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Toward an integrated technology operating model | McKinsey
Companies may be able to get digital transformations off the ground by separating digital from conventional IT, but that approach is not sustainable. Here’s a better way.
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2 hours ago
Twitter
Spotted in @HARAToken’s office this morning: @amazon’s CTO @Werner in the house!
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2 hours ago
How a triad of organizational structures allows to absorb complexity
Since the rise of the corporation at the dawn of the industrial age, much has been said about leadership, power, and structure in organizations. Some in the field of organizational research believe that developing a robust theory of leadership is an illusive undertaking.
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How E-Commerce Is Transforming Rural China | The New Yorker
Xia Canjun was born in 1979, the youngest of seven siblings, in Cenmang, a village of a hundred or so households nestled at the foot of the Wuling Mountains, in the far west of Hunan Province. Xia’s mother was illiterate, and his father barely finished first grade.
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2 hours ago
Evacuation decision-making: How people make choices in disasters | NSF - National Science Foundation
After hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded research to investigate the broad impacts of these disasters.
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2 hours ago
Subscribe to read | Financial Times
Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world. Stay informed and spot emerging risks and opportunities with independent global reporting, expert commentary and analysis you can trust.
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9 hours ago
Why I’m done with Chrome – A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering
This blog is mainly reserved for cryptography, and I try to avoid filling it with random “someone is wrong on the Internet” posts. After all, that’s what Twitter is for! But from time to time something bothers me enough that I have to make an exception.
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10 hours ago
Making Artificial Intelligence A Force For Positive Change In The Workplace
Do labor-saving and cognitive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) make life better in workplaces, do they make things boring, or do they eliminate workplaces altogether? Some recent studies show mixed feelings about the potential impact.
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15 hours ago
Josh Brown and Barry Ritholtz: From breakout bloggers to RIA rock stars | Citywire
‘Wall Street is a giant bullshit machine. It’s not just Wall Street, it’s everything. The entire corporate firmament is trying to sell shit to the public,’ says Barry Ritholtz as he sits in his office on a sun-soaked afternoon in Manhattan.
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15 hours ago
www.linkedin.com
Salesforce has evolved from being a cloud SFA tool in 1999 to THE Enterprise CRM platform in 2010, to become the premier development environment that enterprises use to build their mission-critical sales, marketing, customer service business systems, workflows, and processes.
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Twitter
I found this local woman's patriotic objection to US flag defamation really touching.
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Deep Learning with Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems
⚕️Introduction    Walk down the aisle at any machine learning conference and ask people about the applications of ML in healthcare and most will respond with the canonical example of using computer vision to diagnose diseases from medical scans (followed by a prolonged debate about “shou
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Sex and the village: The sexual lives of rural Indian women - Livemint
The first time S had sex was with her husband, she was 17, her husband 25. They were dairy farmers in Maharashtra’s Sangli district. They had two children in the first five years of marriage. The sex was fine. Not great, but at least she was getting it.
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Former GE Exec Beth Comstock Reveals This Dire Change Companies Need to Make - TheStreet
Former General Electric (GE) Vice Chair and chief marketing officer Beth Comstock has a message for corporate America: fight for the future. What Comstock is proposing is a culture change at companies, which she acknowledges isn't going to be easy to achieve.
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yesterday
Who is the Admiral Rickover of Naval Artificial Intelligence?
Adm. Hyman Rickover, “the father of the nuclear Navy,” once stated, “All new ideas begin in a non-conforming mind that questions some tenet of the conventional wisdom … Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous impatience.”
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2 days ago
The importance of community networks to disaster resilience | NSF - National Science Foundation
Discovery Research finds that community networks and better official communication could aid in response and resilience to disasters After hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded research to investigate the broad impacts of these disasters.
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2 days ago
We’re in it together. | Official LinkedIn Blog
Sharrica, Branka, Victor, De’Mond and Gabrielle are each on their own career journeys, and their professional communities are with them each step of the way. Whatever your version of success, know that you’re not in it alone.
2 days ago
The RPA Bible: Your Practical & Technical Guide to RPA | HFS Research
The rise of automation fueled by Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has allowed the world of business operations to think different and to think fresh.
2 days ago
Accenture adds European Automation Brains and Brawn with Genfour Acquisition - Horses for Sources
As an addendum, many of you have reached out to us since publishing this blog, regarding whether this was the right time for an emerging star in automation, like Genfour, to sell.
2 days ago
Better coordination networks to strengthen interdependent infrastructure resilience | NSF - National Science Foundation
After hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded research to investigate the broad impacts of these disasters.
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2 days ago
Books in Beta
The changing nature of work, and our evolving perspectives on learning and knowledge are the core themes of the four volumes of the perpetual beta series. Work is changing as we transition into the network era.
2 days ago
a new business ideology
“Ideas lead technology. Technology leads organizations. Organizations lead institutions. Then ideology brings up the rear, lagging all the rest—that’s when things really get set in concrete.” – Charles Green
2 days ago
Want to be a true strategic partner? The key is insights | Quantcast - Ad Age
Over the course of my career working with marketers and agency partners, it's inevitable that I get asked, "Tell me something I don't know." For some, this request can be frustrating or daunting. The truth is, it's one of my favorite to answer.
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2 days ago
Pricing - Voicera
How does the Premium trial work? Eva's just waiting for you to try it out. You have full access to all the Premium features of Voicera for 30 days. After 30 days you will need to provide a credit card to continue using the Premium features.
2 days ago
3 thoughts on Adobe acquiring Marketo for $4.75 billion and what it means for martech - Chief Marketing Technologist
The deal was announced yesterday afternoon: Adobe is acquiring Marketo for $4.75 billion. As TechCrunch noted in their coverage of the news, “[This acquisition] was a pretty nice return for Vista Equity partners, which purchased Marketo in May 2016 for $1.8 billion in cash.
2 days ago
How To Keep Your Enterprise's Digital Transformation Train Moving Forward
CEO of Nintex, company dedicated to intelligent business process automation. By now, most enterprises have a strategy for digital transformation. But unfortunately, transformation strategies are not going according to plan.
2 days ago
UN lacks plan to help climate migrants, finds internal report
The UN needs a coordinated approach to assist people forced to move by floods, storms, drought and other impacts worsened by global warming, an expert panel has found.
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Automated negotiation - Wikipedia
Automated negotiation is a form of interaction in systems that are composed of multiple autonomous agents, in which the aim is to reach agreements through an iterative process of making offers.
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3 days ago
Goodbye bots, hello people marketing | Opinion - Ad Age
While Gens Y & Z are famously prone to FOMO, my unscientific survey of hundreds of CMOs suggests many suffer from FOFB, "fear of falling behind." This fear manifests itself in positive ways like intense curiosity, networking with peers and continuous learning.
3 days ago
Where to Go After Product-Market Fit: An Interview with Marc Andreessen – Andreessen Horowitz
Editor’s note: This interview with Marc Andreessen was edited and condensed for clarity from the original conversation, and appears in The High Growth Handbook on scaling companies from 10 to 10,000 by Elad Gil. The full content has been reprinted below, with our own formatting.
3 days ago
Azure ml and dynamics 365
Upcoming SlideShare Loading in …5 × Azure ml and dynamics 365 1. Microsoft Showcase Jivtesh Singh Microsoft Business Solution MVP Azure ML and Dynamics 365 2.
3 days ago
Microsoft Dynamics AX Upgrade Integrates Power BI, Machine Learning - InformationWeek
The next generation of Microsoft's Dynamics AX, redesigned for cloud and upgraded with Power BI, Azure Machine Learning, and Cortana, is available for public preview. Cloud Vs. On-Premises: 6 Benefits Of Keeping Data Private (Click image for larger view and slideshow.
3 days ago
Best Customer Case Management: The 2018 CRM Service Leaders
With customer case management becoming more important than ever, competition in this category is increasingly tight. A recent Harvard Business Review study showed that when companies respond to consumers’ reviews online, even if they’re negative, their reputation improves.
3 days ago
Microsoft launches new AI applications for customer service and sales – TechCrunch
Like virtually every other major tech company, Microsoft is currently on a mission to bring machine learning to all of its applications. It’s no surprise then that it’s also bringing ‘AI’ to its highly profitable Dynamics 365 CRM products.
3 days ago
ContentSquare - Wikipedia
ContentSquare is an experience optimization platform for business that captures visitor behavior insights, designed to help increase conversions. It uses artificial intelligence to provide automatic recommendations. [1][2]
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3 days ago
Letting neural networks be weird • Neopets foods might as well be the product of...
Remember Neopets? It’s an online game where you can raise virtual pets that can grow, train, and battle one another in a virtual arena. Although I’ve never played it, people keep mentioning Neopets to me because apparently Neopets has very weird foods.
3 days ago
Disney’s ESPN streaming service has one million subscribers - Recode
Here is a number that will surprise lots of people in the media industry: Disney says it has a million paying subscribers for its ESPN+ streaming service, which it launched five months ago.
3 days ago
ESPN Streaming Service Surpasses One Million Subscribers - WSJ
ESPN said it has signed up more than one million paying subscribers for the streaming service it launched in April, a boost of confidence for majority-owner Walt Disney Co.’s effort to win over cable TV cord-cutters. The ESPN+ streaming service, priced at $4.
3 days ago
Twitter
#PwCProud this is some amazing work and amazing teams involved making a real difference - great colleagues too!! @Gill_PwC and teams winning the Chairman’s award #PwCAwards
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3 days ago
The 6 Habits of the Modern Chief Marketing Officer
Each year Gartner’s CMO Spend Survey digs into the scope and spending habits of CMOs. This survey shows that the role of the CMO has shifted significantly over recent years.
3 days ago
Login Page
Currently available only to Gartner clients. LinkedIn® must be connected to your Gartner account. After signing in, go to Profile > Preferences > Social Connections to connect your account.
3 days ago
Is the podcast bubble bursting? - Columbia Journalism Review
Podcasting was supposed to be one of the saviors of digital media—inexpensive, addicting, profitable, and popular. But now it’s like the old line from baseball legend Yogi Berra: “That place is so popular, no one goes there any more.
3 days ago
Flooding by design: planning, development, and the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston | NSF - National Science Foundation
After hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded research to investigate the broad impacts of these disasters.
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Zsuzsanna Budapest - Wikipedia
Zsuzsanna Emese Mokcsay (born 30 January 1940 in Budapest, Hungary) is an American author, activist, journalist, playwright and songwriter of Hungarian origin who writes about feminist spirituality and Dianic Wicca under the pen name Zsuzsanna Budapest or Z. Budapest.
3 days ago
How to Marry UX and AI to Outdo Your Competition
At the Marketing AI Institute, we read dozens of articles on artificial intelligence every week to uncover the most valuable ones for our subscribers and we curate them for you here. We call it 3 Links in 3 Minutes. Enjoy!
3 days ago
Twitter
“Alexa, what is the time, I can no longer read”
3 days ago
the economist
Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor's Picks. YUVAL NOAH HARARI may be the first global public intellectual to be native to the 21st century. Where other authors are carpetbaggers, hauling their 20th-century thinking into the new millennium, Mr Harari is its local boy done good.
3 days ago
Well-Off Millennials Are All Julia Salazar. I Wish We Weren’t.
In a culture that lionizes survivors of challenging childhoods, many of us who grew up lucky have been embellishers.
3 days ago
The "Developer Experience" Bait-and-Switch | Infrequently Noted
TL;DR: we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now “normal” and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no constraint on their use of JS…until it’s too late.
3 days ago
A Study Shows the Best Times of Day to Post to Social Media
U.S. companies are expected to spend more than $37 billion dollars on social media promotion annually each year by 2020, representing 24% of the economy’s total digital advertising spend.
3 days ago
Opinion | The Urgent Question of Trump and Money Laundering - The New York Times
How Bruce Ohr, President Trump’s latest Twitter target, fits a suspicious pattern of behavior on Russia. Donald Trump has a long history of doing what he thinks is best for Donald Trump. If he needs to discard friends, allies or wives along the way, so be it.
3 days ago
Opinion | The Republican Approach to Voter Fraud: Lie - The New York Times
He was a proud Korean War veteran. He was also black and lived in Texas. That meant that by 2013, Floyd Carrier, 86, was a prime target for the state’s voter suppression campaign, even though he was “Army strong.”
3 days ago
302 Found
This is a crib of a talk that Data & Society Founder and President danah boyd gave at the Online News Association conference in Austin, Texas on September 13, 2018. For a video of the talk, click here.
3 days ago
Expiring vs. Long-Term Knowledge · Collaborative Fund
How much of what you read today will you still care about a year from now? Any of it?
3 days ago
Make Sure Everyone on Your Team Sees Learning as Part of Their Job
As an executive coach, I speak regularly at corporate leadership development programs. During discussions, participants often confess the real reason they’re in the room, and it’s rarely “to grow and learn.
3 days ago
The Death of a Once Great City | Harper's Magazine
New York has been my home for more than forty years, from the year after the city’s supposed nadir in 1975, when it nearly went bankrupt.
3 days ago
The Obvious Question by KBIA on Apple Podcasts
Get ready to throw your assumptions about disability out the window! In "The Obvious Question," Madi Lawson, a 21-year-old journalism student who has two rare forms of muscular dystrophy, takes on the assumptions, misconceptions and just plain ignorance others have about people with disabilities. But this isn't your typical conversation about disability. In this podcast Madi talks with co-host Becky Smith and others about fashion, friendship, dating and more - challenging all the things you thought you knew about disability, but haven't had the chance to ask about before. You'll explore the glam and not-so-glam life of the real-life Wheelchair Barbie. So, buckle up - it's gonna be a bumpy ride.
3 days ago
Inside Facebook’s Election ‘War Room’ - The New York Times
MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sandwiched between Building 20 and Building 21 in the heart of Facebook’s campus, an approximately 25-foot-by-35-foot conference room is under construction. Thick cords of blue wiring hang from the ceiling, ready to be attached to window-size computer monitors on 16 desks.
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Fundamentals Rarely Change-Situations Do - Hank Barnes
One of the best parts of the Influencer Day that my colleagues (in our Gartner for Sales Leaders and Gartner for Marketing leaders practices) hold is the more off the cuff discussions that flow around the event.
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4 days ago
Little Bird
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4 days ago
Influence Scales. Control Does Not. - Hank Barnes
One of my favorite soundbites from the Gartner Symposium Keynote was “Influence Scales. Control Does Not.”   Peter Sondergaard made the statement as a rallying cry to CIOs to not feel threatened by IT spending shifting out of IT into the business.
4 days ago
A 3-Step Approach to Account-Based Marketing Success | MarketingProfs
Marketers have long believed that consumers and business buyers' paths to purchase are inherently different. B2C vs. B2B
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4 days ago
TechX365 - Seven Women Forging the Future of Healthcare With AI
Of all the ramifications that artificial intelligence is beginning to have on our world, the most important by far -- for obvious reasons -- will be its impact on human health.
4 days ago
the economist
EVERY other Tuesday at Facebook, and every Friday at YouTube, executives convene to debate the latest problems with hate speech, misinformation and other disturbing content on their platforms, and decide what should be removed or left alone.
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4 days ago
Dweb: Creating Decentralized Organizations with Aragon - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog
In the Dweb series, we are covering projects that explore what is possible when the web becomes decentralized or distributed. These projects aren’t affiliated with Mozilla, and some of them rewrite the rules of how we think about a web browser.
4 days ago
Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong - The Huffington Post
From the 16th century to the 19th, scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined.
4 days ago
The Business of Influence by Neal Schaffer - Publishizer
Social media represents the convergence of information and communication, and with more people both communicating through and consuming information on social media, we are seeing a true democratization of information.
4 days ago
Social Media Marketing: Looking Beyond Reach
Marketers have long focused on the reach of their social media messages as a key measurement. After all, if your post, tweet, video or image is being shared, reach represents how big an audience that asset is potentially making an impression on.
4 days ago
How to turn negative online reviews into marketing wins - Marketing Land
Reading a negative review about your company can feel like a punch to the gut. But once you get over the initial impact, there are lessons to be learned and a silver lining or two. Let’s look at all the ways you can turn a negative review into a positive thing for your business.
4 days ago
What is your ROI (Return on Influence)? - Digital Leadership Associates
What is your ROI (Return on Influence)? I was fortunate enough to listen to Brian Solis speak last month. He was sharing his views on the role of influencer marketing and how “pay to play” as he put it – think Kim Kardashian – is losing its worth in the business.
4 days ago
Fortnite legend Ninja is living the stream
This story appears in the Oct. 1 Gaming Issue of ESPN The Magazine. Subscribe today!
4 days ago
The imperative to automate business processes | McKinsey
As many organizations move to build their automation capabilities, recent survey results suggest that certain best practices will differentiate successful efforts from others.
4 days ago
The overlooked essentials of employee well-being | McKinsey
If you really want to increase employees’ health and well-being, focus on job control and social support. Workplace stress is exacting an ever-higher physical and psychological toll.
4 days ago
Data culture: Where organization meets analytics | McKinsey
Organizational culture can accelerate the application of analytics, amplify its power, and steer companies away from risky outcomes. Here are seven principles that underpin a healthy data culture. Revolutions, it’s been remarked, never go backward.
4 days ago
How white supremacists are thriving on YouTube - The Verge
The Interface is a daily column about the intersection of social media and democracy. Subscribe to the newsletter here. What role do major institutions play in the promotion of extremism? Two days into this week, we’ve already gotten two important looks at the issue.
4 days ago
Twitter
He wants to be considered the greatest gamer of all time. @E60 has the story on how @Ninja plans to pull it off.
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