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How AI will make corporations more humane and super-linearly innovative (First of two in series)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been darkly painted by many as the technology that will destroy jobs and render humans unemployable and obsolete. But in an expansionary era of stagnant wages, economies at full capacity, cheap capital and flat productivity, a … Continue reading →

Job disaggregation — On the front lines

A key feature of the future of work is the concept of the “democratisation” of work: Work that was traditionally the domain of intact jobs of skilled, full-time employees, is being separated into parts and being done by alternate means. … Continue reading →

The impact of artificial intelligence in transportation

In October 2016 an experimental driverless truck made by Otto, an Uber-owned company, delivered 50,000 cans of beer after travelling 120 miles from Fort Collins, Colorado to Colorado Springs. It did so travelling at 55mph, with a human in the … Continue reading →

Reshaping the compensation and benefits landscape with artificial intelligence

Just the mention of artificial intelligence (AI) evokes excitement and dread at the same time. AI is the inevitable next step in the evolution of technology. Leaders in business, technology and science are already mapping parameters to guide AI development … Continue reading →

Artificial Intelligence: Data-driven but not without risks

The recent edition of Mobile World Congress stressed that the industry is in a state of flux, as many new technologies have yet to enter maturity despite their strong potential for disruption. In addition to 5G and the internet of … Continue reading →

The Future of HR: Architecting how work gets done

HR is in the best place to evolve its role into managing how work gets done versus enabling the management of employees. Continue reading →

What risks will emerge in 2017?

A look at the emerging risks for 2017 reveals two clear touchpoints: people and politics – and especially politics. Risk experts in areas ranging from human capital to transportation, from Washington, DC to Brazil are looking at the broad implications … Continue reading →

How Cognitive Computing is Transforming Global Industries

In March 2016, AlphaGo, a computer program developed by Google DeepMind in London, beat the longstanding world champion, Lee Sedol, in 4 out of 5 games of Go. In 2011, IBM’s Watson computer beat two former champions in multiple rounds … Continue reading →

The drones in your human capital strategy

Dire predictions that humans will be replaced by machines in the workplace continue to make headlines. Drones are delivering packages to your doorstep. The manufacturing, automotive and healthcare industries are already highly automated in many countries, and technology companies are … Continue reading →

The Machines Are Coming: What Does That Mean for Liability?

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From Dilbert to Davos, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is entering the mainstream. Goldman Sachs believes we are “on the cusp of a period of more rapid growth in its use and applications”. Gartner describes it as “a juggernaut trend for the … Continue reading →