IBM has launched Presence Zones, which is designed to help retailers connect with mobile customers in-store. This is a new technology that lets retailers carry out web type analytics for physical venues. It lets retailers know who’s in their physical location, how much time they spend in different parts of the store, the routes they take and how often they visit.
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Google, a great marketplace success, has fostered continuous innovation by smartly managing its employees. Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of Google's People Operations, talked to me on Thursday about Google’s innovation secrets.
Peter Wilby: From drugs to computers, the big rewards are now in tweaking existing products and presenting them as ground-breaking (Profit and PR are the real enemies of innovation | Peter Wilby - http://t.co/5mcPT7we...)...
John Longworth says government is not being bold enough over infrastructure projects that could act as buffer to eurozone crisis (RT @N_L_A_T: Lack of leadership hampering economic recovery, says BCC boss http://t.co/6kX9k2N9...)...
Harold Jarche features Chee Chin Liew’s presentation on moving from hierarchies to teams at BASF. It shows how IT Services used their technology platforms to enhance networking, knowledge-sharing, and collaboration. It features an approach to “building flows of information into pertinent, useful and just-in-time knowledge” so that... knowledge can flow in order to foster trust and credibility. ______________________________ In complex environments, weak hierarchies and strong networks are the best organizing principle. ...It means giving up control. _______________________________ Creating this two-way flow of dialogue, practice, expertise, and interest, can be the foundation of a wirearchy.In complex environments, weak hierarchies and strong networks are the best organizing principle. ....many companies today have strong networks...coupled with strong central control. Becoming a wirearchy requires new organizational structures that incorporate communities, networks, and cooperative behaviours. It means giving up control. The job of those in leaderships roles is to help the network make better decisions. Related tools & posts by Deb:See the companion post about Holacracy, here. - Stay in touch with Best of the Best news, taken from Deb's NINE multi-gold award winning curation streams from @Deb Nystrom, REVELN delivered once a month via email, available for free here, via REVELN Tools
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“ 8 Tips For Collaborative Leadership Forbes Today's corporation exists in an increasingly complex and ever-shifting ocean of change. As a result, leaders need to rely more than ever on the intelligence and resourcefulness of their staff.”
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A transformational leadership style—valued for stimulating innovation and worker performance—is also associated with increased well-being among employees, reports a study in the July Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official...
This article provides seven hands-on tips on how to influence change as a leader by developing a web-of-trust within your team. With more trust, you – and your team – can achieve more success. (RT @KevinEikenberry: Have you seen this one?
Is change readiness the new change management? Don't view change as a discrete event to be managed, but as a constant opportunity to evolve the business - Torben Rick (Change Readiness the New Change Management?