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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.

The Science of Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Released earlier this month, the report was developed by the MIT Innovation Initiative , launched a year ago by MIT President Rafael Reif.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Few business concepts have been as long and widely used as disruptive innovation.  Several people have weighed in on Lepore’s article. 

Can Innovation Continue to Drive Long-Term Economic Growth?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Economist  takes a close look  at the evidence that the world might have entered an innovation plateau, including recent productivity statistics. 

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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.

the core competency for network era work

Harold Jarche

My conclusions in 2004 remain today: My conclusion for a while has been that knowledge cannot be managed, and neither can knowledge workers.

Money Doesn't Necessarily Buy Competitive Advantage

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Just about every company will tell you that innovation is one of its highest priorities.  There is no consensus as to which budget line items to include in measuring innovation spending.  So, as often happens, people will try to use a well defined, concrete line item as a proxy for estimating the measurement they are really after.

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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. 2004). 2004, November 10).

Yes, A Business CAN Disrupt Itself

Steve Denning

Disruptive innovation kills businesses. They carefully researched the market and new technologies. Cool, innovative and serious fun.

Smart Homes - Building for America's Bravest

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the Fall of 2007, I taught a graduate course in MIT - Technology-based Business Transformation.  Through his portrayal of Lt.

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

Bob Sutton

The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Customer-Focused Innovation. Again?

A New Style of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.  Next is access to people. 

“IT Doesn’t Matter” Ten Years Later

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

has entered the post-technology era.  It is not that technology itself no longer matters, he explained. 

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Professors Lester and Piore describe two kinds of innovation, which they call analysis and interpretation. and GIO 2.0. For GIO 3.0 Not so fast.

Hidden Wealth: Science, Technology and Services Innovation in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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 blind spot threatens to hinder the development of effective innovation policies and the development of new business models and practices in the UK.” Why is that?

We Are All New Immigrants to the Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These companies and technologies had not been born or were in their infancy in 2004, yet they are now a major part of our conversations.  In these short number of years, we have moved from a flat to a hyperconnected world. The book was co-authored with John Hopkins Professor Michael Mandelbaum. How did we fall into such a slow decline? 

The MIT Forum on Future Cities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.  The technical challenges are attracting many new entrants from the world of technology and engineering systems.  First, is the rapid urbanization of the planet.  billion today. 

Google+ and the Unsettled World of Social Media

Andy McAfee

technologies is not yet anywhere near complete — we’ve not yet seen all the important innovations. Me, neither.

You Are Not Perfect! Live With It

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise Work Life IntegrationI really like Inc. mean, I really  heart it.

70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

However, the incorporation of technology into learning or training delivery has given blended learning a boost. University of Salford, UK.

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.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Innovation Meeting in Mexico

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In November of 2004 we published the results of GIO 1.0 , and earlier this year we published the GIO 2.0 report. Cheers. Please try again.

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

Organizations are still enamoured with information technology. Innovating with PKM. PKM shifts responsibility. Early Tools.

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Education, Technology and Myth

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responding to Norm Friesen, E-Learning Myth #2: Technology Drives Educational Change In this post, various propositions have been collected under a single heading. From the text: It is often said or implied that technology or technological change impact education. So I conclude that technology changes education. will be?)

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.

An Irish Wake for the PC

Andy McAfee

But the PC is now a legacy technology; the center of gravity in computing has moved on. It was a great run. Last year, it was 18.9%.

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

Dan Pontefract

” In 2004, Clayton was COO of a web development shop called Mercurial Communications. Don’t shoot the messenger! Todd Dunlop.

Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

From there, Friendster was founded in 2002, LinkedIn and MySpace in 2003, and Facebook in 2004. In February 2004, the same month that Facebook launched, I gave a presentation on The Rise of Social Networking Technologies (incidentally the second presentation ever at the Innovation Bay network). Some have flourished.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Reusable Learning Resources The initial development of online learning technology began at scale with the development of the learning management system (LMS) in the mid-1990s. SCORM 2004 remains the dominant learning resources specification in both the corporate and academic learning technology marketplace to this day. CCK11.

Indifference, Hostility, Isolation and Other Obstacles to a Healthy Innovation Environment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In most companies, just about all the cards are stacked against the nurturing of innovation, especially the kinds of new ideas and disruptive innovations that generally lead to major changes in the marketplace and within the business. Collaborative innovation is not for them. Is that too pessimistic a view? Perhaps. Why is that?

Shifting responsibility by taking responsibility

Harold Jarche

Where will the diversity of ideas needed to drive innovation come from? – Lilia Efimova 2004. – Wikipedia.

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Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

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 ?

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Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

Adejare’s role was to illuminate how business can be part of innovating in eLearning in Africa. Read on! And thanks to Adejare!

Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2004). US Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology. Fall of the wall: Capital flows to education innovation. Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère. 2011). Babson Survey Research Group. 2013).

Putting the Internet of Things to Work

Ellen Wagner

I've been interested in mobile learning solutions since 2004, when our VP of Macromedia Solutions Marketing wanted to see if there was market for mobile Flash in education. Tags: Innovation Internet Mobile Technology The short answer to that question was a big N-O. Lots of.

Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

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? Jarche, H. 2005). 2005).

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Free-agents and enlightened despots

Harold Jarche

Tweet A recent NYT article on The Auteur vs. The Committee compares Apple and Google, describing Steve Jobs as an “auteur&# : Two years ago, the technology blogger John Gruber  presented a talk , “The Auteur Theory of Design,” at the Macworld Expo. And just simply making decisions, one after another, can be a form of art.”.

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Dawn of Learning

As a term, “micro-learning” has been around since about 2004, when it was put forward in a PhD thesis by Gerhard Gassler.

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Reinventing Relationships

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Once upon a time, new technologies were first deployed in large institutions - enterprises, universities and research labs, the military and civilian government agencies, - from which they eventually  trickled down to the rest of the economy as their prices and complexity dropped.  Social networking applications are not new to business.