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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The Future of Business Education

The Future of Business Education Isn’t What You Think It Is: How Cognitive Systems and Industry 4.0 Will Revolutionize Management. In the age of accelerations, the best way to predict the future is to inspire the next generation of students and early career talent to build a better world (Friedman 2017).  Building a better world …

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Cognitive OpenTech

Whether we know it or not, and most of us don’t, we will all soon be building our own personal cognitive systems.   Nearly everyone is on a journey as a developer/maker/citizen scientist/data wrangler/lifelong learner/T-shaped service scientist…  people with depth for problem solving and breadth for empathy and communication skills, evolving to work better on multidisciplinary, …

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Some online talks

Some recorded talks: 2016 Almaden – Cognitive Systems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1KD_cliGeU&t=333s 2015 Almaden – Better Building Blocks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfQbgALl-OE&t=536s 2015 Italy – Future: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvjLRIg_9HY 2015 TokyoTech – Smart Service Systems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7PVBGtEYyg 2014 Talent from Real World Challenges: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kvxG-uTXEk 2013 Service Science – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaLOSty4IZY 2013 ISSIP – New Member: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27qZPDG0Bp8 2013 Panel – Emerging Technology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ow6iM1hJFmA 2011 CITRIS – …

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Disruption: A service science blog bookmark

(1) On Irene Ng’s “The Markets to Redesign” – personal data, share manufactured things, and drugs/pharma all need disruption for sure, and in next decade human microbiome may disrupt pharma finally and permanently…  https://bizresearcher.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/the-markets-to-redesign/ and Innovation Caucus tool – to help disrupt interconnected path dependent business models in industries: https://innovateuk.blog.gov.uk/2016/09/28/innovation-beyond-things-and-widgets/ For more see, 55 Jobs …

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