Are Voice Assistant Apps Trending? #amazonalexa, #googleassistant

Imagine yourself relaxing in your bedroom and watching a San Francisco 49ers game. You want to order a pizza, but you are too lazy to open your laptop or mobile phone to place an order. In that case, you ask Alexa; “Alexa, open Dominos and place an order.” What are the other instances you feel like, you don’t want to use your phone to perform particular tasks?

I use Alexa or voice assistant for the following things:

  • Track my schedule
  • News updates
  • Weather updates
  • Schedule a meeting
  • Set reminders or alarms
  • Read audio books
  • Maintain todo lists

Voice is the most natural form of interaction. Conversational systems allow humans to talk to the computer by using voice as a mode of command instead of using the text.

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As a PM – Do You Care about Organizational Behavior?

I was fascinated by coordinated and structured efforts from ants when I was 6. On the other hand, I was baffled to see group conflict and unstructured behavior in the organization at 22 during my first corporate job. As a Product Manager, dealing with people is an inevitable part of the job. One of the biggest challenges for PMs is to influence engineers and negotiate with the business team. If that is the case, how PMs miss organizational pattern to understand engineers and business team behavior?

An organization is the group of people working towards the same purpose. However, we always see a conflict of interest between the engineering team and business team, and as a PM, your role is to connect both sides of an organizational spectrum. Today in any organization; as a PM, you work with engineering, support, marketing, sales, professional services, and finance department. It means PMs get an opportunity to work with people from diverse background, culture, and experience. As product managers spend more time with various teams, they need to understand personal behaviors, a key motivation of each team/individual and company objectives.

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Is Amazon Going to Crush Google in his Own Game?

The next technology revolution is already happening. With the advent of Facebook, we can believe the fact that millions of people are using their services to connect with loved ones. Amazon online shopping has made the things possible for individuals in every possible corner of the earth. Google since its inception, has created a massive search engine that can help you to find something or information. However, something is lurking behind the cover.

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