JOHN SCHNEIDER, JIVE SOFTWARE, AI IS CHANGING THE WAY WE DO BUSINESS, SUPERMARKET GURU PHIL LEMPERT, FOOD & BEVERAGE TRENDS, STEVE EVANS, THE MOVIE GUY
December 16, 2016•52 min
JOHN SCHNEIDER, VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT MARKETING, JIVE SOFTWARE - RISE OF THE MACHINES: HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) IS CHANGING THE WAY WE DO BUSINESS Do today’s sci-fi films and TV shows have you worried about a future when androids plot to destroy humanity? In reality, Artificial Intelligence (AI) circa 2016 is far more likely to recommend titles to your Netflix queue than to take over the world. Today’s AI is working to make our lives and jobs easier, helping organizations manage and streamline workflow. While machine learning is making inroads into the massive amounts of data that's being collected, it's still mostly up to humans to make the tough calls based on the analysis of that information. Expect that to begin to change in 2017. Jivesoftware.com SUPERMARKET GURU PHIL LEMPERT –TOP TEN FOOD & BEVERAGE TRENDS FOR 2017 Philip Lempert has gained wide acclaim for his marketing savvy and broad experience. A distinguished speaker, he has addressed over 600,000 people over the past ten years, and is a respected analyst with an uncanny ability to identify and explain trends to both industry and consumers in a thought provoking and entertaining manner. In December of 1985 Phil released his first forecast in The Lempert Report to help retailers and brands understand the opportunities for the coming year…and since then his predictions have been shared on television and in hundreds of publications including USA Today, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fortune as well as retail and food trade publications The 2017 Trend Forecast 2017 promises to be one of the most exciting in the history of food and retailing as technology - in food production, retail environments and consumer communication takes the main stage as a new administration in Washington promises to make significant changes to those agencies that will have a direct effect on food production and policies. www.supermarketguru.com STEVE EVANS – THE MOVIE GUY GREAT MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND AND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS AND HOPES. FIND OUT WHAT MOVIES ARE WORTH YOUR HARD EARNED MONEY. GET SET FOR THE WEEKEND.