INFORMATIONWEEK: How to Effectively Vet for True AI in the Era of AI Washing

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How to Effectively Vet for True AI in the Era of AI Washing

POST WRITTEN BY: JEFF TON, SVP of Product Development & Strategic Alliances

September 24, 2019

The race toward real artificial intelligence (AI) is officially underway, and much like the 1960s race to the moon, the desire to finish first has led to a plethora of misleading information. One unfortunate trend that has developed is AI washing. AI washing describes how vendors falsely label technology as “artificial intelligence” when it is machine learning at best, or in the worst case, the same software algorithms they have always used, just rebranded. This has led many organization leaders to become skeptics of all technologies labeled as AI. However, there are effective strategies to recognize true AI compared to machine learning (ML) capabilities, as well as some key questions to ask that can help adequately vet providers.

Aspects of true AI

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