Applied AI Conference 2018 – Opening Keynote – Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI

The yearly Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference is organized by BootstrapLabs, a leading Venture Capital firm focused on Applied AI, that brings together over 800 members of the Artificial Intelligence community for a day of incredible speakers and exciting conversations.

Speaker: Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Accenture

During this session, Paul Daugherty discussed the future of work, AI as the alpha trend in technology, the distribution of labor between humans and machines and how to prepare people and businesses for AI’s impact.

Some of the key takeaways from the session are:
– AI is the Alpha Trend in technology because it’s fundamentally shaping and changing the way a lot of other trends work and it’s poised to be the biggest thing that impacts our lifetime.
– Executives need to fundamentally approach their business differently to really get value of AI, that means creating processes that are dynamic, personalized, flexible and adaptive.
– The future is will depend on giving people the right tools so machines and people together achieve a higher level of intelligence, collaborative intelligence.