18 months later and nothing’s changed

I’ve been neglectful of my blog whilst I focused much of my time on a subset of my clients to help drive change more quickly. And yet it feels like nothing has changed. What have I spent most of the last few weeks talking about? Ethical AI, trustworthy AI, trust in the technology industry. Exactly […]

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What is effective ethical governance?

In mid-August I attended an “Ethics and Automation” panel run by HMG’s Automation Taskforce, and hosted by Katie Rhodes, Senior Policy & Strategy Advisor; this is a rather delayed part 2 of my thoughts from the session. The second speaker was Dr Brent Mittelstadt of the Oxford Internet Institute and Alan Turing Institute. His belief […]

Ethics and innovation go hand in hand

Last week I attended an “Ethics and Automation” panel run by HMG’s Automation Taskforce, and hosted by Katie Rhodes, Senior Policy & Strategy Advisor; this is part 1 of my thoughts from the session. The first panellist was Bethan Charnley, Head of Strategic Projects at the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI). The role […]

“Blizzard of Demand and a Blizzard of Data”

RPA is dead, long live RPA! With so much talk about intelligent automation, digital business automation, integrated automation platforms, and other such terms, you’d think that robotic process automation – RPA – doesn’t apply anymore. But not so. Whilst I believe much automation will indeed come from machine learning, AI – and so on – […]