Why you need a data champion to score AI wins

Making artificial intelligence (AI) work with humans requires having an internal data champion to help overcome fears and create a safe environment. That was the advice offered at Digital Procurement World in Amsterdam today in a session focused on combining humans and AI to help procurement become a top value driver in modern business. The biggest pain points for panelists? Working through overwhelming amounts of data and dealing with employee concerns that AI will take their jobs. The article explores three main themes - how to take advantage of a data-challenged world, how to transform people and evolving your organisation with data champions - with some great quotes from Omer Abdullah and the three panellists.