Artificial Intelligence, Sales Enablement

Will Sales People Be Replaced By Robots?

After Watson became the Jeopardy champion, IBM teamed-up with the Cleveland Clinic to help physicians speed up and improve the accuracy rates of their diagnosis and prescriptions. In this case, Watson augments the skills of physicians. So, if a computer can help perform medical functions, surely it would seem that one could assist and improve the skills of a salesperson as well. But, will the computer ever replace sales personnel? Teachers, drivers, travel agents, and interpreters, have all had smart machines infiltrate their ranks. If 53% of salespeople’s activities are automatable, and , does that mean that robots will be

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