Business enthusiasm for AI continues unabated. IDC’s latest predictions say worldwide business spending on cognitive and AI systems — from chatbots to deep learning, plus the infrastructure to power them — will more than triple from the $24 billion forecast for this year to $77.6 billion in 2022.
More demonstrably, AI has gone from early adopters to mainstream business use cases, with a wide array of organizations across almost every industry exploring pilot projects and putting AI to work in production. But that doesn’t mean it’s foolproof to implement. If you don’t want to waste the money you’re going to spend on AI, here are some common mistakes to avoid.