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implementing a triple operating system

Harold Jarche

A triple operating system aligns work and learning and has a network perspective. Awareness of New Knowledge (social networks).

a triple operating system

Harold Jarche

This trinity is not three separate operating systems. [Note: this is a repost from medium.com and a combination of two previous posts]. Action.

Two separate systems?

Clark Quinn

On the other hand, there is quite a bit of expression for more flexible systems, a more podular approach. Start small, scale out, etc.

Complex Systems and the “Rashomon Effect”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Since these systems are inherently unpredictable, there is no one model that can accurately tell us about the future.  where he wrote:  .

Scale and Complex Systemic Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, the kind of innovation that Michael Mandel writes about in his article is a mixture of disruptive and incremental.   It favors large companies because of their ability to address complex systemic problems, manage the large-scale ecosystems that solving such problems requires, and bring their solutions to market all round the world. 

Grand Unified Theory of Service Design, Systems Design, and Organization Design

Adaptive Path

Jeff Sussna is an internationally-recognized systems thinker and IT expert, combining engineering expertise with an ability to bridge business, creative, and technical perspectives. This is where organizational design and system design really become inseparable. And our systems get better and better as we go. couple things.

How Large Systems Change

George Siemens

Proclamations of systemic change, particularly in higher education, are more hype than reality. In spite of growing enrolments and expansion of higher education systems worldwide, a small number of folks, generally untethered from reality, are proclaiming higher education as a system in demise. Slides are below.

Social systems

Harold Jarche

“A System is a set of variables sufficiently isolated to stay constant long enough for us to discuss it. ~ W. things do.”

Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What do we mean by applying design principles to complex, unpredictable, people oriented systems and problems?  But the mechanisms to increase robustness will in turn make the system considerably more complex.  But, socio-technical systems are oriented toward people and services.  This is where we enter the world of design.  .

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Online Systems for Behavior Change

Tony Karrer

What do these systems do that leads to behavior change? would love to compile a list of other such solutions. Need to Change Behavior?

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

Beth Kanter

Found when researching systems thinking. Find the keys to a system. Looks for ways to help system work better, doesn’t blame.

Big Data, Complex Systems and Quantum Mechanics

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What are some of these limitations?  In thinking about this question  over the last few years, I started to notice that a number of subtle, non-intuitive concepts that I learned many years ago as a physics student seem to apply to the world of big data and information-based predictions in highly complex systems.  Let me explain.  .

Networks and Systems

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It''s interesting that he makes the point about ''systems'' twice. To use his own words, he sees at least some networks as systems. And systems are very different from networks. system''s structure and behavior may be decomposed via subsystems and sub-processes to elementary parts and process steps. watch is a system.

Our education system stumbles into the future

Harold Jarche

According to a local professor, the New Brunswick education system is too centralized , but it’s not just education. Decentralize.

Social systems need diversity

Harold Jarche

Is it so difficult to see that our education system is badly broken? We really don’t. “Let your network filter you. Friday's Finds

Cognitive Systems and Big-Data-driven Applications

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the first week of October I participated in a Cognitive Systems Colloquium hosted by IBM at its Thomas J. Watson Research Center. 

Clothing is a privacy system

Doc Searls

Some clothing we need. That’s the kind that keeps us warm, or shielded from sunlight, or from getting our feet burned or cut up. Bonus link

Only open systems are effective for knowledge sharing

Harold Jarche

Only an open system can ensure this, which is why I highlighted the knowledge sharing paradox. Seth Godin explains it with this graphic.

How Can We Ensure that Our Complex AI Systems Do What We Want Them to Do?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Software-intensive systems are generally quite flexible, - able to evolve and adapt to changing product and market requirements.  Cyberattacks. 

The Science of Complex Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

When I look back over my long, relatively eclectic career, complex systems have been a common theme in all the activities I’ve been involved in.  It started in the 1960s, when I was an undergraduate and graduate student at the University of Chicago majoring in physics, - the study of complex natural systems.  Let me explain. Amazing. 

Identity systems, failing to communicate

Doc Searls

When I was a kid, my mother taught in the same school system, and had access to my text scores. What’s f *d up about identity is that every site and service has its own identity system. Every system has its own namespaces, and getting different systems’ namespaces to work together is very very hard.

Systems Thinking, Safety and Risk Management

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Several participants cited the sharp rise in volume and speed of high-frequency trading over the past decade as an example of a current practice that is potentially increasing volatility and systemic risk in financial markets.  Financial systems are an example of such complex engineering systems.  it's not true. 

A Neural, Digital System for the Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Brian Arthur , - The Second Economy.  Dr. Arthur is external professor at the Santa Fe Institute and visiting researcher at PARC’s Intelligent Systems Lab. This second, digital economy is essentially acting as the neural system for the overall economy. Now it is developing a neural system.  What does this mean? 

Creating emergent, adaptive systems in organizations

Ross Dawson

In my book Living Networks I included a small section on Creating adaptive systems in Chapter 6 on Network Presence. The system allows a broad range of participants to propose ideas, add comments, and assess the value of each others’ ideas and comments. The networks are alive. When ants forage for food, they lay down a pheromone trail.

Complex Sociotechnical Systems: the Case for a New Field of Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are enabling us to develop systems with huge numbers of interconnected components and sophisticated software that infuses them with seemingly unlimited capabilities.  But, we have much to learn on how to best design and operate these systems.  Let me discuss a few.  . Sussman calls this evaluative complexity. 

Changing thinking, changing systems

Harold Jarche

“The challenge of the coming century is to change the value system of society. Tweet Here are some of the insights and observations that were shared on Twitter this past week. Vaclav Havel” via @BillMcKibben. “Intellectual property is an oxymoron. Ideas can’t be owned. ” ~ @JohnRobb. Friday's Finds

Why it matters that networks in organizations and social systems are shifting to power-law distributions

Ross Dawson

’ * There are many factors, such as positive feedback loops and self-organisation , that are shifting systems towards power-law distributions.

What does a disrupted education system look like?

George Siemens

The event is being streamed live. Some great resources on Indian education can be accessed here (bottom tab on left-side menu).

7 principles of intervention in complex systems

Dave Snowden

I may buy this T-Shirt as its a great slogan. As it happens I was working on intervention strategy in Washington a week ago. Reflections

Deal with the system as a whole please

Dave Snowden

11: You can't reduce or aggregate a complex system and trying is wrong a priori. In effect you buy the right to make money. Polemic

Continuing Education and Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

One of our colleagues came to me with a particular challenge, and I'm not sure I have a good answer, nor do I know specifically how to go about finding an answer. I'm hoping that readers can weigh in on both aspects: (1) specific thoughts or suggestions on LMS products that might fit and (2) how do you get answers to questions like this? Solutions?

Real Profitability Part II: classical System Integrators

Martijn Linssen

For now, I think youll just feel bad for the poor system integrators - or at least their employees? Note the different currencies. dollar.

I’m Not Scared of Email; I Developed a System called DADDIO

Dan Pontefract

You may use Outlook or Lotus or whatever messaging system or application is provided to you to send and answer these types of emails. Action.

Managing Multiple Learning Managment Systems - The High Cost of Choice

Dawn of Learning

Post Type: Blog post. In fact, it’s a scattered and fragmented market, one that is wreaking havoc on Learning & Development. The Reason. read more.

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Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

In fact, because content management is now so ubiquitous in almost all social networking systems (including Microsoft SharePoint), many companies are finding ways to leverage these tools to help aid content development. They have Articulate courses, classroom courses, SharePoint sites, etc. They have an LMS but not an LCMS. Sound familiar?

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System

Adaptive Path

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System. Photo by Maria Cordell. Photo by Maria Cordell. Photo by Maria Cordell.

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System

Adaptive Path

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System. Photo by Maria Cordell. Photo by Maria Cordell. Photo by Maria Cordell.

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System

Adaptive Path

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System. Connectedness via Ambient Awareness. Are they stressed and in a rush?

The Internet is an energy management system

Euen Semple

"My friends, family and acquaintances are all on Facebook, where they add up to a bustling community I enjoy being part of. More than any particular feature that Mark Zuckerberg and company have cooked up, it’s the people in my life that make Facebook, well, Facebook. The conversations are less warm, personal and interesting.

Dr. Watson, Please Report to the Health Care System

Andy McAfee

Physician, professor, and novelist Abraham Verghese wrote a recent op-ed in the New York Times in reaction to the news that IBM is working with the universities of Columbia and Maryland to adapt Watson , the Jeopardy! champion supercomputer , to the task of medical diagnosis. Watson works by applying lots of algorithms to a huge body of data.