The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Foundation index, measures the fast moving advances in technology performance and adoption, as well as the shifts of global public policy that are reducing the barriers to entry and movement. This discrepancy in technology adoption has been observed for the past few years.

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?

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Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

So far, the journey has been incredibly fascinating, if anything, because we are just about to enter the last stage of Social Business Adoption and Enablement: Adaptation. We are not doing Adoption per se anymore, specially, driving adoption.

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Luis Suarez

You are now ready then to execute on enabling your early adopters to help you transform your business….

Apple finally adopts the Network Mindset

Adaptive Path

For example, Amazon has, from the beginning, tracked user behavior in order to 'get smarter,' providing recommendations based on not just your purchase behavior, but the behavior of people like you. As someone who has followed the web and technology landscape for the last 15 years, I have noticed that the companies which have proven dominant are those that demonstrate what I would call a network mindset.

How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption

Beth Kanter

Don’t let the discomfort of the learning curve for new technology tools get in the way of adopting social media or mobile tools as a personal and organizational leadership tool for your organization.

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

5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats…and a Dog in Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

So, I asked by Madeleine Hammond, who wrote a guest post about 7 Nonprofit Videos on Vine and Instagram , to take a look at a few stellar nonprofit examples. 5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats… And a Dog guest post by Madeleine Hammond.

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.

You Need To Launch An Internal 2.0 Adoption Council

Dan Pontefract

see Cisco’s Chambers for a real-world example). Adoption Council. Adoption Council is a way for you to reach out to the organization and do it in a flat, cohesive, collaborative and (incidentally) 2.0 Adoption Council within your own org. Adoption Council – invited by Susan Scrupski - but the internal version is equally important). adoption council collaboration Culture enterprise 2.0

how not to adopt an lcms

Xyleme

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.

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.

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council member and Canadian). The aspect of ‘community’ should be easier to drive through better connections and access to content in a more timely manner (the use of ‘presence’ inside an all Microsoft environment is but one example).

Is Blockchain Ready to “Cross the Chasm”? Lessons from the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, IBM conducted the largest study to date on the state of adoption of blockchain. With such technologies, you typically have a relatively small number of early adopters. The Internet’s early adopters arrived in two phases.

Episcoplian Rector prohibited from adopting Muslim rituals for Lent

David Weinberger

He avoided rituals that would have conflicted with church doctrine; for example, he skipped the prayers declaring Mohammed to be G-d’s prophet. For example, as I understand it, Jews are forbidden from kneeling while praying, and thus could not perform the five daily prayers the Muslim way, for ritual has meaning. According to an article at St. Louis Today by Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian of the St.

Speeding up hyperlinks: topics

Martijn Linssen

It would spare me the effort to use browser search to look for them, and save me 30-60 seconds per page The hyperlink would need to be extended, and the browser would need to support the extension - and I would be really, really happy (and probably a few others too) Here's my proposal: I look for the words in the example above, i.e. enterprise, integration and common sense. adopt education information knowledge messaging social media

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

In Adoption via Peer Pressure? Eric comes forward to suggest that driving adoption through peer pressure , if done properly, could surely help out in the long run. But I am no longer certain that (social) peer pressure would eventually help much with those adoption efforts.

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

Luis Suarez

Freelancing Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership A-World-Without-Email adoption advisory consultancy consultant consulting elsua-services

A Playbook for Improving Customer Journeys

Adaptive Path

For example, GE Healthcare redesigned their medical imaging equipment so that children would find the experience less scary. For example, some services work to give you tangible evidence of what they did for you as a final point of uplift.

Manufacturing: Where the Jobless Recovery Is Most Evident

Andy McAfee

In fact, as recent innovations in sensing, monitoring , robotics , 3D printing , and many other fields get adopted by manufacturers I predict that the output-up-while-employment-down trend will accelerate.

5 uncertainties that will shape the future of wearable technology

Ross Dawson

While it is always hard to predict consumer response to new technologies, it is safe to say that any early adopters will take to the next generation of devices with alacrity. Now that wearables are in the market there are major uncertainties around the acceptance of interfaces that are a step beyond what we are used, for example using smaller screens for smartwatches, wearing glasses that are (initially) difficult to make stylish, or adopting contact lenses as an information interface.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Charles Jennings

When we develop a new capability, for example, it’s best to acquire it within the context we’re going to use it. During a meeting at Cambridge University around 30 years ago I was thoroughly chastised by a Cambridge academic.

5 Ways Nonprofit Facebook Messenger Bots Can Deliver Impact

Beth Kanter

In my last post about nonprofit bots, I discussed the big picture of automation in the nonprofit space and what I learned from the “ The Beth Bot ” experiment. For this post, I did a landscape scan to identify some of the best examples of nonprofit bots. Here are two examples.

The Collaboration Commons Idea

Dan Pontefract

For example, many libraries (be it K-12 or public) have setups like the following: . And yes, there are loads of examples out there today … libraries and offices already in positions of strength by already acting on this type of thinking.

The Slow, Steady March Towards Digital Money

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As in previous years, the Symposium convened a group of leaders in their field to explore the state of adoption of digital money and its economic and societal impacts around the world. . Digital money adoption is a slow changing, long haul commitment. .

Thoughts on doctrine & inclusion

Dave Snowden

Over the last two decades that amounts to around four conflicts which isn’t bad given the wider use and adoption of Cynefin. In a sense we are at a tipping point in terms of adoption and now need to scale. I give that as one example but there are a lot of others.

Dismantling hierarchies

Harold Jarche

It is only through enforced standardization of methods, enforced adoption of the best implements and working conditions, and enforced cooperation that this faster work can be assured. Can organizations still function if we dismantle hierarchies?

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

Adopting a BYOL strategy will however require a different approach to learning and development. So they should not be forced to adopt this approach – only gently encouraged to see the value in it over time.

Love is a cognitive enhancer

Mind Hacks

Aeon magazine has an excellent article about how a study on the adoption of Romanian orphans has helped us understand the importance of early-life affection for brain development. Rutter compared children who had been taken up by UK families and compared them on what age they were adopted.

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. Now available to purchase.

Mobile Payments - a Long, Relentless War of Attrition

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

SmartPay , for example, offers a 10 cent discount per gallon. Challengers must be persistent, - it’s impossible to win against non-consumption in one battle. “It takes literally millions of decisions for adoption: each consumer, each merchant, each bank, each point of sale.

Making collaborative work work

Harold Jarche

I can say that we see earlier adoption by corporations with healthy cultures and management practices such as 360 degree reviews, and adoption practices matter. Examples of shared-power organizations are growing, but not so much that they are the majority.

Social Customer Service - proving you failed?

Martijn Linssen

A great comment by Guy Letts to my previous post on Acquisition versus Retention made me write this one - the comment is only half an hour old but blew my mind: Theres another example of how ridiculous is the pursuit of NEW rather than getting the basics right. Business or Pleasure? -

What’s the Value of Blockchain?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Like the Internet, blockchain is a foundational technology, whose adoption process is gradual, incremental and steady, unlike the hockey stick adoption we typically associate with disruptive technologies as defined by Clayton Christensen 20 years ago.

Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?

George Siemens

For example, I move fairly fluidly between my personal networks. Is the intent to get early tech geek adopters to fall in love with G+ and feel invested because they have tremendous follower counts? If G+ isn’t recommending based on driving geek adoption, then I’m afraid Google doesn’t understand the distinction between networks as a mathematical entity and networks as a personal, lived, experience I’ve been playing around with Google+.

It takes time to be social

Harold Jarche

For example, email, frustrating as it may be , is part of most business workflows. If a collaboration platform requires that you go out of your normal workflow, then it will not be used by anyone except the curious and the early adopters.

a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

Examples might be offering to provide political support to someone. Decentralized organizations are not yet the norm but we have many examples now. These are the early adopters. “Ideas lead technology. Technology leads organizations. Organizations lead institutions.

strategic transformation of workplace learning

Harold Jarche

For example, performance improvement specialist, Gary Wise extrapolated Josh Bersin’s research data from 2009 and found that as much as 95% of workplace learning is informal. Adopting Enterprise Social Networks as bridges between personal and organizational knowledge.

Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

One was adopting a learn-apply-perform model, which another termed a learn-practice-demo. One was for examples, and I reckon both of better learning designs, and approaches to implement those learning designs in organizations.

Leadership, Connectivity, Execution, Organization

Harold Jarche

For example, the company as a well-oiled machine conjures up a certain image. Trouble adopting Technology. Tweet Powerful metaphors guide our collective thoughts. It took a long time to understand heliocentrism and then modern science even blasts that model apart somewhat.