Among the 2018 Press Room highlights were examinations of the good and bad of technological innovation, internal hiring opportunities, and how to piece together the digital thread. This episode recaps the key themes of those previous episodes.
When implementing AI technologies, companies face social, ethical, and logistical challenges. Tom Davenport, of Deloitte’s analytics and cognitive practice, says a deeper understanding of AI and a pragmatic approach to its adoption can show a way forward.
What does the 2018 holiday season have in store for retailers? According to Rod Sides, Deloitte’s wholesale and retail distribution practice’s US lead, consumer optimism and a strong US economy point to a successful season.
Achieving digital maturity involves changing how things are done -- and having the courage to fail. Tanya Ott met with Jerry Kane and Anh Phillips to discuss how organizations can overcome these challenges and realize fully the perks of going digital.
Consumers now are in control of when, where, and how they view content. Tanya Ott joined Deloitte’s Jeff Loucks and Kevin Westcott to discuss how media and entertainment companies can meet consumers’ ever-rising expectations.
Nudges are being used today in increasingly varied ways to drive consumer behavior. Similar strategies in health care can lead to better medical decisions and improved patient outcomes, says Mitesh Patel of the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit.
Is hiring internally beneficial, and if yes, then what stops companies from doing so? Host Tanya Ott spoke with Robin Erickson, Denise Moulton, and Bill Cleary about the promise internal mobility holds and the barriers to its more widespread adoption.
How do we work alongside bots without resenting them? And can there be poetry in the technology enterprise? Bill Briggs discusses these and other technology trends of 2018.
Millennial households in the United States have fewer assets and lower income than older households, which is a concern. Technology could come to rescue by improving productivity and helping people earn more, says Patricia Buckley.
Assessing the worth of a new product or technology projected as the next big thing can be tricky. Brenna Sniderman, Susan Hogan, and John Lucker say a more pragmatic approach can help business leaders separate reality from the hype.
A challenge to selling ethically produced products is getting consumers to follow through on their good intentions. Georgetown’s Neeru Paharia, who spoke with Tanya Ott at Deloitte’s 2017 Nudgeapalooza conference, discusses how to better guide consumer behavior.
The digital thread integrates the virtual and real worlds in a way that could spark a revolution in how we make and deliver products. Tanya Ott spoke with Paul Michelman and Mark Cotteleer about how organizations can capitalize on this emergent technology.
Does the “always-on” workplace standard always facilitate well-being? The pursuit of efficiency and effectiveness may have had some unintended consequences, but technology enhances—and not rules—our lives, say Jennifer Fisher and Connor Joyce.
The connectedness and data volumes of Industry 4.0 are not only changing manufacturing and supply chains; they’re also changing how salespeople sell these connected products. Listen to a discussion on selling Industry 4.0, from questions on accountability to overcoming the fear of failure.
How do we expand our thinking of behavioral science—and habit formation—beyond the nudge? The first podcast from Deloitte’s 2017 Nudgeapalooza conference, which focuses on how behavioral insights can improve outcomes in health, commerce, and public policy.
Just scaling efficiency may no longer be enough for companies to thrive. Instead, the key may be to track the progress of work groups with a clear shared goal, say John Hagel and Maggie Wooll.