence organizations track an unprecedented variety of data to detect signals, protect the public, and direct intelligence resources more effectively.

Cognitive technology is helping defense and other intelligence organizations track an unprecedented variety of data to detect signals, protect the public, and direct intelligence resources more effectively.

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