• DAN PONTEFRACT  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015
    [Organization] Waxing Lyrical On Leadership, Engagement, Purpose & Innovation
    What would be your position on the transformation required in workplace learning in today’s organizations? What are your recommendations to prepare organizations for the 21st century? Canada Geese – indeed any flock of birds – are an interesting and inspiring metaphor to consider, as it pertains to the organization and its health.
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015
    [Organization] Nonprofit Crowd Funding Success Formula: Robust Planning, Networks, and Blessings
    Being as organized as Martha Stewart when it comes to developing and distributing campaign content for champions and aligned partners to use. They reached out to all of the Dalai Lama related organizations, other Nobel laureates, Tibetan organizations, and our board members. link]. Brian Rusch (@alohalife) March 25, 2015.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
    [Organization] The most important event, ever
    Allied organizations, such as PDEC and Customer Commons. 'IIW XX, the 20th Internet Identity Workshop, comes at a critical inflection point in the history of VRM: Vendor Relationship Management , the only business movement working toward giving you both. independence from the silos and walled gardens of the world; and. But how, exactly?
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
    [Organization] OER Business Models - A Debate
    There are two main components to the business model: first, the R&D side, and second, the service department, that offers services around the capacity-building piece, showing people how to organize and use their content. 'This is a summary of a debate including four participants, listed below, at OER2014. Lisa - ISKME is a non-profit.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
    [Organization] [shorenstein] Farnaz Fassihi on Reporting from the Middle East
    It’s a political and social organization as well as religious; it rebuilds the villages that Israel bombs when the government does not. And then you and your organization are in the doghouse. 'I’m at a Shorenstein lunchtime talk where Farnaz Fassihi is giving a talk titled “Reporting from the Middle East.”
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
    [Organization] A Lexicon of Sustainability
    asked Miguel, who started growing organic food because it was too expensive. There''s this idea of organics and eating locally. There''s a movement to have producers say whether food contains GMO organisms. We took this to Mexico - in Mexico ''organic'' didn''t mean aanything. Errors (and typos, etc) are my own.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015
    [Organization] Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter
    'There are no better champions for your organization’s communication’s strategy than your staff. Figure out who in the organization can participant beyond the executive director or communications department. And, employees are also using social to build their expertise while supporting the organization’s goals.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015
    [Organization] building the intelligent enterprise
    'Managers need to be given non-traditional roles in order to become key units of intelligence in the organization. They will then have the mission to come back to pollinate intelligence throughout the organization. Learning Out Loud happens when everyone in the organization is practising personal knowledge mastery.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2015
    [Organization] embracing perpetual beta
    Jonathan Gifford examines how Ricardo Semler changed his company, and describes 10 ways that democracy can be promoted in an organization, beginning with small, symbolic changes that make a big difference. The challenge for the organization is to use these skills to improve knowledge-sharing. He eliminated dress codes. Repeat.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
    [Organization] on understanding media
    Such an extension is an intensification, an amplification of an organ, sense or function, and whenever it takes place, the central nervous system appears to institute a self-protective numbing of the affected area, insulating and anesthetizing it from conscious awareness of what’s happening to it. call these Friday’s Finds. via @marciamarcia.
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015
    [Organization] What If Your Fitbit Could Also Track Your Environmental Footprint?
    They organized the lab and invited technology thinkers from companies and nonprofit technology luminaries such as Gunner from Aspiration. 'Here is pic of super cool blue band @fitbit that CEO @parkjames wears. Not commercially available #atlantichealth pic.twitter.com/5vE4aEvk4i. Steve Clemons (@SCClemons) March 18, 2015. Innovation Walking
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
    [Organization] The Single Most Important Asset That Nonprofit Leaders Need To Protect To Ensure Success
    Are you modeling this at your organization and encouraging others to protect the asset? 'Original Photo: Flickr - Flood_G. Earlier this month, I caught up with long time colleague, Vincent Stehl, Media Impact Funders in Austin, TX during the the Nonprofit Technology Conference. Vince did not disappoint! How much sleep did you get last night?
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
    [Organization] Perfect Your Authentic Online Leadership Profile on Social
    There are more and more nonprofit leaders and staff members on social channels, using their personal brands in service of their organization’s strategy or their own professional learning. You can also see this reflected on what he tweets about – he isn’t just re-tweeting his organization’s messaging. Alan H.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
    [Organization] organizational transformation through pkm
    Change is coming from the edges of the organization. We can’t do transformation in our organizations in a discrete way any more. '“Those of us who work in organizational development and change management need to move to the edge, and quickly. You have been warned.” ” – Helen Bevan. Innovation PKM
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
    [Organization] The future of events: technology to make presentations interactive and social
    approach this idea as both a speaker and an event organizer. have been a professional speaker for over 15 years, and have also organized many conferences and events, including our Future of Media Summits , the first cross-continental conferences ever held. 'Some events today have innovative formats and strong audience participation.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
    [Organization] The Promise and Challenges of Health Analytics
    The event was sponsored by MIT Connection Science , a recently organized research initiative aimed at leveraging data science to quantify and analyze human behaviors, and to leverage the new insights thus obtained in key societal applications, including healthcare, transportation and finance.  What are phenotypes?  How can that be? 
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015
    [Organization] The Talent Development Pipeline: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations
    Talent Development is all about guiding those rock star staff members who are able to contribute to the organization’s impact and success.   In addition to a plan and freezing other non-priority project work, reflection is a critical aspect so staff can make adjustments and also share their experience with others in the organization.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015
    [Organization] My Next Book Has A Title And A Publish Date
    First, I’m disheartened with the way in which our organizations — and leaders in general — are operating the organization itself. believe organizations have lost their purpose, and by extension, employees have fallen into a job and/or career mindset, versus one that might be coined a purpose-mindset.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015
    [Organization] democracy at work
    Our society has tried many ways to organize work over the years, yet real democracy is a form that few have attempted. It is the only way humans will be able to organize in order to deal with the complex problems facing us. Working in a machine-like organization is not one of them. The Post-hierarchical Organization.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2015
    [Organization] Tools & Process v Networked Human Judgement
    networked form of human judgement expressed through an organization's culture is far more enabling, adaptive, and resilient in conditions of complexity and uncertainty. All companies and organizations need constraints and ordered processes, especially when it comes to safety. I'll respond to any comments upon my return
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2015
    [Organization] Learning in Organizations Community
    Last night I wrote the members: You’re one of 1,797 members of the Learning in Organizations Community on Google Plus. 'Two years ago I set up a Google Group on Learning. Since its founding two years ago, our community has morphed into a place to post wisdom, schlock, and self-boosterism. Why not? Our group’s intimate. Maybe.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015
    [Organization] Three critical domains of change driving the future of professional services
    Unquestionably client organizations are rapidly changing, developing their capabilities, and are increasingly capable of selecting and working with the best specialist firms in highly collaborative relationships, moving far beyond the “one-stop-shop” mentality. Changing Clients. Digital Disruption. Process automation.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
    [Organization] The Art of Tidying of Your Online Professional Network Connections
    just read Marie Kondo’s “ the life-changing magic of tidying up: the Japanese art of decluttering and organization ” which, of course,  is talking about decluttering your closet and home, but the principles work for your professional life – clearing your calendar, to do list, and your online social network connections.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
    [Organization] A New Hero of Mine, Alfredo Moser
    Sadly and equally paradoxical, a study suggest 69 percent of executives agree they too feel engagement and leadership is a problem in their organization. Has the organization become so blind that — within the underbelly of the top leadership ranks — a professional mutiny is in the works? It reminds me of the story of Alfredo Moser.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015
    [Organization] The Rise of the On-Demand Economy
    This corporate capitalism era, - characterized by hierarchically organized institutions, - reached its height in the US in the period following World War 2, when the country craved a sense of stability following the pain and chaos of the Great Depression and the war years.  Having a good job meant working for one such company. 
  • NINE SHIFT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015
    [Organization] What I Don't Like About Gen Y
    remember after Hurricane Katrina when Walmart got all this press for donating money to the victims of Katrina, and my nonprofit organization gave more as a percentage of our income than Walmart did. . 'Generally, Gen Y is leading society in the 21st century.  2.They don''t get gender differences in education. Good for you/them.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2015
    [Organization] Book Review: When Millennials Take Over and the Fluid Workplace
    am knee deep in developing a peer learning program for Millennial leadership development in nonprofit organizations that is designed based on the research out there. ” So, rather than move up on one department or functional job, Millennials advance their careers by moving to different functional areas or organizations.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2015
    [Organization] Falling behind
    Faced with the enormity of shifting the   organization’s culture to pull, social, sharing, open, beta, fault-tolerant, collaborative, and reflective, many CLOs are dabbling with change rather than taking it on whole hog. That’s the job, right? If what you’re doing isn’t working, you need to do something else.
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015
    [Organization] Reflections from #15ntc Session Walking As Work and 20/8/2 Rule
    Motivation and Organizational Culture: Individual motivation is very important to integrating movement into your work.    In some organizations, it is a stealth activity – that is people walk together informally a lunch time for the health benefit. 'Photo by Jim Nickerson. The slides and resources from the session can be found here.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015
    [Organization] Driving Toward Impact With Data Science #15ntc
    If you think of advancing your nonprofit’s mission like driving a car toward a destination, then data science represents all the tools you’d use to navigate the many twists and turns your organization needs to make to get there. Many organizations worry they’re not ready for “big data” or “data science”. 'Photo by Lee Haywood.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015
    [Organization] Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment
    These projects are managed through a program organization that maps the technology effort to client demands and the employment outcomes described at the beginning of this paper. This program was developed and approved to address the issue of skills shortages in technical and professional industries in Canada.
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015
    [Organization] Enterprise Learning & Digital Transformation
    ” It’s a breakout that’s happening throughout organizations as they embrace digital technology. L&D will do well to seek out and partner with those in their organization who champion digital transformation and are running active experiments. The digital makeover has yet to reach HR. What do you think?
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015
    [Organization] Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention
    The book goes into detail about each of these triggers, describing how they work and examples of how organizations and people capture attention. The book shares how and why our mind pays attention to some events, ideas, or people and not others. Parr uses the metaphor of building a fire to describe how capturing attention works. Books
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015
    [Organization] innovation means learning at work
    Organizations can foster innovation by accepting that collective understanding is in a state of perpetual Beta. The challenge for distributed teams and organizations is to find ways of understanding what is happening throughout the system and ensuring it is communicated within the network. Organizations need more innovation catalysts.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015
    [Organization] Measuring the Impact of Your Nonprofit Program
    Having a mission-aligned strategy builds trust in your organization, develops the capacity and commitment of your staff, communicates your social impact clearly to potential or existing donors, investors and board members, and promotes collaboration or opportunities for others to join in your mission. Europe and Latin America. Report Out.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015
    [Organization] Thinking ‘out loud’
    This contributes to the success of the ‘ coherent organization ‘, where information flows in ways that are aligned with the goals of the organization. But I want to extend it a bit. Let me use an analogy: remember when your teacher asked you to ‘show your work’? At least, that’s my thinking
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 2015
    [Organization] Wisdom 2.0: Mindfulness and business
    Bubbles up, organic. 'Wisdom 2.0 Conference , San Francisco, February 27 – March 1. Billed as “the intersection of wisdom and technology,” the Wisdom 2.0 conference drew 2,500 people who spent $625 for two and a half days of secular Buddhism. am interested in the interaction of mindfulness and business. Let’s play.
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2015
    [Organization] What can we learn from the Million dollar teacher?
    Basic physiology is easy but, as Richard shows, so is biochemistry, the food chain and most other organic things. 'Richard Spencer is a science teacher from Middlesburgh, who teaches biology using dance, songs, games and so on. He’s up for a $1 million Global Teacher of the year Award. For me it’s all about the learning not the teaching.
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
    [Organization] Two Must Read Reports on Nonprofit Capacity Building
    As the report points out, there are many reasons why an organization may or may not want to engage in capacity building. The key is for the funder to understand readiness – so the capacity building can be tailored to the organization’s internal circumstances. This is “meeting the organizations where they are it.”
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
    [Organization] my pkm story
    Organizations over-managed information because it was easy to do. Organizations are still enamoured with information technology. More and more workers were finding their own sources of information and knowledge, outside the organization. simple approach to KM in the organization is to look at it as three interdependent levels.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015
    [Organization] [liveblog] Data & Technology in Government
    It all started with the Innovation Fellows and grew organically. 'I’m at a discussion at the Harvard Kennedy School listening to an awesome panel of Obama administration technologists. Tomorrow there is an afternoon of discussions sponsored by the student-led Technology for Change group. Todd Park, White House Technology Advisory.
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015
    [Organization] The Performance Imperative: A Framework for Social Sector Excellence
    The Performance Imperative framework uses organizations as the unit of analysis,  rather than communities, fields, networks, or ecosystems because they believe that high-performance collaborations require high-performance organizations at their core. 2: Disciplined, people focused management. 4: Financial health and sustainability.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015
    [Organization] Literature and Medicine: The syllabus
    It looks like a great set of readings organized around important topics. 'The superb novelist and teacher Meredith Sue Willis , who is also my sister-in-law, is teaching a course at a local Veterans Administration hospital on literature and medicine. It’s taught to hospital staff after work in the hospital. Thanks, Sue! But sincerely
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015
    [Organization] mLearning more than mobile elearning?
    Certainly in organizations. 'Someone tweeted about their mobile learning credo, and mentioned the typical ‘mlearning is elearning, extended’ view. Which I rejected, as I believe mlearning is much more (and so should elearning be). And then I thought about it some more. So I’ll lay out my thinking, and see what you think.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015
    [Organization] digital workforce skills
    Outside the organization we can make new connections without permission. This is a difficult concept for managers who want everyone in the organization to have the required skills in ‘X’ months. Being cooperative, so that the entire network gets stronger, helps individuals and organizations in the long run. Working Out Loud.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015
    [Organization] economics for our time
    You have found it when you walk into an organization and are struck by the energy in the place, the personal commitment of the people and their collective engagement in what they are doing. The organization respects them so they respect it. Imagine an economy made up of such organizations. call these Friday’s Finds. That’s easy.
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015
    [Organization] How To Make Meetings Work for Your Nonprofit (whether you are sitting,standing, or walking!)
    This is probably a larger cultural issue of organizations scheduling too many back-to-back meetings. There were tons of questions in general about meetings, many about how to change an organization’s meeting culture. spoke about standing and   walking meetings.   Productive Meetings. She also created a useful planning check list.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015
    [Organization] I-WE-IT Framework: Transformative Leadership for Social Change
    This leadership is less about current position, authority, management, or control, and much more about facilitating the work of others: engaging, connecting, and catalyzing people, and helping them to self-organize and innovate around shared goals. Case-studies of organizations and networks that have achieved impact at scale.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015
    [Organization] adapting to perpetual beta
    Organizations should try to avoid chaos. It is helping the entire organization, as one would support a natural commons, and this requires people who are not just doing their job, but involved in the whole system. Knowing what is complicated, and what is complex, can help the organization develop the appropriate work practices.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015
    [Organization] Stack Ranking the Robots
    Since the New Year rolled around, many of those managers have been in the midst of their organization’s annual performance review cycle. First , there is an organization’s fixation on performance stack ranking. But about those robots … they are definitely coming soon to an organization near you. But I digress.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015
    [Organization] The Slow, Steady March Towards Digital Money
    The answers to this question are organized into three main insights.  . 'On January 27, Citi and Imperial College held their third annual Digital Money Symposium in London.  The Readiness Index aimed to answer two important questions: . Based on their scores, countries were clustered into 4 major readiness groups:  . it asks. 
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015
    [Organization] our future of work
    Part of changing the human condition is changing the way we organize to work. Many people talk about the future of work, on stages around the world, and say that organizations must become more transparent and work out loud. Capitalism does not have to be corporatism. This is far more than a social change. EthosVO is different.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015
    [Organization] Management corsets
    had that experience today over brunch in Mission Hills with the CEO of an organic retail chain. 'One of the observations I have made over the years is that senior management and the coal face get complexity as a concept; mostly the problem is with middle management. So when you give them the science it legitimises what they already know.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015
    [Organization] licensed to connect
    For organizations, connecting on the Web cannot be left to a few specialists. 'In the last half of the 20th century in Canada it was mostly assumed that as an adult you had a driver’s license and that you most likely owned or had access to a car. know, I didn’t get my license until I was 26 and that made me a very rare specimen indeed.
  • BOB SUTTON  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015
    [Organization] The Dark Side of Scaling Up: Will You Want to Live in What You Build?
    '  My Stanford colleague Huggy Rao and I devoted seven years to learning about what it takes to scale up excellence in organizations. We found many splendid consequences of successful scaling: The wealth and jobs created by companies such as IKEA, Google, Procter & Gamble, Facebook, and Starbucks. The needless deaths in U.S.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015
    [Organization] The growing evidence for social business maturity
    Now some organizations are going well beyond the basics to capture shared value. 'The journey of social software for changing the way we work has been a long and winding one. Enterprise 2.0
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015
    [Organization] APIs are enabling an unprecedented flow of innovation
    'On Tuesday I had the great pleasure and honor of doing the opening keynote at the APIDays Sydney conference, the first API ( Application Programming Interface ) conference in Australia, excellently organized by Saul Caganoff of SixTree. APIs are a means to open out the organization. Innovation has become a flow, and must be a flow.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2015
    [Organization] Rethinking Redux
    The first was a pointer from a conversation I had with the proprietor of an organization with a new mobile-based coaching engine. 'Last week I wrote about Rethinking , how we might want and need to revise our approaches, and showed a few examples of folks thinking out of the box and upending our cherished viewpoints. Are you ready to rethink?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2015
    [Organization] enough training
    If something REALLY goes wrong, the fact that someone had been through a training program means the organization is off the hook. 'In a recent CBC News story, a railway conductor lost her job following a derailment. She claimed she was not adequately trained. It doesn’t mean you are not qualified for your job. Image: Pixabay. Safer trains.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015
    [Organization] What Should We Think of Machines that Think?
    Cambridge emeritus professor Martin Rees wrote in Organic Intelligence Has No Long-Term Future : “… by any definition of thinking , the amount and intensity that’s done by organic human-type brains will be utterly swamped by the cerebrations of AI.”  Clarke’s , - author of 2001: A Space Odyssey , -  most memorable quotes.  But wait! 
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015
    [Organization] leadership is a continuous duty
    m always interested in how organizations are viewed by the people nearer the bottom than the top of the hierarchical pyramid. 'I had a conversation with a flight attendant on a long overnight trip last year. Most of the passengers were sleeping and we had time for a nice chat. We swapped a few stories. You can learn a lot about the culture.
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2015
    [Organization] The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership
    They do this by helping people identify interests and challenges, connect people strategically where there is potential for mutual benefit and serving as a catalyst for self-organizing.” 'Found when researching systems thinking. Such a friendly visual…telescopes, tents, and teddy bears. netlead pic.twitter.com/gmb9TYyifz.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
    [Organization] Education Technology Strategies - Day Two
    showing C)2 levels in a classroom in the UK (finding 4K ppm - concentration is impacted!) innovators of today") Q: are we looking at ways to. my grade 12 students last year built five apps. could be marketable today - if we have students are experts and knowledgeable - are we looking at a way to make the transition in our schools? From 68%.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015
    [Organization] Education Technology Strategies - Day One
    lessons scripted around 1:1 laptop); IT issues - we were a Windows network, with everything on our own domain - we needed to open eg printing etc O - consumer technology far more accessible in 2012 esp. the Macbook, Android - web-based applications, eg. CERN ? Are remote labs effective? Or specialized equipment? The classic instance is the lecture.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015
    [Organization] Rethinking
    The point being that regular reflection is part of being a learning organization. Continual improvement is part of the ongoing innovation that today’s organization needs to thrive. '(in the future). Dr. Melik: You mean there was no deep fat? No steak or cream pies? Or hot fudge? She was, they argued, a victim. Steak, anyone?
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015
    [Organization] Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits
    Amy Devita, Third Sector Today, offers some time-saving tips for using LinkedIn for nonprofit professionals and their organizations. To make it easy to browse, I’ve organized all the posts on a list.ly – enjoy! 'The first   Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity. Here’s a summary.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015
    [Organization] work is personal
    'I think I have always been averse to hierarchies, yet I joined the Army and entered the most hierarchical organization in the country. firmly believe that the more we can remove positional power from organizations, the more human they will become. graduated from military college and began my career as an infantry officer. It was not.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015
    [Organization] The Big Data Era Is Here
    This kind of information-based intelligence will hopefully help us make companies, industries, organizations and economies more efficient, productive and responsive.  'In mid-January, the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies held its 94th Annual Meeting in Washington DC.  Why are we so excited about them?  Privacy.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015
    [Organization] The Real Beauty In Leadership Happens By Going Above And Beyond
    By moving  beyond , the leader shifts to a third level that drives the entire team and/or organization to incredible new heights. The problem is too many human resources professionals, consulting shops and accrediting institutions have whipped organizations into a frenzy just by the mention of coaching. Laurens van der Post. Measuring.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2015
    [Organization] The future of work: better decisions supported by computers and professionals
    prominent example is an organization’s strategic positioning. In my keynote I went into depth on the forces shaping the future of work and the action that we can take today to help create a better future. One of the topics I raised was about the future of decision-making in a world of increasing automation. Source : Andrew McAfee.
  • MIND HACKS  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2015
    [Organization] In the 21st Century, project management for parents
    And why organic home-milled purees suddenly supplant jars of Gerber’s, though an entire generation has done just fine on Gerber’s and even gone on to write books, run companies and do Nobel-winning science. 'I’ve just read an excellent book on the surprising anomaly of modern parenting called All Joy and No Fun. books
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 2015
    [Organization] Working Smarter, January 2015
    ‘Corporations were created to give limited liability to organizations that were taking on large, capital-intensive projects, like building railways. 'Top twenty posts on Working Smarter in January 2015. EUEN SEMPLE. JANUARY 7, 2015. We need more rubbish on the internet. MORE >> IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER. JANUARY 27, 2015. or 17.4
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2015
    [Organization] Smarter Nonprofit Networking: Building A Professional Network That Works for You
    An effective professional network can be a valuable asset to your nonprofit’s goals if you are leveraging your network in service your organization’s mission. Organization. '“You are not ever a genius all by yourself. like to balance two different approaches to professional networking,   strategic and serendipitous.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2015
    [Organization] Hey Nonprofits: Here Comes Gen Z Donors
    'Many nonprofit fundraisers know about and have specific strategies to reach, cultivate, and solicit baby boom donors, Gen X donors, and Gen Y donors. But look out, get ready to reach out to Gen Z donors , sometimes called “ PhilanthroTeens ”  or “ PhilanthroKids.”. That generation has been dubbed as “ Generation Z.” The  Giving 2.0
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2015
    [Organization] What I do, don’t do, and why
    More recently, I’ve been working with many different types of organizations including not-for-profits, Fortune 500, small-medium enterprises, government, education, and more with workshops, project deliverables, strategic consulting, writing, and more. This is as true for vendors as other organizations. Fair enough? strategy
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2015
    [Organization] Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy
    The disruption is an opportunity for organizations, but may be a threat to many workers.  'Few subjects are as important, - or as challenging to predict, - as the future of jobs in our emerging digital economy. While the US unemployment rate continues to improve, - finishing 2014 at 5.6% or 17.4 million people. 
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015
    [Organization] The Strength Of A Leader Comes From The Tree Trunk
    'Employee engagement research recently surfaced by Answers – a company that empowers consumers, brands and organizations by connecting them with the information they need to make better informed decisions – suggests only 27% of employees are engaged at work, whereas 45% of employees find themselves in the middle of the pack of engagement.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015
    [Organization] Customer experiences as narrative landscapes
    'I was prompted by an email exchange earlier this week about a company seeing customer experience as the make or break for succeeding at a brand transformation or a brand change initiative. As such the focus is on capturing a sufficient sample of a wider flow of experiences moment to moment. This allows you to get a more authentic sense of reality.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015
    [Organization] How DoSomething Transformed A Mistake Into Learning: Creating A Culture of Impact
    Dosomething.org knows that mistakes happen, but also knows how as an organization to transform mistakes into organizational learning that leads to better results in a program. ” Earlier this month the Chronicle of Philanthropy wrote about how the organization corrected a mistake with a text messaging campaign.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015
    [Organization] every medium
    It is a medium for organizing how people work together. 'Wirearchy is  “a dynamic two-way flow of  power and authority, based on knowledge, trust, credibility and a focus on results, enabled by interconnected people and technology”. Wirearchy is a new way to work. Wirearchy
  • CHARLES JENNINGS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2015
    [Organization] Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning
    If not, that means that organizations need to understand and implement something like a human performance technology model for L&D before they can move on to social learning. Perhaps this is why social learning is being resisted or put into a formal training box in many organizations. Stage 2 seems like the worst place to be.”
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2015
    [Organization] Talking Shop with Network Designers and Weavers for Social Change
    Flisrand , who is a network weaver for sustainability networks, was in town and he was organizing an informal gathering. Have you been to event or training recently where the organizer did a fun and effective networking activity? 'We learn so much about professional practice from having honest and candid conversations.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015
    [Organization] As Big Data and AI Take Hold, What Will It Take to Be an Effective Executive?
    Organizations must have a data-analytics strategy that cuts across internal informational silos and properly incorporates external information sources like social media.  . That’s a role for the people with an organization’s strongest judgment: the senior leaders.”. 'Big data , powerful analytics and AI are everywhere. 
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2015
    [Organization] Getting strategic means getting scientific
    So, as part of the L&D Revolution I argue we need to have, I’m suggesting organizations, and consequently L&D, need to be aligned with how we think, work, and learn. 'I’ve been on a rant about learning design for a few posts, but I ended up talking about how creating a better process is part of getting strategic. itashare.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2015
    [Organization] play the long game
    Seb Paquet said that the Web and social media enable ‘ridiculously easy group-forming’ Use this to join with peers and develop new ways to create wealth together, outside traditional organizations and beyond the platform capitalists. Buyers of services get convenience, while sellers get a larger market.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 18, 2015
    [Organization] a simpler approach to content management
    was also asked about the best ways for “creating and gathering internal enterprise content, organizing and maintaining that content and making it easily accessible to employees and other stakeholders”. The better they do these three components of PKM , then the better content an organization will have. Not much. Just let people do it.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015
    [Organization] The Roots of Becoming a More Effective Leader
    The Conference Board and Development Dimensions International (DDI) recently released their Global Leadership Forecast 2014/2015 and as usual, there are a several nuggets that suggest we’ve still got a long way to go as it relates to improved leadership in our organizations. In the organization, involving is calculated social inclusion.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015
    [Organization] Picking Winners
    The very same organizations that say you should not ''pick winners'' when it comes to subsidizing businesses turns around and enthusiastically supports ''fundamentals'' in learning, ''getting back to basics'', curricular standards, standardized testing, and more. But the fact is, it doesn’t make sense to subsidize one business over another.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2015
    [Organization] caught in-between
    Changing How We Organize. With an external environment that is highly connected, organizations have to get connected inside. Faster market feedback challenges the organization’s ability to act. The solutions are staring us in the face. We just have to stop looking in the rear-view mirror and see the many possible roads ahead.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2015
    [Organization] The Internet inside the enterprise: We don't have it, and we need it
    But for proactive organizations, it doesn''t have to be that way. 'It''s no longer fashionable to criticize enterprise IT as it once was. That''s because the Internet has definitively won the competition and is leading the way in tech innovation. Servers
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
    [Organization] The subtleties
    To get the type of flexible problem-solving organizations need, people need mental models about why  and how  to do it this way, not just the rote steps. 'I recently opined that good learning design was complex, really perhaps close to rocket science. And I suggested that a consequent problem was that the nuances are subtle. The list goes on.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
    [Organization] “Soft” AI Is Suddenly Everywhere
    These complex systems are composed of many different kinds of components, intricate organizations and highly different structures, all highly interconnected and interacting with each other.  '“Artificial intelligence is suddenly everywhere.  It’s still what the experts call soft A.I. but it is proliferating like mad.”  players.  he asked her. 
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
    [Organization] the exposure economy
    Many of my models and presentations are used inside organizations. 'I wrote in the post, knowledge is personal , that pretty well everything  I have achieved professionally is a result of my sharing online, especially through this blog. still learn a lot by sharing ideas and engaging with others who do as well.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 2015
    [Organization] The Collateral Damage of Selfish Leadership
    What if those puck and ball hogs acted the way they did in our organizations because that’s all they have ever been conditioned to behave like? What if they thought the purpose of an organization was to dominate without thinking twice about the societal consequences from their actions? Here’s some irony to think about it. 1999.).
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2015
    [Organization] What Nonprofits Need To Do More in 2015: Embrace Stillness
    ”  Nonetheless, I feel that taking five minutes a day to practice stillness, followed by a brief reflection time can not only improve our individual productivity, but help our social good organizations reach goals. 'The new year is always a popular time for all of us to take stock and see the big picture. It can drain your passion.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2015
    [Organization] are you prepared?
    How well you are connected outside your current organization will help in finding new opportunities. 'Major technological advances, like the printing press or the Internet, create economic volatility. This in turn changes the existing social contract. This is no longer the norm. We are entering a post-job economy. Are you prepared?
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 2015
    [Organization] A Year in Photos
    'Organizations aren’t thinking about the ‘networked individual’ – the networking choices and patterns of individual Internet users. Our perceptions are the result of self-organizing networks, an each one manages the task a little bit differently. Tunis is in the process of self-organization. More on that as we progress. Ah yes.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 2015
    [Organization] Conation: The Word of 2015
    In my mind, conation is the missing link in today’s organization as we seek a better balance with power, profit and purpose. ” I believe it’s one of the missing elements of leadership, and thus the true definition of purpose in the organization. 'How words lose their luster boggles the mind. what and cognition).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 4, 2015
    [Organization] leadership in the rear-view mirror
    This can be a company, a non-profit organization, an institution, a government agency, or your family. 'I doubt that students at Stanford thought they would become sadistic prison guards when they entered that university, primed for higher learning. Why do good people do bad things? In most cases, it’s the system. Leadership
  • BOB SUTTON  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 2015
    [Organization] My Organizational Behavior Class: The Current Iteration
      It still is a different animal than the leadership class that I help to teach at the Stanford d.school, as there is still a lot of discussion, reading, and writing, while the "d.leadership" class entails embedding duos in organizations with the aim of making them more creative.  sure learned a lot that year.
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