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S&P Global Launches Generative AI Search on the S&P Global Marketplace

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S&P Global has announced the launch of artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled search on the S&P Global Marketplace, leveraging a Large Language Model (LLM) to provide detailed answers to user queries and recommend relevant data sets and services. The new AI-powered search engine aims to transform the way customers interact with data assets and solutions, making the search process more intuitive and efficient.
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The introduction of AI-enabled search capabilities on the S&P Global Marketplace represents a significant enhancement in how financial data and services are accessed and utilized. From a market research perspective, this innovation could potentially increase user engagement and improve customer retention by offering a more intuitive and efficient search experience. By leveraging a Large Language Model, S&P Global is adapting to the increasing demand for user-friendly data exploration tools which can process natural language queries.

For competitors and peers in the financial information services industry, this move sets a new benchmark for interface sophistication and customer interaction. It may prompt a wave of similar AI integrations across the sector, as businesses strive to meet the raised expectations of users. The potential for cross-selling and upselling through proactive recommendations is also notable, as it could lead to increased revenue per user.

From a financial standpoint, the deployment of Generative AI search technology by S&P Global could lead to operational efficiencies and cost savings in the long term. By automating parts of the data retrieval process, the company may reduce the need for extensive customer support teams. However, the initial investment in AI technology and ongoing maintenance costs must be considered when evaluating the potential impact on the company's bottom line.

Furthermore, the enhanced search experience could contribute to a competitive advantage in the marketplace, potentially increasing the company's market share and influencing its stock valuation positively. Investors should monitor the user adoption rates and customer feedback to gauge the success of this new feature and its effect on future earnings.

The utilization of a Large Language Model (LLM) for search functionality within the financial data sector is a noteworthy application of AI. This technology, which understands and processes human language, can significantly reduce the time needed to find relevant data, a crucial factor for professionals in fast-paced environments. The ability to integrate seamlessly with existing workflows is a critical aspect that can drive user adoption.

It's important to assess the accuracy and reliability of the AI model, as any errors in data retrieval could have significant consequences for users making financial decisions based on the provided information. Continuous improvement and updates to the AI model will be essential to maintain the quality of service and customer trust.

New Search Experience Leverages a Large Language Model (LLM) and Natural Language Question and Answer to Generate Curated and Relevant Offerings

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global announced today the launch of artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled search on the S&P Global Marketplace (Marketplace). Marketplace is S&P Global's data and solution exploration platform that represents offerings from all five divisions of S&P Global, Sustainable1, Kensho and curated third-party providers. 

The Marketplace Generative AI search is a global solution designed to simplify and enhance the discovery of S&P Global's offerings. It responds to user's natural language queries with detailed answers, making the search process more intuitive and efficient. Additionally, it proactively recommends other relevant data sets and services, in turn broadening the user's perspective. 

"This exciting new offering on Marketplace is another example of how S&P Global is accelerating the adoption of AI across the company with the purpose of transforming how our customers interact with our data assets and solutions and integrate our services into their workflows using AI," said Bhavesh Dayalji, Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer at S&P Global and Chief Executive Officer of Kensho. "The new AI-powered search engine revolutionizes the way we serve our customers and enable them to discover new datasets in a seamless and intuitive way."

The Generative AI search utilizes a Large Language Model (LLM) and is powered by the information and metadata on Marketplace, along with S&P Global's leading technical documentation. It was developed in partnership by Market Intelligence, the division within S&P Global that provides information services and solutions to global markets, and Kensho, the AI-innovation arm of S&P Global.  

"As data and solution demands increase, we saw a compelling opportunity to combine Kensho's Generative AI capabilities with the S&P Global Marketplace," said Justine Iverson, Head of S&P Global Marketplace and Capital IQ Solutions Strategy. "Our clients now benefit from an innovative search experience that meets them where they are on their discovery journey — whether it's initial research to a more technical understanding of our offerings."

Since acquiring Kensho in 2018, S&P Global has leveraged state-of-the-art AI techniques to enable critical workflows and allow customers to unlock deeper insights more quickly with solutions like Scribe, NERD, Classify, Extract and Link. Generative AI search on Marketplace is the latest enhancement powered by Kensho. Most recently, S&P Global Market Intelligence upgraded its S&P Capital IQ Pro platform, incorporating an AI-enabled search experience, enriching content accessibility, and delivering enhanced personalization.  

About S&P Global Market Intelligence
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we understand the importance of accurate, deep and insightful information. Our team of experts delivers unrivaled insights and leading data and technology solutions, partnering with customers to expand their perspective, operate with confidence, and make decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.

About S&P Global
S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) provides essential intelligence. We enable governments, businesses and individuals with the right data, expertise and connected technology so that they can make decisions with conviction. From helping our customers assess new investments to guiding them through ESG and energy transition across supply chains, we unlock new opportunities, solve challenges, and accelerate progress for the world.

We are widely sought after by many of the world's leading organizations to provide credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help the world's leading organizations plan for tomorrow, today. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com.

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SOURCE S&P Global

S&P Global has announced the launch of artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled search on the S&P Global Marketplace.

The purpose is to transform how customers interact with data assets and solutions, making the search process more intuitive and efficient.

It utilizes a Large Language Model (LLM) and is powered by the information and metadata on Marketplace, providing detailed answers to user queries and recommending relevant data sets and services.

The latest enhancement is the Generative AI search on Marketplace, following solutions like Scribe, NERD, Classify, Extract, and Link.

Bhavesh Dayalji is the Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer at S&P Global and the Chief Executive Officer of Kensho.

S&P Global acquired Kensho in 2018, leveraging state-of-the-art AI techniques to enable critical workflows and unlock deeper insights more quickly.
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