Tapping the Social Grid - Free Webinar

Tony Karrer

I'm going to be doing a free webinar with Mark Sylvester of IntroNetworks that's about Crowdsourcing in the Small and Social Brain. Tapping the Social Grid Date: Friday, February 27th Time: 9 - 10 am PACIFIC, Noon - 1 pm EASTERN Register Here Over the past 20 years, knowledge work has been transformed by the explosion of information sources and information flow. This has caused fairly radical changes in core work tools and methods.

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Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Time for some quick-and-dirty research to get the brain in gear. Before industrialization, work was local or industry meant cottage-industry. About three hundred years ago, work became an organizational matter. Factories require groups of people working together. Clocks measure working hours instead of the sun. Frederick Taylor uses time-and-motion studies to find the one best way to do individual pieces of work.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

At the same time, we are shifting into an era in which knowledge work and learning occur where re-engineered business processes collide with a participative and interactive ecology of information flows. But like Pontiacs and Oldsmobiles, old-school ROI’s day in the sun is waning. The working definition of ROII is the observable development of capacity and capability to create economic values out of intangibles.

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