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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018: AI Foundation

Published: 08 March 2018

ID: G00345512

Analyst(s): Mike Walker , Whit Andrews , David Cearley


Creating an artificial intelligence foundation will create the potential to reinvent business models, ecosystems and customer experiences. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders have an opportunity to lead innovative programs that bring about substantial business outcomes.

Table Of Contents


  • Why AI Foundation Is a Top 10 Trend
    • Where AI Foundation Fits in the Top 10
  • Mainstream AI Business Scenarios
  • Leading Organizations Are Embracing AI to Redefine or Create New Business Designs
  • What AI Foundation Makes Possible
  • AI Frameworks Are Accelerating AI Solutions
  • Advanced Infrastructure Architectures
  • AI Algorithms Are Driving a New Development Paradigm
    • Three Major Machine-Learning Algorithms
  • Actions
  • Appendix: The Other Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2018

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