diverse networks, strong relationships
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
Being engaged with a diverse network of people who share their knowledge makes for more effective workers. ” – Tim Kastelle (2010).
Notes from 2004
JANUARY 8, 2011
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. Note that in 2004, blogging was not mainstream yet. In 2004, I posted for the first time, “Learning is business, and business is learning – finally.. I am a human being..
the core competency for network era work
JANUARY 10, 2016
My conclusions in 2004 remain today: My conclusion for a while has been that knowledge cannot be managed, and neither can knowledge workers.
Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users
MARCH 27, 2011
While I closely followed the social networking space at the time, I didn’t join many. When I was writing Living Networks in 2002 there were no true social networking applications in existence. As it happens this model closer to LinkedIn than any of the other major social networking platforms of today. Enterprise 2.0
SWITCH festival shows the power and potential of cross-industry collaboration
AUGUST 20, 2015
I first met Mark Zawacki when I did the opening keynote at the ANZA Technology Conference in Silicon Valley in 2004, and Mark was also a speaker at the event. Mark has since founded the highly-regarded corporate accelerator 650Labs , which helps leading global corporates to drive innovation.
Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation
NOVEMBER 12, 2007
Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. Home Archives Subscribe « Business Innovation and Storytelling | Main | Becoming an Innovation Leader – Is There More than One Style? This is not surprising.
Organizations, work, and learning
DECEMBER 23, 2014
They cover the main themes of organizations, work, and learning, that I have been discussing on this blog since 2004. Management in networks.
You Are Not Perfect! Live With It
APRIL 27, 2012
IBM Innovation Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise Work Life IntegrationI really like Inc. Ready? How wrong!
my pkm story
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
I started down the path of personal knowledge mastery in 2004, inspired by Dave Pollard , Denham Gray , and others. “To Innovating with PKM.
The MIT Forum on Future Cities
APRIL 15, 2011
The Sense able City Lab was founded in 2004 by architect and engineer Carlo Ratti , who is a faculty member in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and CultureFirst, is the rapid urbanization of the planet.
A New Style of Work
JULY 24, 2011
Tom Foremski , a journalist blogger and friend who reports on the business and culture of innovation in Silicon Valley Watcher , wrote an interesting comment in my blog: “In some ways, I see your post-retirement life as being somewhat futuristic, in that it will be the way many people will be working in the future. My time is now my own.
Google+ and the Unsettled World of Social Media
JULY 13, 2011
technologies is not yet anywhere near complete — we’ve not yet seen all the important innovations. Me, neither.
Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are Hollow Shells without Democracy
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
As work and learning become integrated in a networked society, I see great opportunities to create better employment models. Just not enough.
Shifting responsibility by taking responsibility
OCTOBER 21, 2013
With the age of print almost over, it is ironic that we may get even less diversity of news and opinions in the age of networks.
I Learned A Lot At My First-Ever F Up Nights
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Of course beer is encouraged and naturally there is time for networking before and after the speakers. Don’t shoot the messenger!
Hidden Wealth: Science, Technology and Services Innovation in the 21st Century
AUGUST 14, 2009
The Royal Society , - the UK’s national academy of science, - recently released a report: Hidden Wealth: the contribution of science to service sector innovation. This excellent report represents the findings of a major study on the role of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to innovation in the services sector.
The American Dream, Innovation and the Knowledge Economy
SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
These major economic development issues are the primary reasons why innovation has become so prominent in the US and just about every other country in the world. In December of 2004, the National Innovation Initiative issued its final report, Innovate America. There is clearly no single answer to these questions.
Introducing Future Perfect
Steven Berlin Johnson
JULY 26, 2012
What they fail to recognize is that there can be power and intelligence in a swarm, and if you’re trying to do battle against a distributed network like global capitalism, you’re better off becoming a distributed network yourself. Emergence inspired some of the early crowdfunding strategies employed by the Howard Dean campaign in 2004.
Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 12, 2014
SCORM 2004 remains the dominant learning resources specification in both the corporate and academic learning technology marketplace to this day. Content Syndication Networks The concept of content syndication originates with the newspaper industry. What we now know as the social web, and the social network, evolved from these origins.
Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 30, 2015
2004). Fall of the wall: Capital flows to education innovation. elearnspace › Digital Learning Research Network (dLRN ). Retrieved from [link] research-network-dlrn/ Thomson, P., The non-research citations are as selective and ill-informed as the formal citations. Retrieved from [link] Allen, I. & Seaman, J. 2011).
Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0
DECEMBER 17, 2008
ralphmercer: committees are place to lure great ideas to be killed while absolving everyone of the blame hjarche: innovation is something you create from thinking & doesn’t usually come from existing practices that others are following [link] hjarche: Our Future: Security, Consumption, Participation and/or Green? technology ? Canada
Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa
JUNE 24, 2011
Adejare’s role was to illuminate how business can be part of innovating in eLearning in Africa. Read on! And thanks to Adejare!
AUGUST 3, 2012
As a term, “micro-learning” has been around since about 2004, when it was put forward in a PhD thesis by Gerhard Gassler.
Has the Economic Meltdown & 9/11 Impacted our Definition of Teams?
SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
Thanks to RITA , (Research and Innovative Technology Administration through the U.S. Phase 2 : July, 2004 through July 2008.
Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation
DECEMBER 18, 2008
ralphmercer: committees are place to lure great ideas to be killed while absolving everyone of the blame hjarche: innovation is something you create from thinking & doesn’t usually come from existing practices that others are following [link] hjarche: Our Future: Security, Consumption, Participation and/or Green? via Harald Jarche) [.]
Harold Jarche » Interdependent Learning
MARCH 3, 2010
" —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? The learner is dependent on others. when you job shadow.
Not Your Father’s ROI
JUNE 28, 2009
It features an article in which Jon Husband and I delve into how to measure the impact of learning in the network era. Increase in Network Size.
Growing Up in a Complex World
JUNE 18, 2010
This is IBM’s fourth and largest CEO study since 2004, based on more than 1,500 face-to-face interviews with CEOs and senior public leaders from more than 60 countries. This generation of students doesn’t need to be told what a network is. Several weeks ago IBM released its 2010 Global CEO Study. They grew up in a complex world.
Cynefin papers: a summary
JANUARY 11, 2013
Its Strategy in the context of uncertainty in Patricia Coate (ed) The Handbook of Business Strategy Emerald Group Publishing 2004.
SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
As a result of the incredible advances in digital components and personal computing over the past thirty years, many new innovations are first emerging in consumer markets and among communities of experimental users, from which they eventually trickle-up into the worlds of business and government applications. Many challenges lie ahead.
Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking
NOVEMBER 29, 2009
Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. Blockages to Innovation and Learning.
Education Technology Strategies - Day Two
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
innovators of today") Q: are we looking at ways to. The challenge now is how do we take those innovations and find those things that are working best and spread them not just to lead schools, but all across the system and in every school and in every board - the challenge is to get the great innovations more generally in use.
[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts
MAY 29, 2012
In 2004, the servers failed. ” And “ultimately, that leads to innovation.” We have a good track record of innovation and keeping the right trends. Dries points to a common pattern: From innovation to bespoke systems to products to commoditization. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. History.
Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates
JANUARY 13, 2010
Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. This can block success. block or ignore it.)
How I use social media
AUGUST 4, 2009
It has changed our experience and understanding of being part of a group, a community or a network. The blog made the network visible.
Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed. Customer-Focused Innovation. Innovation in a Recession: Forum | KQED|NPR.
The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
NOVEMBER 16, 2008
Bandwidth As administrators struggle against the demands video streaming and bit torrent networks place on backbones, it is hard to imagine saying that bandwidth will be unlimited. Fenning, 2004) We continue to organize classes in grades, sorted, especially in the earlier years, by age. And access to bandwidth continues to improve.
Publication Day For Scaling Up Excellence -- and Facebook's 10th Anniversary!
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Indeed, the controversial Facebook film The Social Network reinforces this view. Today is Facebook’s 10 th Anniversary. cities.
Humannet at Cisco
JANUARY 22, 2009
All-in-all, I give Cisco high marks for innovation and consider the company’s structure an exemplar for others to follow. Thomas.
Smart Cities and "Liveability"
MAY 11, 2009
The workshop was organized by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group of the Imperial College Business School , as part of a new multi-disciplinary research initiative, Ecocit, whose goal is to study how to help urban environments around the world thrive both ecologically and economically.