Tag Archives: Design

Free eBook – ‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation: A New Model of Organisational Design’

My new book launches today. ‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation: A New Model of Organisational Design’ is the sixth in my series of Social Age Guidebooks, and is available as a free eBook, or from mid August will be on Amazon … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality: A Lens for Learning

The point of the Modern Learning body of work is to consider things which are ‘real’ today, but will be pervasive in the 3-5 year window: do we understand what they are, where their potential lies, what the early case … Continue reading

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Domain to Dynamic: A New Model of Organisational Design [Pt 1]

The design of our Organisations of today is largely a legacy of industrial design, and the search for effectiveness at scale: it is a model that has served us well into the Digital Age, but may fall short in the … Continue reading

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The Culture Game

I’m running a multi day event next week, centred around a Culture Game: the premise is that i’l create a scaffolding for people to use to ‘invent’ a culture, and we will then explore how the different cultures interact. The … Continue reading

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Scaffolding the Safari

The Social Age conference is at the more experimental end of the work that i do, and why not? It’s an event i run once a year to explore: to create a space that provokes discussion, exposes us to new … Continue reading

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Sketching the Socially Dynamic Organisation

A Socially Dynamic Organisation will be fundamentally adapted: not simply a minor reinvention of the current state, but rather a fundamental evolution in organisational design and execution. Not unrelated to the current state, but certainly evolved from it. I shared … 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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Social Age Safari: Design in Detail

#WorkingOutLoud on what promises to be one of the most exciting and busy weeks of my life, so forgive me for a couple of fast and ‘stream of consciousness‘ posts. The Social Age Safari starts tomorrow afternoon: a three day … Continue reading

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mLearnCon & Performance Support Symposium Refections Day 2: Progress

The good news is, it’s all change: mobile learning is evolving, through both technology and mindset. It’s significant in itself that mLearnCon is co-located with the Performance Support Symposium, because ‘learning‘ is simply the facilitator of performance. Most encouragingly, whilst … Continue reading

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A Gradient of Formality

As friendships grow deeper, we share a common language: experiences shape us and we reference them constantly. “Do you remember when…“. Over the last day, as Rich has been with me in Amsterdam, we’ve sat at some cafes by the … Continue reading

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