2. Run prediction tournaments. Discover the best
forecasting methods by encouraging competition,
experimentation, and innovation among teams.
3. Model the experts in your midst. Identify the
people internally who have demonstrated superior insights into key business areas, and leverage
their wisdom using simple linear models.
4. Experiment with artificial intelligence. Go beyond
simple linear models. Use deep neural nets in limited
task domains to outperform human experts.
5. Change the way the organization operates.
Promote an exploratory culture that continually
looks for better ways to combine the capabilities
of humans and machines.
1. Find the Strategic Edge
The starting point for becoming an intelligent enterprise is learning to allocate analytical effort
where it will most pay off — in other words, being
strategic about which problems you decide to
tackle head-on. The sweet spot for intelligent enterprises is where hard data and soft judgment can be
productively combined. On one side, this zone is
bounded by problems that philosopher Karl