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.

What’s Needed First? Culture Change or Enterprise 2.0 Adoption

Dan Pontefract

Do we first require an organizational culture adaptation prior to any meaningful Enterprise 2.0 adoption? tools need to become so simplistic, easy to use and of course generally available to an organization before a culture can be considered connected, flat and more collaborative?

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.

The connected enterprise adoption curve

Harold Jarche

Now here we are with all that we know, or should know, about the importance of informal relationships, creating high performance work environments and learning cultures. These are the early adopters. [First.]

Will blockchain kill culture?

David Weinberger

Peter Brantley [ @naypinya ] has posted a succinct warning about the effect blockchain technology may have on culture: by making the mechanism of trust cheap, transparent, and more reliable, blockchain could destroy the ambiguity that culture needs in order to thrive. Culture is the ultimate analog phenomenon, even when it’s communicated digitally, for it is only culture to the extent to which people?—?we?—?make Culture by definition does not.

You Need To Launch An Internal 2.0 Adoption Council

Dan Pontefract

concepts, cultures and applications. train is culturally, technologically and organizationally superior than yesterday’s industrial model. Adoption Council. The intention is to ensure the culture, systems and structure changes that are happening or about to happen in the future (see previous blog post here ) are all equally being addressed at the organizational, business unit, team and individual levels of the company. Adoption Council within your own org.

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

To achieve these three targets, we need to think out of the traditional learning and development box – beyond the class/course and eLearning module approaches towards embedding a culture where learning becomes recognised as occurring within the workflow. Most people get it.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

As a consequence and according to Gallup Management Journal , this disengaged and disconnected culture (in US-based organisations) is costing $300b per year in lost revenues alone. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks.

Did Zappos Just Ruin Their Culture Or Is It A Brilliant Org Redesign?

Dan Pontefract

In a word, it’s all about “ culture.” Their collaborative mindset is infectious, one that encourages everyone to scale the culture. It’s an act of recognition, but it’s the opportunity for all Zappos employees to scale the culture.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

As a consequence and according to Gallup Management Journal , this disengaged and disconnected culture (in US-based organisations) is costing $300b per year in lost revenues alone. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks.

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. Leadership Organizational Culture

Reviewing "A New Culture of Learning"

John Hagel

  My colleague and friend, John Seely Brown, has just come out with “A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change” , co-authored with Doug Thomas, a professor at the University of Southern California.  Doug and JSB make the case that the acceleration and expansion of change requires us to adopt learning models. In the new culture of learning, collectives, as we define them, become the medium in which participation takes shape.

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How DoSomething Transformed A Mistake Into Learning: Creating A Culture of Impact

Beth Kanter

This how you create a “ culture of impact.” Dosomething has a culture that isn’t about shame and blame. I can’t wait until their new book, “ The XYZ Factor: Creating A Culture of Impact ” launches next month. Failure Organizational Culture

A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption

Beth Kanter

A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption – guest post by Heather McLeod Grant, Adene Sacks, & Kate Wilkinson. We think this begins with social sector leaders adopting a “both/and” mindset and navigating the following tensions.

The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council , they need a cross-functional team (the Enterprise 2.0 But to get this going, I believe we need to introduce, recognize and accept the New Holy Culture Trinity for the Organization. connected ‘culture of collaboration’. culture, it needs to grow up. (a

The Economic Value of Artificial Intelligence

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Companies that are slow to adopt these AI-based productivity improvements will find themselves at a serious competitive disadvantage. Developing economies will experience more modest GDP growth due to their lower AI adoption rates. Adoption time frame: near term - 41%; mid term - 59%.

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The Economic Value of Digital Identity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Designed carefully and scaled to high levels of adoption in multiple application areas, it can also create significant economic value, particularly in emerging economies, with benefits for both individuals and institutions. Identity plays a major role in our everyday life.

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The Third Wave of the Digital Economy - Promises and Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Building and adopting the new connected, automated, and intelligent technology system will lead to enormous benefits globally, not least of which will be robust rates of productivity growth and improvements in living standards. “The next wave of digital innovation is coming.

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The Productivity Paradox: Digital Abundance and Scarce Genius

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Translating technological advances into productivity gains requires major transformations in business processes, organization and culture, - and these take time. Despite the relentless advances of digital technologies, productivity growth has been declining over the past decade.

The Impact of AI on the World Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It looked at their adoption of five broad categories of AI technologies: computer vision, natural language, virtual assistants, robotic process automation, and advanced machine learning. AI adoption could widen gaps between countries, companies, and workers.

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Is Blockchain Ready to “Cross the Chasm”? Lessons from the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, IBM conducted the largest study to date on the state of adoption of blockchain. With such technologies, you typically have a relatively small number of early adopters. The Internet’s early adopters arrived in two phases.

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.”. AI is now seemingly everywhere.

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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. Blockchain was created around a decade ago as the public, distributed ledger for the Bitcoin cryptocurrency.

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Impact of an Aging Population on Economic Growth and Automation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In Demographics and Automation , published in March, 2019, Acemoglu and Restrepo analyzed the impact of an aging labor force on economic growth and automation based on a simple model of technology adoption and innovation. Countries experience more rapid aging, - e.g. Japan, Germany, South Korea, - are also the ones at the forefront of adopting industrial robots. The world has been stuck in an era of slow economic growth over the past decade.

The Rise of Global, Superstar Firms, Sectors and Cities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Superstar sectors share a number of attributes, including fewer fixed capital and labor inputs, more intangible inputs, and higher levels of digital adoption and regulatory oversight.

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Platforms, Blockchains, and the Evolution of Trust

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Trust was also prominent in a recent survey conducted by IBM on the state of adoption of blockchain. 8 percent of respondents were early adopters, already involved in blockchain pilots and experiments, while 25 percent were considering but not yet ready to deploy blockchains.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But their benefits have not materialized in the short term due to several adoption barriers. Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Future of Work Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

The Jobs Outlook for 2022

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The survey identified four specific technology advances that are set to dominate business growth over the next five years: ubiquitous, high speed mobile Internet; widespread adoption of big data analytics; artificial intelligence; and cloud computing.

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The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The estimate is based on the likely evolution of technology over the next 10 years, the rates of IoT adoption, economic and demographic trends, and several other factors. Adoption depends on having certain technologies, organizational capabilities, and policies in place.

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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.

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.

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. .

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?

What’s the Value of Blockchain?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Like the Internet, blockchain is a foundational technology, whose adoption process is gradual, incremental and steady, unlike the hockey stick adoption we typically associate with disruptive technologies as defined by Clayton Christensen 20 years ago.

The Impact of Automation on Everyday Life

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recent studies suggest that this transparency can improve user trust and automation adoption.”. The public anticipates widespread advances in the development and adoption of automation technologies over the coming decades.

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Getting on the AI Learning Curve: A Pragmatic, Incremental Approach

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These findings suggest that companies seeking to adopt AI in their operations should leverage and ramp up their existing analytics capabilities. When applied incorrectly, AI applications risk perpetuating existing social and cultural biases.

The Evolution of Design Thinking

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The habit of publicly displaying rough prototypes hints at an open-minded culture, one that values exploration and experimentation over rule following.” . A design culture is nurturing. Adopting this perspective isn’t easy.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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On the Governance of Blockchain: Lessons from the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Internet and World Wide Web brought a badly needed culture of collaboration and standards to the IT industry. e-mail in the mid-late 1980s and the Web a few years later played a crucial role in the widespread commercial adoption of the Internet.

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

Mark Oehlert

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Is Blockchain Ready to “Cross the Chasm”? Lessons from the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, IBM conducted the largest study to date on the state of adoption of blockchain. With such technologies, you typically have a relatively small number of early adopters. The Internet’s early adopters arrived in two phases.

Automation and Employment in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The costs of developing and deploying these solutions will affect the business case for adoption. Even when automation makes business sense, regulatory and social acceptance will affect the rate of adoption.

Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Current firewall, event sharing, and attack detection approaches are simply not feasible as long-run solutions for cybersecurity, and we need to adopt an inherently more robust approach.

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