Perspective: AI is poised to disrupt any market it can

By Carlos Gonzalez for Machine Design

Dec 18, 2017

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In 2016, companies invested $39 billion in artificial intelligence (AI), tech giants invested $30 billion, and startups invested $9 billion. That is three times the investment growth since 2013.

Early adopters of AI have the common characteristics: digital maturity, larger business models, the adoption AI into core activities, the adoption of multiple technologies, a focus on growth over savings, and C-level support for AI.

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