Experts urge to use AI solutions for enhance productivity

Karachi (Muhammad Yasir)

Experts urged industry and academia to adopt modern and
latest tool of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools and solutions to
enhance research, development and productivity in every field
including business and academics.

Speaking at the seminar “Emerging Trends in Social Science Studies”
organized by University of Karachi, An AI expert Adnan Zaidi said the
field of artificial intelligence will continue to explore new domains
to assist human efforts in achieving productivity with maximum
accuracy and efficiency in a short span of time, hence utilizing it
will give a competitive edge to its users on a long-term basis whether
it is industry or media.

For instance, he said, an AI tool could read hundreds of newspapers
and inform its users about the category of news in few seconds which a
researcher does in a few years.

He mentioned that AI tools and solutions are replacing human workforce
is different areas even industries, hence the role of human talent
will shift to creative tasks like critical thinking, strategic
planning and decision making.

The AI is the evolving field having achieved its 30% potential by now,
its strength will be explored up to 70% by globally renowned companies
till 2030, Dr Adnan Zaidi, CEO Proxima AI.

Another AI expert Dr Umair Arif said AI will replace various jobs and
trades inevitably in the future but at the same time it will provide
opportunities for human beings to switch their roles by acquiring more
productive and facilitative roles.

There are number of professions are likely to be irrelevant, but a
number of new ones will emerge in the next few years. People should
not afraid of AI but they should learn to use it effectively, he

He mentioned that Pakistani industries are slowly adopting AI
solutions but a majority of these are reluctant to acquire this new
technology in their businesses because of investment in technology.

The utilization of technology will give a competitive edge to a
company over its competitors worldwide, said Dr Umair Arif, AI
consultant at Hexalyze.

On the occasion, Dr Fauzia Naz while chairing a session on AI
integration in the media said the AI poses a great challenge to
academics when it comes to assessments of research and learning, as
students and scholars are easily using AI tools like ChatGPT for
completing their assignments.

We are now transforming our way of assessment through focusing on
analytical and learning strength of students through skills of viva,
presentation, discussion and communications, she added.