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The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Ross Dawson

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” is one of the most memorable quotes of science fiction writer Arthur C.

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The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

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

Beth Kanter

Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field.

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A Useful Framework for Analyzing the Impact of Technology on Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last week I discussed a recent Pew Research report on the impact of AI, robotics and other advanced technologies on the future of jobs.

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The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Big data ,- including analytics , data science , artificial intelligence and related information-based technologies - are now everywhere. “Is

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The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Mainframes and PCs were the defining technologies of the centralized model and client-server models respectively. Application innovation.

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The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Beth Kanter

” 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

Beth Kanter

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

You need both deep physical domain knowledge as well as deep software and analytics expertise. These include: .

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The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. Can digital innovation drive long term economic growth?

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Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This past semester I was involved in an interesting course at MIT’s Sloan School of Management , - Analytics Labs (A-Lab).

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Competing Against “Digital Invaders”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This transformation is driven by the continuing advances of technology. The total number of users rose to 100s of millions. . Not future-proof.

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The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.

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The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It requires detailed analysis of technologies, quality, processes, competitors, customer satisfaction and market segments.

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are now permeating just about every nook and cranny of the economy, society and our personal lives.

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The Growing Value of Social Skills

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.

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Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Computing has constantly changed shape and location - mainly as a result of new technology, but often also because of shifts in demand.”.

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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

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Technological revolutions are highly disruptive to economies and societies. or 17.4 million people. The Manual factor changed considerably.

Reflections on Storytelling

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.

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The New Era of Smart, Connected Products

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.

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The Continuing Evolution of Service Science

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This blind spot threatens to hinder the development of effective innovation policies and the development of new business models and practices…”.

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How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy

Imagination, Creativity and Related Subjects

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Bob Sutton

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!

Luis Suarez

Freelancing General Interest IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Metablogging Open Business Open LeadershipTill now. Every time.

The Evolving Automotive Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Three main kinds of services have already been emerging from the marriage of advanced mechanical and digital technologies: . Time will tell.

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New Tools Beget Revolutions: Big Data and the 21st Century Information-based Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

While a number of transformative technologies were discussed, big data was the most prominent. . That’s a remarkable change.

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Reflections on Linux and Mainframes

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

To a large extent, the mainframe’s longevity is a result of two major architectural innovations first introduced with S/360.