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. Overall, the 2018 survey found that while the business world had begun to adopt AI, few companies had in place the foundational building blocks that would help them to generate value from AI at scale.

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. The companies with the highest returns on their technology investments did more than just buy technology; they invested in organizational capital to become digital organizations. Beyond the relatively small number of early adopters, AI is still in the experimental stage.

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Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change

Adaptive Path

Luckily, a communications expert named Everett Rogers looked deep and long at how human beings actually look at and choose to adopt something new and innovative. I love this because Rogers doesn’t look at what sells, but at what actually gets adopted and really, truly used. I’ve found his 5 Factors most useful not near the completion of a program of work, but from the very start to consider onboarding and adoption just as much as a part of the experience as everyday use.

Create Learner Buy-In with an LXP During the COVID-19 Pandemic

TOPYX LMS

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, companies have adopted different forms of virtual learning technology. The pandemic made virtual learning a necessity as many workforces were forced to disperse for health and safety reasons.

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The False Promise of "Adopt now, and all will adapt"

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 28 December 2010 The False Promise of "Adopt now, and all will adapt" Its the most widespread lie across IT. They seek fellow business partners and suppliers to do business with, or adapt themselves to new business opportunities so they can adopt the benefits of it They adopted their own business model once , and will tune and tweak it in a continuous fashion, with small steps at a time. Business or Pleasure? -

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Someone buy me this poster

Mark Oehlert

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How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption

Beth Kanter

Don’t let the discomfort of the learning curve for new technology tools get in the way of adopting social media or mobile tools as a personal and organizational leadership tool for your organization. Ask them what the challenges were to adoption and now that they’ve had have some time to make it a habit, whether or not there were any benefits and more importantly what their social media routine is.

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. By tools, I believe Andrew implies both software and process are potential barriers to adoption, and as such, we should be patient with Enterprise 2.0 to successfully roll out across an organization, perhaps we should link the org structure to the technology adoption life-cycle developed by Joe Bohlen, George Beal and Everett Rogers at Iowa State College. According to the technology adoption life-cycle, that’s up to 13.5%

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

Who wouldn’t want to buy into that, right? Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership #socbiz-adoption adaptation-framework

I'm sorry, you're just not incompetent enough to get it

Martijn Linssen

But herein lies the catch: (traditional) Enterprise software isn't bought by Enterprises, it buys its way in itself. Make a company pay e.g. 1 million for buying a system, another 7 million for adjusting it to his needs, another 0.25 adopt knowledge management marketing maturity social media trustOlivier Blanchard made me do it. martijnlinssen :D As far as I can tell, incompetence isn't a driver of failure. It's a driver of advancement.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "The Name of the Game Is Work" (Business Week) | Main | Someone buy me this poster » August 28, 2007 Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization What a great resource.

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NTEN’s We Are Media Project | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

There is a veritable blossoming of projects to help people learn about and adopt social media these days. The resulting curriculum which will live on this wiki and will also cover important organizational adoption issues, strategy, ROI analysis, as well as the tools.

Buyer/organisation alignment

Dave Snowden

You start with the enthusiasts who will buy (and part fund) and idea, then the market shifts and people now less concerned about how you do it, more about what they will get. It contrasts early and late adoption between buyer and organisation. So you have four options: Early adopter buyer in an early adopter organisation. Early adopter buyer in a late adopter company. Late adopter buyer in early adopter organisation.

Flexuosity untangled

Dave Snowden

I’ve used Innovators~Early adopters~Early majority~Late majority~ Laggards with the various percentages over the years although I normally combine the first two and change the percentages a bit, based on that prior DataSciences work.

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.

Of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax–

Dave Snowden

It may incorporate other methods and may have ideological aspects associated with its adoption or rejection but at its heart it provides a repeatable way of achieving results which reduced the need to reinvention (that can be good or bad by the way). This is the first of a series of posts on the agility; of indeterminate length and intermittent in nature it will of necessity be at times polemical and curmudgeonly.

The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But the adoption process of foundational technologies like blockchain is gradual, incremental and steady, unlike the hockey stick adoption we typically associate with disruptive innovations. What’s the likely adoption process for foundational technologies like blockchain? The advent of the World Wide Web in the early- to mid-1990s brought the Internet to its third phase - its adoption by the much larger commercial world.

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.

Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?

Xyleme

We recently spoke to the L&D group at Nielsen—the measurement company famous for letting the world know what consumers watch and buy—who shared with us their moment of truth regarding the need for change and the incredible journey they took to change the way they design and develop content. So Nielsen adopted a brilliant mindset and approach to creating content: "We realized that an LCMS would really meet our needs and that we needed to implement it.

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Is Blockchain Now Transitioning to a More Mundane and Useful Era?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most potentially transformative technologies go through the kind of adoption cycles that Orcutt has (metaphorically) compressed into three years. Quite a bit of that hype has now turned into disappointment, - perhaps outright disillusionment, - as people realize that blockchain is still in its early phases of adoption, and much remains to be done if it’s to successfully transition from early adopters to mainstream markets.

The Ystwyth-curve continued

Dave Snowden

The phrase No one gets fired for buying IBM which dominated the 80s also comes to mind as does the excessive use of management consultancies in the modern era. There are wider constraints and patterns in play that can inhibit adoption.

Blockchain and the Promise of an Open, Decentralized Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There’s generally a considerable time-lag between the time we start reading articles about their exciting potential and their adoption by companies and industries across the marketplace. You could track the status of your packages, access the latest sports results, check the weather of any city in the world or buy from an online catalog with nothing more than a browser and an Internet connection.

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Xyleme

Looking up the best way to buy a rail ticket from the UK to Germany. Micro-learning is a perfect fit for the 70:20:10 guidelines which many organisations are now adopting as a more cost-effective approach to learning & development, and, even though I may not like the term, on reflection I’ve realised that I’m like Elliot Masie (PDF), in being an inveterate micro- (or even nano-) learner.

Mobile Payments - a Long, Relentless War of Attrition

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The key barrier to the adoption of these mobile payment innovations is that while the payment system that we’ve long used is highly complex and inflexible, it actually works quite well. “As it turns out, consumers like dipping and swiping just fine and are not dissatisfied with their plastic cards, even if they happen to have a phone in their hand with the capacity to use a mobile wallet.”. Apple Pay was launched in September of 2014.

The Popinjay

Dave Snowden

These books are based on the proposition is that the old evil ways should now be abandoned and adoption of the new approach will lead to a future full of milk and honey, although a more honest approach would offer bread and circuses. The form of the argument is I offer services in X, here is a case in which X has been used, therefore buy me. 3: The old ways are evil, I bear the torch of truth and enlightenment.

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Well Played, Blackboard

George Siemens

Desire2Learn – the object of a failed Blackboard lawsuit (new t-shirt slogan for BB “all I got from this lawsuit was this lousy reputation&# ) – continues to be an active player (a reasonable argument could be made that Blackboard is largely responsible for the rapid uptake of Moodle following the announcement of its lawsuit…has anyone done a market share analysis that traces adoption of Moodle in relation to the lawsuit?

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Impact of AI on Government - Opportunities and Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

To help manage this transformation, government leaders should communicate often with employees to explain the potential of AI to alter their work using concrete examples from early adopters. A few weeks ago I wrote about Leveraging AI to Transform Government based on a 2018 report by the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for the Business of Government. The report illustrates how government is using AI by describing four use cases being pursued by different agencies.

The Big Shift: Challenge and Opportunity for Women

John Hagel

  As pressure increases, there is tendency to adopt a zero sum view of the world – if someone else gains, I necessarily must lose.    The masculine archetype is built upon a certain set of beliefs : We can't afford to get tied down in long-term relationships - our focus is on short-term transactions (“battles”) where the goal is to get as much as possible out of each transaction and to treat each transaction as an independent event – buy low, sell high and move on.

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The race to platform education

George Siemens

Which means that decisions makers are motivated (partly out of fear of appearing ill-informed, partly out of not wanting to take risks) to adopt approaches that integrate fairly seamlessly across the education spectrum. Why buy an LMS when you can buy the educational process? Across the full spectrum of education – primary, secondary, and higher – we are witnessing a race to develop platforms for content, learning, teaching, and evaluation.

The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

E arly cloud adopters were mostly focused on improving the economics of IT, giving them the ability to expand their current offerings without major investments in additional IT infrastructure. Instead of having to buy and operate their own computing resources, users could now obtain the IT resources they needed over the Internet on demand, paying for whatever cloud resources they actually used.

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The Startup Version of the Wealth Gap

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

New products and services get discovered and adopted at a speed never seen before, driven by the networked economy and always-on rich communication.”. As a result, adoption happens faster. Freemium models only drive the adoption curves even faster.”. Start-ups no longer have to buy hardware or build data centers. Global networks and social media allow everyone to quickly find and adopt the best in any category and flock to the winners.

Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Charles Jennings

BUY THE BOOK: www.702010institute.com The book is divided into 100 numbered sections across 313 pages in ‘coffee table’ format. Starting with the 70 and designing for the 100 is a good mantra to adopt if we are looking to deliver effective learning solutions. This article draws on ideas and supporting material from a new book published for the first time in English last week.

The Big Shift From Engagement to Passion

John Hagel

You may buy yourself some time by expanding employee engagement, but it won’t be enough to keep up with markets that are demanding more and more rapid performance improvement. This isn’t an accident, but the deliberate product of the scalable efficiency model that all of our institutions have adopted. For decades now, companies have been relentlessly tracking levels of employee engagement. Every large company I know has an employee engagement survey it regularly administers.

Bridging the World’s Knowledge Divide: Technology + Competition, Skills and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Regulations that promote competition : Lowering the cost of starting firms, avoiding monopolies, removing barriers to adoption of digital technologies, ensuring the efficient use of technology by businesses, enforcement of existing regulations, …. A few months ago I attended the 12th annual Brookings Blum Roundtable on Global Poverty , a meeting that brought together around 50-60 policy and technical experts from government, academia, business, investors and NGOs.

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Is Steve Jobs Repeating His Past Mistakes?

Steven Berlin Johnson

The more models of Windows computers, competitively priced, the more people would buy Windows computers. I think the way Jobs looks at it is this: he built a beautiful, revolutionary machine in the Macintosh, attracted incredible hype for it and passionate early adopters.

The Modern Mantra: “Instrument, Analyze, Tune”

Andy McAfee

It’s great because it increases the quality and consistency of the products we buy, and lowers their prices (rework and waste are expensive for manufacturers, and instead of eating the costs they pass them on to us). As the article points out, “Semiconductor and other high-tech companies were early adopters” of the ’Instrument, analyze, tune’ mantra; the precision required by their processes didn’t permit any alternatives.

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Blockchain and Business Process Transformation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

You could track the status of your packages, access the latest sports results, check the weather of any city in the world or buy a book or CD. The companies with the highest returns on their technology investments did more than just buy technology; they invested in organizational capital to become digital organizations.

The New Era of US Manufacturing: Good News and Bad News

Andy McAfee

“And you had enough money to go out and buy a new car. As I wrote in my last post , our companies are really good at adapting to changing circumstances and adopting new tools and techniques. Recessions usually hit manufacturing industries hard, and the Great Recession was no exception to this rule in America.

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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 The companies with the highest returns on their technology investments did more than just buy technology; they invested in organizational capital to become digital organizations. Build - or buy - the capabilities of the future. Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized.

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The Continuing Evolution of Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Early adopters viewed cloud as computing-on-demand. Instead of having to buy and operate their own hardware and software products, users could now obtain the computing resources they needed over the Internet on demand. . I nstead of having to buy computing resources up front, users now had the flexibility of only paying for whatever cloud resources they actually used. .

A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma

Dan Pontefract

Buy Here. Buy Here. Buy Here. Buy Here. Strategies’ to contemplate or adopt. Perhaps prescient Churchill was not only referring to Russia, but the pending organizational cultural shift that beckons today’s companies and institutions. Perhaps the riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma can be thought of as the relationship between leadership, org structure, learning and Enterprise 2.0. The riddle is that the components are inextricably linked. Grow up.

Reinventing Relationships

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Forty years ago, for example, the computer industry consisted primarily of expensive mainframes and supercomputers that only larger institutions could afford to buy and operate. As MIT’s Erik Brynjolfsson explained in a recent book he co-authored: “The companies with the highest returns on their technology investments did more than just buy technology; they invested in organizational capital to become digital organizations.

PKM in Action. Part 2

Harold Jarche

Both of these methods could be adopted in the professional workplace. The topic could be on anything of interest or an incident they considered useful for others to learn from such as how to check-in baggage, how to deal with “weird” guests, where to buy foreign magazines, what Deepavali which is a Hindu festival coming up in October is all about, and so on – in short, topics that would help them deal with their guests better.”

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