Predictions Report

Predictions 2018: The Honeymoon For AI Is Over

Success At Artificial Intelligence Means Hard Work — Treat It Like A Plug-In Panacea And Fail

November 9th, 2017
With contributors:
Brandon Purcell , Srividya Sridharan , Noel Yuhanna , Gene Leganza , Jennifer Belissent, PhD , Kjell Carlsson, PhD , Cinny Little , Elizabeth Hoberman


The honeymoon for enterprises naively celebrating the cure-all promises of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is over. Forrester predicts that 2018 will be the year when a majority of enterprises start dealing with the hard facts: AI and all other new technologies like big data and cloud computing still require hard work. This report offers CIOs working on data and analytics initiatives 10 predictions for 2018 with pragmatic and tangible recommendations they can start acting on now.

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