The State of AI:
In a survey in partnership with GlobalData, we asked business professionals from around the world about t heir thoughts, plans and practices with artificial intelligence. Here are the results
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Most businesses see AI as very important to their future
How important do you think AI will be for your organisation or industry in the next 5 to 10 years?
Artificial intelligence awareness is generally strong
How aware do you consider yourself to be about artificial intelligence technologies/solutions in your industry?
AI investment is mixed, but heavily weighted to machine learning
Which of the following AI areas has your organisation invested in recently?
For most businesses, AI investment is firmly on the horizon
Is your organisation considering investing in AI technologies in the future?
Will this be an internal or external investment?
A significant minority of businesses have begun to automate jobs
In the past year has your organisation used AI technologies to replace an existing role or avoid the creation of new roles that otherwise would have been needed?
Despite this, most people are not worried about their jobs being automated
How concerned are you personally about the risk of your job being replaced by artificial intelligence or other automation?
AI is generally seen as a positive force
As we look into the future, do you see AI as a Risk or Reward?
However, most people believe cybersecurity remains the biggest risk to AI’s future
What do you see as the biggest risk of AI in the coming 5 to 10 years?
From a survey of 347 respondents conducted in August 2017 by Verdict AI and GlobalData
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