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The 9 Megatrends That Will Boost Your Organization’s Legs
Some see an iceberg here, others see an inverted underwater mountain range.
The 9 Megatrends That Will Boost Your Organization’s Legs

One way or another.

The Case for Analog Skills in a Digital Age
The Case for Analog Skills in a Digital Age

Growing up digital is not exactly conducive to developing the very skills that technology cannot replace.

Smart and Smarter Cities
Smart and Smarter Cities

What Makes a Place Smart? It’s All About Infrastructure

“Hybrid Work Structures Are Here to Stay”
“Hybrid Work Structures Are Here to Stay”

As businesses adapt to a hybrid workforce, having effective collaboration tools in place is key. Author and technology expert Phil Simon opens our eyes to the underused potential of new collaboration technologies that will make…

The Road to the Future Is Paved with 5G
The Road to the Future Is Paved with 5G

The technology that drives the Internet of Things powers the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

All About AI – Part 3: Robots, Robots, Robots
All About AI – Part 3: Robots, Robots, Robots

Sometimes you need a machine to perform actions in the physical world. And that’s what we call a robot. Robots need to be able to sense the world and to act upon it.

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Henrik Horn Andersen, Iben Nelson and Kare Ronex

Virtual Facilitation

Learning experts reveal the secrets of running effective virtual sessions.

Wiley
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Larry English

Office Optional

You and your remote workers can build a strong virtual culture and increase your competitive advantage.

Larry English
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Jordan Schneider

The Future of American Industry Depends on Open Source Tech

Open source: collaborative, transparent, public and vital to the future.

Wired
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Stuart Russell

“Human-compatible AI” by Stuart Russell (Data Driven Paris)

You need AI to help you live the life you want, and developers will make sure you get it.

Firstmark
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Michael Lee Stallard

Connection Culture, Second Edition

Give your employees connectedness to improve their health, happiness, engagement and productivity.

ATD Publications
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Rishad Tobaccowala

Restoring the Soul of Business

To create meaningful workplaces, balance the story and spreadsheet.

HarperCollins Leadership
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HOW (NOT) TO COMPETE WITH A ROBOT

Robots and AI Can Do Many Things. But What Will Remain Reserved for Humans?

I Wrote This but Don’t Actually Understand What I Said
I Wrote This but Don’t Actually Understand What I Said
I Wrote This but Don’t Actually Understand What I Said

Grasping the complexities and ambiguities of human language is a whole different ballgame.

Bloody Hell!
Bloody Hell!
Bloody Hell!

Robots have much to offer in the medical world, and can even carry out operations, but don’t worry: There’s still a surgeon behind their actions.

You’ve Got to Have Heart to Have Art
You’ve Got to Have Heart to Have Art
You’ve Got to Have Heart to Have Art

Artificial intelligence offers artists an amazing tool set, but only humans make meaning.

There Will Always Be Lawyers
There Will Always Be Lawyers
There Will Always Be Lawyers

AI can crunch the data, but good deals require wily humans. 

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A Dozen Books, Summarized in a Handful of Abstracts – in One Story: Our Longreads

WATER CRISIS

Too Much Water, and Not Enough
Too Much Water, and Not Enough
Too Much Water, and Not Enough

It’s a paradox of climate change that rising global temperatures mean rising seas but also retreating freshwater resources. What technologies can help?

LEARNING

Make Virtual Training Effective
Make Virtual Training Effective
Make Virtual Training Effective

Moving learning online can be a win-win – when done correctly. 

REMOTE SELLING

How to Make Remote Selling Work
How to Make Remote Selling Work
How to Make Remote Selling Work

It is not exactly easy these days to provide customer care and to acquire new customers for companies – but it’s not impossible. Here’s how to do it.

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“What Is the Secret of Remote Working?”
“What Is the Secret of Remote Working?”
“What Is the Secret of Remote Working?”

The coronavirus pandemic is currently forcing many companies to advise employees to work from home. Here are four steps to help make this organizational crisis a success.

BACKGROUND

What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

A convergence of technologies is swiftly transforming the world. Are you ready for its perils and opportunities?

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All About AI
The basics of Artificial Intelligence. 

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The future of Artificial Intelligence.

 

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Soft Skills Series: Because Digital Transformation is more about culture than about tech. 

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Viral Virus Disruption
Post Corona
Viral Virus Disruption

Marketing professor Scott Galloway offers his knowledgeable, rowdy take on how the pandemic is changing, has already changed and will continue to change the US economy and its components.

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Change can be exciting or stressful, or both. Organizations can’t grow without change, but deciding how, when and why to change depends on your company's issues and opportunities. Herewith, some models, frameworks, lines of thinking and case histories, all focused in managing change.

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If your workplace isn't the home office, you'll appreciate meeting colleagues in person. Some of them at the coffee machine. The human ones, at least. But chances are that some of your collaborators are AI-powered. It doesn't have to be in the physical form of a robot, though.

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Organizational Development is two things. First, it is a specific strategy for corporate effectiveness and strength that uses ideas from behavioral science. Second, it's a generic term for discussing concepts and strategies for improving your organization. While other channels cover organizational design, growth, change, management, restructuring, and more, here you will find expert authors' general ideas about the overall effort to create strong, lasting organizations.

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