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Structuring Ecosystems – An Applied Example | Especially within the last years we have seen high attention on network structures, organizational forms that question the traditional linear value chain and promote cross-industry collaboration, while each actor influences the other through his activities. The consultancy McKinsey estimates that by 2025 roughly $60 trillion in global production revenues could be distributed across industry borders while Accenture Strategy states that over 70 % of business leaders surveyed believe that business ecosystems will be the main change driver for business models within the next five years. Business ecosystems can be understood as dynamic communities of actors, which align around a shared goal to co-create and co-capture value (Burkhalter, 2019). Ecosystem role archetypes can be defined in relation to this shared goal of its members that materializes in the form of a particular service (Burkhalter, 2019).

The user can be understood as the beneficiary of a particular service outcome. Quellen: LinkedIn hit the half billion member mark, continuing its pace of adding 50 million members every nine months. LinkedIn also supports ten million job listings and over nine million company profiles. Members continue to post 100,000 articles per week. However, the active monthly user rate remains around 25%. People Capability Maturity Model. The People Capability Maturity Model (short names:People CMM, PCMM,P-CMM) is a maturity framework that focuses on continuously improving the management and development of the human assets of an organization. It describes an evolutionary improvement path from ad hoc, inconsistently performed practices, to a mature, disciplined, and continuously improving development of the knowledge, skills, and motivation of the workforce that enhances strategic business performance.

The People Capability Maturity Model (People CMMI) is a framework that helps organizations successfully address their critical people issues. Based on the best current practices in fields such as human resources, knowledge management, and organizational development, the People CMM guides organizations in improving their processes for managing and developing their workforces. Description[edit] The People CMM has been published in book form in numerous editions around the world.[2] Structure[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] 50 of the Best Data Science Blogs - Springboard Blog. When you work in an industry that can change overnight, you need to be on top of your game. Data Science is one of the most dynamic industries today. The key to success in this field is to recognize and respect that it is an ever-morphing one, and you need to be up to speed at all times.

One of the most important resources for any budding data scientist is the vast selection of top-quality data science blogs online. However, knowing where to begin is tricky. There is no ‘one-stop-solution’ available, which is why we have combed through the best data science blogs in every major category to give you an ‘all-you-need-to-know’ list. KDnuggets KDnuggets is one of the most popular data science blogs, with articles that cover Business Analytics, Statistics, and Machine Learning. Data Science Central Data Science Central is an online resource for big data and data science content. Revolution Analytics R Bloggers The site aggregates content on R programming. Analytics Vidhya Big Data Made Simple Yhat.

The Evolving Nature of Capital in Marketplace Lending - Orchard Platform. Blog Over the past several years, a transformation has taken place in marketplace lending. Although certain originators continue to match borrowers with investors in a peer-to-peer “marketplace,” individual investors have seen their market share decline as the market grows and institutional investors take center stage. Last year, marketplace lenders originated $8.8 billion in loans, according to American Banker. For 2015, Morgan Stanley forecasts volumes of $15 billion and Foundation Capital predicts the industry could reach $1 trillion in lending volume by 2025. While consumer demand is driving this juggernaut, investor capital is fueling it. Eighty-five percent of institutional investors have expressed an interest in making some form of marketplace lending investment, according to recent survey published by Wharton FinTech and law firm Richard Kibbe & Orbe.

So why has institutional demand for marketplace lending grown? We’ve identified five reasons: How underwriting has changed. “As the financial markets continue their transformation to the digital native age, we will see a growing appetite on asset classes across the board. Brick and mortar is widely understood and recognised, but bringing a traditional asset class to a novel online platform requires a new way of thinking from the entire market.” Markus Lampinen, Co-founder & CEO, Crowd Valley “We are delighted to be able to contribute to this report, which offers a relevant and comprehensive assessment of the global property crowdfunding industry and its impact on traditional forms of property investment, for the very first time.

The in-depth review of the evolution of the US market is particularly insightful and offers a window into the future of the young but fast growing UK market. An essential read for any stakeholders of the UK property and alternative finance markets.” “As of now there are only a handful of active real estate crowdfunding platforms in Austria and Germany. DI Analytics & Insights. La dernière édition de la conférence Hub Forum lundi 5 et mardi 6 octobre à l’Espace Cardin de Paris, organisée par le Hub Institute de Vincent Ducrey et Emmanuel Vivier (mes photos, les vidéos en replay) était un bel événement. Il rassemblait 1600 participants et la bagatelle de 80 intervenants avec un mix de fournisseurs de technologies de la communication digitale, d’agences de communication et de témoignages clients. On pouvait à la fois y rencontrer une part de l’écosystème du digital et aussi s’y faire une idée des tendances du moment dans le croisement entre digital, marketing et communication. Le thème de ce Hub Forum était “Disrupt or be disrupted”, un sujet général, occasion de décrypter avec un peu de délectation le baratin du moment, un exercice que vous avez l’habitude d’observer sur ce blog depuis longtemps.

Je vais reprendre pour ce faire le résumé de l’événement par ses organisateurs et évoquer quelques-unes des interventions que j’ai pu entendre. Non ! §. Is higher education equipping young people for the jobs market? Globally, 73 million young people are looking for work. Yet, millions of vacancies remain unfilled. In May 2015, five million posts were vacant in the US while more than eight million were looking for jobs there. In countries recently surveyed by the OECD, 39 million young people are not in education or employment (NEET).

The figures offer a grim snapshot of the world of work. Universities around the world are incessantly churning out qualified graduates but employers say there is an acute shortage of skilled workers. For employers, a college degree is no longer the only criteria that counts. In today’s technology-driven economies, the demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) skilled labor is escalating.

In addition, labor demands are transitioning from “savoir-faire” to “savoir-être”, with a growing focus on “soft skills” or non-cognitive skills. So, is higher education actually equipping youth for the job market? Who is responsible for the skills mismatch? Hacking Angel List | VentureArchetypes Blog: Seed Stage Capital. 7 Tips For Raising Startup Capital AngelList is an amazing thing. No, let me rephrase that-- AngelList is a freakin' phenomenon. Since launching just over a year ago, 2,250 investors have joined, over 400 startups have raised money, and according to co-founder Naval Ravikant, about 20 new inbound companies per day sign up.

Wow. In case you’ve been adrift at sea for the past 9 months and have no idea what I’m talking about, AngelList is a hugely-successful online service that matches early stage companies with angel investors. It is similar in concept to a “stock market for startups” where privately held companies post information about their businesses and a filtered list of angels, HNW individuals, and VCs can follow the companies, take intros, and ultimately invest. I’ve had two portfolio companies “list” on AngelList, and I’ve also started wading in as an investor member. 1. UPDATE / COUNTERPOINT Naval responds: "Thanks for this. 2. This is a hugely important field, for two reasons. 3. Theory of mind. Aip 0805_26.qxp - AIPractitioner2008.pdf. Start-ups versus Big Companies — The Year of the Looking Glass. The Path of Our Lives. “Some men see things as they are and say, why; I dream things that never were and say, why not?” Robert Kennedy/George Bernard Shaw I got a call that reminded me that most people live their life as if it’s predestined – but some live theirs fighting to change it.

At 19 I joined the Air Force during the Vietnam War. Out of electronics school my first assignment was to a fighter base in Florida. My roommate, Glen, would become my best friend in Florida and Thailand as we were sent to different air bases in Southeast Asia. An Enemy Attack May Make Your Stay Here Unpleasant On the surface, Glen and I couldn’t have been more different. Yet when the Vietnam War wound down, we were both sent to bases in different parts of the U.S. Four Decades LaterLast week I got an email with a subject line that only someone who knew me in the Air Force could have sent. You bet it was overwhelming, it’s been 40 years since I last heard from Glen. “Predestined.” Glen’s worldview wasn’t unique. Lessons Learned. 15inno | Open innovation, innovation management & culture and the people side of innovation. WOBI : World of Business Ideas. Welcome | Program in Open Innovation under the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation.

15 Examples of Open Innovation between Big Companies and Startups. Open innovation is a strategic game for big companies and one of the most important moves to consider for their innovation leaders is the allocation of focus and resources in the context of open innovation. Here we need to consider that big companies like GE, Cisco or Microsoft tend to have 8-12 different value pools (think suppliers, startups, customers or universities) to consider for their open innovation efforts. The challenge is that even companies that are good at open innovation only seems to be able to handle 3-4 value pools properly at the same time. I have no doubt that the value pool of start-ups and entrepreneurs is highly relevant value pool for most big companies and there are lots of initiatives that underscore my reflections. Just check out this list of corporate (open) innovation initiatives aimed towards startups.

Let me know if you can add others! GE: This is one of my favourite companies. . • Target Technology Innovation Center – San Francisco • Walmart Labs inShare114. 7 Steps for Open Innovation by @Lindegaard: Grading Your Company’s Open Innovation Capabilities. I am happy to give you access to the PowerPoint presentation deck for my new concept, which I might turn into an open source project (see more below). The premise for the 7 Steps for Open Innovation tool is that if a company is not already fully engaged with open innovation efforts, it is way behind. This is evident by looking at the number of companies around the globe that today embrace the use of external partners and input into their innovation efforts. But even though companies continuously launch new initiatives designed to help them leverage the power of outside knowledge and resources to drive innovation forward, there is a sense within these companies that they can do better and take this new innovation paradigm to an even higher level.

They are also eager to get external perspective to make sure they are maximizing results by using best practices in all aspects of their open innovation efforts. 1. Common Language and Understanding, Motivation, Mandate and Strategic Purpose 2. New Company Ownership = The need for New roles and New Strategy | Dynamis Consulting. The Growth Drivers – Executives with Strategy Alignment Key roles in a company under new ownership When all the right pieces of an executive team for a growth oriented company are put together and integrated with a strategic play book, it is very strong asset that a company needs to raise the possibility of success.

The current market for companies being sold in the under $75MM in revenue generally have gaps that need to be addressed. Will the CEO be from the incumbent ownership? Is that the prudent way to provide a business as usual with a familiar face while more is happening behind the scenes? Strategy/Corporate Development: This is an integrated role that is collaborative among the whole executive team but reports to the CEO. CFO: This role needs to have a person that looks more like a Chief Integration Officer. Understanding where the revenue comes from. The strategy development from the team does need to be memorialized into a living document and process. Know where you are going. Capability Maturity Model Integration. Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) is a process improvement training and appraisal program and service administered and marketed by Carnegie Mellon University and required by many DOD and U.S.

Government contracts, especially software development. Carnegie Mellon University claims CMMI can be used to guide process improvement across a project, division, or an entire organization. Under the CMMI methodology, processes are rated according to their maturity levels, which are defined as: Initial, Repeatable, Defined, Quantitatively Managed, Optimizing. Currently supported is CMMI Version 1.3. CMMI is registered in the U.S.

Patent and Trademark Office by Carnegie Mellon University. Overview[edit] Characteristics of the Maturity levels.[1] CMMI currently addresses three areas of interest: CMMI was developed by a group of experts from industry, government, and the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University. History[edit] CMMI topics[edit] CMMI representation[edit] Capability Maturity Model Integration. 70 Awesome Coaching Questions Using the GROW Model. The GROW Model is the most common coaching framework used by executive coaches. Given its relative simplicity, many managers have taught themselves the GROW model as a way to structure coaching and mentoring sessions with their employees. GROW is an acronym that stands for: GoalCurrent RealityOptionsWill (or Way Forward) Managers can use the model to help their employees improve performance, solve problems, make better decisions, learn new skills, and reach their career goals.

The key to coaching and using the GROW model is all about asking awesome questions. Coaching isn’t telling the employee what to do – it’s helping the employee come up with his or her own answers by asking the right question at the right time. Here are 70 awesome coaching questions managers can utilize, categorized within the framework of the four-step GROW model: Goal: Coaching starts with establishing a goal.

Here are ten questions designed to help someone gain clarity on their goal: 1. 1. 1. 1. Exam Question Detail. Top 50 Universities for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs. 5 Resources For Discovering New And Exciting EdTech Products. Visualizing Your Way To What Matters — Just Thinking  Visualizing Your Way To What Matters — Just Thinking  Corporate Lifecycles: Modelling the Dynamics of Innovation and Its Support Infrastructure. A Guide to Merger and Acquisition Designations. Library - Cognitive Edge Network. INNOV-SOCAP11_front-cover-outside_INNOV0601_front-cover-outside.qxd - 288-1.pdf.

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