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Five Key Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In its 2010 Speech from the Throne , the Government of Ontario, Canada announced its intention to create an Ontario Online Institute (OOI) to support online learning in the province as part of the Open Ontario Plan. I was asked to provide some initial recommendations for that initiative, in the form of responses to five questions. HRSDC.

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

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.

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. 5. 14. "Am I a success or a failure?" is not a very useful question. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Search.

Can Innovation Continue to Drive Long-Term Economic Growth?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Productivity is generally driven by innovative ways of leveraging workers and resources through technological, organizational and policy advances.

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.

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?)

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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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

This was practical for presentations, papers, proposals, and responding to questions. PKM shifts responsibility. Early Tools.

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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.

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?

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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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. The short answer to that question was a big N-O. Tags: Innovation Internet Mobile Technology Lots of.

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? 

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!

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.

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. Just about every major study, like the 2004 National Innovation Initiative , that has analyzed what must be done to improve US innovation and global competitiveness has made similar recommendations.

The Audience Experience

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There's a debate running around a few posts recently on the question of whether to reuse old presentations or offer new ones. They're not interactive in a typcial sense (they're not, for example, 'question and answer' sessions). Martin Weller writes about it in The New or Reused keynote Dilemma. That’s it. I am a UI. Lt me explain.

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. 1. That’s a good question, and I don’t really know the answer to it. 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?

Dated best practices

Jay Cross

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

Learning Trends 2014

Dawn of Learning

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

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?

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.

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.

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. Web 2.0

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. took this photograph in 2004, and if youlook at it really closely it’s a fish and fish guts. No problem at all. also want to talk about what they mean inpersonal learning.

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.

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. United States.

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?

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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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%.  Not at all. 

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. United States.

Online Community Toolkit | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Recent or Frequently Requested: Online Community Purpose Checklist (updated July 2008) Nancy’s Onfac Blog archives May 2004 – November 2007 CoP Foundations Workshop “Lurker&# Project : a nice synthesis of the issues around people who read in online groups but don’t post. Looking for specific tips, tools and ideas?

Deliberate Explosive Devices

Doc Searls

Good question. Take a listen the next time you hear somebody say “Good question.&# It means they don’t have the answer. Maybe it also means the best questions are unanswerable. You can also watch the lecture he gave on the topic at UCSB in 2004. “Christ spoke in paradox&# , he said. Like Jesus.

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. United States.

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. United States.

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. 5. 14. "Am I a success or a failure?" is not a very useful question. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Search.

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The Data Bubble II

Doc Searls

websites are installing new and intrusive consumer-tracking technologies on the computers of people visiting their sites—in some cases, more than 100 tracking tools at a time. Your Questions on Digital Privacy. In The Data Bubble , I told readers to mark the day: 31 July 2010. First in a series. That Stalking by Cell Phone. The End.

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