cooperation, measurement, security and more

Harold Jarche

And he agrees that our tendency to distrust outsiders—lending itself to prejudice, violence, and hate—should not be discounted or underestimated. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. hrheingold : “Don’t refuse to believe; refuse to start out believing.” ” #crapdetection.

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

Dave Snowden

However the full potential is not always seized by underestimation of the mind-shift required to understand the different approach of SenseMaker® The trainers, SenseGuide have been working together the last three years on more then 20 SenseMaker® projects with a variety of applications for customer insights, employee engagement, innovation, risk & security, safety, monitoring and evaluation in government, NGO and corporate environments.

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

Dave Snowden

However the full potential is not always seized by underestimation of the mind-shift required to understand the different approach of SenseMaker® The trainers, SenseGuide have been working together the last three years on more then 20 SenseMaker® projects with a variety of applications for customer insights, employee engagement, innovation, risk & security, safety, monitoring and evaluation in government, NGO and corporate environments.

#4 Generational War in Full Mode

Nine Shift

Young people subsidize highways -Young people have to pay social security taxes, while experts say they will never get SS. Young subsidize health care -While older people now have more wealth than younger people, older people get preferences and senior discounts. Not good, but it's happening. There's a war now against our young people. And it is hurting everyone in society. Young people are routinely accused of all sorts of inadequacies, even by their own parents who raised them.

Cognitive Biases in Times of Uncertainty

John Hagel

The pressure comes from intensifying competition as people previously marginalized in our global economy master these infrastructures and compete for jobs and markets that were previously secure franchises.   In times of high uncertainty, we all have a natural tendency to magnify risk and discount reward. And time becomes much too uncertain when risk and return perceptions magnify risk and discount returns.

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. 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.

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.

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.

2013_07_18 Link pile

Doc Searls

Why shouting about discounts won’t satisfy your customers , by Natalie Brandweiner in MyCustomer. It explains, Securely self-hosting your websites, email, files and more has never been easier (or cheaper!). Markets. From Disney to dishwashers: Digital CRM to change customer experience , by Ashley Smith in SearchCRM. Venture Capital Funding At Its Lowest Since 2010 — A By The Numbers Look. By Meghan Casserly in Forbes. ArkOS: Your data, your rules.

All Social is Learning | Organizational Knowledge Design

Martijn Linssen

Best regards, RJ Johnson ChooseyBeggar / November 22, 2010 While one can’t discount the value of social reinforcement in learning, it goes too far to say that all learning is social unless you include things like burying yourself in a library to do research or using a learned social skill like writing or recording to keep track of field data. It’s not as if we can automatically discount their intelligence, just the user freindly part on some occasions.

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Return on Intangibles

Jay Cross

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. This article appears in the October 2013 issue of Chief Learning Officer. Understanding learning’s value depends on measuring what can’t be touched. . In his marvelous book Intellectual Capital , Tom Stewart asked, “ What’s new?

A (so far) suckless printer at a good price

Doc Searls

So the unit can know, for example, the wi-fi access point security code. The cost of this unit on the Staples site was $79.99, discounted from $159.99. In my last post I said all printers suck — at least in my experience. YMMV, as they say.

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The case for the death of cash by the hand of digital currencies

Ross Dawson

During the 2008-2009 global financial crisis cash issuance went up substantially, driven by fears that banks were not secure places to hold assets. Recipients of cash can use the funds immediately, leading to discounts for cash payment. This morning I gave the opening keynote at the ATM and Branch Automation Seminar run by Payments Consulting Network.

New Adaptive Path Event—Designing Experiences: Financial Services in a Connected Age

Adaptive Path

Since the mid-90s, banks and investment brokerages realized that they needed to make their customers feel extremely secure about how their money was being handled, and that a solid user experience was crucial in doing this. When you register, you can use the discount code BLOG for 10% off the registration price. We're trying something new at Adaptive Path. Internally we call it a "pop-up event".

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How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising

Beth Kanter

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. SOS Children’s Villages International uses cloud technology to help fundraise for children in need. Photo courtesy of SOS Children’s Villages International.

6 uncertainties that will shape the future of mobile operating systems

Trends in the Living Networks

Impact of security issues. Linux Mobile OS (in addition to Android and Bada) should not be discounted as key competitors. Yesterday I completed co-presenting the three-part Ketchum webinar series on Tapping the Power of Mobile. The feedback was excellent, with record audiences of Ketchum clients and staff for the series. Here is an overview of the content we covered over the three webinars.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

The exec secured a mandate from the executive committee to experiment with social networking in three areas of the company, international sales, manufacturing resource forecasting, and learning & development. Several vendors of social network suites have offered us incredibly deep discounts if we make up our minds in the next two days. How will you take advantage of your in-house social network? Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence.

Dysfunctional Competition, the Knowing-Doing Gap, and Sears Holdings

Bob Sutton

  And even when they know what needs to be done for the effectiveness of the organization as a whole, they often don't do it -- because helping others (or contributing to the greater good) undermines their income, stature, and job security. discounting goods such as milk and soda.

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

Dan Pontefract

For comparison sake, according to the United States Social Security Administration, the median wage in the U.S. the company’s fearless leader) decided in 2013 to offer his customers an additional 4 percent discount — suggesting his customers could probably use the money more than the company’s shareholders — a coup d’état was put in motion, and Arthur T. I absolutely love reading (and throw in writing, for that matter) non-fiction leadership books.

Refuting Every Point

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There's nothing wrong with collecting a lot of data and subjecting it to analysis, provided (a) privacy and security are protected, and (b) it's not used as a club to publish employees who had no power to control the outcome. > But don't discount the value and honor in learning a craft or a research-based profession and doing it very, very well.

You are the last piece in the puzzle

Mind Hacks

The piece looks at ways in which software, specifically designed for the task, is being increasingly deployed by companies and security agencies to profile their targets. The trick, then, is to identify such trendsetting subscribers and keep them on board with special discounts and promotions.

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.

7- Step Non-Profit Plan to Attract and Keep Corporate Partners

Beth Kanter

Be sure to enter the discount code: SIMON to receive 50% of the ticket price. Surprisingly, many non-profits fail to secure valuable partnerships not because the companies are too busy or disinterested, but because they fail to frame the it in the right way. Be sure to enter the discount code: SIMON to receive 50% of the ticket price. Note from Beth: I’ve known Simon Mainwaring for several years and have been a big fan of his social good work with corporations.

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. The FTC Warns Internet Of Things Businesses To Bake In Privacy And Security | TechCrunch. Yelp-hating Italian restaurant ups its one-star review discount to 50% | Ars Technica.

Book week

Doc Searls

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. Notes from the many VRM sessions at #IIW14 will appear on this page soon. Meanwhile here are some excerpts pieces that ran this week.

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Dysfunctional Competition, the Knowing-Doing Gap, and Sears Holdings

Bob Sutton

  And even when they know what needs to be done for the effectiveness of the organization as a whole, they often don't do it -- because helping others (or contributing to the greater good) undermines their income, stature, and job security. discounting goods such as milk and soda.

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. In fact, they diminish that worth by discounting it.)

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Doc Searls Weblog · UnAmerican Airline

Doc Searls

The short of it is that American Airlines not only decided not to waive the opportunity to soak Jake an extra $359 for moving his departure from New York one day ahead to make his grandma’s funeral, but gave him this peevish, passive-aggressive policy-über-alles response: “American reviewed the policy a few years back and decided that since funeral homes, doctors, and clothiers don’t discount their rates, we shouldn’t either.&#

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Doc Searls Weblog · Fiber sales maze

Doc Searls

Plus, stay safe from nasty viruses and spam, and keep your kids safe online with advanced security protection from McAfee®, included free with service. I use the Comcast cable modem Internet service, priced at about $45/month because I get a $5 discount since I also have the Comcast cable TV service.

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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. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox and Opera.You Are Both Pissing Me Off!! Main | Generational Change in the U.S.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: The Ghost Map

Steven Berlin Johnson

We are created in year 2003 and we have been trying all we had to make sure that we had a good time and site for our customes to enjoy the good things and every 2 products bought is given a discount of 15% less and buy two phones get one ipod 60gb video free. Blackberry Accessories, Blackberry Batteries, Blackberry Cases, Blackberry Chargers, Blackberry Connectivity, Blackberry Headsets, Blackberry Security, Blackberry Misc, Krusell Clips, Clearance Items BlackBerry 7290.$180

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

Dan Pink

Cash costs too much in terms of time, materials, security, transportation, you name it. If refusing to accept cash strikes you as too extreme, or possibly too hazardous to your bottom line, consider encouraging other forms of payment by offering a discount, for instance, to people who pay with electronic funds, thereby helping you reduce the need for using–and paying to use–cash.