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Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cloud computing has significantly advanced since 2008.  What do we mean by the production of services ? 

Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help

Ross Dawson

billion of worker productivity is lost to playing Angry Birds. today that workers already do a number of things that are not considered productive – like going to the bathroom or talking to colleagues without any actual loss in productivity. Let’s work on getting better productivity.

Employee Engagement is Still Poor but it Does Drive Bottom Line Results

Dan Pontefract

engagement managing organization teams aon hewitt business results Disengagement gallup productivity The short version summary? Simply said?

Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations 2008

Jay Cross

November 17-21, 2008 | Online | Free. Come to Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations 2008 if you want to: participate in a stridently unaffiliated event (no sponsors! November 17-21, 2008 | Online | Free. Check out the line-up of catalysts at the Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations 2008 site. no toadies!).

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OLDaily Production

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Created for the people who are doing OLDaily while I'm gone, a 15 minute overview of my production workflow

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

To do my review, I first looked at what I was writing about and what people were reading on my blog in 2008. during 2008. eLearning 2.0

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Luis Suarez

Perhaps a whole lot more productive than trying to figure out, or troubleshoot, why I can’t get connected in the first place. Or both!

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingAnd here is why. But it could surely happen!

Communication Nation: Visio Conference 2008

Dave Gray

As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. shoulder to cry!

Ah, movie production…how I both love and loathe you.

Adaptive Path

The production was filled with many of the joys, trials and tribulations of most shoots I’ve been on (thus, the love/hate), and I thought I’d share a few of my favorite reminders and learnings. The director sets the tone of the production experience with their first words and interactions with the crew. Start strong. 2.

Product selection with your network | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Here is what I learned. After 3 hours it also starts to hurt a little. Use to call NZ-UK via Skype Out with no probs. Built 2005. United States.

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Communication Nation named as top productivity blog

Dave Gray

Communication Nation has been named one of the top 50 productivity blogs of the year by Evan Carmichael. Woo-hoo

Innovation on the Edge

John Hagel

In our first column for Business Week here , JSB and I explained why the edge matters in terms of innovation: Edges are powerful sources of business innovation because they are places of potential and friction, where traditional products and practices are no longer adequate to address unmet needs or unexploited potential. See a pattern here?

Learn Trends 2008 - Free

Tony Karrer

George Siemens , Jay Cross and Tony Karrer have organized the second annual free online conference: Corporate Learning: Trends and Innovation 2008 November 17 - 21, 2008 | Online | Free Last year's conference had two thousand people from all over the world take part in the week-long conference. It's online. And it's free.

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Learnlets » Being more productive

Clark Quinn

2008 in retrospect

Jay Cross

I’m closing the chapter on 2008 and gearing up for 2009 and beyond. The developer who says, “This product is final. Keynoted Learning Technologies 2008 in London. Co-sponsored Corporate Learning Trends and Innovation 2008 , a week-long, all-online event. Looking back, I see lots of smoke but little fire. Winter.

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Learnlets » Game Development Tools

Clark Quinn

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month are Predictions for Learning in 2008. during 2008. Prediction #2 => Virtual Classroom Tools - Meeting Tool + Second Life Lite A medium size Virtual Classroom / Meeting Tool will announce features in 2008 that are not 3D immersive, but that are more like Mii characters in a 2.5D world.

Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's the end of 2008, and while most people are predicting what will happen in 2009 , I look back at those who predicted 2008. As for e-learning, 2008 was a year in which very little actually occurred(even in gaming, the headline reads Old Standby Back On Top ). No new term for 'mash-up' came into being in 2008. Web page.

The 2008 IBM Global CEO Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

IBM just released the 2008 Global CEO Study. The Enterprise of the Future is the key theme of the 2008 CEO Study. Over three quarters of CEOs see the rise of increasingly informed and collaborative customers as a chance to differentiate their products and services. Technology, without a doubt, is indispensable.

Tinkering as a Mode of Knowledge Production in a Digital Age

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

John Seely Brown describes what schools should be like: architectural studios. Work in the open, take feedback from others.

Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis

Tony Karrer

Typical Long Tail Carried further, when distribution, storage and production get lower, it becomes viable to sell relatively less popular products.

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Leveraging Commercial Best Practices to Maximize Government Productivity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On October 6, the Technology CEO Council released its report One Trillion Reasons: How Commercial Best Practices to Maximize Productivity Can Save Taxpayer Money and Enhance Government Services.  But for both public and private, the more productive and efficient the operations, the more can be delivered at the lowest cost. 

Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It by Kevin Wheeler on March 10, 2010 How different is what you do today from five years ago?  Suddenly productivity began to climb and averaged 2.6

Signposts for the Week Ending September 5, 2008

Adaptive Path

Kicker Studio: Creating Products, Not Experiences. 2008 UX Week P odcasts on Boxes and Arrows. Miss UX Week 2008? Here are our signposts for the week. Saffer continues to keep the conversation lively. Web: Startups deliver to Chinese masses. Beanbag chairs for everyone. 300 volunteers needed by Mythbusters. Sketchy software.

About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

They act, when called, as subcontractors or contractors directly to clients!) I founded Full Circle in 1997 to allow me to to tap both my and my network’s breadth of skills, knowledge and interest in a productive and creative way. tools, apps and practices on 01 Sep 2008 at 4:26 am [.] Let me know how to do it. United States.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Coordinated and execute all print and video production. Thanks. # My path to facilitating online « Bron’s Spot on 03 Aug 2008 at 1:20 am [.] Extensive work with “web 2.0” Deliver online and offline learning and coaching.

Harold Jarche » Your market is laughing; at you

Harold Jarche

Unbundling Dell's Businesses

John Hagel

Product innovation and commercialization businesses – developing, introducing and accelerating the adoption of innovative new products and services. Markets are becoming increasingly volatile, with demand shifting from one type of customer and product to another very quickly. Dell made the news recently. Three business types.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

product?&# –  are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0. Whose products at present come closest to enabling Web 2.0-style collaboration and interaction in enterprise environments? products that lack the ability to produce “meaningful&# RSS feeds. software.

It’s Not Filter Failure, But Thought For Food

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseYou name it. jobsworth. Why? . You see?

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Even Thomas Davenport, author of Thinking for a Living, has blasted these tools: blogs have detracted from productivity, not increased it. – Thinking for a Living I've been on LinkedIn for several years. and have certainly called out the irony that Davenport is writing a blog (I guess he's okay with his personal loss of productivity).

Necessary and Sufficient Conditions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

He is suggesting the production of a given effect involves spending more money in one context, where in the other the production fo the same effect, it is implied, does not mean the spending of more money. This post redresses this by sketching the concept and why it is important. The most common example of a condition is a cause.

Enterprise Twitter

Jay Cross

“It’s the most productive learning technology I’ve ever used.&# Like most old farts, I was reluctant to get into Twitter. didn’t want to know. month ago Marcia Conner asked me, “What’s it going to take to get you onto Twitter?&# Skeptical or not, I had to try it. Nothing to fill out. Unbelievable.

Obliterate or strategically use business travel? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We get out of our cocoon and I think that can be very productive. Sounds like quite a headline, eh? Thank goodness for meals and coffee breaks.

Experimentation: chocolate cakes and communicators | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And what a wonderful and productive, chocolately surprise that can be. Love: Maru # Sarah Stewart on 26 Sep 2008 at 3:01 pm Sounds a yummy cake!

Future of the Book?

Clark Quinn

production: the right choice of presentation of the information. The interesting thing is that with the internet (and on-demand printing), the production costs have essentially hit zero. Last nite was the NextNow event on the future of the book/publishing/? Then we got into the issues. So, no answers, but lots of interesting issues

Learning out loud

Clark Quinn

In an article I was reading, they mentioned how Patagonia was tracking the environmental footprint of some of their products. The point they made, however, was that doing this was part of their ongoing experimentation/research that they were publicizing to get others to join in towards making this a more sustainable world (my inference).

Innovating by Conversation

Clark Quinn

If we accept the increasing rate of change and growing speed of execution, innovation in products and services will be critical to maintain competitive advantage. Innovation is an increasingly important element in organizational survival, I'll suggest. So, what do we know about innovation? Naturally, I'm curious ( :).

Communication Nation: Bob Horn on visual language

Dave Gray

As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate.