Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Luckily, a communications expert named Everett Rogers looked deep and long at how human beings actually look at and choose to adopt something new and innovative. I love this because Rogers doesn’t look at what sells, but at what actually gets adopted and really, truly used.
The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions
DECEMBER 11, 2013
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.
Apple finally adopts the Network Mindset
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
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. By which I mean, they grok the emergent properties of network effects, and use that to establish a dominant position that is remarkably hard to replicate. Siri is Apple's first legitimate and big play employing a network mindset to drive their offering.
implementing network learning
AUGUST 10, 2016
In the network era , developing the skills of a master artisan in every field of work will be critical for success. New ideas will have to come from our professional networks in order to keep pace with innovation and change in our fields.
Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt
JULY 26, 2010
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?
Principles of Networked Unmanagement
OCTOBER 14, 2012
In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. As we shift to a networked economy, our organizational frameworks have to change. No one has the definitive answer any more but we can use the intelligence of our networks to make sense together and see how we can influence desired results.
it’s about the network
JANUARY 7, 2016
“Network thinking lets us scientifically understand the world around us as one of connections that shape observed phenomena, rather than as one where the intrinsic properties of people, genes, or particles determine outcomes. Network thinking comes by engaging in networked conversations.
principles and models for the network era
JULY 20, 2016
But the age of oil is ending, and markets are being replaced by networks as the dominant organizing model. There are also some organizing principles that can give us a common starting point from which to build the new organizations for a network society. The End of the Market Era.
Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off
JUNE 9, 2014
Never mind its extensive network(s). . The Future of Work – Towards the Networked Enterprise (Closing keynote of the event). The good fun continues on Wednesday, June 18th, as well, where I will have the pleasure of hosting a one day masterclass around Social Business Adoption & Enablement under the heading “ From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement ”. My goodness!
Cooperation in the networked workplace
APRIL 22, 2013
This is my second post on productivity tools for the networked workplace. Two types of behaviours are necessary in the networked workplace: collaboration and cooperation. These facets align with the digital competencies required in the networked workplace.
Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning
JULY 7, 2014
Online workshop takes place 14 July – 15 August 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast or Chatter to provided the infrastructure for collaborative working in the business.
Structuring for the network era
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
It’s about networks. 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. These knowledge networks need trust to function well.
If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture
MAY 29, 2015
We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. In part, it’s why enterprise social networks haven’t fully become a crucial component to an organization’s operating practice. enterprise social networks leadership esn
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. IBM describes socially networked corporations as the next step in the overall evolution of business. Networks Social Learning
Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?
JULY 10, 2011
As others have stated, it’s Google’s best foray into social networking. Within our research on social network software at Athabasca University (the Elgg-based The Landing ), we (mainly Jon Dron, actually) have been looking at ways to create different representations of activity streams to meet the needs of different contexts. Most evident is Google’s power law making network ways in G+. For example, I move fairly fluidly between my personal networks.
Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results
APRIL 24, 2014
People and Connections Map : Helps you map your network. Work at human scales and connect across networks of people and things.
Network Learning: Working Smarter
OCTOBER 22, 2010
We need to re-think workplace learning for a networked society. Formal, structured learning plays only a small role in getting things done in the networked workplace. Making sense of information, both personally and in networks, is becoming a key part of work. Network Learning.
7 guidelines for managing open networks
FEBRUARY 14, 2014
Ed Morrison , Advisor for the Purdue Center for Regional Development, says that many of the familiar approaches to management no longer apply, and goes on to provide 7 keys to guiding an open network. Rule 5: Adopt simple rules to design and implement strategy.
The Fallacy of Social Networking
JULY 30, 2012
You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social Networking Sites Need to Grow Up into the 21st Century.
Digital Learning Research Network (dLRN)
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
I’m happy to announce the formation of the digital Learning Research Network (dLRN), funded by a $1.6m Increase the speed of the research cycle and adoption of effective practices with a particular emphasis on under-represented students. A second aspect of innovation for this grant will result in the development of a network of partner universities who are focused on increasing participation from sectors of society that currently are not entering higher education.
Networks and Power
AUGUST 8, 2014
gideonro – Curating Smart Networks. Most of us use social networks for social purposes. mikearauz – My company adopted holacracy. But, adopting it can be too big of a change for many organizations to metabolize.
Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Next public online workshop takes place 29 September – 31 October 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working int he organisation.
Leadership for Networks
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
Most of our leadership practices come from a command and control military legacy that have been adopted by the business world for the past century. But hierarchies don’t help us manage in networks, whether they be social, value or organizational networks.
Workforce collaboration in the network era
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Tweet Hyperlinks subvert hierarchy, and networks subvert standardization. As jobs are to departments , roles are to networks. Eric Mcluhan states that in the new [network] era; “ jobs disappear under electric conditions and they are replaced by roles.
Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Enabling early adopters to lead your change initiatives. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership #socbiz-adoption adaptation-framework
How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption
APRIL 9, 2013
You need to go beyond saying that you think building professional and organizational networks are a good idea for your organization to doing the practice.
Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 24, 2014
The talk is called "Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World" and I want to begin with a story that came across the wires recently and I thought was very appropriate for this venue. The hashtag is a way of creating self-organizing networks.
Networks and Systems
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 9, 2014
It''s worth parsing this into individual points, because this is (I guess) connectivism from Dron''s perspective: 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. To use his own words, he sees at least some networks as systems.
Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 30, 2014
I want to talk to you about the concept of free, the concept of open learning, the concept of networked learning in a networked world and the concept of the institution. Watters, 2014) This is a patent for setting up a regional network in the south western United States.
Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise
MAY 12, 2013
Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. Have we forgotten that with social networking for business we are all in it for the long run? Has it damaged the health and trust of your social networks?
Social Software Adoption
AUGUST 10, 2009
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
What the network saw
DECEMBER 19, 2011
As our work environments become more complex due to the speed of information transmission via ubiquitous networks, we need to adopt more flexible and less mechanistic processes to get work done.
The Art of Tidying of Your Online Professional Network Connections
MARCH 11, 2015
I’ve just finished teaching an online course for The Knight Digital Media Center @ USC Annenberg for community foundation leaders on practical networked leadership skills. So, you might want to “Kondo” your connections in your online professional network!
Digital Learning Skills for the Networked Age (Online Workshop)
OCTOBER 8, 2014
Next public workshop runs Part A: 13 October – 7 November 2014 (4 weeks) Part B: 24 November – 19 December (4 weeks) In this fast moving age, it is no longer just about studying existing bodies of knowledge and acquiring existing skills in formal courses but adopting a new set of learning strategies to […].
A Swiss Army Knife for the Network Era
JULY 31, 2014
PKM: A Swiss Army knife for the Network Era. It’s beginning to look like the Swiss Army knife of the network era. Last year the Bangor University School of Psychology adopted the PKM framework and used it as an anchor for its undergraduate students.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.
How large professional service firms are shifting to networked services and open innovation
JULY 25, 2011
During the evening I had a very interesting conversation with one of the regional directors about how professional service firms are tapping external networks. For over a decade I have written and spoken about the rise of networked professional services, looking at the trend for independent professionals to collaborate in order to compete with large firms. Another is that large firms need to shift both culture and processes to become better at external networks.
Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?
MAY 31, 2012
I love this new video from the Case Foundation about the power of social media for social change. The numbers illustrate how far the field has come in adopting social media, although not 100% adoption. The video reminded me of the classic video, “ The Machine is US/ing Us.”
Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement
OCTOBER 26, 2016
10 minutes of practice, where you, essentially, go live into the Enterprise Social Networking tool you may have at your disposal and spend some time walking the audience live through the different steps of how you achieve and complete that old task in a new way.
The Networked NGO in India
JUNE 25, 2012
This was the launch of a peer learning group called “ The Networked NGO ,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers. Networked Nonprofit Networks Training Desig