Exception handling is complex work
DECEMBER 5, 2011
Complex, new problems need tacit knowledge to solve them. Exception-handling is complexity WirearchyOrganizations do this all the time.
Organizing for diversity and complexity
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
It comes down to the fact that what we know and do inside our organizations is insufficient to address external complexity or to be innovative.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex. Complexity: the new normal. Social learning.
Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011
DECEMBER 17, 2011
January 1, 2011 to December 17, 2011. patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more.
Leadership in Complexity
OCTOBER 9, 2011
Tweet In organizing for diversity and complexity , I discussed structural changes that are needed in our institutions. Dealing with Complexity.
In a Complex World, Continuous Learning and Simple Truths Prevail
OCTOBER 16, 2011
Lewis’ book focuses on a few smart people who saw the simple truths beneath the complex world of financial jiggery-pokery that led to wealthy people becoming even wealthier on the backs of others who were
[review] Cheap Complex Devices
APRIL 3, 2011
John Sundman (Disclosure: John is a friend from a mailing list) is a geek, and Cheap Complex Devices is a geeky novel. I’ve got an ever-growing list of books that I intend to write reviews of because they’re so damn interesting. In fact, it’s because they deserve full reviews that I’m not writing any reviews.
Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence
DECEMBER 29, 2011
Welcome to the new elsua! And plenty of times we keep going through the extra mile to try to achieve it. And most of the times, we don’t. Really?
New frameworks of 2011: Connected Success, Transformation of Business and Government, Crowdsourcing
DECEMBER 21, 2011
I believe strongly in visual frameworks as a way of communicating and engaging with complex ideas. Success in a Connected World.
Best of working smarter for September 2011
OCTOBER 6, 2011
Best of Working Smarter Daily , September 1 – 30, 2011. patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. surprising facts about recorded lectures - Donald Clark Plan B , September 17, 2011. simple tips for setting up online communities - Jane Hart , September 30, 2011.
The Science of Complex Systems
JULY 9, 2011
When I look back over my long, relatively eclectic career, complex systems have been a common theme in all the activities I’ve been involved in. It started in the 1960s, when I was an undergraduate and graduate student at the University of Chicago majoring in physics, - the study of complex natural systems. Let me explain. Amazing.
Learning in Complexity
DECEMBER 16, 2011
” @webestime – “Simple rules lead to complex behavior. ” @CharlesJennings – “in a complex world, continuous learning is the only option available to us” – Globalization, Complexity & Change. ” via @SebPaquet. Wells” via @iain2008. How to whisper 2. Friday's Finds
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
Tweet Here are my notes from the session this afternoon at CSTD 2011 in Toronto. complexity Informal Learning Work
Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
After all, when was the last time you were working on a single project, with a single project team, in the same building, or location, or even country?
Big Data, Complex Systems and Quantum Mechanics
DECEMBER 7, 2012
What are some of these limitations? In thinking about this question over the last few years, I started to notice that a number of subtle, non-intuitive concepts that I learned many years ago as a physics student seem to apply to the world of big data and information-based predictions in highly complex systems. Let me explain. .
DECEMBER 15, 2011
The more complex or novel the idea, the more time it will take to be understood. 4. complexity NetworkedLearning Work” 5.
Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary
JANUARY 6, 2012
That’s why I’m including this entry as part of the “Reflections from 2011″ series. What happened to me during 2011 then?
Social networks drive Innovation
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
complexity WirearchyDoes this graphic stand on its own, or is there more explanation required?
Social learning for business
JANUARY 20, 2011
The increasing complexity of our work is a result of our global interconnectedness. — SocialLearning complexitybank tellers).
It’s the network …
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
Tweet I presented on Managing in a Networked World at DevLearn 2011 today in Las Vegas. 21C_Leader complexity NetworkedLearning
Learner self-organization in complex knowledge settings
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
I’m a fan of dichotomies, recognizing very well the weaknesses they hold. dichotomy is a way of pinning points of thought.
Why diverse viewpoints are critical in dealing with complexity
SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
The September issue of Harvard Business Review focused on complexity, with several excellent articles. Mauboussin , the chief investment strategist at Legg Mason Capital Management, whose investment approach is fundamentally based on understanding complexity. One of the pieces was an interview with Michael J.
AUGUST 30, 2011
With increasing connections and speeds of transmission, our work environments have become much more complex. complexity
The 21st century workplace: moving to the edge
JUNE 21, 2011
However, solving a customer’s unique problem of getting pieces of art to several remote locations can be complex. complexity Work
The Evolution of My Complex Relationship with Blogging
JUNE 3, 2011
The contrast Franzen drew between liking versus loving someone or something proved helpful as I was probing into the complex relationship with my blog, especially as it evolved from the puppy love infatuation stage of the first year to the passion bordering on obsession of the later years. But, after a while, those feelings began to subside.
Jobs in the Age of Watson
NOVEMBER 26, 2011
These are generally high-skill human activities that involve expert problem solving and complex communications for which there are no rule-based solutions. Examples of complex communications include managing and leading large groups, teaching, writing books and papers, arguing legal cases, and selling sophisticated equipment.
Why do we need social business?
OCTOBER 19, 2011
complexity SocialLearning WirearchyAs I mentioned in leadership emerges from network culture , a Probe-Sense-Respond approach is necessary.
Becoming personal knowledge managers
JULY 18, 2011
Others rely on experts but that is more and more inadequate in our increasingly complex world of expertise. complexity NetworkedLearning PKM
Complexity, Information, and Education
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
I’m in Rijeka, Croatia. It’s my first visit hear and it’s a beautiful country. The scenery is spectacular. Unfortunately, most of my time has been spent in a hotel room writing and getting caught up on email/work, etc. View more presentations from gsiemens
The Emergence of Cognitive Computing
NOVEMBER 5, 2011
then it could move on to help people make better decisions when faced with highly complex problems whose very meaning is not clear and precise. Much of the information needed to make complex decisions and learn is created for humans by humans in the form of articles, books, talks, presentations, and so on. The work is underway.
Embracing change from both sides
NOVEMBER 27, 2011
Complexity theory tells us that complex problems need to be probed through action before any sense can be made of them. It takes time.
The connected company
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
As companies grow they invariably increase in complexity, and as things get more complex they become more difficult to control. Right?
So you (still) want to be an elearning consultant?
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
This has become a necessity due to the increased complexity facing today’s networked business. This makes business sense.
Informal learning is a business imperative
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
complexity Informal Learning Workthen created my own graphic and looked at what happens to work if this is true. It is moving to the edge.
The Complex Transition to the Age of the Cloud
APRIL 6, 2012
In November of 2011, Andrew McAfee published an article in the Harvard Business Review: What Every CEO Needs to Know about the Cloud. Cloud computing is a highly complex initiative - at the technical, business and organizational levels. In June of 2008 I participated in a conference on cloud computing.
Leadership emerges from network culture
OCTOBER 18, 2011
In a naturalistic redescription of the phenomenon, we might view it as an emergent, self-organising property of complex systems.
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
However this is often difficult in large, complex organizations. Source : IBM Creative Leadership Report. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0
Unleashing the Next Age of Prosperity
OCTOBER 29, 2011
Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and StrategyLet me briefly summarize her views. . Our present information technology and telecommunications age, whose starting point Perez pegs at 1971, is the fifth such major revolution in that span.
Complexity and Design in Warfare
MARCH 18, 2011
The workshop explored how design-oriented approaches can help us better understand and deal with the very complex problems we are increasingly encountering in all aspects of business, economies, government, public policy, military operations and society in general. Analysis involves a relatively linear set of steps. Armed Forces. Designing.
The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
Mind you, we are talking about powerful characteristics here that have kicked in a rather complex multicultural environment across the board.