Virtual Meeting Software: Who Meets Your Needs?

There is no shortage of choices when it comes to virtual meeting software. Skype used to be the industry standard for free video calling, overseas calls, and instant messaging between professionals. In recent years Zoom has usurped the title of industry standard virtual meeting software, offering crystal clear audio, seamless video, and advanced capabilities for…
Future of Work, Productivity

How AI Is Making Sales Jobs Easier 

AI is here to stay and we know that better than anyone. But the patterns of adoption have been unevenly distributed across industries. According to several studies, businesses featuring marketing and sales accounted for more than 50 percent of all AI investments. Several companies have already sunk serious amounts into Artificial Intelligence projects with promising…
AI For Sales, Artificial Intelligence, Future of Jobs, Future of Work, Productivity

Work Life Balance: Managing Multiple Calendars

Keep Your Identities Separate but Synced Are you leading a double life? If you are like most people, you are… a personal life and a professional life. These dual tracks of your time allotment sometimes intersect but necessarily need to remain discrete. Most people find themselves managing multiple calendars as a result – and it…
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Machine Learning Infrastructure at x.ai

For over 5 years now, at x.ai we have been applying machine learning to the problem of meeting scheduling. Our AI scheduling assistants  Amy and Andrew interact with humans through an email dialog and we have created machine learning models that capture relevant time, location and people information to help the virtual agents schedule meetings…
Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Product Updates

The Evolution of Amy and Andrew

Five years ago, Amy and Andrew began scheduling a handful of meetings. Since then, they have scheduled hundreds of thousands of meetings for busy people in over 100 countries. Their employers (you!) have come to rely on the ease with which their meetings get magically scheduled. Today we are announcing an evolution in the way…
Meeting Scheduling, Product Updates

Chrome Extension: Round 3

Announcing Version 3 of the Chrome Extension! Not only did we update every feature you’ve come to know and love to make them more seamless, useful, and instant, but we’ve also added something new. Now, while you’re typing, the extension will subtly underline keywords when you’re trying to schedule a meeting. This makes it even…
Artificial Intelligence, Product Updates

Gmail Shortcuts: Go Mouse-less

How many people use Gmail? Tons, we reckon. Certainly we do. In fact, we spend so much time in our email that we came up with a whole suite of software to solve the problem of meeting scheduling. But, as users, we are eager to save time even before Amy or Andrew come into the…
Artificial Intelligence, Product Updates

Introducing Meeting Types

As you may have heard our fearless leader, Dennis, say recently, we have a theory that the majority of your scheduling consists of two meetings: meetings you’ve done before and will do again, and one-off meetings. The former type of meetings probably take up the majority of your time and are things like demos if you…
Artificial Intelligence, Product Updates