Cognitive Dissonance & IT

Cognitive Dissonance has been defined on Wikipedia as an “uncomfortable tension caused by holding contradictory thoughts simultaneously“. A similar definition is found on ChangingMinds.org, among many other websites. Ever found yourself  ‘afflicted’ with cognitive dissonance?  Sure you have. Do you speed during your commute to work?  Intellecutally, you know its wrong but you do it any way. Do you … Read more Cognitive Dissonance & IT

Mining for Knowledge

In my doctoral research, I’ve been researching ways to improve knowledge capture and sharing methods, specifically within project teams but the ideas can be dissemenated around the organization. One of the biggest issues I’ve found while working as a consultant is the amount of knowledge that I walk away with after a project is complete. … Read more Mining for Knowledge

Defining “Right” – The New CIO Series

The New CIO is a weekly article about the challenges facing today’s CIO as well as what can be done to prepare for future challenges. We’ve all heard the ‘get the right people on the bus‘ analogy from Jim Collin’s, but have you ever stopped to think about whether the bus is  heading in the … Read more Defining “Right” – The New CIO Series

The New CIO: Social Media and the Enterprise

The New CIO is a weekly article about the challenges facing today’s CIO as well as what can be done to prepare for future challenges. Ahhh…Social Media.  THE hot topic these days (and for some time to come I think). There’s no arguing that the use of social media is a valid and necessary way … Read more The New CIO: Social Media and the Enterprise

Links for April 19 2009

The Case for Customer Communities by Valeria Maltoni on Conversation Agent Tap Employee Passion by Harry Hoover on THINKing Accountability Begins at the Top by John Baldoni on HarvardBusiness.org The Era Of Volunteerism? by Mike Gotta on Collaborative Thinking Measuring Market Concentration (Competition) by Scott Sehlhorst on Tyner Blain Project Management and Twitter: A quiet … Read more Links for April 19 2009

Ramblings on Social Media

I’ve been lurking around the social web for quite some time experimenting with different systems and learning a tremendous amount from all of the ‘experts’ out there. I’ve been on LinkedIn, Facebook, MySpace, Technorati and many many other systems.  I liked some and didn’t like some. I recently started using Twitter (@ericdbrown) and Friendfeed (find … Read more Ramblings on Social Media

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