In this thought-provoking discussion, Jeffrey Towson analyzes the impact of machine learning and prediction on businesses. He questions whether these capabilities can truly serve as competitive advantages or if they merely pass value onto customers, maintaining business as usual. Although he concludes that these technologies do not provide a competitive edge yet, they indeed bring about significant changes to business operations and strategies.
Key concepts for this article: Artificial Intelligence China’s State Capitalism model *** The release of ChatGPT and DALL-E has pushed AI back to the forefront of digital. Forget web3 and blockchain. It’s all about AI now. And I will confess, I am a believer. Artificial intelligence is the biggest thing happening in digital. I’m even […]
In this episode of the Tech Strategy Podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses the arrival of ChatGPT, a new AI content generation tool from OpenAI. ChatGPT is stunning people everywhere with its ability to generate realistic and engaging text, and it has the potential to revolutionize the way we interact with machines.
I have used the terms digital and data technology interchangeably. And I have described them as things made of bits and bytes. Of ones and zeros. Instead of physical products and services. And I have spoken quite a bit about how things made of bits and bytes have different economics. They have powerful but also […]
In this article, Jeff Towson discusses how artificial intelligence in China is increasingly dependent on HiSilicon. He talks about how HiSilicon is becoming a key player in the AI industry in China and how it is helping to drive innovation in the sector. Read this article to learn more about the book and its contents.
In this article, Jeff Towson recommends reading “Red AI” to learn more about artificial intelligence in China. He talks about how the book provides a comprehensive overview of the AI landscape in China and how it compares to the rest of the world. Read this article to learn more about the book and its contents.
This discussion centers on the innovative digital business models developed by Walgreens and Ping An Good Doctor in the healthcare sector. These industry leaders have embraced digital transformation to establish new, compelling business models, each unique in its approach. The analysis will delve into three key areas: the economies of scale and scope, digital superpowers that lend competitive advantage, and the role of AI as a capability and potential learning platform.
I had a good interview with Arthur du Passage and Edouard de Mezerac of Artefact, a data consulting and digital marketing company. And I thought they had a really good vantage point for how AI / ML is being used on the ground in China. I’ve summarized my 3 take-aways from our discussion. An Introduction […]
Use cases are a good way to approach the subject of AI. Just hunt industry by industry and see what companies are using AI for and not. It’s the best way to separate out the hype. And make sure you look at industries other than your own. I find scanning use cases across industries is […]
Ping An is the quiet digital giant of China. It began as an insurance company. Then it added a wealth management company. Then it added a bank. And now it is focusing on healthcare. And, along the way, it became a full tech company. It’s right up there with Alibaba, ByteDance and the others. I […]