Bangalore is the nerve center of Startup revolution in India. The authors unravel three key elements about Bangalore that connect to each other in a way that they feed off each other, creating a unique entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Historically, Japan and India always had a strong synergy. This article explores how this synergy is now spilling over to create open innovation and collaboration opportunities between Indian Startups and Japanese businesses. The result is revolutionary.
The article explores the impact of start-up culture on the society. The article discusses the key dimensions of socio-cultural fabric termed as CORDS (Convergence and connectivity, Openness to ideas, Relationship and Risk, Development and education and Sensitivity) and their implication on this emerging paradigm.
Automated systems, including artificial intelligence, are on the verge of penetrating every major industry and workplace, and are already disrupting many professions. The increased usage of these emerging technologies means that the very nature of work is changing. In this interview, Lithos Partners’ Sharon O’Dea, describes the reverberations of AI on roles and industries. She describes how AI can deliver considerable benefits but also create new challenges, including questions around diversity and career development.
Understanding employees’ needs and enabling people to have more control over their work can transform an organisation from the inside out. To support autonomy and employee engagement, a level of personalisation within the digital workplace is needed. MARGINALIA speaks with Mark Williams of people first to explore how AI is powering personalisation and empowering individuals to achieve their best.
The ‘people first platform’ brings HR, flow technology, infused AI and chatbot functions together to nurture a productive relationship between the employee and employer, and between the employee and their work. MARGINALIA speaks with Head of Marketing, Juliet Hailstone, to explore how the platform contributes to the future of work. In this interview, Hailstone discusses the impact of digital transformation on HR, and suggests organisations must put their ‘people first’ if they are to be successful and productive in the years ahead.
A new research study by Deloitte, the Digital Disruption Index, shows businesses are struggling to attract and develop digital talent. But what skills do people need to support an organisation’s digital objectives? What kind of talent do they require to thrive and grow in the artificial intelligence age? MARGINALIA spoke with Paul Thompson, UK digital transformation leader at Deloitte, to find out.
Emerging technology such as robotics, AI, 3D-printed implants, and cloud computing, is radically transforming the medical profession. But how and to what extent? MARGINALIA spoke with Industry Analyst at Frost & Sullivan, Arjunvasan Ambigapathy, who has undertaken some critical analysis on the future of healthcare.
Adobe’s research into the future of work explores emerging work trends and identifies the actions companies should take to prepare for imminent change. ‘The Future of Work: More than a Machine’ offers concise insights and robust statistics.
The adoption of AI demands a new way of thinking about technology, business development, and strategic execution. “If done correctly, the economic and productivity gains could be extraordinary,” says PwC’s AI Programme Leader, Rob McCargow. In this interview, he shares with MARGINALIA the key findings from their recent study. He points to the ethical matters that must be considered, and offers guidance to maximise your AI impact.
“In many cases the nature of jobs will change rather than disappear because of AI.” Euan Cameron is the first UK artificial intelligence leader at PwC. In the newly created role, he is responsible for AI across the UK firm, helping PwC itself and clients identify opportunities to embrace the shift to automation. MARGINALIA spoke with Cameron to explore PwC’s latest research, ‘UK Economic Outlook’, and his views on the impact of artificial intelligence on the future of jobs.
We should not feel intimidated by the rise of the machines, says Ed Brill, Vice President, Offering Management and Design, at IBM Collaboration Solutions. In this interview, he tells MARGINALIA how cognitive computing has already created many advantages inside and outside of IBM. He also shares some recent and upcoming offerings – such as ‘Orient Me’ and ‘Watson Workspace’. IBM is building on the future of work through innovation and machine learning.
Expert in enterprise technology, Dion Hinchcliffe, industry analyst, thought leader, and ZDNet columnist, tells MARGINALIA about the principles and practices behind successful digital workplace transformations, and what he expects the next developments to be in the future of work.
Gloria Lombardi interviews Jeremiah Owyang, founder of Crowd Companies, to explore their newly-released report ‘The Corporate Innovation Imperative’. Owyang describes some of the most popular innovation practices that established corporations adopt to avoid being disrupted by emerging competition.
Oblong Industries, the creator of an immersive visual collaboration solution called Mezzanine, is convinced that Infopresence – a term that describes the experience of being immersed as a group in your vital content and data in a room or across locations – represents the future of work. MARGINALIA speaks with VP EMEA Mary Ann de Lares Norris to find out more.
In this interview, Richard Milnes, CEO of Zaptic, discusses how to enable digital operational excellence and close the gap between customers and frontline workers. He also encourages leaders and managers to consider the manifold benefits of building their digital work platforms with Business Process Management.
Understanding employee behaviour around their use of content and comms is essential for companies requiring ROI from their internal endeavours. Collecting and analysing the data can be daunting, but decision-making suffers without accurate information. Bethany Garland is building graphical analytics reporting into mHub’s employee engagement app, and explains the impact of meaningful data.