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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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.

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Luis Suarez

You are now ready then to execute on enabling your early adopters to help you transform your business….

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.” ” The motivations, the cognitive space, the tools and techniques often mirrored the Web’s.

Social business adoption in the workplace

Dion Hinchcliffe

A practitioner in the trenches shares his top strategies and techniques for driving engagement with social tools. What does becoming a social business actually entail? Social Enterprise

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

Beth Kanter

There are several tools in each category, with each linking to a case study, worksheet and some process notes: Look ahead. A few tools that caught my eye: 1. This informative post, “ Beyond the Toolkit ” assembles a curated list of existing tool kits.

Social tools and the filter problem

Euen Semple

I have also been adjusting my Facebook lists, after watching Robert Scoble''s enthusiasm for adopting that technique, to raise the level of stories I see and reduce the number of pictures of cats. The appeal of social tools is that we get to see more than just one aspect of the people we connect to. The solution is partly to use different tools for different purposes. I just saw someone comment that "Twitter would be improved by better list functionality".

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How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption

Beth Kanter

The best social tools and techniques that leaders themselves and their organization can use to get results. Too often we don’t want to step out of our comfort zone, but if we don’t challenge our assumptions and embrace the discomfort, we can’t learn new skills or tools.

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

A few simple tools I want edu-startups to build

George Siemens

Here are a few tools that I would like someone, somewhere to build (startups, research labs, competent coders): 1. Visualization and data collision tools. I need tools to help me make sense of complexity. One of the reasons many people are not very data-based in their thinking and argumentation is that the tools to interact with data are difficult to use and inaccessible. Outside of taking courses in XML, programming logic, and Python, I am not a programmer.

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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. There are a lot of simple tools out there that will give every employee a voice in this, maximising your ROI. Business or Pleasure? -

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

To name: No, we don’t need no stinking education, nor enablement , because, you know, these social tools put in place are just so easy to use that no-one would need it, nor find it useful nor relevant.

A cool new (free!) productivity tool | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Tools (20). productivity tool At the heart of most organizations is a disconnect. But last month, I discovered a tool for individuals that – bang for the buck – is one of the most useful yet. Browse Similar Posts: Motivation , Personal Productivity , Tools. Dan Pink.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? What should be in your tool set? What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? Should twitter be part of your tool set? Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective.

What’s Needed First? Culture Change or Enterprise 2.0 Adoption

Dan Pontefract

adoption? tools need to become so simplistic, easy to use and of course generally available to an organization before a culture can be considered connected, flat and more collaborative? There is a dilemma that exists in the 90-9-1 phenomenon.

Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the social card!

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Wednesday, 26 January 2011 Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the social card! (Im Again, these tools don’t facilitate emergence, although this may be starting to change. Adopt vs adapt Microsoft and Cloud - they just don't get it, do t.

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

Indeed, instead of focusing on the whole world, which may have been a bit too ambitious and perhaps over demanding on everyone as in too large to cover, I am switching gears and instead adopt a new mantra towards it: Life Without eMail. .

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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? Enterprise microblogging tools do the same. Business or Pleasure? -

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really. And the same would pretty much apply to social software tools as well. When collaborating with others and using social tools, why pretend to be who you are not?

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

into an incredibly powerful social messaging and notification system of content that’s stored elsewhere, i.e. social networking, collaborative and knowledge sharing tools eventually.

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. New Collaborative Tools For Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges pens the following: Most of the tools of Enterprise 2.0, The first diagram outlines four key org structure phases plotted against the technology adoption life-cycle.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

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.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

And Twitter is just about to experience that soon enough for us all to be reminded that social technologies are just that, tools, enablers, and that, as such, they come and go. I want to bring back the user experience of what made Twitter a great social networking tool par to none. .

Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given

Luis Suarez

In fact, I would come to question the validity of using social networking tools to collaborate effectively. without perhaps even relying on (social) tools. I mean, imagine what would have happened if back in the day, folks would have been educated, and trained, on how to use email properly as a powerful collaborative and knowledge sharing tool, instead of being considered today a huge productivity drain, provoked by ourselves , in the first place! .

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

Bob Sutton

Kerry Patterson: Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High. 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. ARSE Tools and Tips. Bob Sutton.

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Luis Suarez

So what I am about to describe next is basically my own model for social networking out there for two of my favourite social networking tools which I have developed over the course of the years after experimenting and playing with multiple options.

Snap Bird – Experimenting with Curation of Live Tweeting at Conference Events

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise Travelling

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Luis Suarez

Knowledge workers ultimately adopt and embrace as well a much more open, public, trustworthy and transparent manner of collaborating and sharing their knowledge. This is while we have witnessed and experienced the rampant adoption of social networking tools behind the firewall.

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

Luis Suarez

moniker, was killing the job market and current working conditions, because businesses were adopting this shift for the wrong reasons. IBM Innovation Knowledge Tools Learning Social Enterprise

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

The amount of knowledge, expertise, know-how, skills, experiences, project / team / community related work that has come out as a result of using these social tools can be quite overwhelming, given the sheer numbers.

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eLearning 2.0 Adoption - Early Adopters

Tony Karrer

Interesting post Adoption of Web 2.0 Revisited that discusses adoption of these techniques. Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools As a side note - I'm very surprised that the Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools hasn't received more attention. tools as part of Learning. and eLearning 2.0 This relates to several of my posts about eLearning 2.0:

The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise Travelling

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter

Instagram has a couple of marketing benefits. It’s a great branding tool because it can engage audiences, creative intimacy, and appeals to the emotions. Tool Box. There are lots of photo editing apps that work with Instagram, management tools, and tools to measure Instagram.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Luis Suarez

It was one of those great presentations that makes you think about the daily challenges we all face when confronting work and our own productivity and how by shifting gears and opening up to social tools, we may find plenty of solutions to the problems we face today.

How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising

Beth Kanter

ADOPTA , which is dedicated to improving the adoption process for parents in Eastern Europe, is another nonprofit that uses the cloud to fundraise. We basically function as a virtual office,” says ADOPTA President, and adoptive parent, Diana Topcic-Rosenberg. Tools and Tactics

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

on providing education on making use of all of these social software tools, which I found rather intriguing, because it looks like we are bound to repeat the very same mistakes we did back then when something called email, or Instant Messaging, for that matter!

Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools

Tony Karrer

Nancy White just posted Second Wave Adoption where she discusses various aspects of helping adoption of Web 2.0 This is definitely an interesting question and something I've written about before: eLearning Technology: Adoption of Web 2.0 Adoption in the Enterprise - It's Personal These posts may be worth reading, but the basic gist is that adoption starts from the personal utility - actually its the perceived usefulness (PU), but that's roughly the personal utility.

5 Ways Nonprofit Facebook Messenger Bots Can Deliver Impact

Beth Kanter

More and more people are adopting social media messaging, including Facebook Messenger , to contact nonprofits with questions, comments, or requests. So, it comes as no surprise that Museums have been early adopters of Facebook Messenger Bots.