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Looking for AI use-cases — Benedict Evans

We’ve had ChatGPT for 18 months, but what’s it for? What are the use-cases? Why isn’t it useful for everyone, right now? Do Large Language Models become universal tools that can do ‘any’ task, or do we wrap them in single-purpose apps, and build thousands of new...

Taking AI to the next level in manufacturing | MIT Technology Review

Few technological advances have generated as much excitement as AI. In particular, generative AI seems to have taken business discourse to a fever pitch. Many manufacturing leaders express optimism: Research conducted by MIT Technology Review Insights found ambitions...

‘Human intelligence’ – by Helen Beetham

In the guise of starting from something self-evident, the project of ‘artificial intelligence’ in fact serves to define what ‘intelligence’ is and how to value it, and therefore how diverse people should be valued too. Educators have good reason to be wary of the...

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Designing hybrid human-AI use cases for the enterprise

GPTs: fun, but also useful? Azeem Azhar is doing a great job of documenting and analysing the rapid development of GenAI in his excellent newsletter Exponential View, and last week he shared a discussion with one of the co-authors of the original Transformers paper...

Four Areas of AI Readiness We Need to Improve

We all have high hopes for the impact of AI and smart automation on the enterprise, but without urgent action on organisational readiness, the biggest improvements and productivity gains will likely be out of reach. As Dave Wright and Brian Solis wrote for CIO...

Could AI Be A Catalyst For Wider Organisational Change?

Productivity Hopes and the Solow Paradox Away from the breathless excitement about GPTs and their latest impressive content creation tricks, there has been some thoughtful discussion recently about the impact of AI on work and the organisations we build to coordinate...

Don’t Fear the Coming Trough of AI Disillusionment

2024 looks set to be a big year for enterprise AI adoption, but we need to think long-term and not be driven by the hype or the backlash.   It looks like 2024 will be the year when GenAI, automation and smart systems gain a strong foothold in the enterprise. But...

Harnessing Corporate GPTs for a Transformative Digital Workplace

The Dawn of Corporate GPTs in the Digital Workplace The emergence of enterprise GPTs marks a new phase in the journey towards smarter, digital workplaces. One trend we are seeing already is the emergence of two distinct paths: specialised, domain-specific GPTs, such...