A handbook has been launched to assist Singapore companies navigate their adoption of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) and purchase the required skillsets to help such initiatives.
Dubbed Generative AI for the Tech Workforce, the useful resource information goals to help native organizations, together with small and midsize companies (SMBs), trying to combine the know-how into their surroundings, stated SGTech. The information additionally will support these corporations in buying the skillsets and retraining to facilitate the transition, stated the native know-how commerce affiliation, which has greater than 1,000 company members, together with MNCs, SMBs, and startups.
The useful resource information was developed alongside SkillsFuture Singapore and AI Singapore, that are authorities businesses tasked with creating the nation’s expertise growth applications and AI capabilities, respectively.
SGTech is a expertise growth companion underneath Singapore’s National AI Strategy 2.0, the place it’s “liable for articulating job roles and expertise necessities” throughout each know-how and non-technology sectors to help GenAI.
Put collectively primarily based on inputs from 30 corporations, the useful resource information highlights three enterprise use cases for GenAI in addition to the GenAI worker profiles and skillsets wanted, together with GenAI builders and resolution suppliers.
One case research, for instance, appears to be like at how a worldwide group within the uncooked supplies business developed a system to ingest and classify paperwork throughout completely different departments in a bid to enhance productiveness. “The flexibility to include info from all customers meant all people within the firm was concerned in coaching the mannequin, not simply the tech group. This accelerated the speed at which the big language mannequin might study, therefore, delivering better advantages to the corporate,” the SGTech information famous.
It added that making use of GenAI right here enabled the corporate to extra rapidly extract knowledge and higher concentrate on different actions, comparable to producing and appearing on the information insights.
The useful resource information additionally outlines three ranges of GenAI tech expertise profiles and the technical experience required for every. For example, GenAI resolution suppliers are tasked with tapping the related massive language fashions to suit particular use circumstances, whereas “energy customers” leverage GenAI for specialised duties that require a better understanding of immediate design and domain-specific information.
Benjamin Mah, SGTech’s co-chair of expertise steering committee, stated: “The way forward for work depends on the pliability of people and organizations to undertake technological developments. This publication serves as a information, directing professionals and enterprises towards a future the place expertise growth seamlessly aligns with technological innovation.”
Singapore final week launched a draft governance framework on GenAI to deal with rising points, together with incident reporting and content material provenance. The draft doc encompasses proposals from a discussion paper revealed final June, which recognized six dangers related to GenAI, together with hallucinations, copyright challenges, and embedded biases, and a framework on how these might be addressed.
The proposed GenAI governance framework additionally attracts insights from earlier initiatives, together with a catalog on how to assess the safety of GenAI models and testing performed through an evaluation sandbox.