The potential applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been a hot talking point for businesses in recent years, particularly when it comes to the subject of digital transformation. While it is true that AI will radically alter how organisations work, experts believe that it can’t act alone: research shows that a new kind of collaborative intelligence, where humans and machines work together, is the future of innovation.
"We can move organizations from change capable to change ready. That shift is how we deal with entrenched bureaucracy and get to a place where innovation is encouraged, not evaded."
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the most innovative leader in the world, according to the Forbes 2019 list of most innovative leaders. Tesla’s Elon Musk placed second, while founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, was considered the third leader with the greatest innovation capital today.
A few years after it was announced that the war for digital talent had begun, this reality represents one of the biggest challenges facing companies today. The only way businesses can win this war is by understanding their digital needs and taking a different approach to their talent strategy.
Digital business is still a top priority for CEOs, says this year’s Gartner’s CEO Survey, but it also noted several important shifts in CEO perspectives. The most significant change was how workforce-related issues now represent one of the biggest challenges for executives today.