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The Future of Autonomy in Combat

AI-enabled autonomy continues to transform all the major sectors of society — and national security is no exception. But when you think about it, autonomy on the battlefield isn’t necessarily a new concept. Some may argue that the automatic machine gun and even the land mine has some degree of autonomy to it. In this […]

What are Today’s Biggest Market Shifts?

Disruption in business is happening far more quickly today than ever before. To remain competitive, businesses must stay a step ahead of industry trends and market shifts such as digitization. In this video, seasoned CEO and venture capitalist, John Chambers talks about some of today’s biggest market shifts and how they impact businesses. John Chambers […]

What’s at Stake in the AI Arms Race?

Artificial intelligence in warfare can be a touchy subject, but it’s still a conversation that needs to be had. As we’ve seen time and time again, technology waits for no one and the global AI arms race is no exception. In this video, General John Allen stresses the importance for the US to remain competitive […]

Is Disruption Actually Good for Your Company?

Like many buzzwords, disruption has become top of mind for many businesses. But is it a good thing or a bad thing? In this video, John Chambers talks about the impact disruption can have on business, and how getting in front of it can not only be a positive thing but a necessary one. John […]

The AI Arms Race: How the U.S. Remains Competitive

The race to become the global leader in AI is underway and keeping a competitive edge in the AI arms race is critical for the US. To help us understand how this AI revolution will impact the future of warfare, Secretary Robert Work briefly takes us through the history of some of the biggest technology […]

The Risks of Slowing AI Development

The conversation around the speed of AI development can be a controversial one but still, one worth having. Especially when countries like China have publically expressed their commitment to advancing their AI capabilities. In this video, Malcolm Turnbull talks about how slowing AI development in the US will simply put the US at risk of […]

Why Boeing Believes Strategic Partnerships are Vital to Their Business

Even an industry giant like Boeing needs partners to maintain its competitive edge in the market. In this video, Ted Colbert, the CIO and senior vice president of Information Technology & Data Analytics at The Boeing Company, discusses the value of finding good partners and how it fits in within their own business model. In […]

How Will the US Military be Transformed by AI?

Artificial intelligence systems are transforming industries across the board, and the military is no exception. In this video, General John Allen talks about some of the ways AI is already enhancing US military capabilities. General John R. Allen serves on SparkCognition’s Board as Executive Board Member. As one of the United States’ leading and most […]

Being a Military Leader Means Being an AI Leader

Keeping our military forces safe in wartime is critical. In this video, Malcolm Turnbull talks about the importance of utilizing AI technologies to remain a global leader. Malcolm Turnbull was the 29th Prime Minister of Australia (2015-2018). He served twice as Leader of the Liberal Party, first from 2008 to 2009 when he was also […]

The Digital Battlefield

Cybersecurity once meant protecting against small-scale hackers trying to get a quick payday. However, recent hacks have halted airport operations, exposed classified government documents, and even affected the democratic process. In 2016 and 2017, an entire region of the Ukraine—homes, schools, and hospitals—was dangerously left without power in the dead of winter due to persistent […]