Google introduces generative AI for workspace
Google claims to have introduced a generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) model that will assist users in the workspace with smart compose, replies, and summaries.
According to Johanna Voolich Wright, Vice President, Product, Google Workspace, AI has been transformative in building products that have earned a valued place in people’s lives.
According to newsmen, Generative AI is a type of artificial intelligence that can generate text, images, audio, and video by predicting the next word or pixel.
AI advancements, according to Wright, have already helped three billion users save more time across Google’s productivity suite.
She said that the products had helped save more time with Smart Compose and Smart Reply, generate summaries for Docs, look more professional in meetings, and stay safe against malware and phishing attacks.
According to her, Google is now making it possible for workspace users to harness the power of generative AI to create, connect, and collaborate like never before.
‘’To start, we’re introducing the first set of AI-powered writing features in Docs and Gmail to trusted testers.
‘’As the world’s most popular and secure cloud-native communication and collaboration suite, getting this right and at scale is something we take very seriously.
‘’We know from our deep experience in AI and productivity that building features with AI requires great care, thoughtful experimentation, and many iterations driven by user feedback,’’ she said.
According to her, Google does all this while building safeguards against abuse, protecting the privacy of user data, and respecting customer control for data governance.
She said that the workspace’s mission was to meaningfully connect people so they could create, build and grow together and advances in generative AI.
Wright said that Google was sharing its broader vision of how the workspace was evolving to incorporate AI as a collaborative partner that was always there to help, achieve goals, across Gmail, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Meet, and Chat.