While everyone agrees artificial intelligence and automation (AI&A) will be transformational technologies, there’s little consensus on how the future will unfold. In this report PA offers tips on the tools that can be used to help businesses think about how AI&A might transform organisations, as well as how to create an adoption strategy, build consensus about change, and manage innovation portfolios.
Key points include:
Scenario planning offers a set of tools and techniques that help organisations to actively explore, influence, plan for and manage the future.
Through the use of scenario planning, an organisation can work through all the uncertainties about the future and expose and challenge its own assumptions and current business models.
Horizon scanning can also play an important role in stimulating and catalysing innovation.
To maximise the benefits and minimise the threats from new technology, collaboration as well as strong and ethical governance is required.