Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

Beth Kanter

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post called “ Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs Change ,” about why nonprofit professionals need to pay attention to self-care and bring a culture of wellbeing into the nonprofit workplace. (The

Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth Kanter

Cross-cultural competency: ability to operate in different cultural settings. Let’s dissect an act of sense-making using Facebook Insights. Your Facebook Insights analytics programs is most likely going to give you some “associated metrics.” [link].

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Using Facebook Groups for Deeper Engagement with Audience or Your Peers

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Facebook Groups can be used to help build communities and for deeper engagement and learning with your audience or peers. Facebook had recently revamped its Groups, and it seemed like the perfect place to take the conversation for a spin.

AI and the Productivity Paradox

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The steam engine, electricity, the internal combustion engine, and computers are each examples of important general purpose technologies.

[2b2k] Has the Internet killed our theory of medias effect on ideas and culture?

David Weinberger

…as revolution spread from Tunisia to Egypt at the start of 2011, a controversy arose about how much credit social media such as Facebook and Twitter ought to get. Gladwells comments were a corrective to those who carelessly referred to the events as “Facebook revolutions&# or “Twitter revolutions&# as if they were the sole cause, but he also disputed those who thought social media played a significant role at all.

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Face Off for Facebook?

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Friday, 23 April 2010 Face Off for Facebook? Theres a lot of talk about Facebook. Theres a lot of numbers about Facebook too. And especially that last medium made me wonder: where on earth are those Facebook users? Business or Pleasure? -

The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As a result, data is now raising competitive concerns especially in Europe, given data’s growing role in creating and shaping markets, led by America’s digital platform giants , - e.g., Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft.

Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These attributes may change multiple times or evolve throughout an entity’s lifespan.” For individuals these include health records, job history, Facebook friends lists, and sports preferences. Let’s illustrate how an identity system works using passports as an example.

My Long Weekend Of Hope And Inspiration

Dan Pontefract

There was an update on Facebook from a friend of mine. I have never been to the McDonald’s in Stittsville, Ontario, but Perry and Jo-Ann McKenna–the owners of the restaurant–ought to be proud of the type of culture they have created.

We can all make TV. Now what?

Doc Searls

Now pause to dig Facebook’s 10-year plan to build The Matrix. How long before Facebook buys Meerkat and builds it into Occulus Rift ? Apple and Microsoft, for example, are doing more and more to isolate personal data to spaces the individual controls and the company can’t see — and to keep personal data away from the advertising business that sustains Google and Facebook, which both seem to regard personal privacy as a bug in civilization, rather than a feature of it.

AI and Public Policy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, while self-driving cars may be safer than human-driven cars, there will be serious accidents which will definitely attract considerable attention.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy. . This rising backlash is evidenced in the anger at the buses that Google, Facebook and Apple are providing to take their employees from San Francisco to their Silicon Valley offices.

Snow on the Water

Doc Searls

Here , here and here , for example.) Today the Live Web is Twitter and Facebook. With Twitter and Facebook, your voice echoes inside a big commercial castle. On Twitter and Facebook, they tend to sink away.

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

Examples… Twitter. This is an example of a tech-driven network. Small example: many people today gamily their weight loss. It’s what allows Google, Facebook and the government spy on us when we don’t want them to. We have allowed Google, Facebook, Amazon and Twitter to be our identity services. Blogging Broadcasting Business Cluetrain Culture Events Future infrastructure Internet Journalism Live Web News Personal clouds problems Technology VR

Technology, Marketing and Storytelling

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I was reminded of those exciting times when reading a recent article, The Power of Immersive Media , by Frank Rose , Senior Fellow at Columbia’s School of the Arts and author of a number of articles and books on digital culture, including The Art of Immersion.

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social

Beth Kanter

Nonprofit Examples. Here’s a few examples: 1. You can find a few more examples from the list of resources compiled by Farra Trompeter from Big Duck. Here’s an example of some survey questions you should ask. The basics of LinkedIn,Twitter, Facebook.

Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, Gartner’s Research director Svetlana Sicular recently observed that big data has already reached the peak of the hype cycle , and is now falling into the trough of disillusionment , a necessary step before (hopefully) moving on to the slope of enlightenment.

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Beyond GDP - Measuring Value in a Service-oriented, Information-based, Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

More people than ever are using Wikipedia, Facebook, Craigslist, Pandora, Hulu and Google. Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture

Big-Bang Disruptions: The Innovator’s Dilemma in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples include Skype, iTunes, the Kindle, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, and smartphone apps like Google maps and Angry Birds. . Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy I recently read a very interesting article, - Big-Bang Disruption.

Interlocutor: The Word of 2012

Dan Pontefract

For example, the study indicates that roughly only 33% of North Americans and 25% of Europeans will take the time to update their Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. Interlocu-what?

Exploring the business behind digital media’s invisibility cloaks

Doc Searls

For example, on news stands, or when you hit SCAN on a car radio.). Is Getting Rid of Fake News Bad for Facebook’s Business? Facebook won’t block fake news posts because it has no incentive, experts say | Technology | The Guardian.

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How Radio Can Defend the Dashboard

Doc Searls

For example, stations need URLs that are as fixed as their channels on the air. For example, give them ways to collect their own data and put it to use. Fuse is one example. Meanwhile Google and Facebook are busy snarfing up personal data and using that to sell personalized advertising. Report on what’s turned red on Google Maps, for example. Broadcasting Business Culture Future infrastructure Internet marketing Personal problems Technology VRM

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How Nonprofit CEOs Use Social Media (Enthusiastically) for Personal and Organizational Leadership

Beth Kanter

But getting into the habit of regular tweeting, Facebooking, or experimenting with new tools like Instagram is another story. ” Udi is just one example of nonprofit CEOs and leaders who use Twitter and other social media platforms. Organizational Culture

Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users. Many companies are still struggling with this major cultural transition. For the past few decades, process reengineering, productivity improvements and cost reductions have been the most prominent features of their company’s culture.

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, the plenary panel I was part of included Olusegun Obasanjo , President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007 and Alejandro Toledo , President of Peru from 2001 to 2006. Yes, it’s true that in the hyperconnected world, in the age of Facebook and Twitter, the people are more empowered and a lot more innovation and ideas will come from the bottom up, not just the top down. Complex Systems Economic Issues Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture

Adjusting to Life in a Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the last few years, the explosive growth of smart mobile devices, cloud services and apps, broadband wireless networks, Twitter and Facebook have propelled us from a flat to a hyperconnected world. Look, for example, at a period piece like Mad Men to see how every day behaviors like smoking in restaurants and at business meetings, drinking during the day, and interactions with women in the workplace have changed in the intervening fifty years.

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This blog is but one small example of the democratizing power of the Internet, as it enables individuals and communities to create and disseminate content and communicate with each other, effectively turning our planet into the Global Village presciently predicted by Marshal McLuhan in the 1960s.

knowledge-sharing, post-technology

Harold Jarche

The arrival of Workplace by Facebook may even limit tool choice more. For example, Jive sells for $5 – $16 per seat, while Facebook’s Workplace is $1 – $3 per seat, with no lock-in. Facebook Workplace is also free for non-profits and educational staff.

Business Winners: Combining Scale with Agility

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It is provocative because people generally associate agility with entrepreneurial startups, and scale with more mature, established companies, although a few relatively young companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook have already achieved scale to complement their entrepreneurial agility. Big Blue is a rare example of corporate survival: few companies last that long, and at times it didn’t look as if IBM would either.

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples include high-tech products such as semiconductors and computers, pharmaceuticals, automobiles and other machinery, and business services such as accounting, law, and engineering.”.

Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, in December of 2005 I wrote about my feelings after the first several months of blogging: . “At Blogging Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Media and Communications Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

On manners, privacy and evolution

Doc Searls

I also sense a more elevated (and perhaps evolved) comprehension of privacy (as, for example, “the right to be left alone”) in Europe than in the U.S. In Report: Every Potential 2040 President Already Unelectable Due To Facebook , The Onion was not fully joking (it never is) when it said “A troubling report finds that by 2040 every presidential candidate will be unelectable to political office due to their embarrassing Facebook posts.”

I Am A Corporate Floater

Dan Pontefract

For you, the organization that continues to succumb to the false pretense that work only occurs if you physically see your employees, I abhor your archaic if not disengaging methodology of workforce culture. You do not float; you continue to control your culture by your own myopia and fears.

How the Web is being body-snatched

Doc Searls

Facebook was conceived as that. For example: Apple’s terms for iOS developers. Facebook has what they call Edgerank. Note how unevenly Facebook places warnings. “Please be careful…” they say, about clicking on a non-Facebook facebook link. You see this on many non-BigCo sites that use Facebook logins. But… With big Facebook partners you don’t get the message. We were less inclusive than Facebook and Apple.

Losing interest in social media: there is no there there

George Siemens

After recreating my online social network ( largely based on blogs from early 2000) in Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Quora, G+ was a chore. I spent a few weeks of responding to G+ friend requests, trying to engage with a few people, posting a few random links, all the while trying to upkeep (occasionally) Twitter and (almost never) Facebook. What has Twitter and Facebook done for me? Put another way, Twitter/Facebook/G+ are secondary media.

we need faith in the future

Harold Jarche

But at this time there are few positive network era organization examples to give inspiration to others. You don’t have to wait for Facebook; just invent the printing press.

friday’s urban finds

Harold Jarche

For example, companies like Uber or Deliveroo claim not to employ any drivers, instead using a contractual trick to organise a precarious pool of gig workers who are technically self-employed. Here’s how long employees are staying at the 10 biggest companies in tech: Facebook: 2.02

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

In addition, we will be using a wiki to showcase learning and a private Facebook group for daily contact and “just in time” support. I selected the latter because all participants are on Facebook and can access it on their mobile phones.

Shooting the Sacred Cows of OD

Dave Snowden

Not mine I picked it up on Facebook but it is a good one. Instead map culture and start to nudge things through small actions in roughly the right direction correcting as you go. The landscape of culture and attitude within the current organisation?

Pokemon Go and Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

It became an overnight viral sensation and cultural phenomena. Colleague Stephanie Rudat found this example from the National Mall and Memorial Parks. Pokemon Go , the latest installment in the best-selling Pokémon video game series, launched as a smartphone app using augmented reality.