AI adopters with a proactive strategy have significantly higher profit margins. Firms that are big data and cloud services users and report their strategic posture toward AI to be: “Disrupting our industry using AI technology is at the core of our strategy,” “We have changed our longer-term corporate strategy to address the AI threat or opportunity disruption,” or “We have developed a coordinated plan to respond to the AI threat or opportunity but have not changed our longer-term corporate strategy.”⠀