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Sr. Director Innovation Programs and External Networks, Sanofi Pasteur
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VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester
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Srividya Sridharan, VP, Research Director, Forrester
Where do I start with AI? What is the business case for infusing AI into my enterprise? How will AI impact my employees, customers and partners? These big questions and many more are on the minds of senior leaders, CMOs, CIOs and CEOs. Forrester will kick off the AI executive summit by providing a simple framework to think about how enterprises today can leverage and get ahead of the surging interest in AI.
Michele Goetz, Principal Analyst, Forrester
AI will stretch a company’s roles, skills, and processes when it comes to designing, deploying, and taking advantage of AI. Forrester will lay out an enterprise AI operating model that includes using AI for insights, automation and engagement to help companies prepare for this transformational change.
Moderator: Michele Goetz, Principal Analyst, Forrester
According to Forrester’s data, thirty-one percent of business decision makers say, “AI is the human like ability to perceive, learn, think, interact, and take actions”. Reality or science fiction? AI leaders are finding that the aspiration for robots to be human is not as far away as we may think. However, to achieve near-sentience requires more than just purchasing technology. AI will reshape how firms acquire and develop technology, how business partnerships will change, and the how businesses fundamentally operate as robots become more human. Learn the new rules and strategies to make it and survive in the age of AI.
David Kiron, Executive Editor, MIT Sloan Management Review
While expectations for artificial intelligence are sky-high across industry and geography, few organizations have mastered integrating the technology into their business processes and offerings — and many who want to don’t fully understand the work that lies ahead. MIT Sloan Management Review’s recent AI research highlights examples of companies excelling at deploying machine learning at scale and also exposes key barriers to AI adoption, including problems related to data scarcity, talent management, and organizing for AI. This session will provide an overview of organizational readiness for and adoption of AI across sectors.
Kjell Carlsson, Senior Analyst, Forrester
AI delivers superhuman insight by analyzing information at a scale that dwarfs the ability of any person or group of people. It delivers sub-human performance when this ability is not the main driver of value. In this session, learn how to identify use-cases where AI delivers transformative value most effectively.
J. P. Gownder, VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester
Automation technologies are reshaping the workplace and the way your business engages with its customers. There’s a lot of talk these days about the bleak future of employment. But the future of jobs isn’t nearly as gloomy as many prognosticators believe. In reality, automation will spur the growth of many new jobs, including some entirely new job categories. Hear from Forrester on the true impact of AI on automation.
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Michael Facemire, VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester
Websites gave brands an opportunity to put up a billboard for their customers to see; mobile apps gave them an opportunity to get a little closer. Chat platforms, and chat bots on those platforms, allow us to have a real-time conversation with our customers. Most companies have barely wrapped their heads around the power of mobile. Learn from Forrester on to incorporate conversational interfaces into this burgeoning digital portfolio to drive customer engagement.
Moderator: Michael Facemire, VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester
The amount of potential uses for AI in the customer experience sphere are limitless, but what about for those that build these experiences? How will brands use AI to learn about their customers, learn about potential new business opportunities, and increase the efficiency and power of their employees? This panel will dive into the uses of AI that are often hidden behind the walls of the enterprise, but are still equally powerful and exciting!