Intelligent Automation Week Chicago Blog
A Conversation With Our 2018 Keynote Speaker: Michael Rogers, MSNBC’s “The Practical Futurist” (Part 1)
Get to know one of the nation's leading experts on the
impact of technology on business and society – who was the keynote speaker at
Intelligent Automation Week 2018. Mr. Rogers is the
Futurist-in-Residence for The New York Times Company, as well an interactive
media pioneer, novelist and journalist. He also writes the popular Practical
Futurist column for MSNBC.
China and the United States are ahead of the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence (AI). However, China is aggressively executing a thorough vision for AI — and in some areas, has clearly pulled ahead of the United States.
Process mining, a relatively new and innovative technology, has the capability to solve challenges associated with process management and improvement.
As automation displaces a traditional accountant’s work it is important for those affected to have a positive and an optimistic attitude and consider the newly created upside potential for them to perform fulfilling work and higher cognitive tasks.
Organizations are slow at adopting progressive methods. This is true for CFOs, CPAs, and accountants. The accounting profession needs to prepare for change due to the disruptive digital technologies transformation in progress called the “digital revolution”.
Organizations are becoming more ambitious with IA investment plans, but often overlook the full costs.