Robot holding an apple

20 May, 2021

System error: why AI without humans is a governance challenge

Businesses are facing an Orwellian nightmare that few even recognise exists. As they become increasingly dependent on artificial intelligence, these same technology systems are increasingly being run ...
Machine learning circuit board

20 April, 2021

Rise of the machines requires a ‘stakeholder approach’ from boards

Companies are in need of a new approach to coping with the risks presented by machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence, according to academics, which should include sharing the governance rol...
Head shape with AI digital circuits

16 February, 2021

Firms need ‘two layers’ of AI governance

Have boards come to terms with the rise of artificial intelligence? It seems not. New research suggests large companies need to have two layers of AI governance if they are no longer to only superv...
Brain showing AI in processes

15 January, 2021

Firms forge ahead with AI adoption despite a lack of skills on boards

More than two-thirds of boards intend to approve the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) in the next year, although there appear to be significant hurdles to successful integration. The ...
AI robot director looking at graph

13 October, 2020

Changes to company constitutions ‘could allow use of AI on the board’

The idea of robots driven by artificial intelligence taking a seat on boards has been in circulation for some years now. In the UK a major legal reform would be needed before a robot could be a “dir...
Responsible innovation

12 October, 2020

Responsible innovation: implications for corporate governance

The world faces unprecedented grand challenges of which the recent Covid-19 pandemic is just one pertinent example. Innovation is crucial for addressing these grand challenges and business is an impor...
cybersecurity

11 September, 2020

How directors should manage AI, GDPR and data privacy risks

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an increasingly prevalent part of many companies’ day-to-day operations. While AI promises significant bounties, it brings with it a raft of potentially significant l...
AI, artificial intelligence

8 September, 2020

How understanding AI can help the board to boost business

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the world’s fastest-growing tools for organisations large and small, and the Covid-19 pandemic has generated numerous opportunities for businesses willing to e...
AI digital transformation of a butterfly

27 August, 2020

The state of AI-driven digital transformation

Over the past decade, digital transformation has been changing and re-inventing the way organisations conduct business. Essentially, it is the process of leveraging digital technology to create new or...
Head shape with AI digital circuits

5 August, 2020

AI survey: how is your business integrating artificial intelligence?

Board Agenda's Corporate Leadership in AI & Emerging Technology Survey has been launched in partne...