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As AI tools become common in the workplace, having a generative AI use policy doesn’t just make sense, it could just keep you in business.
Employee social media errors keep getting people fired and companies in hot water; whether it’s TikTok firings or exposing internal policies, everything goes viral faster and lasts forever. AI poses a different issue, a reputational one beyond the individual, so companies need to ensure that employees understand what is ok to use, when and what can be put into these tools.
Your IP and data could walk out the door, and you wouldn’t even know it. Samsung, Apple, and Goldman Sachs have all banned the use of generative AI tools with company data. The problem has just gotten exponentially larger thanks to ChatGPT introducing its mobile app (US/iOS only for now).
OpenAI — creator of ChatGPT and DALL-E, the most popular AI tools — “may use the data you provide us to improve our models”, but ChatGPT does not currently train itself on data you input. However, it is possible that they may do so in the future. For this reason alone, companies concerned…