4 ways automation can help publishers

Automation helps publishers

I work for a serious, 177-year-old national newspaper that has embraced radical automation: 99 per cent of the content that you see on The Globe and Mail’s digital pages is placed there by a clever artificial intelligence algorithm called Sophi. Every article on our Facebook page is also placed there by Sophi.How did this happen? I believe it is because we could clearly see the value of harnessing machine learning– and reallocating our talented editors to the tasks of gathering news and shaping it into absolutely first-rate journalism.

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Stibo DX partners with, strengthening automation on CUE Publishing Platform

Sophi partners with Stibo DX CUE

Stibo DX and are partnering to integrate Sophi, The Globe and Mail’s automation, prediction and optimization tools, into Stibo DX’s publishing platform, CUE. Sophi will be a native extension in CUE’s user interface.“As an open and extensible publishing platform, CUE is meant to be integrated with best-of-breed tools. The Sophi AI engine from Stibo DX’s long-time customer The Globe and Mail is exactly that. Sophi will enable CUE users to make smarter content decisions based on real-time data and insights,” says Mark van de Kamp, Chief Innovation Officer of Stibo DX.

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News Is INMA Global Media Award Finalist in 5 Categories

Sophi is INMA Global Media Awards Finalist

We’re proud to announce that was named as a finalist in 5 categories of the Global Media Awards run by the International News Media Association (INMA):“The INMA Global Media Awards focus on excellence across all areas of the media business,” said Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. “I’m particularly pleased that Sophi for Paywalls’ fully dynamic, real-time paywall was recognized in 4 categories, and that Sophi’s ground-breaking automated print laydown technology was nominated for its use with Naviga and Agderposten.”

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News Named a WordPress VIP Featured Technology Partner

Sophi is WordPress VIP Technology Partner

WordPress VIP, the leading provider of enterprise WordPress, has added, the artificial intelligence system by The Globe and Mail, to its prestigious Technology Partnership program. Sophi joins a small group of enterprise technology companies serving VIP clients, and is the first partner to provide AI-powered automated content curation in addition to their predictive analytics and paywall solutions.“We’re excited to welcome Sophi to the growing ecosystem of enterprise integrations available to WordPress VIP customers,” said Nick Gernert, CEO of WordPress VIP. “Content is the heart of enterprise growth, and our partners are key players enabling publishers and marketers to create meaningful customer experiences with powerful storytelling tools.”

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