AI and Public Policy
JANUARY 23, 2017
The report is organized into three main sections: Section I described the key research trends influencing AI’s future; Section II examined the key economic sectors that are most likely to be impacted by AI; and Section III looked into issues surrounding AI and public policy.
“Flexible Security”: A Sensible Social Policy for our Digital Age
JULY 7, 2015
Or, do we also need social policies to promote job creation and assist workers who’ve lost their jobs? One of the Foreign Affairs articles, - The Next Safety Net: Social Policy for a Digital Age by Nicolas Colin and Bruno Palier , - offers some answers to these questions. “As
Insights into effective social media policies
FEBRUARY 20, 2011
Last week I was part of a panel on the SkyBusiness Technology Behind Business program discussing corporate social media policies, comprised of Peter Williams of Deloitte, Adrienne Unkovitch of Workplace Guardian, and myself. Social media policy is not different from HR or other policies.
How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy
SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
I remember the day when IBM was first facing that very same issue , on whether to put together a social computing policy and guidelines or not. which explains quite nicely their own social media policy that they are using: Fun stuff, eh?
International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change
JANUARY 14, 2014
Not every student in my class is focused on the same policy issue. They will be placed with organizations working on policies in these areas, many part of large international networks, nonprofits, and government. Benchmark Studies and Examples.
A Nonprofit’s Legal Counsel Is The Social Media Manager’s Best Friend!
JANUARY 24, 2013
The session will focus on exploring how nonprofits are expanding their efforts to influence public policy through social channels and understanding the legal issues and how to evaluate the work. (I’ll That’s why it is good to have an going relationship and a policy group.
The (slightly) surprising truth about family-friendly workplaces.
MAY 8, 2011
The (slightly) surprising truth about family-friendly workplaces Do family-friendly policies like childcare subsidies and job sharing increase productivity and profits? It has had this policy for quite sometime. Comment Policy: First time comments are moderated. Dan Pink.
Does giving teachers bonuses improve student performance.
MARCH 16, 2011
One of the hottest ideas in education policy these days is tying teacher pay to student performance on standardized tests. Folks pull out the old college example to defend school choice, charters, etc., It was fed by a policy that had nothing to do with education. Dan Pink.
Sign of the day: Should you take that elevator? | Daniel Pink
JANUARY 6, 2012
Alastair Dryburgh of London sends this glorious example of emotionally intelligent signage , which he spotted next to the elevators (aka, the lifts) at the Tate Modern. Comment Policy: First time comments are moderated. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan.
4 diverse emotionally intelligent signs | Daniel Pink
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
4 diverse emotionally intelligent signs Each week PinkBlog readers send us lots of examples of emotionally intelligent signage they’ve spotted in their communities. Comment Policy: First time comments are moderated. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan.
Corporate Social Media Policies
FEBRUARY 4, 2009
I've posted before a list of Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Corporate Access that shows that a significant number of corporate policies are to shut down access to the tools. Do we have IBM or client examples of stats, use cases or any other stories that address these concerns? There's a very interesting set of questions in the post Happy New Year! AND do you have opinions about social media governance? This is by an IBM employee, Jen Okimoto, who works in the domain of Web 2.0
[berkman] Karim Lakhani on disclosure policies and innovation
MARCH 5, 2014
Karim Lakhani of Harvard Business School (and a Berkman associate, and a member of the Harvard Institute for Quantititative Social Science ) is giving a talk called “How disclosure policies impact search in open innovation, atopic he has researched with Kevin Boudreau of the London Business School.
Emotionally intelligent Tuesday ? Part 1 | Daniel Pink
MARCH 15, 2011
Emotionally intelligent Tuesday — Part 1 Kurt sends these examples of some emotionally intelligent advertisements, which he saw on the Little Chief Honeybee blog. Comment Policy: First time comments are moderated. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan.
Can signs turn (road) rage into rapture? | Daniel Pink
MAY 3, 2011
Dirk Van Staeyen of Belgium sends these examples of emotionally intelligent signage along with a brief explanation: “I drove home from holiday today and came across these signs (in the Netherlands) on a stretch of highway where roadworks were in progress. Dan Pink. Contact.
Emotionally intelligent signage in Green Bay Packer country | Daniel.
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
Emotionally intelligent signage in Green Bay Packer country Rod Johnson sends this example of emotionally intelligent, which he spotted “while driving up to the Wild Rice Restaurant in Bayfield, Wisconsin.”. Comment Policy: First time comments are moderated. Dan Pink. Contact.
Notes About Mobile, Digital Trends, and Social Media Leadership from Knight Digital Media Center Workshop
APRIL 8, 2013
There were 2o people in the dining party, and AppleBee’s policy is to add the 18% tip automatically to any parties over 6. The bill was divided up and Alois Bell wrote on her receipt, “I give God 10% why do you get 18%?”
AI, Automation and the US Economy
JANUARY 10, 2017
On December 20, the White House released Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy , a new report that investigates how AI will likely transform job markets over time, and recommends policy responses to address AI’s impact on the US economy.
Social media for privacy officers
APRIL 27, 2011
The presentation includes examples and links to social media policies. Tweet This morning I am presenting to the Council of Chief Privacy Officers in Montreal. My subject is social media in the enterprise and particularly why they are good for business.
Emotionally intelligent magnet (and road rage antidote) | Daniel Pink
DECEMBER 23, 2010
Emotionally intelligent magnet (and road rage antidote) Patrick Burns sends this example of an emotionally intelligent magnet, which cyclists can use inform bad drivers of their sins. Comment Policy: First time comments are moderated. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan.
Policy Change for the Better: Eligibility Requirements for Accommodations on the SAT
APRIL 6, 2009
For example the case of Jenkins vs. the National Board of Medical Examiners Although 3rd year medical student Kirk Jenkins had a nearly life-long diagnosis of dyslexia and appropriately received time accommodations for the ACT and MCAT, the National Board of Medical Examiners declined his request for accommodations.
transparency sets the stage for trust to develop
AUGUST 5, 2015
The policy was so successful, says Porter, that it “gave us a huge competitive advantage in the marketplace; this in turn allowed us to serve a much higher quality of food and take lower margins on it.”‘ Business value increases with transparency.
simplifying the complexity
APRIL 26, 2017
The image below is an example of how we evaluated each tool in the enterprise. This is social learning, which can be enabled through policies, practices, and social media. Complex Problems. I like complex problem-solving.
Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social
APRIL 30, 2015
Nonprofit Examples. Here’s a few examples: 1. You can find a few more examples from the list of resources compiled by Farra Trompeter from Big Duck. Here’s some tips on how to write or revise a social media policy that empowers your employees.
The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning
JANUARY 31, 2017
The article noted that regulators, policy makers and academics in Europe and the US are increasingly concerned that the vast data assets of digital giants could become a competitive barrier to startups and innovation.
Learning is too important to be left to the professionals
JULY 1, 2013
Will executives continue to allow learning policy to reside in a separate department or some sub-department of HR for much longer? I doubt it; especially if the military, which is either training for war or engaged in one, is an example.
Can one really co-create with war criminals?
JULY 2, 2010
As an advocate of design participation in nontraditional design areas, I was glad to hear about (but bummed I didn’t attend) the Glen Cove Conference on Strategic Design and Public Policy (my former professor, Richard Buchanan, apparently participated). If you’re interested in the role of design in public policy, take a look through the conference writeup by Lucy Kimbell. Tags: Interaction Design Service Design public policy strategy
Complexity and Public Administration
AUGUST 31, 2014
Thomas will be teaching our newest course - Cynefin & Policy with Tony Quinlan in Ottawa on Oct 2-3. So what is applying complexity thinking to public policy really all about? It is often easier to see things through the discussion of a specific example.
Organizing for diversity and complexity
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
He gave an example of a young staff member who disagreed on a key issue with the CEO who said so publicly. An unpopular policy decision was made internally that Swiegers was not told about.
How Mitt made himself the Invisible Man
AUGUST 31, 2012
It took the tweetstream ( Ana Marie Cox , for example. Even if you don’t much like Obama’s policy proposals, Obama doesn’t have to convince us that he is real, and that his policy comes from his substance as a person.
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Team members should be asking questions of the internal and external communities (as appropriate, and policies about what’s allowed to be discussed, even if it’s just “don’t be an idiot”are fair enough), and answering them in turn.
Nine Tricky Questions And Nine Honest Answers Regarding Purpose
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
For example, there are very few realtors who set out to become realtors in their teens. Many airlines, for example, have low engagement scores particularly of flight attendants. LSTN and gDiapers are two others examples that I highlight in The Purpose Effect.
Automation and Employment in the 21st Century
MARCH 7, 2017
In the 1810s, for example, the so-called Luddites smashed the new machines that were threatening their textile jobs. Government policies can significantly slow adoption, as does the need to change organizational processes and practices across the economy. Role of policy-makers. “
Talking about the Network Era
DECEMBER 29, 2013
Wikileaks, Edward Snowden, Arab Spring, and the Occupy Movement are just a few recent examples. Sensemaking should drive policy. Policy drives decisions. Interesting things happen when hyperlinks subvert hierarchy , as the writers of the Cluetrain Manifesto said in 1999.
Thoughts on privacy
AUGUST 31, 2013
Clothing, for example, is a privacy technology. We have loosed three things into the digital world that we (by which I mean everybody) do not yet fully comprehend, much less deal with (through policy, tech or whatever). Just today an executive with a giant company whose name we all know told me about visiting “click farms” in India , which he calls “just one example of fraud on a massive scale that nobody in the industry wants to talk about.”
Entrepreneurship and Job Creation
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
What we heard at those roundtables was nothing short of remarkable - and critically important from the standpoint of potential policy solutions. In 2011, for example, 47.5 Our immigration policies are insane”; .
An organizational knowledge-sharing framework
JULY 22, 2013
decision memories, which explain how the institution chose one path or policy or course of action over another. Note that these six categories only serve as examples and do not represent a complete spectrum of knowledge representations.
How Your Organization’s CEO Can Use Social Media for Thought Leadership
JUNE 24, 2014
Many nonprofit CEOs use their social media profiles to extend the reach of their thought leadership and connect with professional colleagues, media, and policy makers. Rich Huddleston Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, is an example.
The Great Decoupling of the US Economy
DECEMBER 12, 2012
So far, explanations for this unhappy phenomenon include tax and policy changes, and the effects of globalization and offshoring.
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Intangible knowledge exchanges include strategic information, planning knowledge, process knowledge, technical know-how, collaborative design, policy development, etc., Examples might be offering to provide political support to someone.
MARCH 2, 2014
But too often the tools needed are not available, or internal policies cripple knowledge-sharing, especially if contract or external workers are involved. Company policies that try to limit information sharing, in case it may be inaccurate, further sabotage organizational learning.