Category Archives: Agile

The Building Blocks

Our formal organisations are built in familiar ways: we assemble functional teams, buy them computers, put a roof over their heads, connect them through technology, and hold them safe with rules. These are the building blocks that delivered the Industrial … Continue reading

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From The Ruins Of The Old

It’s possible that we are destined to fail, that our organisations will crumble, that the pace of change the Social Age demands will simply be too much for our creaking hierarchies to handle. Not every organisation will fail, but maybe … Continue reading

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The Psychology Of Mixed Realities. #WorkingOutLoud [Part 1]

There’s a great buzz. Or certainly a great hype. Virtual, immersive, and augmented realty is a transformative event in learning: not simply from an experiential view but, if we focus on design and pedagogy, an effectiveness one. The technology is … Continue reading

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Connecting Dots

Perspective is challenging: we are always constrained by our worldview, by our current understanding, by the view from the platform that we are standing upon. For as long as we are caught within a current frame, within a current system, … Continue reading

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Resilience: Technology, Community, and Power

I’m working on a new session to deliver this afternoon around resilience in organisations: our ability to become less brittle in the face of asymmetric and unknown disruption. I’m primarily concerned with linking up three separate streams of work: the … Continue reading

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Organisational Design Principles for a Socially Dynamic Organisation

The Socially Dynamic Organisation is evolved: it is strong not simply through formal hierarchy, infrastructure and governance, but rather through innovation, agility and the strength of it’s communities. It’s fundamentally reimagined from those organisations that came before: no longer a … Continue reading

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Finding Balance

I’ve been delivering sessions throughout this week in Canada, sharing work around Social Leadership, the Socially Dynamic Organisation, and the Landscape of Trust. I’ve been starting each of these sessions with the new images and conversation about Dynamic Tension, and … Continue reading

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