Three types of KM
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
For example, knowledge management is not a software system, but really three processes that are conducted in parallel and support each other; namely Big KM , Little KM and PKM [ Patti Anklam ].
Exploring Business Types and Business Models
MARCH 20, 2017
But I’ve also written a lot about business types/roles, including a popular Harvard Business Review article almost 20 years ago. Many of you have approached me to ask, so what’s the difference between a business model and a business type? And, if there is a difference, what business models should each business type adopt? And, not to keep you in suspense, there is a difference between business models and business types as I use them. OK, I’ve created some confusion.
Leadership by Example
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
Here are two examples. In 1982 he presented Mi’kmaq Ethics & Principles , which included an examination of the differences in teaching between native and non-native cultures. Management and leadership are similar types of abilities. Leadership by example becomes the key.
How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy
OCTOBER 3, 2016
AirBnB is a prime example of disruption in the hotel industry. Stocksy is an exceptional example to delve deeper into the notion of being a Platform Cooperative. CEO collaboration corporation Culture leadership organization Purpose platform cooperative purpose Stocksy
Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data
APRIL 1, 2015
It was designed to complement existing technical assistance resources through tip sheets, examples, and links to multiple resources. This section of the report covers new ways of thinking about organizational culture based in continuous improvement based on feedback.
Did Zappos Just Ruin Their Culture Or Is It A Brilliant Org Redesign?
MAY 15, 2015
In a word, it’s all about “ culture.” Their collaborative mindset is infectious, one that encourages everyone to scale the culture. It’s an act of recognition, but it’s the opportunity for all Zappos employees to scale the culture.
The Rise of the Platform Economy
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
The study identified 4 major types of platforms. Apple and Google, for example, have established innovation platforms for their developer ecosystems, whose apps are then made available in their respective transactional platforms, - the App Store and Google Play.
Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer
JULY 28, 2015
We need to teach students to want to constantly learn new types of things, because that is the world that we are moving into - a world of constant and rapid change. Recombinant innovations, remixes and mashups are all examples of creating new contexts. .
My Long Weekend Of Hope And Inspiration
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
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. It started in Parksville, British Columbia.
Defining A Leader’s Duty Of Care
JANUARY 27, 2016
Before going further, I would also like to suggest that employees will depict one of three types of workplace mindsets in their roles; job, career or purpose. Aaron was quick to point out an example. Behaviour Culture employee engagement leadership Purpose duty of care purpose
Holacracy Is Not The Answer To Your Employee Disengagement Issues
JANUARY 9, 2014
One example I’ll surface is debating what the fine folks at HolacracyOne (the ‘owners’ of Holacracy®) market on their website: This graphic suggests to me that holacracy is the aforementioned silver bullet built to completely eradicate bad leadership and arguably poor management.
The Datafication of Business and Society
JUNE 9, 2015
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
Automation and Employment in the 21st Century
MARCH 7, 2017
In the 1810s, for example, the so-called Luddites smashed the new machines that were threatening their textile jobs. Those shifts did not result in long-term mass unemployment, because they were accompanied by the creation of new types of work.
The Collaborative, Sharing Economy
AUGUST 14, 2013
This is a major cultural, as well as business step. Open source communities , - such as Linux , Apache and OpenStack , - are examples of collaborative economies that have been jointly created by a consortium of partners.
Man, Machine, and Work
JUNE 30, 2015
Another example that, as a recent article observed , “Artificial intelligence is suddenly everywhere…”. Digitization is creating new types of economic disruption.
The 2016 MIT Inclusive Innovation Awards
DECEMBER 26, 2016
MIT is one of the world’s top research universities, renowned as well for its entrepreneurial culture. Examples abound. Diversity Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?
JULY 2, 2014
Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy. . In my classes and seminars, I point out that both types of innovation, - sustaining and disruptive, - are equally important. Otherwise serious concepts sometimes end up as overused buzzwords.
To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
The mistakes I see happening far too often (and more than any list of successful examples) are when organizations manually pop the pieces off the cube and forcibly push them into place to ‘solve the puzzle’. leadership managing organization reciprocity social media Culture social
The Digitization of the Economy
JANUARY 30, 2013
To effectively do so, it is quite likely that we will need to become a more entrepreneurial society , where large numbers of people will have to invent their own jobs, possibly based on new types of virtual work organizations and digital platforms.
The Blockchain and Open Innovation
JANUARY 12, 2016
The Internet and World Wide Web introduced a culture of standards to the IT industry. For example, it allows securities to be settled in minutes instead of days. This type of shared or external Research & Development (R&D) has proven to deliver billions in economic value.”.
What Should We Think of Machines that Think?
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Cambridge emeritus professor Martin Rees wrote in Organic Intelligence Has No Long-Term Future : “… by any definition of thinking , the amount and intensity that’s done by organic human-type brains will be utterly swamped by the cerebrations of AI.”
The Future of Jobs: Lessons from History
OCTOBER 13, 2015
At the same time, technological change increased the demand for other types of labor that were complementary to the capital goods embodied in the new technologies. Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and StrategyHow will the job market evolve in our 21st century digital economy? What can we learn from history that might help us make such predictions?
Building Your Headquarters To Boost Employee Engagement
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
You may be aware of the type of structure I am referring to. When an employee spends 40 hours a week in a building that is not only lackluster, it is damaging employee commitment and morale, then perhaps it is time to rethink your organizational culture strategy. (AP Photo).
Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Three types of frictions predominate today: Information frictions: Participants in a transaction don’t have access to the same information; the required information is not easily accessible; and security and privacy risks keep rising, - e.g., hacking, cybercrime, identity theft.
stories connect knowledge
APRIL 9, 2017
It can be as explicit as an organizational knowledge base, or as implicit as the work culture. Is it how-to knowledge, like a trade secret formula, or is it certain practices and norms that define the culture?
Interlocutor: The Word of 2012
JANUARY 9, 2012
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. collaboration communication engagement leadership organization reciprocity teams Culture interlocutor social social networking
Five Essential Tips to Effectively Work from Home
MARCH 11, 2014
For example: 81 per cent of respondents agreed that an organization offering a flexible work program positively differentiates one company from another. buy two if you have both types of phones) If you’re on a conference call, try to walk around your home once in a while with the headset.
7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
The latter requires a different type of attention and whole new set of information coping skills. But consider the level of concentration and focus that each type of task or chunk requires – and schedule accordingly. Content Housekeeping Mindfulness Organizational Culture
The MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition
MARCH 14, 2016
The competition is open to for-profit and non-profit organizations of any size, age or type, in any nation around the world. Examples abound.
The Promise and Challenges of Health Analytics
MARCH 17, 2015
According to the National Human Genome Research Institute : “A phenotype is an individual’s observable traits, such as height, eye color, and blood type. As an example, Ausiello cited predicting the risks of developing cardiovascular disease over a 10 year period.
The Evolution toward a Global Digital Money Ecosystem
JANUARY 16, 2013
For example, many companies have developed their own digital wallet , essentially an app in a smart mobile device that aggregates the things we now carry in our physical wallet, including payment and loyalty cards, coupons, passes, checks, and various kinds of identification.
Social Business in the Age of the Customer
OCTOBER 18, 2012
Many businesses have set up social technologies in their organizations, yet few have truly made the technical, cultural, and process changes necessary to reap the full opportunities and benefits of these tools or the vast amounts of data they capture. 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.
Building institutional memory, one story at a time
JULY 17, 2013
Is it how-to knowledge, like a trade secret formula, or is sit certain practices and norms that define the culture? We know that this type of knowledge cannot easily be codified. Finding ways to collect and share both types of knowledge is important for institutional memory.
An Emerging Platform for Digital, Inclusive Innovation
MAY 30, 2012
d.light , for example, builds low cost solar lanterns as a cleaner, safer replacement for kerosene lanterns; and chotuKool builds compact, portable, cooling solutions that consume about half the power of a regular refrigerator, can be plugged in or run on batteries, and stay cool for hours without power dues to its high-end insulation. For example, the January 14 issue of The Economist has an article on India’s massive Unique ID (UID) initiative, known as Aadhaar.
The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy
JUNE 18, 2014
Examples include high-tech products such as semiconductors and computers, pharmaceuticals, automobiles and other machinery, and business services such as accounting, law, and engineering.”.
OCTOBER 4, 2013
I once asked Dr. Ed Lawler, an expert on the high-involvement form [lateral organization], why it had not become the dominant type of organization. It needs trust and a strong culture to work. They could control this culture within their geographic bounds.
Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks
DECEMBER 15, 2011
For example, the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) was launched by the White House earlier this year to enable “Individuals and organizations [to] utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use, and interoperable identity solutions to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice, and innovation.” A couple of weeks ago I attended a workshop on Inventing the Future of Finance cosponsored by ID³ and the MIT Media Lab.
the literacy of the 21st century
JUNE 11, 2015
This type of work requires a culture of continuous learning. Work is learning, and learning is the work. I have repeated this hundreds of times over the past six years and I know some people may think it is a trite statement.
Information, Money and Related Subjects
JANUARY 26, 2012
For example, the January 14 issue of The Economist has an article on India’s massive Unique ID (UID) initiative, known as Aadhaar. The types, quantity and value of personal data being collected are vast: our profiles and demographic data from bank accounts to medical records to employment data. Complex Systems Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
Culture (Darlene Clover and Laurie McGauley)
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JUNE 22, 2006
See also the formal report Darlene Clover Let start out with the framework that culture matters. It matters to the federal government, because some nations won a landmark agreement to prevent culture from being subsumed under trade agreements. Countries without culture are more easily dominated. Language and culture are power. Culture plays a role around economics, social health, and in particular hope.