If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. They’re windowless and the carpets look as though designers around the world have colluded with one another to see who can come up with the most bizarre patterns possible.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

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? The content is the anchor and shaper of social networks.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

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? The content is the anchor and shaper of social networks.

innovation means learning at work

Harold Jarche

“So it is important to understand that there is no one-size-fits-all philosophy in terms of successful innovation. Innovation is continuous. Successful innovators and entrepreneurs all embrace change and the risks that they pose. Innovation and Learning. Innovation

Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. There are few people out there who think this is all a flash in the pan, and fewer still who fail to recognise the real shifts in communication patterns which are occurring. Social networking slots neatly into this model.

Where innovation comes from

Jay Cross

In sum, they innovate. Steven Johnson has written a book that looks at innovation from all angles. He explains what nurtures innovation. Innovation = working smarter. Where Good Ideas Come From, The Natural History of Innovation is a book about the space of innovation.

Innovation/Graphics

Jay Cross

Now we have developed the mural innovation process that enables people to see the potential that is right in front of us but hidden in the “details.&#. Innovation often occurs at the intersections — of disciplines, of seemingly unrelated streams of knowledge.

Reflections on Innovation, Productivity and Job Creation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, over the past year I have given a number of seminars on Technology and Innovation in the Service Economy. I have also been thinking a lot about the impact of these innovations on the productivity of the service sector of the economy in general, and in particular, on the kinds of jobs that we can expect to be created over the next decades to replace those jobs that might decline or disappear as a result of such productivity improvements.

DARPA offers $42 million for ‘revolutionary’ research on social media analysis

Ross Dawson

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) (slogan: Creating and Preventing Strategic Surprise) is offering $42 million in funding for “revolutionary&# research into social media in strategic communication. The DARPA announcement states: The conditions under which our Armed Forces conduct operations are rapidly changing with the spread of blogs, social networking sites, and media?]sharing Influence Social networks Technology trendsThe U.S.

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. There is a well established pattern. However, technology is only an enabler of innovation.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

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? He never uses this term, but think of it as meta-innovation principles.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Finally, in the LPSS, or Learning in Performance Support System, is analytics, competence and assessment , and this is essentially the application of artificial intelligence, and the pattern recognition to identify the ways in which a person can become competent at some skill or task, and the gap between where they are, and becoming competent. Stephen Downes December 10, 2013 Access I''d like to begin with the issue of access.

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agile sensemaking

Harold Jarche

Continuous ambiguity exerts continuous pressures on organizations to modify their patterns of interaction, information flow and decision making. This creates a demand for innovative approaches in sensemaking. Radical innovation can appear here. Innovation Management

Accelerating innovation

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

At an online conversation at Learntec last Wednesday, I described a few things I had learned about a networked culture that sustained itself again all odds for tens of thousands of years. My hope is that dwelling on questions like these can open our heads to innovation.

Human-AI Decision Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2014 he published Social Physics : How Social Networks Can Make Us Smarter. Few organizations have applied social network analysis to help them scale the size and expertise of the decision-making group.

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our echo-chambers can kill us

Harold Jarche

Innovation is about making connections — connecting people and connecting ideas. They lose diversity and they become less innovative. ” Innovation comes from people, not technology. Radical innovation comes from networks with large structural holes which are more diverse.

the agile sensemaking model

Harold Jarche

We can think of these as emergent patterns of collective sensemaking.” But I, and many others, have thousands of connections on social media platforms like LinkedIn. Radical innovation only comes from networks with large structural holes which are more diverse.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox 3 not loved by Corp. Main | Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning! eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series » June 19, 2008 "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article) ( link ) Cautionary Note: Id like to read this article but dont really want to drop $32 for the privilege.

cooperation makes us human

Harold Jarche

They can help us see patterns. Our social connections make us human. In a world where our social networks provide the safety net once afforded by institutions and organizations, a different form of work behaviour is needed. Cooperation is social.

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

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization.

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Global Trends and Business Strategy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Almost a billion social-networking users have at least one foreign connection, while 2.5 Digital technologies, and innovative products and services specifically aimed at these markets will play a central role in their development.

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The Emerging Data Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Physicists, astronomers, biologists, and other scientists and engineers were developing methodologies and architectures for dealing with very large volumes of unstructured data, as well as analytical techniques, like data mining , for discovering patterns and extracting insights from all that data.

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Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Social Media is one of the hallmarks of our digital age, enabling individuals and communities to create and share user-generated content. Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users.

Human-AI Decision Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2014 he published Social Physics : How Social Networks Can Make Us Smarter. Few organizations have applied social network analysis to help them scale the size and expertise of the decision-making group. Thus, by building AI systems that are compatible with human behavior, and specifically AI systems which leverage the manner in which humans use social information, we can build human-AI decision systems that extend human intelligence capabilities.”.

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The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Data is now being generated by just about everything and everybody around us, including not only the growing volume of online and offline transactions, but also web searches, social media interactions, billions of smart mobile devices and 10s of billions of IoT smart sensors. .

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The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Disruptive innovations take time to play out. Many trends reflect the growing dominance of the Internet as an enabling technology, as well as a model and metaphor for commercial and social interactions,” says the report in its introduction.

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we are dependent on human connection

Harold Jarche

Our networks are great places for serendipitous connections. The difference between an open social network (e.g. They are not shaming people in public, as happens frequently on Twitter with its loose social ties. Human knowledge is socially created.

A Kind of Digital “Perfect Storm”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Some of the articles are about the creation of innovative new technologies and applications, while others are about the creative destruction such innovations leave in their wake. Each company is different, as are its reactions to major disruptive innovations.

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temporary, negotiated hierarchies

Harold Jarche

The job is a social construct that has outlived its usefulness. It is more like a social network. In a creative economy, the unity of hierarchical teams can be counter-productive, as it shuts off opportunities for serendipity and innovation.

Culture is entangled

Dave Snowden

Cynthia Kurtz and I used Alicia Juarrero's idea of Brambles in a thicket as the title of our article on network cultures and how they work. Innovation Polemic Strategy

Building a Solid Library of Use Cases

Luis Suarez

and Social Computing Guidelines and why you would still need them ) I guess it’s now a good time to talk further along about the next pillar in the framework: Building a Solid Library of Use Cases. . Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

“the future of work will be based on hacking uncertainty”

Harold Jarche

In spite of the criticism about social media, I still learn a lot from a platform like Twitter. An exact replication of behavior in nature would be disastrous and seen as neurotic in social life. The Internet changes the patterns of connectivity.

The IT-based Transformation of Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In a series of talks and panel discussions , the workshop first reviewed the historical patterns of technology innovations and economic cycles, and then looked at the future of work economics in three key areas: technologies and societal infrastructure; skills and jobs; and careers and quality-of-life measures. The key question then is innovation.

The Future of Open Business At Stake

Luis Suarez

and Social Business, the social evangelists, were starting to become rather scarce and very rare to be seen out there on the Social Web. “ I suppose I know now where a good number of those social business evangelists are hanging out nowadays.

The USAID-Citi Mobile Money Alliance

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But the disruptive consequences of e-business, social networks and online music caught most of us by surprise. So, as has been the case with the Web, we can expect that the transition to mobile digital money will bring with it many unanticipated innovations and surprises. For many of us, this is the kind of semi-magical technology innovation we have become so accustomed to that we barely notice.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

into an incredibly powerful social messaging and notification system of content that’s stored elsewhere, i.e. social networking, collaborative and knowledge sharing tools eventually. Regardless of the huge, and rather disruptive, impact from corporate social networking.

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Luis Suarez

So, as I am ramping up the last few hours of my holidays, yesterday afternoon I found out, through my colleagues, that, after a long while, our IBM Social Software Internal Adoption Program is now ready to transcend the firewall and go external. Key Innovations & Timeline.

adapting to constant change

Harold Jarche

“Basically: technological innovation and artificial intelligence are going to accelerate at a pace we’ve yet to really comprehend. While machine learning may be powerful, connected human learning is novel, innovative, and inspired. There are both strong and weak social ties.

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State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two

Luis Suarez

(This is Part Two of the series … Part One can be found over here) And on that spirit of what the real impact of Social Computing is, we are going to move onwards on to the second keynote speaker session that I would want to share with you all and talk for a bit about it.

The social enterprise?

George Siemens

Next week, I’ll be at the Social Business Forum. I’m looking forward to meeting up again with the innovative folks at Open Knowledge. The conference itself is focused on social learning and the social enterprise. The next stages of human intelligence development will likely not be social. We have, I think, hit a type of peak social where social connectedness is diminishing as a mechanism for managing complexity and uncertainty.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Map of the Blogosphere | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 27, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others “Common to most anthropologists is a contrarian readiness to search out diverse, improbable kinds of patterning, to be skeptical of commonly accepted categories or boundaries, and to employ varying temporal and geographic scales as tools of inquiry.”

Social Media Implications for Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I spent the first week of November as Innovator in Residence at USC’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism. As part of my activities during the week, Dean Ernest Wilson hosted a conference on Social Media: Platform of Provocation for Innovation? The half-day conference consisted of two panels : one on the social and technological innovation being brought about by social media, and the other on the implications of social media to business.

The 2010 IBM Global CEO Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Given the realities of globalization, disruptive innovation, and profound changes across technology, markets and society, it should not be surprising that CEOs and their companies must now navigate a highly volatile and unpredictable business environment. Standouts practice and encourage experimentation and innovation throughout their organizations. To succeed, they take more calculated risks, find new ideas, and keep innovating in how they lead and communicate.”

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