The Fourth Industrial Revolution
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Dr. Schwab positions the Fourth Industrial Revolution within the historical context of three previous industrial revolutions.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution - Risks and Benefits
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Dr. Schwab positions the 4IR within the historical context of three previous industrial revolutions. Let me summarize some recent such efforts.
A ‘Field of Dreams’ Industry
MARCH 8, 2017
It feels like the L&D industry is living in a world where they take orders and produce courses and trust that it all works.
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
How can we best anticipate the future of a complex, fast changing industry like IT? Data Centers → Cloud. It’s been quite an incredible journey.
Third Industrial Revolution – Review
OCTOBER 31, 2011
Tweet The future should be networked writes Jeremy Rifkin in The Third Industrial Revolution. shift buildings to become local power plants.
The Tale of Two Cultures
MAY 22, 2013
Half a century later, the world grows more complex everyday and the two cultures have grow further apart. Wikipedia). Intuitive knowledge.
Technology, Media and Culture - the Best of Times or the Worst of Times?
JUNE 4, 2014
USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL) was founded in 2010 to study the transformational impact of technology on culture and on the media industries.
Why Lean Programs Fail—Where Toyota Succeeds: A New Culture of Learning
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
A new culture of learning. A new culture of learning in education. The focus of lean is on providing the customer with more value sooner.
The Tale of Two Cultures
AUGUST 18, 2013
Half a century later, the world grows more complex everyday and the two cultures have grow further apart. Wikipedia). Intuitive knowledge .
The Need to Adapt to the Speed of Change or Die: lessons for L&D from the retail industry
JANUARY 16, 2013
Yesterday another great British institution slid into the history books. Composer Edwin Elgar took part in the opening ceremony. I think there are.
A linchpin culture
JANUARY 26, 2010
In our post-industrial world, though, factory worship is a non starter. Cheap cogs are worth what they cost, which is not much.
The Economic and Cultural Polarization of America
MARCH 15, 2012
For most of our nation’s history, whatever the inequality in wealth between the richest and poorest citizens, we maintained a cultural equality known nowhere else in the world - for whites, anyway.” You might say the country has bifurcated into different social tribes, with a tenuous common culture linking them.”
The Long Term Impact of AI on Jobs - Some Lessons from History
JULY 26, 2016
The Economist reminds us that these worries have been with us ever since the advent of industrialization two centuries ago.
The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning
JANUARY 31, 2017
Such competitive concerns have long applied to hardware and software platforms in the IT industry. Business analytics predates the big data era.
The Importance of Empathy in Our Services-Centric, People-Oriented Economy
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Finding and retaining talented individuals with these capabilities is a challenge regardless of geography or industry. This will take time.
Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology
JANUARY 26, 2016
The carnage might be more pronounced in the fast-changing IT industry, but no industry is immune. Why are these systems so complex?
The Rise of the Platform Economy
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Platforms have long played a key role in the IT industry. What do we mean by a platform ? Their aggregate market value was over $4.3
Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities
DECEMBER 19, 2016
It took several decades for electric appliances, the assembly line and mass production to emerge and help create whole new industries.
Personalization for Knowledge Workers
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
Regulated Industries and Audits In regulated industries, such as Pharma, the system can know who is responsible for what products.
Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?
OCTOBER 31, 2016
The School of Design in London’s Royal College of Art has long been expanding the boundaries of industrial design. Let me explain.
Disruptive Innovation Revisited
JULY 9, 2014
Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy Today, the largest U.S.
Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer
JULY 28, 2015
Recominant innovations are all about the creation of new products, markets and industries based on novel combinations of existing technologies. .
Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World
AUGUST 29, 2016
From time immemorial, our identity systems have been based on face-to-face interactions and on physical documents and processes. What is identity?
The Datafication of Business and Society
JUNE 9, 2015
Data science and datafication may be new, but the relationship between computing and data goes back to the early days of the IT industry.
Trust and the On-Demand Economy
DECEMBER 22, 2015
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Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?
APRIL 11, 2016
For the past few decades, digital technologies have been systematically transforming one industry after another. Banks face an Uber Moment.
The Future of the Globally Integrated Enterprise
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Complex Systems Economic Issues Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and StrategyIt was a golden age.”.
The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy
JANUARY 19, 2016
The Index is then used to quantify the extent of digitization in 22 industry sectors. Are they still a strategic value to business?
The Growing Importance of Storytelling in the Business World
MARCH 13, 2017
While storytelling is mostly associated with entertainment, education and culture, it also plays a major role in business.
Defining A Leader’s Duty Of Care
JANUARY 27, 2016
But when you drill down into Imperative’s data, you will discover that the lowest vertical is the retail/wholesale industry. Absolutely not.
Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
The future of financial infrastructure report is based on a year long study involving industry leaders, regulators and other subject matter experts.
Governance and Pragmatism: Moving Beyond “The Culture of No”
NOVEMBER 21, 2012
But sometimes the transgressions engulf a number of companies in an industry, as was the case with the events leading to the recent global financial crisis , in which a number of financial institutions were involved. Lou called it A Culture of “No.”. “I Effective governances requires a culture of pragmatism over ideology.
Why Are We Stuck in a World of Slow Economic Growth? Nobody Seems to Know
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Complex Systems Economic Issues Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and CultureBut, “nearly seven years into the U.S.
Preparing Students for an Increasingly Complex Business World
DECEMBER 23, 2014
Be smart, ambitious, yet humble enough to be inclusive and consider the views of others across a variety of disciplines, cultures and perspectives.” .
Has AI (Finally) Reached a Tipping Point?
OCTOBER 24, 2016
What impact is it likely to have on jobs, companies and industries? What will life be like in such an AI-based society ? Deep learning.
Lessons In Culture From United Airlines
OCTOBER 10, 2015
It seems Mr. Muñoz wants to unite its corporate culture, in an attempt to improve its operations. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg.
The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Five such attributes were identified in the study: adaptability, cultural competence, 360-degree thinking, intellectual curiosity, and empathy.
The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations
JANUARY 17, 2017
But, how transformative will blockchain turn out to be? How long is the transformation likely to take? They guide managerial and social action.
Is There a STEM Crisis or a STEM Surplus?
AUGUST 9, 2016
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The Collaborative, Sharing Economy
AUGUST 14, 2013
The industrial economy has been primarily based on production , with GDP as the key measure of economic activity. This one-to-many Web 1.0