How to deliver innovation overnight | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Invented by the folks at the Australian software company Atlassian , these one-day bursts of autonomy allow people to work on anything they want (as long as it’s not part of their regular job) — provided they show what they’ve created to their colleagues 24 hours later.

The Genius Hour: How 60 minutes a week can electrify your job.

Dan Pink

Lots of people believe that a single individual can’t make a difference in an organization. Jen grooved on Google’s 20% time and Atlassian’s Fedex Days – and wanted to bring that sort of noncommissioned work to her department. In most organizations what gets scheduled gets done.

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Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings?

Dan Pontefract

After all, a report by Atlassian suggests employees attend 62 meetings per month. Worse, however, is the fact meetings are very unproductive costing organizations an incredible $37 billion annually due to various factors. But the meeting organizers felt compelled to invite them.

World-leading Australian crowdsourcing platform 99designs gets $35 million, shows depth of Australian tech

Ross Dawson

This is now the third investment Accel has made recently in Australian tech companies, rounding out its $60 million investment in Atlassian and $70+ million into OzForex. As people begin to understand the power of using crowdsourcing in growing their businesses, and how to use these tools well, distributed work will shift how organizations large and small work.

‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age

Andy McAfee

The Tavistock Clinic, later Institute, which applied psychoanalytic theory to organizations. Chris Argyris’s concepts of defensive reasoning and Model 1 vs Model 2 organizations , published in the 1970s and 80s. In contrast, Enterprise 2.0 , which I’ve defined as the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals, is a novel phenomenon.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. – Personal => – Work group => – Organization I also discussed that often these things evolve into solutions. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools?

The Future of Workplace Communications - Live notes from Future Forum webcast

Ross Dawson

People are looking to communicate with each other and the organization. People can create more value being outside the organization than within. Atlassian is a great example. It is about trusting the people in the organization. Organizations are still struggling with bringing in tools that have come from a social environment. Those organizations that are ahead of the curve will reach a tipping point at which their performance will leap ahead.