Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

and Social are about humans, people, change management, radical organisation change, and, in the end, about tools And, on the field of Integration, the theme of adopt versus adapt has always played the most significant role in my working life. Do we adopt the industry standards?

Enterprise 2.0 – A Joyful Definition

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the years I have bumped into a good number of different definitions and descriptions of both Enterprise 2.0 (and

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Richard Feynman On The Folly Of Crafting Precise Definitions - Bob.

Bob Sutton

Erving Goffman: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow » Richard Feynman On The Folly Of Crafting Precise Definitions.   When behavioral scientists started pushing for precise definitions of concepts like effectiveness and leadership, he would sometimes confuse them (even though Larry is a very precise thinker) by arguing "there is a negative relationship between precision and accuracy."  

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Cloud Field. The social way.

Martijn Linssen

The social way to the future Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices on demand, like the electricity grid Thats the definition from the wiki and its pretty fine if you ask me.

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives. Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning (and author of the definitive book on the topic), Web 2.0, When organizations adopt new technologies, all of a sudden, things don’t cost as much. Web 2.0

AI and the Productivity Paradox

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The NBER paper cites a number of recent studies that, “each using different methodologies and data, present evidence that mismeasurement is not the primary explanation for the productivity slowdown. B eyond the relatively small number of early adopters, AI is still in the experimental stage.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Capgemini's comma-splice.

Martijn Linssen

An obvious screenshot from the renewed site, heres the latest Capgemini slogan Capgemini presented a glossy new site this Monday, announced and talked about on Twitter. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Luis Suarez

Enterprise Social Networking Adoption & Adaption plans: ‘ Once we purchase our very first Enterprise Social Networking platform, how do we get started to sustain our adaptation efforts, change plans and activities beyond the One Year Club milestone?

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

In a global context, Australian banks were fairly slow to adopt the use of social media, however more recently a number have become a lot more active as they recognize its fundamental importance to their future.

How Chatter made Marc humble

Martijn Linssen

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. Presentation and content hardly ever go along 2010-2020: The Great Divide Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please?

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Why customer service can't.

Martijn Linssen

I like to get definitions straightened out and agreed upon when they get "volatile" so to say. 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? -

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

Martijn Linssen

In a then following Twitter conversation with Peter Evans Greenwood , it became clear that we could "dance around" the definition of semantic itself - so how could we ever achieve a Semantic Web? If the technology was so useful then we would have seen significant adoption in this time.

Everything You Thought You Knew About MOOCs Could Be Wrong

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a presentation by Phil Hill and Michael Feldstein. The MOOC is self-sufficient; ‘MOOCs as courseware’ suggests there’s a definite role for local facilitators. (SD What we eventually adopt might not be the original idea that triggered everything else.

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The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent McKinsey study on Cloud and Innovation observed that “The problem in many cases is that adopting cloud technologies is an IT initiative, which means that cloud solutions are all around improving IT and IT productivity.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark. There is definitely a lot of interesting information that we have around our content, talent, learning, etc. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

Stop breaking down silos, let's enginize the pistons

Martijn Linssen

As much as I detest Andrew McAfees narrow tool-centric definition of socia l, he did do a good job slowly penetrating enterprises and boards of directors, he even made it into Capgeminis annual report, meaning he reached these people: Not a very social-crazy looking crowd there , is it?

ICTs in Higher Education Systems of Arab States: Promises and Effective Practices - A Summary Report

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Access and Inclusiveness Presenters agreed that ICTs in education play a major role in promoting access and inclusiveness. Openness Presenters agreed that the utility of ICTs in education is enhanced though openness.

Control is key in managing a CAS

Dave Snowden

Now for reasons I will elaborate shortly, I think that sort of statement harms the adoption of complexity and is in any event wrong. As I have long argued complexity is about acting in the situated present, not attempting to direct outcomes towards an ideal future.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

New Look L&D It is becoming increasingly clear that L&D departments need to adopt new ways of working and new approaches to learning if they are to position themselves to lead rather than follow.

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Thoughts on doctrine & inclusion

Dave Snowden

I also get various requests for endorsement of presentations and uses of the framework. Over the last two decades that amounts to around four conflicts which isn’t bad given the wider use and adoption of Cynefin.

Three Mantras

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Three Mantras by Andrew McAfee on April 29, 2009 Imagine an employee, consultant, or management guru making a presentation five years ago to Verizon’s senior executives on how that company should improve its customer service. I have no doubt that the presenter would have been laughed out of the room.

How to ‘Take One for the Team’

Dan Pontefract

When you put the word ’team’ into a Google search box, you’re presented with over one billion results. I don’t think anyone has the definitive answer. the FLAT ARMY cheat sheet Has the Economic Meltdown & 9/11 Impacted our Definition of Teams? How many you ask?

The “R” words

Dave Snowden

Now in using the language in this way I correspond with various dictionary definitions of robustness but resilience is more problematic.

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Luis Suarez

So today I am putting a remedy to that and will start sharing the odd blog post from now onwards on what I strongly believe it’s one of the major drivers of social software tools adoption , both inside and outside of the firewall. View more presentations from The Community Roundtable. (Oh,

Connectivism as Epistemology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As I understand Rita, she understands the pedagogical aspects of connectivism to have already been present in constructivism, and hence, connectivism is not proposing something new when it comes to giving guidance to instructional staff. To recognize 'x' is to assume an appropriate neural configuration when presented with an 'x', where 'appropriate' may be described in any variety of manners.

Why I think @Klout is Krap

Martijn Linssen

Maybe, just maybe , if you really really want to, one could argue debate that all these figures arent exact scientifical stats - that their definition somehow varies, leading to these seemingly non-random deviations. Well, we cant disagree on the Twitter definition of Friend, can we?

Scaling: the perversion of order

Dave Snowden

Are they naturally present or do they need to be created. its easier to agree that an idea is coherence that too agree its right so this is a way of enabling conflict resolution and more diversity in the early stages of definition.

Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants

Luis Suarez

Then in later blog posts I will share some more thoughts on the various breakout sessions I attended and perhaps I will put together one final blog entry where I will link to the recordings of the presentations, once they are all made available. View more presentations from Bill Johnston.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Advertising - paying for our.

Martijn Linssen

Ads - no wiki definition needed this time I think I recommended TweetCaster to Thijs Muis the other day, for Android, and the first thing he said after installing it was: @ MartijnLinssen has ads! Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0:

Focus on the Words

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Last time: "about how to learn in a networked society, all of which adopt a systems view, all of which recognize the distributed nature of knowledge, all of which embrace the role of mediating artefacts, all of which recognize that more is different, all of which adopt a systems perspective, all of which describe or proscribe ways to engage in this new ecology."

Social Media Measurement and Learning Analytics: How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count the Ways

Beth Kanter

View more presentations from Beth Kanter. It is always important to look at the challenges of adoption of improving organizational processes or individual skills, especially if they are new. It should always accompany the tips and how tos. I Love Social Media Measurement.

Rose tinting

Dave Snowden

Multiple conversations took place and one came back to an old theme of mine, namely the importance of working in the present, rather than trying to map out a route to some ideal future.

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Forgiveness - damned if you don't

Martijn Linssen

People all around the world have an exaggerated definition of that, I think. 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? -

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

I wondered what Dachis definition was going to do to Andrew McAfees, and now it seems, the time has come to pass the verdict Rewind the clock to May 2006; Andrew McAfee defines E2.0 : Enterprise 2.0 Thank you Jon - I like your definition. Business or Pleasure? -

People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

More completely, an idea that challenges some basic axioms and cliches that have haunted my PowerPoint/Keynote presentations for years. This definition needs to be shorter and may be missing some elements.

Jedi Principles of UI Animation

Adaptive Path

Animation can help us achieve UX goals and make UI feel more consistent and real, all while driving adoption of an entire product. Disney’s classic definition of exaggeration is to remain true to reality but to present a wilder form.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Would more Influence fix.

Martijn Linssen

With regards to HPs study, their definition of a ReTweet is slim, very slim. 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? -

Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the social card!

Martijn Linssen

Some companies use sites like YouTube for viral and stealth marketing, but let’s explicitly put these activities outside our definition of Enterprise 2.0. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -

Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They appeal to new or less-demanding customers whose needs have not been served by incumbent providers, mostly because they’re not as profitable as their present customers. It often depends on the strategies adopted by the various companies involved and on the dynamics of the marketplace.