I'm excited to be live from AWS re:Invent 2023 in Las Vegas. This year's event is packed with announcements about the leading-edge of cloud computing and the hot topic of the year, generative AI.
News Analysis: Sam Altman's Steve Job's Moment And Satya Nadella Just Saved His Microsoft Stock Price
Sam Altman just faced his Steve Jobs moment when the OpenAI board fired him on Friday.
The balance between too much governance and not enough innovation was the challenge OpenAI faced. This was a very immature board with members who had never built companies, never moved from ideology to commercialization, nor had any pragmatic board experience.
With enterprises still kicking the tires on large language models (LLMs), use cases and generative AI applications, vendors are big on providing choice, bring-your-own-models and the ability to mix and match foundations.
At Microsoft's Ignite 2023 conference the company fleshed out its generative AI offerings and strategy and, in some places, put some serious distance between it and the competition.
For OpenAI, the set of announcements brings it closer to where enterprises are going--smaller large language models (LLMs) and generative AI that is tailored to tasks and use cases.
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