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A brand new report says synthetic intelligence deployment has not but been a “real success” for Canadian firms, despite the nation’s repute as an AI hotbed.

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The research from Forbes Insights ranks Canada final out of 10 international locations, with simply 31 per cent of adopters of the know-how claiming profitable AI deployment, versus 59 per cent in India and 58 per cent in Germany.

The report additionally discovered Canadian firms got here final for full deployment all through their agency, and encountered probably the most resistance from staff on account of considerations about job safety.

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Jodie Wallis, head of AI in Canada for Accenture — one in all three firms that commissioned the report — says an ethics-first method, basic Canadian warning within the market and “humility among executives” assist clarify the low numbers.

Conducted in July 2018, the worldwide report surveyed executives at 305 firms, the majority of them with greater than 5,000 staff.

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Canada has turn out to be a scorching spot for giant information analytics over the previous couple of years, with Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Adobe and General Motors asserting thousands and thousands of {dollars} in funding in AI analysis hubs in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta, serving to to make the nation a world chief in machine-learning improvement.

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