Need for an AI strategy in business 2017

This statistic presents the need seen by global business organizations for an artificial intelligence (AI) strategy, as of 2017. Sixty-one percent of respondents believed that it was urgent for them to develop a strategy for AI, although only 50 percent of respondents already had an AI strategy.

Need for an artificial intelligence (AI) strategy in business organizations worldwide, as of 2017

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Release date

September 2017



Survey time period

Spring 2017

Number of respondents

>3,000 respondents

Special properties

Global business executives, managers and analysts

Supplementary notes

The source defined artificial intelligence as, "the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages."

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