Entries by Kevin Desouza

Coverage – Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government – Government Matters

Dan Chenok, executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government, discussed my recently released report - Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government: Challenges and Opportunities - on Government Matters.  Also covered in Government Executive, Routefifty.com, Nextgov

Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government – New IBM Center for the Business of Government Report

The IBM Center for the Business of Government released my new report today. Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government: Challenges and Opportunities This report reviews recent progress made in applying artificial intelligence to public sector service provision, drawing on lessons learned from commercial experience as well as burgeoning cognitive computing activity by Federal, State, local, and international governments. To […]

Saud Al-Ashri, Ph.D. (Computer Science) – Arizona State University

Congrats to Saud Al-Ashri on defending his dissertation. Saud will receive his Ph.D in Computer Science from the Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. He will be joining King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) as an assistant professor. Thesis Title: Detecting Frames and Causal Relationships in Climate Change Related Text Databases Based on Semantic Features […]

Visiting Professor – Università Bocconi, March 2018

I will be spending time at the Università Bocconi during March 2018 as a Visiting Professor. I will deliver several lectures as part of the Innovation and Big Data in the Public Sector course taught by my colleague, Prof. Maria Cucciniello. In addition, I will be working on several research projects with colleagues in Milan.

Europe Research Visit – France, Belgium, England

I will be visiting colleagues at Audencia Business School (France), University of Antwerp (Belgium), and Lancaster University (England) over the next couple of weeks. During my visit, I will deliver several public lectures, attend research forums,  and work on collaborative research projects. Schedule: Audencia Business School - Research presentation: November 13, 2017 Antwerp Management School – […]

Beijing Universities – Technological Innovation and the Public

I will be giving research presentations at Renmin University (School of Public Administration and Policy) and Beijing Forestry University (School of Humanities and Social Sciences) on November 3, 2017 Technological Innovation and the Public: 3Ps - Purpose, Process, and Products Technological innovations are fundamentally transforming all aspects of our society. I am particularly concerned with how technological […]

2017 Global Cities Forum, China Institute for Urban Governance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

I am looking forward to my upcoming trip to Shanghai. I will deliver a keynote address at the 2017 Global Cities Forum hosted by the China Institute for Urban Governance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The Smart City Bandwagon: Have We Lost our Way? Cities around the world are investing significant resources to transform themselves into smarter […]