The Current State of AI Adoption

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the past few years, McKinsey has been conducting a yearly online survey to help assess the state of AI adoption. As was the case in 2019, the high-tech sector leads the way in AI adoption, followed by the telecom and the automative and assembly sectors.

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.

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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. Overall, the business world is beginning to adopt AI. Telecom, high-tech and financial services firms lead the way in AI adoption. AI is seemingly everywhere.

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. But during this period of rapid IT growth, US labor productivity grew at only 1.5% You can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics,” said MIT Nobel Prize laureate economist Robert Solow in 1987, in what’s become known as the Solow productivity paradox.

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? If their environment doesnt adapt, they adopt their environment: slash and burn them into a subsidiary, a third, fourth or fifth leg. Employees arent used to adopting. Business or Pleasure? -

AI and the Productivity Paradox

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, at the same time, productivity growth has significantly declined over the past decade, and income has continued to stagnate for the majority of Americans. This puzzling contradiction is addressed in Artificial Intelligences and the Modern Productivity Paradox , a working paper recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Economists have proposed competing explanations for declining productivity growth and so far have failed to reach a consensus.” .

The connected enterprise adoption curve

Harold Jarche

These are the early adopters. We are excited about new behaviors, structures, and technologies that will fuel healthy, productive disruption to industrial-age beliefs, taxonomies, and processes. We share a passion for introducing change to large institutions that results in a step change in productivity, higher engagement, richer experiences, innovation, and growth. [First.]

Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change

Adaptive Path

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. I love this because Rogers doesn’t look at what sells, but at what actually gets adopted and really, truly used. I’ve found his 5 Factors most useful not near the completion of a program of work, but from the very start to consider onboarding and adoption just as much as a part of the experience as everyday use.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

As I have mentioned in a recent blog post, you would remember how I have now moved into a new job role within IBM, as Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM Connections (both internal and external), where I am much more heavily involved with IBM’s knowledge workers’ own adoption efforts of social business and social technologies. At the same time, it has allowed me to witness how over the course of time those waves of adopters are getting narrower and narrower.

AI and the Productivity Paradox

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, at the same time, productivity growth has significantly declined over the past decade, and income has continued to stagnate for the majority of Americans. This puzzling contradiction is addressed in Artificial Intelligences and the Modern Productivity Paradox , a working paper recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Economists have proposed competing explanations for declining productivity growth and so far have failed to reach a consensus.” .

Serving Experience As The Product

Adaptive Path

The experience is the product. Whether we talk about greeting cards, mobile apps, or vacation get-aways, the experience is the product. Directly affecting the experience seems impossible because between you and it are IT systems, operations and processes, departments, and product architectures. Many of the products we spend the most on and spend the most time with are platforms for services.) And in a service-based economy, the experience is the product customers buy.

Apple finally adopts the Network Mindset

Adaptive Path

While Apple was the first company to bring computer networking to the "rest of us," they've been surprisingly disinterested in leveraging emergent network effects in their products and services. Apple's success has been delivering products that delight, but have never had a product that adapts and learns and grows with you.

Social Business Adoption – The Laggards, The Critics and The Skeptics

Luis Suarez

Adoption: Does It Have To Be So Hard? and it’s rather interesting to see how almost three years later the challenge seems to be there still, alive and kicking: Social / Open Business Adoption is hard. Think of it, if social / open business adoption would have been really easy most of us would have gotten pretty much bored right from the start and would have moved elsewhere already.

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." Here's the question: We are currently moving toward web-based training for an external audience and have been experimenting with a modest product called Ready Talk. We are considering moving to other products such as Adobe Connect.

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

Dan Pontefract

adoption? Perhaps, if we truly want to flip the 90-9-1 phenomenon to improve employee engagement, company productivity, future innovation, etc. There is a dilemma that exists in the 90-9-1 phenomenon. Do we first require an organizational culture adaptation prior to any meaningful Enterprise 2.0 Thus, helping us reverse the order where, now, 90% of the population are active creators versus 1%? Or, do Enterprise 2.0

IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, to achieve long term economic growth, as well as gains in our standard of living , the US must also focus on innovation and productivity growth. US labor productivity - “the amount of goods and services that a laborer produces in a given amount of time” - grew at only 1.5% This period of slow productivity coincided with the rapid growth in the use of computers in business, giving rise to the Solow. As the US recovers from the financial.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Our aging economies are thus dependent on productivity gains to drive long-term economic growth , future prosperity and higher standards of living. Which is why few topics have generated as much concern among economists and policy makers as the sharp decline in productivity growth in the US and other advanced economies over the past decade, - despite accelerating technology advances. Their average productivity growth in the 5 years between 2000 and 2004 was 2.4%.

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." Here's the question: We are currently moving toward web-based training for an external audience and have been experimenting with a modest product called Ready Talk. We are considering moving to other products such as Adobe Connect.

Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off

Luis Suarez

The good fun continues on Wednesday, June 18th, as well, where I will have the pleasure of hosting a one day masterclass around Social Business Adoption & Enablement under the heading “ From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement ”. What if instead of “driving” adoption within your organisation, you could inspire and facilitate adaptation instead? My goodness!

The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity

TOPYX LMS

Accessing mission critical information, including eLearning and other online learning resources, with an employee’s own device whenever and wherever they may be reduces a barrier that limits adoption and engagement. A BYOD policy also makes it easy for employees to access corporate data and online training materials, which can increase productivity. Of all the benefits listed here, increased productivity usually pleases company leaders most.

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. I was particularly intrigued by The burdens of the past , a report which focuses on the growing gap between individuals and institutions in their adoption of knowledge-sharing technologies. . This discrepancy in technology adoption has been observed for the past few years.

Leveraging Commercial Best Practices to Maximize Government Productivity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On October 6, the Technology CEO Council released its report One Trillion Reasons: How Commercial Best Practices to Maximize Productivity Can Save Taxpayer Money and Enhance Government Services. By harnessing major technological shifts and adopting best business practices, we can not only make our government far more productive, but also foster greater innovation in areas ranging from healthcare to education and energy – innovation that will generate economic growth and job creation. “We

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: The product-to-service.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Saturday, 21 August 2010 The product-to-service financial ratio Yesterday I saw a tweet by Frank Scavo : Chatting with a vendor about implementation cost to software license cost ratios. Back to the topic : there is a clear, direct and fairly linear relation between the initial cost of a product, and the additional cost(s) involved servicing it. In big IT companies, there isnt much enthusiasm to be found for selling Open Source products.

Healthy and Productive Meetings: Free Guidestar Webinar on Feb. 12th

Beth Kanter

I have learned a lot – and the results have helped me be way more productive (and drop a lot of pounds toos!). I’ll be doing a Guidestar Webinar on health and productive meetings on Feb. ” I have cut out non-productive work time where I sit at my desk and can’t concentrate! So, if you are having a brainstorm meeting, you can make it even more productive by making it a walking meeting. Flickr Photo by Lynn Friedman.

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

Bob Sutton

James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality. A Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow. "  That is a sign to me that the norm is working, and all the strategy and product stuff aside, it is impressive they seem to have sustained this norm despite their size and the relentless performance pressures. Bob Sutton.

A cool new (free!) productivity tool | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). productivity tool At the heart of most organizations is a disconnect. It’s not a magic elixir for anybody’s productivity woes. Browse Similar Posts: Motivation , Personal Productivity , Tools. This is a great tool, productivity tracking = awesome! We praise each other for being so productive and forgive each other when the day wasn’t as fruitful as we’d hoped. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan.

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. calls for, which is a cross-functional, collaborative, open and seamless environment that enhances organizational innovation, productivity and engagement. however, do require both behavioural and technological changes and are therefore long-haul products. By tools, I believe Andrew implies both software and process are potential barriers to adoption, and as such, we should be patient with Enterprise 2.0 adoption council

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

Eventually, it’s all about how you come as close as you possibly can to discover and find out plenty more how people really work, how do they do their daily tasks, what they struggle with, what they learn, what gets them stuck, what they do in a heartbeat without too much thinking, what they still consider potentially pernicious pain points to their own productivity and may be what makes it tick for them.

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

Luis Suarez

From Adoption to Adaptation, From Enablement into Engagement: Pretty much the very same kind of workshop in terms of covering the Social Business Adaptation Framework as the one referenced above, but in this case with IBM Connections as the Enterprise Social Networking platform to use as a practical, hands-on example of getting things started with your own Enterprise Social Networking platform.

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

It’s quite amazing, in my opinion, considering the product is relatively archaic and institutionalized. Adoption Council member and Canadian). adoption council collaboration formal informal learnerprise sharepoint social Since 2001, Microsoft has sold well over 100 million licenses of SharePoint generating more than $1 billion / year in revenue. Enter SharePoint 2010, due to release in Q2 of 2010.

I'm sorry, you're just not incompetent enough to get it

Martijn Linssen

But this is the driver for most, if not all, of your life: work, life, religion, politics, social media (sic) and last but certainly not least successful Enterprise products. adopt knowledge management marketing maturity social media trustOlivier Blanchard made me do it. martijnlinssen :D As far as I can tell, incompetence isn't a driver of failure. It's a driver of advancement. Olivier Blanchard (@thebrandbuilder) October 16, 2012 And it is. Definition of advancement ?

Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?

Luis Suarez

A missed opportunity on its own, if you ask me, because when those very same firms decide to start their own social business journey(s) they are going to find out how they are facing a much tougher challenge with regards to adoption of these social tools, because their employees won’t just see the connection anymore. And that reluctance can surely undermine whatever efforts you put in place to help drive that adoption. Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

Indeed, instead of focusing on the whole world, which may have been a bit too ambitious and perhaps over demanding on everyone as in too large to cover, I am switching gears and instead adopt a new mantra towards it: Life Without eMail. . Social Networking tools *do* make you ever so much more productive. But it gets even better… Because it also means it could save people even more time to do other more productive tasks.

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The Current State of Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What’s the current state of cloud computing? “The need for superior speed and agility continues to push companies toward cloud adoption,” said a recent McKinsey article, Debunking seven common myths about cloud.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: From profitability to.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 13 September 2010 From profitability to extortion: IT comparison In August I wrote the Product to service financial ratio , that dealt with the fact that there is a certain ratio between what you pay for a product, and the service provided on it A twitter conversation on (vendor) implementation cost to software license cost ratios was the source for that. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0:

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz. and all along it’s been quite exciting being ahead of the curve from other waves of adopters or the mainstream itself.

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The Trials and Tribulations of an Independent Freelancer – Your Online Bio Profile and Digital Footprint

Luis Suarez

And if there is anything that I have learned, and that I had a hunch for from way before about it becoming my new reality over the course of the years, was the fact that, whether you like it or not, you are the product of your networks and your networks are the product of you. The first couple of potential customer prospects came along around Social Business Adoption & Enablement.

AI Is Mostly About Business Value, Not Technology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Around 40% of the expected GDP growth was projected to come from productivity gains, especially in the near term, including the automation of routine tasks, and the development of sophisticated tools to augment human capabilities.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given

Luis Suarez

Although I can perhaps formulate a single question to try to address and answer that concern: do you feel you are effective and productive enough in your day to day collaborative work today using email, or traditional knowledge based repositories for that matter? Here are those productivity wasters: . Think now of the huge amount of unwanted communications you could reduce by adopting that social mantra of narrating your work, working out loud or just simply observable work.

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Luis Suarez

So, as I am ramping up the last few hours of my holidays, yesterday afternoon I found out, through my colleagues, that, after a long while, our IBM Social Software Internal Adoption Program is now ready to transcend the firewall and go external. You are not reaching an end line with social business adoption. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise( Note: You see?

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

is getting down to some serious work, allowing knowledge workers to become more effective and productive at what they already do, that is, excel at their jobs. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseTo get things going with the series of blog posts with highlights from the recent Enterprise 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Gladwells Cellular Church

John Hagel

They adopted and refined the technique of organizing in small cells to achieve change. I blogged earlier about distributed creation and production in such diverse domains as music (remix), extreme sports and even illegal drugs, not to mention open source software and electronics devices. People are also becoming more involved in the production and creation of the items that are most meaningful to them.