Successful AI needs smart people behind it

black uber branded car in queue of cars with blue sky

Reality and expectation can differ such is the hype and public perception of artificial intelligence as perfection

UK positioned to become world leaders in AI

Greg Clark, government minister for artificial intelligence strategy, says the UK can claim a multi-billion-pound economic prize as world leaders in AI

Artificial intelligence continues its progression into the mainstream

Pepper humanoid robot

It has been nibbling away at the fringes, but artificial intelligence is poised to chomp its way into the mainstream

Learning new skills to work with robots

Learning with robots

Changes at work involving automation will usher in a transformational period when employees must learn and be supported in how to adapt

Without workplace automation UK businesses will fail

Automation is liberating workers from monotonous drudgery, offering more engaging employment and companies a competitive edge

Using AI to gather customer insights

Voice-activated assistants such as Amazon’s Echo Alexa are collecting valuable data to generate deeper customer insights

Gathering and interpreting customer insights using artificial intelligence offers the market research industry a strategic change in direction

Should a computer be recognised as an inventor?

Toy robots

The question of whether a computer should be recognised as the creator of a patentable invention is vexing intellectual property lawyers

Making sure the machines don’t take over

German and Japanese leaders Angela Merkel and Shinzo Abe watch a robotic arm serving sushi at the CeBIT 2017 tech fair in March

Preparing economic players for the impact of artificial intelligence is a work in progress which requires careful handling