Stephanie Jamison and Gita Rao

A human-centric approach to adopting AI

AI-enabled robots can augment rather than replace human capabilities across manufacturing, health care, and space exploration, says Accenture’s Lan Guan and MIT’s Julie Shah.

From traditional manufacturing companies using AI in robots to build smart factories to tech startups developing automated customer service and chatbots, AI is becoming pervasive across industries.

“AI is no longer just in assistant mode, but is now playing autonomous roles in robotics, driving, knowledge generation, simulating our hands, feet, and brains,” says Lan Guan, global lead for data and AI at Accenture.

This episode is part of our “Building the future” podcast series. It’s a multi-episode series focusing on how organizations, researchers, and innovators are meeting our evolving global challenges. We understand the importance of inclusive conversations and have chosen to highlight the work of women on the cutting edge of technological innovation, and business excellence.

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