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To Scale AI, Rethink Business Processes: MIT’s Brynjolfsson - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2018-01-03 blogs.wsj.com 3,665

Erik Brynjolfsson, a professor at MIT Sloan, discusses the current state of machine learning in the enterprise and shares guidelines for determining which tasks are most suited for automation.
Blockchain and the Music Industry: Turning Pennies into Dollars - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2018-01-08 blogs.wsj.com 1,846

Blockchain's ability to handle large volumes of transactions where no parties need to know nor trust each other, makes it the perfect tool to manage data generated by the micro-transactional nature of streaming music, says CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger.
Artificial Intelligence Transforms Hacker Arsenal - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2017-11-15 blogs.wsj.com 1,567 Cyberattacks cybersecurity

Artificial intelligence, growing more potent and easier to use, threatens to compound the already considerable challenges companies face as they deal with cyberattacks, researchers warn. While rare, they say early signs of such advanced forms of attacks have already been detected.
Boards Should Think of Cyber a Bit More Like Bank Robberies, Former AT&T Security Chief Says - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2017-11-23 blogs.wsj.com 1,442

While bank boards know there are a number of bank robberies, they don’t expect to eliminate them completely. Corporate boards should begin to think about cyber risk in similar terms, said Ed Amoroso, now CEO of TAG Cyber LLC.
How Deep Learning, Quantum Rank Among 2017′s Top Emerging Tech - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2017-11-17 blogs.wsj.com 1,415

Deep learning and quantum computing entered the mainstream in 2017. CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawasky-Berger sees in the emerging field of AI-powered computer vision the potential for dramatic improvements within the medicine, agriculture and transportation fields. But quantum? Someone please him know when the technology is ready to leave the research labs.
Automation Brings Cultural Change at S&P Global - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2017-11-23 blogs.wsj.com 1,323

As the data and analytics company automates a growing number of manual business operations, it is having to rethink many of its processes, says CIO Krishna Nathan.
Forecasters Eye Enterprise Tech Innovation - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2017-11-15 blogs.wsj.com 1,282

Investment firm T. Rowe Price Group on Tuesday unveiled its annual global market outlook for the coming year, including for the first time a breakout assessment of “technology innovation and disruption.”
A Framework for Building Artificial Intelligence Capabilities - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2018-03-02 blogs.wsj.com 899 Machinelearning

AI will likely become the most important technology of our era as it’s improved upon over time, but we’re still in the early stages of deployment, CIO Journal Columnist Irving Waldawsky-Berger writes. History shows that even after technologies start crossing over into mainstream markets, it takes considerable time for the new tech to be widely embraced across the economy.
Insurer AXA Bets On Big Data - CFO Journal. - WSJ

2017-11-22 blogs.wsj.com 813

AXA SA, the French insurance giant, has set its sights on expanding its finance team’s big data expertise in 2018, according to Chief Financial Officer Gérald Harlin.
Growth of IoT Pushing Tech Innovation, Spending - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2017-10-25 blogs.wsj.com 706

Firms turning to connected devices for data on customers or production processes are pushing central software platforms to the edge, says Forrester Research.
What Your CEO Is Reading: The Exploding Middle Class; AI Gets Real; Tech Monopolies - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2018-02-17 blogs.wsj.com 499

Feeding the new global middle class; how big tech is stifling competition; China takes on the U.S. in artificial intelligence dominance.
The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the World Economy - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2018-11-16 blogs.wsj.com 202 ArtificialIntelligence FutureofWork

Artificial intelligence has the potential to incrementally add 16 percent or around $13 trillion by 2030 to current global economic output, according to a new report. CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger shares some of the highlights.
The Current State of AI Adoption - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2019-02-09 blogs.wsj.com 196 MachineLearning

AI marketplace adoption will likely follow a typical S curve pattern with a relatively slow start in the early years, followed by a steep acceleration as the technology matures and firms learn how to best leverage AI for business value.
What History Tells Us About the Accelerating AI Revolution - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2020-05-22 blogs.wsj.com 191 AI fintech FutureofWork

As the Covid-19 pandemic looks to likely accelerate the rate and pace of technological change, Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger looks at how history can help us better face the societal and economic transformation expected from artificial intelligence.
Human + Machine: The Impact of AI on Business Transformation - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2018-04-13 blogs.wsj.com 159

While we're still learning how to best deploy artificial intelligence throughout the economy and society, early business implementations confirm that AI is set to have a huge impact on business processes, CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger writes.
Beyond Machine Learning: Capturing Cause-and-Effect Relationships - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2019-01-11 blogs.wsj.com 152 Deeplearning

Companies using machine learning to identify that needle-in-the-haystack bit of business insight could learn from the scientists who succeeded in locating the smallest needle of them all, the Higgs bosun particle.
Customer Experience Is the Key Competitive Differentiator in the Digital Age - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2018-06-25 blogs.wsj.com 150

The customer experience, that is, making each of a company's clients feel special, increasingly is the key factor for a business to stand out from its competitors, says CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger.
AI to Drive Job Growth by 2020: Gartner - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2017-12-16 blogs.wsj.com 126

Tools powered by artificial intelligence will create more jobs than they eliminate within the next three years, the IT research firm predicts.
Chevron Embraces Cloud as Internet of Things Expands - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2017-11-13 blogs.wsj.com 124

"The IoT area is probably one of the fastest growing data types we have in the company,” Bill Braun, CIO at the energy giant, told CIO Journal in an interview. “You can’t buy a motor or a valve now that doesn’t come with four or eight sensors on them, even if you don’t want them."
The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on R&D and Innovation - CIO Journal. - WSJ

2018-06-15 blogs.wsj.com 122

CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger calls AI a new kind of research tool--"an invention of a method of inventing"--with the potential to open up new avenues of inquiry and enable a new approach to innovation itself.