Building Massively Successful Networked Organizations

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Slides for Ross Dawson's keynote at Connected Enterprise 2012

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Building Massively Successful Networked Organizations

  1. 1. Building Massively SuccessfulNetworked Organisations  Futurist  Strategy advisor  Author @rossdawson
  2. 2. NetworksWorkConnectionsAnalysisLeadershipAction
  3. 3. Networks
  4. 4. Who does this man know?
  5. 5. The most connected actors
  6. 6. Networks and life
  7. 7. The structure is the same
  8. 8. Layers of the living networksBrain Internet Applications Organizations Industries
  9. 9. Work
  10. 10. Distributed work
  11. 11. ModularisationFlickr credit: ulybug
  12. 12. We are social
  13. 13. “The world is becoming too fast,too complex and too networkedfor any company to have all the answers inside.” Prof. Yochai Benkler, Harvard University and author, The Wealth of Networks
  14. 14. Markets for talentFlickr credit: blprnt_van
  15. 15. Connections
  16. 16. The networked organisation
  17. 17. Network roles Boundary spanner Information broker Central Connector Peripheral SpecialistSource: Patti Anklam
  18. 18. The importance of boundary spanners
  19. 19. Networks for innovation
  20. 20. Networks in client relationships
  21. 21. Analysing purchasing decisionsSuccessful Unsuccessful
  22. 22. Analysis
  23. 23. Network methodologiesSurveys Digital trails
  24. 24. Types of networksBounded Unbounded
  25. 25. Network dimensionsDemographics Expertise Tenure  Knowledge of capabilities Location  Input into decision-making  Confidence in capabilitiesCommunication  Trust Frequency of communication Value of communication Value Importance in achieving work  Time saved Want to communicate more  Revenue generated Energising  Personal benefits
  26. 26. Network over-dependencyNumber who saythey would be more Likely bottlenecks.effective if they People that arecould interact more already heavilywith this person sought out yet others need more of their time. Numbers who communicate to this person at least once a month.
  27. 27. LeadershipFlickr credit: Calsidyrose
  28. 28. Successful organisations of the future  Networked  Scalable  Flexible  Talented  Responsive  Open  Integrated  Innovative  Extended
  29. 29. The inside is the outside
  30. 30. Governance for transformationBenefits Risks/ Concerns Risks of NOT taking actionProductivity and Productivity loss Reducedefficiency competitivenessStaff satisfaction and Loss of control Harder to attractengagement talented staffAccess to information Information reliability Fragmentation ofand processes informationFlexibility in work Systems security Unauthorized use of technology
  31. 31. Action
  32. 32. Unique prioritiesFlickr credit: Nina Matthews Photography
  33. 33. Integrating social and business processesFlickr credit: INTVGene
  34. 34. Culture and organisational change
  35. 35. Connecting expertise Awareness of capabilities Understanding of those capabilities Confidence in those capabilities Personal trust Action!
  36. 36. NetworksWorkConnectionsAnalysisLeadershipAction

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