AI 101 for Business

Where we are, how we got here, and what to do now

A three-hour intensive workshop for business owners and leaders
By Anurag Chakradhar

AI for Business

Presenting the essential, no-nonsense, hands-on AI workshop for business owners, directors and leadership teams.

A monumental paradigm shift evolving at a never-before-seen pace requires a real understanding of seemingly alien AI concepts.

The session is packed with key AI industry updates, live demos of various technologies, grounding information on fundamental theoretical concepts, and take-home documents such as cheat sheets, jargon busters and infrastructure maps.

Delivered by a multi-disciplinary business leader and award-winning technologist, this short, packed workshop is the business AI head-start you need now!

HISTORY and THEORY – 30 minutes

A quick overview of machine learning and AI concept development over the decades. Starting with Alan Turing in the 1940s all the way through to the significant milestones of September 2021 and November 2022.

What the FUD!
Are you bewildered by concepts such as P(doom) and AI vs AGI? Let’s understand how to get past the fear, uncertainty and doubt and arrive at meaningful understanding and practical implementation steps for AI in your business.

AI tech primer for non-nerds
A summary of important AI concepts such as Large Language Models, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Fuzzy Logic, CPUs and GPUs, Neural Networks, Training and Fine Tuning, Tokens, NLP, Quantisation, Vector Databases, Reinforcement Learning, GAN, and more.

You certainly don’t need an in-depth understanding of these concepts. However, as a business leader, a high-level awareness of key concepts will empower you to ask ever-better questions and make informed decisions around technology identification.

PRACTICAL DEMOS – 120 minutes

AI heavyweights
From the essential to the advanced. A mix of live demos and video examples demonstrating immediate value to business.

OpenAI – ChatGPT 3.5 & 4 including plugins, Whisper, DALL-E, GPT wrappers using API

Microsoft – Bing chat, Github co-pilot, Azure

Google – Bard, Google Research, Google Cloud

Anthropic – Claude 1 and 2

Meta – Llama 1 & 2


Stable Diffusion

— 15-minute break —

Bespoke AI in your business – hands- on session
An exploration of two important ways to utilise AI in business – augmenting human performance and implementing previously unthinkable automations.

Completely private on-premise and virtual private cloud AI solutions to prevent your customer data from travelling to external AI models.

NEXT STEPS – 30 minutes

The savvy leader’s approach to business AI
2023 – a quick review of mind-boggling AI advancements of 2023 and what 2024 might bring. How to cultivate an effective mindset for business AI. A technique to uncover automation opportunities for dramatic cost reduction. Thinking about legal issues, AI use guidelines and risk mitigation frameworks.

Final reflections and Q&A
While the entire session is interactive and discussion-based, we end with mutual reflections and final Q&A.

Take home resources

AI industry and infrastructure map

AI jargon buster

General business AI safety and security principles

GPT 4 plugins guide

ChatGPT best practice

Bard best practice

Bing best practice

Top tools report

Let’s Work Together​

Let’s Grow Your Business.

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