New technology, specifically artificial intelligence, presents significant challenges for industry adoption. Leaders must first understand what the technology is capable of and then make a decision on whether it’s suitable for their particular business. For any leader, the time it takes to acquire this knowledge is a cost. Over the course of my career, I’ve seen various ways that leaders go about acquiring knowledge, and in this article, I’d like to cover three core approaches that I’ve seen work best.
Reading And Thinking About New Technologies And Their Implications
Great leaders and innovators make it a habit to read a lot of diverse sources and opinions. There are countless studies on the power of reading, and it’s common to see successful leaders share their passion for reading in the form of reading lists or recommended books. I believe reading is very critical at the early stage of knowledge acquisition, as it allows a leader to contemplate, pause and work to understand the text.