Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

Themes

Posts with a ambient theme

Les lapins – ils sont arrivée

The rabbits are here and, as expected, we are powerless to resist

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Humanising the Enterprise through Ambient Social Knowledge

The solution to information overload is more information, combined with a looser, more intuitive approach to processing it. People make decisions by matching patterns based on a variety of inputs. Ambient knowledge may actually be more effective for decision making in companies than the codified mono-directional memo, email, and task assignment culture.

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Peripheral vision and ambient knowledge

Dave Snowden talks about how we make sense through pattern matching rather than linear analysis. Social software can support this process by improving our peripheral vision and helping us organise our own eco-system of links, cues and sources to improve our sense making and decision making ability. My own presentation, linked from the piece, describes how we can go about achieving this.

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