Gartner Research discovers bioteams and swarms

The Bumble Bee

In a press release to promote their upcoming Content and Collaboration Summit 2010 (London, UK, September 15-16) Gartner Research forecast 10 key changes in the nature of work through to 2020 centering around bioteams, swarming and connectivity. Work Swarms.

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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. dedicating narrative pierces for the story), cloning may also make the trace of the narrative more visible due to the swarm activity and it becomes hyped up.

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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. The first programme in a two-part documentary reveals the awe-inspiring world of animal swarms.

Swarms 101: Introduction to swarming by computer and phone

The Bumble Bee

Swarms 101 is a short interactive web-based presentation which introduces the basic concept of a Swarm, the key Swarm characteristics (Open v Closed, Star v Peer.) Includes examples of Swarm Communities in Music, Brands and Public Health.

Ontobrands as prototypical stories attract stigmergic narrative mediation and swarming

Taming the spaces

Stigmergic narrative action may initiate swarming phenomena in ontospace. Swarming actions took place around perceived stories as attractor areas in ontospace. swarming

Swarming to write narratives in hybrid ecosystem

Taming the spaces

Swarming to write narratives in hybrid ecosystem. It is the way how we can later connect it to the swarming behaviour (making and following the signal trace means basically that people notice ontodimensions and start accumulating/monitoring these ontodimensions).

From Social Networking to Swarm Intelligence

The Bumble Bee

A new area of research called "complexity science" embraces the notion that an ant colony and the human brain, the stock market and Facebook all have something in common. All are complex systems, basically huge networks made up of individual components whose behavior is difficult to predict.

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. The Role: What we expect from a Swarm Leader ? To develop, support and grow new swarm communities. The Benefits: What is in it for the Swarm Leader ?

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

The Bumble Bee

The Chicago Sun-Times just reported a 52-minute delay in the Houston Astros versus San Diego Padres baseball game when a swarm of bees took over part of left field at Petco Park - it took a beekeeper to sort it all out.

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. Micronotions that propogate across the memescape.

McKinsey spotlights The Networked Enterprise

The Bumble Bee

Interesting to see also Gartner Research discovers bioteams and swarms. New McKinsey research shows that a payday could be arriving faster than expected. "A 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. Shares Social Media has trained artificial intelligence and now Big Data is taking over. Scary, illuminating, real. Welcome to the Matrix/Minority Report.

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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. If i could map more than one person into this space, i could see something similar to ant-road in our little narrative ecology swarm.

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. For example, swarming describes such non-coordinated aggregation behaviors, which become possible because of the signal traces left to the environment or read from other members in the system.

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

Swarms or tribes or Teams or whatever you want to call them are united on Purpose (the purpose of the community) but divided on Values (the options/variables). How are you using rituals and values to create celebrated divisions in your online community?

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

Elsua

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

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. I used go regularly and highly recommend it to anyone interested in helping workforces perform at their maximum levels. 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! Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities and virtual teams and has published two landmark books: Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs.

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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.

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Biology and High Performance Teams

The Bumble Bee

Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities and virtual teams and has published two landmark books: Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs.

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Great Team Leaders: Chess or Draughts players?

The Bumble Bee

Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities and virtual teams and has published two landmark books: Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs.

The team with one member

The Bumble Bee

Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities and virtual teams and has published two landmark books: Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs. I am the team!

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Living Example of Community Q&A Power

Nancy White

bee swarm. My bees just swarmed! Re: bee swarm. It would take a lot of luck (and heavy flows) for the old colony’s queen to mate, and the new swarm to build up quickly enough to put away 40lbs of honey for the winter.

The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business

Elsua

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

Tagged: autopoiesis, collaboration, complex adaptive systems, complexity, emergence, km, knowledge management, organization, panarchy, self-organization, stigmergy, swarm intelligence, systems. In the search for alternative modes of organization, I have come along a few already on this blog.

Swarmteams V2.0 coming soon

The Bumble Bee

Import - automatically create swarms by importing from existing email lists. Enhanced Messageboard - full admin of messages by swarm owner, ability for users to report messages, Read/Unread Message flagging, better layout and improved user profiles.

Let The Next Adventure Begin – The Origins

Elsua

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. I guess this time around though it also had something else in stock for me.

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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. Fabio has very kindly allowed me to republish a summary of his conclusions which he has translated from the original Portuguese.

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The Networked Enterprise: NASA Video

The Bumble Bee

Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities, virtual teams and management simulation and has published two landmark books: Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs.

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 collaboration

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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! ); RSS Login or Signup ); Social Networking Affects Brains Like Falling in Love By: Adam L.

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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. Gia shares another perspective in her May 2008 blog post, Why is it so hard to get smart people to share? She says the problem is a lack of relationship.

Network Weaving: The 5 Kinds of Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

► January (2) Swarms What kind of network? skip to main | skip to sidebar Tuesday, July 12, 2011 The 5 Kinds of Communities When we talk about building community, we start by acknowledging that many of us live in multiple communities.

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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. Another interesting article (2006) - key points I think are relevant but overlooked when it comes to the concept of stigmerg y and its influence on collaboration: the role of communication to enable effective collaboration, and the influence of "social negotiation" to guide the collaboration process of small teams.

The Future of Open Business At Stake

Elsua

Porous organisations swarming around, anyone? About a year ago, I put together an article where I was reflecting on the fact of how plenty of the early thinkers of Enterprise 2.0

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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. However, this activity is not centrally coordinated, but may appear in the swarming kind of behaviours.

Leading collaborative business networks - 10 rules for success

The Bumble Bee

Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities, virtual teams and management simulation and has published two landmark books: Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs.

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Interacting with the hybrid ecosystem

Taming the spaces

Real-time dashboarding of Social Media conversations

The Bumble Bee

Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities, virtual teams and management simulation and has published two landmark books: Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs.