Panel Discussion: The AI and automation revolution

A session at Chief Analytics Officer Spring 2017

Tuesday 2nd May, 2017

9:45am to 10:30am (MST)

  • Machine learning algorithms aren’t new, but the ability to automatically apply complex mathematical calculations to big data – over and over, faster and faster – is a recent development. With steady advances in digitization and cheap computing power, what tangible opportunities does this present for optimizing your business and processes?
  • Human vs. Machine – Discussing the benefits of process automation –at what point do we draw the line between a job that a human can do vs. a machine and can we really trust machines to make decisions for us? What are the ethical implications of this?
  • How automation can play a role in R&D, manufacturing and distribution – bots, drones and automated equipment discussed.

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Time 9:45am10:30am MST

Date Tue 2nd May 2017

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