re: Enterprise 2.
0 and Observable Work
June 25, 2010 · Blog1387 · Posted by Greg Lloyd
Friday June 25, 2010: Observable Work discussion centered on Jim McGee's original blog post Managing the visibility of knowledge work, including a comment and blog post: Observable Work: The Taming of the Flow by @briantullis and a comment and analysis with several well sourced examples by @johnt, including this:
"Yes, the real learning is in all the nuances of how we work, not reading a manual, it’s a skill, a capacity to act….
I also think that the constraints of geography and time in virtual teams, kind of means that you have to pay more importance to working more visibly, but not just in a synchronous way like tele-cons…we can use other social tools for when we aren’t all in the same room…and I’m not talking email.
Here's a summary of Twitter chat using tag #OWork, including tweets that weren't shown using Twitter's built-in search - arghh!
@roundtrip is me.
@roundtrip: Several differences with Observable Work (#OWork) model:
1) It's discretionary.
? @VMaryAbraham: So it's an optional, discretionary source of additional info?
@roundtrip: More a discretionary way of working "with your door always open, and most of your desk browsable by (trusted) folk"
[That is] an way of working "with your door always open" without disturbing others.
Observable Work can be an individual or a group norm.
2) You're opening up your working in progress and analysis process to people you know and trust for a valid business purpose
3) Observable Work - learn by observing - is aligned with traditions of legal, medical and other teaching and learning
4) People who become excellent models based on OWork gain reputation and recognition in a virtuous sense IMO
? @lehawes How does relate to Social Business? (Asking w/
@roundtrip: We're using as a norm that may be a specific example (perhaps a best practice) for Social Business as a topic
@roundtrip: Tom explains why who sits next to whom in your office can make a huge difference in this new video: is.gd/
@roundtrip: Strategy: Space Matters @TomPeters bit.ly/
Next Things Next: Observable Work: The Taming of the Flow @briantullis bit.ly/