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The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the case of the 2013 Shift Index, the story centers on the puzzling discrepancy in technology adoption between individuals and organizations.

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

Beth Kanter

When you know what the right question is, you’ll know what metric to track in order to answer that question. That’s the OMTM. Nobody likes puke.

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.

Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Big data ,- including analytics , data science , artificial intelligence and related information-based technologies - are now everywhere. “Is

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The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital innovation, adoption, and usage are evolving at a supercharged pace across the US economy,” notes the report in its opening paragraph. “As

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Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

It’s also your review approach, and metrics. One was adopting a learn-apply-perform model, which another termed a learn-practice-demo.

A Data Science Approach to Organizational Health

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A 2013 Deloitte report, Success or Struggle? Strong competitors keep appearing from all corners of the world.

Diversity, complexity, chaos and working smarter

Harold Jarche

“ The only metric that matters is engaging passion &# ~ @jhagel via @panklam. question “How do we get adoption for social software?”

Innovation in Higher Education

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But we should no longer force those institutions that are focused on teaching and learning to compete on the same metrics and play by the same rules. Complex Systems Diversity Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

One of the key leadership qualities that should be demonstrated by leaders in 2011 and beyond is collaboration. Yes – We Should Incent Employees.

Is Instagram Useful for Nonprofit Marketing?

Beth Kanter

Instagram, the mobile photography app, has been getting a lot of attention lately. This guide for business marketers is relevant to nonprofits.

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?

Xyleme

Accordingly, many business leaders adopt a perspective that places L&D expenses alongside product development, for example. Datasets.

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

“Just gaining widespread adoption — getting people to use the technology — can present a major hurdle. They happen below the surface.

Two-Speed IT Architectures

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

To do so, they should adopt a digital product management model. Align technology and production systems with business goals. .

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

The combination of social and informal learning alongside new collaborative technologies has created a sharing culture at ING Direct.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

Social media can be filled with metrics to track results. Day 2: Certificates Awarded To Senior Staff Attendees. Program Design. Discuss here.

Innovation in an Age of Austerity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A similar point was made later in the day by Mary Walshok , who gave a talk on Unraveling the Cultural and Social dynamics of Regional Innovation Systems. We must factor in local cultural dynamics that promote or discourage innovation, which are much more difficult to quantify. He raised a number of critical questions. deals, and St.

The Disruption Debate - What's Missing?

John Hagel

Some of the commentators may be right: perhaps this article is better read as the most recent manifestation of the cultural conflict between the humanities-driven East and the technology-driven West. I admit that I’m mystified by Jill Lepore’s article in the New Yorker attacking Clayton Christensen and his theory of disruptive innovation.

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Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

Jay Cross

Jay Cross examines decision making on learning at work, and gives the lie to some myths about the use of business metrics. Knowledge Workers.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

What are relevant operational metrics? Blurring of boundaries These metrics will become more tightly integrated for virtual communities.

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Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It gave us both a marketplace-based mission and a new ground for our own behaviors and operating practices - in other words, culture.

The Citi-Imperial Digital Money Readiness Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

By analyzing its various interdependent components, the team computed a measure of how ready a country is to adopt digital money. What Matters?

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Luis Suarez

“Innovation never stops, and culture change takes time. You are not reaching an end line with social business adoption. etc.),

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The metrics of our scale are the organization’s core objectives: Reducing time-to-performance. to filter, combine, merge, adopt new memes, etc).

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

In an environment of continuous flow and interaction, there’s a need to consider an emerging metric: return on investment in interaction (ROII).

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A Conversation with Jason Kunesh: And You Think Your Projects Are Politically Charged!

Adaptive Path

That was definitely not part of the culture that we were working within, so there was a lot of tension there. Tracey Varnell : So Jason Kunesh!

A Conversation with Jason Kunesh: And You Think Your Projects Are Politically Charged!

Adaptive Path

That was definitely not part of the culture that we were working within, so there was a lot of tension there. JK : There definitely was one part of it that was just anecdotal or sort of qualitative—for example, were we actually seeing the signs in field offices of the technology being adopted? Tracey Varnell : So Jason Kunesh!

Places and People that Use The No Asshole Rule

Bob Sutton

  A reporter asked me a couple years back, “ The No Asshole Rule is fun to talk about, but does anyone ever actually use it?”  Miller said.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Power of Power Laws

John Hagel

But it is not just social scientists who fall prey to this temptation to adopt a Gaussian view of the world. Dont Count On It. And how you look.

Newspapers, Paywalls, and Core Users ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

Finally, and most recently, were a pair of announcements last month: The Chicago Sun-Times was adopting a new threshold charge , and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune said that their existing one was also working well. ” not just as an economic assertion, but as a cultural one. And the end of that fantasy is a big deal, culturally.

The Big Shift: from Scalable Efficiency to Scalable Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

And, all these changes are being ultimately driven by the fast adoption rate of digital infrastructures, which is two to five times faster than previous infrastructures like the electric grids and telephone networks. It uses four metrics to characterize the impact of all these changes on consumers and talent. What does this all mean?

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Whenever considering adopting a solution consider asking the following three questions. (1) These are examples of using quantitative metrics.

Meeting the Geeks of Arabia at N2Vlabs Talks in Amman, Jordan

Beth Kanter

The spirit of experimentation and learning in the lab is not only inspiring, but a terrific example of how organizations with agile cultures work.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Wasting Talent

John Hagel

As the title suggests, he proposes that executives focus on “profit per employee” as a key metric of performance, observing that.

The Power of Pull

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

To help them make sense of their various findings, the Deloitte research team came up with 25 different metrics which taken together helped them understand the rate and magnitude of the long-term changes they kept uncovering. Their research uncovered a number of major, somewhat paradoxical findings. But, the push economy is fading fast.

Quick Wins

Tony Karrer

is soooo much less about technology than about culture (Duh Mark, I know). That strategy is the long pole in the tent - it is the metric that we can measure our actions against. I agree with Mark that there are fairly sizable organizational culture aspects to enterprise adoption of enterprise 2.0 / web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0.

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Quick Wins

Clark Quinn

is soooo much less about technology than about culture (Duh Mark, I know). That strategy is the long pole in the tent - it is the metric that we can measure our actions against. I agree with Mark that there are fairly sizable organizational culture aspects to enterprise adoption of enterprise 2.0 / web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0.

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Why do we care about some things and not others? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

It’s not rocket science, but we do, unfortunately, deal with a culture where winning is #1 in front of everything else. Dan Pink. Contact.

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

When organizations adopt new technologies, all of a sudden, things don’t cost as much. A lot of the questions focused on culture. Web 2.0

Come Together

Jay Cross

This is not atypical when companies adopt new technologies. Come Together, Right Now. Jay Cross. The world moved at a slower pace. The problem?

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