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Artificial Intelligence Demands That CIOs Foster a Data-Literate Society

Published: 09 January 2018

ID: G00331626

Analyst(s): Alan D. Duncan


Artificial intelligence uses algorithms to make sense of and act upon diverse, complex and fast-moving data — its entire reason for being. CIOs responsible for enabling AI initiatives need to foster a culture of data literacy to drive success with AI-based systems.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Build AI Right: Combine Deliberate and Emergent Design to Define the Data Supply Chain for AI
  • Use AI Right: Develop Data Literacy Education Programs for AI Developers, Users and End Consumers
  • Keep AI Right: Apply Digital Ethics and Digital Connectivism to Guide Business Decisions About AI Data

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