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PKM in 2013

Harold Jarche

Innovation. Scott Anthony, author of The Little Black Book of Innovation , identifies four skills exhibited by innovators: Observing; Questioning; Experimenting; Networking. It is quite likely that innovation in organizations can be improved with individuals practising PKM.

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The Innovation of Loneliness

Luis Suarez

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Favourite Books of 2013 That I Read

Dan Pontefract

In a previous post this week I outlined a compendium of articles and write-ups from 2013 that I thought were truly brain candy for a cerebral Canadian like me. Out Think: How Innovative Leaders Drive Exceptional Outcomes by Shawn Hunter. I like to read.

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Best of Friday’s Finds 2013

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the best finds I made in 2013, on the topics of creativity, complexity, hierarchy, innovation, leadership, learning, models, networks, organizations, work, and the workplace. Innovation. Deconstructing Innovation : a complex concept made simple; by @ShaunCoffey.

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The TED of all Leadership Management Conferences – A Review of the Drucker Forum 2013

Dan Pontefract

The Drucker Forum 2013 edition that was recently held in Vienna, Austria –14 and 15, November — was one of those moments for me. Once in a while, you get inspired by events in your life that seem to be a precursor to real societal change. A hopeful change. A needed change.

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UX Week 2013 Speaker Preview

Adaptive Path

We're still putting the finishing touches on the program for UX Week 2013, but here's a taste of what you'll see in San Francisco this August. [UX Week 2012 attendees enjoying lunch outside on one of the workshop days].

Can technology improve business innovation?

Dion Hinchcliffe

Useful innovation is one of the most meaningful outputs of human creativity. Today, technological aids are increasingly employed to improve and amplify the innovation process. Now new social methods, especially crowdsourcing, have fundamentally altered how innovation is achieved and even who does it. CXO Emerging Tech Enterprise Software Enterprise 2.0 Tech Industry Social Enterprise

Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The recent New Yorker article, - The Disruption Machine: What the gospel of innovation gets wrong , - by Harvard history professor Jill Lepore , has led to a flurry of opinions on disruptive innovation. The New Yorker described the article as “Rethinking the innovation craze.”

Internet Time Alliance Predictions for 2013

Jay Cross

Here is what the Principals of the Internet Time Alliance see ahead in 2013: Harold Jarche. 2013 will be a great year. People who know nothing about connectivism or collaborative learning will profit from MOOC’s.

The immense role of national and ethnic diaspora in driving global innovation

Ross Dawson

For over a decade I have been working with various facets of the idea of Global Innovation Networks: connections around the world that facilitate new endeavors. Innovation always stems from diverse connections between ideas and people.

Internet Time Alliance Predictions for 2013

Jane Hart

We’ll also see more interactive and engaging examples of experience design, and yet such innovative approaches will continue to be reserved for the foresightful, while most will continue in the hidebound status quo. 2013 will be a great year.

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

Erik Qualman recently showed this in the next take of Social Media 2013 video clips. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Open Business

Innovation as a Journey into the Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read an excellent innovation report, - Strategic Orientations for Innovation: Chile in the 2025 Horizon. He was a Senator then, a position he held from March of 2002 until his appointment to president of the Innovation Council.

Let’s Stop Kidding Ourselves and Start Innovating in Education

Andy McAfee

A new study is out from the OECD about worker skills in many countries, and it ain’t pretty for the US. It examined literacy, numeracy, and problem solving skills among adults.

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment

Luis Suarez

In the world of Social, 2013 is going to accelerate the transformation of vendors talking one thing and doing a completely different other. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

Can technology improve business innovation?

Dion Hinchcliffe

Useful innovation is one of the most meaningful outputs of human creativity. Today, technological aids are increasingly employed to improve and amplify the innovation process. Now new social methods, especially crowdsourcing, have fundamentally altered how innovation is achieved and even who does it. Software

The 7 roles of company directors in driving successful innovation

Ross Dawson

I have just finished running a two-day program in Phuket for the Malaysian Directors Academy on The Innovation Zone: Unleashing the Mindset. The piece is below, providing a high-level view on the role of company directors in driving innovation. Five domains of innovation.

Keynote slides: Crowds and the future of creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

Earlier this month I gave the opening keynote at Crowdsourcing Week on Connecting the Crowd: The Future of Creativity and Innovation. Crowdsourcing Week keynote: The Future of Creativity and Innovation from Ross Dawson.

EdTech Innovation Conference

George Siemens

Our edtech innovation conference, held in Calgary May 1-3, is now more or less planned: [link]. I don’t think I’m overstating things when I say that there won’t be an edtech innovation conference in Canada this year that will have as stellar a line up of keynote speakers and panels: [link].

The More We DO, the Less Time We Have to REFLECT – Happy New Year 2013!

Luis Suarez

You know, it’s a new year, 2013 (Happy New Year, by the way!). If interested, go and have a read at “ Social Business in 2013: A Challenge, An Opportunity, A Commitment “ . Ohhh and a Happy, Healthy and rather Prosperous New Year 2013 to everyone out there!

Innovators, imitators and idiots

Harold Jarche

Friday’s Finds: “first come the innovators, then the imitators, then the idiots … you can set your watch to it.” ” – @littleidea. “Sad. So many education questions now start with, “Do you know any apps for … ?”

10 resources I enjoyed in February 2013

Jane Hart

Although I tweet links to interesting resources as I find them, and collate them in my 2013 Reading List , the important thing for me about curation is also taking some time to analyse what I’ve found to try and make sense of it all, and consider how it adds to my own thinking and practice.

networks are the new companies

Harold Jarche

Nilofer Merchant wrote in The New How that, “Permission to innovate without asking happens when the strategy is co-owned.” The company no longer offers the stability it once did as innovation, and resulting business disruption, comes from all corners. Innovation SocialBusiness Work

Can Innovation Continue to Drive Long-Term Economic Growth?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The article takes a look at what it calls innovation pessimism , - the notion that we are in a long-term period of slow innovation and growth despite our rapidly advancing technologies and hyperconnected economies. Has the ideas machine broken down?

Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I was asked to talk about the organizational challenges that companies generally face when embracing disruptive innovations like those being developed by ID3. Managing a Disruptive Innovation Initiative. There are many reasons why disruptive innovations fail in large companies.

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the 2013 edition, Deloitte chose to break up its findings into five separate reports, each focused on a different topic. In the case of the 2013 Shift Index, the story centers on the puzzling discrepancy in technology adoption between individuals and organizations.

Making sense of complexity and innovation

Harold Jarche

” @Cory_Foy – “Innovation comes from slack. ” Deconstructing Innovation : a complex concept made simple; by @ShaunCoffey. So it is important to understand that there is no one-size-fits-all philosophy in terms of successful innovation.

Patent Activity and the State of US Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The study examines whether patent activity is a good concrete indicator of innovation, economic growth and productivity by looking at historical data going all the way back to 1790. This is a timely report given recent concerns that the US might be losing its innovation edge.

The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Disruptive innovations take time to play out. Its potential for driving business innovation remains untapped. The promise of up to three billion additional digital citizens is turning the Internet into a platform for truly inclusive innovation and economic development.

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When It Comes To Performance Support, The Cloud Changes Everything

Xyleme

I am incredibly excited to announce that yesterday afternoon, at the Bersin by Deloitte research conference, IMPACT 2013: The Business of Talent, Xyleme was recognized for winning the prestigious WhatWorks® Award in the Delivering Innovation category. Post Type: Blog post.

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The new work

Harold Jarche

This leads to blocked learning, suboptimal performance, stifled innovation and stagnant growth. complexity Innovation Work All work today can be reduced to just four basic types of jobs, according to Lou Adler.

IBM Connect 2013 Highlights – Pardon the Interruption in Social Business – The Recording #ibmconnect

Luis Suarez

Stuart McIntyre (@StuartMcIntyre) January 29, 2013. Oh, did you notice our answers for one of the very last questions from the session on "What is your personal plan / objective for 2013 to support the adoption of Social Business and IBM Connections?"

Tacit Knowledge Not Included

Harold Jarche

They can help refine your existing business processes, but they are not a source of innovation. Innovation It’s rather interesting to hear from the same company that 1) their situation is unique, and 2) they are looking for examples of best practices in their industry.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I wrote about my recent participation in the 2013 Roundtable on Institutional Innovation , an Aspen Institute event that took a close look at the impact of digital technologies on the evolution of companies and other organizations.

Favourite Posts of 2013 That I Wrote & Published

Dan Pontefract

I’m referring to a recent post where I highlighted many interesting articles and posts in 2013 that I read … and another post where I highlighted several long-form books I found to be quite intriguing. This post turns the mirror toward my own writing in 2013.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

” I liken it to what I call ‘pervasive learning’ John Hagel, Co-Chairman at the Deloitte Center for Edge Innovation and author of several books including The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion , also tends to agree.

Innovation. Maybe.

Jay Cross

“All human institutions since the dawn of prehistory or earlier had always been designed to prevent change–all of them: family, government, church, army. Change has always been a catastrophic threat to human security.” ” Peter R. Drucker.

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

702010 Informal Learning Management Innovation Meta-Learning Things should be as simple as possible, but no simpler. implementing 70-20-10 is not simple. Sharing 50 suggestions on putting 70-20-10 to work has consumed five posts spread over two months. Today the series is complete.

The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

People are no longer starting their sessions by saying: “let’s define cloud computing,” said an article on a 2013 cloud conference. I find it helpful to look at cloud along two key dimensions: as a technology to improve IT productivity, and as a platform for enabling business innovation.