A week in Tweets: 10-16 July 2011

Oops… running late again… apologies. Here it is, anyway: another week’s collection of Tweets and links, somewhat delayed. Hope it’s useful to someone, anyway. Usual categories, of course, after the ‘Read more…’ break.

Enterprise-architecture, business-models and all the usual ‘business big-picture’ stuff:

  • vernaallee: RT @siraju: John Seddon: Why Lean is a Wicked Disease http://bnet.io/dBvsFj #lean #collab #orgarch #entarch
  • Bebela239: RT @Jabaldaia: In a world of diversity – Learning values and ethics in innovation http://bit.ly/iRefHO
  • gkathan: ‘Your metrics are too simple: kpi blindness can endanger your business http://bit.ly/nohnnA – #entarch relevance
  • DavidGurteen: RT @rossdawson: Latest essay from @cshirky Why We Need the New News Environment to be Chaotic http://bit.ly/qYYGJU #socmedia #bmgen #bizarch #news #society
  • thoughttrans: If you wrote a book today, would you bother creating a paper version? >yes: many people prefer ‘real’ books (cf. vinyl) – depends on the market/audience, of course
  • thoughttrans: RT @sniukas: Complete slide deck of 2day workshop on Business model innovation #bmgen http://slidesha.re/lXGCMb
  • CreatvEmergence: cultivating is the new consulting – wisdom of what system (person, org, etc) needs is already embedded in the system // ..more like cultivating, facilitating, and co-creating are the new yes-ands to consulting…a place for all…
  • vernaallee: Where is the heartbeat of a network? A living systems approach to network performance http://bit.ly/pWLVLi #entarch
  • Bebela239: RT @dtapscott: My new piece in the WSJ. Five New Business Models for Five Industries in Crisis.  http://on.wsj.com/qOGsMZ Your thoughts welcome!! #bmgen #bizarch
  • chrisdpotts: “IT is not an isolated service dept anymore, it is very much an intricate part of the business” http://bit.ly/ngqryF #CIO via @connect2speed
  • chrisdpotts: When #entarch gets beyond the notion that a model of the enterprise = its architecture, good things happen. >yes!
  • BillIves: Content Creation: The New Sweat Shop of the Mind http://bit.ly/oTFcC4 >interesting challenge: #seo meets #bmgen?
  • business_design: Cool! RT @mike_lach: Response to @business_design on #bmgen canvas for non-profit biz models in global health: #1 HIC http://bit.ly/pT3pqi
  • BeyondEA: Gamification: Let the Enterprise Architecture games begin… http://bit.ly/phQaGf #EntArch #Gartner #alfabet >yawn… sorry, but I just can’t excited about the current obsession with ‘gamification’ – full-scale ‘Fad Warning’ may be needed?
  • DavidGurteen: Why ‘Social Business’? http://bit.ly/rmfPRh /in the Yunus sense of SB #SocialGood #bmgen #bizarch entarch
  • chrisdpotts: RT @PhilipHellyer: Just as a map is not the terrain, a model is neither the enterprise nor its architecture. #entarch @chrisdpotts @robert_phipps @leodesousa
  • vernaallee: RT @timkastelle: Good post by @Digitaltonto on complexity – The Mona Lisa Code http://bit.ly/mQ32QP
  • vernaallee: RT @jorgebarba: Don Tapscott: Business Models for Five Industries in Crisis – The Source – WSJ http://on.wsj.com/qOGsMZ #bmgen #economics #society
  • simonbrown: RT @flowchainsensei: #Agile is not a magic key to the kingdom of business success. More traditional issues also need focus. #therebedragons
  • chrisdpotts: #CIO to #CFO: increasingly, the IT that people use to create value for our enterprise doesn’t appear in the IT Budget. #entarch #bizecology
  • chrisdpotts: re. where marketing meets #entarch. Thought you might like this, from the archives [2001] http://bit.ly/q41UcZ #CIO
  • oscarberg: “For the first time trust and transparency rank as important to corporate reputation as the quality of…” http://tumblr.com/xba3gj7vfa #entarch
  • SAlhir: RT @JenniferSertl Design for Situation Awareness in a Complex System [2001] http://bit.ly/pwxWFX HT @rotkapchen
  • greblhad: Generics on governance and maintenance #entarch http://wp.me/p7ejN-c1 #entarch
  • vernaallee: Organizations as Living Networks – human interactions follow the pattern of life itself. http://bit.ly/nGkb2U #entarch
  • getstoried: Inspiring! RT @brainpicker: 7 platforms for collaborative creation for the post-industrial age http://j.mp/lp6EqQ >Creative Commons for 3D print etc #makers #bmgen
  • vernaallee: Brilliant! Right out of sci-fi RT@4KM RT @emergentinsight Printing 3-dimensional objects. http://youtu.be/ZboxMsSz5Aw 4min video >3D-print technology is now up to creating real tools – impressive.
  • unorder: Working on IT strategic stories at the moment. So important that IT knows how it is going to help the business win. #strategy #bizstory #entarch
  • gkathan: RT @twestbrockEA: Federated EA in Larger vs. Smaller Enterprises: http://wp.me/pyOS6-m0 #entarch #bizarch http://wp.me/pyOS6-m0
  • SAlhir: RT @brandleadership RT @redbaronusa: Stimulating #McKinsey article Organizational Health http://bit.ly/lgI04O [registration required]
  • simplicableanna: How to squeeze value from EA principles (including some juicy metrics) http://bit.ly/q4lXjN #entarch #dashboards #cio
  • gkathan: RT @InfoQ: Thinking of Enterprise Architecture as Vectors http://bit.ly/q4IBaW >good summary of http://bit.ly/j3QzVI etc
  • oscarberg: When everything else is equal (price, quality, benefits) responsive, adaptive & friendly customer service is the differentiator >a key differentiator, certainly… #bizarch
  • nickmalik: [post] When Business Strategy is similar to Kindergarten Soccer, #entarch Watch Out http://bit.ly/nPDw59 >great metaphor!
  • vernaallee: RT @MarkFederman: I wrote abt this 5 yrs ago http://bit.ly/npYB4s RT @drmcewan @rondon @vernaallee Organizations as Living Networks. http://bit.ly/nGkb2U
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @ericgarland: The new World Future Society website is looking great: http://wfs.org/ Lots of new voices and great organization of info about futuring. #futures #entarch
  • practicingEA: Reference architecture practices – a popular conversation keeps on trucking at #Forrester #entarch community http://bit.ly/nH4b96
  • thoughttrans: RT @TCagley: SPaMCAST 142 an with Capers Jones – Why we must measure value formally  http://bit.ly/nUnTyk #PMOT #CMMI #PM
  • oscarberg: Companies that worried about workers getting organized (unions) now worry about customers getting organized (social media)
  • greblhad: If you have doubts of the usefulness of Enterprise Architecture then have a look at these two http://bit.ly/r92hke http://bit.ly/oLwOEB #cio
  • greblhad: The Art of Enterprise Architecture – Section 10 – Domains: http://wp.me/p7ejN-bb #entarch >latest in Jurgen’s long-running adaptation of ‘Art of War’
  • chrisdpotts: Measuring #entarch on influence rather than output http://ow.ly/1uC6qf >good sense on EA metrics – recommend
  • ArtBourbon: RT @tetradian: RT @chrisdpotts:  #entarch  http://ow.ly/1uC6qf excellent sense on EA metrics – now couple with quick wins/agility
  • via @chrisdpotts: Business Ecology – overview [PDF] http://bit.ly/o9bskY #entarch #bizarch #bizecology
  • basvg: interesting post with good intro material on business model canvas http://bit.ly/qnGWp8 #entarch #bmgen #canvas
  • basvg: blogpost – finding use for useless words http://bit.ly/ri32Bg #entarch >the joys of ‘metasyntactic variables’? 🙂
  • vernaallee: Should be collaborating on…Innovating Business Models in Real Time http://blogs.forbes.com/work-in-progress/2011/07/14/innovating-business-models-in-real-time/ via @forbes. Interesting process.
  • greblhad: This may help people understand why change happen the way it does http://bit.ly/qehAHJ #entarch #bmgen >useful summary of the adaptive/panarchy cycle
  • tetradian: [post] What’s my own business-model? http://bit.ly/nMxYCu #bmgen #bizarch #entarch
  • iyigun: RT @tetradian: [post] What’s my own business-model? http://bit.ly/nMxYCu #bmgen #bizarch #entarch >nice,  biz is not about _selling_ smth
  • BeyondEA: Today was yesterday’s tomorrow – and in EA, that’s good enough! http://bit.ly/p0St18 #EntArch #CIO
  • bartleeten: RT @dhinchcliffe: RT @wdbthree Orgs must care about systems of engagement, not just systems of record. Grt write-up: http://bit.ly/j5rwdP < Thanks! #collab #entarch
  • jdevoo: Intelligent Governance of Large Urban Systems: data collection, provisioning, architectures, benchmarks http://bit.ly/o08Vfb #IGLUS #IoT >interesting – governance of ‘Internet of Things’ in a city-management context #entarch #egov
  • joemckendrick: Self-checkout on the wane? Some supermarkets back away from self-service http://smrt.io/pl9ohA >read the comments – a very interesting mix #bpm #bmgen #bizarch
  • jdevoo: From Internet of People to Internet of Things: Viewpoints From Europe http://j.mp/rkWuzy >> #IoT and importance of #opendata >”triggering new questions of ownership and consumption” #bmgen #entarch #culture #economics
  • oscarberg: RT @ffunch: The best preparation for the future is to be fast & flexible. What’s at risk is the stuff that’s fixed and rigid and slow to change.
  • tetradian: [post] Using Business Model Canvas for non-profits http://bit.ly/noK0Cu (for @operninha) #bmgen #bizarch #entarch
  • kvistgaard: RT @szydre: @Adam_Dean so for processes u have #BPMN and for data, sequences, structures etc. u have #UML <- that works [including #Archimate] http://bit.ly/gGTLDz >Archimate still needs some work (e.g. to incorporate BMM and more of the physical world), and BPMN / UML both need to be less IT-centric, but yes, that covers most of the #entarch scope.
  • greblhad: RT @flowchainsensei: Great piece on “Walking Through Lean History” by Jim Womack http://goo.gl/XB6xI #Lean #bpm #entarch
  • SAlhir: RT @complexified Unique culture at Semco: “expect..employees to speak out or fight when thing..doesn’t fit their vision.” shared values.

Collaboration, creativity and so on, in the in-person space:

  • DavidGurteen: Brainstorming – it is possible to have lots of ideas and for every one of them to be fatuous http://bit.ly/nteUrG from @andrewarmour
  • DavidGurteen: The transformative power of conversation http://bit.ly/nUAw5Z from @kdelarue #GoodToTalk #collab #bizstory
  • DavidGurteen: Businesses operate because of conversations http://bit.ly/n2i4NO #GoodToTalk >apply this in #entarch etc?
  • SAlhir: RT @ChiefUnlearner A Powerful Question: What Don’t I Know? http://bit.ly/nUTOEH #wisdom #unlearning
  • CreatvEmergence: Great article by @jhagel on design thinking for the new office: http://ideas.economist.com/blog/design-thinking >another intersection of physical architecture and #entarch
  • CreatvEmergence: An Evolution of Leadership model: from sociopath to transcendent http://ow.ly/5An6Q via @philiphorvath >useful typology (though from much first-hand experience in business contexts I would have to disagree with his arbitrary assertion that ‘most sociopaths are male’…)
  • CreatvEmergence: Love this! Interview with Director of the Imaginary Foundation on Bigthink: http://bigthink.com/ideas/39238
  • Bebela239: RT @Jabaldaia: RT @rbacal: Eleven Things That Create Anger and Resistance In Others http://dlvr.it/Zls7G #rbacal #collab
  • DavidGurteen: If you want  coffee, go to the coffee machine. If you want knowledge, you need something more focused. http://bit.ly/qi8LV8 >Nick Milton challengin an all-too-common metaphor on #KM etc
  • ArtBourbon: @tetradian @DavidGurteen Hmm. Don’t know. It has also been asserted that a mathematician is a machine that turns coffee into theorems.
  • jdevoo: Movements, Coalitions, and System Development Networks http://j.mp/p07YdJ #sna >useful typology #collab #change
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @benjaminaaron – spheres, stories and capacities – http://wp.me/pyPX5-eH – great post w/great visuals
  • CreatvEmergence: Design Thinking on Film – http://bit.ly/oJSTuB via @chuckfrey >useful trailer for upcoming documentary
  • CreatvEmergence: Catalyst for Change: Impact of Millennials on Org Culture and Policy http://ow.ly/5C0m0 via @davidholzmer
  • getstoried: Practical tips – RT @WiltonBlake: Movie Mondays – Methods for collecting & using your nonprofit’s stories [5min video] http://bit.ly/nk2SmC #storytelling #bizstory
  • vernaallee: Fritjof Capra’s Web of Life http://amzn.to/qCOq3k and Hidden Connections http://amzn.to/o4Tpjn -essential for understanding organizational life. #entarch #orgarch #collab
  • MarkFederman: @vernaallee Niklas Luhmann’s work on autopoietic organizations is also interesting & potentially useful if one can translate it to practice
  • oscarberg: Not acting on information from employee surveys is worse than not doing employee surveys at all >yep – a really disastrous mistake, yet a v.common one…
  • Bebela239: RT @CFUVZ: Eat Your Peas: A Recipe for Organization Culture Change http://soc.li/ciaEBqF >practical how-to on #change
  • oscarberg: You can’t think big without an open mind. A closed mind will only fit what it has already got. // Real influence = affecting people’s actions, behaviors, attitudes, mindset & values. How do you see that from online activities? // I only know that I have influenced someone when they tell me so. And vice versa. // An org can only be responsive to change if it is open. The more the environment is changing, the more open it has to be.
  • BillIves: HBR: Are Scorecards and Metrics Killing Employee Engagement? http://bit.ly/rm8vck <nice #collab #entarch
  • oscarberg: Blogged: Learning How To Become Strong Customers http://goo.gl/fb/NbGUi #socialcrm >interesting first-hand story – how to prevent a customer becoming an anti-client
  • CreatvEmergence: Ingredients for a Culture of Innovation – http://bit.ly/pGatgQ via @innovate
  • getstoried: Did you know: building your thought-leadership platform = career independence? Read my blog: http://bit.ly/oH30RY
  • jdevoo: The 5 Kinds of Communities http://j.mp/nGwrWV >”place, past, purpose, perspective, and practice” #collab
  • getstoried: The Human Condition by Rene Magritte http://flic.kr/p/2SbQT #storytelling #perception

Much the same, but in the on-line space, including user-experience and the like:

  • simonbrown: RT @Escapeint: Why forcing a technology solution to fix your workflow is a waste of time and money. New blog post by @jasonstratford  http://goto.je/oiwdD5 #bpm #entarch
  • DavidGurteen: RT @C4LPT: Are You Going To Adopt Google+ for Professional Learning/Networking? Why or Why Not? http://bit.ly/nOo95n >includes pointers to useful-looking resources on Google+
  • CreatvEmergence: Designing open collaboration with ‘intelligent swarming’: http://bit.ly/pUYwff via @hackmanagement >v.useful first-hand how-to from Red Hat Customer Support #collab #entarch
  • jdevoo: Time to revisit LAP and nail commitment in #E20 collaboration? The Language/Action Model of Conversation http://bit.ly/rrkWa1 via @redesign
  • oscarberg: RT @cvharquail Purpose is the Killer App: Why Organizations Need Social Business Tools http://bit.ly/pHgEbw >ditto #entarch
  • SAlhir: RT @bizshrink: For a different perspective RT @so_you_know: nails it! RT @JamieBerry:Stop using social media http://bit.ly/pVDLhc #socialweb
  • oscarberg: Blogged: Useful Information Workplace Resources http://goo.gl/fb/SkMgM #socbiz #e20 #collaboration
  • oscarberg: Open and broad sharing + diversity in messages increases serendipity // Targeted sharing (selecting whom to share with) decreases serendipity
  • oscarberg: RT @markmorrell: 5 steps to a great digital workplace strategy http://bit.ly/pUMWtc < sound & practical advise #e20 #entarch
  • oscarberg: RT @mijori23 What G+ is really about (pst!!! it’s not social) by Vincent Wong. http://bit.ly/qYi9ce < Interesting! #bmgen #bizarch #entarch
  • oscarberg: Blogged: Fat clients are back – big time http://goo.gl/fb/jhJb4 #mobile #apps #itarch #socbiz
  • gkathan: #entarch ingredient for awesome visualizations – colors which work  together – http://bit.ly/ZYpAG >Adobe’s ‘Kuler’ collections – useful reference-source

IT-architecture, IT systems-development and other IT-type matters:

  • SystemsWiki: #stwg Amory Lovins interview on sustainability http://bit.ly/pdfYKZ >recommend #greenIT #entarch also #bmgen
  • simonbrown: Slides from my #bcsjersey Change The Game talk … http://bit.ly/ncJUw3 (view online and PDF download)  >”talk was about agile, lean, kanban, collaborative working, real transparency, etc” #itarch #entarch
  • davidsprott: Cloudburst: Coordinating Vectors for Business Transformation http://tinyurl.com/6dteddp #Cloud #itarch #entarch
  • theopengroup: PODCAST: Embracing EA & TOGAF® aids companies in improving innovation, market response and governance http://nblo.gs/kgRTO >more signs of slow moves outward from IT-centric ‘EA’ towards a a true #entarch
  • simonbrown: Manifesto for Half-Arsed Agile Software Development http://www.halfarsedagilemanifesto.org/ #bcsjersey >#entarch, anyone?
  • clarityrules: Using pictures to show non-techies what bad code means – blog post.  http://bit.ly/lvovwE >equiv pics for poor #entarch?
  • greblhad: Having worked in both of the domains I found this a really interesting read UX+BA http://bit.ly/iX8wCd #ux #sysdev
  • kvistgaard: RT @inubit: Text2Process: how #BPMN #process models can be generated out of written text. #BPM http://bit.ly/oJ6ZnH
  • gkathan: RT @CIOLeader: IT jobs: Winners and losers in the cloud era – http://ow.ly/1uBaIx #cio #entarch #ea #cloud
  • theopengroup: Announcing our new website: Building awareness of The Open Group’s standards and certifications http://nblo.gs/koJGQ #itarch #entarch
  • theopengroup: RT @jim_hietala: Interesting blog by A.Rose, Forrester on supply chain information-security, things Open Group’s O-TTF is addressing http://ow.ly/5EyEd #itarch #entarch #economics
  • theopengroup: What’s in a name? A change of name for our ITAC and ITSC professional certifications http://nblo.gs/kr3OZ >slow but real moves towards a real EA certification – good news for #entarch etc
  • Bebela239: RT @togaf_r: ArchiMate(R) Resources #4: Download ArchiMate white papers, templates and the official spec http://ow.ly/1u3tBa #itarch #entarch
  • JohnPolgreen: RT @totalcio: “Our reliance on cyberspace stands in stark contrast to the inadequacy of our cybersecurity.” – DoD >oops… someone’s just beginning to realise the seriousness of those risks…

Society, culture, corporate social responsibility and the broader big-picture:

  • Bebela239: RT @Jabaldaia: RT @ArnoldBeekes: Time Magazine: How Brazil Became the Un-China http://ti.me/pz09Dq >”must implement much-needed reforms” – the same neocon ‘reforms’ that have all but destroyed every country in which they’ve been applied? hmm…
  • SystemsWiki: Natural Capitalism: The Next Industrial Revolution [90min video of lecture by Amory Lovins, 2008]? http://bit.ly/qmeRWF #economics #bigpicture #society
  • vernaallee: Now working with @IdentityWoman to map this emerging ecosystem. Battle brewing over control of personal data online http://bit.ly/k35sux #privacy #reputation #anticlient #entarch #society
  • jdevoo: RT @ablemachine: Chairman of Nestlé foresees limits to growth for water – the other inconvenient truth http://bit.ly/p8AIU8 #economics
  • SAlhir: The Industrial Age is Dead – Time is the New Money (@ChuckBlakeman) http://bit.ly/dZeJh2 >some good points, but wrong metaphor: time is not interchangeable with money (or in any similar way to money, either)
  • jdevoo: Why a Rise in M.B.A.s Coincided with the Fall of American Industry http://ti.me/rje1ah via @D_Rutishauser >> too much quant not enough gut >yup: I’m not surprised… trying to ‘control’ complexity has never worked well…
  • vernaallee RT @dtapscott: Neat. The New World Map http://bit.ly/rfDXde >nice use of Prezi to get the balance between big-picture (global) and detail (nation-level)
  • jdevoo: What Gets Us Into Trouble? Blake Edwards would say Standard Operating Bullshit http://j.mp/onv4Vg #growth #linear #finite #nonrenewable #society #economics
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @DavidHolzmer: Ten Principles to Live by in Fiercely Complex Times | Harvard Business Review – http://bit.ly/pkg4wc #newleadership #complexity >another useful reminder…
  • jdevoo: RT @globaltrendscom: Food, water and electricity security under pressure. How can organizations respond? http://bit.ly/hsgWgn cc @Juliengoy #society #economics
  • thoughttrans: RT @sirkenrobinson: Great, short video on the vital principles of sustainability: http://bit.ly/prmiJm.  Take a look too at www.realeyes.ie
  • hvaelama: We r not in an era of change, but in a change of era – the enlightenment logics ill-fitted to wicked problems
  • davidcushman: FasterFuture: Is this the Arab Spring for Media?: Thanks, then, bye… etc http://bit.ly/ntJyLq >an accurate comparison – and an important challenge #press #politics #futures
  • oscarberg: RT @G33rtJan: 1982: “Study says technology could transform society” http://nyti.ms/iuN2Qv < It has, evidently >good example of well-thought-through #futures assessment
  • oscarberg: RT @jaycross: HBR: Umair Haque: From Social Media to Social Strategy http://post.ly/2PGM1 >does include some explicit how-to #entarch #economics #society
  • BillIves: via @eric_andersen: Best comedy take on technology ever?  http://j.mp/gtQ0Vs >nice much-needed realism, certainly…
  • jdevoo: RT @TEEB4ME: OECD to incorporate green factors, including biodiversity, into its general economic assessments http://fb.me/uZKWXnFf
  • ArtBourbon: RT @fmheir: RT @mashable: Are We In A Tech Bubble? – http://goo.gl/M6SAH Useful. >oops… #economics
  • joemckendrick: The Wirearchy is Defeating the Hierarchy: Change or Die http://bit.ly/qV9Ld7 >insightful from @robpatrob #society

And, of course, the joyous ‘Not Categorised Here’ not-category:

  • unorder: http://is.gd/hF6uYb Liu Bolin’s Hiding in the City photos – the invisible man
  • CreatvEmergence: Retrofuturistic art from Eastern Europe – http://bit.ly/pMhAJT via @ValdisKrebs
  • getstoried: Cool photo blog RT @jodibep: New Tools to Tell an Ancient Story – http://nyti.ms/owjDTt #storytelling >app as medium for travel-journalism
  • getstoried: Fun: This ESP Test really works. It guessed 3 out of 3x right for me – http://bit.ly/mYXBhf (still stumped!) via @DanMezick
  • Bebela239: RT @laughingsquid: Wonderfully Surreal Photo Manipulations by Josh Summers http://owl.li/5BKOR
  • CreatvEmergence: Aliveness bumping up against habit creates the illusion of a tough choice
  • SAlhir: RT @mashable: The Google+ Cheat Sheet [PIC] – http://on.mash.to/nvFQGY
  • BillIves: RT @moehlert: “@stevegarfield: Google+ Guide: 15 Tips For Newbies http://tinyurl.com/5t37hpj
  • thoughttrans: RT @pauldurban: RT @ChrisPirillo: Do you think you know everything there is to know about Google+? Check this out: http://bit.ly/rg80Pg #google #plus >another useful how-to reference
  • blomr: RT @JeroenBraakman: Ape with AK47, WTF? http://youtu.be/GhxqIITtTtU >um… yes… some interesting moral lessons here… 🙂
  • davidcushman: RT @LillyLyle: I get a really special feeling from this: 3D camera mapping of vintage photos. VERY SPECIAL http://tinyurl.com/5vahslp >special indeed…
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