My CEGOC Business Transformation Talk (Full Video)

My CEGOC Business Transformation Talk (Full Video)

Late last year, I had the pleasure of making my first trip to Lisbon as a guest of training company CEGOC, who was hosting their first Business Transformation Summit. Here’s the video of my complete talk…

And my slides…

 And finally, a nice set of visual notes hitting on a number of my key points.
Thanks to the CEGOC team and the event sponsors for having me.
My Telia Connect2Business Digital Transformation Talk (Full Video)

My Telia Connect2Business Digital Transformation Talk (Full Video)

Last week I had the opportunity to deliver the closing keynote at Telia’s Connect2Business customer conference in Stockholm. Telia streamed the entire event¬†live and you can watch every session on-demand at the event site (everything except the two keynotes are in Swedish), but I figured I’d share my talk and the accompanying slides here.

My presentation was a 30-minute version of my most popular digital transformation keynote, in which I cover the exponential nature of change, touch on key disruptive technologies, dive into what this all means for business, and explore where the exponential opportunities lie for companies willing to take the plunge.

VIDEO

SLIDES

Thank you to Telia and their partner Humblestorm for hosting me at this top-notch event.
What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Real Stupidity

What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Real Stupidity

You may already know the short, sordid story of Microsoft’s artificial intelligence called ‘Tay.’ Modeled to speak like a teen girl, in an effort to help improve the company’s voice recognition software, Tay took to Twitter, Kik and GroupMe and proved to be quite the conversationalist — if you speak ‘teen girl’ that is. And if you do speak teen girl, Tay would not simply speak with you — she’d learn from you. You see, like other AIs, Tay is a learning machine, one that gets ‘smarter’ and whose speech gets more nuanced the more it converses with real live human beings (in this case, the Twitter users). And that’s where things went pear-shaped…

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