Artificial Intelligence and Business Strategy

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The Artificial Intelligence and Business Strategy initiative explores the growing use of artificial intelligence in the business landscape. The exploration looks specifically at how AI is affecting the development and execution of strategy in organizations.

The initiative researches and reports on how AI is spurring workforce change, data management, privacy, cross-entity collaboration, and generating new ethical challenges for business. It looks at new risks and threats in dependency, job loss, and security. And it seeks to help managers understand and act on the tremendous opportunity from the combination of human and machine intelligence.

Research and analysis for the initiative is in collaboration with and sponsored by Boston Consulting Group.

The 2018 Artificial Intelligence and Business Strategy Report

Artificial Intelligence in Business Gets Real

September 17, 2018 | Sam Ransbotham, Philipp Gerbert, Martin Reeves, David Kiron, and Michael Spira

Companies are looking to artificial intelligence to create business value, and as MIT Sloan Management Review’s 2018 Global Executive Study and Research Report on AI shows, Pioneer organizations are pulling ahead of their counterparts. By deepening their commitment to AI and focusing on revenue-generating applications over cost savings, these early implementers are positioning themselves to reap the benefits of AI at scale.

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AI’s Prediction Problem

Prediction is appealing, but detection may be equally valuable for businesses.

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Global Competition With AI in Business: How China Differs

AI’s largest and most enduring contributions will be in non-technology sectors, and many of them will come from China.

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AI and the ‘Augmentation’ Fallacy

The fundamental disruption introduced by AlphaZero’s hyperlearning in the chess world can teach business executives about AI.

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How Organizations Will Produce in an Autonomous Future

Can AI-enabled automation replace your company’s entire labor force?

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How AI Can Amplify Human Competencies

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The future of AI looks much like the present, with machines helping humans to do their jobs better, not replacing them.

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The Problem With AI Pilots

AI technology is not just an experiment.

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Humanizing Tech May Be the New Competitive Advantage

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Technology leaders need to take a new approach to regain user trust.

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How Human-Computer ‘Superminds’ Are Redefining the Future of Work

As smart technologies embed deeper into human processes, a more powerful form of collaboration is emerging.

More AI and Business Strategy Insights

Get the Most Out of AI Today

A conversation with Airbnb’s Theresa Johnson highlights three tangible ways AI can help companies.

Reshaping Business With Artificial Intelligence

Disruption from artificial intelligence (AI) is here, but many company leaders aren’t sure what to expect from AI or how it fits into their business model. Yet with change coming at breakneck speed, the time to identify your company’s AI strategy is now. MIT Sloan Management Review has partnered with The Boston Consulting Group to provide baseline information on the strategies used by companies leading in AI, the prospects for its growth, and the steps executives need to take to develop a strategy for their business.