Andrew McAfee

Artificial intelligence meets the C-suite

July 13, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of the authors of The Second Machine Age, Erik Brynjolfsson,  Andrew McAfee, and Jeremy Howard who examine the impact that “thinking” machines may have on top-management roles for the McKinsey Quarterly, published…

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Leading Digital: A book review by Bob Morris

October 6, 2014

Leading Digital: Turning Technology into Business Transformation George Westerman, Didier Bonnet, and Andrew McAfee Harvard Business Review Press (2014) Invaluable lessons to be learned from Digital Masters about how to use technology to achieve business transformation Why did George Westerman,…

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The Great Decoupling: Now What?

October 1, 2014

Here is a composite of several brief excerpts from interviews of several thought leaders conducted by Rik Kirkland for The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. The rapid advance of machine learning presents an economic paradox: productivity is rising,…

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Smart Machines: A book review by Bob Morris

March 6, 2014

Smart Machines: IBM’s Watson and the Era of Cognitive Computing John E. Kelly III and Steve Hamm Columbia Business School Publishing (2013) How and why humans and cognitive computing can — and should — collaborate on improving quality of life…

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The Second Machine Age: A book review by Bob Morris

February 23, 2014

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee W.W. Norton & Company (2014) “Technology is not destiny. We shape our destiny.” Opinions vary as to the timeframe of the…

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The Coming of the Second Machine Age

February 12, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Bill Teuber for the Huffington Post. To read the complete article, c heck out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * Andrew McAfee and…

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Charting technology’s new directions: A conversation with MIT’s Erik Brynjolfsson

May 17, 2013

Erik Brynjolfsson is a leading expert on the new relationship between man and machine and the challenges that emerge when innovation is decoupled from growth in jobs and incomes. He discusses that relationship during this conversation with McKinsey Publishing’s Rik…

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Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

February 1, 2012

Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How and why technology should support your organization’s strategy…not the other way around This is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies of…

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