• The head of tech at one of the world's largest consulting firms says the way businesses are piling into AI is different than anything they've ever seen

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Artificial intelligence is the most important technology trend today, said Paul Daugherty, the chief technology and innovation officer at giant consulting firm Accenture.
    Companies are adopting it more rapidly and broadly than any previous technology trend, he said.
    It's being used to drive efficiency and to better tailor products for customers.
    But many companies are unprepared for it or have unrealistic expectations, he said.
    Artificial intelligence, according to Paul Daugherty, is overhyped, many of the expectations for it are unrealistic, and most companies and their workers are...
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  • NFL betting guide - Our best bets for Week 7 of the Westgate SuperContest

    NFL betting guide - Our best bets for Week 7 of the Westgate SuperContest

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    It was a valiant effort, but Week 6 was still a losing one for our best NFL bets .
    Still, 2-3 is far from tragic, and Week 7 presents another opportunity for us to win big and make a run at $1 million in the Westgate SuperContest.
    Take a look below for our best five bets against the spread for this Sunday, plus a few other wagers to consider making this weekend.
    Home teams get the asterisk. New York Jets* over Minnesota Vikings
    In an attempt to remove human error from our picks, we decided to back five of the six home underdogs that played last Sunday, trusting a trend that had been...
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  • How GM went from bankrupt and on the brink of death to being one of the world's best-run car companies

    How GM went from bankrupt and on the brink of death to being one of the world's best-run car companies

    24 days ago - By Chron

    Harold Cunningham/Getty; Bill Pugliano/Getty; Steve Fecht/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider
    A decade after the financial crisis, General Motors is led by the best management team it's ever had and one of the best C-suites in all of business.
    CEO Mary Barra, president Dan Ammann, and executive vice-president Mark Reuss have overseen the birth of a New GM that's moving aggressively to define the future of transportation.
    The turnaround has been impressive, as GM has racked up billions of profits and is preparing to launch 20 new electrified vehicles by 2023.
    Before its 2009 bankruptcy, GM...
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