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. Two recent reports concluded that, over the next few decades, AI will be the biggest commercial opportunity for companies and nations. Overall, the business world is beginning to adopt AI. AI is seemingly everywhere.

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How to Support the Widespread Adoption of AI

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A number of studies agree that AI is the biggest commercial opportunity for companies and industries over the next 10-15 years. Two recent reports by McKinsey and PwC respectively concluded that AI has the potential to incrementally increase global economic output between now and 2030 by an additional $13 to $15 trillion. Only 8% of firms are engaged in practices that support widespread adoption. They require leaders to prepare, motivate, and equip the workforce to make a change.

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?

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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Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

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. Jemni presented the ALECSO smart learning framework, which adopted a four-prong strategy: to promote cloud computing, mobile applications, open educational resources, and open online courses.

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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 initiative, co-led by John Hagel and John Seely Brown , is an attempt to quantify what Deloitte calls The Big Shift , the long term transformations in the global business environment over the past several decades, brought about by the rapid advances in digital technologies as well as major changes in public policy. .

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.

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 ”. 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. At the beginning of the year, on January 2 in fact, I wrote about reciprocity.

[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.

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:

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. These approaches have the potential to change how we view evaluation in a significant way. The guide is useful for those beginners and early adopters alike.

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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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! The Economist in Social whirl (23 June) reported that it highlights Microsoft’s clients’ … “… growing appetite for setting up their own networks” .

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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 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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Measuring the Effectiveness of Social Distancing Policies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A couple of weeks ago, the Atlas research group started to apply their geolocation data and methods to analyze the effectiveness of the social distancing policies adopted in the New York metropolitan area in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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 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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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. 63% of respondents had adopted machine learning, an increase of 5% over the 2017 survey and 50% were using deep learning. Early AI adopters struggle with an array of basic challenges.

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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.

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stevenberlinjohnson.com: 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. stevenberlinjohnson.com « Outside.In

Scenario Planning - Formulating Strategy in the Face of High Uncertainty

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The reports illustrate how the future might play out by developing a few different scenarios, each embodying the key issues and decisions that will likely shape the global landscape twenty years into the future. “How can we formulate strategy in the face of uncertainty?,”

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 Urgent Need to Strengthen the Nation’s Resilience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent report on US Leadership in the 21st Century reminded us that the expansion of public high school education and state universities in the first half of the 20th century was a critical ingredient in the US becoming the world’s most successful economy. “The lack of accessible educational opportunities that are clearly and transparently linked to the changing demands of the job market is a significant obstacle to improving work outcomes for Americans,” said the report.

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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.”. 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.

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. A powerful Twitter, Instagram or Vine user fuels social change among their followers by sharing, engaging and ultimately mobilizing networks that radiate outward to create viral spread – potentially of your org’s video or petition. The culture of the web has changed. Photo by CogdogBlog.

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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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. . Last year’s symposium introduced the Digital Money Readiness Index , a set of global metrics to help quantify digital money adoption based on various measures of socio-economic development. Digital money adoption is a slow changing, long haul commitment. .

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? Reporter: Alright, how do you hold private meetings? Reporter: Do you get tired of hoteling stations, moving around and not being in one place all the time?

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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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The Digitalization of the American Workforce

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The digitalization of everything has both increased the potential of individuals and societies while contributing to widespread anxiety about its impact on jobs and economic inequalities. “And yet, for all of the evidence that big changes are underway, surprisingly little data exists to track the spread of digital adoption.”. Let me summarize the report’s five key findings. These digitalization changes have not been evenly distributed across occupations and industries.

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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.

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. A previous McKinsey report estimated that digitization, automation and AI have the potential to incrementally add around $13 trillion by 2030 to global GDP, as their productivity gains are reinvested to create major new business opportunities.

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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. The report analyzes the long term economic potential of IoT, and uses this analysis to estimate the economic value of several IoT-based solutions by 2025.

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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. For this year’s Symposium, we developed a framework that would enable us to discuss the state of adoption of digital money on a more data-driven, scientific basis. By analyzing its various interdependent components, the team computed a measure of how ready a country is to adopt digital money.

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.

An Agile, Incremental Approach to Business Process Automation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the past several years, RPA has evolved beyond its screen scraping origins and is now seen by many as a potential game-changing technology, - an agile, incremental approach to business process automation.

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. The report examines in great detail how things might likely play out over a broad spectrum of possibilities, - from the pessimistic expectations of mass unemployment at one end, to the more optimistic expectations that AI will follow the path of past technology revolutions and be ultimately beneficial. More occupations will change than will be automated away…”.