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The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Verizon, 2008) And while satellite internet did not revolutionize internet access, the spread of Wi-Fi and other wireless technologies created an essentially mobile internet, with Wi-Max, a long-range broadband wireless internet standard, poised to greatly extend that in the future. The 2008 instantiation of this idea is the widget.

The Economic and Cultural Polarization of America

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For most of our nation’s history, whatever the inequality in wealth between the richest and poorest citizens, we maintained a cultural equality known nowhere else in the world - for whites, anyway.”  For most of its history, a major hallmark of American democracy has been the comfortable mingling of the social classes. 

Pareto Power and Leveraged Growth

John Hagel

  Companies are rapidly overcoming “not invented here” cultures to leverage creativity wherever it resides. The bottom line here is that Pareto analysis is not just useful for deeply and strategically cutting cost.  The two applications of Pareto analysis go hand in hand. Cost restructuring. The challenge of growth.

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Learning Organization Dimensions

Clark Quinn

That’s valuable feedback, because I really mean it to be the learning organization culture and the technology infrastructure, the latter of which isn’t included traditionally in the learning organization work.  Still, I’m not convinced that infrastructure isn’t the most inclusive term. Anyone have an opinion?

The 2008 HENAAC (Hispanic Engineer) Conference

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Mertz , an oncology professor at the University of Wisconsin: "We’re living in a culture that is telling girls you can’t do math - that’s telling everybody that only Asians and nerds do math.  Tags: Diversity Education and Talent Society and Culture The article goes on to quote the study’s lead author, Janet E. Kids are self selecting. 

Aachen

Jay Cross

SAP understood the mechanics but was oblivious to cultural issues. very telling SWOT analysis from the previous international session.

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The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Commission is composed of twelve individuals from the world of business, technology and academia. Today, money is mostly intangible.

Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cloud computing has significantly advanced since 2008.  like the way The Economist put it.  Each one touches a different part of the elephant. 

Big Data, Complex Systems and Quantum Mechanics

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Economics is another discipline that has had to make the transition from a world of relatively simple mathematical models to one governed by the sophisticated analysis of real world information.  Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Systems Thinking, Safety and Risk Management

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The world of engineering has experienced a technological revolution, while the basic engineering techniques applied in safety and reliability engineering, such as fault tree analysis (FTA) and failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), have changed very little.  Financial systems are an example of such complex engineering systems. 

Humans, Machines and Collective Intelligence

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

His final forecasts for the 2008 presidential elections predicted the winner in 49 of the 50 states, as well as the winner of every race in the Senate. 

Learning from our mistakes | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

… A useful post-mortem depends on the analysis team gaining a reasonable level of honesty, insight, and cooperation from the organization.

Learning from our mistakes | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

… A useful post-mortem depends on the analysis team gaining a reasonable level of honesty, insight, and cooperation from the organization.

The Science of Information-based Predictions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

His final forecasts for the 2008 presidential elections predicted the winner in 49 of the 50 states, as well as the winner of every race in the Senate.

Reflecting Slowly on Slow Communities | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

John Harvey on 13 Jul 2008 at 7:21 am As a birthright Quaker, I have a lot of experience with a very slow community. knew you would.

Living in a Smarter Planet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Turning these mountains of information into real insights to guide our actions requires sophisticated analysis using powerful supercomputers. Tags: Complex Systems Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Just about everyone agrees that we are living in an increasingly global, integrated, complex.

Connectivism & Connected Knowledge

Jay Cross

George writes: By way of a final analysis, thousands came, less stayed, and even less contributed. Did we change the world? Not yet. All in all.

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Reflections on Political Labels

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After a detailed analysis of each of these issues, they conclude: “Public policy in all these areas - and a host of others - has been seriously deficient in recent years.  It has led to a great increase in federal debt, inadequate regulatory protection against systemic risk and underinvestment in our people and infrastructure. 

Job Creation and America's Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The United States faces an immediate challenge:,” the executive summary starts out saying, “finding employment for 7 million people still out of work from the 2008–09 recession and reviving robust job creation in the decade to come.  But simply employing a nation’s people is not enough. It then proceeds to summarize its key findings. 

The Systems Challenge in Education

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

loved complex systems, both their design and analysis in the lab, and the challenges of bringing them to market. We want to make sure that the systems courses emphasize design - perhaps the more holistic part of systems - as well as analysis. Tags: Complex Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

A Very Delicate Balance

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They have employees, assets, an established organization and a corporate culture. Operational excellence requires detailed analysis of technologies, quality, processes, competitors, customer satisfaction and market segments, and as such, is well suited for a hierarchic, disciplined style of management. Why is that? Sounds easy enough.

Knowledge Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

" STEP convened the conference because "US investment in intangibles, according to a 2006 Federal Reserve Board staff analysis, exceeds all investment in tangible property and, if properly accounted for, would raise productivity growth significantly. Tags: Innovation Society and Culture What are intangible assets?

Revisiting Tom Gilbert

Jay Cross

Put these levels against a model of analysis to yield a… Performance Matrix. Cultural. Gilbert studied under B.F. Response. Ideals.

Technology, Innovation and Social Action

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Success in the 21st century requires sophisticated information analysis and problem-solving skills. Tags: Education and Talent Innovation Society and Culture A few months ago I received an e-mail inviting me to come talk to the Provost Council at St John's University. He died in 1660 and was canonized in 1737.

NTEN’s We Are Media Project | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 27 2008 NTEN’s We Are Media Project Published by Nancy White at 1:25 pm under social media Beth Kanter is stewarding a very cool project for NTEN, We Are Media. Welcome to my web home.

Reflections on Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Tags: Cloud Computing Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Reflecting Slowly on Slow Communities | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Later… here are the screen captures of the Tweets) Share and Enjoy: 6 responses so far 6 Responses to “Reflecting Slowly on Slow Communities&# # Jay Fienberg on 10 Jul 2008 at 8:54 pm I really got a lot out of your talk, Nancy–it was excellent! knew you would. Thanks so much for making the time. Best, Ryan Phew. should have.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. on 28 Apr 2008 at 9:33 am Wow. Bill Anderson on 28 Apr 2008 at 10:45 am Nancy, I really appreciate your insights from your years of experience with communities and with practices that work. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. On Managing A Community. Head and heart.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. on 28 Apr 2008 at 9:33 am Wow. Bill Anderson on 28 Apr 2008 at 10:45 am Nancy, I really appreciate your insights from your years of experience with communities and with practices that work. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. On Managing A Community. Head and heart.

Full Circle Associates " Musings on "community management" Part 1

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. on 28 Apr 2008 at 9:33 am Wow. Bill Anderson on 28 Apr 2008 at 10:45 am Nancy, I really appreciate your insights from your years of experience with communities and with practices that work. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. On Managing A Community. Head and heart.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. on 28 Apr 2008 at 9:33 am Wow. Bill Anderson on 28 Apr 2008 at 10:45 am Nancy, I really appreciate your insights from your years of experience with communities and with practices that work. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. On Managing A Community. Head and heart.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. on 28 Apr 2008 at 9:33 am Wow. Bill Anderson on 28 Apr 2008 at 10:45 am Nancy, I really appreciate your insights from your years of experience with communities and with practices that work. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. On Managing A Community. Head and heart.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. on 28 Apr 2008 at 9:33 am Wow. Bill Anderson on 28 Apr 2008 at 10:45 am Nancy, I really appreciate your insights from your years of experience with communities and with practices that work. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. On Managing A Community. Head and heart.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. on 28 Apr 2008 at 9:33 am Wow. Bill Anderson on 28 Apr 2008 at 10:45 am Nancy, I really appreciate your insights from your years of experience with communities and with practices that work. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. On Managing A Community. Head and heart.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. on 28 Apr 2008 at 9:33 am Wow. Bill Anderson on 28 Apr 2008 at 10:45 am Nancy, I really appreciate your insights from your years of experience with communities and with practices that work. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. On Managing A Community. Head and heart.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. on 28 Apr 2008 at 9:33 am Wow. Bill Anderson on 28 Apr 2008 at 10:45 am Nancy, I really appreciate your insights from your years of experience with communities and with practices that work. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. On Managing A Community. Head and heart.

The Employment Challenge in the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

However, real wages for many production and nonsupervisory workers stagnated in most tradable industries during this period [1990 - 2008], even as jobs disappeared.  Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and StrategyGains in global supply chain efficiency.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: My Political Forecast

Steven Berlin Johnson

January 03, 2008 in Politics | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference My Political Forecast : Comments I mostly agree with your political analysis and would be happy to see the Obama/Edwards situation materialize. One plus for Obama is that he's not Hillary.

Reflections of the Evolution of Capitalism

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Then came the 2008 financial crisis , the worst since the Great Depression.  Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and StrategyThese debates were settled by 1991 with the collapse and dissolution of the Soviet Union. Not so.  After all, it is their country. 

Connectivism & Connected Knowledge

Jay Cross

George writes: By way of a final analysis, thousands came, less stayed, and even less contributed. If only “regular&# professors provided self-analysis and updates like this, students in all sorts of courses would have a better view of what’s going on. Did we change the world? Not yet. All in all. It was fun.