The State of AI Adoption - High Performers Show the Way

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the past few years, the McKinsey Global Institute has been conducting a yearly survey to assess the state of AI adoption. Its 2017 survey of over 3,000 AI-aware executive found that outside the technology sector, AI adoption was at an early, often experimental stage.

How to Support the Widespread Adoption of AI

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Only 8% of firms are engaged in practices that support widespread adoption. To support the widespread adoption of AI, companies must make three fundamental shifts. Over the past few years, a number of papers , reports and books have addressed this very important question.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

The Horizon Report 2011

Jane Hart

Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are: Time to adoption: One Year or Less.

Report 279

Reflecting on Learning Analytics and SoLAR

George Siemens

The Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference (LAK16) is happening this week in Edinburgh. I have great hope for the learning analytics field as one that will provide significant research for learning and help us move past naive quantitative and qualitative assessments of research and knowledge. Would you be interested in participating in a discussion on educational analytics (process, methods, technologies)? Not everyone was a fan of the idea of learning analytics.

Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

Beth Kanter

For many nonprofits, Google Analytics is the tool of choice for measuring traffic, reach, engagement, and action primarily because it is free. While it is somewhat easy to use, some of the more valuable features may require a little tutoring to understand and use.

Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning

Beth Kanter

Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field. Two or three years to adoption: Learning Analytics (K-12/Higher Ed), Open Content (K-12), Games and Gamification (Higher Ed). Learning and Knowledge Analytics.

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

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. 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.”.

Data 231

Moving from openness advocacy to research

George Siemens

Openness in education – including content, teaching, pedagogy, analytics, or any other flavours – is a 15+ year trend that is starting to cross over into the main stream. A few weeks ago, David Wiley posted a statement on his site about a recent OER report: The Babson OER Survey is incredible. OER align better with faculty’s top adoption priorities than traditional materials do, and the majority of current non-users will try OER between now and 2017.

A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. The report adds that the gap between the early AI adopters and everyone else is growing.

Data 207

A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. The report adds that the gap between the early AI adopters and everyone else is growing.

Data 169

Serious AI Challenges that Require Our Attention

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few months ago, Stanford University’s One Hundred Year Study of AI project published a report by a panel of experts assessing the current state of AI. Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum published Global Risks Report 2017 , its 12th annual study of major global risks.

The Jobs Outlook for 2022

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released The Future of Jobs Report 2018. T he report takes an in-depth look at the world of work in what the WEF calls the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Survey 190

Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.

Charles Jennings

Sundials and Water Clocks As technologies such as sundials and water clocks evolved to allow us to measure time more accurately and efficiently we adopted them. " However, despite concerns and opposition, railway time was rapidly adopted across the world.

Change 238

Solow Paradox 2.0: The Lagging Impact of Technology Advances on Productivity Growth

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Labor productivity growth is near historic lows in the United States and much of Western Europe,” noted Solving the Productivity Puzzle , a report published earlier this year by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI). Fewer workers is one of the key reasons for our stagnant economic growth.

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.”. The report is based on a survey of over 3,000 AI-aware C-level executives across 10 countries and 14 sectors. Only 20 percent of respondents had adopted AI at scale in a core part of their business.

Digital Twin: Bringing the Physical and Digital Worlds Closer Together

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The myriad possibilities that arise from the ability to monitor and control things in the physical world electronically have inspired a surge of innovation and enthusiasm,” said a 2015 McKinsey report on the Internet of Things.

Data 214

The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As is generally the case with McKinsey, this is a well researched, well written report. Many trends reflect the growing dominance of the Internet as an enabling technology, as well as a model and metaphor for commercial and social interactions,” says the report in its introduction.

Data 265

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I discussed whether AI is finally reaching a tipping point, mostly based on a recently published report, - Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030. The report is organized into three main sections.

System 265

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application that allows a company, school, or organization to administer, document, track, and report on the delivery of educational courses and training programs. Usage reports on courses and learning objects. Reporting.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

Two years ago the Corporate Leadership Council’s L&D Team Capabilities Survey reported some stark facts. Equally, their managers reported that they, too, were happy with individual learning events or interventions (79% were either satisfied or very satisfied).

Survey 235

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, Scientific American , in collaboration with the World Economic Forum , published a special report on The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017. The full report includes a one-page description of each of these technologies.

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?

Xyleme

In one of our recent posts, " Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning ," we lay the foundation of our perspective regarding L&D''s constant battle for greater relevance in business strategy and planning.

Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Charles Jennings

Anyone who has even the most rudimentary understanding of chess knows that to adopt a strategy based on determinism is to often invite failure. Where good practice can be defined, training and development may also help by building better analytical capability and judgement.

A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. Based on a survey of over 3,000 AI-aware C-level executives across 10 countries and 14 sectors, the report found that 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 still waiting to take their first steps.

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Several weeks ago, the McKinsey’s Global Institute (MGI) published a report addressing these questions. Digital innovation, adoption, and usage are evolving at a supercharged pace across the US economy,” notes the report in its opening paragraph. “As

Data 192

Adios Ed Tech. Hola something else.

George Siemens

And then to learning analytics. Two of our NSF grants are focused on language and discourse analysis and using big data to explore roles that learners adopt in variously configured knowledge spaces (Wikipedia, Stack Overflow, and MOOCs). Our MRI grant produced a report on digital learning – an evaluation of how technologies foster learning, rather than foster routine clicking.

The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

The Rockefeller Institute released a report in 2012 (.pdf) pdf) continues impressive growth: In 2011 report, TD Economics emphasized (.pdf) Not all countries are adopting the aggressive UK model, but tuition patterns internationally (.pdf) The same report (.pdf)

Content as a Service

Xyleme

Tracking of use and analytics. As users access content from the cloud, a record of who accessed what content, when, for how long, what they did while interacting with the content is tracked and can be reported against. This data set can be used to generate powerful analytic tools that can measure an individual’s strengths and weaknesses, and use this information to drive personalization. (In In future blog posts, I’ll elaborate on how analytics can drive personalization.).

Educational Research in Learning Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There is no end to the number of papers that argue that we should abandon behaviourist theories and instead adopt newer and mostly constructionist theories of mind. Equally, or possibly even more, problematic, are self-reporting measures which are rarely robust.

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But digitalization , - its companion concept which captures the impact of the digital revolution on the economy and society, - has been in use since computers were widely adopted around 60 years ago.

Data 257

What Makes a Company Good at IT?

Andy McAfee

We limited ourselves to publicly-traded companies so that we could make use of our second data source: their annual reports. Haven’t modern tools for analytics and business intelligence transformed how most companies make decisions and sense their environments?

The Evolving Automotive Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Not since the first automotive revolution has there been such stunning innovation in the industry,” notes an excellent recent KPMG report, - Me, my car, my life… in the ultraconnected age. In response, the report offers succinct advice to automakers: .

Data 204

Where's the Money? The Future of the Mobility Ecosystem

John Hagel

It was timely because I just published a new report on the future of mobility – Navigating a Shifting Landscape – and I had an opportunity to present my perspectives at CES. Within each of these domains, relevant data is siloed and we lose much of the value because of the inability to aggregate the data and mobilize a growing range of analytic tools to generate insight from the data.

Data 118

Nonprofits and the Age of Automation: AI, Machine Learning, Bots Link Roundup

Beth Kanter

Machine Made Goods: Charities, Philanthropy & Artificial Intelligence Report: The Charities Aid Foundation (GivingTuesday UK partner) has recently released a report that discusses the profound implications Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have for civil society and the work of charities.

Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence

Martijn Linssen

While modest gains have been made in breaking down “stovepipes,” the initial energy of these “collaborative” efforts has waned and increased spending has largely cemented bad habits: siloed analytic reporting that fuels massive duplication of effort.

Remaking education in the image of our desires

George Siemens

In education, there are many points of innovation in response to global trends: open education resources, internationalization, joint partnerships with universities in developing economies, adoption of new technology, and new pedagogical models. Data & analytics.

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, Scientific American , in collaboration with the World Economic Forum , published a special report on The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017. Here are the 10 technologies comprising the 2017 list , along with the reasons cited in the report for their selection: Blood Tests Allow for Scalpel-Free Biopsies - “Ultrasensitive blood tests known as liquid biopsies promise to improve cancer diagnosis and care”.

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. One very tangible illustration of this is a simple test reported by Nisbett.   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.

World Conference in Online Learning - Opening Plenary

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Even in the US, 40 percept of people report they drop a course because of the high cost of textbooks. They’re pushing assessment on us, both tests, also learning analytics are pushing us this way. Our last report looked at part time students. People are not focusing on part time students because their reporting forces them to focus on full time. We have to have assessment and reporting regimes that allow us to actually look at these different students.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Recently we had a report in "The Chronicle of Higher Education," 11 publishers are raising their prices all at the same time. Journals published by non-profit organizations, says this report, "2 to 10 times better value than those published by commercial companies." Reports.

Why Innovation is Critical to Help Governments Adjust to the Realities of the 21st Century?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As shown in this chart published in March of 2011 as part of a special report on The Future of the State by The Economist , the average government spending as a percentage of GDP in thirteen rich world countries went from 26 percent in 1960 to 45 percent in 1990 and 48 percent in 2009. Given that these countries are confronted with aging populations, low birth rates and slow economic growth, the special report argues that the continuing growth of government is no longer sustainable.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Would more Influence fix.

Martijn Linssen

There is a lot of math in the report but it would be valuable if they first had defined what a ReTweet is in their opinion The same basically applies to the @reply. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -