Artificial Intelligence (AI) will introduce new opportunities and challenges in the workplace, it will improve productivity as well as revolutionise industries.
AI can be used by organisations that use heavy machinery to detect immediate faults and make real-time decisions and in the banking sector to streamline the process of applying for loans.
This technology is coming to the workplace at a rapid pace. AI will undoubtedly impact the workplace and become the biggest disruptor the business world has seen in over two centuries.
According to Rob Jardine, Head of Research and Solutions at the NeuroLeadership Institute South Africa, AI is set to change the workforce in the next few decades, but not all these changes will be threatening. He says employers need to ensure that their employees realise this by playing to the social domains that trigger the brain so that every individual can continue to perform optimally, learn new skills, and work towards their future roles in stimulating our economy.
A study conducted by Gartner shows that four percent of CIOs have implemented AI, while a further 46 percent have developed plans to do so.
In another study by Gartner, AI will create 2.3 Million jobs in 2020, while eliminating 1.8 Million. The company says AI will become a positive job motivator.
IT News Africa will host the Digital Transformation Congress on 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa where leaders will discuss weaving Artificial Intelligence into the modern organisation amongst other topics.
The congress will convene industry experts who will explore the wave of change that digital transformation is set to bring and discuss the tools required to implement a seamless digital transformation strategy. With “Redefining the Future Organisation through Digital” as the theme for the day, the event will attract a number of Enterprise IT vendors, who will showcase their IT solutions and engage with local and international CxOs, line-of-business (LoB) executives as well as heads of innovation and strategy.
Other key topics include:
- “Yes we can. Yes we did. Digital Transformation in the Obama White House”.
- Developing a Digital Transformation Roadmap.
- Re-Thinking Business-IT Alignment.
- Re-Aligning the Business Model to Effectively Engage Digital Customers.
- Tackling Security Challenges to Succeed with Digital Transformation.
- Is Africa Ready for GDPR?
How to participate:
Join as an attendee: Join local and international CxOs, line-of-business (LoB) executives as well as heads of innovation, technology and strategy to discuss the techniques and tools required to implement a seamless digital transformation strategy that will drive profitability and customer centricity.
Join us as an exhibitor: Showcase your technology innovations, projects, and solutions. Put your organisation, company or SME at the centre of this one-of-a-kind gathering. Find new partnerships, investors, leads, and opportunities.
For more information regarding the conference, visit: http://www.digitaltransformationcongress.com/
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