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Start a journey with a sense of direction …

Dave Snowden

The single most fundamental error of the last three decades is to try and design an idealised future state rather than working the evolutionary potential of the here and now, the adjacent possibles – it is impossible to gain consensus in the former, easier in the latter. When I set up the idea of an occasional blog post using a quote as a base I didn’t intend to use my own.

Reflowable text thinking

Clark Quinn

Ok, I know I just talked about this, but something happened to sharpen my understanding.

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Creative Ways To Have Fun With Your Team From Home

Dan Pontefract

The calendar says 2021, but it still feels a lot like 2020. The pandemic continues to rage. New variants are popping up everywhere. I can’t even… The post Creative Ways To Have Fun With Your Team From Home appeared first on Pontefract Group.

AI Is Mostly About Business Value, Not Technology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few months ago, Babson College professor Tom Davenport convened a virtual meeting of chief data and analytic officers (CDAO) from a variety of industries to discuss how to best achieve a return on investments (ROI) in AI. “We

Moving on, with respect

Dave Snowden

One of the features of being a generalist is that you are always curious about new things and understanding, outside of your original fields of study or practice and often tangential to it.

Working Smarter Field Guide

Harold Jarche

Note: The Working Smarter with PKM Field Guide is available as a PDF. Here it is as a web page. CC-BY-NC-SA. Working Smarter with Personal Knowledge Mastery. The Changing Nature of Human Work. For the past several centuries we have used human labour to do what machines cannot.

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Why You Need a Cohesive Content Strategy

Xyleme

Put simply, a content strategy is a business plan for your content. According to Val Swisher, Content Strategy Guru and CEO of Content Rules, Inc. , “ Content strategy helps you identify what content you need, what content you don’t need, and where to put your resources for the most ROI.” .

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The loci of competence

Dave Snowden

An alternative title for today’s post could have been sometimes necessary, rarely sufficient with the same subject namely the legitimate discussion of competence and its role in decision making as well as questions arising from the more nefarious areas of competence standards and certifications.

fishing through the noise

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds.

4 LMS Learning Path Best Practices To Improve Training Program ROI

TOPYX LMS

Sixty-nine percent of workers are more apt to stick with a company for three years if they are properly onboarded, and companies that provide onboarding see a 50 percent improvement in productivity among new hires.

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Announcing the publication of Managing complexity (and chaos) in times of crisis. A partnership between the Cynefin Centre and the EU

Dave Snowden

Mental arithmetic

Dave Snowden

50 years ago today I was in the First Year Sixth of the Alun School and used the privilege of being in the Sixth to go into town during a study period to get a set of the first decimal coins in the UK. It had been a long time coming.

Announcing the publication of Managing complexity (and chaos) in times of crisis. A partnership between the Cynefin Centre and the EU

Dave Snowden

Looking back at the Acorn Study; Part 5: Looking backwards, looking forwards

Dave Snowden

This week we are looking at the dimension of time. Time is a central concept in all kinds of contexts, and it is an anchor that is often used when people interpret their stories.

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“…inspired by the Cynefin framework”

Dave Snowden

My weekend was disrupted, but in a good way and no it wasn’t that Wales defeated Scotland in what we are calling the year of the Red-slam; we assume the English team we face in a fortnights time are already drawing lots as to who will receive a red card.