Archive for January, 2017

Enterprise Social: Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions by Senior Executives

January 23, 2017  |   Blog   |     |   1 Comment

I was recently asked to compile the Top 10 FAQs I get from Senior Leaders about Enterprise Social: 1. Why should I care about Enterprise Social? As a communications channel, ESN breaks traditional siloes across functions and geographies. It connects senior executives with the pulse of the organisation, and enables the coal-face to feedback valuable intelligence in real-time. 2. Do senior leaders need to participate? If we want to realise the extraordinary business benefits of this amazing tool, then we need leaders. Senior leaders define the organisational narrative, set the behavioural agenda and provide visible reinforcement of their personal ...

Digital Future: Helping Algorithms Decide Who Lives Or Dies

January 23, 2017  |   Blog   |     |   2 Comments

Imagine you were asked to decide the behaviour of an autonomous vehicle as it spins out of control: “if an accident is really unavoidable and where the only choice is a collision with a small car or a large truck, driving into a ditch or into a wall, or risk sideswiping a mother with a stroller, or an 80-year-old grandmother?” Who would you choose? This was the question recently posed by Daimlers CEO, Dieter Zetsche (which I wrote about previously). Whilst on the surface it sounds like isolated conundrum, the truth is that more ...