You and a friend go out shopping and you both buy the same thing, only they pay less for it than you do. They don’t have a specific discount or loyalty card. But based on their profile, an AI has decided that you will buy at a higher price than your friend. How does that […]
When I go into my local coffee shop, they greet me and ask me if I want my usual coffee (latte if you are offering). Usually I say yes, but occasionally I go for something different like a mint tea. This usually gets the response of a raised eyebrow or a comment about trying to […]
It is hard enough getting initiatives delivered in business without have to deal with people constantly telling you about all the things that might go wrong, or about why your initiative won’t work. Ignore these people at your peril. Larger organisations are particularly prone to “groupthink” because of hierarchical management structures. Employees are usually expected […]
Most organisations that are outsourcing use the contract to manage regulatory and other risks. They place obligations on their suppliers to ensure that regulatory obligations are met, usually in the form of a set of policies that have to be adhered to.