Adapting to the Information Renaissance

The information renaissance, the change in the way information is exchanged and handled, is happening in today’s world.  Change is inevitable but there are ways organizations and people can adapt more easily to it.  Understanding what is actually going on can help people adjust more quickly to changes.  This post is dedicated to helping people and organizations adjust to the information renaissance. 

This information renaissance is not the only renaissance that has happened before so there are ways to compare the information renaissance to others.  The first thing that can be noticed in the information renaissance is the way information moves.  Today there are so many different types of network that allow people and organizations to collaborate and transmit data from so many different sources.  Social networks allow people to transfer information to hundreds/thousands of people.  Information networks that connect businesses and homes together as one allowing for the seamless transfer of data.  These methods of data transfer are changing constantly and organizations that adapt the quickest are often the most successful.  There are two main focuses that lead to better adaptation of the information renaissance.

The first focus is to lead by example.  Focus on succeeding as a person and radiate that success to the business organization and to the colleagues of the business when they see success they’ll want to succeed just as much.  The second focus is to be confident that the solutions that have been changed and created are the best, trust these solutions.  Fighting change is not good for anyone people or business so really trusting these systems and solutions is essential.

The information renaissance is upon us and the only way to make the best of it is to adapt.  This can be done by doing it by leading by example and to be confident with the system, its there for a reason.  This post was inspired by another colleagues article which will be linked below.

Leadership for the Information Renaissance: Clarity, Challenges, Opportunity:

http://www.academia.edu/181775/Leadership_for_the_Information_Renaissance_Clarity_Challenges_Opportunity

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