CFP HICSS 51 – Smart Service Systems: Analytics, Cognition and Innovation

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear Colleagues, Hello! We are serving as a co-chair of the “Smart Service Systems: Analytics, Cognition and Innovation” minitrack in the Decision Analytics, Mobile Services and Service Science Track of the upcoming 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) (http://hicss.hawaii.edu/), and writing to scholars such as you with expertise in various areas of …

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Ponder this

I am trying to think hard about the 10 million minutes of experience that people go through to develop adult capabilities, as well as the 2 million minutes of experience from adult novice to adult expert – when people transition professions. Mapping these developmental progressions into capabilities, and then capabilities into technologies is quite challenging …

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Building Blocks to the Future: Cognitive OpenTech

As context, consider (1) the rapid pace of development of Cognitive OpenTech and (2) the remaining Grand Challenges of AI/CogSci… Part 1: Cognitive OpenTech Progress Now consider the relative importance of big Data, Cloud compute power, and new Algorithms as a Service in making progress… we can call all these factors the DCAaaS drivers of …

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Industry-University Programs

While leading IBM Global University Programs for seven years, my team and I developed the 6 R’s of industry-university programs: Research Readiness Recruiting Revenue Responsibility Regions These 6 R’s are described with examples in this presentation and this paper: T shaped people 20130628 v5 from IBM Paper: IBM GUP 5Rs copy 2 Click on the …

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Readings and thoughts

Books 1.Csikszentmihalyi M (1990) Flow: The pyschology of optimal experience. NY: Harper. https://www.amazon.com/Flow-Psychology-Experience-Perennial-Classics/dp/0061339202 Extracts: http://www.ode.state.or.us/opportunities/grants/nclb/title_i/a_basicprograms/schoolimprovement/transformation7flow.pdf 2.Hendy S, Callaghan P (2013) Get off the grass: kickstarting New Zealand’s innovation economy. Auckland University Press. https://www.amazon.com/Get-off-Grass-Kickstarting-Innovation/dp/1869407628 Review 1: http://www.noted.co.nz/archive/listener-nz-2013/book-review-get-off-the-grass-by-shaun-hendy-and-paul-callaghan/ Review 2: http://sciblogs.co.nz/griffins-gadgets/2013/08/16/review-get-off-the-grass/ Weta Digital: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weta_Digital 3.Anderson JC, Kumar N, Narus JA (2007) Value merchants: Demonstrating and documenting superior …

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ISSIP & JST: Future Services and Societal Systems in Society 5.0

ISSIP.org and Japan Science and Technology (JST) co-created a workshop and here is the report: (full text) http://www.jst.go.jp/crds/pdf/en/CRDS-FY2016-WR-13.pdf (summary) http://www.jst.go.jp/crds/en/publications/CRDS-FY2016-WR-13_EN.html Best Regards ___________________________________________________________________________ Naohumi,Yamada                        Center for R&D Strategy, JST Tel;03-6261-1858                         FAX;03-5214-7385 E-Mail  nyamada@jst.go.jp              http://www.jst.go.jp/crds ___________________________________________________________________________

NAS Workshop – Integrated Education (STEM, Liberal Arts, etc.)

I have been asked to present an industry perspective on the need for T-shaped skills at a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) workhop on “STEM Integration Into The Liberal Arts.” Here is my presentation: https://www.slideshare.net/spohrer/nas-integrated-education-20170406-v7 Here is a podcast (Dave Goldberg, Big Beacon/Whole New Engineer): https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/98248/exploring-service-science-and-cognitive-systems-an-interview-with-jim-spohrer In industry, we see the need for business, engineering, social …

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Sharing Information in the Digital Age

The key question: Who may share what information with whom for what purpose in what context and be on firm legal ground? (1) Who may – in the digital age we can all capture and share information more easily. (2) what information- even information that is captured digitally can be altered, or opinions can be …

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