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The Human Algorithm: Redefining the Value of Data | Brian Solis

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Excerpted from this interesting article by Brian Solis:
"While the amount of personal and ambient information churned out by SoLoMo is often inundating or even perplexing, it is this “big” data that will help businesses evolve and adapt in a new era of connected consumerism. More importantly, the study and understanding of relevant big data will shift organizations from simply reacting to trends to predicting the next disruption and adapting ahead of competition—thus, marking the shift from rigid to adaptive business models.

Without interpretation, insight and the ability to put knowledge to work, any investment in technology and resources is premature. But, by investing in human capital to make sense of would be ominous data, organizations can modernize the role of business intelligence to introduce a human touch.

The reality is though that how organizations connected with customers yesterday is not how customers will be served tomorrow. Meaning, the entire infrastructure in how we market, sell, help, and create now requires companies to not only study data and behavior but also change how it thinks about customers.

I refer to the confluence of data and interpretation as the human algorithm—the ability to humanize technology and data to put a face, personality, and voice to the need and chance for change. Data tells a story, it just needs help finding its rhythm and rhyme.

The human algorithm is part understanding and part communication. The ability to communicate and apply insights internally and externally is the key to unlocking opportunities to earn relevance. Beyond research, beyond intelligence, the human algorithm is a function of extracting insights with intention, humanizing trends ad possibilities and working with strategists to improve and innovate everything from processes to products to overall experiences.

The idea of the human algorithm is to serve as the human counterpart to the abundance of new social intelligence and listening platforms hitting the market every day. Someone has to be on the other side of data to interpret it beyond routine..."

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http://www.briansolis.com/2012/12/the-human-algorithm-redefining-the-value-of-data/


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The Human Algorithm: Redefining the Value of Data | Brian Solis.

 

From www.briansolis.com - December 13, 2012 6:01 PM

 

Excerpted from this interesting article by Brian Solis:
"While the amount of personal and ambient information churned out by SoLoMo is often inundating or even perplexing, it is this “big” data that will help businesses evolve and adapt in a new era of connected consumerism. More importantly, the study and understanding of relevant big data will shift organizations from simply reacting to trends to predicting the next disruption and adapting ahead of competition—thus, marking the shift from rigid to adaptive business models.

Without interpretation, insight and the ability to put knowledge to work, any investment in technology and resources is premature. But, by investing in human capital to make sense of would be ominous data, organizations can modernize the role of business intelligence to introduce a human touch.

The reality is though that how organizations connected with customers yesterday is not how customers will be served tomorrow. Meaning, the entire infrastructure in how we market, sell, help, and create now requires companies to not only study data and behavior but also change how it thinks about customers.

I refer to the confluence of data and interpretation as the human algorithm—the ability to humanize technology and data to put a face, personality, and voice to the need and chance for change. Data tells a story, it just needs help finding its rhythm and rhyme.

The human algorithm is part understanding and part communication. The ability to communicate and apply insights internally and externally is the key to unlocking opportunities to earn relevance. Beyond research, beyond intelligence, the human algorithm is a function of extracting insights with intention, humanizing trends ad possibilities and working with strategists to improve and innovate everything from processes to products to overall experiences.

The idea of the human algorithm is to serve as the human counterpart to the abundance of new social intelligence and listening platforms hitting the market every day. Someone has to be on the other side of data to interpret it beyond routine..."

Read full original article here:
http://www.briansolis.com/2012/12/the-human-algorithm-redefining-the-value-of-data/

 

 

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L'algorithme de l'homme: Redéfinir la valeur des données | Brian SolisDe www.briansolis.com - Décembre 21, 2012 13:33

Extrait de cet article intéressant par Brian Solis: 
«Bien que la quantité de renseignements personnels et la température ambiante égrenée par SoLoMo est souvent inondé, voire perplexe, c'est ce« gros »des données qui aideront les entreprises évoluent et s'adaptent à une nouvelle ère du consumérisme connecté . Plus important encore, l'étude et la compréhension des données pertinentes grandes organisations se déplacera de se contenter de réagir aux tendances de prédire la rupture prochaine et l'adaptation d'avance sur la concurrence ainsi, marquant le passage d'rigide pour les modèles d'affaires adaptés. Sans interprétation, la perspicacité et la capacité d'appliquer les connaissances acquises, tout investissement dans la technologie et les ressources est prématurée. Mais, en investissant dans le capital humain de donner un sens serait de mauvais augure de données, les entreprises peuvent moderniser le rôle de l'intelligence d'affaires pour introduire une touche humaine. La réalité est cependant que comment les organisations liées aux clients d'hier n'est pas la façon dont les clients seront servis demain. Signification, toute l'infrastructure dans notre façon de commercialiser, de vendre, d'aider et de créer des entreprises exige maintenant que les données de l'étude et le comportement non seulement, mais aussi changer la façon dont il pense les clients. Je me réfère à la confluence des données et l'interprétation que l'algorithme de la capacité humaine à humaniser la technologie et les données de mettre un visage, la personnalité et la voix de la nécessité et de possibilité de changement. Données raconte une histoire, il a juste besoin d'aide pour trouver son rythme et la rime. L'algorithme de compréhension humaine est partie et de la communication une partie. La capacité de communiquer et d'appliquer des connaissances à l'interne et l'externe est la clé pour débloquer des possibilités de gagner leur pertinence. Au-delà de la recherche, au-delà de l'intelligence, l'algorithme humain est une fonction d'extraction des connaissances avec intention , l'humanisation des possibilités tendances publicitaires et de travailler avec les stratèges d'améliorer et d'innover tout de processus pour les produits à des expériences globales. L'idée de l'algorithme de l'homme est de servir l'homologue humain de l'abondance de l'intelligence sociale nouvelle et plates-formes d'écoute arrivent sur le marché chaque jour . Quelqu'un doit être de l'autre côté des données de l'interpréter au-delà de la routine ... »Lire l'article complet originale ici: http://www.briansolis.com/2012/12/the-human-algorithm-redefining-the- Value-of-data /


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What Will Competitive Intelligence Be Like in the Future?

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But what does the future of competitive intelligence really look like? What will CI be in the next 10 years? Or in the next century? Before we go into what could happen, let’s take a closer look at how far competitive intelligence has come....


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Ellen Naylor's curator insight, March 25, 11:11 AM

I think that video technology will be even more pervasive than today in collecting, connecting and sharing intelligence, more immediately, person to person and person to group. I agree that primary collection will continue its decline since more will be available digitally. Hopefully the quality will be better than what's out there today.

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The Art of War glosses

10 fields of strategy covered by Sun Tzu's principles, glossed by author in order to show their relation to modern business strategy. (Slideshare)


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Knowledge Management "Stuff"

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Just some random links to information pertaining to Knowledge Management..


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Communicating Knowledge Management (KM) to Busy Lawyers | LawyerKM

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I am constantly reminded of the importance of communicating effectively.  And I am repeatedly convinced that a simple message delivered in a simple way is most ("Communicating Knowledge Management (KM) to Busy Lawyers" by @LawyerKM

 

Connections  Are the Key…

My favorite (and primary) way to communicate KM to lawyers — and the representation in the KM card, above — is to speak in terms of connections.  It’s about “connecting people with people, connecting people with knowledge and information, and the processes, procedures, and technologies required to make those connections.”  I like this approach because it is broad, yet meaningful.  It allows me to talk about various aspects of KM from culture to technology, without eyes glazing over.

I carry the KM cards with me at work (and elsewhere).  When I need to explain KM to someone, I talk about connections.  After my elevator speech, I hand them a card as a take-away mnemonic.   “Here’s an easy way to remember what we do,” I say,  “the KM department’s email address is on the back.”

The more “complex” definitions of KM are fine when talking to people in KM circles and getting into the depths of knowledge management, but when talking to busy lawyers, spouting some convoluted, jargon-bloated, “nonsense” is the surest way to lose their attention.  Lawyers are no strangers to jargon.  They know it — and will reject it (and you) — the second they hear it.


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, April 30, 2013 6:14 AM

Knowledge Management for lawyers > useful in all fields/organizations!

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Open Access Theses & Dissertations: Launch of a New OA Discovery Tool

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As the body of open access (OA) literature continues to grow, figuring out how to access OA-specific material has remained a challenge for researchers.

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Knowledge Management | 5 Keys to Enterprise Knowledge Management

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With the rise of search, brand transparency and agile channeling, corporate knowledge can no longer be contained within an organization’s pre-determined boundaries; it must become an infinite, available and ever-evolving resource. Three little words have turned enterprise knowledge management, and specifically information and knowledge related to customer service, on its head in recent years: "Just Google It." A recent study from Fleishman-Hillard found that 89 percent of consumers go directly to business websites or turn to Google, Bing, or another search engine to find information on products, services or businesses before any human to human interaction takes place, if it ever does.


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What’s Next for Ebooks and Libraries? | Digital Book World

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HarperCollins is taking an old-school approach to discovery, why doesn’t Microsoft get tablets?, Flannery Co launches Digital Cerebrum and much more! (What’s Next for Ebooks and Libraries?
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Library Budgets and Priorities: A New Year and a New Normal – Slaw

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Even the best library marketing initiatives are met with humourless stares from the accountants. With law firm revenues and growth flat, the library budget will be cut. How are law firm libraries dealing with this imperative?

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NELLCO's curator insight, March 1, 2013 9:43 AM

Louis Mirando praises LIPA/NELLCO PALMPrint Project!

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Hiring! A developer to chart the future of libraries

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@griffey Have you seen this?? Harvard Library Innovation Lab: Hiring! A developer to chart the future of libraries http://t.co/PkgWQcHBvG

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NELLCO's curator insight, March 5, 2013 9:35 AM

This could be YOUR job!

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Law Library of Congress is collecting treasures for you - ABA Journal

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Like many attorneys, Mark Wojcik used to view law libraries as a means to an end. But thanks to an innovative outreach campaign conducted by the Law Library of Congress, Wojcik now relishes the tweets, blog posts and ...

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Major Maine Libraries, Public and Academic, Collaborate on Print Archiving ... - Library Journal

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Major Maine Libraries, Public and Academic, Collaborate on Print Archiving ...

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Five New Roles For Lawyers in the 21st Century

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The 21st century hasn't exactly been rainbows and ponies for the legal industry. As has been pointed out frequently here and nearly everywhere else, lawyers are facing unprecedented pressure...


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The roles of lawyers changes day by day, huge shift ancountered in 21st century.

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Connections between KM and Library Science

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On the surface, Knowledge Management (KM) and library science/information management may not seem like natural partners. And while I might be biased — I come to KM from this perspective — I think the linkages between the two areas are clear.

Library/information science is about connecting people with the information they need. While knowledge management tends to be a bit less clear-cut since one challenge with KM is turning knowledge in people’s heads into something explicit, organized, and retrievable, the focus is on linking people with ideas, expertise, information, data, and knowledge.


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In the Digital Age, What Becomes of the Library?

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As for virtual librarians, Capizzo suggests that what a real librarian does is more useful. “Would you ask, ‘What makes teachers so vital to schools?’” she asked. “Librarians are committed to promoting lifelong learning in order to create a community of well-informed individuals. Librarians are catalysts to enlightenment for their communities.”

 

-Holly Korbey


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Libraries Changed My Life

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Real life accounts from library patrons whose lives have been changed for the better by libraries.

 

Libraries Changed My Life (LCML) is the brainchild of two librarians from two parts of the country. Ingrid is a children’s and teen librarian from New York City. Natalie is a systems librarian from rural Florida. Together we’re hoping to create a place where people can tell their library stories, and those who are questioning the value of libraries can see their amazing impact. LCML is an independent, grassroots movement to spread library love across the country.

Why we’re here:

Libraries are valuable—and valued. In addition to traditional services like book lending, research help and children’s programs (still the services Americans value most), libraries offer free wifi, technology training, free or low-cost public meeting spaces, affordable printing, access to music and the arts, and other services our neighborhoods need.


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Libraries are valubale - accounts from patrons!

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Free Online Grammar Check, Spelling, and More | PaperRater

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Grammar & Spelling Check; Free Online Proofreading; No Downloads...Allows you to find those pesky mistakes and correct them before your teacher does...

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Magdalena Santana Báez's curator insight, May 20, 2013 7:33 AM

Here is a link to revise the next test. Good luck!

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New Approaches to Knowledge Management (part 1)

Describes six-level vertical knowledge management structure and four categories of knowledge manageability (authoritative hierarchy, organizational structure,

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9 Sources of Free eBooks for MOOC Teachers and Students - moocnewsandreviews.com

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Instructors need to accommodate their students’ need for high-quality content. Free ebooks will round out a MOOC student’s online learning experience. (@MOOCNewsReviews great to see this up!

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Cynthia Tait's curator insight, May 17, 2013 5:08 PM

MOOC sources - for those who are interested.

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As a manager, how can I support our library staff who use social media on our behalf? | From the floor

"What kind of support should I be asking for from management?" and "How can I support our staff?"

1. Give them your trust - Wholeheartedly.

2. Give them dedicated time

3. Get out of their way


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, April 18, 2013 4:49 AM

Managing social media in the library! Good tips!

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Digitally Embedding the Law Library - iLibrarian

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Digitally Embedding the Law Library - iLibrarian http://t.co/o2hGlG49q1 via @OEDB_org

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Library Boy: 2012 Canadian Association of Law Libraries Research ...

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The 2012 Research Grant of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) has been awarded to University of Victoria law librarian Kim Nayyer for her project on Resource-Sharing Options for Canadian Law Libraries: ...

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Outreach and Scholarly Services Librarian - Cornell Law Library

Position: Cornell Law library seeks an energetic and creative librarian for a new Outreach and Scholarly Services Librarian position. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director ...

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The smaller law library – Slaw

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Over the last few years the physical footprint of law firm libraries has been decreasing. Reasons for this include the ever-increasing price of real estate and the availability (both real and.

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British Library Curator of Classical and Byzantine Studies - Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts

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The British Library holds an outstanding collection of Classical and Byzantine manuscripts, including highlights such as Codex Alexandrinus, the Theodore Psalter, and the Aratea.

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