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Where is Technology Taking the Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read Where is Technology Taking the Economy? , an article in McKinsey Quarterly by W. Brian Arthur , - External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute , Visiting Researcher at PARC , and former faculty member at Stanford University.

My Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Clark Quinn

My colleague, Harold Jarche, recently posted about his professional learning toolkit, reflecting our colleague Jane Hart’s post about a Modern Learner’s Toolkit. It’s a different cut through the top 10 tools. So I thought I’d share mine, and my reflections.

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“No one gets fired for buying ….

Dave Snowden

… IBM” was a standard adage a few decades ago. You could have a better software package, or better hardware but it didn’t matter. Fear that things might go wrong resulted in a safety first mentality. If we buy the market leader then its not my fault.

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How to become a Modern Professional Learner

Jane Hart

On 2 October 2017, I released the results of the 11th Annual Learning Tools survey in the form of the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 list.

Seeking Strategic Advantage? Break Down Walls and Cultivate Networks

John Hagel

Where’s the advantage? In traditional business strategy, the answer was easy: build a wall. The companies with the highest and strongest walls would win. In the Big Shift , that answer becomes less credible. Walls work in stable worlds but they can actually become obstacles in more rapidly changing worlds. In the exponential world we’re entering, walls may be replaced by networks as the most promising sources of advantage.

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Dear CEO

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Dear CEO, Now more than ever in our history we need you to lead. Frankly, with all due respect, what you have been serving up. Dan's Related Posts: Evolution of the Chief Learning Officer. A Few Easy Steps For Entrepreneurs To Take To Enact A Higher Purpose. Nine Tricky Questions And Nine Honest Answers Regarding Purpose. Defining A Leader’s Duty Of Care. My Hopes for the Drucker Forum #gpdf14. Thanks for reading.

trust emerges

Harold Jarche

Paul Zak discovered eight key factors, or principles, in promoting trust in the workplace. In The Neuroscience of Trust he describes the research over several years that yielded these insights and gives examples of companies who implement these principles.

The MIT 2017 Inclusive Innovation Challenge

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) was organized in 2013 by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andy McAfee to examine the impact of digital technologies on the world. Understanding the future of work and jobs is one of the major areas of research being address by IDE.

Fidelity in complex systems consultancy

Dave Snowden

It been a week since my tirade against the abrogation of leadership by falling back to the crutch of a mega-consultancy report. Since then a mixture of bad flu, trans-pacific, trans-americas & transatlantic flights have all conspired against my blogging.

The role of L&D in 2018

Jane Hart

I am frequently asked for my thoughts on the role of L&D in the future. Here is my take on the important work required for the short-term future. Social learning

Revisiting 70:20:10

Clark Quinn

Last week, the Debunker Club (led by Will Thalheimer) held a twitter debate on 70:20:10 (the tweet stream can be downloaded if you’re curious). In ‘attendance’ were two of the major proponents of 70:20:10, Charles Jennings and Jos Arets.

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How Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Explains Culture, Purpose & Employee Engagement

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: I have several favorite chocolate bars. Crunchie is one. Toffee and chocolate. What a combination. So too is a Reese Cup. Peanut butter and chocolate? Dan's Related Posts: Q&A on the Future of Social, Mobile and eLearning. A Few Easy Steps For Entrepreneurs To Take To Enact A Higher Purpose. Evolution of the Chief Learning Officer. Three Tough Questions Answered About Purpose. Corporate Culture in a Venn Diagram.

A Novel Approach for Measuring the True Impact of the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Liminal Cynefin: the final cut?

Dave Snowden

The liminal version of Cynefin has been slowly evolving over the last few months. It was getting close in August but I wasn’t happy as it didn’t properly deal with disorder or the various Cynefin dynamics.

a cup of coffee

Harold Jarche

I was considering making this blog private and creating a community space for paying subscribers. However, after much deliberation I don’t think this is the best model for myself or anyone who reads my work.

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In this new world of work it’s up to everyone to develop themselves

Jane Hart

There is no longer such a thing as a job for a life – only a life of jobs – and as most organisations only train their people to do their current job – not prepare them for a future job – it’ll be up to everyone to take control of their own … Social learning

Respect Is The Starting Point For Society

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Debate is at the heart of a democracy. Discourse is what fuels growth in any organization. When our aim is to silence one another rather. Dan's Related Posts: For Democracy To Thrive, Openness Must Prevail. When Celebrity Trumps Sanity. Trump Presidency Lesson Plan. This IBM Employee Quit Her Job. I Commend Her For Doing So. Tic Tac Oh Oh. Thanks for reading. visit the original at [link]. Behaviour communication Culture respect

The Evolution Toward Digital Supply Chains

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Two years ago, a group of leading CEOs from around the world met in China to discuss the major issues facing their companies in the global marketplace.

Liminal Cynefin – image release

Dave Snowden

I decided it would be a good idea to make the image of Cynefin available, if only to reduce the change of people drawing it as a two by two and adding a diamond to keep me happy. Typical Saxon tendency, reducing Celtic curves to straight lines.

leadership is helping make the network smarter

Harold Jarche

Organizations face more complexity in the type of work they do, the problems they face, and the markets they interact with. This is due to increasing connections between everyone and everything. To deal with this complexity, organizations should loosen hierarchies and strengthen networks.

What are the most popular tools for …?

Jane Hart

This is a growing list of links to pages where you can find the most popular tools in different categories in 2017. Social learning

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Revolutions take time

Doc Searls

The original version of this ran as a comment under Francine Hardaway ‘s Medium post titled Have we progressed at all in the last fifty years? My short answer is “Yes, but not much, and not evenly.” ” This is my longer answer.

Acknowledging Changes

Clark Quinn

There are a serious number of changes that are affecting organizations. We’re seeing changes in the information flow, in technology, and in what we know about ourselves. Importantly, these are things that L&D needs to acknowledge and respond to. What are these changes? It’s old news that things are happening faster. We’re being overwhelmed with information, and that rate is accelerating. On the other hand, our tools to manage the information flow are also advancing.

Book Review: Engine of Impact – Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

Beth Kanter

Last week I attended the launch of the book, Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector by William F. Meehan III and Kim Starkey Jonker, with a Foreword by Jim Collins.

how we learn – review

Harold Jarche

How We Learn by Benedict Carey is focused mostly on memory and learning for recall but it is a good read and there is likely something new about learning here for anyone. Carey is a journalist who went through much of the research on memory in order to make sense himself.

Authenticity in Cynefin

Dave Snowden

The picture here is of Michael Bryant as Mathieu Delarue in the BBC production of Sartre’s The Roads to Freedom. Thought lost but then shown in full at the BFI in 2012 it has never been shown again and, despite demand, had not been released on DVD.

MWL Newsletter No 39

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 5 – 11 November 2017. Social learning

Tom Reeves AECT Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Thomas Reeves opened the third day of the AECT conference with an engaging keynote that used the value of conation to drive the argument for Authentic Learning. Conation is the component of cognition that consists of your intent to learn, and is under-considered.

Keeping your Nonprofit Safe and Happy Online: Dealing with Harassment

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Many nonprofit social media managers are also serve as online community managers, supporting communities of their nonprofit’s fans and supporters on social media channels.

cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

Note: This post is based on several earlier ones.

50% Off Dan’s Books – Until December 2

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: If you’re looking for signed copies of Dan’s first two books (FLAT ARMY and/or THE PURPOSE EFFECT) now is your chance to buy them for. Dan's Related Posts: Win A Signed Copy Of “THE PURPOSE EFFECT” Download Chapter 1 of “The Purpose Effect” For Free. Full Book Jacket Cover Released for The Purpose Effect. The Purpose Effect Book Endorsers. Why I Wrote “The Purpose Effect” Book.

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The Real Goal of Open Educational Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Goal of Open Access David Wiley says , "The question we must each ask ourselves is – what is the real goal of our OER advocacy?" In this he's right. It's time for us to be clear about what we're working for. The goal of OER is access for all. This is my goal, though I don't think it's just my goal. I think it's the goal of the vast majority of those working for open educational resources (OER).

Marcy Driscoll AECT Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Marcy Driscoll kicked off the Association for Educational Communications and Technology’s annual conference with a thoughtful keynote on leadership. She used her experience as a Dean to explore possibilities and suggestions for what this could and should mean.

Four Reasons Nonprofit Should Consider the Authentic Storytelling Method

Beth Kanter

Four Reasons Nonprofit Should Consider the Authentic Storytelling Method. Guest Post by Lewis Haidt. For many nonprofits, taking the “right” photograph or creating the “perfect” video to represent an organization’s mission and work can be an intimidating prospect.

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