The firm of the Future

http://www.bain.com/story/firm-of-future/index.html

We're beginning to see what the next generation of successful companies will look like


CIOs must have vision and consciously drive change

http://www3.asiainsurancereview.com/News/View-NewsLetter-Article/id/40184/Type/eDaily/Asia-CIOs-must-have-vision-and-consciously-drive-change

A challenge for CIOs today is to be seen as “more than a glorified IT manager”


IoT: Collaboration Is Now Mandatory

http://insurancethoughtleadership.com/iot-collaboration-is-now-mandatory/

"What is becoming apparent is that there is a convergence taking place between these entrepreneurial startups and the traditional carriers, sparking collaboration between the new, small and fast market entrants with the old, big and slow incumbents"


Is the future passing by your management?

http://frederikbisbjerg.com/blog/future-passing-by

If you insist on only looking at what your best close competitors are doing, you’re “comparing your horse to other’s horses and ignorant to the car being introduced next door”


The digital future of work: What will automation change?

http://www.mckinsey.com/Videos/video?vid=5511848358001&plyrid=HkOJqCPWdb&aid=BA6124ED-A59F-43CA-82C8-9C3AFFDB9CEF

Half the tasks of today's tasks can be automated - McKinsey video


How to Successfully Work Across Countries, Languages, and Cultures

https://hbr.org/2017/08/how-to-successfully-work-across-countries-languages-and-cultures

Rather than assuming we’ll work in one location, in our native culture, we will need new skills, attitudes, and behaviors that help us work across cultures. Our ways of thinking about careers, colleagues, and collaboration will need to become more flexible and adaptable


DAVID-GOLIATH CULTURE GAPS

https://www.accenture.com/us-en/insight-david-goliath-culture-gaps

Large organizations could be wasting a significant growth opportunity because of their inability to effectively collaborate with startups. These “David-Goliath” culture gaps between the two types of organizations are a major obstacle


The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

https://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21721656-data-economy-demands-new-approach-antitrust-rules-worlds-most-valuable-resource

A century ago, the resource in question was oil. Now similar concerns are being raised by the giants that deal in data, the oil of the digital era. These titans—Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft—look unstoppable. They are the five most valuable listed firms in the world


'Insurtech' should help lower premiums: AIG chief

https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/Insurtech-should-help-lower-premiums-AIG-chief

Big data and artificial intelligence should help insurers assess risk more efficiently, and that should help reduce costs and drive down premiums for clients, the new CEO of American International Group told The Nikkei recently.


Top 10 Hot Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2017/01/23/top-10-hot-artificial-intelligence-ai-technologies

Coined in 1955 to describe a new computer science sub-discipline, “Artificial Intelligence” today includes a variety of technologies and tools, some time-tested, others relatively new. To help make sense of what’s hot and what’s not, Forrester just published a TechRadar report on Artificial Intelligence (for application development professionals), a detailed analysis of 13 technologies enterprises should consider adopting to support human decision-making

 
 

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