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The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This discrepancy in technology adoption has been observed for the past few years.  These three indices are highly interrelated. 

Serving Experience As The Product

Adaptive Path

The experience is the product. Whether we talk about greeting cards, mobile apps, or vacation get-aways, the experience is the product.

The connected enterprise adoption curve

Harold Jarche

Mental models, behaviours and formal systems remain stubbornly resistant to change. These are the early adopters. [First.]

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

Do we adopt the industry standards? Employees arent used to adopting. Not willing to adopt, unable to adapt. Can you hear them?

Grand Unified Theory of Service Design, Systems Design, and Organization Design

Adaptive Path

Jeff Sussna is an internationally-recognized systems thinker and IT expert, combining engineering expertise with an ability to bridge business, creative, and technical perspectives. This is where organizational design and system design really become inseparable. And our systems get better and better as we go. couple things.

Real Profitability Part II: classical System Integrators

Martijn Linssen

One would expect consulting to be the product for these companies, and training / education being the R&D. Note the different currencies.

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Smart Systems Technology and StrategyArtificial Intelligence.

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized.   But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ? 

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The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The notion of IoT solutions built as centralized systems with trusted partners is now something of a fantasy.”  . The cost of connectivity. 

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The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Human - Monitor and promote improved health, wellness, fitness, and productivity using personal wearable devices and appliances. Public Policy. 

The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Local companies and global businesses will develop products and services specifically aimed at these newly enfranchised consumers.

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Intervention Design: Overcoming Stiff Resistance to a New, Disruptive Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Design thinking began as a way to improve the process of designing tangible products.  This was new for us - and for me personally.  .

Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Design has long played a major role in product innovation.  Collaboration, co-creation, co-production.  Sensory and emotional engagement. 

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The Evolution of Design Thinking

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The application of design thinking beyond products, - in innovation, problem solving and business strategy, - isn’t new.  You can’t touch them. 

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Systems impact : “The breadth and depth of these changes herald the transformation of entire systems of production, management, and governance.”.

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution.  They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.”  .

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The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Incremental investments in productivity don’t drive growth. But, cloud has not the easiest concept to grasp. agree with these points. Scienti?c

The Future of Financial Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The wide adoption of the Internet in the 1990s led not only to online banking, but paved the way for e-commerce.  . Rapid Change/Many Suppliers. 

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The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Until the early 1990s, it was quite difficult to get different IT systems to talk to each other. Let me explain.

The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Where civil registration systems are weak or non-existent, many of the poor are simply not counted. Promoting economic development.

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I'm sorry, you're just not incompetent enough to get it

Martijn Linssen

Incompetence is the driver for all the systems around us. Your political system ? Your religious system ? Your work system ?

Two-Speed IT Architectures

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Align technology and production systems with business goals.  . Focus on agile product development to enhance customer engagements.  .

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

Social Networking tools *do* make you ever so much more productive. Did I give up on giving up on corporate email? What happened? People do.

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The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

The Slow, Steady March Towards Digital Money

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What factors affect the adoption of digital money around world, and how do they vary across different countries and regions?,

The Evolving Automotive Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As products become software-intensive and connected, complexity follows.  So is the case with cars.  Time will tell.  .

Big-Bang Disruptions: The Innovator’s Dilemma in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Companies are now able to create products that are simultaneously better, cheaper and more appealing than those of competitors.  As a result , “entire product lines and whole markets are now being created or destroyed overnight.”  But now entire product lines - whole markets - are being created or destroyed overnight. 

Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

The Observer | Business | You could be a genius - if only you had a good system. James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality. Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search.

The Evolution toward a Global Digital Money Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, it was quite a bit more difficult to reach out beyond the company ’ s boundaries, especially to one with a different proprietary e-mail system

A Kind of Digital “Perfect Storm”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Mobile is furthest along while cloud  adoption is taking off. Lately, the latter kind of stories seem to predominate. IBM barely survived. .

Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The bulk of the innovations in the industrial economy involved physical objects, physical systems and the physical world around us. 

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strateg

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

But it doesn’t end up there just sharing those good practices, productivity tips and whatever other hacks on making the most out of email.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

His account of the current political system, including the voting system, within Spain and the USA, is incredibly thought provoking on its own!

Hurricane Sandy: a 21st Century Wake-Up Call?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As I was personally experiencing the fury of Hurricane Sandy a few weeks ago, I thought of the Internet Highway System and President Dwight D.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseSadly. . And here is why… . For sure!

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Luis Suarez

Or without having the system dictate how you can do it with very little interaction from your part. Yes, to me, so far, Plus is a keeper!

The Rise of the Chief Digital Officer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Chief information officer (CIO), or information technology (IT) director, is a job title commonly given to the most senior executive in an enterprise responsible for the information technology and computer systems that support enterprise goals, ” is how Wikipedia defines CIO.”  Thirdly, they are turning digitization into new revenue streams. 

On the Complex Evolution toward Mobile Digital Payments

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

And it’s that old chicken and egg issue that gets in the way of every new payments system.”  . Engage actively on the regulatory agenda. 

Realizing the Potential of the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I attended the 12th annual Brookings Blum Roundtable on Global Poverty.  and, what are the major risks posed by the digital economy?  .