No-Code AI: The Ultimate Guide

No-Code AI: The Ultimate Guide

Hanna Kleinings
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For most companies, the adoption of artificial intelligence ends on PowerPoint slides, regardless of the size of your organization.

But the rise of no-code AI platforms enables businesses of all kinds to benefit from powerful technology that has previously only been accessible to large organizations.

If you want to learn about the benefits no-code could have to your business, keep reading!

What are the issues with traditional methods of Artificial Intelligence?

AI is now more crucial than ever for our businesses. According to Anshul Pandey from Tech Radar, “the quantity of digital text data has grown exponentially [over past years] and continues to grow at 55-65% each year”. That is an enormous amount of text, so it’s not surprising that monitoring and managing this data is becoming a considerable challenge across so many businesses.

But mastering machine learning is hard, it’s frustrating, and it takes time. Conventional methods of AI are complicated, especially when managing complex data. And this can create a dissociation between business owners and their developers.

Finding someone who can do that for you? An undesirable option. Traditional AI requires programmers and developers with ample coding knowledge. The demand for developers has grown, so they are harder than ever to find, not least to train. It’s clear that traditional forms of AI are not feasible for everyone.

No code AI - implementing AI without code

Why are businesses going no-code?

So what is it about no-code AI especially that is transforming the way companies do business? Well, think about this...

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by artificial intelligence? Does your business need access to AI, but there’s no way you can get a developer with the specific training?

Machine learning without programming is occupying that space and making AI accessible for everyone. This is because you can gain artificial intelligence without a single line of code, whether your business is large or small. And this is closing the gap between technology experts and businesses.

No-code development programming is already solving problems for non-technical people in other areas: Web development, rule-based automation, databases. Do everything you could before and more without writing a single line of code.

So, it’s evident no-code is enhancing day-to-day work for businesses, but what is it?

What is machine learning without programming?

With no-code AI, you don’t need any prior programming knowledge to create software. Think about that for a moment…

Users can quickly classify information, perform data analysis, and make accurate data predictions with models. It is the software for non-technical people.

You can access no-code AI through pre-built integrations, guided user actions, and visual interfaces. Unlike traditional programming methods, no-code AI uses a graphical user interface. This generates elements automatically based on existing data.

With the focus on user-friendly visual workflow and methods like drag and drop, AI has never been easier to use. No-code AI replicates human judgment to create exciting business programs...

Because programming is highly valuable, especially when you need to replicate intelligent human judgment but there are too many options. At Levity, we often say “AI starts where rule-based automation ends” because no-code AI is there for when data gets too complex for rules, allowing you to be more creative with your data.

The development of this software is incredible. As per Alex Nicholas and Jesse Wedler from Extra Crunch, “this profound generational shift [to no-code AI] has the power to touch every software market and every user across the enterprise”. It is changing how businesses use AI and is making AI accessible to everyone.

The field of AI itself is vast and diverse and, unfortunately, there is no one AI to solve all problems. To give you a better overview of the landscape, take a look at the no-code AI map.

3 benefits of no-code AI

How long businesses spend implementing AI according to Dotscience

Benefit 1: It’s quick

According to a Dotscience report, businesses spend more than 6 months locating or building suitable AI. That’s more than half a year developing software that is becoming almost essential for so many businesses today.

And that’s where no-code comes in. Businesses are saving months now that machine learning is accessible without code. For one, you don’t need to source a developer or train someone you already have. You don’t have to invest time into learning code.

Even the process of these no-code platforms is visually more accessible and so much quicker to grasp. Users can collaborate closer to the actual creation process because of the visual nature of no-code programming. It’s as easy as dragging and dropping your data.

The time it takes to produce software has significantly reduced, and businesses can develop apps much quicker than before. When you cut down the time spent on AI, it frees you to create more exciting projects.

Benefit 2: It’s cheap

It is evident businesses aren’t happy with how much they spend on traditional AI. As per a Deloitte survey, 40% of companies spend far too much money on AI experts and technologies.

No-code is all about the non-technical. So by cutting out the need for developers, you cut out the costs. You don’t have to hire experts or spend thousands on training. And, the quicker you produce apps, the cheaper things become long term.

It’s that simple.

how to use artificial intelligence without coding knowledge

Benefit 3: You don’t need to be an AI expert

Gone are the days where you need to be a technology specialist to reap the benefits of AI.

Original methods of AI are technically highly complicated and advanced. And most companies lack the technical capabilities to build these kinds of applications without help.

As per Forbes, 83% of companies rank AI in their strategic business plans, but there’s just not enough data science talent.

We understand the difficulties surrounding developers. Whether you’re trying to source a developer or find someone to train your in-house staff, it can be incredibly tedious and often not workable. There is a high demand for developers amongst enterprises. And yet businesses can’t afford them because there aren’t enough to go around.

No-code AI is designed for people with no clue about coding. You don’t have to be a data scientist or a programmer. This means that you can benefit from the technical purity, consistency, and problem solving of AI as you are right now.

Conclusion

Machine learning without code is an emerging field, growing in maturity and flexibility by the day. And research shows that “AI-enabled tools will generate $2.9 trillion in business value by 2021” (Gartner).

No-code machine learning has changed the AI landscape. Without coding, Artificial Intelligence transforms from a technological niche to an accessible landscape. This is why we are now getting a “surge in no-code AI platforms” like never before (Anupam Chugh, Towards Data Science).

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Levity is a tool that allows you to train AI models on images, documents, and text data. You can rebuild manual workflows and connect everything to your existing systems without writing a single line of code.

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