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A week in Tweets: 08-14 May 2011

Link: http://weblog.tomgraves.org/index.php/2011/05/19/tweetweek-08may/

Almost catching up on the backlog: the last week’s collection of Tweets and links, only a few days late! :-) Usual categories, of course, after the usual ‘Read more…’ link.

Enterprise-architecture and all manner of related ‘big-picture business-type stuff:

  • greefhorst: Elektronische versie boek “Architecture Principles – The Cornerstones of Enterprise Architecture” beschikbaar http://bit.ly/iVKnAK #entarch >also by @erikproper – two writers on #entarch whom I greatly respect
  • tetradian: Compare current #entarch confs in London: Open Group #oglon still mostly #itarch; #GartnerEA much more biz-oriented, closer to ‘real EA’
  • valuenetworks: How To Play The Value Game http://tinyurl.com/4jryopx >another type of #bizarch simulation
  • vernaallee: RT @EliseOlding: Engagement is core metric of nxt decade: recency, frequency, duration, virality, ratings #gartnerEA
  • vernaallee: Improving strategic alliances with value network modeling http://bit.ly/gjfU2F
  • oscarberg RT @rtarkoff: Good Designers Think Differently – They want to unearth what consumers can’t tell them http://ht.ly/4KC21 #Design #Enterprise
  • basvg: RT @bmichelson: hey #entarch, how many degrees of separation between your org’s deliverables & production? how many should there be? are they the same?
  • gkathan: #gartnerEA – standardlife case study – “..EA is about conscious choices…make consequences transparent…”
  • practicingEA: Closing the Innovation gap – discussing blog http://bit.ly/irZdy3. Less about responsiveness more about perspective? Jay L thinks so. Bueno.
  • vernaallee: RT @orgnet: Why does information flow in networks? http://bit.ly/klXMei #collab #orgarch #entarch
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @annovator: How To Make Your Ideas Actually Happen | InnovationMgmt http://bit.ly/lekgIx good ideas to sacred spaces >also note the ‘places’ theme in #entarch etc
  • Cybersal: EA & BPM thoughts from @adam_deane @ #GartnerEA http://bit.ly/mkFfHK See EA and BPM working together @ EAC/BPM Europe http://bit.ly/hpXgkI
  • SystemsWiki: RT @SystemsFunking: A Chicken’s introduction to #SystemsThinking http://p.ost.im/p/7gerA >useful intro-overview #entarch
  • vernaallee: RT @allisonhornery: RT @jongos: Visualizing the value exchange in the typical Ushahidi deployment http://bit.ly/ls1eZ2 #currency #networks #crowdsourcing
  • fer_ananda: RT @MarkHeartofBiz: Greensmith sessions- Is Global Sustainability Even Possible? from @greensmith, with Bryan Welch – http://bit.ly/iFNVto #bizarch #entarch #sustainability
  • EABard: RT @mega_int: Great success @ #GartnerEA in London. Research Offer: Gartner Assessment of #EntArch Tool Capabilities – http://bit.ly/lhvkU3 #WeLoveEA #CIO [free but requires registration]
  • simonbrown: There’s limited mileage left in replacing Excel systems; copy-paste systems are next ;-) #entarch >yes: urgent…
  • simonbrown: Fits in my head … this is why a collection of simple (architecture) diagrams is useful for complex systems #entarch >yes!
  • jdevoo: RT @VenessaMiemis: wondering if too much personalization will lead to backlash >> paradox of choice? http://bit.ly/jOKRgK #silo >also has many implications for #bizarch #entarch #sustainability etc
  • theopengroup: RT @mihh_rss: OrgIntelligence Presentation (by @richardveryard) at Open Group Conference, May 10th http://slidesha.re/lhWNa7 #cio #architect #entarch #oglon >recommend
  • pedrorsousaea: RT @rcdeboer: Pedro Sousa: Apply time dimension to model elements to (re)construct as-was, as-is, to-be architecture from a single repository #oglon >at last! – sometime breaking of the crass ‘Future State’ box… in #entarch
  • business_design: Business Model Toolbox for iPad has arrived – http://eepurl.com/dMFVk >useful for many in #bizarch, though will admit it’s not quite what I’d hoped…
  • ArchiTool: Playing with iPad app Business Model Toolbox. Nice app but don’t like the $ icon. We’re not all American. @business_design #BMTBox
  • vernaallee: RT @swensonkeith: It’s all Newton’s Fault that we try to find simplistic mechanistic models of organizations http://wp.me/pNFv-nJ #e20 #entarch
  • vernaallee: RT @rossdawson: Launch of New Framework: The Transformation of Business  http://bit.ly/kMmxHU >recommend #entarch #bizarch
  • BillIves: wisdom from @robpatrob What I think the Skype and Visa announcements mean http://bit.ly/iysAjr #bizarch
  • taotwit: Today: Business Process workshops output review & conceptual design of a C-level ‘Biz Situational Awareness’ visualisation tool // Knowing key business events and customer values provides a framework for teasing-out Business Processes – both AS IS and TO BE // #vpect #entarch : VPEC -T’ing EA helps position it in your biz : Values: of the business and the current mission, Events: Critical internal and external happenings, Content: creation & maintenance of the Enterprise Knowledge & Semantics, Policies: rules of Enterprise information & change governance and Trust: relationships with Decision-makers, Change Agents & Customers.
  • DavidGurteen: Knoco stories: Each solved problem becomes a rule (descartes) http://bit.ly/kCo5tZ #KM
  • taotwit: @DavidGurteen I would prefer “becomes a pattern..” the world is less reductionist that Descartes imagined methinks >rule vs pattern: strongly agree with Nigel here
  • JosvanOosten: You can’t install complexity. http://bit.ly/dJLTTD >recommend for #entarch #socmedia etc
  • thoughttrans: RT @sniukas: Zipcar shows the importance of finding new markets:What Zipcar Can Teach S&P500 – HBR http://ow.ly/4Tg6T
  • iyigun: RT @bmichelson Business SOA: Data Services are bogus, Information services are … http://bit.ly/iukcHB > it’s all about lifecycle not data
  • thoughttrans: RT @overheard_it Overheard #CIO say 2 #accenture B4 we build proof of concept, I’d like 2 propose we decide what we’re proving 1st. #entarch >good point…
  • ArchiTool: RT @evermeulennl: 15 free tools for architects: http://bit.ly/bHSMIW (just updated). #entarch #archimate #bpmn #uml >useful!
  • CreatvEmergence: RT @charlietierney: Simulation #revwork ‘create work architecture w/ no bosses & must produce more work… More outcomes than outputs.  We got this. And Break! // @dscofield To make great long-term decisions for your company be a real stock ‘owner’ not stock ‘renter’. Incentivize long-term! #revwork
  • CreatvEmergence: #revwork @collinsrod: how would u design an architecture for collab & innovation (given certain rules of engagement)…group is engaging…
  • hebsgaard: Silos and dual loyalties http://tinyurl.com/6xxpsbx >bridge the silos, not break them down #orgarch #entarch
  • Bebela239: RT @TechCrunch: Keen On: Can The New Intimacy Economy Save Music Industry? (TCTV) http://tcrn.ch/kyfNaK by @ajkeen >’interdependent’ rather than ‘co-dependent’, but yes, for #bizarch etc
  • getstoried: Love this contrarian take on #authenticity. RT @lkr: Your clients DON’T want to know you care? http://ow.ly/4RiUq >by metaphor, what/where is the metaphoric ‘centre’ and ‘presence’ in the #entarch etc?
  • adrianrcampbell: Loraine Lawson on the value of #entarch http://bit.ly/kn0TS8 >”architecture as forethought” #entarch #itarch
  • ArchiTool: RT @krismeukens: MT @pbmobi: Why use #ArchiMate when not appealing to business audience? #entarch < #bmgen as view on more detailed model, audience adapter? >agree
  • gkathan: RT @simplicableanna: How to develop a Enterprise Architecture marketing plan (10 steps) http://bit.ly/jgflqB #entarch
  • gkathan: RT @chrisonea: RT @mcgoverntheory: How to become an expert on Enterprise Architecture: http://dld.bz/U2Hs #cio #entarch #bizarch #cloud #soa #ecm >old [2006] but still just as true…
  • thoughttrans: You can not build a #entarch without having built a relationship with the biz community! >simple truth but often ignored..
  • jdevoo: RT @restorm: Herman Daly rethinks economic growth (again): http://bit.ly/ePXTYk >implications for #entarch etc?
  • SAlhir: RT @Jabaldaia Design dreams and unmet needs http://bit.ly/eA2dom #innovation #bizarch
  • business_design: + an iPad app goo.gl/qY5BS RT @steveportigal: #APDFSF check out @business_design from #Lift11 http://slidesha.re/miMdxS http://bit.ly/lzOKFn #bmgen
  • business_design: Bubble time? #Economist RT @pascalrossini: The new tech bubble http://zite.to/k5Wa5T via @Ziteapp >oops… #bmgen
  • CreatvEmergence: Pravin Pallay: Emergent Manifesto of Emergent Design http://wp.me/pvkr2-6R via @sheriherdon >useful checklist #entarch
  • JosvanOosten: Visual Camp – or developing “Policy in Pics” http://bit.ly/jycbvj >visual #storytelling for government
  • simonbrown: RT @flowchainsensei: Uncomfortable with Agile? You should be http://bit.ly/jTeol4 >agile as chaos in practice: recommend

Narrative-knowledge, knowledge-management, leadership, creativity and all kind of people-stuff:

  • SAlhir: RT @snowded: By request, posting on constraint based approach to self-organising teams #lssc11 http://ow.ly/4PBp4
  • unorder: A good post by @astoriedcareer on objective reality http://astoriedcareer.com/2011/05/objective-reality-is-so-two-se.html
  • vernaallee: RT @ValdisKrebs: @jonhusband re: knowledge and power… a simple analysis of how power is distributed as a network adapts… http://bit.ly/4uvhiW
  • oscarberg: RT @Digitaltonto: The Bureaucracy Myth http://bit.ly/jV297H
  • kvistgaard: Steve Denning i/view w Carol Sanford: Making More Money By Becoming More Responsible http://bit.ly/iUYnBg me: mixed feelings >agree re ‘mixed feelings’… #entarch #bizarch
  • joyce_hostyn: “Story is more powerful than any weapon. More than warriors, storytellers have influenced the way we’ve evolved.” http://bit.ly/kW0bKN
  • Storyteller: @treypennington @unorder No, story isn’t an intangible like love/beauty. Only in hands of marketing agenda is story defined as “whatever”
  • oscarberg: RT @rhappe: Love it when I find research ( http://bit.ly/lkPdgy) that supports my observations ( http://bit.ly/fQwexT) –  this time on group dynamics
  • getstoried: WOW! A list of 77 awesome books on creativity by @CreatvEmergence – http://bit.ly/mbtE4q <<< it includes my story manifesto #humblebrag
  • zahmoo: New blog post: Why storytelling anyway? Our thoughts on why #storytelling is important. What are yours? http://me.lt/1Y0lw
  • KMskunkworks: #KM processes in Apple? http://bit.ly/kxDNbz Interesting insight into how Apple are tackling Organisational Learning and KM
  • unorder: Using a story structure to encourage clicks http://post.ly/21eBq #ux #bizstory
  • DavidGurteen: A large part of the benefit of conferences is that they are an opportunity for networking and side conversations. http://bit.ly/mRLlxu >another ‘recommend read’…
  • vernaallee: RT @NativeSpeak: Social Networks are like marketplaces. Exchanges take place where value is the currency. It’s about creating value.  #NetProphet >dangerous analogy: exchanges may take place, but in many cases value itself is not transferred – I probably need to do a blog-post on this…
  • CreatvEmergence: “Practices for delighting the customer: commit, target, focus, anitcipate, innovate, eval, customize, partnr w/, empower, measure” // @collinrod tells of “work-thrus”: delighting customer, collectv learning, shared understanding, focused measures, collab.commnity // @CollinsRod #RevWork “Being accountable to peers, not supervisors, is single most important revolution @work”  #entarch #bizarch
  • CreatvEmergence: #revwork @madelynblair: serve/educate customr via commnties of practice, enablng by team cocreating, open lines of comm, rad transparency… // legacy: as result of being enabled ppl desired to continue to want to develop themselves on their own // don’t look at history, respect authentically, don’t engage in gossip, take risk of letting go of control
  • CreatvEmergence: #revwork @stevedenning: small cycles more efficient than economies of scale // change stories that work r true, positively focused, get 2 essence quickly, engage listenr 2 craft in2 THEIR context
  • unorder: Storytelling to make messages stick http://bit.ly/lVDO4v // Provide your example before your reasons—introducing PERP http://bit.ly/meIIDQ #influence #storytelling >important techniques for #entarch etc
  • oscarberg: Revolution At Work http://flpbd.it/k8cJ by @SethKahan >includes nice reference to live #bizimprov workshop by @CreatvEmergence
  • unorder: Beyond the Same Old Story: A Look at Deliberate Practice  http://is.gd/FzwL8D by @davidzinger #collab #procarch #orglearn
  • unorder: RT @kevinsbishop: Anecdote: Frank Zappa and Stories http://bit.ly/igBltq > #entarch please note?? :-)
  • getstoried: Storytelling is the software of the creative economy. #storytelling >also of #entarch etc http://bit.ly/4Hj7a3
  • getstoried: Video: Make the audience the hero of your story – applies to your bio as well – http://bit.ly/jNvH1i #storytelling #pb >might tie in nicely with Viditude http://www.viditude.com by @thoughttrans
  • heidikraft: Our new blog post: Kraft Your Success by Delivering Happiness http://bit.ly/lrwuu6 #bizarch #collab #entarch
  • SAlhir: We change our language, but not our behaviors and relationships, which only offers the illusion (delusion) of renewal. >good point…
  • SAlhir: “creating a sense of relatedness among people…is becoming a competitive advantage” per @DavidHolzmer http://ow.ly/4UB6U >useful summary of why and how ’soft-skills’ matter in business etc #entarch #collab
  • greggvm: Nice writeup about Shawn’s (@unorder) gang. Storytelling to engage your team http://j.mp/j3MsZM

Online-collaboration and a whole bunch of things that can arise from that emphasis:

  • vernaallee: RT @CRozwell: Real Business – Ten social media blunders to avoid http://realbusiness.co.uk/p/5916 via @real_business
  • joyce_hostyn: designing for multiple devices? check out “Responsive Design” http://slidesha.re/ljuBZ2 #ux
  • vernaallee: RT @twieberneit: The #future of #crm lies in value networks and #collaboration http://bit.ly/laLacD #scrm #socialcrm #entarch #bizarch
  • davidcushman: RT @adamjohnsons: A Huge Facebook Flash-Mob is Amassing Right Now in Brazil (And it Points Towards the Future of the Web) http://sns.mx/LIcAy3
  • thoughttrans: RT @viditude: Your Video Playbook: How2 Demonstrate ur Value Thru Video by Pat Ferdinandi http://amzn.to/ka1Mtg via @amazon <good cust rev
  • oscarberg: News Flash: Social in the Enterprise is not for Amateurs http://flpbd.it/U79i by @ITSinsider #infographic #e20
  • oscarberg: Are Your Social Business Systems Designed for Extraction or Contribution? http://flpbd.it/Atli by @cvharquail >”What I get hung up on is the idea that social business takes our generosity, our personality, and our loving spirit for granted” – some real dangers here in #socbiz…
  • jeffdachis: Salaries In Social Business-  http://slidesha.re/lf9M8I From @dachisgroup’s 2.0 Adoption Council http://bit.ly/l3gApa (@20adoption) >also provides useful (US$) comparison for #entarch
  • oscarberg: (via @celivingston @katebuckjr @bazaarvoice) @ShelIsrael on customer insights: “Before social media, we shouted at our TV sets” http://bit.ly/l2EFKh #entarch #bizarch
  • bebela239: RT @markhillary: http://twitgoo.com/29xt00 pao de acucar during #gentediferenciada // http://twitgoo.com/29×7nm @ #gentediferenciada // http://twitgoo.com/29×7o0 #gentediferenciada // RT @g1: Termina manifestação por estação do Metrô em Higienópolis  http://glo.bo/mDVsHQ >one serious-sized flashmob gathered together for Sao Paulo social-protest

Just about anything that might have to do with IT in its own right:

  • theopengroup: RT @maximumbit: Cloud computing lacks a measure of success, survey finds http://bit.ly/mqPiJP >gosh I’m so surprised… :-( #entarch
  • simonbrown: RT @sarahtarap: #pretotyping is about walking around with a low-fi paper version of the idea in your hand to work out if you would actually use it #gotocph >like it! :-)
  • theopengroup: In Architecting the Cloud. Can it? // It’s architecting the environment in which Cloud fits. #oglon >yes, exactly. so why do so few Cloud pundits understand this point? :-)
  • theopengroup: RT @togaf_r: #TOGAF Camp: Notes from London now in the Wiki http://ow.ly/1sUfzn #oglon >useful summary #itarch #entarch
  • JohnPolgreen: RT @bmichelson: wow. when did software architecture (and awareness) become obsolete? separation of concerns anyone? #swarch #itarch #entarch
  • vernaallee: RT @fastcompany: Foldable Device Screens, Coming Soon To Your Pocket http://bit.ly/kY14wD #sysdev #productdev #bmgen #entarch
  • practicingEA: RT @gigaom: Why Modern Applications Demand Modern Tools http://dlvr.it/RWgqc #itarch
  • JohnPolgreen: RT @Master_OBASHI: #OBASHI isn’t enterprise architecture but we think #entarch projects would benefit from using it #bizarch #baot http://ow.ly/4TrXI >useful, though has some horribly IT-centric assumptions about #entarch …
  • practicingEA: Blogging from the IBM #BigData Symposium – Big Is More Than Just Big. http://bit.ly/lpz7m7 #ITF11 #itarch #entarch
  • Bebela239: The Cloud Needs Structure, Says Open Group | eWEEK Europe UK http://bit.ly/mIr7MG >been saying this for years now: good to see Open Group at last get properly on board… #cloud #itarch #entarch

The ‘why’ side of people, such as culture, economics, responsibility and suchlike:

  • SAlhir: Culture – Non-genetic transmission of behavioral styles to the next generation #prly http://youtu.be/hrCVu25wQ5s
  • tetradian: re Libya, main media seem to be _weeks_ out of date (!!) – #socmedia gives much more current picture – see Al Jazeera http://bit.ly/k1Lzk6
  • Eclectopedic: RT @markjappleby: RT @ProfPaulKrugman in NY Times: The Unwisdom of Elites http://nyti.ms/ioM27Z <passing the blame downwards #society >note implications for #entarch etc also
  • Eclectopedic: RT @Joshua_holland1: “The US now has more prisoners than any other country in the world. Ever. In sheer numbers and as a % of the population.”
  • Eclectopedic: Interesting open source, virtual currency being developed here: http://www.weusecoins.com/
  • ancillaryIPs: Gavin Artz: Cities that no longer have retail at their core http://fb.me/YRCSmL4i >recommend #entarch #bizarch #society
  • jdevoo: RT @circleofblue: How #China is dealing with its #water crisis—A good overview: StateofthePlanet @EarthInstitute http://su.pr/2hc6yo
  • jdevoo: Added to my wishlist: SuperCooperators: Altruism, Evolution, and Why We Need Each Other to Succeed http://amzn.com/1439100187
  • hvaelama: Internet could revive Financially Equal Societies hunter-gatherer type societies where life coherence is self evident http://bit.ly/iNWGFJ >I would take it further than that, but this would be a start…
  • fer_ananda: RT @moneylifemovie: A nine minute extended version of the Money & Life trailer.  Enjoy. http://bit.ly/mPBZJP #futureofmoney >good work, though I still believe that the only future of money is that it has no future – it’s (a symptom of) the problem, not the ’solution’…
  • SAlhir: RT @umairh RT @HarvardBiz Is a Well-Lived Life Worth Anything? http://s.hbr.org/ieF9Fb >’outcomes gap’ – what does ‘worth’ mean? #economics
  • SAlhir: Gary Hamel (@profhamel): Reinventing the Technology of Human Accomplishment http://bit.ly/lqhFVP
  • vernaallee: RT @jhagel: The art of economic complexity by Tim Harford – visualizing capability and network maps http://nyti.ms/jhIYk7 via @kirstinbutler #economics

And where would be without that magnificent miscellany?

  • kvistgaard: The Really Simple Way To Get Work Done http://zenhabits.net/simple-work/
  • davidcushman RT @gmail: You might know that you can track packages in Google Search. Did you know you can track them in Gmail too? http://goo.gl/GLdcc #tuesdaytip
  • thoughttrans: is it a requirement that doctors NOT have a sense of humor? All I did was list chocolate as one of my daily medications.
  • milket0181: RT @bat020: haha, spot on. RT @pekingspring Understanding what the English say but really mean… http://is.gd/cAa1L5 (from @21five) >horribly accurate… :-(
  • SAlhir: RT @NotGodinREPOSTs Cool new tool for finding and perfecting phrases http://ff.im/-DiX7c >fun! :-)
  • SAlhir: RT @DavidHolzmer Unlearning 101: A Curious Connection? Brains, Mind Maps and the Universe http://ow.ly/4UB7R >interesting blend of #km, #socmedia, education etc