The Rise of AI Makes Emotional Intelligence More Important
“Skills like persuasion, social understanding, and empathy are going to become differentiators as artificial intelligence and machine learning take over our other tasks” …Read more >>
Planning Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy of Agile
Planning twenty-first century style should be reconceived as agile planning.
Agile planning has a number of characteristics:
- frameworks and tools able to deal with a future that will be different;
- the ability to cope with more frequent and dynamic changes;
- the need for quality time to be invested for a true strategic conversation rather than simply being a numbers game;
- resources and funds are available in a flexible way for emerging opportunities.
HBR Embraces Agile At Scale
“Agile management begins with simple shifts in how work is done, but ends with questions such as: What is the nature of work? Which class of people should be running organizations? And how does the overall economy function? And how does society get things done? In the end, it’s also about power.
Agile thus unleashes a whole new set of challenges and possibilities for society. It implies a belief in banking, not necessarily banks. It implies a belief in accommodation, not necessarily hotels. It implies a belief in transport, not necessarily cars. It implies a belief in health, not necessarily hospitals. It implies a belief in education, not necessarily schools. As these new possibilities open up, society is changing and Agile eats the world.” By Steve Denning at Forbes.com …Read More