Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

Price: The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company. Davenport: Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning. A Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow : Comments. I'm just wondering who "polices" the rule if a company adopts it. Bob Sutton.

Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

asks McKinsey in a recently published report - Artificial Intelligence: the Next Digital Frontier. “AI adoption outside of the tech sector is at an early, often experimental stage,” is the report’s succinct answer. “Few firms have deployed it at scale.”. AI is now seemingly everywhere.

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Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

asks McKinsey in a recently published report - Artificial Intelligence: the Next Digital Frontier. “AI adoption outside of the tech sector is at an early, often experimental stage,” is the report’s succinct answer. “Few firms have deployed it at scale.”. Only 20 percent of respondents had adopted AI at scale in a core part of their business. 40 percent were partial adopters or experimenters, while another 40 percent were essentially contemplators.

The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What makes disruptive innovations dangerous to incumbent firms is that, if allowed to gain a market foothold, they can get on a learning curve of rapidly improving quality and capabilities while preserving the lower prices and/or ease-of-use that drove their early acceptance.

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital innovation, adoption, and usage are evolving at a supercharged pace across the US economy,” notes the report in its opening paragraph. “As Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation

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The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There are clearly other major technologies around us, - e.g., smartphones, IoT, analytics, AI, - but when you think about it, all of them rely on their connections to cloud-based data, applications, and services for much of their functionality.

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The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The centrally managed, highly scalable, attractively priced cloud platforms were now being designed to support a variety of mobile devices, - e.g. smartphones, tablets, e-readers and laptops. Most IoT business models also hinge on the use of analytics to sell user data or targeted advertising.

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Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abel & Deitz, 2014) Financial aid programs drive college prices higher, as though they were incapable of doing anything else. Recently we had a report in "The Chronicle of Higher Education," 11 publishers are raising their prices all at the same time. From price.

Relationships and Dynamics - Seeing Through New Lenses

John Hagel

  In other words, East Asians tend to adopt more holistic views of the world while Westerners are more oriented to reductionist views.   Many executives, especially in large firms, tend to adopt a static view of the world.    Contemporary economics is largely built around equilibrium models that are essential if the detailed econometric analytics are to work. As we begin this migration, we will need new analytic tools to help us on our way. 

A Kind of Digital “Perfect Storm”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We seem to be heading toward a kind of digital perfect storm , where four major IT trends are each gathering speed while interacting with and amplifying each other: mobile devices, cloud computing, social networks and big data and analytics.

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Just What is a UX Manager?

Adaptive Path

That doesn't mean soft results like better user testing results, that means delivering the things businesses ultimately care about: adoption, growth, revenue, retention, and margins. New issues like channel strategies, CRM & identity, pricing, and much more will appear.

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

The Lithium platform offers a number of connections to the social web (Facebook, Twitter), CRM systems, web analytics, and more. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Adopt vs adapt Microsoft and Cloud - they just don't get it, do t.

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Lean Impact Series: 10 Changemakers Using Lean Startup Methods For Greater Social Impact

Beth Kanter

There has been a series of ”lean” books diving in the topics, including one on measurement called Lean Analytics Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster by A listair Croll and Ben Yoskovitz that I reviewed earlier this year.

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National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering Results for Arts Organizations

Beth Kanter

But, try as we might, we couldn’t find any research that looked at arts groups’ adoption and attitudes toward digital and social media nationally that also asked all-important questions about how groups are measuring what they’re doing.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Power of Power Laws

John Hagel

But it is not just social scientists who fall prey to this temptation to adopt a Gaussian view of the world. The problem is that most of our analytical tools are designed to understand Gaussian worlds. We need an entirely new analytical tool kit for the Paretian world.

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. . Similarly, flat panel displays replaced CRT monitors and televisions once their prices dropped to the point that many could afford them.

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

If someone wants to license their material to permit commercial use, I have no objection, but for me, ‘free learning’ does not have a price tag attached. Whether the learning analytics(LA) can be think as problem-solving techniques? So we have to adopt a less structured system, such as the automobile, and teach people to manage their own transportation for themselves. What makes the method I propose different is that I propose to use network analytics for both steps.

Leveraging Commercial Best Practices to Maximize Government Productivity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

By harnessing major technological shifts and adopting best business practices, we can not only make our government far more productive, but also foster greater innovation in areas ranging from healthcare to education and energy – innovation that will generate economic growth and job creation. “We Given the current fiscal outlook for governments at all levels, maximizing government productivity will be essential to maintaining the services citizens want at prices taxpayers can afford.”

The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Listen to this, from the 'Context' section: "it it is not technology that drives adoption; it is the institutional strategy, the changing nature of the student population and the decisions of individual instructors and faculty members." Predictive analytics will grow in significance in terms of student retention and learner support. And we don't need predictive analytics, we just need good sensors and good calculation mechanisms - how many calories did my 13 km walk burn?

Richard Feynman On The Folly Of Crafting Precise Definitions - Bob.

Bob Sutton

Price: The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company. Davenport: Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning. Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow » Richard Feynman On The Folly Of Crafting Precise Definitions. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. 17 Things I Believe. Sometimes the best management is no management at all -- first do no harm!

The Progress Principle: A Masterpiece Every Manager Should Own.

Bob Sutton

Price: The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company. Davenport: Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning. I blogged about this a couple of weeks ago trying to apply their distinctions to the encourage adoption of internal social tools.thanks for good information.keep sending like this. I blogged about this a couple of weeks ago, trying to apply their distinctions to the encourage adoption of internal social tools. Bob Sutton.

Is It Sometimes Rational to Select Leaders Randomly? A Cool Old.

Bob Sutton

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My Main Focus for 2011: Scaling Good Behavior - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Price: The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company. Davenport: Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning. The first thing that popped into my mind reading this was work on goal contagion - how just observing another person pursuing a goal leads you to non-consciously adopt it, under the right circumstances. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. 17 Things I Believe.

Team Guidelines From A New Boss: How Can He Make Sure.

Bob Sutton

Price: The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company. Davenport: Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning. In order to encourage others to adopt the rules I offline will call on the more senior leaders of the team to call me out when i am not getting straight to the point or am not prepared for a meeting. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. 17 Things I Believe.

Open Content, Enclosure and Conversion

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Because, you see, they don't want open education at all - but rather, education that was formerly open, but which is now enclosed, which now may be purchased only at a price. So, they would have to view the Google ads and subject their browsing to Google analytics, after being required to log in using their Google IDs. These are expensive - ironically, the poorest people in the world are paying the highest price.