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January 15, 2018

Make Better Decisions with Intellectual Humility

New research published in the journal Psychological Science finds that those who sincerely aim to make themselves better people may excel at taking an objective look at themselves and their biases, which could also lead to better personal decision-making and long-term success.
January 11, 2018

Data is Changing the Way a Company Makes Decisions

The long-term success of a company depends on the accumulation of four things: capital, industry experience, customers and decision-making experience.
January 8, 2018

The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Ethical Decision Making

Here’s the thing: AI isn’t an arbiter of ethics, and it’s not going to be in the foreseeable future. But what AI can do in the ethics space is support and augment our own decision making -- and act as an alarm when we’re getting it wrong. Get it right, though? That’s on us.
January 5, 2018

New York Wants to Bring More Transparency to Algorithm Decisions

The New York City Council wants to clear up suspicion and bring more transparency to decisions made by algorithms.
January 2, 2018

Association Decision Making: A Path to Better Decisions

It͛s not easy to make clear decisions at an association: Rational thought often contends with risk-averse stakeholders, bad data, perfectionism, an itchiness to make any decision (even a bad one), and other roadblock.
January 1, 2018

New Budget, Same Problems: How to Avoid Common Budget Formulation Pitfalls

In today’s high-paced world, absolutely nothing replaces having the right information at the right time to make the best decisions. Unfortunately, many leaders are too busy with the challenges of formulating, tracking and reporting budgets, instead of tackling strategic improvements.
December 30, 2017

World’s First AI Citizen in Saudi Arabia Is Now Calling For Women’s Rights

When the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia granted a citizenship to Hanson Robotics' female-looking robot Sophia, most thought it was just to appeal to the audience of the Future Investment Initiative. However, AI ethicist Joanna Bryson told The Verge the stunt was "obviously bullshit."
December 28, 2017

How to Drive Effective Strategy at Fintech Companies

What does not get measured seldom gets managed. It’s time that attention is paid to making the strategy measurable, and this is where the effectiveness of execution comes into play.
December 19, 2017

Debias for Better Innovation

Everyone thinks that they are less biased than their peers. This susceptibility to the bias blind spot appears to be pervasive, and is unrelated to people’s intelligence, self-esteem, and actual ability to make unbiased judgments and decisions.
December 14, 2017

Big Data: Forget Volume and Variety, Focus On Velocity

Data is said to age like wine—meaning the longer it’s kept, the more insights you’ll be able to glean from it. While this may be true for some forms of data, this analogy doesn’t apply to all situations.