E45 Ian McDonald, Product Manager with iCabbi

Ian McDonald, Product Manager with iCabbi discusses what iCabbi is all about, using data analytics to meet their customers needs, building for the future and more

Welcome to episode 45 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland and abroad.

Today’s guest is Ian McDonald. Ian is one of the Project Managers at iCabbiiCabbi are a reliable and innovative cloud-based dispatch system and offers customers a fast, user-friendly, intuitive booking experience in the global taxi community. During the summer, Renault took a 75% stake in iCabbi with the investment set to be used to help deliver further innovation.

In this really interesting episode, Ian will discuss:

  • What iCabbi offers to taxi companies in Ireland and abroad
  • How they use data analytics to understand their market and their customer’s needs
  • The important role of customer feedback within iCabbi
  • Projects iCabbi are working on, such as building the right foundations
  • How the investment by Renault will help take iCabbi to the next level
  • Where he sees the future of the automotive industry heading in the future



What did you make of Ian McDonald’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and data analytics heading? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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Author: AI Ireland

AI Ireland is a non-profit, community-led initiative that aims to showcase and share the knowledge in Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. We host monthly meetups, run the AI in Action podcast and will hold the AI Awards this November. Our goal is to bring together players in the field of AI in order to forge and strengthen ties, and to celebrate the development of AI for the greater good.

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