Amsterdam Two-Day SenseMaker® Design: Only a week left to take advantage of Early Bird Discount!

Dave Snowden

There are still seats available at the Two Day SenseMaker® Design course in Amsterdam held over 16-17 September 2014. SenseMaker® is a highly innovative technique to gain insights and support decisions in complex spaces. Having learned from their failures and successes they have worked out a design approach that aims to build an effective sensemaking environment that engage stakeholders on all levels emphasising the different approach SenseMaker® takes.

Amsterdam Two-Day SenseMaker® Design: Only a week left to take advantage of Early Bird Discount!

Dave Snowden

There are still seats available at the Two Day SenseMaker® Design course in Amsterdam held over 16-17 September 2014. SenseMaker® is a highly innovative technique to gain insights and support decisions in complex spaces. Having learned from their failures and successes they have worked out a design approach that aims to build an effective sensemaking environment that engage stakeholders on all levels emphasising the different approach SenseMaker® takes.

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Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – Working with Complex Problems

Dave Snowden

Today we’re announcing practitioner-focused courses on complexity and the Cynefin framework. Course 1: Dealing with Complex Problems. Book now for the Early Bird discount, saving US$135. Course 2: Managing in Complexity. While there will be theory, the focus is on the practical application of Cynefin and other related complexity-based methods. Topics will include: An introduction to Complexity Thinking – and its implications for leadership & management.

All Social is Learning | Organizational Knowledge Design

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List All Social is Learning John 8 comments Decision Science , Social Media Nov 22 I’ve been reflecting lately on my brief sojourn into education reform prior to returning to “the world.”

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The UX of Money: How Interaction Design Can Help

Adaptive Path

This is where interaction design can help. For anyone designing for consumer finance — banking, investing, billpay, money management tools, insurance providers or any business selling “savings&# as a value proposition (as a consultant, I’ve learned a lot through having had opportunities to touch all of these areas) — here are some design principles you can employ to make saving a little easier for us all: Create perceptions that motivate.

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The 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Awards

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The transformational changes CIOs are called upon to lead are technically very complex. In addition, the tablet brings up recommendations tailored for each individual customer, including products and services, as well as relevant packages and discounts. It’s designed to significantly improve the store experience for both client and service rep. Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy

Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – SenseMaker® courses

Dave Snowden

Still to come in the next week will be practitioner-focused courses on complexity and the Cynefin framework and finally partner-led subject-specific courses. This is the course for you – getting you from a standing start to having a project 90% designed in only two days. From not knowing anything about SenseMaker® to having a draft framework and project plan in just two days – this course will help you understand the theory, design a project and build a framework.

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Cynefin & Sense-making and LeanUX… in NYC!

Dave Snowden

It's lining up to be a rich week of conversations about Lean, UX, design, Cynefin, sense-making and complexity so if you're looking for a great networking and development opportunity inspired by these topics it's going to be a value-packed week! Also by signing up for a free Cognitive Edge Basic membership you're eligible for a 5% discount but if you upgrade to a paid Cognitive Edge Premium Membership you get a 15% discount.

2014 Education + Sydney ALERT

Dave Snowden

We designed the course over four days with a much clearer division of content. It covers the basics of complexity theory from a human systems perspective and includes things like safe-to-fail intervention design, resilience and what you can actually manage if the situation is complex. Day two is the Cynefin day , starting with the framework itself and then working through each domain before situating Cynefin in the wider field of complexity studies and systems.

Seminars: offer to network members

Dave Snowden

They are: Narrative research designed for the professional researcher and academics as well as current practitioners; Knowing in a virtual world which looks at the use of social computing & knowledge management (seen as a strategic tool) designed for all levels; Complexity in human systems which is a more academic introduction to the application of CAS to human systems with the same target audience as Narrative.

Scaling: merge, match & masticate

Dave Snowden

Cognitive Edge has been working with the UNDP on how do you scale success in the development sector and we recently ran a fascinating event in New York look at the science of how complex adaptive systems scale which is now moving into early experimental use. Its important to remember that i n Cynefin scaling (in terms of visibility and impact) happens when you can achieve a dynamic move from the complex to the complicated, from experiment to exploitation.

New training - March early bird

Dave Snowden

More conventional three by three matrices that can link from Cynefin or can stand in their own right without the need for any understanding of complexity per se. Its also designed for senior executives who don't have the time for longer programmes. We have created a special early bird discount for people booking this month, so take advantage of it!

Idea management requires shared power

Harold Jarche

Convening is the skill and practice of bringing groups together to develop understanding of complex issues, create new knowledge and spur innovation. It is about: • designing meetings as conversations rather than presentations. I have written about convening and the role of the leader in The Power of the Conversation Architect to Address Complex, Adaptive Challenges.

My UX Week 2012 Mixtape

Adaptive Path

For almost any conference, the talks that linger most with me are those that help me see things from different perspectives, especially if they give me insight into how design challenges are solved in other fields. ” and he uses Little Atomo, a robot he designed specifically for his UX Week talk, to walk us through the toy inventing process. The successful design came from a seemingly unlikely source: the International Latex Corporation, a manufacturer of bras and girdles.

UX: It’s a Highly Defensible Investment

Adaptive Path

All the complexity and "source code" of a camera went from the camera box itself off to a factory where Kodak did all the heavy lifting for the customer. By looking at what customers really wanted — a way to capture an image or a memory — and designing for just that, the complexity and the protectable parts of the operational solution were moved behind-the-scenes and became a competitive advantage that Kodak could invest in and protect for years.

UX: It’s a Highly Defensible Investment

Adaptive Path

All the complexity and "source code" of a camera went from the camera box itself off to a factory where Kodak did all the heavy lifting for the customer. By looking at what customers really wanted — a way to capture an image or a memory — and designing for just that, the complexity and the protectable parts of the operational solution were moved behind-the-scenes and became a competitive advantage that Kodak could invest in and protect for years.

Kapp & Driscoll nail Learning in 3D

Clark Quinn

Replete with conceptual models to provide structure to the discussion as well as pragmatic guidance to how to design and implement learning solutions, this book will help those trying to both get their minds around the possibilities and those who are ready to get their hands dirty. It’s just that the concepts are complex, and they don’t pander with overly simplistic presentations. You can get a 20% discount purchasing it directly from Amazon.

The case for the death of cash by the hand of digital currencies

Ross Dawson

Recipients of cash can use the funds immediately, leading to discounts for cash payment. If we start to get critical mass in acceptance of Bitcoin and well-designed mobile and web Bitcoin wallets it is absolutely possible for it to be a significant rival to cash for peer-to-peer payments. Buying, storing, and transacting Bitcoin can be complex and unwieldy. This morning I gave the opening keynote at the ATM and Branch Automation Seminar run by Payments Consulting Network.

Workscaping, part 3 of n

Jay Cross

I got through by doing discounted cash now with a slide rule. Instructional designers once only designed instruction. In the increasingly complex world we inhabit, we often confront novel situations. Sources of knowhow.

Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012

Jay Cross

Our world is getting more complex as everything gets connected. Contributors to the (social) design phase will be entitled to a discount on the workshop fee! _. A guide to complexity and organizations HAROLD JARCHE | SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2012. in an increasingly complex world HAROLD JARCHE | THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012. July, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS. JULY 25, 2012. MOOCs are really a platform.

Driving results through social networks

Jay Cross

Rather, what’s required is a more nuanced and strategic view of collaboration on the part of leaders as designers of their organization. In this environment of increasing complexity, a one-dimensional focus is fatal. Six Sigma and similar methodologies discount the importance of emotional ties. Driving Results Through Social Networks: How Top Organizaiotns Leverage Networks for Performance and Growth by Rob Cross and Robert J. Thomas.

Driving results through social networks

Jay Cross

Rather, what’s required is a more nuanced and strategic view of collaboration on the part of leaders as designers of their organization. In this environment of increasing complexity, a one-dimensional focus is fatal. Six Sigma and similar methodologies discount the importance of emotional ties. Driving Results Through Social Networks: How Top Organizaiotns Leverage Networks for Performance and Growth by Rob Cross and Robert J. Thomas.

5 Games Supporting Nonprofits’s Missions, from Low-Tech to High-Tech

Beth Kanter

They also offer any reader of Beth’s Blog a special discount code of 10% on the conference registeration (use this code: 10beth when you register ) Meghan Ventura from Games for Change has wrote this guest post about how nonprofits are using games to leverage their missions. Created by ESI Design, the 100-player Senate Immersion Module game was made for the Edward M.

Response to Dron

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is where connectivism goes beyond connectionism: it asserts that learning is a network phenomenon, and then proceeds to apply that understanding to things like learning design and pedagogy (subjects about which the connectionists are largely silent). But note the argument here: neurons are simple, social entities (being mostly humans) are complex, and yet (says Dron) I want to apply the same sorts of principles that relate to neural networks that I do to social networks.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Retailers and Customers

John Hagel

Of course, the pace and trajectory of unbundling (and related rebundling) differs across industries and geographies – the patterns are complex and fractal. Now, of course, retailers can still guess wrong in terms of fashion trends even if they do not have their own product design business.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Re-inventing the Corporate Research Lab

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few years later, the Blue Gene initiative was launched, a family of highly parallel supercomputers aimed at solving some of the most complex problems in science and industry. The idea is to cream the profitable business off the top, and leave the competition with the deep-discount stuff.

The Diminishment of Don Draper

Andy McAfee

When I reflect on how I’ve seen strategy, marketing, planning, and product design decisions made at large organizations, I see a lot of the stuff listed above. The packaging for a new line of eco-friendly copier paper, for example, is a combination of colors, logos, other design elements, descriptive words, and a few other important features. Each was shown a screen of three possible packaging designs and asked to select their favorite.

Carrots and sticks: Procrastination fix? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Design (52). Design (52). We use basic rewards and punishments to train animals; why would we do the same with people when they are so much more complex? A better result would have happened if the incentive program was designed to reward certain actions, such as: - points for every new account that they brought in. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours. Drive. A Whole New Mind. Johnny Bunko. Daniel H.

The Monkeysphere Ideology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In our complex society, writes Cracked, "Most of us do not have room in our Monkeysphere for our friendly neighborhood sanitation worker. We even have bits of monkey brain specifically designed for that purpose. But we can know of many many more, and we can know, in a concrete sense, that each of these people live lives of value, and cannot simply be thrown away or discounted, not through any sense of law or ethics, but because that's how it feels to be human.

Dealing with data of the damned

Mind Hacks

One of his main findings is that when experimental results appear that can't be explained, they're often discounted as being useless. The researchers might say that the experiment was designed badly, the equipment faulty, and so on. There is clearly much more to scientific reasoning than this, as it is vast and complex both within individual researchers and between groups of people.

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Online Facilitation Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Instructor: Nancy White , Full Circle Associates Tuition: $750 (10% discount for groups of 5 or more or members of 501(C)3 non profit or international NGO organizations.) The workshop will provide you with the initial skills to guide you through planning, process design and facilitation of online group interactions.

Online Facilitation Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Instructor: Nancy White , Full Circle Associates Tuition: $750 (10% discount for groups of 5 or more or members of 501(C)3 non profit or international NGO organizations.) The workshop will provide you with the initial skills to guide you through planning, process design and facilitation of online group interactions.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This paper examines each phase, reflects on how this external triangulation relates to some exemplar learning theories, and finally, offers some examples and suggests how designing this external triangulation into learning and work efforts can increase project success.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This paper examines each phase, reflects on how this external triangulation relates to some exemplar learning theories, and finally, offers some examples and suggests how designing this external triangulation into learning and work efforts can increase project success.

We don’t know what we are messing with | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This situation can come up in any social experience, whether or not it is designed to engage the heart.

We don’t know what we are messing with | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This situation can come up in any social experience, whether or not it is designed to engage the heart.

Critical Thinking for Educators

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In particular, I haven't talked at all about complex arguments, explanations, definitions, names and descriptions. These are ways of combining simple propositions into complex propositions. Here they are, with their most common indicator words: negation - not disjunction - either, or conjunction - both, and conditional - if, then As I said, these are ways of creating complex propositions out of simple propositions.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: The Ghost Map

Steven Berlin Johnson

It is something of a classic of both public health and information design. Complex story. We are created in year 2003 and we have been trying all we had to make sure that we had a good time and site for our customes to enjoy the good things and every 2 products bought is given a discount of 15% less and buy two phones get one ipod 60gb video free.

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