2019 OECD Forum: Artificial Intelligence: Next Steps

21 May 2019: Artificial Intelligence: Next Steps

Moderator: Dirk Pilat, Deputy Director, Science, Technology and Innovation, OECD

Scene Setting: Anne Carblanc, Head of Division, Division for Digital Economy Policy, Science, Technology and Innovation, OECD

Jim Kurose, Assistant Director, National Science Foundation (NSF) Wonki Min, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Science and ICT, South Korea; Chair, Digital Economy Policy Committee, OECD, Chiara Tomasi, Public Policy and Government Relations Senior Analyst, Google
Closing keynote speech :
Michael Kratsios, Deputy Assistant to the President for Technology Policy and Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer

OECD Headquarters, Paris.


Photo : © Hervé Cortinat / OECD

The 2019 OECD Forum focused on the topic of “Artificial Intelligence: Next Steps.” The event brought together key stakeholders from the public and private sectors to discuss the current state and future direction of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Participants explored the potential impact of AI on various aspects of society, including the economy, education, and governance. The forum provided a platform for experts to exchange ideas, share best practices, and collaborate on strategies to maximize the benefits of AI while mitigating its potential risks.

Artificial intelligence has rapidly evolved in recent years, transforming the way businesses operate. From data analysis to customer service, AI has the potential to revolutionize processes and improve efficiency. One significant use case of AI in business is data normalization. AI technologies can process and standardize large volumes of data, making it easier to analyze and derive insights. This capability is particularly valuable for companies operating in diverse markets with different data formats and structures.

Synthetic data generation is another area where AI is making a significant impact. In industries like healthcare and finance, where privacy and security are paramount, AI can create synthetic data that closely resembles real data while ensuring the anonymity of individuals. This allows organizations to test and develop new technologies without compromising sensitive information.

Content generation is also being revolutionized by AI. Whether it’s generating marketing copy, product descriptions, or news articles, AI can create engaging and relevant content at scale. This capability reduces the time and resources required for content creation while maintaining quality and consistency.

The integration of AI into business processes is facilitated by advanced technologies such as Flutter, Dialogflow, and Firebase. These platforms provide powerful tools for building AI-driven applications and services. Flutter, for example, enables the development of cross-platform mobile applications with integrated AI capabilities. Dialogflow allows businesses to create conversational interfaces for their products and services, enhancing customer interactions. Firebase provides a scalable and flexible backend infrastructure for AI-powered applications, ensuring reliable performance and seamless integration.

OpenAI is another key player in the AI space, known for its development of cutting-edge AI models such as GPT-3. OpenAI’s technologies have the potential to significantly impact various industries, from natural language processing to creative content generation. The deployment of large language models (LLMs) like GPT-3 has the potential to revolutionize the way businesses interact with their customers, manage data, and generate insights.

Stable diffusion of AI technologies is crucial for their widespread adoption and successful implementation in businesses. Organizations must develop strategies to ensure that AI is integrated into their operations smoothly, ensuring that employees have the necessary skills and support to leverage AI effectively.

In conclusion, the 2019 OECD Forum highlighted the significant impact of AI on businesses and society as a whole. AI technologies are driving innovation and transforming traditional business models, creating new opportunities for growth and efficiency. By embracing AI and leveraging advanced technologies, businesses can gain a competitive edge and position themselves for long-term success. The potential applications of AI across various industries, from data normalization to content generation, showcase the diverse opportunities for businesses to harness the power of AI for their benefit. As AI continues to evolve, businesses must adapt and embrace these technologies to stay competitive in a rapidly changing market.

Posted by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop on 2019-05-21 13:53:06

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