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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. 

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

Do we adopt the industry standards? Employees arent used to adopting. Not willing to adopt, unable to adapt. Can you hear them?

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

At the same time, it has allowed me to witness how over the course of time those waves of adopters are getting narrower and narrower. Whoahhh?

Apple finally adopts the Network Mindset

Adaptive Path

For example, Amazon has, from the beginning, tracked user behavior in order to 'get smarter,' providing recommendations based on not just your purchase behavior, but the behavior of people like you. Google's key insight was leveraging the connections people made between web pages (links) and extrapolating importance and relevance.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Instagram Overview. Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits. Tool Box.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats…and a Dog in Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats… And a Dog guest post by Madeleine Hammond. Pets Add Life – Talking Cat Consultants. Video

I'm sorry, you're just not incompetent enough to get it

Martijn Linssen

Although humorous, Peter's book contains many real-world examples and thought-provoking explanations of human behaviour. Coming up soon.

You Need To Launch An Internal 2.0 Adoption Council

Dan Pontefract

see Cisco’s Chambers for a real-world example). 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 Adoption Council within your own org. adoption council collaboration Culture enterprise 2.0 The 2.0 That 2.0

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council member and Canadian). 3)      Content, Collateral and Community. Enter SharePoint 2010, due to release in Q2 of 2010.

Episcoplian Rector prohibited from adopting Muslim rituals for Lent

David Weinberger

He avoided rituals that would have conflicted with church doctrine; for example, he skipped the prayers declaring Mohammed to be G-d’s prophet. For example, as I understand it, Jews are forbidden from kneeling while praying, and thus could not perform the five daily prayers the Muslim way, for ritual has meaning. Peter King.

Speeding up hyperlinks: topics

Martijn Linssen

adopt education information knowledge messaging social mediaIn a conversation with Jon Husband earlier today, we discussed hyperlinks - and how they've changed this world. In my view, hyperlinks form zero-threshold access to any and all information just a single click away. Sometimes blogs, sometimes corporate sites, forums, whatever.

how not to adopt an lcms

Dawn of Learning

Home > Executive Perspective > How not to adopt an LCMS How not to adopt an LCMS June 2nd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment As the economy has forced organizations to do more with less, we’re seeing more and more interest in LCMS systems. One of the reasons you’re adopting an LCMS is to streamline your process.

Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!

Luis Suarez

Get on with it!  It’s dead! . Is remote working dead? Really? No doubt!’ , you may be screaming out loud! Who knew?, huge thing. And Hummm …Maybe.

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

In Adoption via Peer Pressure? But I am no longer certain that (social) peer pressure would eventually help much with those adoption efforts.

A Playbook for Improving Customer Journeys

Adaptive Path

For example, GE Healthcare redesigned their medical imaging equipment so that children would find the experience less scary. Early Solutions.

Manufacturing: Where the Jobless Recovery Is Most Evident

Andy McAfee

Over at Slate, Matthew Yglesias has a sharp post about what he calls the ‘Mythical American Manufacturing Renaissance.’

5 uncertainties that will shape the future of wearable technology

Ross Dawson

While it is always hard to predict consumer response to new technologies, it is safe to say that any early adopters will take to the next generation of devices with alacrity. We have already seen fairly wide adoption of simple fitness trackers, and these are likely to become mainstream as they are integrated into devices such as smartwatches.

implementing network learning

Harold Jarche

For example, I have learned much from my clients, but I only share general lessons here on my blog. Experience. We learn from our experiences.

Dismantling hierarchies

Harold Jarche

And the duty of enforcing the adoption of standards and enforcing this cooperation rests with management alone. Learning

strategic transformation of workplace learning

Harold Jarche

Adopting Enterprise Social Networks as bridges between personal and organizational knowledge. “Strategic Transformation. 20%: Exposure.

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?,

Making collaborative work work

Harold Jarche

Examples of shared-power organizations are growing, but not so much that they are the majority. How do you get from here to there?

It takes time to be social

Harold Jarche

For example, email, frustrating as it may be , is part of most business workflows. Initially, we had daily conference calls.

Leadership, Connectivity, Execution, Organization

Harold Jarche

For example, the company as a well-oiled machine conjures up a certain image. Trouble adopting Technology. Focus is on Doing, not Goals.

The Collaboration Commons Idea

Dan Pontefract

For example, many libraries (be it K-12 or public) have setups like the following:  . People are people. Depeche Mode said that once). Thoughts?

Engaging Knowledge Artisans

Harold Jarche

For example, working and learning out loud in online social networks significantly change the flow of knowledge and influence power structures.

PKM 107

loosening group boundaries

Harold Jarche

“People with the same job all attended the same school, live in the same neighborhood and frequent the same clubs. – PhysOrg.

Groups 112

Small thoughts, loosely joined

Harold Jarche

New disciplines, like personal knowledge mastery, based on seeking, sense-making, and sharing have to be adopted. Complexity

Reinventing Organizations – Review

Harold Jarche

Here are some examples of self-management: Job Title: No job titles. The examples come from all sectors and all sizes of organizations.

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

Jane Hart

So they should not be forced to adopt this approach – only gently encouraged to see the value in it over time. Reflect and review.

Love is a cognitive enhancer

Mind Hacks

When the Ceausescu regime fell and the plight of the orphanages became clear, many families from across Europe adopted orphans.

Building an alliance

Harold Jarche

Our interlaced networks are dominated by innovators and early adopters. For example, we were early to blogging and Twitter. InternetTim

Innovation catalysts

Harold Jarche

The job of L&D is to familiarize busy professionals with new tools and realistic examples of how to use PKM at work. Innovation PKM

from knowledge worker to master artisan

Harold Jarche

For example, there are different ways to curate information, multiple tools available, and a variety of ways to express oneself. PKMastery

It is time to simplify

Harold Jarche

This lack of understanding is a major barrier to adopting social business concepts and practices. They are all relatively simple.

A Swiss Army Knife for the Network Era

Harold Jarche

We need to take the time to help familiarize them with new tools, using practical, realistic examples. Eric Kammerer. – Brent MacKinnon.

Social Customer Service - proving you failed?

Martijn Linssen

Adopt vs adapt Microsoft and Cloud - they just don't get it, do t. This is a big FAIL in my view. It made me think and tweet.@_StuartLynn

Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?

George Siemens

For example, I move fairly fluidly between my personal networks. Is the intent to get early tech geek adopters to fall in love with G+ and feel invested because they have tremendous follower counts? I’ve been playing around with Google+. As others have stated, it’s Google’s best foray into social networking.

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: bit.ly/YQe91n YQe91n #npsmpeer.