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In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, integrating new technologies into your workflow is essential. But how do you ensure a smooth transition and optimal results?

Here are five tips to guide you, brought to you by Mr. Devendran Krishnamoorthy, General Manager of Gamuda Land Product Management Unit who recently explored the use of artificial intelligence integration into their workflow alongside Gamuda’s CGI team. All information was shared during our most recent GET Masterclass.

Prioritize Testing and Brand Consistency: Before fully integrating a new technology, it’s crucial to test its capabilities and ensure it aligns with your brand’s identity. This doesn’t just mean checking for functionality. It’s about ensuring that the projects and outputs resonate with your brand’s voice, aesthetics, and values. Regular testing can help identify gaps and areas for improvement.

Alignment with Vision and Market Demand: Every technology you consider should not only fit your company’s current needs but also its long-term vision. Moreover, it’s essential to gauge whether there’s a genuine market demand for the solutions the technology offers. Adopting a tool that neither aligns with your goals nor meets market demand can lead to wasted resources.

Embrace Exploration and Optimization: When considering technologies, especially groundbreaking ones like AI, it’s natural to ask, “Why?” However, the real question should be, “Why not?” Exploring the full potential of a technology can lead to unexpected benefits. But beyond mere exploration, it’s vital to understand how you can optimize the technology to its fullest potential, ensuring you get the best bang for your buck.

Strategize for Effective Adoption: Not all technologies can replace human tasks entirely, and AI is a prime example. While AI excels in many areas, it has its limitations. Adopting a hybrid approach, where AI complements human skills, can lead to a more efficient and effective workflow. It’s not about replacement but collaboration.

Stay Vigilant of Risks and Take Ownership: Every technological adoption comes with its set of risks, be it data breaches, system failures, or unforeseen costs. Being aware of these risks and preparing for them is essential. Moreover, always take ownership and accountability for the projects you undertake. This not only ensures quality control but also fosters a culture of responsibility.

Contributors: Devendran A/L Krishnamoorthy, Wong Wanqing, Loi Wing Hong, Daniel Ng, Sia Yu Hao
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