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The secret to being a successful data scientist (hint: it isn’t data or science)

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I wasn’t fortunate enough to be at O’Reilly’s Strata Data Conference in London earlier this year, but in his roundup of the event’s big takeaways, CIO contributor Martin De Saulles listed eight “factors shaping the future of big data, machine learning, and AI.” No. 2 on his list is “changing skillsets for data scientists.” “Cassie […]

2020 Tech Trend: Companies get a better understanding of AI’s effects

In 2020, as AI makes inroads into professional services, companies will struggle with anticipating how AI can — or should — change their professions. AI is already changing the way contracts are interpreted, taxes are prepared and medical conditions are diagnosed. However, if the dominant strategy for deploying AI is for low-level problem solving, then […]

Making the leap to rich data sharing in healthcare through digital transformation

by Jonas Knudsen Data-driven digital transformation opens opportunities for healthcare providers, policy makers and patients to move toward personalized healthcare by collecting and sharing new kinds of data. The next wave of productivity gains will not come simply from the delivery of information and messages from one place to another, but from the cross-linked aggregation […]

The Foward50 Workshop on AI Sustainability and Ethics

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I’m honored to speak on Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation at the 2019 Forward 50 Conference. Last year, the conference was attended by 20 countries, 1,500 government executives and a hundred speakers, panelists, and experts. I’ll be leading a session on AI, Sustainability, and Ethics. In this 3-hour workshop, we’ll develop the intuition and common sense […]

How AI can make fully autonomous driving a reality

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Tech companies and the auto industry are working hard in tandem to make autonomous driving a reality by the early 2020s. Driverless cars with various levels of human participation will roll out in stages over the next few years, with fully-autonomous SAE Level 5 driving on the scene by 2030. Today, most automotive manufacturers have […]

Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan work-a-thon update: October 2019

Collaboration with Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan and DXC's London Innovation Center.

In a groundbreaking initiative with Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan and The Scott-Morgan Foundation, DXC Technology and world-class partners are helping Peter use the most advanced robotics and AI to turn him into what he calls the “world’s very first full Cyborg.” This initiative demonstrates the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve and transform the quality of life […]

Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan work-a-thon update: September 2019

In a groundbreaking initiative with Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan and The Scott-Morgan Foundation, DXC Technology and world-class partners are helping Peter use the most advanced robotics and AI to turn him into what he calls the “world’s very first full Cyborg.” This initiative demonstrates the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve and transform the quality […]

Is your data inhibiting your digital thread? 3 ways to establish a data strategy

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Products built by aerospace and defense companies are highly engineered and sophisticated, which means they’re often complex. That’s not a bad thing. But they’re also complex in ways that are undesirable. Products and their constituent parts are tracked in dozens of systems –from design to manufacturing to maintenance — which can result in an average […]

Data-centric architecture – the platform to focus on the most treasured asset

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The value proposition of global systems integrators (GSIs) has changed remarkably in the last 10 years. By 2010, it was the waning days of the so-called “your mess for less” (YMFL) business model. GSIs would essentially purchase and run a company’s IT shop and deliver value through right-shoring (moving labor to low cost places), leveraging […]

Don’t use your data as a doorstop

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Enterprises have access to more data than ever before, data that can provide valuable information about customers, markets, and business processes. Leveraged effectively, data (both structured and unstructured) can be used by enterprises to drive decision-making. But most organizations fail to use data to inform their strategic decisions or innovation initiatives. A recent poll of […]