Big Data, Complex Systems and Quantum Mechanics
DECEMBER 7, 2012
What are some of these limitations? In thinking about this question over the last few years, I started to notice that a number of subtle, non-intuitive concepts that I learned many years ago as a physics student seem to apply to the world of big data and information-based predictions in highly complex systems. Let me explain. .
Cognitive Systems and Big-Data-driven Applications
OCTOBER 23, 2013
In the first week of October I participated in a Cognitive Systems Colloquium hosted by IBM at its Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
Grimmelman non search neutrality
JANUARY 23, 2011
And too much transparency allows spammers to game the system. would like to be assured that companies aren’t paying search engine companies to have their results ranked higher (unless the results are clearly marked as pay-for-position, which Google does but not clearly enough Me neither. Relevancy is not an objective criterion.
Continuing Education and Learning Management Systems
MARCH 31, 2011
In my LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers , I point out several ways that you can search for experts who might help you. But I did a quick search for things like LMS and continuing education and didn't really come up with people who I thought would be able to help. The LMS offers courses with both nursing and HCS-D credits. Solutions?
Real Profitability Part II: classical System Integrators
JANUARY 16, 2011
For now, I think youll just feel bad for the poor system integrators - or at least their employees? Note the different currencies. dollar.
Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities
DECEMBER 19, 2016
In short, these systems are trained rather than programmed.”. It’s very hard to anticipate the consequences of disruptive innovations.
Reduce Searching Start Talking
APRIL 14, 2009
I just saw When Knowledge Management Hurts … Professors Martine Haas from the Wharton School and Morten Hansen from INSEAD , for example, examined the use of internal knowledge systems by teams of consultants in one of the big four accountancy firms trying to win sales bids. It may even call into question sharing of Effective Patterns.
Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle
AUGUST 22, 2016
Blockchain Revolution , his 16th book, now explains “How The Blockchain Will Transform Everything From Banking To Government To Our Identities.”.
On Saving the American Health System: Dr. Donald Berwick's.
DECEMBER 19, 2011
Search. The Observer | Business | You could be a genius - if only you had a good system. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Again? Sutton.
The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things
OCTOBER 15, 2014
The notion of IoT solutions built as centralized systems with trusted partners is now something of a fantasy.” . The cost of connectivity.
[liveblog][act-tiac] A federal portal in the age of search?
OCTOBER 26, 2015
“In a world where everyone can search and has apps, is a web portal relevant?,” Now people arrive through search. Someone has a general idea, but not informed enough to search. 3. Sarah Crane , Dir., Federal Citizen Information Center, GSA., is going to talk about USA.gov. ” she asks. NOTE: Live-blogging.
The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT
JUNE 12, 2013
There are few surprises. Disruptive innovations take time to play out. Its potential for driving business innovation remains untapped.
The Evolution of the Firm
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
This is particularly important because of the growing complexity of the products, services, systems and solutions companies are now developing.
How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?
DECEMBER 5, 2016
The report is organized into three main sections. Cybersecurity (including spam) is a widely shared concern.”. Transportation. Home/Service Robots.
Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Complex Systems Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and StrategyLet me explain.
Lean Principles in the Digital Economy
AUGUST 6, 2014
Customers are taking advantage of all the information they can now access to search for the best possible values.
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. Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.
The MIT Second Machine Age Conference
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Some of these ubiquitous robots will be used in search-and-rescue operations while others might help us fold the laundry.
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.” .
Trust and the On-Demand Economy
DECEMBER 22, 2015
Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
The Future of Financial Services
JUNE 23, 2015
Bitcoin , the best known cryptocurrency, is both a digital currency and a peer-to-peer payment system. Why include money in such an exhibit?
New Tools Beget Revolutions: Big Data and the 21st Century Information-based Society
MAY 29, 2013
On May 22 I attended the 2013 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. All while the windows of opportunity and response will continue to shrink.
The Era of Cognitive Computing
JUNE 26, 2013
And, beyond these word-oriented search engines, statistical, information-based systems are being extended in a number of directions. .
Networked and Hyperconnected: The New Social (and work) Operating System
OCTOBER 23, 2012
The ability to search effectively for information online and to be able to discern the quality and veracity of the information one finds and then communicate these findings well (referred to as digital literacy). More than half of those in that age cohort have smartphones and 23% own tablet computers like iPads. The ability to concentrate.
The Importance of Empathy in Our Services-Centric, People-Oriented Economy
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Management and Leadership Media and Communications Society and CultureThis will take time.
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
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
What Should We Think of Machines that Think?
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
The study of the verification of the behavior of software systems is challenging and critical, and much progress has been made. But wait!
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.
Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Why do firms exist? However, markets are not perfectly fluid. Firms came into being to make it easier and less costly to get work done.
Reflections on Big Data, Data Science and Related Subjects
JANUARY 2, 2013
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture
Computing Beyond Moore’s Law
APRIL 5, 2016
Initially, we used these components to develop what in retrospect were not-very-powerful, stand-alone computer systems. Software.
Why Some Work Groups Thrive While Others Falter
APRIL 25, 2016
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Management and Leadership Society and CultureHigher empathy. More women.
Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production
MARCH 26, 2014
The value of hybrid services depends on having human capabilities augmented by increasingly sophisticated ICT systems.” .
Searching The "Small Here"
Steven Berlin Johnson
OCTOBER 27, 2009
Search doesn't yet reflect those shifting definitions of where we are, the true radius of our interest. Or you can search an entire city.
The Firm as a Large, Complex, Extended Family
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture
The Future of Jobs in the Digital Economy
DECEMBER 19, 2012
Since the advent of the financial crisis around five years ago, we have been searching for answers to these very important questions.
In Defense of Data Centrism
DECEMBER 23, 2010
Often the latter choice is considered backward looking, or stripped of context. Here is what happened with BP, or Enron, or the 111th Congress.
The Rise of the On-Demand Economy
MARCH 10, 2015
Having a good job meant working for one such company. Some 53m American workers already work as freelances.”. asks The Economist.
Reflections on the Nature of Human Organizations
OCTOBER 31, 2012
Geoffrey West , a physicist formerly at Los Alamos National Lab and now at the Santa Fe Institute , has analyzed the impact of scaling in complex systems including cities. Dr. West and his colleagues discovered that if you know the population of a metropolitan area, you can estimate their resource requirements with a pretty good accuracy.