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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The World Is Spiky

John Hagel

Millions of workers in the computer industry lost their jobs in the late 1980s up through the late 1990s due to Free Trade. Dont Count On It. Why The Web Is Like A Rain Forest

Steven Berlin Johnson

October 03, 2005 in Articles , Web | Permalink Comments Nice piece Steven. Cheers Posted by: Rikard Linde | October 03, 2005 at 07:26 AM Yes, I like the metaphor even though the ecological understanding is weak. This is a very common error in modern techno-industrial thought. decided to take a look at the premise of Web 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Dubai - Global Talent Magnet

John Hagel

The development of a vibrant tourist industry is the most apparent transformation. Dont Count On It. Far from it. Why stop here? Interesting!

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: From Push to Pull

John Hagel

Fits better with European and Asian cultural patterns than US, so the US may be quite slow on the uptake. Dont Count On It. Here’s the irony.

The Value of Work

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The wonder of it is that they gain any market at all, and of course they would not, were it not for that other engine of empty production, the marketing and advertising industry. Numerous other industries would be similarly affected. It is always better to work. Work gives you dignity. Work helps the economy. And let's face it.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Bra Blowback

John Hagel

It is a pattern that JSB and I discuss at length in a variety of industries in China and India in The Only Sustainable Edge. Dont Count On It.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Patterns of Business Innovation in China and India

John Hagel

These companies rarely receive much attention from the Western press, in part because they have developed a culture of keeping a low profile.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Offshore Labor Markets

John Hagel

Dont Count On It. It is a must read for anyone interested in the evolution of offshoring activity. So what does the media focus on? Please try again. The Strike

Steven Berlin Johnson

Would you prefer that the transport workers become the next industry group to fall into that ghetto of "less affluent" people who the Observer so piously laments? Posted by: roseg | December 22, 2005 at 03:42 AM What the above poster said. And they are finding a way to do so, but no thanks to Mr. Toussaint. But we don't. Hong Kong Rising

Steven Berlin Johnson

Then, a million multicolor shipping containers in the industrial harbor, and then suddenly the skyline, pressed up improbably against the waters edge by the sharply rising land behind it. Posted by: almost witty | December 06, 2005 at 06:11 AM Coming into HK never gets old. It wouldnt even be close. or the bus? or the taxi?

The Science of Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Contractual/Cultural Infrastructure.  Since then, technology has continued to make dramatic advances.  Students are demanding it. 

Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Friedman’s words came to mind as I was reflecting on the evolution of blogging since I posted my first blog in May of 2005.

Entrepreneurship and Job Creation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture million people.  million people.  . million. 

Could the End of Moore’s Law Be Near? If so, What’s Next?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What worries me about the future of Silicon Valley, is [its] one-dimensionality, that it’s not a Renaissance culture… It’s an engineering culture that believes that it’s revolutionary, but it’s actually not that revolutionary.  The IT industry is now going through something similar.  But, the progress is uneven. 

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The Rise of the Digital Capital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The industrial economy that prevailed through much of the 20th century saw the rise of major corporations like IBM, GM, GE, P&G and Kodak. 

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“Soft” AI Is Suddenly Everywhere

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Innovation Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Patent Activity and the State of US Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

inventors of granted patents since 1976 and 82 percent since 2005.  Then last year, in a provocative paper, Is US economic growth over?

Bill Sullivan, CEO of Agilent Technologies is a Chief Engagement Officer

Dan Pontefract

Bill Sullivan was appointed CEO in March of 2005. CEO Culture engagement managing organization agilent Bill Sullivan collaboration measurement

Some Thoughts on the Affordable Care Act

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

and, should it be repealed? Do we need the ACA or something like it?  Different countries have developed universal health care along different models. 

Reflections on the Future of TV

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I’ve long been interested in the impact of digital technologies on the media industry.  Does this spell the end of television as we know it? 

Freelancing means freedom

Harold Jarche

We haven’t seen a shift in the workforce this significant in almost 100 years when we transitioned from an agricultural to an industrial economy.

Money Doesn't Necessarily Buy Competitive Advantage

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

How can you tell if the company truly means it, or if it's mostly wishful thinking or marketing hype?  We can see if the company is putting its money where its mouth is by measuring how much it spends on innovation relative to other companies in its industry.  But, this is much easier said than done.  Are your margins narrowing? 

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Social Reputation in the Age of Globalization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, beyond my core interests at the intersection of technology, management and complex systems, I have been thinking quite a bit about the central role of trust and reputation now plays, especially for highly visible global companies that are leaders in their industry. Few paid much attention to these allegations.  Second:  “.

The New Center for Global Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

According to Palmisano, the modern industrial corporation has gone through three stages of evolution in the way it does business around the world. 

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build your own edge

Harold Jarche

Robert Paterson worked with US public radio, NPR, in 2005 to help determine how to adapt to the industry-wide changes wrought by social media.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Worlds Management Industry Forecast 2008

Mark Oehlert

Also examined in the report are the 2008 business goals for many of the leading companies in the industry. books futures Web 2.0

The MIT Distributed Leadership Forum

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this month, the Center sponsored a Distributed Leadership Forum , which brought together an invited group of people from industry and academia to explore the key attributes of distributed leadership required for effective 21st century organizations.  I am a member of the Leadership Center and was involved in the planning of the Forum.

The Emergence of a “New Establishment”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Societal and cultural battles were fought in a number of critical areas, including civil rights , feminism  and the sexual revolution. You will also be held accountable for those of your community, your business and industry, and the greater good of society. We are now going through another such major transition.

How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy

Luis Suarez

Even without having to use your company’s resources. And it all got started with just a bunch of bloggers! Quite the opposite!

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Like I said, it continues to take time and lots of good effort and energy to provoke that cultural shift and that mindset change. SIE ).

IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This IT-based productivity resurgence has continued , except for a short period that reflects the declining IT investment right after the bursting of the dot-com bubble , and the maturing of the global economic expansion in 2005 and 2006.  invest in corporate culture. As the US recovers from the financial. between 1973 and 1995. 

Don’t Be Trapped By Dogma

Adaptive Path

For me, the greatest lesson that Steve Jobs taught is summed up in this statement from his renowned 2005 Stanford Commencement speech: "Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.". Steve, and the companies he built, proved highly resistant to dogma, to other people's thinking.

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Luis Suarez

May 2005. . Back in that blog entry I mentioned how having the  right  purpose is the main trigger to get things going. Really? Bless them … .

The Freelance Revolution

Harold Jarche

The tools for individual workers to connect and collaborate are now available, though we don’t have the culture or mindset to fully embrace them yet.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Hey! made a Blidget! Kudos. books futures Web 2.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Blogging in the Next Phase of My Career

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « The NYPD Real Time Crime Center | Main | A Matter of World Views » June 11, 2007 Blogging in the Next Phase of My Career I started this blog in May of 2005. " I guess I took that comment to heart, because until now I have refrained from writing any new entries on blogging itself. WHO reads IWB ?

Is it too late to save the Net from the carriers?

Doc Searls

It was submitted in November 2005 and ran in the February 2006 issue. The Information Age may be here, but the Industrial Age is hardly over.

Becoming a Digital Business: Progress and Obstacles

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Social and cultural changes require strong senior management leadership. But, these digital customers can be fickle and hard to satisfy. 

Social Media Implications for Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The panel focused on the implications of social media to the communications and media industries as well as to organizations in general.  The second example is about the music industry: “They all look at the record companies and say, well, . Each panel included experts from USC Annenberg and IBM. Is Big Media embracing Social Media?

A Historical Perspective on the Financial Crisis

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the past couple of centuries years, we have had a technology revolution every 40 - 60 years, starting with the Industrial Revolution in 1771.  Tags: Management and Leadership Society and Culture These changes are always accompanied by a financial bubble and subsequent massive crash.