The Role Of Culture In Digital Transformation By Nik Puri – Senior Vice Precedent IT At FedEx

Nik Puri, SVP IT at FedEx keynote speech from GDS Groups Technology Insight Summit. Disruption is nothing new. What’s different today is the speed at which disruption is happening – particularly when it comes to technology which is addressed at our GDS Summits. 72% of Fortune 500 CEOs cite the …

7 Ways To Build Fairer Data-Informed Culture For Human Resource [HR]

According to LinkedIn’s talent solution report “The Rise of Analytics in HR – An Era of Talent Intelligence” – people data and analytics is now one of the hottest, most in-demand skills for HR professionals and ranks as one of the most important human capital trends for organizations today. Companies …

The 5 Key Positions Every Data Science Team Should Have

“Building a data science product is quite like constructing your home. Using this analogy let’s look at the five roles and skills that the best data science teams hire for.” The CEO of a large financial services firm was a big supporter of advanced analytics. He decided to get his …

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 …

Reduce Bias In Artificial Intelligence [AI] With The Help Of A Simple Tactic

“It’s easier to program bias out of a machine than out of a mind.” That’s an emerging conclusion of research-based findings – including my own – that could lead to AI-enabled decision-making systems being less subject to bias and better able to promote equality. This is a critical possibility, given …

The Future Of Work And The Data Expansion Of Industrial Internet of Things [IoT]

Some of the hardest changes, are the most important. The massive shift to digitalize industries, sometimes referred to as Industry 4.0 is a great example of difficult, yet critical changes that need to happen. Just as the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to shake up tons of other industries …