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The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This discrepancy in technology adoption has been observed for the past few years.  These three indices are highly interrelated. 

The connected enterprise adoption curve

Harold Jarche

These are the early adopters. [First.] Mental models, behaviours and formal systems remain stubbornly resistant to change. Anne Marie McEwan.

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

Then we need to adopt effective strategies to get us there. Most people get it. This is the ‘20’ part of the 70:20:10 model.

If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

Tell me, would you describe your culture as one that is open or closed? But the real secret is hidden in an organization’s operating culture.

Reviewing "A New Culture of Learning"

John Hagel

  My colleague and friend, John Seely Brown, has just come out with “A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change” , co-authored with Doug Thomas, a professor at the University of Southern California.    And this doesn’t even address our concerns for our children and grand-children. 

What’s Needed First? Culture Change or Enterprise 2.0 Adoption

Dan Pontefract

Do we first require an organizational culture adaptation prior to any meaningful Enterprise 2.0 adoption? Or, do Enterprise 2.0

How DoSomething Transformed A Mistake Into Learning: Creating A Culture of Impact

Beth Kanter

This how you create a “ culture of impact.” Failure Organizational Culture You’ve heard the mantra: Learn from failure.

Did Zappos Just Ruin Their Culture Or Is It A Brilliant Org Redesign?

Dan Pontefract

In a word, it’s all about “ culture.” Culture can grow in other ways, too. Not too shabby. It’s called Zappos.

Will blockchain kill culture?

David Weinberger

Peter Brantley [ @naypinya ] has posted a succinct warning about the effect blockchain technology may have on culture: by making the mechanism of trust cheap, transparent, and more reliable, blockchain could destroy the ambiguity that culture needs in order to thrive. We understand our lives and our world through culture.

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution.  They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.”  .

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The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Five such attributes were identified in the study:  adaptability, cultural competence, 360-degree thinking, intellectual curiosity, and empathy.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Organizational forms - Company structures and culture must be rethought to better deal with new market environments and business models. 

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized.   But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ? 

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The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the Internet of Things to have the maximum possible impact on economies and society, large-scale adoption is necessary,” notes the report. 

The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cisco calls it fog computing , an allusion to what happens to clouds as they get closer to the ground.  . The cost of connectivity.  Not future-proof. 

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The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Until recently, they have been slow to adopt Web-based platforms, big data analytics, and other IT innovations.  There are few surprises. 

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You Need To Launch An Internal 2.0 Adoption Council

Dan Pontefract

concepts, cultures and applications. train is culturally, technologically and organizationally superior than yesterday’s industrial model. Those Adoption Council. Adoption Council is a way for you to reach out to the organization and do it in a flat, cohesive, collaborative and (incidentally) 2.0 The 2.0 That 2.0

The Startup Version of the Wealth Gap

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

New products and services get discovered and adopted at a speed never seen before, driven by the networked economy and always-on rich communication.”.

Intervention Design: Overcoming Stiff Resistance to a New, Disruptive Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

The Slow, Steady March Towards Digital Money

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What factors affect the adoption of digital money around world, and how do they vary across different countries and regions?,

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

They forget adoption occurs only when people behave in a way that allows collaboration to manifest across an organization. And there’s the rub.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strateg

The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council , they need a cross-functional team (the Enterprise 2.0 connected ‘culture of collaboration’. and Enterprise 2.0 here ).

The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

By now, most will agree that  cloud computing is a major transformational force in the world of IT. But, cloud has not the easiest concept to grasp.

The Evolution of Design Thinking

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Tolerate failure.  . “A design culture is nurturing. Adopting this perspective isn’t easy. Their very nature is vague. 

The Future of Financial Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The wide adoption of the Internet in the 1990s led not only to online banking, but paved the way for e-commerce.  . Rapid Change/Many Suppliers. 

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The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Internet and World Wide Web introduced a culture of standards to the IT industry. Let me explain.

Are Smart Cities Empty Hype?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In discussing the nature of smart cities platforms, Siegele asked whether I thought that cities would adopt proprietary platforms.

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Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

Beth Kanter

We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: YQe91n #npsmpeer.

The Collaboration Curve

Dan Pontefract

Final Stage – Culture Change. I’m not suggesting the culture of your organization needs to change; rather, it will change organically over time.

On the Complex Evolution toward Mobile Digital Payments

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

The Digital Evolution Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last year, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University published Digital Planet: Readying for the Rise of the e-Consumer. 

Realizing the Potential of the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I attended the 12th annual Brookings Blum Roundtable on Global Poverty.  and, what are the major risks posed by the digital economy?  .

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

About 80% of the LeWeb audience did, along with Fred.) In the larger world, Android is being adopted massively on cheap phones.  Blogging Broadcasting Business Cluetrain Culture Events Future infrastructure Internet Journalism Live Web News Personal clouds problems Technology VRM Go listen. Here are my notes from the talk. YouTube.

The Evolution toward a Global Digital Money Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The finance industry did so decades ago, when it adopted common payment instruments like checks, credit cards and debit cards. 

Big-Bang Disruptions: The Innovator’s Dilemma in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy I recently read a very interesting article, - Big-Bang Disruption.  Big-bang disruptions are often unplanned and unintentional.  The web helps to spawn big new businesses. 

A Kind of Digital “Perfect Storm”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Mobile is furthest along while cloud  adoption is taking off. Lately, the latter kind of stories seem to predominate. IBM barely survived. .

The Vital Role of Research in Preserving the American Dream

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture

The Global Business Environment: Success or Struggle?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The 2013 version consists of five separate reports, each focused on a different topic.  A few weeks ago I wrote about one of them, The burdens of the past , which dealt with the growing gap between individuals and institutions in their adoption of knowledge-sharing technologies.  I now want to discuss another 2013 report, Success or Struggle?