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.
Innovation in open online courses
OCTOBER 7, 2014
This is a short overview of the innovations that we want to explore during the course. The innovations build heavily on community and network approaches that I and others (Stephen Downes, David Wiley, Alan Levine, Jim Groom, Dave Cormier) have used in previous open courses. Social embeddedness Social has become an abused term.
Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
The bulk of the innovations in the industrial economy involved physical objects, physical systems and the physical world around us.
Diversity, complexity, chaos and working smarter
JULY 1, 2011
Tweet Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. Seek out diversity in innovation efforts. 2.
Big-Bang Disruptions: The Innovator’s Dilemma in the Digital Economy
MARCH 12, 2014
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.
Social Business in the Age of the Customer
OCTOBER 18, 2012
Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users. What is the primary responsibility of a business? its partners and customers.
Principles of Networked Unmanagement
OCTOBER 14, 2012
Cooperation in our work is needed so that we can continuously develop emergent practices demanded by increased complexity. Cooperation.
Is management on the table?
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
As Umair Haque posted on Twitter back in November; “ Name a “working” institution. complexity InternetTime WorkWe kill ourselves!
MAY 3, 2010
I use Delicious to keep track of web resources and recently passed on, via Twitter, my social bookmarks tagged with complexity. Complexity is where predictability is absent, and only in hindsight cause and effect are clear. It’s the messy bits, as Shawn says, where human interaction, culture, innovation, trust are at play.
Adjusting to Life in a Hyperconnected World
APRIL 26, 2012
And, while Twitter, Facebook and texting are now commanding our attention, who knows what their usage and popularity will be five years from now. . Complex Systems Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and StrategyAnd then we unplugged. I was excited.
We Are All New Immigrants to the Hyperconnected World
OCTOBER 6, 2011
And none of us can predict when a new golden age of innovation will finally arrive leading to many new jobs and industries. In the end, as Tom Friedman observed, if you cannot find a job you may need to invent a job , and possibly start a new business. The book was co-authored with John Hopkins Professor Michael Mandelbaum.
In a complex society
DECEMBER 19, 2010
We only know each other through Twitter and it was a casual comment on Christian’s photo that initiated our meeting. InternetTime
The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy
JUNE 18, 2014
Microfinance platforms enable entrepreneurs and social innovators to raise money globally in ever-smaller amounts.”. According to McKinsey: .
195 posts about MOOCs
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
Diana Kimball [twitter: dianakimball ] is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk on coding as a liberal art. MOOC on complexity. Page 1 of 2.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
And, finally, the single one I feel would be the most threatened of them all: Twitter. Hold a simple (Not even complex!) Even for us.
Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary
JANUARY 6, 2012
As he recently announced over on Twitter: . Please do not feel obliged to read through it all, if you wouldn’t want to. Are you ready?
Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
One wonders whether the Internet, blogging, Twitter, texting and micro-blogging, as in China’s case, has made participatory democracy and autocracy so participatory, and leaders so finely attuned to every nuance of public opinion, that they find it hard to make any big decision that requires sacrifice. That’s a good thing - in theory.
Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning
AUGUST 2, 2012
But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. To name Authority and Money. To name: .
Let The Next Adventure Begin – The With Whom (#CAWW)
FEBRUARY 8, 2014
Where teams who work together may have never met, but their collective ideas and expertise melt together to create the most innovative solutions to business’ most vexing problems. There is a Twitter List out there already currently being curated by Celine herself, if you would want to start following what we are all up to. Change, Org.
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
It is exactly the complex, close-to-business, dynamic "exception-handling" enterprises that do 11 November 2010 09:37 ScorpFromHell said.
Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence
DECEMBER 29, 2011
Remember, it’s still part of my “Big Three”, along with IBM Connections and Twitter. . Welcome to the new elsua! Or both!
The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life
AUGUST 31, 2011
Twitter. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingRather well.
Enabling Innovation Facing Global Dilemmas
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
Tweet Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. The group decided to use Twitter for the first time and a few of us jumped in to help get the conversation online. Starting point: Innovate of die, Deutschland. paradoxolutions Squeezed between Dynamics & Complexity. paradoxolutions. No way back.
JANUARY 1, 2014
For example, even though I had worked online for over a decade, I did not really understand Twitter until I started using it regularly in 2008.
Are we in for perpetual innovation?
SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
Here’s a hypothesis that emerged when talking with Henry Copeland [twitter: hc ] about a panel at Web2.0 he’s leading: Previous media have generally gone through a period in which their navigational systems were unsettled, but then developed stabled systems that lasted for at least a couple of generations. Libraries certainly did.
Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Kick-off
NOVEMBER 17, 2008
George Siemens just moderated a discussion on complexity and strategy that raised deep questions in an accessible way. As a co-host, I am hardly without bias, but I found this morning’s opening of the free Corporate Learning Trends event fantastic. The proliferation of free learning tools certainly comes at the right time. Captivating.
IBM’s Client Experience Jam Is Now History
MARCH 17, 2013
My self-inflicted Twitter and Google Plus silence was supposed to end up last week as well, but didn’t. And it was a massive success!
tensions of modern learning
JUNE 30, 2016
This is social learning, and it is a necessity when working in complex or chaotic environments. Image: Clark Quinn. – [link]. Would B.J.
and what do you do?
MAY 18, 2016
On Twitter, my current profile says: alternative business consultant & “a keen subversive of the last century’s management and education models”.
understanding our tools
DECEMBER 17, 2016
Email can be terse, while Twitter is short and lacks nuance. “We become what we behold. Video can be all emotion and little substance.
Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change
OCTOBER 25, 2013
His findings are complied in his tome, Diffusion of Innovations. COMPLEXITY. Oh dear Lord. The new experience. ” What a shocker.
NOVEMBER 4, 2011
Innovation is Not ‘Best Practice’ - via @hyponastic. Innovations start out as best practices, but best practices all become uninnovative.
Enterprise knowledge sharing requires trusted relationships
APRIL 8, 2014
Businesses are increasingly dependent on complex social interactions. This is extremely important in sharing complex knowledge.
Culture or Cultures?
JANUARY 25, 2017
There is a clear value proposition about having a culture that supports innovation, and identifiable components. Abandoning the effort because culture is complex seems a missed opportunity. The argument includes two major thrusts. The first is that the cultural values may be interpreted differently. And this certainly can be the case. The
My Top 10 Reasons Why I Bought an iPad 2
MAY 10, 2011
General Interest Innovation iPad Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingPriceless!
The Seek > Sense > Share Framework
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
Research shows that work teams that need to share complex knowledge need tighter social bonds. Once is not enough, as most parents know.
Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset
APRIL 29, 2015
and gets reposted to my Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter feeds. Curation can boost your profit and help your people grow. articles.
PKM in 2013
JANUARY 27, 2013
Innovation. It is quite likely that innovation in organizations can be improved with individuals practising PKM. ” Knowledge.
MOOCs are really a platform
JULY 25, 2012
We can officially declare massive open online courses (MOOCs) as the higher education buzzword for 2012. MOOCs are a platform.
Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Innovating on the Edge of Big Waves
JANUARY 29, 2008
Executives can gain significant insight into the innovation process by looking in unexpected places like the big wave surfing arena. Cool, Dude.