Two-Thirds of Business Executives Say Covid-19 Hasn’t Slowed AI Projects

Some 40% even said the pandemic even accelerated their efforts

Illustration of a brain as a computer chip
AI budgets are on the rise despite the pandemic. Pixabay

While the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent recession have prompted many businesses to put nonessential projects on hold, close to 70% of executives surveyed in a recent report said the situation hasn’t had an effect on artificial intelligence efforts at their companies.

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