working smarter case study

Harold Jarche

Established an Online Resource Repository (Decision Support Tools, Case Studies, Tools, Job Aids, & additional information sources).

Case study porn

Euen Semple

A while back I tweeted "Stop reading case study porn and get on with it". OK, maybe I am bit unfair with my dismissal of case studies but when I am asked if I know of companies who are doing really well with social tools I say "Less than you might expect, those who you know of were less successful than they claim, and why not become the one that really makes it work?".

The Heinz Ketchup Case Study

Jay Cross

My midterm exam in Marketing Management at Harvard B-School was the Heinz Ketchup Case. The case included the demographics of buyers, the geographic spread of the market, and all manner of information about packaging options.

The Transformative Power of Analytics - The Houston Astros: a Case Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I read a two-part interview with Astro’s GM Jeff Luhnow, - an excellent case study for any leader seeking to learn from the Astros’ transformation, including the challenges involved and how to overcome them.

Case Study: Tim Hockey, a Collaborative & Transparent CEO

Dan Pontefract

collaboration leadership case study CEO td canada trust tim hockey transparentI don’t own their shares. I have never worked for the company. I’m not aware of anyone within my strong or weak tie network that actually holds a position there either.

A course is not the solution to every problem: Case Study 1

Jane Hart

This is the first of three case studies that shows how courses are not the solution to every learning or performance problem. These posts have been adapted from posts that first appeared on my blog in 2010.

The Transformative Power of Analytics - The Houston Astros: a Case Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I read a two-part interview with Astro’s GM Jeff Luhnow, - an excellent case study for any leader seeking to learn from the Astros’ transformation, including the challenges involved and how to overcome them. This was the case in 2012 and 2013, the first two years of Astros’ transformation.

Case Study 2 – How a training course is not the solution to every problem

Jane Hart

Following Monday’s post, How to break out of the “course is the solution to every problem” mindset: make courses the exception rather than the rule, this is the second of three case studies that shows how courses are not the solution to every learning or performance problem. These case studies have been adapted from posts [.].

Crowdsourcing for social development and economic opportunity: Case study of Malaysia

Ross Dawson

The post Crowdsourcing for social development and economic opportunity: Case study of Malaysia appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

Case Study No 3: a course doesn’t solve every problem:

Jane Hart

Following Monday’s post, How to break out of the “course is the solution to every problem” mindset: make courses the exception rather than the rule, this is the third of three case studies that shows how courses are not the solution to every learning or performance problem. These case studies have been adapted from posts [.].

Case study: Using project management for effective crowdsourcing

Ross Dawson

The chapter opens with an excellent case study of how Nick McMenemy uses crowd platforms to drive his startup Virdium. I gained plenty of insights and new ideas in my interview of him, which I condensed into the case study, reproduced below. Case study: How Nick McMenemy runs virtual teams. [This post first appeared on the Getting Results From Crowds book website].

The fabulous case study of Queensland Police on Facebook

Ross Dawson

There are many challenges, given that individuals are posting on the Queensland Police Facebook page, sometimes about things that are not officially in the public domain, however these are just dealt with on a case by case basis rather than in massive policy manuals. I hope that public sector organizations in particular look carefully at this case study on how valuable social media can be, if approached with the right attitude

Insights and real-life case studies in effective crowdfunding for change

Ross Dawson

This evening I spoke at the Crowdfunding for Change event run by Avis Mulhall ‘s Think Act Change.

LearnTrends Live: Reuters case study

Jay Cross

Note: the 80/20 ratio for informal/formal was the case before networks kicked in. Thomas Reuters. Charles Jennings. Largest information company in the world. 70/20/10: 80% of learning takes place outside of class. Learning through experience: 70%. Learning from others: 20%. Learning formally: 10%. Think of your major lessons. They weren’t formal, were they? Social learning: sharing experiences. Jerome Bruner: difference between learning physics and being a physicist.

Social Media Integrated Campaign Case Study Slam: SSIR Social Media on Purpose Conference

Beth Kanter

Not yr same old social media NPO case study SLAM at #SMoP14 pic.twitter.com/j7Gp12hIRD. The panelists delivered their case studies and poems in three rounds, each with a sub-theme. Humberto Kam from the Monterrey Bay Aquarium and Cindy Johanson from Edutopia shared some case studies about storytelling and what inspires people to share your organization’s content. The final set of case studies discussed social media success and failure.

Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Ross Dawson

At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA).

Book research: Looking for case studies/ leading practice in using crowdsourcing

Ross Dawson

We are using brief case studies liberally through the book, however we need a few more to flesh it out. To offer your case study or experience, please use the contact form on crowdsourcingresults.com. We will attribute any case studies or quotes we use in the book to the person and company, and will check in with you if so on how we use it.

Case Studies of Informal or Social Learning

Tony Karrer

I'm looking to find lots of examples of where informal or social learning has been used successfully in the workplace and where it was led by the L&D organization. This can either be already written up, or it can be the name of a person and organization where it was done. Can you provide me pointers? If you would be more comfortable, feel free to send me information via an email: akarrer@techempower.com. eLearning Technology.

Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth Kanter

” Leadership modeling is important. When they launched their staff as champion strategy, they had to make the case that it was worth the investment of their time. There are no better champions for your organization’s communication’s strategy than your staff.

How TELUS Engages Employees Through Pervasive Learning

Dan Pontefract

SAP was kind enough to interview me and produce a case study related to the Pervasive Learning model at TELUS, and its alignment to culture and employee engagement. You can download a copy of the case study by clicking here or on the graphic to the right.

Is the case study method of instruction due for an overhaul?

Jay Cross

Working Knowledge , an online forum from HBS, gave Professor Emeritus Jim Heskett a platform to raise the issue of the relevance of case study instruction. Heskett’s original article noted that “The case method has become synonymous with education for management. Traditional cases have come under fire for being self-contained documents that describe a protagonist facing a decision with a set of packaged data available on which to base the decision.”.

Internet Time Blog » Is the case study method of instruction due for an overhaul?

Jay Cross

Internet Time Blog » Is the case study method of instruction due for an overhaul?

Jay Cross

Smart.fm: Why Goals are the new Lists

Adaptive Path

Instead of organizing content around topics, which people may study for many different reasons, content will soon be organized around Goals that people can form communities around. Case Study Part of the Smart.fm iPhone App Story.

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Beta Program, Email List, Acquisition - A Case Study in What Not to Do

Tony Karrer

Let me set the context and then let excerpts from the emails tell the rest of the story. A company with a very good product (the leader in its category) asked its leading users to participate in a Beta program right around the time they were acquired.

How the Pope Is Connecting with Younger Generations on Social Media: Pope Emojis

Beth Kanter

Case Studies Gen ZAs you probably know, the Pope is visiting the United States this week in Washington, DC; Philadelphia; and New York City.

Smart.fm: How to move from web to mobile

Adaptive Path

We clustered these characteristics and then used these as starting points for imagining use cases for the iPhone app. We voted on the top use cases and clustered them based on the mental “mode&# a user would be in when engaging in that activity: Are they in a “Study&# mode?

Bringing the smart.fm Experience to the iPhone

Adaptive Path

All of the ideas generated were clustered and use cases for the smart.fm The next step was the organization of the resulting use cases into a mental model and the listing of application features under each mental space. Study : See what I need to do, do it, and see how I’m doing.

Smart.fm: Imagining Possible Worlds

Adaptive Path

Case Study Part of the Smart.fm iPhone App Story. By our talented summer associate Dane Petersen. The smart.fm website offers a number of fun learning games that help you master all sorts of world knowledge, from Japanese to French to European birds.

Smart.fm: Crafting a Visual Language

Adaptive Path

Unlike the existing, web-based learning apps, in which you study in 5 to 10 item sessions that have a clear start and end, we want learning on the iPhone to feel continuous. Your study record (how many items you’ve gotten right or wrong today). Here are some visual wireframes showing how it’s coming together: Item progress is represented by a leaf’s “ripeness&# — the more you study an item, the greener it becomes. Case Study

Smart.fm: Developing a Great Experience

Adaptive Path

They select a goal and begin studying it with the learning game Alexa described earlier. In addition, the user’s study progress needs to be synced back to the Smart.fm What if the user studied that same goal, or another one in the mean time… download that progress and figure out the user’s total progress across all goals. app that didn’t allow a user to study would be incomplete for sure. Case Study Part of the Smart.fm

Smart.fm: Help them spread the love!

Adaptive Path

Case Study Part of the Smart.fm iPhone App Story. We’ve been quiet lately, as we’ve been hard at work developing the Smart.fm iPhone app. Dan will be sharing more about his experiences soon! In the meantime, our friends at Smart.fm have proposed two panels for South by Southwest: Crash Course: Is E-ducation Making the Classroom Obsolete? and Going Mobile: Web to App Do’s and Don’ts.

Yay, PayCycle!

Adaptive Path

If you are interested in learning more about the work, we recently posted a case study on the project. Tags: Case Studies Ever wondered where your paycheck comes from? I mean, actually comes from? How it’s calculated and tracked? Printed? Deposited? How taxes are paid on it? Chances are, there’s a hardworking soul in your organization who tangles with payroll software on a regular basis — just to pay you!

nigelpaine.com - Blog - Rapid E Learning

Nigel Paine

In an excellent case study produced by Kineo about the line managers portal they developed with and for Marks and Spencer. What are your five case studies, examples or anecdotes that would help people put this topic in context? Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. nigelpaine.com. Leadership. Learning. Technology. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. Navigation. Links.

CLO Maths–Part I

Charles Jennings

There were plenty of good conversations, some case studies, and lots of idea sharing and thoughts around innovation and the future of learning in organisations. Last month I took part in the iVentiv Executive Knowledge Exchange event in New York. The two days of roundtable discussion were focused on ‘learning futures’. The event was attended by Chief Learning Officers and executives

In Europe's biggest firms, social business is all grown up

Dion Hinchcliffe

Case studies demonstrate that some of the world''s largest companies are now making advanced use of social tools in the way that they work. Is Europe leading the way? Enterprise 2.0

At the edge

Clark Quinn

Another response to my request for topics asked about moving from the classroom to the ‘fringe’ Here, I have a very simple response: the case studies in Revolutionize Learning & Development. Coaching also played a role in the case study Jane Bozarth provided.

"Could you just do me a one pager on that?"

Euen Semple

Reading yet another fictional case study rather than inspiring your own. I remember the sinking feeling those words triggered. You knew that you had lost their attention and they were resorting to diversionary tactics. So many documents are diversionary. Putting off doing something by writing a templated bit of business fluff. Faffing about with formatting and fonts rather than taking the leap and sharing what you have written.

Evil Plans

Euen Semple

I find this format much more rewarding to read than your standard "good idea padded out with case studies" business book of which there are too many these days. I am currently romping my way through my preview copy of Hugh Macleod's new book Evil Plans. As with his previous book.

Measuring community health: Achieving balanced social media growth

Dion Hinchcliffe

This week we take a look at a new case study that explores metrics that can measure the intrinsic health of communities instead of looking purely at size as the defining barometer Creating successful online communities is still more art than science, yet techniques and frameworks are now emerging to turn social business into a real discipline.

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Clark Quinn

Great case study information. Serena is Serene about Enterprise Facebook. Discusses Serena software's use of facebook and social media. GE’s Enterprise Collaboration Backbone | Collaboration 2.0 | ZDNet.com.

From Courses to Campaigns : using the 70:20:10 approach

Charles Jennings

Business education has understood this fact for years, but rather than designing ways that allow experienced business school professors to support and mentor managers to solve their own real problems in their own context, most use a proxy called the case method.

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Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Beth Kanter

Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons is a collection of 137 case studies and policies in 11 categories how self-organized, democratic, and people-powered policies and initiatives can help solve some of the most thorny problems we face around the world in urban areas.