Holiday Reading List

Here's the holiday reading list. The idea is to read these 4 books over the 2 weeks, in the middle of a typically hectic India vacation. Let's see how that goes ! Leadership in turbulent times: Doris Goodwin 21 Lessons for the 21st Century: Yuval Harari AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and new world order:... Continue Reading →

Why do AI projects fail?

I have often said that the most valuable thing that I have built from my years in Analytics Consulting is a ‘failure portfolio’. Each failed project has taught a lot, and it comes down to some foundational issues Are you solving the right problem? Call Center Operations are always trying to cut down the call... Continue Reading →

The Economics of Decision Making

I have been thinking about the economics of Decision Making for a while now. And also, currently reading Prediction Machines  - very interesting read. This takes extra relevance as the economics of AI come into focus as enterprises continue to invest in AI, in search of the next engines of productivity. Prediction Let's start with Predictions... Continue Reading →

Building the Execution muscle

"It is all about execution, stupid!", said a wise man. And it is nowhere truer than in AI implementations these days. A vast majority of AI inspired projects start with a lot of fanfare: budgets are lined up, a prototype is funded, a few data scientists go to town with the latest and coolest AI... Continue Reading →

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