Microsoft AI principles
We put our responsible AI principles into practice through the Office of Responsible AI (ORA) and the AI, Ethics, and Effects in Engineering and Research (Aether) Committee. The Aether Committee advises our leadership on the challenges and opportunities presented by AI innovations. ORA sets our rules and governance processes, working closely with teams across the company to enable the effort.
We are putting our principles into practice by taking a people-centered approach to the research, development, and deployment of AI. To achieve this, we embrace diverse perspectives, continuous learning, and agile responsiveness as AI technology evolves.
We are helping organizations cultivate a responsible AI-ready culture throughout their businesses and put principles into place from implementation to governance with practices, tools, and technologies built on multidisciplinary research, shared learning, and leading innovation.
Fostering positive impact
We are committed to ensuring AI technology has a lasting positive impact for everyone by helping to shape public policy, contributing to industry working groups, and empowering those working to address society’s greatest challenges through our AI for Good initiative.
Establish a responsible AI strategy
Learn how to develop your own responsible AI strategy and principles based on the values of your organization.
Develop AI responsibly
Get access to tools, guidelines, and additional resources that will help you create a responsible AI solution.
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Progress on regulating facial recognition
Microsoft President Brad Smith discusses the importance of Washington Governor Jay Inslee signing landmark facial recognition legislation that the state legislature passed on March 12.
The future as AI-human partnership
Microsoft Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Eric Horvitz shares his thoughts on the evolving relationship between humans and machines, and how AI trends have more to do with creating synergies than competition with humans.
Responsible AI starts with higher education
Microsoft and Seattle University are working together to develop curricula and best practices to support responsible AI.
Research and innovation for responsible AI
Microsoft is collaborating with researchers and academics around the globe in an effort to advance responsible AI practices and technologies. Visit our research collection to get an overview of this work.
Collaborating to develop industry-leading best practices
Microsoft co-founded The Partnership on AI, a working group that brings together industry leaders, academics, nonprofits, and specialists to develop best practices, and provides an open platform for discussion and engagement around AI’s impact on people and society.