innovation in perpetual beta
JANUARY 1, 2017
” Borgatti goes on to show that radical innovation only comes from networks with large structural holes, which are more diverse.
Disruptive Innovation Revisited
JULY 9, 2014
The New Yorker described the article as “Rethinking the innovation craze.” In the end, this is the essence of strategy and innovation.
Innovation is a network activity
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
In business, attention is paid to innovative individuals, especially those who go on to become captains of industry. Innovation
The Innovation of Loneliness
AUGUST 28, 2013
Collaboration Communities Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Innovation Learning Life Open Business This time is different. On the contrary.
innovation means learning at work
MARCH 3, 2015
“So it is important to understand that there is no one-size-fits-all philosophy in terms of successful innovation. Innovation is continuous.
Social networks drive Innovation
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Does this graphic stand on its own, or is there more explanation required? complexity Wirearchy
The Science of Innovation
DECEMBER 17, 2014
Released earlier this month, the report was developed by the MIT Innovation Initiative , launched a year ago by MIT President Rafael Reif.
The 2016 MIT Inclusive Innovation Awards
DECEMBER 26, 2016
Let me close by explaining why I feel particularly proud to be associated with the Inclusive Innovation Competition. Examples abound.
The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations
JANUARY 17, 2017
Foundational innovations must overcome many barriers, - technological, organizational, governance, political.
Waxing Lyrical On Leadership, Engagement, Purpose & Innovation
MARCH 26, 2015
How would you like to change this scenario in today’s connected world of self-organized workers? What role does innovation play in L&D?
White House: Innovation in Higher Education
AUGUST 3, 2015
The invitation was somewhat cryptic, but basically stated that the focus on the meeting was on quality and innovation. This invite was then followed a week later with a link to a post by Ted Mitchell, Undersecretary of Education, on Innovation and Quality in Higher Education , to help prepare for the conversation. It’s their job.
Leadership in a Changing World
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
What are the critical competencies needed to lead in our fast-changing business environment? Sustaining or disruptive? Ripple Intelligence.
Measuring Culture Change
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
As a process, I think about what I might do before, during, and after any culture change initiative. I’d probably want a baseline to begin with, and then regular (if not continual) assessments as we go. I’d take small steps, perhaps in one unit to begin, and monitor the impact, tuning as I go along. social strategy
The Blockchain and Open Innovation
JANUARY 12, 2016
Transformational innovations don’t always play out as originally envisioned. They’ve both gone on to change the world, - to say the least.
technology, change, and us
MAY 22, 2015
Innovation vs. (social) copying [without innovators to copy, none of us can learn socially]. call these Friday’s Finds. Image: NPR.
The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation
JUNE 25, 2014
Only one company in six viewed cloud as a way of fostering business innovation. Cloud-based innovation is a major part of that evolution.
Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Is it that users just hate change ? His findings are complied in his tome, Diffusion of Innovations. Oh dear Lord. The new experience.
Embracing change from both sides
NOVEMBER 27, 2011
Examining a business and looking at how it can be more social, innovative and agile is not really that difficult. Next comes the trickier part.
Scale and Complex Systemic Innovation
JANUARY 2, 2012
The column addresses a fundamental question that those studying innovation have been wrestling with for years: “Are big companies the best catalysts of innovation, or are small ones better?” There is little question that small, entrepreneurial start-ups are almost always the ones that bring to market highly disruptive innovations.
Market-facing Innovation Labs
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
The corporate research lab has radically changed over the past several decades. Corporate labs reached their peak in the 1960s and 1970s. As technologies and markets changed, most such labs declined in importance over the next twenty years. Then around the mid-late 1980s it all started to change. Not necessarily.”.
Not all innovation is disruptive
JULY 14, 2014
Given all the talk about disruptive innovation lately, I thought I’d dust off several posts I have written on the subject and update them.
PKM and innovation
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
In the FastCoDesign article, How do you create a culture of innovation? The Seek-Sense-Share framework aligns with these innovation skills.
The MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition
MARCH 14, 2016
How can we accelerate the transformation of institutions, organizations, and human skills to keep up with the quickening pace of digital innovation?
Disruptive Innovation Revisited
DECEMBER 8, 2015
What’s disruptive innovation all about? Some disruptive innovations succeed; some don’t. Uber is a case in point.
Innovation is about making connections
MARCH 14, 2012
Here, where things are less homogenous, there is more diversity and more opportunities for innovation. Tweet. SocialLearning Wirearchy
Intervention Design: Overcoming Stiff Resistance to a New, Disruptive Innovation
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
The article argues that we should apply design thinking to the launch of the disruptive innovation itself - a process they call intervention design. .
Enabling Innovation – Book
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
Workers in agile workplaces must be passionate, adaptive, innovative, and collaborative. Abstract. list price for this book. Walsh [B.C.’s
Innovation as a Journey into the Future
AUGUST 7, 2013
I recently read an excellent innovation report, - Strategic Orientations for Innovation: Chile in the 2025 Horizon.
Disruptive Innovations and Large Companies
AUGUST 2, 2012
Given my long career at IBM, as well as my more recent involvement with Citi, it is not surprising that I am particularly interested in entrepreneurship and innovation in large companies. Its lead article defined the term as: “somebody who offers an innovative solution to a (frequently unrecognised) problem. This makes some sense.
Innovation is not a repeatable process
OCTOBER 23, 2012
Can innovation be promoted through better processes? This is how we create a culture of innovation. Innovation PKM
Revolutionary, Ordinary Innovation
AUGUST 29, 2012
While the Square technology is very cool indeed, Davidoff’s key point is the ordinary nature of the innovation in question. The deal not only has the potential to change the way people pay for coffee and everything else, it also shows how small innovation applied to everyday tasks may be the next new thing for venture capital.
The Paradox of Preparing for Change
OCTOBER 8, 2012
Here’s an example: the best way to prepare for change is to decide what isn’t going to change. The theme of the gathering was “Changing the Game.” They gave me exactly three minutes to offer some thoughts on the best way to prepare for change. Talk about preparing for change! But change is also really scary.
A Conversation on Innovation
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 10, 2011
Re: the negative side of innovation, there's a prettyconsistent assessment of innovation & technology, a pretty consistentstatement, by the youth in the occupy movement. Is there a negative side ofprogress, of change? If we go one step beyond innovation, we have actuallyreached a cusp in the west. Who are they?
“We made up these rules, and we can change them”
MAY 23, 2016
We made up these rules, and we can change them. We need to base all of our organizations on the principle of temporary, negotiated hierarchies.
Solo change agents set you free
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
Companies have to do the hard part of organizational change themselves by putting in the effort. complexity Innovation PKM SocialBusiness
MAY 19, 2015
Is there an appetite for change in L&D? There really isn’t any burning desire for change, or willingness to move even if there is. And L&D could be also optimizing the ability of the organization to continually innovate. That was the conversation I’ve had with colleagues lately. This is a problem. Can we, please?
OMG, its culture change time
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
It's a form of aversion therapy really, change now or we'll put you through a re-education programme. Constraints are key, manage them.
Transmedia Storytelling and Collaborative Innovation
OCTOBER 10, 2012
Marketing and communications are essential when introducing a disruptive innovation in the marketplace, given the need to explain what the new initiative is all about to key constituencies including clients, analysts and reporters. The only way to satisfy their special needs is for them to do their own innovation and solve their own problems.
Principles for Managing Strategy and Innovation
JANUARY 19, 2012
When technology and market environments go through major changes, as is certainly the case today, previously successful business strategies will no longer work, no matter how much you try to fix them. Companies that are unable or unwilling to adapt to the changes in such a Darwinian climate will become marginalized or extinct.
A job is just a role that cannot change
MARCH 11, 2014
They allow people to quickly make and change connections. The innovators are moving away from companies and into networks already.