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Exploring Business Types and Business Models

John Hagel

But I’ve also written a lot about business types/roles, including a popular Harvard Business Review article almost 20 years ago. Many of you have approached me to ask, so what’s the difference between a business model and a business type? And, if there is a difference, what business models should each business type adopt?

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Three types of KM

Harold Jarche

This requires enterprise-wide systems. In large organizations, who probably have a Big KM system, I would focus next on PKM.

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a triple operating system

Harold Jarche

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

First structure the work system

Harold Jarche

Working Together. Complexity (Cynefin). Social (TIMN). Practices. Group Work. Chaotic. Tribal. Novel. Action. Simple. Tribal + Institutional. Complex.

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. The other thing is, I think a lot about the relationship between designing and operating systems and designing and operating organizations.

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

Continuing Education Requirements Requirement #1: The LMS needs the ability to apply multiple types of continuing education credits to a single course, have the user select multiple types of credits to obtain and print certificates with the appropriate wording for the desired credit(s). She then prints her certificates. Solutions?

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.

A learning system to meet the needs of a complex knowledge era

George Siemens

I gave a talk on the type(s) of learning system(s) that are needed to address complex knowledge needs. We gain an understanding of needed learning systems, I argue, by evaluating the attributes of information in digital networks and through focusing on the nature of knowledge needs in complex settings

An Operating System for the Mind

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Interestingly, that's how many people used to think of electronic information systems - as mechanisms into which you input facts to facilitate easy discovery and retrieval. The computer, or online systems (such as Minitel) were visualized as giant electronic libraries, with the sum total of the world's knowledge at our disposal. Third.

AI, Automation and the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Uneven distribution of impact across sectors, job types, wage levels, skills and education. That’s roughly where we are with AI today.

Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In short, these systems are trained rather than programmed.”. Is big data all hype?,” A lot was happening at the time.

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Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Learning systems today primarily push information to students. Why is it so important to foster a more entrepreneurial style of learning?

Has AI (Finally) Reached a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2011, Watson , - IBM’s question-answering system, - won the Jeopardy! A Go-playing system cannot simply rely on computational brute force.

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Rapid Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

I've been asked numerous times over the past couple of years by various types of people and companies a very similar question: I plan to or have been conducting and charging for training workshops for clients. To me this is a new kind of system. I'm temporarily calling this a Rapid Learning Management System. Systems?


On Saving the American Health System: Dr. Donald Berwick's.

Bob Sutton

The Observer | Business | You could be a genius - if only you had a good system. 11 Books Every Leader Should Read » On Saving the American Health System: Dr. Donald Berwicks Farewell Speech. If you doubt it, visit the brilliant Nuka care system at Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage, which just won the Baldrige Award.

The Rise of the Platform Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The study identified 4 major types of platforms. What do we mean by a platform ? Platforms have long played a key role in the IT industry.

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Man, Machine, and Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Others are dismissive of such dire concerns while agreeing that we must work hard to ensure that our complex AI systems do what we want them to do. .

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Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The types of solutions that emerge from engineering thinking usually involve a new technology (e.g., Let me explain.

AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They said that the service sector will be particularly impacted, as many consumer applications will be handled by self-service automated systems. .

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution - Risks and Benefits

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Uneven distribution of impact across sectors, job types, wage levels, skills and education. Let me summarize some recent such efforts.

Managing Multiple Learning Managment System’s - The High Cost of Choice


Post Type: Blog post. Did you know that today there are approximately 500 Learning Management System vendors in the market? The Reason.

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The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution. They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.” .

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Aggregation Types

Tony Karrer

Aggregation Types As I'm thinking about this, there's likely a few different forms of aggregation implied by looking at systems like Social Media Today , OLDaily , Communities and Networks Connection , Techmeme , Sphinn and Digg. Traders must have their Bloomberg or Thomson Reuters terminal. It's free. But it's like the old adage.

The Digitization of the Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture

The New Era of Smart, Connected Products

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These new types of products alter industry structure and the nature of competition, exposing companies to new competitive opportunities and threats.

The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Until the early 1990s, it was quite difficult to get different IT systems to talk to each other. Let me explain.

What Should We Think of Machines that Think?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The study of the verification of the behavior of software systems is challenging and critical, and much progress has been made. But wait!

The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the early decades of the IT industry, different vendors brought to market their own proprietary systems and networks. Workforce development.

The Promise and Challenges of Health Analytics

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Our current system of delivering health care is episodic and reactive. What are phenotypes? How can that be?

Reflections on Big Data, Data Science and Related Subjects

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture

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Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Why do firms exist? However, markets are not perfectly fluid. Firms came into being to make it easier and less costly to get work done. The result?

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Online reputation systems , where people rank buyers and sellers, are critical to the smooth functioning of collaborative markets. Web 2.0

Computing Beyond Moore’s Law

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Initially, we used these components to develop what in retrospect were not-very-powerful, stand-alone computer systems. Software. he asked.

Knowledge Work Types

Tony Karrer

Thomas Davenport classifies Knowledge Work Types in Thinking for a Living: How to Get Better Performances And Results from Knowledge Workers using a variety of classifications. Within that he then defined the following types of knowledge workers: Transaction Worker - Routine, individual, ex. One was based on the complexity of the work.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In my classes and seminars, I point out that both types of innovation, - sustaining and disruptive, - are equally important.

The Evolution toward a Global Digital Money Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, it was quite a bit more difficult to reach out beyond the company ’ s boundaries, especially to one with a different proprietary e-mail system.

Open Letter on the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Understanding the incentives and costs associated with expanding the earned income tax credit and other types of wage subsidies.” .

The Future of Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strateg

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FinTech and Financial Inclusion

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In early June I spent a few days in Mexico City. My talk was focused on the changing nature of innovation in the digital economy. Yet, 1.3