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.

   



45 Stories by Norbert Biedrzycki

Cognitive computing – a skill-set widely considered to be the most vital manifestation of artificial intelligence.

As its users, we have grown to take technology for granted. Hardly anything these days is as commonplace and unremarkable as a personal computer...
2 5 min read

Generation C. “C” for connected

Nearly all of us today are connected to digital services. We are both the co-architects and consumers of digital reality. Technologies fascinate us, they...
0 5 min read

Leadership. It takes a wider perspective to win

Whether they want it or not, leaders are cogs in a fast-moving machine, which requires them to clip their claws regularly. They must fight...
0 4 min read

Will Artificial Intelligence save the labor market?

To show that the question in the title can be answered affirmatively, I am going to explore the way smart technologies help resolve social...
2 3 min read

Wearables. How about An Electronic Coat?

Ever wanted to monitor your heart rhythm, track your brain activity while you sleep or track your calorie burn while jogging? If so, here’s...
0 5 min read

Artificial Intelligence is an Efficient Banker

The innovative use of artificial intelligence in the financial industry is no passing fad. It is a must and a trend that seems to...
2 7 min read

Technology Trends of 2020 – Algorithms in the cloud, food from printers and microscopes in our bodies

I have a growing sense – which I think I share with many readers – that people are getting used to hearing about artificial...
2 7 min read

Startups and Corporations: What can they learn from each other?

Start-ups can be very compelling in their steadfast conviction that the things they do are special. Unfortunately, in most cases, their eager spirit alone...
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What’s More Valuable: User Experience or Our Data?

Monetization of customer experience will progress at an increasing pace. Commercialization of this trend began around 2000 when the so-called internet bubble happened. Coincidence?...
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In the Digital Economy You are For Sale

Today, the world’s economies increasingly rely on the production of intangible goods. So, what should businesses do to become more competitive in an information-driven...
1 3 min read

Time We Talked to Our Machines

We talk to our machines more and more often: the smartphones, computers and digital assistants on our desks. Are keyboards, and the manual operation...
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Will Quantum Computers Enable Us to Defy the Laws of Physics?

Computers are used to solve problems, and the type of problems they solve depends on their algorithms and hardware as well as their capabilities...
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Four Grim Dreams of Great Technology

The world has come to a point where life without the pervasive presence of technological gadgets is very hard to imagine. And yet, this...
1 3 min read

The Quantum Internet: A Nightmare from a Spy Dream

Ensuring that information sent over the internet does not fall into the wrong hands is one of the greatest technological challenges of our age....
1 4 min read

Will Blockchain Transform the Stock Market?

Blockchain can make it easier to transfer property rights and other assets by reducing transactional costs and boosting trust between investors. But can it...
1 3 min read

The Seductive Business Logic of Algorithms

Certain machine behaviors never cease to amaze me. I’m astounded by their ability to learn from their accomplishments and from their interactions with we...
1 6 min read

Are We Ready for Military AI?

Today, algorithms may come in charming shapes, such as Sophia, a robot with a lovely attitude and an enlightened philosophy. Others, like Atlas, are...
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Want to know who the leader is? Ask him to decide.

One of the most valuable things an effective leader can offer an organization is the ability to make decisions, hopefully the right ones. However,...
2 4 min read

The Technologies Poised to Change the World in 2019

It is not easy to imagine a technology that will receive as much publicity as the blockchain did last year but there’s little doubt...
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Will Blockchain Trigger a Shakedown of the Global Financial System?

The financial crash of 2008 demonstrated (to some) that large financial institutions need to be closely watched and strictly regulated. The meltdown, some believe,...
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