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It’s been a memorable year in social media. 2015 saw the birth of live social streaming, with apps like Periscope and Meerkat winning over early …Trends
Greta Roberts February 8, 2016
When beginning a new predictive analytics project, the client often mentions the importance of a “quick win.” It makes …Predictions
A room-service robot called Relay is wowing hotel guests to such an extent that they’re ordering stuff just to have an encounter with the autonomous …Robots
Experimentation is more productive than planning when designing, testing, and validating new value propositions and business models. In this post, …Business Planning
Woo is betting anonymity will give highly sought after tech workers the nudge they need to find their dream position.
Most working people aren't looking for a new job, but that doesn't mean they aren't open to the opportunity. For example, according to LinkedIn’s Talent Trends Report, 85% of …Human Resources
We continue our lessons learned series (co-authored by me and Traklight’s Mike Willee) and move from personal values to company culture. As an entrepreneur, one of the most important things you can do for your business is to establish the tone and culture that you want, or at the very least, …Startups
The industry's top names offer bite-size predictions of the biggest changes coming to technology.
If you want to know the future, you can pay a few bucks to get your friendly local psychic to gaze into her crystal ball, but you'd probably do a lot better to ask a venture capitalist.
After all, it's …Predictions
For the second year in a row, Harvard College had a record-breaking number of applications — with a particularly big surge in students seeking to major in computer science.
The Harvard Crimson reports 39,044 students applied for around 2,000 spots in the class of 2020, narrowly beating last year's …Harvard
Shift in business strategy creates significant opportunities for HR
Innovation has become the leading business priority for HR and other business …Business Planning
In 2004, the United Nations put its futurist hat on.
In a report simply titled "World Population to 2300," the UN's Department of Economic and Social Affairs released for the first time its predictions about the state of the world over the next 300 years.
This was a major undertaking, to say the …Statistics
As the manager of workforce planning and performance management at Wawa Inc.,Marc Maiolino felt good about a software application that could analyze …
SUMMARY: While HR and business goals are closely matched, HR must work harder on analytics and to drive innovation, according to a new CIPD …Business Intelligence
Update, April 2015
I continue to find Lyubomirsky's work on happiness tremendously insightful, and I'll be using chapters from The How of Happiness and …Happiness
Geographical maps distort overlaid data
London Squared allows multiple London data-sets to be overlaid and compared …
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In machine learning, computers apply statistical learning techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. …Machine Learning
The way we navigate in cities has been revolutionized in the last few years by the advent of GPS mapping programs. Enter your start and end location …Maps
Die Digitalisierung verändert die Arbeitswelt, der Wettbewerb um Top-Mitarbeiter spitzt sich weiter zu. Welche Themen werden die HR-Abteilungen in …
Create a culture with capabilities to envy
Winners in the digital age do much more than complete a technology checklist. They know their …Trends
We’ve just rounded the corner of 2016 and you’ve being hearing for the last year that age-old HR practices are dying and hot new trends are arising, …Human Resources
A recent study by online real estate listing site Trulia revealed the most sinful cities in America.
Included in the list were cities deemed the least lazy — or most active — in the US.
Trulia determined the ranking by looking at the country's 150 largest metro areas and creating a "sloth index", …Cities
The goal of any business analytic tool is to analyze data and extract actionable and commercially relevant information that you can use to increase results or performance. But with so many tools available it can be difficult to know what to use and when.
I thought it might be useful to look at some …Data Mining
Over hundreds delegates are expected to attend the conference from both the private and public sector in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and many other …Human Resources
Recently I was talking to Nico Orie, Director & Global Process Owner People Services at Akzo Nobel, to get a better insight in what’s new in HR. Akzo …
If you're a gamer, odds are you know that augmented and virtual reality are poised to change the entertainment industry. However, entertainment isn't …Augmented Reality
Researchers have been studying creativity for more than 150 years, yet it still remains elusive. We’re not much closer to understanding what it is exactly that sparks unique ideas. One reason for this lack of insight may be that so much research has looked at the wrong things. Until quite recently, …Paradoxes
Where exactly is the borderline between communications and collaboration? Am I confusing the two when I opine about Why Messaging Has the Momentum in Business Collaboration? I was challenged to answer this question recently while participating in a panel discussion moderated by Jon Arnold, an …Collaboration
We've already got robot receptionists, who respond to human interactions -- now we have a robot that changes how it looks depending on your personality.
This robot, designed by Sean Andrist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been developed to respond to 'social gaze' -- essentially the …Robots