New Digital Tools Change the Way the World Tackles Poverty
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New Digital Tools Change the Way the World Tackles Poverty

Digital transformation is lifting people out of poverty and creating new markets.

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Small Data: The Next Big Thing?
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Small Data: The Next Big Thing?

Data analytics leaders need to turn to new techniques to raise the levels of creativity and innovation within their organizations. Here is how to unlock the AI value contribution with small data and AI tools.

Cautionary Tales from Companies That Squandered Their Market Lead
Cautionary Tales from Companies That Squandered Their Market Lead
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Cautionary Tales from Companies That Squandered Their Market Lead

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How to Prevent Digital Transformation Collapse

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Arancha González Laya

Factories are no longer the sure route to prosperity. Here's why

The age-old manufacturing path to prosperity does not carry national development far enough.

World Economic Forum
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Ivailo Izvorski and Kenan Karakülah

4 Lessons for Developing Countries from Advanced Economies’ Past

The economic history of the advanced nations offers hints on the future of developing countries.

Brookings Institution
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Yunfei Feng, Winter Nie, James Wang and Mark Greeven

The Future of Global Retail

Business leaders can glean lessons from the innovative approaches of Chinese e-commerce companies.

Routledge
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Kirill Eremenko

Confident Data Skills

Data scientist Kirill Eremenko explains big data, algorithms, data analysis and careers in data.

Kogan Page Publishers
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Data Driven

Learn from the experts how technology can support marketing in the digital era.

McGraw-Hill Education
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Bo Burlingham

Small Giants

Small companies do great things. Many work better than the big guys – that`s why they stay small.

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“It’s Not an Evolution, It’s a Revolution”
“It’s Not an Evolution, It’s a Revolution”
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“It’s Not an Evolution, It’s a Revolution”

getAbstract founder Patrick Brigger takes a look at the next horizon line to see the role artificial intelligence will play in business. 

“This Process is Relentless and You Will Either Adapt or Die”
“This Process is Relentless and You Will Either Adapt or Die”
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“This Process is Relentless and You Will Either Adapt or Die”

Robotic process automation repurposes older software technologies for exponential gains. Christopher Surdak, author of The Care and Feeding of Bots, offers a glimpse into the next wave of digital transformation.

“Mapped Perfection Is Often Not What Learners Want.”
“Mapped Perfection Is Often Not What Learners Want.”
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“Mapped Perfection Is Often Not What Learners Want.”

How do you keep learners engaged in organizational training? Hadiya Nuriddin, author of StoryTraining, advises outstanding storytelling to become an attention magnet – a key facilitation skill in times of hybrid learning.

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What’s Next for the LXP Ecosystem?

The rapid consumerization of enterprise software is not a transitory trend. In fact, it’s just getting started – with disruptive consequences for existing and emerging learning platforms on the web.

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

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

“Virtual Learning Is a Great Equalizer.”
“Virtual Learning Is a Great Equalizer.”
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“Virtual Learning Is a Great Equalizer.”

COVID-19 accelerated digital transformation in all areas, including the L&D space. Blended learning pioneer Jennifer Hofmann shares some of her experiences working with clients over the past year.

How to Prepare for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet
How to Prepare for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet
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How to Prepare for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet

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Donald H. Taylor

Learning and Development Global Sentiment Survey 2022

L&D is situated at an inflection point: It must prove its value to stakeholders at a time when employee skill development matters more than ever.

Donald H. Taylor
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Jason Wingard and Christine Farrugia

The Great Skills Gap

Business leaders and academics explore ways to prepare students and mid-career employees for the future of work.

Stanford UP
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Teri Hart

Hardwired to Learn

Harness your ability to learn at any age to grow your career and reach your highest potential.

Teri Hart
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Amy C. Edmondson

The Business of Learning

Psychologically safe workplaces foster creativity, collaboration and constructive candor.

The Business of Learning Podcast
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Michelle Parry-Slater

The Learning and Development Handbook

Get need-to-know insights into modern workforce learning in this end-to-end guide for learning professionals.

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

Make Me Rich!
Make Me Rich!
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Make Me Rich!

Humans are poor investors – but will robots do any better?

Leading AI
Leading AI
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Leading AI

Visionary CEOs are integrating artificial intelligence (AI) solutions as they navigate through digital transformation, but they’re still very human.

Robots Need Bias Awareness Training, Too
Robots Need Bias Awareness Training, Too
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Robots Need Bias Awareness Training, Too

Despite their veneer of objectivity, algorithms are as biased as the humans creating them.

Robot Soccer Is Boring!
Robot Soccer Is Boring!
This 6 min. read saves you up to 11 hours
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Robot Soccer Is Boring!

AI-powered automation is revolutionizing many industries but for all robots can do, movement is still quite limited.

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