The Smith Business Insight Podcast

Fresh ideas from Smith School of Business at Queen’s Universit

About the show

Tune in for a different take on business, with professors, researchers and experts from Smith School of Business. Understand the rapidly evolving corporate world, stay ahead of the curve, and navigate a landscape that is no longer defined by the balance sheet alone.


  • Episode 22: AI Reality Check: The AI Colleague

    November 14th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  38 mins
    ai, hr, jobs, smith business, smith insight

    Say hello to the newest member of your team: Cathy Cobot. And goodbye to predictable team dynamics

  • Episode 21: AI Reality Check: Legal Disruptors

    November 14th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  26 mins 21 secs
    ai, legal, smith business, smith insight

    AI has the potential to take over almost half of the work in law firms and to give individuals and small businesses easier and less expensive access to pricey legal services

  • Episode 20: AI Reality Check: Marketing Unbound

    November 14th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  32 mins 36 secs
    ai, marketing, smith business, smith insight

    Generative AI is getting so good that the human touch in marketing may be a thing of the past

  • Episode 19: AI Reality Check: AI-Powered HR

    November 14th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  30 mins 44 secs
    ai, hr, smith business, smith insight

    From recruitment to retention, next-generation platforms promise to streamline humdrum workplace functions and enhance employee experience

  • Episode 18: AI Reality Check: Battling Bias

    November 14th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  33 mins 42 secs
    ai, responsible ai, smith business, smith insight

    Algorithms hobbled by human biases are playing havoc with people’s lives. How do we best respond to the challenge?

  • Episode 17: AI Reality Check: Welcome to the Age of AI

    November 14th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  28 mins 55 secs
    ai, smith business, smith insight

    Take a tour inside the big tent of artificial intelligence to learn which applications are starring, which are not ready for prime time and whether any are worth trusting