Marie Wallace

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Society Is Too Complicated to Have a President, Complex Mathematics Suggest

"We’ve become fundamentally confused about what the decisions are, and what their consequences are."<p>Roughly two-thirds of Americans believe the country is going in the "wrong direction," and Tuesday the country will vote for two of the least popular presidential candidates of all time. Both the …

Industrial Revolution

The enterprise technologies to watch in 2016

While enterprise technology has always been somewhat a breed apart from consumer tech, this year we see that consumer tech will definitively set the …

Innovation

Oneview Healthcare’s US invasion ramps up with new Chicago HQ

Irish company Oneview Healthcare is opening up a US HQ on the back of several deals made by the company in the region last week.<p>Last Monday, Oneview …

On Public and Private Blockchains

Over the last year the concept of “private blockchains” has become very popular in the broader blockchain technology discussion. Essentially, instead …

Bitcoin

Amazon Steps Up Blockchain Commitment; Web Services Partners With Digital Currency Group

, Women@Forbes<p>As financial services sprints toward a blockchain future, companies need a secure platform for experimenting with the technology.<p>Amazon Web Services announces Monday that it will collaborate with New York City-based Digital Currency Group, one of the biggest investors in blockchain …

Bitcoin

State of Blockchain Q1 2016: Blockchain Funding Overtakes Bitcoin

<i>CoinDesk’s Q1 2016 State of Blockchain report summarizes key trends, data and events from the first quarter of 2016.</i><p><i>This article highlights a few of</i> …

4 blockchain companies that could change everything from accounting to money transfers

The first generation of the digital revolution brought us the Internet of information. The second generation — powered by blockchain technology — is bringing us the Internet of value: a new platform to reshape the world of business and transform the old order of human affairs for the …

Bitcoin

Joining Forces: Don Tapscott and the case for collaboration | GC Magazine Winter 2015

Since the early ‘80s, Canadian author, think tank CEO and academic Don Tapscott has been exploring innovation, media, and the economic and social …

Innovation

Blockchain is OPEN for business

IBM Connect 2016 - A Little Swagger Back In Their Step

By Alan LepofskyThe week before IBM Connect 2016 I wrote about the things I hoped to hear IBM address at their annual collaboration-focused …

Cognitive Computing

​People analytics: Five things to know

Experts at a Wharton conference on people analytics outlined what data can--and can't--do for people management.<p>People analytics, a data driven way …

Business Intelligence

25 Geniuses Who Are Creating the Future of Business

Soon, software will know how you feel—and will use that data to sell you things. The gig economy will go global (but it’s not Uber-take-all). The …

Analyzing the Panama Papers with Neo4j: Data Models, Queries & More

<i>Update: Mar Cabra, the lead editor of the #PanamaPapers investigation is giving an exclusive keynote on how the ICIJ team used Neo4j and graph</i> …

Corruption

IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT)

Stop thinking about IoT solutions.<br>Start building IoT solutions that think.<p>There are business solutions that work with data, and there are business …

InsightOut: Role-based interaction with the information and analytics lifecycle

A variety of organizational roles interact with business data, and each role faces its own particular challenges in collaborating with its IT …

Big Data

Top Cities and Other Demographics for Data Scientists

What Kind Of Leadership Is Needed In Flat Hierarchies?

Workplace hierarchies have undergone some dramatic shifts over the last 100 years, but not titles? That’s going to take a bigger adjustment.<p>Our shift from bureaucratic to distributed leadership took nearly a century. According to Deborah Ancona, a professor of management and organizational studies …

Leadership

What is Google doing to your brain?

Posted by<p>on<p>If you’re anything like me, you feel a little better about yourself after reading a physical book—almost as if you did something healthy. …

The Future of Business Analytics; from Transactional to Interactional

<i>“Over the last few months I’ve seen an increasing number of requests from folks who want to better understand what is going on across their</i> …

Analytics

Employee Engagement: Strengthening Employee Relationships In The Digital Era | Altimeter

Strengthening Employee Engagement In The Digital Era<p>Employees are disengaged at work, and organizations have been exploring how social and digital …

An Interview with IBM's Marie Wallace

In September I heard Marie Wallace, IBM Analytics Strategist, talk at the TED@IBM event about her work for her internal clients at IBM on identifying …

Analyzing your Enterprise Graph to… maximize effective information flow

Analyzing the Enterprise Graph (your social, collaboration, and business networks) can help you identify, understand, and improve the flow of …

Where Does Social Fit in a Modern Organization?

Marketers like to give things names. Whenever there’s innovative technology, innovative strategies, or just a new trend, we’re quick to label it. …

Analyzing your Enterprise Graph to… measure and mitigate attrition risk

Before getting started, I want to give a big call-out to Shiri Kremer-Davidson who is one of my closest collaborators and the IBM Research Data …

Is it time for HR to acknowledge Social Capital?

In IBM I get to work with some super smart folks, and none smarter than my long term friend and collaborator Kate Ehrlich (@KateEhrlich). Kate works …

How IBM Drives ROI Through Employee Advocacy - Building Social Brands

<i>Today, I had the good fortune of hosting and moderating a webinar How IBM Drives ROI Through Employee Advocacy, featuring my long time IBM colleagues</i> …

Analyzing your Enterprise Graph to… Increase Innovation across your Organization

<i>“The Enterprise Graph is populated by harvesting meta-data from collaboration tools, social networks, communication channels and business</i> …

Back in the saddle… after a long hiatus.

Over the last few months I’ve been out-of-the-office and “on the road” speaking at some events (such as TED@IBM), working hand-in-hand with a number …

LinkedIn Misconnects Show that Automated Matching is Hard

by Seth Grimes | July 9, 2014<p>I’ll report here on a LinkedIn error — it’s not a bug, it’s a flawed algorithm, significant although far from …