A week in Tweets: 14-20 August 2011

And another delayed week’s-worth of Tweets and links. Usual and usual, preceded by usual.

Enterprise-architecture and all the fun strategy-type stuff on business:

  • chrisdpotts: RT @roygrubb: iPod. iPhone. iPad. Why Apple is Done Inventing New Devices. http://zite.to/o9pXGu #bmgen #bizarch
  • SAlhir: RT @complexified RT @demingSoS “There is no point in asking #consumers – who do not know what they want – to say what they want.” #Ackoff #bmgen
  • simonbrown: RT @marcjohnson: +1 @cgosimon: It’s depressing that regular feedback & open honest communication are still revolutionary ideas & radical concepts. #agile2011
  • chrisdpotts: Reflecting on observation that in a growth-driven strategy focusing #CIO & execs on costs of IT is a mistake (CTO Forum) #entarch #bizarch
  • iyigun: RT @cbcurran: #CIO & IT Leaders, Thoughts? : Run IT Like a Business, Not As a Business http://bit.ly/94gtvI >rather crucial difference… #entarch
  • chrisdpotts: RT @TheEconomist: Apple has leap-frogged more business-oriented tech giants thanks to a new global breed of consumers http://econ.st/qM2kc0
  • thoughttrans: I have to say it again @tetradian book http://dld.bz/abUsb [‘Mappng the Enterprise’] is a must read along with Blue Ocean Strategy & Business Model Generation >thanks Pat 🙂
  • chrisdpotts: Excellent. Can’t wait! | RT @petersjolin: EOC: Defining what #OSEA is all about and developing ideas the first paper | http://bit.ly/p5RW6f >further ideas towards Open Source #entarch
  • tetradian: apparently my preso ‘Vision, Role, Mission, Goal’ http://slidesha.re/13xBGd is “most talked-about on LinkedIn right now”: anyone know where?
  • ancillaryIPs: The latest article by Gavin Artz on developing a commercial view that complements, not constrains, arts and… http://fb.me/T2WlhAkL
  • gkathan: RT @Sylv1_Montreuil Great post on design thinking and business model innovation http://t.co/DKTgolM #designthinking #bmgen #CustDev #innovation #entarch
  • tetradian: [post] Knowledge, process, people, and enterprise-architecture http://bit.ly/qm5tFE #km #bpm #entarch
  • thoughttrans: Thinking about exiting the #entarch & #bizarch world. Tired of banging my head against the IT wall.
  • SAlhir: RT @Annemcx By @joconfino Balancing good intentions with need to make money @GuardianSustBiz bit.ly/o0NzYj #bmgen #entarch
  • SAlhir: RT @stevedenning Thx! RT @alexis8nicolas: “Agility Is Not Enough: Beyond The Manifesto” by @stevedenning http://onforb.es/pppu6f >strong recommend: read all of the 3-part series, and apply to #entarch etc
  • SAlhir: RT @intmf Who is Responsible for Corporate Governance? | Driving Results Through Culture http://is.gd/mSUUBz @scedmonds >good reason for whole-enterprise #entarch
  • greblhad: Interesting business model framework by IDEO presented by Tom http://vimeo.com/15395662 >stripped-down variant/equivalent of Business Model Canvas, with similar limitations for #bizarch #bmgen
  • business_design: 😀 RT @hblodget: Google-Motorola deal: Google Had To Do It–And It Could End Up Being A Disaster http://read.bi/pvgnsw via @pascalrossini >cultural issues will be even more crucial here than business-model ones #bmgen #entarch
  • greblhad: RT @tor New article and good read from @sgblank. There’s Always a Plan B: http://bit.ly/qIfWDP >note definition of a startup as ‘a temporary organisation in search of a scalable and sustainable business-model” – i.e. both #bmgen and #entarch
  • tetradian: [post] More on that enterprise-architecture ‘help needed’ http://bit.ly/pTeWMC #entarch #OSEA #EAtools
  • toddbiske: RT @chrisonea: Post: The Right Stuff – http://bit.ly/cPAuxk #entarch #bizarch #ittech #cio #cto >liberal-arts graduates make better EAs than IT/CompSci graduates
  • oscarberg: “We don’t have business units. Once a company has business units, managers tend to take ownership of…” http://tumblr.com/xba44lkoqy >great description of how a ‘possession-economy’ causes failure in a business-context – so why don’t we apply this lesson at a larger (societal) scale? #society #economics #entarch
  • greblhad: The whole of the system has to be innovated as well as each part and it has to happen at all times. #entarch
  • chrisdpotts: Strategy scenario:  IT consumerization + cloud are restructuring market(s) in which your enterprise appears. Opportunities; risks? #entarch >a good challenge for EAs…
  • aojensen: Architecture is about finding and changing the differences that make a difference #communication #luhmann #entarch
  • Cybersal: RT @chrisdpotts Great article: “Just be sure you’re ready for the real consumerization of IT. ” http://bit.ly/qafSab #CIO #entarch #bizarch
  • bergmart: Great quote: IT has to develop a strategy that makes it possible to accept everything from everyone. http://twurl.nl/u07sxe Thx @chrisdpotts
  • chrisdpotts: @bergmart IT consumerization is restructuring markets & processes.  Golden opportunity for #CIO to redefine leadership role in boardroom.
  • Bebela239: RT @BernardMarr: What is a KPI? http://ow.ly/5Vrac // Happiness as Key Performance Indicator (part 2) http://ow.ly/5VtQl // 7 deadly sins of business metrics http://ow.ly/60x3V
  • Cybersal: OD meets Architecture:”spiraling confluence of physical space, technology, business processes,and the way people work” http://bit.ly/nYg9vW
  • gkathan: rethinking value in a changing landscape [PDF] http://bit.ly/meCpEm – good paper >recommend #entarch #bizarch #bmgen #brand
  • practicingEA: RT @eamven: People do not want quarter-inch drills. They want quarter-inch holes.’ Harvard Business School >the products-equivalent of Potts’ dictum about “customers do not appear in our processes, we appear in their experiences”
  • Bebela239: RT @WSJ: Abercrombie & Fitch offers money to ‘Jersey Shore’ lead to not wear its clothes. Now that’s A Situation http://on.wsj.com/nCzuQd >interesting twist on #bizarch / #brand
  • Bebela239: RT @Forrester_all: How to improve collaboration with development and operations http://eqent.me/nEbEaW >role for #entarch as mediator / governance?
  • gkathan: RT @krismeukens: RT @hoogleerling Future of #Pricing & #RevenueModels (@ireneclng) http://bit.ly/p2esHY #value #entarch #bmgen
  • Bebela239: RT @Jabaldaia: How do I propose an emotional experience with meaning? http://bit.ly/ppWRwA
  • gkathan: RT @Master_OBASHI: “Big picture” thinking http://ow.ly/63W6B #business #CIO #CISO #entarch #bizarch #OBASHI <anyone using that? >appears to be very close in aim to standard #itarch – though it does claim to be different
  • SAlhir: RT @OpenIDEO: Featured Concept: tkng the Realisation Phase 2 the nxt Level http://bit.ly/nUwi4w /advancing action off gr8 ideas >good – another example of crowdsourced innovation that doesn’t somehow end up as one person’s ‘private property’
  • simonbrown: Also on the blog; do you want to know how to draw effective sketches? http://bit.ly/nrmHmz #architecture #agile #SoftArchConf #skillsmatter
  • Bebela239: RT @McKQuarterly: Chart Focus: Why best practice isn’t the best strategy http://bit.ly/nXDByc
  • kdierc: +1 RT @dougnewdick: RT @chrisonea: Post: Cloud in a Box http://bit.ly/qxeF7o #entarch #bizarch #cloud
  • simonbrown: Potholes traffic-cones and debris: you might reach your destination but it’ll be a bumpy ride http://bit.ly/pMUNd1 #entarch
  • business_design: RT @GilPress: Animated infographic on 30 years of change in the music industry http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/stories/081611thirty >really good illustration of a turbulent business context
  • gkathan: RT @wimrampen Complicated vs Complex Outcomes http://feedly.com/k/qBYaVg < #entarch fundamental
  • DavidGurteen: Living Disconnected http://bit.ly/ovqbFW >strong recommend #futures #entarch

In-person collaboration and suchlike:

  • KMskunkworks: High quality, High Impact KM:  Start with the right questions http://wp.me/pUfyy-9A >keep #KM focussed on people first
  • SAlhir: RT @Jabaldaia Moments that require silence on #DesignThinking http://bit.ly/eI6LOf // Motivated by curiosity we design the future http://bit.ly/eAqkjy #creativity
  • SAlhir: RT @fastcompany Trick Yourself Into Looking At Problems With A Fresh Perspective by @joshlinkner http://bit.ly/rkl62m /via @FastCoLeaders
  • SAlhir: RT @JenniferSertl Must Read: The Challenge of Organizational Learning http://bit.ly/r2RU2e HT @serve4impact
  • SAlhir: RT @Jabaldaia RT @noraghitescu: creativity with added value and meaning! yes it’s possible! http://ow.ly/63cTC #designthinking #creativity
  • getstoried: Same thing happened to me last month 🙂 RT @maxsimonsays My Raw, Real, & Personal Story About Failure http://bit.ly/iX1Rvt >why a solid reputation (backed by strong transparency) is crucial in business disaster-recovery #entarch
  • unorder: Behind the scenes at Zahmoo. A week in the life of Shawn Callahan [@unorder] http://is.gd/L28ODx #storytelling #bizstory
  • getstoried: Absolutely LOVE this TED video from @BreneBrown on vulnerability, identity, and #storytelling – http://bit.ly/qfZ0y1
  • DavidGurteen: Chris Brogan: Writing a Book – Marketing And Promotion http://bit.ly/qbf1Xk
  • BillIves: Redesigning the future office http://bit.ly/psb42j #collab #entarch
  • SAlhir: RT @cmartell @jorgebarba: Empathy Is Natural, but Nurturing It Helps – NYTimes.com http://awe.sm/5QzwA
  • DavidGurteen: Ideas just aren’t what they used to be. http://nyti.ms/qGXhz0 #KM /interesting
  • SAlhir: RT @JenniferSertl: What are the fundamental human needs? http://wp.me/pCwmV-wV >not just Maslow… #culture #entarch
  • ArtBourbon: RT @tetradian: RT @SAlhir: RT @JenniferSertl: Fundamental human needs? http://wp.me/pCwmV-wV Hmm. Did it occur to any of these people to ask open questions?
  • oscarberg: RT @syamant: The fatal flaw of productivity is the presumption that we can plan ahead without budgeting for the unexpected. http://bit.ly/p61N3z
  • vernaallee: RT @jburgoss: The economics of doing something new are very challenging. Interesting new concept: The Technical Innovation Debt http://j.mp/nSlMTR >another variant on Technical Debt (Ward Cunningham) and Enterprise Debt (Kevin Smith)
  • simonbrown: +1; it’s about the *customer* not you RT @wearewebreality: What are buyers of professional services actually buying? http://bit.ly/oRoA9H
  • getstoried: RT @hoffer7 Martin Lindstrom on How Lego and other brands grab the news spotlight #storytelling http://on.msnbc.com/nWyaOj
  • toddbiske: RT @chrisonea: New Post: Architecture is Not A White Paper http://bit.ly/nAUCtU via @chrisonea #entarch #bizarch #itarch #cio #cto
  • gkathan: RT @OndrejGalik: [Post] A cookbook for #entarch: 2.Lesson Learned http://wp.me/p1kuQj-56
  • gkathan: RT @jukkaam: Strategy as model and guiding business rules http://bit.ly/rkq5yT #strategy #businessmodel
  • ironick: RT @bmichelson: thought for tomorrow: “Data isn’t just a mechanism to manage the business you have, it’s a tool to learn what business you could be in.” -me
  • SAlhir: RT @GrahamHill Marketing Week on why mutual value is future of #cocreation not crowdsourced idea contests http://is.gd/9Wq9BC #entarch #bmgen
  • Katie_Hatch: Bad Customer Service is Killing Us http://ow.ly/67h9o #healthcare #customerservice #servicedesign #economy #innovation #smallbusiness >many of the details are US-specific, but the overall principle applies everywhere…
  • nickmalik: [post] Explaining capability modeling to BPM professionals http://bit.ly/ocNXdR #bizarch #entarch #bpm >recommend
  • DavidGurteen: You don’t do KM! You respond to business problems and develop business opportunities using KM tools. David Gurteen http://bit.ly/qho3Ot >same for #entarch etc
  • vernaallee: Nice blog RT @Digitaltonto Greg Satell How Social Network Analysis Solves Real World Problems http://bit.ly/px8ZA2
  • getstoried: RT @goonth RT @story_centric: The great value of #data in #storytelling? Part 2 @goonth on @story_centric http://bit.ly/n343cy
  • gkathan: RT @krismeukens The Catch Behind #designthinking http://bit.ly/l5CI3o by @tdebaillon < great post >#entarch contributing
  • CreatvEmergence: How To Create a Disruptive Hypotheses | Co. Design http://bit.ly/mFoUd5 via @kumeugirl
  • getstoried: RT @Sioflynn: RT @brainpicker Visualize This: How to Tell Stories with Data http://bit.ly/pMbjkN #storytelling #bizstory
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @vivmcw: Awesome story site: Dictionary of Moments http://bit.ly/6g26pf cc @CreativeMethods @unorder @Andr3wRixon
  • KMskunkworks: Ask yourself, why does Knowledge Management exist in the first place? http://awe.sm/5RQOV
  • DavidGurteen: The time to push hard is when you’re hurting like crazy and you want to give up http://bit.ly/nZop7m >something I need to remember often…
  • CreatvEmergence: 6 facets of simplicity in design that influences behavior by Stanford’s @bjfogg – http://bit.ly/b5lSH2 – via @AMPlifyFest
  • CreatvEmergence: It’s 1 thing to generate ideas about change and another to be in world’s messy trenches of resistance cultivating them
  • JosvanOosten: The Ajiro Bamboo Bike is Grown From the Ground Up http://dlvr.it/gwNtx >still only in prototype at present, but the overall principle of preform is well-established
  • getstoried: Myths are just stories that capture collective imagination. So what we believe, becomes true. #storytelling #bizstory #entarch
  • KMskunkworks: Video:  Human Resources and Knowledge Management http://awe.sm/5RQOh
  • KMskunkworks: How to ‘make’ people share knowledge?  Simple, you can’t! http://awe.sm/5RQP9 >same applies to #entarch etc

Online-collaboration and suchlike:

  • kvistgaard: IKEA: The ‘we-think-you-are-too-young-to-go-to-sunny-beach’ test http://youtu.be/fk-GWzYQdRg >well, yes… #entarch #bizstory
  • jdevoo: RT @cbetta: W3C: Useful Information for Developers About Personal Names http://j.mp/oRtedK >working with the interesting complications of the real world… #ux
  • SAlhir: RT @cecildijoux Breaking cultural barriers to enterprise social software adoption http://goo.gl/QcFYH via @dhinchliffe >interview on use of social-media at IBM
  • vernaallee: RT @MikeGotta: Designing for a workforce that acts more sustainably http://tinyurl.com/3fzszbg #e20 (FYI @monkchips, SAP’s Gerd Waloszek) >useful worked-example from SAP
  • oscarberg: The Root of All Evil: SharePoint Information Architecture and Happy End Users http://bit.ly/pe1hNb by @joeshepley #e20
  • SAlhir: RT @fastcompany: 5 Steps To Get Your Business Ready For Mastering Google+ http://ow.ly/641v7 /via @FastCoLeaders >useful high-level how-to
  • SAlhir: RT @GrahamHill Research suggests crowdsourcing ideas only works 4 people ALREADY using brands in question http://is.gd/bQzkzD #cocreation
  • DavidGurteen: “Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. | @gapingvoid http://bit.ly/psABQd >good point..
  • oscarberg: Finding the right person within your organization http://flpbd.it/7su9 by @dhinchcliffe >good #e20 / #km how-to
  • oscarberg: RT @briansolis: The 3 Tenets of Social Business: Connected, Engaged, Adaptive http://bit.ly/pPN2Gd #socbiz

IT-type stuff:

  • theopengroup: The future – ecosystems and standards http://nblo.gs/lHlQW >mainly #itarch here, but would be #entarch also
  • EAIntelligence: RT @CetasAnalytics: Big data: How enterprise architects can capitalise on future opportunities from Forrester’s Brian Hopkins @practicingEA http://bit.ly/n5g9F9 #itarch
  • Bebela239: RT @Forrester_all: Data Insecurity Is a Systemic Threat http://eqent.me/n1sHKU #security #entarch #itarch
  • Bebela239: RT @togaf_r: Read smartphone/tablet friendly edition of TOGAF on our mobile site http://ow.ly/63PsK #entarch
  • Bebela239: RT @togaf_r: Official ArchiMate resource:online spec – mobile edition at http://ow.ly/63Pwb #itarch
  • simonbrown: Do you create effective software architecture diagrams? http://bit.ly/nrmHmz #agile #softwarearchitecture
  • toddbiske: Re-inventing Pearson Publishing using APIs http://zite.to/qAXLe9 via @zite #itarch #bmgen
  • Bebela239: Followers:for technical content and the Open Group News, pls follow @ALAbreu >Open Group Brazil #itarch #entarch
  • kdierc: Good read – too tech focused RT @RMSchreuder: Arch only 4 larger orgs? inspiring article on start-up http://tinyurl.com/3vczuey #entarch #bizArch
  • practicingEA: Way cool >RT @Joab_Jackson: What’s New Inside IBM’s Cognitive Computing Chip? (SciAmerican): http://bit.ly/pYGUq9 #itarch

The big-picture around politics, economics, society and suchlike:

  • SAlhir: RT @Annemcx RT @mbauwens The Left Right Paradigm is Over: Its You vs. Corporations http://bit.ly/pBZDKp #society #culture #politics #csr
  • joemckendrick: Information technology is ‘common denominator’ behind global upheavals: Tom Friedman… http://smrt.io/olfuVI #IT #news >yes, but… (technology is an enabler, not ‘the cause’)
  • SAlhir: RT @nadeemhaque @AJEnglish Opinion: “#US economy threatened by struct weakness; #debt ceiling battle just distraction” http://aje.me/nMOvO4 >yup – standard ‘displacement activity’ (i.e. where #psych meets #economics…)
  • SAlhir: RT @AwesomelySimple @DennyCoates “We need to restore the full meaning of that old word, duty. It is the other side of rights.” – Pearl Buck >I prefer another all-but-forgotten word: responsibility
  • SAlhir: RT @AffirmationSpot Scarcity is a mindset shackling too much of humanity. Unshackle your thinking and see the abundant Universe around us! >how much does your org’s business-model depend on artificial pseudo-scarcity? #bmgen #economics
  • tetradian: via @kvistgaard: two views on patents: ‘system Is broken’ http://read.bi/pWFGr9 and ‘isn’t broken’ http://bit.ly/oDmUje #society
  • oscarberg: RT @shacker: OH on the radio: “The stock market is the 13-year-old daughter of the economy. It overreacts to *every*thing.”
  • davidcushman: RT @Annemcx: A bit depressing but better to face this than deny it…We’ve been warned: the system is ready to blow @Guardian http://bit.ly/ng4Suy #economics #society
  • SAlhir: RT @storiedstrategy strong support of #complexity economics for the enlightened minds out there! – #strategy #narrative http://ow.ly/62Xaa
  • SAlhir: RT @intmf RT @DavidHolzmer: When Both Faith and Reason Fail: Stepping Up to Age of Empathy | Empathic Civilization | http://bit.ly/rebf8v
  • SAlhir: RT @JenniferSertl Are you a mediator, visionary, cynic or realist? Evolution of a Cultural Meme: http://bit.ly/nfWQzc #society #socialchange
  • JosvanOosten: RT @OrgActivist If #CorporationsArePeople, can we put corporations in jail? #GoldmanSachs >v.good question… 🙂
  • jdevoo: Stenciled QRs make QR hobo codes for sidewalks http://is.gd/izbnWM via @freaklabs @johnbaichtal #citizensensing >interesting and implementable concept #society
  • BillIves: RT @deb_lavoy: berkeley research shows kindness is critical to survival: http://bit.ly/4onack +!
  • JosvanOosten: Cultural change is free.  http://vimeo.com/4670102 >excellent video by John Seddon
  • BillIves: Is shutting down social networks the best response to unrest? by @robpatrob http://bit.ly/nHAEBU #socmedia #society
  • SAlhir: RT @GrahamHill: RT @kcarruthers: RT @wonkmonk_: The Consumption Economy Is Dying—Let it Die http://is.gd/xyb1bA #economics #entarch #bizarch
  • Bebela239: http://tgr.ph/ojjXiu -never imagined would read this in a UK paper… >stupid ‘security’ in my old home town…
  • JosvanOosten: More Evidence of the Importance of Forests: They’re Even Bigger Carbon Sinks than Thought http://dlvr.it/gbPvf
  • jdevoo: Smart Crowds in the Networked Commons http://j.mp/nGAHwd #egov #participation #vote cc @JavierLivas
  • jdevoo: Oil Limits, Recession, and Bumping Against the Growth Ceiling http://j.mp/ptgbet via @TheOilDrum
  • ironick: last decade has seen fewer war deaths than any decade in past 100 yrs! best news in a long time http://bit.ly/pgct0p via Marginal Revolution >it’s still seen way way too many…
  • jdevoo: RT @phisab: #economy #money Very good list of links about new avenues for #currency alternatives http://bit.ly/qdHf7S cc @VenessaMiemis >I still remain convinced that we should not even be considering any concept of currency for future economics: each attempt at an ‘alternative currency’ leaves unchallenged and further embeds the real source of our economic problems, the concept of possession
  • sorenp: Guardian: How the ‘internet of things’ could radically change local government http://bit.ly/ra4F06 #smartdk via @edborden
  • craighepburn: RT @carolsoriano: Google’s takeover of Motorola Mobility: Patently different | The Economist http://www.economist.com/node/21526416 via @theeconomist >more ongoing absurdity from the ‘intellectual property’ scam
  • aojensen: RT @timoreilly: Yay! Court Ruling Opens The Door To Rejecting Many Software Patents As Being Mere ‘Mental Processes’ http://bit.ly/pLnbKr >and at last some sense beginning to seep through, about the need to rein in the ‘intellectual property’ scam…
  • jdevoo: Key to sustainability: adaptive capacity. Emergency Managers Confront Climate Change http://bit.ly/reCXRk #mdpi
  • DavidGurteen: By @robpatrob: Making a Living – the future – not a job http://bit.ly/oZ0mma #society #economics >US data shown, but same principle applies most everywhere else
  • DavidGurteen: RT @philiphorvath: Riots and class war. Coming to a nation near you? http://ow.ly/65Y9p #society #economics
  • DavidGurteen: The Terrible Cost Of Patents http://tcrn.ch/mPoKsU >TechCrunch on the insane and untenable ‘intellectual property’ scam
  • eclectopedic: RT @khaoid: RT @dmytri: A Tale of Two Riots http://j.mp/pSnrde >nicely ironic… #politics #society
  • davidcushman: RT @timoreilly: Take “meat to math ratio” and add an exponent: Why Software Is Eating the World http://on.wsj.com/nmwJbd Profound economic implications >maybe – but how many people are factoring the overall energy cost of all of this into their calculations? – not many, I’d guess…

And the effervescent joys of ‘none of the above’:

  • oscarberg: RT @allthingsd: Here’s What An iPad Looked Like in 1994 (Video) -by @pkafka http://dthin.gs/nrril4
  • DavidGurteen: Video: Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being Freed From Fishing Nets http://bit.ly/ngZhRk /what a story
  • thinksmith: Oh man, this chart of distractions is so distressingly true. http://tumblr.com/xwh45ihso3 Back to work people!
  • SAlhir: RT @NewPsychologist The Surprising Secret to Detecting Villains Before They Get You http://bit.ly/qLds8Y
  • SAlhir: RT @Annemcx @VisceralBiz: I’m a phony. Are you? – Scott Hanselman http://bit.ly/qEXy7C >yep…
  • tetradian: via @JosVanOosten Deadly Leopard Seal Tries to Feed Live Penguins To Photographer http://bit.ly/QURmK >wow…
  • rettema: “@marc_hk: How I Use Scrivener http://wp.me/p1L4pz-i /via @wordpressdotcom” #great >useful for me – am still trying to find best way to use Scrivener
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