By surfacing that kind of information, Watson could change the dynamics of group interactions for the better, says Gil. “Watson could enhance collective intelligence by facilitating turn taking, or having a neutral presence that can help prevent groupthink,” he says. For example, people may feel freer to question their boss’s opinion if Watson is the first to suggest there is another way of looking at a problem.
via IBM’s Watson Groomed as C-Suite Advisor | MIT Technology Review.
I can’t wait to have this conversation with my boss!