Author Archives: Philippe Silberzahn

Our new piece in the FT: Data weddings not data wars – On the future of work & AI

Weddings-not-wars_resizeOur new piece in the FT is called “Data weddings not data wars”. It discusses the future of work in a wold of AI. Read it here.

 

Our New Forbes Piece: The Cargo Cult of Digital Transformation

Our latest post on Forbes is a reflection on difficulty of transformation by incumbent companies in the face of digital disruption. It’s available here.

Review of Constructing Cassandra in Intelligence and National Security

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Constructing Cassandra was reviewed in the Intelligence and National Security, regarded as the world’s leading scholarly journal focused on the role of intelligence and military affairs in international relations.

You can retrieve the review here.

Our new Forbes piece: Without An Opinion, You’re Just Another Person With Data

Our new Forbes piece is a take on W. Edwards Deming’s words: “Without data you’re just a person with an opinion.” In fact, in a big data world, it might just be the opposite: without an opinion, you’re just a person with data. Read it here.

Meet Milo Jones at the upcoming Brasidas & GeopoliticalAlpha (GpA) Strategic investment Seminar on Jan 26th

Brasidas & GeopoliticalAlpha (GpA) will hold the first of their 2016 Strategic Seminar Series on the theme “Iran – spotting and vetting opportunities” on January 26th in Zurich. Milo Jones will talk about how to use intelligence analysis tools and concepts to evaluate new strategic investment opportunities in Iran. Further information is available here.

Our new Forbes piece: Three Practical Reasons To Insist On Forecasts Without Numbers

Our new Forbes piece is in praise of poets and gives you three practical reasons to insist on, yes, qualitative forecasting when considering the future. Read it here.

Our new Forbes piece: Avoid Nasty Surprises: Three Models To Integrate Country Behavior To Your Strategy

Our latest post on Forbes is a reflection on the limits of explaining state behavior with reason and rationality. An obsession with finding rational explanations – however far-fetched – for a state’s actions may lead us to ignore important emotional motivations, and result in miscalculation or outright surprise. Read our piece here.