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AI and Work: Can I send a chatbot to that meeting?

Season 2, Ep. 68

There’s been a lot of talk about artificial intelligence in the workplace – but not much in the way of specifics. Isabel Berwick wants to change that. In this episode, she speaks to Iliana Oris Valiente, managing director and Innovation lead at Accenture Canada. Iliana has a ‘digital twin’ who attends meetings in her stead. But will it catch on? Later, Isabel speaks to the FT’s AI editor, Madhumita Murgia, to find out how far off digital twins (or even digital assistants) are.


Want to get in touch? Write to Isabel at isabel.berwick@ft.com


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Presented by Isabel Berwick, produced by Mischa Frankl-Duval and Tamara Komornick, mixed by Simon Panayi. The executive producer is Manuela Saragosa. Cheryl Brumley is the FT’s head of audio.


Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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