Technosludge, by Midjourney


One of my greatest frustrations in life is getting consistently held back from achieving my goals because I have to muck around with technology.

A noisy noise annoys an oyster, by Midjourney

The Kerfuffle over ChatGPT (2)

There is so much text being generated every day that talks about ChatGPT, and other AI topics. It can be difficult to know what is worth reading, and what is not.

We have come full circle, by David Leangen

We have come full circle

The creators of generative AI systems like ChatGPT don't understand what they have created. In other words, not only is generative AI magic to its users, it is also magic to its creators.

Sharks playing soccer with moving goalposts, by Midjourney

GPT-4: What's In and What's Out

GPT-4 was released this week, a mere three and a half months after unveiling ChatGPT. In this article, using mixed metaphors, I briefly explore the challenge this poses to AI Application engineers and users alike.

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Generative AI, by Midjourney

Why Generative AI is a Game Changer

Generative AI is a game changer, and you need to start preparing right now. In this article I explain what generative AI is, why it is different from anything we have seen so far, why it will have an enormous impact on small businesses, and what you can do about it right now.

Chatbots are stupid, by Midjourney

Chatbots are stupid

Chatbots ain't the brightest. They require lots of care and attention just to be able to make simple conversation, making them costly to use in many situations. With some development, ChatGPT could change all that.

Not ready for business, by DALL·E

ChatGPT is not yet ready for business

While the Internet is still buzzing with examples of all the ways that you can use ChatGPT for a number of tasks that were previously unimaginable, actually integrating ChatGPT into a serious business workflow is still out of reach.

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A bottom-up process, by Midjourney

Streamlining Your Processes without Missing a Step

Are you looking to improve the efficiency of your current business processes but don't know where to start? The bottom-up design approach can help you capture and analyze your current process, identify areas for improvement, and make incremental changes over time, all without disrupting your day-to-day work.

Drawing outside the lines, by Midjourney

Drawing outside the lines

People tend to adapt themselves to technology rather than using it to live the lives they want. As much as we like to think we're in control of technology, it's often the other way around.

A noisy noise annoys an oyster, by Midjourney

The Kerfuffle over ChatGPT

ChatGPT is the talk of the town and for good reason, but with all the noise surrounding it, it's hard to know what to make of it.

AI pulling all the strings, by Midjourney

AI is here!

Like it or not, we have hit an inflection point. It is time to adapt or die.

A COE contemplating strategy, by Midjourney

Strategy and Tactics

As a Chief of Everything (COE), it's important to understand the difference between strategy and tactics and how they work together to achieve success.

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The importance of clarity

Delegation is not just about handing off tasks to others – it is also about providing clear instructions and expectations so that the tasks are completed successfully.

An arbitrar, by Midjourney

The challenges of a COE

Being a COE is not without its challenges, and COEs must be able to navigate a range of unique obstacles in order to be effective in their role.

Man overlooking a city, by Midjourney

What does a COE do?

A COE is responsible for overseeing and managing a wide range of tasks and responsibilities within an organization, with the goal of driving innovation, change, and success.

Comparing apples to oranges, by DALL-E 2

COE vs. solopreneur

Although there are some similarities between the COE and the solopreneur, there are a few important differences. Which are you?

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Are you a COE?

A Chief of Everything (COE) oversees and manages a wide range of responsibilities within an organization, with the goal of driving innovation, change, and success. Does this sound like you?