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People-centered design principles for AI implementation

By Atlantic Council

At an event hosted by MIT’s Sloan Management Review, Dr. David Bray, Director of the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center, and Mr. R “Ray” Wang of Constellation Research discussed how organizations can adopt AI in a people-centered manner. Dr. Bray and Mr. Wang discussed how even those organizations that seem unrelated to AI in most cases will soon make use of the technologies.

AI allows organizations to make better, smarter use of their data, enabling more educated and efficient decisions. With this fact in mind, both speakers emphasized that all organizations must seriously consider their approach to using AI. Companies must ensure that the development of their AI tools does not come at the expense of people, both within and outside of their organization. Crucially, AI must be seen as a tool to augment human employees rather than an asset to replace them.

Watch the event to learn more about the people-centered design principles. This discussion was in Dr. Bray’s role as past roles as Visiting Executive in Residence at Harvard University and Executive Director for the People-Centered Internet coalition. This was prior to his start as the inaugural director for the Atlantic Council’s new GeoTech Center. The video was made publicly available by MIT’s Sloan Management Review.

The GeoTech Center champions positive paths forward that societies can pursue to ensure new technologies and data empower people, prosperity, and peace.

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