Openness, constraint and emergence

Jenny Connected

In our work on emergent learning, we (Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau, Regina Karousou and I) have in the papers we have published (see here and here ) suggested that constraints are needed for emergent learning to occur. Openness does not mean that anything goes.

Rhizo 14: Emerging Ambiguities and Issues

Jenny Connected

This final post will cover some of the issues that are emerging from our research data. Rhizo 14: Emerging ambiguities and issues. (Source of image: Tom Friedman. The statements exemplify some of the emerging alternative perspectives on the learner experience of the Rhizo14 MOOC.

2014 190

#LeadWithRespect Meme: a Challenge for 21st Century Management

Elsua

If we are to define the overall client experience around the employee experience we would first need to help identify what the new role of management / leadership should be like, because the current model, and for obvious reasons, cannot be even more broken than what it is at the moment.

2014 213

In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

is a Management Model. evolution in just four years since Andrew McAfee's " Dawn of Emergent Collaboration " that the Frankfurt Summit represented, makes adding a reflection through this 21st Century Organization blog lens irresistible. is the new version, a new model.

A Model of Identity and Community

How to Save the World

A aron Williamson, a consultant in Toronto, recently published a fascinating model of the community aspects of identity as the first step towards developing a theory of community formation. I think this change makes the model more complete and coherent.

2013 96

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? The key to our success is in creating the environment where emergent, innovative results can occur. An emergent, adaptive group does not exude these characteristics.

Re-visiting the challenge of networking civil society as Khub closes

Social Reporter

Dave Briggs has launched a rescue bid , and I’m sure Dave has the skills and helpers to develop a lighter version if he can persuade the LGA (and users) to collaborate in a handover, and can develop a new business model. The emphasis on open access and sharing changes where value may reside: so what are the new business models? That would be a good demonstration of migration from old to a new organisation-based model.

2013 153

In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

is a Management Model. evolution (in just four years since Andrew McAfee's " Dawn of Emergent Collaboration ") that the Frankfurt Summit represented, makes adding a reflection through this 21st Century Organization blog lens irresistible. is the new version, a new model.

Looking Forward - Emerging and Declining Networks for 2009

21st Century Organization

I am writing this post in three parts to provide a structure to break down a swirl of emerging interconnected concepts. It is one thing to say we live in a networked, interconnected world but another to change our metaphors, language, economic models, and management practices.

2009 116

Gartner Reports that Big Data Challenges Go Beyond Managing Large Volumes of Data

Portals and KM

The article begins buy noting that many IT leaders are managing "big data" challenges by focusing on the high volumes of information and properly covering the many other dimensions of information management. According to Gartner, this can leaving massive challenges to be addressed later. It then provides the basis of the modeling for new business solutions, which allows the business to adapt. Big Data is certainly a hot topic.

2011 126

Characteristics of Emergent Communities

Delicious/choconancy/community

XYZ Axis of Community Modeling. A few weeks back, I wrote a post about a new way to think about community through a lens of emergent, collaborative, and formal elements. In the first post, I discussed how the model could be used not only to describe and “type&# communities, but also how it could streamline community development and design. In this post, we’re going to explore the common characteristics of emergent communities or emergent initiatives. (The

What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? As capitalism continues to evolve the exchange of symbols also continue to evolve as new technology emerges. A good analogy is the emergence of standards in the IT world.

2010 71

Himmelman Model - Networking Collaboration Cooperation Coordination

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

These people in need of support interacted most often with members of the Police Department and with emergency service workers from the Department of Mental Health. Through these exchanges the police were delighted, and able, to enhance the capacity of the emergency service workers, and the emergency service workers were delighted, and able, to enhance the capacity of the police. Sharing becomes more challenging when the topic is resources.

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Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Emerging Autopoietic Communities –. emergence and development of knowledge-based communities at. systems that evolve and mature through the phased emergence of. emerge. To comprehend the impact of emergent behavior within. practice, knowledge management, complexity, emergence. our ideas specifically regarding the emergence, evolution and. autopoietic structures may emerge at several levels of. The model for the emergence of knowledge-based.

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

emergent by design. Imagine your mind as a construct – a series of models, assumptions, biases, values, beliefs, memories, past hurts and joys, experiences, expectations, and blind spots. It’s easy to get trapped in our most comfortable assumptions and models.

2012 75

Supernova 2008 - Interview with Umair Haque

Green Chameleon

We have (collectively) inherited a dominant economic model based on exploiting resources, capital and talent in order to create, grow and make more efficient, a model that increasingly appears ill-suited to the challenges of a world whose population is growing, whose complexity is accelerating and whose ambiguities and pernicious challenges are clearly more threatening than at any time in the past. I challenged Umair on a pet peeve of mine.

2008 109

Beyond Institutions – Personal Learning in a Networked World

Jenny Connected

In this presentation I look at the needs and demands of people seeking learning with the models and designs offered by traditional institutions, and in the spirit of reclaiming learning describe a new network-based system of education with the learner managing his or her education. He always challenges my thinking. A particularly challenging point that Stephen made was ‘Do away with models’ – learning models and design models. The right model is no model.

2014 142

Tapping the Network to Facilitate Innovation « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? The Beginnings of a Competency-Model Foundation Social Network Analysis Case Studies (Valdis Krebs) What makes an effective knowledge worker? i think that as new economic models are put into place that support social production, this idea will take off at a larger societal level. Industrial age competitive models preclude the open source world that is inevitable.

Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

About Videos Whitepapers Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software October 10th, 2006 There is something very interesting happening in the field of enterprise technology. It is called “ Emergence: the connected lives of ants, brains, cities and software “ As an economist, it appealed to me right away. The idea behind the notion of emergence is simple: Individual agents, self motivated and operating according to simple rules, can suddenly produce patterns.

Essential Skills for 21st Century Survival: Part 3: Network Weaving « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? What if we could cross-pollinate these conversations, allowing for new ideas to emerge?

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

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model. Different versions emerged all over the world, but they all had something in common: There was a scarcity of resources, and so the systems were competition-based.

2010 44

IBM SJ 46-4 | A model for CIO-led innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Azua The CIO (chief information officer) organization at IBM has adopted the idea of a participatory Web and is engaged in leveraging employee talent to address the persistent information technology challenges facing global enterprises. This new model of innovation has become an important component of the IBM product and service strategy, as it has generated new solutions that have met quick market success. style of user participation to our business model and culture.

2007 28

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

New definitions of mobile learning » Here Comes ItalianPod Harold Jarche writes about how the traditional ‘business model’ of the universities is under pressure. Their role as educational leaders is actually thwarted by the distorted values that emerge from excessive wealth.

Humans of New York: An Illustration of How IT is Affecting Leadership

Leading Virtually

Finding a good story that shows how IT can affect leadership and to which others can relate is challenging. Many other jump in to congratulate those succeeding and to support those facing challenges. It may be a personal triumph or challenge. Some emerge as leaders themselves.

2014 61

Teaching the five Cynefin domains using physical exercises

Chris Corrigan

The first exercise was a simple challenge: to arrange the group by height. A complicated problem for sure, and there was a variety of good solutions that emerged. Of course in order to do this you need a little analysis, both of the data and a good model fro representing it.

2013 93

Green Chameleon » Trouble at the AOK Corral

Green Chameleon

Founded by Jerry Ash it uses a unique model: “star&# moderators - experts on some aspect of KM - are researched by Jerry, and brought in for 2-week long discussions. He’d been challenged robustly on how KM could be used to improve GM’s business prospects. Jerry sent a nasty note to the forum scolding the bad manners of the challenger, which Jerry then apologised for. Yet, when we do figure it out, the community either ends, or emerges stronger.

2007 100

Pen and paper sense-making 2.0

Chris Corrigan

But there is some much more richness that can come from this model. Art of Hosting Cynefin Emergence Evaluation Facilitation Learning Uncategorized World Cafe Two weeks ago in our Leadership 2020 program I experimented with using a signification framework to harvest a World Cafe.

2015 70

Computing on R

Learning Alliances

Cesar Hidalgo equates growing information with “computing”, claiming, “It is the growth of information that unifies the emergence of life with the growth of economies, and the emergence of complexity with the origins of wealth.”. Model: Simplify, standardize.

2018 169

Pen and paper sense-making 2.0

Chris Corrigan

But there is some much more richness that can come from this model. Art of Hosting Cynefin Emergence Evaluation Facilitation Featured Learning World Cafe Two weeks ago in our Leadership 2020 program I experimented with using a signification framework to harvest a World Cafe.

2015 52

Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

Online Community Strategy

In a recent article from Harvard Business Review , a study between Deloitte and a team of independent researchers examined 40 years of S&P 500 data to examine how business models have evolved with emerging technologies.

2015 71

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

is perhaps best thought of as a collection of principals, organizational practices, and adoption methods that enables emergent participation and contributions models. Emergent Social Software Platforms remain ill-defined as well.

AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

For business leaders shaping online community strategy, AI holds promise to help solve two of the biggest challenges with online communities: 1) Quantifying the value of community investment and delivering timely and actionable insight and 2) Managing large networks of relationships at scale.

2018 51

Preview of the Brands & Collaborative Economy Research Project

Online Community Strategy

In March I embarked on a series of qualitative research projects to help organizations prepare for the disruption and opportunity emerging from the Collaborative Economy, and understand what resources they need to be successful. Emerging Sectors.

2015 66

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Permacultureis a great model for dealing with complexity (food ecosystems areinherently complex), since it entails lengthy and patient study andlearning about the natural local ecosystem and then interveningstrategically to help natural succession produce a sustainable,organic, food-nutrient-rich ecology (using the 12 operating principles and 3 ethical principles illustratedabove). Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

What are the key challenges? By introducing multi-staged challenges dubbed “Storm Sessions”, Dell was able to source and develop products with their crowd, most notably Project Sputnik, the first Linux-based laptop for developers.

2017 55

Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

Quickly list ideas about the Collaborative / On Demand / Sharing Economy that resonate, inspire and challenge you. Startups that are emerging and offering your product or service at a discount, a privileged position in a market that is eroding, etc. .

2016 62

State of the Collaborative- Peer- Sharing Economy #sharenyc

21st Century Organization

As indicated by the NYU Stern summit title--“Collaborative- Peer- Sharing- Economy”-- the language and definition around the new economic models exemplified by Airbnb and Uber is work in progress. CPSE Summit panel discussions indicated those challenges are already under way.

2014 172

Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

Online Community Strategy

In a recent article from Harvard Business Review , a study between Deloitte and a team of independent researchers examined 40 years of S&P 500 data to examine how business models have evolved with emerging technologies. image credit: Xavier Damman @xdamman.

2015 54

What does it take to make real social innovation?

Chris Corrigan

Most social entrepreneurs start with their very personal obsession to improve lives by solving a challenge or inequality, prefer to spend as little time as possible fund raising, and often bring innovations to the table that decades of nonprofit work have not uncovered. In very practical terms, these stubborn, opinionated entrepreneurs frequently show up after the aid and development models have failed or at least failed to become sustainable.

2012 58

News of an Innovation Hub for Big-Good Society (and much else)

Social Reporter

Details of the government Innovation Hub, which I trailed the other day , have emerged sooner than I expected with news from Rewired State of an event in mid-November. “Weekend for developers who want to work on challenges and solutions put forward through the Innovation Hub.

2010 212

How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

What are the key challenges? By introducing multi-staged challenges dubbed “Storm Sessions”, Dell was able to source and develop products with their crowd, most notably Project Sputnik, the first Linux-based laptop for developers.

2017 46

SIKM community presentation

Digital Habitats

Have had that assumption and belief challenged when people are attracted by and gather around content. Yes… and, the attractor factor is emphasized now, and our past social process models were heavily relationship centric. trust models). February 16, 2010.

2010 159

What does ‘edges of work’ mean?

Viv Mcwaters

It’s a useful model because it helps categorise practices and the wave metaphor is dynamic and can be taken further to include undercurrents, rips and even whitewater! A long time ago I learnt of a very useful tool called the wave analysis*.

2011 151