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Gartner Research discovers bioteams and swarms

The Bumble Bee

Work Swarms. The TEN key changes Gartner forecast are: 1. De-routinization of Work. Weak Links. Working With the Collective. Work Sketch-Ups.

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writing narratives as a swarm

Taming the spaces

Today I tried to map the design experiment findings from Hybrid narrative ecology on top of the foraging behavior in swarms. writing narratives as a swarm. Picking up traces of other individuals of the swarm depends on analogy or closeness of the attractors to your own. So, web 2.0

Swarms on primetime TV

The Bumble Bee

The "Wisdom of Crowds" or in other words the ability to Swarm in huge groups. Swarm: Nature's Incredible Invasions (BBC TV): EPISODE 1.

Swarms 101: Introduction to swarming by computer and phone

The Bumble Bee

and how Swarms can be combined into powerful "Swarm Communities" through the ability to exist in mulltiple swarms (as Swarm Owner and/or Swarm Users).

Ontobrands as prototypical stories attract stigmergic narrative mediation and swarming

Taming the spaces

Stigmergic narrative action may initiate swarming phenomena in ontospace. swarming Hybrid ecosystem components. Artifacts (eg. 2008).

Swarming to write narratives in hybrid ecosystem

Taming the spaces

Swarming to write narratives in hybrid ecosystem. Swarming as a bio-metaphor for writing narratives. writing narratives as a swarm.

From Social Networking to Swarm Intelligence

The Bumble Bee

All are complex systems, basically huge networks made up of individual components whose behavior is difficult to predict. To read the full article.

Swarm Leader opportunity for team practitioners, consultants and researchers

The Bumble Bee

Bioteams and Swarms are acknowledged as radical innovations in the field of teams, communities and social networks. Business Networks.

Any port in a swarm: Teams take cover as bees delay Baseball game

The Bumble Bee

To read the full article. About Ken Thompson. The Networked Enterprise: Competing for the future through Virtual Enterprise Networks.

facing the swarm: the coming obsolescence of the big idea

Engineers without Fears

We need a swarm of lots of Small Ideas small ideas. Educated people in business love The Big Idea. Generally this is a heroic idea that will change everything. I am falling out of love with the Idea of The Big Idea. I think the problems were face as a species are so complex, are so wicked that just a few Big Ideas won't do. Think small!

McKinsey spotlights The Networked Enterprise

The Bumble Bee

Interesting to see also Gartner Research discovers bioteams and swarms. A new class of company is emerging--one that uses collaborative Web 2.0

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Social Media is Dead, Long Live Big Data

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Clearly the facial recognition mushed up with my tweets about the Lounge and my Swarm checkin and their CRM were working a treat. In Your Email.

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Timespace, what else

Taming the spaces

We have been writing personal narratives and collaborating in the non-determined manner, presumably we have simulated something swarm-like.

Using ’social navigation’ and ‘participatory surveillance’ terms for co-creation and joint action

Taming the spaces

Her investigations are related with our hybrid ecosystem studies in which we refer to certain swarming phenomena that take place as a result of something like social awareness and monitoring, social surveillance, and social navigation. Tags: awareness communities hybrid ecology participatory surveillance social navigation swarm Gary T.

Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

Tags: community communities of practice community indicators swarms networks

KFC Gayest Chicken Parody – #ChickFila

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How are you using rituals and values to create celebrated divisions in your online community? This creates story, interest and passion. laughs*.

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The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!


The latest episode of this unfortgettable saga is episode #9 on the topic of Social Bookmarking – The Wisdom of Swarms. and with over 2.7

KM World 2014: Some Useful Workshops

Portals and KM

The workshop also talks about what supports their work: SWARMS, Pods, Cookie Jars, Green Rooms, and other new processes based on agile and self-organizing principles.”. KM World 2014 will be held in Washington DC at the Grand Hyatt from November 4 to 7. It is great event. There are many useful workshops including the ones described below.

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Bioteams 101: Introduction to Bioteams Principles

The Bumble Bee

Rule 7: Swarm! A Bioteam is a team which has a life of its own and requires an alternative model to traditional command and control. Belief 1.

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TEN Great Bioteams Exercises for High-Performing Teams

The Bumble Bee

Swarm Behaviours : What are the small number of key behaviours all team members should follow consistently. and mobile technologies.

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Biology and High Performance Teams

The Bumble Bee

The Plexus Institute is a not-for-profit organization on the application of Complex Systems to HealthCare. To listen to the call. About Ken Thompson.

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Great Team Leaders: Chess or Draughts players?

The Bumble Bee

Image: [link]. Mediocre leaders play draughts with their workers - they assume we all move in the same way and are motivated by the same things.

The team with one member

The Bumble Bee

I am the team! The Myth that teamwork is more productive than individual work. There are no handoffs to other individuals. No personality conflicts".

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Living Example of Community Q&A Power

Nancy White

bee swarm. My bees just swarmed! Re: bee swarm. Bees, by kokogiak on Flickr, CC some rights reserved. Look at the time stamps.

The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business


Work swarms. As we come to wrap up another another one of those unforgettable years (2010, that is…), specially, for the Enterprise 2.0

Panarchy, governance in the network age?

Bas Rues

In the search for alternative modes of organization, I have come along a few already on this blog. So what is panarchy?

Swarmteams V2.0 coming soon

The Bumble Bee

Import - automatically create swarms by importing from existing email lists. Swarmteams V2.0 - New Features. whole groups).

Let The Next Adventure Begin – The Origins


Networks are the new swarms. Life works in mysterious ways, doesn’t it? It comes and goes, never leaving you indifferent. It has got its own way of telling you when to stop, do plenty of thinking about why you were brought here in the first place and hop back into the train we all call the world to move on. Maybe. May be not. You see?,

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Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

The Bumble Bee

Fabio Padilla from Brazil has written a very interesting review of Bioteams for his MBA thesis at the Universidade Católica de Brasilia - Universa.

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The Networked Enterprise: NASA Video

The Bumble Bee

NASA have very kindly allowed me to publish the full video of my presentation here. The Networked Enterprise: NASA Video Presentation.

Enterprise Collaboration Requires Critical New Skills

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaborative Skills, Up Close and At Scale But as our concept of team moves from a predefined structure to a " swarm ," the way we interact personally with each other, within teams, among teams and the role of management is changing in fundamental ways. process swarm teams collaborationCollaboration is a different model.

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Doctor Love | Fast Company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

MIT Inventors Create Robot Swarm for Mopping Up Oil Spills [Video] ); UPS and Ogilvy on Apparent Rip-Off: No Similarities Here! focus();$(this).select();"

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Why Smart People are Reluctant to Share (Redux)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Plus, these people who would swarm you like flies on poo will not perhaps care too much if you are over-extended. Rajesh says that smart people are reluctant to share because their expertise has become "obvious" to them and background thinking , hence they don't realize that others could benefit from it. My Comments. is still being tested.

Network Weaving: The 5 Kinds of Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

► January (2) Swarms What kind of network? A community is a network of people who share things in common. Whither the Coffee House?

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Stigmergic Collaboration: Environments Matter

Collaborative Thinking

Since Grasse’s research, stigmergy has been applied to the self-organisation of ants, artificial life, swarm intelligence and more recently, the Internet itself. Most concepts of collaboration are unfortunately very document and workspace centric. We tend to think of communication as something divorced from "joint work". circles.

The Future of Open Business At Stake


Porous organisations swarming around, anyone? So I wondered where were they? To quote: . To quote: . To think different. To live different.

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Ontobranding: how reality promotes itself

Taming the spaces

We wrote with Mauri in our forthcoming book-chapter for IGI Gobal “Participatory design experiment: Storytelling Swarm in Hybrid Narrative Ecosystem&# that one representation of hybrid ecosystem is ontospace, which consists of ontodimensions – descriptive features of an entity within a domain of information (eg.

Leading collaborative business networks - 10 rules for success

The Bumble Bee

These are "bioteams" so-called because each team has a life of its own and the normal team "command and control" simply does not work. RULE 1. RULE 2.

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Interacting with the hybrid ecosystem

Taming the spaces

Real-time dashboarding of Social Media conversations

The Bumble Bee

The number of applications for this type of social media dashboarding must be huge in both business and civic engagement. Read Taming the Twitter.