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Notes from 2004

Harold Jarche

I’ve gone through my 2004 posts, which was my first year of full-time blogging on this site, and here is what still remains interesting. Note that in 2004, blogging was not mainstream yet. In 2004, I posted for the first time, “Learning is business, and business is learning – finally.&#. I am a human being.&#.

The Science of Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Released earlier this month, the report was developed by the MIT Innovation Initiative , launched a year ago by MIT President Rafael Reif.

Can Innovation Continue to Drive Long-Term Economic Growth?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Northwestern University economist Robert Gordon is one of the leaders of the innovation pessimism camp. Has the ideas machine broken down?

Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and StrategyLet me explain.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Few business concepts have been as long and widely used as disruptive innovation. Innovation has played a central role in my long career.

Yes, A Business CAN Disrupt Itself

Steve Denning

Disruptive innovation kills businesses. They meticulously cultivated innovation. The Innovator’s Solution isn’t a solution.

We Are All New Immigrants to the Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He observed that when he started writing That Used to be Us , he went back and looked at The World is Flat , which he had written in 2004. These companies and technologies had not been born or were in their infancy in 2004, yet they are now a major part of our conversations. How did we fall into such a slow decline?

The MIT Forum on Future Cities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Sense able City Lab was founded in 2004 by architect and engineer Carlo Ratti , who is a faculty member in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and CultureFirst, is the rapid urbanization of the planet.

A New Style of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Tom Foremski , a journalist blogger and friend who reports on the business and culture of innovation in Silicon Valley Watcher , wrote an interesting comment in my blog: “In some ways, I see your post-retirement life as being somewhat futuristic, in that it will be the way many people will be working in the future.

“IT Doesn’t Matter” Ten Years Later

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2004 Carr published a book based on his HBR article with the more toned-down title of Does IT Matter? How quickly time passes.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Professors Lester and Piore describe two kinds of innovation, which they call analysis and interpretation. and GIO 2.0. For GIO 3.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. Home Archives Subscribe « Business Innovation and Storytelling | Main | Becoming an Innovation Leader – Is There More than One Style? This is not surprising.

70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

Diagram from Heinze & Proctor ‘Reflections on the Use of Blended Learning’ (2004). University of Salford, UK. Work is becoming more complex.

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. So, how does a company establish a culture of trust, especially large, large global company like IBM or the News Corporation? Solid financials are necessary but not sufficient.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Innovation Meeting in Mexico

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In November of 2004 we published the results of GIO 1.0 , and earlier this year we published the GIO 2.0 report. Cheers. Please try again.

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

I started down the path of personal knowledge mastery in 2004, inspired by Dave Pollard , Denham Gray , and others. “To Innovating with PKM.

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The New Entrepreneurship: Back to the Roots of the American Dream

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One is a productivity surge as companies have embraced and learned to take advantage of information technologies, which has resulted in major innovations and efficiencies over the past decade. Ultimately, it is likely to warp our politics, our culture, and the character of our society for years to come,” Peck writes. Not at all.

Hidden Wealth: Science, Technology and Services Innovation in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Royal Society , - the UK’s national academy of science, - recently released a report: Hidden Wealth: the contribution of science to service sector innovation. This excellent report represents the findings of a major study on the role of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to innovation in the services sector.

Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are Hollow Shells without Democracy

Harold Jarche

Thomas Malone, in The Future of Work (2004) envisaged four potential organizational models for the network era: Loose hierarchies.

Indifference, Hostility, Isolation and Other Obstacles to a Healthy Innovation Environment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In most companies, just about all the cards are stacked against the nurturing of innovation, especially the kinds of new ideas and disruptive innovations that generally lead to major changes in the marketplace and within the business. Collaborative innovation is not for them. Is that too pessimistic a view? Perhaps. Why is that?

The American Dream, Innovation and the Knowledge Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These major economic development issues are the primary reasons why innovation has become so prominent in the US and just about every other country in the world. In December of 2004, the National Innovation Initiative issued its final report, Innovate America. Tags: Society and Culture How about our children?

I Learned A Lot At My First-Ever F Up Nights

Dan Pontefract

” In 2004, Clayton was COO of a web development shop called Mercurial Communications. Don’t shoot the messenger! Todd Dunlop.

Reinventing Management: Part 4: Coordination: From bureaucracy to.

Steve Denning

Addison-Wesley, 2004. [3] Addison-Wesley, 2004. [6] Addison-Wesley, 2004.   4.     1] Takeuchi, H.,

Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

Adejare’s role was to illuminate how business can be part of innovating in eLearning in Africa. Read on! And thanks to Adejare!

Growing Up in a Complex World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is IBM’s fourth and largest CEO study since 2004, based on more than 1,500 face-to-face interviews with CEOs and senior public leaders from more than 60 countries. To meet this commitment, they said they needed to understand and respond to diverse cultures and local needs, whether economic, environmental or social.”

Can Things Still Get Done in Our Gridlocked Political System?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

No wonder we’re so ready to believe that almost anything, short of Shakespearean witches, is possible in the dysfunctional culture of Washington. .

Has the Economic Meltdown & 9/11 Impacted our Definition of Teams?

Dan Pontefract

Thanks to RITA , (Research and Innovative Technology Administration through the U.S. Phase 2 : July, 2004 through July 2008.

Reinventing Management: Part 5: From value to values

Steve Denning

Toyota Culture: The Heart and Soul of the Toyota Way. Toyota Culture: The Heart and Soul of the Toyota Way.   4.    

Smarter Cities Santiago

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Peñalolen has been recognized as one of the most innovative municipalies in Chile, and has received several international recognitions. He was elected mayor of Peñalolen in 2004, and reelected in 2008. We talked extensively about the importance of technology and innovation in their jobs. Why Santiago?

Smart Cities and "Liveability"

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The workshop was organized by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group of the Imperial College Business School , as part of a new multi-disciplinary research initiative, Ecocit, whose goal is to study how to help urban environments around the world thrive both ecologically and economically.

The 2010 IBM Global CEO Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is IBM’s fourth biennial CEO study since 2004. Given the realities of globalization, disruptive innovation, and profound changes across technology, markets and society, it should not be surprising that CEOs and their companies must now navigate a highly volatile and unpredictable business environment. It is also the largest.

Fixing the US Jobs Problem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Remember that the set of goods and services that is practically tradable is expanding because of transportation and information-technology innovations.” “The Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategyfavor.”

The 2008 IBM Global CEO Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Four years ago, the 2004 study found that CEOs were emerging from the depressed business environment caused by the bursting of the dot com bubble , and were beginning to shift their priorities from cost cutting to driving profitable growth and strengthening overall financial performance. IBM just released the 2008 Global CEO Study.

Economics After the Crisis

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Tags: Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

innovators of today") Q: are we looking at ways to. The challenge now is how do we take those innovations and find those things that are working best and spread them not just to lead schools, but all across the system and in every school and in every board - the challenge is to get the great innovations more generally in use.

Reflections on Economics from a Non-Economist

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Not only have individual financial institutions become less vulnerable to shocks from underlying risk factors, but also the financial system as a whole has become more resilient,” he said in 2004. Tags: Complex Systems Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture What caused the crisis?

Reinventing Relationships

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As a result of the incredible advances in digital components and personal computing over the past thirty years, many new innovations are first emerging in consumer markets and among communities of experimental users, from which they eventually trickle-up into the worlds of business and government applications. Many challenges lie ahead.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

In a business culture that is skeptical of nonnumerical reasoning, ROI implies disciplined, mathematical rigor. Look at General Motors.

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The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Fenning, 2004) We continue to organize classes in grades, sorted, especially in the earlier years, by age. Mohn & Nault, 2004) Interaction is structured and led by an instructor. We want a plan,” said my managers, and so I outlined the future as I thought it would – and should – unfold. And access to bandwidth continues to improve.

How I use social media

Nancy White

So I began again in 2004, mostly because I can’t talk and write about a social media tool until I have used it in practice. Thanks.&#