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If you want to see the future of your city, take a look at these 3 places

Before I started working on real-world robots, I wrote about their fictional and historical ancestors. This isn’t so far removed from what I do now. …

Smart Cities

Our Minds Have Been Hijacked by Our Phones. Tristan Harris Wants to Rescue Them

Sometimes our smart phones are our friends, sometimes they seem like our lovers, and sometimes they’re our dope dealers. And no one, in the past 12 …

How Apple Is Putting Voices in Users’ Heads—Literally

<b>My conversation with Mathias Bahnmueller</b> started as pretty much all my phone interviews do. “Can you hear me?” he asked, and I replied affirmatively. …

Transforming operations management for a digital world

When combined, digital innovation and operations-management discipline boost organizations’ performance higher, faster, and to greater scale than has …

The DNA of Memes: The Underlying Structure of Ideas

The internet is full of <i>memes</i>. Here's one that's an entertaining idea embedded in a pop-culture image.<p><b>Meme</b>: "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads …

Genetics

Democratizing Systems Thinking

"The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking." - Albert Einstein1<p>In a previous post I cautioned newcomers to the …

Albert Einstein

A Primer on the Four Simple Rules of Systems Thinking

Dr. Derek Cabrera has long demonstrated that four simple rules characterize the field of systems thinking and operate across its multitude of …

Design

System Dynamics ≠ Systems Thinking

Image credit1<p>Recent discussion prompted by the query "What is systems thinking?" has motivated me to write this blog, in part because there is no …

Design

To Become a Leader, Think Beyond Your Role

The world is full of people with opinions. Television, radio, and other media are brimming over with commentators making suggestions and offering seemingly authoritative advice to government officials and corporate executives about what they ought to do. At dinners and cocktail parties — and around …

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

Make no mistake: We're still probably at least a decade away from any kind of meaningful shift away from the smartphone. (And if we're all cyborgs by 2027, I'll happily eat my words. Assuming we're still eating at all, I guess.)<p>Yet, piece by piece, the groundwork for the eventual demise of the …

How retailers can avoid being Blockbuster in a Netflix Age

<i>In this series, retail experts at</i> <i>Shoptalk</i> <i>discuss the most pressing issues facing their industries today. Write your own</i> <i>#Shoptalk17</i> <i>article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Wake up …

Escape the trap! Avoiding traps in software development with systems thinking

This is the second of a two part post on systems thinking in software development. Like any sequel, it’ll make more sense if you’ve already seen part …

Why Successful People Focus on the Bottom End of the Funnel

Business leaders have many tasks to accomplish and prioritizing stuff can be hard. Yesterday I wrote about the need to “do fewer things, more often” …

Business Development

Systems Thinking for Safety: From A&E to ATC

<i>This article summarises a EUROCONTROL Network Manager White Paper called Systems Thinking for Safety: Ten Principles. The White Paper was a</i> …

How Making Toast can make you a Problem Solver

Take 3 minutes and draw how you make toast.<p>Grab a pen and paper and start drawing. Don’t use words. Just your artistic skills.<p>Draw the steps you …

Changing The Way You Think About Homeless People Will Make You a Better Leader, According to Psychology | Inc.com

Walking in downtown Chicago brings you face-to-face with the reality of homelessness. It's impossible to stroll the Miracle Mile without encountering homeless individuals asking for money and help. Seeing people with tattered clothes falling off of their dirt-filled bodies elicits strong reactions …

Homelessness

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<strong>how much does Knockoff rolex mens 2 tone watch</strong> You can buy pre-riced cauliflower, but I wouldn’t suggest pulsing it with water since …

Internet of Things

The New Leadership Skills for Complexity

If Business Schools are churning out people with the skills that are not adequate for today’s complex world, how do we prepare people to work with …

Management

Google’s DeepMind pits AI against AI to see if they fight or cooperate

Unsurprisingly, they do both<p>In the future, it’s likely that many aspects of human society will be controlled — either partly or wholly — by artificial intelligence. AI computer agents could manage systems from the quotidian (e.g., traffic lights) to the complex (e.g., a nation’s whole economy), but …

Study: Facebook can actually make us more narrow-minded

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the surface, it seems like social media has the boundless potential to expand our world, connecting us to ideas and people we otherwise would never have found. However, a new study claims just the opposite: Social media actually isolates us, creating and facilitating confirmation biases …

Social Media

For a responsible design of our social media diet

Brexit might have come as a shocker to you — it certainly was to me. And then, when you’d think the quota on surprises had been reached, we got the …

The Only 10 Tech Trends You Need to Know About in 2017 | Inc.com

Alongside a few minor political changes (ahem) and the distinct possibility that Apple could top $1 trillion in iPhone-related sales, there are many other tech trends worth noting. Some of these, like 5G wireless, will emerge and take shape. Others will mature to the point where you might end up …

Augmented Reality

Six Variations of the VSM

Same same but different (II)<p>This is the first English blog post for my international colleagues! Since the original article about three variations of …

Digital Marketing

Five Trends in Business Analysis, Project Management, and Agile for 2017

A post from the Watermark Learning Project Brief Blog.Since 2009, we have enjoyed reflecting on what’s happened the previous year on projects and …

Project Management

How strategy drives digital transformation

<b>Adopting new technologies in a business is critical to drive digital transformation. However, 48% of Australian business owners are still reluctant</b> …

What Comes After User-Centered Design?

Kevin Slavin has written a thought-provoking post on the limitations of user-centered design in the face of complex systems and 21st-century societal …

5 Digital Marketing Ideas That Could Improve Your Brand Growth in 2017

With 2016 officially in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about how your marketing strategy will evolve in 2017. It’s a good idea to step back for a moment, assess the success of last year’s marketing campaigns, and consider ways to evolve your digital strategy in the year to …

Marketing

Four Questions To Turn Everyone In Your Company Into A Futurist

Keep asking the right questions, and you’ll be wrong about the future less often than your competitors.<p>Remember what 1997 was like? How well?<p>It was Amazon’s first full fiscal year. Microsoft’s Windows 97 operating system wasn’t there quite yet, and it soon became Windows 98. The internet bubble was …

Wicked Problems: 5 Steps to Help You Tackle Wicked Problems by Combining Systems Thinking with Agile Methodology

Learn five steps to tackle wicked problems by combining systems thinking with agile methodology. Many successful organizations like Boeing, Walmart, …

Interaction Design

Watch This Tesla Warn Its Driver About a Major Accident Before It Happens | Inc.com

A stunning video was posted on YouTube yesterday, reportedly showing a major accident on a highway in the Netherlands that was caught on the dashcam of a Tesla Model X. In the video, the car's "Autopilot" forward collision warning system signals trouble to the driver before the accident occurs:<p>The …

Tesla