Technology & Digital

The Global AI Race is on Observations from Leading National AI Strategies

David Panhans Faisal Hamady Thibault Werlé Raphael Gomez

AI has a strong potential to disrupt in­dustries and countries’ economies around the world, and is proving to be a force multiplier for the global economy in favor of high-tech nations. Many countries have started, with varying speed, to em­brace AI and steer it toward economic and social benefits. As more AI applications make their way into citizens’ everyday lives, governments have an imperative to act on the strategies that they have put forward, strengthen their positions in the AI space—and do so rapidly. The (AI) future will belong to those who can learn, and act, fast enough.