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Social networks drive Innovation

Harold Jarche

Does this graphic stand on its own, or is there more explanation required? complexity Wirearchy

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

January 1, 2011 to December 17, 2011. Network thinking -  Harold Jarche , December 15, 2011. Infographic) , March 5, 2011.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Learning apps. Rovy F.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Greg Lowe (@Greg2dot0) December 27, 2011. So soon?!?! Really? think so. FB, Twitter & G+. I’ll be scrutinizing for effecitveness.

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Luis Suarez

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A Conversation on Innovation

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Re: the negative side of innovation, there's a prettyconsistent assessment of innovation & technology, a pretty consistentstatement, by the youth in the occupy movement. If we go one step beyond innovation, we have actuallyreached a cusp in the west. Does the general population support innovation? Who are they?

Friday’s Finds for 2011

Harold Jarche

call it Friday’s Finds and here are some of the more notable finds during 2011. Blogging. Learning. Learning happens on its own schedule.

Social Media Revolution 2011

Luis Suarez

Welcome to the Social Media Revolution 2011 ! Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social ComputingHighly recommended, for sure!

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

There is probably no better tool to identify both strengths and areas for intervention in innovation. Source : IBM Creative Leadership Report.

Best of working smarter for September 2011

Jay Cross

Best of Working Smarter Daily , September 1 – 30, 2011. surprising facts about recorded lectures -  Donald Clark Plan B , September 17, 2011. simple tips for setting up online communities -  Jane Hart , September 30, 2011. Refuting Every Point -  Stephen Downes: Half an Hour , September 23, 2011. Why E2.0 Just Jay

A Gathering in Washington DC on May 12-13, 2011

Steve Denning

This is about locating that sweet spot where coolness, innovation and serious fun intersect. Revolutionizing The World of Work. The fine print.

Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Computingfor the 21st century. know, lots of questions, right? It’s already there!

CommunityBuilders: The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe

Luis Suarez

So I am pleased to share over here with all of you “ The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe “ That’s right!

Reflections from 2011 on The World of Social Media

Luis Suarez

During the course of 2011 I have embarked on a whole bunch of business travelling. A lot more than in 2010, for sure! Hummm. Maybe. May be not.

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Luis Suarez

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Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011. List of the top 100 Twitter influencers in Australia -  Ross Dawson , May 31, 2011. CERT and performance support -  Clark Quinn , May 31, 2011. Monday Video – Doodling -  Nancy White , May 31, 2011. MoveOn Co-Founder Talks Social Networking -  Jay Cross , May 31, 2011. Just Jay

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing TravellingLook no further.

Reflections 2011

Clark Quinn

The chance to really accelerate innovation and more is hard to ignore. The opportunities are big. think more should be thinking about mobile from a strategy perspective as well. Still, the benefits of supporting workers wherever and whenever they are can make some big impacts on organizational outcomes. meta-learning

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

That’s why I’m including this entry as part of the “Reflections from 2011″ series. What happened to me during 2011 then?

Innovation in Higher Education

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We need to look at higher education through the lens of disruptive innovation, argues a report published last February, - Disrupting College: How Disruptive Innovation Can Deliver Quality and Affordability to Postsecondary Education.  Disruptive innovations are based on two main ingredients. 

2011 Predictions

Clark Quinn

For the annual eLearn Mag predictions, this year I wrote: I think we’ll see some important, but subtle, trends. Deeper uses of technology are going to surface: more data-driven interactions, complemented by both more structured content and more semantics. Amazon and Netflix) and mining that as a basis for optimizing interactions. 

User-Led Innovation Can’t Create Breakthroughs

Steve Denning

Innovation Leadership Radical Management Apple breakthrough disruptive innovation IKEA innovation usersOn the contrary.

Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social EnterpriseWell, let’s see it with a couple of good examples. Quite the opposite.

Reflections from 2011 – The Year of Mobile, Again

Luis Suarez

Yet, some times it’s utterly disappointing to see how far we are from what we all know we could have at this age in 2011. The telcos. The

Where innovation comes from

Jay Cross

In sum, they innovate. Steven Johnson has written a book that looks at innovation from all angles. Innovation = working smarter.

A Great Stagnation or a New Golden Age of Innovation?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

New paradigms emerge for guiding innovation and for determining winners and losers in the marketplace.  In her 2002 book Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages , scholar and writer Carlota Perez brings a historical perspective to these patterns of technology-based disruptive innovations

Eno On Innovation In The Studio

Steven Berlin Johnson

The Innovator’s Cookbook , new on the shelves this month, features a number of conversations with creative minds from technology, business, education and the arts, talking about their methods. What strategies have you developed in that kind of context? Let’s not bother with that.” And this bit over here could work.” love that idea.

Open Services Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, UC Berkeley professor Henry Chesbrough published a new book, Open Services Innovation: Rethinking Your Business to Grow and Compete in a New Era.  For over ten years now, I have been thinking about the application of technology and innovation to services.  from others’ innovation activities as well.”. They ?rst

The Good News On The Key Economic Issue of Our Times: Management Innovation

Steve Denning

In the study, innovation is seen as the driver of a prosperous economy. is perceived around the world as the clear leader in innovation.

Quip: innovation

Clark Quinn

Optimal execution is only the cost of entry; continual innovation is the necessary competitive differentiator. In a time when competitors can copy your innovation in a matter of months (or less), you can’t just plan, prepare, and execute optimally any longer.  Need I say more?  Hint hint, nudge nudge, wink wink. social strategy

How large professional service firms are shifting to networked services and open innovation

Ross Dawson

Just as massive firms such as IBM, Procter & Gamble, and Boeing have realized they must go outside to tap the best expertise, large professional firms are realizing they too must learn the licks of open innovation. This is already apparent, but will become more obvious in coming years. Not surprisingly there are cultural challenges.

Innovation as a Journey into the Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read an excellent innovation report, - Strategic Orientations for Innovation: Chile in the 2025 Horizon. 

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Indeed, mark your calendars as well for the Social Business Forum 2011. Yes, that’s right! But first things first. will be there as well!

Crowd-inspired innovation

Jay Cross

TED’s Chris Anderson talks about How Web Video Powers Global Innovation. Crowd-accelerated innovation. Crowd. Light. Desire.

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Social ComputingAre we there yet? What has been the experience like so far? SIE ).

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The Future of Work Is Learning

Luis Suarez

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing TravellingWhat an amazing couple of months so far!!

Principles for Managing Strategy and Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These questions are the subject of MIT Professor Michael Cusumano’s recent book Staying Power: Six Enduring Principles for Managing Strategy and Innovation in an Uncertain World.  The book was named one of the best business books on strategy in 2011 by strategy+business magazine.  What accounts for their long term, enduring success? 

From Trash Cans to Nokia: Is Creativity Innovation?

Steve Denning

Understanding the difference between creativity and innovation can shed light on seemingly contradictory ideas, namely, that User-Led Innovation Can’t Create Breakthroughs and an article by Patricia Cohen in the New York Times last week about inventions created by users: Innovation Far Removed From the Lab. So what?

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Luis Suarez

Social is not about anarchy ; it’s about freedom and democracy and innovation. But, as a self-employed individual, I am also on my own.