AI in manufacturing: 5 questions answered

AI in manufacturing: 5 questions answered

Rhetoric about robots taking jobs is nothing new: From Oxford University to Elon Musk, the fear of AI as an existential threat abounds. But here’s the more complicated truth: It depends on which sector you work in. Some will be far more impacted than others – and that includes manufacturing.

That’s why small business leaders in manufacturing should care about these questions: “How will AI impact the industry?” and “How can I use it to my business’ advantage?” (more…)

6 lessons learned from early AI projects

6 lessons learned from early AI projects

Artificial intelligence (or AI, as it’s commonly known) has power to change work in the short and long terms. Advances in techniques like machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP) offer huge ways to help small businesses cut costs and differentiate themselves. (more…)

1 in 3 construction leaders are using AI. Here’s how they do it

1 in 3 construction leaders are using AI. Here’s how they do it

“Will robots take my job?”

If you’ve asked this question lately, you’re far from the only one. A current Google search for answers to this question returns nearly 37 million results (as of publication). So, you’d be forgiven for wondering how AI will impact certain sectors: Are robots the new bricklayers in construction? To find the answer for you, GetApp and Gartner (our parent company) asked small business construction leaders how they’re using AI today. (more…)