Man-Made Minds: Living With Thinking Machines

In recent years, machines have grown increasingly capable of listening, communicating, and learning – transforming the way they collaborate with us, and significantly impacting our economy, health, and daily routines. Who, or what, are these thinking machines? As we teach them to become more sophisticated, how will they complement our …

Why Your Business Needs to Master Digital Platforms Thinking and Design

In today’s ultra-competitive marketplace, every company whether they realize it or not, is creating multiple digital platforms. Why? Because platforms transcend traditional value chains and enable companies to create new business value. What this really means is companies are moving away from processes to platforms to create competitive advantages. The top 10 Fortune 500 companies are platform companies (Apple, Facebook, Google and Salesforce, for example). Moving forward, companies that master platform thinking and design will be the champions. Such is the power of this new way of thinking that most if not all firms are in the process of assembling and refining., If you and your company are to fully benefit from them, you need to understand why this is happening and how you can take advantage of it.