Why Enterprise AI Fails and How to Fix It

Discover why AI projects fail and learn actionable strategies for success. Tech executive and author Sol Rashidi reveals common pitfalls and offers practical advice for implementing AI in your business, in CXOTalk episode 840.


May 17, 2024

Artificial intelligence holds immense promise for businesses, but real-world deployments often fall short of expectations. In this episode of CXOTalk, we explore the common reasons why AI projects fail and discuss practical strategies for achieving success. 

Our guest, Sol Rashidi, author of "Your AI Survival Guide" and a seasoned technology executive, draws on her experience leading data and analytics initiatives at companies like Sony Music and Estée Lauder. Join us as we discuss the critical factors that determine AI success, from establishing clear objectives and ensuring data quality to navigating the complex landscape of AI technologies and building effective teams.

Episode Participants

Sol Rashidi currently holds 7 patents, with 21 filed in the Data & Analytics space and is a keynote speaker at several technology conferences speaking on various topics such as Machine Learning, Data & Analytics, and Emerging Operating Models for organizations taking on transformations in the D&A space. Prior to joining Estee Lauder as their Chief Analytics Officer, Sol was the Chief Data & Analytics Officer for Merck, EVP and CDO for Sony Music, and Chief Data & Cognitive officer for Royal Caribbean.

Michael Krigsman is an industry analyst and publisher of CXOTalk. For three decades, he has advised enterprise technology companies on market messaging and positioning strategy. He has written over 1,000 blogs on leadership and digital transformation and created almost 1,000 video interviews with the world’s top business leaders on these topics. His work has been referenced in the media over 1,000 times and in over 50 books. He has presented and moderated panels at numerous industry events around the world.

Published Date: May 17, 2024

Author: Michael Krigsman

Episode ID: 840