Some Good Thoughts for Board Members

Sometimes we need to experience Some Good Thoughts. Here are some for you. (links to details found below) NEED SOME GOOD NEWS ABOUT COVID-19? HERE ARE SIX REASONS FOR OPTIMISM This article details therapeutic treatments, better tests, the value of masks, better...

How AI Can Help In A Recession

This recession is deeper and more sudden than any other we have experienced. While we would all prefer this recession be a short one, that is currently unlikely. A deep and prolonged recession puts tremendous pressure on CEOs and Boards of all but the most fortunate...

COVID-19 And Unemployment: The Robots Are Coming

Within the US, we are experiencing an increase in COVID-19 cases and the loss of permanent jobs. While the June employment numbers look very promising (the number of jobs increased by 4.8 million), they hide two important factors. The first is that these numbers came...

Why Are Technology Companies Quitting Facial Recognition?

IBM just got out of the business of facial recognition software. Microsoft and Amazon have limited what they are doing with facial recognition with law enforcement agencies. Facebook paid a $550 Million settlement related to their facial recognition technology. What...

Environmental Sustainability and AI

(A version of this article appeared in the NACD Directorship publication).   As a board member, you’re likely aware of the many strategic opportunities and threats posed by AI. According to IDC, spending on AI hardware and software is increasing at a CAGR of 24%....