Everyone is talking about chatbots, but they are still at a very early stage of their evolution. For the vision to become reality, a measure of added value is necessary.
When people mention the word “bot” today, most of them are thinking about social bots. These publish predetermined messages on social networks, create new ones by themselves, respond to keywords or automatically share content on related topics. They were heavily used during the recent US presidential election campaign. As exciting as this topic is, however, today I am focusing on another type of bot: the chatbot. Continue reading
In just over six months, it will be ready: The Java release 9 is coming. Today we already take a look at what’s new – what is arriving and what is not.
As we constantly observe market as well as technology trends and how they can benefit the travel industry, this time we wanted to highlight the next Java version, which is just around the corner. This becomes specifically interesting as we are in the process of providing value added travel services completely decoupled from the user interface as a restful interface so that anybody can create an innovative user interface and book travel – be it chatbots, virtual agents, a mobile interface or an Online Booking Tool. Continue reading