Segment 1

Peggy Smedley, IoT Industry Expert, Specialty Publishing Media

Peggy Smedley talks about the American AI Initiative and what the U.S. is doing to preserve its role in innovation. She explains that it is a multipronged approach to maintaining and accelerating America’s leadership in AI and it makes a point of saying it intends to prepare the U.S. workforce to adapt and thrive in this new age of AI. Further, she compares President Trump’s American AI Initiative to former President Obama’s big data initiatives. Calling for action, she says we must come together on important issues to continue to keep innovation moving forward.
peggysmedleyshow.com

Segment 2

Tom Wheeler, visiting fellow, Brookings Institute, and book author, From Gutenberg to Google, The History of Our Future

Peggy and Tom Wheeler, visiting fellow, Brookings Institute, and book author, From Gutenberg to Google, The History of Our Future, talk about how technology is evolutionary. It isn’t always two guys in a garage having a Eureka moment. He explains that each new technology has had a serious economic and societal challenge—and why should we expect anything to be different today. He points to examples on the railroad and in coal mines. His recommendation? We have to have new expectations about what employment means to all of us.
brookings.edu

Segment 3

Claudette Rowley, CEO, Cultural Brilliance, and author of Cultural Brilliance, The DNA of Organizational Excellence

Peggy and Claudette Rowley, CEO, Cultural Brilliance, and author of Cultural Brilliance, The DNA of Organizational Excellence, discuss brilliant cultures—and the biggest cultural challenges in companies today. They identify how to determine if a culture is in trouble and the best way to integrate cultural change. They also discuss why leaders have a hard time assessing and addressing their cultures.
culturalbrilliance.com