Digital success isn’t ALL about technology: MIT (in partnership with Deloitte) identified that companies that avoid risk-taking are unlikely to thrive and highly likely to lose talent, as employees across all age groups want to work for businesses committed to digital progress.
This “digital progress” is enabled through top-down strategy, and not just through the acquisition of new tech-wares (cloud/soft/hard) throughout functions throughout the organisation.
18 October 2017 - is the day that AI started programming AI better/faster than humans can. In a AlphaGo tournament that pitted AI against AI, this juiced-up version, called AlphaGo Zero, defeated the regular AlphaGo by a whopping 100 games to 0, signifying a major advance in the field.
“The time when humans can have a meaningful conversation with an AI has always seemed far off and the stuff of science fiction. But for Go players, that day is here.”
One of the big things that worries me about the world today is that most digital metrics are… unreliable.
Brand marketers/advertisers need to demand a lot more transparency from the likes of FB/Google on metrics & audiences. There is simply too much ad fraud and click bait on the platforms that ultimately will mean companies will start pulling out investment.
However, given the ad spend growth the two companies continuing to see - the question is when is this going to be a higher priority versus other sexier projects like AI/VR etc.
Goldman’s was one of the very first (if not first) institutions to get into cryptocurrency & have developed a really easy to understand resource than explains blockchain technology and how it is transforming how we interact with the world.
It wasn’t until 1906, 3 Years after the first flight did the New York Times published a story on the Wright Brothers.
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