AI in Banking Needs Explainability to Reach its Potential

In an American Banker op-ed the author acknowledges the amazing potential of AI; it has been said that it could provide banks with over $1 trillion in cost savings by 2030; the challenge for banks will be to keep AI from becoming a black box; the current regulations, including model risk management, are designed for static models, not models that can learn and improve over time; many organizations such as Google, Microsoft and DARPA are working to make AI explainable but first there should be “accountable AI” which calls for human accountability for those developing the AI models. Source.

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