March 1, 2019 /

The AI Advantage

Sue hosts Thomas Davenport, one of the top three business/technology analysts in the world, one of the 100 most influential people in IT, and one of Fortune’s top 50 business school professors. 

Tom is a world-renowned thought leader and author, is the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, the co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, a Fellow of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, and a Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics. He teaches analytics and big data in executive programs at Babson, Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan School, and Boston University. He pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his best-selling 2006 Harvard Business Review article. An author and co-author of 20 books and more than 200 articles, he helps organizations to transform their management practices in digital business domains such as artificial intelligence, analytics, information and knowledge management, process management, and enterprise systems.

In his new book, The AI Advantage: How to Put the Artificial Intelligence Revolution to WorkTom recommends enterprises avoid AI moonshots and instead look to advance AI more incrementally.

Tom and Sue discuss:

  • How AI technologies are being used
  • How to become a cognitive corporation
  • How AI will impact jobs
  • How to manage the organizational, social, and ethical implications of AI
  • Leading case studies and top strategies to make the most out of AI implementation

 

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March 1st, 2019|
February 1, 2019 /

Putting AI to Work

Sue Bethanis hosts Sanjay Srivastava, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at Genpact, an 80,000 employee digital transformation services provider. Sanjay is deeply rooted in the Innovation ecosystem – he was a serial entrepreneur, is an advisor to Silicon Valley AI incubators and several startups, and a limited partner in digital-focused venture funds. He is a member of the Digital 50, and of BCG’s Digital Transformation Network, and was named by IDG as a “Top 10 Digital Transformation Influencers to Follow.” He is a frequent speaker at various industry forums on AI, analytics and automation and writes on disruptive innovation, including Competing in a Digital First World on CIO.com and LinkedIn.

Sanjay and Sue discuss:

  • What separates AI from intelligent automation
  • How can AI be applied to business
  • Critical factors for successful AI adoption
  • The challenges in moving forward with AI
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February 1st, 2019|
December 5, 2018 /

AI, Ethics, and Society

Sue Bethanis hosts Dr. Jacob (Jake) Metcalf, a consultant and scholar specializing in data and technology ethics. His consulting firm, Ethical Resolve, LLC, provides clients with a complete range of ethics services, including training programs, establishing internal and external ethics committees, market-driven research and refining corporate messaging. Their goal is to ensure clients can make well-informed, consistent, actionable and timely business decisions that reflect their values. He is also a Researcher at the Data & Society Research Institute, where he is a co-PI on the NSF-funded PERVADE Project.

Jake is dedicated to helping people understand how seemingly small decisions about data technologies can have significant and disparate consequences in society. His academic background is in applied ethics, particularly in science and technology, and his scholarship in data ethics is recognized as influencing this nascent field, particularly around issues of research ethics policy and practice in academia and business.

Jake and Sue discuss:

  • Why data responsibility is a competitive advantage
  • How to develop your capacity for ethics
  • How to assess and implement data ethics
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December 5th, 2018|