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Creating the AAA Organization

Harold Jarche

They need to both work in their hierarchy and in a self-organizing network simultaneously ! – Valdis Krebs, Orgnet. – Jon Husband.

Lateral Organizations

Harold Jarche

Lateral organizations, or more egalitarian structures, have been the exception. He speculated that it was a fragile form. Wirearchy

self-organization is the future

Harold Jarche

It all hinges on individuals taking control of their learning, and organizations giving up control. ” – Isaac Asimov.

Metacognitive Activity?

Clark Quinn

So, as another outcome of the xAPI base camp a few weeks back, I was wondering about tracking not only learning , but meta-learning.

Activities for Integrating Learning

Clark Quinn

The learning process is broken up into a series of activities. For your consideration. As they work on the deliverable, they’re supported.

Organizing for diversity and complexity

Harold Jarche

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.

Yammer and why activity streams are a key foundation for integrated applications and organizations

Ross Dawson

I caught up with some of the Yammer team this morning, including Chief Customer Officer David Obrand, while they are in town for the Yammer on Tour series. . I was particularly interested in talking with them about Yammer’s shift to activity streams. Last year I wrote about activity streams in the context of Tibbr’s launch.

The Hyper-social Organization – Review

Harold Jarche

The main premise of The Hyper-social Organization is that social media, connectivity and always-on technology are enabling what humans do naturally; to be very social. In a separate study, IDC estimated that only 20 percent of all content developed by the typical marketing department is actually used by the sales organization. Tweet.

The Coherent Organization

Jay Cross

We’re each teasing out the meaning of what we call  the Coherent Organization  with models. The Coherent Organization. Clark adds specific activities that go on amidst reflection. This is an overlay on the model Harold and I have employed when helping organizations work smarter through networks. They need to be  coherent.

Grand Unified Theory of Service Design, Systems Design, and Organization Design

Adaptive Path

One is that I specialize in helping IT organizations and digital businesses bring together agile, DevOps, and design thinking in order to adopt new methodologies and be able to deliver more continuous value, so I’m really interested in the relationship between design and engineering and design and IT in particular. couple things.

Wise organizations

Clark Quinn

My ITA colleague Jay (always a spark igniter) has been thinking about well-being in organizations, and it activated my thinking on wisdom. My And I think that’s hard to accomplish in an organization where everything you say can and will be held against you. meta-learning strategy

Reflections on the Nature of Human Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For most of history, the vast majority of people lived in farms and villages, and worked in relatively small organizations.  . Furthermore, larger organizations are typically accompanied by an increase in human interactions which improve their overall creativity and potential for innovation. billion, passing from 7.0 billion to 9.3

Building Stronger Organizations

Clark Quinn

A recent Ross Dawson blog post included a mention of building flexibility: “the more flexible the organization, the more able it is to succeed&#.  Along the lines of the biomimicry field, Eileen was inspired by her scientist husband’s work on organisms that live in extreme conditions of heat, salt, cold, and more.

Peeragogy: Self Organized Peer Learning in Networks

Beth Kanter

It began to dawn on me that the next step was to explore ways of instigating completely self-organized, peer-to-peer online learning.

Detailing the Coherent Organization

Clark Quinn

Sharing is individual putting out things, which is less pro-active and interactive than actually contributing. itashare. social strategy

Types and proportions of learning activities?

Clark Quinn

First, let me suggest that what’s going to make a difference to organizations is not better fact-remembering. I’ve been on quite the roll of late, calling out some bad practices and calling for learning science. What does that mean? Let’s break it down. Other than that, put it in the world, not the head. Make sense? design

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Learner self-organization in complex knowledge settings

George Siemens

Consider learning: it can be organized for us or we, as individuals, can organize ourselves. View more presentations from gsiemens

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

Get organized. Performance is key; it’s not about the learning per se but what they can do as a result of all their learning activities.

How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

Beth Kanter

Nonprofit organizations are under the gun to keep up with current technology. Social media. Analytics. Websites. Special thanks to Nancy E.

The Talent Development Pipeline: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations

Beth Kanter

Talent Development is all about guiding those rock star staff members who are able to contribute to the organization’s impact and success.  

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International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

Several governments have recognized the power of Twitter relations, actively seeking to connect with their peers around the world. GeV at 4.9

Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

Beth Kanter

Infusing Social Into Social Justice Organizations – Guest Post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation.

Organizing Big Data Initiatives: Lessons from the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

With few exceptions, all companies expected that these initiative will become more important to their organizations over the next three years. 

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National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering Results for Arts Organizations

Beth Kanter

National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering for Arts Organizations , Guest Post by Mary Trudel and Rory MacPherson.

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Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

Beth Kanter

Organizations need to think about what motivates supporters to do something that moves the needle on their outcomes. Flickr Photo by Lululemon.

5 Ways to Build and Activate a Community for Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Beth Kanter

Ways to Build and Activate a Community for Your Crowdfunding Campaign guest post by  Sourabh Sharma. I can remember it like it was yesterday.

Seven Ways Your Organization can Put Privacy Into Practice – and Why

Beth Kanter

Seven Ways Your Organization can Put Privacy Into Practice – and Why Guest Post by Taryn Degnan. Does your organization have a mobile app?

Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders

Dan Pontefract

The most overused yet inappropriately applied term in an organization is “coaching.”. Group coaching? Speed coaching? Why not. Virtual coaching?

The First Step To Improving Employee Engagement Is To Connect With Your Team

Dan Pontefract

AON Hewitt report 40% of employees are actively or passively disengaged. Below the flat was a rather large bookstore. Bookstore management (aka.

Employee Engagement is Still Poor but it Does Drive Bottom Line Results

Dan Pontefract

engagement managing organization teams aon hewitt business results Disengagement gallup productivity The short version summary? Simply said?

Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?

Dan Pontefract

The more present and active you are in online communities, the more you and your organization benefits. And then it hit me. 2005), pp.

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What is your organization’s “One Metric That Matters”?

Beth Kanter

Hunter who shares his approach to working with top nonprofits organizations to embrace performance management. David E.K. That’s the OMTM.

Whose Job Is Leadership, Anyway?

Dan Pontefract

Rather than life imitating art, is life imitating the organization instead? In my opinion, it is time for a Flat Army in our organizations.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Integrating Thinking and Feedback Activities

Beth Kanter

Develop a first draft of a crowd funding strategy for their organization. Always good to leave time for Q/A at the end for those).

Steer Clear of Organizational Leadership Turbulence

Dan Pontefract

it has been formatted to fit this organization.”. Does an organization’s culture run counter to the individuality of a person’s natural conduct?

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What is it about the best learning organizations that makes them just that – the best? The full recording is available here.

Selling Yourself & Your Ideas is the New 20 Percent Time

Dan Pontefract

Dan''s Related Posts: Virtual Worlds in an Organization are not a Time Waster (and other beefs) Friday Fun: You Don’t Have an Office?

Critical thinking in the organization

Harold Jarche

Even the mainstream training field is realizing that reduced layers of bureaucracy mean decision-making gets pushed down the organization chart.

Can Employee Engagement Improve Customer Satisfaction?

Dan Pontefract

engagement leadership managing organization CultureBut yes, employee engagement does in fact improve customer satisfaction. Yes, yes there is.

Employee Engagement is not about Buzz Word Bingo

Dan Pontefract

First off, how does one actually describe an engaged organization? What Richard Axelrod refers to it as plug ‘n play activities.    .