As companies increasingly develop and adopt AI technologies to gain competitive advantage, the need to assure absolute trustworthiness in their products and services becomes paramount. What actions are organizations taking to make ethical artificial intelligence a reality?
Organizations make all the right noises about trying to build ethics into their solutions, but for most companies and industries, let’s be honest—it’s an afterthought. And because of that, it’s also not a primary concern for project managers and teams, and that should be a concern.
There is a welcome focus on wellbeing in the workplace these days, but we need to ensure that expectations are realistic for everyone. It doesn’t always happen on fast-paced agile projects, where the human toll on software development teams to deliver is often ignored.
A new generation of problems for project managers has arrived, and it requires a new approach—digital ethics. If you fail to address them and stick with the status quo, more challenges await. Use these questions and principles to identify and navigate digital ethics in your work.
Humor is common in many projects and can improve project outcomes. What does humor look like in your projects? Has it helped or hindered? Learn more about the styles of humor, how it can benefit projects, and caveats to keep in mind.
The world needs organizations that develop technology and create products that don’t harm their stakeholders, intentionally or not. Here are two fundamental pillars to build a responsible innovation culture upon.
Developing and executing strategies is part of what all project-driven enterprises do, but it’s not enough. Organizations need to have values—they need to stand for something. Is your strategy built on priorities or values?
Core values can’t be seen on the balance sheet, but they can be one of the most valuable assets in an organization. They can guide strategic decisions, align processes, and positively influence behaviors. At Netflix, it’s called a “culture code.”
Project success is traditionally focused on delivering a project within the constraints of time, budget, and scope. This article outlines the risks associated with the “new world disorder” and the challenges that require new ethical perspectives on the delivery of projects. An improvement to the project management framework is proposed to analyze the ethical value of the product, as well as the conduct of the provider in case of defect or failure.
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