Adding aesthetics to culture

Dave Snowden

Many years ago now I worked with anthropologist Beth Meriam to design an approach to cultural mapping using SenseMaker®. In effect it has become the underlying Cynefin theory of culture in organisations and society.

Narratives of culture: the score

Dave Snowden

This is going to be a little out of sequence, but I want to come to how we gather narrative for the new culture scans in future posts. Those two simple questions radically transform the way we change culture.

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Narratives of Culture: 1st movement

Dave Snowden

One of the problems with cultural surveys in organiations is that they tend to be evaluative in nature. With the new Scan you can start with the whole workforce or take a sample every week or month.

Changing Cultures in Higher Education

Jay Cross

Last week I received a nice surprise in the mail, Changing Cultures in Higher Education (Ulf Daniel Ehlers and Dirk Schneckberg eds.) Springer. Congratulations, guys. 610 pages for a mere $126. It’s good to see that Springer is maintaining its sense of humor. Don’t get me wrong.

Isn’t this how organizational learning cultures progress?

Jay Cross

Jane Hart’s post yesterday on The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business got me thinking about the evolution of learning culture in organizations.

A cultured gene

Mind Hacks

This new study adds to the more nuanced view of the hormone, which found a ‘reaching out’ effect only in the group of Americans, indicating that culture was affecting how the gene affected behaviour.

A cultured gene

Mind Hacks

This new study adds to the more nuanced view of the hormone, which found a ‘reaching out’ effect only in the group of Americans, indicating that culture was affecting how the gene affected behaviour.

Leveraging AI to Transform Government

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Every year, the BLS collects data on workplace injuries from a sample of around 200,000 institutions.

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Decision Making in Our Increasingly Complex Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The sample skewed toward upper management, - one-third of respondents were C-level executives and 35% were senior managers. Complex Systems Economic Issues Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

The Jobs Outlook for 2022

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Applied to our sample, representing over 15 million workers in total, the above numbers would suggest a decline of 0.98 A few weeks ago, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released The Future of Jobs Report 2018.

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Good Stuff While I was Gone | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Here is a sampling of stuff that has caught my eye, and why.

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What Machine Learning Can and Cannot Do

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Machine learning , and related advances like deep learning , have enabled computers to acquire tacit knowledge by being trained with lots and lots of sample inputs, thus learning by analyzing large amounts of data instead of being explicitly programmed.

Data 207

Solow Paradox 2.0: The Lagging Impact of Technology Advances on Productivity Growth

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The report analyzed the productivity-growth declines across a sample of seven countries, - France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States, - which represent about 65% of the GDP of advanced economies.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Huh? Uranium Ore on eBay.

Mark Oehlert

" Product Description: Radioactive sample of uranium ore. Uranium ore sample sizes vary. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Generational Change in the U.S. Military (strategy+business) | Main | 2007 edublog winners announced!

The Public Face of Science

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The first survey is based on a representative sample of 2,002 general public adults and was conducted by landline and mobile phones. The second survey was conducted online, and is based on a representative sample of 3,748 US-based scientists who are members of AAAS.

Data 197

Blockchain and the Music Industry: Turning Pennies into Dollars

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In addition, once the data and APIs are openly available to everyone in the industry, musicians can get more creative with how they sample and produce music, and entrepreneurs can start new companies based on innovative business models.

AI - the Creation of a Human-Centric Engineering Discipline

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It’s enabled the construction of AI algorithms that can be trained with lots and lots of sample inputs, which are subsequently applied to difficult AI problems like language translation, natural language processing, and playing championship-level Go.

Data 139

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Data 252

A Novel Approach for Measuring the True Impact of the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Using this new approach, the report modeled the GDP impact of technology investments across a sample of around 100 countries over three decades.

Report 160

A Data Science Approach to Organizational Health

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The analysis uncovered that three key attributes are fundamental to organizational health: Internal Alignment : “The organization has a compelling vision and a well-articulated strategy that is supported by its culture and climate.”. A 2013 Deloitte report, Success or Struggle?

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Human-AI Decision Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It’s enabled the construction of AI algorithms that can be trained with lots and lots of sample inputs, which are subsequently applied to difficult AI problems, including natural language processing, language translation and computer vision.

System 152

Jobs, Skills and Education

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Economic Issues Education and Talent Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Skills 152

The State of American Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The survey was based on landline and mobile telephone interviews with a national sample of over 5000 adults. Economic Issues Education and Talent Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture

Skills 163

Creating More Intelligent Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the second study, they formed 152 groups ranging from two to five members to try to replicate the findings of the first study with groups of different sizes, using a broader sample of tasks. I recently read a fascinating online conversation on Collective Intelligence with Tom Malone.

Reflections on Big Data, Data Science and Related Subjects

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Whether that data is search terms, voice samples, or product reviews, the users are in a feedback loop in which they contribute to the products they use.

Data 274

What Machine Learning Can and Cannot Do

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Machine learning , and related advances like deep learning , have enabled computers to acquire tacit knowledge by being trained with lots and lots of sample inputs, thus learning by analyzing large amounts of data instead of being explicitly programmed. Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Future of Work Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Frontiers of Typicality

Doc Searls

Our sample size is 1, so wadda we know?). Culture Family School Dear Student Name, Your Remarkable Candidate Application for admission to Uncanny Valley University is already mostly done. Click here to see. We’ve pre-filled lots of stuff to make sure you get a personalized application experience. And, your Remarkable Candidate status also qualifies you to get these Remarkable Advantages: No essay (we’ve written that for you too). Some kind of scholarship.

Sample 145

A Novel Approach for Measuring the True Impact of the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Using this new approach, the report modeled the GDP impact of technology investments across a sample of around 100 countries over three decades. Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Report 100

Blockchain and the Music Industry: Turning Pennies into Dollars

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In addition, once the data and APIs are openly available to everyone in the industry, musicians can get more creative with how they sample and produce music, and entrepreneurs can start new companies based on innovative business models. Blockchain and Identity Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Media and Communications Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Human-AI Decision Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It’s enabled the construction of AI algorithms that can be trained with lots and lots of sample inputs, which are subsequently applied to difficult AI problems, including natural language processing, language translation and computer vision. Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

System 100

Jobs, Skills and Education

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last year, for example, the Pew Research Center , - in association with the Markle Foundation , - published The State of American Jobs , a report based on interviews with a national sample of over 5,000 adults to learn what Americans are thinking about the skills and training needed to get ahead in our fast changing digital economy. Economic Issues Education and Talent Future of Work Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Skills 100

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET

Mark Oehlert

For specific samples, we asked Download.com to send us adwareand spyware theyve seen in the wild, to better replicate the examplesyou are likely to encounter on your own, not theoretical or "zoo"examples.

Digging a new River for the NYTimes

Doc Searls

A new way to sample the flow of news from the NYT. #. They are at the very core of culture and civilization. Blogging Business Culture infrastructure Internet Journalism Live Web Outlining problems Social Technology VRM Dave says “ The New York Times home page needs a re-think.” ” But he doesn’t stop there, because thinking isn’t enough and complaining is worse than useless. (As As I’ve often found. For example, here.).

Sample 160

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Charles Jennings

Some people find implementing 70-20-10 brings transformational change to their corporate learning cultures. These include samples in China, India and Singapore and for female leaders, since the original samples of executives in the early 80s were mostly male.

Social Net-Work-Life Balance

Dan Pontefract

Secondly, I’m using this analysis as a basis to personally reflect on the importance of such tools being made available inside an organization to facilitate a ‘culture of collaboration’ First, to the data.

The 2010 IBM Global CEO Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Even more striking, during the economic crisis, Standouts’ revenue growth was six times higher than the rest of the sample. even before the financial upheaval last year, business executives operating in a fast-changing, global market were beginning to realize the value of managers who could think more nimbly across multiple frameworks, cultures and disciplines. But, based on my experience, many companies don’t have this culture of service built deep into their DNA.

Study 166

Lessons from the Rescue of the Chilean Miners

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He made daily rounds, administering diagnostic tests, taking samples and updating patient charts, and participated in daily conference calls with the medical team above. Tags: Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Healthcare Systems Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Hart Island: a movie we need, about zombies as heroes

Doc Searls

She also has a documentary on the island you can sample and buy here.). Art Books Culture Life News Photography Places As Halloween approaches (and death itself, for all of us, eventually), I find myself thinking, Do zombies always have to be bad? And, What if zombies were good?

Sample 137

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Charles Jennings

Some people find implementing 70-20-10 brings transformational change to their corporate learning cultures. These include samples in China, India and Singapore and for female leaders, since the original samples of executives in the early 80s were mostly male.

Services, Production and Clouds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Location-referenced soil samples can be collected, analyzed, sent wirelessly to a remote database, which both helps - map the fertilizer applied and adjusts the fertilizer mixtures in real time.”. Cloud Computing Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

SXSW 2013 – Are You A Social Media Nonprofit Manager Looking for Your Peers? #npsmpeer

Beth Kanter

After each presentation, one of the “responders” other experts in the field including Amy Sample Ward (see her write up ), Mark Horvath, and David Neff offered their insights in two minutes about the topic.

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

Beth Kanter

What did the trick was a “How To Tweet” cheat sheet that not only included the simple mechanics, but also sample tweets from other ACLU leaders around the country, subtle form of peer pressure. Organizational Culture

A diversity of perspectives for an authentic sense of reality in healthcare

Dave Snowden

It’s precisely why SenseMaker® delivers value concurrently into areas such as market research, security, organisational culture, employee engagement, customer insights, safety and monitoring & evaluation.

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