AI & Business

Corporations and Travel Management with Artificial Intelligence

As technology innovation continues to grow worldwide, so does business and corporations in an attempt to keep up and remain in the public eye. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been made a huge part of the lives of many and expanded to various areas and fields. It’s ever-growing knowledge and memory capacity sparks an interest in developers, engineers, and inventors. A way of improvement in people’s lives. Now that AI has been dominating in the homes and personal lives of many, it’s no surprise it should also be found in business and corporations.
Many have already begun to find ways to implement AI into cars. A way of easy, stress-free travel engineers say. Self-driving cars are an idea that has already started to come onto the scene. Now business trips and traveling have been incorporated.
Firms have the idea of making business trips easier and have already had an immense effect. They’ve managed to improve security and made analytics cheaper.
When sending an employee on a business trip, there can be some complications with gathering the right person and the individual having to settle some things together for the trip. By the use of AI, it is said that its involvement will manage to accumulate some data from an individual, analyze user information, recommend the proper items based on the individuals personal preferences, and in the end, the right person is chosen for the job.
Some argue that this is a bit strange with the immense use of personal information or the AI’s ability to know all of this material. But as double-sided as this sounds, from a business standpoint, it makes for great convenience to get the job rolling.

What are some ways AI helps with business traveling?

Right off the bat, the first thing that would come to someone’s mind is the organization. With sorted information and a proper choice, the decision making has already been done. Mainly there is the thought of tax and planning for the trip which is all mostly done by administrators and staff. By the addition of AI in the workplace, all those details and decisions are made within an instant. And while the more important matters have been decided, the artificial intelligence takes into consideration for the traveler, helping pick a preferred airline, hotel, and anything else.
In addition, the AI used in the workplace will also manage to take information from the internet and other sources by reading others experiences that were less than appropriate. Using that, the AI will find a better choice for the traveler.
The much more detailed and thought of part of traveling is the transportation aspect. Taking into account the navigation, destination, and time are a big part of traveling. Developers and engineers have been looking to improve GPS systems that make for an efficient, quick, and orderly travel on the roads in particular.
When it comes to the safety trait of AI in traveling, it’s one of the biggest concerns in a company. Before going anywhere, this topic goes back to the start, where the AI chooses the best travel options and best routes. A taxi service can be a vital choice in ensuring the employee is taken to their destination safely.
And as always, an employee has the chance to explore whatever city, country, or location their visiting when off the clock. The AI would take into account the possible events and activities in the area for a memorable and enjoyable stay. The other options that AI are useful for business are mainly accessible right through the individual’s phone when dealing with a potential language barrier or personal experiences.

By igu on August 9, 2019 | AI & Business, Business Travel

Adapting AI to a business

Artificial Intelligence has continued to be on the rise and a constant topic in the early 20th century. There is a lot of debate of its usefulness and necessity. While in some cases it proves to be a very convenient addition to human life, others find such a form of evolution to be dangerous. While in many instances, both arguments hold significant weight, however, with the changing times, it seems everyone must have a hand in this technology.

Companies using AI

Entrepreneurs, small business owners, company heads, etc. are the few people that can find a benefit from using AI in some shape or form in their business. While many people who are not particularly interested or knowledgeable in the changing society of technology, they may commonly view AI as something simple in smartphones and computers. However, it’s used more commonly than expected in business. So far, it’s been stated that all companies have in one way or another managed to incorporate AI into their business.
An advancing society where everyone has access to the same technology makes it increasingly easier for small businesses and companies just starting out to be successful. They also have the ability to improve customer service and customer experience, detect fraud, or automate work processes. In a technologically flourishing community worldwide, this is extremely important. More than small businesses, companies that have been around for a longer time, or namely, healthcare, automotive, or financial services have seen protection, security, and improvement through the use of AI.
All of these perks are jobs that can be done in half the time with small amounts of effort. Of course, not to leave out the topic of other’s jobs and professions while this could affect those in business from an ethic standpoint. From a business standpoint, this is a great advantage by not having to hire anyone to perform the tasks, ultimately saving money.

Choosing AI and the benefits for the individual

Like choosing anything for one’s own self-interest or purpose, or buying something functional, when it comes to business, it is important before joining the moving world to find the best type of AI. This could mean literally anything. A self-checkout machine, computer and internet security software, or voice automated systems. It is vital that an individual look at what their business is missing and find ways they can eliminate unnecessary things that require money and replace it with artificial intelligence.
While these are brilliant benefits, some things do come with risks as new technology always has the possibility of breaking down or malfunctioning. This could lead to a loss of production, and thus a loss in sales. A business savvy individual should know the risks and possibilities of using any form of artificial intelligence and attempt to make the best decision.
With this also comes the need for building resources and investing in the technology. While it may prove to be a bit expensive, AI app development services are available and most importantly affordable.

By igu on July 15, 2019 | AI & Business, Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Home Devices and Virtual Assistants In Business

Smart speakers and home devices have become one of the hot topics of the day. There is so much controversy and debate of whether these devices are extremely useful, or a pending problem just waiting to arise. Their usefulness proves exceptional, and at the same time unnerving. Millions of Americans have been noted to using these new devices at home, since the launch of Amazon Echo, a number closer to seventy-six million to be more precise as time goes on. The number will rise quickly in the very near future.
Getting along in the workplace so far?
For some, this is fascinating, a type of revolution with technology. For the rest, it’s no good for communities. And from a business point of view, it’s a great selling point. Businesses are looking to incorporate these smart speakers into people’s place of business. The idea is for the devices to “make things easier” for employees and workers without the need for a lot of work.
So far it’s been a huge success as company giants have managed to grow from investments and marketing. And company owners see this more so as a means to increase productivity in the workplace. This will be done by having AI cooperating with chatbots for sales, product configuration, and customer service queries.
Some would argue this is the making of lazy individuals. But nevertheless, it doesn’t stop others from trying to push forward.
Companies are also pushing for smart speakers to help undertake multifaceted objectives for work rather than simple tasks. Businesses are hoping to have AI complete a number of tasks with a simple voice command with efficiency to do work worth ten people.

Process and Procedure

To get to this advanced stage where AI is at an intuitive type 2 AI, where it understands much more complex commands and requests, any growing technology has some barriers and complications it has to pass through in order to function properly. The most obvious is the hassle of teaching smart speakers to understand more than what it already knows, but also other applications found on computers and smartphones. Applications such as Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft excel have to be introduced in order for an individual to say a command involving these applications.
After that’s been done, the next issue is how the AI will understand commands and requests, and if it will execute it at all. At this point and time, Amazon Alexa has some issues understanding or retaining some spoken commands already. This could lead to some further issues down the line.
To put it simply, the next barrier would be the challenge of shipping packages and products from simple voice commands. A broad sense of wording would be too much for the machine to understand, so workers and developers would need to simplify some things in order to get their ideas across.

Mixing Real Workers with AI

Now comes the much more interesting and problematic side of things. There’s a nonstop discussion of using AI in business, and that translates to fewer worker opportunities. While some jobs disappear, companies seem to try and make compensation for those let go by switching up the new tasks needed. Basically, if say for instance taxi drivers are let go and replaced by self-driving cars, companies will need new workers to manage the service and ensure nothing breaks down. In addition, their argument is that services and jobs that seemed to be unequal are being democratized to serve everyone.
No explanation has been very clear on the matter though, as even they and many others are uncertain of the future with the growing AI.

By igu on May 25, 2019 | AI & Business, Artificial Intelligence (AI)