Taneli Tikka is a serial entrepreneur who has worked in several start-up firms and listed companies and has been widely recognized for his expertise in finance and information technology. His real journey started for more than a decade ago when Taneli quit his seemingly safe engineering job at Nokia to found his first startup. His entrepreneurial journey has included couple of major failures and several very successful companies. Currently he is heading innovation incubation at data-driven businesses unit.
Please note, Taneli has joined the Tieto alumni team and is currently working elsewhere.
Driverless cars, intelligent speakers, and ever evolving virtual assistants…many would argue that the smart society is already upon us. While 2017 may very well have been the year that people came face-to-face with applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI), at Tieto, we say that you have seen nothing yet. More
Although people will not be needed to do administrative supervisory work (management) in the era of robotics, people will still be called upon to provide leadership. Only people can specify and decide which types of leadership are required in each situation. More
Advanced technology – robotics and artificial intelligence – is enabling multi-levelled expert organizations to transform into organizations containing only frontline employees, experts and senior managers. This leads to flatter organizations as middle managers are no longer needed. In the future, most present organizational and management models may be thrown on the scrapheap as a result of robotics. More
Superproductivity leans on the application of technology, so technology choices are in a determining role and they must anticipate even significant changes of direction. More
In the era of robots, organisations can be divided into four main types. Robotics can have a determining or assisting role in an organisation but in addition, cooperation in an organisation can focus either on robots or on other people. Often the winning combination will be both; teams of people, artificial intelligence and robots working together in unison. More
At best, an organisation in the era of robots is like a Buddha enlightened through critical thinking. It continuously searches for answers to questions: What are we doing? Which problem exactly are we trying to solve? What else or more important could we be doing? And how to lead people to the path of enlightenment, raising them to ultimately become masters? More
If we aim for AI that is smarter than human, then it is implied that it will at least have to surpass the human brain in one capacity or another. The brain is also the best benchmark we have available. More
Computing power is increasing all the time. Meanwhile, software is getting better, more efficient, and even learning on its own. How far are we from reaching true Artificial Intelligence? More
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is one of the most exciting possibilities for the future of software. It is also an incredibly complex field of research and very much a work in progress. It is impossible to blog about this topic without touching on the science and technology beneath it, which makes it a challenging subject to both write and read about. More
Can big corporations create disruptive innovations or is this possible for startups exclusively? Startup veteran and leader of our Internal Industrial internet startup Taneli Tikka crushes the myth and explains the three most important factors that enable disruptive innovations in big companies. More