Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 3:30pm to 4:10pm

Operationalizing Disruptive Technologies: A Strategic Framework for Harnessing the Power of GenAI

The advent of disruptive technologies, particularly in artificial intelligence, has ushered in a new era of possibilities and challenges. Join Mary as she proposes a comprehensive framework for operationalizing disruptive technologies, specifically focusing on the transformative potential of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI). As organizations grapple with integrating GenAI into their operations, there is a pressing need for a structured approach that addresses technical, ethical, and organizational considerations. Mary will delve into a strategic framework designed to guide businesses in effectively operationalizing GenAI. The framework's key components include identifying suitable use cases, establishment of ethical guidelines, integration with existing workflows, and developing adaptive organizational structures. Through practical insights, attendees will gain a nuanced understanding of the challenges associated with implementing GenAI and the strategic steps required for successful integration. She will explore the dynamic nature of GenAI and the importance of continuous adaptation. The proposed framework encourages a flexible and iterative approach, allowing organizations to stay agile despite evolving technologies and market demands. Ultimately, this empowers businesses to harness the full potential of GenAI for sustainable innovation and competitive advantage.

Mary Thorn
S&P Global Ratings

During her more than 20 years of experience with financial, health care, and SaaS-based products, Mary Thorn has held VP, director, and manager-level positions in various software development organizations. A seasoned leader and coach in agile and testing methodologies, Mary has direct experience building and leading teams through large-scale agile transformations. Mary's expertise is a combination of agile scaling, agile testing, and DevOps, which her clients find incredibly valuable. Mary is also the chief storyteller of the book The Three Pillars of Agile Testing and Quality and an avid keynote and conference speaker on all things agile and agile testing.