Dan Wellers


About Dan Wellers

Dan Wellers is founder and leader of Digital Futures at SAP, a strategic insights and thought leadership discipline that explores how digital technologies drive exponential change in business and society.

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The Human Factor In An AI Future

4-Dec-2017 | Dan Wellers

As artificial intelligence becomes more sophisticated and its ability to perform human tasks accelerates exponentially, we're finally seeing some attempts to wrestle with what that means, not just for

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The Future Belongs To Industry-Busting Ecosystems

3-Oct-2017 | Dan Wellers

The digital revolution has returned nearly absolute power to the customer – and that’s upsetting not simply legacy corporations, but long-held notions of business models, competition, and industry

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8 Ways Machine Learning Is Improving Companies’ Work Processes

19-Jun-2017 | Dan Wellers

Today’s leading organizations are using machine learning-based tools to automate decision processes, and they’re starting to experiment with more-advanced uses of artificial intelligence (AI) for

The Big (Data) Problem With Machine Learning

11-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

Historically, most of the data businesses have analyzed for decision-making has been of the structured variety—easily entered, stored, and queried. In the digital age, that universe of potentially

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Pulling Cities Into The Future With Blockchain

10-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

The next wave of the digital economy is just over the horizon, and it could be built on the blockchain. Blockchain technology has been rapidly growing in influence since 2015, when it became appare

Perception vs Reality: Conversational Computing

10-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

Perception: It's about consumers interacting with devices Reality: What makes computing conversational isn’t the mode of input but how you engage an application and perform a transaction. Instead

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The Future of Learning – Keeping up With The Digital Economy

4-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

Learning is perhaps the only area still largely untouched by digital transformation. It's not just that curriculums aren’t keeping up with the skills required for a future of exponential change in w

How Machine Learning Could Make Marketing More Human

4-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

In the digital age, it’s possible for marketers to collect more information to power their strategies than ever before. So much data, in fact, that it’s beyond the capacity of human marketing prof

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AI And Ethics: We Will Live What Machines Learn

2-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

Big Data analytics, machine learning, and other emerging artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have, in a very short time, become astonishingly good at helping companies see, and react to, pattern

Machine Learning – One New Weapon To Combat Fraud

26-Apr-2017 | Dan Wellers

Trillions of dollars are squandered every year as a result of fraud – around $3.8 trillion, in fact. The typical organization loses five percent of revenue annually to fraud, and eight out of 10 e