Salesforce: Combining AI and automation can give us superpowers and make us more productive

“At Dreamforce 2020, Salesforce unveiled Einstein Automate, an automation platform designed to help customers automate workflows and connect applications using the low-code or no-code tools. Robotic process automation is a key part of enterprise digital transformation strategies and I had a chance to speak with John Kucera, SVP of Product Management for Automation at Salesforce, about Einstein Automate, how the company is using AI as part of its automation solution, the kinds of tasks Salesforce customers are automating, whether he believes automation will lead to fewer jobs and when we’ll be able to talk to Tableau like we do a smart speaker. The following is a transcript of our interview, edited for readability.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/salesforce-combining-ai-and-automation-can-give-us-superpowers-and-make-us-more-productive/

AI Meets CRM and BI: 15 Salesforce Einstein and Einstein Analytics Announcements from Dreamforce 2019

  • “Nearly half of companies now say that they’re using some form of artificial intelligence, according to McKinsey research that Salesforce shared at Dreamforce 2019, yet seven out of ten companies report they’re seeing little to no value from their AI projects so far.
  • The impediment is often not knowing where to start. Salesforce’s growing Trailhead community and educational offerings, such as the new “Einstein’s Guide to AI Use Cases,” are geared to demystifying AI and promoting adoption.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/dreamforce-2019-inside-15-einstein-and-einstein-analytics-announcements/

Dreamforce 2019: How Salesforce is using AI to improve conversion rates and boost sales

  • “For the personalized angle, we’re amplifying our investment in Einstein and AI, and we have three great announcements that we’re going to showcase in the marketing keynote:
  • Einstein Messaging Insights,
  • Einstein Copy Insights,
  • Einstein Content Selection”
  • https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.techrepublic.com/google-amp/article/dreamforce-2019-how-salesforce-is-using-ai-to-improve-conversion-rates-and-boost-sales/


    Chris Jacob

    Product Marketing Leader

    Salesforce

    http://linkedin.com/in/cgjacob

    Tableau update uses AI to increase speed to insight

    “’What Explain Data does is it moves users from understanding what happened to why it might have happened by automatically uncovering and explaining what’s going on in your data. So what we’ve done is we’ve embedded a sophisticated statistical engine in Tableau, that when launched automatically analyzes all the data on behalf of the user, and brings up possible explanations of the most relevant factors that are driving a particular data point,’ Tableau chief product officer, Francois Ajenstat explained.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/techcrunch.com/2019/09/18/tableau-update-uses-ai-to-increase-speed-to-insight/amp/