“The market for cognitive/AI solutions will experience a compound annual growth rate of 55.1% over the 2016-2020 forecast period.”
“Near-term opportunities for cognitive systems are in industries such as banking, securities, investments, and manufacturing,” Jessica Goepfert, program director, Customer Insights and Analysis at IDC.
“In these segments, we find a wealth of unstructured data, a desire to harness insights from this information, and an openness to innovative technologies.”
The press release from IDC.com is very informative.
The early adopter characterization concerning “openness to innovative technologies” – seems to be the challenging bit. For the most part the opinions we hear most are skeptical to downright delusional denial.
It’s time to get on the AI bus; A revolution fast approaching.