CFO Intelligence Magazine – Winter 2024

Matt Konwiser
Principal Ecosystem Partner Technical Sales Leader,
National Market Northeast
Data, AI and Automation Team – IBM

The problem, as quoted from the sequel of a very famous movie about AI, is choice.

Artificial Intelligence is a very broad term; it can encompass a variety of topics froma basic iterative function to a neural network or foundation model that can “read” content, study and recognize artwork, and fabricate answers or images based on a human’s request. Computers were developed with a basic premise  make mathematics faster and easier. If a computer can process calculations more quickly and at a higher scale than a human being can, it becomes a time saver. When the engineering behind developing the first computers became common, it was time to see what else computers could do: could they learn?