A week in Tweets: 31 July – 06 August 2011

Another somewhat-delayed week’s-worth of Tweets and links, organized in the usual way with the usual categories and the usual ‘Read more…’ break:

Anything to do with enterprise-architecture and all the other usual business-big-picture stuff:

  • tetradian: [post] The is-ness of business http://bit.ly/pR0YbC #entarch
  • tetradian: [post] Questions on business-model to enterprise-architecture http://bit.ly/pD8pRZ #entarch #bizarch #bmgen (for @ArtBourbon)
  • mikejwalker: Mike Walker Interview on Perspectives on Enterprise Architecture http://bit.ly/rtFHxT #entarch #cio #bizarch
  • SAlhir: RT @ThisIsSethsBlog Seth’s Blog: Responsibility and authority http://bit.ly/oabInH >strong agree #entarch #society
  • gkathan: thoughts on web2.0 ambivalence – http://tcrn.ch/pbREMg #entarch relevant >yes: important re #entarch etc
  • basvg: Roger Burlton’s Process Manifesto – useful, even though still under development http://sgp.cm/2583b8 #bpm #entarch
  • tetradian: [post] Assets and Resources http://bit.ly/qA9oaJ #entarch #bizarch #bmgen #archimate
  • WolffLogsdon: Great piece by @davegray in the latest issue of frog’s Design Mind: The Connected Company | design mind http://bit.ly/q9rh5t via @frogdesign #entarch
  • gkathan: RT @patrickpijl: DJ business models explored http://bit.ly/amXwwp #bmgen >recommend #bizarch #entarch
  • oscarberg: RT @amcafee: My intro to Tech Review’s new feature on the future of the office: http://bit.ly/poJ7O3 #orgarch #entarch
  • jdevoo: Kanban System Design http://j.mp/nXZ4T2 via @InfoQ [55min video of presentation] >recommend #entarch #bpm #agile
  • unorder: Why is it that in books about companies only good things are said about successful companies and bad things about unsuccessful ones? // It’s a delusion that large unsuccessful companies don’t have good things happening and successful ones don’t put a foot wrong.
  • vernaallee: RT @openinnovation3: Innovation is All About Value | Innovation Excellence: Innovation = Value Creation (x) Value Access (x) Value Tr… http://bit.ly/nfJ7fR >good advice for #bmgen #bizarch etc
  • vernaallee: RT @maryadamsICA: New Smarter Companies blog post: Comparables and Valuation: the role of intangibles in setting a market price http://bit.ly/pIVG51 #bizarch #entarch
  • Bebela239: RT @Jabaldaia: #Innovation of products and services requires #trust in interactions http://bit.ly/ggRFci
  • kdierc: nice one RT @MartijnLinssen: Enterprise Architecture is like measuring the coastline http://bit.ly/qPOEOI #entarch >useful warning…
  • greblhad: The Art of Enterprise Architecture: Section 15: Balance http://wp.me/p7ejN-cI >yes – from Art of War to #entarch
  • tetradian: [post] Analyst, anarchist, architect http://bit.ly/oHOoGf #entarch (for @adraffin)
  • gkathan: RT @manfredbodner – thoughts on web2.0 ambivalence http://techcrunch.com/2011/07/30/humbug/ >> #entarch relevant >about understanding what value really is
  • iyigun: [post] Business Model Canvas and Enterprise Canvas http://goo.gl/nSDLj #bizarch #entarch #bmgen >strong recommend
  • greblhad: Still working on the business model for the free and open education system. Thought it would have been nailed by now but there are quirks… #bmgen
  • jdevoo: RT @frogdesign: Smart Brands in the Connected Age: Is your brand adaptable, connectable, sociable? http://bit.ly/qOLdnT #designmind #bizarch
  • joemckendrick: Latest 3D print job: a small airplane… will 787s eventually be ‘printed’ versus ‘assembled’?  http://smrt.io/ouPfS2
  • DavidGurteen: By @robpatrob: The End of the Job: The End of the Corporation as we know it http://bit.ly/rv0VB8 >recommend
  • oscarberg: What is a “culture of innovation” anyway? http://bit.ly/q9MOMG #innovation #orgarch #entarch
  • vernaallee: RT @petervan: Inspiring discussion today with @identitywoman @vernaallee and identity gang on ecosystem value maps > invented term Digital Asset Grid
  • greefhorst: RT @JohanDenHaan: By @nickmalik: What kind of Enterprise Architect are you? #linguisticconfusions #enterprisearchitect – EA Schools of Thought http://icio.us/PCsErs #entarch
  • oscarberg: RT @cvharquail: RT @hackmanagement: Is “Employees First, Customers Second” (EFCS) the “great rebalancing” that we need? http://ow.ly/5TWjG //YES #orgarch #bizarch #entarch
  • hoogleerling: Architecture Principles: The Cornerstones of #EnterpriseArchitecture  (@Greefhorst & @ErikProper) available online | http://bit.ly/iVKnAK #entarch
  • DavidGurteen: How can we possibly meet increasing health needs and demand with no more money? http://bit.ly/rioMIc >real challenges for #entarch #bizarch on large-scale and small
  • IT_cdetzel: Be flexible – Don’t show #EntArch Models to executives – Speak to the biz in biz speak! not #IT #CTO #Forrester #Troux
  • mikejwalker: Enterprise Architecture Goes To College, EA Becoming Academically Recognized and Offered http://bit.ly/qOi74S #entarch #cio #bizarch
  • gkathan: RT @InfoQ Article:  Agile Strategy Manifesto http://bit.ly/pp8F5W > #entarch relevant >recommend – includes how-to
  • tetradian: [post] Unravelling the anatomy of Archimate http://bit.ly/nVaIvU #entarch #bizarch #itarch #archimate
  • mikejwalker: Video – What is Enterprise Architecture According to Industry Thought Leaders http://bit.ly/n9zqX8 #entarch #cio
  • SAlhir: RT @storiedstrategy: Change is synonymous with strategy&emergence. #Change is #complexity, is not a function & cannot be managed or planned. >applies to #entarch also
  • greblhad: Basics of consolidation: http://wp.me/p7ejN-d8 >useful how-to/reminder for #entarch etc
  • tetradian: [post] Two kinds of Why http://bit.ly/pmnXyJ #entarch #km
  • kvistgaard: How do you show in #bpmn that a Task is suspended when interrupted and then could be resumed? // Or is that just another reason the we need in #bpmn another type of (synchronized) boundary event allowing incoming sequence flows.
  • thoughttrans: (re vision) you’ll enjoy this one http://ow.ly/5W2jd full article is here http://ow.ly/5W2l1 #entarch #bizarch
  • BeyondEA: The Business Value of IT: The CIOs (elusive) Holy Grail http://bit.ly/raTSWx #CIO #EntArch #ITplanning
  • jdevoo: RT @tomfid: secret to making dashboards of efficacy and power could lie in disciplines of simulation and system dynamics http://bit.ly/orUI0Z
  • Cybersal: Hyperspecialization? More Taylorism gone mad, IMHO, from HBR this time. http://bit.ly/pKQlQY >yup – who puts it together? #entarch
  • SianVanEs: @tetradian Hyperspecialization – exploit workers but increasing fragmentation = requires generalists for cohesion.  http://bit.ly/pKQlQY
  • hvaelama: RT @drmcewan: RT @designersaccord: In agile enterprises, increased transparency de-layers top management http://s.hbr.org/oYcfnT (via @livioh @HarvardBiz) #orgarch #entarch
  • hvaelama: and even better: Greater digital transparency, they argued, was making P&G a more “democratic” company
  • SAlhir: RT @complexified #change will come when a simple, powerful idea moves people more than all the forces of the status quo. #entarch #society #futures
  • Cybersal: RT @chumulu “places, not buildings, are what cities are made of” – Chris Turner on ‘starchitects’ http://bit.ly/oFcqIK #entarch
  • SAlhir: RT @Jabaldaia A subtractive strategy in #DesignThinking http://bit.ly/ibsPqX

Anything to do with creativity, communication and the ways in which people work together in person:

  • jdevoo: RT @VenessaMiemis: discovered  @togethr http://togethr.at – ‘place based action network’ >interesting…
  • DavidGurteen: We are to blame for the current state of KM http://bit.ly/nhhQxt #KM
  • DavidGurteen: How does conversation change the way we see the world + can it help change the world for the better?  http://bit.ly/nouwqO #KM #KCAFE
  • CreatvEmergence: Yang creativity initiates and activates. Yin creativity incubates and cultivates. Creative leaders integrate both.
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @zenext: The essence of relationship is narrative. When we listen to our shared stories, we listen our relationships into existence.
  • thoughttrans: RT @sniukas: We share 2 much, & it’s stifling #innovation. Is over-sharing killing ur creativity? – The Washington Post http://ow.ly/5T2iy >some good points – eg. groupthink as ‘tyranny of crowds’ – but a bit muddled and incoherent elsewhere: does take some disentangling, but probably worth it
  • thoughttrans: RT @jasonlauritsen: Talent is less and less about the individual, but instead the value that happens between individuals. >v.true, tho’ more a ‘both/and’ than either/or’ #collab
  • CreatvEmergence: Learning by playing – Preschool children spontaneously invent experiments in their play: http://bit.ly/n5kPTj via @Chris_Brannigan
  • CreatvEmergence: Creativity thrives when we embrace the paradoxes and contradictions within ourselves and in the world
  • timekord: @CreatvEmergence flow/change  only occurs where there is difference – e.g. thermodynamics between temperature gradients
  • davegray: RT @dachisgroup: The Connective Issue: Design Mind Explores the Age of Connectivity http://www.dexigner.com/news/23579 via @dexigner (@davegray @dachisgroup)
  • Bonifer: Extinguish those burning platforms! http://bit.ly/ozdhjb #gamechangers >useful warning about metaphors changing over time
  • CreatvEmergence: Cultivating Organizational Creativity in an Age of Complexity l IBM report [PDF] http://bit.ly/o2C7mu via @Andr3wRixon
  • DavidGurteen: De Bono’s Six Hats Explained http://bit.ly/oU1Iyx #KM [18min video]
  • DavidGurteen: Creating participatory conferences – challenging the assumptions http://bit.ly/pTR4um #trust #learning
  • BillIves: Innovation: Great innovators – Nature vs Nurture? http://natpo.st/nb78G9 >useful reminder about ways to nurture innovative talent in business
  • vernaallee: RT @rdatta: Rebels need to be more open about their idea, share it, get support, try to get it implemented, knock on doors, listen to critics #innochat >another useful reminder…
  • SAlhir: RT @storiedstrategy RT @dennishull: “we’ve never needed the misfits more.” RT @HarvardBiz: What Kind of Misfit Are You? http://s.hbr.org/qWIdh9 >the business-anarchist theme again? also the role of the literal ‘eccentric’ that enables change to be possible?
  • DavidGurteen: “I never thought of that!” http://bit.ly/pcFx90 >interesting… re not-control…
  • BillIves: MIX: Daniel Pink: What’s difference between empowerment and autonomy? [6.5min video] http://bit.ly/oK8TWF
  • davegray: RT @anaimi: When brainstorming for solutions is not getting you anywhere, consider brainstorming for problems. #TheAntiProblem #Gamestorming
  • Bebela239: RT @Digitaltonto: Building Creative Collaboration http://bit.ly/euNS3t
  • Bebela239: RT @Digitaltonto: The Next Really, Really, Really, Big Thing http://bit.ly/bYzkRf #collab

Anything to do with the same sort of collaboration on-line:

  • joemckendrick: Interview: what telecommuting, and what ‘Carmageddon’ taught us about mobile work http://smrt.io/nnaqmi
  • oscarberg: The minimum requirement for tomorrow’s enterprise apps is that they’re as user-friendly & social as today’s consumer apps #ux
  • oscarberg: 4 Reasons Why Socializing Your Intranet Makes Organizational Change Easier http://bit.ly/nfb2NW by @cvharquail #socbiz
  • oscarberg: Enterprise 2.0: The Future Digital Workplace Makes Work Flow http://bit.ly/rby5C6 #e20 #orgarch #entarch
  • BillIves: post – Making Sense of Mobile for the Workforce http://bit.ly/p0zc4R
  • oscarberg: A good thing with G+ is that it’s not about followers, but about people to have conversations with #socbiz
  • Cybersal: RT @bryanglick: Ever seen this? Tim Berners-Lee’s original diagram of how the web would work: http://bit.ly/roUzjQ
  • BillIves: RT @outstart: RT @dhinchcliffe: Enterprise Mobility, Social Business, Competitiveness + Future Workplace http://ow.ly/1voWH3
  • SAlhir: RT @nickdemey: The next step for social networks: Cycles – http://bit.ly/mWRzN6 (via @DriesDeRoeck) #socbiz #entarch #bizarch

Anything to do with IT-architecture and IT-related stuff in general:

  • greblhad: RT @JohanDenHaan Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland Release Updated Scrum Guide http://bit.ly/pccFlx #entarch #agile #swdev
  • jdevoo: Chilean teen tweets about #earthquakes using low-cost #arduino  http://bit.ly/pNkPyu via @bdieu @glynnmoody >great example of #citizensensing – now for some kind of integrator via Twitter?
  • Bebela239: RT @VanHarenpub: Seven Deadly Sins of IT Service Management, @itsm @itilgoddess http://bit.ly/iHlSpW
  • basvg: RT @lindaterlouw: New ICRIS enterprise architecture blog online at http://www.archismith.com #entarch #soa #visualization #design >mostly #itarch rather than #entarch
  • oscarberg: How Apple (unintentionally) revolutionized corporate IT http://bit.ly/qvtqVZ via @cecildijoux #itarch #entarch
  • mikejwalker: RT @JohnWiedmer: Pretty impressive what #entarch can do RT @trouxsoftware #Dell: from 7,000 applications to less than 100 strategic apps: http://bit.ly/ouTYRP >yes, impressive #itarch – barely any #entarch, though
  • Bebela239: RT @Forrester_all: What Next For ITIL? http://eqent.me/ozY5Dn >good points #itsm
  • aojensen: RT @rseroter: New Software Engineering Institute paper on Architecting Service Oriented Systems http://bit.ly/n4D94v #soa #entarch #itarch

Society, culture, economics and all that big messy somebody-else’s-problem stuff that most of us try to avoid most of the time:

  • SAlhir: RT @3PlusInt 3 feminist myths that need to die Read http://onforb.es/n3GAIO via @ForbesWoman #society #culture
  • DavidGurteen: The Titanic and the Global Fiscal Crisis: Dummies Guide to Collapse http://bit.ly/mPj9tf >what we can also see, as on the Titanic, is that the rich are busy corralling for themselves the limited number of places on the lifeboats… #society #economics
  • DavidGurteen: Our civilization is finished, most likely in this century and there’s nothing we can do to prevent it http://bit.ly/neM9AB >interesting realism…
  • SAlhir: RT @Jabaldaia I am sure that there is a future http://bit.ly/rs2bTw #futures
  • jdevoo: “What makes a city intelligent” theme by the National Building Museum: The Home http://bit.ly/pu00jj via @phisab
  • jdevoo: RT @stoweboyd: 3 Scenarios: Umair’s Way, Stowe’s Way, and The Fall Of The West http://sto.ly/rj3WqZ >> look for ‘strangler fig’ strategies #society #futures
  • joemckendrick: By @robpatrob: Why do corporations die & cities don’t? Corps. are machines & cities are networks http://bit.ly/onaYyo #entarch #economics #society
  • SAlhir: RT @zenext “@VenessaMiemis: The Commons as an Antidote to Relentless Growth http://bit.ly/qrGnU4 #neweconomy” / fabulous, thanks
  • davidcushman: How the billionnaires are fooling the poor in US deficit deal: http://bit.ly/o7WZ5Z via @herdmeister >scary in its simplicity, scale and scope… 🙁
  • jdevoo: DesignMind: The End: What happens to us on the Internet when we die? http://bit.ly/nvWCzb #society #bmgen
  • Bebela239: RT @Tech_Law: Isolated DNA Molecules Are Patentable Chemical Entities, and Patent-Eligible Diagnostic… http://bit.ly/pu3k3E (by @Sutherland_Law) >the ‘intellectual property’ scam descends into ever-deeper absurdities… 🙁
  • tetradian: Fast Company: The DIY Terminator: Private Robot Armies And The Algorithm-Run Future Of War http://bit.ly/pXmSzB >potentially a very scary development… but also some good possibilities for #environment #society #culture
  • jdevoo: RT @nimble_monkey: the other John Robb: Networked tribes, systems disruption, and the emerging bazaar of violence http://icio.us/c1zbwk >v.useful summary and links
  • jdevoo: RT @stoweboyd: Is Water A Public Good, Or Private Property? http://sto.ly/psiWmd >> markets already convinced governments #FlowTheFilm >another full-scale disaster-area waiting to happen, courtesy of the fundamental flaws inherent in the “possession-economy” concept…
  • kvistgaard: Bureaucracy used to be limited by the size of the desks (bureau). Now we have data centers and there is no limitation.
  • fer_ananda: Cherokee Ten Commandments – sun-hawk http://tumblr.com/xzf3viwk5z #society #culture #sustainability
  • ironick: RT @9GAG: I wish more people cared about Earth as much as they cared about who they believe created it.
  • davidcushman: All money is an illusion. How else would you explain £125bn disappearing from world markets: Disbelieve Illusion… >yup… kinda worrying how few people actually realise this point… #society #culture #economics
  • hvaelama: Looking for new economics to respond wicked problems. What’s the aim of economics? Growth vs. #wellbeing
  • davidcushman: RT @klakhani: @greatdismal already wrote about the privatization of drones – this takes it a step farther http://nyti.ms/p4D8iq pretty amazing and scary!
  • Bonifer: so the solution to America’s jobs creation problem is…more prisoners?! RT @stanscates http://bit.ly/pWLQkY #stupidalec >yikes – this is straight out of my (imaginary) ‘Yabbies’ scenario http://tetradianbooks.com/2011/06/yabbies/ – not so imaginary now… 🙁
  • SAlhir: RT @umairh @inflector: Max-Neef on what’s wrong with modern economics http://bit.ly/pH4Ogw (Interesting) >recommend
  • rubber_duck6072: why must political social economic issues reach crisis proportions before real collaboration takes place – an argument for a minority govt ! #society #culture #politics
  • CreatvEmergence: Futurity.org Generosity: How nature intended us to be http://bit.ly/pQBMYP via @nilofer #society #entarch >finally, a solid riposte to the vile religion of self-centredness so avidly promoted by Ayn Rand etc…
  • DavidGurteen: Thoreau’s “Life Without Principle”: 10 themes to live by for righteous livelihood. http://bit.ly/pxDDrx #SocialGood >good points, of course – and just as relevant now
  • hvaelama: New definition for #economics: technology of creation, distribution and transactions of value tied to #wellbeing

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