Higher education in APAC set to double rate of innovation with AI

nyoooz | September 25, 2019

Microsoft Asia and IDC Asia/Pacific released findings specific to the education sector for the study, Future Ready Skills: Assessing APAC Education Sector’s Use of AI, where it found that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will help double the rate of innovation improvements for higher education institutions. Based on the study, the top business drivers for education leaders to adopt AI include better student engagement, higher funding, and accelerated innovation. Data: Education institutions need to work on availability, quality and governance of existing dataData readiness is a key issue for education institutions. Strategy and Investment: Education institutions need to evaluate investment allocation to support their AI strategyFor education institutions to reap the benefits of AI, they must have a sound AI strategy in place to help improve their AI readiness. AI Skills Required for Future of Educational SectorBoth education leaders and staff in the education sector are equally positive about AI’s impact on jobs.

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