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Flip your meetings

Jay Cross

American business people attend 11,000,000 business meetings every day and half of it’s a waste of time. It adds up to years of meetings.

Payment Technologies: Past, Present and Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Prior to the meeting, they distributed a short paper laying out the workshop ’ s objectives.  .

White House: Innovation in Higher Education

George Siemens

The invitation was somewhat cryptic, but basically stated that the focus on the meeting was on quality and innovation. This invite was then followed a week later with a link to a post by Ted Mitchell, Undersecretary of Education, on Innovation and Quality in Higher Education , to help prepare for the conversation. Expect it.

Innovation as a Journey into the Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read an excellent innovation report, - Strategic Orientations for Innovation: Chile in the 2025 Horizon. 

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Luis Suarez

Yes, of course, I am talking about learning plenty more about  killer presentation skills. View more presentations from

My Notes from Next Generation Evaluation Meeting

Beth Kanter

You can view the videos and presentations on the conference materials page.   I followed the developmental evaluation thread most closely.

The future of events: technology to make presentations interactive and social

Ross Dawson

Some events today have innovative formats and strong audience participation. However many conferences still sport essentially the same format as ever, a series of people presenting on a stage in front of a passive audience. Technology eenables us to re-conceive what a presentation is and can be. It needn’t be this way.

Using Design Thinking for A Foundation’s Investment Strategy

Beth Kanter

Notes from the presentations as well as photos can be found here. How might we create a funding model that nourishes flexibility and innovation?

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recominant innovations are all about the creation of new products, markets and industries based on novel combinations of existing technologies.  .

An innovative workshop on radical management

Steve Denning

In these three days ( March 19-21 in Washington DC ), you will discover how to use radical management to thrive in the 21 st Century creative economy and the world of continuous innovation. have you ever wondered why your great innovations and improved ways of doing things don’t seem to have any lasting traction? Then just imagine.

Reflections from NTC Plenary Panel on Innovation

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by Julia Smith. I had the honored of moderating a free wheeling plenary discussion on Day #3 of NTC on “ Innovation and Nonprofits.”

FinTech and Financial Inclusion

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In developed markets, FinTech innovations are primarily aimed at improving the mobile payments user experience. 

Reflecting on reflection

Harold Jarche

Presenters hold back their knowledge in order to “deliver” it just before the big official presentation. It’s the same at work.

Meeting the Geeks of Arabia at N2Vlabs Talks in Amman, Jordan

Beth Kanter

View more presentations from Rami Al-Karmi. Rami Al-Karmi, N2V Lab. What Happens at n2vlabs. Mohammad L. Azzam with Bill Gates.

Is the Blockchain Now Reaching a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Another promising innovation that leverages the Blockchain is smart contracts and tokenization. Emerging technology solutions.

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A Talk On Fast Innovation, All In One Great Picture - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. IBM Reshapes Its Sales Meetings - BusinessWeek. BusinessWeek: How to Make Meetings Matter. Customer-Focused Innovation. Again?

Where the Silicon Meets the Road

Andy McAfee

The Google technologists got it done not by taking any shortcuts around the challenges listed by Levy and Murnane, but instead by meeting them head-on. The pace of improvement and innovation is becoming faster and faster, and there’s no slowdown in sight. Levy and Murnane write. This is the world we live in now.

The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Even as revenues fail to meet expectations, costs are prohibitively high.  The total number of users rose to 100s of millions.  .

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The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Collaboration , - both within their own boundaries and beyond, - is indispensable for innovation.  They don’t get respect from the group.”.

The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Research and development. “We need to dramatically increase the speed and scale of cyber innovation in both the private and public sector.”.

The Digital Transformation of the Customer Experience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The benefits of digital should be presented with as detailed a business case as possible, given the available information. .

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The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution.  They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.”  .

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Reflections on Storytelling

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transmedia storytelling is one of the major area being pursued at the Annenberg Innovation Lab.  Storytelling predates writing. 

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What’s the Value of a Liberal Arts Education in Our 21st Century Digital Economy?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They should grasp the timeline of human history from the dawn of agriculture to the present. But, that’s not the case. 

Why Do We Need Data Science when We’ve Had Statistics for Centuries?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy

The Power Of The Roles We Take: A Very Old Study And Related.

Bob Sutton

The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. IBM Reshapes Its Sales Meetings - BusinessWeek. BusinessWeek: How to Make Meetings Matter. Customer-Focused Innovation. Again?

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The Big Data Era Is Here

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In mid-January, the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies held its 94th Annual Meeting in Washington DC.  Who decides?”.

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Organizational Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Almost seventy years ago, Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter popularized the term creative destruction to describe the process of transformation that accompanies disruptive innovation.  But, there is little doubt that the nature of innovation is quite different in each kind of company.  They listen to their best customers. 

March 2009 presentations

Jay Cross

Come to experience a meeting where participants create their own agenda. Both meetings will take place at the NextNow Collaboratory in Berkeley. Tags: travel Innovation Ping me if you’re interested. On Tuesday, March 24, join the Learning Irregulars and me to explore the future of organizational learning.

The Future of Management

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Innovation and productivity will now be required to effectively compete in the world stage. The full issue can be downloaded here.  .

Presentation at Irish Learning Alliance

Tony O'Driscoll

Patrick’s Day) I had the great pleasure of meeting the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland, Brian Cowen. Tags: 3D Synchronous Learning 3Di Web Singularity Innovative Learning Jay Cross Webvolution digital divide e-Learn informal learning Brian Cowen Irish Learning Alliance Keynote Tony O'Driscoll

Let’s host a global meeting

Jay Cross

The next daily round of Corporate Learning Trends & Innovations will take place April 21. Tags: Innovation We have members in: U.S.

Indira Gandhi on Doing Work Versus Taking Credit For It - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. IBM Reshapes Its Sales Meetings - BusinessWeek. BusinessWeek: How to Make Meetings Matter. Customer-Focused Innovation. Again?

Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement

Luis Suarez

The presentation lasts for a little bit over 14 minutes and, I tell you, it’s worth while every single second of it. huge one , actually

The Complex Transition to the Age of the Cloud

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cloud Computing Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Smart Systems Technology and StrategyIn June of 2008 I participated in a conference on cloud computing.  Where are we now, almost four years later?  This is the essence of the Age of the Cloud. 

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Learning Open Business But I am sure at this point in time you are probably wondering about what does that mean exactly, right?

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Iberia Story

Luis Suarez

Innovation Open Business TravellingAs you may have seen it already, once again, I am on the move. The future of work is social. mean, Iberia?

Restoring the Human in Humanity by Simon Sinek

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social EnterpriseThe knowledge workers themselves, once again. People Powerful stuff! . You name it.

Innovation Teams 2.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It was not all that long ago that innovation was viewed as something that took place almost exclusively in academia, as well as in R&D labs in the private and public sectors. Can you create such a thing as a market-facing Innovation Lab , along the lines of the R&D labs of the past? frankly don't think so.

Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Nov 17-21 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Hook up with fellow innovative thinkers and international visionaries to gain insight into what’s going on, swap opinions, and shape the future of learning. Innovation. Innovation. Come online the week of November 17 for a different kind of conference experience. Mark your calendar now. The event is free. Learning.