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The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

In 2003 it was becoming clear that we needed?—?and That was the theme of Clay Shirky ’s 2003 keynote at the ETech conference, the most important gathering of Web developers of its time. Clay’s 2003 analysis of the situation is awesome. ” But now (2003) we’re fully into the fully social web. ” Nah

The ‘Occupy IT’ Movement of Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Diamond Digital IQ  suggests  41% of organizations witness 30% or more of IT expenditures residing elsewhere from IT. ” In the Web 2.0

The ‘Occupy IT’ Movement of Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Diamond Digital IQ  suggests  41% of organizations witness 30% or more of IT expenditures residing elsewhere from IT. ” In the Web 2.0

Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders

Dan Pontefract

The most overused yet inappropriately applied term in an organization is “coaching.”. Group coaching? Speed coaching? Why not. Virtual coaching?

The Day SAP Ruined a Good Thing

Dan Pontefract

But first, let me explain the remarkable organization and team I was a part of for those five years. This post was four years in the making.

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our future of work

Harold Jarche

Part of changing the human condition is changing the way we organize to work. Capitalism does not have to be corporatism. EthosVO is different.

Serendipity is at the heart of today’s emerging society

Ross Dawson

When young Ricardo Sousa – organizer of the Switch Conference – invited me to speak there, I almost instantly knew that serendipity would be the topic.

Birgit Mager and the Evolution of Service Design

Adaptive Path

started at HP to help organizational units figure out how to best create new interfaces for customers and the kinds of people needed at the contact points to really bring a solution-focus into the organization. It was very exciting for me at the time; in a way, I was trying to “design” organizations to be able to deliver excellent service.

Lean Principles in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The organization must start by understanding what customers truly value - and where, when, how, and why as well. 

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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. 

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.

Shifting work

Harold Jarche

Therefore, learning amongst ourselves and sharing implicit knowledge to create intangible value, is the real work in organizations today.

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A Reading List That (Actually) Gets Read

Adaptive Path

Leah’s is the toolkit and thinking to make User Experience a force within any organization. Books can be like New Years’ Resolutions.

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Pirates Play Databall, Purge Postseason Drought

Andy McAfee

If crusty, old-school baseball managers can learn become data-driven, then the ones in your organization have absolutely no excuse. ’ ”.

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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

Would you recommend your L&D department?

Jay Cross

Fred Reichheld, The One Number You Need to Grow, Harvard Business Review, December 2003). The prime directive of any organization is to create customers. The Net Promoter Score shows how the organization is doing in terms all managers and workers can understand. Line leaders are a CLO’s most important customers. Did it matter?

Managing Transformative Initiatives - Some Lessons Learned

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the years, they’ve amassed a number of valuable assets and extensive organizations.  It’s different for established companies. 

Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The New Yorker described the article as “Rethinking the innovation craze.”  But, a company doesn’t have to disappear to have been severely disrupted. 

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The business world is particularly awash with such trendy buzzwords.  Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy.  .

Automation For The People

Dan Pontefract

In 2003, Maarten Goos and Alan Manning  coined  this phenomenon “job polarization”. Brynjolfsson used as an album title. will disappear by 2035.

Lessons in Leadership From Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis

Dan Pontefract

” – Lazaridis, 2003. It was an organization whose leadership and leadership behaviours were closed and unrepentant.

“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. 

Reflections on Linux and Mainframes

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The attacks against Linux and the companies that embraced it continued for years , including the SCO Group’s 2003 $5 billion lawsuit against IBM.

Origins of the Term 'Personal Learning Network'

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

link] Milton Ramirez (tonnet) uses the term on June 10, 2003. link] The first reference from George Siemens I find is September 30, 2003. link] He follows up October 17, 2003. "A network, in the context of an ecology and communities, is how we organize our learning communities.resulting in a personal learning network."

Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The disruption is an opportunity for organizations, but may be a threat to many workers.  million people. 

Before Facebook, there was DeanSpace

David Weinberger

DeanSpace let Dean supporters connect with one another on topics, form groups, and organize action. This was before Facebook, remember.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. wrote the paper that follows. It’s real.

The Rise and Potential Fall of the Talent Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Until early in the 20th century, most companies were organized around their physical assets, such as land, minerals or oil.  since 2013. 

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Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They fail because responsibility to build these businesses is given to managers or organizations whose capabilities aren’t up to the task. 

Who forces Google to remove search results because of copyright claims?

David Weinberger

Tayob, Google has released data on which organizations request certain search results be suppressed because of copyright issues. Here’s an op-ed I wrote in 2003 about this.). According to a post at TechDirt by Riaz K. From TechDirt: It may be a bit surprising, but at the top of the list? There’s NBC Universal at number two.

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. 

Learning 2.0 Tetrad Through Marshall McLuhan

Dan Pontefract

Obsolesce (what is pushed aside by the new organ). Shamefully, I didn’t know about the book until this year, courtesy of Jon Husband.

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). In an added twist, Tetlock and colleagues also offered participants the opportunity to engage in ‘moral cleansing’ by subscribing to an organ donation scheme. 2003). Tetlock, P. E. et al.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. In addition to LOM, the consortium designed Content Packaging, to bundle sets of learning objects for storage and delivery, and sequencing and design specifications, to organize them into courses. CCK11.

Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

Organizations are becoming organic. The process of seeking out and sharing meaning is a responsibility of enlightened social citizenship.

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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. 

Yes, A Business CAN Disrupt Itself

Steve Denning

For the innovation to prosper on a sustained basis, at some point, the parent organization has to come to terms with the change. To learn more.

Reserve a seat for my webinar: In conversation with Harold Jarche

Jane Hart

Harold helps organizations learn, work, and innovate in the network era. PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server.

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Executive pay: what's wrong with this picture?

Steve Denning

All of which underlines the need for organizations to move into Capitalism 3.0 An interesting question. Yang told DealBook. Yang said. &P.

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TV 3.0

Doc Searls

Back in 2003, David Weinberger and I wrote a thing called World of Ends: What the Internet Is and How to Stop Mistaking It For Something Else.