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Exploring Business Types and Business Models

John Hagel

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?

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Three types of KM

Harold Jarche

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.

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Leadership by Example

Harold Jarche

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

Dan Pontefract

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

Beth Kanter

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?

Dan Pontefract

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.

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Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Dan Pontefract

Culture customer service humanism Purpose Coombs hope inspiration Nanoose Bay Parksville TOMSIt started in Parksville, British Columbia.

Defining A Leader’s Duty Of Care

Dan Pontefract

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

Dan Pontefract

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.

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The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution. They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.” .

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The 2016 MIT Inclusive Innovation Awards

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

MIT is one of the world’s top research universities, renowned as well for its entrepreneurial culture. Examples abound.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Another example that, as a recent article observed , “Artificial intelligence is suddenly everywhere…”. It’s a very big deal.

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A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Dan Pontefract

leadership managing organization reciprocity social media Culture socialThat’s a management and people challenge, not just a technology one.

The Digitization of the Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Dan Pontefract

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Dan Pontefract

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.

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Interlocutor: The Word of 2012

Dan Pontefract

collaboration communication engagement leadership organization reciprocity teams Culture interlocutor social social networkingInterlocu-what?

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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!

Beth Kanter

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Harold Jarche

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, 90% of eBay sellers export their goods to other countries, compared with an average of 25% for traditional small companies.

Lateral Organizations

Harold Jarche

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Harold Jarche

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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?

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Culture (Darlene Clover and Laurie McGauley)

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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

Mark Oehlert

» February 28, 2008 Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser Ive blogged before about Really useful.