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The Most Overlooked Asset in Organization Change

Partnering Resources

Organizations have been changing for millennia, but people still struggle to lead change effectively. Luckily, organizations have a hidden asset that leaders can use to accelerate change. Partnering Resources.

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Overcoming Information Overload on the Web: Part 3: Organic Semantics

Portals and KM

Issue Three: Organic semantics: The Semantic Web and semantic analysis require human classification intervention and semantic model algorithms to infer and interpret meaning.   A by-product of our technology is an organic semantic model that can be used to see the relationships that exist between terms over a period of time.   The use of such a resource can help in creating recurring pattern forecasts and improve variation detection for semantic analysis tools.

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Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

A number of organizations take advantage of “User Generated Content,&# but only a few have built the kind of momentum we see with Twitter. It’s a shift that started with websites, accelerated with blogs, and has reached a 140-character fevered pitch on Twitter.

Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

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Links for this week (weekly) Links for this week (weekly) Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization Jun 14 2011 Share Tweet Summary : If communities have a real value for organizations, there are still few certainties about their positioning and management.

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Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Is your Organization Talent Ready?

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Home Book Wiki Upcoming Events Resources RSS Feed (XML) Comments RSS Contact Have a great wikinomics idea to share with us? Matthew Dreitlein on Putting the YouTube Long Tail in Perspective Karen Jacobs on The Boss fuels lawsuit against Ticket Master Is your Organization Talent Ready? In our practice we are seeing the current economy accelerate profound changes in the fundamental structure and operating principles of organizations. Is your Organization Talent Ready?

Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

In this post, we’ll look at a few different ways organizations depict and understand their business ecosystems. Corvallis’ major assets were a large university (Oregon State) and Hewlett Packard. Incredible complexity. So many moving parts.

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Boston E20 Notes: Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption

Portals and KM

Here is the session description: “Building and supporting community is a powerful way to build leadership relationships, connect with customers to improve service and accelerate innovation or transform internal organizational productivity. In 1982 38% of assets were intangible.

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KM World Session Notes: KM for the Future

Portals and KM

Longtime KM practitioners and industry pioneers reflect on the key strategies that are necessary for successful knowledge-sharing and application in any organization. They will definitely stimulate your thinking about the future of knowledge-sharing in your organization.”. Verna said in the early days KM seemed to pull together treads form several fields, organization learning and communities of practice. You need to accelerate innovation.

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The Fire This Time

How to Save the World

What complicates the future scenario for our planet is that we are also nearing End Games in our global economic and energy/resource systems, as I diagrammed in my post last month. We’ve just unwittingly accelerated the process this time.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Vollmann seeks to understand how “we could not only sustain, but accelerate the rise of atmospheric carbon levels, all the while expressing confusion, powerlessness and resentment.” Wildlife instead of natural capital/resources/stocks/assets.

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Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

INDUSTRIALIST’S MAIN STRENGTH OR ASSET INPUTS TO HIGHER EDUCATION INNOVATION PROCESS IN AFRICA. This is in support of accelerated and sustainable realization of the goals of the global socio-economic development programs such as MDG, and EFA.

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Microsoft's Unified Communications Predictions

Collaborative Thinking

UC gets softer The past year has seen a remarkable amount of industry consolidation as network PBX vendors have acquired software companies that bring the expertise and assets they need to stay competitive. Although the realities of the current economic environment will slow the pace of consolidation, the rapid move away from hardware-based systems toward software-based platforms will accelerate in the new year.

Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

By loaning ever-increasing amounts of money to people at artificially depressed rates (rather than the double-digit rates called for by real inflation), the average taxpayer has the illusion of becoming more wealthy, since assets are rising (though debts are rising faster).

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Things are moving, shifting, adapting, at an accelerating rate. These implications are then used by leaders to inform strategy and action in an organization, creating a more robust and resilient outcome. Acceleration Studies Foundation. Acceleration Watch (John M Smart).

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This is especially a problem for large companies seeking to organize virtual communities. Do they have the status and influence required to mobilize appropriate resources? We all know the story about customers gaining more power and how the Internet is enhancing and accelerating this.

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Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

As a result of the shift, competitive intensity has increased considerably over the years, and return on assets has fallen sharply over the past five decades or so. The scalability and flexibility of the infrastructure, combined with the ease of identification and access to the right resources at the right time, allow the enterprise to find areas of high growth potential simply, effectively and affordably. JP, fantastic post, very organic & thought provoking.

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Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? | Blog | design mind

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

However, as several new books elaborate upon the concept from different perspectives, and a growing number of organizations have recently launched ambitious initiatives to expand the paradigm to other areas of business, I thought it might be a good time to reframe “Open” from a design point of view. In essence, businesses can use “shaping strategies” to amplify and accelerate the inevitable loss of control in order to avoid employees and customers abandon them.

Benefits Of Enterprise Social Networks Align With CEO Priorities | Yammer Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Resources. A platform like Yammer can be really critical in helping businesses accelerate their rate of growth in a variety of ways. Organizations that recognize that by empowering employees to achieve instead of impeding them, will gain a competitive advantage in retaining key talent.

Enterprise Collaboration Requires Critical New Skills

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about us | research resources | contact us | advertise here Newsletter Latest News Features Interviews Product Reviews Web CMS Enterprise CMS Document Management Web Engagement Digital Asset Management Web Publishing Enterprise 2.0 The power of process and command and control mechanisms work well for well-defined, stable environments — but when we're in a time where the pace of change and complexity are constantly accelerating.

Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

If a business is created that links a local food supply chain from farm to table, everybody wins – the farms, the food co-ops and grocery stores, and the people who are able to purchase locally grown organic food. The term people-centered economics derives from the work of Carl Rogers and his advocacy for person centered therapy in which the subject, given the resources to resolve there own problems may flourish and grow. Resources. Acceleration Watch (John M Smart).

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Its not the same thing – the 3 types of collaboration « Product Four

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I believe that it is critically important that we have a shared language to discuss and describe these different concepts if we are to make any progress toward enabling them in organizations. Product Four Solving hard problems (why e2.0 and web2.0

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Productivity in a Networked Era – Assessing ROII (Return on Investment in Interaction)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Today’s networked era requires a new way to make investment decisions that incorporates intangible assets and more accurately depicts how value is created. Networked organizations are reaping rewards for connecting people, know-how and ideas at an ever-faster pace. Value creation has migrated from what we can see (physical assets) to intangibles (ideas). tangible assets and hard-dollar returns). The impacts of collaboration-based knowledge work are accelerating.

33 things to know about those who make your online social spaces live | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

he’s in charge of piloting at a systemic level a plan that aims at helping the organization to create value through social-media-based initiatives both internaly and externally (and cross-boundaries). • he’s not dreaming of becoming a star in the organization.

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Links of the Quarter: June, 2016

How to Save the World

We really believe civilization culture is the pinnacle of human achievement, and to try to keep it going we have sacrificed our physical and mental health, the planet’s resources, and our humanity. cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti.

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Using social software to reinvent the customer relationship | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Application , Productivity , Web 2.0 , Product Marketing , Customer Relationship Management (CRM) The elimination of decades of inadequate communication channels will suddenly unleash a tide of many opportunities, as well as challenges, for most organizations.

Places to Intervene in a System (Restated for Bernanke and Geithner)

How to Save the World

In that article, she listed, in reverse order from least to most effective, the ten ways (later expanded to twelve) to bring about change in an organization, group, project, program or system. Throw money and resources at it: Use tax measures, print money or use subsidies to encourage behaviour change. This is precisely what the current bailout strategy is to 'change' the illiquid and toxic asset-filled financial system.

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Innovation and Communities of Practice

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They prefer working with organizations that learned how to keep them interested and engaged. To up its capability for radical and disruptive innovation, the organization needs to have more people with cross-functional talents and aspirations. As you read their description below, think of how the organization’s innovation performance may be affected by the social capital of its members. It’s one of the trends of in organizations equally advantageous to them and their members.

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

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The trends are: Accelerating change Increasing complexity of information Growth of social technology I explained what each of those means in the post, and added some nice graphics too. Enter accelerating change. quickening] They got more complex and this had to be organized into some kind of structure, so systems of governance were implemented. They had to be, because Nation 1 wanted to retain more resources than Nation 2. Any resource. Networks self-organize.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Increasingly cheap money, underpinned by ever more optimistic prognoses about inflation and, more generally, future returns on financial assets, has fuelled the massive financial boom weve been in for most of our lives and which has so transformed our economic landscape.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In that article, she listed, in reverse order from least to mosteffective, the ten ways (later expanded to twelve) to bring aboutchange in an organization, group, project, program or system. Throwmoney and resources at it: Use tax measures, print money or use subsidies to encourage behaviourchange. This is precisely what the current bailout strategy is tochange the illiquid and toxic asset-filled financial system.

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In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community”? « Driving innovation in a digital world

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Today, social media dramatically improves on that capability, serving to amplify, accelerate, and even multi-thread interactions. These stupid frameworks wield the overwhelming majority of power and command the majority of resources.

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Leading from a platform of reverence

Chris Corrigan

Indeed, the future is already beginning to speak through the millions of activities, social entrepreneurs, community organizers, cultural practitioners, business leaders and teachers who are not waiting for the sanction of the whole, but who are instead addressing the challenges head on and devoting their lives to saving humanity from it’s own stubborn refusal to change.

Outside Innovation: JOHN HAGEL's KEYNOTE at Community 2.0 Conference

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Three key shifts in mindsets: Move from a benefit to sponsor focus to a participant focus Move from short-term, get rich quick focus into long term value creation focus Move from a top-down, imposed organization view to a bottom up emergent organization view. Most large companies bring mindsets that are Organizational Challenges and Organizational Frameworks required Organization-Whos accountable? Its critical to look at thisboth from the participants and the organizers.

The FASTForward Blog " Retrospective on KM and the Impact of Web 2.0: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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technology and capabilities … changes that portend transforming the relationship between information technology, the nature of knowledge work, how organizations are structured and how humans operate when surrounded and penetrated by ongoing flows of information. This means that a much-needed role and focus is as a catalyst and facilitator of connections, helping others see why it is now this way and how things work 3. Knowledge transfer is self-assembling and self-organizing.

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