Microsoft India has announced a partnership with the Indian School of Business (ISB) to carry out its shared vision of an AI powered by AI. ISB is a world class business school in India that offers the best global MBA programs.
According to a recent study by Microsoft and IDC Asia / Pacific, the lack of a coherent artificial intelligence strategy is one of the three main challenges facing Indian business leaders while trying to accelerate the growth of their respective businesses.
“AI is a game changer to drive new business models and transform today's businesses and workplaces. With this union of ISB and Microsoft, it is a unique opportunity to increase innovation with AI in business. Our new partnership with ISB will train business leaders to increase their technological intensity and do more with AI. "
– Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India
By creating the AI Digital Laboratory, the two organizations will collaborate in research that will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to study issues relevant to commercial and public policies.Microsoft will support ISB with the best infrastructure in its class, access to the cloud and artificial intelligence tools.
In addition, the association will also jointly present a new executive program entitled "Leading business transformation in the era of artificial intelligence" that will equip leading companies with tools and strategies to transform their respective organizations into AI-driven organizations.  The 3-day non-technical executive program allowed C-suite executives will devise a coherent strategy to transform their respective organizations into organizations driven by IA organizations. It is carried out under the competence of the AI Online Business School of Microsoft, which provides executive level information and practical and practical guidance to build an AI strategy from end to end.
Professor Anand Nandkumar, associate dean, Indian School of Business, who leads ISB's collaboration with Microsoft said that AI will soon emerge as an important tool that will boost the competitive advantage of companies. Here is a blog post where he talks about how AI will change the competitive dynamics of industries.