10,000 Hours Of Experimentation

Why innovation comes from testing, testing, testing and… more testing. You might want to re-think sleeping with your blackberry. Now that Malcom Gladwell’s 10,000 hours to mastery is no longer the rule to win. The better option? Eben Pagan’s trending 10,000 experiments rule. Experimentation is not only THE buzz word,

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Increasingly’s Deep Neural Networks, AI Deliver Smart Product Bundles for Online Retailers

Bricks and mortar retail stores are king when it comes to the cross-sell. A store could show off the summer display of tents and camp chairs at the end of the aisle, hang the large yellow “2 for 1” sign above the stack of stainless steel coffee mugs and instruct the salesperson to tout the comfy camping mattresses around the corner.
When it comes to online stores, that kind of cross sell bundling is pretty dismal. This fact didn’t go unnoticed by technologists and serial entrepreneurs Sri Sharma and Satish Jayakumar.

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Smart Companies Will Take a Cue from Mathematics to Win in 2019

Linear Planning Won’t Work. Just ask Amazon. By Jon Nordmark, CEO/co-founder of Iterate.ai Amazon is laying the groundwork for world domination. With a $22 billion R&D budget, 7,000 new AI hires, and 13 new AI acquisitions over the last several years, Amazon aims an army of AI-fueled brainpower and unprecedented

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How Amazon’s AI assault entangles 13 acquisitions, nearly 7,000 AI employees, a $22B R&D spend, extensive crowdsourcing and contests

By Jon Nordmark, CEO, co-founder @ Iterate.ai & eBags.com; Linkedin Top Voice 2017 Amazon’s AI activities are more extensive and complex than many journalists and research firms report. In addition, Amazon’s impact is immediate because Amazon has direct access to consumers via channels like Whole Foods, Echo Show, Echo Look, Amazon.com,

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Building an AI first organization: A CEO Guide

It’s almost been six months since Google’s CEO Sundar Pitchai made the statement on positioning Google as an AI first company. Since then a few of the senior executives I know have asked me how to go about doing this with their own organizations. In this article, I am sharing some thoughts

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