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Looking for Humanity in Data: IBM Watson’s CTO Rob High Defines the Emerging Era of Cognitive Computing

POSTED ON March 8th  - POSTED IN Artificial Intelligence, Humanity in Data, Insights

As humans, it’s increasingly clear that we continuously upload our identities everyday. Those needs and propensities become quantified and contextualized. For companies like IBM Watson, understanding the human condition is important so technology can increasingly define patterns, learn and potentially predict outcomes that benefit both business and industry. We were pleased to host Rob High, […]

How Trust Impacts Culture in a Cross-Generational Workplace

POSTED ON February 25th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

The foundation of any relationship: Trust. It makes sense, then, that trust is also the key ingredient to developing a successful work culture. So we must understand why trust has become increasingly important at work. And in a cross-generational workplace, we must know how trust is defined by the different generations. In relationships, trust is […]

Looking for Humanity in Data: Understanding Sensemaking from HyLighter

POSTED ON February 18th  - POSTED IN Artificial Intelligence, Future Of Business, Humanity in Data, Work Culture

This was an educational episode that covered the basis of a data approach called Sensemaking. David Lebow, Inventor and CEO of HyLighter was our esteemed guest. Below are the highlights from our discussion with David. For details on the podcast please listen here in its entirety: What is sensemaking in one sentence? While sensemaking has […]

The Jobs of the Future are YET to be Written

POSTED ON February 2nd  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

I’ve been told I’m a fatalist. Perhaps I am. For all the research I’ve done on the Future of Work and among the amazing peers I’ve collaborated with in this category, it is so clear to me that the past definitely does NOT dictate the future. As the image implies, there was a time when […]

Smart Marketers Move “Beyond the Transaction”

POSTED ON December 16th  - POSTED IN Context, Insights

I was blown away by an article the other week, “When Advertising no longer works, It’s time to reinvent“, The author of that statement was S Yesudas, Founder of a new agency called Trigger Bridge, a 20 year ad veteran, with experience in top media agencies like Vizeum and its parent, Aegis Media. This struck a […]

Can Technology Influence Humanity in the Workplace?

POSTED ON December 1st  - POSTED IN ArCompany

If it isn’t obvious by now, the inherent changes in the marketplace has created a domino effect in business. While the economy has wreaked havoc on the perception of stability in the workplace, companies are also realizing that employee loyalty has also significantly declined. There is a survivalist mentality in the realization that careers within […]

The Cynic’s Viewpoint: Is it Possible to Construct an Organization of Caring?

POSTED ON November 10th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

In the last two weeks I’ve become engaged conversation with colleagues who have experienced recent layoffs. Each situation was different. (Note: the names and situations have been modified)  In the first situation, Ben had been a successful banker for an established global  financial services company for over 20 years. He had progressed through the ranks, and overtime […]

Boomer Think Tank: We Boomers Are Still Relevant!

POSTED ON November 5th  - POSTED IN Boomer Think Tank

Sherree Worrell wrote a powerful post entitled, “Are We Boomers Still Relevant?” We followed that post with a discussion that delves deeper into the subject matter. We invited Boomers to discuss their views on media’s communication of typical stereotypes, their overlooked contributions, their influential buying power and the recessional impacts in their lives. Here are some current stats about […]