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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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?

The New Era of Smart, Connected Products

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These new types of products alter industry structure and the nature of competition, exposing companies to new competitive opportunities and threats. 

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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

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!

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.

The lowdown on Pastiche™ 1.2 from the product developer

Dawn of Learning

Keeping true to that process we just released a new version to the App Store last week.  This release also includes a few minor design improvements.

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!!

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.

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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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!

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.

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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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.

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 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.

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingYes, it’s that good!

Social Media at Work

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingThis time around Social Media @ Work.

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.

MacIT 2011, Lessons Learned

Adaptive Path

I had the privilege of attending the Macworld Expo MacIT 2011 conference, held here in San Francisco this weekend at the Moscone center. Having that lens through which to focus the things I learned this week at the conference, I came away with some overall themes that I found meaningful and useful. Technology systems aren’t plumbing.