With AI moving from novelty toward mainstream, the objectives for deploying AI-based solutions are shifting from technology showcases to generating repeatable business results. But challenges remain: a prolonged time to value and a higher risk when adopting technologies new to your organization.

You can use artificial intelligence consultancies to evaluate the impact and benefits of AI, augment skills and expertise not internally available, and deploy AI-infused business solutions and services across your organization. But to realize these benefits, you’ll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors present in Asia Pacific that vary by size, breadth of service, geography, and vertical market focus.

In the Forrester report “Now Tech: AI Consultancies In Asia Pacific, Q3 2019,” I am looking at AI service providers and consultancies that are ready to help. CIOs in Asia Pacific should use this report to understand the value they can expect from an AI consultancy and select one based on breadth of services and regional presence.