As the recent AI-DAY Conference in Auckland emphasised, artificial intelligence (AI) is already playing a vital role within the business community in terms of boosting business efficiency and productivity. However, unless you attended the two-day event you may still be somewhat in the dark about what the technology can deliver; there is still confusion and misinformation out there.
One thing is for certain – the technology is advancing rapidly. The question is: how long can you delay your business getting on board?
As Ben Reid, executive director of New Zealand’s AI Forum, an organisation that brings together the AI community, points out: to understand how the technology will impact on us all “you’ve got to separate the science from the science-fiction”.