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].
What matters in knowledge work
MARCH 25, 2014
This Venn diagram by Oscar Berg says a lot about the nature of work and management today. ConnectedEnterprise Work
Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help
SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
billion of worker productivity is lost to playing Angry Birds. today that workers already do a number of things that are not considered productive – like going to the bathroom or talking to colleagues without any actual loss in productivity. Let’s work on getting better productivity.
Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment
MAY 29, 2007
world that included a post by Bill Ives - Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? adoption is getting folks to manage their personal knowledge and adopt practices like blogging for personal knowledge management (PKM) and personal learning. In it, he points out that a stepping stone to Enterprise 2.0
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.
MARCH 25, 2009
One of the favorite quotes I used to use during presentations was Drucker - The most important contribution of management in the 21st century will be to increase knowledge-worker productivity. This is a big reason that I started Work Literacy. If anything this tool has detracted from productivity, not increased it.
State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two
AUGUST 5, 2012
As a starting point, Dave gets to talk about tacit knowledge , about the differences between knowing and knowledge and where we should be focusing on.
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.
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!
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.
the bridge from education to experience
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Given the dominance of knowledge work in the modern workplace, the cognitive apprenticeship model may provide some insight. Coaching.
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.
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
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
mastery and models
MARCH 1, 2017
Personal Knowledge Mastery. Personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ) is a framework I have developed over the past 12 years. Mental Models.
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!
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. I’ll write more on that another day.
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.
The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT
JUNE 12, 2013
Local companies and global businesses will develop products and services specifically aimed at these newly enfranchised consumers.
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.
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.
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.
United by networked and social learning
APRIL 18, 2011
Work Teams need to get things done. These are necessary to not only do the work but to prepare for the work to be done: emergent practices.
PKM: the basic unit of social business
DECEMBER 19, 2012
The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces. Nardi, S. Whittaker and H.
MAY 9, 2011
Virtual work also changes the organizational dynamic. A key to learning and working collaboratively is trust. But business eats it up.
Knowledge sharing paradox revisited
APRIL 15, 2014
The knowledge sharing paradox is that enterprise social tools can constrain what they are supposed to enhance. – Dave Pollard (2005).
Learning to Work with Our Increasingly Smart Machines
JUNE 6, 2016
Many knowledge work tasks are at risk of being automated, warned Davenport. We’ve now entered the third era of automation.
An Irish Wake for the PC
AUGUST 17, 2011
Many sharp observers realized at the time that this was a big deal. It was a great run. So the PC has had a rich, full, accomplished life.
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.
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
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.
Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
JULY 24, 2014
A new model for work is required. They work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down. Knowledge-sharing.
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.
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. A hopeful change. Promise.
OCTOBER 22, 2012
The keys to motivation at work are for each person to have a sense of Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose , as shown in this video.
A litmus test for 21st Century leadership: what am I tracking?
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
Moreover as all work is increasingly knowledge work, efforts to control those doing the work become counter-productive.
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?