How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

Imagine if you then read this other quote at some point in time later on: ‘ I don’t want to grow up and 30 years later find out that I’m an office worker unhappy in life and that hasn’t done anything to improve this world. our networks) we would want to learn with / from.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon.

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Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Perhaps the most vocal one being one of my favourite social networking tools: Google Plus.

What is innovation?

Harold Jarche

In writing almost 100 posts on innovation since 2007, it’s time to put the core observations together into a cohesive narrative. Innovation is fifteen different things to fifteen different people. Innovation today is people making connections. How to Start.

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

For the last decade I have examined and applied social network analysis in and across organizations, for example in large professional firms , technology purchase decision-making , high-performance personal networks , and other applications. Social networks Uncategorized

The Business Value of Social Networks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The January 30 issue of The Economist included a special report on social networking. Overall, the special report concludes: “that social networks are more robust than their critics think, though not every site will prosper, and that social-networking technologies are creating considerable benefits for the businesses that embrace them, whatever their size.” There is plenty of doubt about the benefits of online social networking in the office.

Innovation catalysts

Harold Jarche

As described in Introducing PKM to a Corporate Audience , Domino’s learned that “PKM makes learning a real-time activity within the flow of work” but also that “the company needs to clarify what people are allowed and expected to do in terms of learning during the workday.”

The 2018 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2016, MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy launched its first annual Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC). Approximately 1,500 organizations registered to compete this year, and 500 judges reviewed their applications. .

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

I mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? Welcome to the Age of Effectiveness! You know how it goes. Not where Twitter wants it to be, regardless of what they say or do.

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Luis Suarez

Specially, when those meetings are not set up by you, but by everyone else, and therefore making you lose the control , once again, in terms of one of the most precious things all of us, knowledge workers, have that we don’t seem to treasure well enough: Time. We have got work to do.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. The primary thing to bear in mind, says MIT’s Andy McAfee (McAfee), is INATT.

Facilitating Innovation

Clark Quinn

While there are resources about learning design, performance support design, social networking, and more, there’s less guidance about facilitating innovation. Which led me to think a wee bit about what might be involved. So, first, what are the elements of innovation? Well, whether you listen to Stephen Berlin Johnson on the story of innovation , or Keith Sawyer on ways to foster innovation , you’ll see that innovation isn’t individual.

The “Recombinant” Nature of Digital Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Killer-app is the name we give to those IT applications that turn out to be unexpectedly useful and help propel the success of a new product or service in the marketplace. Such lab-based breakthroughs are at one end of the innovation spectrum. How did he do it?

The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life

Luis Suarez

A few days back my good friend Jack Vinson posted a rather interesting and thought-provoking blog post that would be incredibly relevant for all of those folks who happen to be rather active in various different social networking sites and who may be facing such a common problem as well.

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Training departments are no more at fault than bankrupt companies like Blockbuster Video, Borders, Silicon Graphics, Nortel Networks, Circuit City, Bethlehem Steel, Smith Corona, Polaroid, Wang Labs, or Underwood Typewriters.

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

His article surely is a must-read, not only because it covers a good number of the entries which have been trying to kill blogging from as early as 2007, but also because of his conclusion, which is one of my favourites as well for a good number of subjects nowadays: it depends.

How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

Who’s going to be involved? Learning by experienced employees was left to chance. ciency by 20 percent and next to nothing hits the bottom line. On the other hand, many former employees remain loyal to their ?rms, exibility and spark innovation.

How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is the case for an entry that came out today, How to Get the Most out of the Conference. So I am left to speculate about what could have been. I once started a post, How to Attend a Conference. So I know something about how to attend a conference.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

How ready are you to tackle Big L Learning? Where does your organization fit on the progression from Hierarchical Organization to Collaborative Organization? Our people are learning and growing fast enough to keep up with the future. ? Bottom-up innovation.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Social networks and Organizational Governance

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. During one of the meetings, we had a fascinating discussion on why it is so difficult to make changes in the UK health system. At the operational level, you have all the hospitals, doctors, nurses and others delivering health services to their clients. As part of our efforts we have reached out to experts in healthcare.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend the CATechFest in LA designed and expertly facilitated by Aspiration. Ari Sahagun , a consultant who works with social justice groups on network visualizations, called for a group to discuss Network Mapping and Visualization.

An Emerging Platform for Digital, Inclusive Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It marked the passage of the Internet from a network primarily used by universities, research labs and geeks in general, to a platform with a vastly expanded reach and connectivity. Anyone with a personal computer and Web browser, was now able to access all kinds of content, communicate with people all over the world, and conduct a variety of transactions over the Internet. . Its reach and connectivity led to the creation of all kinds of innovative, digital applications.

Where innovation comes from

Jay Cross

To stay ahead in business, a firm must continually re-invent itself. In sum, they innovate. Steven Johnson has written a book that looks at innovation from all angles. He explains what nurtures innovation. I’m adding his thinking to my concept of the workscape.

A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

Today I was privileged to be invited as to present along with four others at an Innovation Diffusion workshop for UCL in connection with the NHS. I promised that I would summarise my ten minutes here and provide some links to supporting material. Links to related material.

GovLoop.the Social Network for Govt 2.0

Mark Oehlert

Brent stood up one for our summer session on 2.0 , the folks behind Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations are using it as a framework for all the good they are doing and now its even getting picked up by 'unofficial' segments of the U.S.

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business

Luis Suarez

Curating good, relevant content that matters to you is just such a wonderful thing! Take a look into this nearly three and a half minute long video clip under the title of “ How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business &# to see what I mean.

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The Urgent Need for Innovation in Job Creation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Within a relatively short time the economy improves and unemployment rates start to go down once more, usually to a rate below 5%. In addition to an economic downturn, we may be experiencing a fundamental reshaping of the economy, driven, at least in part, by advances in information technologies, which have led to a resurgence in US labor productivity as well as an increasingly integrated global economy.

Are social media killing real conversation? An antidote from John.

Steve Denning

» January 11, 2011 Are social media killing real conversation? One of the participants said that she saw as a constraint that the younger generation didn’t know how to have a conversation any longer. And mainstream media can really relate to this.

Design, Innovation and Organizational Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I gave several seminars and held a number of meetings, but the main reason for my visit was to once more participate in a STIR lecture sponsored by Design London. It aims to bring together the disciplines of design, engineering, technology and business to address jointly the challenges of innovation in an increasingly global, competitive economy. I followed Max Fordham, and talked about Innovation in Business and other Social Organizations in the 21st Century.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ive got to create a podcast on how to podcast.got any great resources?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning. It is a companion to the Podcasting for Dummies book. Try this: How to create a podcast.

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

Ross Dawson

My book Getting Results From Crowds was designed as a highly practical overview of how to create value using crowdsourcing. Business models are increasingly based on crowds, so we need to understand how to make them work. As such I wanted to bring together an event to focus attention on crowd business models. This will examine where crowd business models are going, where the opportunities lie, and how to seize them.

The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution to Health Care

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He is one of the world's foremost thinkers in strategy and innovation. In particular, Clay – since I know him personally, I feel I can call him by his first name - is an expert in dealing with disruptive innovations, developing organizational capabilities and finding new markets for new technologies. His first book, The Innovator's Dilemma is a classic. How about health care? However, technology is only an enabler of innovation.

New ideas: Building the organizations of tomorrow

Ross Dawson

Today’s organisational structures need to be understood in the context in which they were first created, the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. In a hyperconnected world any business initiative can be copied, driving ever-shorter product cycles and the imperative of innovation. Creative knowledge workers don’t function when told what to do and how to do it. I then spoke about how technology is changing society.

when trust is lost

Harold Jarche

When trust is lost, knowledge fails to flow. “For many people in China, the doctor’s death shook loose pent-up anger and frustration at how the government mishandled the situation by not sharing information earlier and by silencing whistle-blowers. Innovation NetworkedLearning

Habits, Frameworks and Corporate Universities

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Habits, Frameworks and Corporate Universities by Kevin Wheeler on September 2, 2009 We all know how to learn – it’s built into our genetic makeup- but we struggle to articulate and explain how we do it. Piaget developed his constructionist theory of learning by watching and studying how children learn.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "U.S. Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « How will ISD handle "Neural Buddhism"? Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED) ( WIRED link ) excerpt: "In the wake of the intelligence bungles that propelled the United States into the Iraq war, its no secret that the nations spies have been working to improve the quality of their analysis. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The Soul of a Business – People, Culture and Brand

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. The question is relatively easy to answer when talking about the kind of small businesses we deal with in our everyday life - a favorite restaurant, the local dry cleaner, the neighborhood drugstore. You need something to help bind such a work force together, which is why culture is so important to the success of global companies.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

Each entry begins with a short descriptor : " Most people want to see the upcoming meetings agenda. Many would liketo influence it or have material to add. The result can be that other wiki users who wish to contribute become hesitant about what content can and cannot be edited."

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Someone buy me this poster

Mark Oehlert

T2 Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) gapingvoid Understanding Comics Quoth he. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us where I am linking to all the Lewin stuff I find.

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The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I wrote about my recent participation in the 2013 Roundtable on Institutional Innovation , an Aspen Institute event that took a close look at the impact of digital technologies on the evolution of companies and other organizations. This one-to-many Web 1.0

Reinventing Relationships

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The event will explore how the Web, collaboration and social software "will transform - actually reinvent - how organizations relate to their customers, partners, employees and citizens through more compelling experiences.” Forty years ago, for example, the computer industry consisted primarily of expensive mainframes and supercomputers that only larger institutions could afford to buy and operate. Social networking applications are not new to business.

The Evolution toward a Global Digital Money Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the article, Webster reviews some of the major developments in digital payments over the last year, and gives her opinion of what is likely to happen in 2013 and beyond. She cites five recent market dynamics as significantly accelerating the pace of innovation in payments.

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