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Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Identity plays a major role in everyday life.  Think about going to an office, getting on a plane, logging to a website or making an online purchase. 

“Flexible Security”: A Sensible Social Policy for our Digital Age

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Entrepreneurship and flexible security.  notes the article in its opening paragraph.  What should we do?  Work in the Digital Economy. 

Reviewing "A New Culture of Learning"

John Hagel

  My colleague and friend, John Seely Brown, has just come out with “A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change” , co-authored with Doug Thomas, a professor at the University of Southern California.    And this doesn’t even address our concerns for our children and grand-children. 

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks. Henry Ford. Risks and Pitfalls.

We know we’ve traded away privacy. But for exactly what security?

Doc Searls

Not everyone, nor every culture, will find the same point of equilibrium. It has been said that “security” is not found in apprehending a guilty party but in preventing the harm from occurring. Moreover, as technology and society evolve, the equilibrium points may shift. How can we reason with lack of stuff to reason about?

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Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These include social security ID, passport number, driver’s license number, e-mail address, telephone numbers, and login IDs and passwords.

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Governance and Pragmatism: Moving Beyond “The Culture of No”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround ,” former IBM Chairman and CEO Lou Gerstner wrote about the bureaucratic culture that contributed greatly to the near-death experience IBM went through in the early 1990s.  One of the most extraordinary manifestations of this no culture was IBM’s infamous nonconcur system.  natural disasters.

Is There a STEM Crisis or a STEM Surplus?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture

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Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

billion has been invested in blockchain-based startups over the same time span. Let me discuss a few of these findings. DLT is not a panacea.

The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Former national security advisor Tom Donilon and former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano serve as chair and vice-chair respectively. Workforce development.

Why fix a problem that doesn’t exist?

Doc Searls

Culture Law North CarolinaWe all know what this symbol means: Two people are not allowed to share an iPad. Just kidding. It means the lavatory in the airplane is occupied. Also that it can be used by persons of either gender. Which gender you are is of no concern to the airline. Or to the lavatory. Because it doesn’t matter.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Organizational forms - Company structures and culture must be rethought to better deal with new market environments and business models. 

The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cisco calls it fog computing , an allusion to what happens to clouds as they get closer to the ground.  . The cost of connectivity.  Not future-proof. 

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The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home - Energy management, security, safety, and automation of home chores. Privacy, Security, Confidentiality and IP.  Interoperability. 

The Rise of the On-Demand Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

firm will keep expanding and adding people as long as doing so is less expensive than securing the additional services in the marketplace. 

Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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Narratives of Culture: 1st movement

Dave Snowden

One of the problems with cultural surveys in organiations is that they tend to be evaluative in nature. Reflections

Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

How can we best anticipate the future of a complex, fast changing industry like IT? Data Centers → Cloud. Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.

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.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is a major cultural, as well as business step.  This one-to-many Web 1.0 then gave way to the many-to-many social media phase.  Web 2.0

Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Foremost among them is security. Consequently, there’s no one overall owner responsible for security. Why do firms exist? 

The Future of Financial Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Privacy and security become key competitive advantages.  Why include money in such an exhibit?  Who owns the integrative algorithms?

The Firm as a Large, Complex, Extended Family

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture

Reflections on Bitcoin

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Penultimate: forget cultural change

Dave Snowden

Yesterday I argued that compatible but different cultures had more resilient than a "common culture". Polemic

The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Internet and World Wide Web introduced a culture of standards to the IT industry. Let me explain.

What’s the Value of a Liberal Arts Education in Our 21st Century Digital Economy?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They should be exposed to the diversity of human cultures, and the major systems of belief and value with which they have made sense of their lives.

On the Complex Evolution toward Mobile Digital Payments

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On September 9, Apple announced Apple Pay , an easy, secure way to make mobile payments using their latest devices , - the iPhone 6’s and Apple Watch. 

How B Corps Just Might Eliminate the Foolishness of Maximizing Shareholder Return

Dan Pontefract

For comparison sake, according to the United States Social Security Administration, the median wage in the U.S. What is a B Corp? percent.

Sexting Apps Versus Helping Cure Cancer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

really enjoyed the article.  Ms Lu is a very good writer, storyteller and ethnographer , i.e., a kind of cultural anthropologist.  rests.

Jobs in the Age of Watson

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Social networking tools make it easier for people to communicate and collaborate with colleagues over wide distances and thus improve the collective intelligence of the team.   And, systems like Watson will be extensively used to help experts deal with highly complex problems in areas like medicine, finance and national security.

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From Mass Production to Mass Individualism

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The result is a personalistic culture in which people have actively lost trust in big institutions. First is middle-class stagnation. 

We’re all going to need clothes

Doc Searls

We should be able to keep personal data as secret and secure as we like. Business Culture Future Life Past Personal Personal clouds problems Technology VRM In the physical world  we know what privacy is and how it works. We know it because we have developed privacy technologies and norms for thousands of years. Doors

A Kind of Digital “Perfect Storm”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Our human nature and organizational cultures have not changed all that much in the intervening millennia. IBM barely survived. .

The Vital Role of Research in Preserving the American Dream

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and StrategyBut, is it worth it? 

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The Digital Evolution Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last year, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University published Digital Planet: Readying for the Rise of the e-Consumer. 

Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Dan Pontefract

So what has this got to do with leadership and culture? That’s a culture I would want to be a part of. Are there any risks?

How Can We Ensure that Our Complex AI Systems Do What We Want Them to Do?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Security : how to prevent intentional manipulation by unauthorized parties;” and . What is it that makes these systems so intrinsically complex? 

The Slow, Steady March Towards Digital Money

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Culture plays a role as well.  The Readiness Index aimed to answer two important questions: . The results were not surprising.