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How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Luis Suarez

But what happens *if*  playing games actually makes you *more* productive? In fact, they shouldn’t at all! Like Angry Birds.

cupcakes: the secret to product planning

Adaptive Path

The first model shows the “dry cake&# approach that many organizations plan out new products and experiences. Model #1: Dry Cake.

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.

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Luis Suarez

IBM Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingHowever, it * does* work! And I’m loving it! Priceless! Grrr).

Review: SharePoint Conference 2011

Dan Pontefract

I recently had the opportunity to attend and speak at SharePoint Conference 2011 in Anaheim, California along with roughly 8,000 other attendees.

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

Steve Denning

The fact that it also happens to be ultra efficient and productive is another big plus, because that means that the economics will drive it forward.

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.

The Materials of Digital Products

Adaptive Path

The first was a commitment to craft and an understanding of its importance to the final product's quality. The second was a sense of pragmatism and, for lack of a better word, accountability for how the design would impact the final product. I have the good fortune of having a number of industrial designers as friends.

Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help

Ross Dawson

billion of worker productivity is lost to playing Angry Birds. today that workers already do a number of things that are not considered productive – like going to the bathroom or talking to colleagues without any actual loss in productivity. Let’s work on getting better productivity.

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?

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!

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

Luis Suarez

flavours into one’s own productivity and become much much better at what they do as a result of that. Look no further.

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

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseOur workplace.

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

More research: browsing for fun at work boosts productivity

Ross Dawson

My post yesterday about Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help has generated some good discussion.

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

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!

The Future of Work Is Learning

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprisefor the last few years.

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Work Life IntegrationHippie 2.0

A critical point in the MegaTrend of Creative Enablement: DSLRs are revolutionizing video production

Ross Dawson

Now the means of production are in place to fulfil the massive emerging demand for video. look forward to seeing what emerges.

Concept Sketches on Product Pages

Adaptive Path

Garmin has recently released a product called the Tracker. They put a concept illustration right on the product page. Essentially: “The GTU 10 is small, lightweight and waterproof. For the ability to automatically route to your GTU 10, you can use a Garmin nüLink!™ device.&#. So it’s kind of creepy.

Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

Luis Suarez

Probably, because we are not done with it yet, but, most possibly, because we need to shift gears with it. Quite the opposite. Indeed, that simple!

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingThis blog. Innovation.

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A cool new (free!) productivity tool | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). September 13th, 2011. productivity tool At the heart of most organizations is a disconnect. Dan Pink.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Productivity Tools Social ComputingBut let’s get started with things properly.

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseHowever, it won’t be easy.

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How Meaningful, Smarter, Freelance Work Is Redesigning the Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

IBM Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseCoPs), Complexity, Enterprise 2.0 You should.

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!!

Total Institutions, Productivity, and Unemployment

Bob Sutton

  See this 2011 infographic on The Overworked American. This isn't an original idea, but it has been gnawing at me lately.    As we all know, unemployment in the U.S. remains frighteningly high -- and is in worse in many parts of Europe.    We still haven't really dug our way out of the meltdown. 

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingI heart Activity Streams. live them.

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingQuite the opposite! Yes, indeed!

I Have Seen the Future of Retail…

Andy McAfee

March 2011 article in the Los Angeles Times by Alena Semuels highlighted that the retail industry has been automating rapidly. in Chicago.

The Anatomy of an Experience Map

Adaptive Path

It's an artifact that serves to illuminate the complete experience a person may have with a product or service. model on steroids. The Lens.

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A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 29 to 51 (The Email Starvation Continues…)

Luis Suarez

Well, that’s about to drop off this week, because we are in Lotusphere 2011 week! need to regain my long time ago lost productivity!

Services, Production and Clouds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Services, along with their creation and consumption, have been difficult to define.  So, like many others, I have discussed services and their attributes in contrast to what they are not - physical products that are generally manufactured in factories.  Kushida. Apple‘s iPod is more than an attractively designed mp3 player. 

Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). February 10th, 2011. Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? Nate on February 10, 2011.

12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

Ross Dawson

Towards the end of each year I share some thoughts on what awaits in the year ahead. 2012: 12 Themes. View more presentations from rossdawson.

The Evolution of the Knowledge Web Worker

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingYou gotta love those quotes. For sure.

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

In February of 2011, Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash , I pointed to the smart moves by Rapid Intake to work around this problem.

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingThat’s right! You evolve.