Planning for a post-COVID-19 future and creating a robust enterprise strategy require both strategic scenario planning and the ability to recognize what scenario planners call “news from the future” — data points that tell you whether the world is trending in the direction of one or another of your imagined scenarios.Read More
Moving from tactical to strategic use of AI. Let me start right off the bat: many incumbent organizations risk missing out on the strategic opportunity of AI — instead focusing on tactical optimization initiatives.Read More
It is widely known that there is a lot of “random noise” in AI conference paper acceptances. For example, an experiment was done at the conference NIPS several years ago showing that paper acceptances were much closer to random chance than initially expected.Read More
IN EARLY 2014, Srikanth Thirumalai met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Thirumalai, a computer scientist who’d left IBM in 2005 to head Amazon’s recommendations team, had come to propose a sweeping new plan for incorporating the latest advances in artificial intelligence into his division.
He arrived armed with a “six-pager.”