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Serving Experience As The Product

Adaptive Path

The experience is the product. Whether we talk about greeting cards, mobile apps, or vacation get-aways, the experience is the product.

Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?

Luis Suarez

Apparently, our productivity as employees has been plummeting since the mid 70s. Yes, indeed, you are reading it right, since the mid 70s !

Productivity tools for the networked workplace

Harold Jarche

These tools are ubiquitous in business and government, so I have agreed to write a few articles on how they can be used to improve work productivity.

UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design

Adaptive Path

In this interview, Josh and I talk about the current trends in digital product design, and where those trends might be heading.

How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Luis Suarez

But what happens *if* playing games actually makes you *more* productive? In fact, they shouldn’t at all! etc.; Like Angry Birds.

Pinkcast 1: My go-to productivity trick

Dan Pink

Pinkcasts

Fourteen game-changing enterprise products for 2014

Dion Hinchcliffe

As enterprise technology often struggles to keep up with the consumer world, here are the high impact products breaking into the mainstream with excellent chance to help companies keep up and get ahead. CXO Cloud Emerging Tech IT Priorities Software Tech Industry

Continuous learning : it’s a mindset not a technology or product

Jane Hart

In this fast-moving world, we constantly need to learn new stuff. So how can organisations support continuous learning at work? It […].

From Mass Production to Mass Individualism

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

All kinds of new products and services, like Airbnb, are now coming to market. But I was clearly wrong,” he writes. “And Web 1.0

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Luis Suarez

IBM Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingHowever, it * does* work! And I’m loving it! Priceless! Grrr).

The Materials of Digital Products

Adaptive Path

The first was a commitment to craft and an understanding of its importance to the final product's quality. The second was a sense of pragmatism and, for lack of a better word, accountability for how the design would impact the final product. I have the good fortune of having a number of industrial designers as friends.

Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What do we mean by the production of services ? Production includes both manufacturing and ICT-enabled services.

As more jobs are automated, how many of us will still have productive work?

Ross Dawson

The post As more jobs are automated, how many of us will still have productive work? The area under the curve covers all US employment.

Learning is the main driver for productivity

Harold Jarche

EskoKilpi – “Learning is the main driver for productivity. ” by @snowded. It matters who you teach. ” by @JayCross.

Healthy and Productive Nonprofit Meetings: What Does the Research Say?

Beth Kanter

In preparation, I’ve been studying the research and best practices for productive meetings. Flickr Photo by Haldane Martin.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

The first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity. What is personal productivity? Mindfulness

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The Secret Every Successful Nonprofit Leader Knows About Being Productive

Beth Kanter

This means I have to be careful about scheduling my too many back-to-back work chunks without breaks which can be an energy and productivity zapper.

Total Institutions, Productivity, and Unemployment

Bob Sutton

This isn't an original idea, but it has been gnawing at me lately.    As we all know, unemployment in the U.S. remains frighteningly high -- and is in worse in many parts of Europe.    We still haven't really dug our way out of the meltdown.    See this 2011 infographic on The Overworked American.

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

Shouldn’t we be aiming at addressing that productivity overkill and do something about it? Seriously. That’s a huge problem.

Products

Clark Quinn

I don’t usually talk about products, particularly ones I’ve received as opposed to have chosen. However, there are a couple of mentions worth making: GOOD. I won a copy of Navigon. I’d always wanted a GPS, but didn’t want to buy one, figuring they’d get outdated. I also earned a pair of Sony Walkman headphones.

The 6 essential lessons of a satisfying, productive career

Dan Pink

Just in time for graduation season, Johnny Bunko is here to remind you of the 6 essential lessons of any satisfying, productive career: 1.

The 6 essential lessons of a satisfying, productive career

Dan Pink

Just in time for graduation season, Johnny Bunko is here to remind you of the 6 essential lessons of any satisfying, productive career: 1.

The enterprise products with disruptive potential for 2014

Dion Hinchcliffe

While there are plenty of new products emerging to challenge organizations in the way they plan, drive, deliver, and support the business, it helps to understand the leading players. Enterprise Software

Xyleme Product Update: Pastiche 2.4 for the iPad – Content monetization and more

Xyleme

Users can browse your catalog of products directly within the app and pay to get access to the content they are interested in. Pastiche 2.4

Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help

Ross Dawson

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.

One Simple Tip To Increase Your Productivity at Your Nonprofit Job

Beth Kanter

Sarah Cooper – 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings. It really spoke to me about our culture of overwork, especially i n the nonprofit sector.

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Three Models of Knowledge Production

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

knowledge production as growth - on this view, data is like a raw material that serves as a nutrient or growth medium. Here's what I think.

The lowdown on Pastiche™ 1.2 from the product developer

Xyleme

You have probably heard the (rather exciting) news of Xyleme’s new “iPad app that creates apps” - Pastiche™. Pinch-to-Zoom. ramonguiu.

Can a tomato make you more productive?

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity Self-management ToolsWhat-the-heck-o? Pomodoro. Some Pink Blog readers, no doubt, have heard of it. CherryTomato.

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More research: browsing for fun at work boosts productivity

Ross Dawson

My post yesterday about Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help has generated some good discussion.

The Secret Sauce for Productive Nonprofit Meetings that No One Talks About

Beth Kanter

Look Out for Others: While this is the role of the meeting leader, it is a great way to contribute productively to meetings. Meetings

Healthy and Productive Meetings: Free Guidestar Webinar on Feb. 12th

Beth Kanter

I have learned a lot – and the results have helped me be way more productive (and drop a lot of pounds toos!). hours. How I Got Started.

Concept Sketches on Product Pages

Adaptive Path

Garmin has recently released a product called the Tracker. They put a concept illustration right on the product page. Essentially: “The GTU 10 is small, lightweight and waterproof. It easily attaches to a backpack, pet collar or whatever is important to you. [Y]ou device.&#. So it’s kind of creepy.

Why Creating Space for Creative Time in the Nonprofit Workplace Improves Productivity

Beth Kanter

Activities are designed to support organizational wellness for greater productivity and morale boosts. Flickr Photo by AstridWestvang.

Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Luis Suarez

decided to kill my own productivity? That, right there, is already 8 hours of lost productivity! Well, how can I put it? And here is why.

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – TweetBot, Pocket, Evernote

Luis Suarez

Like I said, I truly meant those words that this particular productivity tool has become an extension of my memory. And here I am! For real!

3 cheap and effective productivity apps

Dan Pink

The idea is similar to Jerry Seinfeld’s ruthlessly elegant productivity tip. Personal Productivity Self-managementNeed a life-hack fix? Got a couple bucks? Here are three cool iPhone apps that will help you track your journeys, value your time, and meet your goals: The first app is the delightfully named Wonderful Day.

6 new pitches for selling your product, your idea, or yourself

Dan Pink

One of my favorite chapters in To Sell is Human is Chapter 7 — titled “Pitch.” You can watch it below. To Sell is Human

6 new pitches for selling your product, your idea, or yourself

Dan Pink

One of my favorite chapters in To Sell is Human is Chapter 7 — titled “Pitch.” You can watch it below. To Sell is Human

Travelling for work: 7 principles for productivity and value

Ross Dawson

Many others have shared good advice on these topics so here I’ve just tried to stick to some of the things that matter most to me in making my travel productive and valuable. This week I will be at home all week. I have long had the concept of “the right amount of travel”, that is enough but not too much. Happy travels!