Tag Archives: automation

The Sentient Enterprise. Why Another Book on Analytics?

October 17, 2017

There are already so many books about big data on the market. That’s why, when management professor Mohan Sawhney and I decided to write The Sentient Enterprise, it wasn’t to fill more shelf space – it was to fill a void: We wrote our book for the same reason you’d create a road map for… Read More »

The age of automation. Where does creativity fit in?

September 28, 2017

In an increasingly data-driven world, we see the automation of jobs in almost every industry. This is a daunting prospect for some, but evidence shows that rather than taking over our jobs, new technology is forming new opportunities: Smart humans are working alongside smart machines in collaboration. But where does this leave creativity? Is it… Read More »

Is Automation a Risk to our Job Future?

May 25, 2017

In May 2016, Foxconn reduced its employee strength from 110,000 to 50,000 in one of its factories in China, replacing a majority of its human workforce with robots. It was a shocking development and the reverberations were heard across the world as it reinforced scary predictions by futurists, academics, tech titans and economists that automation… Read More »

The Age of the Machine

April 12, 2017

Robot slaves performing menial tasks. Is this all we’ve got to look forward to as machines take over the world, capitalising on their ability to learn and create faster, more accurate decisions? Could it be that advanced algorithms are becoming the biggest threat to business and our way of life now machine intelligence is proving… Read More »