M.S Sivakumar

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Data Warehousing

Artificial Intelligence: The next big thing in Supply Chain Management

Artificial Intelligence in new product development: AI has totally overhauled the new product development process.by reducing the time to market for …

Ramez Naam: Enhancing Humans, Advancing Humanity

Enhancing humans and humanity<p>Beginning with the accelerating pace of biotech tools for human health and enhancement, Naam noted that health issues …

Singularity
Big Data

The Blockchain is a New Model of Governance

As the Greece debt crisis unfolds and capital controls are forced down the throats of their people, bitcoin has moved back into the mainstream …

Blockchain

Can This Man Make AI More Human? - MIT Technology Review

Like any proud father, Gary Marcus is only too happy to talk about the latest achievements of his two-year-old son. More unusually, he believes that …

Artificial Intelligence

‘Humans’ TV show raises question of how human we can make machines

The big budget Channel 4/AMC series Humans is with us. It presents a world where “synths,” eerily life-like robots, become part of the household.<p>Humans isn’t just the new Twilight or Divergent, offering the story-telling freedom to shoot‘em, bite’em, kiss’em in an improbable apocalyptic fantasy …

Breaking the Death Grip of Legacy Technologies

Technologies like 3-D printing, robotics, advanced motion controls, and new methods for continuous manufacturing hold great potential for improving how companies design and build products to better serve customers. But if the past is any indicator, many established firms will be slow to adjust …

Innovation

2015 Internet Trends Report

KPCB’s Mary Meeker presents the 2015 Internet Trends report, 20 years after the inaugural “The Internet Report” was first published in 1995. Since then, the number of Internet users has risen from 35 million in 1995 to more than 2.8 billion today. The 2015 report looks at key Internet trends …

Five Top VCs Predict The Future

Robocars, the hyperloop and universal broadband are nearly here – or so some top venture capitalists think.<p>On Thursday night, five of the world’s best-known venture capitalists each went to bat for two trends they think will be the most explosive over the next five years, but aren’t overly obvious. …

High-speed Rail

How Steve Jobs Botched Things Up For His First 20 Years - And Why Nobody Cares

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What was Steve Jobs wrong about?</i><p><i>Answer by Jonathan Brill, Steve Jobs amateur historian, on Quora</i><p>Every business leader should feel better after learning two things about Steve Jobs:<p>For most of this life, he was very bad at running things that involved …

Business Strategy

How Will the Robots of the Future See Us?

VFX artists make an educated guess about machine vision in Oliver Daly's new sci-fi short, 'Miles.'<p>Whether they're relentlessly attacking or helping us get dressed, robots will use cameras, sensors, and software to look at the world, which means that they'll see things from a very different …

Robotics

As Ad Business Shifts to Machines, AOL Restructures Its Sales Staff in a Major Reorg

Simplify, definitely. Simple, not so much.<p>According to numerous sources, AOL is now initiating long-planned changes to drastically reorganize its advertising sales staff, a move which is likely to result in an unspecified number of layoffs at the New York-based portal.<p>While there will also be …

Advertising

Dysfunctional Products Come from Dysfunctional Organizations

Producing great products isn’t just about creativity and execution. It’s also about organizational alignment. Let me tell you a quick story. One of my alumni, Eli, recently finished a contract with a government transportation agency. She had been tasked with spending time with the agency’s …

Management

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

The Gary Hamel Interview: Unleashing another Revolution

<i>Gary Hamel, the Godfather of Management 2.0, on reengineering the DNA of organizations based on, among other things, the principles of markets.</i><p>Gary …

How Made-For-Business Apps Are Poised To Transform Industries

Stop for a minute and consider the level of transformation the smartphone in your hand has created in just the handful of years since the re-architecting of our most basic connections to people, services and knowledge began with the debut of the original iPhone.<p>Now, these devices and the apps they …

The Future Of Social Enterprise In 2015

Three simple things conscious capitalism must do to grow in the New Year.<p>The social enterprise space has definitely come of age in recent years, growing by leaps and bounds and gaining momentum even as you read this. But there’s no denying that it gets harder from here.<p>The year ahead is filled with …

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Competing on Analytics

We all know the power of the killer app. Over the years, groundbreaking systems from companies such as American Airlines (electronic reservations), Otis Elevator (predictive maintenance), and American Hospital Supply (online ordering) have dramatically boosted their creators’ revenues and …

Big Data

How Big Data Is Blurring Industry Lines At Companies Like Nike

In my previous blog, I used the evolving business model of the data science crowd-sourcing company Kaggle as an example of how data and analytics can drive new paths to value for businesses in the big data era. But, it’s not just happening within the big data community itself. It’s an evolution …

Making the Cut

<i>Which surgeon you get matters — a lot. But how do we know who the good ones are?</i><p>“You can think of surgery as not really that different than golf.” …

When Will Design Get Serious About Impact? (SSIR)

Interest in human-centered design (HCD) has been building in the public sector and international development over the last few years thanks to …

Innovation

What Happens to Society When Robots Replace Workers?

The technologies of the past, by replacing human muscle, increased the value of human effort – and in the process drove rapid economic progress. Those of the future, by substituting for man’s senses and brain, will accelerate that process – but at the risk of creating millions of citizens who are …

Capitalism Needs Design Thinking

<i>Tim Brown and Roger Martin have been talking to each other about design thinking since 2002, and their influence on each other’s thinking has helped to shape the way the discipline has been practiced in the business world since. This is an edited excerpt of their most recent conversation, moderated</i> …

How Metaphors Make Us Fall in Love With Designs

<i>This talk is from WIRED by Design, a two-day live magazine event that celebrated all forms of creative problem solving.</i><p>We tend to think of metaphor …