Yearly Archives: 2012

The tainted narrative of the workplace

Technology is influencing more than the way we work, it also deeply changes the notion of workplace. As IBM wrote in 2011 in its The new workplace: are you ready? white paper: “Today’s workplace is a virtual and/or physical environment, characterized by … Continue reading

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Innovation, Complexity and Social Business – Part 2

Reconciling Organizational Improvement and Reinvention Through Social Business Design This post is the second of a two-parts article on innovation and social business co-written with Ralph-Christian Ohr (@ralph_ohr). A striking change of focus in the social business arena occurred during … Continue reading

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Innovation, Complexity and Social Business – Part 1

Business Model Innovation as Wicked Problem This post is the first of a two-parts article on innovation and social business co-written with Ralph-Christian Ohr (@ralph_ohr) and cross-posted from collaborativeinnovation.org. We live in an age where emergent technologies continue to have … Continue reading

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From Knowledge Stocks to Knowledge Flows: the Journey Just Begins

“Increasingly, strategic advantage for corporate institutions will hinge on privileged positions in relevant concentrations of high-value knowledge flows and the adoption of practices required to participate in and profit from these knowledge flows”. By these words, John Hagel, John Seely … Continue reading

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Musings on Social Flows and Business Cliffs

This might look like a holiday postcard, and it in some way is. Summer always offers a great opportunity to switch off, step back and think a bit more critically. One has to admit that while our consumption’s habits are … Continue reading

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