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AInsights: Microsoft Developing Its Own AI Model with MAI-1; Serves as a Competitive Lesson for All Businesses

AInsights: Microsoft Developing Its Own AI Model with MAI-1; Serves as a Competitive Lesson for All Businesses

AInsights: Your executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI Microsoft is perhaps building one of the most prolific genAI investment portfolios of any company out there. The company is a deep investor ($10 billion) in OpenAI. OpenAI not only powers ChatGPT, but also Microsoft’s Copilot. Microsoft recently invested in French startup Mistral. The company also just pseudo-acquired Inflection AI, appointing co-founder Mustafa Suleyman as its CEO of consumer AI. Compare this to Apple, one of most innovative companies in…

AInsights: Reid Hoffman Interviews His AI Digital Twin and It’s Both Creepy and Mind-Blowing

AInsights: Reid Hoffman Interviews His AI Digital Twin and It’s Both Creepy and Mind-Blowing

Your AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI… You may know Reid Hoffman as the co-founder and executive chairman of LinkedIn. He’s also a prolific investor and author, writing a book with my friend Chris Yeh, one I refer a lot to founders, Blitzscaling. Hoffman recently recorded an interview with Reid AI, his digital twin, and it is wild! It’s innovative while also blurring the line between fantastical and the uncanny valley. Like ChatGPT itself, Reid AI was…

AInsights: Microsoft’s Acquisition of Inflection AI and What it Means to Business Customers and Investors

AInsights: Microsoft’s Acquisition of Inflection AI and What it Means to Business Customers and Investors

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Microsoft recently acquired Inflection for $650 million, an AI startup founded by Mustafa Suleyman, former head of applied AI at DeepMind, an AI company acquired by Google. Acquire might be the wrong way to describe this deal though. Technically, Microsoft is licensing Inflection’s software for $650 million while the company hired nearly all of Inflection’s staff. Inflection, in turn, is using that money to pay a “positive” return to investors….

It’s Time for a New Genre of Leaders: A Conversation in Australia with My Friend, Dave Anderson

It’s Time for a New Genre of Leaders: A Conversation in Australia with My Friend, Dave Anderson

When I was in Melbourne, Australia last year, I had the most wonderful opportunity to spend time with my friend Dave Anderson. We met at a wine bar, he brought a ton of AV gear, and we recorded a podcast while enjoying a glass of wine. What did we talk about? Here are the topics we covered… – Mega and Micro Trends; how do we keep up? – AI…How do we embrace it? – What’s going on with Digital Experience?…

AInsights: Google Released a Prompting Guide 101 to Advance GenAI Prompting Skills and Outcomes

AInsights: Google Released a Prompting Guide 101 to Advance GenAI Prompting Skills and Outcomes

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Google released a “prompt guide” for Gemini in Google Workspace. Think of it as text-based ‘co-pilot’ to help users in Google Workspace get the most out of the Gemini large language model assistant. OpenAI did something similar with ChatGPT in January 2024 (infographic here.) The guide provides valuable tips and best practices for crafting effective prompts to get the most out of Gemini, such as using clear and concise language,…

Brian Solis to Keynote Global Equity Conference in Nashville on 9 April 2024

Brian Solis to Keynote Global Equity Conference in Nashville on 9 April 2024

On 9 – 11 April 2024 more than 500+ global company directors, senior managers, stock plan, HR, reward and benefits professionals will fill the halls at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel to attend the annual Global Equity Organization conference. Brian Solis will serve as keynote speaker. His presentation, “Transforming Equity Management in an Era of Disruptive Innovation,” will help industry professionals understand technology trends, especially generative AI, to improve their work, employee experiences, and their ability to attract and retain talent….

AInsights: AI-Powered Enterprise Use Cases in HR, Customer Service, Payments, Retail, Automotive, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Pharmaceuticals

AInsights: AI-Powered Enterprise Use Cases in HR, Customer Service, Payments, Retail, Automotive, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Pharmaceuticals

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…. In my work at ServiceNow, we constantly host executives in our global innovation centers. AI is the number one topic everyone wants to explore. And in those meetings, I’m often asked to share use cases that go beyond innovative workflows to demonstrate how organizations are using AI to reimagine operational and business models entirely. I wanted to share some interesting examples with you in this edition of AInsights. The world’s largest…

AInsights: The Impact of Generative AI on Business and Operational Transformation and Innovation

AInsights: The Impact of Generative AI on Business and Operational Transformation and Innovation

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…. I recently reviewed an AI report published by Coatue, a technology investment platform. In this special edition of AInsights, I wanted to share some of the more notable insights from the research.  They demonstrate the significance of these times. This is the moment to build AI-first and AI augmented organizations, beyond automation and the digitization of legacy models, processes, and mindsets. There will be disruptors. And, there will be the disrupted….

AInsights: Fighting Against Deepfakes, GenAI Gets into College, AI CarePods Brings Healthcare to You

AInsights: Fighting Against Deepfakes, GenAI Gets into College, AI CarePods Brings Healthcare to You

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…. Meta leading effort to label AI-generated content One of the greatest threats building on profitable disinformation and misinformation campaigns is the rise of deepfakes. In recent news, a finance worker was tricked into paying out $25 million after a video call with his company’s CFO and coworkers turned out to be fake. The participants were digitally recreated using publicly available footage of each individual. Explicit deepfake images of Taylor Swift widely…

Introducing AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI

Introducing AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI

I started writing more and more about generative AI so that I could keep up with important trends and what they mean to executives. I gave it a name with a simple tagline: “AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI.” Here’s the running list of AInsights if you’d like to dive-in with me… You can subscribe to future AInsights, here. AInsights Catalog (Most Recent First) AInsights: At Google I/O, AI Becomes An Extension of All You Do and Create,…

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