Tagged: future of work

How AI will power the Future of Work

Imagine having a digital assistant to schedule your next meeting or speaking to a chatbot to help you finalize a challenging task at work. Forward-thinking companies are implementing AI already, with Amazon launching Alexa for Business last year and Google recently trialling its Duplex human-sounding AI. A recent report from Gartner suggests that technology like this will be more commonplace, with one in five workers set to have a machine as their ‘co-worker’ by 2022.

Wellbeing

Why employee experience is critical to business transformation

The race towards digital transformation has led to rapid change in the type of service that businesses deliver to their customers, from more intuitive, easy-to-use solutions to immediate response times. But in placing customers at the heart of their product innovation, employers must also place greater emphasis on creating an exceptional employee experience. How can a customer be expected to love the brand if its employees don’t love it first?

Machine Learning

Intuition versus Machine Learning – The Future Leadership Dilemma

New technologies such as machine learning, natural language processing and cognitive analytics are emerging, empowering business leaders to make better, more informed and effective decisions. However, many executives are already comfortable with how they make decisions, choosing to go with their gut instinct over data analytics. In fact, according to a recent Forbes & PwC survey, two-thirds of business leaders say their own company’s decision-making is only somewhat or rarely data-driven. But should leaders trust their instinct or embrace data-driven decision making?