AI Sector Overviews Articles and Reports

Artificial intelligence “sector overview” reports are designed to help business leaders explore the possibilities and important AI trends across industries. Search our sector overview reports below:

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Chatbot Comparison – Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, and Google

Siri and Alexa have now become household names in America, Xiaoice has been an digital friend to million in China since 2014, and the term “chatbot” has been a buzzword for nearly two years.

Artificial Intelligence in Commercial Real Estate: Three Ways AI Can Drive Savings

Artificial Intelligence in Commercial Real Estate: Three Ways AI Can Drive Savings

Real estate is a cost for nearly every business, whether leasing, owning or managing.

Process automation from AI offers a tremendous opportunity to lower costs associated with commercial real estate, especially those associated property management.

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AI in Banking – An Analysis of America’s 7 Top Banks

While tech giants tend to hog the limelight on the cutting-edge of technology, AI in banking and other facets of the financial sector is showing signs of interest and adoption even among the banking incumbents.

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Industrial Uses of Drones – 5 Current Business Applications

High costs and technical limitations kept the uses of drones relatively limited until recently. After significant excitement starting around 2012, the FAA's 2016 adoption of regulations - combined with the drop in price - has made drones an economically viable option for a broad range of commercial functions.

Fast Food Robots, Kiosks, and AI Use Cases from 6 Restaurant Chain Giants

Fast Food Robots, Kiosks, and AI Use Cases from 6 Restaurant Chain Giants

Burger flipping is often used as derogatory shorthand for low-skilled, low-tech work, but fast food companies have been making major investments in automation, apps, analytics, artificial intelligence, and robotics. We set out to ask the questions that business leaders would need to know:

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Cognitive Procurement – Where it Will (and Will Not) Impact the Enterprise

There’s a lot of buzz about artificial intelligence shaking up enterprise procurement over the next five years. Procurement leaders wonder what elements of their jobs will be augmented - or even fully automated - by the intelligent systems. Which roles are secure from full automation, and how will more “automate-able” jobs have to adapt in the years ahead?

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6 Examples of AI in Business Intelligence Applications

Enterprise seems to be entering a new era ruled by data. What was once the realm of science fiction, AI in business intelligence is evolving into everyday business as we know it. Companies can now use machines algorithms to identify trends and insights in vast reams of data and make faster decisions that potentially position them to be competitive in real-time.

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Artificial Intelligence in Retail – 10 Present and Future Use Cases

Artificial intelligence in retail is being applied in new ways across the entire product and service cycle—from assembly to post-sale customer service interactions, but retail players need answers to important questions: