David Gimmig

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Microsoft Research – Emerging Technology, Computer, and Software Research

AI News and Innovations<p>Humans play an indispensable role in many modern AI-enabled services – not just as consumers of the service, but as the actual …

The Science of Emotion (and Why We Need to Take it to Heart)

<b>By Jennifer Gerves-Keen</b>Social connectivity is one of the most important survival tools of humans. It also has far-reaching consequences on our …

Employee Engagement

Quadrant: Companies need to update their operating system

<i>This is a joint blog post by Marc Stoffel and Hermann Arnold.</i><p>In the first, second and third part of our series on the Haufe-Quadrant we described how …

Innovation

Unlocking unconscious bias in decision making

Talking about failure is fashionable these days. Silicon Valley’s ‘fail fast, fail often‘ philosophy has become a battle cry for those seeking to …

Psychology

Self-Organization Maturity Map

In an ever growing effort to help organizations reach higher levels of self-organization we’ve mapped key factors to track where you’re currently at, …

Copyright

The Best Free Stuff for Startups

When you’re starting a company, there often isn’t a lot of money to make your business grow. Especially at the early stage, free advice, tools, and …

The Audacity of Holacracy

These days, utopianism is rife in the business world. Perhaps it presages an evolutionary leap to a brave new paradigm. Perhaps the proliferation of …

Management

The Future of Work Is Here and We Need to Deal With It

I am convinced that it is time for a new framework that supports independent contractors. My belief is firmly validated by the nearly 18 million (and growing) who have chosen independent work.<p>It is time for an infrastructure that helps these independents pay their taxes, and provides them access to …

The Tech Economy Would Like A New Employment Framework Now Please

You know how seemingly every regulation being adhered to by most companies seems to turn tech entrepreneurs and investors into petulant …

Sydney restaurants using big data to build picture of who you are and what you eat

The Duck Republic is among the first Sydney restaurants to adopt a new software feature launched in the past couple of weeks that is set to push the …

Get a BOLD HR with these Four Key Tips!

In today’s Future in 5, I sit down with Josh Bersin from Bersin by Deloitte. While enjoying the view from his offices in Oakland, Josh shares his 4 …

La trasformazione digitale parte dall’interno

Dopo un periodo purtroppo lungo di assenza dal blog, riprendo finalmente a scrivere di alcuni segnali, devo dire inattesi anche per me, arrivati …

Work From Anywhere: 25 Cool Apps for Digital Nomads, Corporate Escapists, and Loony Adventurers

In the past 3 years, I have already run my business from Lebanon, Indonesia, Morocco, Iran, Kenya, and South Africa. Always on the hunt after a …

Hackaday Network Analysis

Being curious about the underlying structure of relations between Hackaday authors, articles, and the referenced makers, I wrote a little Java …

Foursquare check-ins show the pulse of New York City and Tokyo

INFOGRAPHIC: A world of languages - and how many speak them

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Infographics

Data Science of Process Mining – Understanding Complex Processes

<b>By Anne Rozinat, PhD and Christian W. Gunther, PhD.</b><p>Imagine that your data science team is supposed to help find the cause of a growing number of …

The philosophy of epic entrepreneurs: Andrew Carnegie

"To try to make the world in some way better than you found it is to have a noble motive in life," is the great axiom describing Andrew Carnegie. One …

Procrastination Is a Strong Emotional Coping Mechanism

Procrastination is more than simply spending time on Facebook before starting your work duties. At a foundational, psychological level, putting off …

Hands on with Office 2016: Now everyone can see what you're working on

The era of personal computing is marked by the conflict between improving personal productivity and outwitting the productivity team by finding new …

Project Management

GTD 3.0 - my updated workflow and mindmap

I've updated my GTD workflow and mindmap to version 3.0. You can find the mindmap as an image below my workflow, and you can also download it in …

Time Management

What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World

Courtesy of NASA GSFC<p>As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success. However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, …

Demographics

The Gig Economy Is Real If You Know Where to Look

A number of reports in recent weeks have stressed that employment effects of the so-called gig economy—contract workers on software platforms such as Uber and AirBnB—have been overstated. At minimum, these reports indicate, any increase in gig economy employment hasn’t shown up in the aggregate …

How tech-savvy millennials humanize your workplace

As <i>Fortune</i> editor Geoff Colvin argued in his cover story this month, humans are under-rated. Even as technology advances into every facet of our …

Research: Technology Is Only Making Social Skills More Important

Automation anxiety reached new heights in 2013, when Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne, researchers at the Oxford Martin School, published a paper estimating that 47% of all U.S. jobs were “at risk” of being computerized over the next two decades. Although the jury is still out about robots …

Forbes Welcome

The Best Managers Are Boring Managers

What would the perfect robot manager be like? Looks aside, it would arguably be objective, transparent, unselfish, and apolitical. Because of this, it would assign the right task to every person and reward unselfish team behaviors, creating a culture of trust and keeping morale high. It would …

Ethics will be as central as economics to the future of the news industry

<b>This article by Charlie Beckett was originally posted on the LSE Business Review Blog</b>I do not know of any industry that has been through such an …

Journalism

Boards must use ethics to drive value, say accountants

Kevin Reed accountancy_age "MORAL COURAGE" is required within corporate boardrooms to drive value, a global group of accountants has declared. The …

Digital Age

Why lack of sleep makes us emotionally distracted by everything

<i>If only I could get some sleep</i> <i>(Image: Gary Houlder/Getty)</i><p>Dark puffy eyes, a feeling of deep exhaustion, and a foul mood to match – we’ve all …