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The Drunken Clam – AI Misadventures in Business Automation

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As dawn breaks over BigDog Studio, I’m reminded this week of when my AI assistant misunderstood “The Drunken Clam” (a pub) as a marine conservation project! This week, we’re peeling back the layers of AI hype to uncover the real story—warts, wonders, and all.

AI: More Than Just Tech Banter
Remember that person at the party who can’t stop talking about their latest gadget? AI’s become a bit like that in the tech world. But at Maxys, we’re looking beyond the small talk. AI has quietly slipped into the role of the reliable buddy who’s got your back, ensuring our operations run like a well-oiled machine.

The Real Scoop on Our AI Journey
Diving into AI wasn’t just a walk in the tech park; it was an adventure filled with twists and learning curves. Our venture into automating the pub campaign was a mix of triumphs and trials. For instance, when our AI was tasked with data enrichment, it occasionally took a detour, like the time it confused a pub named “The Drunken Clam” with a marine conservation topic. These moments, though humorous, underscore the iterative nature of working with AI.

Case Study: Streamlining Pub Campaigns with AI
A standout moment in our AI in business automation of our pub campaign process. By integrating AI, we could compress hours of manual data gathering and analysis into a streamlined, efficient workflow. The result? A targeted approach that not only enhanced our outreach but also brought a personal touch to our communications, proving that AI can be both a powerhouse and a personal assistant.

From AI Enthusiasts to Grounded Innovators
Yes, we’re thrilled about what AI can do, but we’re not wearing rose-coloured glasses. We approach each AI venture with a blend of optimism and pragmatism, ready to celebrate its successes and learn from its less-than-perfect moments.

Passion: The Human Element in a Digital World
Our real passion lies in the human connections we forge, the stories we share, and the collective growth we experience. AI is simply another tool in our kit, helping us streamline tasks so we can focus more on what truly matters—people.

Invitation to Join the Conversation
Now, we’re turning the mic over to you. Have you had a laugh-out-loud moment with AI in your work? Or maybe a success story that’s too good not to share? Please drop a comment below and let’s create a mosaic of AI experiences. It’s through these shared stories that we can navigate the evolving landscape of technology together.

Looking Ahead: Embracing the Hustle with AI
As we bid adieu to this week’s AI tales, we’re gearing up for “The Love of the Hustle.” Stay tuned as we explore how AI can take on the heavy lifting, allowing us to dive deeper into the creative and strategic aspects of our work.

So here’s to you and your AI—our trusty sidekicks in the ongoing quest for innovation. It may not be perfect, but it’s spicing up the daily grind.


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Scott Maxworthy Director
Experienced, “hands-on”, results-driven, digitally savvy marketing leader specialising in customer experience, data-driven marketing strategy, content production and social media. A deep understanding of consumer behaviour, data analytics & marketing technology with over 20 years of managing people, projects, budgets, to business objectives.