How to Succeed with AI Projects – Lead with Strategy

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.

How to Succeed with AI Projects - Lead with Strategy

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Promises.

The wrong promises break trust and ruin business relationships. The wrong promises turn projects into failures.

“Wrong promises”, and subsequently “wrong expectations” are the cause of a huge amount of stress and wasted resources.

Promising short-term results (X cost reduction within X months, or X customer satisfaction improvement by X date) reinforces to stakeholders that AI is like IT. You plug it in, you set it up, and you're good to go. But that's a lie.

Of course, AI is not IT, and building executive AI fluency in your stakeholders...

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