immunize for complexity
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
It comes from the 1990’s but is still in use to describe the complex and chaotic world of business, politics, and technology. Complexity.
Managing in Complexity
JANUARY 24, 2013
As our markets and technologies get more complex, we need new models to get work done. Complex problems cannot be solved alone.
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
Serving Experience As The Product
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
The experience is the product. Whether we talk about greeting cards, mobile apps, or vacation get-aways, the experience is the product.
No cookie cutters for complexity
MARCH 28, 2013
I have noted in the past year clients wanting more products and fewer customized services. Complex problems require require different thinking.
Design thinking & complexity pt 1
OCTOBER 3, 2013
It also seemed more suitable for product design that service creation. The heavy use of visual metaphors. Reflections
How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
But what happens *if* playing games actually makes you *more* productive? In fact, they shouldn’t at all! etc.; Like Angry Birds.
The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation
JUNE 25, 2014
Incremental investments in productivity don’t drive growth. But, cloud has not the easiest concept to grasp. I agree with these points. Scienti?c
Scale and Complex Systemic Innovation
JANUARY 2, 2012
They are highly motivated to bring to market new products which offer significantly improved designs and/or lower costs, and thus gain competitive advantage and market share from the established leaders in their segment of the market. But, it is not enough to be large for a company to succeed at complex systemic innovation. markets.”
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. Jay Cross.
From Mass Production to Mass Individualism
JULY 16, 2014
All kinds of new products and services, like Airbnb, are now coming to market. But I was clearly wrong,” he writes. “And Web 1.0
The Firm as a Large, Complex, Extended Family
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
He lived a long and extraordinarily productive life until the very end. The job of very clever people is to ask deceptively simple ones.
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. At B-School? This is where we enter the world of design. .
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.
Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production
MARCH 26, 2014
Is it a return to centralized computing , driven by the rising complexities, management costs and energy inefficiencies of distributed systems?
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?
On the Complex Evolution toward Mobile Digital Payments
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
New-market disruptions are new products or services which can reach brand new customers whose needs were previously unserved by existing offerings. .
9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home
MAY 30, 2011
IBM Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingHowever, it * does* work! And I’m loving it! Priceless! Grrr).
Learning is the main driver for productivity
JANUARY 13, 2012
EskoKilpi – “Learning is the main driver for productivity. ” by @snowded. It matters who you teach. ” by @JayCross.
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. ” via @SebPaquet. “History is a race between education and catastrophe. ~
The Science of Complex Systems
JULY 9, 2011
When I look back over my long, relatively eclectic career, complex systems have been a common theme in all the activities I’ve been involved in. It started in the 1960s, when I was an undergraduate and graduate student at the University of Chicago majoring in physics, - the study of complex natural systems. Let me explain. Amazing.
How Can We Ensure that Our Complex AI Systems Do What We Want Them to Do?
APRIL 7, 2015
Software-intensive systems are generally quite flexible, - able to evolve and adapt to changing product and market requirements. Cyberattacks.
Managing Complex, Disruptive Innovations - Some Lessons Learned
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
e-business was not about any one product or service. You don’t really know how quickly the new innovations will be adopted in the marketplace.
Three Models of Knowledge Production
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 17, 2010
knowledge production as growth - on this view, data is like a raw material that serves as a nutrient or growth medium. Here's what I think.
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. Strategic planning involved looking out several years into the future, - generally three to five years, longer for technologies and products requiring extensive R&D. Let me say a few words about each. .
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. Not only do they have to deal with the complexities associated with large scale hardware and software infrastructures, but with the even more complex issues involved in human and organizational behaviors. .
The Complex Transition to the Age of the Cloud
APRIL 6, 2012
But, after discussing a number of its benefits to business, - individual productivity, group collaboration, information insights and application development, - McAfee points out that the shift to cloud computing has been slow. Cloud computing is a highly complex initiative - at the technical, business and organizational levels.
Services, Production and Clouds
OCTOBER 20, 2011
So, like many others, I have discussed services and their attributes in contrast to what they are not - physical products that are generally manufactured in factories. As these examples illustrate, the historical distinction between product and services is now blurring. It has been a tough subject to teach. Kushida.
The Collapse of Complex Business Models ? Clay Shirky
APRIL 1, 2010
The Times’ Paywall and Newsletter Economics » The Collapse of Complex Business Models. In 1988, Joseph Tainter wrote a chilling book called The Collapse of Complex Societies. At this point, any additional complexity is pure cost. Why didn’t these societies just re-tool in less complex ways? Clay Shirky.
Living with Complexity
JANUARY 30, 2013
His latest, Living with Complexity , is not as landmark a book as that, but it has some very astute thinking to present. The book, as the title implies, is largely about how complexity isn’t bad, it’s necessary, and the real issue is about designing to manage it. Good design is naturally the solution. design strategy
Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? | Daniel Pink
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
Personal Productivity (14). Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? How do you stay as productive as you want to be?
networked knowledge triad
MARCH 12, 2017
It also reflects the types of networks we need to engage with in order to create value: Connectivity, Alignment, Productivity.
AI, Automation and the US Economy
JANUARY 10, 2017
Technology and Productivity Growth. How can AI boost productivity? That’s roughly where we are with AI today. Not so with AI.
Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology
JANUARY 26, 2016
Let’s take a closer look at the nature of complex adaptive systems. Why are these systems so complex? But, there are trade-offs.
Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?
OCTOBER 31, 2016
The application of design thinking beyond products isn’t new. But a number of recent articles have been asking an intriguing question.
My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #13
DECEMBER 17, 2016
It’s perhaps one of my favourite business productivity activities and for almost everything. Really good work! . I just love them all.
The Rise of the Platform Economy
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
The effect is much greater potential for innovation and growth than a single product-oriented firm can generate alone.”. trillion. Of the $4.3
The Evolution of the Firm
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Among the key such other factors is the ability to address complex technical and management problems. High-tech companies emerged from nowhere.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution - Risks and Benefits
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
In its scale, scope and complexity, what I consider to be the fourth industrial revolution is unlike anything humankind has experienced before…”.
Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Design has long played a major role in product innovation. Collaboration, co-creation, co-production. Identify real and compelling needs.