Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex. Complexity: the new normal. Social learning.
The Firm as a Large, Complex, Extended Family
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
NY Times columnist David Brooks had a similar opinion of what he called economic scientism. In a 2010 OpEd , he called economic scientism “.the
Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems
APRIL 13, 2012
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. This is where we enter the world of design. .
Three Models of Knowledge Production
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 17, 2010
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.
The Collapse of Complex Business Models ? Clay Shirky
APRIL 1, 2010
The Times’ Paywall and Newsletter Economics » The Collapse of Complex Business Models. In 1988, Joseph Tainter wrote a chilling book called The Collapse of Complex Societies. At this point, any additional complexity is pure cost. Why didn’t these societies just re-tool in less complex ways? Clay Shirky.
Services, Production and Clouds
OCTOBER 20, 2011
Services, along with their creation and consumption, have been difficult to define. 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. Kushida. Apple‘s iPod is more than an attractively designed mp3 player.
Network Learning: Working Smarter
OCTOBER 22, 2010
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
APRIL 23, 2010
productive ecosystem, like a rainforest, sustains more life per unit of energy than an unproductive ecosystem, like a desert. But it gets worse.
Seven Things I Learned This Year
DECEMBER 14, 2010
And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. A lot of it is thinking through where my thinking has changed over the course of the year. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. I’ve had to find ways to filter the flow and figure out when/how to reach out. for more on this. 7.
Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
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
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
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
JUNE 28, 2010
Not because they had so much fun and anarchy creating a product that only they themselves could fix or maintain. knowledge lock-in. Hi Martijn.
The Pernicious Effects of Advertising and Marketing Agencies Trying To Deliver User Experience Design
NOVEMBER 18, 2010
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
MARCH 2, 2010
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
DECEMBER 13, 2010
PaaS your DTAP: Test, Acceptance and Pre-production systems have never come at a cheaper price. How can you keep it all together ? And people.
Automated and Outsourced
MAY 15, 2010
How much time do we have to prepare people for the new revolution? We cannot leave these people behind. Creativity. Passion. Standard HR policies.
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
11 November 2010 06:50 Martijn Linssen said. Hanoz Dilli Dur Ast :) Regards, Prem 11 November 2010 18:02 Jon Husband said. Scary! Coffin.
Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
The advent of automated teller machines (ATMs) in the 1970s is a case in point. By 2010, there were approximately 400,000 ATMs in the US.
A day with Dave Snowden
OCTOBER 26, 2010
Dave led a day-long seminar on his version of complexity in San Francisco today. I’m still absorbing the implications. Complexity theory.
The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins
DECEMBER 23, 2010
For the last 150 years, the work of large organizations has been about mass production and making centralization effective. Please try again.
There are two kinds of people in the world. | Daniel Pink
DECEMBER 13, 2010
Personal Productivity (14). December 13th, 2010. Cindie on December 13, 2010. Ben Knight on December 13, 2010. Dan Pink.
The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy
JANUARY 19, 2016
Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ?
The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution
MAY 2, 2016
The number could drop by about 50 percent between 2010 and 2030, according to some models. Promoting economic development. Digital Dividends.
Lean Principles in the Digital Economy
AUGUST 6, 2014
The key challenge was to manage the growing means of production in the most efficient way possible.
Networks and complexity
SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
cultural change is required in the way we organize our work because of two related factors: Networks & Complexity. Tweet.
Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?
APRIL 11, 2016
First comes the use of IT to improve the productivity and quality of production-oriented, back-end processes. Banks will look like Uber.
The Collaborative, Sharing Economy
AUGUST 14, 2013
This results in market efficiencies that bear new products, services, and business growth.” . This one-to-many Web 1.0 Web 2.0
21st Century L&D Skills
AUGUST 8, 2010
L&D Capabilities for 2010 and beyond So, how does all this impact what the L&D department of 2010 and beyond looks like?
Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary
JANUARY 6, 2012
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!
IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital
JULY 21, 2010
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.
OCTOBER 8, 2010
There’s another product placement ad for Microsoft. Pronoia : the suspicion that the world is conspiring to show Jay a good time. Oxford.
Is research racing to the middle?
OCTOBER 26, 2010
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What Will Life Be Like in an AI Future?
MARCH 3, 2015
The human brain may well be the most complex object in the universe. The complexity of the brain is simply awesome. What happens then?
Jobs in the Age of Watson
NOVEMBER 26, 2011
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
Reflections on Innovation, Productivity and Job Creation
AUGUST 5, 2010
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
APRIL 3, 2010
March 1, 2010 to April 1, 2010. The Social Media Bubble - HarvardBusiness.org , 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.
The Future of Financial Services
JUNE 23, 2015
Why include money in such an exhibit? Money was later invented as a store of value and a medium of exchange to make commerce more efficient.
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: The product-to-service.
AUGUST 21, 2010
In big IT companies, there isnt much enthusiasm to be found for selling Open Source products. 22 August 2010 11:44 Wim Rampen said.
Innovation as a Journey into the Future
AUGUST 7, 2013
CNIC has been led by Fernando Flores since April of 2010. couple of months ago, Flores sent me a draft of the Strategic Orientations report.
The Future of Management
OCTOBER 8, 2014
Without a boost in productivity, a smaller workforce will mean lower consumption and constrain the rate of economic growth.” .