AI seems to be on the hype cycle in 2017 and companies offering unrealistic solutions is no surprise to many of us. The reality is that many companies are too green in the BI to Big Data process, and many in fact have faltered on the Big Data front, trying to boil the ocean. If ML and AI are to be successful, data needs to be better managed and regulations like GDPR should be focusing companies to be data centred in their strategies. This would tend to align them on their data journey towards GDPR compliance and the benefits many companies state where companies successfully using AI / ML strategies often expect to be around 15% more profitable than companies that don't.

The attached article by Fabio Ciucci on Deep Learning is well written and worth the read.