At Walking the Talk, we believe that to be successful in an AI-powered world, businesses will need to have certain cultural attributes, which are not commonly present in large, complex organisations today.
Cultural lessons from Digital Transformation applied to the AI journey
During the first months of 2020 we conducted research on Digital/AI culture with dozens of leaders of local and global organisations. We were stunned to discover that the cultural attributes needed for the AI future already exist but are rarely present together in today’s organisations. Our prediction is that the advent of AI will make them more visible and more needed than ever.
Organisations need to create a culture that supports the introduction and successful implementation of AI, or face failure. Building culture takes time and those businesses that pay early attention to encouraging the mindsets and patterns of behaviour that support AI adoption will have improved chances of success.
What is AI?
AI is intelligence displayed by machines. The term is applied when a machine mimics cognitive functions that humans associate with other human minds, such as learning and problem-solving. AI transcends digitalisation of processes and digital transformation to create ever-increasing value for customers.
What are the key cultural attributes required for successful Digital- and AI-powered businesses?
Our research has identified the six cultural attributes that need to be present and healthy simultaneously in an business for the digital transformation or AI implementation to be highly successful.
OLD CULTURAL ATTRIBUTES
DIGITAL/AI CULTURE ATTRIBUTES
|Task & activity||Purpose|
|Tried and tested; certainty||Learning|
|Results, output||Problem solving|
|Start with oneself, individualism||Collective thinking|
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