Tag: faith & technology

Manage Smarter 63: Increased Efficiency is Not Always Good

Edward Ten­ner is a dis­tin­guished schol­ar of the Smith­son­ian 's Lemel­son Cen­ter for the Study of Inven­tion and Inno­va­tion. In this episode, we dis­cuss: how becom­ing more effi­cient can have unin­tend­ed con­se­quences; Campbell’s Law: how mea­sur­ing new effi­cien­cies may make your staff change behav­ior to meet new incen­tives; how Big Data affects you and your busi­ness and can cause “Com­peti­tor Neglect;" and the pit­falls of False Pos­i­tives.

Millennials Blending Faith & Technology

Tech­nol­o­gy has infil­trat­ed every area of Mil­len­ni­al life, and the realm of faith is no excep­tion. Accord­ing to Bar­na research, the most com­mon way Mil­len­ni­als are blend­ing their faith and tech­nol­o­gy is through dig­i­tal read­ing of Scrip­ture. Mil­len­ni­als are also heavy users of online videos per­tain­ing to faith. For church lead­ers, the data point to lots of oppor­tu­ni­ties to engage Mil­len­ni­als spir­i­tu­al­ly online.