The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning
JANUARY 31, 2017
Business analytics predates the big data era. Such competitive concerns have long applied to hardware and software platforms in the IT industry.
The need for innovation across boundaries and the power of big data analytics
APRIL 23, 2015
One of the interesting insights from the study was on what executives believe their organizations can best do to foster innovation.
Technology, Marketing and Storytelling
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
In addition, technology is now amplifying the impact of storytelling on the customer experience. That gives it enormous impact.” .
Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?
MAY 17, 2016
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” is one of the most memorable quotes of science fiction writer Arthur C.
The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations
JANUARY 17, 2017
That’s because blockchain is not a disruptive technology, whose impact, once in the marketplace, is often quite rapid. ask Iansiti and Lakhani.
Education Technology Strategies - Day One
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
lessons scripted around 1:1 laptop); IT issues - we were a Windows network, with everything on our own domain - we needed to open eg printing etc O - consumer technology far more accessible in 2012 esp. dates to classical Greece How does technology change this? - Using technology to find more (vs. CERN ? Which 6?"
Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field.
A Useful Framework for Analyzing the Impact of Technology on Jobs
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Last week I discussed a recent Pew Research report on the impact of AI, robotics and other advanced technologies on the future of jobs.
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
There is probably no better tool to identify both strengths and areas for intervention in innovation. Source : IBM Creative Leadership Report.
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.
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
The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Mainframes and PCs were the defining technologies of the centralized model and client-server models respectively. Application innovation.
The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology
APRIL 10, 2014
” What happens in the lab is that they test campaign ideas that make use of new technologies such as mobile phones, tablets, social media, email, and others, network approaches, and others. But, more importantly, the lab documents and shares what has been learned with Greenpeace’s affiliates and leaders around the world.
Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less
APRIL 23, 2012
Note from Beth: Innovation was the buzzword at the Nonprofit Technology Conference! Flickr Photo by Nielio. I told her to go for it.
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 (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy
JANUARY 19, 2016
Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. Can digital innovation drive long term economic growth?
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).
Competing Against “Digital Invaders”
OCTOBER 4, 2016
At the other end of the spectrum, 34% of enterprises were identified as Market Followers or laggards in both innovation and financial performance.
Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?
OCTOBER 31, 2016
It is not confined to an art medium or to any technology.”. The application of design thinking beyond products isn’t new. Let me explain.
The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things
OCTOBER 15, 2014
This transformation is driven by the continuing advances of technology. The total number of users rose to 100s of millions. . Not future-proof.
The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT
JUNE 12, 2013
Any technology expected to have a transformative impact on business over the next decade has to at least be already in the hands of leading edge users.
The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization
DECEMBER 15, 2015
It requires detailed analysis of technologies, quality, processes, competitors, customer satisfaction and market segments.
The Datafication of Business and Society
JUNE 9, 2015
Digital technologies are now permeating just about every nook and cranny of the economy, society and our personal lives.
The Growing Value of Social Skills
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Deming’s paper builds on the work of MIT economist David Autor , a leading authority on the impact of technological change on the US labor market.
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.
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
Computing has constantly changed shape and location - mainly as a result of new technology, but often also because of shifts in demand.”.
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
First of all, there is technological access, ranging from power to Internet access, to mobile delivery. source technology. We use technology that developed, but you don''t need to use that. based analytics, is that a personal learning record, can extend beyond the limits of the platform. Learning. Learning. Indeed, e?learning
Innovation in an Age of Austerity
DECEMBER 16, 2010
On December 7 I participated in an Innovation Summit sponsored by the UK Innovation Research Centre (UK-IRC) at the University of Cambridge. The topic for this year’s annual Summit was Re-thinking the Impact of Innovation. This should create many new opportunities for innovation in the social sciences and the humanities.
Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy
JANUARY 27, 2015
Technological revolutions are highly disruptive to economies and societies. or 17.4 million people. The Manual factor changed considerably.
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.
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.
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…”.
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.
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
Imagination, Creativity and Related Subjects
JANUARY 28, 2014
We’ve been friends for over 20 years, and currently both serve on the Advisory Board of USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab. . It’s misguided.
A Talk On Fast Innovation, All In One Great Picture - Bob Sutton
JULY 25, 2011
The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Customer-Focused Innovation. Again?
The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!
JANUARY 18, 2017
Freelancing General Interest IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Metablogging Open Business Open LeadershipTill now. Every time.
The Evolving Automotive Ecosystem
MARCH 31, 2015
Three main kinds of services have already been emerging from the marriage of advanced mechanical and digital technologies: . Time will tell.
New Tools Beget Revolutions: Big Data and the 21st Century Information-based Society
MAY 29, 2013
While a number of transformative technologies were discussed, big data was the most prominent. . That’s a remarkable change.
Reflections on Linux and Mainframes
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
To a large extent, the mainframe’s longevity is a result of two major architectural innovations first introduced with S/360.