Discount for London incubators at Crowdsourcing for Startups and Social Innovation workshop

Ross Dawson

On 1 May I am running a half-day Crowdsourcing for Startups and Social Innovation workshop at Hub Westminster. We will primarily look at the crowdsourcing landscape, how to get outstanding results from using crowds, how to drive successful crowdfunding, and crowd business models for profit and non-profit, exploring many examples of how entrepreneurs and social innovators are using the ideas, energy, and enthusiasm of crowds to create amazing new ventures.

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

Dave Snowden

SenseMaker® is a highly innovative technique to gain insights and support decisions in complex spaces. There are still seats available at the Two Day SenseMaker® Design course in Amsterdam held over 16-17 September 2014. Enjoy EUR200 off the course fees if you sign up before 8 August 2014.

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

Dave Snowden

SenseMaker® is a highly innovative technique to gain insights and support decisions in complex spaces. There are still seats available at the Two Day SenseMaker® Design course in Amsterdam held over 16-17 September 2014.

The Puzzling Economic Impact of Transformative Technologies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

However, along with such tangible inputs, a company spends capital on intangible inputs like innovative offerings, competitive business strategies, streamlined processes, talent development, and the creation of entirely new asset classes.

Mobile Payments - a Long, Relentless War of Attrition

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Some gas stations offer discounts when buying gas with their app, which requires paying directly with a checking account through ACH. SmartPay , for example, offers a 10 cent discount per gallon. Apple Pay was launched in September of 2014.

SWITCH festival shows the power and potential of cross-industry collaboration

Ross Dawson

Mark has since founded the highly-regarded corporate accelerator 650Labs , which helps leading global corporates to drive innovation. They will bring intellectual property and energy to the event, to see how the exceptional network present can catalyse new cross-domain ideas and innovations. The intent is to create compelling cross-boundary ideas and innovation that could not have come from a single organisation.

Wal-Mart And The Futility Of Traditional Management

Steve Denning

Meanwhile, sales have surged at discounters like Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Stores. As a result, it may not have the kind of skilled and motivated staff that can easily generate the continuous innovation that is needed to turn Wal-Mart into a genuine 21 st Century firm.

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

Dave Snowden

innovation. Book now for the Early Bird discount, saving US$135. Discounts. As on all our courses, there are discounts for groups attending the courses (book three people and a fourth can attend free), for academics, NGOs and Premium Cognitive Edge network members.

Return on Intangibles

Jay Cross

In the Network Era, know-how, innovation, and relationships became the keys to profitability, and investors began to value these invisible things more than physical assets. Perhaps some IP and proprietary processes can be sold off at a discount but you can’t bank on it. Management Innovation Metrics of organizational learning Profit This article appears in the October 2013 issue of Chief Learning Officer.

Wal-Mart: Flying Blind With Missing Instruments

Steve Denning

Wal-Mart may be able to pump up its sales numbers by offering costly discounts, or worse, finding ways to nickel and dime customers with hidden charges. Branding & marketing Innovation Leadership Radical Management bean counting bottom line customer delight management measurement Wal-Mart

Radical Management – A Different Kind of CEO

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social ComputingDuring the course of yesterday, my good friend, the always insightful Ana Silva was wondering, over in Twitter , and in her own blog, too!,

Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – Cynefin and Sense-Making courses

Dave Snowden

These courses are recommended for anyone looking for innovative ways of developing their organisation, anyone dealing with complex changing problems and anyone tired of current frustrations and approaches that don’t bring anticipated results. Book now – Early Bird discount has been extended to 22nd June, with savings of up to £379. Book with Early Bird discount and save up to SGD590. Book with Early Bird discount and save up to $499. Discounts.

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Upcoming Cognitive Edge Courses in 2015

Dave Snowden

• Shaping Innovation. Discounts. As in previous years, there are discounts for groups attending the courses, for Early Bird bookings and discounts for network members and premium network members. There's a change coming in the Cognitive Edge training courses. Starting in 2015, the courses will be expanding with two new series of courses for practitioners and consultants.

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Racing to the Top Where Corporations Are People

Luis Suarez

“[…] The race to the top is focused on design and respect and dignity and guts and innovation and sustainability and yes, generosity when it might be easier to be selfish. “[…] They [Corporations] bet on short memories and the healing power of marketing dollars, commercials and discounts. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Enterprise

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Charles Jennings

Cal’s company has also developed the 70-20 tool , which supports learning in the workflow in innovative and measurable ways – it is well worth test driving. This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. The original is on the 70-20 Blog site.

Reflections on the Whistler process

Dave Snowden

Out first retreat of 2018 explored the general area of design and innovation. Finding ways to understand the current nature of the system, its vulberabilitues and the opportunities for short and longer term innovation will be a focus.

Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

You need your employees to continually innovate, problem-solve, and more. If you are interested in attending, using my discount code ‘CQ11′, will get you a 10% discount. For the Australasian Talent Conference that will run in Sydney May 24-26 (where I’m speaking), they’ve been drumming up interest with a press release. As a consequence, I’ve been doing some interviews, some live, some via email.

Come experience Crowd Business Models Summit in San Francisco on October 22

Ross Dawson

Speakers include: - Byron Reese , Chief Innovation Officer, Demand Media. If you’ve got this far, you deserve the discount code FRIENDS25 for a 25% discount, though the Summit in any case is just $125 full registration. My book Getting Results From Crowds was designed as a highly practical overview of how to create value using crowdsourcing.

Cynefin courses in 2015 - new thinking, practical exercises and great company

Dave Snowden

Learn how to create and manage situations and environments for enhanced innovation and knowledge flow. Early bird and bulk discounts are available - so bring your colleagues and book early. Cynefin, Complexity, Narrative and Sense-making in 2015. As 2014 closes with a full-to-capacity series of CSM courses in London, we’re delighted to announce the first Cynefin and Sense-Making courses of 2015. We start the year with courses in Zurich, Auckalnd and London.

A Gathering in Washington DC on May 12-13, 2011

Steve Denning

Group discount of 25% for three or more participants. This is about locating that sweet spot where coolness, innovation and serious fun intersect. How to inspire workplaces that generate fiercer passion so that innovation becomes as natural as drawing breath.

Re-Building Trust in Our Institutions

John Hagel

As humans, we have a natural psychological tendency when confronted with fear to magnify our perception of risk and discount our perception of reward, we therefore tend to shrink our time horizons, just focusing on the present and, as a result, we tend to fall into a zero sum view of the world (it’s a win/lose proposition) and trust erodes because at the end of the day we know only one of us is going to win and the rest will lose. I wrote about the trust paradox about 8 years ago.

Grow your business faster! Crowdsourcing and Crowd Business Models workshops in Sydney

Ross Dawson

This is intended primarily for entrepreneurs and corporate innovation executives. The event is co-organized by NSW Business Chamber , which is offering discounts to its members. Following the launch and fantastic response to Getting Results From Crowds we will be running a series of workshops around the world on creating value using crowds and crowdsourcing.

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Charles Jennings

Cal’s company has also developed the 70-20 tool , which supports learning in the workflow in innovative and measurable ways – it is well worth test driving. This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. The original is on the 70-20 Blog site.

The Dark Side of Technology

John Hagel

  They began with a burst of innovation at the technology level, but then quickly stabilized with only incremental performance improvements afterwards.    That in turn led to a burst of innovation at the infrastructure level, figuring out how to most effectively organize and deliver the value of this technology to business and society. I’m going to disrupt the Silicon Valley script. You know the one. 

Measure what’s important

Jay Cross

That’s what investors expect to get back if Google continues to innovate and improve , discounted for the time value of money and risk. Perhaps some IP and proprietary processes can be sold off at a discount but you can’t count on it.

What Is To Be Done? (Part 1)

John Hagel

I’m going to explore three elements of this path – passion, institutional innovation and narrative – that will have to come together if we are to successfully navigate the Big Shift and harness the opportunity it creates.   We’ll begin to be more motivated by perceived rewards and discount the perceived risks along the way. My last post on The Dark Side of Technology definitely seems to have hit a responsive chord.

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

John Hagel

Third, we’ve been dramatically supported along the way by technology innovation that has helped us to do more with less, culminating with recent decades of exponential digital technology performance improvement that shows no signs of slowing down. When we're gripped by fear, we have a natural human tendency to magnify perception of risk and discount perception of reward.

Fantastic insights on the inspiring future of crowd business models

Ross Dawson

BYRON REESE is EVP of Innovation at Demand Media , having joined the company when his company PageWise, including its subsidiary Expert Village, was acquired by Demand Media. Use FRIENDS25 for a 25% discount! I have just had my mind blown.

Re-Building Trust in Our Institutions

John Hagel

As humans, we have a natural psychological tendency when confronted with fear to magnify our perception of risk and discount our perception of reward, we therefore tend to shrink our time horizons, just focusing on the present and, as a result, we tend to fall into a zero sum view of the world (it’s a win/lose proposition) and trust erodes because at the end of the day we know only one of us is going to win and the rest will lose. I wrote about the trust paradox about 8 years ago.

New thinking, new practices

Dave Snowden

A complete revision and updating of innovation methods, expanding the purposeful use of unconstrained (chaotic) systems. Remember that there is a discount if you have been before and want to come again.

London Calling!

Dave Gray

On July 9th, from 4pm-9pm, I will be leading a workshop called Thinking visually to tackle business challenges: A creative and innovative approach to problem solving. There is a fee for the workshop and a 10% discount if you register by July 2nd.

I do, but that’s not why I’m unsubscribing

Doc Searls

Receive event discounts and program updates to the events checked below: AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford—Meet the New Captains of Innovation. OnHollywood at USC – Where Innovation Disrupts Entertainment. Lately I’ve been patching the roofs of my email inboxes, which leak a torrent of unwanted messages — in addition to the usual spam. I do this mainly by opting out of mailings, most of which I never requested.

The Big Shift in Strategy - Part 2

John Hagel

These shaping strategies are particularly powerful because they’re highly leveraged on two levels – they mobilize the resources of a large and growing number of participants and they create a rich opportunity for distributed innovation so that everyone learns faster as more participants join. Motivating People tend to magnify risk and discount reward when faced with rapid change and high uncertainty, prompting them to delay action or, at best, to make very modest and tentative moves. 

Missing In Action (Again!): The Customer

Steve Denning

Cool, innovative and serious fun. Don’t delay: the early bird discount ends March 31. I wrote yesterday about the wonderful work of Gallup in documenting the global problem of the disengaged workforce.

Time For KM To Manage Knowledge About Management?

Steve Denning

Cool, innovative and serious fun. Don’t delay: the early bird discount ends March 31. When I was young and even more naive than I am today, I used to believe that if you did good work it would get recognition.

2014 Education + Sydney ALERT

Dave Snowden

The domain models with their nine sub-domains are one of the big innovations of the last year (clip in opening picture) and are proving very useful in everything from strategic planning to pre-scrum processes within Agile methods for those from an IT background.

Why PKM?

Harold Jarche

Klein’s observations on insight, are reinforced by the work of Steven Johnson , who concluded in his study of the history of innovation and where good ideas come from, that “Chance favours the connected mind.”.

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How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising

Beth Kanter

A significant number of nonprofits are using the cloud in innovative ways to increase their impact and raise more money. The cloud services used by these nonprofits are provided by Microsoft Philanthropies , on a donated and discounted basis.

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. Nancy Dixon discusses The Three Eras of Knowledge Management , an excellent read on how lead organizations are using idea management.

Missing In Action (Again!): The Customer

Steve Denning

Cool, innovative and serious fun. Don’t delay: the early bird discount ends March 31. I wrote yesterday about the wonderful work of Gallup in documenting the global problem of the disengaged workforce.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Shaping Strategies

John Hagel

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel Exploration of emerging innovations on a broad array of edges that are rising up to challenge the core About Recent Posts The Great Reset Passion and Flow Economic Recovery? We are all familiar with the concept of open innovation.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company had already told him that brainpower has become the engine of innovation. increase the level of innovation. Several vendors of social network suites have offered us incredibly deep discounts if we make up our minds in the next two days.

Why you need to go to VizThink 09

Dave Gray

The community was formed in recognition of a broad and emerging trend that offers a new path to innovation in business thinking. VizThink is about innovation: The connective power of visualization is one of the reasons you'll find visual thinking at the core of innovation and discovery.

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