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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

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

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?

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

Adaptive Path

Jeff Sussna is an internationally-recognized systems thinker and IT expert, combining engineering expertise with an ability to bridge business, creative, and technical perspectives. This is where organizational design and system design really become inseparable. And our systems get better and better as we go. couple things.

Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What do we mean by applying design principles to complex, unpredictable, people oriented systems and problems?  But the mechanisms to increase robustness will in turn make the system considerably more complex.  But, socio-technical systems are oriented toward people and services.  This is where we enter the world of design.  .

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Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

They also handle asset management, but I really have not been seeing the kind of large scale adoption of LCMS products for that purpose. Without an eLearning Strategy defined and the specific objectives defined, then you can’t possibly figure out the right systems. This is what Dawn Poulos talks about in How NOT to adopt an LCMS.

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

The False Promise of "Adopt now, and all will adapt"

Martijn Linssen

Vendors and system integrators are great at tailor-making a companys IT to the needs they deem fit. Sure does. Coffin. Who cares? Klout. Coffin.

The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work

Luis Suarez

” videos. You would expect that they may well have, but have they really ? Some really good stuff in there! In fact, it’s been all along!

Let The Next Adventure Begin – The What Next (The System of Me)

Luis Suarez

Before I go on and explain what I mean with that system of me, please do allow me to share a story over here that would help explain why I am choosing those words carefully in terms of what I will be doing next. Well, that’s where the system of me  idea kicks in. Unleashing the system of w e! Myself included. elsua.

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Smart Systems Technology and StrategyArtificial Intelligence.

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 Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The notion of IoT solutions built as centralized systems with trusted partners is now something of a fantasy.”  . The cost of connectivity. 

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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. 

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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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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Integration: your place or.

Martijn Linssen

Adopt vs adapt Adopt versus adapt is the central theme in Integration. Enterprise microblogging tools do the same. Your place or mine ?

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

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

Martijn Linssen

Incompetence is the driver for all the systems around us. Your political system ? Your religious system ? Your work system ?

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 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 Evolution of Design Thinking

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

How do you then deal with such market-facing, people oriented complex systemsAdopting this perspective isn’t easy.

The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Until the early 1990s, it was quite difficult to get different IT systems to talk to each other. Let me explain.

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.

Are Smart Cities Empty Hype?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Highly complex systems need time to evolve.  . A couple of weeks ago I participated in an online debate sponsored by The Economist. 

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Systems impact : “The breadth and depth of these changes herald the transformation of entire systems of production, management, and governance.”.

Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Technology and Strategy

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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?,

The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Where civil registration systems are weak or non-existent, many of the poor are simply not counted. Promoting economic development.

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

Bob Sutton

The Observer | Business | You could be a genius - if only you had a good system. Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow.   I wanted to know if the reward and prestige systems already supported the rule, and if not, how they were going to change things.  Bob Sutton.

The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Adoption Ideas

Tony Karrer

Embrace Chaos This reminds me a bit of the adoption trick of letting everyone know how chaotic things are going to be when the new system rolls out. Make it half a solution or a partial solution or a flexible solution so that it can be adopted in ways that work for the individuals who have to do it.

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. 

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The Evolving Automotive Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Autonomous vehicles are only part of the story.  Self-driving cars have commanded our attention in the last few years.  Time will tell.  .

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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. .

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The Evolution toward a Global Digital Money Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, it was quite a bit more difficult to reach out beyond the company ’ s boundaries, especially to one with a different proprietary e-mail system

Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The bulk of the innovations in the industrial economy involved physical objects, physical systems and the physical world around us. 

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. 

Two-Speed IT Architectures

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Align technology and production systems with business goals.  . Reliance on legacy enterprise resource planning systems.

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

Hurricane Sandy: a 21st Century Wake-Up Call?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As I was personally experiencing the fury of Hurricane Sandy a few weeks ago, I thought of the Internet Highway System and President Dwight D.