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.

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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Mobile Payments - a Long, Relentless War of Attrition

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It was positioned as a relatively easy, secure way to pay for purchases in physical stores as well as online using a variety of supported Apple devices including iPhones, iPads, Macs and Apple Watch. Apple Pay embraced a number of industry standards, including NFC (near-field communications) for contact-less payments; secure element , a dedicated device chip; and network-based tokenization to protect sensitive financial data. It’s not concerns over security or ease-of-use.

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. Business people love the security of firm numbers: they feel objective, even when they’re not the right numbers. 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

Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

First, there are corporate equivalents: for every Facebook and Twitter there’s a behind-the-firewall and/or industrial strength and secure solution. 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.

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.

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. Business people love the security of numbers: they feel objective. Perhaps some IP and proprietary processes can be sold off at a discount but you can’t count on it. In the last twenty years of the twentieth century, investors shifted from Industrial Age thinking to Knowledge Era thinking.

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. ADOPTA uses the secure file-sharing features in Office 365 to make it easy for people from different backgrounds to edit a document, resulting in richer and better written submissions. The cloud services used by these nonprofits are provided by Microsoft Philanthropies , on a donated and discounted basis.

How B Corps Just Might Eliminate the Foolishness of Maximizing Shareholder Return

Dan Pontefract

While IBM’s share price soars, as the top managers and big investors extract cash from it in a weird kind of reverse-Ponzi-scheme, IBM steadily becomes an increasingly unproductive shell, a mere shadow of its once truly-innovative self. For comparison sake, according to the United States Social Security Administration, the median wage in the U.S. I absolutely love reading (and throw in writing, for that matter) non-fiction leadership books.

Bruno de Pierro Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And they're not really providing a discount and a lot of students have been complaining about that and I think they have a good reason to complain. 39:22 And, you know, individual resilience and safety and security for children and students.

Giant Snow Fail Link Sale

Doc Searls

Surveillance, privacy, and security: Europe’s confused response to Snowden | European Council on Foreign Relations. We Should All Step Back from Security Journalism — The Message — Medium. Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Journalism Innovation – Nieman Foundation. what the cluetrain manifesto teaches us on social media … 11 years later – Marketing & InnovationMarketing & Innovation.

Book week

Doc Searls

The reality is we need a different way of thinking about data, and in an age marked by innovation we shouldn’t find a reframe too difficult. To get off the discounting drug, it helps to know that businesses can survive–and thrive–without Groupons, or coupons, or any gimmick at all. The Intention Economy came out on Tuesday, and coverage has been spreading. Meanwhile, while I’ve been busy at IIW , where VRM mojo has been major.

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Department of Corrections

Doc Searls

In some cases it involve intermediaries, about which Matthew says this: Instead, such monitoring could be outsourced to a trusted third party, which could then require anyone who uses that data to comply with a privacy and information security code of conduct, and that’s what Kauffman thinks will occur. But are today’s popular Internet properties going to be paralyzed by a terminal case of Innovator’s Dilemma while that happens?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Kindle: Tom Crawford Executes a Perfect Double Rebuttal with a Twist

Mark Oehlert

Tom argues that there are two operant biz models, sell the device at a loss and make money off the books or discount the books and pop people for the cost+profit on the device. Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0

Would getting rid of cash make our lives easier and better?

Dan Pink

All of that being said, I’m still hopeful that cash’s death by 1,000 cuts is still on course, thanks to emerging technologies and alternative currency innovators. Cash costs too much in terms of time, materials, security, transportation, you name it. On Sunday night I did something that, when you stop and think about it for a moment, was weird. Accompanied by SaulonSports , I drove to Ray’s Hell Burger to pick up dinner for ourselves and our fellow Pinks.