We hear about AI every day, yet about half of small and medium companies have not started adopting this technology. In order to be competitive and profitable in today’s market, there is mounting pressure to bring AI into the organization. Decision makers increasingly understand that introducing AI into their organization is an essential part of remaining competitive and in today’s rapidly evolving tech environment.This 40 min presentation will introduce you to AI and look at three broad applications of AI: gaining insight, optimization, and innovation. We look at the challenges decision-makers face when trying to introduce AI into their environment and how development processes change when AI is involved. Finally, it provides a phased approach to planning your first AI project.