"You need to constantly update and integrate software with changes made in other parts of the ecosystem. The maintenance of these components in the ecosystem is what engineering managers often refer to as technical debt." (Representational image: Maxim Tolchinskiy via Unsplash) Learning how to code isn't essential but having a digital mindset can help you thrive in a world driven by data and artificial intelligence (AI), explain Paul Leonardi and Tsedal Neeley in The Digital Mindset: What It Really Takes to Thrive in the Age of Data, Algorithms, and AI . In the book, Leonardi and Neeley share three approaches to develop this mindset and requisite digital skills: "Collaboration, Computation, and Change". Leonardi is the Duca Family Professor of Technology Management at University of California Santa Barbara and an expert on digital transformation and organizational change. Neeley is the Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, … [Read more...] about Book excerpt: The Digital Mindset: What It Really Takes to Thrive in the Age of Data, Algorithms, and AI
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Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Access to healthcare has always been a global problem, with those in more rural areas suffering the most. The world simply does not have enough clinically trained and specialized physicians concentrated in the areas that need them the most, leading to significant disparities in health outcomes. Lack of access to surgery is one part of this larger problem. Many patients often have to travel hours before they can get to a healthcare center that offers the specialist surgeon they need, especially with regards to more complex medical conditions. This often leads to a prohibitive healthcare journey for patients, resulting in a poorer quality of life. This is what companies such as Proximie are trying to solve. Proximie is a technology company “that that allows clinicians to virtually ‘scrub in’ to any operating room or cath lab from anywhere in the world. By empowering clinicians to share their skills in real-time, we can … [Read more...] about Virtual Platforms For Surgery Are Gaining Traction
Australia’s immersive multimedia installation Walking Through A Songline is now on show at the National Art Gallery (NAG) in Kuala Lumpur until Sept 11. It is NAG's first international exhibition after being closed for renovation for over two years. Based on a component of the National Museum of Australia’s internationally acclaimed exhibition Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, which takes visitors on a journey along the epic Seven Sisters Dreaming tracks, the digital exhibition celebrates Australian Indigenous arts, culture, and creativity. Walking Through A Songline offers a multi-sensory digital installation in which visitors can immerse themselves in ancient Aboriginal Australian knowledge communicated through new technology. The installation is also a celebration that gives visitors the feeling of walking through a "songline" themselves. It is suitable for all ages. Songlines, or Dreaming tracks, map the routes of Ancestral beings as they travelled across … [Read more...] about Australia’s stunning ‘Songline’ digital exhibit lights up KL’s National Art Gallery
- A + A KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Pertama Digital Bhd’s disposal of foreign assets in China — BeTop Group Ltd, formerly known as Sinotop Holdings Bhd, and Top Textile (Suzhou) Co Ltd — has progressed to tranche two on July 16, 2021. It said the disposal of its discontinued operations that deal with fabric manufacturing is to enable it to focus on mobile and digital solutions businesses. “The company endeavours to complete the disposal in the soonest possible time to focus on its new principal business operations,” it said in a statement on Friday. It said there have been various significant developments which demonstrated that its mobile and digital solutions businesses are viable, sustainable and have bright growth prospects. Pertama Digital said its mobile and digital solutions businesses included the government SMS portal mySMS, mobile payments app MyPay and eJamin, which is the world’s first smartphone court bail payment solution now live in courts all over … [Read more...] about Pertama Digital’s foreign assets disposal progresses to tranche 2
Conny Braams from Unilever; Dara Treseder from Peloton; Forbes CMO Hall of Famer Antonio Lucio; and Frank Cooper III from Visa. Illustration by Alexander Wells for Forbes. Recognizing the 50 Most Influential CMOs in the World By Seth Matlins , Managing Director, Forbes CMO Network Additional reporting by Diane Brady , Emmy Lucas , Olivia Peluso , Lauren Debter , Isabel Lord , Katherine Dunn T wo hundred years before it was first used as a verb, “influence” was a noun denoting the stars’ ability to affect human lives and destinies. Today, we consider “influence” less astrologically and more practically, focusing on the chief marketers who wield it to shape the character and destinies of the brands and businesses they help steward. The link between marketing and influence has always been inextricable. After all, a chief marketer’s job is about nothing more than it is the influencing of attitudes and behaviors in … [Read more...] about The Forbes World’s Most Influential CMOs List: 2022
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin The current job market feels like whiplash. Coming out of the pandemic, there was a huge pent-up demand for workers to help companies get back up and running. The job market was so hot that discussions centered around the Great Resignation trend with about 4 million Americans quitting their jobs on a monthly basis . Job seekers boasted about having numerous offers to choose from and companies complained they couldn’t find enough workers with the required skills and experience. Seemingly overnight, everything has changed . Americans have woken up to the new reality of inflation. In an effort to keep the economy afloat, the Federal Reserve Bank and the United States government injected trillions of dollars into the marketplace, sending stimulus checks to families, enhanced unemployment benefits and other fiscal measures. The fear and consequences of inflation may lead to a recession with massive job cuts, hiring … [Read more...] about What You Need To Know About Layoffs, Hiring Freezes, Inflation And A Possible Recession
Eighty-eight percent of Indian travellers surveyed said they would be more likely to choose a sustainable accommodation - whether they were looking specifically for one or not. (Representational image: Caroline Selfers via Unsplash) The pandemic has certainly accelerated the awakening of the traveller mindset and pushed towards more conscious, responsible travel in India. Beyond just buzzwords or jargon, the sustainable traveller should now be a keen consideration for accommodation and hospitality providers. But does the common traveller understand what it means to travel sustainably? To put it simply, it’s about keeping destinations healthy and happy, leaving the places we visit better than how we found them. It isn’t just a buzzword but a conscientious approach in terms of how travel can positively impact local communities from a social, economic, health and cultural perspective. With travel picking up and many starting to explore the world again, they are looking forward … [Read more...] about Storyboard18 | How can we make sustainable travel mainstream?
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin NFT.NYC Week has arrived in New York City, hitting the streets harder than it has ever had - in its four years of existence. Tech-focused events have brought the fintech community to the big apple, and surprisingly that includes the fashion industry. The larger conferences and discussions around NFTs, cryptocurrency, and Web3 are where the fashion industry is attempting to claim its stake in the metaverse. Among the many events that take place, fashion brands and industry people gather in real life to dissect and understand the relationship between NFTs, Web3, and how the fashion world will - or is - existing in the metaverse. High-end, streetwear, and footwear brands all share the stage in hosting events around fashion design, Web3 worlds, and NFT art, polishing a luster and allure that fashion has garnered over generations. In the spirit of any other fashion week, plenty of parties and events can fill a schedule … [Read more...] about Is NFT.NYC Week The New Fashion Week?
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Yannis Niebelschuetz is the founder and CEO at CoachHub , the leading global talent development platform that enables organizations to create a personalized, measurable and scalable coaching program for the entire workforce, regardless of department and seniority level. I had the opportunity to interview Yannis recently. Here are some of the highlights of that interview: Jill Griffin: I understand that your own individual experience with coaching inspired you to start a digital coaching business. Could you detail your experience with business coaching? How did that experience lead you to cofounding CoachHub with your brother? Yannis Niebelschuetz: When I was fresh out of university, my brother Matti and I founded our first company together. I came to the role armed with the theoretical business knowledge and academic credentials earned over years of studying. But I lacked practical experience. I … [Read more...] about The Value Of A Good Coach
Virat Kohli (illustration - Moneycontrol) Cricketer Virat Kohli has become the most popular Indian on the photo and video sharing platform Instagram with 200 million followers, a landmark that experts say will only boost his brand value. With a brand value of $185.7 million, according to a 2021 Duff & Phelps report that valued celebrities, Kohli's strong presence on Instagram will lead to stronger overall social media reach, which last year was in the range of 15 million to 65 million across platforms. "He is now not only the most followed Indian but also the third most followed athlete after (Cristiano) Ronaldo and (Lionel) Messi. His following is directly proportional to his popularity and the more it grows the more his brand value will increase," Jogesh Lulla, chief operating officer of Cornerstone Sport, told Moneycontrol. Cornerstone Sport is the talent management company that manages the portfolio of Virat Kohli. "Every brand today uses a celebrity’s social … [Read more...] about Brand Kohli gets a boost with the biggest following on Instagram