It was three yours ago this week when I resigned from my salaried job so that I could pursue a career as an independent AI consultant. Three years is a pretty long time in business and, in my mind, represents a kind of watershed – I’ve gone from ‘taking
In March I spoke at InstechAI, a specialist conference that focuses on the use of technology in the insurance sector. In my talk I looked specifically at the benefits and risks that artificial intelligence (AI) could bring to the industry. The organisers, Club2020, also did a video interview with
My friends at Disruption Magazine have published an extract from my book, The Executive Guide to Artificial Intelligence, on their site. The piece discusses the curious question of the inherent naivety of artificial intelligence – the idea that, although AI can, for example, seemingly recognise pictures of dogs,
I’m thrilled to say that my book, The Executive Guide to Artificial Intelligence, has been published by Palgrave MacMillan.
The book takes a pragmatic and hype-free approach to explaining artificial intelligence and how it can be utilised by businesses today. At the core of the book is a framework
The Autumn issue of Intelligent Sourcing Magazine (né Professional Outsourcing) is all about how outsourcing and automation can shape, benefit and impact the career lifecycle of an employee. I was asked to write about the trickiest part of that cycle – the final stage where an employee exits
Much of the talk right now is about how robots (by which everyone really means AI-powered automation software) will eat away at the heart of the workforce – eroding those white-collar, transactional, repetitive jobs that have been the mainstay of the Western service economy for the past 20 years.
I was invited to speak at the annual Transformation Summit of the Purchase To Pay Network, alongside people like Ben Fogle, the TV personality and explorer, and Jim Hemmington, the Procurement Director at the BBC. The video here is a short summary of the whole event.