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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.

The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Disruptive innovations take time to play out. Its potential for driving business innovation remains untapped. There are few surprises. 

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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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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.

The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

Harold Jarche

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

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.

Virtual Trust

Harold Jarche

Virtual work also changes the organizational dynamic. To get the value of that, resources have to be distributed. complexity Wirearchy

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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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.

Thoughts on slackers, conversations, data and networks

Harold Jarche

Projects and knowledge work need even more. Netflix hire and promote people who demonstrate: Judgement, Communication, Impact, Curiosity, Innovation, Courage, Passion, Honesty & Selflessness. Helping people find resources. Coordinate working groups. Help people work together on projects. by @drves.

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

Steve Denning

That is one reason Google gives everyone time — called 20 percent time at the company — to work on their own projects. Quick! Facebook? Wrong!

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.    

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. So here are a few of the things that are a bit different for me. 1. for more on this. 7.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

The working definition of ROII is the observable development of capacity and capability to create economic values out of intangibles.

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Seed, feed, & weed

Clark Quinn

The point, however, is from the point of the view of the learner, all the resources needed are ‘to hand’  through every stage of knowledge work. Courses, information resources, people, representational tools, the ability to tap into the 4 C’s (create, contextualize, connect, co-create).

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Transparent work

Harold Jarche

System outcomes can be influenced by numerous factors such as: Competitor innovation that attracts the market away from your business. Sending out a clear memo (email) may have worked before, but looking for that email or document six months later on some kind of shared intranet drive is another issue completely.

Trust

Harold Jarche

A while back, Charles Green responded to my post about the knowledge economy being a trust economy : Your title captures an important insight; the knowledge economy allows significant distribution of nodes of knowledge, means of production, etc. To get the value of that, resources have to be distributed.

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Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Luis Suarez

They keep telling us that we need to work more hours, increase our productivity and perhaps become more conscious of the time we spend at work.

A framework for social learning in the enterprise

Harold Jarche

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

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?

Changing how people and organizations interact

Harold Jarche

Listen, set an example and be a coach in your work. Jon Husband has recently published a paper, What is wirearchy?

Notes from Tallinn

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It was difficult to study - everybody gained their education, but the further we go away from these problems, we're learning but we're not gaining any knowledge. Education was historically a ticket to the middle classes and to white collar jobs, where you don't work physically, you only manage information. Does work? something.

Collaboration is work

Harold Jarche

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.

Ten reasons

Harold Jarche

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.

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What is the Important Work?

Clark Quinn

This isn’t news: things are moving faster, we’re having less resources available, our competition is more agile, the amount of relevant information is increasing, customers are more aware, the list goes on.  Not surprisingly for regular readers, I think that the nature of work is changing.  want to argue that it does.

Uniqueness and Conformity

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Johannes Sauer writes, “In order to protect and extend Germany’s capacity for innovation and competitiveness, the extension and organisation of learning cultures are of major significance within the process of transforming the industrial society into a knowledge society.” They say knowledge is power. will consider why this is.

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?

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: WIKILEAKS: President.

Steve Denning

You and I know that the public sector does not have the resources to subsidize or fill that gap. This is a moment of grave national peril.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. 2009 has continued that effort. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up.

Intelligent Communities Summit - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It helps our scholars, working in a small town, stay connected. About 80 communities around th world want to work together. Now what!

What is the Uber Web 2.0/3Di Mash Up for the Eduprise?

Tony O'Driscoll

He truly was a giant in the field and his works were very influential on my own perspective and practice. Within the internal use category, the top six enterprise application areas were: Managing Knowledge. SECOND , Erica Driver’s work at Forrester in defining the Seven Tenents of the Information Workplace have been very helpful.

The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

Innovation abounds in the early stages and knowledge capitalization is aided by a common vision of the business. This is what management schools have been doing for over half a century.  To ensure reliable operations and risk mitigation, the core competencies of decision-making and innovation are moved to the periphery. Social.

2008 in retrospect

Jay Cross

Next year, I intend to start making the world a better place, and that’s going to take more oomph, focus, and work with others. Lead workshop: Innovation University at Eaton. Knowledge workers have replaced factory workers. Give workers the resources and challenge them to do what’s required. Winter. Spring. Web 2.0,

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Please, Hamel, Don't Hurt 'Em

Andy McAfee

blog “ The Facebook Generation vs. the Fortune 500 ,&# an entry in which he spelled out: “12 work-relevant characteristics of online life. Back when there was a thriving finance industry many of my students, including some incredibly bright, talented, and ambitious young people, wanted desperately to work in it. See #9.