A Conversation with... Nabeel Ahmad
December 12 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Join us for a lively conversation with Dr. Nabeel Ahmad about the intersection of business, technology, and learning -- three rapidly changing, interconnected topics. Nabeel is a Distinguished Principal Research Fellow at The Conference Board's Human Capital Center and a Partner at Rose Rock Dynamics, a learning strategy consultancy.
Nick Morgan on How to Connect with People in a Virtual World
July 18 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join communication expert Nick Morgan as he discusses his new book, Can You Hear Me?: How to Connect with People in a Virtual World, which outlines five big problems with virtual communication and offers entrepreneurs, business professionals, and managers a clear path forward for helping us connect better with others in a more virtual world.
Will AI Regulation Stifle Potential for Social Good?
January 03 | Alex Parkinson, Communications Institute Co-Leader, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Artificial intelligence (AI) could help to address significant societal challenges, including those identified in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For organizations that seek to use such technology for social good, an understanding of the existing use cases and potential for social impact should be considered within the context of a heightened regulatory framework that might stifle successes.
Artificial Intelligence: The Key Unifier Between the CIO and CHRO
September 24 | Amy Lui Abel, PhD, Vice President, Human Capital Research, The Conference Board | Lyle Yorks, EdD, Distinguished Principal Research Fellow, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Current debates regarding the future of AI often center around its impact on front-line workers and business operations. But companies should place more priority on the role AI will have on the C-Suite. Both now and even more so down the road, the implications of AI will warrant unprecedented collaboration between two key roles: the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO).
The Internet of Things Needs Design, Not Just Technology
May 12 | Scott A. Nelson | Paul Metaxatos | Comments (0)
Gartner Research predicts that the typical family home will contain as many as 500 networked devices by 2020. Similarly, Ericsson forecasts 50 billion connected “things” by the same date.
The U.S. Can’t Count on Technology to Revive the Job Market
June 09 | Uday Karmarkar, LA Times Professor of Technology and Strategy, UCLA Anderson School of Management | Comments (0)
I and others believe that the recession may have precipitated or accelerated certain long-term changes in employment patterns that will mean slower job creation, lower total returns to labor, higher skill requirements, and issues with income inequality.
To Use Technology Effectively, Ask the Tough Questions
February 07 | Ron Ashkenas, Managing Partner, Schaffer Consulting | Comments (0)
Over the years I’ve talked with hundreds of managers about the reasons for complexity in their organizations — and in almost all cases they cite “technology” as one of the main culprits. But in the next breath, they also acknowledge that technology has revolutionized the way they work.
The Pace of Technology Adoption is Speeding Up
January 06 | Rita Gunther McGrath, Ph.D., Professor, Columbia Business School | Comments (0)
Many people suggest that rates of new product introduction and adoption are speeding up, but is it really, across the board? The answer seems to be yes. An automobile industry trade consultant, for instance, observes that “Today, a typical automotive design cycle is approximately 24 to 36 months."