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Barriers to Knowledge Work

Harold Jarche

Sharing is necessary in almost all work contexts today and it is through sharing that we can inspire and be inspired. project plans].

Facilitating Knowledge Work #wolweek

Clark Quinn

In the course of some work with a social business agency, was wondering how to represent the notion of facilitating continual innovation.

Enabling Innovation – Book

Harold Jarche

The classic project management alone is less and less able to manage complex, uncertain, knowledge-based processes. Books complexity Work

There Is No Such Thing As Unskilled Labor

Steve Denning

For leadership to become agile, so must the entire workforce – not just the knowledge workers.”. In effect, all work becomes knowledge work.

cooperation makes us human

Harold Jarche

Automation of procedural  work is accelerating. We should not try to work more like machines in order to compete with them. As Steven B.

Man, Machine, and Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The June, 2015 issue of the Harvard Business Review includes a spotlight on Man and Machine: Knowledge Work in the Age of the Algorithm. 

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

Sharing 50 suggestions on putting 70-20-10 to work has consumed five posts spread over two months. implementing 70-20-10 is not simple.

Learning to Work with Our Increasingly Smart Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Many knowledge work tasks are at risk of being automated, warned Davenport.  And neither is it seen as a problem by most customers.

An artistic mindset

Harold Jarche

As industrial and even some knowledge work gets automated and outsourced, adapting to an economic life in perpetual Beta may soon become the norm.

The Evolution of the Knowledge Web Worker

Luis Suarez

“ A knowledge worker is someone who gets to decide what he or she does each morning “, by Thomas A. You gotta love those quotes.

A litmus test for 21st Century leadership: what am I tracking?

Steve Denning

In today's rapidly changing workplace, however, fixed plans quickly become obsolete and constrain innovation. Two different views are emerging.

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Iberia Story

Luis Suarez

The future of work is social. The future of work is going to be exciting, too! Innovation Open Business Travellingmean, Iberia?

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two

Luis Suarez

As a starting point, Dave gets to talk about tacit knowledge , about the differences between knowing and knowledge and where we should be focusing on.

Leadership’s #1 Challenge: Transforming Management

Steve Denning

Leaders inspire people, spark change and strengthen the culture, while managers organize, control work, measure outputs and get things done.

Social learning is for human work

Harold Jarche

This past week I came across the theme of the changing nature of work several times. This includes knowledge work. Ross Dawson.

Wirearchies are smarter than the sum of their parts

Harold Jarche

Work in the network era needs to be cooperative and collaborative, and organizations have to support both. – Jon Husband. Wirearchy

Why PKM?

Harold Jarche

Here is a short video introduction on why personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ) is becoming a required skill and mindset for professionals today.

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Management in Networks

Harold Jarche

Collaboration is working together toward a common objective. Knowledge networks differ from company hierarchies. forecasting. planning.

If You Have Never Failed …

Luis Suarez

Come to work each day willing to be fired. Do any job needed to make your project work, regardless of your job description. Probably.

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leadership is learning

Harold Jarche

If work is learning and learning is the work, then leadership at work should be all about promoting learning.

The Art of Adaptation Does Require Time

Luis Suarez

mean, what would happen if we wouldn’t have that time constraint in terms of how our creativity processes would work out eventually, after all.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What’s the 5 minute and 60 minute learning piece that all knowledge workers should have to go through so they will be better at this?

Working Socially

Harold Jarche

With ubiquitous connectivity, more of our work is at a distance, either in space or time. Distributed work is becoming the norm.

digital transformation skills

Harold Jarche

Oscar Berg has further developed his digital collaboration canvas that describes nine capabilities required for collaborative knowledge work.

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Industrial disease

Harold Jarche

In most cases our current models for managing people and supporting their knowledge-sharing are ineffective. Complexity is the new normal.

Connecting Companies and Markets

Harold Jarche

The duty of being transparent in our work and sharing our knowledge rests with all workers, including management. hierarchy-to-the-rear.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Luis Suarez

Therefore, we need to work harder, smarter , on it. No doubt! Just think of it, what’s your social media pet peeve? Ready? Spot on!

Talent vs Labour

Harold Jarche

Through the 1970s, owners moved jobs to Sun Belt right-to-work states. They automated, outsourced and worked to diminish the power of unions.

Learning is the work

Harold Jarche

Work is learning and learning is the work. Because the nature of work is changing. Share to inspire through your work.

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote

Luis Suarez

which are mostly labour based, from the quantum orgs, which are mostly knowledge work based. event of events. Event , a.k.a. e2conf.

Will offices still exist in the future?

Ross Dawson

In my keynote I talk about the driving forces of change in work and organizations, the changing nature of the workspace, and the leadership required to create the next phase of work. Until recently there were two major workspaces for knowledge work: offices and field work.

Freelancing means freedom

Harold Jarche

Trickle down economics doesn’t work. One of the few options for individual workers is to establish a new work contract.

An Irish Wake for the PC

Andy McAfee

Manufacturing a PC is no more closely tied to digital innovation these days than sewing a pair of socks is tied to fashion design.

L&D Value

Clark Quinn

This interests me from a perspective of what would orgs eventually figure they might want to invest in across the enterprise to facilitate improving their ability to execute and innovate. And P&D should be the ones who understand how people think, work, and learn, and support that. And that’s my starting point. Together.

The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

Harold Jarche

Simple standards facilitated with a light touch, enables knowledge workers to capture, interpret and share their knowledge.

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Re-wiring for the Complex Workplace

Harold Jarche

In most cases our current models for managing people and supporting their knowledge-sharing are ineffective. Complexity is the new normal.

The TED of all Leadership Management Conferences – A Review of the Drucker Forum 2013

Dan Pontefract

” It’s this siloed nature of working and operating that is causing the complexity in the first place. hopeful change. needed change.

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Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity

Harold Jarche

Hierarchies. A new model for work is required. They work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down. Knowledge-sharing.

Virtual Trust

Harold Jarche

Virtual work also changes the organizational dynamic. Virtual learning has similar effects. Every one of those statements is wrong.

Work is already a game

Harold Jarche

However, adding a game layer to our work does nothing more than take us away from our work. Learning Work