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Solstice | Kin + Carta Launches Two New Augmented Intelligence Capabilities
[May 01, 2019]

Solstice | Kin + Carta Launches Two New Augmented Intelligence Capabilities

CHICAGO, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Solstice | Kin + Carta announces the formal launch of two new capabilities within its augmented intelligence practice: intelligent customer experience (ICX) and decision intelligence.

Solstice Augmented Intelligence

Solstice's ICX capability focuses on the design and development of digital experiences powered by natural-language technologies (chatbots, robotics, and voice), data science, machine learning, edge computing, and computer visioning. To-date, Solstice has built and launched dozens of intelligent experiences across the financial services, industrials, agribusiness and healthcare sectors for some of the largest enterprises in the world.

"The age of intelligence is here. It's widely agreed that companies building intelligent outcomes will outpace their competitors, yet we know the vast majority of our clients are still in the process of translating this technological potential into tangible ROI," said Ryan Maguire, vice president of capabilities at Solstice. "Ultimately, we believe in augmented intelligence, not artificial intelligence. This era isn't about automating the human condition but about enhancing its endless potential."

While ICX will focus on improving outcomes for end users, decision intelligence is a new capability designed to help executives make better, faster, and, in the case of automation, fewer decisions. With the backing of a connective team of more than 40 data science experts from Kin + Carta, Solstice is now able to combine its deep expertise in human-centered design with unrivaled experience in advanced analytics and robust data platforms.

"Today, we're awash in data—too much, in fact—and yet it's still too hard to make sense of it and to effectively translate data into insights," said Karl Hampson, director of augmented and decision intelligence at Solstice. "We're focused on the experience of what it's like to have the right data in an easy-to-understand format at a critical moment of truth. This is where design thinking meets data platforms."

Decision intelligence will be dedicated to advancing four specific domains at launch: predictive behavioral modeling, next-gen search, real-time analytics, and intelligent robotic process automation.

These new capabilities will fall under Solstice | Kin + Carta's augmented intelligence practice, launched in January 2018. Solstice's history with augmented intelligence dates back to 2014, when Solstice Labs—dedicated to rapidly advancing the commercial viability of this and other emerging technologies—was born.

Solstice is partnering with Google, Amazon, Elastic,, Pivotal, and more to help the firm deliver on these promises. We have also been working closely with organizations throughout the Kin + Carta connective to achieve this milestone.

To learn more about the practice, visit To read more about why better decision-making will be critical in the years ahead, read the 2019 Solstice | Kin + Carta Trends Report.

Dan Ptak 

Solstice, part of Kin + Carta, is a digital innovation firm that helps Fortune 500 companies seize new opportunities through world-changing digital solutions.

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