complexity and social learning
APRIL 11, 2016
As we transition from a market to a network economy, complexity will increase due to our hyper-connectedness.
complexity in the workplace
APRIL 19, 2016
In my post on complexity and learning, I said that work in networks requires different skills than in hierarchies.
JANUARY 8, 2014
Human systems are complex. The increasing collective complexity also is manifest in the increasing specialization and diversity of professions.
social learning for complex work
MARCH 20, 2016
It’s a question of complexity. Complex systems and learning how to work with them cannot be controlled. Complexity SocialLearning
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
To really share complex knowledge takes a willingness to listen as well as the time and space to do so. complexity Learning Wirearchy
Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
JULY 24, 2014
We have known for quite a while that hierarchies are ineffective when things get complex. Complexity. Complexity ConnectedEnterprise
Networks thrive in complexity
MAY 28, 2012
In complex environments, weak hierarchies and strong networks are the best organizing principle. complexity Wirearchy
Organize for Complexity
MAY 1, 2014
” Well I think Niels has answered much of that question himself, in his recent book Organize for Complexity.
No cookie cutters for complexity
MARCH 28, 2013
Some of this is due to their own difficulties in facing complexity and not having the time or energy to dig into these concepts. complexity
A guide to complexity and organizations
JULY 29, 2012
If you know nothing about complexity, read this. complex system’s behavior is non-predictable.
improvise for complexity
MAY 24, 2016
The five principles are: Assume complexity and only control process choices, not the outcome. Complexity– Lakshi Balachandra.
Exception handling is complex work
DECEMBER 5, 2011
Complex, new problems need tacit knowledge to solve them. Exception-handling is complexity WirearchyOrganizations do this all the time.
JUNE 2, 2012
complexityDave Snowden. Thanks to John Tropea.
Complex or Chaotic?
DECEMBER 14, 2014
The distinction between complexity and chaos theory can be problematic depending on who you are talking with, or what you are reading.
Organizing for diversity and complexity
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
It comes down to the fact that what we know and do inside our organizations is insufficient to address external complexity or to be innovative.
Absorbing complexity with PKM
MARCH 24, 2014
We both use social technologies to reach out into the complexity and try to make sense of it. Sense-making is acting on one’s knowledge.
Complex Systems and the “Rashomon Effect”
MARCH 24, 2015
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Innovation Supercomputing Technology and Strategy The movie is famous for its novel plot device.
Intervening in a complex domain
OCTOBER 5, 2014
Underneath this of course we have some principles, namely that you cannot determine the outcome in a complex system. How tight is the coupling?
Re-wiring for the Complex Workplace
MAY 8, 2014
Complexity is the new normal. Re-wiring for complexity. Organizations need to understand complexity instead of adding more complication.
Future of work is complex, implicit and intangible
OCTOBER 9, 2013
The new workplace of intangible assets is a complex environment , and one where traditional analytical methods no longer work. complexity Work
Design thinking & complexity pt 1
OCTOBER 3, 2013
I promised to address this yesterday following a presentation on Design Thinking at the conference here in Ohio. The heavy use of visual metaphors.
hold space for complex problems
APRIL 27, 2015
Every one of the major challenges facing us is complex. But our organizations are not designed for complexity. Complexity Democracy
The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation
JUNE 25, 2014
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.
Scale and Complex Systemic Innovation
JANUARY 2, 2012
But, the kind of innovation that Michael Mandel writes about in his article is a mixture of disruptive and incremental. It favors large companies because of their ability to address complex systemic problems, manage the large-scale ecosystems that solving such problems requires, and bring their solutions to market all round the world.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex. Complexity: the new normal. Social learning.
The Firm as a Large, Complex, Extended Family
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture
Complex is the new normal
AUGUST 6, 2012
Complexity is becoming the “normal” state, and it can be dealt with, but not with traditional management methods. complexity
A complex look at task assignments
APRIL 6, 2016
If it’s a complex artefact (such as a product design, not just a presentation), there could be several revisions.
Leadership in Complexity
OCTOBER 9, 2011
Tweet In organizing for diversity and complexity , I discussed structural changes that are needed in our institutions. Dealing with Complexity.
Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems
APRIL 13, 2012
An IBM Global CEO Study conducted in 2010 concluded that complexity was the primary challenge emerging out of its conversations with 1,500 CEOs and senior government officials. CEOs told us they operate in a world that is substantially more volatile, uncertain and complex. They generally involve a relatively linear set of steps.
The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World
JULY 6, 2013
The task today is to understand what both social business and complexity mean. To them, social networking is just a complete waste of time.
PKM is making sense of complexity
DECEMBER 15, 2013
It is in making sense of complexity. agree. Periodically you relax the constraints again to allow new possibilities to emerge.
Preparing Students for an Increasingly Complex Business World
DECEMBER 23, 2014
Are engineering and management schools adequately preparing students for our fast-changing, highly complex business world?
Me and the Complexity MOOC
APRIL 8, 2013
find the STEM aspect of these topics boring, so I’m barreling through this MOOC’s recorded videos at a high rate of speed. No retakes.
Big Data, Complex Systems and Quantum Mechanics
DECEMBER 7, 2012
What are some of these limitations? In thinking about this question over the last few years, I started to notice that a number of subtle, non-intuitive concepts that I learned many years ago as a physics student seem to apply to the world of big data and information-based predictions in highly complex systems. Let me explain. .
JULY 31, 2015
“Our most successful clients have cross-flowing knowledge networks to handle the complexity/variety of their marketplace.”
On the Complex Evolution toward Mobile Digital Payments
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Let’s hope that initiatives like Apple Pay will help propel forward the complex evolution toward mobile digital payments. .
in an increasingly complex world
JULY 26, 2012
complexityAdopt an open, enquiring mind-set, refusing to be constrained by current horizons.
[review] Cheap Complex Devices
APRIL 3, 2011
John Sundman (Disclosure: John is a friend from a mailing list) is a geek, and Cheap Complex Devices is a geeky novel. I’ve got an ever-growing list of books that I intend to write reviews of because they’re so damn interesting. In fact, it’s because they deserve full reviews that I’m not writing any reviews.
Making sense of complexity and innovation
APRIL 5, 2013
Friday’s Finds: Gall’s Law: A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked.