Barriers to Knowledge Work
SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
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
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
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?
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
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
MAY 17, 2011
“ A knowledge worker is someone who gets to decide what he or she does each morning “, by Thomas A. You gotta love those quotes.
cooperation makes us human
APRIL 21, 2015
Automation of procedural work is accelerating. We should not try to work more like machines in order to compete with them. As Steven B.
The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT
JUNE 12, 2013
Disruptive innovations take time to play out. Its potential for driving business innovation remains untapped. There are few surprises.
Man, Machine, and Work
JUNE 30, 2015
The June, 2015 issue of the Harvard Business Review includes a spotlight on Man and Machine: Knowledge Work in the Age of the Algorithm.
It’s about value creation
OCTOBER 31, 2012
Not only do these activities take time, they are highly social, as success often depends on who we work with. Innovation Work
Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value
APRIL 9, 2012
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
SEPTEMBER 3, 2012
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
JUNE 19, 2011
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
AUGUST 2, 2009
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.
Social learning is for human work
JUNE 23, 2013
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
FEBRUARY 23, 2014
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
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
Leaders inspire people, spark change and strengthen the culture, while managers organize, control work, measure outputs and get things done.
A litmus test for 21st Century leadership: what am I tracking?
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
In today's rapidly changing workplace, however, fixed plans quickly become obsolete and constrain innovation. Two different views are emerging.
JANUARY 1, 2014
With ubiquitous connectivity, more of our work is at a distance, either in space or time. Distributed work is becoming the norm.
Staying Healthy – 11 Ergonomic Tips for Avoiding RSI
MARCH 21, 2011
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!
Connecting Companies and Markets
APRIL 23, 2014
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
SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
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?
JUNE 6, 2012
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
AUGUST 17, 2011
Manufacturing a PC is no more closely tied to digital innovation these days than sewing a pair of socks is tied to fashion design.
Is Social Business Ready to Face Internet Traffic Jams?
JULY 4, 2012
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?
The TED of all Leadership Management Conferences – A Review of the Drucker Forum 2013
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
” It’s this siloed nature of working and operating that is causing the complexity in the first place. hopeful change. needed change.
MAY 9, 2011
Virtual work also changes the organizational dynamic. Virtual learning has similar effects. Every one of those statements is wrong.
Work is already a game
MARCH 11, 2013
However, adding a game layer to our work does nothing more than take us away from our work. Learning Work
Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
JULY 24, 2014
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.
DECEMBER 20, 2010
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
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
Convergence of work and learning. Work and learning have merged. Twenty-first century employees do complex, unpredictable work.
Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Knowledge Workers
MARCH 24, 2011
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.
The chaotic world of work
MARCH 16, 2012
JenniferSertl – “ Your competitive advantage is not where you work or what you do. They do not have offices and no set working time.
Reinventing Management: Part 4: Coordination: From bureaucracy to.
JANUARY 23, 2011
In this post, I describe the practices involved in the shift in coordinating work: from hierarchical bureaucracy to dynamic linking. 4.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex. Making social learning work. Social.
The language of social business
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
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
DECEMBER 20, 2013
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/
Not Your Father’s ROI
JUNE 28, 2009
Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI. The impacts of collaboration-based knowledge work are accelerating.
Seven Things I Learned This Year
DECEMBER 14, 2010
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.
DECEMBER 31, 2010
In today’s knowledge economy, the motivation of workers is a key determinant of productivity. Sometimes quickly. Sometimes slowly.
AUGUST 5, 2010
Social media are an extension of the Internet and the Web, and are becoming embedded in our work and leisure time. Networks , the new organizational model, mean giving up control and our hierarchical work models are no longer effective nor efficient. 8. What looks like goofing off, such as Twitter , may actually be knowledge work. 7.
Collaboration is work
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
Working collaboratively and effectively is a challenge for all organizations and must be continuously renegotiated as conditions change. Collaboration is working together and achieving a shared objective. The pragmatic reality is that innovation happens at the intersection of learning and cultivating diverse connections.