Yin Yang – Innovation in Technology for Leaders<br />Julian Keys<br />ACSWA Conference May 2011<br />
Outline<br />A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention – Herbert Simon<br />30 online tools<br />Pros and con...
The rules have changed. <br />In a single generation, revolutions in technology have transformed the way we live, work and...
What do you get a 100 year old woman for her birthday? <br />An iPad of course!<br />
What is the top online tool for learning?<br />Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies UK<br />Annual survey 2010...
Twitter – microblogging (43)<br />You Tube – video sharing (22)<br />Google docs – office suite (14)<br />Delicious – book...
Firefox – web browser (29)<br />Delicious (2010 - 4)<br />Skype (6)<br />Google Search (11)<br />MS PowerPoint (21)<br />W...
Moving up the rankings<br />
Other popular management tools<br />
Not to mention<br />Smart phones and tablet computers<br />
At this point your reaction might be<br />
Technology has transformed the way<br />We connect with people all other the world<br />Work from anywhere<br />Find every...
Internet Addiction<br />
A big question<br />To what extent should governments and employers intervene to minimise the negative impact of technolog...
Personal Productivity<br />Focus: a simplicity manifesto in an age of distraction <br />Five ways for leaders to disconnec...
How to handle information overload<br />Limit your sources<br />Set aside time in your schedule<br />Take time off<br />Cu...
Workplace Internet Productivity Strategy<br />Internet and social media use policy<br />Train people how to use Outlook pr...
Yin Yang<br />
The first rule of any technology used in a business <br />is that automation applied to an efficient operation <br />will ...
Connect<br />Email jk@imeka.com.au<br />LinkedIn – Julian Keys<br />Twitter @ImekaAUS<br />www.imeka.com.au<br />
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    1. 1. Yin Yang – Innovation in Technology for Leaders<br />Julian Keys<br />ACSWA Conference May 2011<br />
    2. 2. Outline<br />A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention – Herbert Simon<br />30 online tools<br />Pros and cons of 2011 technology<br />Tips on personal workplace productivity<br />Yin Yang the need for balance<br />
    3. 3. The rules have changed. <br />In a single generation, revolutions in technology have transformed the way we live, work and do business. <br />Steel mills that once needed 1,000 workers can now do the same work with 100. <br />Today, just about any company can set up shop, hire workers, and sell their products wherever there’s an Internet connection.<br />Barack Obama, State of the Union Address, 25/01/11<br />
    4. 4. What do you get a 100 year old woman for her birthday? <br />An iPad of course!<br />
    5. 5. What is the top online tool for learning?<br />Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies UK<br />Annual survey 2010<br />Hint: tools for learning, not networking or communicating<br />
    6. 6. Twitter – microblogging (43)<br />You Tube – video sharing (22)<br />Google docs – office suite (14)<br />Delicious – bookmarking (2)<br />Slideshare – presentation sharing (31)<br />Skype – internet voice/web calls (3=)<br />Google reader – news aggregation (7=)<br />WordPress – blogs (6)<br />Facebook – social networking (2007 - 17)<br />Moodle – course management (12=)<br />2010<br />
    7. 7. Firefox – web browser (29)<br />Delicious (2010 - 4)<br />Skype (6)<br />Google Search (11)<br />MS PowerPoint (21)<br />Wordpress (8)<br />Google Gmail (31=)<br />Google Reader (7)<br />Blogger (14)<br />MS Word (60)<br />2007<br />
    8. 8. Moving up the rankings<br />
    9. 9. Other popular management tools<br />
    10. 10. Not to mention<br />Smart phones and tablet computers<br />
    11. 11. At this point your reaction might be<br />
    12. 12. Technology has transformed the way<br />We connect with people all other the world<br />Work from anywhere<br />Find everything we need to know<br />Publish anytime<br />Outsource just about everything<br />Have a virtual assistant – www.elance.com<br />Not to mention – shopping, jobs, dating ……<br />
    13. 13. Internet Addiction<br />
    14. 14. A big question<br />To what extent should governments and employers intervene to minimise the negative impact of technology?<br />Public safety on the roads<br />Occupational health and safety<br />Hospital and mental health costs<br />
    15. 15. Personal Productivity<br />Focus: a simplicity manifesto in an age of distraction <br />Five ways for leaders to disconnect and lead better<br />Take a Bill Gates style “think week” to recharge your thinking<br />Getting creative things done: how to fit hard thinking into a busy schedule<br />
    16. 16. How to handle information overload<br />Limit your sources<br />Set aside time in your schedule<br />Take time off<br />Cull ruthlessly<br />Prioritise<br />Have systems to organise/classify info<br />
    17. 17. Workplace Internet Productivity Strategy<br />Internet and social media use policy<br />Train people how to use Outlook properly<br />Use an intranet, not email, to share information<br />Encourage off-line time for reading, thinking, writing, discussing, reflecting<br />Use some of the applications discussed earlier<br />Lead by example<br />
    18. 18. Yin Yang<br />
    19. 19. The first rule of any technology used in a business <br />is that automation applied to an efficient operation <br />will magnify the efficiency. <br />The second is that automation applied <br />to an inefficient operation <br />will magnify the inefficiency.<br />Bill Gates<br />
    20. 20. Connect<br />Email jk@imeka.com.au<br />LinkedIn – Julian Keys<br />Twitter @ImekaAUS<br />www.imeka.com.au<br />

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