Ray Ozzie on Lotus Notes and Slow Hunch Innovation

Steven Berlin Johnson

[More in the series of excerpts from the conversations in my new collection, The Innovator's Cookbook. SJ: How did the idea for Lotus Notes come about? RO: The Lotus Notes is story is one of those situations where I and several other people––the people who ended up being my cofounders—were exposed to a system that we couldn’t shake. And there was this thing called Notes that did e-mail, personal notes, and discussions, group notes.

Twelvetide 20:01 Acts of knowing

Dave Snowden

To this day I don’t understand why a context-specific book The Knowledge Creating Company :How Japanese Companies Create the Dynamics of Innovation acted as a trigger for a whole movement with a context-free approach to a complex opportunity.

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Is Social Business Ready to Face Internet Traffic Jams?

Luis Suarez

Thus how much of a dependency would we have on our social technologies providing offline / local access, so that we could do our work, even if connectivity would be poor to then replicate or sync back to the server(s) with our data. It’s an old concept, I know, coming from groupware, ( Lotus Notes anyone?) Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Innovation Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

Context, is well contextual

Dave Snowden

Now my background was decision support; I had designed and built systems for that, written my MBA thesis on the subject and generally was fascinated by the human aspects of decision making in the context of technology augmentation. The resulting stress and focus on short term measurement had a negative impact on intrinsic motivation, customer service, innovation and so on. Note: Painting Salome by Pierre Bonnaud and that look so reminds me of John).

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Re-inventing the Corporate Research Lab

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. In technology, the Research division pioneered a number of semiconductor breakthroughs, such as the use of copper wiring to help build faster microprocessors and the use of self assembly , - inspired by biological mechanisms, - in semiconductor manufacturing.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0

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? A lot of good things happened, innovation blossomed, but now we are entering a more pragmatic phase, where the large players like Google and Amazon who distributed the API elixir are taking control back. Lotus Notes runs on Windows.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Matter of World Views

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. Lotus SmartSuite has fallen to OpenOffice.org (and ISO26300). Lotus Notes is growing like Topsy and bringing in billions of dollars per year. Does technology hold a promise of addressing this issue of what Stephen Colbert calls "truthiness"?