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Are we taking the “People” out of “People Analytics”?

By othamar / March 6, 2015 / 0 Comments
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Are we stepping into a world where the human opinion is just an irrelevant data point in a sea of big data?

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The Next Generation of Hiring is Job Matching

By Ben Baldwin / March 3, 2015 / 0 Comments
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This post “The Next Generation of Hiring is Job Matching” appeared first in The Wall Street Journal. Finding the right employees to grow your business is such a massive pain point that investors have pumped billions of dollars over the past decade into trying to alleviate this headache — $400 million in venture capital for … Read moreThe Next Generation of Hiring is Job Matching

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Curt Carlson’s Comments on the i4j Innovation for Jobs Ecosystem Summit

By David Nordfors / March 3, 2015 / 0 Comments
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by Curt Carlson, Founder and CEO of  Practice of Innovation. The original post is available here. David Nordfors & Vint Cerf From around the world sixty invited experts on areas of innovation gathered at Google yesterday at the “Innovation for Jobs Ecosystem Conference.”  The conference co-chairs were David Nordfors (founder and director of the center for Innovation Journalism) and Vint Cerf (“father” … Read moreCurt Carlson’s Comments on the i4j Innovation for Jobs Ecosystem Summit

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Office Extinction: The Rise of Fully Distributed Teams

By amontalenti / February 25, 2015 / 0 Comments
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Esko Kilpi wrote: For most of the developed world, firms, as much as markets, make up the dominant economic pattern. The Internet is nothing less than an extinction-level event for the traditional firm. The Internet, together with technological intelligence, makes it possible to create totally new forms of economic entities… Also very small firms can … Read moreOffice Extinction: The Rise of Fully Distributed Teams

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Where Will Work Come from in the Era of the Cloud and Big Data?

By David Nordfors / February 25, 2015 / 0 Comments
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Contents1 Where Will Work Come from in the Era of the Cloud and Big Data?2 Or3 Sustainable Growth and Work in the Era of Cloud and Big Data: Will Escaping the Commodity Trap Be our Undoing? Where Will Work Come from in the Era of the Cloud and Big Data? Or Sustainable Growth and Work … Read moreWhere Will Work Come from in the Era of the Cloud and Big Data?

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Jobs And The W-2 Economy

By Steve Denning / February 25, 2015 / 0 Comments
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The transition to the Creative Economy is key to creating good jobs for most people

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Can Innovation Create Jobs? Highlights from the Innovation for Jobs Summit, DC

By Tess Posner / February 23, 2015 / 0 Comments
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By Tess Posner @tessposner Managing Director, SamaUSA What if innovation could create jobs instead of destroy them? In October 2014, SamaUSA participated in the i4j DC Summit for Job Innovation: How to Disrupt Unemployment. It was an exciting and provocative event based around the premise that technological innovation can create a whole new paradigm for meaningful work that … Read moreCan Innovation Create Jobs? Highlights from the Innovation for Jobs Summit, DC

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Vint Cerf: How ‘internetworking’ became THE INTERNET

By iiijadmin / November 26, 2014 / Comments Off on Vint Cerf: How ‘internetworking’ became THE INTERNET
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  ‘New Narratives: Innovation for Jobs’ is a series by i4j (Innovation for Jobs) and the GPA exploring perspectives on important topics that will impact the future of work, jobs and employment. About i4j: (iiij.org/i4j) Innovation for Jobs conferences bring together individuals from the public and private sectors to discuss the changing economy. “We engage … Read moreVint Cerf: How ‘internetworking’ became THE INTERNET

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i4j DC Paris Report: How To Disrupt Unemployment

By iiijadmin / November 22, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j DC Paris Report: How To Disrupt Unemployment
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“HOW TO DISRUPT UNEMPLOYMENT” i4j DC OCTOBER 13-14 2014 the national academy of sciences, washington dc, u.s. organizers: vint cerf and david nordfors, google / iiij i4j PARIS SEPTEMBER 6 2014 u.s. embassy, hotel de talleyrand, paris, france organizers: stefano scarpetta and david nordfors, oecd / iiij How can innovation  disrupt unemployment and create meaningful … Read morei4j DC Paris Report: How To Disrupt Unemployment

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Horizontalism: Why Innovation is Becoming the Introduction of New Common Language

By iiijadmin / November 8, 2014 / Comments Off on Horizontalism: Why Innovation is Becoming the Introduction of New Common Language
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We can not innovate faster than we can introduce new shared language. This is hard logics, it needs no analytics to be proven true. Because every innovation needs a name, so we can refer to it, a definition so that we know what it is (or isn’t) and a narrative so that we can relate to it. Otherwise … Read moreHorizontalism: Why Innovation is Becoming the Introduction of New Common Language

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