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. From siloed work to interdisciplinary collaboration.

How to Survive and Thrive in a World of Disruption

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Looking back upon my long career , it’s frankly sobering how many once powerful IT companies are no longer around or are shadows of their former selves, e,g, Digital , Wang , Sun Microsystems , BlackBerry. Leaders fail to recognize the new reality and accept it for what it is.

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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.

How to Transform a “Big, Old” Company into an Agile Digital Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, “the adoption of digital technologies in business doesn’t come as naturally,” - especially if you’re working in a big, old company. “Inserting digital technologies to enhance operations and create new value propositions has proven extremely challenging.”.

How to rescue radio

Doc Searls

Radio used to be wireless audio on a broadcast band. What used to be called Radio (iTunes’ collection of webcasting radio stations), which had already been pushed down one directory level to “Music,” is now available only under a new button called “Internet.” Worse, it won’t appear unless you open preferences in iTunes and check a box to turn it on. For stations, networks and chains: Normalize to the Net.

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How to Survive Air Travel - For Real

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

First, accept that it takes a certain amount of time to travel half way across the country or around the world. Eight hours to get to Denver? Compared to the two-day drive it would otherwise take. Seventeen hours to Istanbul? It''s a six hour trip, door to door.

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How to ‘Take One for the Team’

Dan Pontefract

How many you ask? I ventured over to Bing and repeated the exercise. I’ve no idea why there is a gap of 400 million search terms between Google and Microsoft, but either way there are a lot of opinions and there is a lot of content out there related to the term ’team’.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

The primary thing to bear in mind, says MIT’s Andy McAfee (McAfee), is INATT. Social networks are the ideal platform for the new corporate learning, so let’s briefly examine how they support corporate learning. Connections to friends and colleagues, like Facebook and LinkedIn.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Traditional training departments cannot build courses fast enough to keep up with the speed of change. Person-to-person instruction is no longer cost-effective. The Industrial Age is giving way to the Network Era.

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How to Brand Your Nonprofit To Scale Your Positive Impact

Beth Kanter

How to Brand Your Nonprofit To Scale Your Positive Impact – Guest Post by Simon Mainwaring. Nonprofits do critical work in their communities and around the world and, in so doing, build the awareness of their brands to scale their impact.

New Playbook Resource: How To Engage Alumni

Beth Kanter

I’ve seen this first hand. For the past two years, I’ve been facilitating an online peer learning exchange for Knight Foundation grantees who are using the Giving Day Playbook , developed by Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies for those wanting to host Giving Days.

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." We are considering moving to other products such as Adobe Connect. We are looking into a contract where we have to purchase a minimum of five licenses for the platform. What I fear is that we are secretly not committed to the shift in the way we meet.

eLearning 2.0 Adoption - Early Adopters

Tony Karrer

Interesting post Adoption of Web 2.0 Revisited that discusses adoption of these techniques. This relates to several of my posts about eLearning 2.0: Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 And it's done in a way that is inline with how most of us learn things every day. But even more so, he gives practical advice on how to support that

How to deliver innovation overnight | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. How to deliver innovation overnight One of the ideas in Drive that has spread the fastest and the widest is the FedEx Day. Atlassian dubbed these innovation jamborees FedEx Days because participants have to deliver something overnight. Dan Pink.

How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising

Beth Kanter

SOS Children’s Villages International uses cloud technology to help fundraise for children in need. Note From Beth: I am thrilled to host this guest post from Microsoft Philanthropies General Manager that showcases examples of digital transformation and fundraising.

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." We are considering moving to other products such as Adobe Connect. We are looking into a contract where we have to purchase a minimum of five licenses for the platform. What I fear is that we are secretly not committed to the shift in the way we meet.

How to avoid being “nextflixed”: 5 questions for Saul Kaplan

Dan Pink

That’s all he seems to think, talk, and tweet about (with occasional detour for Boston sports teams.) ” Could you explain a little bit about what it means to be “netflixed”? Today all companies, even Netflix, are vulnerable to being netflixed.

How To Put Social Fundraising On Steroids: Community Giving Days

Beth Kanter

How To Marry Social Media with Fundraising. Social fundraising is when your nonprofit integrates tried and true fundraising techniques with social media to inspire your supporters to raise money from their networks on your behalf.

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Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools

Tony Karrer

Nancy White just posted Second Wave Adoption where she discusses various aspects of helping adoption of Web 2.0 This is definitely an interesting question and something I've written about before: eLearning Technology: Adoption of Web 2.0 Adoption in the Enterprise - It's Personal These posts may be worth reading, but the basic gist is that adoption starts from the personal utility - actually its the perceived usefulness (PU), but that's roughly the personal utility.

How To Get Started Thinking About Online Peer Learning Communities for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

” The idea was to get folks who do social media for nonprofits sharing best practices about social media adoption and culture change by balancing brief c ontent delivery with lots of interaction. Another person said, “It’s ideal to have a team rather than a single person.

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

Beth Kanter

Last week I was in Chicago to facilitate a session about leadership and social media as part of Knight Digital Media Center’s Digital Strategy for Community Foundations and Nonprofits. There are many benefits both to your organization and professionally.

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

Mark Oehlert

Each entry begins with a short descriptor : " Most people want to see the upcoming meetings agenda. Many would liketo influence it or have material to add. The result can be that other wiki users who wish to contribute become hesitant about what content can and cannot be edited."

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Integration: your place or.

Martijn Linssen

Adopt vs adapt Adopt versus adapt is the central theme in Integration. For the last 15 years, its been the central question in my working life: who will adopt, and who will have to adapt? However, Korsakoff seems to pay frequent visits to people dealing with integration.

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

To name: No, we don’t need no stinking education, nor enablement , because, you know, these social tools put in place are just so easy to use that no-one would need it, nor find it useful nor relevant. Who wouldn’t want to buy into that, right? So you would need to tweak that.

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

Bob Sutton

About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. This is especially true when it comes to selfish behavior; unvarnished self-interest is a learned social norm, not an unwavering feature of human behavior. The best test of a persons character is how he or she treats those with less power. It is good to ask yourself, do I have enough? Bob Sutton.

Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!

Luis Suarez

I knew what I wanted to do in terms of client work , but at the same time I decided to put together a number of other different work streams , just in case, to see which ones would click and focus on those from there onwards. So time to shift gears, I suppose.

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

Dan Pontefract

The traditional ‘learning’ folks are trying to sort out how to revolutionize the industry by augmenting their formal learning strategies to incorporate social media, social learning, social networking and the like. culture, it needs to grow up. (a

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

Mark Oehlert

T2 Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) gapingvoid Understanding Comics Quoth he. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us where I am linking to all the Lewin stuff I find.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Onshore Manufacturing

John Hagel

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel Exploration of emerging innovations on a broad array of edges that are rising up to challenge the core About Recent Posts The Great Reset Passion and Flow Economic Recovery? Financial metrics are lagging indicators – they tell us how well we did.

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But I find that when discussing innovation with business executives, I like to stress the critical role of innovation in helping to keep companies out of trouble and helping them survive when they do get in trouble. Everyone loves you and tells you how smart you are.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But I find that when discussing innovation with business executives, I like to stress the critical role of innovation in helping to keep companies out of trouble and helping them survive when they do get in trouble. Everyone loves you and tells you how smart you are.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Gladwells Cellular Church

John Hagel

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel Exploration of emerging innovations on a broad array of edges that are rising up to challenge the core About Recent Posts The Great Reset Passion and Flow Economic Recovery? They adopted and refined the technique of organizing in small cells to achieve change.

The State of AI in the Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The larger 2018 survey reached out to 1,100 IT (46%) and line-of-business (54%) executives from US-based companies (64% at the C-level) and 10 different industries. 63% of respondents had adopted machine learning, an increase of 5% over the 2017 survey and 50% were using deep learning.

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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. Must be a sign… Here is the scoop – maybe you have something to contribute? The We Are Media Project is a community of people from nonprofits who are interested in learning and teaching about how social media strategies and tools can enable nonprofit organizations to create, compile, and distribute their stories and change the world.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. " Replaying the Game: Hypnagogic Images in Normals and Amnesics : " Robert Stickgold caused 17 different people to have the same dream. In doing so, he added to evidence that the purpose of sleep is toprocess information -- to take the jumble of a days events, filter it,and send important impressions to the brains memory centers.

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. PwC estimates that AI advances will increase global GDP by up to 14% between now and 2030, the equivalent of an additional $15.7

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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. The study interviewed almost 3,000 C-Suite executives from over 80 countries and 20 industries to learn about their company’s blockchain plans. How long will it likely take?

The Impact of AI on the World Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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 trillion contribution to the world’s economy. AI has a large potential to contribute to global economic activity.

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Modern Professional Learning (MPL) meets Modern Workplace Learning (MWL)

Jane Hart

Modern Professional Learning (MPL), an approach which many professionals are now (consciously or unconsciously) adopting, involves taking responsibility for their own career and self-development through continuous learning, on demand problem solving and getting the most out of their daily work.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Charles Jennings

What I’d meant by ‘learning delivery’ was ‘providing the resources and environments that help learning and, by inference, improved performance, to occur’. Of course exposure to other people is one of the primary ways we learn and improve our performance.

New Book: Aha! 75 Ways to Work Smarter

Jay Cross

reveals how to: Learn from experience. Save time by accelerating how you learn. Adopt sound learning practices as lifelong habits. is about how to learn for yourself. It’s learning to be all you can be rather than amassing more content.

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Charles Jennings

In November of that year British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee together with his Belgian colleague Robert Cailliau proposed a project to develop the use of hypertext “ to link and access information of various kinds as a web of nodes in which the user can browse at will”…. …

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Charles Jennings

In November of that year British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee together with his Belgian colleague Robert Cailliau proposed a project to develop the use of hypertext  to link and access information of various kinds as a web of nodes in which the user can browse at will. .