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Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex. Complexity: the new normal. Jay Cross.

The Firm as a Large, Complex, Extended Family

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He lived a long and extraordinarily productive life until the very end. In a 2010 OpEd , he called economic scientism “.the

Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

An IBM Global CEO Study conducted in 2010 concluded that complexity was the primary challenge emerging out of its conversations with 1,500 CEOs and senior government officials. CEOs told us they operate in a world that is substantially more volatile, uncertain and complex. At B-School? This is easier said than done.

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Three Models of Knowledge Production

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

knowledge production as growth - on this view, data is like a raw material that serves as a nutrient or growth medium. Here's what I think.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

If you are interested in this, I will be doing a Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010 that will be closely aligned with this post.

Services, Production and Clouds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

So, like many others, I have discussed services and their attributes in contrast to what they are not - physical products that are generally manufactured in factories. As these examples illustrate, the historical distinction between product and services is now blurring. It has been a tough subject to teach. Kushida.

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

Teams and organizations that can share information faster and make better sense of it are more productive. In California, Ray Prock, Jr. Vimeo).

The Glass Box And The Commonplace Book

Steven Berlin Johnson

A productive ecosystem, like a rainforest, sustains more life per unit of energy than an unproductive ecosystem, like a desert. You can't do it.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. for more on this.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , and Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products. Global web training by a Systems Engineering Manager at a Large Product Corporation. Why not use human voice-over? Results?

Learning is (still) conversation

Harold Jarche

With complex problems, we need as many and as diverse conversations as possible, and there are a variety of ways to get started.

No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment

Martijn Linssen

Not because they had so much fun and anarchy creating a product that only they themselves could fix or maintain. Business or Pleasure? - Wrong.

The Pernicious Effects of Advertising and Marketing Agencies Trying To Deliver User Experience Design

Adaptive Path

As those vehicles got more complex, it was recognized they needed UX disciplines like information architecture and interaction design involved, and so agencies grew UX capabilities in order to deliver that service. User experience projects are complex and take over your whole brain. Many of these firms come at it from an honest place.

Passion Versus Obsession

John Hagel

The obsessive person’s focus is narrow because they are less interested in complex growth than singular direction. Objects of obsession are often quite narrow, for example using a specific photo editing tool, developing enhancements to a specific product or developing new art around a specific pop culture character or icon. 

2010-2020: The Great Divide

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 13 December 2010 2010-2020: The Great Divide A Great Divide is what I see for the coming decade. Coffin.

Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The application of design thinking beyond products isn’t new. But a number of recent articles have been asking an intriguing question.

Automated and Outsourced

Harold Jarche

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. How much time do we have to prepare people for the new revolution? Creativity. Passion.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Wednesday, 10 November 2010 Enterprise 2.0: ') [link] 10 November 2010 23:24 Martijn Linssen said.

A day with Dave Snowden

Jay Cross

Dave led a day-long seminar on his version of complexity in San Francisco today. In the complex system, you need to set the boundaries.

The Future of the Globally Integrated Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For a while now, the world has been stuck in a period of low productivity and economic growth. From 1990 to 2010, for example, 1.2

There are two kinds of people in the world. | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). December 13th, 2010. Cindie on December 13, 2010. Ben Knight on December 13, 2010. Dan Pink.

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Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

By 2010, there were approximately 400,000 ATMs in the US. How are job markets likely to evolve in our 21st century digital economy?

The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins

Steve Denning

For the last 150 years, the work of large organizations has been about mass production and making centralization effective. Please try again.

Networks and complexity

Harold Jarche

A cultural change is required in the way we organize our work because of two related factors: Networks & Complexity. Tweet.

Lean Principles in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The key challenge was to manage the growing means of production in the most efficient way possible.

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21st Century L&D Skills

Charles Jennings

It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”.

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This gap points to substantial room for much of the economy to boost productivity. Are they still a strategic value to business?

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The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The industrial economy has been primarily based on production , with GDP as the key measure of economic activity. This one-to-many Web 1.0

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

All in a single place so that you can take a look into how things developed further during the course of 2010. Are you ready? Let’s go!

The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The number could drop by about 50 percent between 2010 and 2030, according to some models. All in all, it’s a mixed picture.

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Notes from Intelligent Content 2010


Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. It is content that helps you and your customers get the job done. Often a mismatch. A: PowerPoint. and CSS 3

IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, to achieve long term economic growth, as well as gains in our standard of living , the US must also focus on innovation and productivity growth. US labor productivity - “the amount of goods and services that a laborer produces in a given amount of time” - grew at only 1.5% As the US recovers from the financial. economy.

Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

First comes the use of IT to improve the productivity and quality of production-oriented, back-end processes. Banks will look like Uber.

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Jay Cross

There’s another product placement ad for Microsoft. I am trying to recap the past week on my iPad. Klaus Hennig. Oxford. Service Notes.

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Is research racing to the middle?

Harold Jarche

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Jobs in the Age of Watson

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At the MIT symposium, I was part of a panel on How will technology affect productivity and employment? These are generally high-skill human activities that involve expert problem solving and complex communications for which there are no rule-based solutions. The Watson Challenge was an exhibition Jeopardy! There are only 1.2

Skills 101

Reflections on Innovation, Productivity and Job Creation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This interest is a natural outgrowth of my work on highly complex systems , especially the kinds of people-oriented complex systems with which economists generally deal. Although there are numerous technological innovations that have improved the productivity of services over the past century (e.g.,

March 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

March 1, 2010 to April 1, 2010. The Social Media Bubble - , March 23, 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Augmented Reality – Explained by Common Craft - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , March 23, 2010.

What Will Life Be Like in an AI Future?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I believe that in the end, it comes down to which of two major forces will prevail over time - exponential growth or complexity brake. .

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: The product-to-service.

Martijn Linssen

In big IT companies, there isnt much enthusiasm to be found for selling Open Source products. Because the product is more expensive. "