Craig Mitchelmore

15 Flips | 4 Magazines | 4 Following | 3 Followers | @cmitchelmore | Strategic, creative ideator helping businesses disrupt and create their "new normal". Love working in cultures that uphold people values & dignity.

Internet Of Things Is The Next Big Thing In Israeli Tech -- Here's Why

The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) industry has been one of the biggest trends in tech in recent years and especially during 2015, where new innovation is disrupting traditional industries across the board. The growing adoption by consumers, enterprises and governments is helping create …

Internet of Things

Microsoft and Samsung collaborate for Internet of Things (IoT) demonstration at CES 2016

At CES in Las Vegas, Microsoft collaborated with Samsung to demonstrate scenarios enabled by the company's vision for the Internet of Things (IoT) …

How the Internet of Things Changes Traditional Design and User Experience

Although the term <i>user experience</i> is hardly new, its rise over the last few years is nothing short of precipitous. Don't believe me, though. A quick look at Google Trends reveals that it has never been more popular:<p>Make no mistake: Design is no longer an afterthought at progressive organizations. …

Internet of Things

Why Retailers Are Betting Big On The Internet Of Things

Retailers are betting that shoppers will want to live like the Jetsons, with everyday moments touched by things like alarm clocks that emit coffee scents to nudge them out of bed and “smart” chopsticks that detect food contamination. They might very well be right.<p>There’s good reason stores are …

Commentary & Opinion - Chief Learning Officer

Posted in: Learning DeliveryTargeted Training and Formal Education: Fitting the Pieces Togetherby Michael EcholsTargeted skills development is not …

Leadership

How To Be A Great Manager That Employees Want To Work With

I recently spoke to Jill Geisler, who is the author of <i>Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know</i>. Her companion “Great Bosses” podcasts on iTunesU have been downloaded 8 million times – and counting. Jill heads the leadership and management faculty of the Poynter Institute. She teaches, writes and consults …

The Future of Business Models #FutureOf

Learn how people's needs have changed, resulting in changes in future business models. This illustrated storyboard makes it easy to understand. by Jeremiah Owyang, Chief Catalyst, Crowd Companies. #FutureOf<p>Please note: some of the formatting issues (words smashed together) are not in the initial …

7 Ways To Disrupt Your Industry

Massive disruption is coming, and the only question is whether your firm is going to cause it or fall victim to it. Here are 7 ways your firm can disrupt its own industry, raising the standards of customer experience and creating new opportunities for growth.<p>Massive disruption is coming, and the …

Can Companies Use Social to Build Internal Culture? Yes! - Switch & Shift

The secret is out.<p>The arrival of Social tools and networks is fundamentally changing every aspect of how organizations deal with customers, partners …

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Why Getting Comfortable With Discomfort Is Crucial To Success

In an increasingly competitive, cautious and accelerated world, those who are willing to take risks, step out of their comfort zone and into the discomfort of uncertainty will be those who will reap the biggest rewards.<p>When I first left my parents’ small farm at eighteen to move to “the city” for …

Culture and the Chief Executive

Illustration by Lars Leetaru<p>It is striking to see how many chief executives see their most important responsibility as being the leader of the …

5 Transitions Great Leaders Make That Average Leaders Don't

The secret to leadership is there aren’t any real secrets. The best leaders have simply gone to school on improving their tradecraft. While the capabilities possessed by the best leaders might seem otherworldly to many, they are merely the outcome of hard work, experience, perspective, and yes, a …

9 Future Jobs That Will Power Africa

Across West Africa, independent and entrepreneurial workers at Karim Sy’s network of JokkoLabs are turning traditional employment on its head. At …