I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote

Dan Pontefract

When I started the quest of writing my first book — aside from the instant classic I wrote as a 9 year-old that detailed with intricate depth the entire universe of Star Wars droids — I debated how to actually write it. I would have become a book writing Word ninja.

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New Book: Aha! 75 Ways to Work Smarter

Jay Cross

My new book, Aha!, Adopt sound learning practices as lifelong habits. to have more impact than my previous book, Informal Learning. The beta edition is the complete 170-page book that is going into print, with one exception.

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Harvard Library adopts LibraryCloud

David Weinberger

LibraryCloud already has metadata about 18M items in the Harvard Library collection — one of the great collections — including virtually all the books and other items in the catalog (nearly 13M), a couple of million of images in the VIA collection, and archives at the folder level in Harvard OASIS. Thus the LibraryCloud Harvard has adopted is a good distance from the initial vision of a single API for accessing multiple libraries.

New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017

Jane Hart

This doesn’t just mean updating traditional training practices but adopting new ways to enable and support both manager-led and employee-led learning. The book is available as a Paperback or PDF. E: A-Z of Tools in the book. Now available to purchase.

Flat Army Book Launch Party … A Sea of Humanity

Dan Pontefract

While I understand the industry typically defaults to having quotes from famous people waxing lyrical about the contents of said book, I refused and ultimately balked at this approach. The 10 Winners of Flat Army Copies Are … the second book. book flat army personal pesonal

Book Review: When Millennials Take Over and the Fluid Workplace

Beth Kanter

The book discusses how management traditional approaches need to change due to three trends that are coming together in a perfect storm. The trends are analyzed from a historical perspective, backed by research, and illustrated with lots of anecdotes and stories in the book.

Book Review: Connecting to Change the World

Beth Kanter

” This books updates their experiences and provides easily understandable, field-tested information on how to form and manage social-impact networks. Here’s a few ideas, concepts, and insights from the book that resonated. Books

Interop: The Book

David Weinberger

John Palfrey and Urs Gasser are giving a book talk at Harvard about their new book, Interop. (It’s ” He says the book started out fairly confined, about the effect of interop on innovation. But from this also come problems, which is why the subtitle of the book Interop talks about its peril. In the book, JP and Urs look at how railroad systems became interoperable. The book sees interop more broadly as “The art and science of working together.”

Alone Together - An Important New Book by Sherry Turkle

John Hagel

In 1984, she wrote her first book on computers and people, "The Second Self," in 1984, a book she describes as “full of hope and optimism.” Her second  book, "Life on the Screen" , published in 1995, focused on  “the new opportunities for exploring identity online”. Fifteen years later she has published a third book, “Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Computers and Less From Each Other”.  Sherry Turkle has been on a journey.

[berkman] Yochai Benkler on his new book

David Weinberger

Yochai Benkler is giving a talk about his new and wonderful book, The Penguin and the Leviathan. (I Community policing has been widely adopted because it’s generally successful. A: I should note that I don’t address that in the book. But I don’t talk about that much in the book. I interviewed him about it here.). NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness.

Announcing the Launch of Book #3:The Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Beth Kanter

I am thrilled to announce the official launch of my third book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout with co-author Aliza Sherman. I have two adopted children from Cambodia, and both these young women lived in the same orphanage as my daughter.

I'm sorry, you're just not incompetent enough to get it

Martijn Linssen

Although humorous, Peter's book contains many real-world examples and thought-provoking explanations of human behaviour. adopt knowledge management marketing maturity social media trustOlivier Blanchard made me do it.

Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

Book Me For A Speech. The Decent Thing to Call My Book - Publishers Weekly. Six Business Books to Read on the Beach -- Wall Street Journal. globeandmail.com: Hard facts about this years books. Good Books. editors of Klutz: The Klutz Book of Inventions. Jack Covert: The 100 Best Business Books of All Time: What They Say, Why They Matter, and How They Can Help You. Book me for a speech. I've just end reading your book (French translation).

Reinventing Organizations – Review

Harold Jarche

The book describes in detail how Teal organizations work and how they can be initiated. This book is probably the most important management book to read this decade. This book opened my eyes to how well self-managing organizations can function.

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” is 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award Finalist

Beth Kanter

My second book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data to Change the World co-authored with Katie Delahaye Paine and featuring a foreword by Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen has been chosen as one of four finalists for the 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.

Tools For New Thoughts: A Special Webinar For "Early Adopters" Of My Book

Steven Berlin Johnson

Where Good Ideas Come From is an idea book about the history of ideas, but I have always thought of it as a book that would have real practical value as well. I’ll also answer questions about the book (or anything else) – so please submit questions when you fill out the form below. Tags: Books

Introducing Future Perfect

Steven Berlin Johnson

In the spring of 2001, I was finishing up the final chapter of my second book, Emergence: The Connected Lives Of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software. Emergence was not explicitly a book about politics or social movements, but I wanted to end it with a hint of those possibilities. This is one of the beautiful things about writing books, particularly idea books: your readers are free to take your ideas and push them in all sorts of directions you never anticipated.)

how not to adopt an lcms


Home > Executive Perspective > How not to adopt an LCMS How not to adopt an LCMS June 2nd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment As the economy has forced organizations to do more with less, we’re seeing more and more interest in LCMS systems. Some common mistakes organizations make when adopting and LCMS are: Trying to shoe-horn your existing process into your new system. One of the reasons you’re adopting an LCMS is to streamline your process.

Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Pre-Order Your Copy Now!

Beth Kanter

In mid-May 2015, the book “ Volunteer Engagement 2.0 ” will launch and I’m proud to be among 35 chapter contributors! The book is about: Striking a balance between actionable strategy and broad discussion of the issues surrounding volunteerism, Volunteer Engagement 2.0

The Horizon Report 2011

Jane Hart

The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are: Time to adoption: One Year or Less. Electronic Books. Time to adoption: Two to Three Years. Time to adoption: Four to Five Years.

Third Industrial Revolution – Review

Harold Jarche

Europe is leading the way and Rifkin spends a good part of the book setting up a narrative and understanding for an American audience. The first part talks about energy but the book continues with sections on economics, politics and education.

Speeding up hyperlinks: topics

Martijn Linssen

Compare that with the old fashioned way I had to gather information, which at best resulted in a day or so in one or more libraries where some or most books would be out on loan and I'd only have the full result set after a week or two , sometimes more - leaving me with a metre of paper books I had to plow through Scanning them was simple yet elaborate: read the index, pick the most appetising chapters, and from each of those carefully read the first and last paragraph.

A little rant on comic books.

Mark Oehlert

First, as a long-time (since like I was 9) comic book reader, I'm offended because it seems like the artist just gave up and didn't even draw Emma Frost but instead drew some kind of hooker/stripper avatar. And another thing, adopt tighter story arcs.

Open – Review

Harold Jarche

The core of this book is David Price’s SOFT model and I have highlighted some components in this summary table, with further explanations below. Books How do our minds cope with the torrent of information coming at us from every angle today?

The Progress Principle: A Masterpiece Every Manager Should Own.

Bob Sutton

Book Me For A Speech. The Decent Thing to Call My Book - Publishers Weekly. Six Business Books to Read on the Beach -- Wall Street Journal. globeandmail.com: Hard facts about this years books. Good Books. editors of Klutz: The Klutz Book of Inventions. Jack Covert: The 100 Best Business Books of All Time: What They Say, Why They Matter, and How They Can Help You. Book me for a speech.   My advice is to simply buy the book

Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

asks McKinsey in a recently published report - Artificial Intelligence: the Next Digital Frontier. “AI adoption outside of the tech sector is at an early, often experimental stage,” is the report’s succinct answer. “Few firms have deployed it at scale.”. AI is now seemingly everywhere.

2012 Philanthropy and Social Investment Industry Report Now Available

Beth Kanter

” The book I’m working on KD takes this idea and goes into depth on how to do it, with checklists, stories, and examples. Like so many buzzy things, infographics are running ontheir own adoption cycle, from the rare and cool to overhyped andoverused.

A sheep in wolves clothing

Dave Snowden

You’ve sweated through the early adopter phase and you are starting to make process then someone (or often more than one person) sweeps down on the novel idea and purloins the language to give a fresh lick of paint to a set of familiar, but tired methods or tools without first dealing with the rust.

Nancy Duarte on her new book, Resonate

Dave Gray

She just published a new book on storytelling for presentations, called resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences , which follows hot on the heels of her recent book slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations , a critically-acclaimed book on presentation design.

[2b2k] Books: The early years

David Weinberger

I’m reading The Coming of the Book , by Lucien Febvre and Henri-Jean Martin (1958), who explain arrival of printed books with an impressive attention to fact-based detail. The “points &# by which we measure fonts were adopted in the 18th century. “…the Arab writer Mohammed Ibn Ishaq remarked in 989: ‘The Chinese write their religious books and their works of scholarship on sheets of paper which open like a fan.’

Supporting all the ways people learn at work

Jane Hart

More in my MWL book here. More in my MWL book here. More in my MWL book here. It involves helping the whole organisation adopt a culture of continuous, self-organised and self-managed learning. In my previous post I showed how people learn at work in a multitude of ways.

Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!

Luis Suarez

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Department of Corrections

Doc Searls

<pissed> After spending two years working on a book, trying to make as clear as possible something that is still new, has no precedent, and will change the world if it actually plays out — one might be forgiven for getting cranky when people who haven’t read the book say wrong things about it — or about what you’ve been doing and saying for the last twenty years or more. But others don’t get what I say in the book — or anywhere.

[2b2k] Jon Orwant of Google Books

David Weinberger

Jon Orwant is an Engineering Manager at Google, with Google Books under him. We used to use the library to search for books and talk about them at home. In the future, we’ll use our computer to search for books, and talk about them at our libraries. Maybe libraries should replicate this, adopting information-driven departments. I.e., kindergarten classes are filled with books, but grad student classrooms have few. Google Books want to scan all books.

Enterprise 1.0 - The Dysfunctional Family?

Martijn Linssen

Lets see how far I get on this post without writing a book in stead of a post? Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Adopt vs adapt Microsoft and Cloud - they just don't get it, do t. Business or Pleasure? -

Cloud Computing and the Supply Chain of Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In his talk, based on his then recently published book The Big Switch , Carr nicely framed the historical shift to cloud computing, comparing the evolution of IT to that of power plants. In 2008 I gave a talk at a conference on The Promise and Reality of Cloud Computing.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Charles Jennings

from our 702010 towards 100% performance book) If learning is embedded in the daily flow of work, rather than away from the workflow, the idea that we need to develop ways to ‘transfer’ that learning into practical use disappears.

Should Your Company Get on the Blockchain Learning Curve Now or Wait?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I explored this question by comparing blockchain today to the Internet in the early-mid 1990s, which is roughly when the Internet made its own transition from early adopters to mainstream users. It’s still in its early adopters stage, - perhaps akin to the Internet in the late1980s.

The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins

Steve Denning

It is one of a number of books discussing the revolution that is brewing that will end the world of work as we know it in the Fortune 500 companies. Rod’s book adds important new insights. Steve: The title of your book indicates that this is a book about leadership.

AI and the Productivity Paradox

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It’s only been in the last few years that complementary innovations like machine learning have taken AI from the lab to early adopters in the marketplace. B eyond the relatively small number of early adopters, AI is still in the experimental stage.