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70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

There are many other examples of ‘blending’ learning stretching back into the past, too. University of Salford, UK. But it’s just a baby step.

Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders

Dan Pontefract

Coaching is not a formulaic process when demonstrating the connected leader attributes. Group coaching? Speed coaching? Why not. But of course.

Shifting work

Harold Jarche

Jobs in manufacturing, information processing, or other types of routine work are quickly disappearing. Today it is less than 10%.

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Lean Principles in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Such a pull approach to business is quite different from the push approaches of the past. But it then adds three additional management disciplines: .

Data 88

Birgit Mager and the Evolution of Service Design

Adaptive Path

After sleeping on it for one night, I thought, “Well, that’s really interesting–to bring design into this challenge of creating organizations and processes and interactions that are customer oriented.” For example, former students of mine are running a successful service design company in Cologne: “Minds and Makers”.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy. . I looked forward to the article. But, no one knows for sure. .

Jobs in the Age of Watson

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, in a paper written in 1930, economist John Maynard Keynes wrote : “We are being afflicted with a new disease of which some readers may not yet have heard the name, but of which they will hear a great deal in the years to come - namely, technological unemployment. The Watson Challenge was an exhibition Jeopardy! There are only 1.2

Issues 101

The Day SAP Ruined a Good Thing

Dan Pontefract

This post was four years in the making. I was no stranger to acquisitions. But the SAP acquisition was much different. He was years ahead of his time.

An Ethics Primer

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In The Use of Pleasure he talks of morality as “self-formation as an ‘ethical subject,’ a process in which the individual delimits that part of himself that will form the object of his moral practice, defines his position relative to the precept he will follow, and decides on a certain mode of being that will serve as his moral goal.” 17 Jan.

Yes, A Business CAN Disrupt Itself

Steve Denning

And in the process, they missed disruptive innovations that opened up new customers and markets for alternative blockbuster products.

What blogging was

David Weinberger

For example, the blogosphere (remember when that was word?) At the turn of the millennium there was no MySpace (2003) and no Facebook (2004). Amateurs could not produce material as good as professionals because professionals have gone through some controlled process to gain that status. Fellow Hours are private. Presence.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Improving service and processes. Most workers report that they often need to work around formal procedures and processes to get their jobs done.

Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It

Kevin Wheeler

Have you invested in systems, technology and process improvements to lower costs and improve the speed to hire, develop, retain or engage your employees? The evidence shows that increases in productivity significantly lag the investment in tools and process improvements. An example is the introduction of the typewriter.

TV 3.0

Doc Searls

Here in New York, for example, I’m writing this in an apartment that could receive analog TV over rabbit ears in the old analog days.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

These are just some examples. Sadly. . Not anymore. And here is why… . WOW, boy, did we have a good blast?!? For sure! And a real one! Period.

Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Operational excellence requires detailed analysis of technologies, quality, processes, competitors, customer satisfaction and the like.

Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

For example, most research projects begin with a hypothesis, followed by data collection and analysis. The internet and the web (in its web 2.0

The Science of Complex Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Prior to joining the Santa Fe Institute in 2003, he was the leader and founder of the high energy physics group at Los Alamos National Lab. Metaphorically we use biological terms, for example the DNA of the company or the ecology of the marketplace. Let me explain. In the 1990s, Dr. West’s attention turned to biology. Amazing.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Bandwidth is in the process of becoming ubiquitous, and though we may complain about the price, it is already, relatively speaking, cheap. Processing Computers have as well become more reliable. A report from Gartner Consulting, for example, suggests that Windows Vista is collapsing under its own weight. Why? "We Web 2.0

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? it students prefer everything? - MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Some things will be directive - we continue to work on math, for example. This is a great example of experiential learning. Scrum in Educational IT - EduScrum - how can a manufacturing process work in our IT department? showing C)2 levels in a classroom in the UK (finding 4K ppm - concentration is impacted!) From 68%.

A Year in Photos

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tunis is in the process of self-organization. In London, I decided to explore the perfect counter-example to that proposition, the Royalty.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The Soul of a Business – People, Culture and Brand

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It was clear that whatever business values we came up with to express our culture could not be dictated from the top, so in the summer of 2003 we organized a ValuesJam in which all employees were invited to participate to help us shape and define IBM’s values. What binds together a virtual, distributed, globally integrated business? audience.

[berkman] Yochai Benkler on his new book

David Weinberger

Yochai points to a number of factors, but focuses on fairness: of outcomes, of intentions, and of processes. Processes: Tyler (2003) showed that procedural justice correlated with internalized compliance. The image projected to the crowd is one of lack of regard for process. I interviewed him about it here.). On Oct.

Trainer’s Notebook: Finding Inspiration and New Ideas for Facilitation Techniques

Beth Kanter

I always learn something from his participatory style, humor, and techniques. Here’s a few things I learned. Tips Training Design

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The debate, available on the WSIS Community Platform , was quite an interesting debate, but there were numerous complaints from people who wanted to read and comment that the debate platform was inaccessible, that it was not possible to simply read a post and comment without going through a laborious vetting process by UNESCO staff. 2003).

Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.

Bob Sutton

WSJ CareerJournal | Though Now Routine, Bosses Still Stumble During the Layoff Process. 2003 Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance? Just wondering about your selection of "Steve Jobs" - seems to me that he qualified as a prime example of the main character in your most famous book? Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Search.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

Moderating for development - I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate , July 15, 2008 It’s a process of several months which started in May and includes two live conferences (in a cinema, close to Ede), papers written by specialists on development issues and an online discussion via the website [link]. Below are some helpful tips. &#.

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Summary

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note: I'm posting this as an example of a rigorous examination and deconstruction of an academic paper. interferes with the natural processes by with learners draw on their unique prior experience and learning styles to construct new situated knowledge to achieve their goals." Bruner, 1961; Papert, 1980; Steffe& Gale,1995).

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So I'm less interested in the pedagogy, I'm more interested in the process. It was started in 2001, and the main spec came out in 2003. Interoperable - the widgets are a good example. This time, we looked at the process, how to engage the community. Simpler Visual Athoring - We saw examples of that today, eg.

Power of informal learning in developing managers

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

4, Winter 2003. For example, McCall et al. 1988) found that of thirty-five managerial job skills (for example, negotiating skills), managers developed thirty of them through informal learning (for example, job assignments). Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency. Michael D.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

But the grim business climate of the past few years may have removed some of the obstacles to the bottom-up community-building process. Cycles.

LMS Conversation with Tracy Continues

Tony Karrer

A "Use Case" is an example of how a particular user will use the system. And, your description of the process to get the LMS starting in 2003 will resonate with MANY (if not most) people in our field This is a somewhat different experience for me. In response Tracy just posted - LMS - I don't want to be Little Miss Should've.

Knowledge Mobilization and Knowledge Translation

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

IDRC, for example , defines knowledge translation as "the exchange, synthesis and ethically-sound application of research findings within a complex set of interactions among researchers and knowledge users." 2003 )." 2003) write, "kowledge translation. Posted to the SCoPE conference , May 21, 2008. As Davis,

IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This point of view was famously argued by Nicholas Carr in his provocative 2003 article IT Doesn’t Matter , which he later expanded into a book: Does IT Matter? Their analysis identified the key management practices of those companies that realized the most business value from their IT investments: move from analog to digital processes.

Learning from Experience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I use examples from a variety of companies and industries, but in particular, throughout the course I use the concrete lessons we learned from IBM’s e-business initiative in the second half of the 1990s, as well as my personal experiences as general manager of the Internet Division during this period. It is not enough to have a strategy.

Response to My letter On AIDS

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Canada recognizes that many developing countries will need assistance in implementing the World Trade Organization’s decision of August 30, 2003, which allows developed countries to export generic versions of patented drugs to developing countries unable to manufacture their own. She has asked that I respond to you on her behalf.

The Cloud and Collaboration

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tom Stonier writes, In principle, this process does not differ from the evolution of primitive nervous systems into advanced mammalian brains. Dimitar Tchurovsky's Google knol titled the 'Global Virtual Brain and Mind Project' is a good example of this. McCarthy) These examples are typical; they could be multiplied almost indefinitely.

Content Delivery Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

For example, used Akamai to provide static images for the website. Image [1] (below) display’s the domain lookup process that happens.

Cloud Computing and the Evolution Toward the "Outside-In," Virtual Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Foundation was started in 2003 by Bankinter , - one of the largest commercial banks in Spain, - in order to foster entrepreneurial innovation in the country. For example, it is not unusual for different divisions of the same company to use different HR, finance and accounting processes, just because that is the way they evolved over time.