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December 28, 2017

How to Drive Effective Strategy at Fintech Companies

What does not get measured seldom gets managed. It’s time that attention is paid to making the strategy measurable, and this is where the effectiveness of execution comes into play.
December 19, 2017

Debias for Better Innovation

Everyone thinks that they are less biased than their peers. This susceptibility to the bias blind spot appears to be pervasive, and is unrelated to people’s intelligence, self-esteem, and actual ability to make unbiased judgments and decisions.
December 14, 2017

Big Data: Forget Volume and Variety, Focus On Velocity

Data is said to age like wine—meaning the longer it’s kept, the more insights you’ll be able to glean from it. While this may be true for some forms of data, this analogy doesn’t apply to all situations.
December 13, 2017

How Using a Flexible Team Decision-Making Approach Can Bring Success

When teams are coming up with their operating norms, one of the key areas that is almost always discussed is decision-making. Every team has to make decisions. The really important thing to gain team understanding around is how this team is going to make the decisions it needs to make.
December 12, 2017

5 Lessons On Making The Leap From Big Data To Wise Decision Making (Part 2 of 2)

From his vantage point as someone who evolved from a collector of enormous amounts of data to a wise decision-maker at high levels of business and government, few are more qualified than Vince Barabba to offer guidance on how to bridge the chasm that usually separates big data and wise decisions.
December 11, 2017

Are You Making The Leap From Big Data To Wise Decision Making? (Part 1 of 2)

Many companies are grappling with how to leverage the opportunities arising from big data. But, there’s nothing new about exponential technology change and the accelerating ability to capture enormous amounts of data. And, there’s a lot to learn from earlier pioneers about how to tackle this challenge.
December 4, 2017

How Bad Decision Making Could Undermine Good Innovation

You can be innovative and still get steamrolled as layers of internal management turn your creative ideas into something unrecognizable.
November 30, 2017

These Dogs Vote by Sneezing

For the dogs, sneezing “is a form of communication,” says study co-author Reena Walker, who performed the research as a student at Brown University and a research technician at the Botswana Predator Conservation Trust. “The sneeze acts as some kind of signal that shapes decision-making.”
November 27, 2017

3 Lessons We Can Learn from Jeff Bezos and Amazon

Amazon may be an enormous corporation, but their core tools are simple and quite usable. Here is what we can steal.
November 23, 2017

How AI Will Change the Way We Make Decisions

Will machine prediction decrease or increase the amount of work available for humans in decision-making? It is too early to tell.