Author: Ege Asan

Chatbot4u is so 2010! Find new free chatbot builders in 2018

Chatbot4u is so 2010! Find new free chatbot builders in 2018

Chatbot4u is introduced by Ecreation, a Netherlands based creative agency. Their website makes it possible to develop chatbots in just a few steps. They have been a solutions provider since 2005. It is possible to create chatbots for free. They provide the basic building blocks for creating chatbots and the rest is left for the user creating the chatbot, but the way to do it can be stretched, depending on the context and the ideas and dataset available, users can create their own ad-hoc chatbot. Furthermore, they provide integration with the other communication tools, making t possible to reach interactions beyond just the website. Read more

8 Top Data Science Tools in 2018: A Comprehensive Guide

8 Top Data Science Tools in 2018: A Comprehensive Guide

Data science tools are evolving. There are 2 classes of tools emerging:

  1. Self-service tools for those with technical expertise (programming skills and deep understanding of statistics and computer science)
  2. Tools for general audience that automate commonly used analysis

Data science tools for techies by popularity

Becoming data scientist is really hard. Apart from the specific degrees, each project environment requires a different kind of programming language or software to focus on. There is an everlasting list of tools and we will be sharing popularity of tools so you can focus on the ones that you are likely to see more frequently.

To understand which tools are popular, we looked at popular skills demanded from data scientists in job posts. Below you can find a list of popular skills compiled by data science weekly. Read more

Data Science Consulting Guide: Definition, Companies (2018)

Data Science Consulting Guide: Definition, Companies (2018)

Interest in data science grew >5x during the last 5 years as you can see below. However it is still not clear to many how data science consulting is different than regular consulting. After all, consulting is supposed to be about making data-driven decisions. One of the critical differences is that data science consultants leave their clients with reusable operational models while that does not happen in most consulting projects which answer important but one-off questions. But, there’s a lot more to data science consulting. Read more

How AI shapes consulting & creates 4 types of AI consultants

How AI shapes consulting & creates 4 types of AI consultants

Are you looking to use AI in your business and need to find the best AI consultants? Read on, we have compiled all that you need to know on AI consulting.

Artificial Intelligence will be one of the hot topics of 2018. Many organizations believe artificial intelligence has huge potential and would impact all the World. Currently, AI has created a huge Revenue potential for sales and marketing related topics, but moreover, this disruption is expected to other jobs. A recent Harvard Business Review article claims that in near future even the elite consultants face the risk of getting replaced by artificial intelligence. Read more

Top chatbot testing concepts, techniques and frameworks

Top chatbot testing concepts, techniques and frameworks

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We have previously written a detailed guide about chatbots. Then we started to develop objective metrics for measuring the performance of a chatbot. We also shared some of the success stories since success stories are rare and ambitious designers of conversational interfaces need to study them because, for every hundred of failures, there are only a few success stories. We provided a basic guide for a/b testing. In this article, we will be sharing some of the key methods for chatbot testing.

Chatbots are indeed revolutionizing the interaction between organizations and individuals, but one thing still lacks, the industry still hasn’t been able to achieve is standardizing the chatbot testing. We rather observe the performances indirectly. Claims such as 10 times better ROI compared to email marketing makes sense only if the chatbot is implemented. Although various metrics for performance has been developed, the nature of chatbot makes it hard to develop a uniform score or test for all types of chatbots Read more