Euan has guided many Fortune 500 firms into the dynamics surrounding business, technology and sourcing with his thought-provoking research and advisory skills. At Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, Euan examines how work is changing in response to the emergency of new technologies, new business practices and new workers.
In roughly ten years, six billion people will be living in a city, and the pressure on resources will be massive. To inspire a new vision for what city planners, business and citizens need to do now, Agder Energy invited a wide range of experts to the event “The Generation After Us”.
To thrive, organizations need to be nimble, innovative, and disruptive— not words one often associates with the large, lumbering corporate beast! Heavy on process and (rightly) risk-averse, and more often than not working in silos—they need to switch it up. The thing that might be difficult to accept is that start-ups get faster traction than internal teams working on similar problems.
One of the experts at Cognizant Snapshot Breakfast at Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) was Euan Davis from the Center for Future of Work. Here, he answers some of the questions that were raised from the event’s online audience.
Looking at my analyst barometer… if 2016 was all about digital then 2017 is all about artificial intelligence. Something big is happening when scholars, analysts, CEO hot shots, and doom mongers talk it up/ talk it down all over news-feeds and media. Some of the commentary is Elon Musk scary; some of it Steven Hawking cautionary but there is no doubt that the AI message has cut through — AI is super-hot in enterprise work and for all things innovation.