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What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

Artificial Intelligence is a collection of advanced technologies that allows machines to sense, comprehend, act and learn.

It is set to transform business in ways we’ve not seen since the Industrial Revolution; fundamentally reinventing how businesses run, compete and thrive. When implemented holistically, these technologies help improve productivity and lower costs, unlocking more creative jobs and creating new growth opportunities.

The future of AI

AI boosts profits and innovation

Declining profitability threatens to erode investment, innovation and shareholder value. Read how artificial intelligence (AI) can boost profitability and innovation.

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The future of AI

Boost your AIQ

Transforming into an AI business

At a time when many economies are struggling to recapture rates of productivity and growth, AI promises to form a major part of the solution.

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The future of AI

The simpler, smarter interactions artificial intelligence makes possible are great for consumers and drive big wins for enterprise. What will AI do for you?

Find out in the 2017 Technology Vision

Unlocking the AI opportunity
for business

  • Human

  • Process

  • Data

Business
Value

Human

Transform the relationship between people and machines
AI will improve how we live and work as individuals and a society. People will be able to spend more time on creative work: focusing on the 20 percent of non-routine tasks that drive 80 percent of value creation.

Process

Reimagine business models
AI technologies will reinvent end-to-end processes, removing not only time and distance factors but also human limitations. This “intelligent automation of process change” will empower processes to improve themselves.

Data

Unlock the trapped value of data
Advanced and integrated analytics will continually run on an organization’s large data sets. They will update algorithms with transactional data to evolve faster, and combine data in fresh ways to discover trends and deliver new insights.

Explore Accenture’s Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Intelligent Automation

Intelligent Automation

IA allows for the execution of both manual and digital back-end processes to eliminate repetitive tasks and liberate your workforce.

Intelligent Automation can support humans by improving complex problem solving, risk analysis and business decision-making.

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COGNITIVE ROBOTICS

Cognitive Robotics

Cognitive Robotics endows robots with artificial intelligence, providing them with perception, planning, memory and reasoning.

This is the application of artificial intelligence most concerned with mimicking human behavior and is particularly relevant to the customer service, retail and hospitality industries.

Machine Learning

Machine Learning

Machine Learning is an artificial intelligence technology that provides systems with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed.

Integrated analytics provide a basis on which data sets can be harnessed by machine learning algorithms to adapt and improve their performance.

Robotic Process Automation

Robotic Process Automation

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) allows organizations to deploy intelligent software systems or “robots” that mimic the actions of human users.

These intelligent systems learn existing applications for processing transactions, manipulating data and communicating with other expert systems.

Robotic Process Automation
Robotic Process Automation
Biometric Face Testing

Biometric Face Testing

Biometrics is an artificial intelligence application that gives intelligent systems the ability to gather data on facial features and demographics.

These can allow intelligent machines to tailor their responses by analyzing different identities and emotional responses.

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Biometric Face Testing
Building a more secure homeland
AI in Industry

AI in Industry

At Accenture, we’re applying the latest Artificial Intelligence technologies to real-world problems. Now.