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Global VP and Internet of Things Evangelist for SAP. Previously independent analyst focusing on the Internet of Things, Energy and CleanTech, Analyst for RedMonk, leading their GreenMonk practice. Co-founder and director of hyper energy-efficient data center Cork Internet eXchange. Tom serves on the Advisory Boards of SmartCities World and

One response to “Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Jobs”

  1. Hugo de Groot

    AI has a big future, but, not in ERP systems. In ERP systems we have deterministic rules; we don’t have AI-type probabilistic correlations. In S4/HANA 1709 SAP is trying to sell the idea of AI in incoming customer payment cash application. In cash application, we have rules; using AI to infer somehow the invoice(s) to apply to seems to me as a surefire method to make a complex system even more complex. AI has a future, but it will be outside the realm of what we refer to as ERP.