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Craig Stires of Amazon Web Services on AI, big data and society (listen)

Craig Stires, head of Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data for Amazon Web Services in the Asia-Pacific region, chats about how big data and AI is changing society.

Top image: Craig Stires.

Artificial intelligence. Analytics. Big data.

Important topics, yes. But be honest: you've heard all about them before. 

So has Craig Stires. But Stires also happens to be the head of AI, Analytics and Big Data, for Amazon Web Services in the Asia-Pacific region - and has some fascinating insights into how technology is changing society and the way we do business, including how big data analytics will lead the next wave of growth for the cloud, how New Zealand companies can use and understand their data better, and the inevitability of automation through widespread use of AI and its potential impacts on business and society. Have a listen to the podcast with Stires below.

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