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Intelligence

The Community Canvas

Using Artificial Intelligence to Humanize Management and Set Information Free

<i>Editor’s Note: This is the second in a special series of commissioned essays MIT Sloan Management Review will publishing in Frontiers over the Spring</i> …

MIT

‘Digital Transformation’ Is a Misnomer

The more I study digital transformation, the more I realize that it’s not mostly about either “digital” or “transformation.”<b>1) Digital transformation</b> …

MIT

Changing Company Culture Requires a Movement, Not a Mandate

Culture is like the wind. It is invisible, yet its effect can be seen and felt. When it is blowing in your direction, it makes for smooth sailing. When it is blowing against you, everything is more difficult.<p>For organizations seeking to become more adaptive and innovative, culture change is often …

Harvard Business Review

Great Businesses Scale Their Learning, Not Just Their Operations

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Do Online Collaboration Tools Still Matter?

Nearly fifteen years ago author Nicholas Carr started a twenty-year debate about the criticality of IT for today’s companies with an opinion piece …

U.S. Dept. of State

Raising Your Digital IQ

Companies around the world are getting better at incorporating new technology, but only a few industry leaders are leapfrogging ahead to rebuild …

Business Strategy

Learning To Learn

American writer and futurist Alvin Toffler is usually credited with the quote: “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read …

Winning with Digital Confidence

Executives' confidence in their organization's ability to harness digital-driven change to unlock value -- what we call Digital IQ -- is at an …

Innovation

Happiness research shows the biggest obstacle to creativity is being too busy

From Vincent Van Gogh on through Kanye West, the figure of the broody, tortured artist looms large in the popular imagination. But research suggests that the key to creativity has little to do with angst. In researching my book <i>The Happiness Track</i><i>,</i> I found that the biggest breakthrough ideas often …

Gratitude as a Company Value

The story behind a surprising company ritual for expressing simple and sincere thanks to coworkers.<p>I joined Fog Creek Software a little over six …

Happiness

The role of technology in the education of the future

Dennis Frezzo, Consulting Engineer, Cisco<p>As we embark on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it’s clear that technology will play a central role in …

Learning

Edge.org

A Conversation With Alex "Sandy" Pentland [10.30.17]<p><i>The idea of a credit assignment function, reinforcing “neurons” that work, is the core of current</i> …

Richard Thaler

The Human Algorithm: Redefining the Value of Data

The onslaught of real-time social, local, mobile (SoLoMo) technology is nothing short of overwhelming. Besides the gadgets, apps, social networks and …

Big Data

How Knowledge Transfer Positions Businesses for Success - #FutureofWork #FOW 003 - Future Of Work

Companies of all sizes are constantly looking for a competitive edge to when it comes to driving sales and increasing revenue. All too often their …

Bots, Conversational Commerce And Voice Are Not The answer, This Is

We’ve only ever known an internet that we went to. We’ve always thought more information is better. The internet has been built to endlessly add. The challenge for the future is navigating abundance, so maybe this is how we can rethink our relationship with information.<p><b>We’ve only known three eras</b> …

Internet of Things

Is It Time To Say Goodbye To Email?

Your email inbox might seem crowded, but consider this: There are more than 1 billion business email accounts around the world, with an estimated 100-plus billion work-related emails sent every day.<p>With such prevalent use, email is a ubiquitous part of office and work life. So why are so many …

The Workplace

The digital revolution is not about technology – it’s about people

Globalization has been <i>the</i> word for many years. We could even say it has been the watermark of this era. In its definition, the word invokes positive …

Innovation

Digital Maturity, Not Digital Transformation

People throw around the term “digital transformation” these days, but there’s not much agreement on what that term means. Originally, the value in …

Digital Transformation

Digital leadership: why change management is key to ecommerce success

<b>When the then CEO of Marks & Spencer laid the blame for an 8.1% drop in sales and resulting fall in the share price on the launch of the company's</b> …

Marks & Spencer

Cognitive science shows that humans are smarter as a group than they are on their own

As individuals, the amount we know about the world is miniscule. One psychologist estimated that an individual’s knowledge store is about one gigabyte, much less than fits on a typical USB thumb drive. This is why most of us struggle to name even a few foreign leaders or accurately draw a picture …

Liberation and Self-Organization for Social Change and Life

<i>“You’ve got to keep asserting the complexity and the originality of life, and the multiplicity of it, and the facets of it.”</i><b>– Toni Morrison</b><br>Once …

Management

Digitalization isn’t the problem. Ignoring the human side of it is.

Organizational design<p>92% of the companies say that today’s digital world of work has <i>shaken the foundation</i> of their organizational structure. Deloitte …

Leadership

10 Hot Consumer Trends 2017 - ConsumerLab

Trends 2017: reality time<p>Trend 1. AI everywhere<p>Trend 2. Setting the pace for Internet of Things<p>Trend 3. Pedestrians drive autonomous cars<p>Trend 4. …

Trends

Five Crucial Skills For The New Digital Economy | Blended Learning Skills

Fast forward to 2020, we can see that the key trends will include a rapidly aging population, the rise of smart machines and systems, new media, …

Learning

A beginner’s guide to Mastodon, the hot new open-source Twitter clone

Toot your own horn<p>Mastodon is a fast-growing Twitter-like social network that seeks to re-create the service’s best parts while eliminating its whale-sized problems. The distributed, open-source platform offers better tools for privacy and fighting harassment than Twitter does, but it also comes …