Artificial Intelligence

AI is moving from the lab to the workplace, with profound implications for business and society.

An executive’s guide to AI

– To stay at the forefront of the accelerating artificial-intelligence race, business executives can study up on the ABCs of AI using this interactive.
Article - Quarterly

What AI can and can’t do (yet) for your business

– Artificial intelligence is a moving target. Here’s how to take better aim.

Artificial intelligence: The time to act is now

– Artificial intelligence will soon change how we conduct our daily lives. Are companies prepared to capture value from the... oncoming wave of innovation?

Artificial intelligence as auto companies’ new engine of value

– What opportunities does AI open up for mobility, and how can OEMs capture them in the short and long run?

AI in storytelling: Machines as cocreators

– Computers don’t cry during sad stories, but they can tell when we will.

From the Quarterly

Article - Quarterly

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.
Article - Quarterly

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.
Article - Quarterly

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.
Article - Quarterly

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Global Views on AI

Report - Global Institute

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.
Report - Global Institute

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.

Smartening up with artificial intelligence

– How AI will transform Germany’s industrial sector.

AI in Practice


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?

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.

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.
Video - Global Institute

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.

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.