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?

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

Bob Sutton

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Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use

Martijn Linssen

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In Defense of Data Centrism

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List In Defense of Data Centrism John 0 comments Education System Dec 23 In the never ending search to know “what works,” we have a few choices.

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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.

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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A Data Science Approach to Organizational Health

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I remember reading In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best Run Companies when it first came out in 1982, - one of the most influential business books of all time. A 2013 Deloitte report, Success or Struggle?

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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.

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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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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[siu] Accessing content

David Weinberger

Marge Avery , ex of MIT Press and now at MIT Library, says the traditional barriers sto access are price, time, and format. Cambridge Univ Press published The History Manifesto , created start to finish in four months and is available as Open Access as well as for a reasonable price; they’ve sold as many copies as free copies have been downloaded, which is great. William Gunn of Mendeley talks about next-gen search. “Search doesn’t work.”

The Future of Financial Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The wide adoption of the Internet in the 1990s led not only to online banking, but paved the way for e-commerce. .

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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.

Without the need to think, people stop doing so

Martijn Linssen

million educated - thats 10,000 euro people like me wont have to pay, because we do so via taxes So, everything comes at a price I think that common sense comes at a price too. And if this is the price paid by the US, what did they get in return? Business or Pleasure? -

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: The product-to-service.

Martijn Linssen

So I wrote a letter (yes its really long ago) to the companys CEO, got a response and 60% off the price - he also agreed the cost of the service was too high given the value of the product itself I bought myself a new laptop yesterday, a budget one costing less than 500 euro, for my new startup.

Ask not what your company can do for you,?

Martijn Linssen

on customers or industries, but also try to make money by extending their sales area across a (regional, national) border or two, or simply lowering the price. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abel & Deitz, 2014) Financial aid programs drive college prices higher, as though they were incapable of doing anything else. Recently we had a report in "The Chronicle of Higher Education," 11 publishers are raising their prices all at the same time. From price.

2010-2020: The Great Divide

Martijn Linssen

PaaS your DTAP: Test, Acceptance and Pre-production systems have never come at a cheaper price. 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? -

E1.0 is childhood, E2.0 is adolescence

Martijn Linssen

I know of a few people who still live with their parents and say they dont like it, but complain about how housing prices are keeping them from leaving. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -

Real Profitability Part V: The Aftermath

Martijn Linssen

Even if its not on a strictly Time & Material basis, but rather project-wise, still their rates affect the project price so its easy math. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -

Comparing Facebook influence to Twitter's: #FBRATE

Martijn Linssen

The winner gets the great price of Web-wide glory, and you know everything on the Web lasts forever! 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.

Relationships and Dynamics - Seeing Through New Lenses

John Hagel

  In other words, East Asians tend to adopt more holistic views of the world while Westerners are more oriented to reductionist views.   Many executives, especially in large firms, tend to adopt a static view of the world.    Even more fundamentally, we must learn to see these changes, searching them out where they remain hidden or obscured and penetrating through the surface currents of change to focus on the deeper dynamics shaping these currents.

Internet.org is a failed exercise in misdirection

Doc Searls

Start with the Critique section of the Wikipedia article on Internet.org , and a search for India+Facebook+Internet.org.). Simply put, it’s a form of price discrimination. The Internet is one thing. It is comprised of everything it connects. By nature it is as neutral as gravity. It favors nothing and is not partial to anything.

[berkman] Karim Lakhani on disclosure policies and innovation

David Weinberger

Karim Lakhani of Harvard Business School (and a Berkman associate, and a member of the Harvard Institute for Quantititative Social Science ) is giving a talk called “How disclosure policies impact search in open innovation, atopic he has researched with Kevin Boudreau of the London Business School. It was a two week contest, $30K price. And that entails search. You need to search to find the best solutions in an uncertain space.

No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment

Martijn Linssen

And yet, you can take your broken-down car and move that to the nearest garage, and chances are they can fix it quickly and against a competitive price. These type of clients often tend to ask for a fixed price / fixed time project. Business or Pleasure? -

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

Heck theres not even a nice GUI to do a Twitter Search: command line is the way to go I would qualify this as a Social Customer Support / Service. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -

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The Power of Pull

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The hierarchically organized enterprise was the management model adopted by businesses to help them scale their production of goods and services. Think of the serendipity of stumbling into something really valuable, rather than the search for something we have already identified as valuable. “We We can be systematic in our search techniques and scenario planning, but often we’re at a loss for what questions to ask, much less what to look for.

Why #VRM is Fools' Gold

Martijn Linssen

I want them all to compete to death and offer me the best service at the lowest price. 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? -

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Why Do Firms Exist?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transaction costs are incurred in obtaining goods and services outside the firm, such as searching for the right people, negotiating a contract, coordinating the work, managing intellectual property and so on. For example, when dealing with well understand, standard, commoditized products and services, many of the bureaucratic and managements costs inherent in a large firm may provide little value and make it very difficult to compete in price with smaller and leaner companies.

July Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Would You Twitter if Your Tweet Carried a $50,000 Price Tag? 12 Companies Targeting Early Tech Adopters , July 12, 2009. 12 Companies Targeting Early Tech Adopters , July 5, 2009. Enterprise Friendly Social Network Dashboard PeopleBrowsr Launches Real-Time Search , July 10, 2009. Must-Have Google Search Tricks , July 7, 2009. Search Wars: Twitter Versus Google , July 9, 2009. Informal Learning Flow Hot List. July 1, 2009 to July 30, 2009. Top Posts.

A Labor Day Manifesto for a New World

John Hagel

  Some have adopted the label of pro-amateurs (or “pro-ams”), popularized by Charles Leadbeater, but this label typically refers to amateurs who adopt and pursue professional standards in their pursuit of their passion.  But, in the process, we paid an enormous price. We were taught to treat our work as a price to be paid to accumulate the material resources required to enjoy the rest of our lives.  

2014, The Year That Was

Luis Suarez

Finally , I got to discover and fully experience what, till today, have been my two main sources of income as an independent advisor: 1) Client work and 2) Hosting face to face workshops around Social Business Adoption & Digital Transformation.

The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO

Ross Dawson

Our competitors may develop products, features, or services that are similar to ours or that achieve greater market acceptance, may undertake more far-reaching and successful product development efforts or marketing campaigns, or may adopt more aggressive pricing policies. My favorite part of reading S-1 IPO filings is always the risk factors. They are seemingly endless, as the company tries to cover its ass for all the things that might conceivably go wrong.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Power of Power Laws

John Hagel

But it is not just social scientists who fall prey to this temptation to adopt a Gaussian view of the world. Searching for simplicity Besides extreme events, there’s another implication of the shift to a Paretian world.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. Price points for virtual classroom training will begin to be virtually the same as for the same in-person classes.

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

one FACEBOOK) - scruffy works: let the links fail to make it scale - democracy rules: open, free and universal (it''s an experiment that can never be rerun (but there''s ways we could kill it) - but we lost (for a time) conceptial and contextual - the semantic web - missing links - search engines fill the gap - "You couldn''t build Google until there was enough of the web to make it." - the web is a network of netword that grows because we put stuff on it - web 2.0,

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

After a few months, however, I became concerned because adoption of the license wasn’t great. Early in 1999 I reached out to Eric Raymond, Tim O’Reilly, and others for help thinking through how to solve the adoption problem. Adoption was much better with the new license. Employ the following search text in Google: “locke ‘removes out of the state of nature’”. Search your local bookstore for the public domain version of Locke’s Second Treatise ; you won’t find it.

The temptation of stories

David Weinberger

There are real prices to stories failing to pan out. That search for the “more&# isn’t simply a hunt for unknown truths. It’s a search for a narrative that reveals the simple surface to be a veneer from which we will learn something unexpected. Now, the form I’ve adopted for this essay, which is itself a type of story-telling, is one of balance: Old temptations matched by new temptations.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Onshore Manufacturing

John Hagel

The engineers and designers at Harley-Davidson and Haas are constantly altering the companies’ products in ways that are not easily imitated by lower-priced foreign competitors.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Zero-Sum Thinking

John Hagel

As we adopt these different perspectives, we will find that most of our institutions today are fundamentally lacking. In our quest for cost-cutting, we have focused on squeezing the prices of our suppliers as much as possible. Selling something for more price than it is really worth.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Retailers and Customers

John Hagel

In the late 1990s, the Gap was a real highflier, with a share price that rose from about $10 to about $50 over a five year period. As is often the case in business, when the troubles first started to surface at the Gap, the search began for the guilty.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. Price points for virtual classroom training will begin to be virtually the same as for the same in-person classes. And we won't see much adoption as the central vehicle for learning content delivery. #11 Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008.