Recently, Deloitte announced the launch of the Deloitte AI Institute – a centre that focuses on artificial intelligence (AI) research, eminence and applied innovation across industries. The institute is said to apply the cutting-edge research to help address a wide spectrum of relevant AI use cases and bridge the ethics gap surrounding AI.
In a blog post, Nitin Mittal, AI co-leader and principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP said, “The Deloitte AI Institute is being established to advance the conversation and development of AI for enterprises.”
He added, “Our goal is to blend Deloitte’s deep experience in applied AI with a robust network of some of the most intelligent AI minds in the world to challenge the status quo. Through the power of this centre, we aim to deliver impactful and game-changing research; and innovation to help our clients lead in the ‘Age of With,’ a world where humans work side-by-side with machines.”
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The network of this institute will include the top industry thought leaders and academic luminaries, start-ups, research and development groups, entrepreneurs, investors as well as innovators.
“With our unique experience, investments in AI and work with top organisations, we believe the Deloitte AI Institute can ignite ground-breaking applied AI solutions for enterprises,” said Beena Ammanath, executive director of Deloitte AI Institute, Deloitte Consulting LLP. “Further, to help enterprises advance with AI, we will aim to help organisations remain distinctively human in a technology-driven world.”
Irfan Saif, Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP and Deloitte AI co-leader stated that with AI ethics, the AI institute aims to help organisations achieve a positive future by bringing together top stakeholders from all sectors of society to discuss and co-design effective policies and frameworks, such as Deloitte’s Trustworthy AI framework, for governing AI.