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.
AI, artificial intelligence

1 March, 2019

Ethical business in the age of AI

Whether we like it or not, technological advances are reshaping the way companies do business. Artificial intelligence, which involves the processing of huge amounts of data by machine, is becoming mo...
artificial intelligence, AI, data, big data

8 October, 2018

Data ethics: defining the governance of artificial intelligence

Noise surrounding the corporate use of data for potentially unethical purposes has increased by dozens of decibels in recent weeks. During the summer, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) ho...
Brainloop, board communication, board packs

11 September, 2018

Lead or be led: Why digital transformation starts at the top

Digital transformation is in need of a boost. According to Ted Schadler, principal analyst at Forrester, too many businesses are not investing enough resources into digital technologies or not even bo...
AI, artificial intelligence, data

27 July, 2018

The technologies senior leaders plan to deploy in the coming years

Despite all the hype, augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality, blockchain and 3D printing have had a small impact on businesses in the past few years. Big data analytics has had the biggest ...
artificial intelligence, AI, robotics

26 January, 2018

Artificial Intelligence: the ethical dimension

The must-have Christmas gift—at least with my savvy friends—was a virtual assistant. Whether it was Alexa, Siri or Cortana, the future world of accessible artificial intelligence (AI) is in our ho...
artificial intelligence, robotics, AI, technology

12 January, 2018

Ethics institute reveals principles for safe use of AI

Business leaders can play a role in "minimising" the risk of ethical failures stemming from ...
Chess, strategy, technology, digitalisation

11 September, 2017

Strategic thinking in the age of digital transformation

It is 7am in 2025 and you’re in a driverless electric Uber car whizzing you to work in the City. You’re on Skype talking to one of your Chine...