South Africa’s CLEVVA is making AI-powered virtual advisors a thing

By Hadlee Simons on 23 August, 2016 HadleeSimons Share Artificial intelligence is impressing us more everyday, as the technology demonstrates amazing learning capabilities and flexibility. It’s not just the likes of Google, Apple and Microsoft working on AI though, as South African firm CLEVVA has a rather innovative application for the technology. The company, founded in 2011, has crafted virtual advisors, powered by AI and used in sales fields (among others) to train and guide sales representatives. Just how does this service work? Could the average SME easily get to grips with it? What will future of AI look like? Will it take our jobs? We interviewed CLEVVA CEO Ryan Falkenberg… A ‘GPS’ for decisions “A VA [virtual advisor] acts like an online expert, asking the required questions to understand the situation,…


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