Enterprise AI: An Architectural Shift Emerges

Enterprise AI: An Architectural Shift Emerges

  • April 2021 •
  • 8 pages •
  • Report ID: 6066970 •
  • Format: PDF
This IDC Market Perspective discusses the industry dynamics propelling an architectural shift in enterprise AI software offerings. It reviews both revolutionary and evolutionary approaches and examples. This document will help technology suppliers gain peer insights and industry needs aligned with the philosophy of Software 2.0."The wide application domains and near-human performance of AI-powered software are poised to cause a paradigm shift in the way enterprises will operate. Although some are pessimistic about or consciously avoiding a world with overwhelming AI-powered software, there is not much room for an escape. The future of software development will be model driven, not code driven," says Ritu Jyoti, program vice president, Worldwide AI and Automation research at IDC. "AI is eating software and driving an architectural shift in enterprise software."