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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The connected enterprise adoption curve

Harold Jarche

Mental models, behaviours and formal systems remain stubbornly resistant to change. But it’s those pesky “mental models, behaviours and formal systems” that still stand in your way of becoming an open, connected enterprise. These are the early adopters. [First.]

Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, they do not work so well when dealing with highly complex systems with fast changing, interacting components, where it is much less clear what is going on in the present, let alone how things will evolve into the future. What do we mean by applying design principles to complex, unpredictable, people oriented systems and problems? But the mechanisms to increase robustness will in turn make the system considerably more complex.

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Grand Unified Theory of Service Design, Systems Design, and Organization Design

Adaptive Path

Jeff Sussna is an internationally-recognized systems thinker and IT expert, combining engineering expertise with an ability to bridge business, creative, and technical perspectives. The other thing is, I think a lot about the relationship between designing and operating systems and designing and operating organizations. This is where organizational design and system design really become inseparable. And our systems get better and better as we go.

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

They also handle asset management, but I really have not been seeing the kind of large scale adoption of LCMS products for that purpose. In fact, because content management is now so ubiquitous in almost all social networking systems (including Microsoft SharePoint), many companies are finding ways to leverage these tools to help aid content development. Without an eLearning Strategy defined and the specific objectives defined, then you can’t possibly figure out the right systems.

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Luis Suarez

Enabling early adopters to lead your change initiatives. People argue that it is easier to change an individual that to change the system and that may be right. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership #socbiz-adoption adaptation-framework

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

The False Promise of "Adopt now, and all will adapt"

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 28 December 2010 The False Promise of "Adopt now, and all will adapt" Its the most widespread lie across IT. Vendors and system integrators are great at tailor-making a companys IT to the needs they deem fit. Business or Pleasure? -

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.

The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work

Luis Suarez

AI and the Productivity Paradox

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It’s only been in the last few years that complementary innovations like machine learning have taken AI from the lab to early adopters in the marketplace. B eyond the relatively small number of early adopters, AI is still in the experimental stage.

Let The Next Adventure Begin – The What Next (The System of Me)

Luis Suarez

A system of me , Luis Suarez, a.k.a. Before I go on and explain what I mean with that system of me, please do allow me to share a story over here that would help explain why I am choosing those words carefully in terms of what I will be doing next. Well, that’s where the system of me idea kicks in. Social Business Enablement and Adoption / Adaptation (Including IBM Connections). Unleashing the system of w e!

ICTs in Higher Education Systems of Arab States: Promises and Effective Practices - A Summary Report

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Jemni presented the ALECSO smart learning framework, which adopted a four-prong strategy: to promote cloud computing, mobile applications, open educational resources, and open online courses.

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. Blockchain has the potential to transform our economic and social systems.

Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Similarly, the full impact of automobiles was not felt until the mid-20th century with the rise of suburbs, the Interstate Highway system, and the motels, restaurants and gas stations that sprung up all around them. In short, these systems are trained rather than programmed.”.

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Digital Twin: Bringing the Physical and Digital Worlds Closer Together

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A Digital Twin is essentially a computerized companion to a real-world entity, be it an industrial physical asset like a jet engine, an individual’s health profile, or a highly complex system like a city. A few weeks ago I first learned about a relatively new concept - Digital Twin.

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Systems Metabolic Engineering — “Advances in synthetic biology, systems biology, and evolutionary engineering mean that the list of building block chemicals that can be manufactured better and more cheaply by using plants rather than fossil fuels is growing every year.”.

What’s the Value of Blockchain?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Blockchain has the potential to transform our economic and social systems, but such a transformation is still many years away. Lest we forget, TCP/IP , - the communications protocol that defines the Internet to this day, - was first adopted in the mid-1980s.

The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These systems were optimized for simplicity and flexibility, and their graphical user interfaces led to many innovative applications, including the new web-based applications in the 1990s.

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Platforms, Blockchains, and the Evolution of Trust

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Its competitive advantage is its Internet-based reputation systems for trust between hosts and guests, based on the ratings of over 200 million guests. Trust was also prominent in a recent survey conducted by IBM on the state of adoption of blockchain.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Integration: your place or.

Martijn Linssen

Adopt vs adapt Adopt versus adapt is the central theme in Integration. For the last 15 years, its been the central question in my working life: who will adopt, and who will have to adapt? Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0:

The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Until recently, they have been slow to adopt Web-based platforms, big data analytics, and other IT innovations. IT-enabled systems can deliver health-care services more efficiently on the scale required to support an aging population with multiple chronic problems.

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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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Should Your Company Get on the Blockchain Learning Curve Now or Wait?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I explored this question by comparing blockchain today to the Internet in the early-mid 1990s, which is roughly when the Internet made its own transition from early adopters to mainstream users. It’s still in its early adopters stage, - perhaps akin to the Internet in the late1980s.

The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Instead, IoT should be viewed through the lens of so-called settings , - the physical environments in which these various systems and applications are deployed, - which better captures the overall value created for all parties in each setting, - e.g., companies, government, consumers and workers.

On the Governance of Blockchain: Lessons from the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the 1980s, it was quite difficult to get different IT systems to talk to each other. Just sending an e-mail across two different applications from two different vendors was quite a chore, as was sharing information across disparate systems.

The MIT 2017 Inclusive Innovation Challenge

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Dot Learn - “ Online education is growing, but less than 1 percent of the population of Africa and India have the broadband to access it — cost and speed of the internet are the biggest barriers to adoption in Africa.

Serious AI Challenges that Require Our Attention

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Police agencies hope to do more with less by outsourcing their evaluations of crime data to analytics and technology companies that produce predictive policing systems. Despite wide adoption, predictive policing is still in its infancy, open to bias and hard to evaluate…”.

I'm sorry, you're just not incompetent enough to get it

Martijn Linssen

Incompetence is the driver for all the systems around us. Your political system ? Your religious system ? The same broadcast system where you never get to ask questions, and even if you do, you'll get vague answers at best. Your work system ?

Intervention Design: Overcoming Stiff Resistance to a New, Disruptive Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It’s much harder to appreciate the value of design when applied to user experiences, customer service, systems, organizations, and similar soft , ethereal entities. The September issue of the Harvard Business Review features a spotlight on The Evolution of Design Thinking.

Is Blockchain the Major Next Step in the Evolution of the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The adoption process of foundational technologies like the Internet and blockchain is gradual, incremental and steady, because they must overcome many different kinds of barriers, - technological, organizational, governance, political.

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But digitalization , - its companion concept which captures the impact of the digital revolution on the economy and society, - has been in use since computers were widely adopted around 60 years ago.

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

Bob Sutton

The Observer | Business | You could be a genius - if only you had a good system. A Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow.   I wanted to know if the reward and prestige systems already supported the rule, and if not, how they were going to change things.  Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow : Comments. Bob Sutton.

Mobile Payments - a Long, Relentless War of Attrition

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

And it’s that old chicken and egg issue that gets in the way of every new payments system.” The chicken and egg issue is that there aren’t enough consumer devices supporting Apple Pay, and there aren’t enough merchants that accept it. Apple Pay was launched in September of 2014.

Adoption Ideas

Tony Karrer

Embrace Chaos This reminds me a bit of the adoption trick of letting everyone know how chaotic things are going to be when the new system rolls out. Make it half a solution or a partial solution or a flexible solution so that it can be adopted in ways that work for the individuals who have to do it. Great article from Harvard Business.org - (via Big Dog, Little Dog ).

The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent McKinsey study on Cloud and Innovation observed that “The problem in many cases is that adopting cloud technologies is an IT initiative, which means that cloud solutions are all around improving IT and IT productivity.

Open Innovation 2.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Their scientists and engineers came up with a variety of technology breakthroughs and inventions, including the transistor, the laser, the UNIX operating system, the personal computer, DRAM, disk drives, relational data bases and many more.

The Future of Financial Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Given its intangible character, it’s not surprising that advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) have in turn led to advances in the way we deal with money and payments, as well as with identity, trust and other key attributes of a well-functioning financial system.

The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

E arly cloud adopters were mostly focused on improving the economics of IT, giving them the ability to expand their current offerings without major investments in additional IT infrastructure.

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