Julian Jung

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Testing the Watson Personality Insights Machine Learning Model

Introduction and backgroundClients and business partners often ask us about the accuracy of the IBM Watson Personality Insights service and the …

When Everyone Is Doing Design Thinking, Is It Still a Competitive Advantage?

Design thinking has come a long way since I wrote about it here in 2008. The most valuable company in the world places design at the center of everything it does. Designers are on the founding team of countless disruptive startups. Domains such as healthcare, education, and government have begun to …

How to Manage a Team of B Players

In 2004, Greece surprised the world by winning the European Championship, the toughest tournament in international soccer. Despite not even being a dark horse in the competition, and with a team of mostly peripheral and unremarkable players, they overcame France and hosts Portugal (twice) to lift …

Cheat-Sheet für HTML5-Entwickler: Von wichtigen Tags bis zur Browser-Unterstützung

Cheat-Sheet für HTML5-Entwickler? Haben wir natürlich für euch! Der kleine Spickzettel liefert Infos zu wichtigen Tags, Canvas, Event-Attributen und …

What Every Manager Should Know About Machine Learning

Perhaps you heard recently about a new algorithm that can drive a car? Or invent a recipe? Or scan a picture and find your face in a crowd? It seems as though every week companies are finding new uses for algorithms that adapt as they encounter new data. Last year Wired quoted an ex-Google employee …

What Makes an Organization “Networked”?

In 1904, the great sociologist Max Weber visited the United States. As Moises Naim describes in <i>The End of Power</i>, travelling around the vast country for three months, he believed that it represented “the last time in the long-lasting history of mankind that so favourable conditions for a free and …

A List of Goals Is Not a Strategy

Let’s say you’re getting together with other managers and employees to develop your organization’s or unit’s strategy. No matter how much discussion and enthusiasm you bring to the task, you’re likely to emerge with a list that looks like this:<p>Growth<br>• Superior operational outcomes through efficient …

Mehr Probleme als Lösungen: Warum Tools wie Grunt, Gulp und Co. eine schlechte Wahl sind

Für mich fühlt es sich vor allem in letzter Zeit so an, als ob Tools wie Grunt, Gulp und Brokkoli Probleme auf schlechte Art lösen. Wenn man zwischen …

40 best free icon sets, Spring 2015

Whether you’re building a new website, a new app, or a dashboard, you can’t do without great icons.<p>The Web is in love with icons, they’re used …

Learn node.js development from these top Bluemix guides

From the developerWorks archives<p>IBM developerWorks<p>Date archived: November 7, 2017 | First published: March 11, 2015<p>Read a collection of tutorials …

What MIT Is Learning About Online Courses and Working from Home

“Virtual work” is increasingly just “work” for most of us – whether we’re dialing into a conference call with our branch offices in London and New York, or VPN-ing in from home to catch up with work after-hours, remote work is the new normal. But as Peter Hirst, director of the executive education …

How Life Insurers Can Bring Their Business into the 21st Century

Life insurance is – or should be – a central element in most households’ financial planning. Yet life insurance sales have been on a steady decline for years. According to LIMRA, the life insurance industry trade association, the number of individual holders of life insurance in the U.S. dropped …

Building a Collaborative Enterprise

Artwork: Geoffrey Cottenceau and Romain Rousset, <b>Logo</b>, 2008<p>A software engineer we’ll call James vividly remembers his first day at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC). The very first message he received: “Here are your Instructions” (yes, with a capital I).<p>“I thought I was bringing the know-how I’d …

How to Design an Agenda for an Effective Meeting

We’ve all been in meetings where participants are unprepared, people veer off-track, and the topics discussed are a waste of the team’s time. These problems — and others like it — stem from poor agenda design. An effective agenda sets clear expectations for what needs to occur before and during a …

Management

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

The Most Productive People Know Who to Ignore

A coaching client of mine is managing partner at a very large law firm, and one of the issues we’ve been working on is how to cope more effectively with the intense demands on his time—clients who expect him to be available, firm partners and other employees who want him to address their concerns …

How Netflix Reinvented HR

Artwork: Freegums, Good Vibrations, 2011, acrylic on wood, 8′ x 15′<p>Sheryl Sandberg has called it one of the most important documents ever to come out of Silicon Valley. It’s been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. But when Reed Hastings and I (along with some colleagues) wrote a …

Learn to Become a Less Autocratic Manager

Mark, a ten-year veteran of the pharmaceutical R&D world with a Ph.D. in statistics, was the obvious choice to lead the SAS software and data management group of a global healthcare corporation when the current director suddenly departed. Having managed a small team of bio-statisticians …

Zombie Projects: How to Find Them and Kill Them

“You will never find them,” said a senior leader in a multibillion-dollar IT company.<p>The “them” the leader was referring to were zombie projects: the nefarious enemies of well-intentioned innovation efforts around the globe. Zombies are projects that, for any number of reasons, fail to fulfill …

Team Leaders Need Better Data, Faster

Study performance inside any organization and one finding leaps out at you. It’s one of those revelations that is at once obvious and surprising, the sort of discovery that’s as clear as day, and yet makes you realize that you’ve never seen it written about in the business press. This discovery is</i> …

Relax, You Have 168 Hours This Week

There are 168 hours in a week; this is immutable truth. That sounds like a lot, but is it really enough time to cover the demands of a successful career, family involvement, and everything else that makes up a fulfilling life? Let’s do the back-of-the-envelope calculation.<p>Starting with those 168 …

Font Awesome

Oi. Your browser is not supported<p>Your browser is too old and missing some key goodies. To use the Font Awesome website, you'll need to use a more …

10 Best Responsive HTML5 Frameworks

Skeleton is a simple and clean responsive CSS boilerplate for HTML5 websites and apps. It’s got just the things you need, and nothing more.<p>Some …

How Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Keeps His Focus | Inc.com

Dick Costolo doesn't have the air of a man who's barely hanging on. In recent months, a handful of investors and analysts have gone from speculating that Costolo will pay the ultimate price for slowing user growth at Twitter, where he's been CEO since 2010, to demanding that he be fired. It was …

CES

ECMAScript 6 modules: the final syntax

At the end of July 2014, TC39 [1] had another meeting, during which the last details of the ECMAScript 6 (ES6) module syntax were finalized. This …