Building AI Maturity in the Enterprise – A Guide for Consultants and Enterprise Leaders

Daniel Faggella

Daniel Faggella is Head of Research at Emerj. Called upon by the United Nations, World Bank, INTERPOL, and leading enterprises, Daniel is a globally sought-after expert on the competitive strategy implications of AI for business and government leaders.

Building AI Maturity in the Enterprise

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As an AI project leader, you need to focus not only on delivering measurable near-term value through your AI projects, you also need to improve the AI maturity of the enterprise you're working with. Whether you're an internal enterprise innovation leader or an outside AI consultant, "plug and play" AI applications might be a useful place to start experimenting with AI, but they're not a path to genuine AI transformation and long-term advantage.

Smart project leaders determine where they can find near-term leverage, and they align those near-term projects with...

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