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?

Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change

Adaptive Path

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.

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

Bob Sutton

Price: The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company. A Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow : Comments. I'm just wondering who "polices" the rule if a company adopts it. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group.

Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use

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. Business or Pleasure? -

Work Stream #3 – Public Speaking and the Exposure Economy

Luis Suarez

However, towards the end of the year I realised about how each and everyone of those invites was coming up with its own price tag: me / us speaking for free, you know, just to get exposure as we begin our journey as freelancer(s). .

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Some of them will do so through a direct attack, trying to imitate what you do with some differentiating attribute, such as lower prices, higher quality or better customer service.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Some of them will do so through a direct attack, trying to imitate what you do with some differentiating attribute, such as lower prices, higher quality or better customer service.

The Productivity Paradox: Digital Abundance and Scarce Genius

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, McKinsey recently conducted a global online survey on the current state of AI adoption, garnering responses from over 2,000 participants across a range of business functions, industry sectors, geographical regions and company sizes.

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.”. Only 20 percent of respondents had adopted AI at scale in a core part of their business. 40 percent were partial adopters or experimenters, while another 40 percent were essentially contemplators.

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. .

The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What makes disruptive innovations dangerous to incumbent firms is that, if allowed to gain a market foothold, they can get on a learning curve of rapidly improving quality and capabilities while preserving the lower prices and/or ease-of-use that drove their early acceptance.

The Impact of AI on R&D and Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Beyond innovations in existing sectors, the rapidly improving price/performance of GPTs have led over time to the creation of whole new applications and industries.

The Popinjay

Dave Snowden

One option was the specialist academic book likely to sell to libraries or specialists and published in low volume at high price. The second type would be priced at a more reasonable rate for the hard back version which would be held for a bit before the paperback version.

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Wal-Mart And The Futility Of Traditional Management

Steve Denning

In a wonderfully insightful article the Wall Street Journal , John Jannarone cites a recent study which compared prices on a diverse basket of products: it found Wal-Mart is 19% more expensive than Amazon. Some of the pricing and merchandising issues in Wal-Mart U.S.

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Cloud Computing and the Supply Chain of Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

IT was then undergoing a similar transformation, as cloud service providers were starting to offer IT-as-a-Service with near unlimited scalability at very attractive prices, based on a flexible pay-as-you-go delivery model.

Non-Technologists Agree: It’s the Technology

Andy McAfee

We show that the decrease in the relative price of investment goods, often attributed to advances in information technology and the computer age, induced firms to shift away from labor and toward capital. Two papers came out last year that examined important issues around jobs and wages.

Look, Feel, and Newness

Adaptive Path

I spent a number of years navigating the fashion industry, specifically working in the management of mid-price U.S. Lower-priced accessories are important to the fashion industry, and they change style constantly.

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Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What makes disruptive innovations dangerous to incumbents is that, if allowed to gain a market foothold, they can get on a learning curve of rapidly improving quality and capabilities while preserving the lower prices and/or ease-of-use that drove their early success.

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital innovation, adoption, and usage are evolving at a supercharged pace across the US economy,” notes the report in its opening paragraph. “As Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation

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Look, Feel, and Newness

Adaptive Path

” I spent a number of years navigating the fashion industry, specifically working in the management of mid-price U.S. Lower-priced accessories are important to the fashion industry, and they change style constantly.

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AI and the Productivity Paradox

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Traditional metrics don’s adequately account for the digital economy, because so many of its technologies deliver substantial value while accounting for a small share of GDP due to their relatively low price.

A Data Science Approach to Organizational Health

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

By 2006, about 20% were out of business, almost half were struggling and a only a third were still high performers, according to Beyond Performance: How Great Organizations Build Ultimate Competitive Advantage , a book published in 2011 by McKinsey’s Scott Keller and Colin Price.

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The Disruption Debate - What's Missing?

John Hagel

This demise is typically brought about by one or more players adopting a different approach to a market or arena that represents a significant challenge to the established position of existing participants. In all those prior technology disruptions, we saw a dramatic burst of innovation in the core technology followed by a rapid stabilization with only modest incremental improvements in price/performance afterwards.

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Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of the past decade, learning management systems (LMSs) have been adopted by companies in most industry sectors, including business, healthcare, nonprofit, association, multinational, and public sector.

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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."

The Global Business Environment: Success or Struggle?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I wrote about one of them, The burdens of the past , which dealt with the growing gap between individuals and institutions in their adoption of knowledge-sharing technologies. Many of these companies have adopted a defensive posture in response to such unpredictable markets, - focusing on increased productivity and lower costs, which leaves little room for creativity and innovation.

The Impact of AI on R&D and Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the past couple of centuries, general-purpose technologies (GPTs) have been the key drivers of productivity and economic growth, - thanks to their rapid improvements in price and performance, pervasive applications, and ability to spur complementary innovations across a wide variety of industries. Beyond innovations in existing sectors, the rapidly improving price/performance of GPTs have led over time to the creation of whole new applications and industries.

The Modern Mantra: “Instrument, Analyze, Tune”

Andy McAfee

It’s great because it increases the quality and consistency of the products we buy, and lowers their prices (rework and waste are expensive for manufacturers, and instead of eating the costs they pass them on to us). An interesting article by James R.

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The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

From its earliest days, cloud service providers have been offering IT-as-a-service with near unlimited scalability at very attractive prices. I was recently involved in two different meetings, each convened by an IT research organization focused on providing strategic advice to CIOs.

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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. PRICE. Now available to purchase.

The Evolution of Design Thinking

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Good design brings together a high quality, competitively priced product with a positive user experience. Adopting this perspective isn’t easy. Design Thinking is the featured topic in the September issue of the Harvard Business Review with four articles on the subject. “It’s

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Duplication theory of educational value

George Siemens

One of my favorite images in capturing this is the Encarta price curve of death : When Encarta was gearing for release, early prospective customers stated they would be willing to pay $1000 to $2000 for the product. Microsoft set the price at $395. Higher education faces a value crisis.

Exploring Business Types and Business Models

John Hagel

And, if there is a difference, what business models should each business type adopt? As I suggested in a blog post last year, business models focus on the specific form of value delivered to customers and the economics (revenue, expenses and assets) required to deliver that value to the marketplace so that customers feel they are paying a fair price and the owner of the business earns a decent return. OK, I’ve created some confusion.

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The ‘Empire Avenue’ Strikes Back

Dan Pontefract

Five hours later, my ‘share price’ had risen to over 15e (that’s game-speak for Eaves) and by Sunday night, my stock was listed at 30.74e.

Shaping the Future of the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

That year saw the adoption of TCP/IP , - the communications protocol that defines the Internet to this day. This generality has enabled the Internet to become a powerful platform for innovation, but it’s come at a price: it’s good-enough but not optimal for any one application.

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TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2015

TOPYX LMS

Because the addition of all of these great features, TOPYX’s flat-fee subscription price will increase from $22,500 to $27,500 per year. The new price will be in effect January 1, 2016 for new clients.

Cloud Computing and the Supply Chain of Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

IT was then undergoing a similar transformation, as cloud service providers were starting to offer IT-as-a-Service with near unlimited scalability at very attractive prices, based on a flexible pay-as-you-go delivery model. Most companies have adopted a hybrid manufacturing model, relying on the supply chain for many of their components, while continuing their in-house manufacturing, in particular, the integration, testing and distribution of their final products.

Scaling: of gaps and things

Dave Snowden

For those interested and able to get to Sydney this link will give you a third off the full price. Group think when management simply adopt current fads regardless of evidence based on wider market practice and slick marketing by solution vendors.

The Dark Side of Technology

John Hagel

  The core technology components – computing, storage and bandwidth – are continuing to improve in price/performance at accelerating rates and the best scientists and technologists suggest that this exponential pace will not slow down in the foreseeable future. They lead us to adopt a zero sum view of the world – if you win, I will lose. I’m going to disrupt the Silicon Valley script. You know the one. 

Open – Review

Harold Jarche

David Price in Open: How we’ll work live and learn in the future. 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.

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The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

Not all countries are adopting the aggressive UK model, but tuition patterns internationally (.pdf) The adoption of the internet and mobile technologies (read the whole Meeker Report if you want a good sampling of the scope of technological change) continues at a frenzied pace.

The “New” Recruiter

Kevin Wheeler

They have ranged from business process re-engineering to Six-Sigma quality and have been responsible for the productivity gains world economies have enjoyed, as well as for the lower prices and better quality of most products we use. We also expect products to be priced very low relative to how they were priced for our parents. Items such as televisions, cars and computers are incredibly cheap compared to when they first appeared on the market, and prices continue to decline.

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The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The centrally managed, highly scalable, attractively priced cloud platforms were now being designed to support a variety of mobile devices, - e.g. smartphones, tablets, e-readers and laptops.

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