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.

The Current State of AI Adoption

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the past few years, the necessary ingredients have finally come together to propel AI beyond early adopters to a broader marketplace: powerful, inexpensive computer technologies; advanced algorithms; and huge amounts of data on almost any subject. AI is seemingly everywhere.

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Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change

Adaptive Path

Is it that users just hate change ? 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. Oh dear Lord. The new experience.

How to Support the Widespread Adoption of AI

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Surveys with thousands of executives, showed that most firms are only using AI in ad hoc pilots or applying it to a single business process. Only 8% of firms are engaged in practices that support widespread adoption.

Harvard Library adopts LibraryCloud

David Weinberger

As those inputs change, you can change LibraryCloud’s workflow process once, and all the apps and services that depend upon those data can continue to work without making any changes. Thus the LibraryCloud Harvard has adopted is a good distance from the initial vision of a single API for accessing multiple libraries. According to a post by the Harvard Library , LibraryCloud is now officially a part of the Library toolset.

Blockchain and Business Process Transformation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One of the most important such lenses is the impact of IT on business processes, that is, on how work is actually done across the various functions of an organization. . Business process automation. Process reengineering and management.

How Not to Adopt an LCMS

Xyleme

Companies that adopt a new LCMS are challenging the status quo, reimagining the way content is typically authored, created and delivered. Here are some of the most common mistakes organizations make when adopting a new LCMS: Trying to shoe-horn existing process into a new system.

An Agile, Incremental Approach to Business Process Automation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I was reminded of IBM’s e-business strategy when recently reading about Robotic Process Automation (RPA), a technology for automating business processes based on emulating the manual actions of a human at a keyboard. Most jobs involve a number of different tasks or processes.

The connected enterprise adoption curve

Harold Jarche

Mental models, behaviours and formal systems remain stubbornly resistant to change. These are the early adopters. Moving organizations to the left is what Change Agents Worldwide is focused on. We believe change is coming fast to the Enterprise. [First.]

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Foundation index, measures the fast moving advances in technology performance and adoption, as well as the shifts of global public policy that are reducing the barriers to entry and movement. This discrepancy in technology adoption has been observed for the past few years.

Blockchain and Business Process Transformation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One of the most important such lenses is the impact of IT on business processes, that is, on how work is actually done across the various functions of an organization. . Examining the impact of IT over the past several decades through a process point of view, one can identify three distinct phases: first came process automation in the early years of IT, followed around the 1990s by enterprise-wide process reengineering and management. Business process automation.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

So far, the journey has been incredibly fascinating, if anything, because we are just about to enter the last stage of Social Business Adoption and Enablement: Adaptation. We are not doing Adoption per se anymore, specially, driving adoption.

Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.

Charles Jennings

It’s about the output rather than process. If learning professionals and learning departments don’t adapt and change, Quinn argues, they will be revealed not simply as having no clothes, but as being so out of step that they will wither and die, or be removed from the value chain.

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IT Doesn’t Matter. Business processes do

Jay Cross

Consultants Howard Smith and Peter Fingar shot back a month later with a paperback retort entitled IT Doesn’t Matter – Business Processes Do. In 120 pages, Smith and Fingar skewer Carr, show why IT will matter more than ever, and explain how business process management creates riches.

Automation and the Changing Demand for Workforce Skills

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Let me now discuss the more recent report published earlier this year, which examined the changes in skills required of human workers over the next 10-15 years. I’ll focus my discussion on the US skill changes, as the European changes were similar.

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You Need To Launch An Internal 2.0 Adoption Council

Dan Pontefract

Sure, there are issues about ROI and benefit (see Samer Patel and Why Process Barfs on Social ) but inside an organization, we all need to not only justify its rampant osmosis, we need to embrace, endorse and take action. Adoption Council. Adoption Council is a way for you to reach out to the organization and do it in a flat, cohesive, collaborative and (incidentally) 2.0 Adoption Council within your own org. adoption council collaboration Culture enterprise 2.0

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

Can innovation be promoted through better processes? I have not been able to find any regular correllation between well adopted innovation processes and actual innovation outcomes, and I’ve been looking pretty hard. James Gardner does not think so any more.

change the system, not the leader

Harold Jarche

Plus ça change, plus c’est pareil. It’s interesting to watch the latest shenanigans in Washington DC with Silicon Valley’s latest ‘crisis’ over privacy and the manipulation of the democratic process. Even punishing the person in charge will change little.

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Pragmatic change in the Now

Dave Snowden

We talked about some interesting ideas of pre-Scrum processes, based on complexity thinking, which I now have to write up on the plane tomorrow. One of the other ideas I brought into play which got traction was to change or direct the narrative around IT in general and Agile in particular.

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Business transformation: an ongoing process of shifting to more open organizations

Ross Dawson

The article opens: Transformation isn’t so much a process as a modus operandi for successful businesses in the digital age, according to Australian futurist and digital strategist Ross Dawson. Dawson said that successful, ongoing transformation comes from a fundamental change in business culture–away from secrecy, hierarchy, and fear, and toward greater openness in which failure is embraced as a learning tool. Organizations must adopt an open business model if they are to succeed.”.

Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?

Charles Jennings

Alan Deutschman, the author of ‘ Change or Die ’ makes a pretty stark statement about people’s reluctance to change: “What if a well-informed, trusted authority figure said you had to make difficult and enduring changes in the way you think and act?

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The Future of Learning Management Systems: Development, Innovation and Change

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A lot of the time there’s too much talk about ‘it’s been this way the last 20 years’ or ‘the future is going to change dramatically’. We’re in an inflection point, where we have mainstream adoption, different platform designs, and moving beyond digitizing the traditional classroom.

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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. Adopt this once , and youll be able to adapt to any and all applications moving and and out of your IT landscape.

how not to adopt an lcms

Xyleme

Home > Executive Perspective > How not to adopt an LCMS How not to adopt an LCMS June 2nd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment As the economy has forced organizations to do more with less, we’re seeing more and more interest in LCMS systems. Organizations are looking for ways to streamline their processes and remove waste. Some common mistakes organizations make when adopting and LCMS are: Trying to shoe-horn your existing process into your new system.

Embracing change from both sides

Harold Jarche

Consultants, and even key internal staff, can often identify the problem (at the time) but then they move on to the next problem before much change has happened. Changing to a social business is complex. But you cannot directly change it or implement it.

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Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Luis Suarez

Enabling early adopters to lead your change initiatives. We know we just can’t change people, nor organisations, but we can certainly provide the necessary conditions for them to make that choice.

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

One key line struck me: Whether using new or traditional technologies, the key to digital transformation is re-envisioning and driving change in how the company operates. They forget adoption occurs only when people behave in a way that allows collaboration to manifest across an organization.

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. however, do require both behavioural and technological changes and are therefore long-haul products. The first diagram outlines four key org structure phases plotted against the technology adoption life-cycle. adoption council

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

’ question); d) Insert a success story from a fellow colleague (one of the champions, for instance, since they have already changed the way they themselves work) where he/she can explain how they do it, so that people can relate to it with a real story.

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

Bob Sutton

WSJ CareerJournal | Though Now Routine, Bosses Still Stumble During the Layoff Process. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Chip Heath: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change.

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Luis Suarez

Enterprise Social Networking Adoption & Adaption plans: ‘ Once we purchase our very first Enterprise Social Networking platform, how do we get started to sustain our adaptation efforts, change plans and activities beyond the One Year Club milestone?

Work Stream #3 – Public Speaking and the Exposure Economy

Luis Suarez

Even if it means I’d have to sacrifice myself in the process by no longer being able to participate from one of my favourite work related activities by far: learning from different audiences about what gets you excited day in day out and become a better person as a result of it.

[aspen] Amanda Michel and Matt Thompson on how the media have changed recently

David Weinberger

The formalized approach Off the Bus took has been adopted by sites that invite readers to contribute their photos, their thoughts, etc. Amanda: How has the shift between media and people changed? At The Guardian, we think about how to bring people along in an ongoing process. Amanda Michel , who I know from her time at the Berkman Center, is being interviewed by Matt Thompson.

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Explore Impact Leadership at NTEN’s Leading Change Summit: Free Registration Giveaway

Beth Kanter

I’m giving away a free registration to NTEN’s Leading Social Change Summit. NTEN is hosting the “ Leading Change Summit ” in San Francisco from September 3-6th.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Gladwells Cellular Church

John Hagel

They adopted and refined the technique of organizing in small cells to achieve change. He notes that “historically, churches have sacrificed size for community” but that this changed back in the 1970s and 1980s when the evangelical movement began to build megachurches.

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

A brief quiz tells you whether your organization needs to adopt formal or informal approaches. ” 4 - Change. “Alas, at some point we change. June is now over – and for us here in the UK it’s been one of the wettest Junes since records began!

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Reinventing management Part 7: Implementing the transition

Steve Denning

Among the most important changes being proposed are five basic shifts in management practice: Part 1: Overview. Set aside traditional change management. In one sense, all it takes is a change of heart.At 3. Do it quickly : The change happens quickly or not all.

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The State of AI in the Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

All of these respondents were early AI adopters compared with their counterparts in an average company, - 90% were directly involved in their company’s AI projects, and 75% said that they had an excellent understanding of AI. Early AI adopters struggle with an array of basic challenges.

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E1.0 is childhood, E2.0 is adolescence

Martijn Linssen

Its part of life and a process to undergo, but Oh my - what a ride. Both situations sound a lot like waiting for Salvation to me It is the kids that uphold such families: as long as they stay, nothing changes. Adopt vs adapt Microsoft and Cloud - they just don't get it, do t.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. Anticipating market changes and taking action.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. Anticipating market changes and taking action.

Learning on the Holodeck

Jay Cross

Karl and Tony see a phase change in how people learn. Conservative organizations and schools are more likely to adopt environments developed specifically for business and academic applications. Tags: Metrics of organizational learning The process of Innovation

One Thing I Learned in Web School

Adaptive Path

″ through the adoption of features (blogs! The typical approaches to this is to embed new processes and methodologies that lead to human-centered outcomes, and to pair this with some re-org that demonstrates a commitment to the customer experience. An honest desire to engage with customers is not a process you learn, but a mindset than an organization adopts. Tags: Experience Strategy change organizational