Technology and Innovation Powering Levi Strauss Growth Strategy, Says CEO
Technology and Innovation Powering Levi Strauss Growth Strategy, Says CEO

Levi Strauss began trading on the New York Stock Exchange this morning under the ticker symbol ‘LEVI.’ By mid-afternoon, the stock was at $22.66, substantially higher than the price offered to institutional investors. It’s clear that investors believe that Levi’s can leverage technology and innovation to successfully compete online and in brick and mortar stores.

How To Track Your Customer Journeys in Real-Time to Empower Your Sales Team
How To Track Your Customer Journeys in Real-Time to Empower Your Sales Team

Jonathan Rowe, Chief Marketing Officer at nCino, says that taking in data on sales prospects and making it available to salespeople can drive results: “When you are bringing all of the data into one real-time place, then you can start empowering salespeople to use the data. You can track your customer journeys in real-time.”

Domino’s AI-Powered ‘Piedentifier’ Stars in New Ad Campaign
Domino’s AI-Powered ‘Piedentifier’ Stars in New Ad Campaign

Domino’s software engineers and digital ad team have created a unique AI-powered ‘Piedentifier’ to launch it’s Super Bowl week marketing blitz. Domino’s is encouraging people to send in a photo of any pizza, even if you made it yourself, and its system will determine what type of pizza it is.

Starbucks Dramatically Increased Used of AI-Powered Customer Insights to Drive Growth, Says CEO
Starbucks Dramatically Increased Used of AI-Powered Customer Insights to Drive Growth, Says CEO

Starbucks has dramatically increased the use of AI-powered customer insights to drive growth, says Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson. During the most recent holiday season, Starbucks made data-driven decisions on a variety of items from the type of holiday cups they were offering to how they promoted gift cards, all designed to increase sales.

Extracting Value From Data is a Massive Opportunity, Says Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO
Extracting Value From Data is a Massive Opportunity, Says Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO

Every business has been disrupted by the digital transformation, says Hewlett Packard Enterprise President and CEO Antonio Neri. With that disruption is an explosion of valuable data. “That data has value,” says Neri. “We see that as a massive opportunity.”

The Future of Google and SEO is AI
The Future of Google and SEO is AI

“If you’re relying just on backlinks, then you aren’t recognizing that the future of Google and of SEO is AI, it’s artificial intelligence,” noted Spencer in another informative interview by James Schramko of SuperFastBusiness.

Rand Hindi: Human-Like Artificial Intelligence is Never Going to Exist
Rand Hindi: Human-Like Artificial Intelligence is Never Going to Exist

Dr. Rand Hindi says that without emotional intelligence machines will never be able to obtain human-like artificial intelligence. Reminiscent of Star Trek Next Generation, Hindi says that most decisions humans make are actually emotionally driven and machines don’t have an emotional IQ.

Sparrho CEO: Using Augmented Intelligence to Build Trust in Brands
Sparrho CEO: Using Augmented Intelligence to Build Trust in Brands

The CEO of Sparrho says that their approach which combines artificial intelligence and 400,000 Ph.D.’s delivers scientific data to companies helping them back up their marketing messages.

Salesforce CEO: Incredible Wave, Global Phenomenon of Digital Transformation
Salesforce CEO: Incredible Wave, Global Phenomenon of Digital Transformation

Cloud adoption is just in the very early days says Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block. He says that over the last few years we’ve been in a perfect storm of cloud and mobile and data science and artificial intelligence coming together that have given companies the opportunity to reinvent themselves and reinvent their business models.

Salesforce co-CEO: Who’s Not Going Through a Customer Transformation?
Salesforce co-CEO: Who’s Not Going Through a Customer Transformation?

Salesforce is booming and the reason is that virtually every company in the world is going through a huge digital transformation, according to Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff. “The reason why is every company that we’re dealing with is going through a huge digital transformation and every digital transformation begins and ends with the customer,” says Benioff.