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CLO Magazine “In Conclusion” Article

Tony O'Driscoll

You can view all the articles in this issue for free by clicking here. Here is the text from my article. Avoiding Extinction. Want proof?

Learning in 3D Nugget #15

Tony O'Driscoll

Similarly, work practices and policies must reflect the changing needs of the organization and of knowledge workers within it.

Learning in 3D Galleys Done and 3DTLC this Week

Tony O'Driscoll

Karl Kapp and I got the Galley’s for the book yesterday. It looks GREAT! Part II: Building a Blueprint. Part III: Breaking New Ground.

In Good Company

Tony O'Driscoll

Such organizations require a different kind of leadership,” O’Driscoll says. Capability is so transparent that players cannot fake their skills.

Learning in 3D Book is DONE!

Tony O'Driscoll

It presents four essays from front-line revolutionaries who share their insights on how they convinced their organizations to adopt 3D Learning.

Triangle OD Network Talk – The Demise of the Enterprise

Tony O'Driscoll

Last week I spoke at the Triangle OD Network's Annual Meeting. only had 20 minutes so I ended up, as I often do, going completely ad lib.

Learning in 3D Nugget #8

Tony O'Driscoll

An organization simply cannot innovate without learning something new. As a result, the ability to instantly coalesce capability around an increasingly unpredictable set of market opportunities is the pre-eminent challenge of the 21st century organization. These insights are generated from serendipitous knowledge accidents. P.

Learning in 3D Nugget #16

Tony O'Driscoll

Information age learning requires that individuals and organizations change the way they think about and act on what is known and what needs to be known in order to innovate, change, and win. Twitter Quote: Learning is a far more complicated phenomenon than can ever be limited to the classroom context.

Save the Date: Feb 2 and 3 3Di Workshop at Training

Tony O'Driscoll

NEWSFLASH: Use VIP Code TTZE6 to receive $150 off Registration! Hope to see you and yours at the Workshop. Don't' get left behind!

Learning Matters! » 3Di Vendor Analysis by NCSU MBA Student Team

Tony O'Driscoll

What is the Uber Web 2.0/3Di Mash Up for the Eduprise?

Tony O'Driscoll

They go on to say, “If positioned strategically, social computing can fill a gap between the inflexible structures in place in most higher-education organizations and the chaotic personal structures that have spread across the desktops of both student and faculty.&#. RIP Geary. It forces us to examine how Web 2.0 Similar to its Web 1.0

Doh…I got the number of employees wrong at Wikipedia

Tony O'Driscoll

The larger point here is that social media principles are rapidly diffusing into the enterprise space and new models of organization where orchestration and coordination of talent and passion around endeavor is trumping command and control of employees around projects they are not energized about is starting to pervade.

UG3DCx(t)

Tony O'Driscoll

User Generated Organization (Delicious). I had a very interesting meeting with some folks at Microsoft and members of Fuqua’s Health Sector Management program last week. We were exploring how emerging technologies might help with disseminating best practices in clinics in Africa, among other things. SIGNALS of new input are fed via RSS.

Blogging Kevin Kelly and Others at Masie

Tony O'Driscoll

How would you redesign the learning function in organization? Make everyone a teacher and you have a learning organization. Scattershot notes from Second City. One of the techniques I use to have students experience dialogue is to have two students build a sentence one word at a time going back and forth. That way do becomes think.&#.

Kevin Kelly Q&A

Tony O'Driscoll

Organization Lab like a media lab is a fantastic idea. On Collaboration Tools of the Future: Tools we have right now are minimal. Not good in sense that they dont structure the information we are generating. Info needs structure to be readable and parseable. Example: Parsing out arguments. How many phones, how much fresh water? Mythic Idea.

Redefining Education for the 21st Century?

Tony O'Driscoll

There is an old adage that says that the diffusion of innovation follows a predictable path: A scientific discovery, informs the creation of a new technology, which ushers in a new set of business opportunities that end up reshaping the structure of industries and organizations. The Myspace generation is truly wired. Or is it wireless?

The Play Element of Learning Leadership

Tony O'Driscoll

Last Month I had the opportunity to participate in this wonderful symposium organized by University of Utrecht and IBM. Here is the conference agenda. Great line up of speakers. It was a mixed reality event. There were participants physically co-located in Amsterdam and The Eduverse Foundation hosted a simultaneous event in SL.

V-Business Expo Day 1

Tony O'Driscoll

Next stage for organizations will be about resolving social elements of work as we are no longer physically co-located. Virtual worlds are good for cementing and strengthening the social fabric and the culture of the organization. Retail Shareholder example from a Steel Organization. Here is the agenda. Keep it simple.

Organizing

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Quoted at length from Self-organization of complex, intelligent systems: an action ontology for transdisciplinary integration , Francis Heylighen , Integral Review : A mobilization system would combat this confused and unproductive way of acting by redirecting effort in the most efficient way at the most important issues.

Creating the AAA Organization

Harold Jarche

They need to both work in their hierarchy and in a self-organizing network simultaneously ! – Valdis Krebs, Orgnet. – Jon Husband.

The post-hierarchical organization

Harold Jarche

With an external environment that is highly connected, organizations have to get connected inside. Hierarchies are good for command and control.

Lateral Organizations

Harold Jarche

Lateral organizations, or more egalitarian structures, have been the exception. He speculated that it was a fragile form. Wirearchy

designing the emergent organization

Harold Jarche

Read more » Communities ConnectedEnterprise Wirearchy

self-organization is the future

Harold Jarche

It all hinges on individuals taking control of their learning, and organizations giving up control. ” – Isaac Asimov.

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Jay Cross

Where organic, bottom-up meets corporate top-down. The resemblance of their suggestions and the content of Real Learning is uncanny. India.

Organizing Talent

Harold Jarche

The opposite of ‘routine’ is ‘original’ Labour is routine. Talent is original. Labour is viewing humans as resources.

Networked individuals trump organizations

Harold Jarche

As hyperlinks subvert hierarchy , so does work fragmentation subvert organizations. Stowe Boyd. – Ross Dawson.

Reinventing Organizations – Review

Harold Jarche

What is a “Teal Organization”? Evolutionary purpose: let the organization adapt and grow, not be driven. That’s it.

Building the network era organization

Harold Jarche

Part of the shift that organizations will have to make in the network era will be not only to add new dimensions, but to retrieve some old ones.

self-organization and self-reflection

Harold Jarche

That is when it dawned on us that here was the self-organizing plural sector in action. call these Friday’s Finds. So how do we do that?

Calling Frederic Laloux Of Reinventing Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Dear Frederic, I read your book, Reinventing Organizations. 31 May, 2015. Regardless, there are parts of your book I rather enjoyed.

Organize for Complexity

Harold Jarche

” Well I think Niels has answered much of that question himself, in his recent book Organize for Complexity.

no organization is an island

Harold Jarche

Organizations are alive when people can exert their autonomy in ethical practice. The organization must be alive. No Man is an Island.

The Coherent Organization

Jay Cross

This post continues an ongoing conversation about The Coherent Organization. The article describes The Coherent Organization , the Internet Time Alliance ‘s shorthand for a company where individuals are aligned with the organizational mission and information flows from outside in and back again in ways that accelerate work.

the keystone of the intelligent organization

Harold Jarche

The intelligent organization is based on a simple structure that has the flexibility to deal with complex situations.

Perhaps the Purpose of an Organization?

Dan Pontefract

The yin-yang relationship between an engaged organization and an impeccable level of customer service just might be the new purpose of an organization.

The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The growing demand for T-shaped skills points to the rise of the  T-shaped organization.  Brown offers a very good answer to these questions. 

The Human-Centered Organization

Clark Quinn

While I want L&D to lead the way (as those are the folks I know), it’s really about leading the way to an organization that’s aligned with  us , with people. The point being, as we reorganize work to tap into the best of us, we’re creating organizations that are humane in a very specific, and hopefully deep, sense.

Leadership, Connectivity, Execution, Organization

Harold Jarche

Metaphors that provide the common mental frameworks for our organizations are also powerful tools. Focus is on Doing, not Goals.

Organizing for diversity and complexity

Harold Jarche

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.