Gartner Research

Artificial Intelligence Primer for 2018

Published: 15 January 2018

ID: G00343984

Analyst(s): Tom Austin, Whit Andrews


Artificial intelligence is a transformative technology that will drive sustainable competitive advantage and business value. IT leaders must take action now to employ AI and deliver critical business outcomes, while constrained by scarce skills.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What exactly is "artificial intelligence?"
    • How do we develop the necessary staff skills for AI deployment?
    • What kinds of projects is AI good for?
    • How do we strategize AI?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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