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On the other hand, he knows where to go to get a good inexpensive sandwich.” – Adam Osborne Get Shareaholic Tagged as: Dean Harris , Free Lunch , Milton Friedman , Ripon College , Working Hard { 1 comment… read it below or add one } Joe Bestul 01.08.11

How Many of Your Daily Tasks Could Be Automated?

Harvard Business Review

Take, for example, the role of a marketing manager or executive in a consumer products company. A marketing manager is well educated and well compensated—he or she plays a critical role in driving sales by tailoring corporate strategies to specific products and markets.

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Digital Transformation Doesn’t Have to Leave Employees Behind

Harvard Business Review

At a more macro level, the possibilities opened up by connected, more efficient production and new business models are also highly promising. Osborne from Oxford University calculated that about 47% of American jobs could disappear by 2020 due to digitization.

Research: Technology Is Only Making Social Skills More Important

Harvard Business Review

Osborne, researchers at the Oxford Martin School, published a paper estimating that 47% of all U.S. So it still pays to be good at math in today’s labor market, but it’s often no longer enough. So why are social skills so prized in today’s labor market?

The Best Data Scientists Get Out and Talk to People

Harvard Business Review

After all, the job description involves poring through huge quantities of often disparate data to find insights that may prove helpful in every aspect of a business, including marketing, logistics, and human resources. A good data scientist can take many factors into account — the underlying geology, the current temperature of the oil, the well’s production history — to optimize the amount of steam. You can be a good data scientist by sitting at your computer.

The “Smart Society” of the Future Doesn’t Look Like Science Fiction

Harvard Business Review

The market for smart technologies is predicted to be worth up to $1.6 The score assigned to this component is an aggregate of scores earned by different clusters of inclusion-related indicators; the clusters that make up inclusivity are labor market inclusion, economic mobility, diversity and acceptance, and policies that promote inclusion. It used technology to build out its government services and embrace a market economy. What is a “smart” society?