Alan Murray, Fortune

Alan Murray


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Recent articles by Alan:

The upside to A.I. assistants is boundless—but the downsides are also clear

A must-read story compares ChatGPT’s release to a Netscape or iPhone moment. → Read More

Coca-Cola and Novartis’s CEOs don’t care if ‘ESG’ has become a toxic phrase among some

It's about delivering on corporate missions in a sustainable way, they said at Davos. → Read More

Davos forces CEOs to step back and take a broader view of their place in society

The conference forces them to grapple with climate, tech threats, and inequality. → Read More

Davos CEOs are confident a bad economy won’t stall climate initiatives or digital transformation: ‘Total nonsense.’

CEOs George Oliver, Bill McDermott, and Julie Sweet say some change is unstoppable. → Read More

A survey of 32,000 people in 28 countries found that business is more trusted than NGOs, government, and the media

"Business is the sole institution seen as competent and ethical." → Read More

FAA’s ground stop proves business needs a functioning government to thrive

Gridlock and partisan stalemate are not good for business or the economy. → Read More

55% of CEOs say this recession will be worse than the global financial crisis—but they’re still ready to strike M&A deals

Despite that gloomy outlook, CEOs are ready to strike M&A deals → Read More

Why ChatGPT may be the most human form of A.I. yet: it produces informed BS

Marketing mavens Richard Bowman and David Boyle have written the first book on the potential of A.I. program ChatGPT. → Read More

What could happen in 2023? More rate hikes, climate action and China stumbles

New Year's predictions can be a fool's game, but let's take a stab at making some. → Read More

CEOs who want to get political ‘had better be good at it,’ warns Trump’s former chief of staff

Trump's former chief of staff blames social media for U.S. society's ills. → Read More

Mondelez and Accenture executives explain how companies can become ‘A.I. achievers’

Having a transparent and fair system for responsible A.I. "is extremely critical." → Read More

A.I. is a ‘more dramatic’ shift than electricity or the internet, says Intuit CEO Sasan Goodarzi

The TurboTax parent reframed its strategy around A.I. four years ago. → Read More

Why Fed Chair Jay Powell is the man to watch in 2023

Recession fears may not be overwrought so much as premature. → Read More

How Walmart and GM are seriously tackling the climate crisis

"Most of the interventions save suppliers money," says Walmart’s Kathleen McLaughlin. → Read More

Occidental CEO Vicki Hollub insists $1.2 billion carbon capture investment is not greenwashing

"It's something that we feel like we should do and need to do to help the world." → Read More

Lithium company CEO is ‘accelerating’ his U.S. investment plans, thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act

It's all thanks to Inflation Reduction Act incentives. → Read More

At Disney, Bob Chapek failed the 3-point test confronting today’s CEOs

The job increasingly requires a mix of empathy, humility, and confidence. → Read More

The Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix was a festival of corporate sponsorship—and FTX’s absence stood out

Crypto companies were everywhere at the race track → Read More

After FTX’s meltdown, Visa’s incoming CEO says crypto can still be part of future payment systems

McInerney, who was formerly at McKinsey and JPMorgan, has been president of Visa since 2013, and earned a spot that year on Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list. I spoke to both men shortly before the announcement and asked them about the main challenge Visa faces in the next decade. Here’s Kelly: “We still have $14 trillion of cash out there being spent by consumers that can be digitized. There are many… → Read More

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna’s best career advice is to live every day ready to be fired

"You should never be in fear of taking one or two steps back." → Read More