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Social networks drive Innovation

Harold Jarche

Does this graphic stand on its own, or is there more explanation required? complexity Wirearchy

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

However what I particularly picked up on was the report’s references to the use of social network analysis.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

our networks) we would want to learn with / from. Read it out loud again, please. Slowly. Yes, I know!, I had the exact same problem. Not Yikes!

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Thanks much for the recent concerns shown upon out there through various social channels. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. enterprise social networks leadership esn

Learning and creating knowledge in social networks

George Siemens

Networks are the underlying structure for knowledge, learning, and society. We live in networks. When a company has a failed product launch, networks and connections can explain why. When a company, such as Microsoft or Blackberry, fails to capitalize on an emerging market, networks can describe what happened.

Innovation catalysts

Harold Jarche

Connectors can be identified through observation, interviews, or social network analysis. Innovation PKM Related post: PKM Roles.

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Specially, if you look into the rather significant impact it’s having across the board in multiple social networking tools.

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

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Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? So soon?!?!

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

Social spaces where you goof off at work and get away with it, because they are all hyped and everything, and everyone needs to be there.

The Innovation of Loneliness

Luis Suarez

Is this really where we are heading with our very own social networking experiences out there on the Social Web? On the contrary.

Innovation is a network activity

Harold Jarche

In business, attention is paid to innovative individuals, especially those who go on to become captains of industry. No networks, no learning.

innovation means learning at work

Harold Jarche

“So it is important to understand that there is no one-size-fits-all philosophy in terms of successful innovation. Innovation is continuous.

The immense role of national and ethnic diaspora in driving global innovation

Ross Dawson

Innovation always stems from diverse connections between ideas and people. Source : The Economist. Second, they foster trust.

Using social network analysis to uncover authority and centrality

Ross Dawson

As reflected by the title of this blog, networks have long been at the heart of how I see the world. However network analysis is an invaluable complement to that work, applying it as a tool to help improve performance. In a networked world, we must understand the networks in which we are embedded.

Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

While I closely followed the social networking space at the time, I didn’t join many. The basic principle was inviting friends to connect, and using that to find the quickest social path to people you wanted to meet. As it happens this model closer to LinkedIn than any of the other major social networking platforms of today.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Luis Suarez

Just think of it, what’s your social media pet peeve? No doubt! Ready? Hang on for a minute though. Oh, and don’t cheat!! Spot on!

Keynote slides: Crowds and the future of creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

Earlier this month I gave the opening keynote at Crowdsourcing Week on Connecting the Crowd: The Future of Creativity and Innovation. Humanity.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Will Social Software follow the same trend? Welcome to Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking!

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

Have you moved all of your conversations to social networking sites? Is blogging dead for you folks as well? Blogging is not dead!

Not all innovation is disruptive

Harold Jarche

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.

Innovation is about making connections

Harold Jarche

The network era workplace requires collaboration and cooperation because complex problems cannot be solved alone. Tweet.

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

Can innovation be promoted through better processes? This is how we create a culture of innovation. Innovation PKM

How large professional service firms are shifting to networked services and open innovation

Ross Dawson

During the evening I had a very interesting conversation with one of the regional directors about how professional service firms are tapping external networks. As I wrote in Chapter 9 of Living Networks : Professional networks, although hardly a new phenomenon, are rapidly rising in importance.

Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks

Ross Dawson

Undoubtedly a major factor in Deloitte Australia’s success in internal social networks is the unreserved support of its CEO.

Facilitating Innovation

Clark Quinn

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? design social strategy Which led me to think a wee bit about what might be involved.

Keys to innovation: Tapping communities of lead users

Ross Dawson

At one point the conversation shifted to how companies could generate the innovation that will meet the soaring expectations of users.

Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The bulk of the innovations in the industrial economy involved physical objects, physical systems and the physical world around us. 

Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Computingfor the 21st century. know, lots of questions, right?

SWITCH festival shows the power and potential of cross-industry collaboration

Ross Dawson

Mark has since founded the highly-regarded corporate accelerator 650Labs , which helps leading global corporates to drive innovation. They will bring intellectual property and energy to the event, to see how the exceptional network present can catalyse new cross-domain ideas and innovations.

MIT global study on social business: Executives increasingly understand the value and success drivers

Ross Dawson

Social Business: What Are Companies Really Doing? Future of work Social media Social networks Web 2.0Enterprise 2.0

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The “Recombinant” Nature of Digital Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Many such market-facing innovations are recombinant in nature. Westport Parking Recombinant innovation is all around us in the digital economy. 

An Emerging Platform for Digital, Inclusive Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Internet era was born in the mid 1990s.  On August 9, 1995, Netscape ’s IPO caught the world by storm.  It marked the passage of the Internet from a network primarily used by universities, research labs and geeks in general, to a platform with a vastly expanded reach and connectivity.  Three such advances particularly stand out. 

Where innovation comes from

Jay Cross

In sum, they innovate. Steven Johnson has written a book that looks at innovation from all angles. Innovation = working smarter.

Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction

Dan Pontefract

Becoming more social is not just a new business driver but also a societal imperative.” the physical place we go to learn. ” It can.

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Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. Social networking slots neatly into this model. Let me explain. Microsoft?s check?

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

The Social C-Suite. Is the use of internal social media and social learning helping to drive up employee engagement? Get Social.

Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

The social media dashboard juggernaut app known as Hootsuite is used by the NBA , Fox and even the White House. Why not? Summify. You want cool?

Video of TheNextWeb keynote on The Future of Crowds

Ross Dawson

Innovation. TheNextWeb produced a good quality video of my keynote at TheNextWeb Conference 2012 , shown below. The economy of individuals.

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