Getting on with Artificial Intelligence

At the 2017 Robot Art Competition, robotic painters produced paintings like graduating art students, described as ‘aesthetically ambiguous’. The bearded face of a man stares out from one canvas, another depicts human emotion with jagged, gloomy stripes of black and purple. AI is a field of computer science that mimics the natural learning process of theContinue reading “Getting on with Artificial Intelligence”

How can we attract game changing talent? The real size of the question.

There are people who chop through the digital transformation buzzword bingo that peppers our work lexicon these days. They inject a new reality into the aging mainframes of our organisations. Their persistence in hustling and rustling managers, rules and mindsets to achieve a vision extraordinaire, is admirable. We need them. They are the ones whoContinue reading “How can we attract game changing talent? The real size of the question.”

What do you expect from disruption?

There’s plenty of chat about how vulnerable the financial services sector is to being significantly disrupted. From a consumer (human) perspective, we are coming to expect a lot more than good service and competitive offerings from our financial services partners. By good service we include attentive, quick, personalized, easy and cheap to access (no waitingContinue reading “What do you expect from disruption?”

Digital li(f)e craft

‘we are a culture that conflates happiness and success’ A new craft has emerged in the digital age: to capture, polish and publish a perfect life. We crop, recolour and hashtag our posts to embellish them, and to direct the impressions our readers take from them. Chompoo Baritone recently created a clever set of posts.Continue reading “Digital li(f)e craft”

Follow your passion – the worst piece of career advice

In previous blogs I’ve posted about the skills we need for a prosperous digital present and future, and the ones that are likely to be in short supply. I’ve been asking the question of how we drive our own value propositions over time, one, because there is more choice and focus if we do itContinue reading “Follow your passion – the worst piece of career advice”

To be or not to be – the real digital leadership question

An authentic self is what we seek to articulate across our social media platforms. That establishes our presence, and presence is a precursor to influence. Influence is the new currency online. However when we share what we believe in and what we endorse, we take a risk. There are unprecedented levels of social self promotion takingContinue reading “To be or not to be – the real digital leadership question”