Nicky Overgaard Pedersen

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10 Ways to Improve the Digital Banking Experience

Here are 10 strategies banks and credit unions can use to deliver a better digital experience, gain market share, lower costs and increase revenues …

Ernst & Young Is Going Bitcoin While PwC, Deloitte and KPMG Push Permissioned Blockchains

While some multi-bln professional service firms are pushing the development and implementation of private Blockchains, Ernst & Young (EY), one of the …

Clayton Christensen On What He Got Wrong About Disruptive Innovation

Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, 64, is best known for his 1997 book <i>The Innovator’s Dilemma,</i> which introduced the concept of “disruptive innovation.” He explained how cheaper, simpler or unexpected products and services can bring down big companies like U.S. Steel, Xerox and …

Innovation

A Short History Of The Most Important Economic Theory In Tech

Twenty years ago, W. Brian Arthur popularized a concept that forever changed Silicon Valley—with a little help from Cormac McCarthy.<p>This summer marked the 20th anniversary of one of the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>’s most influential articles ever, “Increasing Returns and the New World of Business,” by …

Innovation

THE END OF GLOBALISATION?

This is a free article from SCENARIO 06:2016. If you are not a current subscriber to SCENARIO or a member of The Copenhagen Institute for Futures …

How to Tell If Machine Learning Can Solve Your Business Problem

“AI,” “big data,” and “machine learning” are all trending buzzwords, and you might be curious about how they apply to your domain. You might even have startups beating down your door, pitching you their new “AI-powered” product. So how can you know which problems in your business are amenable to …

Machine Learning

The Businesses That Platforms Are Actually Disrupting

Platforms are all the rage these days. Powered by online technologies, they are sweeping across the economic landscape, striking down companies large and small. Uber’s global assault on the taxi industry is well known. Many platforms, some household names and others laboring in obscurity, are doing …

Innovation

5 Mistakes Employees Make When Challenging the Status Quo

It’s time for companies to embrace their rebel talent as a way to foster innovation, employee engagement, and change from within.<p>But what happens when a brave employee decides to challenge organizational conformity and offer new ideas that she sincerely believes would improve operations, before the …

Leadership

A Cheat Sheet on Probability

Probability

The 6 Elements of Truly Transformative Business Models

We usually associate an industry’s transformation with the adoption of a new technology. But although new technologies are often major factors, they have never transformed an industry on their own. What does achieve such a transformation is a business model that can link a new technology to an …

Innovation

Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and central banks: Opportunity or threat?

While excitement about Bitcoin appears to have subsided, the blockchain technology underlying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is attracting …

50 Smartest Companies 2016 - MIT Technology Review

Why<p>Call out a request and AI-powered Alexa will play your favorite song or order you a pizza. And Amazon Web Services just keeps growing.<p>$89.99<p>What …

20 Mind-Boggling Facts Every Business Leader Must Reflect On Now

Business as we know it is changing. But some business leaders aren’t convinced that it will affect them or <i>their</i> business.<p>But the truth is, business is changing at a fundamental level. Some of the key leadership challenges of today include the advent of big data, data becoming a major business …

Billion Dollar Tech Trends for 2017

Here are some of the emerging technologies that will make billions of dollars starting next year.<p>Companies worldwide will spend $3.5 trillion on IT in 2017, market research firm Gartner predicts.<p>Above all else, companies are expected to increase their spending on software and services (as opposed …

Internet of Things

How Pricing Bots Could Form Cartels and Make Things More Expensive

How competitive is our market economy? Not as much as it ought to be. And the growth of big data threatens to make things even worse. Antitrust regulators already struggle to keep markets competitive. How will they fare in a world where intelligent pricing algorithms subtly collude with one another?<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

What I Learned From 10 Years of Doing PR for Apple

I first started working for Apple on the PR agency side at Porter Novelli in Sydney, Australia in 1997. Steve Jobs had just returned to the company and the product line was a shamble of computers with confusing names, printers, scanners, and a curious, yet ill-conceived PDA called the Newton.<p>The …

Public Relations

How the Very Best Strategists Decide

When it comes to setting strategy, which is more effective: one great thinker or a wise crowd?<p>To find out, I turned to my ongoing Top Pricer Tournament, in which 884 people — managers, consultants, professors, students — make pricing strategy decisions for a generic business competing against other …

Management

Send and Receive Text Messages (SMS) with GSM SIM900 Shield

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Arduino Mega 2560 & Genuino Mega 2560<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from store.arduino.cc<br>• Buy from MCM Electronics<br>• Buy from …

31 år, 3500 ansatte og 30 virksomheder: Mød en af Danmarks vildeste iværksættere

Med sine kun 31 år er Mads Faurholt en af Danmark mest succesfulde iværksættere. Nu hjælper han nye iværksætter i nyt magasin på TV 2 Business.<p>Det …

Want to Know Julian Assange's Endgame? He Told You a Decade Ago

Amid a seemingly incessant deluge of leaks and hacks, Washington, DC staffers have learned to imagine how even the most benign email would look a …

Automation Will Make Us Rethink What a “Job” Really Is

As businesses enter the unchartered waters of machine intelligence – where machines learn by experience and improve their performance over time – researchers are trying to predict its impact on jobs and work. Optimists suggest that by taking over cognitive but labor-intensive chores the intelligent …

Human Resources

Technology Will Replace Many Doctors, Lawyers, and Other Professionals

Faced with the claim that AI and robots are poised to replace most of today’s workforce, most mainstream professionals — doctors, lawyers, accountants, and so on — believe they will emerge largely unscathed. During our consulting work and at conferences, we regularly hear practitioners concede that …

Health Care

An Intuitive Explanation of Convolutional Neural Networks

What are Convolutional Neural Networks and why are they important?<p>Convolutional Neural Networks (<b>ConvNets</b> or <b>CNNs</b>) are a category of Neural Networks …

545: When Not To Trust The Algorithm

Algorithms

The 30 Elements of Consumer Value: A Hierarchy

When customers evaluate a product or service, they weigh its perceived value against the asking price. Marketers have generally focused much of their time and energy on managing the price side of that equation, since raising prices can immediately boost profits. But that’s the easy part: Pricing …

Customer Experience

Watch the first ever movie trailer made by artificial intelligence

For the Kate Mara-starring Morgan<p>When it comes to a movie about the skills modern artificial intelligence can possess, it only seems appropriate to have an actual AI machine create a trailer for said film.<p>Kate Mara’s upcoming movie, <i>Morgan</i>, follows a corporate risk management consultant who has to …

Artificial Intelligence

Yahoo open sources its porn-detecting neural network

Ever wonder how things get marked NSFW on the internet? It’s Yahoo. Yahoo does it — with their special-made, smut-trained, porn-detecting neural network. And now you can, too, because the team behind the system has made it open source. I guess you could say they’re down to fork.<p>I jest, of course: …