Technologies make it possible to augment human performance in physical, emotional and cognitive areas. It is imperative to look beyond the narrow perspective of machines and computers replacing humans to a future, enabled by technologies, that help machines and humans better understand each other.
So, for the informed accountant, it’s not about replacing the human workforce, but about access to more efficient accounting solutions by putting artificial intelligence (AI) to work in your industry, business or profession. AI can take over the more menial tasks and allow employees to focus on more innovative and dynamic tasks, in order to turn organisation to the enterprise of the future.
Freddy graduated from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, with a degree in Computer Technology and a post-grad diploma in Computer Science. He joined IBM in 1992.
Freddy is very passionate about artificial intelligence and currently leads the technical team in IBM Malaysia’s Centre of Digital Excellence, a cradle of collaboration and innovation for the startup and developer community, to catalyse the transformation of the country’s digital economy. Freddy is a Design Thinking practitioner and believes it's the key in creating superior customer experiences.
For leisure, he composes songs, plays quite a bit of tennis, and dabbles in photography.
The news industry is in flux, the established order of value exchange in the finance industry has been crushed; healthcare has been turned on its head; classroom education is history; and automotive technology has changed the way we interact with our vehicles and has enhanced safety on the road. And, that’s just scratching the surface of how technology is reshaping the global economy.
In a business world that increasingly prioritises good corporate citizenship, many companies still fall short when it comes to budgeting for CSR purposes, what more medical research.
Despite funding remaining a challenge, the team at Cancer Research Malaysia led by Professor Dr Teo Soo Hwang is putting Malaysia in the forefront, as they help inform studies, that underpin the development of Precision Medicine towards improving the diagnosis and treatment for a variety of cancers. Professor Teo propounds that companies should include medical research as part of their CSR commitment towards building a strong and prosperous economy.
How secure is such a chain from manipulation, attack or damage? What about the regulatory ecosystem to support blockchain’s application? And, the question on every accountant’s mind, when will blockchain represent a perfect record of ownership and a near-frictionless method of value transfer, what role does the accountant play?
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