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Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy Today, the largest U.S.

Governance and Pragmatism: Moving Beyond “The Culture of No”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround ,” former IBM Chairman and CEO Lou Gerstner wrote about the bureaucratic culture that contributed greatly to the near-death experience IBM went through in the early 1990s.  One of the most extraordinary manifestations of this no culture was IBM’s infamous nonconcur system.  natural disasters.

Why People and Companies Die While Cities Keep Growing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Prior to joining the SFI in 2003, he was the leader and founder of the high energy physics group at Los Alamos National Lab. Amazing. 

Lean Principles in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Such a pull approach to business is quite different from the push approaches of the past. But it then adds three additional management disciplines:  .

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Automation For The People

Dan Pontefract

In 2003, Maarten Goos and Alan Manning  coined  this phenomenon “job polarization”. Brynjolfsson automation Culture singularity technology

Snow on the Water

Doc Searls

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“IT Doesn’t Matter” Ten Years Later

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The article appeared in the May 2003 issue of the Harvard Business Review , where Carr was then an editor-at-large. 

Jobs in the Age of Watson

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

like the framework proposed by my fellow panelists Frank Levy and David Autor in two different papers: The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change , published in 2003 by Autor and Levy along with Harvard Professor Richard Murnane ; and How Computerized Work and Globalization Shape Human Skill Demands published in 2005-2006 by Levy and Murnane. 

Skills 101

BYSMD

Doc Searls

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The Future of Jobs: Lessons from History

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Between 1965 and 2003, leisure time has increased from 6-8 hour per week for men and 4-8 hours per week for women.  Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and StrategyHow will the job market evolve in our 21st century digital economy?  Ziebarth. 

The Day SAP Ruined a Good Thing

Dan Pontefract

Crystal Decisions and Business Objects sought to create the perfect company in terms of its culture when that acquisition was announced.

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The ‘Occupy IT’ Movement of Organizations

Dan Pontefract

The company also fundamentally reshapes its culture to refocus on clients and to be more agile, responsive and collaborative. agree.

Business Problems, Trust and Values

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For me this is particularly interesting, given that organizational culture is one of the topics I often discuss in my university seminars.  In addition, just last month we celebrated IBM’s Centennial , and along with the many who have written articles on the subject, I kept asking myself: “why is IBM still alive and thriving after so long?”.

The Science of Complex Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Prior to joining the Santa Fe Institute in 2003, he was the leader and founder of the high energy physics group at Los Alamos National Lab. Complex Systems Innovation Services Innovation Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and StrategyThe research for my thesis was focused on the highly complex world of atoms and molecules.  

Learning 2.0 Tetrad Through Marshall McLuhan

Dan Pontefract

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Humans, Machines and Collective Intelligence

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Tom Malone gave a very interesting talk on collective intelligence at the IBM Cognitive Systems Colloquium which I recently attended and wrote about. 

Innovation in Higher Education

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Roughly 10 percent of students in 2003 took at least one online course.  Complex Systems Diversity Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and StrategyMany educational institutions are facing financial difficulties. 

70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

In 2003 the UK Department of Education and Training defined it as “ learning which combines online and face-to-face approaches ”. itashare

The ‘Occupy IT’ Movement of Organizations

Dan Pontefract

The company also fundamentally reshapes its culture to refocus on clients and to be more agile, responsive and collaborative. agree.

A Reading List That (Actually) Gets Read

Adaptive Path

This is a case study of the LEGO Group, focused most strongly on a all-in focus on innovation that almost sunk the company in 2003.

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I need some help

George Siemens

On February 8, I’ll be delivering a talk at TEDxEdmonton’s event Rethinking Open Source Culture. In 2003 I posted a few articles online on open source movements and learning: Open source p.I , Open Source p.II , and Why we should share learning material. have benefitted enormously from open learning.

Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But it’s getting harder for our smart machines to truly impress us.  These questions have no easy answers, as we have learned over the years.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. itashare

Have social networks replaced groups?

David Weinberger

Maxim Weinstein responded in an email to my post about what the social structure of the Internet looked like before Facebook, making the insightful point that Facebook meets the four criteria Clay Shirky listed for social software in his 2003 keynote at eTech. Here are the four with Max’s comments appended: 1. group can be widely open.

70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

Charles Jennings

As Jay Cross pointed out back in 2003: “At work we learn more in the break room than in the classroom. That’s the nature of human learning.

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[2b2k] The Net as paradigm

David Weinberger

So I bought his 2003 book Shift!: 175-176] Not bad for 2003! 176] If the invisibility of the paradigm is required for its acceptance, then we are no closer to that event, for the Internet remains perhaps the single most evident aspect of our culture. It’s a rich book. Shift! ” [p. Is there an Internet paradigm shift?

Managing Transformative Initiatives - Some Lessons Learned

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It gave us both a marketplace-based mission and a new ground for our own behaviors and operating practices - in other words, culture

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The Soul of a Business – People, Culture and Brand

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « An Unusual Meeting | Main | Learning without Barriers » November 27, 2006 The Soul of a Business – People, Culture and Brand What is a business? You need something to help bind such a work force together, which is why culture is so important to the success of global companies. audience.

Erin McKeown on copyright ambivalence

David Weinberger

But then this happened: In 2003, she wrote and recorded Slung-Ho with some success. Last year, a Czech singer issued this song. And challenging.

What blogging was

David Weinberger

Some of us had been arguing from the beginning of the Web that the Web was more a social space than a publishing, informational or commercial space — “more” in the sense of what was driving adoption and what was making the Web the dominant shaping force of our culture. Fellow Hours are private. No, this is not ironic.)

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Shifts in organizational values and culture require a change management approach, with its stages of anger, denial, bargaining, and acceptance.

Yes, A Business CAN Disrupt Itself

Steve Denning

Disruptive innovation kills businesses. What can CEOs do about this seemingly incurable disease? Good management” isn’t a solution. Emphasis added).

Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It gave us both a marketplace-based mission and a new ground for our own behaviors and operating practices - in other words, culture

When explaining becomes a sin

Mind Hacks

One of my favourite papers is “ Thinking the unthinkable: sacred values and taboo cognitions &# by Philip Tetlock (2003). 2003). For an example, take the Daily Mail headline for Tuesday, which reads “To blame the cuts is immoral and cynical. This is criminality pure and simple&#. What could be motivating this? Tetlock, P.E.

Launch of Digital Sydney: Ideas, energy, success stories, and massive potential

Ross Dawson

Pollenizer is seeking to build up a sub-culture of failure, getting started, trying, learning, and succeeding.

Executive pay: what's wrong with this picture?

Steve Denning

reader (SM Forsman) asked yesterday about the role of compensation in revolutionizing the world of work. An interesting question. Yang told DealBook.

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TV 3.0

Doc Searls

In  The TV in the Snake of Time , I examined that question at some length: Television is deeply embedded in pretty much all developed cultures by now.

Why the Semantic Web Will Fail

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And then there was the company that we sat down with, oh in 2002 or 2003, and laid it all out - RSS, content syndication, social networks. Now - there are many technical reasons why I think the Semantic Web is a loser, along with some cultural and philosophical reasons. Don't get too excited by the title. The whole Web 2.0 thing.

[tech@state][2b2k] Real-time awareness

David Weinberger

In Jan 2003, there was an uptick because of the beginning of SARS, which as not identified until Feb 2003. Ahmed: It helps to have people who speak the language and know the culture. At the Tech@State conf, a panel is starting up. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Others, too.

Open Services Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is his third book on open innovation in the last eight years, having published Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology in 2003, and Open Business Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape in 2006. Services comprise more than 60 percent of the gross domestic product of thirty-?ve They ?rst