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Finding value in generative AI for financial services

Developed in partnership with MIT Technology Review Insights, this report addresses the early impact of generative AI, initial applications within the space, and unique barriers that challenge long-term successful deployment.

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    Additional value delivered to the banking industry if AI use cases are fully implemented

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    Generative AI could add annually to the global economy from increased productivity

Ideas that shape our future

Technology is a transformative force moving at incredible speed. We offer longer-term balanced perspectives on the technologies that are building a better world for tomorrow.

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence

Is AI really the next big thing? How will this technology evolve? We discussed this and more at the recent Future-Now APAC Conference in Hong Kong.

Auto driving

Autonomous driving

How does the industry overcome the challenges from technology, regulatory, cost and geopolitics, and gradually make autonomous driving a reality? 



What’s next for green tech? See highlights from the Future-Now APAC conference. 

Driving social change through new market opportunities

When the new normal keeps shifting, tech, media, and telecoms (TMT) are at the heart of how the world adapts to create new market opportunities.

Opportunities to harness technology

Technology is a driver of sustainable business growth and can help to future-proof against new risk frontiers. Find out about the innovations that are transforming the way businesses operate for employees, customers, clients and communities.

How smart technologies are driving industry 6.0 and beyond

Touted as the next phase of industrialization, Industry 6.0 will be enabled by the creation of fully integrated, intelligent systems that can operate autonomously

AI driving C-Suite

How AI is accelerating the C-Suite

AI is impacting every enterprise function, from sales teams and product design through to executive-level decision-making.


Will Generative AI deliver a generational transformation?

Fast-paced developments in Generative AI have created a global discussion about the potential for a generational transformation of business. We explore the opportunities and threats presented across 30-plus sectors in our flagship Q-Series analysis.

Tech minds choose UBS

Our tech sector analysts, bankers and economists connect worldwide with corporate leaders, investors, policymakers and industry experts to debate the big ideas, trends and challenges shaping the sector.

Prof. Pascale Fung on what's next for conversational AI

Jennifer Zhu Scott on the latest development on AI

Paul Gong on China EV outlook

Ronald Wu on green tech opportunities

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