New Research Reveals What Executives Think About AI in the Workplace
Almost half of executives are already using it, but they expect more support from their company
March 30, 2023: A new report titled "Executive AI: What Senior Business Leaders Think About AI in the Workplace" was published today by Hunter Marketing, shedding light on the state of AI adoption and expectations among America's senior business leaders. The results reveal a rapidly evolving landscape, with almost half of the executives already using AI and a quarter more eager to get started.
Key findings from the report include:
The report also highlights the challenges senior leaders face at work that could be addressed with AI tools, with 52% feeling they spend too much time on administrative work and 40% believing competitors are innovating faster. These concerns are not equal across the board, as C-level executives are more worried about competitors' innovation (47%) than Directors (32%).
Despite the significant adoption of AI, some senior business leaders have concerns holding them back from using it, including ethical issues (68%), lack of ownership (72%), accuracy concerns (45%), and doubts about the benefits (62%). Nearly half are looking for their companies to provide additional resources and support around AI technology.
The report further highlights that among leaders who have a Marketing VP or CMO, a resounding 88% expect them to use AI to out-market competitors and enhance efficiency.
“With AI arriving at a breakneck speed in the workplace, business leaders are expressing resounding interested in using it to gain a competitive advantage, especially in Marketing,” said Anne Hunter, Founder of Hunter Marketing. “Companies need to quickly provide education and guardrails for their employees to activate the benefits in their organization.”
This comprehensive report provides valuable insights into the rapidly changing world of AI adoption among senior executives, undoubtedly influencing business strategy and decision-making in 2023. The research was conducted from January 21 through February 24, 2023 and 300 C-level through Director executives were surveyed. You can learn more about the findings and to access the full report here.
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