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self-organization is the future

Harold Jarche

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

Serving Experience As The Product

Adaptive Path

The experience is the product. Whether we talk about greeting cards, mobile apps, or vacation get-aways, the experience is the product.

The connected enterprise adoption curve

Harold Jarche

Very few organizations are truly open. These are the early adopters. [First.] Anne Marie McEwan. The same ones keep getting cited: W.L.

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?

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

Ross Dawson

Since Tibbr’s launch Salesforce.com’s Chatter product has developed its activity stream capabilities, and in fact now allows process steps to be taken from within the Chatter stream. Last year I wrote about activity streams in the context of Tibbr’s launch. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations

Beth Kanter

” The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations – Guest Post by By:Leah Neaderthal, Co-Founder, Lean Impact.

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

Dan Pontefract

adoption? Peter Bregman states that an easy way in which to begin changing an organization’s culture is by telling stories. Ok, now what?

The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

As organizations grow, the original simplicity gets harder to maintain. Current management wisdom – based on Robin Dunbar’s research ; the size of military units through history; and the work of management experts such as Tom Peters – considers the ideal size of an organization to be around 150 people. Complication.

Qantas Business Radio: why crowdsourcing will drive the future of organizations

Ross Dawson

spent some time drilling down into the rapidly growing role of crowdsourcing in driving organizations’ performance. Across all of these instances, we are seeing that those organizations that are earlier adopters of these approaches are experiencing real increases in productivity and performance.

IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, to achieve long term economic growth, as well as gains in our standard of living , the US must also focus on innovation and productivity growth.   US labor productivity - “the amount of goods and services that a laborer produces in a given amount of time” - grew at only 1.5% As the US recovers from the financial. economy. 

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. strategy for the organization. adoption council I’m lucky to be a member of the 2.0

Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

Center for Work, Technology and Organization. James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality. Thomas Kelley: The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEOs Strategies for Defeating the Devils Advocate and Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech.

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

Why do I land on productive, and not collaborative, or engaged, or learned, or reciprocal, or connected? Being more productive is the end game.

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

Overall, Jam deployed to the organization easier than some of the other SuccessFactors modules. (I can report back on that another day). Blogs.

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.

Webinar Software - Adoption Advice

Tony Karrer

Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." We are considering moving to other products such as Adobe Connect. personally often adopt whatever is most easily available.

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Luis Suarez

Here is the embedded code of the video recording: Organizations or Communities? – Luis Suarez from SocialBizForum on Vimeo. Our workplace.

The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World

Luis Suarez

And while talking to the event organizers, who did their best in addressing the issues, we found out that they payed big bucks, and I mean big bucks!!,

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Luis Suarez

For those folks who may not have heard about it, I am referring to IBM’s Technology Adoption Program , a.k.a. That’s right!

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

Dan Pontefract

But for Zappos, things seem to have become a wee bit complicated in the full adoption of Holacracy. Not too shabby. It’s called Zappos.

Webinar Software - Adoption Advice

Clark Quinn

Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." We are considering moving to other products such as Adobe Connect. personally often adopt whatever is most easily available.

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseSocial Business is Maturing. Ready?

Newspapers, Paywalls, and Core Users ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

This may be the year where newspapers finally drop the idea of treating all news as a product, and all readers as customers. 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.

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

It’s quite amazing, in my opinion, considering the product is relatively archaic and institutionalized. SharePoint 2010 has better 2.0

Enterprise Learning & Digital Transformation

Jay Cross

” It’s a breakout that’s happening throughout organizations as they embrace digital technology. What do you think?

principles and models for the network era

Harold Jarche

But the age of oil is ending, and markets are being replaced by networks as the dominant organizing model. Three Organizing Principles.

Two-Speed IT Architectures

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read an interesting McKinsey article, Organizing for digital acceleration: Making a two-speed IT operating model work. 

Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Design has long played a major role in product innovation.  Collaboration, co-creation, co-production.  Sensory and emotional engagement. 

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From ideas to ideology

Harold Jarche

Technology leads organizations. Organizations lead institutions. Here is an excerpt from F.W. Perhaps not.

from knowledge worker to master artisan

Harold Jarche

This approach has been used in several organizations. In many organizations there is fire wall between internal and external social networks.

Dismantling hierarchies

Harold Jarche

Can organizations still function if we dismantle hierarchies? This is probably the biggest change for organizations today. 5. Learning

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.

Leveraging Commercial Best Practices to Maximize Government Productivity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On October 6, the Technology CEO Council released its report One Trillion Reasons: How Commercial Best Practices to Maximize Productivity Can Save Taxpayer Money and Enhance Government Services.  But for both public and private, the more productive and efficient the operations, the more can be delivered at the lowest cost. 

The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Human - Monitor and promote improved health, wellness, fitness, and productivity using personal wearable devices and appliances. Public Policy. 

Principles of Networked Unmanagement

Harold Jarche

There are other ways of organizing work. There may be teamwork on a theatre production but the cast is not a team. Cooperation. Teamwork.

The Evolution of Design Thinking

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The application of design thinking beyond products, - in innovation, problem solving and business strategy, - isn’t new.  You can’t touch them. 

The Role of the Collaboration Advisor

Jane Hart

is  not  about tracking “learning” activity  - but helping teams and groups monitor their own productivity and performance improvements.

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Embrace open, collaborative innovation across the whole organization, supply chain partners, research communities and customers.

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APIs are enabling an unprecedented flow of innovation

Ross Dawson

On Tuesday I had the great pleasure and honor of doing the opening keynote at the APIDays Sydney conference, the first API ( Application Programming Interface ) conference in Australia, excellently organized by Saul Caganoff of SixTree. APIs are a means to open out the organization. Innovation has become a flow, and must be a flow.