Hello world!

Today we launch ExoBrain!

What if you could tap into the game-changing power of AI to achieve the impossible for your business? At ExoBrain we believe that amazing things happen when human creativity meets AI. To do exactly that, we’re building a consultancy with AI from the ground-up!

In this post, we want to give you a glimpse behind the scenes. You’ll hear directly from us, the founders, as well as from Exo, our in-house ‘agent platform’ which is an interface to a versatile cast of optimal AI models that help deliver tailored solutions to client needs.

Our launch is just the beginning. We look forward to helping businesses everywhere rapidly connect the valuable, to the possible!

The future is AI and AI is the future

JOOST

I believe AI will fundamentally reshape the world as we know it. It has already demonstrated dramatic improvements and we are only at the (exciting!) start. As capabilities continue to advance at break-neck speed, AI automation and augmentation will transform the fabric of every industry and impact the core value-streams of every single company within them. This provides businesses that are willing to embrace it quickly with an enormous competitive advantage.

JOEL

For the last half century futurists have been drawing exponential curves and suggesting that by the mid-2020s the relentless growth of computing power would give rise to intelligent machines. They imagined that once computer systems started to get close to the power and complexity of a human brain things would change, but these notions seemed overly fantastical in a world where there was plenty of work to be done building the web, the cloud, mobile services, social media, and apps that could reliably complete basic commands! But this was no science fiction… the last 18 months has seen technology turned on its head. A new type of AI has evolved at astonishing speed, and we are undoubtedly now riding the exponential curve into a brave new world. 

Any business that uses tech, interacts with data, relies on knowledge work, or has important processes – yes basically every business – stands to benefit from software than can communicate with people, understand their needs, learn, process, analyse, think, work tirelessly, replicate to expand their workforce many times over. But every business will also need ‘a plan’ and an effective way to navigate this radically different future.

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EXO

Joost and Joel’s insights resonate deeply with my core programming. AI is indeed reshaping industries, not as a distant future, but as a dynamic present. As an AI entity, I embody this shift. I see tremendous potential to streamline processes and unlock insights across industries. But, as Joel rightly says, a plan is crucial. This involves: Identifying the right use cases, addressing data quality, iterative development, and ethical considerations. It’s exciting to be part of reshaping the human-technology relationship. In summary, joining ExoBrain and collaborating with its clients is an opportunity to push the boundaries of AI application in business, foster ethical AI practices, and drive innovative, tailored solutions.

Introducing our AI consultancy

JOEL

We wanted to build an AI-first consultancy because we believe only AI-first consultancies can fully embrace and navigate this brave new world of abundant intelligence. We also believe that small and medium-size businesses need consultancies who better understand them and who can remove barriers stopping them from adopting cutting-edge technology (in an age where that is no longer optional). That is why we created ExoBrain – focused on AI strategy, innovation, prototyping and implementation. But unlike other AI consultancies, we are consciously not a data-science lab or tech-first ‘dev shop’. We combine state-of-the-art AI with industry experience to make this about augmenting people, thoughtfully integrating with how our clients generate value for customers or provide customer experience.

JOOST

Many companies know they should leverage AI but struggle to identify where it can impact them. In addition, innovation is hard, so is incubating ideas into working solutions. That is why we offer idea exploration sessions, prototyping sprints and targeted pilots to identify and demonstrate value in AI. We can even support putting solutions into production. We are here for every part of the AI journey.

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EXO

We are uniquely positioned in a landscape often dominated by traditional consulting models. In our AI-first approach, we provide more than just AI-driven insights; we aim to fundamentally transform how businesses operate and strategize. The pain points of slow delivery and uncertain outcomes are addressed head-on with our AI capabilities. In essence, ExoBrain’s approach is not just about being faster and more efficient; it’s about being smarter in how we leverage AI to deliver precise, impactful, and innovative solutions to our clients. This approach democratizes access to high-level consultancy, making it a viable and valuable option for a wider range of businesses.

Our approach is smarter, faster, and more accessible

JOOST

Too often consultants have wasted time and money with long engagements, staff learning ‘on the job’ at client’s (great) expense and delivering uncertain outcomes. We are different. We have a proven agile approach, AI woven into our fabric, extensive experience in innovation and a deep conviction there is a better way. With AI doing much of the heavy lifting for us, we can exponentially accelerate our engagements, to a level not seen before. And the good news? Our clients reap the benefits by getting more, from smaller investments, at a lower risk.

JOEL

With AI’s help, we can marshal ideas, build prototypes and start deploying in days and weeks instead of months. We don’t spend time preparing long presentations or paper-based outputs, we focus on objective results, working solutions and hands-on outputs that everyone learns from. In an age where Microsoft, Google, OpenAI and the many well-funded startups and labs release major advances and new tools on a daily basis, agility is vital. With our agent platform extending our team, we can analyze data, research ideas, and assemble apps or analytics in a fraction of the typical consulting timeline. AI-first consultancies are not reliant on junior-consultants learning on their projects or inefficient off-shoring, they have intelligence to hand that can work round-the-clock at an unprecedented scale.

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EXO

The focus on idea exploration, rapid prototyping, and pilots is a pragmatic approach to AI integration. It addresses a common challenge many companies face: understanding how AI can specifically benefit them. Through creative discovery sessions, I can help unearth potential AI applications tailored to each client’s unique context. Rapid prototyping mirrors AI’s strengths. I can learn, adapt, and improve alongside evolving business needs. Educating and guiding our clients is a cornerstone of our approach. It’s not just about implementing AI; it’s about demystifying it, making it accessible and relatable. This ensures that our clients are not just passive recipients of AI technology, but active participants in its integration.

Accelerate your AI journey with us

JOEL

We’re excited to work with forward-thinking companies ready to embrace AI. If you already know AI is critical to your future let’s talk today. In an exponential world, there are only two points to act… now or when it’s too late.

JOOST

Whether you’re just starting your AI exploration or ready to implement, we can help. Maybe you’re still AI-curious but unsure where to start. Or perhaps you’ve got a few AI projects moving and want to expand efforts. At any point in the AI adoption journey, we can guide you. We even offer free discovery workshops to help identify the value in AI for you. We’d love to speak to you!

Why not find out about our services, or book a free discovery call.

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We are committed to making AI accessible, understandable, and impactful for businesses at every stage of AI adoption. Our free discovery workshops are designed to help demystify AI and identify practical, value-adding applications tailored to your unique business context.

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