How can risk foresight lead to AI insight?
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How can risk foresight lead to AI insight?

EY poses the relevant question in this thought-provoking article: When it can take only one mistake — or a perception of a mistake — for a user to stop trusting AI, how can you earn and sustain user trust? For every challenge in business is an opportunity for AI, however, organizations are holding back in…

The Innovation Commitments
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The Innovation Commitments

McKinsey puts it simple in this article, by stating that the ability to develop, deliver, and scale new products, services, processes, and business models rapidly is a muscle that virtually every organization needs to strengthen. Their latest research highlights a growing performance gap separating innovation “winners” from companies that merely muddle along, with the intent…

The Outliers Inn; German Waste Disposal, Food Waste, Logistics
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The Outliers Inn; German Waste Disposal, Food Waste, Logistics

Topic:  JP shares his challenges with a recent move of premises.  Many of the frustrations involve the discarding of waste in Germany; the myriad of bins and methods of discarding and the confusions that go with their use is but one of the challenges.  The biggest challenge, besides JP holding the opinion that his landlords were assholes…

The Business Case for Working with Your Toughest Critics
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The Business Case for Working with Your Toughest Critics

As a “corporate suit” (his words) and former VP of sustainability at McDonald’s, Bob Langert works with companies and their strongest critics to find solutions that are good for both business and society. In this actionable talk, he shares stories from the decades-long transition into corporate sustainability at McDonald’s — including his work with unlikely…

Will Quantum Computers defeat Cryptogrophers?
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Will Quantum Computers defeat Cryptogrophers?

Craig Costello uses mathematics to secure the digital world, both against the threats that exist today and those that may exist in the future. In this glimpse into our technological future, this cryptographer discusses the world-altering potential of quantum computers, which could shatter the limits set by today’s machines – and give code breakers a…