Supply chain trends 2024: The digital shake-up

Supply chain trends 2024: The digital shake-up

With digital opportunities sweeping the supply chain landscape, readiness and line of sight will be paramount to success. Advanced technologies are shaking up the supply chain world. With quickly evolving capabilities across generative AI, data analytics, automation, machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain and more, the ‘smart’ supply chain is well on its way…

How Global Companies Use AI to Prevent Supply Chain Disruptions

How Global Companies Use AI to Prevent Supply Chain Disruptions

Summary. As they strive to make their supply chains more resilient, global companies are grappling with two challenges: the difficulty in discerning potential sources and the extended time required to find, vet, and onboard new suppliers. Companies such as Walmart, Tyson Foods, Koch Industries, Maersk, Siemens, and Unilever are using AI tools to swiftly find…

Leading in a World Where AI Wields Power of Its Own

Leading in a World Where AI Wields Power of Its Own

New systems can learn autonomously and make complex judgments. Leaders need to understand these “autosapient” agents and how to work with them. Summary. AI has been subtly influencing us for years, but a new generation of vastly more capable technology is now emerging. These systems, the authors write, aren’t just tools. They’re actors that increasingly…

How to Avoid the Ethical Nightmares of Emerging Technology

How to Avoid the Ethical Nightmares of Emerging Technology

A framework for navigating the worst of what AI, quantum computing, and other new technologies could create. Summary: Next-generation technologies are poised to cause society-shaking shifts at unprecedented speed and scale. Generative AI, quantum computing, blockchain, and other technologies present novel ethical problems that “business as usual” just can’t handle. To meet these challenges, leaders…

The CEO Outlook Pulse |CEOs investing in AI strategy but with challenges emerging

The CEO Outlook Pulse |CEOs investing in AI strategy but with challenges emerging

CEOs globally recognize the potential of artificial intelligence (AI), but most are encountering significant challenges in formulating and operationalizing related strategies. While over two-thirds see the need to act quickly on GenAI, a similar proportion also report being stymied by uncertainty in this space, making it challenging to respond at speed. While the vast majority…

What’s the future of generative AI? An early view in 15 charts

What’s the future of generative AI? An early view in 15 charts

Generative AI has hit the ground running—so fast that it can feel hard to keep up. Here’s a quick take pulled from our top articles and reports on the subject. Since the release of ChatGPT in November 2022, it’s been all over the headlines, and businesses are racing to capture its value. Within the technology’s first…