Reflecting on Business and AI: The Journey to 2024

Reflecting on Business and AI: The Journey to 2024

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Reflecting on the Year and Looking Ahead

As the Thanksgiving holiday prompts a time of reflection, I find myself considering not just the milestones of the past year but also the strategic pathways that will define the year ahead.

The AI Platform Dilemma: Microsoft Azure vs. Hugging Face AWS

Microsoft/Azure AI versus Hugging Face/Open-Source Community/AWS

The core of my contemplation has been the selection of an AI business development platform—a critical decision influencing the future of my clients and my own business ventures.

This year, the choice boiled down to Microsoft's OpenAI Azure platform versus the open-source Hugging Face Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform alternative.

While Microsoft's Azure and OpenAI solutions offer robust, enterprise-level capabilities, their cost structure can be prohibitive for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

On the other hand, Hugging Face, coupled with the open-source development community and Amazon's AWS's scalability, presents an affordable and flexible alternative, especially appealing to a broader spectrum of users, from small businesses to large enterprises.

The Best of Both Worlds: Exploring Options

Best of AI Development Platforms: Microsoft Azure AI & Hugging Face AWS

In choosing the right AI development platform for a business use case, it's not just about no-code solutions or intricate software engineering development and integration capabilities.

It's about aligning with pre-defined business needs, whether through Microsoft’s comprehensive, enterprise-ready solutions or through the versatility and community-driven innovation of open-source platforms like Hugging Face.

Upcoming Educational Series for Subscribers

In my upcoming 2023 series of educational articles, we'll explore, compare and contrast Microsoft's OpenAI Azure and Hugging Face's open-source and AWS production platform offerings.

We'll examine the pros and cons of each of the platforms, along with various business use cases, assessing which platform is the best fit depending on the specific needs, scope and operational scale.

We'll also explore getting started with developing AI business applications on the Hugging Face development platform and the process of transitioning applications to the AWS platform for production use.

2024: An Exciting Year for AI and Business

Emergence of Q* AGI?

As we gear up for the new year, I invite you to join me at the Learn, Reflect, Plan and Network community event on December 1st, 2023.

I'll provide a sneak peek into my business strategy and plan for AI business application development for 2024.

Join in the discussion and share your perspective on business use cases for AI, and the pros and cons of emerging generative AI platforms for business provided by Microsoft/Azure and Hugging Face/AWS.

Guest Passes Available for LRPN Event

Event Guest Pass

For those eager to be part of this in-depth exploration, I encourage you to reach out for a guest pass by November 30th.

Let's embark on this transformative journey together, where choosing the right AI platform isn't just a decision—it's a cornerstone for future business success.

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