Walmart shoppers won't notice it. You won't notice when you take up a Walmart shipment. You won't notice it while shopping for paper towels and toys on Walmart.com.
But AI and ML are now part of every part of Walmart, from managing the supply chain to shopping to search.
As the biggest store in the world, it's no surprise that Walmart, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, has been investing in cutting-edge AI for years.
VentureBeat covered Walmart's AI work on rapid delivery and grocery delivery robots over the previous half-decade.
Srini Venkatesan, EVP, U.S. Omni Tech at Walmart Global Tech, says Walmart has gone from a few to hundreds of in-house data scientists in six years.
Walmart has fr These data scientists work on supply chain forecasting, optimization, labor/demand planning, search, and new technologies.