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.
The board said that Altman's departure follows "a deliberative review process by the board, which concluded that he was not consistently candid in his communications with the board, hindering its ability to exercise its responsibilities."
ServiceNow's generative AI strategy revolves around what it calls "practical generative AI applications" that focus on use cases and smaller models that are more efficient.
Cisco CFO Scott Herren said customers are implementing "large amounts of recently shipped product." "We expect to see product order growth rates accelerate in the second half of the year," he said.
Nadella, speaking at Microsoft's Ignite 2023 conference, said the company wants to "bring the best selection of open-source models to Azure and do so responsibly."
Microsoft fleshed out its generative AI infrastructure plans with the launch of its custom processors for model training and inference along with Copilot Studio for new use cases.
Celonis is betting that process mining data will be the enabler for automation and generative AI across enterprises with the launch of its Process Intelligence (PI) graph.
While cloud hyperscalers have dominated the generative AI discussion, enterprises are wary of costs as well as protecting data and see hybrid approaches more viable.
Nvidia launched its Nvidia H200 GPU, which will offer faster memory and more bandwidth for generative AI workloads. The H200 will ship in the second quarter of 2024.
Celonis said it will acquire Symbioworld GmbH, a business process management software vendor, in a move that brings together process mining with AI-drive process modeling.