The Future of Leadership in the Age of AI

Diversity – The Benefits of Being Uncomfortable

The topic of diversity is not one that most people find in their comfort zone. As I wrote in a previous...

AI-exacerbated disinformation and cyber threats to democracy

Recent events have confirmed that the cyber realm can be used to disrupt democracies as surely as it can...

CH 3: Three Views of AI’s Future

If you’ve read the many predictions about the future of AI, you’ve likely found them to be wildly different. They range...

Risks of AI (Artificial Intelligence) – Meeting the Ghost in the Machine

In 1956, at a workshop on the campus of Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire, the field of artificial intelligence (AI)...

AI: The Shifting Battlefield in the Cybersecurity Arms Race

Cybersecurity strategies need to change in order to address the new issues that Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) bring...

Leadership in the Age of AI

AI’s effect on the workplace will not be limited merely to repetitive, production line-type jobs. Increasingly, it also enters the realm...

Those with interpersonal skills have least to worry about the job-stealing AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming ever more important, and not just in automating repetitive, manual labor jobs. Increasingly, it also enters...

AI and 5G: AI at the 5G Core – A Double-Edged Sword

If you've ever been to an expensive restaurant and ordered a familiar dish like, say, lasagna, but received a plate with...

CH 2: AI’s Uses Today – Far More Than You Might Think

Ask people on the street how much AI affects their lives, and most would probably answer that it doesn’t affect them...

CH 8: Driving Change as Innovators

To remain competitive, organizations will increasingly have to innovate. As the speed of innovation increases, disrupting whole sectors, competitive intelligence, market...

Innovative Businesses Have Curious Employees

Several comments in response to my recent competency-focused post led me to also consider the importance of curiosity in the workplace....

The Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

If you’ve read the many predictions about the future of AI, you’ve likely found them to be wildly different. They range...

Preface – The Future of Leadership in the Age of AI

Today’s business leaders face a conundrum. Artificial Intelligence (AI) unquestionably will play an enormous role in the future of their organizations...

AI’s Coming Impact on the Economy

Growing reliance on AI will not likely result in any of the three most common views of how AI...

CH 5: The Great Workforce Skill Set Shift

Whether AI and the technologies it enables will reach their full potential depends on the workforce that will work alongside them....

Technology Trends for 2019 – More Amazing Than Flying Cars

Technologies that could change the world have been a popular topic for the past half century. True, the predictions that everyone...

Innovation in Canada – What’s Not Working and What Is

Canada’s rankings in innovation has lagged that of other peer nations for decades despite government efforts to address this issue. Considering...

5G and AI – Getting Smart About 5G and AI in Canada

Canada has been investing in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) for longer than most of the industrialized world. Dr. Geoff...

Driving Change as Assimilators

Leaders must adapt to the changing culture as young workers enter the job market with expectations strikingly different from...

Can we Rescue Diversity from its own Failings?

Don’t expect this to be either of the typical articles about diversity. I’m here not to fawn over its benefits nor...

Why AI Is Neither the End of Civilization nor the Beginning of Nirvana

Where AI, robots, IoT and the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution are taking us, and how we should prepare for it are...

Digital Double Helix: Why the Fates of 5G and AI are Intertwined

In 2013, George F. Young and colleagues completed a fascinating study into the science behind starling murmurations. These breathtaking displays of...

CH 1: Introduction – The Future of Leadership in the Age of AI

It’s almost impossible to turn around nowadays without finding another article predicting the impact that AI and other emerging technologies –...

5G Innovation Zones in Canada for Launching AI and 5G in Tandem

In my previous post I argued that if Canada wants to succeed with its AI-focused innovation agenda, it should also be...

Warner Bros. Signs Deal for #AI-Driven Film Management System - Under the new deal, Warners will leverage the system’s comprehensive data and predictive analytics to guide decision-making at the greenlight stage. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/warner-bros-signs-deal-ai-driven-film-management-system-1268036

Three Papers in the Eye of the ‘#AI Breast Cancer Detection’ Storm https://medium.com/syncedreview/three-papers-in-the-eye-of-the-ai-breast-cancer-detection-storm-a63d2a2480ea

The dark side of #IoT, #AI and #quantum computing: Hacking, data breaches and existential threat | ZDNet - World Economic Forum report once again lists #cyberattacks as one of the top threats facing the world in 2020 https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-dark-side-of-iot-ai-and-quantum-computing-hacking-data-breaches-and-existential-threat/

Commentary: The US-China tech rivalry is fracturing the world and affecting trade, firms and jobs - This surge in techno-nationalism will result in some form of bifurcation #TechGeopolitics #5G #AI https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/commentary/us-china-technology-rivalry-5g-hua-wei-12240624

World Economic Forum launches toolkit to help corporate boards build AI-first companies - A Dec 2018 @PwC survey found that only 4% of businesses have successfully implemented #AI. That’s why today the WEF released the AI toolkit for Boards of Directors https://venturebeat.com/2020/01/17/world-economic-forum-launches-toolkit-to-help-corporate-boards-build-ai-first-companies/

Why diversity and inclusion should not be a numbers game - There's a business case for workplace diversity and gender parity. To foster inclusivity, companies must make meaningful cultural change. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/01/diversity-inclusion-gender-accessibility-workplace-culture/

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