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Notes from 2004

Harold Jarche

I was listening to an interview with Steven Johnson on CBC Spark and he suggested that it’s a good practice to take regular notes (like my blog) but also important to review them regularly. I’ve gone through my 2004 posts, which was my first year of full-time blogging on this site, and here is what still remains interesting.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This work, in turn, is suggesting and supporting the model of learning described in the first section, that of a course network supporting and informing an ever-shifting set of course episodes. This is the basis for the models and strategies that characterize what has come to be called informal learning. 2004). 2004).

An Amazing Story About a Certified Asshole on This American Life.

Bob Sutton

As regular readers of Work Matters know, since I published The No Asshole Rule in 2007 (or really, since I published a short essay on the rule  in Harvard Business Review in 2004) I have since been deluged with stories about certified assholes of every stripe. Your Information. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group.

2497 and counting

Harold Jarche

For example, I have the flow (148 posts to date) of my thoughts on personal knowledge management since my first post in 2004. Period.

Seven years and still independent

Harold Jarche

When I started (19 Feb 2004), the term blog was not exactly mainstream and one media “guru&# said blogs were on their way out.

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. So as you read this, keep in mind that Stephen was primarily talking about technology that can support a Formal Learning Event that heavily leverages Informal / Social Learning as it's primary mechanism. It's definitely worth a read.

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

Organizations over-managed information because it was easy to do. Organizations are still enamoured with information technology.

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Organizations, work, and learning

Harold Jarche

They cover the main themes of organizations, work, and learning, that I have been discussing on this blog since 2004. Management in networks.

Kevin Wheeler: How Gen Y Learns

Jay Cross

See on Scoop.it – Informal & Experiential Learning. Kevin Wheeler Founder and Chairman the Future of Talent Institute. Just Jay

Activate your knowledge

Harold Jarche

PKM is much more than processing information. It’s about ideas, conversations and especially relationships. Passion at Work, page 11].

Google+ and the Unsettled World of Social Media

Andy McAfee

Like apparently all other tech geeks, I’ve been playing with Google Plus for the past week. Visual Guide to Circles in Google+ by @ross.

Sprint Nextel informs on its customers 8M times

David Weinberger

Chris Soghoian reports : print Nextel provided law enforcement agencies with its customers’ (GPS) location information over 8 million times between September 2008 and October 2009.

Analysis and Support of MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My contributions to the Network Learning 'Hot Seat' addressing the question, "How do we analyse and support the networked interactions of thousands of people learning together?" View the whole discussion here. # # # These are two very different questions and I'm not sure it's useful (or even appropriate) to ask them together. Gibson. No it isn't.

70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

Diagram from Heinze & Proctor ‘Reflections on the Use of Blended Learning’ (2004). University of Salford, UK. Work is becoming more complex.

Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Design is no longer just for physical objects, e.g. cars, bridges, shoes, jewelry, smartphones. Let me explain.

Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are Hollow Shells without Democracy

Harold Jarche

Thomas Malone, in The Future of Work  (2004) envisaged four potential organizational models for the network era: Loose hierarchies.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

look forward to the new, innovative trends and insights they will unearth when all the information is analyzed and the GIO 3.0 and GIO 2.0.

Shifting responsibility by taking responsibility

Harold Jarche

But diversity of information is necessary for a functioning democracy and I would say just as important for social businesses.

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Separating advertising’s wheat and chaff

Doc Searls

In their landmark study, “The Waste in Advertising is the Part that Works” ( Journal of Advertising Research , December, 2004, pp.

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I Learned A Lot At My First-Ever F Up Nights

Dan Pontefract

Eventually, Mark had to inform his customers that they were unable to ship products, too. Don’t shoot the messenger! Todd Dunlop.

Is leadership an emergent property?

Harold Jarche

Open information and access to our common knowledge assets seems to be a required part of any new leadership model. Ideas lead technology.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. technology ? The game is afoot! The upstart [.]

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

» November 12, 2007 Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation The 2004 US National Innovation Initiative succinctly pointed out that "[Innovation] is multidisciplinary and technologically complex. They attend department meetings and similar functions for management, information or even social purposes. Please try again.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.

Martijn Linssen

from 2004 to 2009 SAP revenue grew 42.7% from 2004 to 2009 Oracle revenue grew 128.4% over 2004 to 2009 SAP has an average profit% of 25.7%

Transparency is the new objectivity

David Weinberger

Nevertheless, objectivity — even as an unattainable goal — served an important role in how we came to trust information, and in the economics of newspapers in the modern age. We were told that bloggers have agendas, whereas journalists give us objective information. This change is, well, epochal. And then foolishness.

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The race to platform education

George Siemens

guess that’s why Facebook is now bigger than the web was in 2004. Which means that decisions makers are motivated (partly out of fear of appearing ill-informed, partly out of not wanting to take risks) to adopt approaches that integrate fairly seamlessly across the education spectrum. More on that in a bit. Who ruled? Amazon.

Personal Knowledge Mastery

Harold Jarche

In 2004 this was by following early bloggers and also by blogging myself. must say that my posts in the early years were not very good.

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Becoming MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Siemens, 2004) What, then, would promote learner efficacy even in chaotic or noisy environments? 2004, December 12). There are two types of MOOCs. On the one hand, there is the xMOOC - this is a formal course created in a site like Coursera or EdX. One major criticism of the cMOOC is based on the free-form nature of the course.

A personal learning journey

Harold Jarche

Lilia Efimova ( 2004 ) was one of my earlier inspirations, “To a great extend PKM [personal knowledge management] is about shifting responsibility for learning and knowledge sharing from a company to individuals and this is the greatest challenge for both sides.&# Tags: Informal Learning Performance Improvement PKM

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What blogging was

David Weinberger

Some of us had been arguing from the beginning of the Web that the Web was more a social space than a publishing, informational or commercial space — “more” in the sense of what was driving adoption and what was making the Web the dominant shaping force of our culture. We are more comfortable with informal, personal writing.

Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The non-research citations are as selective and ill-informed as the formal citations. 2004). Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère. Life with alacrity: Tracing the evolution of social software. 2011). 2013). 2007).

Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

Thanks to the web, learners are becoming better informed, smarter, and more demanding of qualities missing from most education and training organizations. You need flow to provide real value for learners (remember that they’re becoming better informed, smarter, and more demanding), as flow provides the essential element of context.

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The Pathetic Pundit Playbook

Andy McAfee

Claiming better information. In 2008, Nate Silver correctly predicted the winner of 49 of the 50 states in the US presidential election. Romney.

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

To survive in the 21 st century, we’re going to need a new generation of leaders – leaders, not managers. There is always an ‘us’ in trust. Gasco.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

SCORM 2004 remains the dominant learning resources specification in both the corporate and academic learning technology marketplace to this day. This course, called Connectivism and Connective Knowledge (CCK08), was designed to explain and expand the learning theory they had been developing since 2004. CCK11.

The labels change, the game remains the same

Mind Hacks

Benzedrine had a legitimate medical use. It acts as a bronchodilater, opening up the airways to the lungs, so it was prescribed for people with asthma.

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Seven years and 95 theses

Harold Jarche

2004 - Lee LeFever hits the nail on the head with this  Esse Quam Videre (to be rather than seem) post about weblogging in business. At them.

Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

Amygdala and social network size Supplementary information social network Social media picture Print this post Posted by Drs.

For personal data, use value beats sale value

Doc Searls

People keep a single account with information about themselves. Without that information, we can’t say what people’s perceived value for their personal data might be. Should you manage your  personal data  just so you can sell it to marketers? And just because somebody’s already buying it anyway, why not?)

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“IT Doesn’t Matter” Ten Years Later

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2004 Carr published a book based on his HBR article with the more toned-down title of Does IT Matter?  is promoting as on-demand computing.