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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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.

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

and Social are about humans, people, change management, radical organisation change, and, in the end, about tools And, on the field of Integration, the theme of adopt versus adapt has always played the most significant role in my working life. Do we adopt the industry standards?

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Since the publication of its first report in 2009, I’ve closely followed the Shift Index initiative of Deloitte’s Center for the Edge. The Flow index can then be viewed as a kind of gear box between the potential for change at the technology level, and actual change in the marketplace.

Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.

Charles Jennings

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. So, what are these fundamental changes?

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Automation and the Changing Demand for Workforce Skills

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the intervening three years, the study has published a number of report on the subject. Based on an analysis of around 2,000 work activities across 800 different occupations, the report concluded that “fewer than 5 percent of occupations can be entirely automated using current technology.

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Webinar Software - Adoption Advice

Clark Quinn

Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." Our webinars have been successful by our standards and for the most part, we've been early adopters of the technology. Can you change out technically fairly easily? Can you change out contractually? I personally often adopt whatever is most easily available.

Webinar Software - Adoption Advice

Tony Karrer

Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." Our webinars have been successful by our standards and for the most part, we've been early adopters of the technology. Can you change out technically fairly easily? Can you change out contractually? I personally often adopt whatever is most easily available.

ICTs in Higher Education Systems of Arab States: Promises and Effective Practices - A Summary Report

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Please take note that this is not the official UNESCO report of the forum, but only my personal report as invited international expert. This report summarizes these discussions, first with respect to some specific topics, and second, with respect to overall themes and concepts.

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To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

A joint effort of Capgemini Consulting and the MIT Center for Digital Business resulted in a wonderful report recently published entitled, “ Digital Transformation: A Road-Map for Billion-Dollar Organizations ”. At the beginning of the year, on January 2 in fact, I wrote about reciprocity.

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. 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. Bob Sutton.

Next Generation Evaluation: Embracing Complexity, Connectivity, and Change

Beth Kanter

Game-changing approaches: What are the most promising methods and examples of how social sector players are practicing evaluation in light of these new trends? Three game-changing approaches will be discussed in detail: Developmental Evaluation , Shared Measurement , and Big Data.

[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. So, if you’re reporting on campaigns today, you’re doing email analysis to understand the candidates’ strategies. Amanda: How has the shift between media and people changed? Amanda Michel , who I know from her time at the Berkman Center, is being interviewed by Matt Thompson.

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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. ” And then at the end of the month (28 June) Training Journal reported that Leaders prefer informal learning, research find - something that many of us have known for a long time!

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Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting

Martijn Linssen

Twitter has been reported to be down in Egypt, but protesters are using proxy sites and other means to get tweets, Facebook updates, pictures and videos out of the country and spread immediately. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0:

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Student surveys work.

Steve Denning

If we are really going to “put students first”, as I have suggested in an earlier post about reinventing education , then incorporating student feedback should be considered as one of the practices to be adopted. It also requires a change in heart.

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The State of AI in the Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Davenport was a co-author of both reports. 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.

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Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online

Beth Kanter

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online Guest Post by Cheryl Contee. Everyday people are the most powerful agents of change. The culture of the web has changed. Photo by CogdogBlog.

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Why Some AI Efforts Succeed While Many Fail

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Winning with AI , - a 2019 report based on a survey jointly conducted by the MIT Sloan Management Review and the Boston Consulting Group , - found that 90% of respondents agree that AI represents a business opportunity for their company.

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The Economic Value of Artificial Intelligence

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

PwC recently released a report on the potential economic value of AI to different regions and industry sectors around the world. The report’s overriding finding is that AI is the biggest commercial opportunity for companies, industries and nations over the next few decades.

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Towards Maturity

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

At Learning Technologies 2009 in London, my friend Laura Overton announced the results of the third in a series of reports by Towards Maturity on the use of learning technologies in the workplace. Most companies report their learning has become more flexible and easily accessible.

The Impact of AI on the World Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I wrote about the economic value of AI based on a recently published report by PwC. The report’s overriding finding was that AI technologies and applications will increase global GDP by up to 14% between now and 2030, the equivalent of an additional $15.7

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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.”.

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Why We Need the New News Environment to be Chaotic ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

Pew recently reported that advertising revenue rebounded in 2010 for all forms of media, except newspapers. The intuition common to such proposals is that advertising revenues can no longer be relied on to fund serious reporting. When a paper fires reporters or closes outright, it further weakens that fabric. * * *. But even in their worst days, newspapers supported the minority of journalists reporting actual news, for the minority of citizens who cared. Clay Shirky.

News 76 Dawn of the digital natives - is reading declining? | Technology | The Guardian

Steven Berlin Johnson

Technology | The Guardian A number of people wrote in late last year to ask what I thought of the NEA report on declining literacy, To Read Or Not To Read , in the light of my arguments in Everything Bad Is Good For You. The subtitle of the NEA report - A Question Of National Consequence - would lead you believe this dramatic drop must have had done significant damage to our reading proficiencies as a society. « Outside.In

The Third Wave of the Digital Economy - Promises and Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Countries can welcome it, prepare for it, and ride it to new heights of innovation and prosperity, or they can ignore the changing tide and miss the wave,” writes Robert Atkinson in The Task Ahead of Us. “The next wave of digital innovation is coming.

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The Digitalization of the American Workforce

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Brookings report quantified the spread of digitalization by analyzing the changes in the digital content of 545 occupations between 2002 and 2016 based on O*NET , the most comprehensive data on US occupations sponsored by the US Department of Labor.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Internet Strategy - Red Ocean or Blue Ocean?

John Hagel

Yahoo says it made the changes to allow the company to move faster. then take a look at this >> Reports the WSJ: An internal document by Brad Garlinghouse, a Yahoo senior vice president, says Yahoo is spreading its resources too.

The Slow, Steady March Towards Digital Money

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As in previous years, the Symposium convened a group of leaders in their field to explore the state of adoption of digital money and its economic and societal impacts around the world. . Digital money adoption is a slow changing, long haul commitment. .

A Quarter Century into the Digital Age

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few months ago, the McKinsey Global Institute published Twenty-five Years of Digitization , a report offering ten insights to help business leaders navigate this still relatively new digital world. Digital changes everything - even industry boundaries.

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Friday Fun: You Don’t Have an Office?

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Reporter: Mr. Pontefract, I understand you recently crossed the decade mark of not having an office. Reporter: Ok, ummm. I like the change. Reporter: Where do you put your photos, degrees and certificates?

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The Identity Challenge: On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Dog

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read Better Identity in America , a report by the Better Identity Coalition , an organization launched earlier this year to focus on promoting the development and adoption of solutions for identity verification and authentication.

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Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

The Research A 2009 study by the Learning & Development Roundtable, a division of the Corporate Executive Board, reported that on-the-job learning had three times the impact on performance improvement over formal training programs.

The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things

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,” writes McKinsey in a June, 2015 report - The Internet of Things: Mapping the Value Beyond the Hype.

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The Citi-Imperial Digital Money Readiness Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Symposium convened a group of leaders in their fields to explore the state of adoption of digital money and its economic and societal impacts around the world. By analyzing its various interdependent components, the team computed a measure of how ready a country is to adopt digital money.

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. Drivers of Change.

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Automation and Employment in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

McKinsey’s comprehensive report, - over 130 pages, - is the most detailed analysis I’ve seen on the subject. Its overriding conclusion is succinctly captured in this paragraph: “ Many workers will have to change , and we expect business processes to be transformed.

The Productivity Paradox: Digital Abundance and Scarce Genius

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Demographic change , namely, the declining population and labor force growth around the world, is another potential cause for slow economic growth. While technologies may advance rapidly, humans and our institutions change slowly.

Re-thinking Workplace Learning: extracting rather than adding

Charles Jennings

A decade ago the Corporate Executive Board published a report detailing the findings of a study into the role managers can play in employee development. And it changes viable measurement approaches as well.

A post for parents and educators about the internet | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Mar 14 2008 A post for parents and educators about the internet Published by Nancy White at 6:32 am under learning , online interaction , social media As some of you know, I’ve adopted the edublogging community as a collective mentor.

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

Charles Jennings

Rethink what’s gone before and adapt to change, or keep on doing what’s always been done in the hope beyond hope that it will work. The first of these choices has the potential to place L&D departments at the heart of the changes that are driving successful organisations.

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