Julie Anne Hamilton

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Humanity and AI will be inseparable

Manuela Veloso | Head of Machine Learning, Carnegie Mellon University<p>By 2021, everyday software will be vastly more intelligent and powerful, replacing humans in more and more tasks. How will we keep up?<p>While some predict mass unemployment or all-out war between humans and artificial intelligence, …

How IDEO Designers Persuade Companies to Accept Change

HBR STAFF<p>Every design project extends beyond the brief. No matter how straightforward and discrete a project seems at first, it will unfold in the context of a complicated, networked, and messily human organization. That means that part of a designer’s job must be to design tools, conversations, …

Can You Engineer an Innovation Culture?

Innovation management provides an engineered, process-based approach to innovation: a purpose-built framework designed to extract innovative ideas …

Cultivating business-led innovation - The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

<i>Cultivating business-led innovation</i> explores how senior executives can promote a culture of innovation by empowering different business units. As the …

How PepsiCo's CMO Creates a Culture of Innovation

And how he built a team to execute the company's vision<p>I spoke with PepsiCo CMO Seth Kaufman about how he and his team stay ahead of the marketing curve. Think: Internal Shark Tank competitions, an innovation team, and constantly evaluating new technologies.<p>How did you get into marketing?<p>I've …

The 5 Most Important Qualities You Need in Your CTO

Here is why your startup may fail if you hire the wrong CTO. Learn more on what it takes to find the right one.<p>The long road to the success of your …

Design thinking

Design thinking takes aim at the heart of unnecessary workplace complexity by putting the employee experience first—helping to improve productivity …

Use Design Thinking to Build Commitment to a New Idea

The logic we use to understand the world as it <i>is</i> can hinder us when we seek to understand the world as it <i>could be</i>. Anyone who comes up with new ideas for a living will recognize the challenges this truism presents. It means that to get organizational support for something new, the designer needs to …

Adapting Your Organizational Processes to a New Culture

We all know that in a foreign culture, one of the most important skills to develop is the ability to translate, to learn to speak the new language — or at least master a few key phrases. You also need to learn to translate your behavior so you don’t end up making cultural faux pas. But one of the …

How Work Changed Love

<b>Moira Weigel</b> explains how the changing nature of work has reshaped the way we meet, date, and fall in love. She’s the author of <i>Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating</i> and is completing a Ph.D. at Yale University.<p>Download this podcast<p>NICOLE TORRES: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business …

If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

The Paradox of Workplace Productivity

At its most basic, productivity is the amount of value produced divided by the amount of cost (or time) required to do so. And while this equation seems simple enough on the surface, the strategies for optimizing it have evolved dramatically over the last two decades. Technology has enabled massive …

What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures

What makes a great leader? Although the core ingredients of leadership are universal (good judgment, integrity, and people skills), the full recipe for successful leadership requires culture-specific condiments. The main reason for this is that cultures differ in their implicit theories of …

Why Trust Motivates Employees More than Pay

Everyone knows that a workplace in which people feel appreciated and valued, with more autonomy, is a more pleasant place to work than one in which …

The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies

Andrew Nguyen/HBR STAFF<p>Managers want employees to put in long days, respond to their emails at all hours, and willingly donate their off-hours — nights, weekends, vacation — without complaining. The underlings in this equation have little control; overwork cascades from the top of the …

The Workplace

Innovating from inside out: how smart workforces lead the digital revolution

Companies like Facebook embrace digital change from within, Hay Group argues. Photo: SIPA/REX Shutterstock<p><b>How organisations embrace technology and</b> …

Design Thinking Comes of Age

There’s a shift under way in large organizations, one that puts design much closer to the center of the enterprise. But the shift isn’t about aesthetics. It’s about applying the principles of design to the way people work.<p>This new approach is in large part a response to the increasing complexity of …

The Complete Guide To The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures For The Future Of Work

Over the past few weeks I’ve been writing about various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. I explore each of these structures and concepts in my book <i>The Future of Work:</i> …

The Workplace

Are you a 'disruptive talent' like Sir Richard Branson?

<b>Sir Richard Branson freely admits that he would be a difficult employee for any boss to manage.</b><p>One of the UK's best-known and wealthiest entrepreneurs, he says that if he were a member of staff at another business, his line manager would have to "accept that I might not do things exactly as he'd …

Introducing Omotenashi Into The World of Digital Marketing

It is a long-term process to provide successful personalized experiences and optimization strategies. There are many studies about personalized …

Make Your Team Less Hierarchical

The cargo door of an aircraft opens at 25,000 feet. The dark, freezing air rushes in and swirls around the Special Operations Forces (SOF) team that stands on the ramp of the aircraft, ready to jump. Their team leader stares into the darkness through his night vision goggles. He spots what he’s …

Health Care Management Through Medicaid?

One of the important initiatives of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was for Medicaid-eligible patients to gain greater access to …

Delivering on Customer Analytics: Cultivating and Managing Highly-Specialized Teams

June 30, 2015 | WCAI & Deloitte Analytics<p>Delivering on Customer Analytics: Cultivating and Managing Highly-Specialized Teams<p>Companies know they want …

Big Data

The Case for Building an API Inventory

<i>Guest post by Cameron van Orman, Senior Vice President, Product and Solution Marketing of CA Technologies</i><p>Shoe companies don’t sell leather. Instead, …

Speedbumps or Dead Ends? Latest Thoughts on Obstacles to Achieving Customer Centricity

July 9, 2015 | Pete Fader<p>Speedbumps or Dead Ends? Latest Thoughts on Obstacles to Achieving Customer Centricity<p>In a follow-up post after a recent …

How to move from Theory X Blame Culture to a Theory Y Agile Culture?

Many organisations in the current climate are having to deal with significant pressures. As human systems, organisations react using the same …

5 ways to capitalise on cultural diversity

Capitalising on an increasingly globalised workforce will lead to better functionality across all areas of the business, writes Leonie …

Every Employee is a Digital Employee

The headlong movement into digital business means that just about every business endeavor has a technology component, a situation in which every …

Managers in the Digital Age Need to Stay Human

The technological advances of the digital age have allowed the global workforce to be better connected, more collaborative, and have greater personal impact than ever before. More information is immediately available, through more channels, than at any time in history. Clearly, workplaces are now …