Daniel Faggella

Daniel Faggella is Head of Research at Emerj. Called upon by the United Nations, World Bank, INTERPOL, and leading enterprises, Daniel is a globally sought-after expert on the competitive strategy implications of AI for business and government leaders.

Articles by Daniel

30 articles
Understanding Predictive Maintenance in Manufacturing

Understanding Predictive Maintenance in Manufacturing

The hypothesis is simple:

Equipment breakdowns or downtime is extremely expensive (imagine a train broken down on isolated tracks, hundreds of miles from the nearest depot)
Heavy equipment (engines, wind turbines, manufacturing machines) produce various streams of data (heat, vibration, time-series, etc)
Machine learning could be used to detect "failure patterns" in that data, helping businesses to maintain equipment health more effectively

An Enterprise Innovation Leader's Guide to Successful AI Adoption

An Enterprise Innovation Leader’s Guide to Successful AI Adoption

This article was a request from one of our Catalyst Advisory Program members. The Catalyst Advisory Program is an application-only business growth coaching program  for AI consultants and AI service providers. The program helps AI consulting and services leaders win more deals and deliver more client value. Members receive one-to-one advisory, group coaching, and proprietary Catalyst AI best-practice frameworks. Learn more or apply at: emerj.com/catalyst.

The Four Keys to to Selling AI Services to the Enterprise

The Four Keys to Selling AI Services to the Enterprise

While AI vendor companies proliferate in every sector, enterprises need much more than advanced technologies to actually adopt and deploy AI. AI services and consulting firms are expanding to fill the gap - offering services that enterprises often don't have the in-house talent for, including:

Enterprise AI Buyers

Who Buys AI? Common Roles and Titles of Enterprise AI Buyers

This article was a request from one of our Catalyst members.

The Catalyst Advisory Program is an application-only coaching program for AI consultants and service providers. The program involves one-to-one advisory, weekly group Q-and-A with other Catalyst members, and a series of proprietary resources and frameworks to land more AI business, and deliver more value with AI projects. Learn more and apply emerj.com/catalyst.

Selling AI Services to Smaller Enterprises - Leading with Education 950x540

Offering AI Services to Smaller Enterprises – Lead with Education

This article was a request from one of our Catalyst members. The Catalyst Advisory Program is a coaching program involving one-to-one advisory, weekly group Q-and-A with other Catalyst members, and a series of proprietary resources and frameworks based on insights from AI leaders at the world’s largest enterprises (AI adopters and buyers), and successful AI vendors and service providers. Learn more and apply emerj.com/catalyst.

The Principles of AI Governance

The Principles of AI Governance – with Karine Perset of the OECD

We interviewed Karine Perset, from the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation in France about the informational pillars that make up strong AI governance for governments worldwide. She offered us numerous insights into how the OECD developed the AI Principles and works with governing bodies to design policies that will keep AI safe and trustworthy into the future. 

AI Vendor Selection

Three Phases of AI Vendor Selection for the Enterprise 

When we're called into an enterprise for our AI Opportunity Landscape research, it's common for me to discover that the reason we've been called in is that the company has (a) already spent millions with vendors they didn't see results with, or (b) they have 3-4 AI pilots underway with very little traction.

Identify Enterprise Firms Most Likely to Spend on AI Projects

Identify Enterprise Firms Most Likely to Spend on AI Projects

This article was a request from one of our Catalyst members. The Catalyst Advisory Program is a coaching program involving one-to-one advisory, weekly group Q-and-A with other Catalyst members, and a series of proprietary resources and frameworks based on insights from AI leaders at the world’s largest enterprises (AI adopters and buyers), and successful AI vendors and service providers. Learn more and apply emerj.com/catalyst.

The 3 Elements of a Successful AI Business Case

The Three Elements of a Successful AI Business Case

This article was a request from one of our Catalyst members. The Catalyst Advisory Program is a coaching program involving one-to-one advisory, weekly group Q-and-A with other Catalyst members, and a series of proprietary resources and frameworks based on insights from AI leaders at the world’s largest enterprises (AI adopters and buyers), and successful AI vendors and service providers. Learn more and apply emerj.com/catalyst.

Unifying AI Initiatives and Focusing on Impact

One of Australasia’s Largest Banks Unifies Their AI Efforts

The following is a case study for Emerj's AI Opportunity Landscape research. To learn more about how we help companies develop winning AI strategies and identify the highest-ROI applications, watch the two-minute video summary of our AI Opportunity Landscape research.
Problem
The bank had many scattered AI projects, but struggled with:

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