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.
Great ending to 2010
DECEMBER 31, 2010
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
JANUARY 18, 2010
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
MARCH 1, 2010
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.
Launch of Newspaper Extinction Timeline for every country in the world
OCTOBER 31, 2010
Changes in newsprint and print production costs. Part of the point I wanted to make was that this date is different for every country. GLOBAL.
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.
The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What economists don't.
DECEMBER 31, 2010
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
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
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.
DECEMBER 19, 2010
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
DECEMBER 22, 2010
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!
The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What's Google's biggest.
DECEMBER 20, 2010
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
JANUARY 4, 2012
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. ”).
APRIL 14, 2010
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
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.
Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed
APRIL 25, 2010
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.
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?
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Klout. Nail. Coffin. Who cares?
NOVEMBER 25, 2010
Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 25 November 2010 Klout. Klouts product is bad. Coffin. Who cares?
The Collapse of Complex Business Models ? Clay Shirky
APRIL 1, 2010
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
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
Other top-rated methods include the use of (external) search engines; trial & error; informal on-the-job instruction; and professional reading.
Passion Versus Obsession
MARCH 2, 2010
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
NOVEMBER 18, 2010
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.
Open Education and Market Forces
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 12, 2010
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
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
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
DECEMBER 22, 2010
We are fast learning how to create "enhanced serendipity". Reflections on the meaning of serendipity and why it essential we strive to enhance it.
You need the right lever to move an organization
SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
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.
The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Why are the Fortune 500.
DECEMBER 20, 2010
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.
The rise of social shopping in 2011: 7 examples of where it is going
DECEMBER 7, 2010
Social networks to help product discovery, based on recommendations by members. Here are a few further thoughts on social shopping.
Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt
JULY 26, 2010
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.
Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises
JUNE 18, 2010
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.
"12 Things Good Bosses Believe" is the Most Popular Post at HBR in.
DECEMBER 28, 2010
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
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
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.
Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality
OCTOBER 20, 2010
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.
Why I think @Klout is Krap
NOVEMBER 18, 2010
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 Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0
APRIL 18, 2010
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
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.
Networks, networks, networks
JULY 30, 2010
To conclude: a major reason why traditional intranets fail today’s knowledge workers is that all information they provide access to is produced with a push-based production model. Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. via @ bbetts -Oscar Berg: Why traditional intranets fail today’s knowledge workers.
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.
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Microsoft and Cloud - they.
DECEMBER 21, 2010
Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 21 December 2010 Microsoft and Cloud - they just dont get it, do they? Coffin.
JANUARY 10, 2010
I intended to write a blog entry in late December with my predictions for mobile learning in 2010, but somehow never found the time. but "how?".
Workplace learning is like learning a second language
DECEMBER 11, 2010
Although it will undoubtedy take a little time before the sceptical are convinced that social and collaboration tools are important workplace tools, I predict that it won't be too long before many others consider these tools in the same way that we view the telephone and email – as vital for job and organisational productivity.