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.

IBM Connect 2013 Conference Highlights – Adoption, Adoption, Adoption! #ibmconnect

Luis Suarez

Well, nothing more than plenty of wonderful conversation after conversation around perhaps what I feel has been the main theme throughout the event: Social Business Adoption! Indeed, if there would be a highlight of what I learned, what I participated in, spoke about, talked about with fellow colleagues, customers and business partners, I could surely summarise it with a single key word: Adoption!

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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

Kew Gardens adopts Web principles for real-world wayfinding

David Weinberger

In a paper Natasha Waterson and Mike Saunders describe how Kew Botanical Gardens in England are adopting mobile technology to help visitors become “delightfully lost.” ” From the abstract: In October 2010, Kew Gardens commissioned an in-depth study of visitors’ motivations and information needs around its 300-acre site, with the express aim that it should guide the development of new mobile apps.

Episcoplian Rector prohibited from adopting Muslim rituals for Lent

David Weinberger

He also started studying the Quran and following Islamic dietary restrictions by abstaining from alcohol, pork and fish. According to an article at St. Louis Today by Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Steve Lawlor, a part-time rector at an Episcopal church took up elements of Islamic ritual for Lent. On Wednesday, the first day of Lent, he began performing salah five times a day, by facing east, toward Mecca, and praying to Allah.

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.

Study: Increased customer expectations are driving corporate uptake of social media

Trends in the Living Networks

One of the pointed themes that emerged from the study was that customer expectations are driving uptake of social media and digital intiatives. Overwhelmingly organizations are adopting online, mobile, and social media simply because their customers expect the value and convenience of these channels. Yesterday I spoke at a business leaders lunch event in Darwin on the Future of Business organized by the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Optus.

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Where is the study of what we do?

Mark Oehlert

Case studies, accounting, finance, the works. Then something happened and instead of going on to get my MBA, I decided that I wanted to study history and anthropology so off to grad school. Furay and Salevouris (1988) define historiography as "the study of the way history has been and is written — the history of historical writing.

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

Bob Sutton

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. or, what if the boss is an asshole but understands enough about human nature - is enough of a narcissist - to adopt the rule so he looks good but then applies it selectively?

Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results

Beth Kanter

There are several tools in each category, with each linking to a case study, worksheet and some process notes: Look ahead.

Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth Kanter

Says Jim Murphy, “In the early days of Twitter, our Executive Director, Ken Roth , was an early adopter is still active on Twitter. There are no better champions for your organization’s communication’s strategy than your staff.

Beta Program, Email List, Acquisition - A Case Study in What Not to Do

Tony Karrer

When a company asks people to participate in a beta test, are they not identifying the group of people who are most passionate about your product and who are early adopters? what exactly is the company trying to say to these passionate early adopters? Let me set the context and then let excerpts from the emails tell the rest of the story.

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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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Offshore Labor Markets

John Hagel

Typical of MGI, the study dives deep into specific industry sectors (in this case, eight sectors - IT services, retail banking, packaged software, retail, insurance, pharma, health care and auto) and, building upon this analysis, extrapolates to a broader perspective.

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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. 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?

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. Curated by NTEN, the community will work in a networked way to help identify the best existing resources, people, and case studies that will give nonprofit organizations the knowledge and resources they need to be the media.

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. " 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. which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Challenge of Growth

John Hagel

It may finally help to close the chasm that has separated economics and management studies. It is rewarding to see this fundamental economic and network transformation begin to take hold through the adoption and diffusion of value network archetypes.

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

Beth Kanter

We think this begins with social sector leaders adopting a “both/and” mindset and navigating the following tensions. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Research Studies ResilienceNote from Beth: In my recent book, The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit and leading workshops for nonprofits all over the world on this topic, I continue to be passionate about the need to build resilient and sustainable nonprofit leaders and organizations. This is true now more than ever.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Managing Critical Talent

John Hagel

First, I agree with everything she says, but she tends to adopt a relatively narrow "enterprise-centric view" - an increasing amount of development, deployment and connection for talent occurs at the edge of the enterprise in collaboration with talent from suppliers, partners and customers.

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Social Media and the Arts: How Strong Is Your Social Net?

Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: Back in 2011, I had pleasure of facilitating a panel discussion Grantmakers in the Arts pre-conference on technology and media with Rory MacPherson and Jai Sen from Sen Associates where I learned about research study they were conducting about social media use in the arts. One of the study’s authors, Mary Trudel, wrote a guest post back in 2011 summarizing the results. They are in the process of updating the study and have some preliminary results to share.

Digital Learning Skills for the Networked Age (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public workshop runs Part A: 13 October – 7 November 2014 (4 weeks) Part B: 24 November – 19 December (4 weeks) In this fast moving age, it is no longer just about studying existing bodies of knowledge and acquiring existing skills in formal courses but adopting a new set of learning strategies to […].

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The Impact of Connectivity in the Future: Everything Is Connected, Cows will Tweet

Beth Kanter

Jacqueline Fuller, Director of Giving at Google, was the MC for the session which includes lighting rounds and arm chair discussions with Tim O’Reilly, Lelia Janah, founder of Samasource, Marshall Davis Jones, Poet, Dave Evans, Futurist at Cisco, and Robert Scoble. Fuller framed the session – sharing examples of early adopters in the nonprofit sector riding the wave of three big tech trends that are “particularly ripe,” mobile, crowd funding, and big data.

Getting It Right at the GEO Conference in Seattle

Beth Kanter

Last conducted in 2008, this study of primarily US foundations found that there was little to no change in the degree to which grantmakers incorporated practices deemed important to the success of grantees. When so many grantmakers have adopted the practice, and for so many good reasons, there’s strong motivation for their reexamining the basis of their resistance. What’s missing from the survey are the robust debates behind the various grantmaking practices probed in the study.

Why Some AI Efforts Succeed While Many Fail

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

To help answer these questions, the study looked for patterns in the survey data and in the executive interviews to uncover what the companies that are succeeding with AI are doing.

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Modern Learning Strategies (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

4 August - 12 September 2014 (6 weeks) In this fast moving age, it is no longer just about studying existing bodies of knowledge and acquiring existing skills in formal courses but adopting a new set of learning strategies (a) to “learn the new” and constantly discover new ideas, new thinking, new resources in order to stay up to […].

Self-destructive tendencies

Dave Snowden

It has also been a fascinating study of what happens to a movement that started off with the intent of liberation and has, with exceptions, become a series of squabbling certification schemes and tribes (in the worst sense of the word).

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

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. The study interviewed almost 3,000 C-Suite executives from over 80 countries and 20 industries to learn about their company’s blockchain plans. With such technologies, you typically have a relatively small number of early adopters. The IBM survey study reminded me of Crossing the Chasm , Geoffrey Moore’s 1991 bestseller, now in its third edition.

The Urgent Need to Strengthen the Nation’s Resilience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Biological systems have long been an inspiration in the study of complex systems. Digitization and AI adoption. A 2019 McKinsey study found that a quarter century into the digital age , even the world’s most advanced economies, - the US, Europe and China, - had only achieved around 20% of their digital potential. We can expect the rate and pace of digitization and AI adoption to significantly increase.

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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.

Automation and the Changing Demand for Workforce Skills

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2015, the McKinsey Global Institute launched a multi-year study to explore the potential impact of automation technologies on jobs, organizations and the future of work. In the intervening three years, the study has published a number of report on the subject.

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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.

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.”. Only 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 essentially contemplators.

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. .

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w.

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How to Survive and Thrive in a World of Disruption

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Adopting the agility mindset fundamentally transforms this perspective, turning a nice-to-have ‘luxury’ into a mission-critical priority.”.

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Digital Learning Skills for the Networked Age (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public workshop runs Part A: 13 October – 7 November 2014 (4 weeks) Part B: 24 November – 19 December (4 weeks) In this fast moving age, it is no longer just about studying existing bodies of knowledge and acquiring existing skills in formal courses but adopting a new set of learning strategies to […].

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It did so by analyzing the value being currently created for each of the 19 industries and 9 business functions in its research study, and projecting their future potential value. Not surprisingly, the majority of the projects studied, 71%, were using AI for advanced process automation.

An Agile, Incremental Approach to Business Process Automation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Lacity and Willcocks cite Telefonica O2’s use of RPA technologies as a concrete case study. A recent study of over 150 companies involved in AI-based projects found that over 70% of the projects were adding AI capabilities to their existing processes.

Educational Research in Learning Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There is no end to the number of papers that argue that we should abandon behaviourist theories and instead adopt newer and mostly constructionist theories of mind. Numerous studies attest to savings of millions of dollars.

The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The McKinsey study introduces an innovative approach for estimating IoT’s future impact and economic value. Details of the study can be found in the comprehensive 144-page report , whose key points I will summarize below. The study is based on a careful analysis of over 150 concrete IoT applications across the global economy. For the Internet of Things to have the maximum possible impact on economies and society, large-scale adoption is necessary,” notes the report.

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