As we enter 2020 and embrace a brand new decade, technology acceptance is continuing to accelerate for a broad range of industries
"This second derivative effect is prevalent in the adoption of AI-powered chatbots for business applications - messaging, healthcare, customer service, toys, etc. To give our readers a glimpse of what may be coming, I reached out to our friends in the big data ecosystem to get their predictions and comments. The reflections below offer some thought-providing directions. Enjoy!..."
Artificial intelligence: Everybody's doing it
"Few are doing it well, however,' warns Stephanie Overby in
The Enterprisers Project
. "In fact, nine out of ten companies have made some investment in AI, but 70 percent said they have seen minimal or no impact from AI thus far, according to the 2019 MIT SMR-BCG Artificial Intelligence Global Executive Study and Research Report.
After a year of consolidation and post-hype AI deployment disappointment, here's what we can expect for 2020 and beyond.
"The year 2019 was a busy one in the data, analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence markets," opines Jessica Davis in InformationWeek
"Yes, there was quite a bit of consolidation among some big players with Salesforce acquiring Tableau, Google acquiring Looker, Qlik acquiring Attunity, among others.
Meanwhile, although the year began with a lot of hype around machine learning getting going hard in the enterprise, that didn't really happen in such a big way in 2019. Indeed, Gartner's CIO survey showed that enterprises weren't growing as quickly in their efforts to get into production with advanced analytics technologies such as machine learning and other types of artificial intelligence..."
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