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4 Essential Innovation Skills That Anybody Can Master | Inc.com

I spent the majority of my adult life managing organizations and I always felt enormous pressure to innovate, but whenever I went looking for guidance, what I found was a confused jumble. Disruptive innovation, design thinking, open innovation, lean launchpads and on and on. Unlike marketing or …

Innovation

The One Thing Nobody Ever Tells You About Innovation | Inc.com

One of the most often told stories about innovation is that of Alexander Fleming and his discovery of penicillin. Returning after a summer holiday in 1928, the solitary Scottish scientist noticed that a strange mold had contaminated the bacteria cultures he was growing. That single observation …

Innovation

Artificial intelligence is about the people, not the machines

It takes money to make money and right now a lot of that money is going into the development of artificial intelligence.<p>From hedge funds to venture capital firms, everyone in finance has some idea about how data and quantitative analysis will reshape their industry. Firms like Signal Fire track …

Artificial Intelligence

The End of Expertise

What if what you know didn’t matter anymore? What if knowledge became a commodity? What if everyone could be an expert?<p>Far-fetched, you think? Well, in fact, the “what if” is no longer speculative; it is here already. Talk to people in such professional service industries as private banking, …

Management

IBM Has An Unusual Strategy For Advancing Quantum Computing | Inc.com

In 1946, John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert completed the development of the ENIAC, the world's first publicly announced digital computer. Yet it was still essentially a prototype. It wouldn't be till 1952, when the pair debuted the UNIVAC during the Presidential election, that computers became …

Quantum Computing

How Ford’s New CEO Plans To Beat Tesla, Uber, And Google

Jim Hackett was raised on Ideo’s brand of design thinking. Can he use it to save the 114-year-old automotive giant?<p>In April 2017, the Ford Motor Company–114 years old, the second largest carmaker in the country behind General Motors, a stalwart of American manufacturing–was suddenly worth less than …

Design

How machine learning is ushering in a new age of customer service

While machine learning itself is nothing new, the speed at which data can now be processed, analyzed and actioned has completely changed the machine-learning game. Readily affordable computing power, the quantity of data available, and algorithms we never thought we could use are now …

The 4 Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve

One of the best innovation stories I’ve ever heard came to me from a senior executive at a leading tech firm. Apparently, his company had won a million-dollar contract to design a sensor that could detect pollutants at very small concentrations underwater. It was an unusually complex problem, so …

Innovation

Shake Shack’s secret sauce for getting mobile apps right

Mobile ordering is fast becoming a must-have offering for retail chains built on quick customer service. But as several first movers in mobile …

Customer Service

How to win the digital race by coming in second, and other (often surprising) ways to reinvent for the digital world | Strategy & Corporate Finance

April 6, 2017 – Companies tend to treat digital strategy as more an art than a science. They know they need to do <i>something</i> but aren’t sure what …

Are you ignoring the most important digital playing field? | Strategy & Corporate Finance

April 21, 2017 – Apple. Google. Tencent. Alibaba. What do these companies have in common? Yes, they’re all fast-growing global behemoths closely …

Innovation

Facebook’s Chatbots Have Invented Their Own Secret Language, Let’s Hope Our New Overlords Are Kind

It’s a commonly held belief that computers will become sentient and take over the planet, enslaving humans and reigning supreme until a plucky band of unlikely heroes shuts that whole thing down. That almost certainly won’t happen, but that doesn’t make the occasional surprise discovery that …

In the AI Age, “Being Smart” Will Mean Something Completely Different

Andrew Ng has likened artificial intelligence (AI) to electricity in that it will be as transformative for us as electricity was for our ancestors. I can only guess that electricity was mystifying, scary, and even shocking to them — just as AI will be to many of us. Credible scientists and research …

Artificial Intelligence

Millennials: Studies Say Your Work Future Is Not Looking Too Bright | Inc.com

Millennials now make up the largest generation in the U.S. work force, outnumbering Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers. And with the artificial intelligence (A.I.) revolution coming into full swing, the future of work is looking gloomy for Millennials.<p>In Carl Frey and Michael Osborne's "The Future of …

Artificial Intelligence

How to start incorporating machine learning in the enterprise arena

The world is long past the Industrial Revolution, and now we are experiencing an era of Digital Revolution. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data analysis are the reality of today’s world.<p>I recently had a chance to talk to Ciaran Dynes, Senior Vice President of Products at Talend …

Big Data

How artificial intelligence can deliver real value to companies

Companies new to the space can learn a great deal from early adopters who have invested billions into AI and are now beginning to reap a range of …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Chrome Will Automatically Block Annoying Ads

Google's Chrome browser will soon come with preinstalled technology that will block the most annoying ads currently marring the web experience, the …

Digital Advertising

2020-2029 Future Timeline | Timeline | Technology | Singularity | 2020 | 2050 | 2100 | 2150 | 2200 | 21st century | 22nd century | 23rd century | Humanity | Predictions | Events

2020-2029 <br>timeline contents<p>• The Arctic is becoming free of sea ice |<p>• The Euclid Space Telescope reveals new insights into dark matter and dark …

8 Ways Machine Learning Is Improving Companies’ Work Processes

Today’s leading organizations are using machine learning–based tools to automate decision processes, and they’re starting to experiment with more-advanced uses of artificial intelligence (AI) for digital transformation. Corporate investment in artificial intelligence is predicted to triple in 2017, …

Machine Learning

We Studied Brands Around The World. What Consumers Want Isn’t What You Think

We asked more than 5,000 people to tell us about the brands they sought out, then we analyzed what those brands did. The results were surprisingly consistent.<p>Traditional advertising went after “share of mind”–the idea was to get you to associate a brand with a single idea, a single emotion. Volvo: …

Commuting

This 17-Year-Old Sums Up in 1 Paragraph What Great Leadership Looks Like | Inc.com

If you follow my column, by now you're familiar with the ethos of servant leadership, which I often write about and firmly believe to be the best leadership philosophy on the planet.<p>But don't just take my word for it. The CEOs of some of the best and brightest companies in the world -- including …

Team Building

For Hotels, There’s No Room Left for Online Travel Agencies

Major chains launch marketing campaigns to woo customers away from Expedia, Priceline<p>Major hotel chains are engaging in an online turf war with the very travel sites that have helped drive their businesses.<p>Marriott International Inc., Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. and InterContinental Hotels Group …

Hospitality

How to use the Internet of Things to elevate the customer experience

With the advent of smart technology, your hotel has the potential to create positive guest experiences like never before. By leveraging real-time …

Hungry? Call Your Neighborhood Delivery Robot

Here's a classic big city dilemma (sorry suburban folks): It's late at night, the weather is bad, and you're hungry. Your favorite restaurant is less than a mile away, but you don't want to leave the house, and you don't want to pay a $5 delivery fee — plus tip — for a $10 meal.<p>So, what do you …

Robotics

What makes the better hotel investment? Luxury or lifestyle?

If you're looking to buy a hotel, what makes more sense as an investment? A high-end luxury hotel or a lifestyle, boutique establishment? We would …

An Unhealthy Booking Ecosystem – Relying On One Source of Digital Bookings

An unhealthy booking ecosystem is slowly emerging in the hotel meetings sector – and it needs to be stopped. The hotel meetings sector is going from …

Interview: Virtuoso Travel CEO on the Future of the New Luxury Traveler

What is the definition of luxury travel in 2017? It depends.<p>The future of luxury travel revolves around the fluidity of the digitally-connected …

It's happening: Google's AI is building more AIs

We've reached AI inception, but Google CEO Sundar Pichai still wants to "go deeper."<p>Put away your machine learning degrees -- artificial intelligence is now at the stage where it's ready to replicate and improve on itself, according to Google.<p>Googlers have designed AIs that are capable of "learning …

Artificial Intelligence

Digitizing customer journeys and processes: Stories from the front lines

These company examples highlight what some leaders are doing to build new customer experiences.<p><b>A compelling customer experience</b> has evolved from a …

Why Do Gas Station Prices Constantly Change? Blame the Algorithm

Retailers are using artificial-intelligence software to set optimal prices, testing textbook theories of competition; antitrust officials worry such systems raise prices for consumers<p>ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands—One recent afternoon at a Shell-branded station on the outskirts of this Dutch city, the …

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