VUX World

VUX World

Interviews with the best brains in AI, sharing how to improve customer experience and business operations using emerging AI technologies such as voice AI, conversational AI, NLP, Large Language Models (LLMs), generative AI and more. We educate business leaders and teams on why and how AI technologies are revolutionising the way consumers engage with businesses and the internet, why that matters and how to implement it properly. “One of the most consistently insightful and deeply respected podcasts in the industry” Bradley Metrock, Score Publishing Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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February 27, 2024 65 mins

Join us on VUX World for an enlightening episode with Ian Robertson from the Forum, where we delve into the dynamic world of Customer Experience (CX). In this discussion, we'll explore the critical successes and oversights of today's CX leaders, unraveling the common challenges and emerging trends that are shaping the industry. A key focus will be on speech analytics and its interplay with AI - understanding its potential, limitati...

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Pete Kemp is a Principle Consultant at FSP, a consulting firm aimed at accelerating digital transformation for brands. Pete was previously the Managing Director of EBM, an enterprise conversational AI platform providing AI automation technology and services. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the practicalities of implementing AI at scale and now works pretty much exclusively with implementing Microsoft Copilot within l...

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Byron Reese is a serial entrepreneur with a quarter-century of experience building and running successful technology companies, with multiple acquisitions, IPOs and patents along the way. He is an award-winning author of books such as Stories, Dice and Rocks That Think, and; The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity, a book that tackles artificial intelligence, robots, automation, and the future ...

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What can we expect from AI over the next 12 months? What kind of use cases will make it to production and add value? What will the impact be for businesses that leverage it? What will be the challenges and hurdles we’ll need to overcome to make it work? And what does one of the market leading AI automation platforms plan to do about it?


Join me as I speak with the CEO of Cognigy, Philipp Heltewig, and dive into the year ahead in...

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Liz Stokoe is an author and professor at the London School of Economics


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December 20, 2023 73 mins

A few months ago we reached out to conversation designers to ask what challenges they struggle with. The idea had come from a conversation with Ilana Meir at Unparsed, who thought an ‘agony aunt’ for Conversation Designers could be useful and fun, just like Dear Abby helps people with personal problems. 


Why would we want that? Well, this role isn’t well defined. We have some trailblazers in the industry to inspire us, and ...

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What a wild year it’s been in AI. Every second minute, there’s a news story. If it’s not Open AI burning down, then reassembling, it’s more funding, more breakthroughs, more products and more capabilities. Businesses across the world have finally woken up to the disruptive potential of AI, but what are they doing about it?


I’m joined by Frank Schneider, AI Evangelist, Verint, to run through some of the highlights of the year, ap...

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First, CEO Sam Altman was fired from Open AI. Then, VP Greg Brockman fled. They both then joined Microsoft and now, news is coming out about 710 staff petitioning the board, threatening to resign and join Microsoft if the board don't leave!


I'm joined by Matt Taylor, CPO, Knowbl to dive into what's going on. Also, Matt will share some new research and techniques to help enterprises make the most of large language models.


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JP is the Co-Founder and CTO of SmartBots, a platform that's making the most of Amazon Bedrock Foundation Models and enabling developers and brands to build generative AI applications. Find out about the biggest opportunities and considerations for brands seeking to use generative AI in customer experience, as well as how you can use the SmartBots platform to accomplish just that.


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Andrew Moorhouse has worked with the world’s leading consulting firms and household name brands to understand what’s really going on with CX performance. Is live chat really all it’s cracked up to be? Is NPS any good? Can it be predicted based on common conversational markers? What should you really be focusing on in order to move the needle with your customer experience automation programmes? Andrew shares all.


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Mara Cairo, Product Owner at Amii, joins me to chat about how businesses be thinking about AI, how you should be implementing it, what your blind spots and challenges are likely to be and how to develop your AI literacy.


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Gartner recently forecast that by 2025, 50% of digital communications will be driven by AI avatars. A company that's been using AI avatars for years to deliver AI-mediated healthcare services is Sensley.


Co-Founder and CEO, Adam Odessky, joins me to share the pros and cons of AI-mediated Avatars, as well as the Sensley story, AI in healthcare case studies and the shape of the AI market in healthcare.



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Ronald Rubens, CEO, Sentio CX joins us to share the current issues with live agent escalations and how Sentio CX AI-based routing is helping make sure that every AI agent conversation that requires escalation to live humans, is done so efficiently and effectively.




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October 24, 2023 71 mins

It’s common for teams to have both programmers and conversation designers. You need both to get a solid result. They’re both aiming to create the same thing (a robust conversation with a machine) but they approach that from different angles. 


While the programmer ensures that the software is solid, and has all the right connections, the conversation designer needs to make sure that it is purpose designed for the people who ...

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Tim Friebel is the Global Experience Transformation Lead at Genesys and brings a wealth of experience in customer journey analytics; a crucial and underserved element of conversational automation. Tim joins me to share the insights and tips that'll help you understand your customers better and improve customer experience using customer journey analytics.




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Kim West is the Director of Product Marketing at Uniphore, one of the leading conversational automation technology and service companies. Kim joins us to share some of the top use cases for conversational automation across industries and shares some best practice in getting it right.





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You've seen and heard of the value of conversational AI such as chat, voice and messaging assistants for customer service, but what about using the channel as part of your content strategy? We're joined by Nick Martin, co-founder, Direqt, to discuss how media and entertainment companies are embracing messaging as a core part of their content delivery offering, and how you can too.




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Sham Aziz, Selfridges, Head of Customer Service at Selfridges and long-time customer experience expert, joins me to share his perspectives on the current and future trajectory of AI for customer experience and enterprise automation.




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August 30, 2023 62 mins

Designers love to talk design. Often people focus on their favourite tools, processes, hacks and gripes. It all matters. The technical aspects are just as important as well. We’re designing conversations with technology - we need to get intimate with the benefits and limitations of machines so that we can succeed.


What about the social/collaborative side of the job though? We all know that’s a huge part of the job, but so few pe...

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Are we coming to the end of the hype cycle with Large Language Models? Are we finally finding where they fit best in enterprise automation? Are are we still rolling through the hype? Matt Taylor, Co-Founder and CPO, Knowbl, joins us to shine a light


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