Artificial Intelligence

AI is moving from the lab to the workplace, with profound implications for business and society.
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How artificial intelligence can deliver real value to companies

– Companies new to the space can learn a great deal from early adopters who have invested billions into AI and are now beginning to reap a range of benefits.
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How advanced industrial companies should approach artificial-intelligence strategy

– Leaders need to determine what AI can do for their company by looking at potential applications and scenarios and then building... their approach around those findings.
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Artificial intelligence in business: Separating the real from the hype

– The potential for AI to infuse business and value chains across various industries is greater than ever before—but where should... executives start?
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The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world

– Big data’s potential just keeps growing. Taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic... vision and use it to make better, faster decisions.
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Harnessing automation for a future that works

– Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive... overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential requires people and technology to work hand in hand.

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Where is technology taking the economy?

– We are creating an intelligence that is external to humans and housed in the virtual economy. This is bringing us into a new economic... era—a distributive one—where different rules apply.
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A CEO action plan for workplace automation

– Senior executives need to understand the tactical as well as strategic opportunities, redesign their organizations, and commit... to helping shape the debate about the future of work.
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Four fundamentals of workplace automation

– As the automation of physical and knowledge work advances, many jobs will be redefined rather than eliminated—at least in... the short term.
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An executive’s guide to machine learning

– It’s no longer the preserve of artificial-intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix.

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Ask the AI experts: What advice would you give to executives about AI?

As executives consider where artificial intelligence can unlock business value, they’ll need to cut through the hype and find talent with both technical and business acumen.
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Ask the AI experts: What are the applications of AI?

– Automotive, financial services, utilities—in these and many other industries, businesses are already applying artificial intelligence... to core business processes and to innovating products.
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Ask the AI experts: What’s driving today’s progress in AI?

– While the deep-learning technology behind many of today’s AI advances seems new to most, it has been around for decades—simply... needing the data and power available today to fuel it.
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Ask the AI experts: What will take AI capabilities to the next level?

– Deep learning has allowed technologists to employ AI in numerous business and consumer applications, but researchers are working... feverishly to master other techniques that will broaden AI’s reach.
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Ask the AI experts: Should we be afraid of AI?

– AI researchers largely agree that fears about machines infused with artificial intelligence becoming self-acting and overpowering... humans are overblown.

China

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Artificial intelligence: Implications for China

– The country is becoming a hub for global AI development. Five priorities can help China harness AI for productivity growth and prepare for the societal shifts it may unleash.

AI in Practice

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What Southeast Asia needs to become a major player in artificial intelligence

– For artificial intelligence to take hold in Southeast Asia, the region needs more defined business use cases, better data ecosystems,... and more concerted talent-development efforts.
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The road to artificial intelligence in mobility—smart moves required

– Is AI all hype? No. But automotive OEMs need to take five steps to overcome challenges and position themselves to succeed.
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The evolution of employment and skills in the age of AI

– As artificial intelligence alters work done in all manner of industries, companies and governments can help workers transition... by supporting incomes and facilitating skills training.
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Applying analytics in financial institutions’ fight against fraud

– Using data along with other cutting-edge tools can help organizations make better decisions and step up efforts to monitor fraudulent... transactions.
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Ops 4.0: Fueling the next 20 percent productivity rise with digital analytics

– Business needs to raise productivity more than ever. Thanks to innovations in digitization and analytics, four new methodologies... can yield the productivity breakthroughs organizations need.
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Reimagining fabs: Advanced analytics in semiconductor manufacturing

– Fabs want to streamline the end-to-end process for designing and manufacturing semiconductors. Will innovative analytical tools... provide the solution they need?
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Digital risk: Transforming risk management for the 2020s

– Significant improvements in risk management can be gained quickly through selective digitization—but capabilities must be... test hardened before release.
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A smart home is where the bot is

– Within a decade, our living spaces will be enhanced by a host of new devices and technologies, performing a range of household... functions and redefining what it means to feel at home.