Even the most sophisticated and finely tuned AI models couldn’t predict the long-lasting magnitude of COVID-19. Its disruption on our personal and professional lives is hard to quantify. Last March, it was almost impossible to foresee how this past year would unfold -- including the tragic moments and devastation for so many around the world.
AI is just one of many technology capabilities leaned on to help companies survive the pandemic. However, as we enter year two, many of these new ways of doing business have shown their long-term value. Having the technology to improve efficiency, work faster, and capture more accurate insights from data will continue to be highly relevant. While AI’s story and progress over the past year has been nothing short of transformational, it is likely that its journey has only just begun.
Jerry Kurtz is Capgemini’s Executive Vice President of for Insights & Data in North America. He has more than 30 years of management consulting experience working primarily in the manufacturing, high-tech, consumer products, retail, and logistics industries. His leadership experience includes data & analytics, artificial intelligence, internet of things, enterprise transformation with large scale ERP, supply chain management, shared services, and business process services. Jerry lives in Charlotte, N.C., and received his Bachelor of Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University.
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