A delegate browses the research report, Amplifying Human Potential: Education and Skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, launched by Infosys at WEF 2016.
Every year, a few thousand professionals gather in the snowy mountains of Davos, Switzerland, to try to make the world a better place. They attend seminars, speak at forums and network among themselves to gain a better understanding of trends and innovations in the race to identify the next blockbusters. Old friends meet again, networks are expanded and new friendships are forged. Often, these connections go on to have some kind of meaningful impact in the year ahead.
This year at the World Economic Forum's Annual meeting in Davos, I had the great honor of participating in a panel that discussed the value of data in business decisions. The panel was led by Aimia, a Canadian data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics company, and included participants from Canada's Globe and Mail newspaper, universities, banks such as HSBC, the Harvard Business Review, as well as a few physicians.
The panel was called Leadership in the Data Era: How Innovative Leaders Balance Data Versus Intuition to Drive Effective Decisions, and it was held in one of the satellite hotels WEF uses in Davos.
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