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Holacracy Is Not The Answer To Your Employee Disengagement Issues

Dan Pontefract

Holacracy — and what I think is its originating parent, holarchy — however will not solve your organizational disengagement issues. Holacracy?

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Capitalism and Social Issues in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Many politicians must respond to the wishes of a few big donors and of small, single-issue interest groups in their districts.  asks Bruni.

Text-to-Speech Examples

Tony Karrer

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

Dan Pontefract

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

Ross Dawson

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 Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Using more and more data to improve a service for users and more accurately target ads for merchants is a clear benefit, for example

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Let’s illustrate how an identity system works using passports as an example.  Identity plays a major role in everyday life.  What is identity?

Automation Technologies and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most jobs involve a number of different tasks or activities. million full time employees and an automation potential of 38%.

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recombinant innovations, remixes and mashups are all examples of creating new contexts.  . This sense of, ‘I’m building something, does it work?’

The Real Issue Behind SOPA, PIPA and DMCA

Nine Shift

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

Tony Karrer

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

Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Everyday examples include speaking a language, riding a bike, driving a car, and easily recognizing many different objects and animals.  .

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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The Coming Robotics Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Hi, Robot: Work and Life in the Age of Automation , reads the Hamlet-inspired cover of the July, 2105 issue of Foreign Affairs. 

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized.   But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ? 

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The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Other see even more substantial rises with, for example, the global middle class reaching 3 billion people by 2030.”. Digital Dividends.

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Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last October, for example, Citigroup launched the Citi FinTech division, aimed at developing new mobile banking services and business models.

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AI and Public Policy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Throughout history, humans have both shaped and adapted to new technologies. These warning should be taken very seriously. Hype vs reality.

The Emerging, Unpredictable Age of AI

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There’s a broad consensus that AI will have a major impact on jobs and the very nature of work, but it’s much less clear what that impact will be.

The Rise of the Platform Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This embrace of platforms by established firms raises a number of organizational and governance issues. trillion.

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Man, Machine, and Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The June, 2015 issue of the Harvard Business Review includes a spotlight on Man and Machine: Knowledge Work in the Age of the Algorithm. 

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The Smart London Plan

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Urbanization is one of the major forces shaping the 21st century - right up there with the digital technology revolution and globalization. 

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The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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. 

The 2016 MIT Inclusive Innovation Awards

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples abound. Upon graduation, we connect our coders with tech companies in need of their talent.”.

The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Given that I’ve closely followed cloud computing over the years, the state of cloud was one of the main topics we discussed. IT-as-a-Service.

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Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Google’s autonomous car and Rethink robotics’ Baxter are two examples of relatively difficult manual tasks that can now be performed by computers. 

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Economic Issues Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Section II looks into AI’s overall impact on various sectors of the economy, while the third Section, examines AI issues related to public policy.

Why People and Companies Die While Cities Keep Growing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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. 

Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Could Blockchain Prove to Be “The Next Big Thing”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last week I discussed some of the highlights of Citi’s excellent FinTech report.  But much, much work remains to be done. 

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A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy.  . Several people have weighed in on Lepore’s article. 

Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Whether physical or digital in nature, identity is a collection of information or attributes associated with a specific entity. Universal Access. 

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What Will Digital Life Be Like in 2025?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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 Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution.  They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.”  .

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The MIT Second Machine Age Conference

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

She also talked about the issues involved in human-robot cross training, the subject of another recent paper.  Jobs, however, are down. 

The Big Data Era Is Here

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.”.

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The Digitization of the Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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. 

Customer Service and Trust in the Internet Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Let’s look, for example, at the recent collapse of the planned Comcast - Time Warner Cable (TWC) merger.  . The real issue was broadband.”  .

Digital Twin: Bringing the Physical and Digital Worlds Closer Together

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example an aircraft engine blade can experience what the aviation industry terms as spallation , in which materials begin to erode from a part.