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A week in Tweets: 16-22 January 2011

Link: http://weblog.tomgraves.org/index.php/2011/01/26/tweetweek-16jan/

Another week, another week’s worth of Tweets and links. Usual categories, of course.

Enterprise architecture, business-architecture, strategy, business models and manner of related themes:

  • bartleeten: RT @PeterKretzman: Great description in FT of the “quintessential tightly coupled system”: HT @mkrigsman: “ordinary accidents” & IT failure http://bit.ly/gAqVrC #CIO <comparing risk-mgmt in banking to risk-mgmt in nuclear-power industry
  • JosvanOosten: Nassim Taleb: Antifragility http://bit.ly/fQsVLT #Taleb #systems #entarch
  • SystemsWiki: Escalated Thinking | Systems Thinking Iceberg http://bit.ly/iewMfS <similar to Causal Layered Analysis http://bit.ly/bdrHAf
  • SAlhir: RT @AwesomelySimple: Five Principles of Sustainable Business Success http://bit.ly/hjZ74U via #constantcontact <also includes some strong hints of the ‘business anarchist’ themes #entarch
  • oscarberg: Outsourcing customer service isn’t a good idea if you think it is good to stay close to your customers #entarch #bizarch
  • oscarberg: RT @RobinGood: The Future is All About Reputation: The Internet Future Will Be Driven by User Reputation Scores http://tinyurl.com/ycas42o <already becoming key in #entarch #bizarch etc; likely to become so in #economics
  • tetradian: Sidewise [post]: The other iceberg-effect http://bit.ly/fo9TC7 #entarch #systems #economics #sustainability
  • tetradian: [post] On ‘Time=Money’ and other metaphors http://bit.ly/e5nvxM #entarch #bizarch #society #economics
  • aojensen: RT @SourcingIt: The Sourcing Initiative is certainly not only about IT. See the latest blog entry: http://bit.ly/dPE7IS #bmgen #entarch #sourcing
  • kvistgaard: Comparing #DODAF with DODAF-descendant #entarch frameworks http://snipurl.com/1v0voi <from the TRAK crew – v.useful
  • jdevoo: RT @JavierLivas: I uploaded “The Intelligent Organization” Part I http://youtu.be/7COX-b3HK50?a #VSM <Stafford Beer at Monterrey, Mexico, 1990 – 90mins audio + graphics
  • business_design: rough stress test of your business idea: #bmgen & #custdev http://post.ly/1Uy19
  • kvistgaard: Consultants, teachers and writers (mostly non-fiction ones) have the same value proposition type but use different business models #bmgen #bizarch
  • vernaallee: The Nature of Collaborative Work | ValueNetworks.com http://shar.es/XVTm9 #entarch #orgarch #collab
  • business_design: Methods for the Business Model Generation – how #bmgen and #custdev fit perfectly http://goo.gl/X8gji <useful how-to
  • kvistgaard: TOGAF9, DoDAF2 and ISO/IEC 42010 definitions of model, view and viewpoint differ significantly #entarch
  • BillIves: 10 Steps to Successful Organizational Change http://bit.ly/igEe6p <not so much 10 steps as 10 themes #entarch #orgarch #change
  • fer_ananda: RT @integralcity: individual emotions thoughts talents & spirituality impact behaviors cultures & social systems. http://ow.ly/3Az1p <kind of #entarch at city scale (promotes the flawed Wilber model of ‘integral’, unfortunately, so translation to more functional model probably required)
  • business_design: RT @xplane: #Gamestorming video w/low-tech GS tools: Paper, whiteboards, markers. YouTube http://bit.ly/dMGPeb | Vimeo: http://bit.ly/hJPZFv <promo for Gamestorming book – #visualthinking
  • kvistgaard: The wholePart pattern (although a rel. type) of IDEAS Group ontology http://bit.ly/g5w86A reminds me of Ken Wilber’s definition of ‘holon’ #entarch <I dislike most of Wilber’s work – the underlying ideas are fine, the cultural baggage is not – but it’s good to see that the IDEAS group has finally gotten somewhere useful
  • (via @kvistgaard) IDEAS: #entarch ontology for defence-industry http://www.ideasgroup.org/ – long time coming, but starting to be usable
  • jdevoo: The Leading Edge of Sustainability http://is.gd/ZtZQlt >> me: an opportunity for #entarch to shine and facilitate a complex transition
  • DavidGurteen: Howard Jarche: Social business on the edge of the chasm http://bit.ly/eMoI2b
  • davidcushman: Just been charged to call to book an appointment to complain in person to Lloyds TSB. Their addition of insult to injury knows no bounds. #csr #entarch // They were nice but couldn’t resolve my issue at Huntingdon branch of #Lloydstsb Silo’d approach killing a 27 year customer relationship <first-hand example of converting a client to a non-client and anti-client
  • taotwit: VPEC-T template for designing business change http://post.ly/1Ve7C <(read full post on Posterous) #entarch #vpect
  • davidcushman: RT @Sheldrake: If you don’t get “open” or appreciate why exactly the #Web is awesome, read Tim Berners-Lee: http://bit.ly/fH6E11 #openstandards #neutrality
  • oscarberg: RT @MartijnLinssen: Great IRL example of company 1.0 > RT @wimrampen: Posted: Destroying Customer Value http://bit.ly/fb1JrL <strong recommend #bizarch #entarch #economics
  • kvistgaard: [post] All-inclusive Enterprise Architecture http://strategicstructures.com/?p=4 #entarch #strategy <recommend: good summary of whole-of-enterprise EA
  • tetradian: [post] Currency, value and trust (for @oscarberg, @erikproper and others) http://bit.ly/ee4jHK #entarch #bizarch #economics
  • kvistgaard: RT @smartKPIs: Balanced Scorecard adoption among large corporations http://ht.ly/3HI6k #BSC #Scorecard #Dashboard
  • CreatvEmergence: “All objects, all phases of culture are alive. They have voices. They speak of their history & interrelatedness.” ~ Camille Paglia <agree – and useful to think of #entarch etc in this way, too: what would the organisation say once we acknowledge its own voice?
  • thoughttrans: luv this “EA needs strategy to direct its change and strategy needs EA to make things happen. And not only for that.” http://ow.ly/3HREA <pointer to great post by @kvistgaard mentioned above
  • SAlhir: Stronger cultures deliver 4 times higher revenue // 7 times more expanded work force // 12 times higher stock prices // 756% higher net income http://bit.ly/gtgaNM

Narrative knowledge, knowledge-management, leadership, creativity and in-person collaboration:

  • SAlhir: RT @VenessaMiemis: The Genius in All of Us by David Shenk – review http://gu.com/p/2ma2n/tw via @guardian <’nature vs nurture’ argument: the science seemingly shows that effort is more important than ‘natural’ talent
  • SAlhir: RT @JenniferSertl: Say anything, but say it the right way! Robin Domeniconi’s “MRI = most respectful interpretation” http://nyti.ms/hBmrvN <recommend #entarch #orgarch
  • thoughttrans: RT @brainzooming: Get a boost by downloading “Taking the NO Out of InNOvation” free Ebook! http://bit.ly/bxQEap #creativity #innovation
  • SAlhir: Tribal Leadership Distilled: Paradigm, Process, and Model http://bit.ly/gtgaNM
  • unorder: New post: Using Stories to Make Better Coffee http://bit.ly/fwi4jV #storytelling #bizstory
  • DavidGurteen: RT @timkastelle: Interesting – The power of networked workers http://bit.ly/ic8aPm #km #orgarch
  • vernaallee: Good post! RT@jaycross10 Rules for modern collaboration | Creativity_Unbound http://post.ly/1UzMH <recommend
  • bonifer: RT @clayforsberg: The real power lies in “Group Powering” … not crowdsourcing: http://bit.ly/gYpM4K new post from @nlw
  • unorder: Need for strategic stories HBR: Is Your Budgeting Process Killing Your Strategy? http://s.hbr.org/dXiu2j @kevinsbishop <certainly was doing so at one of my earlier clients…
  • SystemsWiki: The Appreciative Inquiry Commons http://lnkd.in/YrSipP #systems #change
  • SAlhir: RT @JenniferSertl 9 Signs of a Non-Learning Organization #learning #km http://bit.ly/hOh6xy RT @autumnp70 via @gregwilliams123
  • DavidGurteen: Can tacit knowledge be said to have a value when it is unavailable as a resource to the greater community? http://linkd.in/f3E6oJ <it’s ‘unavailable’ only when we try to treat the knowledge and the person as separate
  • unorder: New post: Five conditions that encourage stories http://bit.ly/hvetV2 #storytelling #zahmoo #bizstory
  • DavidGurteen: Attention to the speed of learning by @nickknoco http://bit.ly/hsqhRD #KM <lessons-learned must be visible, fast
  • tonyrestell: “The key to all great presentations is: what’s the story?” — a really GREAT read for anyone who has to give presentations http://bit.ly/dWvwxl #bizstory
  • oscarberg: RT @elsua: @olivermarks at ZD: Putting the Human Back in HR http://zd.net/dV7nid #E20 #morale #trust <recommend #entarch
  • SAlhir: RT @innovate From Strategic Planning to Strategic Agility http://su.pr/3svKd4 Holly G Green #innovation #strategy #planning #success #mgmt
  • SAlhir: RT @bizshrink @CoCreatr – Post on Shame, Vulnerability, Power & Leadership w/ B. Brown video http://bit.ly/95vISu
  • gkathan: The Secret of the Great Workplace: What leader wouldn’t want to lead a “great workplace?” I’ve never run across … http://bit.ly/ej5w3q #orgarch #entarch #collab
  • Bonifer: enjoyed the http://www.transmediastoryteller.com presentation last night by Rob Pratten <interesting toolset… #bizstory
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @matthewemay: The Zen of Business: 7 Habits of the Highly Creative. Free manifesto on ChangeThis.com. http://is.gd/h2C456
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @DavidHolzmer: Selected Websites on Dialogue http://ow.ly/3Ig7E <’dialogue’ in the Bohm sense – a process of collaborative discovery

Social media, ‘enterprise 2.0’, user-experience, interface design and other themes of online collaboration:

  • oscarberg: “Teeing it up: What’s in store for enterprise social in 2011″ @SameerPatel http://ow.ly/3EISC #e20 #socbiz << I’m ready!
  • BillIves: great post by @rotkapchen Retro: What Happened to the User Revolution? http://bit.ly/eh8WPZ
  • jdevoo: RT @rossdawson: The 9 kinds of context that will define contextual search http://bit.ly/fw0c7y
  • SAlhir: RT @bizshrink How influence works in social networks. (Not a quick read) MIT via@emoticomma http://bit.ly/dFGRrT
  • DavidGurteen: Does the web change everything? by @euan http://bit.ly/hBPBtk <agree – deep-questioning required here…
  • BillIves: post – Do Your Employees Endorse Your Products? http://bit.ly/gYJTqD <focuses on #e20, but needs to extend across all aspects of #entarch
  • oscarberg: RT @jimworth: Nice post by @dpontefract Call it Collaboration, Not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Business http://bit.ly/gc5QdB #socbiz #e20
  • oscarberg: RT @mathewi: Shirky: “We have historically overestimated the value of access to information and underestimated the value of access to one another” #collab #e20
  • BillIves: US Army Social Media Handbook http://armylive.dodlive.mil/index.php/2011/01/u-s-army-social-media-handbook-is-here/ #socmedia #e20

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

  • theopengroup: RT @jim_hietala: Blog: Are Outsiders your new Insider Threat? http://ow.ly/3F7GR #security #cybersecurity #itarch
  • davidsprott: at last, Gartner discovers “Capabilities”. http://tinyurl.com/6hwmfu6 About 5 years behind! The obvious way to manage app functionality. #entarch #bizarch #itarch
  • aojensen: SEI-CMMI for Architecture-Centric Engineering [PDF] http://j.mp/fk5KWl <incl. centrality of ‘non-functional’ (qualitative) requirements in #itarch etc
  • simonbrown: RT @tottinge: Tech debt is technical work not done or half done, and that includes design simplification, testing, refactoring, cleaning, reviewing. <context here is #itarch, but same applies to #entarch #bizarch and all other architecture/strategy-execution work
  • practicingEA: Practicing Enterprise Architecture: The ‘Order-Deliver’ IT Model is Broken http://amplify.com/u/bn9yv #itarch
  • oscarberg: RT @BobLarrivee: RT @dankeldsen: Traditional IT in Corporations need to watch this over & over: Eric Ries, “The Lean Startup” http://youtu.be/i65PaoTlVKg

Society, culture, economics, corporate social responsibility and suchlike big-picture concerns:

  • jdevoo: Could climate science become open source? http://is.gd/3cdwE4 via @ourworld20 >> forks, flames and new licenses ahead // More on open source climate science: Open Questions about Open Source for Open Science http://is.gd/2W9pvX <reversing the trend from science becoming proprietary ‘intellectual property’?
  • jdevoo: RT @SustainBTH: Worth a repost: “What’s blocking sustainability?” http://bit.ly/fOlVE0 >> beyond ecotechno
  • davidriveroll: A visual guide to net neutrality: http://www.theopeninter.net << The internet HAS to stay OPEN
  • DavidGurteen: How School Screws Things Up For “Real Life” http://bit.ly/i9qEfx <strong recommend #entarch #orgarch
  • Cybersal: Some neighbours want to turn our estate into a gated community but we’re not keen. Any evidence to counter their view it cuts crime? <no evidence that it cuts crime, but my Guatemala experience is that it creates a situation where ’security’-firms have a large vested interest in maintaining fear of crime, whether valid or not…
  • fer_ananda: Beautiful video with Michael Linton about open money. http://ow.ly/3Hh0z <part 3 of a well-constructed series on how to rethink a money-economy in a community setting (yet still does not question the core underlying-assumptions of a money-economy, that make it impossible for any possession-economy to be sustainable…)
  • hvaelama: Society has to enable people to reach their full potential. What  is the boundary condition? Ecology or economy? In which order?
  • kvistgaard: RT: @brainpicker Need To Want Less – visual modern philosophy, brill http://j.mp/gBqGnc

And, of course, the majestic miscellany: