Grand Unified Theory of Service Design, Systems Design, and Organization Design
MARCH 9, 2016
He is Founder and Principal of Ingineering.IT, and will be speaking and leading a workshop at this year’s Managing Experience Conference in San Francisco, March 29–30. I sat down with Jeff to pick his brain on putting the ‘service design’ in software-as-a-service. Very often, DevOps and design never speak. couple things.
the network era trinity
NOVEMBER 1, 2015
Governance, business, and learning models are moving from centralized control to network-centric foundations. Inspired by Valdis Krebs. Action.
DECEMBER 15, 2011
Network thinking can fundamentally change our view of hierarchical relationships. Emergence instead of predictability. Diversity and divergence.
learning in the network era
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Here are some thoughts on personal and social learning in the network era. This is how far too many courses are designed and delivered.
How Autism can Influence Design: In conversation with Steve Silberman
AUGUST 3, 2016
Judy was a member of an early online network for autistic adults at the time that the diagnosis had become available to adults for the first time.
Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Design has long played a major role in product innovation. How can you apply design principles to help rethink the workplace experience? .
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.
network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta
AUGUST 19, 2015
similar approach can be developed for today’s networked organizations. Leadership is an emergent property of a network in balance.
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
One hundred years later and we are witnessing a similar shift, from the industrial economy to the network era and a creative economy.
Levels of Design
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
Kirkpatrick is widely (not widely enough, and wrongly) used as an evaluation tool, but he talked about using it as a design tool, and that perspective made clear for me a problem with our approaches. The point, and this is emphasized by the ‘design’ perspective, is that you are supposed to start with level 4, and work back.
Designing Professional Development for the Distracted Learner
AUGUST 9, 2016
Instructional design is knowing how to organize your content and shape exercises based on brain and learning research. Artist Tiles. Thank you.
A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills
OCTOBER 7, 2014
The session was an introduction to design thinking methods and to generate ideas for instructional modules for networked leadership development.
Designing the welcome experience for GLIDE services
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Clients are referred to Glide through support networks, or may come in on their own. Written by Helen Kim.
It’s the network …
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
Tweet I presented on Managing in a Networked World at DevLearn 2011 today in Las Vegas. Nurturing Creativity is now a management responsibility.
Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
JULY 24, 2014
Hierarchies, simple branching networks, are obsolete. Networks. Networks are in a state of perpetual Beta. That time is over.
Social networks and engineering serendipity in the workplace
APRIL 5, 2013
and Google are doing in the space, the article continues: As Yahoo and Google see it, serendipity is largely a byproduct of social networks.
UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design
AUGUST 7, 2014
Josh is the author of the book Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps, and frequently gives workshops and talks at conferences around the world.
Strategic Doing is designed for open, loosely coupled networks
FEBRUARY 19, 2012
Accountability in Strategic Doing comes through transparency and the mutual interdependence embedded in the relationships of the network.
Designing Backward and Forward
NOVEMBER 6, 2012
From there, we can design forward to create those resources, or make them accessible (e.g. design meta-learningif they’re people).
The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
It made me wonder about the similarities and differences between “systems” and “networks.” Networks
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
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Networks are the glue that connects us. Networks Social Learning
Network Learning: Working Smarter
OCTOBER 22, 2010
We need to re-think workplace learning for a networked society. Social learning is about getting things done in networks. EverNote).
Leadership emerges from network culture
OCTOBER 18, 2011
We don’t do fail-safe design. Tweet Even five years ago it was not the norm to work at a distance. They have to be trusted to get the work done.
Networks, networks, networks
JULY 30, 2010
In reality, selection is often not that fine, there are a range of different gene products that can probably be almost equally fit and most biological systems are designed to support a wide range of diversity. This argument implies that one cannot hope to get ahead of others just by finding the “right” network. Or a trident missile.
Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 4, 2015
In this paper I would like to address the core design elements in the development of a personal learning architecture being developed in the National Research Council''s Learning and Performance Support Systems program. The NRC-designed MOOC differs significantly from traditional courses. Engagement is at the core of cMOOC learning.
The new artisans of the network era
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
Are knowledge workers the new artisans of the network era? Knowledge artisans not only design the work, they can also do the work.
7 guidelines for managing open networks
FEBRUARY 14, 2014
Rule 5: Adopt simple rules to design and implement strategy. have added my images and one other that support this excellent set of rules.
Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
as these platforms are designed to foster collaboration, communication and knowledge sharing among employees. Social learning
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
However what I particularly picked up on was the report’s references to the use of social network analysis. Social networks Uncategorize
Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 24, 2014
Thinking in Models: for Design, for Learning… A large part of this talk is about that change. Think of non-standard designs. Interesting.
Leadership for Networks
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
But hierarchies don’t help us manage in networks, whether they be social, value or organizational networks.
The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Once we mapped the network on the wall before our eyes, we reflected on the following questions: * What are the points of connection?
Workforce collaboration in the network era
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Tweet Hyperlinks subvert hierarchy, and networks subvert standardization. As jobs are to departments , roles are to networks.
Will the Respect Network enable us to take back control of our data and our lives?
JULY 8, 2014
Take Back Control from Respect Network on Vimeo. The Respect Network seems to have a very solid foundation.
Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 30, 2014
Because the problem isn''t the way we design our courses. Design is only one way, and, I would submit, a limited way of looking at the problem.
Networks and Systems
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 9, 2014
Both of these points suggests that he doesn''t see connectivism as a network theory at all, but as something quite different. To use his own words, he sees at least some networks as systems. And systems are very different from networks. In a network, the nature of the part does not matter and it does not play a specific role.
Why your networks and collaboration are at the heart of the value you create
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
It’s a fallacy to think of networking as a sales tool. Firstly, it’s not. Thanks to technology, we can work anywhere.
Information foraging and social networks
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
Instead of a broadcast model, then, we need a model that places coherence making into the hands of learners and into social networks.
Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network
APRIL 25, 2014
Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend the CATechFest in LA designed and expertly facilitated by Aspiration. The notes are here.