Cognitive China

Creating a blueprint for an AI-enabled China

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Executive overview

Authors: Brian Goehring

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, Associate Partner, AI / Cognitive & Analytics, IBM Institute for Business Value,
Grace Ho

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, Senior Partner,
Anthony Marshall

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, Research Director, IBM Institute for Business Value, IBM Global Business Services

An AI future beckons China is rapidly becoming a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing. In just a few years, China’s AI investments have increased dramatically, due in large part to a government plan for accelerated growth and leadership in AI. The growing number of academic research papers published in China in the field of deep learning, as well as patent applications, signal the country's commitment. Chinese organizations now must deploy these substantial investments for optimal economic impact and growth. Employing the insights of 485 executives from China, this report provides a functional roadmap to help Chinese executives plan their AI-enabled cognitive future.


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