HUMAN RESOURCES: CAN ROBOTS MANAGE PEOPLE BETTER?

“So yes, the robots are coming. These robots aren’t physical machines; they’re software “bots” installed on desktop computers or in the cloud that can be configured to automate increasingly complex tasks, such as moving, manipulating, and validating data”.

BIG BUSINESS AND THE TRAVEL BAN: WHEN VALUES AND THE BOTTOM LINE COINCIDE

“Why Tech Companies Are Getting Political”   “Fashion Industry Remains Silent at Trump’s Immigration Ban” “Technological Business Charge Against Trump Travel Ban” “Starbucks, Exxon, Apple: Companies Challenging (or Silent on) Trump’s Immigration Ban”

NIGERIA: DOING BUSINESS IN A STRUGGLING ECONOMY

“Report: Businesses In Nigeria Worried About Struggling Economy, Corruption”   “Tips on How to Beat Recession”   “Investment for Local Software in Nigeria” “Nigeria’s Young Techies Try to Inject New Life into Struggling Economy”

THE WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES

"Long Standing Tech Giants Hold Down the Top Places Once Again" (Press Trust of India, 13 January 2017) "The expanding role of digital innovation is readily apparent in the presence of some traditional manufacturers and…

INNOVATION AND DISRUPTION: HOW 2016 CHANGED BUSINESS/BEST OF 2016

“How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Your Business” “Computer intelligence will overturn everything from medicine to the stock market and the revolution is only just beginning. (...) Everything invented in the past 150 years will be…

INNOVATION: RUNNING OUT OF BIG IDEAS?

“Pace of Global Innovation Rises at Slowest Rate Since 2009 Global Recession” (IPWatchdog.com, December 18, 2016) “A major reason behind the slowdown in automotive patents proposed by the Reuters study is one that we’ve been…

THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: OUR FUTURE.

“What It Takes For Us To Trust AI” (Guru Banavar, Harvard Business Review, 29 November 2016) “Artificial intelligence is an undeniably powerful technology. And as with any powerful technology, great care must be taken in…

A FINANCIAL WORLD FOR ALL

“Financial Inclusion and Beyond” (Anshul Krishan, Project Syndicate, 13 October 2016) “Unfettered innovation and entrepreneurship are necessary for connecting the poor to the formal nancial system; but, from a policy and development perspective, we need…

BIG DATA’S PRODUCTIVITY POTENTIAL

“How Advanced Analytics Can Drive Productivity” (Podcast, McKinsey & Company, August 2016) “Companies have more data than ever at their disposal, but are they doing enough with it? Taking full advantage requires tackling legal, regulatory,…