The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Business

27 Jun 2017
10:00 - 10:15

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Business

In 2017, AI has made its way from machine room to wide-spread business application. The breakthrough has been spurred by advances in processing power and data availability, with algorithms now rendering vision and speech accessible to machines – in short: Moving AI from the virtual to the real world. Self-learning algorithms are now routinely embedded in mobile and online services and power applications from self-driving cars to financial trading. The implications of AI are profound and affect all industries and functions.

The impact on IT is significant in two ways – firstly, IT is a key enabler for transformation of the business with AI and secondly, the IT function itself will be transformed by the rise of AI. For IT leaders it is essential to understand the challenges and opportunities of AI to leverage its competitive advantages. In this session we will give you a brief overview on AI in general and then focus on practical use cases and how to get started.