If you wish to use AI (Artificial Intelligence) in your business, the first thing that you need to do is to get familiar with the technology. You need to devote time and find out what the AI systems these days are capable of doing.
There are various entities in this regard that offer businesses such as startups, they are tying up with the likes of the Stanford University. There is plenty of information and resources available online regarding this and it is better that you take advantage of the same.
Finding out the problems that you would want AI to solve
Once you are familiar with the basic concepts of AI you can always identify the problems that you would want your AI to solve. You have to explore a number of ideas in this regard.
You should always think about the ways in which you would be able to add AI capabilities to the products and services that you are already offering as a business.
More than that, as a company you should have a clear idea of the problem areas where AI can be the solution and show how valuable it is.
Prioritizing concrete value
As a business, you need to have a clear idea of the financial and business value of the different ways in which you have figured you would be using AI. It is rather easy to get lost in discussions regarding this but experts would always stress that you tie your efforts in this regard to proper business value straight away.
In order to do this, you need to know the potential of the system as well as its feasibility. This would assist you in prioritizing on the basis of near term visibility as well as have an idea of the financial value of the system in the context of your business.
Acknowledging gaps in internal capability
There is always a major difference between what you wish to achieve by implementing AI in your setup and what your organization is capable of doing with it in the first place. This is especially true when we are talking of achieving those goals within a certain time frame.
Experts say that it is very important for a business to know what it can do and cannot do from a technological perspective before it starts a complete process of implementing AI.
This is why you need to get in experts of AI and set up a pilot project in order to help build an AI system suited to your business and integrate it in the same. However, you can only do this when your business is ready to do so from technological and organizational points of view.
You can be sure that once you have started with baby steps, have a few project goals in your mind, and know what you can and cannot do with AI it is time to get in the experts to run a pilot project for around 2 to 3 months.