self-organization is the future
MAY 4, 2016
It all hinges on individuals taking control of their learning, and organizations giving up control. Communities Innovation SocialLearning Work
FEBRUARY 16, 2014
The challenge for the organization is to use these skills to improve knowledge-sharing. Innovation PKM Related post: PKM Roles.
The post-hierarchical organization
OCTOBER 23, 2014
But hierarchies are rather useless to create, innovate, or change. Organizations have to become knowledge networks. That time is over.
Disruptive Innovation Revisited
JULY 9, 2014
The New Yorker described the article as “Rethinking the innovation craze.” In the end, this is the essence of strategy and innovation.
Networked individuals trump organizations
MAY 21, 2013
As hyperlinks subvert hierarchy , so does work fragmentation subvert organizations. Stowe Boyd. – Ross Dawson.
innovation means learning at work
MARCH 3, 2015
“So it is important to understand that there is no one-size-fits-all philosophy in terms of successful innovation. Innovation is continuous.
The Real Unemployment Innovation Challenge
AUGUST 24, 2015
Re-framing innovation. Many people have put their faith on innovation as a way to resolve the unemployment challenges that we face. If we’re going to address the challenges ahead, we need to re-frame what we mean by innovation. This rationale defines a task centered view of the organization. What do I mean by that?
A guide to complexity and organizations
JULY 29, 2012
Special Edition Paper – Organize for Complexity, part I+II from Niels Pflaeging. If you know nothing about complexity, read this.
Waxing Lyrical On Leadership, Engagement, Purpose & Innovation
MARCH 26, 2015
What would be your position on the transformation required in workplace learning in today’s organizations? Dan: To innovate is to learn.
Organizing for diversity and complexity
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
It comes down to the fact that what we know and do inside our organizations is insufficient to address external complexity or to be innovative.
Creating More Intelligent Organizations
DECEMBER 26, 2012
organize these collaborations and enhance them with innovative IT-based. tools and platforms. . What do we mean by intelligence?
organizations are people
MARCH 11, 2016
” 8 Symptoms Of Organizations On The Cusp Of Change by @MarkRaheja. call these Friday’s Finds. That is entirely up to us. Friday's Finds
White House: Innovation in Higher Education
AUGUST 3, 2015
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. It’s their job.
The Blockchain and Open Innovation
JANUARY 12, 2016
Transformational innovations don’t always play out as originally envisioned. Once in the marketplace, they seem to acquire a life of their own.
The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation
JUNE 25, 2014
Only one company in six viewed cloud as a way of fostering business innovation. Cloud-based innovation is a major part of that evolution.
Organizations, work, and learning
DECEMBER 23, 2014
They cover the main themes of organizations, work, and learning, that I have been discussing on this blog since 2004. Management in networks.
6 key elements in effective innovation governance
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
In a more specific way, innovation governance is critical to enable any innovation initiatives. Below I will provide some brief notes.
The MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition
MARCH 14, 2016
How can we accelerate the transformation of institutions, organizations, and human skills to keep up with the quickening pace of digital innovation?
Not all innovation is disruptive
JULY 14, 2014
Given all the talk about disruptive innovation lately, I thought I’d dust off several posts I have written on the subject and update them.
Market-facing Innovation Labs
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
But, they are being reincarnated in our 21st century information economy as market-facing innovation labs, with significantly different and broader scopes than those of the original industrial economy research labs. Now, the corporate research lab is getting re-invented as a kind of market-facing innovation lab. Not necessarily.”.
The new shape of organizations?
OCTOBER 20, 2015
As I read more about how to create organizations that are resilient and adaptable, there’s an interesting emergent characteristic. While I haven’t had a chance to think about it at scale, like how it would manifest in a large organization, it certainly bears some strengths. What say you? itashare. social strategy
Innovation is about making connections
MARCH 14, 2012
It is also the lubricant for an agile organization, where initiative, creativity and passion are encouraged. Tweet. SocialLearning Wirearchy
Intervention Design: Overcoming Stiff Resistance to a New, Disruptive Innovation
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
The article argues that we should apply design thinking to the launch of the disruptive innovation itself - a process they call intervention design. .
PKM and innovation
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
In the FastCoDesign article, How do you create a culture of innovation? The Seek-Sense-Share framework aligns with these innovation skills.
The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon
MAY 31, 2012
The real barrier to systemic change, such as becoming a learning organization, is command & control management. ” W. Image: E.
How organizations can thrive in the network era
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
I recently covered the BetaCodex Guide to Organizing for Complexity. A new special edition paper has just been released, Turn Your Company Outside-In.
Innovation as a Journey into the Future
AUGUST 7, 2013
I recently read an excellent innovation report, - Strategic Orientations for Innovation: Chile in the 2025 Horizon.
Disruptive Innovations and Large Companies
AUGUST 2, 2012
Given my long career at IBM, as well as my more recent involvement with Citi, it is not surprising that I am particularly interested in entrepreneurship and innovation in large companies. Its lead article defined the term as: “somebody who offers an innovative solution to a (frequently unrecognised) problem. This makes some sense.
Organizations Don’t Tweet – Review
MARCH 1, 2012
The title, Organizations Don’t tweet, People Do – A manager’s guide to the social web by Euan Semple pretty well describes this book.
Innovation is not a repeatable process
OCTOBER 23, 2012
Can innovation be promoted through better processes? This is how we create a culture of innovation. Innovation PKM
Why People Leave Organizations
MAY 19, 2011
Professor David Finegold and Senior Research Scientist Susan Mohrman, at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California presented a paper in the Spring of 2001 at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland entitled: What Do Employees Really Want? Rewards based, in part, on how well the organization performs.
A Conversation on Innovation
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 10, 2011
This is a summary of the 'expert discussion' at the conclusion of Day One of the International Monitoring Organization conference. Re: the negative side of innovation, there's a prettyconsistent assessment of innovation & technology, a pretty consistentstatement, by the youth in the occupy movement. Innovation is dynamic.
Reflections on the Nature of Human Organizations
OCTOBER 31, 2012
For most of history, the vast majority of people lived in farms and villages, and worked in relatively small organizations. . Furthermore, larger organizations are typically accompanied by an increase in human interactions which improve their overall creativity and potential for innovation. billion, passing from 7.0
MAY 13, 2014
While there are resources about learning design, performance support design, social networking, and more, there’s less guidance about facilitating innovation. So, first, what are the elements of innovation? The organization needs it, and who better? Which led me to think a wee bit about what might be involved.
New ideas: Building the organizations of tomorrow
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
In a hyperconnected world any business initiative can be copied, driving ever-shorter product cycles and the imperative of innovation. Cellular organizations – as exemplified by the form of many terrorist groups – provide an alternative structure. Below are notes from the three speakers. The over-riding theme is freedom.
Transmedia Storytelling and Collaborative Innovation
OCTOBER 10, 2012
Marketing and communications are essential when introducing a disruptive innovation in the marketplace, given the need to explain what the new initiative is all about to key constituencies including clients, analysts and reporters. The only way to satisfy their special needs is for them to do their own innovation and solve their own problems.
Value polarization and transcending job commoditization: Expertise, Relationships, Innovation
SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
INNOVATION. Innovation stems from connecting expertise, ideas, insights, and experience. The three domains are: EXPERTISE. RELATIONSHIPS.
Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
The bulk of the innovations in the industrial economy involved physical objects, physical systems and the physical world around us.
Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges
AUGUST 21, 2013
Managing a Disruptive Innovation Initiative. There are many reasons why disruptive innovations fail in large companies.
Cloud and “Game Changing” Business Innovation
MAY 23, 2012
Earlier this year, IBM’s Institute for Business Value published a very good report - The Power of Cloud: Driving Business Model Innovation. Although cloud is widely recognized as a technology game changer, its potential for driving business innovation remains virtually untapped. This will take decades to fully play out.