Why major software companies want A.I (Artificial Intelligence) features in their software

January 21, 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) is suddenly omnipresent. News headlines tout its powers, software solutions boast its integration, and everyone seems to be talking about it. But what exactly is this ubiquitous buzzword, and why are major software companies scrambling to incorporate it into their offerings?

To understand the excitement, let’s delve into the essence of AI. HCLTech defines it as

The point? AI isn’t some newfangled gimmick. It’s woven into the very fabric of computer science – with a rich history as long as the field itself. So, what’s driving the current surge in popularity? That’s the question we’ll explore next.

The need to gain more time save energy.

The relentless sprint of modern life leaves us yearning for a productivity boost. We dream of accomplishing more in less time, without compromising excellence. so outsourcing some of our tasks to software and machines seem to be the cost effective solution to outpace the clock.

A.I can handle some aspects of our job that previously needed human thinking abilities to execute. That means people crave for software that doesn’t limit itself to execute tasks that are assigned to it, but can perform analysis and take decisions. saving time an energy to do other meaningful work.

A notable example of this is Gmail’s auto response feature where it can go through an email and suggest the appropriate response for you to send. without you typing anything

ChatGPT and Bard can proof read your text and shape it according to the expectations of your audience. Propose marketing campaigns and write poems.

Even sage that has being around since 1981, has recently added A.I in their ERP with features like ability for the software to scan receipts and input the data itself in the system without human intervention.

The list goes on an on.

If you have a software out there in the market, it is time for you to jump on the A.I train. As seen on the examples given above. A.I will significantly increase the ability and utility of your software in the eyes of customers. Your software will be more than just a program to do task, it will be an intelligent assistant to your users, helping them to be much more efficient in accomplishing their task. If you want to know more on how to add AI into your digital product, don’t hesitate to book a free consultation.