Artificial intelligence covers a broad spectrum

Featuring says David Cieslak, CPA/CITP, CGMA, executive vice president and chief cloud officer, RKL eSolutions


Video transcript:

There’s a lot of discussion in and around all areas of artificial intelligence. And I would tell you (that) artificial intelligence is an umbrella term that incorporates things (like) robotic process automation, deep learning, just superintelligence, natural voice translation. It’s important to just understand that artificial intelligence is just that. It’s the overarching concepts. When we talk about any one of those, then drill down subjects, we think about automating a practice through RPA, robotic process automation. It’s just underneath that. Or we talk about machine learning, kind of thinking through a process, letting the machine kind of evaluate what’s happening and maybe how it could approach it in a smarter, better fashion. That, too, falls under AI.

Then deep learning, kind of going to the next level still and giving a certain level of autonomy to the learning process and what comes out of that. Again, artificial intelligence is the broad term, lots of capability, lots of potential.

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