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Smart Vision Systems Promise a Lot, but Are Difficult to Adopt Successfully

Published: 25 October 2016

ID: G00310233

Analyst(s): Nick Ingelbrecht , Whit Andrews


Organizations are becoming dependent on analytics to manage vast inflows of video/image data. Based on business value, data and analytics leaders can apply machine learning to a growing range of image analysis tasks, from enhanced security protection to revenue growth and early disease detection.

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Impacts and Recommendations

  • Data and analytics leaders are failing to fully leverage their video/image data assets due to a lack of mature analytics tools, applications and investments
  • The governance challenges presented by video/image data mean that data and analytics leaders must assess these datasets in terms of their business value and business model impacts
  • A recent shift in organizational focus toward artificial intelligence means data and analytics leaders are facing heightened uncertainty in a technologically fast-moving and turbulent vendor environment

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