Thanks to movies like Terminator, the term Artificial Intelligence, or AI, can seem dangerous and negative. We imagine robots wielding guns or a central computer controlling our government. The real world applications of AI are down to its core much more simple, helpful, and are all ready all around us.
If you get down to the bones of it, AI just describes a process for which software can make decisions based on a set of rules that it can continuously improve. If you break this down further, this means that AI only really do 3 things:
Know what things to evaluate.
Know how to evaluate those things.
Know how to judge if those evaluations are correct. If they are, keep evaluating future things that way. If they are not, correct the criteria for evaluation for future things.
Even though it seems simple enough, building a comprehensive AI solution that can successfully analyze, interpret, evaluate, and deliver a function consistently to the level in which a human can is an amazingly difficult task. However, AI tech has already made a global impact on many different industries. AI is growing in its reputation among business leaders as an emerging asset to the workforce, transforming how both businesses and societies operate.
Let’s take a look at how AI has impacted several large industries, as well as how weeve.ai is leveraging AI technology to revolutionize work.
It should come to no surprise that an industry with data as sensitive, important, and large as healthcare would have great need for AI solutions. AI technologies in the healthcare industry are mostly used to collect individual patient information, but we are now seeing AI tech used for AI-driven diagnostics that help clinical staff diagnose ailments more quickly and effectively. Through collecting massive amounts of health data, AI-assisted diagnostic, clinical, and procedural support will revolutionize the face of healthcare in the coming years!
For the same reasons as healthcare, but with the added need to move faster and more efficiently to outpace human market movers, the finance industry has been a long proponent of AI technologies. From managing investments, to collecting financial data, to predictive analytics to anticipate stock market fluctuations, almost every big name in the financial services industry has started using AI to save time, reduce costs, and add value for clients.
With self driving cars being all the rage, it should be clear that the transportation industry has invested quite heavily into AI technologies. It’s not just in the end-consumer transportation, however. In fact most of this investment has been geared toward logistics and shipments. Having AI-driven steering for navigating cargo ships, semi trucks, and other delivery vehicles to lay out the shortest, safest, and most fuel-efficient routes could cut out a huge risk and thus decrease costs for this industry.
AI at Work - Weeve
With all this talk about AI in your cars, banks, and hospitals, you may be thinking where else AI tech can influence your daily life? We here at Weeve believe the next frontier is at work. Weeve has built an AI chatbot made specifically to facilitate better work experiences by collecting and understanding internal and external feedback, all without employees having to take a single survey. Our solution fits into any of your existing communications tools (slack, SMS, email) and has intelligent conversations with employees, probing for business critical topics and uncovering hidden issues. By taking what the users are saying freely, Weeve can understand how positive they feel, what emotions they are showing, and what topics they are speaking about. Our solution can also assess complex interactions, such as if human escalation is required or whether it is appropriate to dig deeper in a conversation to find more meaning or backoff. In short, with Weeve, you can be sure that your employees will be heard and engaged.