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Company directors should adopt John Rawls's "veil of ignorance."

Company directors should adopt John Rawls's "veil of ignorance." | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
There is a real danger that corporate leaders, making decisions that seem correct behind closed doors, are committing serious errors. Board members need to rethink what they are doing in those rooms, and individual directors’ guiding principle should be the “veil of ignorance” proposed by the political philosopher John Rawls.
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HBR: An Introduction to Data-Driven Decisions for Managers Who Don’t Like Math

HBR: An Introduction to Data-Driven Decisions for Managers Who Don’t Like Math | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
A reading list.
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Back To The Future: The Rise Of Push Analytics

Back To The Future: The Rise Of Push Analytics | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

I think we’re likely now entering a 10-year period in which predictive analytics turn the corner from being a “pull” technology (e.g. dump in the data, get a result) and develop the capability to parse a large amount & variety of data to “push” the right insights, at the right time, in the right way to users.

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HBR: How Data Visualization Answered One of Retail's Most Vexing Questions

HBR: How Data Visualization Answered One of Retail's Most Vexing Questions | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
But raised a host of new ones.
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Why Stock Markets Dropped

Why Stock Markets Dropped | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

“Why did the market drop?” asked the radio anchor, after the market’s nasty two-day drubbing on Friday. My response was simple, “There were more sellers than buyers.”

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The High-Tech, High-Touch Economy

The High-Tech, High-Touch Economy | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
Though we live in the hi-tech virtual world of the Internet, the most physical things – including urban land and service jobs – are rising in importance. But there is no contradiction: In an age of information and communication technology, it is inevitable that we value what an ICT-intensive economy cannot create.
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25 Fascinating Charts Of Negotiation Styles Around The World

25 Fascinating Charts Of Negotiation Styles Around The World | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
Language is only the most obvious part of the global communication gap. Different cultures also have distinct approaches to communication during meetings, as described by British linguist Richard D. Lewis, whose best-selling book, “When Cultures Collide,” charts these as well as leadership styles and cultural identities.
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The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest

The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
After three decades of slow growth, middle-class incomes in the U.S. appear to trail those of Canada. Poor Americans now make less than the poor in several other countries.
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High-Impact Talent Analytics

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High-Impact Talent Analytics: Building a World-Class HR Measurement and Analytics Function is an executive brief from Bersin by Deloitte. For a limited time, you can download the report for free.
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MIT: Software Mines Science Papers to Make New Discoveries

MIT: Software Mines Science Papers to Make New Discoveries | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
Software digests thousands of research papers to accurately identify proteins that could prove valuable cancer drug targets.
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HBR: Closing the Chasm Between Strategy and Execution

HBR: Closing the Chasm Between Strategy and Execution | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
How the best strategists and executors think.
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HBR: “Special Forces” Innovation: How DARPA Attacks Problems

HBR: “Special Forces” Innovation: How DARPA Attacks Problems | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

Over the past 50 years, the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has produced an unparalleled number of breakthroughs. Arguably, it has the longest-standing, most consistent track record of radical invention in history.

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HBR: Six Drucker Questions that Simplify a Complex Age

HBR: Six Drucker Questions that Simplify a Complex Age | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
They'll help you challenge assumptions and reframe problems.
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HBR: Who’s Afraid of Data-Driven Management?

HBR: Who’s Afraid of Data-Driven Management? | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

From a management perspective, making decisions based on data is a clear win. Yet it’s often difficult to adopt a data-informed culture. In every organization, there are teams and employees who embrace this transition, and those who undermine it: A 2x2 matrix explains.

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MIT: Raising the Bar With Analytics

MIT: Raising the Bar With Analytics | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
Managers have an increasing appetite for analytics, according to a new survey.
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Is Your Decision-Making Out Of Control?

Is Your Decision-Making Out Of Control? | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

Decisions are the life-blood of business. The right decisions can lead to tremendous successes, while the worst decisions can bring entire companies down.

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How Dropbox Knows When You’re Sharing Copyrighted Stuff (Without Actually Looking At Your Stuff)

How Dropbox Knows When You’re Sharing Copyrighted Stuff (Without Actually Looking At Your Stuff) | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

Late last night, a tweet was spread far and wide showing that a DMCA notice had blocked a file from being shared on a Dropbox user's account.

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Why the New Data Journalism Really Is Partisan

Why the New Data Journalism Really Is Partisan | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
Data journalism, Obamacare, and the elusive quest for fairness.
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The hottest young economist in America studies the media, not monetary policy

The hottest young economist in America studies the media, not monetary policy | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

The American Economic Association calls Gentzkow part of a “new generation” of economists, because of his work using data-driven analysis to study media and how it affects the way we think.

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Quality Control and Due Diligence in Project Management: Getting Decision Right by Taking the Outside View

Quality Control and Due Diligence in Project Management: Getting Decision Right by Taking the Outside View | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

This paper explores how theories of the planning fallacy and the outside view may be used to conduct quality control and due diligence in project management.

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Design Dialogues: What is a “Problem,” Really? The Wickedness of Problem Systems

Design Dialogues: What is a “Problem,” Really? The Wickedness of Problem Systems | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

“Problems,” as we naively designate them, are essentially social agreements to name a salient concern shared within a culture...

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MIT Technology Review: The Decline of Wikipedia: Even As More People Than Ever Rely on It, Fewer People Create It

MIT Technology Review: The Decline of Wikipedia: Even As More People Than Ever Rely on It, Fewer People Create It | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it
The community that built the largest encyclopedia in history is shrinking, even as more people and Internet services depend on it than ever. Can it be revived, or is this the end of the Web’s idealistic era?
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Waste project failure ‘due to poor decision making’

Waste project failure ‘due to poor decision making’ | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

Confusion, poor decision making and inefficiency’ at Cheshire East council led to plans for a waste transfer station in Macclesfield to be scrapped at a cost of more than £700,000, according to an independent report.

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HBR: When You're Innovating, Resist Looking for Solutions

HBR: When You're Innovating, Resist Looking for Solutions | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Decision Intelligence | Scoop.it

If someone comes to you with a problem, you start thinking of a solution. That's natural — everyone does it. But as soon as you start thinking of a solution, you unconsciously begin shutting off possibilities for getting a deeper understanding of the problem and therefore of finding a truly breakthrough solution.

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