Innovation and Communities of Practice

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Anecdote: Collaboration consulting—fostering a collaboration culture

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I think its a big problem because this narrow view of collaboration starts to get the concept a bad name: "yeh, we did collaboration but no one used it." And then there the issue of the vast amount of money wasted and opportunities lost. The problems we face now and into the future will only increase in complexity and it will require teams of people within and across organisations to solve them. At the heart of the problem is collaboration culture.

Delta Knowledge: Creating Knowledge Cultures - Post 7

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The central ingredients (part 2) A Theory of Action Organisations are complex adaptive systems however, good models such as Argyris & Schön’s apply cognitive theory to explain how they learn, and the complex interactions between the types of learning in organisational contexts.

Collaboration tools

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As ever, James is practical & clear in his thinking and suggests a 5 phase model (0-4) for organisations thinking about collaboration. So here are the phases and my responses to them: Phase 0: Fragmentation As the usage of collaboration tools grows in an unmanaged and unconsidered way, so does the "fragmentation" of information. Agree with this - and not only the fragmentation of information but the fragmentation of activities, relationships, etc.

Creating Passionate Users: How to Build a User Community, Part 1

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The Koolaid Point (physics of passion) Stop your presentation before it kills again! Featuritis vs. the Happy User Peak Just-in-time vs. Just-in-case learning Your brain on multitasking Can you have too much ease-of-use? And without users asking questions, the community evaporates.

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Are we really collaborating? :: Blog :: Headshift

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It has (3) comments , the latest of which was on December 20, 2008. Other c words like communicating, co-operating orco-ordinating may be more appropriate descriptions of what is actuallytaking place. By recognising the nature of the interactions, we can betterunderstand the restrictions of, and relationship between, theassociated behaviours. Consequently, it needs to be balanced withdiversity, and the spark of creativity which comes from ideas, dissentand debate.

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Anecdote: Why people don't use collaboration tools

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infoarch: Collaborative Thinking: Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

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of it, I’d like to pass it on to you as recommended reading. The title of this HBS Working Knowledge paper is: “Communication (and coordination?) First the main question of their research: “The basic question we explore asks, what is the role of observable (to us) boundaries between individuals in structuring communications inside the firm? Just log in using one of the formats ("identity") if you want me to get back to you.

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