The Transformative Power of Analytics - The Houston Astros: a Case Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I read a two-part interview with Astro’s GM Jeff Luhnow, - an excellent case study for any leader seeking to learn from the Astros’ transformation, including the challenges involved and how to overcome them.

Case Study: Tim Hockey, a Collaborative & Transparent CEO

Dan Pontefract

Tim believes there is a direct relationship between customer service excellence, culture and collaboration. Tim believes that ‘culture is everything’ when it comes to an organization. collaboration leadership case study CEO td canada trust tim hockey transparent

Crowdsourcing for social development and economic opportunity: Case study of Malaysia

Ross Dawson

There are many advantages to having common culture and language between clients and workers, and many tasks that require local knowledge or presence. The post Crowdsourcing for social development and economic opportunity: Case study of Malaysia appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

The fabulous case study of Queensland Police on Facebook

Ross Dawson

There are many challenges, given that individuals are posting on the Queensland Police Facebook page, sometimes about things that are not officially in the public domain, however these are just dealt with on a case by case basis rather than in massive policy manuals. Teenagers could have done it; it’s only public service culture that finds this stuff hard.

Social Media Integrated Campaign Case Study Slam: SSIR Social Media on Purpose Conference

Beth Kanter

Not yr same old social media NPO case study SLAM at #SMoP14 pic.twitter.com/j7Gp12hIRD. The panelists delivered their case studies and poems in three rounds, each with a sub-theme. Humberto Kam from the Monterrey Bay Aquarium and Cindy Johanson from Edutopia shared some case studies about storytelling and what inspires people to share your organization’s content. The final set of case studies discussed social media success and failure.

Did Zappos Just Ruin Their Culture Or Is It A Brilliant Org Redesign?

Dan Pontefract

In a word, it’s all about “ culture.” Their collaborative mindset is infectious, one that encourages everyone to scale the culture. It’s an act of recognition, but it’s the opportunity for all Zappos employees to scale the culture.

Harnessing the Collective Intelligence of Humans and Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The book illustrates these concepts with a wide variety of examples and case studies. To answer these questions they conducted two separate research studies. In their initial set of studies , they randomly assigned nearly 700 volunteers into groups of two to five members.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The paper is particularly focused on machine learning and related technologies, and is based on a detail analysis of more that 400 use cases across 19 industries and 9 business functions. Cognitive insight projects were the second most common type in the study at 38%.

Culture (Darlene Clover and Laurie McGauley)

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

See also the formal report Darlene Clover Let start out with the framework that culture matters. It matters to the federal government, because some nations won a landmark agreement to prevent culture from being subsumed under trade agreements. Countries without culture are more easily dominated. Language and culture are power. Culture plays a role around economics, social health, and in particular hope. But the focus of our study was not that.

Has Wells Fargo’s CEO Forgotten How To Lead?

Dan Pontefract

But what this comes down to—as it always does in the aftermath of a PR disaster like with the Wells Fargo story—is an indictment on corporate culture and leadership practices. Not once did Stumpf insinuate that there was a corporate culture issue at Wells Fargo.

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Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A successful program requires firms to address many elements of a digital and analytics transformation: identify the business case, set up the right data ecosystem, build or buy appropriate AI tools, and adapt workflow processes, capabilities, and culture.”.

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The Complex Relationship Between Science and the Public

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A 2015 study by the Pew Research Center revealed that most Americans have a positive view of science and of the accomplishments of scientists. Case studies of specific controversial topics.

Definition of Social Learning from Wired for Culture by M. Pagel (further discussion)

Mark Oehlert

Currently reading this book and hit the following definition : "Social learning can be fiendishly difficult to define but has - when applied to humans-two important features that together make the entirety of our cultural achievements possible and effectively open up an unbridgeable gulf between ourselves and all other animals. I'd be curious to find case studies supporting this definition in the virtual learning world.

Definition of Social Learning from Wired for Culture by M. Pagel (further discussion)

Mark Oehlert

Currently reading this book and hit the following definition : "Social learning can be fiendishly difficult to define but has - when applied to humans-two important features that together make the entirety of our cultural achievements possible and effectively open up an unbridgeable gulf between ourselves and all other animals. I'd be curious to find case studies supporting this definition in the virtual learning world.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The paper is particularly focused on machine learning and related technologies, and is based on a detail analysis of more that 400 use cases across 19 industries and 9 business functions. Two-thirds of the opportunities to use AI are in improving the performance of existing analytical use cases,” is the paper’s overriding finding. And, in the remaining 15% of cases, machine learning provided limited additional performance over existing analytical methods. .

Harnessing the Collective Intelligence of Humans and Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The book illustrates these concepts with a wide variety of examples and case studies. To answer these questions they conducted two separate research studies. In their initial set of studies , they randomly assigned nearly 700 volunteers into groups of two to five members.

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Kudos Jacques Godin, an Engaged Air Canada Employee

Dan Pontefract

I study, write, speak and teach about organizational behaviour, leadership, learning, technology and culture. Behaviour Culture employees engagement organization Air Canada behaviour

Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We’ve generally studied disruption by looking at case studies of individual companies, including companies like DEC, Wang, Polaroid and Borders that are no longer around. Lepore actually cites US Steel as one of the cases that she believes Christensen mishandled.

The Complex Relationship Between Science and the Public

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A 2015 study by the Pew Research Center revealed that most Americans have a positive view of science and of the accomplishments of scientists. Case studies of specific controversial topics. The report’s last section explores three controversial topics where the 2015 Pew Research study found a sizable difference of opinion between the general public and the scientific community: genetically modified foods, vaccine safety and climate change.

At the edge

Clark Quinn

Another response to my request for topics asked about moving from the classroom to the ‘fringe’ Here, I have a very simple response: the case studies in Revolutionize Learning & Development. Coaching also played a role in the case study Jane Bozarth provided.

Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A successful program requires firms to address many elements of a digital and analytics transformation: identify the business case, set up the right data ecosystem, build or buy appropriate AI tools, and adapt workflow processes, capabilities, and culture.”. They tend to adopt multiple AI technologies depending on the specific use case. To better understand how AI creates business value across different sectors, The report includes five fairly detailed case studies.

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

Another is the cultural and business transformation story of Telefonica , detailed in the case study Transforming the firm for the digital era: An organizational effort towards an E-culture by Juan Llopis, M. Culture leadership warren bennis

A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma

Dan Pontefract

Perhaps prescient Churchill was not only referring to Russia, but the pending organizational cultural shift that beckons today’s companies and institutions. culture dots inside your org of tomorrow. Tags: Culture enterprise 2.0

The ‘Occupy IT’ Movement of Organizations

Dan Pontefract

The organization, in essence, is camping out in the park trying to be heard, trying to help IT shift to, as Dion Hinchcliffe calls it, the “ everythingization of technology “ It is at its root a case study in behaviour change.

Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Nonprofit #SocialCEOs Awards

Beth Kanter

The guide includes some case studies and practical tips for CEOs. CEO Case Study: Bowl Cancer UK. She shares a case study of lessons learned. Leadership Organizational Culture

Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Beth Kanter

Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons is a collection of 137 case studies and policies in 11 categories how self-organized, democratic, and people-powered policies and initiatives can help solve some of the most thorny problems we face around the world in urban areas.

The ‘Occupy IT’ Movement of Organizations

Dan Pontefract

The organization, in essence, is camping out in the park trying to be heard, trying to help IT shift to, as Dion Hinchcliffe calls it, the ” everythingization of technology “ It is at its root a case study in behaviour change. Culture IT leadership organization technology

Book Review: When Millennials Take Over and the Fluid Workplace

Beth Kanter

The meat of the book is in the chapters dive into the framework with research and case studies. The last few months have been a time of deep reading and thinking many reports, research, and books. … Read More Books Organizational Culture

How the World Sees the US | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

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How the World Sees the US | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

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The Book of Love | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 17 2008 The Book of Love Published by Nancy White at 5:49 am under Monday videos , culture of love I have written in the past about the power of love. Keith Olbermann gives a tour de force editorial on why this culture is needed in the world as a response to the passage of California’s Proposition 8 banning gay marriage.

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Social Reputation in the Age of Globalization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Regardless of how it eventually comes out, the ongoing News Corporation scandal is a real time case study of the importance of trust and reputation to a powerful global company. For this reason, trust cements existing relations and at the same time acts as a magnet for future relations.” “However, it is only in rare cases that we can base our trust in those with whom we interact on our own experience.

Lessons from the Rescue of the Chilean Miners

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What can we learn from the successful rescue effort as a case study in how to organize and manage such complex projects? But, this was not a case of a top down hierarchic organization where Piñera and Golborne called all the shots and made all the decisions. The rescue project represents one of the most innovative case studies of distributed leadership I have seen, one that I am sure will be studied for years to come.

Learning and Development Webinars

Xyleme

Building the Plane While Flying It: A Case Study on Rapid Learning Strategy Innovation at Spectrum. In this case-study webinar, ACC shows how they used YourMembership and Xyleme to build a learning ecosystem to solve their challenges and better prepare for future learning needs. Here is the case-study on how they accomplished this with their learning content. The Princeton Review – A Case Study in Scalable Learning Content.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’d equate this with a PhD course of study. What I’ve noticed is working globally, there is a lot of cultural variation. An observation – there are architectures and cultures that encourage this.

e-Media and e-Journalism in the Internet Age

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I have been thinking a lot about the Shirley Sherrod case, not so much for what we can learn about the current state of race relations or political discourse in the US, both of which have been extensively discussed by people much savvier than me on the subjects, but for what the case teaches us about the transformation of the media industry in the Internet Age. The facts of the case are well known. However, she continued to follow the case.

Smart Cities and "Liveability"

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The workshop was organized by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group of the Imperial College Business School , as part of a new multi-disciplinary research initiative, Ecocit, whose goal is to study how to help urban environments around the world thrive both ecologically and economically. The study of cities has become a very important topic. Tags: Complex Systems Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

Her knowledge of the country and the culture made it easier to localize the curriculum. However, it is important to have a mix – examples from other fields and countries. If participants can see themselves in the case studies and examples, there is less resistance.

Should Your Company Get on the Blockchain Learning Curve Now or Wait?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Let me share my experiences and lessons learned in three major areas, - strategy formulation, marketplace execution, and organizational and cultural issues, - and see if and how they might now apply to blockchain. Organization and culture.

Learning from Experience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

IBM managed to survive and reinvent itself in the process by embracing a number of major technology, market and organizational innovations - the Internet in particular, - that transformed the company and its culture. But, as was the case with Challenger, the root causes are often as much a result of poor management and organizational breakdowns as they are the results of technical flaws or mistakes. We have neither the tools, the skills nor the culture to do so.