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The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

According to Owyang, the collaborative economy is being driven by a number of converging market forces.  This one-to-many Web 1.0 Web 2.0

Transmedia Storytelling and Collaborative Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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. Properly done, this can turn your most serious critics into your most important collaborators.

An Infographic Depicting Learning & Collaboration in Action

Dan Pontefract

That role sees me employed by TELUS; an organization that was recently inducted into Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame.

The Connected Culture

Dan Pontefract

The following diagram aims to depict what I refer to as a ‘connected culture’ in an organization. Collaboration & Learning.

The Science of Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Released earlier this month, the report was developed by the MIT Innovation Initiative , launched a year ago by MIT President Rafael Reif.

The Connected Culture

Dan Pontefract

The following diagram aims to depict what I refer to as a ‘connected culture’ in an organization. Collaboration & Learning.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

In short, once you joined the company collaboration is a natural task / activity and, by default, you are pretty good at it. The soft skills.

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If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

Tell me, would you describe your culture as one that is open or closed? Is innovation and ideation a shared experience or left to a few?

Scale and Complex Systemic Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, they are being reincarnated in our 21st century information economy as market-facing innovation labs, with significantly different and broader scopes than those of the original industrial economy research labs. Now, the corporate research lab is getting re-invented as a kind of market-facing innovation lab.  Not necessarily.”.

Culture is entangled

Dave Snowden

In practice (and in theory) culture is tangled, indistinct and difficult to tie down. Innovation Polemic Strategy

A Nurturing Culture #blimage

Clark Quinn

She presented the following image and our task is to blog about it: So my take is how things grow in a nurturing environment. Charles Jennings. socia

Six characteristics supporting excellence in service delivery innovation

Ross Dawson

Last Friday, after delivering the breakfast keynote at CPA Congress in Brisbane (more on that in another post), I ran a half-day workshop at the partner offsite of a national accounting firm network on the theme of Disruption and Innovation in Professional Services. Client and supplier collaboration. Continuous innovation.

Enabling Innovation – Book

Harold Jarche

This can be fostered in a culture of perpetual Beta. Workers in agile workplaces must be passionate, adaptive, innovative, and collaborative.

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

earlier shared one of his presentations in a post on how the culture of luxury is changing. Culture Networks (SXSW 2012).

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) was launched by the White House earlier this year to enable “Individuals and organizations [to] utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use, and interoperable identity solutions to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice, and innovation.”

Who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer?

Jane Hart

There have been a couple of posts recently on the topic of whether organisations need  to have a new role of a Chief Collaboration Officer (CCO).

The collaboration field needs to cooperate

Harold Jarche

Eugene Kim looks at a variety of disciplines in the collaboration space, using LinkedIn network analysis to see if and how they are related.

Cloud and “Game Changing” Business Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, IBM’s Institute for Business Value published a very good report - The Power of Cloud: Driving Business Model Innovation. Although cloud is widely recognized as a technology game changer, its potential for driving business innovation remains virtually untapped.  This will take decades to fully play out. 

Distributed research needs collaborative researchers

Harold Jarche

But to be more innovative, companies must first become open and transparent. This could be a major culture shift. Any Narration of Work.

Air Canada Isn’t Collaborating With Its Employees

Dan Pontefract

Related Posts: An Infographic Depicting Learning & Collaboration in… Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network? Ya, I Cry at Work.

Big-Bang Disruptions: The Innovator’s Dilemma in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The article was written by Larry Downes and Paul Nunes and published in the March, 2013 issue of the Harvard Business Review.  It was later expanded into a book, Big Bang Theory: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation published this past January. . Nearly everything you think you know about strategy and innovation is wrong,” they note.

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

There is probably no better tool to identify both strengths and areas for intervention in innovation. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

Beth Kanter

How did you start to shift the culture, one sneaker at time? Gina, Beth, and Aliza at the NTC. Tell me about your organization, Hazon?

Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The objective of the meeting was to explore potential collaborations between the industrial partner and ID3.  . Easier said than done. .

An Emerging Platform for Digital, Inclusive Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Together, these advances are giving rise to an Internet-based platform for digital, inclusive innovations. Inclusive innovation is a relatively new concept.  It aims to develop of products and services that just about everyone can afford, even those in the bottom of the pyramid , that is, the poorer socio-economic groups around the world. 

Technology, Media and Culture - the Best of Times or the Worst of Times?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL) was founded in 2010 to study the transformational impact of technology on culture and on the media industries. 

Culture of Hope

David Weinberger

Forum d’Avignon is an annual get-together in France to talk about culture, by which most of the attendees (and especially President Sarkozy who came to give a speech ) mean how they can squash the Internet and retain their stranglehold on culture. Does culture / creative imagination give you a reason to hope?”

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks. Henry Ford. Risks and Pitfalls.

Making sense of complexity and innovation

Harold Jarche

” @Cory_Foy – “Innovation comes from slack. Innovation is continuous. complexity Friday''s Finds Innovation

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Introduction to the Workshop - Ulrike Cress Why a workshop in mass collaboration? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Can we design mass collaboration? Schooling segregates us, it creates peer culture. As you get more and more collaboration, you get a speed-up of innovation.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks. Henry Ford. Risks and Pitfalls.

Open Services Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, UC Berkeley professor Henry Chesbrough published a new book, Open Services Innovation: Rethinking Your Business to Grow and Compete in a New Era.  For over ten years now, I have been thinking about the application of technology and innovation to services.  from others’ innovation activities as well.”. They ?rst

Where innovation comes from

Jay Cross

In sum, they innovate. Steven Johnson has written a book that looks at innovation from all angles. Innovation = working smarter.

‘Sharing’ culture

Clark Quinn

I was in a recent conversation about a company facing strong growth and worried about the impact on culture. Companies with a positive culture, a valuable offering, and a good business model are liable to face growth issues, and maintaining or starting a good culture becomes a critical issue to maintaining the organization’s success.

Who "owns" your organization's culture?

Mark Oehlert

Yep, culture. No one has to be tasked with creating a culture - it just happens when humans start doing that human thing and organizaing in groups. So let''s begin with dropping the idea that you''re going to create a culture that''s going to fill a vacuum.     The "C" word. Haunts so many of our efforts. Then guess what?

How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

wise Collaborative organization focuses its efforts where they’ll have the most impact. exibility and spark innovation. PEOPLE.

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

How far does culture help influence how collaborative and social a certain business can / will be?: Yes, that’s right!

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recominant innovations are all about the creation of new products, markets and industries based on novel combinations of existing technologies.  .

How to replace top-down training with collaborative learning (1)

Jay Cross

But this way of learning – autonomous searching and social collaboration – has not yet been re?ected The Twenty-First Century Corporation.