Trustworthy AI™

Bridging the ethics gap surrounding AI

As more companies adopt AI, leaders grapple with ethical decisions about its design and use. Global AI regulations will eventually address ethics concerns, but until then the Deloitte AI Institute is working to bridge the ethics gap.

Deloitte’s Trustworthy AI™ framework

We put trust at the center of everything we do. We use a multidimensional AI framework to help organizations develop ethical safeguards across seven key dimensions—a crucial step in managing the risks and capitalizing on the returns associated with artificial intelligence.

Trustworthy AI™ requires governance and regulatory compliance throughout the AI lifecycle from ideation to design, development, deployment and machine learning operations (MLOps) anchored on the seven dimensions in Deloitte's Trustworthy AI™ framework—transparent and explainable, fair and impartial, robust and reliable, respectful of privacy, safe and secure, and responsible and accountable. At its foundation, AI governance encompasses all the above stages, and is embedded across technology, processes and employee trainings. This includes adhering to applicable regulations, as it prompts risk evaluation, control mechanisms, and overall compliance. Together, governance and compliance are the means by which an organization and its stakeholders ensure AI deployments are ethical and can be trusted.

  • Private

    User privacy is respected, and data is not used or stored beyond its intended and stated use and duration; users are able to opt-in / out of sharing their data.

  • Transparent & Explainable

    Users understand how technology is being leveraged, particularly in making decisions; these decisions are easy to understand, auditable, and open to inspection.

  • Fair & Impartial

    The technology is designed and operated inclusively in an aim for equitable application, access, and outcomes.

  • Responsible

    The technology is created and operated in a socially responsible manner.

  • Accountable

    Policies are in place to determine who is responsible for the decisions made or derived with the use of technology.

  • Robust & Reliable

    The technology produces consistent and accurate outputs, withstands errors, and recovers quickly from unforeseen disruptions and misuse.

  • Safe & Secure

    The technology is protected from risks that may cause individual and / or collective physical, emotional, environmental, and / or digital harm.

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