Blogger Archives: George Zarkadakis

George Zarkadakis

George Zarkadakis is the Director of Willis Towers Watson’s Digital Incubator and leader of the Future of Work Strategy Advisory Services for Great Britain and Western Europe.  He is also the author of In Our Own Image: the history and future of Artificial IntelligenceHe has over 25 years’ experience in management consulting, media, marketing and communications, and digital strategy and innovation.

Ready for the next generation of HR service?

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Delivering HR services to employees is like an ambulance. Not something that you think about every day, but essential when you need it. And much like an ambulance, HR services need to be responsive and proactive. Too often they’re neither … Continue reading →

Are threats of artificial intelligence-driven ‘job apocalypse’ overstated?

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Much of the media narrative on Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolves around fear. Like something out of The Terminator movie franchise, intelligent machines and robots are portrayed as an existential threat to human kind. Now many fear that automation and AI … Continue reading →

How AI will make corporations more humane and super-linearly innovative (Part 2)

In last weeks’ blog, I listed the six fundamental pillars that make up an innovative organization: right strategy, right culture, right work organization, right technology stacks, right data and right cybersecurity. For this blog, I’ll focus on two of those … Continue reading →

How AI will make corporations more humane and super-linearly innovative (Part 1)

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 →

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 →