How to deliver innovation overnight | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). Atlassian dubbed these innovation jamborees FedEx Days because participants have to deliver something overnight. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours. Drive. A Whole New Mind. Johnny Bunko.

Friday’s visual finds

Harold Jarche

“A cool infographic from @atlassian that shows being productive at work is harder than it seems”, via @DanielPink – email is culprit #1. Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week.

A great idea needs a new name. Want to help?

Dan Pink

Created by the Australian software company Atlassian , FedEx Days give people 24 hours to work on whatever they want — so long as it’s not part of their regular jobs and provided that they show what they’ve created to their colleagues when the 24 hours elapse.

‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age

Andy McAfee

It’s also why new companies like Jive, Socialtext, Spigit, Atlassian, Yammer, and many others exist, and why established enterprise software vendors including Microsoft, SAP, Salesforce, Novell, IBM, are making deep changes to their products (disclosures at end of post).

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

Ross Dawson

It can take 18-24 months to make new hires productive. We don't have the tools to measure remote productivity. Video will accelerate productivity. Atlassian is a great example. PHIL : You have to have a firm view on how tools will impact productivity. I am at The Future of Workplace Communications webcast, which is an hour-long discussion broadcast as live video as part of Viocorp's Future Forum series. Archived event available soon).

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Motivation Twitter-style | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). And it joins similarly inspired efforts like Atlassian’s brilliant FedEx Days — a concept that is spreading like benevolent kudzu at companies and even schools across North America — and the 20 percent time initiatives at Google and elsewhere.

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

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). Jen grooved on Google’s 20% time and Atlassian’s Fedex Days – and wanted to bring that sort of noncommissioned work to her department. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours. Drive.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

15 37% On-Boarding process / Corporate Information 11 27% Online Reference / Glossary 10 24% Product Information / Training 9 22% Other 8 20% Supporting Meetings, Conference Rooms, Phone Numbers, Facilitation Assignment, agenda, etc. Even Thomas Davenport, author of Thinking for a Living, has blasted these tools: blogs have detracted from productivity, not increased it. Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications.