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How artificial intelligence can deliver real value to companies

June 2017—Companies new to the space can learn a great deal from early adopters who have invested billions into AI and are now beginning to reap a range of benefits.
How artificial intelligence can deliver real value to companies

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Where is technology taking the economy?

– We are creating an intelligence that is external to humans and housed in the virtual economy. This is bringing us into a new economic... era—a distributive one—where different rules apply.
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Using people analytics to drive business performance: A case study

– A quick-service restaurant chain with thousands of outlets around the world is using data to drive a successful turnaround, increase... customer satisfaction, and grow revenues.
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Competing in a world of sectors without borders

– Digitization is causing a radical reordering of traditional industry boundaries. What will it take to play offense and defense... in tomorrow’s ecosystems?
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A machine-learning approach to venture capital

– In this interview, Hone Capital managing partner Veronica Wu describes how her team uses a data-analytics model to make better... investment decisions in early-stage start-ups.

NEW USE CASES

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Fueling growth through data monetization

– A new survey finds that many companies are launching data-focused businesses. But few have achieved significant financial impact,... which requires the right combination of strategy, culture, and organization.
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How to improve student educational outcomes: New insights from data analytics

– By applying advanced analytics and machine learning, we have identified factors that play a critical role in student achievement.
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Pushing manufacturing productivity to the max

– Advanced analytics and lower-cost computing give companies a powerful tool for managing profitability on an hourly basis.
Article

Ops 4.0: Fueling the next 20 percent productivity rise with digital analytics

– Business needs to raise productivity more than ever. Thanks to innovations in digitization and analytics, four new methodologies... can yield the productivity breakthroughs organizations need.

Expert views

Podcast

Artificial intelligence in business: Separating the real from the hype

– The potential for AI to infuse business and value chains across various industries is greater than ever before—but where should executives start?
Video

Ask the AI experts: What advice would you give to executives about AI?

– As executives consider where artificial intelligence can unlock business value, they’ll need to cut through the hype and find... talent with both technical and business acumen.
Interview

Automation at scale is driving transformative change across insurance

– Advances in robotics, cognition, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are ushering in a new era of automation. Machines... can now match or outperform humans across a range of activities in a number of industries, including insurance.
Video

What next for blockchain?

– The conversation around blockchain is changing. We’re only now starting to understand this technology’s full potential, says one... executive.
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The role of expertise and judgment in a data-driven world

– The Obama campaign’s former data-analytics chief explains why a healthy dose of skepticism and a clear understanding of... the process behind data collection leads to stronger strategies and real impact.

Organizing for Success

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What every CEO needs to know to succeed with AI

– Senior executives can jump-start their AI journeys by considering these ten critical issues.
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Making data analytics work for you—instead of the other way around

– Does your data have a purpose? If not, you’re spinning your wheels. Here’s how to discover one and then translate it into action.
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Advanced analytics: Nine insights from the C-suite

– Conversations with hundreds of business leaders reveal nine ways that they are—and are not—adapting to the analytics... revolution.

INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES

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A virtuous cycle for growth: Finding profit after the initial sale

– Advanced analytics can extend the profit life cycle for carmakers who know how to use it.
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Raising Returns on Analytics Investments In Insurance

– While insurers are investing in analytics, few are seeing the impact they expect. According to a lapetitemort.info survey of data and analytics... leaders at global life and P&C carriers, the main obstacles are lack of strategic alignment, limited integration and front-line adoption, and poor data quality. A number of concrete initiatives can help carriers overcome these challenges and tap the full potential of their investments.
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Advanced analytics in hospitality

– Digital technologies are creating value and rearranging roles in the travel industry. Here’s how industry leaders are profiting... from the change.
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The road to artificial intelligence in mobility—smart moves required

– Is AI all hype? No. But automotive OEMs need to take five steps to overcome challenges and position themselves to succeed.
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Manufacturing: Analytics unleashes productivity and profitability

– High uncertainty and low growth have already forced manufacturers to squeeze every asset for maximum value. The next target is... their own data.

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lapetitemort.info Quarterly 2017 Number 4: Overview and full issue

– This issue of the Quarterly, available here as a PDF download, examines AI-driven automation and how it will transform... the economy, discusses why lifelong learning should be a corporate priority, and lays out the health imperative for organizations.
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Reducing churn in telecom through advanced analytics

– A comprehensive, analytics-driven approach to base management can help telecom companies reduce churn by as much as 15%.
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AI in storytelling: Machines as cocreators

– Computers don’t cry during sad stories, but they can tell when we will.
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Digital in R&D: The $100 billion opportunity

– Digital promises to transform R&D productivity over the next decade. What will it take to realize this potential?
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Controlling machine-learning algorithms and their biases

– Myths aside, artificial intelligence is as prone to bias as the human kind. The good news is that the biases in algorithms can... also be diagnosed and treated.
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Ops 4.0: Analytics to value for a product-centered transformation

– Cutting-edge analytic tools, design thinking, customer insights, and procurement intelligence combine to free your company from... the commoditization treadmill.
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How advanced industrial companies should approach artificial-intelligence strategy

– Leaders need to determine what AI can do for their company by looking at potential applications and scenarios and then building... their approach around those findings.
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The neglected art of risk detection

– At the core of risk management is risk detection, an art that can be skillfully improved if banks and regulators accept new analytical... methods.
Article

The transformative power of automation in banking

– A second wave of automation in banking will increase capacity and free employees to focus on higher-value projects. To capture... the opportunity, banks must take a strategic, rather than tactical, approach.
Article

Navigating the digital future: The disruption of capital projects

– Digital technology is disrupting capital projects. Companies that want to emerge as leaders must transform their organizations... now.
Podcast

Setting an agenda for organic growth in the digital age

– Business leaders can focus on three mind-sets to drive growth in their companies and sustain that growth for the long term.

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