The False Promise of "Adopt now, and all will adapt"

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 28 December 2010 The False Promise of "Adopt now, and all will adapt" Its the most widespread lie across IT. Adopt this once , and youll be able to adapt to any and all applications moving and and out of your IT landscape.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Someone buy me this poster

Mark Oehlert

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "The Name of the Game Is Work" (Business Week) | Main | Someone buy me this poster » August 28, 2007 Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization What a great resource.

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Impact of AI on Government - Opportunities and Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

To help manage this transformation, government leaders should communicate often with employees to explain the potential of AI to alter their work using concrete examples from early adopters. Security.

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Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As the economy and society move toward a world where interactions are primarily governed by digital data and transactions, our existing methods of managing identity and data security are proving inadequate.

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Blockchain and the Promise of an Open, Decentralized Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There’s generally a considerable time-lag between the time we start reading articles about their exciting potential and their adoption by companies and industries across the marketplace.

Is Blockchain Now Transitioning to a More Mundane and Useful Era?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most potentially transformative technologies go through the kind of adoption cycles that Orcutt has (metaphorically) compressed into three years. Blockchain was created around a decade ago as the public, distributed ledger for the Bitcoin cryptocurrency.

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Blockchain and Business Process Transformation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

You could track the status of your packages, access the latest sports results, check the weather of any city in the world or buy a book or CD.

The Continuing Evolution of Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Early adopters viewed cloud as computing-on-demand. Instead of having to buy and operate their own hardware and software products, users could now obtain the computing resources they needed over the Internet on demand. .

Blockchain and the Promise of an Open, Decentralized Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There’s generally a considerable time-lag between the time we start reading articles about their exciting potential and their adoption by companies and industries across the marketplace. You could track the status of your packages, access the latest sports results, check the weather of any city in the world or buy from an online catalog with nothing more than a browser and an Internet connection.

How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Public safety and security. “One of the more successful uses of AI analytics is in detecting white collar crime, such as credit card fraud. Hardware platforms remain challenging to build, and there are few applications that people want enough to buy.

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Bigger is Not Necessarily Better in Our Information-Rich Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The report is focused on the growing gap in technology adoption between individuals and institutions. By buying specialized services, in customized form and at modest cost, companies can create unique products, find buyers from across the world, and secure profits.

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Blockchain and Business Process Transformation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

You could track the status of your packages, access the latest sports results, check the weather of any city in the world or buy a book or CD. The companies with the highest returns on their technology investments did more than just buy technology; they invested in organizational capital to become digital organizations.

How to Survive Air Travel - For Real

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

If you can''t find a sign, find an information desk or security and ask. In security. If you plan ahead like this it will take about ten seconds to set up everything, you''ll breeze through screening, and be one of the good ones that security people love.

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Growth flows naturally from the inside

Martijn Linssen

Thats change - you werent paying attention Do you consider buying machines in stead of hiring new people? 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.

En Route to the Cashless Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He writes about his experiences buying a cappuccino at a coffee house in New York City. And your smartphones will serve as beacons that will alert a retailer when you walk into its store so that it can recommend products, show you reviews, or direct you to aisle five, where that beanbag chair you didn't buy last week still beckons - and you can now have it for 10% off.” .

Social Trojan Horse versus Troj enterprise

Martijn Linssen

Any other post "lives" only a day or so but this one has been getting ReTweets for 10 days straight in a row Other blog posts come along, tweets and comments ping-pong, and then Spiro Spiliadis makes a very insightful comment about a situation where adoption meets adaption.

Real Profitability Part III: Indian players

Martijn Linssen

Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart Your Twitter security is an egg, not an onion "Social Influence tools" only measure Twitter use Do we need to behave differently on Twitter?

Evolve, Dammit!

Martijn Linssen

military adopted ancient models when it structured decision making as a distributed function, within established rules and roles. Thankfully, this was before Facebook – so her secret is safe (until someone decides to buy a scanner).

The Real Goal of Open Educational Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

OER Lebanon - "Our mission is to ensure that the benefits of open educational resources reach every school and university in Lebanon and to foster equal access to quality education through the adoption of OER." He writes: "In the new context of inclusive access models, arguments about 'reducing the cost of college' and providing students with 'day one access' are increasingly ineffective at persuading faculty to adopt OER because publishers have completely co-opted these messages."

Twitter's accidental path to monetisation

Martijn Linssen

Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart Your Twitter security is an egg, not an onion "Social Influence tools" only measure Twitter use Do we need to behave differently on Twitter?

The Social Sh*tpile: Social Everything

Martijn Linssen

All youll achieve is that you buy a silo for CRM, a silo for ERP, a silo for everything. 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? -

Why #VRM is Fools' Gold

Martijn Linssen

If I buy a bread, do I have relationship with the baker? If its any good, Ill go back and buy some more. If its very good, Ill go back, buy some more, and praise them whenever I can - until they mess up There is, in short, my relationship with a vendor: none.

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Information, Money and Related Subjects

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Then in the 1990s, the wide adoption of the Internet and World Wide Web led not only to online banking, but paved the way for online shopping and e-commerce in general. The government offers them all kinds of welfare, but because they lack an identity, they struggle to lay hands on what they have been promised.” “For the poor, having a secure online identity alters their relationship with the modern world. Ordinary Indians will find it easier to buy and sell things online,”.

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What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Others will never do that for reasons of security, lack of the ability to customize, limited feature sets, or the risk of relying on a wildcard like Mark Zuckerberg. A handful of universities have adopted some aspects of web 2.0 What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks.

Individual Value Required

Tony Karrer

When you make this information fabric easy to edit between groups of individuals in a dynamic, secure, governed and real-time manner, it creates a Collaborative Network. Adoption starts based on individual value. Adoption in the Enterprise - It's Personal. I'm sure some people will buy into that, but I believe it's a much easier sell if you first focus on individual value.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Semantic Web - a tech fix.

Martijn Linssen

Meanwhile, people are still eager to buy the Emperor's Clothes - mmm on second thoughts, that would have made for a great title ;-) 7 June 2010 14:44 Tim Molendijk said. If the technology was so useful then we would have seen significant adoption in this time.

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) was launched by the White House earlier this year to enable “Individuals and organizations [to] utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use, and interoperable identity solutions to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice, and innovation.” End users benefit from free, personalised consumer experiences such as Internet search, social networking or buying recommendations.” “And

A Parable of Integration

Martijn Linssen

Are you going to buy them, rent them, make them yourself? 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? -

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It''s not simply the money, but it''s the background, the expectations, the culture, and the values that money can buy." or you can buy the season for $29.99 or maybe you can buy an open access, public domain work for who knows how much.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.

Martijn Linssen

On the whole Oracle buys companies to expand sales from and investment in them. 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? -

Interop: The Book

David Weinberger

Interop also can help diffuse adoption. Example 3: Credit cards are highly interoperable: whatever your buying opportunity is, you can use a selection of cards that work with just about any bank. Observations: this level of interop comes with costs and risks: identity thefts, security problems, etc. John Palfrey and Urs Gasser are giving a book talk at Harvard about their new book, Interop. (It’s It’s really good. Broad, thoughtful, engaging.

The Management of Disruptive Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Unrealistic predictions are then made about the near term impact and rate of adoption of the new innovation, because the innovation in question is quite complex in nature, but the predictions assumes that it is on the simpler end of the spectrum. . Mainframe customers like them because they are a highly cost effective platform for large, critical transaction workloads that require the highest degrees of performance, reliability and security.

Nonprofit CEOs and the Network Mindset

Beth Kanter

Social Media: Getting Leadership Buy-In. Has your nonprofit’s leadership adopted a network mindset? SF Goodwill's CEO, Debbie Alvarez-Rodriguez Source: Flickr, Goodwill SF.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Onshore Manufacturing

John Hagel

Third, these companies “eschew layoffs, but in exchange for job security they require their workers to help squeeze out labor costs through automation and other efficiencies.” A leveraged buy-out by Harley-Davidson’s management in 1981 marked the beginning of a successful turnaround.

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[liveblog] The future of libraries

David Weinberger

E-book adoption hasn’t stalled, although the purchase of e-books from the Big Five publishers compared to print has slowed. Homeland Security quickly suggested that they stop. In the 21st century we’re so focused on getting access now now now, we lose sight that we may be buying into commercial systems that may not be able to preserve this. I’m at a Hubweek event called “Libraries: The Next Generation.”

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Knowledge is like buying a car - drive it off the lot and it''s out of date.

Identity Management in Government

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Remember when Radio Shack always used to get everyone to fill out their name and address merely in order to buy a transistor? Whether I want to I buy a coffee or to ask for a 1998 tax form, I want to be able to do so without saying who I am. Because, in the end, it is not the security needs of government and business that will drive ID adoption.

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I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

An integrated and seamless ability to have some sense of security in the audience can increase the level of disclosure which in turn can foster a higher level of collaboration that can benefit the community writ large. I do not interprete the post to drop security. Feature list, security, manageability, with or without this or that tool… Tech people (I'm one of them) are conditioned over 30 or so years to think in those terms.

What's Coming Out of the Wall?

Andy McAfee

I agree with you that businesses who adopt Cloud Computing cannot flourish without a healthy IT organization. The last characteristic of this store: you don’t own what you buy, you just lease it. Large companies would prefer to buy their cars, for example, and benefit from the certainty. Small businesses would buy the $30 a month car, and if it disappears, just buy another with a little it of trouble.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Whenever considering adopting a solution consider asking the following three questions. (1) 3) What new problems are likely to arise by adopting it? I think the larger and more bureaucratic the organization, the slower it is able to adapt, adopt and change.

Reflections on Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It's wildly popular with startups, exactly fits the way small businesses like to buy things, and has the potential to completely upend IT as we know it. Not at all, any more than the Web proved important only to its early adopters. Quality, security and availability will suffer. Over the last year, I have become intrigued by the rise of cloud computing. An increasing number of articles are being written on the subject, as a quick online search of the term will attest.

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Institutions, Confidence, and the News Crisis ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

If, seeing those challenges, we FONeros still thought it was possible to preserve most papers in something like their current form, we’d adopt Plan A too. I write a lot about privacy and security in the healthcare space. To be fair, the healthcare industry is undergoing SO MUCH change at the moment that privacy and security are not top of mind, but the cost of breach notification is starting to change all that, and the 25 year old nurses and future docs get it.

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