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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].

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

Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Luis Suarez

decided to kill my own productivity? That, right there, is already 8 hours of lost productivity! They just keep working! the way.

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.

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.

It’s about value creation

Harold Jarche

Not only do these activities take time, they are highly social, as success often depends on who we work with. Innovation Work

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. 

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.

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!

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.

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.

Productivity advice from the sage

Jay Cross

Peter Drucker’s six factors for knowledge worker productivity are core principles for designing learnscapes. Knowledge worker productivity demands that we ask the question: “What is the task?&#. It demands that we impose the responsibility for productivity on the individual knowledge workers themselves.

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 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

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.

Staying Healthy – 11 Ergonomic Tips for Avoiding RSI

Luis Suarez

They have worked wonders with me so far! Yes, indeed, I can vouch that one works, too! world as much as we possibly can. Yes, I know!

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Virtual Trust

Harold Jarche

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

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.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What's Google's biggest.

Steve Denning

There was a time when three people at Google could build a world-class product and deliver it, and it is gone. Quick! Facebook? Wrong! Twitter?

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

Convergence of work and learning. Work and learning have merged. Twenty-first century employees do complex, unpredictable work.

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

The chaotic world of work

Harold Jarche

JenniferSertl – “ Your competitive advantage is not where you work or what you do. They do not have offices and no set working time.

Is Social Business Ready to Face Internet Traffic Jams?

Luis Suarez

How does a remote knowledge Web worker keep up then? And that is a very sad thing for a remote knowledge Web worker, don’t you think?

Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Knowledge Workers

Andy McAfee

Computers can now do many things (like drive a car ) that we used to need people for; they can also facilitate human knowledge workers, making them much more productive and so requiring fewer of them to accomplish the work of the organization. The outsourcing and offshoring of knowledge work depend, of course, on technology.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex. Making social learning work. Social.

Reinventing Management: Part 4: Coordination: From bureaucracy to.

Steve Denning

In this post, I describe the practices involved in the shift in coordinating work: from hierarchical bureaucracy to dynamic linking.   4.    

The language of social business

Harold Jarche

What’s important for managers is that this also works the other way around. This works well for mechanical things, like buildings, watches and Quattro Stagioni pizzas. But it doesn’t work for complex systems, like brains, software development teams, and the local pizzeria. Again, am I on the right track here?

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

Rethink what’s gone before and adapt to change, or keep on doing what’s always been done in the hope beyond hope that it will work. n(d)s?t/

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Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI. The impacts of collaboration-based knowledge work are accelerating.

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Here’s the series: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning , and Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What economists don't.

Steve Denning

In today’s knowledge economy, the motivation of workers is a key determinant of productivity. Sometimes quickly. Sometimes slowly.

Measuring What Matters: From Outputs to Outcomes: Part 3

Steve Denning

Part 2: Measuring customer delight at the working level through user stories: ( Part 2 ). Iterations help establish the cadence of work.

Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Before industrialization, work was local or industry meant cottage-industry. Factories require groups of people working together.