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21st Century Organizations: Applying Network Science

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The day of deep diving into evolving “big data” driven social network analytics exceeded expectations. Recent publications, for example by: a.

Scenarios 2011 to 2022 – Media/Military Complex: New Year Resolve

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Revolution in fabrication of physical computing (making things), which changes business models for how we buy, uses and store objects.

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In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

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e20s was a management rather than technology conference, with organizational impact and change the elephant in the room. W00t!". Jenny Ambrozek.

Enterprise 2.0: The Human Challenge

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Conference was all about change and especially the human challenges the rate of technology advance pose.  Having visited the Paris Enterprise 2.0 Summit in February, June 18, I made the trip to Boston to compare developments at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference.  Others have captured this event including:  . Bill Ives Enterprise 2.0 Here’s why.

SEC Climate Change Disclosure 10-k Race Opens 2012

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It’s ironic that the SEC’s 2010 interpretation of a previous Climate Change 10-k Disclosure ruling of the material impacts to a business is equivalent to a 10k foot race.  The panelists painted a landscape of conflicting behaviors from all stakeholders interpreting climate change impacts. Greis – Principal, Riverbend Advisors.

Change = PARTICIPATION

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Both tried changes – brand image   and privacy policy   without involving customers in the decision making process. have in common?  Victoria G.

Game Change: A Better World, WoW

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We are in a constant state of change, contrary to the description proffered by many organization change models.  It is the human factor.

Hazel Henderson & Hopenhagen: The Challenge of Change

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Time to Change. Changing mindsets and practices is no easy feat. Hazel Henderson: "Beyond GDP". The slides and audio are available here.

"Socially Challenged" - Putting the WHO in Enterprise 2.0 at Frankfurt Workshop

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tools are changing the way work gets done and impacting where control lies. Yet the biggest worry is getting employees to use it.

Enterprise 2.0 Boston June 2010 Highlights: Making Technology Work in Organizations

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Events Industry change Innovation Social Networks Social Tools Web 2.0initiatives? 5. adoptions confront. And as Enterprise 2.0 initiatives.

Peer Financing for Developers & Diaspora: A Glimpse to the Future of Work and Business

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Tags: 21st Century Skills Complexity Connected Business Industry change Innovation Organizational Performance Trends Web/Tech

The Power of Pull + Social Business Edge + 140 Character Conference= ?

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Change is in the Air and in Business It's spring in New York. information now flows like water, and we must learn to tap into the stream.

Have Prediction Markets arrived as an Enterprise Knowledge Sharing & Innovation Platform?

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Facilitation Industry change Innovation Knowledge Facilitation Organizational Performance Social Tools Trends The 2.0 Conference. 

Why Projects Fail: Realities from the PMINJ Symposium

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Sponsorship changes. Monday, May 3, I was a privileged speaker at the Project Manager Institute New Jersey's (PMINJ) Annual Symposium. Too big.

Sustainable Enterprises: Innovation Intervention

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   Internally, value is created as employees grapple with developing innovations to adapt to an ever-changing business environment. 

Heads up Pepsi – Make Everyone a Winner!

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Tags: Collaboration Connected Business Industry change Sustainability

Looking Forward - Emerging and Declining Networks for 2009

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Tags: Complexity Connected Business Industry change Organizational Networks Organizational Performance Strategy Sustainability

The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook: Book Reviews Invited, Please

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Sustainability = Innovation, Reinventing the Infrastructure & WSE™

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Common to all of these stories is : Acknowledgment that something needs to be different (our world has changed). Nidumolu, C.K. Ehrenfeld.

Future of Web Apps (FOWA) Miami February 23-24: The Place to Be

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The FOWA Miama Conference web site promises:   . "We’ve got some awesome speakers lined up for you this year and a ton more to come! Buckman.

Open net?WORKing Organizations: Creating Sustainable Enterprises- ODNNY Pecha Kucha

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All relate to creating organizations built on intentional, value creating networks to ensure a constant flow of innovation and adaptation to changing market and environmental conditions. Thanks to Headshift's Lee Bryant for counsel (via Twitter) on how to prepare for the Pecha Kucha challenge of 20 slides at 20 seconds each: "Relax. Ronald S.

From Crowdsourcing to Collective Intelligence at Work: Organizations are the Key

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Facilitation Industry change Innovation Knowledge Facilitation Organizational Networks Organizational Performance Strategy The Knowledge Innvovation Network (of the University of Warwick Business School) recently convened a diversely thought provoking workshop addressing "Knowledge and Prediction Markets". Collective Intelligence At Work.

Why this Season of Web 2.0 Discontent?

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organizational structure, the inability of managers to understand the new levers of change, and a lack of understanding about how value is created using Web 2.0 Executives who are suspicious or uncomfortable with perceived changes or risks often call off these efforts. Has Web 2.0 lost it's sparkle? interest: ". Conference. stand?

FOWA Miami: Where are the Women Application Developers?

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The Business of Community Networking Conference, March 24-26, Boston. Please Join Us

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Enterprise 2.0: A solution in search of a problem

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All the usual suspects are accounted for – resistance to change, too many tools, and not enough time.   Although the business of leaping can be pretty messy; just like the game, most of us have good intentions of moving forward, but we succumb to change fatigue. states the EVP of HR of a global media giant. Today’s web 2.0

Social Media: The Five-Year Forecast

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The Future of the Social Web, " by Jeremiah Owyang, a Forrester senior analyst, examines the monumental changes that have shaped -- and will continue to impact -- how consumers engage with each other. However, identities are essentially disconnected silos within individual sites. 3. Their future will look like the future outlined above.

The Contribution Revolution at Work: CNN Creating Value through Volunteer Co-Creation

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Well, if you’re not conducting an exercise like that at your organization, you risk missing the boat on a sea change that’s transforming business." ~ Steve Cook. Wednesday CNN TV announced 11,000 videos and photos were uploaded. Has anyone seen a number for how many people contributed through Facebook messaging as the CNN coverage unfolded?

Leading with a Network Mind

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On reflection, inspired by a nugget in a November 19 Financial Times article:  The first IT-literate president , and based on our work helping organizations adapt to changing conditions and finding resistance from vested interests and mindsets, there's a case for a discussion on mindsets being the book's chapter one. We hope. Jenny Ambrozek.

It's not the 30's

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Jenny Ambrozek posted on our recently published The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook which talks about the ability to change mental models in chapter 2 as a critical factor in envisioning a sustainable future. It is not the 30’s and the Obama Public Works. announcement 12/6/08 affords an opportunity to build a “sustainable” infrastructure.

Change Leadership Challenge 3: Embedding Change

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This is the third in a series of posts about change leadership. Embed your change in to the fabric of your organization. and results?

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Five Large Systems Change Trends

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Anyone working on big change issues should have an eye to mega system changes.

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From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

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Global change systems are evolving all around us. 

Change Experts’ Change Challenge

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What are the impediments to scaling change strategies to address the global breadth and transformational depth of critical issues?  Conversations at MIT and Oxford meetings in October, and discussions over the past few months with large system change experts , … Blog Change

Part 2: From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

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Part 1 described global energy as a change system with five subsystems.  and “What must it do well, in order to realize its change goal?”

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Why So Many Social Change Organizations Struggle

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When nonprofit organizations with issue-specific, niche missions organize themselves around individual donor fundraising, it creates waste, dysfunction and drains power away from real social change. Social Change attention donor engagement fundraising nonprofit philanthropy social change

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How to Help Managers Lead Change

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We’re undergoing significant change and I can’t be everywhere. What can I do to help my managers lead change? Always Do This.

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Getting the Message Across: Five Levels of Change Communications

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People often tell me that change communications are the most challenging implementation task. For many changes, this step isn’t necessary.

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Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation

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This is the fourth in a series of posts about change leadership. Meaningful employee participation is important during change.

Alchemy of Change’s New Focus: the Soul

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I'm now resuscitating Alchemy of Change with a new focus on exploring the Soul. Announcements Featured Soul soul

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