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The Fundamentals of AI Success for Data and Analytics Leaders

Published: 31 August 2017

ID: G00337347

Analyst(s): Thomas Oestreich , Mike Rollings


The wondrous stories of artificial intelligence may lure data and analytics leaders into projects that have unrealistic expectations, indefinite timelines and dubious business value. A better near-term route to value is capitalizing on human and machine symbiosis, while applying top use cases.

Table Of Contents


  • The Symbiosis of Humans With AI Will Profoundly Reshape Work
  • AI Can Uncover Patterns to Mimic Human Action, Automate Processes and Free Up People to Create Additional Business Value
  • AI Can Expose Insights for Decision Making
  • AI Can Capture and Share Domain Knowledge to Monetize It Internally and Externally

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