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Knowledge work is broken - can social fix it?

Knowledge work is broken - can social fix it? Presentation from Social Business Forum 2012 in Milan, Italy.

Knowledge workers spend from 15% to 35% of their time searching for information.15% of the time is spent on duplicating existing information.

The effective usage rates of enterprise software are down compared to two years ago, with users experiencing productivity losses of around 17%.It’s like giving everyone Friday off.

As work is being distributed across locations and organizations, current digital work environments - primarily designed for personal productivity - make people more isolated and less aware of what is happening at work. It cripples their ability to collaborate and be productive.


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Thomas Salmon's curator insight, December 12, 2012 5:49 AM

Is the growing gap between skills via education and those required for work also partly related to this gap that exists in the workplace between digital distribution and barriers to collaboration and productivity? It seems logical that knowledge workers who have learned to work in smarter and more social ways online will be those that are both 'hooked in' and also educated from the start in more team based and participatory environments.  

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ICANN’s New Domains Mean New Internet Freedom Concerns

ICANN’s New Domains Mean New Internet Freedom Concerns | development challenges | Scoop.it
When supporters of a group of right wing Colombian militants didn’t like a website that criticized their activities in 2001, they sent a threat to the home address of activist Anriette Esterhuysen,...
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Article - First Africa IGF opens with calls for enhanced collaboration to tackle cyber crime

ECA's dual role as a regional arm of the UN, and a part of the regional institutional landscape in Africa, positions it well to make unique contributions to member States' efforts to address their development challenges.
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Twitter / eduardobarragan: Knowledge is constructed by ...

Knowledge is constructed by the different approaches http://t.co/TU9zWQhs...
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Breaking cycle of poverty starts with children - BDlive

Breaking cycle of poverty starts with children - BDlive | development challenges | Scoop.it
AFPBreaking cycle of poverty starts with childrenBDliveA MILLION children in South Africa turn 18 this year. They were born in 1994, along with democracy. Now, on the cusp of adulthood, what have equal rights meant for children growing up?
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9 Tips for Managing Your Child's Social Media Presence - Forbes

9 Tips for Managing Your Child's Social Media Presence - Forbes | development challenges | Scoop.it
Your child probably already has a social media presence. So start managing it now, and keep your and your child's identity and finances safe!

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Live Online Chat – Myanmar: The Path to Growth | Asian Development Bank

Live Online Chat – Myanmar: The Path to Growth | Asian Development Bank | development challenges | Scoop.it
Live Online Chat – Myanmar: The Path to Growth: Cyn-Young Park, Assistant Chief Economist at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and author of Myanmar in Transition: Opportunities and Challenges released on 20 August, will share her thoughts on the...
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