Flat Army: Afterword Overview

Dan Pontefract

The title of the Afterword is “ In Collaborative Conclusion ”. Related Posts: Flat Army: Chapter 11 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 10 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 12 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 9 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 2 Overview. This 2-minute video snippet sees me (Dan Pontefract) describe the background to the Afterword of the book Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization. This final vignette contains three special guest-star co-hosts.

Flat Army: Chapter 8 Overview

Dan Pontefract

The title of Chapter 8 is “ The Collaborative Leader Action Model ”. To become more collaborative, it’s my belief leaders of any ilk have to rethink their daily model of interaction. The Collaborative Leader Action Model — or CLAM for short — provides not only the method in which to do this, it provides examples of it being successfully utilized.

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Flat Army: Chapter 10 Overview

Dan Pontefract

Collaborative technologies should not be frowned upon as a Flat Army leader. Related Posts: Flat Army: Chapter 9 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 6 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 5 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 8 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 3 Overview. The title of Chapter 10 is “ Tools, Rules and the Jewels of Being a Flat Army Leader ”.

An Overview of Common Cartridge

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We also have a mechanim for support and collaboration, for example, the CC Alliance. Continued coverage of IMS. There's an IMS Common Cartridge testing tool, but they don't want to enable access without registration. Kevin Riley We got a bunch of content vendors and providers together to see what they supported, based on customer demand. We found quite a lot in common. The Common Cartridge format is based on fairly mature technologies that have been availble for a few years.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note that coordination here is not really needed, in contrast to other systemss of mass collaboration. Response: I don''t think it is completely different - when you read an article, I understand some, I don''t understand some, I try to use it - I would lable this a collaborative process. This leads to the exploration of the potential for modeling collaborative knwoledge through its networks structure. They create content collaboratively.

Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

Here’s the description of my presentation: If you are looking to introduce more social approaches to learning in your organisation – from augmenting face-to-face events or socializing formal online learning, to enabling and supporting communities of practice – then Jane Hart will introduce you to the approach she has taken at the Social Learning Centre that makes use of a social collaboration platform to power the social (learning) activities she organises and coordinates.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Reinvention of.

Steve Denning

Although an important step, as it recites, toward greater transparency, collaboration and participation, it made openness a compliance rather than a business issue for several agencies.

Flat Army Graphics on Slideshare

Dan Pontefract

Collaborative Leader Action Model. Collaboration Technologies. Related Posts: flat army book Flat Army: An Overview of the Book Flat Army: Chapter 4 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 3 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 7 Overview. Flat Army revolves around five key frameworks that leaders and organizations need to consider if they want to improve employee engagement and business results. They are: Connected Leader Attributes. Participative Leader Framework.

Slides: Future of Business: Crowds and Sharing Economy

Ross Dawson

I presented the session on crowds on the first day, providing a big picture overview of crowds, crowdsourcing and the sharing economy. Collaboration Crowdsourcing Future of business Keynote speaker Social trends Technology trends Uncategorized I am at Innovation Partnership Program , a three-day executive education program in Silicon Valley for senior executives from Fortune 100 companies, done as a joint venture between Singularity University and XPrize.

An Example of the Flat Army CLAM in Action: BC Ideas2Action

Dan Pontefract

This got me thinking about Chapter 8 of Flat Army: The Collaborative Leader Action Model which suggests the following: Implementing Flat Army and the CLAM starts with the principal tenet that we need to open our doors, tear down the cubicles, and invite the entire organization to the table before making decisions or inventing the next new shiny object. Collaboration isn’t easy; in fact, it’s quite difficult. I’m not a very political man. You may even call me apolitical.

The Flat Army Interview with Dan Pontefract’s Three Young Children

Dan Pontefract

” When ‘Mom’ went out for dinner one night and the 10, 7 and 6 year-old’s suggested they wanted to interview ‘Dad’ on life as an author … it became a collaborative, open and fun project for all four of us. Related Posts: Flat Army Graphics on Slideshare Flat Army: Chapter 2 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 1 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 3 Overview Would You Send Your 6-Year Old to an MBA Program?

That Decision Is Above My Pay-Grade

Dan Pontefract

In Chapter 8 of the Flat Army book, I introduce a concept called the CLAM – the Collaborative Leader Action Model. “ Related Posts: Flat Army: Chapter 8 Overview Going Forward to the Past: Management Yahooliganism &… Ya, I Cry at Work. book collaboration communication flat army decisionthink groupthinkIt’s a cliche, but not one without merit.

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

Yes, we will be having an education and enablement programme with a very thorough overview of features and capabilities , because, you know, we need to ensure people understand fully the huge potential they now have at their fingertips. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off

Luis Suarez

practitioner with over 15 years of experience on knowledge management, collaboration, learning, online communities and social networking for business; and has been living, since February 2008, a (work) life without email challenging the status quo of how knowledge workers collaborate and share their knowledge by promoting openness, transparency, trust, sustainable growth, engagement, connectedness and overall smart work. My goodness!

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

Luis Suarez

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

Open presentations on MOOCs and MOOC Research Initiative

George Siemens

As part of the MOOC Research Initiative , I’m organizing two open events this coming week: Oct 22, 11 am Mountain Time (see conversions ): An Overview of the MOOC Research Initiative: The project, literature, and landscape. This will provide an overview of the state of MOOC research – who is active, how are they researching MOOCs, and the disciplines that are involved in MOOC research. The session will be held here in Bb Collaborate.

The 21st Century Classroom, from a UX Perspective

Adaptive Path

Concept Overview. In a group setting, the combined desks form one large screen to support collaborative work. Concept Overview. Tags: Collaboration Education Futures Last week Adaptive Path submitted 2 concepts to Slate’s Classroom Redesign challenge. With the only constraint being that our concepts needed to apply to 5th grade, Adaptive Path jumped at the chance to throw some wacky UX design ideas into the mix. The Process.

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The Perks of Freelance Work

Luis Suarez

All in all, and through this blogging exercise , I am hoping to provide a somewhat balanced overview on what it is like being an independent and, essentially, share a few of the things I have learned along over the course of these last three years. Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same

Luis Suarez

Not going to spoil the rest of the presentation, but his overview of how little thinking is taking place at the moment in general is very much the same scenario / background from when KM first came about, back in the day. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

the FLAT ARMY cheat sheet

Dan Pontefract

It aims to drive up overall employee engagement by connecting the dots between increased levels of collaboration, empowerment and participation coupled by new ways to lead, learn and share. Chapter 10 cements the new Flat Army style of a leader and organization through Collaborative Technologies. Are you looking for a little insight into the 90,000 word version of my new book Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ? Perhaps a ‘ try before you buy’ approach?

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

One of the other perks and advantages of doing so as well is to be able to capture plenty of the activities I’ll be involved with throughout the year, so when year end comes along I will have a good overview of what I may, or may not!, Google Plus though is just about to help amplify and augment that voice one notch higher… Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

What Are the Chances of Pragmatic Pathways for Social Business?

Luis Suarez

That’s pretty much an overview of some of the major key points you will be able to immerse yourself in by watching John’s 22 minute long worth while watching presentation. “ Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Digital Learning Research Network Conference 2016

George Siemens

We have updated our dLRN research website with the current projects and related partners …in case you’d like an overview of the type of research being conducted and that will be presented at #dLRN16. Collaborative Reflection Activities Using Conversational Agents. Utilizing Datasets to Collaboratively Create Interventions. As part of the Digital Learning Research Network, we held our first conference at Stanford last year.

Smart.fm: How to move from web to mobile

Adaptive Path

In his last post, Dan shared an overview of the smart.fm Tags: Case Studies Collaboration Methods Mobile smart.fm Part of the Smart.fm iPhone App Story.

7 Things you should know about MOOCs

George Siemens

EDUCAUSE publishes short papers on 7 things you should know about… that provide an overview of emerging topics and trends. Those enrolling in a MOOC are likely to discover learning at its most open on a platform that invites the world not only to see and hear but also to participate and collaborate.” Their most recent publication is on 7 things your should know about MOOCs (.pdf).

beyond civil society, governments, and markets

Harold Jarche

Some proposals call for broader government programs; others urge more privatization; a few recommend improving public-private collaboration.” — David Ronfeldt. While political leaders have locked their borders, scientists have been shattering theirs, creating a global collaboration unlike any in history. I have combined their perspectives on media with the model developed by David Ronfeldt: T+I+M+N — overview , video , original paper (1996). Binary thinking is an easy sell.

Announcing: aWEAR Conference: Wearables and Learning

George Siemens

Wearables hold promise to greatly improve personal learning and the performance of teams and collaborative knowledge building through advanced data collection. When combined with existing data such as social media and learning management systems, sophisticated awareness of individual and collaborative activity can be obtained.

Our Guide to Experience Mapping

Adaptive Path

In the guide, we provide a succinct overview of the process of mapping experiences in collaboration with your organization. Why collaborative? We’ve been doing experience mapping in our practice for several years now. Customers are increasingly choosing products and services based on the quality of the experiences they have with them. These experiences often break down when they span multiple channels.

Our Guide to Experience Mapping

Adaptive Path

In the guide, we provide a succinct overview of the process of mapping experiences in collaboration with your organization. Why collaborative? We've been doing experience mapping in our practice for several years now. Customers are increasingly choosing products and services based on the quality of the experiences they have with them. These experiences often break down when they span multiple channels.

Knowledge, Networks and Nations

George Siemens

Collaboration is on the rise – researchers, institutions, and countries are interconnected in their research (some outstanding images of global collaboration from p. If you want to get a broad overview of science and research globally, this is a must-read report Religion, economics, and science are global entities.

Online Communities Mini-Conferences

Nancy White

Passing this along from Leigh Blackall…This is a terrific set of “mini-events&# around a variety of online community and collaboration topics. 6Nov-8am Stigmergic Collaboration: The Evolution of Group Work. 6 Nov-10pm International Online Collaboration Group meets FOC08.

It’s Time to Revolutionize Corporate Learning

Dan Pontefract

I spend a lot of time thinking, writing, speaking and working in my own personal and professional venn diagram of: leadership development; social collaborative tools; and. Related Posts: Flat Army Graphics on Slideshare Announcing the Full Book Cover Jacket of Flat Army flat army book The Remarkable Leadership Story of Conner & Cayden Long Flat Army: Chapter 1 Overview.

Post Doctoral Position at UTA

George Siemens

Overview: The relationship between work and formal education is changing. publishing in the major journals in the field; - interacting with some stakeholder (internal and external to the university) groups/partners; - institutional collaboration and knowledge transfer/translation to Texas and national university systems.

Game Learning Analytcs for Evidence=Based Serious Games

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a talk by Baltasar Fernandex Manjon at CELDA 2019 ie.ft.com/uber-game Serious games - Have been used successfully in many domains – medicine, military - But low adoption in mainstream education - So we say we’re working in ‘game-like simulation’ [link] - Fake news, trolls, e-influencers [link] [link] [link] - Has been formally evaluated Citizen science - Uses games for crowdsourcing Also: - Educational versions of commercial games Do serious games actually work?

LPI launches Capability Map for the learning sector

Jane Hart

Users are then able to create a personalised profile report which provides an overview of their current skills across four competency levels. The LPI’s Capability Map has been in development for over a year, and I was very pleased to be one of the many contributors, in my case helping to define the skills required around the new area of supporting social collaboration in the workplace.

The Fifteen Habits of a Connected Leader

Dan Pontefract

These 15 attributes make up the DNA of a connected leader; without them, it’s unlikely one can be truly collaborative or connected or even successful in their organization. Dan''s Related Posts: Connected Leader Attributes Graphic from Flat Army Flat Army: Chapter 6 Overview the FLAT ARMY cheat sheet Flat Army: Chapter 5 Overview Flat Army: Chapter 3 Overview. The Italian town of Pisa is an interesting place full of contrasts.

the silo effect

Harold Jarche

Tett first gives an overview of silo thinking and its effects — such as the 2008 financial crash — and goes into detail with examples. Taking financial incentives away from daily work improves collaboration between departments and professionals. “Silos are cultural phenomena, which arise out of the systems we use to classify and organize the world,” states Gillian Tett in The Silo Effect. Silos are bounded hierarchies that define specialized work or areas of knowledge.

Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?

Xyleme

For example, this overview that we''re doing for this particular product curriculum could also be part of new hire onboarding. 3: Collaboration Lets Us Deliver Better Content Faster. When content resides in the cloud as Lego building blocks instead of full courses on an instructional designer''s desktop authoring tool, collaboration and non-linear content development reign supreme.

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The 10 Winners of Flat Army Copies Are …

Dan Pontefract

It may take longer to collaborate and think, but in the end, it will result in a healthier result and organization. Related Posts: 10 Free Copies of Flat Army … Participate to Win Flat Army: Chapter 10 Overview flat army book Announcing the Full Book Cover Jacket of Flat Army Flat Army: Chapter 9 Overview.

Getting Hands On: Experience Mapping Workshops Coming to SF & Austin

Adaptive Path

Last summer, we published our (free) Guide to Experience Mapping in which we provide a succinct overview of the value and process of collaboratively mapping customer experiences. We have been excited by its reception and the stories we hear from the community on how they’re putting the method to use in their organizations. It’s not a surprise that the community (i.e.,

Organizations, work, and learning

Harold Jarche

It is an overview of personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ). People in today’s workplace need ongoing, real-time, constantly-changing, collaborative, support. The five most-viewed posts here this past year provide a good synopsis of the over 150 articles I have written since January. They cover the main themes of organizations, work, and learning, that I have been discussing on this blog since 2004. The Seek > Sense > Share framework.

Innovation in open online courses

George Siemens

This is a short overview of the innovations that we want to explore during the course. This intervention builds on the work by Carolyn Rose’s group on dynamic support for collaborative learning using an architecture called Bazaar also developed by her team. In a few weeks, our edX course Data, Analytics, and Learning (#DALMOOC https://www.edx.org/course/utarlingtonx/utarlingtonx-link5-10x-data-analytics-2186 ) will start.

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It’s all about networks

Harold Jarche

It’s the network : Thinking like a node in a network and not as a position in a hierarchy is the first mental shift that’s required to move to a collaborative enterprise. The new traits of the collaborative worker are Passion, Creativity, and Initiative. The collaborative enterprise requires looser hierarchies and stronger networks. It’s all about networks. Understanding networks that is.