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Machine learning has become a shiny object that everyone wants to pursue. Over 80% of companies are looking into at least one AI project. Machine learning blurs the line between user and software providers. AI/ML companies spend significant time and resources training and working with users to ensure data quality. Data collection is even more time consuming and costly with robotics or self-driving car applications because someone needs to control robots or vehicles to perform certain actions. MLaaS is a more challenging business with a lower gross margin than SaaS.