This Inside the Mind of the CEO interview features Shin Sakane, the chief executive of a Japanese company developing the Laundroid, a clothes-folding robot. For Sakane, of Japan's Seven Dreamers Laboratories, the key to innovation is finding a difficult but satisfying "theme." [...]
We all manage something or other, whether it's other people, an entire organization, sales or even just ourselves. Managing suggests careful planning, a well-thought-out direction and a sense of control. What if we applied that definition of management to opportunity? What if we identified and acted upon opportunity much in [...]
The chief executive of QSuper, one of Australia's largest pension funds, describes how to change direction at scale. This public-sector pension fund was suddenly faced with open competition with private-sector financial services; it had to restructure the business, launch new types of businesses, and rebuild its digital technology -- [...]
The term “fake” has been in the news quite a bit of late—and not just in terms of politics.
A recent article in the MIT Technology Review examined technologies shared in other blogs that illustrate the growing capacity of artificial intelligence (AI) and other forms of technology to effectively blur the [...]