Mon.Sep 25, 2023

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Has innovation changed over the last ten years?

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation is certainly a complex and dynamic process that involves many factors and actors and I certainly feel it has been shifting in its focus. I have been thinking of where we have been placing the emphasis over the past ten years. I decided to ask GPT-4 what major shifts have occurred in how we approached innovation ten years ago and today. It was suggested that these were the following.

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The Top 20 Symptoms of a Weak Development Team

TechEmpower Innovation

When speaking with founders and CEOs, we often hear concerns like this: My project manager is losing confidence in the development team. The PMs are seeing late deliveries and bugs that suggest the devs just aren’t capable enough. I think that poor communication and differing team cultures might be part of the problem, but how can I know for sure? It’s a good question.


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How to Evaluate a Job Candidate’s Critical Thinking Skills in an Interview

Harvard Business Review

The oldest and still the most powerful tactic for fostering critical thinking is the Socratic method, developed over 2,400 years ago by Socrates, one of the founders of Western philosophy. The Socratic method uses thought-provoking question-and-answer probing to promote learning. It focuses on generating more questions than answers, where the answers are not a stopping point but the beginning of further analysis.

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AI and the Productivity Paradox

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In the 1970’s and 80’s, business investment in computer technology were increasing by more than twenty percent per year. Strangely though, productivity growth had decreased during the same period. Economists found this turn of events so strange that they called it the productivity paradox to underline their confusion.

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LLMs in Production: Tooling, Process, and Team Structure

Speaker: Dr. Greg Loughnane and Chris Alexiuk

Technology professionals developing generative AI applications are finding that there are big leaps from POCs and MVPs to production-ready applications. They're often developing using prompting, Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG), and fine-tuning (up to and including Reinforcement Learning with Human Feedback (RLHF)), typically in that order. However, during development – and even more so once deployed to production – best practices for operating and improving generative AI applications are le

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Good Judgment Is a Competitive Advantage in the Age of AI

Harvard Business Review

With generative AI, the technology game has changed — suddenly everyone is a potential programmer. But as we travel these technological leaps forward, there’s still a fundamental, longstanding capability every organization will need to realize AI’s true potential: judgment. That idea of judgment in the age of AI was a central tenet of the work of the authors’ late colleague, visionary friend, and longtime HBR contributor Alessandro Di Fiore.

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The Personality of a Business: More Than Just a Brand Image

Tullio Siragusa

The Personality of a Business: More Than Just a Brand Image What makes you loyal to a brand? It’s more than just their products. In our day-to-day life, we often ascribe personalities to the people we meet — the cheerful neighbor, the meticulous colleague, or the compassionate friend. Just as individuals radiate distinct personalities, businesses too emanate unique auras.

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Are We the Creators or the Created? The Enigma of Creativity

Phil McKinney

The question of whether we are truly creative or just following God's predetermined path has been a matter of debate for centuries. As a writer, I often wonder if my words are truly a creation of my own or predetermined by God's plan. This paradox of creativity is not limited to writers but applies to all forms of art, music, and innovation.

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The Innovation Portfolio Management Playbook


A well-managed innovation portfolio drives ongoing innovation success. The Innovation Portfolio Management Playbook is designed to help you design, manage, and report on your innovation portfolio effectively. Inside, you’ll find helpful definitions, proven methodologies, and a variety of tools that you can start using today.

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Google Analytics 4: What It Is and Its Impact for Your Businesses


Google Analytics 4 is here. The latest iteration of the powerhouse web analytics tool, known as GA4, might be leaving you wondering, “What does this mean for me and my business?” In this landscape of ever-evolving technologies, it can be difficult to keep track of the most important changes and the impact they have on your teams. At Brunner, we have helped dozens of clients across a range of industries manage the transition to Google Analytics 4.

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