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Artificial Intelligence Goes Exponential

Today, leading businesses are using artificial intelligence (AI) to transform the core business—creating completely new revenue streams. So what are AI leaders doing that's different? And how can you learn from them to boost your AIQ?

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WHAT'S YOUR AIQ?

Our study of 200 companies shows that only 17 percent strike the right balance between in-house AI innovation and external collaboration. That’s fewer than one in five. How does your business score?

Low AIQ Observers
0%

You're still on the sidelines, looking on. You don't invest much in your own AI capability, neither do you collaborate.

Medium AIQ Inventors
0%

You invest a lot in your in-house AI innovation, but you don't collaborate with others.

Medium AIQ Collaborators
0%

You collaborate well in the digital ecosystem to develop AI solutions. But you don't invest in your own AI technologies.

High AIQ Collaborative
Inventors
0%

You've got the winning combination—good in-house AI innovation and strong tactical collaboration with others.

0%

You've got the winning combination – good in-house AI innovation and strong tactical collaboration with others.

0%

You collaborate well in the digital ecosystem to develop AI solutions. But you don't invest in your own AI technologies.

0%

You invest a lot in your in-house AI innovation, but you don't collaborate with others.

0%

You're still on the sidelines, looking on. You don't invest much in your own AI capability, neither do you collaborate.

How AI IS DRIVING GROWTH

Collaborative Inventors—who balance in-house innovation with external collaboration—have enjoyed far greater annual growth in the value of their companies since 2013.

By moving from being a mere Observer to a Collaborative Inventor, your company could almost double its worth to investors.


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4.2%

Growth in enterprise value by AIQ leaders since 2013

2.3%

Average growth in enterprise value

How to build your aiq

There are three key ingredients to building a high AIQ: good use of technology, data and people. You need to work at all three, both in-house and collaboratively, to achieve success.

Flip the cards below:

Tt
T is for technology for growth

Do your solutions focus on growth - not just efficiencies?

Are you creating AI that amplifies the skills of your people?

Are you integrating your AI technologies with internal and external systems?

Dd
D is for data that creates value

Have you partnered with companies that will turn your data into new revenue?

Can you integrate AI and data with your legacy systems?

Do you and your partners practise 'responsible AI'?

Pp
P is for
people first

Can you reskill your workforce to stay ahead of automation?

Do you offer continuous on-the-job training to keep your people relevant?

Can your leaders manage diverse teams?

Your #1 priority

What AI leaders are focusing on right now

Your next step in AI: AI experts advise what to do in the next 12 months.

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Boost your AIQ: A summary of our latest research.

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Who is leading in AI? Prof Wahlster, CEO of DFKI (the German Research Center for AI) speaks to Accenture Research's Madhu Vazirani.

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Get in touch

To discuss ways of improving your AIQ, get in touch:

Paul Daugherty

Chief Technology
and Innovation Officer, Accenture

Francis Hintermann

Global Managing Director,
Accenture Research

Madhu Vazirani

Principal Director,
Accenture Research

Laurence Morvan

Chief of Staff to Accenture
Chairman and CEO