The Artificial Intelligence I work with: Working in a world of Natural Language Processing

The other day I missed a call from a business contact who called my Skype for Business number. Fortunately, Microsoft transcribed it for me and emailed me the following: “Hey James, a Jason calling you from council idix it 3 PM. Eastern Time, 2 PM. Central I believe um please. Give me a call back […]

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Resetting strategy to compete in a disruptive world

By James Janega What can incumbent firms do to stay relevant in an increasingly contentious, uncertain, and disruptive competitive environment? Alter processes, plan ahead, and delegate decision-making authority — both for new opportunities and for responsibilities managing day-to-day “business-as-usual.” I work with both startups and enterprise companies. Each has their advantages. I find it interesting […]

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Don’t stop halfway: How to build an end-to end innovation capability

Research at Slalom shows treating innovation as an end-to-end system offers a variety of benefits, from maintaining momentum to avoiding costly “organ rejections” from unwanted projects. By James Janega Corporate leaders assign huge importance to innovation as a mechanism to power their companies’ growth strategy, but when trying to create a reliable business capability, progress […]

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