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More Than 60% of Companies Are Only Experimenting with AI, Creating Significant Opportunities for Value on their Journey to AI Maturity, Accenture Research Finds

“The Art of AI Maturity: Advancing from Practice to Performance” uncovers strategies for AI success through a holistic framework, which includes a new index to express company AI maturity on a 0-100 scale. According to the research, AI maturity is the degree to which organizations outperform their peers in a combination of AI-related foundational and differentiating capabilities. These capabilities include the technology – data, AI, cloud – as well as organizational strategy, Responsible AI, C-suite sponsorship, talent and culture.

Pure Storage Redefines AI-Ready Infrastructure, Speeds Time to Insights with AIRI//S Built on NVIDIA DGX Systems

Pure Storage® (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers advanced data storage technology and services, announced AIRI®//S, the next generation of its complete AI-ready infrastructure, developed by Pure Storage and NVIDIA. AIRI//S provides enterprises a simple, on-demand infrastructure that accelerates AI initiatives at any scale. 

How to Navigate AI Change Management Like a Boss

In this contributed article, Katie Wrenn and Ernest Sohn from Booz Allen, discusses five key steps in getting a change management plan started for AI solutions in an enterprise. When your organization faces large-scale change, the only way forward is to manage it, and this is particularly true in an evolving and complex area like AI.

Infographic: State of AI 2022

Peak, a leader in Decision Intelligence (DI), released a new “State of AI, 2022” report highlighting that a number of organizations are making investments in both data and AI – without connecting the two. Surveying 775 decision makers (senior managers and above) from the US, UK or India, the report further reveals that when businesses are failing to prepare their data for future AI adoption, they risk needing to retrofit their infrastructure later down the road.

The Promise of AI Maturity – Theory vs. Practice

In this sponsored post, Phil Hall, Chief Growth Officer at LXT, discusses the results of their recent executive survey “The Path to AI Maturity.” The report highlights that investment in artificial intelligence is strong at mid-to-large US organizations, and 40% rate themselves at the three highest levels of AI maturity, having achieved operational to transformative implementations. 

AI > Humans in Understanding Emotion in Business

A new report was launched by Red Box, a leading voice software specialist, around challenges and opportunities in AI. The data in the report, “Being Human: How and Why Machines are Learning the Art of Human Conversation,” revealed business leaders view AI as more effective than humans in all business use cases including problem solving (38.72%), understanding emotion or sentiment in conversation (38.32%), transcribing complex conversations (35.73%), understanding accents and regional dialect (41.52%) and understanding multiple languages (41.92%). 

How AI Unlocks The Secrets Behind Sports Rehab and CBD

In this contributed article, Scott Mazza, co-founder and COO of Vitality CBD, discusses groundbreaking discoveries in sports rehab, specifically how big data is the differentiator – ML algorithms and AI-powered tools will be invaluable for trawling through scientific literature to find relevant studies as well as combining different datasets.

Emza and Alif Demonstrate Fast, Ultra-Efficient Object Detection for Tiny AI Edge Devices

Emza Visual Sense, a pioneer in Tiny AI visual sensing, is joining with Alif Semiconductor to show how the combination of powerful, highly efficient Arm®-based hardware and optimized models can make AI a reality at the edge. The companies are demonstrating Emza’s trained face detection model running on Alif’s Ensemble™ microcontroller (MCU), the first MCU featuring the Arm Ethos™-U55 microNPU. The Emza model runs an order of magnitude faster on the Ensemble device with Ethos-U55 compared to a CPU-only solution, with extremely low power consumption.

Graft™ Launches to Bring Modern AI to Everyone With $4.5 Million Pre-Seed Funding

Graft emerged from stealth to put modern AI within reach of every organization. Graft distills the AI infrastructure and workflows that top companies are converging around into an all-in-one package that is easy to use, regardless of machine learning proficiency or existing infrastructure.

Deci Launches Version 2.0 of its Deep Learning Development Platform, to Democratize the Power of NAS and Eliminate the AI Efficiency Gap 

Deci, the deep learning company harnessing AI to build AI, today launched Version 2.0 of its deep learning development platform, making it easier than ever before for AI developers to build, optimize, and deploy computer vision models on any hardware and environment including cloud, edge and mobile with outstanding accuracy and runtime performance.