Artificial Intelligence disruption


28 Mar The Artificial Intelligence disruption: interview of Manuel Davy, founder of Vekia

After the Mobile-First disruption, here is another one that will impact the business world and especially retail and Ecommerce: Artificial Intelligence (AI).

France is embracing Artificial Intelligence thanks to its tech professionals who now play a key role in our economy. Although Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft (GAFAM) have managed to attract many of these professionals with competitive wages, there are still many others who create everyday algorithms for institutions such as the INRIA (French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation), CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) and AI start-ups with innovative solutions.

AI has existed since 1953 however the landscape has significantly changed recently: cloud platforms makes vast computing power available at low cost, new tools allow easy customers data capture, GAFAM share and monetize their in-house algorithms, and nowadays companies continuously store more and more data.

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