A collection of items for strategists and problems-solvers who aim to be well-informed about global affairs and perspectives; capable of developing and evaluating new knowledge; generating and analyzing courses of action; and who are interested in expressing clearly reasoned opinions and communicating effectively in writing, oral presentation, and visual display.
It would seem that you’re not a cool, sophisticated professional until you have a “strategy” or a “strategic” approach for everything. But are they all really “strategic?” Does everything need a “strategy?”
Recently Roger Martin wrote a piece on the Harvard Business Review blog titled “Why Smart People Struggle with Strategy.” He made a number of really good points, including the fact that, “Great strategy is aided by diversity of thought and attitude.“ A point that we’ve also explored in depth in a previous Forbes blog.But I think there is another reason why most people (not just the cool, sophisticated professionals) struggle with strategy. And it’s pretty simple. It comes down to clarity. There just isn’t a clear understanding of what it (strategy) is.
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effective strategies for searching social media sites
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Helen Brown instructs in web searching especially for prospect research, and provides research services. She has uploaded a slide presentation about searching Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. She uses prospect research examples.
"USC Online has created an infographic called, “The Five Laws of Library Science,” which explores five principles which can help guide the practices of librarians.
According to the graphic, almost 2.5 million public library books were circulated between more than 1.5 million people in 2011. The graphic also points out that there is more than 120,000 libraries in the U.S."
Data scientists are a start, but when you add in design thinking and behavioural science you get better consumption of insights and informed decision making, writes Deepinder Dhingra in this guest post.
Tech Page One Using big data analytics to combat cyber threats Tech Page One “There is a level of maturation that will come because customers want to have a fully integrated security suite that will provide them with both, one that will use 3-D...
DARPA's Plan X uses technology to 'see' cyber effects Fort Leavenworth Lamp A cyber effect, according to a range of online sources, can cause damage by manipulating, disrupting, denying, degrading or destroying computers, information or...
The Guardian Big data: how predictive analytics is taking over the public sector The Guardian Ambulances outside an ED in Melbourne Ambulances waiting outside a hospital emergency department in Melbourne – a CSIRO big data project has been able to...
"Below is a list of popular academic search engines with a focus on science. These search platforms will provide instant access to a wide variety of science related resources. These include journal and magazine articles, reports, documents, books, and many more."
"This paper is to discuss a knowledge management strategy map based on Kaplan and Norton’s strategy maps. In this way, KM strategies are reviewed first and then Kaplan and Norton’s strategy map concepts are introduced as an overall methodology for extracting KM strategy maps. The required context will be explored for deploying both knowledge creating and knowledge application strategies in the organization based on four balanced perspective of knowledge management considered in this paper. The authors determined these four issues as balanced dimensions in the knowledge management strategies. These balanced dimensions are intellectual capital, KM processes, value creating dimension and KM performance dimension. Finally, a list is determined that includes various measures for each perspective. The identified critical success factors of the four balanced dimension can also act as a guideline for KM experts in the organizations. This helps to ensure that the essential issues are covered during design and implementation phase of knowledge management strategies."
In a new white paper by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), Predictions of Future Scenarios for Market Intelligence, the consultancy makes eight predictions regarding the future of market intelligence. The paper is based on discussions in a one-day scenario analysis workshop comprising market intelligence professionals and strategic foresight experts, focused on what the future of market intelligence will hold. The findings from the workshop reveal that in the future, market intelligence teams will make use of the following:..
Well-organized hackers from China have been blamed for everything from crippling pro-democracy websites in Hong Kong to stealing corporate secrets from US companies in recent months. The US and China are locked in an escalating war about online spying that threatens to devastate business for companies in both countries. But the scope and scale of...
CIA Uses Its First Public Conference to Stress Value of Human Sources GovExec.com “There are natural limits on how open an intelligence service can be,” he asserted. “Sources, methods, people, all require stewardship, and we must honor that.
Big, Hot, Wet Data! – the Coming Weather Data Revolution
Thursday, Jun 12, 2014, 6:30 PM
Canvas.co 1203 19th Street NW 3rd Floor
73 Decision Makers Went
In this engaging presentation, Bill Pardue, former president of Gartner and former CEO of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, will walk us through his latest venture, Bethesda-based Weather Analytics.
What happens when you stumble upon the world’s only comprehensive repository of weather data, spanning 34 years and every country? How do you productize 60 ...
Some wise man once said that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’. Very true, as data visualization does make it easier to absorb large amounts of information quickly. However, words play a crucial role too.