social learning for complex work
MARCH 20, 2016
It’s a question of complexity. Complicated systems and the training for them can be controlled and information organized for reference.
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
Sharing information and viewing it through our individual filters is the best that we can hope for in terms of knowledge transfer.
Coherence in complexity
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
Complexity, driven by global networked communications, is the main factor. complexity InternetTime SocialBusiness
Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
JULY 24, 2014
They work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down. Most organizations still deal with complexity through reorganization.
Networks thrive in complexity
MAY 28, 2012
In complex environments, weak hierarchies and strong networks are the best organizing principle. complexity Wirearchy
hold space for complex problems
APRIL 27, 2015
” Work informs much of our relationship with society. Every one of the major challenges facing us is complex. Complexity Democrac
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.
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.
Pulling informal learning
JUNE 4, 2012
Informal learning is mostly Pull. Informal LearningTake a look at these 8 demand-side knowledge management principles by Nick Milton.
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.
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.
Design thinking & complexity pt 1
OCTOBER 3, 2013
Now I know one experience should not inform me, hence the reading and conversations but none of that really changes my judgement on this.
Scale and Complex Systemic Innovation
JANUARY 2, 2012
We generally think of large companies as being good at operations and incremental innovations, which require them to excel at management discipline, detailed information analysis and project management. This kind of complex systemic innovation leverages lots of known ideas and makes them work together to help address important problems.
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?
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.
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.
Networks, Information, and Complex Adaptive Systems
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 11, 2014
The first part is designed to be very broad, as a "view of the universe as a self-organizing information system that can, in some sense, be seen to have knowledge and to change through co-adaptation of its parts." We need to be clear about what we mean by an information system. We need to be clear about what we mean by information.
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. .
Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Execution is the goal.
Informal learning, the 95% solution
JANUARY 4, 2012
Tweet Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. Informal Learning
Informal rule of thumb
JUNE 13, 2012
According to Gary, as much as 95% of workplace learning is informal. This is completely inadequate in a complex work environment.
Social networked learning in complex information environments
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
The slides from my presentation are below: Social Networked Learning
Want Results? Champion the Informal
JANUARY 26, 2014
We have an information explosion. The world is becoming more complex. Informal Learning Learning is more important than ever.
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. .
Managing Complex, Disruptive Innovations - Some Lessons Learned
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and StrategyHow will your industry change over time?
Informal learning is a business imperative
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
Supporting informal learning and helping connect tacit knowledge in the enterprise are now business imperatives, not just something extra.
Complexity, swiss cheese and failure
OCTOBER 11, 2013
How Complex Systems Fai l [PDF] Complexity, swiss cheese and failure. Human practitioners are the adaptable element of complex systems.
Complexity and Public Administration
AUGUST 31, 2014
So what is applying complexity thinking to public policy really all about? This blog is being posted on behalf of Thomas Townsend.
Complexity, Information, and Education
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
I’m in Rijeka, Croatia. It’s my first visit hear and it’s a beautiful country. The scenery is spectacular. Unfortunately, most of my time has been spent in a hotel room writing and getting caught up on email/work, etc. View more presentations from gsiemens
Learning in Complexity
DECEMBER 16, 2011
” @webestime – “Simple rules lead to complex behavior. ” @CharlesJennings – “in a complex world, continuous learning is the only option available to us” – Globalization, Complexity & Change. But they also remove important information from the attention of the flight crew.
Drug addiction: The complex truth
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
Rat Park also suggests that when stories about the effects of drugs on the brain are promoted to the neglect of the discussion of the personal and social contexts of addiction, science is servicing our collective anxieties rather than informing us. We’re told studies have proven that drugs like heroin and cocaine instantly hook a user.
Strategy and Execution in an Increasingly Complex World
JULY 12, 2012
Twenty-thirty years ago, the business world was arguably less complex, slower moving and more predictable. The design of products needs to now incorporate the ability to deliver such services efficiently and flexibly by leveraging advances in information technology. . But, the article goes on to succinctly defines strategy as “.
The Complex Transition to the Age of the Cloud
APRIL 6, 2012
For a number of years I’ve been convinced that cloud computing truly represents a major transformation in the way all institutions, from the smallest to the largest, will leverage information technologies. Cloud computing is a highly complex initiative - at the technical, business and organizational levels.
Beyond GDP - Measuring Value in a Service-oriented, Information-based, Digital Economy
APRIL 3, 2013
Most measures of economic performance used by government officials to inform their policies and decisions are based on GDP figures.
Complex Sociotechnical Systems: the Case for a New Field of Study
MAY 16, 2012
They generally exhibit a level of complexity that is often beyond our ability to understand and control. Complex sociotechnical systems are high-impact, difficult-to-understand, technology-intensive systems that have major societal, political and economic implications. Sussman calls this evaluative complexity.
Why is learning and the sharing of information so important?
FEBRUARY 18, 2012
Communities complexity NetworkedLearningTweet The Globe & Mail: The diplomacy of knowledge.
A learning system to meet the needs of a complex knowledge era
JULY 24, 2013
gave a talk on the type(s) of learning system(s) that are needed to address complex knowledge needs. We gain an understanding of needed learning systems, I argue, by evaluating the attributes of information in digital networks and through focusing on the nature of knowledge needs in complex settings
Design thinking & complexity pt 2
OCTOBER 4, 2013
For the moment I want to look at some of the implications for design thinking, reinterpreted through a complexity lens; shifting from a linear process to a non-linear dynamic. In a very important sense, then, from the perspective of material engagement, cognition has no location. The active mind cannot be contained. Reflections
The Science of Information-based Predictions
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Silver, on the another hand, views information-based predictions, including political forecasting, as a scientific discipline.
Complex actions workshop
MARCH 8, 2013
Another sign that complexity thinking is coming into its own. basic introduction to complexity theory using metaphor in the main.