ISPI Performance Digest
Jul. 1, 2014

Disruptive innovation and organizational learning
The Performance Improvement Blog
Disruptive innovation has become a very popular notion about competition and organizational change. Since Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen's 1997 book "The Innovator's Dilemma," business leaders (and, more recently, educators) have been trying to anticipate disruptive innovation in their industries and encourage disruptive innovation in their companies.More

Reboot your brand with a new company culture
APA Solutions
After giving his staff the tools to open their minds to a new company culture, "Marty" was beginning to experience the transition in action. While he was getting positive feedback from the DISC profiles and team workshops, it was time that he connect those new behaviors to the ultimate goal: providing the best customer experience with quality products and timely deliveries.More

Build your skills with these online training books
The Rapid E-Learning Blog
It's summer time! What's better than laying in a hammock reading a book on how to build online training? Not much. Here are some recommendations for your reading list.More

When educational games work: Mission U.S. demonstrates best of gamification
The right video games can lead to higher performance and achievement levels in both school and work, according to the "The Benefits of Playing Video Games" report released earlier this year and published in the American Psychological Association journal.More

BMW's gesture inspection system ensures quality with a wave of the hand
The BMW Group has developed a new system for inspecting bumpers that enables workers to point out defects with hand gestures. The pilot project at the company's Landshut site utilizes camera-based gesture detection systems (like those used in the gaming industry) for automotive production.More

Inside DIA's big data innovation efforts
All eyes may be on the CIA's high-profile cloud computing contract with Amazon, but a quiet revolution in big data analytics and process re-engineering is taking place at the Defense Intelligence Agency that may have a bigger impact on the intelligence community's planned common computing environment.More