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25 Feb 2019

Why Sheikh Mohammed’s vision, leadership style should be taught in schools

Dubai’s creative leadership paving the road for emirate to light and shine Think of leadership and vision and the first name that comes to mind is His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Hence, academia, researchers and business executives have suggested that the vision […]

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23 Feb 2019

DARPA Wants AI to Tell You When It’s Dumb

Scientists in the Pentagon’s research office are working to build artificial intelligence systems capable of something that stumps most humans: owning up to their own incompetence. On Tuesday, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency kicked off the Competency-Aware Machine Learning program, an effort to build AI tools that can model their own behavior, recall past experiences and […]

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20 Feb 2019

Invest In Disruptive Innovation For Big Potential Returns

Invest in disruptive innovation to pursue potent potential profits, seasoned Wall Street money manager Hilary Kramer advised in a recent interview. The easy money already has been made in the so-called FAANG stocks of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Google’s parent Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Kramer told me at the latest MoneyShow in Orlando, Florida. However, less-established companies than […]

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17 Feb 2019

How To Compete In A Winner-Takes-All Digital Global Economy

Digitalization, the growing use of digital technologies in the ways businesses interact with each other and with their customers and suppliers, has radically changed the rules of the market game in almost every industry. So has globalization, the integration of domestic and overseas markets. In some industries, digitalization and globalization have created a winner-take-all game […]

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16 Feb 2019

Is Your Company Ready For AI?

One of the biggest mistakes IT champions make when pitching trendy transformative technologies like AI, blockchain or quantum computing to executives is not doing their homework. They often fail to identify the problem they are trying to solve, determine whether it’s worth solving and understand whether their company is positioned to solve it. This article proposes […]

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14 Feb 2019

This is why AI has yet to reshape most businesses

For many companies, deploying AI is slower and more expensive than it might seem. The art of making perfumes and colognes hasn’t changed much since the 1880s, when synthetic ingredients began to be used. Expert fragrance creators tinker with combinations of chemicals in hopes of producing compelling new scents. So Achim Daub, an executive at […]

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13 Feb 2019

Intelligent Automation Is Equipped To Level The Playing Field For Emerging Economies

With so much uncertainty building in markets around the world, even described as market mayhem by CNN recently, we can expect 2019 to be the year that artificial intelligence (AI) and automation hit the mainstream. After years, even decades, of future-gazing and speculation about what life would be like in a world where we co-exist with AI […]

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