we.CONECT conducted a study on the current state of artificial intelligence systems and machine learning in cooperation with LeanIX. The target audience of the study consisted of 150 C-level IT professionals from leading companies across Europe who answered demanding questions around AI adoption in businesses, the AI-as-a-Service approach plus predictive analytics and benefits of AI.
Only 11% of the respondents state that AI belongs to their company’s technology landscape.
Every third decision maker plans to intensify the use of AI within the next 2 years.
Data quality is the issue: 40% of the polled companies need to improve data quality first in order create a meaningful AI initiative.
Missing expertise and the lack of qualified specialists is the major hurdle with regards to AI adoption (41%).