Generative AI in the Enterprise: Getting Practical with Applications of Generative AI Technology like generative AI generates hype. Because of its close affiliation with science fiction, the concept of AI has been front and center in many plots involving humanity’s extinction, but probably not as often as humanity has been its own worst enemy. If we step back from … [Read more...] about Generative AI in the Enterprise: Getting Practical with Applications of Generative AI
Ten Questions Every Business Will Be Asking About Generative AI Next Year Which generative AI system is worth paying for and how are they different? Bing, ChatGPT, Bard—big company generative AI—are to some degree, mostly free. Some are related, and some are competitive—for a concept this big and techniques this opaque, comparisons will be difficult. Unlike … [Read more...] about Ten Questions Every Business Will Be Asking About Generative AI Next Year
The future of generative aI: early challenges for IT, and opportunities I recently attended the annual scenario planning session for friend and colleague Rob Salkowitz’s 'Future of Marketing' class in the Communications Leadership program at the University of Washington. We introduced his students to scenario planning and asked them to think about how the … [Read more...] about What IT Can Learn About the Future of Generative AI from Future of Marketing Scenarios: Challenges and Opportunities
Future of Marketing Scenarios An overview of Scenario Planning Scenario planning employs an outside-in view of the future. It purposefully creates context by specifying futures that embody the key topic without being beholden to it. The process encourages people to identify uncertainties that will be critical to the future of a topic, not within the domain, but across the … [Read more...] about 4 Future of Marketing Scenarios from the University of Washington ‘Future of Marketing’ class. Overlord or Partner? Learn How AI Wins and What Clips its Wings.
Machine learning training sets focus on precise aspects of a domain. A machine learning algorithm trained on the identification of cancer cells does that job with accuracy and precision. The algorithm has seen so many cases that its ability to identify the next case proves uncanny to those unfamiliar with the underlying technology. Those who do understand the model are not … [Read more...] about AI and Context: Why Training AI with So Much Knowledge Leaves it Unable to Understand Context