You’ve no doubt heard of AI. If you have a smart device – whether it be a phone, a washing machine, or a car – you already interact with it. But what is it exactly? Without an engineering degree, can you use it for more than asking a robot to play your favorite song? The answer is yes!
AI is becoming more and more interwoven in our daily world. As a consequence, it’s also becoming more accessible. User interfaces are becoming more friendly and less complicated, and the applications for AI are diversifying. You no longer need to have technical skills or a deep understanding of computer science in order to choose AI for your business solutions.
Run twice per year, the program will begin each time with an initial event laying out the specific potential of AI within a particular business domain. Then, 15 or so interested business owners can continue with an in-depth masterclass split into 2 sessions to establish their vision for AI in their company and take the first steps to make it a reality. Then we'll put on a matchmaking finale in which AI tool and application developers and business owners from the given focus domain can speed date 1-on-1 to find the right fit.
Each program thus consists of:
In May and June 2021, we're focused on the health(care) sector (Future Urban Living: Towards Cities Without Hospitals) and smart city applications (Smart Living in the City of the Future).
A half-day focus event shows you what the possibilities are for YOU as a business owner when it comes to AI. You’ll hear from experts who can translate the science behind new AI tools into understandable, manageable principles. You’ll learn about the range of tools now available to companies like yours to harness the power of AI and best practices. Let AI take some of your workload off your plate so you can focus on your core business.
This masterclass gives business owners the first tools they need to begin integrating AI into their business models. Topics covered include:
Data is the name of the game these days. More fashionable yet is big data. But how do you gather data? What makes data “big”? Once you’ve got it, you’ve only just begun – the most important question is: what do you do with data once you’ve got it? This masterclass tackles these aspects of AI’s essential building blocks: how to collect data, how to build intelligence from it, and how then to process data into valuable and usable insights using that artificial intelligence.
Once you’ve started collecting data the right way, AI is there to take on the big analysis. But then what? How do you use AI results? And how do you make them most useful? How do you make AI and your data a success for your business?
This half-day masterclass tackles these questions. We move beyond how you gather and process data and focus on how you use the AI results you end up with. Moreover, we’ll go over how to pitch your new skills for success.
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After attending the thematic event and 2 masterclasses, you'll know that there are many tools and user-friendly AI applications to help grow your business. But how do you find the right tool or application?
By coming to this matchmaking session! We’ll bring together AI tool and application developers relevant to your business domain into one space. You can hear about their applications and pitch your own company’s needs to them. What better way to find the AI solutions that are right for you?
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PLUS: The Grow into AI program is part of a larger industry partnership led by Agoria & Sirris and supported by Flanders Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO). Further support, including one-on-one business coaching, maturity measurement, and more is available. Find out more (in Dutch) at the partnership website.