Norbert Biedrzycki

  Head of Services CEE at Microsoft. Leads Microsoft services in 36 countries which include business and technology consulting, in particular in areas such as big data and AI, business applications, cybersecurity, premium and cloud services. Previously, as a Vice President Digital McKinsey, responsible for CEE, providing holistic combination of strategic consulting, digital transformation through rapid deployment of business applications, big data solutions and advanced analytics, business use of artificial intelligence, blockchain and IoT. Prior to that, Norbert was as the President of the Management Board and CEO of Atos Polska, and was also the CEO of ABC Data S.A. and the President of the Management Board and CEO of Sygnity S.A. He had previously also worked for McKinsey as a partner and, at the beginning of his career, he was the head of Oracle's consulting and business development services. Norbert's passion is technology – he is interested in robotization, automation, Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, VR, AR, and IoT and the impact modern technologies have on our economy and society. You can read more on this on his blog.

 



48 Stories by Norbert Biedrzycki

E-commerce giants fall in love with real life. Again

It all seems very simple at first glance. Digital technology has seduced commerce by cutting out the unnecessary middlemen. It no longer makes financial...
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Only a cyborg deserves to live for ever

The dream of eternal life keeps returning like a boomerang, popping up in various configurations of narratives embedded in the culture. Nothing beats motion...
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From the Mastery of Go to Therapeutic Applications: How Neural Networks Handle Human Emotions

As I was catching up on world tech documentaries, I came across AlphaGo, directed by Greg Kohs (available on YouTube), which had developed a...
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Lockdowns Spawn New Business Models – A New Era in Work and Trade is Upon Us

Both regular workers and management theorists have been wondering what work, shopping and consumption will be like once the lockdowns are lifted. Will our...
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GPT-3 writes like a writer, programs like a programmer, and can be … dangerous

In July 2021, the tech industry commented on GPT-3’s abilities, which amazed both programmers and writing professionals. Their raves on the capabilities of the...
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Artificial intelligence: Five stories about algorithms hitting the wall

Two narratives have changed the perception of AI in recent years. One was that of bewilderment over new opportunities. The other described anxieties over...
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Machine’s Self-Reflection

AI may develop new, unknown modes of self-reflection. The history of studies on the human consciousness goes back dozens of years, hundreds in fact...
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Digital Twins

Digital twins may help modify some of the most complex object management processes Virtual representations of physical objects, gracefully dubbed digital twins, are replacing...
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ML Shakespeare

Can algorithms interpret the works of Shakespeare in depth? That marketing experts rely on AI no longer raises eyebrows. Machine learning has also earned...
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How to survive a digital tsunami?

The digital “disruption” doesn’t mean you need to radically transform your business. Becoming another Google, Amazon or Facebook is not your only option. You...
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Emotional Robots

Is it possible for machines to feel anger, fear or joy and recognize such emotions in people? We can consider the well-known feeling of...
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Will Quantum computers help us minimize the damage caused by Covid-19?

The pandemic has turned the life we have grown accustomed to over the last few decades on its head. Will technology help us minimize...
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