The emerging need for IT governance in artificial intelligence
Conclusion: AI includes a very broad range of technologies being applied in virtually all industries. AI is being used in new stand-alone services like real-time language translation1 or extensions of existing common IT applications such as the increasing use of chatbots in contact centres or recommendation engines in digital marketing.
This means that the use of AI in both IT and operational technologies2 (OT) requires C-level attention.
Business leaders will need to convert recent global interest and agreements in AI safety and ethics into AI governance guidelines in the exercise of their triple bottom line responsibilities (for profit, social responsibility and sustainability).