Capitalism and Social Issues in the 21st Century
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Many politicians must respond to the wishes of a few big donors and of small, single-issue interest groups in their districts. asks Bruni.
Holacracy Is Not The Answer To Your Employee Disengagement Issues
JANUARY 9, 2014
Holacracy — and what I think is its originating parent, holarchy — however will not solve your organizational disengagement issues. Holacracy?
OCTOBER 26, 2010
Javed Alam pointed me to a couple of Text-to-Speech eLearning Examples, so I thought I’d capture a few of the examples here.
An Example of the Flat Army CLAM in Action: BC Ideas2Action
APRIL 16, 2013
always vote, but I often vote based on the issues versus being tied to a political party. I’m politically Neapolitan. create (the result).
The rise of social shopping in 2011: 7 examples of where it is going
DECEMBER 7, 2010
These 7 examples are in the vanguard of a far broader shift to true social shopping. Here are a few further thoughts on social shopping.
The Coming Robotics Revolution
MARCH 8, 2016
Hi, Robot: Work and Life in the Age of Automation , reads the Hamlet-inspired cover of the July, 2105 issue of Foreign Affairs.
The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution
MAY 2, 2016
Other see even more substantial rises with, for example, the global middle class reaching 3 billion people by 2030.”. Digital Dividends.
Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
Everyday examples include speaking a language, riding a bike, driving a car, and easily recognizing many different objects and animals. .
Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?
APRIL 11, 2016
Last October, for example, Citigroup launched the Citi FinTech division, aimed at developing new mobile banking services and business models.
The Smart London Plan
JULY 4, 2016
Urbanization is one of the major forces shaping the 21st century - right up there with the digital technology revolution and globalization.
The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy
JANUARY 19, 2016
Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ?
Could Blockchain Prove to Be “The Next Big Thing”?
APRIL 18, 2016
Last week I discussed some of the highlights of Citi’s excellent FinTech report. But much, much work remains to be done.
Why People and Companies Die While Cities Keep Growing
JANUARY 5, 2016
Prior to joining the SFI in 2003, he was the leader and founder of the high energy physics group at Los Alamos National Lab. Amazing.
The Rise of the Platform Economy
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
This embrace of platforms by established firms raises a number of organizational and governance issues. trillion.
Man, Machine, and Work
JUNE 30, 2015
The June, 2015 issue of the Harvard Business Review includes a spotlight on Man and Machine: Knowledge Work in the Age of the Algorithm.
The Real Issue Behind SOPA, PIPA and DMCA
JANUARY 24, 2012
The real issue is intellectual property ownership and sharing rights. . Big corporations want to own words, ideas, concepts, genes, and more.
Knowledge Management Core Issues
NOVEMBER 20, 2006
Great post by Denham Grey - Perennial KM issues that are very similar to the core problems that we deal with in eLearning: How to speed learning, increase awareness and share experiences. Once again top level support, legitimization and walking the talk - leading via example is the key. practices ? Great stuff Denham
“Flexible Security”: A Sensible Social Policy for our Digital Age
JULY 7, 2015
Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Economic Issues Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy
JANUARY 27, 2015
Google’s autonomous car and Rethink robotics’ Baxter are two examples of relatively difficult manual tasks that can now be performed by computers.
Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology
JANUARY 26, 2016
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
How is the Real America Doing?
MARCH 28, 2016
What about immigration, - an issue that’s quite personal for me? But, what’s going on beyond the beltway, - in cities and towns across America?
The Collaborative, Sharing Economy
AUGUST 14, 2013
There is a lot I find appealing about it, in particular, its potential impact on the really critical issue of jobs in the digital economy.
A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?
JULY 2, 2014
Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy. . Several people have weighed in on Lepore’s article.
The MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition
MARCH 14, 2016
Examples abound. The future of work and jobs is one of the major areas being addressed by IDE. What will the workforce of the future look like?;
Learning to Work with Our Increasingly Smart Machines
JUNE 6, 2016
Where will this leave lawyers, nurses, teachers, and editors?”. Part of the answer is that most jobs involve an amalgam of tasks or processes.
The Big Data Era Is Here
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
With traffic congestion, for example, how do you get people to modify their behavior? They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.”.
Customer Service and Trust in the Internet Economy
MAY 5, 2015
Let’s look, for example, at the recent collapse of the planned Comcast - Time Warner Cable (TWC) merger. . The real issue was broadband.” .
What Will Digital Life Be Like in 2025?
JULY 30, 2014
The advent of cars, for example, brought us traffic accidents, congestion and pollution, to list just a few. Let’s discuss a few of the theses.
The MIT Second Machine Age Conference
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
She also talked about the issues involved in human-robot cross training, the subject of another recent paper. Jobs, however, are down.
Why Blockchains Could Transform How the Economy Works
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Complex Systems Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Technology and Strategy
Shaping the Future of the Internet
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
The intertwined connection between the Internet and actionable data is another major theme explored in the Dædalus issue. Actionable Data.
Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy
The Digitization of the Economy
JANUARY 30, 2013
These are the kinds of issues that will be addressed in MIT’s new digital economy initiative. This is certainly the case with digital economy.
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.” .
Entrepreneurship and Job Creation
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
million left their jobs for one reason or another. “In 2011, for example, 47.5 Innovation and entrepreneurship are hot subjects the world over.
Reflections on Bitcoin
FEBRUARY 11, 2014
Complex Systems Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Technology and Strategy
A Useful Framework for Analyzing the Impact of Technology on Jobs
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Beyond predictions based on responses to a survey, can one develop an overall framework to help analyze these critical issues?
Realizing the Potential of the Digital Economy
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
A few weeks ago I attended the 12th annual Brookings Blum Roundtable on Global Poverty. and, what are the major risks posed by the digital economy? .
How Can We Ensure that Our Complex AI Systems Do What We Want Them to Do?
APRIL 7, 2015
One of the most important protection mechanisms, for example, is the immune system , which guards against disease. Why aren’t they simpler?