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How technology is transforming events

Ross Dawson

One of my speaking bureau just asked me to provide them with a few quick ideas on how technology is changing events, as one of their key clients is having an internal meeting to discuss their future use of technology in events. Questions and discussion during events. Business relationships Social networks Technology trends

Five Key Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked to provide some initial recommendations for that initiative, in the form of responses to five questions. Though some feel distance and online learning will not reduce costs[2], many are looking to new technologies not only to increase access but also to reduce the load borne by government. This is my response. ( 1 HRSDC.

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

technologies to bridge the connection gap? Almost 20 years later, I suppose we are all haunted by the words of Bennis. Gasco. Are you engaged?

Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But a number of recent articles have been asking an intriguing question. It is not confined to an art medium or to any technology.”.

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

Bob Sutton

Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. is not a very useful question. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. Bringing Creativity to Organizations| Bob Sutton|Stanford Technology Ventures.

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?)

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

Berkman Blogging Books Cluetrain Future Life Links Live Web Technology VRM infrastructureThe Web we had then was mostly a static one. No thanks.

Money Doesn't Necessarily Buy Competitive Advantage

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The report starts out by asking a few edgy questions: “The quest for innovation has long been a faith-based initiative: Spend more, and profit will come. The Booz team provides insightful answers to this question in their 2010 Global Innovation 1000 study, How the Top Innovators keep Winning. But, this is much easier said than done.

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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.

Is leadership an emergent property?

Harold Jarche

Ideas lead technology. Technology leads organizations. Tweet Note: this post is in early Beta. The ideology will come later.

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

Dan Pontefract

After each speaker, there’s a question/answer session for about ten minutes. They even cooked up an App Store – and this was back in 2004.

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

I started down the path of personal knowledge mastery in 2004, inspired by Dave Pollard , Denham Gray , and others. “To Early Tools. 2013.

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Buzzword: Micro-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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The Science of Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Its final report, - Innovate America: Thriving in a World of Challenge and Change , - was released in December of 2004. Human capital.

Great Stagnation or Big Shift? The Answer Matters

John Hagel

The short answerTyler offers is that we ran out of three different kinds of “low hanging fruit”: free land, technological breakthroughs and smart, uneducated kids.  Tyler’s book raises several important questions: Are we in a Great Stagnation? Let's take a look at each of these questions in sequence.   Who loses?

We Are All New Immigrants to the Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He observed that when he started writing That Used to be Us , he went back and looked at The World is Flat , which he had written in 2004. 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. How did we fall into such a slow decline?

UX Week Keynote Speaker Ken Jennings on Maps and Design

Adaptive Path

back in 2004, he was a humble software engineer from Salt Lake City. When Ken Jennings stepped onto the stage of the game show Jeopardy!

Slow Learning – #change11

Clark Quinn

Our limitations are no longer the technology, but our imaginations. The question is, what are we, and should be, doing with this technology? Yet the limits are not technological; we have the ability to build the systems if we can conceptualize the needed framework. 2004). Educational Technology , 44, 4, 45-49.

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The following is a set of responses to interview questions I answered over the weekend. That’s a good question, and I don’t really know the answer to it. I outlined my theory in the paper ‘Learning Networks’ in 2004 [link] and George wrote his important paper also in 2004. How did you start your cooperation initially?

David Weinberger - Untitled Article

David Weinberger

Technology is not magic,” he says. The question is, he says, what does social media really do for us. ” The question is what info will help actual outcomes. “Technology gives you a sense of precision” that is unwarranted. It was just scratching the surface in 2004. Missing points.

Learning Trends 2014


Having recently returned from Learning Technologies in London, I have a few new reflections about what''s "trending" in the L&D world.

Dated best practices

Jay Cross

This appeared on SRI-Business Consulting’s Learning on Demand page in April 2004. technology. Questionable. Learning. Strategy.

Micah Sifry: Why the Net’s effect on politics has disappointed us

David Weinberger

You talk about Obama being the most technological president. Micah: I wanted to put to rest the question: What happened after 2008?

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the question is, what is the correct perspective to be lookingat, or looking at the issue from, in the context of learning, and onlinelearning in particular. I took this photograph in 2004, and if youlook at it really closely it’s a fish and fish guts. No problem at all. So don’t feelinhibited from sharing this stuff. And so on.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

New Technology The development of new technology continues to have an impact on learning. While on the one hand, new technology allows schools and instructors to offer learning in new ways, educators nonetheless continue to face limitations imposed by technology, and sometimes the lack of technology. Why? "We

An Amplification of the power of Game-Based Learning in the Corporate World

Mark Oehlert

The stats on the growth of the gaming market and the changing demographic of gamers is also interesting but I think of more interest to folks in the corporate space would be some admittedly dated stats now from Beck & Wade's 2004 book, Got Game? Games require absolutely no technology. You bet. Spot on. Couldn't agree more. Numbers?

The New Entrepreneurship: Back to the Roots of the American Dream

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One is a productivity surge as companies have embraced and learned to take advantage of information technologies, which has resulted in major innovations and efficiencies over the past decade. This is one of the most urgent questions the country faces. Gallup’s measurements are somewhat higher at 9.2%. But, those days are over.

Why I’m Scared of the SOPA Bill by Jim Fruchterman

Beth Kanter

However, SOPA apparently has shoot first, ask questions later provisions. Flickr Photo by DonkeyHotey. Unfortunately, that’s not the case.

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

Bob Sutton

Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. is not a very useful question. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. Bringing Creativity to Organizations| Bob Sutton|Stanford Technology Ventures.

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MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this presentation Stephen Downes addresses the question of how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will impact the future of distance education. I had, meanwhile, been running my newsletter service for the educational technology community since 2001. What is a MOOC? Thank you, it is a pleasure to be able to be here today. It is old.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER July 1996 to June 1997 BullsEye Internet News Service, Kirkland, Washington Orchestrated, developed and ran startup high technology news delivery service. Even the technologies are open. Thanks. #

EPSS and ePerformance

Tony Karrer

This is a question I've struggled with for quite a while. In a comment in my post Amusing Findings in Keywords Jack Pierce asked: I'm searching for the right term for what a lot of us do when we do EPSS type solutions. We could use EPSS as a term, but it seems a bit old, and a bit engineering-like.

Deliberate Explosive Devices

Doc Searls

Good question. Take a listen the next time you hear somebody say “Good question.&# Maybe it also means the best questions are unanswerable. The answer to Matt’s question — How did we keep from blowing ourselves up for all those years? —is You can also watch the lecture he gave on the topic at UCSB in 2004.

Fixing the US Jobs Problem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

competitiveness in an expanded set of activities via heightened investment in human capital, technology, and hard and soft infrastructure. Remember that the set of goods and services that is practically tradable is expanding because of transportation and information-technology innovations.” “The Manufacturing jobs are moving offshore.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It is a complex topic which incorporates multiple perspectives and questions in relation to commercial use of OER, for example: Should OER protect the future freedoms of users and creators or the resources themselves? DayTwo Pro Opening statement David Wiley The question of this debate, “Should OER favour commercial use?”, i) No.

MOOC - La résurgence de la communauté dans l'apprentissage en ligne

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Texte de ma conférence a Edmunston - pour plus, svp voir [link] Dans cette présentation, Stephen Downes aborde la question à savoir comment les MOOC (massive open online courses) influenceront l''avenir de la formation à distance. à l''aide de réponses claires et précises à ces questions. Qu''est-ce qu''un MOOC? Quelles idées?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Learning without Barriers

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Much of the interface between technology and society involves standards. This is a theme JSB came back to in his talk. Why should we do this?

Futures of the Internet

Doc Searls

Earlier this year the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and Elon University conducted research toward The Future of the Internet IV , the latest in their survey series , which began with Future of the Internet I – 2004. Are the next takeoff technologies evident now? It’s a technological one.

What is YOUR history of online facilitation?

Nancy White

In 2004, I took a stab at a more academic review entitled A Short History o f Online Facilitation. In just over a week I’ll be in Ft.

Growing Up in a Complex World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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. Many of the student questions were the same as those in the CEO study. Several weeks ago IBM released its 2010 Global CEO Study. They grew up in a complex world.