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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.

Great ending to 2010

Jay Cross

Innovation in process trumps innovation in product. Buxton quotes T.E. Uta and I drove over to the Legion of Honor Museum. Life is good.

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.

A product’s experience goes beyond User Experience

Adaptive Path

The experience of a device reaches well beyond a person’s relationship with the product. Nearly every consumer product is designed to live within an ecosystem. When designing a product, it’s important to recognize (at least) three things. Second, the ecosystem that this product lives within. Flame on.

Services, Production and Clouds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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. 

The Glass Box And The Commonplace Book

Steven Berlin Johnson

productive ecosystem, like a rainforest, sustains more life per unit of energy than an unproductive ecosystem, like a desert. But it gets worse.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What economists don't.

Steve Denning

In today’s knowledge economy, the motivation of workers is a key determinant of productivity. Sometimes quickly. Sometimes slowly.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. I've really been striking out. I'm hoping that people will help out. Here’s some of what I found. Strategy eLearning 3.0 eLearning Technology.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: BOOK REVIEW: The New.

Steve Denning

In one sense, it’s “a journey of imagination, where we’ll envisage production, consumption and exchange through new eyes.” " (p. Hats off!

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: My New Year's Resolutions

Steve Denning

Tal Posted by: Givoly | December 26, 2010 at 04:16 AM Tal Thanks for the input. Why is this so meaningful to me? would love to hear from you!

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Klout. Nail. Coffin. Who cares?

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 25 November 2010 Klout. Klouts product is bad. Coffin. Who cares?

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What's Google's biggest.

Steve Denning

There was a time when three people at Google could build a world-class product and deliver it, and it is gone. Quick! Facebook? Wrong! Twitter?

Newspapers, Paywalls, and Core Users ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

This may be the year where newspapers finally drop the idea of treating all news as a product, and all readers as customers. One early sign of this shift was the 2010 launch of paywalls for the London Times and Sunday Times. The easy part of treating digital news as a product is getting money from 2% of your audience. ”).

Sense-making glossary

Harold Jarche

PARC offers a glossary of quite useful sense-making terms. Sense-making is what the second part of the Seek-Sense-Share PKM model is about.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

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.

Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed

Dan Pontefract

Learnerprise is the combination of Enterprise 2.0 and Learning 2.0 concepts. To me, the CLO needs to be renamed. Social Learning. TD Bank University.

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

One at a time, but going after all of them! :-D 27 July 2010 00:34 rickladd.com said. 27 July 2010 00:50 Martijn Linssen said. W.r.t.

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?

Why I think @Klout is Krap

Martijn Linssen

So, it wasnt Philip - who, by the way, is Chief Product Officer at Klout I have had my share of issues with Klout here and here , and via email.

The Collapse of Complex Business Models ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

In the future, at least some methods of producing video for the web will become as complex, with as many details to attend to, as television has today, and people will doubtless make pots of money on those forms of production. This entry was posted on Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 12:50 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. Clay Shirky.

Learning is (still) conversation

Harold Jarche

Other top-rated methods include the use of (external) search engines; trial & error; informal on-the-job instruction; and professional reading.

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. knowledge lock-in. Hi Martijn.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Microsoft and Cloud - they.

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 21 December 2010 Microsoft and Cloud - they just dont get it, do they? Coffin.

Passion Versus Obsession

John Hagel

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.  When I was a little boy, I was obsessed with chemistry.  When I was not in my lab, I was devouring chemistry textbooks. 

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

Adaptive Path

Ad agencies, by their nature, see people first and foremost as consumers, or, as Jerry Michalski once said , “a gullet who lives only to gulp products and crap cash.&# This is a glorious time for folks who work on designing for user experience. Personally, I’ve been speaking and writing about it for nearly 15.) The Poisonous Core.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Would more Influence fix.

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Friday, 13 August 2010 Would more Influence fix your self-esteem? Really impressive.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.

Martijn Linssen

24 September 2010 03:47 Martijn Linssen said. 24 September 2010 15:37 David Dobrin said. 24 September 2010 17:27 Martijn Linssen said.

Open Education and Market Forces

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

If allowed, free enterprise would undoubtedly offer such a product (generally to be given as gifts, I would imagine). That even if private enterprise were to be able to manage education more efficiently, the product offered would be harmful to society. Foerster: These aren't incompatible positions. The current crisis in the U.S.

‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age

Andy McAfee

It’s also why new companies like Jive, Socialtext, Spigit, Atlassian, Yammer, and many others exist, and why established enterprise software vendors including Microsoft, SAP, Salesforce, Novell, IBM, are making deep changes to their products (disclosures at end of post). The Institute was founded in 1946. This distinction matters.

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

We are fast learning how to create "enhanced serendipity". Reflections on the meaning of serendipity and why it essential we strive to enhance it.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Why are the Fortune 500.

Steve Denning

Posted by: PaulSloane | December 23, 2010 at 09:52 AM Paul, Thanks. Nobody moves to New York to save money on their gas bill. Great article.

You need the right lever to move an organization

Harold Jarche

These “ensure that the right product is delivered at the right time to the right place&# , and include – Management, Customer Feedback, Consequences, Expectations and Feedback. Human performance is an emergent property of an organization, and is affected by multiple variables.

2010-2020: The Great Divide

Martijn Linssen

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.

The rise of social shopping in 2011: 7 examples of where it is going

Ross Dawson

Social networks to help product discovery, based on recommendations by members. Here are a few further thoughts on social shopping.

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

Martijn Linssen

11 November 2010 06:50 Martijn Linssen said. Hanoz Dilli Dur Ast :) Regards, Prem 11 November 2010 18:02 Jon Husband said. Scary! Coffin.

"12 Things Good Bosses Believe" is the Most Popular Post at HBR in.

Bob Sutton

James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality.   Here is Jimmy Guterman's list of the Top 10 posts at HBR in 2010: 12 Things Good Bosses Believe Robert Sutton, author of Good Boss, Bad Boss , ponders what makes some bosses great. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Search.

Seven trends driving the future of financial advice

Ross Dawson

Visibility of what are sometimes massive advisor commissions on financial product is shaping attitudes to what is fair and appropriate. 2. proliferation of online services are enabling people to access financial products with no commissions or rebated commissions. 3. Transparency is making commissions more visible.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Charles Jennings

Again, I’m sure some LMS vendors have sold their products to clients on the basis that they provide a solution in a box. like Kate a lot.

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me. For example: He reads well.

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

however, do require both behavioural and technological changes and are therefore long-haul products. I’m lucky to be a member of the 2.0