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

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. The world is changing. Power is the chief means to social change. This Is Generation Flux: Meet the Pioneers of the New (and Chaotic) Frontier of Business.

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Flux Takes Off

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Tech Gadgets Mobile Enterprise CrunchBase More Beta Invites Crunchies Elevator Pitches Gillmor Gang Podcasts TechCrunch50 TechCrunch UK TechCrunch France TechCrunch Japan About Advertise Archives Company Index Contact Jobs Twitter CrunchBar Email RSS Subscribe: Download the TechCrunch 2008 Year In Review » Flux Takes Off 25 Comments by Michael Arrington on February 4, 2008 The Viacom-backed Flux social network, which launched just last September, is really taking off.

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Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

We all change as we participate in communities of practice. But our communities also change as we participate in them. And the world changes as communities evolve. She also is an attorney, but as she takes her turn to speak, she too alludes to a recent job change.

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Boston E20 Notes: Organization Next Workshop: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"

Portals and KM

Here is the session description for this year’s workshop: “Companies are becoming more reliant on their employee’s ability to thrive in a complex work environment where relationships, projects, processes, and business priorities are in a constant state of flux. They needed to change to conversation from survive to growth and success.  So another was not the answer but changing the culture was the requirement. They needed to deal with change management on tool use.

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Enterprise Collaboration Requires Critical New Skills

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What Needs to Change? John Seely-Brown calls this the Age of Constant Flux, and I so love it). 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. The dynamics behind this will change our lives — constantly.

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Requiem for a Species

How to Save the World

I ‘ve added professor Clive Hamilton’s new book Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change to my “Save the World Reading List” (retroactively). conception of post-civilization all-weather wear by mary mattingly.

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

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Rate of Information Flow Restriction of the speed of information flow can be detrimental to a team in a rapidly changing environment. Stable Change “Collaboration is the best tool for dealing with high-change environments.”

Flexibility, fluidity and chaos in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

Both talk about change dynamics in organisations. One common answer is towards fluidity in organisations and networked organisations, organisations in constant flux or 'chronically unfrozen', but this is ignoring the basics or organisational routines which allow for efficiency.

Journalists: Bloggers give a helping hand?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

“The media landscape is in flux. And with the news today of Murdoch confirming the change to paid-for online news in the financial year, these kinds of discussions are going to become even more critical.

Transitions

Viv Mcwaters

Merges, takeovers, office relocations are visible and restructures and change management programs are announced so everyone is aware of what’s happening. And in trying to strive for what’s not possible to achieve they lose sight of what’s possible – of being adaptable and creative, of being able to respond to the changing demands of an unpredicatable environment.

Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum

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As the job descriptions of traditional professions change and diversify, people are realizing that the myth will no longer hold. In this climate of change and adaptability, where money is being spent on “making things digital” and “making people ready for the digital age,” how does one know how to guide one’s professional course? Knowledge is a rhizome, a snapshot of interconnected ties in constant flux that is evaluated by its success in context.

Gen Y = Creativity

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The hope is that we ‘leave the world a better place than when we entered it’ or ‘want a better life for my children’ Fears tend to change with each generation. Oh and there’s no point standing still and trying to figure out something in depth because the world is in state of continual flux, and so you had better keep skating ahead of the changes. When I wrote about Generations of Fear : Each generation is motivated by a hope and a fear.

Roots of ecological psychology I

Taming the spaces

The continuity of perceptual flux is punctuated by boundaries that gradually flow one into the next. It is a natural process of complex animals attempting to function adapatively in relation to changing environment-person relations. Yesterday we started to revise some concepts of ecology to be useful in our learning context. So i had to come back an look at some theory books. Harry Heft writes in Ecological Psychology in Context.

Keeping Wall Street Like Cairo, Not London

Alchemy of Change

And for this reason, we may just be willing to look the other way as police departments crack down a little faster and a little harder on demonstrations like those that are happening on Wall Street, as they interrogate social change leaders and search for patterns of conspiracy in our communities.

Mine eyes

Chris Corrigan

is flux, and light becomes what it touches, becomes water, lilies on water, above and below water, becomes lilac and mauve and yellow. and changes our bones, skin, clothes. I’m not that old, only 42, but old enough to notice how things have changed. Science and technology are constantly advancing though, so perhaps in the future things will change. Monet Refuses the Operation. Doctor, you say that there are no haloes. around the streetlights in Paris.

34 More Ways to Build Your Own Social Network

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As representatives for Prospero (founded in 2000) attest, these older companies have needed to changed their focus in the last couple of years to accommodate a new preference for “me&# technologies over “we&# technologies. AFTER ERP PROJECTS WITH VERY RIGID SPECS AND BATTLING WITH THE CUSTOMER FOR EVERY CHANGE, I FORESEE, IT WILL TAKE FOREVER OPEN PROJECT LIKE THESE. Want to change a user template or update an image?

Online Communities: Thriving in the Economic Downturn Webinar - May 7th

Online Community Report

The economy is in a state of flux, but interest in and use of online communities and social media has never been higher. How stakeholder attitudes are changing in light of economic pressures. - Online Communities: Thriving in the Economic Downturn Webinar.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

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Social Networking goes mainstream I was recently asked by a buddy to name off some social networking platforms that could be branded or changed as needed (that’s where that term ‘white label’ has come from).

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Webinar - Online Communities: Surviving & Thriving in the Economic Downturn

Online Community Strategy

The economy is in a state of flux, but interest in and use of online communities and social media has never been higher. How stakeholder attitudes are changing in light of economic pressures. - Online Communities: Thriving in the Economic Downturn Webinar. A FREE webinar sponsored by Forum One Networks. May 7, 2009 @ 11:00 am PDT. Register here: [link].

NetAge Report #4: Organizing at the edge of chaos

Endless Knots

Driven by twin needs--to optimize communication while enhancing decision-making--organizations are in constant flux between centralization and its opposite, decentralization. We can’t stop it, but we can change how we see, understand, adapt to, and employ it.

Is Collaboration the End of Process? - Page 2

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As our world changes ever faster, becoming a world in constant flux, our work will become less and less routine. It's that it's changing the way we work, the way we think about work and how we can change the world.

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Who Knows What? | Compliance Building

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For starters, big companies tend to be dynamic organizations, in a constant state of flux, and few commit the resources necessary to constantly review and update the credentials of often rapidly changing rolls of experts.

Awareness, Phased Growth are Keys to Participation on Wikis

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blog boris mann business CeBIT change change management citizen journalism city Clay Shirky cognition collaboration Collaborative Technology collective action Community Confluence conversation Course Using Wiki creativity culture customers data center David Weinberger Design & Branding Digital Democracy digitallearning DITA documentation earmarks EDUCAUSE2006 email encyclopedia enterprise 2.0

Pew Internet Report: 55% of teens use social networking sites

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blog boris mann business CeBIT change change management citizen journalism city Clay Shirky cognition collaboration Collaborative Technology collective action Community Confluence conversation Course Using Wiki creativity culture customers data center David Weinberger Design & Branding Digital Democracy digitallearning DITA documentation earmarks EDUCAUSE2006 email encyclopedia enterprise 2.0

6 characteristics of a wiki champion

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blog boris mann business CeBIT change change management citizen journalism city Clay Shirky cognition collaboration Collaborative Technology collective action Community Confluence conversation Course Using Wiki creativity culture customers data center David Weinberger Design & Branding Digital Democracy digitallearning DITA documentation earmarks EDUCAUSE2006 email encyclopedia enterprise 2.0

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

You end up incommunity, not with random strangers or the people you were meant tobe with, but something in between, a collective self-selection, inconstant flux. Let-Self-Change & Self-Experimentation. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

These three dimensionsare depicted in the diagram below (Ive taken some liberties with someof the wording, but have not changed the essence of this illustration).Joanna She refers to the deepecology movement, and describes a process by which we actually shiftidentity from the separate one which the industrial growth societyascribes to us to one which is a part of and connected with all life onEarth, in permanent flux, imperfect, amoral, unbounded, ego-less.

The Work That Reconnects: The Work I'm Meant to Do

How to Save the World

These three dimensions are depicted in the diagram below (I've taken some liberties with some of the wording, but have not changed the essence of this illustration). She refers to the deep ecology movement, and describes a process by which we actually shift identity from the separate one which the industrial growth society ascribes to us to one which is a part of and connected with all life on Earth, in permanent flux, imperfect, amoral, unbounded, ego-less.

How to Find In-House Experts at Big Companies - WSJ.com

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For starters, big companies tend to be dynamic organizations, in a constant state of flux, and few commit the resources necessary to constantly review and update the credentials of often rapidly changing rolls of experts. To view or change all of your email settings, visit the Email Setup Center. To view or change all of your email settings, visit the Email Setup Center. To view or change all of your email settings, visit the Email Setup Center.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Myobservation is that they are also very fragile -- while some bonds ofa network may be eternal or resilient, most networks as a whole seem tobe in a constant state of flux, and easily disrupted. What makes informal networks so fragile is that our identities areconstantly changing. Let-Self-Change & Self-Experimentation. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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

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This new approach reflects the changing realities of work performance, from a task-driven control and coordination approach with quantifiable goals to a holistic view that is more situation-and context-aware, gives the employee significantly more control of the process, and considers intangibles such as tacit knowledge, social intelligence, and relationship-building.

Tim on Etienne (Part I: Learning in Practice)

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Wenger argues that we can speak of learning, when we “change our ability to engage in practice” (p.95). The fact that learning is in constant state of flux (perhaps the need to learn is everlasting, however what we (need to) learn is surely ephemeral), is reflected in emergent nature of communities of practice. Having a realistic attitude towards information, knowledge and change management 10.23

Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

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regulated fluxes or metabolic processes). Higher level systems basically form a slowly changing. change, as long as the change is not so great that the system is. case study”, International Journal of Knowledge, Cultural and Change. Salthe, Development and Evolution: Complexity and Change in. Winter, An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1982. [57]