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. A common theme throughout the report was that the same players who were leaders in the earlier waves of digitization and analytics were the early leaders in the AI wave.

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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The Horizon Report 2011

Jane Hart

Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are: Time to adoption: One Year or Less. Time to adoption: Two to Three Years. Time to adoption: Four to Five Years. The Horizon Report 2011 (PDF

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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.

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? -

2011 Social Media for Learning Report

Jane Hart

Yesterday, the E-Learning Guild announced the release of this report, in which Jane Bozarth analyzes eLearning Guild research on the latest trends in adoption and usage of social media for learning. ” This report is free for all paid members of The eLearning Guild. “Weaving connections between data and individual interviews, Jane also discusses organizational challenges and concerns about social media, and offers suggestions to overcome them.”

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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. Anyone have concern about adopting Adobe Connect vs. the myriad of other solutions out there? 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. Anyone have concern about adopting Adobe Connect vs. the myriad of other solutions out there? I personally often adopt whatever is most easily available.

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. . A World Without eMail – Year 5 – Progress Report. Here’s the full report of the entire year, where you can see the maximum number of emails received for one day, and the minimum.

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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 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. For the 2013 edition, Deloitte chose to break up its findings into five separate reports, each focused on a different topic.

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. A Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow : Comments. I'm just wondering who "polices" the rule if a company adopts it. Stanford Reports: The Acceptance Speech. Bob Sutton.

2012 Philanthropy and Social Investment Industry Report Now Available

Beth Kanter

I’m particularly interested in the third theme because it relates to the book I’m working on with KD Paine using measurement to improve and learn how networked nonprofits do their work and connect with stakeholders. In the report, Lucy gives us a high level view of the importance of data in the social good sector, saying “Data are the currency of our day.”

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. Vodafone Egypt denied blocking any site, saying its a nation-wide issue 30,000 people are reported to protest in Alexandria, 50,000 in Cairo, 6,000 in Mansoura, and more in Aswan, Quina, Arish, Mahala Update 17:08 CET: theres a live cam you can follow offered by Ustream.tv

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. Tetris Effect ) Special Reports 10 Emerging Technologies 2008 (Technology Review): includes Offline Web applications , Connectomics , and reality mining. " The Top 10 Free Educational Video Games (John Rice) Game programming tools (Tony Forster ) 21 days of Wiki Adoption (Stewart Mader) Wikis at Work: Benefits and Practices by Jeanne C.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Gladwells Cellular Church

John Hagel

They adopted and refined the technique of organizing in small cells to achieve change. As Gladwell reports, Warren’s great talent is organizational. 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? Dont Count On It.

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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Trends That Will Likely Shape a Highly Uncertain Year

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A month later , McKinsey added that “we have vaulted five years forward in consumer and business digital adoption in a matter of around eight weeks.”.

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How Covid Is Reordering the Global Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The pandemic will not end globalisation, but it will reshape it,” says the special report in one of its articles. “As the pandemic spread, location ceased to matter much.

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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

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. Companies that are slow to adopt these AI-based productivity improvements will find themselves at a serious competitive disadvantage. Adoption time frame: near term - 41%; mid term - 59%.

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AI Technologies Are Fundamentally Changing How Work Gets Done

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

To shed light on the impact of AI over the past decade, the report analyzed 170 million job postings in the US between 2010 and 2017. After decades of promise and hype, artificial intelligence is finally becoming one of the most important technologies of our era.

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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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 I now want to discuss a September, 2018 report by the McKinsey Global Institute on the impact of AI on the world economy. Below is a summary of the report’s key findings. .

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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. Many AI initiatives fail,” was the report’s overriding finding. “Seven out of 10 companies surveyed report minimal or no impact from AI so far.

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Could AI Reshape the Global Balance of Power?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few months ago, the 15 member Commission, - led by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and former deputy secretary of defense Robert Work , - released its interim report. The final report is due to be released in March, 2021. It remains to be seen how the Covid-19 pandemic will impact the final report’s recommendations and release date. serious mistakes and unintended consequences if public and private sector institutions adopt powerful AI technologies before they’re ready.

Moving from openness advocacy to research

George Siemens

A few weeks ago, David Wiley posted a statement on his site about a recent OER report: The Babson OER Survey is incredible. OER align better with faculty’s top adoption priorities than traditional materials do, and the majority of current non-users will try OER between now and 2017. I’ve been thinking about this report and, if David is right about the scope of adoption, we have a serious issue.

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. A larger number of followers are waiting to learn from the early adopters’ experiences, while the laggards are not yet sure what the technology is about or if it applies to them. 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.”. 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.

Blockchain - the Networked Ecosystem is the Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Their presentation was based on their recently published report Building your blockchain advantage. The essence of blockchain, notes the report , is that the unit of competition is the networked ecosystem , no longer a single enterprise. “As blockchain adoption continues to gather momentum, organizations must approach their blockchain strategies with the same rigor and commitment as any other new and transformative strategies.

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. More detailed findings can be found in the draft report. One of the most interesting projects in the MIT Connection Science group I ’ m affiliated with is The Atlas of Inequality.

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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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. 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? Reporter: We don’t have any budget.

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It's the 100th Anniversary of Zoning Codes

Nine Shift

New York City adopted the first zoning codes in the country in 1916. NineShift has reported on the 21st century trend towards mixed housing zoning codes, with retail stores, offices and apartments-condominiums all in one building. . And we have predicted a huge building boom in the next decade, with mixed housing built around train and light rail stations. One hundred years ago, zoning codes had a different - - 20th century industrial age - - purpose and outcome.

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. .

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. The first report , published in November, 2015, explored whether we can look forward to vast improvements in productivity and quality of life, or whether automation will mostly threaten jobs, disrupt organizations, and strain the social fabric. McKinsey’s December, 2017 report analyzed whether there will be enough work in the future.

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Scenario Planning - Formulating Strategy in the Face of High Uncertainty

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, every four years since 1997, the US National Intelligence Council has been publishing a Global Trends report, an unclassified assessment of the key trends and uncertainties that might shape the world over the following twenty years to help senior US leaders think and plan for the longer term. “How can we formulate strategy in the face of uncertainty?,” asks Learning from the Future , a recent Harvard Business Review article by Peter Scoblic , in its opening sentence.

A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. Based on a survey of over 3,000 AI-aware C-level executives across 10 countries and 14 sectors, the report found that 20 percent of respondents had adopted AI at scale in a core part of their business, 40 percent were partial adopters or experimenters, while another 40 percent were still waiting to take their first steps.

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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.

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. A larger number of followers are waiting to learn from the early adopters’ experiences, while the laggards are not yet sure what the technology is about or if it applies to them. The Internet’s early adopters arrived in two phases.

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.

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. The report outlines a policy agenda for improving the privacy and security of digital systems and help combat identity fraud. The report outlines five key recommendations for addressing the identity challenge.