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Innovation catalysts

Harold Jarche

” In addition, information services, and IT security need to be consulted. Innovation PKM Related post: PKM Roles.

“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. 

White House: Innovation in Higher Education

George Siemens

The invitation was somewhat cryptic, but basically stated that the focus on the meeting was on quality and innovation. This invite was then followed a week later with a link to a post by Ted Mitchell, Undersecretary of Education, on Innovation and Quality in Higher Education , to help prepare for the conversation. It’s their job.

The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transformational innovations don’t always play out as originally envisioned. Once in the marketplace, they seem to acquire a life of their own.

Mistakes & Security

Harold Jarche

“The amount of failure that can be tolerated is directly proportional to the amount of innovation needed.”~ ” @PatrickWelsh.

User-Led Innovation Can’t Create Breakthroughs

Steve Denning

Innovation Leadership Radical Management Apple breakthrough disruptive innovation IKEA innovation usersOn the contrary.

Innovation at the State Dept.

David Weinberger

The State Department has been hypersensitive about security. To begin with you are dealing with highly educated employees with a strong desire to keep their jobs… Likewise, the report cites a new willingness to experiment and fail, which is essential for innovation but anathema to State’s traditional culture. employees.

Adventure & security

Dave Snowden

Nothing pleases people more than to go on thinking what they have always thought, and at the same time imagine that they are thinking something new and daring: it combines the advantage of security and the delight of adventure. So new wine for new wineskins, it's a simple test and while it has a delight of adventure it is far from secure.

From the Digital Divide to Inclusive Innovation: the Case of Digital Money

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Today, it calls itself “an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges”.  .

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

This is why it''s very important that access be restricted and security managed, so that your record remains personal only. Stephen Downes December 10, 2013 Access I''d like to begin with the issue of access. But from the perspective of the learner, the online learner, there are two major forms of access that need to be considered. Learning.

Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This generality has enabled the Internet to become one of , if not, the most prolific innovation platforms the world has ever seen.  Period.

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 Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Smart Systems Technology and StrategyArtificial Intelligence. The Blockchain.

The Management of Disruptive Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Unrealistic predictions are then made about the near term impact and rate of adoption of the new innovation, because the innovation in question is quite complex in nature, but the predictions assumes that it is on the simpler end of the spectrum. . Transistors took their place. Flat panel technologies have been around for decades. 

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. 

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. 

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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.

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The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Web 2.0

The Future of Financial Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Periods of rapid ICT and FS innovation are followed by lengthy periods of stability and consolidation.  Why include money in such an exhibit? 

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The New Era of Smart, Connected Products

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Data strategy : What data must the company capture, secure, and analyze to maximize the value of its offering?; .

The Untethered, Hyperconnected Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Stitching together the overall infrastructure to support a variety of cloud services and mobile devices requires discipline, otherwise things will not work or there might be serious security and quality breakdowns.  . There is bad-legacy , which costs too much to support and constrains innovation.  Agility beats strategy every time. 

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These innovative offerings are restructuring industry boundaries and leading to the creation of whole new industries. Impact on Business.

Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Will incumbent banks embrace FinTech innovations before FinTech startups gain scale and distribution?  Investments have risen “from $1.8

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Is the Blockchain Now Reaching a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Foremost among the problems to be addressed is the need to bolster security in our increasingly digital economy and society.

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The Digital Evolution Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Innovation and Change : What is the extent of innovations to enable a healthy digital economy?  Innovative hybrids. 

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Play, explore, converse

Harold Jarche

Richard Stallman says hackers are much more than ‘crackers’ [security system breakers] as they are often typified in mainstream media.

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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.

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Jobs in the Age of Watson

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over time, the same disruptive innovations responsible for the technological unemployment disease led to the transformation of the economy and the creation of new industries and new jobs.  The symposium was associated with an event that took place later that same day on the Harvard campus, the IBM Watson Challenge.  There are only 1.2

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From Mass Production to Mass Individualism

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, NY Times columnist David Brooks posted an OpEd on The Evolution of Trust. First is middle-class stagnation.  Trust was face to face.

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? 

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Bigger is Not Necessarily Better in Our Information-Rich Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They are not able to embrace these disruptive technologies and innovations at anywhere the same speeds. 

Reflections on the Longevity of Mainframes

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At the end of August, IBM announced the latest member of its mainframe family, the zEnterprise EC12.  As pointed out in the announcement, the new system is a result of more than $1B in R&D investments over the past four years, resulting in major improvements in performance, security, availability and other key enterprise features. 

Solo change agents set you free

Harold Jarche

Second, information services, particularly information security, needs to be a partner in the effort. complexity Innovation PKM SocialBusiness

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The Slow, Steady March Towards Digital Money

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Propensity to Adopt , which captures the extent to which consumers and businesses embrace digital innovation. . The results were not surprising. 

Reflections on Bitcoin

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

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. 

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On May 22 I attended the 2013 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.  All while the windows of opportunity and response will continue to shrink. 

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Reflections on Linux and Mainframes

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Especially, I would add, for those transactions that require the highest degrees of security, availability and data privacy.

An Old Friend, - the IBM Mainframe, - Turns 50

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

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Why Blockchains Could Transform How the Economy Works

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

And like the Internet, it might well lead to many innovative applications that we can barely imagine today. This is not surprising.