Coronavirus, as a black swan event, will have invalidated many of the algorithms businesses typically use to make operational forecasts and other strategic decisions. Such AI tools are trained on previous data using year-on-year patterns, making it difficult for these algorithms to predict the effects of an unknown.
With the merits of ESG investment performance being a hot topic, the conversation should be on responsible and sustainable investments. Yet the focus is on the data requirements and standards, which are critical to the successful delivery of this rapidly increasing branch of the investment world.
Plenty has been written about the £99.2m fine issued to the Marriott group by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) last year. As we all know by now, it was given to the hotel chain for its mishandling of a hack that led to the records of 383 million guests being compromised.
If 2020 turns out to be half as compelling as 2019, then we're in for a good one. What better way to start the new year than to take a brief glimpse back at the one just gone, and to remind ourselves of all the insights, predictions and theories we shared throughout 2019.
On 11th September we unveiled our Artificial Intelligence: Hype vs Reality report. The event, took a deep dive into the findings of the report and the learnings that can be applied across enterprise when it comes to scaling AI adoption. For those who were unable to join us, here is a quick recap and we hope to see you at future events.
In partnership with YouGov, we commissioned a short survey of over 1,000 senior decision makers, including owners, partners, chairpersons and non-executive directors, working across the public and private sectors. The focus of the study is to lift the veil on boards’ attitudes towards Artificial Intelligence and understand the reality of adoption and awareness at executive level.
Thanks to those who were able to join us last week for our first AI event with InstaDeep. This, the first of four events, looked at Scaling AI in the Enterprise and helping business leaders to realise the potential of introducing and scaling AI in their businesses. For those who were unable to join us, here is a quick recap and we hope to see you at future events.