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Transforming existing schools is an exercise in futility

Christensen Institute

The need to transform our K–12 schools grows more pressing each day. But here’s the hard truth: transforming existing schools is nearly impossible. The primary obstacle? Value networks. What is a value network ? It’s the environment that an organization exists within—the external entities that provide key resources and define the rules for staying in business.

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Find the AI Approach That Fits the Problem You’re Trying to Solve

Harvard Business Review

AI moves quickly, but organizations change much more slowly. What works in a lab may be wrong for your company right now. If you know the right questions to ask, you can make better decisions, regardless of how fast technology changes. You can work with your technical experts to use the right tool for the right job. Then each solution today becomes a foundation to build further innovations tomorrow.

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3 Steps to Building a Psychologically Safe Environment

Innovation Excellence

or The No-Cost, No-Hug Secret to Smarter Teams GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton Welcome to the exciting conclusion of “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Psychological Safety but Were Afraid to Ask.

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Designing a Great Early-User Program

Harvard Business Review

Early user programs are critical to the success of products. But B2B companies often are disappointed with their results. The problem is the way they are designed and implemented. This article provides a process that can make a big difference in helping companies do a better job of choosing early users and harvesting valuable information. They can have a significant impact on the success of a new product launch.

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Implementing Intelligent Document Processing Solutions: Why It Works

See how companies like yours are tackling some of today’s most common business problems using AI-assisted automation for document processing. Manually capturing, extracting, and processing data within documents is a costly and outdated practice that’s holding your company back. IDP takes document processing to a whole new level so you can understand and use your data more effectively than ever before.

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PBTO: Asking the Right Questions and Questioning the right things with Dr. Alan Barnard

Rmukesh Gupta

In this conversation with @DrAlanBarnard, we explore how the principles of the Theory of Constraints (originally created by Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt) can be used to not only drive significant business results but also to help us make high stake decisions as leaders. In this freewheeling conversation, we explore Dr Barnard’s story about how he met with Dr.

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Moving Beyond Boundaries in the Ecosystem of Enterprises


Sub – Title: “Prosperity Unleashed Through Collaborative Power” The Ecosystem of Enterprises- the Apex in the Hierarchy of Business Ecosystems The Ecosystem of Enterprises Layer- the pinnacle or apex Ascend to the pinnacle within the Hierarchy of Business Ecosystem Needs where entities dynamically achieve prosperity through collaborative efforts across Enterprises—the Collaborative and Sustaining Prosperity point.

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Stuck on a Problem? Try Switching Up Your Approach

Harvard Business Review

A conversation with Cheryl Strauss Einhorn on decision-making dexterity.

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7 Strategic Planning Frustrations and How to Eliminate Them


I think Brainzooming has heard every strategic planning frustration. They’ve come via talking and consulting with organizations across industries. When clients reach out to us , they are generally up in arms about the shortcomings of their previous planning initiatives and are looking for a successful approach.

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A Quick Guide to Open Innovation Crowdsourcing Challenges


The power of the crowd is increasingly being recognized as a potent tool in problem-solving and innovation. Open innovation , as facilitated through crowdsourcing challenges, provides a pathway for businesses to tap into the collective intelligence and expertise of a diverse group of individuals and companies, transcending traditional company borders.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Learning on the Job: Do We Learn and Develop Faster with In-Person Collaboration?

Michael Roberto

Source: [link] Do we learn more from in-person collaborators than remote teammates? That question has been top of mind for many people over the past few years. Much of the dialogue about this question has not been evidence-based though. It's been highly anecdotal. Recently, however, I read about some fascinating research on the topic. Frank van der Wouden and Hyejin Youn analyzed more than 17 million academic publications over decades to address the question of whether local collaboration genera