Exploring Business Types and Business Models
MARCH 20, 2017
But I’ve also written a lot about business types/roles, including a popular Harvard Business Review article almost 20 years ago. Many of you have approached me to ask, so what’s the difference between a business model and a business type? And, if there is a difference, what business models should each business type adopt?
Three types of KM
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
In the long run, it takes all three to ensure good institutional memory as well as a culture of learning. This requires enterprise-wide systems.
Leadership by Example
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
Here are two examples. Management and leadership are similar types of abilities. Leadership by example becomes the key.
How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy
OCTOBER 3, 2016
AirBnB is a prime example of disruption in the hotel industry. It might be a room, a home or a castle. But there is a problem. Dan Gunn agrees.
Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data
APRIL 1, 2015
It was designed to complement existing technical assistance resources through tip sheets, examples, and links to multiple resources. delivered).
Did Zappos Just Ruin Their Culture Or Is It A Brilliant Org Redesign?
MAY 15, 2015
In a word, it’s all about “ culture.” Culture can grow in other ways, too. The cafeteria is a great example.
The Rise of the Platform Economy
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
The study identified 4 major types of platforms. What do we mean by a platform ? Platforms have long played a key role in the IT industry.
Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer
JULY 28, 2015
How do we create a type of life-long learning that fosters entrepreneurial learners with the network technology that exists today?” .
My Long Weekend Of Hope And Inspiration
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
Culture customer service humanism Purpose Coombs hope inspiration Nanoose Bay Parksville TOMSIt started in Parksville, British Columbia.
Defining A Leader’s Duty Of Care
JANUARY 27, 2016
Aaron was quick to point out an example. It would fundamentally change the culture and performance of the organization,” was Aaron’s reply.
Holacracy Is Not The Answer To Your Employee Disengagement Issues
JANUARY 9, 2014
Yes of course, if the perfect balance of push and pull, give and take or perhaps ‘ flat army’ are deployed as a type of ethos that everyone adheres to.
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.” .
The 2016 MIT Inclusive Innovation Awards
DECEMBER 26, 2016
MIT is one of the world’s top research universities, renowned as well for its entrepreneurial culture. Examples abound.
The Collaborative, Sharing Economy
AUGUST 14, 2013
This is a major cultural, as well as business step. At the Roundtable, I heard a number of interesting presentations. This one-to-many Web 1.0
Man, Machine, and Work
JUNE 30, 2015
Another example that, as a recent article observed , “Artificial intelligence is suddenly everywhere…”. It’s a very big deal.
A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?
JULY 2, 2014
Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy. . I looked forward to the article. But, no one knows for sure. .
To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
leadership managing organization reciprocity social media Culture socialThat’s a management and people challenge, not just a technology one.
The Digitization of the Economy
JANUARY 30, 2013
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture
Automation and Employment in the 21st Century
MARCH 7, 2017
In the 1810s, for example, the so-called Luddites smashed the new machines that were threatening their textile jobs. Technical Feasibility.
The Blockchain and Open Innovation
JANUARY 12, 2016
The Internet and World Wide Web introduced a culture of standards to the IT industry. Let me explain.
What Should We Think of Machines that Think?
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
For example, apps on our smartphones sometimes crash. Clarke’s , - author of 2001: A Space Odyssey , - most memorable quotes. But wait!
The Future of Jobs: Lessons from History
OCTOBER 13, 2015
At the same time, technological change increased the demand for other types of labor that were complementary to the capital goods embodied in the new technologies. Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and StrategyZiebarth. What about the future?
Building Your Headquarters To Boost Employee Engagement
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
You may be aware of the type of structure I am referring to. My place of work, TELUS, is another example. (AP Photo). In this Oct.
Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Each one captures at best a moment in time and reflects the information held by a single party: Bank X purchased or sold a mortgage, for example.
Five Essential Tips to Effectively Work from Home
MARCH 11, 2014
For example, I make my meetings 45 minutes in length (not 60) so I have 15 minutes to answer emails, phone calls or participate in social spaces.
Interlocutor: The Word of 2012
JANUARY 9, 2012
collaboration communication engagement leadership organization reciprocity teams Culture interlocutor social social networkingInterlocu-what?
The MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition
MARCH 14, 2016
The competition is open to for-profit and non-profit organizations of any size, age or type, in any nation around the world. Examples abound.
7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
The latter requires a different type of attention and whole new set of information coping skills. Mindmap by Jane Genovese.
The Promise and Challenges of Health Analytics
MARCH 17, 2015
As an example, Ausiello cited predicting the risks of developing cardiovascular disease over a 10 year period. What are phenotypes?
The Evolution toward a Global Digital Money Ecosystem
JANUARY 16, 2013
The opportunity for the traditional players who represent innovation’s backbone becomes how to take share from issuers and even payment types.”.
Social Business in the Age of the Customer
OCTOBER 18, 2012
Many businesses have set up social technologies in their organizations, yet few have truly made the technical, cultural, and process changes necessary to reap the full opportunities and benefits of these tools or the vast amounts of data they capture. Many companies are still struggling with this major cultural transition.
Building institutional memory, one story at a time
JULY 17, 2013
Is it how-to knowledge, like a trade secret formula, or is sit certain practices and norms that define the culture? Or is it both?
An Emerging Platform for Digital, Inclusive Innovation
MAY 30, 2012
d.light , for example, builds low cost solar lanterns as a cleaner, safer replacement for kerosene lanterns; and chotuKool builds compact, portable, cooling solutions that consume about half the power of a regular refrigerator, can be plugged in or run on batteries, and stay cool for hours without power dues to its high-end insulation.
The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy
JUNE 18, 2014
For example, 90% of eBay sellers export their goods to other countries, compared with an average of 25% for traditional small companies.
OCTOBER 4, 2013
I once asked Dr. Ed Lawler, an expert on the high-involvement form [lateral organization], why it had not become the dominant type of organization.
Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks
DECEMBER 15, 2011
For example, the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) was launched by the White House earlier this year to enable “Individuals and organizations [to] utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use, and interoperable identity solutions to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice, and innovation.”
the literacy of the 21st century
JUNE 11, 2015
This type of work requires a culture of continuous learning. Work is learning, and learning is the work. Innovation Learning
Information, Money and Related Subjects
JANUARY 26, 2012
For example, the January 14 issue of The Economist has an article on India’s massive Unique ID (UID) initiative, known as Aadhaar. The types, quantity and value of personal data being collected are vast: our profiles and demographic data from bank accounts to medical records to employment data. Today. Are we ready for this major step?
Culture (Darlene Clover and Laurie McGauley)
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JUNE 22, 2006
See also the formal report Darlene Clover Let start out with the framework that culture matters. It matters to the federal government, because some nations won a landmark agreement to prevent culture from being subsumed under trade agreements. Countries without culture are more easily dominated. Language and culture are power.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser
FEBRUARY 28, 2008
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