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ITPro Today’s Top 10 Stories About AI in 2022

Our most-read articles about AI explored the development of new business tools, robotic learning methods, and use cases.

While AI isn’t new, developers and engineers are continually finding new ways it can simplify our professional and personal lives.

2022 brought significant innovations to business tools that span software development, sales, and customer service. In addition, researchers created methods and technologies that pushed AI and machine learning capabilities to new heights.

Here’s a roundup of our top 10 stories about AI in 2022.

1. Microsoft Targets Salesforce Clients With New Tools to Aid Sales Reps

Microsoft in June launched Viva Sales, which connects Microsoft video conferencing and Office programs with CRMs  its own and that of competitors. Viva Sales uses AI tools to assist sales reps. 

2. GitHub Copilot, Amazon CodeWhisperer AI-Assisted Development Tools Debut

AI-powered programming tools such as Github Copilot and Amazon CodeWhisperer aim to help developers write code. Learn how these tools work.

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GitHub Copilot is integrated into developer tools, providing users with code suggestions.

3. New Robotic Learning Method Trains Robots to Mimic Humans

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have created a video-based learning method for robots to imitate human movement. Read what this could mean for robotic innovation. 

Further Reading: How To Use Synthetic Datasets in Machine Learning

4. NVIDIA’s Omniverse Lets You Create Digital Twins of Your Data Center

NVIDIA in September rolled out updates to its Omniverse Cloud technology. The updates aimed to make AI modeling and simulations more accessible to enterprises, according to Data Center Knowledge.  

5. Microsoft Build 2022: Nadella’s Top Announcements

At this year’s Microsoft Build conference, CEO Satya Nadella showcased new offerings geared toward developers. Here’s a rundown of Microsoft’s biggest announcements. 

Further Reading: ITPro Today’s Top 10 Stories About Microsoft in 2022 

6. Wimbledon 2022: AI Operations Inside the Control Room

IBM partnered with Wimbledon to give tennis fans an innovative look at their favorite players’ stats and match insights. This article offers a look behind the scenes.

7. AI-Driven Satellite Connectivity Linking IoT Edge Computing

Speakers at the Satellite 2022 conference discussed how AI-supported satellite connectivity can benefit emerging enterprise technologies.

8. Deepmind Unveils New AI Chatbot

Deepmind, an Alphabet-owned AI lab, unveiled a new chatbot called Sparrow. The chatbot integrates with a live Google tool to answer users' questions.

Further Reading: Google Spinoff Sandbox AQ Gets Backing from CIA’s Venture Arm 

9. 6 Trends in AI and Intelligent Automation

Research group Omidia looked ahead at the top AI trends of 2023. Trends include responsible AI, AI skills gaps, and a data explosion.

Further Reading: ESG Initiatives Experiment with Artificial Intelligence

10. Survey: AI and ML Growing in Importance to IT Decision Makers

A study by Rackspace Technology found that IT decision makers ranked AI and machine learning above cybersecurity, data science, and cloud computing as a mission-critical resource.

Further Reading: How Inclusive Machine Learning Can Benefit Your Organization

What was the most important AI development of 2022? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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