If you've struggled to get an AI project off the ground, you're not alone. A report published earlier this year by Databricks found that just one in three AI initiatives are considered successful. The survey, conducted by CIO/IDG Research Services, also found that it typically takes over six months for a project to proceed from development to production. Despite the long lead time and low success rate, nearly 90 percent of the companies surveyed in the Databricks report say they're investing in AI solutions. That's because they understand its potential, which is enormous.