Artificial Intelligence · pmot

#AI Project Success — Book Chapter Published

Gloria J. Miller has a book chapter published by Springer entitled Artificial Intelligence Project Success Factors—Beyond the Ethical Principles in “Information Technology for Management: Business and Social Issues”. It details her paper that was presented at the FedCSIS 2021 conference in September 2021. The individual chapter is available as Open Access under a Creative Commons Attribution… Continue reading #AI Project Success — Book Chapter Published

Artificial Intelligence · big data · Business Intelligence & Analytics · Project Management

Data science: BI, Big Data Analytics, AI Competencies

These days, the terminology used for artificial intelligence can include any number of data science sub-fields, including business intelligence, big data analytics, or other decision support systems. Within big data analytics, the technique and method of machine learning can also be a distinguishing factor, e.g., natural language processing, neural networks, computer vision, conversational. As project… Continue reading Data science: BI, Big Data Analytics, AI Competencies

algorithm · Artificial Intelligence

Connecting Project Teams to Data Driven Decision-Making and Ethical Artificial Intelligence

People impacted by algorithms developed in artificial intelligence (AI) and big data projects want fairness, meaning moral or “just” treatment from algorithmic decision-making. However, fairness or the perception of fairness has several subjective components out of the scope of any development project, including pre-established attitudes and emotional reactions to algorithmic outcomes. Moreover, end-users understand, perceive,… Continue reading Connecting Project Teams to Data Driven Decision-Making and Ethical Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Best Paper Award at FedCSIS 2021: ‘Moral Decision-Making with Algorithms: Artificial Intelligence Project Success Factors’ by Gloria Miller

The algorithms implemented through artificial intelligence (AI) and big data projects are used in life-and-death situations. While research exists to address varying aspects of moral decision-making with algorithms, the definition of project success is not readily available. Nevertheless, researchers place the burden of responsibility for ethical decisions from AI systems on the system developers. Using… Continue reading Best Paper Award at FedCSIS 2021: ‘Moral Decision-Making with Algorithms: Artificial Intelligence Project Success Factors’ by Gloria Miller

Artificial Intelligence

Thoughts on the #EGOS2021 Conference

This month, I attended the European Group on Organizational Studies (EGOS) conference. There were several thought-provoking sessions in the sub-theme on new actors, responsibilities and forms of organizing in the age of digital transformations. In our breakout on accountability, Hedwik Dissenha Giesel presented ideas on using blockchain for business sustainability. Gozal Ahmadova presented research on… Continue reading Thoughts on the #EGOS2021 Conference

Project Management

Coming soon…digital assets in projects

Springer has accepted our manuscript on digital assets, and we hope to announce it here in the coming weeks. Projects are a vital vehicle for economic and social action and the source of innovation, research, and organizational change. They can be the size of a small nation’s gross domestic product or larger than the organizations… Continue reading Coming soon…digital assets in projects

agile · Project Management · Social Media · Virtual

COVID-19 Motivated 100% Distributed Working–Project Management Impressions and Experiences

COVID-19 moved most project work to a 100% distributed working model overnight. That is, project teams that shared team rooms and physical space were suddenly working individually from a home office. Thus, all project work, with fixed deadlines and temporary team members, moved to a 100% distributed working model. I had the pleasure to work… Continue reading COVID-19 Motivated 100% Distributed Working–Project Management Impressions and Experiences

agile · pmot · Project Management

Updated! Going Agile Quiz

The “Going Agile Project Management Practices Third Edition” quiz is now online. Quiz “Going Agile Project Management Practices – Third Edition” introduces agile, its benefits, practices and methodologies; explains the agile coach’s role; describes how agile practices fit into the project management practices; and gives some considerations for going agile. The quiz addendum from the… Continue reading Updated! Going Agile Quiz