The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent article by NY Times reporter Steve Lohr discussed the rising importance of data as a major competitive differentiator. Business analytics predates the big data era.

Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.

Charles Jennings

If learning professionals and learning departments don’t adapt and change, Quinn argues, they will be revealed not simply as having no clothes, but as being so out of step that they will wither and die, or be removed from the value chain. So, what are these fundamental changes?

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Unlock your potential with Towards Maturity’s 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report

Jane Hart

Today, Towards Maturity released their 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report: Unlocking Potential: Releasing the potential of the business and its people through learning. Learning professionals today are hungry for change but many are overwhelmed.

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[shorenstein] Farnaz Fassihi on Reporting from the Middle East

David Weinberger

I’m at a Shorenstein lunchtime talk where Farnaz Fassihi is giving a talk titled “Reporting from the Middle East.” She was a reporter for the Newark Star-Ledger on 9/11. ” There’s thus even more of an obligation to have reporters on the ground.

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The need for innovation across boundaries and the power of big data analytics

Ross Dawson

I attended a very interesting lunch today hosted by EMC launching a study and report on Information Generation , drawing on a survey of 3,600 executives globally looking at what will drive their business in coming years.

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

In the book, we avoid talking about specific tools because they change so fast and new ones appear almost daily. We talk about finding the right tool for the data collection job and tools come in three different categories: analytics tools, content analysis, and surveys.

[berkman] Zeynep Tufecki on the boom-and-bust cycle of social-media-fueled protests (with live reporting)

David Weinberger

And hashtags were dropped, so analytics miss just how big it was. Q: [me] Is the Left stuck forever not being able to get past protests to actual change? But he couldn’t have coerced a change even if he’d wanted to. Zeynep Tufecki [twitter: zeynep ] is giving a Berkman Tuesday Lunch talk titled “Gezi Park Protests & the Boom-Bust Cycle of Social Media Fueled Protest.”

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What kind of reporting will you have them do to monitor as needed?

SXSW: What Social Media Analytics and Data Can’t Tell You

Beth Kanter

I’m just back from the SXSW Interactive Festival where I was on a panel called “ What Social Media Analytics Can’t Tell You ” moderated by Alexandra Samuel of Vision Critical , Jeremiah Owyang , Crowd Companies, and Colby Flint, Discovery Channel.

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Beth Kanter

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. In late September news trickled out about a change in Facebook’s Edgerank algorithm that was causing big drops in reach for many branded pages.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Brandon on 05 Jan 2010 at 12:58 pm Nancy, this report/material is fantastic.

The State of AI Adoption - High Performers Show the Way

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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. Overall, 63% report revenue increases in the business unit where the AI use case is deployed.

The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Beth Kanter

We also embrace a decentralized, networked approach, allowing Greenpeace and its allies and supporters to be nimble, agile and react quickly to a constantly changing landscape. Systems Change :: advising global organisation, campaign teams, and NROs on new ways of working. Data and Analytics: This section shares analysis and data from campaigns and how they applied it. This journal provides a way to strengthen practitioners skills and adapt to rapid changes.

New York City Halts Teacher Bonus Program: Another Blow to.

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Chip Heath: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change. Bob Sutton.

Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, McKinsey published The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world , a comprehensive report on the state of big data, and in particular, on the challenges and opportunities a company faces as it strives to become a data-driven business.

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International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

I’ve spent some time taking a look at various reports, studies, and International organizations and the use of networks and social media. Facebook reports that almost three quarters of its 1.2 The report shares several case studies and includes an addendum listing many projects.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Brandon on 05 Jan 2010 at 12:58 pm Nancy, this report/material is fantastic.

Google: "A place where it simply isn't efficient to act like an asshole.

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Chip Heath: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change. Bob Sutton.

Evidence that "Retail Therapy" is Effective - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Chip Heath: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change. Bob Sutton.

Training Industry Names Xyleme as a Top Learning Portal/LMS Companies 2018 Company to Watch

Xyleme

This allows LMS users to access CDS content using their normal LMS, and get the benefits, including analytics, that CDS provides. These thought-leaders are looking for innovative ways to change the way learning is created & delivered.

The Emergence of Industry 4.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They all attempt to describe and put a name to the disruptive changes taking place all around us within the context of the past 250 years. reveals some powerful emerging currents with strong potential to change the way factories work.”.

Pencil as Power Tool | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Pencil as Power Tool A few years ago, I took a five-day drawing class in New York City that changed my life. I expect a progress report on your sketching practices. Dan Pink. Contact.

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Competing Against “Digital Invaders”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After analyzing the survey data, - including the use of Watson Analytics to extract inferences from open-ended responses, - IBM published its findings in Redefining Boundaries: Insights from the Global C-suite Study.

Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The future of financial infrastructure report is based on a year long study involving industry leaders, regulators and other subject matter experts. Others include biometrics, cloud computing, cognitive computing, machine learning and predictive analytics.

The State of American Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last year, the Pew Research Center , - in association with the Markle Foundation , - conducted a survey about the state of American jobs to shed light on how people think about work and about the skills and training needed to get ahead in our fast changing digital economy.

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Predictions for Learning and Development for 2018 and Beyond

Xyleme

Report Contents. Without having analytics to help provide insights into the value of their content, and how learning is being used, being able to appeal to business goals will be difficult. Click Here for the full report.

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Guy Kawasaki's Enchantment: A Beautiful Business Book Cover.

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Chip Heath: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change. Bob Sutton.

CNN Interviews: Good Boss, Bad Boss on TV - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Chip Heath: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change. Bob Sutton.

Can AI Help Develop and Execute a Competitive Business Strategy?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Two 2018 reports, one by PwC and one by McKinsey , estimated that AI has the potential to incrementally add around $13-$15 trillion to global economic output by 2030. As ‘accountable optimization’ becomes an AI-enabled business norm, there is no escaping analytically enhanced oversight.

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Harold Jarche

“I f you never change your mind, why have one?” “I’m taking an online data analytics class from the Wharton School of Business. This is like assuming an HVAC guy is an expert in climate change.

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Xyleme Named a Top 20 Learning Portal for Sixth Consecutive Year

Xyleme

These organizations are striving to improve the user and administrative experience through advancements in reporting and analytics and are focused on modernizing the individual learner experience.”. October 23rd, 2017 – Xyleme is honored to be named one of Training Industry Inc.’s

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.”.

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Matt May's Shibumi Strategy: What a Lovely Book! - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Chip Heath: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change. Bob Sutton.

The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As is generally the case with McKinsey, this is a well researched, well written report. Many trends reflect the growing dominance of the Internet as an enabling technology, as well as a model and metaphor for commercial and social interactions,” says the report in its introduction.

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How to Support the Widespread Adoption of AI

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Having business and operational people work side by side with analytics experts will ensure that initiatives address broad organizational priorities, not just isolated business issues. Over the past few years, a number of papers , reports and books have addressed this very important question.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

Rethink what’s gone before and adapt to change, or keep on doing what’s always been done in the hope beyond hope that it will work. The first of these choices has the potential to place L&D departments at the heart of the changes that are driving successful organisations.

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The Jobs Outlook for 2022

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released The Future of Jobs Report 2018. T he report takes an in-depth look at the world of work in what the WEF calls the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Drivers of Change.

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Globalization in Transition

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read two interesting reports on the state of globalization in 2019, one by The Economist, the second by the McKinsey Global Institute. They both agree on the facts, - globalization and global trade have been undergoing considerable changes since the 2008 global financial crisis.

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Serious AI Challenges that Require Our Attention

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few months ago, Stanford University’s One Hundred Year Study of AI project published a report by a panel of experts assessing the current state of AI. Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum published Global Risks Report 2017 , its 12th annual study of major global risks.

The Emergence of Industry 4.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They all attempt to describe and put a name to the disruptive changes taking place all around us within the context of the past 250 years. The WEF has taken the broad-scope view , having chosen The Fourth Industrial Revolution as the central theme of its January, 2016 annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. “We are at the beginning of a revolution that is fundamentally changing the way we live, work, and relate to one another,” wrote Dr. Schwab in his 2017 book.

Guy Kawasaki Makes an Enchanting Offer: Buy One, Get One Free.

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Chip Heath: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change. Bob Sutton.

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The Challenges of Executing a Transformational Strategy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As a number of recent reports have indicated, leading edge companies are pulling ahead of everyone else by pushing the boundaries of digitization. Not surprisingly, these various strategic choices are generally described in long and not-so-easy-to-read reports.

Beyond Machine Learning: Capturing Cause-and-Effect Relationships

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Machine learning is a statistical modelling technique, like data mining and business analytics , which finds and correlates patterns between inputs and outputs without necessarily capturing their cause-and-effect relationships. Data derived from human behavior is dynamic and ever-changing.

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