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The Weekend Reader: Getting a Grip on AI
This weekend: A whole host of articles addressing AI from various perspectives, plus getting process right, getting a handle on technical debt, and the right way to give feedback.
This is the Weekend Reader. Each Saturday, we’ll highlight some of the best content from this week (or insights I just discovered this week!). Consider it the enterprise IT leader’s weekend reading list!
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In Case You Missed It: This Week from The DX Report
A private executive event happening this Thursday has me thinking about the real state of AI in ITOps and whether AIOps is the real deal. Or not.
My three-month-old daughter reminds me of both the power of a process — and why nothing is static. It's a lesson too many IT leaders have forgotten.
Your Weekend Reading List
From Marc Andreessen: The era of Artificial Intelligence is here, and boy are people freaking out. Fortunately, I am here to bring the good news: AI will not destroy the world, and in fact may save it.
From MIT Sloan Management Review: Research on organizations’ use of artificial intelligence reveals how they can apply the technology to redefine strategic measurement and KPIs.
From McKinsey: Develop data-driven insights to build a strategy for paying down the tech debt that stands in the way of business modernization.
From Behavioral Scientist: Why do people hesitate to give others constructive feedback, even though there are times when people clearly want feedback for themselves?
From MIT Sloan Management Review: When generative AI’s capacity for strategy creation is put to the test, it reveals where its strengths lie — and where humans still have the edge.
From The New York Times: The Senate majority leader hopes to give lawmakers a crash course in a technology many say they do not understand as a way to build bipartisan support for regulation.