Dispatches from IBM’s THINK: A Forum on the Future of Leadership.
By Mauricio Godoy
and Chris Andrews
Gary Barnett, an analyst at The Bathwick Group, an IT market research group, talks about how rapid and radical change in the business environment will force radical changes in leadership.
Carmen Medina, former director of information at the CIA. talks about how she was inspired earlier in the day by Philippines President Aquino, who talked about a leader being led by the will of his people.
Calline Sanchez, director, data protection and retention, IBM Systems & Technology Group, talks about how she’s learning to develop and depend on her team, rather than trying to do too much herself.
Here’s Brian Puffer of BP talking about the most intriguing idea he has heard so far this morning at the THINK Forum:
David Ferrucci, IBM Fellow and head of the Watson artificial intelligence project, talks about how today’s leaders have to operate a bit like Watson did when it took on the Jeopardy! champions and won: They have to gather a tremendous amount of diverse information, analyze it, and consider many possibilities.
At IBM’s THINK Forum, Inhi Cho Suh, vice president of product management at IBM, discusses the challenges facing toway’s leaders involving dealing with massive amounts of data.
Dharmendra Modha, manager, cognitive computing, IBM Research, talks about the challenges of managing a major science discovery project, cognitive chips.