AI First or Last? Unmasking the Hype Behind Corporate AI Declarations

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A watercolor image depicting a podium scene with executives on a golden stage emphasizing an AI First philosophy

Peek behind the curtain of ‘AI first’ claims to uncover the reality and the bold moves needed to truly lead in the AI revolution. Is your company walking the talk? Imagine a boardroom.  The air is thick with anticipation (and expensive cologne).  A CEO stands up, clears their throat, and announces, “We’re going AI first!” The room erupts in applause.  Nobody knows what it means, but it sounds revolutionary.  Meanwhile, the intern Googles “What is AI first?” “AI first” has become the corporate world’s new mantra.  From consulting firms boasting AI-driven strategies to tech giants rolling out AI-enhanced gadgets and corporate organizations pledging AI-centric operations, it’s a race to…...

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Flavio Aliberti Flavio Aliberti brings with him a 23-year track record in consulting around business intelligence, change management, strategy, M&A transformation, IT and SOX auditing for high regulated domains, like Insurance, Airlines, Trade Associations, Automotive, and Pharma. He holds an MSc in Space Aeronautic Engineering from the University of Naples and an MSc in Advanced Information Technology and Business Management from the University of Wales.