Achieved almost 3000% ROI just from using Linkedin for get sales leads instead of the clutter of big and expensive data!
As in prior years, we’ve organized the trends into two categories. Disruptors are areas that can create sustainable positive disruption in IT capabilities, business operations, and sometimes even business models. Enablers are technologies in which many CIOs have already invested time and effort, but that warrant another look because of new developments, new capabilities, or new potential use cases. Each trend is presented with multiple examples of adoption to show the trend at work.
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You can’t let what you know limit what you can imagine. As you try to do something special, exciting, important in your work, as you work hard to devise creative solutions to stubborn problems, don’t just look to other organizations in your field (or to your past successes) for ideas and practices. Look to great organizations in all sorts of unrelated fields to see what works for them — and how you can apply their ideas to your problems. Who are the most unlikely organizations from which you learn? Do you have new ideas about where to look for new ideas?
Do you have that experience all the time when you go to conferences that you get back with tons of inspiration and materials, but find it hard to translate the experience into concrete action steps going forward. That’s why I’ve been thinking lately with the idea of a “decelerator“, as opposed to all the accelerators out there: creating a space that allows fast-moving entrepreneurs to slow down and refocus their energy and define their strategy.
Most Americans stay in the socio-economic class they were born into.A study released in March by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco reports that nearly half, 44%, of American adults who are in the bottom 20% in income were born to parents who were also in the bottom 20%; nearly half, 45%, of adults in the top 20% had parents who were also in the top 20%. Most Americans who were born in the middle 60% had parents who were also born in the middle 60%.
It is common knowledge that every person has an optimal way of learning. By analyzing a range of data sets that include curricula, student attendance records, and students’ behavior on e-learning platforms, IBM aims to turn big data into usable information for education systems on all levels. Want to see how syllabus can turn into syllabi? Check out the video here.
Illustration and animation by Brent Clouse
How come companhias are delivering services tailor made to their customers and in the case of education nothing is being done? Instead it’s like a mass market for mass skills delivery.
I’ve written in the past about how I see the role of a CEO to be one where you are repeatedly firing yourself. Joe Kraus brought my attention to thinking about the role in this way, and it has been an incredibly powerful mindset as Buffer has grown.
It’s been fascinating to see how this…