AI in a biotech lab

12 September, 2020

Board moves: Michael Macdonnell to join Sensyne Health as chief operating officer

Michael Macdonnell has been named as chief operating officer of biotechnology company Sensyne Health. Macdonne...
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...
Image of Covid on a digital device

14 August, 2020

How Covid-19 raises the digital stakes even higher

When Covid-19 started to threaten global health services, nations began locking down and managed to get work, local government and education online very quickly—within two weeks or so. This was poss...
AI integration

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 today in ...
AI in the workplace

20 July, 2020

Computer says no: the risks of AI in the post-pandemic digital workplace

The coronavirus pandemic has created an opportunity for companies to rapidly advance the scope of their digital ambitions. Significant changes have already taken place in sectors including retail, tra...
Google, tech acquisitions

25 January, 2020

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on AI and quantum computing

The combination of AI and quantum computing will help us tackle some of the biggest problems we see, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai said at Davos 2020. "When I look at the future and say 'ho...
AI, artificial intelligence

15 August, 2019

Why insecure leaders trust algorithms over advisers

Boards are not just made to hold management to account; they’re also there to provide advice. Except, it seems, some leaders might prefer the counsel of machines rather than real people. That’s...
AI, technology, data

12 August, 2019

Audit and technology: not a panacea, but a catalyst for improvement

There is a lot of hype about technology, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)—and the audit and accountancy professions are not immune from this. So it’s important for auditors t...
AI, artificial intelligence

6 June, 2019

Ethics body issues warning to boards over AI accountability

Back in April a report from a think tank at New York University made headline news around the world.