Are diverse companies really more innovative? Rocío Lorenzo, a management consultant and diversity researcher, and her team surveyed 171 companies to find out – and the answer was a clear yes. In a talk aimed at building a better, more robust company, Lorenzo dives into the data and explains how companies can start producing fresher, more creative ideas by treating diversity as a competitive advantage.
This talk was presented at a TED Institute event given in partnership with BCG in October 2017. Click on the image below to view the talk.
AI, as a true change agent, is coming, and in many ways, its early rumblings are already being felt. This article herelooks at how some people are eagerly adopting AI and integrating it into new tools, whilst others will be more cautious or even oppose the changes it brings to their life or work.
An open mind will be the biggest asset in the near future, as the technology advances and we continue to experiment with how to use AI to solve problems—in our personal lives, professional lives, and society at large. Those who think practically and critically will ride the waves of these advancements instead of being left behind.
Thiswas referenced in our lunchtime briefing and can also be found on the interactive site on the AI Impact Index. We’ve been working with our partners Fraunhofer, a global leader in emerging technology research and development and Forbes, to identify the most compelling examples of potential AI applications across each sector’s value chain. We then designed a framework to assess the degree and pace of impact of each. In total, we identified and rated nearly 300 use cases, which are captured in our AI Impact Index.
How to stop a robot from turning evil –an original mini drama published by the Guardian, is obviously a work of fiction. But the fears behind it are very real, and have led some of the biggest brains in artificial intelligence (AI) to reconsider how they work.