My Interview With Paul Jarvis, Author Of “Company Of One”

Dan Pontefract

After working roughly 20 years in mega-large companies with revenues in the billions I am now a company of one. It’s me and only … Continue reading "My Interview With Paul Jarvis, Author Of “Company Of One”". The post My Interview With Paul Jarvis, Author Of “Company Of One” appeared first on Dan Pontefract. Business capitalism Culture Company Of One Paul JarvisI recently left the corporate world.

The Rise of the Global Superstar Company

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The current rise of large companies is somewhat unexpected. Big, multinational companies dominated most industries, - from GM, Ford and Chrysler in cars to Esso/Exxon, Mobil and Texaco in oil and gas. Companies popped up to solve specific problems and then disappeared.

Companies and Movements

John Hagel

Movements and companies – what’s the intersection between these two? Sure, there are movements against companies – we all can name dozens of boycotts against specific companies for a variety of reasons, ranging from unfair labor practices to the politics of the countries they’re from. Even the labor movement that gave rise to Labor Day was at one level a movement against companies. But, what about companies that are catalysts and drivers of movements of their own?

Connecting Companies and Markets

Harold Jarche

Companies therefore need to push work beyond daily practice and out to communities and networks. Connecting companies to markets in the network era. In times of rapid change, and decreasing lifespans of companies, cooperation trumps collaboration.

There Is Nothing Wrong With The Term ‘Company Culture’

Dan Pontefract

The headline from Harvard Business Review read, Why “Company Culture” Is a Misleading Term. I’m here to defend the term, “Company Culture” But first, a bit of a background to the author. ” Is there no “company culture” present in Japan?

Choosing the company that you keep

Euen Semple

I have no problem unfriending them and avoiding their company in just the same way as I would in real life. I like having a large group of online friends and the variety of viewpoints that I am exposed to as a result. I am also very sensitive to the risk of avoiding criticism or dissent, only hearing views that I agree with, and ending up in an echo chamber. However.

How to Transform a “Big, Old” Company into an Agile Digital Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, “the adoption of digital technologies in business doesn’t come as naturally,” - especially if you’re working in a big, old company. “Inserting digital technologies to enhance operations and create new value propositions has proven extremely challenging.”.

The Connected Company Review

Harold Jarche

I received a copy of Dave Gray’s The Connected Company from O’Reilly books and must say that Dave has done a great job. The book also includes a lot of detail (almost 300 pages) on how to shift to becoming a connected company as well as how to lead one.

Purpose-Driven Companies Outperform The Financial Markets By 42 Percent

Dan Pontefract

Dan's Related Posts: $6 trillion In Assets And This CEO Says Purpose Is The Company’s Fundamental… The Lost Trust Of Millennials With Big Business. You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: It seems that purpose is starting to pay off.

The connected company

Dave Gray

Do you know what the average life expectancy for a company is? In a recent talk , John Hagel pointed out that the average life expectancy of a company in the S&P 500 has dropped precipitously, from 75 years (in 1937) to 15 years in a more recent study.

networks are the new companies

Harold Jarche

This is a necessity in an economy where the average company lifespan continues to decrease. The company no longer offers the stability it once did as innovation, and resulting business disruption, comes from all corners. And to the earlier point, networks are the new companies.

Disruptive Innovations and Large Companies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I gave a seminar at an executive management class for a large, global company. The class consisted of up-and-coming executives, roughly in their late 20s and early 30s with 5 - 10 years in the company. Given my long career at IBM, as well as my more recent involvement with Citi, it is not surprising that I am particularly interested in entrepreneurship and innovation in large companies. It is different with large companies.

Some new elearning companies ;)

Clark Quinn

MicroBrain: this company has developed a system that makes it easy to take your existing courses and chunk them up into little bits. Any relation between the companies portrayed and real entities is purely coincidental. The post Some new elearning companies ;) appeared first on Learnlets. As I continue to track what’s happening, I get the opportunity to review a wide number of products and services.

Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work?

Dan Pontefract

Late last year I was at a dinner with a Board I won’t mention by name. There were roughly 50 people at the event. Tables were pre-assigned and I found myself sitting across from a chap in his mid-50′s whose professional job was an accountant. He worked at a rather large firm as a partner.

Apple is a clothing company

Doc Searls

Or that Angela Ahrendts , who runs those stores, came to the company from Burberry? Or that its Watch , sold as what the fashion business calls an accessory, clearly matters far more to the company than what we used to call “peripherals” (screens, printers, drives, etc.)

Chance favours the Connected Company

Harold Jarche

Johnson in Where Good Ideas Come From who said “Chance favors the connected mind”, and inspired by Dave Gray’s The Connected Company , let me propose that Chance favours the Connected Company.

Why People and Companies Die While Cities Keep Growing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In particular, he wondered if we could apply empirical, quantifiable and predictive scientific methods to help us better understand complex biological organisms and social organizations like cities and companies. How come cities live forever, while companies do not?

Training Industry Names Xyleme as a Top Learning Portal/LMS Companies 2018 Company to Watch

Xyleme

September 25th, 2018 (Denver, CO and Raleigh, NC) Training Industry released the 2018 Top Training Companies selections for the learning portal/LMS sector. The post Training Industry Names Xyleme as a Top Learning Portal/LMS Companies 2018 Company to Watch appeared first on Xyleme.

This High-Tech Company Is Using Artificial Intelligence To Hire, Fire And Promote Employees

Dan Pontefract

When she joined the company in 1981, total. You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Ginni Rometty is CEO, president and chairman of IBM. She has held the top job since 2012. Dan's Related Posts: This IBM Employee Quit Her Job. I Commend Her For Doing So. Docking Employee Pay to Improve Their Skills is Dubious if not Dumb. The Cognitive Era Is Cool But I’d Like To See The Human Era First. Artificial Intelligence Might Help Both Employees And Employers.

My Latest TEDxTalk “How Schools Can Save Companies From Collapsing”

Dan Pontefract

I decided to take the opportunity to discuss the link between what companies need in terms of graduates … and what schools of all shapes and sizes in the K-16 spectrum ought to be producing.

What Features Do Technology Companies Need in eLearning Software?

TOPYX LMS

Forward-thinking technology companies understand that both employee and customer training is vital to increased productivity and a healthy bottom line. While online learning is a staple for most large tech companies, not just any eLearning solution will do.

The Top 3 Functions of LMS Software for Manufacturing Companies

TOPYX LMS

1 Unfortunately, many manufacturing companies are also struggling to keep up with the competition. The U.S. manufacturing industry employs 8.5 percent of the national workforce and produces 18.2 percent of the world’s goods.

Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?

Luis Suarez

In “ Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work? ” he comes to talk about that number of companies out there who, still, in 2013!,

3 Ways Tech Companies Can Improve End-User Training

TOPYX LMS

There are many benefits technology companies can gain from improved end-user training. For example, optimizing end-user training helps tech companies build rapport with their customers’ employees (i.e.,

Why Technology Training is Critical for Financial Services Companies

TOPYX LMS

Technology training can help financial services companies keep up with both technology and their competitors by upskilling staff with critical tech skills that promote digital transformation.

A Company's Four Seasons

Martijn Linssen

Sometimes, very rarely, one of these is a private company, mammoth-size of course, a multinational enterprise gone wild. The entrepreneur launches his company, hires a few people, and prepares everything to grow, get out there, spread the word. Business or Pleasure? -

Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement

Luis Suarez

This is the main reason and biggest issue why most companies are talking about employee engagement as a way to retain their talent, but why they also keep failing to deliver, because they aren’t capable of coming through to meet the needs of that social contract. .

Should Your Company Get on the Blockchain Learning Curve Now or Wait?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What should your company do? How should your company decide when and how to best embrace a disruptive new technology like blockchain? The legacy assets of older companies were like a noose around their neck. A few weeks ago I wrote about the current state of blockchain.

[infographic] Industrialized vs Humanized Companies

Jay Cross

See on Scoop.it – Emotion in the Workplace. How can being more open, trustworthy, and courageous through social media transform your corporation? Park Howell expands the idea of humanization vs. industrialization in this guest post.

It’s not a company. It’s an idea.

Adaptive Path

What emerged was an intoxicating notion: Adaptive Path wasn’t just a company; it was an idea. A couple years ago, we took a step back to indulge ourselves in a navel-gazing exercise to consider what Adaptive Path was and what it should do.

Innovation in Education: Companies outside of USA?

George Siemens

What are the most innovative companies that you’ve come across that are NOT US-based Innovation in education is getting attention globally. Entrepreneurship may well be the force that finally brings structural change to higher education after 800 years. The epicentre of edtech innovation is the USA. At least, that’s the impression I get from the blogs and news sites that I follow. In particular, Audrey Watters is an excellent source for what’s happening in startups.

What Makes a Company Good at IT?

Andy McAfee

It described some recent research we’ve been working on, in collaboration with McKinsey, on the broad question what makes a company ‘good at IT?’ We limited ourselves to publicly-traded companies so that we could make use of our second data source: their annual reports.

How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy

Dan Pontefract

In fact, the company celebrated its 2 billionth Uber ride this past July. Whichever way you slice it, both companies are wreaking havoc on existing business models. These are not truly “sharing economy” companies.

The 7 roles of company directors in driving successful innovation

Ross Dawson

The piece is below, providing a high-level view on the role of company directors in driving innovation. Whether companies are already industry leaders or are striving to grow their market presence, they must be able to reliably generate new approaches to their business.

In a wired world, companies have to re-wire

Harold Jarche

All levels are necessary and knowledge has to flow between them, or companies will get disconnected from their markets and their people. Networked markets are beginning to self-organize faster than the companies that have traditionally served them.

4 Ways Retail Companies Can Use Social Learning to Improve Onboarding

TOPYX LMS

Retail companies face multiple challenges when it comes to onboarding and retaining new hires. Using social learning techniques, companies can improve onboarding and help employees become successful, productive staff members over the long term.

How Retail Companies Can Reduce Employee Turnover

TOPYX LMS

The retail sector sees more turnover than any other, except for the technology industry. 1 In 2018, one-third of HR and compensation professionals at 53 retailers reported an 81 percent turnover rate among their combined 2 million employees, according to Retail Dive.

What is a connected company?

Dave Gray

Power Shift – People Running Companies by Apple?

Luis Suarez

The balance of power from companies running people to, hopefully, people running companies ” [Emphasis mine]. I have been in the IT industry for well over 15 years now and for a good number of them I have been relying on multiple different systems. One of them being Windows.

Why Your Company Needs an LMS

TOPYX LMS

An LMS Can Lower a Company’s Bottom Line. The article Cost Comparison Between Online and In-Person Training states that a company based in several locations, having 500 employees total, would spend about $110,000 on training each employee in-person for 3 hours.

3 Ways LMS Training Programs Reduce Turnover for Retail Companies

TOPYX LMS

Retail companies experienced a 65 percent turnover rate among hourly employees in 2018, according to Daily Pay. 1 Retail distribution positions and corporate positions also had significant rates of turnover.

Xyleme Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies List

Xyleme

Raleigh, NC – February 7, 2019 – Training Industry today announced that Xyleme has been selected as part of the 2019 Top Training Companies lists for the Authoring Tools sector of the learning and development market. View the 2019 Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events. However, when it is enforced and informal learning is ignored or discouraged, companies pay the price of low levels of information retention and skill development and high levels of employee disengagement.