PPP 415 | AI Tools in Project Management: Myths vs. Reality, with Keto Software

Total Duration 48:12

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In this episode, Andy is joined by Veijo Hytti and Timothy Bull from Keto Software. They explore the impact of AI on project management and the integration of AI into enterprise software. The discussion addresses the hype and misconceptions surrounding AI, as well as the practical applications and benefits of AI in project management. The discussion also delves into the capabilities of Keto Software and the ways in which AI is seamlessly integrates into their strategic portfolio management software. The conversation explores the challenges, benefits, and ethical considerations of AI integration, as well as the impact of AI on human behavior and decision-making. Wondering what the future implications are of AI in project management? You won't want to miss this discussion.

Sound Bites

  • "Nearly every software company feels compelled to mention how they had AI integrated into their tools."
  • "You just can't get away from the hype."
  • "We are still humans. Let's stay like that. If we keep it like that, if we treat each other like humans, I wouldn't be that worried."
  • "Be open-minded, be curious, and I would also say, I'd also encourage people to try out some of these systems themselves."
  • "You don't know that until you actually play with it."
  • "The internet democratized information. And now that's what AI is doing, I mean, without having your own kind of insights or data, it will do the same thing for all of us because it's great."


  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 02:20 Start of Interview
  • 08:00 Practical Applications of AI in Enterprise Software
  • 10:21 Seamless AI Integration in Project Management Software
  • 27:06 Challenges and Benefits of AI Integration
  • 31:46 Ethical Considerations and Human Impact of AI
  • 35:00 The Future Implications of AI in Project Management
  • 36:42 End of Interview
  • 37:12 Andy Comments After the Interview
  • 40:46 Andy asks PMeLa about the Episode
  • 45:16 Outtakes

Learn More

You can learn more about Keto Software at KetoSoftware.com.

If you’d like more on this subject, here are some episodes to check out:

  • Episodes 384 and 388, with PMeLa, our project management and leadership persona
  • Episode 386, with Andy Tryba about how he is leveraging AI in the companies he leads

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Thank you for joining me for this episode of The People and Projects Podcast!

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The following music was used for this episode:

Music: Lullaby of Light Feat by Cory Friesenhan
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Music: Laughing Children Full Version by MusicLFiles
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