Alongside a slew of new features, we recently announced Airtable AI. With Airtable AI, organizations can build powerful apps to visualize, contextualize, and streamline your company’s most important data by embedding AI directly within your apps.
Airtable AI is sure to be a big change for all users, and we know you may have questions. So, we’ve put together a list of answers to commonly asked questions and links that will dive deeper into Airtable’s implementation of AI.
What is the Airtable AI?
Airtable AI is a new way for businesses to harness generative AI. Unlike other options, Airtable AI works with your existing workflows—meaning you don’t need to rebuild your all-important bases to start using it.
Our first application of AI is also our newest field type: the AI field.
What is the AI field?
With the AI field, you can implement text-based generative AI to power your workflows—whether you’re analyzing customer feedback, drafting marketing briefs, crafting job descriptions, or even writing blog posts. In fact, you can add this field to any text-based Airtable app.
How can I use the AI field for an existing workflow?
While it really depends on your specific workflow, we’ve outlined a variety of ways to implement it here. With the AI field, you can:
• Categorize, summarize, and analyze customer feedback
• Plan and execute marketing campaigns
• Streamline recruiting workflows
This is a great read if you’re looking for a specific workflows or just trying to understand how it can transform your day-to-day work in product operations, human resources, or marketing.
Is prior experience with AI required to get started?
No, prior experience with AI is not necessary to get started with Airtable AI. Whether you are new to AI or have expertise in the field, you can benefit from Airtable AI. Airtable AI is designed to help teams build confidence and develop skills in writing and using AI prompts. With a choice of pre-built prompts and guidance and tips provided, you can quickly add AI capabilities to your workflows and make the most of its power, regardless of your prior experience with AI.
Is Airtable AI secure?
Yes! We know that data security is top of mind for our customers, and we've taken several measures to ensure the security of your data when using Airtable AI.
Data put into Airtable AI is sent to OpenAI’s environment for processing and generating AI output, however it is encrypted and purged after 30 days. This data is not used for model training.
What other features did you announce?
Alongside Airtable AI, we also announced powerful new features to help businesses govern and scale with ease. These features include:
- Increased record limits on our new Enterprise Scale plan
- A new central home base for IT called Enterprise Hub
- Enterprise Key Management (EKM)
- Data Loss Prevention APIs
- Enterprise Audit Logs
- Updated plans and services packages
To read about all the new features, check out our blog post.
Where can I find community conversation about the new AI feature?
Our thriving community is a great resource to discuss new features, ideas, and workflows. You can read our announcement post here, then join in the discussion!
When will Airtable AI be available?
Airtable AI is currently in beta for paid plans. Airtable AI will have no additional cost on top of your normal Airtable subscription fee during the beta period, but will be released as an optional paid add-on for paid plans when generally available later this year. If you use Airtable AI during the beta period, you are not required to use it as a paid add-on when generally available.
If you’re interested in participating in the beta, please fill out this form.
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