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Commerzbank work with Retresco to create Chatbots

24.05.2018, Berlin: Commerzbank is looking to improve its internal knowledge management with the introduction of an internal enterprise platform for building and deploying chatbots. The project will be undertaken in cooperation with Retresco. The project began with Commerzbank launching three chatbots at the beginning of the year. One was for employees who needed assistance for […]

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Banking takes a cautious approach in spite of excitement about AI

It is nice when a story about your industry comes across your desk, promising to enliven what may have a been a run-of-the-mill day. Even better when the article in question seems to have missed the most-vital element of the narrative but instead skirts around the edges of the real story. The story we are referring […]

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Retresco and e-Spirit launch strategic Partnership

Berlin, Germany: Retresco and platform provider e-Spirit are launching their new strategic partnership, following months of development. Through this partnership, customers ofe-Spirit’s new FirstSpirit Digital Experience Platform (DXP) will be presented with automatically-generated text. These texts will include product descriptions, promotional text, SEO-relevant descriptions, and job descriptions. They will be produced at scale using only limited human […]

Retresco and Deloitte form strategic partnership for digitisation in the financial services sector

Deloitte and Retresco have agreed on a strategic partnership to cooperate on developing automation products for financial services. The strategic partnership between the companies reflects an understanding that customers are looking increasingly for products that embrace society’s rapidly-accelerating digitalisation. Retresco and Deloitte will be looking to develop projects around AI-driven Natural Language Generation (NLG). Alexander Siebert, […]

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Software robots should be judged by how they enhance their users

Last week, the Financial Times published an article, ‘Businesses turn to software robots for office work’, that outlined how, “Software robots have become one of the hottest fads in business automation, as a new wave of AI is poised to sweep through the back-office functions of large corporations.”. Various numbers are thrown around in the […]

Death of Net Neutrality

On the death of net neutrality

In a move that should come to as a shock to nobody, considering the raft of horrendous laws, reforms, and motions that have come with this US administration, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided to dismantle 2015 Obama Era protections on net neutrality, paving the way for an upending of how the internet operates. […]

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How NLG is reshaping ethics and responsibility

Late last week, Hackernoon’s Jeff Kao posted ‘More than a Million Pro-Repeal Net Neutrality Comments were Likely Faked’, an article and analysis that alleged that up to several million comments submitted to the US’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) were generated by bots. In his research, Kao focused on one campaign. That campaign, he estimated, had […]

World Summit Award Winners 2017

Berlin tech firm Retresco wins UN World Summit Award

Berlin-based Retresco was announced as a winner at the 2017 United Nations World Summit Awards (WSA) for digital innovation. In front of UN representatives, ICT ministries and the private sector Retresco will receive its award in the “Business & Commerce” category at the World Summit Global Congress in Vienna. Retresco was recognised in the “Business […]

Yes, automated content is a thing

Earlier this month Econsultancy published an article about why automated content will never replace human writers. The article, ‘Automated content is a thing – but should it be?’. The article was written by Magnus Linklater of Bespoke Digital, which calls itself a digital marketing consultancy. While we agree mostly with Linklater, he has made some […]

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3 things we learnt at Vocer’s Innovation Day

Vocer hosted its 4th Innovation Day at der Spiegel’s headquarter in Hamburg on Saturday 11th November. As the event drew to an end, attendees left with new insights and ideas around digital transformation in news publishing, and how to use data to innovate in an ever changing tech landscape. As sponsors and active participants of the […]