SXSW 2018 – Storytelling And Tech: A Book By Another Cover

South By Southwest (SXSW) remains my highlight event of the year in terms of getting inspiration, meeting new people and checking out where the world is in regard to the digital/new tech revolution. And 2018 was another bonanza affair with … Continue reading

The Opportunities and Use Cases of Artificial Intelligence for Business with Rob McCargow @robmccargow (MDE271)

Rob McCargow is the Artificial Intelligence programme leader at PWC and is a renowned speaker and thought leader on AI. He’s mission-led and has been leading the debate about how AI can do good for the world. In this conversation, … Continue reading

The Exciting Potential of Artificial Intelligence by Jeremy Waite, IBM Evangelist and Leader of CMO Programme (MDE268)

Jeremy Waite is author of Ten Words, evangelist for IBM Watson Customer Engagement and Global Leader of CMO Programmes at IBM. In this podcast, we zoom in on artificial intelligence. We look at the state of the business of AI, the … Continue reading

Using Artificial Intelligence to Create Great Content, With Martin Adams CEO of Codec.AI (MDE261)

Martin Adams is CEO & Co-Founder @Codec, a platform using AI to help produce content and drive content marketing. Martin is also a speaker on innovation, AI and the blockchain. In this conversation, we look at how Martin has gone … Continue reading

The Key Trends For 2018 – Brace Yourself

Are you concerned about or interested by what is going to happen in 2018? In the era of too much (spurious and fake) news, it’s a serious challenge for business leaders to stay abreast of what’s going on. At one … Continue reading

Artificial Intelligence + Data Ownership + New Business Model with Nick Oliver at People.Io (MDE260)

Nick Oliver is an entrepreneur, looking at the cross section of artificial intelligence, personal data ownership and business models. He’s the founder and CEO of people.io, a start-up whose purpose is giving people ownership of their data. People.io is described … Continue reading

Is Your Business Disruption-Proof? How To Futureproof Your Business

I was on a plane the other day and was quite amused to hear my neighbour, a fairly senior executive in his early 40s, suggest that his company (in fact, his industry) was actually protected from disruption. The industry in … Continue reading

Is Progress Inevitable? The More Digital One Is, The Less Digital One Wants To Be?

I’ve been known to start off conversations by saying: Most Gen Y don’t agree with me; Gen Z typically frown at the thought; and Baby Boomers tend to split down the middle. The underlying concept behind this question is: Is … Continue reading

The Future of Blogging Is Dynamic and Filled With AI – But It Will Be Hard Work

I recently spoke on a panel, invited by Bernie J Mitchell, about the future of blogging, with marvelous co-panelists Katie King and Lucy Hall, and moderated by Andy Bargery.  The questions and flow of the conversation led to several key conclusions. First, blogging is far … Continue reading

Button Maker? Weather Forecaster? Paperclips? Here’s why companies need to hire different types of profiles

Just recently, I was listening to a quirky podcast on New Books in Technology, with Brian Clegg as guest. Clegg, who has many books and accolades to his name, is the author of a new book, “Big Data: How the Information … Continue reading