Accelerating digital innnovation inside and out (external link)
Authors: Gerald C. Kane, Doug Palmer, Anh Nguyen Phillips, David Kiron, and Natasha Buckley
MITSloan Management Review – June 4, 2019

“In the 2019 Digital Business Report, MIT SMR and Deloitte’s survey analysis and executive interviews unveil the distinctive characteristics of innovation in digitally maturing organizations. Ecosystems and cross-functional teams allow them to be agile, but this increased agility demands a thorough consideration of governance as well.”

A new era for culture, change, and leadership (external link)
A Conversation Between Edgar H. Schein and Peter A. Schein
MITSloan Management Review – June 5, 2019

“With the world in flux, organizations and the people within them need close relationships to thrive.”

How Can We Overcome the Challenge of Biased and Incomplete Data? (external link)
A Conversation with Alexandra Olteanu
Knowledge@Wharton – June 5, 2019

“Data analytics and artificial intelligence are transforming our lives. Be it in health care, in banking and financial services, or in times of humanitarian crises — data determine the way decisions are made. But often, the way data is collected and measured can result in biased and incomplete information, and this can significantly impact outcomes.”

Why We Need a People-First AI Strategy? (external link)
A Conversation with Soumitra Dutta
Knowledge@Wharton – June 7, 2019

“With more access to data and growing computing power, artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly powerful. But for it to be effective and meaningful, we must embrace people-first artificial intelligence strategies, according to Soumitra Dutta, professor of operations, technology, and information management at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. “There has to be a human agency-first kind of principle that lets people feel empowered about how to make decisions and how to use AI systems to support their decision-making,” notes Dutta. ”

A Non-Scientist’s Guide to Neuromarketing Toolkit (external link)
Author: Hilke Plassmann
Insead Knowledge – June 10, 2019

“Neuromarketing – which uses advanced technology to measure involuntary human response such as brain region activation – is designed to glean a deeper and purer picture of consumer preference than people will willingly give companies. But choosing the wrong technological tools for the job can be just as damaging as a focus group gone awry.”

Digital Augmented Education – Are you ready to experiment? (external link)
Author: Chengyi Lin
Global Focus – June 10, 2019

“In 2018, total registered learners in the top MOOC platforms passed the 100 million mark. The total number of online courses was over 11,400. Roughly 18.2% of the courses are business related, a number that closely follows the 20.4% on technology. (Source 1) After seven years, the MOOC movement is starting to bear fruit from its root philosophy: providing education access to those who could not afford otherwise.”

How can Agile working benefit customer insight teams (external link)
Author: Paul Luaghlin
MyCustomer.com – June 10, 2019

“Agile working is being adopted by more and more organisations. But what does Agile working bring to customer insight teams?”

To recruit younger people, you have to understand them. Here’s a guide (external link)
Author: Bernadette Wightman
World Economic Forum – June 14, 2019

“Global organizations today are faced with talent shortages, skills gaps and ageing workforces. To overcome these challenges, businesses need to look to younger generations – but what can companies do to attract and retain the best talent from among millennials and Generation Z?”

Tackling Bias in Artificial Intelligence and in Humans (external link)
Authors: ake Silberg and James Manyika
McKinsey – June, 2019

“The growing use of artificial intelligence in sensitive areas, including for hiring, criminal justice, and healthcare, has stirred a debate about bias and fairness. Yet human decision making in these and other domains can also be flawed, shaped by individual and societal biases that are often unconscious. Will AI’s decisions be less biased than human ones? Or will AI make these problems worse? ”

A Revolution at the Organization’s Core: Millenials (external link)
Authors: Guido Stein, Miguel Martín
The European Business Review – May 28, 2019

How do organisations strategise to create a sound and functional workforce? In this article, the authors present how various companies and businesses restructured the workplace and devise new methods and work culture to keep up with the demands of the new generations


Michael Sandel – The Tyranny of Merit

Work hard, play by the rules, and you’ll go as far as your talents will take you. Right? But so often this isn’t how the system works. In this powerful new RSA Minimate, political philosopher Michael Sandel confronts our age of stalling social mobility and entrenched inequality, and asks: what would it take to give everyone a fair shot at a good life?.

The minds behind the award-winning RSA Animate series are back! RSA Minimates are super-short, information-packed animations for busy people. All audio excerpts are taken from live, FREE events at the RSA’s HQ in London, and animated by Cognitive. This animation was produced by RSA Senior Events and Animations Producer, Abi Stephenson.