Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

Complexity and Collaboration

Some of the things I learned on Twitter this past week: @jonathanfields: “The day you say “that SOB stole my idea” is the day you need to face your own inability to execute.” via @moehlert @barbarosa1: “There are an increasing number of world problems that can’t be solved by hierarchy. Collaboration is the only chance… Read more »

On learning and responsibility

Some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week: Absorbing uncertainty: “much HR practice seems focused on abrogation rather than assumption of responsibility” by @snowded @tonykarrer social learning tools should have 1) obvious value & 2) be the same tools as your work tools [because work is learning & learning is the work]… Read more »

Beta, data and more

Here’s what I learned on Twitter this past week: @literacyadviser “The only truly effective web filter is an educated mind.” via @ jonhusband @dweinberger “The only way I know to solve big problems anymore is to do it in public.” — “Training for future use of a skill is pretty much pointless.” by @JaneBozarth —… Read more »

Organizing for an uncertain future

Some interesting things I found on Twitter this past week, on the themes of organizing and uncertainty: via @SebPaquet – Neat infographic: Major Shifts in History: The Emergence of Techno-Economic Paradigms by the fantastic @robpatrob Organisational Effectiveness via @sig [is this what your HR department is focused on?] It’s all about organisational effectiveness. How fast,… Read more »

Control design, not people

Interesting things I learned on twitter this past week: American Bar Association article on Personal Knowledge Management. by @KMHobbi Lawyers are knowledge workers who must cope with an ever-increasing volume of information flowing within and outside of their workplaces. In this ever-more connected world, sifting through irrelevancies to find what you need can take a… Read more »

Communities, communication & construction of knowledge

Some of the things I learned on Twitter this past week. @oscarberg “Most enterprise social software platforms actually separate internal communication from external communication while email & phone doesn’t.” via @timkastelle Good #km post – Informal Information Management and Knowledge Management Are Not the Same Thing by @johnt My thinking is that just the sharing… Read more »

Learning is what we will do for a living

Some of the interesting things I learned on Twitter this week: Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century via @crazyquote Innovation via @timkastelle Innovation = learning x diverse connections I disagree with the argument that innovation is the child of desperation. I wish it was so, because if… Read more »

Filtering is about trust

Some things I learned on Twitter this past week (the first article describes what I’m trying to do here with Friday’s Finds): @cdn – Filtering is the new search. The next frontier in information management. Search is about Where. Filtering is about Who. It’s about Trust. Excellent checklist for remote workers & managers. via @dria… Read more »

Information is free; Experience is expensive

Interesting finds on twitter this past week: Tom Haskins: When we get confident in our own informal evaluation schema- we can take others’ evaluation of us with a grain of salt. Enterprise 2.0: Start broad with many conversations – then find champions to take a narrow & harder-driving approach. FastForward @juneholley: Emergence and management Yes,… Read more »

A quotable week on Twitter

Here are some words of wisdom, gleaned from Twitter this past week. Knowledge @snowded: Narrative as Mediator: Without the mediation of narrative there can be no knowledge transfer or learning. Without the symbolic, learning will not diffuse to broad populations & there will be no advance. Without embodied knowledge there will be no wisdom. @ken_homer… Read more »