Managing in Complexity
JANUARY 24, 2013
As our markets and technologies get more complex, we need new models to get work done. Complex problems cannot be solved alone.
DECEMBER 15, 2011
Network thinking can fundamentally change our view of hierarchical relationships. complexity NetworkedLearning Work” 5.
Re-wiring for the Complex Workplace
MAY 8, 2014
Complexity is the new normal. Almost every person is connected to worldwide communication networks. Re-wiring for complexity.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex. Learning really spreads through social networks.
Networked Professional Development
JULY 29, 2013
But network thinking can fundamentally change our view of hierarchical relationships. For the first time, they saw it mapped as a network.
Network Learning: Working Smarter
OCTOBER 22, 2010
We need to re-think workplace learning for a networked society. Social learning is about getting things done in networks. EverNote).
The Science of Complex Systems
JULY 9, 2011
When I look back over my long, relatively eclectic career, complex systems have been a common theme in all the activities I’ve been involved in. It started in the 1960s, when I was an undergraduate and graduate student at the University of Chicago majoring in physics, - the study of complex natural systems. Let me explain. Amazing.
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
However this is often difficult in large, complex organizations. Use social network analysis to uncover creative leadership.
Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
This talk is basically what he said, except he said it in the French way with complex theories, while I''m going to give it in the prickly, analytical, English kind of Canadian, dry presentation. language is something much more dynamic, much more behavioral and complex ?? The complexities matter." It''s a complex, messy ??
adapting to perpetual beta
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
There are only business strategies that understand networks. Cooperative and distributed work is becoming the norm in the network era.
Visualization for Understanding
OCTOBER 27, 2014
Visualization can be a very powerful tool in sharing complex knowledge. Value Network Analysis (example) by Patti Anklam.
DECEMBER 16, 2015
It was her work on value network analysis [PDF] that particularly influenced my thinking. Image: Value Network Analysis by Patti Anklam.
KONY, Networked Nonprofits, and Transparency
MARCH 9, 2012
There is more analysis of the problems over simplification like this cogent analysis from Ethan Zuckerman. Movement Building
Networks, Neighbourhoods and Communities: A Reflection
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JANUARY 30, 2011
The likelihood of mobilization depends more on the quality of the two-person tie than on the nature of the larger network.
The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016
AUGUST 16, 2016
Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Smart Systems Technology and StrategyArtificial Intelligence. The Blockchain.
Networked learning in a changing world
JANUARY 6, 2011
Baker’s Dozen: Principles of Value Networks | ValueNetworks.com by @vernaallee. The true shape and nature of collaboration is not the social network – it is the value network. Value networks are purposeful groups of people who come together in designated roles to take action or produce an outcome.
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
How can we best anticipate the future of a complex, fast changing industry like IT? Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.
FEBRUARY 11, 2009
In learning theory we now have Connectivism - the integration of principles explored by chaos, network, and complexity and self-organization theories.
Why People and Companies Die While Cities Keep Growing
JANUARY 5, 2016
Most surprisingly, their analysis led to a result that no one had predicted. In the 1990s, his attention first turned to biology. Amazing.
The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things
OCTOBER 15, 2014
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.
The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
MAY 23, 2016
The Commission is composed of twelve individuals from the world of business, technology and academia. Today, money is mostly intangible.
Three Principles for Net Work
APRIL 15, 2012
The nature of work is changing in our increasingly networked economy. Today’s complex work is tomorrow’s merely complicated or even simple work.
The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things
JULY 14, 2015
Like many technological advances, the Internet of Things (IoT) has been long in coming. Settings -based Economic Value . Enablers and Barriers.
Variety and diversity
APRIL 24, 2012
The unit of analysis is now communication and emergence, not entities. Communities complexity SocialLearning Wirearchy
Organizations and Complexity
OCTOBER 20, 2010
Tweet I’ve discussed this table before, but I’d like to put it all the links together to highlight what we need to do with our organizations and structures to deal with complexity. Complexity. Value Networks. How we can support emergent practices in the increasingly complex enterprise: COMPLEXITY.
Mapping quality with VNA
MARCH 21, 2011
One main message that came through early in the workshop is that you cannot manage a network. Books complexity Performance Improvement
Confused or Strong Beliefs?
JANUARY 26, 2012
Complex, as defined by Cynefyn is a state in which the relationship between cause and effect can only be perceived in retrospect, but not in advance.
Growing Up in a Complex World
JUNE 18, 2010
The primary challenge emerging out of the CEO conversations was complexity - the fact that CEOs now operate in a world that is substantially more volatile, uncertain and complex. They grew up in a complex world. This generation of students doesn’t need to be told what a network is.
Embracing complexity at work
DECEMBER 3, 2009
Training is of little use in developing the necessary emergent practices for dealing with complex problems in our work environment.
I come not to bury training, only to put it in its place
JULY 17, 2012
Admittedly trickier is demonstrating where objectives come from, establishing that valuable link between the tasking, analysis, goals, and objectives.
Is management on the table?
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
This can be the false presumption of many a performance analysis. Thinking in terms of networks moves us beyond linear thinking.
Shaping the Future of the Internet
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
As is the case with any complex system, the Internet’s design has been the result of many different choices. The Technical is Political.
Realizing the Potential of the Digital Economy
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
And, because these two powerful forces are highly interrelated, they’re giving rise to a new round of complex questions. .
Technology and the Future of Media
AUGUST 18, 2015
Three major processes are part of the media value chain: . Unilateral. Distributed. As always, disruptive innovations have unintended consequences.
It’s not complicated, you see
JULY 24, 2012
Understanding the difference between complication and complexity is extremely important in today’s workplace. Their solution was simple.
The Rise of the Chief Digital Officer
NOVEMBER 14, 2012
There is perhaps an implicit assumption in my analysis that you can continue to be a company’s overall CIO while focusing primarily on managing its IT infrastructure and computer systems, something that I increasingly believe is not the case. . Thirdly, they are turning digitization into new revenue streams. IT is now everywhere.
Enabling Innovation – Book
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
The classic project management alone is less and less able to manage complex, uncertain, knowledge-based processes. Books complexity Work
The Emergence of Cognitive Computing
NOVEMBER 5, 2011
This will happen as we look to analyze and extract meaningful information from unstructured data, people-based social networks and Internet-of-Things applications. then it could move on to help people make better decisions when faced with highly complex problems whose very meaning is not clear and precise. The work is underway.
Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production
MARCH 26, 2014
Ever since cloud computing first appeared in the IT world, people have struggled to define what it is and why it’s so important.
Creating More Intelligent Organizations
DECEMBER 26, 2012
How human societies and human networks work. I recently read a fascinating online conversation on Collective Intelligence with Tom Malone.