CIO’s Future of Cloud Summit: Keynote by Jessica Groopman

Join us at CIO’s upcoming Future of Cloud Summit, a virtual event just for CIOs and innovation leaders. Jessica Groopman will be keynoting the event speaking on The Three Silent Disruptors: Macrotrends Reshaping Cloud and Software Innovation. In it, she will surface several overlooked trends influencing cloud and software trajectories and how CIOs must prepare. […]

Decarbonizing with Digital: 8 Tech Advancements Critical for Scaling Climate Action

Global leaders are gathering to discuss critical climate action. Will technological advances catalyze commitments to take action at scale? For the 26th time since 1992, world leaders convene in Glasgow, Scotland for COP26 to discuss their targets and plans to radically reduce emissions. It is a scene we’ve witnessed before, as international leaders gather around […]

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Impacting Digital Transformation

In the age of global uncertainty, colossal data and rapidly shifting and customer expectations, companies must simultaneously navigate digital transformation, while identifying and incorporating emerging trends and technologies in parallel. This dual imperative forces a difficult balancing act between adapting strategies and adopting new capabilities, all while proving efficiencies and generating new value across stakeholders. […]

Is the coronavirus the black swan event that catalyzes the next phase of tech in society?

Coronavirus: a black swan event or just another canary in the coal mine? For all the big data modeling, prediction markets, and analyst forecasts, virtually no one saw the rapid global emergence of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Spreading faster than the virus is fear itself, as different countries deploy different prevention tactics, and information remains […]

Our Vision: Key Technology Impacts for 2020 and Beyond

By Jessica Groopman, Jeremiah Owyang, and Jaimy Szymanski As one decade ends, another rolls in, and with it an astonishing array of technology-driven trends. Predictions abound on the technology developments and advancements expected in 2020. However, tech is no longer a vertical, as data and automation are disrupting every industry and reshaping daily life.  Based […]

AI is driving a new business function: Digital ethics

Big data and AI call for a new business competency: Ethics. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machines’ ability to “learn” marks a new chapter in digital transformation; it breathes new life into the potential for unstructured data and software and marks a profound shift in interface and customer experience. It also introduces unprecedented risks and societal questions enterprises […]

Digital Transformation vs. AI Transformation: What is the difference?

For most organizations, the trouble isn’t usually how to get started with AI, but knowing where. Not only can machine learning and other AI techniques be applied across virtually every single industry, business function, and workflow, it is subject to immense hype, over-inflation, and promise. From chatbots to facial recognition, from automated reports to predictive […]