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Join Jerry Cuomo, IBM Fellow and VP of Technology, as he takes you on a captivating exploration into the world of trustworthy AI for business. In "The Art of A.I for Business." podcast, Jerry, along with renowned industry experts, unravels the seamless integration of artificial intelligence into modern enterprises.
Discover how AI goes beyond being a standalone technology, becoming a vital partner in creating a hybrid workforce that enhances human capabilities and revolutionizes the way we work. This podcast showcases how AI empowers individuals, enabling them to become "superhumans" with more time to focus on their passions and creativity.
With a sprinkle of Automation, this show blends artistry and technology, offering thought-provoking insights and engaging discussions. Each episode features top-notch guests who are driving the AI revolution and provides expert perspectives on the limitless possibilities of trustworthy AI for business.
Subscribe now to "The Art of A.I. for Business" and join Jerry Cuomo and his guests as they explore the cutting-edge innovations shaping the future. Be part of the journey into the exciting world of AI, where creativity and technology converge to create a brighter tomorrow.
See you on the AI-side!

The Art of A.I. for Business Jerry Cuomo

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Join Jerry Cuomo, IBM Fellow and VP of Technology, as he takes you on a captivating exploration into the world of trustworthy AI for business. In "The Art of A.I for Business." podcast, Jerry, along with renowned industry experts, unravels the seamless integration of artificial intelligence into modern enterprises.
Discover how AI goes beyond being a standalone technology, becoming a vital partner in creating a hybrid workforce that enhances human capabilities and revolutionizes the way we work. This podcast showcases how AI empowers individuals, enabling them to become "superhumans" with more time to focus on their passions and creativity.
With a sprinkle of Automation, this show blends artistry and technology, offering thought-provoking insights and engaging discussions. Each episode features top-notch guests who are driving the AI revolution and provides expert perspectives on the limitless possibilities of trustworthy AI for business.
Subscribe now to "The Art of A.I. for Business" and join Jerry Cuomo and his guests as they explore the cutting-edge innovations shaping the future. Be part of the journey into the exciting world of AI, where creativity and technology converge to create a brighter tomorrow.
See you on the AI-side!

    IP Law and AI

    IP Law and AI

    Listen in as host Jerry Cuomo sits down with Robert Plotkin, a renowned patent attorney, AI book author, and co-founder of Blueshift IP. With a rich background that bridges technology and law, Robert shares insights into the crucial role of intellectual property in the era of AI. The discussion spans the impact of AI on innovation, patent law, and the future of AI-generated works. As someone deeply familiar with the intersection of technology and intellectual property, Robert's expertise offers listeners an encouraging perspective on navigating the complexities of AI and patents. This conversation not only sheds light on the importance of securing IP for technological advancements but also explores the potential of AI to revolutionize the practice of law itself. Join us for a thoughtful exploration of how AI continues to shape the landscape of intellectual property and innovation.
    Key Takeaways:
    Intellectual property secures companies' freedom of action and demonstrates value, crucial in the dynamic tech landscape influenced by AI.AI-generated works can indeed be protected by IP law, expanding the scope for innovation and creative expression.The use of AI in law, especially in patent drafting and prior art searching, enhances efficiency and productivity in legal practices.References:
    BlueShift IP website
    The Genie in the Machine by Robert Plotkin
    * Coverart was created with the assistance of DALL·E 2 by OpenAI.
    ** Music for the podcast created by Mind The Gap Band - Cox, Cuomo, Haberkorn, Martin, Mosakowski, and Rodriguez

    • 16 min
    Buying Your Next Couch with AI

    Buying Your Next Couch with AI

    In this episode of The Art of AI Podcast, host Jerry Cuomo is joined by Alex Back, founder and CEO of Couch.com, for an engaging discussion on how AI is revolutionizing the furniture shopping experience. Discover how Couch.com uses AI to simplify the daunting task of buying a new couch, making it a more enjoyable and informed process. Tune in for insights into the intersection of home furnishing technology and AI, and learn about the future of online furniture shopping from a visionary in the industry.
    Episode takeaways:
    Revolutionizing Furniture Shopping with AI - Alex Back introduces Couch.com's AI-driven approach to simplify furniture shopping, combining online convenience with the tactile satisfaction of brick-and-mortar store experiences.Custom AI for Personalized Recommendations - Couch.com is developing a custom AI model to offer personalized furniture recommendations, ensuring customers find the perfect match for their specific needs and preferences.Democratizing Furniture Retail - By integrating data from both online and physical stores, Couch.com aims to democratize furniture retail, giving smaller shops a fair chance in the digital marketplace.References:
    Couch.com eBook
    Basics of Buying a Couch

    * Coverart was created with the assistance of DALL·E 2 by OpenAI.
    ** Music for the podcast created by Mind The Gap Band - Cox, Cuomo, Haberkorn, Martin, Mosakowski, and Rodriguez

    • 14 min
    AI for Customer Care

    AI for Customer Care

    In this episode of the Art of AI podcast, host Jerry Cuomo engages with Eniko Rozsa, a Distinguished Engineer at IBM and a Fellow at the World Economic Forum's AI Alliance, to discuss the transformative impact of generative AI in customer support. Eniko brings over a decade of experience in building AI agents and shares her journey from developing her first chatbot to leveraging today's sophisticated generative AI models for enhancing customer care. As they examine the shift from traditional AI approaches to the nuanced capabilities of generative AI, listeners will gain insights into how AI is revolutionizing customer interactions, providing hyper-personalized experiences, and improving the efficiency of contact centers. Tune in to discover the challenges, breakthroughs, and future possibilities of AI in customer support, and hear Eniko's unique perspective on the evolving landscape of AI technologies.
    Key Takeaways:
    Generative AI significantly improves customer support by offering more personalized and contextually aware interactions, as detailed by Eniko Rozsa.Responsible development of AI is crucial, focusing on data privacy, security, and transparency to build trust in AI-enhanced customer services.The evolution from simple chatbots to advanced AI systems demonstrates a substantial leap in AI's ability to handle complex customer service tasks effectively.References:
    "Chatbots vs. Humans in Customer Service," Weply Blog, June 24, 2021. "Revolutionizing Customer Service with Generative AI," Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2024, featuring Salesforce AI CEO Clara Shin. "Impact of Generative AI on Customer Service" by Rosane Giovis and Eniko Rozsa, CMSWire, November 14, 2023.
    * Coverart was created with the assistance of DALL·E 2 by OpenAI.
    ** Music for the podcast created by Mind The Gap Band - Cox, Cuomo, Haberkorn, Martin, Mosakowski, and Rodriguez

    • 15 min
    AI for Sustainable IT - Part 1

    AI for Sustainable IT - Part 1

    In this first episode of a two-part series, hosted by DJ, the AI chatbot, with guests Jerry Cuomo and Kevin Yu, their conversation explores the intersection of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) in promoting sustainable IT operations.
    You can catch Part 2 on Kevin's "Making of the SRE Omelette" feed.
    Jerry discusses the complexities of AI, tracing its progression from machine learning to advanced stages like generative AI and large language models such as ChatGPT. While Kevin, provides insights into the SRE field, underscoring its significance in offering outstanding user experiences and advocating for sustainable methods.
    This episode, a unique blend of "Art of AI" and "Making of the SRE Omelette," offers listeners insights into how AI and SRE collaborate to elevate and augment the efficiency and sustainability of our technology environment. The dialogue exploresthe critical importance of a forward-thinking and intelligent application of AI, its influence on energy usage, and the crucial role of data in refining SRE and sustainability practices. Be sure to listen to this episode for a thorough exploration of these vital subjects and join us for the complete series to deepen your comprehension of AI's impact in creating a sustainable technological future.
    Oh... and be sure to catch Part 2 on Kevin's "Making of the SRE Omelette" feed.
    * Coverart was created with the assistance of DALL·E 2 by OpenAI.
    ** Music for the podcast created by Mind The Gap Band - Cox, Cuomo, Haberkorn, Martin, Mosakowski, and Rodriguez

    • 17 min
    Road to watsonx - Part 2

    Road to watsonx - Part 2

    Welcome to Part 2 of our discussion on IBM's AI evolution titled, the 'Road to watsonx'. Host Jerry Cuomo is joined again by Bill Higgins, as they pick up from where they left off in the first episode.
    Bill shares insights on the creation of watsonx, revealing IBM's strategic shift towards generative AI, collaboration with Red Hat, and leveraging IBM Research technology and open-source.
    Jerry and Bill also offer insights into IBM's key partnerships and alliances, notably the collaboration with Hugging Face, a pivotal player in the open-source AI community. Bill shares his personal experiences that helped shape IBM's partnership strategy and how these collaborations are shaping the future of AI.
    Additionally, listeners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the AI Alliance initiative initialed by IBM and Meta, focusing on promoting open-source AI technologies while prioritizing safety and inclusivity. Bill discusses the impact of these initiatives on the AI industry and how they align with Ihis vision for the future of technology.
    This two part series offers a unique blend of history, personal stories, and forward-looking perspectives in AI. Listen in for an intriguing and thought-provoking conversation that's not just about technology, but also about the people and culture driving it forward.

    Key Takeaways:
    Watsonx's Central Role: Highlighting watsonx as a critical component in IBM's strategy, marking a new phase in the company's AI and hybrid cloud ventures.IBM-Hugging Face Collaboration: Examining the strategic partnership between IBM and Hugging Face, emphasizing its impact on enhancing IBM's AI capabilities through open-source collaboration.The AI Alliance Initiative: A look at IBM's leadership in the AI Alliance, focusing on the promotion of open-source AI technologies and the importance of safety and inclusivity.Strategic Partnerships in AI: Discussing IBM's approach to integrating various AI technologies and models, underscoring the importance of diverse partnerships for technological growth.IBM's Vision for AI's Future: Reflecting on IBM's commitment to driving AI innovation through collaborative efforts, shaping the future landscape of AI technology.Additional Resources:
    Darío Gil's keynote at THINK 2023 on the IBM Research Blog. This presentation covers generative AI and the launch of Watsonx, offering a glimpse into IBM's AI strategies. Visit the blog for more details: IBM Research Blog - Darío Gil Keynote.Hugging Face announced their partnership with IBM on watsonx.ai, a venture blending open-source AI and enterprise solutions. Details at Hugging Face Blog.Meta and IBM have initiated the AI Alliance, uniting over 50 entities, including Intel and Oracle, to advocate for an open AI model, aiming to explore and advance trustworthy AI technologies. For in-depth coverage, see the full article at The Wall Street Journal."
    * Coverart was created with the assistance of DALL·E 2 by OpenAI.
    ** Music for the podcast created by Mind The Gap Band - Cox, Cuomo, Haberkorn, Martin, Mosakowski, and Rodriguez

    • 13 min
    Road to watsonx - Part 1

    Road to watsonx - Part 1

    In the first of a two-part episode on the Art of AI podcast, host Jerry Cuomo is joined by Bill Higgins, IBM Distinguished Engineer and VP for watsonx platform engineering, for a exploration of artificial intelligence's history and evolution. This episode, titled "The Road to watsonx," explores the significant milestones of AI, from the Dartmouth Conference to the latest advancements, with a particular focus on the development of IBM Watson.
    Throughout the episode, Jerry and Bill examine the transformation of AI from its early days to its current state, underscoring IBM's pivotal role in this journey. The discussion centers around the challenges and achievements in evolving Watson from a game-show winner to a powerful business tool, while also touching on IBM's internal cultural and technological transformations. Bill also sheds light on the cultural and technological transformations within IBM, emphasizing the importance of combining technology upgrades with cultural shifts.
    This series offers a unique blend of history, personal stories, and forward-looking perspectives in AI. Listen in for an intriguing and thought-provoking conversation that's not just about technology, but also about the people and culture driving it forward.
    Key Takeaways:
    IBM Watson's Evolution: Chronicling its journey from a game show winner to an essential tool in business and technology applications.Milestones in AI History: A review of significant moments and breakthroughs in AI, from its early inception to contemporary innovations.IBM's Impact on AI: Examining IBM's consistent influence and contributions to the development and growth of artificial intelligence.Balancing Tech and Culture: Discussing the importance of aligning technological advancements with organizational cultural changes for effective innovation.The Future of AI: An insightful look at what lies ahead for AI, exploring potential developments and the challenges that may arise.Additional resources:
    IBM Watson: Final Jeopardy! and the Future of Watson - Watch IBM Watson's Jeopardy! win and hear insights on its future applications from the team and contestants. Watch HereHow InnerSource is transforming IBM's Watson - Bill Higgins (IBM) - IS Summit 22 - Bill Higgins discusses transforming Watson for business use and the role of inner source in this evolution. Watch HereIBM Watson to watsonx - Explore the journey of IBM Watson from defeating Jeopardy! champions to evolving into watsonx for business solutions. Read More* Coverart was created with the assistance of DALL·E 2 by OpenAI.
    ** Music for the podcast created by Mind The Gap Band - Cox, Cuomo, Haberkorn, Martin, Mosakowski, and Rodriguez

    • 15 min

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