What To Do When Machines Do Everything: How to Get Ahead in a World of AI, Algorithms, Bots, and Big Data
“Refreshingly thought-provoking…” – The Financial Times
The essential playbook for the future of your business
What To Do When Machines Do Everything is a guidebook to succeeding in the next generation of the digital economy. When systems running on Artificial Intelligence can drive our cars, diagnose medical patients, and manage our finances more effectively than humans i...more
Every such machine initiates a transformation – firstly a period of confusion (the one we’re in now), swiftly followed by a productivity boom. “The loom led to an abundance in clothing, the steam engine to an abundance in transoceanic travel, and the assembly line to an abundance of refrigerators finding their ...more
it suggests the need for new business models that are built on data driven personalisation and drive enhanced experiences and abundance... and calls data, system of in ...more
The question "How do I make my business model/process better using this specific technology?" is not the right one. Inst ...more
The interesting portion is their framework for automation (also a call to action) with the AHEAD roadmap which is an abbreviation for Automate, Halo, Enhance, Abundance and Discovery.
Some of their recommendations seem quite straight forwa ...more
It's also great fuel for those who believe in the AI future and want pragmatic information on how to sell this future or today to those who live in the past.
The book reads easy and is very straight forward with great references and research from the cognizant team themselves.
From now on this book is my standard as what I like to expect from AI / forward thinking books. ...more
The authors don’t subscribe to either the utopian or distopian view to AI. The contents are concerned with the next 5-10 years and how we should be thinking about this plus practical advice on how to leverage it in small and large companies.
I really enjoyed this book.
It gives simple principles and "what to do on Monday" advices in order to make the most of the opportunities that AI is going to deliver in the next few years.
The only point that I think could be added is the issue of global warming taken into account with AI. ...more
I enjoyed many of the lessons and main points of this book. However I did find most of the book to be repetitive. In a book that is relatively short, I thought that they should have fleshed out the topics covered.