DisrupTV Episode 0040 – Alex Howard, Dr. Janice Presser, Alan Lepofsky #DisrupTV
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Alexander B. Howard is a senior analyst at the Sunlight Foundation. Previously, he was the first senior editor for technology and society at the Huffington Post, a columnist at TechRepublic and a contributor to TechPresident, among many other publications, a consultant, moderator and researcher. In 2013, he founded e-pluribusbunum.org, a blog focused on open government and technology.
Howard has been recognized twice by The Washingtonian Magazine as one of Washington’s “TechTitans,” which called him a “respected trend-spotter and chronicler of government’s use of new media.” He has appeared on-air as an analyst for NPR, WHYY, WAMU, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera America, Washington Post TV, WJLA and a guest on The Kojo Nnamdi Show. From April 2010 to May 2013, he was the Washington Correspondent for Radar at O’Reilly Media. Prior to joining O’Reilly, he was the associate editor of SearchCompliance.com and WhatIs.com at TechTarget, where he wrote about how the laws and regulations that affect information technology are changing. (He’s also been a teacher, carpenter, waiter, cook, clerk, “knowledge broker,” and Web designer.)
Howard has held fellowships at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School and the Networked Transparency Policy Project in the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He graduated from Colby College with a B.A. in Biology. He now resides in the District of Columbia with his family.
Dr. Janice Presser is CEO of The Gabriel Institute, a behavioral scientist, and architect of the technology that powers Teamability®. She has studied team interaction in academic, clinical, and business settings for over 40 years, and has shared her expertise in the areas of HR metrics and measurements, workforce planning, and human capital assessment. Dr. Presser has authored seven books, most recently, Timing Isn’t Everything. Teaming Is.
In an era of digital disruption and transformational change, Dr. Presser’s integrated technology and management methods create collaborative culture, generate extraordinary business results, and open new paths to meaningful work and organizational health.
Alan Lepofsky – VP and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research. With almost two decades of experience in the collaboration software industry, Lepofsky helps organizations improve the way their employees work together to get their jobs done. Lepofsky’s primary research area The Future of Work, focuses on: integrating collaboration and business processes (Purposeful Collaboration), structuring work via Social Task Management, leveraging analytics and digital assistants to work more productively, the strategic impact of mobile computing on business transformation, and measuring workforce culture based on Digital Proficiency instead of age.
Alan’s primary research area, The Future of Work, includes:
– Integrating collaboration and business processes, or Purposeful Collaboration
– Structuring work with Social Task Management
– Leveraging analytics to work more productively
– The strategic impact of mobile computing on business transformation
– Measuring workforce culture based on digital proficiency instead of age
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