How artificial intelligence will change aid distribution

By Devex Editor 25 July 2016

How can third-party tech companies help people access solutions across the world? Premise CEO and co-founder David Soloff explains the increasingly important role tech and analytics firms play in distributing international aid in this video interview at Devex World.

Through predictive technology, organizations can get aid to places in need sooner.

David Soloff, the CEO and co-founder of Premise, told Devex Partnerships Editor Richard Jones, about the shifting and increasingly important role tech and analytics firms play in distributing international aid.

In the past, these companies simply gathered massive amounts of data about what was happening, and where. But as technology becomes more advanced, the analytics behind this data is playing a more important role. The promise of artificial intelligence is yet to be maximized, Soloff said on the sidelines of Devex World. Predictive technology such as Google can also help determine where the next food crisis will be, which will allow aid organizations to distribute aid in a more efficient, accurate and timely manner.

Watch the clip above to learn more about the role of technology and data in the future of development.

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