The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning
JANUARY 31, 2017
More recently, the European Commission has accused Google of unfair competition based on its Android mobile operating system.
Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems
APRIL 13, 2012
More specifically, they needed to learn how to approach problems from many perspectives and to combine various approaches to find innovative solutions.”. Business and business schools are supposed to be all about applying hard, that is, quantitative, analytical approaches to management. At B-School? This is easier said than done.
The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations
JANUARY 17, 2017
Contracts, transactions, and the records of them are among the defining structures in our economic, legal, and political systems.
The Promise and Challenges of Health Analytics
MARCH 17, 2015
On February 24 I attended a workshop in MIT on the Future of Health Analytics. What are phenotypes? How can that be?
Learning and Performance Support Systems
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 4, 2013
Expansion internationally is difficult without a clear innovation advantage. to $2.5M.
The Science of Complex Systems
JULY 9, 2011
When I look back over my long, relatively eclectic career, complex systems have been a common theme in all the activities I’ve been involved in. It started in the 1960s, when I was an undergraduate and graduate student at the University of Chicago majoring in physics, - the study of complex natural systems. Let me explain. Amazing.
Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities
DECEMBER 19, 2016
Big data ,- including analytics , data science , artificial intelligence and related information-based technologies - are now everywhere. “Is
Digital Twin: Bringing the Physical and Digital Worlds Closer Together
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
You need both deep physical domain knowledge as well as deep software and analytics expertise. These include: .
The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Application innovation. In addition, cloud has helped its users become more agile and innovative. IT-as-a-Service.
The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy
JANUARY 19, 2016
Can digital innovation drive long term economic growth? Take advantage of new innovation models. Build new assets and revenue streams.
The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things
OCTOBER 15, 2014
The notion of IoT solutions built as centralized systems with trusted partners is now something of a fantasy.” . The cost of connectivity.
The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT
JUNE 12, 2013
Disruptive innovations take time to play out. Its potential for driving business innovation remains untapped. There are few surprises.
Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Today, multiple technologies poised to drive the next wave of financial services innovation are converging in maturity.” DLT is one such technology.
Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems
DECEMBER 29, 2015
This past semester I was involved in an interesting course at MIT’s Sloan School of Management , - Analytics Labs (A-Lab).
Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Complex Systems Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and StrategyLet me explain.
Reflections on Storytelling
APRIL 17, 2013
It’s a good way of explaining what the new innovation is all about in as simple a way as possible. Storytelling predates writing. It worked.
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
These early analytics applications dealt mostly with structured information. In the end, innovation is a journey into the future.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
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
JUNE 9, 2015
Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution. They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.” .
As Big Data and AI Take Hold, What Will It Take to Be an Effective Executive?
JANUARY 21, 2015
Big data , powerful analytics and AI are everywhere. In the end, this is what collaborative innovation is all about. .
The New Era of Smart, Connected Products
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
This new wave of IT-based innovation, - the third such wave in the past 50 years, - is once more having a major impact on competition and strategy.
Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy
JANUARY 27, 2015
Equipment : Equipment Maintenance, Installation, Operation Monitoring, Repairing, Systems analysis, Troubleshooting, …. or 17.4 million people.
The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization
DECEMBER 15, 2015
But preparing for the future, especially with strategies based on new, disruptive innovations, requires a very different management style.
New Tools Beget Revolutions: Big Data and the 21st Century Information-based Society
MAY 29, 2013
We believe that our approach to apply analytics to the design of clinical trials has the potential to signi?cantly
How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?
DECEMBER 5, 2016
Public safety and security. “One of the more successful uses of AI analytics is in detecting white collar crime, such as credit card fraud.
The Continuing Evolution of Service Science
JULY 19, 2016
This blind spot threatens to hinder the development of effective innovation policies and the development of new business models and practices…”.
The Digitization of the Economy
JANUARY 30, 2013
It has often been said that powerful disruptive innovations like the Internet are overhyped in the short term but under-hyped in the long term.
The Growing Value of Social Skills
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
I recently read a very interesting paper, The Growing Importance of Social Skills in the Labor Market , by Harvard professor David Deming.
Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?
MAY 17, 2016
Can they help increase innovation and productivity and drive long term growth? Clarke. Digital technologies are all around us.
What Will Life Be Like in an AI Future?
MARCH 3, 2015
Interest in AI declined until the field was reborn in the 1990s by embracing an engineering-based data-intensive, analytics paradigm.
The Evolving Automotive Ecosystem
MARCH 31, 2015
How can today’s auto companies stay relevant and capitalize on these many digital innovations? Autonomous vehicles are only part of the story.
Why Do We Need Data Science when We’ve Had Statistics for Centuries?
APRIL 30, 2014
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy
The Era of Cognitive Computing
JUNE 26, 2013
In this recently released excerpt , Kelly and Hamm point out that cognitive systems represent the third era in the history of computing.
An innovative workshop on radical management
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
In these three days ( March 19-21 in Washington DC ), you will discover how to use radical management to thrive in the 21 st Century creative economy and the world of continuous innovation. have you ever wondered why your great innovations and improved ways of doing things don’t seem to have any lasting traction? Then just imagine.
A Kind of Digital “Perfect Storm”
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Each company is different, as are its reactions to major disruptive innovations. Cloud is a classic disruptive innovation.
Reflections on Big Data, Data Science and Related Subjects
JANUARY 2, 2013
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture
Understanding the Workings of Our Minds
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
The book’s central thesis is that our mind is composed of two very different systems of thinking, which Kahneman calls System 1 and System 2.
Why Innovation is Critical to Help Governments Adjust to the Realities of the 21st Century?
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Aligning government with 21st century economic realities will require innovations at least as disruptive and profound as those embraced by the private sector. Again and again, new capabilities have simultaneously reduced costs and sparked innovation.”. Government has lagged the private sector. These are extremely hard questions.
On Saving the American Health System: Dr. Donald Berwick's.
DECEMBER 19, 2011
The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. The Observer | Business | You could be a genius - if only you had a good system. Customer-Focused Innovation. Bob Sutton. Search.
Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 12, 2013
That''s what the original learning management system was: course outlines and tests and things like that that the instructor could put online. This is the basis of a lot of analytics that providers of the MOOCs and learning management systems will talk about, where they talk of tracking a student''s performance. Learning. known.