“If you take a shopping mall and you build a website for it, this does not equal an internet company.” - Andrew Ng
Andrew Ng gave a talk recently (two, actually) called the State of Artificial Intelligence. He compares Internet companies to emerging AI companies.
Our job titles are breaking down.
In the Internet era, a product manager could draw a wireframe and hand it off to an engineer. But today, “if you draw a wireframe of a self-driving car and hand it off to an engineer, this will not be useful.”
I’m a product manager for a cross-disciplinary AI team in the enterprise, and Andrew Ng is 100% correct.
What does a balanced team look like in the AI era? Is there a place for Product and UX?