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Effective leadership in a digital environment involves vision, curiosity, empowerment, and collaboration.
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Explore interactive charts from the 2018 MIT SMR/Deloitte Digital Business Study and find out learning and leadership models are evolving in today’s digital business environment. Personalize the data to see how your organization measures up.
The seductive clamor of social media is a workplace reality from which there’s no retreat. Those who’ll succeed in this distraction-filled world as managers and innovators must combine two seemingly opposing traits: They must to be able to absorb information from many sources and to focus intensely. Together, these apparently contradictory qualities comprise the skill set for managing your most valuable personal resource — your attention — in a hyper-connected age.
Santa Ono, the University of British Columbia’s president and vice-chancellor, details his personal social media strategy and some ways universities can better prepare students to join the workforce in today’s digital era.
Colin Schiller, president of Everwise Corp., explains how the company’s mentoring solution improves employee development.
John Glaser, vice president of population health at Cerner Corporation, discusses the opportunities and challenges presented by health care data.
“Work groups,” scalable, self-forming teams that encourage continuous learning, provide a new organizing model for project teams.
Dr. John Halamka, chief information officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA, explains how technology projects are conceived and scaled through the organization.
Humanyze tracks technology and facility use (anonymously) to help partner organizations motivate their workforces and increase efficiencies.
IT alignment can produce inertia — unless it’s accompanied by the right culture. Sure, closely aligning IT with the rest of a company’s strategy can cut costs and improve the ability to collect data, facilitating the creation of early-warning systems and operational dashboards. But a less regimented approach has its place, too, allowing responses to changing business and economic conditions that are swift and creative.
Box subscription companies are growing dramatically, using a high level of personalization and artificial intelligence algorithms to keep customers satisfied and eager for more. Their astute use of social media and influence marketing has also contributed to their startling success.
When faced with an emerging technology, many companies have trouble responding — not because they don’t recognize how it impacts their business, but because they have difficulty managing the uncertainty around the new technology’s competitive viability. And when the technology significantly disrupts the company’s existing business, it can create structural impediments to pursuing opportunities.
What’s happening this week at the intersection of management and technology: Three stages of digital transformation; questions for digital disruptors; IoT and blockchain in the supply chain.
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