We have been continuing to discuss mental models for exploring applicable problem domains where AI can be used to make the greatest business impact. This is driven by our continuing and increasing need to communicate the transformational aspects of AI to our audience. As such:
What if every tool used by a business was as smart as a person? A forklift could tell you the content of a crate was the wrong weight. A machine could tell you it was feeling unwell. A room could tell you someone had left a dangerous tool in an unsafe state.
What would you do with this data that emerges from the operation of a business. It's a new data stream of contextual feedback on invisible functional aspects of operations.