Technology Brief: A Board Primer on Artificial Intelligence

In brief: Given the wide-ranging implications of artificial intelligence (AI) for businesses across all industries, corporate leaders need to carefully consider how AI might be incorporated into their broader strategies while giving careful thought to the development of proper oversight frameworks for this emerging technology. This joint NACD and Accenture brief offers a primer for boards looking to strengthen their understanding of AI. It outlines the technology’s functions and provides practical guidance to assist board leaders in understanding how to exploit the technology’s potential opportunities and mitigate its likely risks.

This resource can help your board to

  • understand how this new technology works, and how it can create business value;
  • learn how different industries are leveraging AI;
  • consider the risks and opportunities of this technology; and
  • develop an approach to effectively oversee the adoption and use of AI in your enterprise.

Most relevant audiences: full boards, audit committees, technology committees, C-suite executives