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Thinking By Sprinting: What Cognitive Science Tells Us About Why Scrum Works

Christiaan Verwijs — February 6, 2020 A while ago, I received an interesting scientific article from Gunther Verheyen titled “Getting Things Done: The Science Behind Stress-Free Productivity” (Heylighen & Vidal, 2007). The article discusses possible scientific explanations for the success of a personal productivity approach called “Getting Things Done” (GTD; Allen, 2001). The authors apply … Continue reading Thinking By Sprinting: What Cognitive Science Tells Us About Why Scrum Works

Cognitive biases: How to get people to prefer your business

Using the mere exposure effect to retarget campaigns, risk compensation theory, social proof or using someone else’s halo are just some of the ways marketers can influence purchasing decisions. Jacob Baadsgaard on March 22, 2019 at 10:11 am Most of us like to believe that we’re inherently logical people, especially when it comes to purchasing … Continue reading Cognitive biases: How to get people to prefer your business

Cognitive Excellence Is The New Benchmark of Business Performance

Daniel Burrus — October 24, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — October 24, 2018 Today, business performance is measured by transactional throughput and is commonly captured in a set of transactional metrics such as revenue, investor ROI, manufacturing capacity, service level performance, available to promise, etc. Commonly, the operations of a business are defined as the transactional … Continue reading Cognitive Excellence Is The New Benchmark of Business Performance

Turn Cognitive Challenges into Opportunities With Technology Built the Way You Think

Daniel Burrus — October 11, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — October 11, 2018 Technology can function as a key enabler for higher cognitive performance. Technology is as important for cognitive roles as it is for transactional ones, since cognitive work in organizations drives transactional tasks. With performance gains realized through transaction management software, the next game … Continue reading Turn Cognitive Challenges into Opportunities With Technology Built the Way You Think

Elevate Cognitive Performance

Daniel Burrus — October 11, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — October 11, 2018 Improving cognitive performance is a strategic imperative for anticipatory leaders. With the availability of data, cognitive technology and performance analytics, stakeholders expect stronger performance, higher transparency, greater controls and clearer communications. Performance analytics for cognitive work The transactional operations of an organization have … Continue reading Elevate Cognitive Performance

Eliminate Cognitive Friction to Maximize Human Performance

Daniel Burrus — October 4, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — October 4, 2018 Improving cognitive performance is a strategic imperative for anticipatory leaders. Yet, cognitive performance slows down due to cognitive friction. Cognitive friction occurs when professionals can’t think through uncertainties clearly in their minds. These uncertainties include: risks opportunities outcomes consequences implications impact causations causes … Continue reading Eliminate Cognitive Friction to Maximize Human Performance

A Strategic Imperative for Anticipatory Leaders Is Cognitive Performance

Daniel Burrus — September 26, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — September 26, 2018 AI and cognitive computing have grabbed headlines. Yet, anticipatory leaders know that the elevation of cognitive performance among teams is key to maximize results. Leaders need to help their teams of professionals improve how they envision opportunities, manage downside risks and achieve greater … Continue reading A Strategic Imperative for Anticipatory Leaders Is Cognitive Performance

Understanding Cognitive Bias To Interpret Data, Understand Trends

Understanding Cognitive Bias To Interpret Data, Understand Trends by Rives Martin, Op-Ed Contributor, February 22, 2017 People are all prone to see patterns and causality, a trait that has presented evolutionary advantages that have benefited our ancestors for generations. The idea of “seeing causality” ranges from understanding what times of day are safe for an … Continue reading Understanding Cognitive Bias To Interpret Data, Understand Trends

Study: How Does Ethnicity Impact Perception of Cognitive Assessments?

by Sandra Hess June 23, 2016June 23, 2016 Any business knows diversity is not just a critical component of global success, but a key driver of innovation. And today, the talent pool is more diverse than it has ever been. The current global workforce includes five generations of workers comprised of a wide variety of … Continue reading Study: How Does Ethnicity Impact Perception of Cognitive Assessments?