The Untold Costs of Social Networking
AUGUST 17, 2016
We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it. On purpose.
Social networks drive Innovation
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
complexity WirearchyDoes this graphic stand on its own, or is there more explanation required?
If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture
MAY 29, 2015
We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. enterprise social networks leadership esn
How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings
MAY 18, 2013
If there is anything that social networking shines and thrives at is helping us all stay connected, regardless of where we may well be in the world.
social learning for complex work
MARCH 20, 2016
Is it in our organizational filing systems and intranets, or rather on the Web or in our professional social networks? 1997: 15-20%.
Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
JULY 24, 2014
Hierarchies, simple branching networks, are obsolete. We have known for quite a while that hierarchies are ineffective when things get complex.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.
Networks thrive in complexity
MAY 28, 2012
In complex environments, weak hierarchies and strong networks are the best organizing principle. Networks thrive in nature.
Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network
JANUARY 31, 2011
To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here. But is having a bigger amygdala better?
Organizing for diversity and complexity
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
Tweet I’ve been looking at ways to explain why social learning is so important for business today. Communities complexity
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
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise?
Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?
MAY 31, 2012
” I often used the video at social media workshops back then to generate discussion about how our world is changing. Networks
The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World
JULY 6, 2013
To them, social networking is just a complete waste of time. passing fad. wonderful opportunity to goof off at work and get away with it.
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. Evolution of Social Business panel – by @BillIves. ” via @SebPaquet.
Nurturing Your Social Networks To Help You Find Your Purpose
DECEMBER 17, 2013
Even more so when plenty of my closed networks strongly discouraged me to publish it, because they thought it just wasn’t me. You see?
Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
In addition, they are the only way our collective intelligence can adapt to increasing complexity. the physical place we go to learn.
Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints
AUGUST 24, 2012
If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. Show me a docks complex anywhere in the world now without containers. Let me explain. check?
The Business Value of Social Networks
FEBRUARY 18, 2010
The January 30 issue of The Economist included a special report on social networking. But, while “fans claim that new social-networking offerings now being developed for the corporate world will create huge benefits for businesses,” many companies remain skeptical. This fear seems groundless.
adapting to perpetual beta
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
There is no such thing as a social business strategy. There are only business strategies that understand networks. Social Learning.
we are the media
JULY 26, 2016
As we shift from a market-dominated to a network-dominated society, we do not lose our previous tribal, institutional, and market organizational forms.
The Connected Workplace
APRIL 15, 2013
Our increasing interconnectedness is illuminating the complexity of our work environments. But both require greater implicit knowledge.
opportunities to connect
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
Successful people, according to network theory, are those with more open networks. Complexity Innovation
cooperation for the network era
AUGUST 12, 2015
That’s why you see it in networks. Work in networks requires different skills than in directed hierarchies. cooperation means ’sharing’.
Visualization for Understanding
OCTOBER 27, 2014
Visualization can be a very powerful tool in sharing complex knowledge. Value Network Analysis (example) by Patti Anklam.
the keystone of the intelligent organization
JUNE 8, 2015
The intelligent organization is based on a simple structure that has the flexibility to deal with complex situations.
The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
The infrastructure expansion we are undertaking is complex, and unanticipated delays in the completion of these projects or availability of components may lead to increased project costs, operational inefficiencies, or interruptions in the delivery or degradation of the quality of our products. Our business is highly competitive.
Location and social networking
MAY 2, 2010
Location is the hot topic in social networking. With FourSquare and Gowalla as early leaders (Facebook will respond shortly), location-based social networks are the next logical progression in social media. In a learning context, location-based social networking could be quite valuable.
Reflections from Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute: New Skills for a Complex World
SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
The New Social Economy. But expect how you report and measure impact with the social business sector. They want to combine both.
Network Era Skills
MAY 28, 2014
Business in the network era is connecting companies to their markets through knowledge workers having conversations in communities and social networks.
JUNE 26, 2012
Rosen says that the beat must be global and networked. It is a reflection on unmanageable complexity. Communities complexity Work
DECEMBER 16, 2015
It was her work on value network analysis [PDF] that particularly influenced my thinking. Image: Value Network Analysis by Patti Anklam.
Network Era Fluency
JULY 8, 2013
Today, it’s all about networks, something you were most likely not taught about in school. Big data is also networked data.
Small thoughts, loosely joined
AUGUST 29, 2014
The need to adapt to complexity is increasing, as mobile becomes our default mode of communication. Complexity
The knowledge sharing paradox
MARCH 24, 2013
It takes a networked organization, staffed by people with networked mindsets, to thrive in a networked economy.
Organizations and Complexity
OCTOBER 20, 2010
Tweet I’ve discussed this table before, but I’d like to put it all the links together to highlight what we need to do with our organizations and structures to deal with complexity. From the evolving social organization we developed this table to show the differences between three archetypal organizations. Complexity.
Leadership is an emergent property of a balanced network
MAY 29, 2012
He has a good perspective on the integration of work and learning, and how technology is only a very small part of social business.
The Datafication of Business and Society
JUNE 9, 2015
Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution. They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.” .
Principles of Networked Unmanagement
OCTOBER 14, 2012
In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. As we shift to a networked economy, our organizational frameworks have to change.
Talking about the Network Era
DECEMBER 29, 2013
Spying on entire populations is another network era phenomenon. Networked learning will give rise to networked decision making.