“JT” Jean Turgeonis VP and CTO for Digital Transformation at Avaya, with a career in technology and communications that spans decades. Our conversation explored different dimensions of digital transformation, including the evolution of IoT and the impact across multiple industries. JT shared where Avaya is focusing its digital transformation efforts, in particular in the Health Care, Public Safety and the Hospitality industries. One of the key points he makes is that companies should start small and build on incremental successes rather then trying to “boil the ocean”. He also shares his insights on the compelling opportunities around AI, blockchain, VR and other emerging technologies.
Digital Disruptors Spotlights
SanderKlous is Professor of Big Data Ecosystems at the University of Amsterdam and Partner in charge of Big Data and Analyticsfor KPMG in theNetherlands. Our conversation explored the key issues of trust, governance and ethics in analytics and AI, following on his books We are Big Data and Building Trust in a Smart Society. He is currently working on creating an ethical framework that would enable auditing of analytics and algorithms in a way similar to how audited financial statements represent a trusted presentation of business results. He shares insights into the current thinking around ethics in AI, outlining key risks from analytics and the value of trust. Lastly, he shares examples of how the city of Amsterdam is leading the field in applying ethical frameworks to analytics.
This series highlights the key insights and lessons from our Digital Leadership series of podcasts.We spotlight the important takeaways from our interviews in an accessible format. The following insights come from Sander Klous, Professor at Big Data Ecosystems at the University of Amsterdam, and a partner in charge at Big Data and Analytics for KPMG in the Netherlands. Stay tuned for the full podcast interview with Sander Klous, in the meantime, take a look at our full library of podcasts.
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