How Not to Adopt an LCMS


Companies that adopt a new LCMS are challenging the status quo, reimagining the way content is typically authored, created and delivered. Here are some of the most common mistakes organizations make when adopting a new LCMS: Trying to shoe-horn existing process into a new system.

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.

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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.

Social Business Adoption – The Laggards, The Critics and The Skeptics

Luis Suarez

Adoption: Does It Have To Be So Hard? and it’s rather interesting to see how almost three years later the challenge seems to be there still, alive and kicking: Social / Open Business Adoption is hard.

Kew Gardens adopts Web principles for real-world wayfinding

David Weinberger

In a paper Natasha Waterson and Mike Saunders describe how Kew Botanical Gardens in England are adopting mobile technology to help visitors become “delightfully lost.” Indeed, one could argue that our experience of the Web is affecting how we view wayfinding in the real world, and not just because the Kew project integrates the offline and online worlds via mobiles, QRcodes, etc.

NTEN’s We Are Media Project | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 27 2008 NTEN’s We Are Media Project Published by Nancy White at 1:25 pm under social media Beth Kanter is stewarding a very cool project for NTEN, We Are Media. There is a veritable blossoming of projects to help people learn about and adopt social media these days.

Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off

Luis Suarez

Not every day do you get to work in multiple dream jobs at the same firm, while living in paradise island , with your HR manager physically located in another continent different than yours and with your project manager working in one other (different) continent altogether. What if instead of “driving” adoption within your organisation, you could inspire and facilitate adaptation instead? My goodness!

[berkman] [2b2k] Carolina Rossini – The Industrial Cooperation Project

David Weinberger

Carolina Rossini is giving a Berkman talk abouut the preloilminaray conclusionss from Yochai Benkler’s Industrial Cooperation Project. The project looked at industries to see if they are moving to collaborative peer production. Within alternative energy, the project looked at wind, solar, and see, because they are at different levels of maturity, a lot of patenting, complicate manufacturing and governance processes, and no evidence of commons based production.

A Conversation with Jason Kunesh: And You Think Your Projects Are Politically Charged!

Adaptive Path

So, I wanted to hear about the Dashboard project that you and your team worked on, if you’d like to share a little about that. You know how it is with software projects. JK : There definitely was one part of it that was just anecdotal or sort of qualitative—for example, were we actually seeing the signs in field offices of the technology being adopted? Tracey Varnell : So Jason Kunesh!

Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results

Beth Kanter

Evidence Planning: Helps define outcomes for a project.

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

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Gretchen Rubin: The Happiness Project. 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.

Project AWARE Dives Deep Into Ocean Data, Turning Scuba Divers into Citizen Scientists

Beth Kanter

Project AWARE Goes Deep on Engagement, Turning Scuba Divers into Citizen Scientists – guest post by Darren Barefoot. Project AWARE has always hosted beach and ocean cleanup events around the world.

Treat Your Social Media Measurement Like A 6th Grader’s Science Fair Project!

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Both my kids have worked on projects for their school’s science fair. My daughter’s project involved testing different potting soils to see one was better for seed germination. Flickr Photo by the Consortium.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Web-based Replacements for MSFT Project

Mark Oehlert

» March 25, 2008 Web-based Replacements for MSFT Project OK.havent had the time to try any of these out but love seeing rich toolsets like this hit the cloud.if Webware story ) "If you use Microsoft Project, you might want to seriously consider three alternatives that run completely on the Web. It's a great project management solution for our small team and it's just $4 per month per user.

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

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? - why not both Home About Contact Friday, 13 August 2010 Would more Influence fix your self-esteem?


Adaptive Path

Recently, I lead a project that included “designing the future of X”. Any time you have these kinds of projects, the sky can be the limit. They lacked any real constraints for the project which, in turn, kept us from being able to focus our efforts. I asked the team to list all the things that would affect the project, both internally and externally. We have a finite time to work on the project. They have a finite time to complete the project.

The State of AI in the Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

All of these respondents were early AI adopters compared with their counterparts in an average company, - 90% were directly involved in their company’s AI projects, and 75% said that they had an excellent understanding of AI. Early AI adopters struggle with an array of basic challenges.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. " The Top 10 Free Educational Video Games (John Rice) Game programming tools (Tony Forster ) 21 days of Wiki Adoption (Stewart Mader) Wikis at Work: Benefits and Practices by Jeanne C. Whether you are here to participate in our forums, read atutorial or you want to join our community game development project, has something to offer."

Why Some AI Efforts Succeed While Many Fail

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Among Pioneers, 35% have invested in 20 or more AI projects, double that of Experimenters and Investigators. Rather, Pioneers focus on projects with the potential for transformative impact, and they accept that doing so entails greater uncertainty than less transformative projects.

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My Main Focus for 2011: Scaling Good Behavior - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Gretchen Rubin: The Happiness Project. Now that the launch of Good Boss, Bad Boss is done, along with a host of chores related to The No Asshole Rule paperback and the Asian Leadership edited volume,  I am turning to future projects.    I'm working on two projects, both of which are in the early stages.    You can find this and the other 23 projects here at HBR.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Social Distancing Policies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One of the most interesting projects in the MIT Connection Science group I ’ m affiliated with is The Atlas of Inequality. Over time, the project will be expanded to cities around the world.

A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. The report adds that the gap between the early AI adopters and everyone else is growing. Creating a Portfolio of Projects.

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A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. The report adds that the gap between the early AI adopters and everyone else is growing. Creating a Portfolio of Projects.

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Please not more of the same (1 of 3)

Dave Snowden

Last month Paul Tudor alerted me to a 2012 McKindsey report Delivering large-scale IT projects on time, on budget, and on value. 17 percent of IT projects go so bad that they can threaten the very existence of the company".

The Current State of Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On the positive side, open innovation has been widely accepted and adopted. In January, UC Berkeley professor Henry Chesbrough published Open Innovation Results : Going Beyond the Hype and Getting Down to Business, his fourth book on innovation in the last two decades.

Impact of an Aging Population on Economic Growth and Automation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Other projections estimate that the population will grow slower, peak at 9.4 Some project that after reaching a peak of 9 billion, the world’s population will decline back to today’s levels, - around 7 billion, - by 2100. The US population is currently around 330 million, and is projected to reach 390 million in 2050 and 450 million in 2100. The world has been stuck in an era of slow economic growth over the past decade.

Is Blockchain Now Transitioning to a More Mundane and Useful Era?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most potentially transformative technologies go through the kind of adoption cycles that Orcutt has (metaphorically) compressed into three years. Blockchain was created around a decade ago as the public, distributed ledger for the Bitcoin cryptocurrency.

Lessons learning

Dave Snowden

I'm currently in Stockholm for the Adopting Agile workshop/think tank (it has flavours of both). Lots of interesting things over the last three days with new projects on creating an artisan model of learning and a complexity based approach to project management.

Five Steps to Making Your Content Mobile Ready


So, it''s a popular concept, but I don''t think the adoption for learning our technology inside to supplement for their jobs is quite there yet.”. It can come in phases, just like adoption. Agile is a technique that is used in everything from project management to software development.

COVID-19 & Leadership

Dave Snowden

Instead, we are relying on over a decade of experience in practicing complexity science and establishing projects all over the world in Government, business, academia, policy, the development sector, and beyond. And how can we adopt them?

Getting on the AI Learning Curve: A Pragmatic, Incremental Approach

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It did so by analyzing the value being currently created for each of the 19 industries and 9 business functions in its research study, and projecting their future potential value. Not surprisingly, the majority of the projects studied, 71%, were using AI for advanced process automation.

New Book: Aha! 75 Ways to Work Smarter

Jay Cross

Adopt sound learning practices as lifelong habits. Project. My new book, Aha!, is for all those people we’ve made responsible for their own learning. This is the missing manual.

An Agile, Incremental Approach to Business Process Automation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent study of over 150 companies involved in AI-based projects found that over 70% of the projects were adding AI capabilities to their existing processes. As cognitive intelligence tools like IBM’s Watson are adopted, those will be game changers, too.

Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?


So Nielsen adopted a brilliant mindset and approach to creating content: "We realized that an LCMS would really meet our needs and that we needed to implement it. And now that I can personalize my content, I need to know better who my audience is, and so we started adopting personas.

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Supporting all the ways people learn at work

Jane Hart

Coordinating informal (learning) events: This involves bringing people together to share their projects and passions with others in a casual, relaxed environment, like a learning lounge. In my previous post I showed how people learn at work in a multitude of ways.

The impacts of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence on Learning and Development

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a talk by Alan Bostakian, Senior Analyst, TD Bank - Future Ready project Why? What is the project management strategy - agile? In these types of projects you need to keep momentum and you need to wait a bit to get results - you're not going to show results in 3-4 months."

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A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. Based on a survey of over 3,000 AI-aware C-level executives across 10 countries and 14 sectors, the report found that 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 still waiting to take their first steps.

Automation and the Changing Demand for Workforce Skills

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Higher cognitive skills include advanced literacy and writing; quantitative and statistical skills; critical thinking and decision making; project management; complex information processing and interpretation; and creativity.

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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.

mapping healthcare

Harold Jarche

This example reminded me of a project we had done for a healthcare client in 2004. As part of our project, we developed software for visual mapping to support the standard patient charts and records.

Re-thinking Workplace Learning: extracting rather than adding

Charles Jennings

Similar results were found with the difference between ensuring that reflection occurred following the completion of a project or other piece of work, or just at regular intervals, and simply having the right knowledge and skills to do the job.

Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)


So how do Training Vendors help training organizations go agile: they adopt Agile Development. You will have a daily meeting (called a Scrum) with all the developers with tasks on the project and you, the project leader and no one else.

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.