Before succumbing to all the artificial intelligence (AI) hype, the author thoughtfully points out three important steps legal professionals should take before jumping on the AI bandwagon: 1) define the business need, 2) create a compelling business case, and 3) conduct an effective proof of concept. In short, don’t start with a technology project. Start with your business strategy and the value you hope to derive. Technology should be something that helps you achieve a strategic goal; technology is not a strategic goal in and of itself.

Read the article before starting down the AI path.