Why Organizations Don’t Learn
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Where organic, bottom-up meets corporate top-down. Enlightened corporations trust their people to pull in the resources they need. India.
Strategy Made Simple - The 3 Core Strategy Questions
JULY 9, 2013
We’re tempted to abandon long-term strategy and fall back on rapid adaptation as the only winning game – sense and respond quickly enough to events as they occur and everything will be OK. But adaptation as a strategy is fraught with risk. What is it that makes narratives so successful to strategy? So, what’s the option?
Creating More Intelligent Organizations
DECEMBER 26, 2012
organize these collaborations and enhance them with innovative IT-based. collaborating via the Internet, in order to understand how to best.
The Big Shift in Business Strategy
FEBRUARY 6, 2014
Business strategy has evolved dramatically over the past four decades in response to the Big Shift that is re-shaping our global business landscape. Business strategy emerged in full force in the 1970’s and 1980’s with a strong focus on structural advantage. Strategy was reduced to execution, hustle and adaptation.
Connective Knowledge and Open Resources
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 20, 2013
The CCK08 course and all the other courses we have developed since have been based on open educational resources (OERs). From your web & blog, we found you were a passionate advocate of OER, can you share with us your first experience about open online educational resource? How did you start your cooperation initially?
Education Technology Strategies - Day One
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Karla - OISE student ready to get a job - there wasn''t really any prep - we were lucky to go to the computer lab (we went maybe once a month) - maybe we''d use computers after class - MSN or maybe presentation - it was strongly discouraged in school (went to a rural school) What resources were taught to you to collaborate in your learning?
Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources
OCTOBER 25, 2010
I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. So, what I thought I would do is go back and see what resources I could find some good resources that would help me and could be used by instructors be better prepared to teach online. There was zero feedback.
Resources for Measuring What Matters
MAY 28, 2013
Last week, I came across this excellent deck and blog post from the Knight Foundation’s VP of Strategy and Assessment, Mayur H.
A Few Really Useful and FREE Social Media Tips Sheets and Resources
DECEMBER 10, 2015
You can sign up here. Infographic Template for Nonprofit Annual Report: Just in time! You can read about how to use it and access it here.
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. . The larger the city, the fewer physical resources are required to support their populations. In summary, cities are real centers of sustainability, consuming less resources than smaller towns.
MAY 15, 2013
social strategy If you’re going to move towards the performance ecosystem, a technology-enabled workplace, where do you start? itashare.
New ideas: Building the organizations of tomorrow
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
Organisations are built for standardization, founded on physical assets, and driven by strategy formulation. Cellular organizations – as exemplified by the form of many terrorist groups – provide an alternative structure. Hierarchy is dysfunctional, and there are better ways to bring together resources to create value.
Education Technology Strategies - Day Two
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
think it will evolve and I think it will grow. I was at Guelph - youth job strategy, a lot went to match students with first job, but there was some money set aside for innovation. 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. From 68%.
Does Your Nonprofit Have A Wellness Strategy for Staff?
OCTOBER 14, 2015
Does your nonprofit have a plan or strategy or culture of wellness? posed the question, “How can we go from “self-care to we-care?”
Social Media Strategy thoughts
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
What is a social media strategy for outreach? More important than the first idea is to ‘be’ an entity. If an organization is on social media, and increasingly they should be, it needs to be interactive. This is accomplished in several ways: point to what the organization is doing. And, again, it takes resources.
A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources
MAY 30, 2012
How is your organization using pinterest strategically? Pinning Our Lives: Pinterest and Beyond View more presentations from Aliza Sherman.
HR Doesn’t Need a Seat at the Table, it is the Table
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
HR is both table stakes and a stakeholder for an organization. HR should be the table of the organization. table connects people.
Flexible Working Works
MARCH 14, 2013
flexible work Human Resources managing mobile organization work from homeIt’s a paper I’m certain the internet company Yahoo! Do You?
Using Design Thinking for A Foundation’s Investment Strategy
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
What if a funder got real-time input from its grantees and other partners to develop its investment strategy? Concept 2: Mission: Possible.
Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?
MARCH 20, 2013
Tweet your questions and share your resources on Twitter using #npsmpeer hashtag. YQe91n #npsmpeer. Brian Fitzgerald (@brianfit) March 10, 2013.
Why Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Video As Part Its Communications Strategy
AUGUST 21, 2014
Why Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Video As Part Its Communications Strategy – Guest Post by Michael Hoffman, CEO of See3. Not so.
3 reasons to change your learning content management strategy now
Dawn of Learning
MAY 2, 2014
Without a single-source platform as a central resource, content rapidly multiplies in a haphazard manner. billion this year to $9.3
Are You Content Creation Impaired? Here’s Some Tips and Resources
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
An executive sponsor is necessary to lead the program and communicate its value and reach to the organization. Source: Copyblogger. Content
Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources
JULY 13, 2010
wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. How about math?
The Great Transformation of the Organization Still Needs the How
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
” The ‘we’ he referred to might have been leaders in today’s organizations. We haven’t reached a turning point.
New Playbook Resource: How To Engage Alumni
AUGUST 24, 2015
Using the Playbook, participants were able to get up to speed quickly and not waste time or resources. Engagement
7 Fantastic Free or Low Cost Sources To Get Images for Your Content Strategy
AUGUST 27, 2013
Images, visuals, videos, and infographics are being staples of nonprofit’s content strategy, especially for social channels.
Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources
AUGUST 10, 2010
I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. The conference organizer has put signs in the middle of each table with a topic. When developing PowerPoint slides to use in web conference training follow these guidelines: Simplify content. It’s a guess why. Uh oh.
The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.
Dawn of Learning
APRIL 13, 2011
We all know that old habits die hard, so here are 10 repeat offenders that could deliver a devastating blow to your mLearning strategy: 1.
Announcing ImpactRising.Org: Organizational Capacity Building Resource for Nonprofits and Consultants
JULY 29, 2013
In that spirit, I’m excited to introduce ImpactRising.org as a resource to nonprofits and the consultants they work with. model of generosity.
How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile
OCTOBER 15, 2012
Nonprofit organizations are under the gun to keep up with current technology. Social media. Analytics. Websites. Special thanks to Nancy E.
Good News for Giving 2.0: Your Organization’s Champions Are Your Most Valuable Resource
NOVEMBER 3, 2011
What does all this mean for your organization’s end of the year fundraising strategy? The book’s message is simple. vkTxmL.
Organizing Big Data Initiatives: Lessons from the Internet
OCTOBER 30, 2013
With few exceptions, all companies expected that these initiative will become more important to their organizations over the next three years.
Nonprofits and Content Strategy: The Wisdom of the Network
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
asked Miriam if she would summarize what she learned about nonprofits and content strategy in a guest post and here it is. Copyblogger.
Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes
AUGUST 30, 2013
Being intentional about learning can also help an organization scale effectively. Create a Staff Engagement Strategy. Step 1. Step 2.
How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer
MARCH 5, 2012
But what if you don’t have the resources to hire a graphic designer and need to do it in-house? Source: Ash Shepherd. Debra Askanase.
You need the right lever to move an organization
SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
Human performance is an emergent property of an organization, and is affected by multiple variables. Once the steering elements have been addressed, then look at the “Enabling Elements – Management (again), Design, Resources and Support. Therefore Witthuhn suggests to first address the “Steering Elements.
The Talent Development Pipeline: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations
MARCH 16, 2015
Talent Development is all about guiding those rock star staff members who are able to contribute to the organization’s impact and success.
If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Content Strategy
JANUARY 14, 2013
Participants at FFL Training Doing Content Strategy Brainstorm. The LightBox Collaborative 2013 Editorial Calendar is here! Content
Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. Why Managing by Facts Works: Strategy+Business. The Problem With With Women Bosses -- Human Resource Executive. Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Converting Strategy Into Action.