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The Top Five Challenges In IoT Digital Enterprise Transformation (Part One)

IoT technologies, database systems, and Artificial Intelligence have all progressed exponentially in the last few years—but there remain significant challenges in people’s understanding of how digital technologies function, and how quickly business benefits and ROI can be achieved.

Read articleposted 4th March 2020
How to survive the AI-pocalypse

Management Today

There are plenty of things in today’s world that divide opinion – veganism, social media, Marmite – but Artificial Intelligence (AI) may have the widest range of commentary of any of these controversial topics. While Silicon Valley and co. are . . .

Read articleposted 18th October 2018
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AI will change everything, but only if we change too

IoT Now

The way we work has always been dictated by the technology available to us. As technology improves, says Charles Towers-Clark, CEO of Pod Group, the workforce adapts to match the new standard of efficiency, and a whole range of jobs is created . . .

Read articleposted 18th October 2018
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Tools to encourage WEIRD behaviour

HR Magazine

Our WEIRD attributes are Wisdom, Emotional intelligence, Initiative, Responsibility and Development A company culture that puts people first is difficult to achieve when managers still dictate what happens in the business – so the question of how to create a . . .

Read articleposted 18th October 2018
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How does HR fit into an artificially intelligent future?

People Management

While machines will absorb a lot of specialised work within the next 15 years, the most service-focused roles will be safe – for now, says Charles Towers-Clark

Read articleposted 18th October 2018
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The WEIRD CEO – why ‘business as usual’ will soon be a thing of the past.

The WEIRD CEO – why ‘business as usual’ will soon be a thing of the past The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered by Big Data is bringing radical change to our daily lives (just look at how much Google . . .

Read articleposted 17th October 2018
Adapting to the AI opportunity

Adapting to the AI opportunity

Charles Towers-Clark, CEO of online platform PodGroup discusses how artificial intelligence can help empower employees rather than replace them. The opportunity that AI presents is too large for businesses to ignore, that much is clear, but the narratives around it so far . . .

Read articleposted 18th August 2018
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The WEIRD Book


Book by Charles Towers-Clark

In The WEIRD CEO, Charles sets out the technological and societal changes that will take place over the next fifteen years, and explains why companies need to rethink the way they motivate employees. He outlines why CEOs and managers need to encourage Wisdom, Emotional Intelligence, Initiative, Responsibility and Development (WEIRD) to make sure employees feel fulfilment and ownership in their work – and gives a fascinating and sometimes brutally honest record of the change process his company went through.

The WEIRD CEO explains how and why we need to change, in order to deal with a new working world dominated by Artificial Intelligence.

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