The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions
DECEMBER 11, 2013
This discrepancy in technology adoption has been observed for the past few years. These three indices are highly interrelated.
National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering Results for Arts Organizations
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering for Arts Organizations , Guest Post by Mary Trudel and Rory MacPherson.
Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter
MARCH 24, 2015
Says Jim Murphy, “In the early days of Twitter, our Executive Director, Ken Roth , was an early adopter is still active on Twitter.
Social Software Adoption
AUGUST 10, 2009
You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0
Episcoplian Rector prohibited from adopting Muslim rituals for Lent
MARCH 16, 2011
He also started studying the Quran and following Islamic dietary restrictions by abstaining from alcohol, pork and fish. He avoided rituals that would have conflicted with church doctrine; for example, he skipped the prayers declaring Mohammed to be G-d’s prophet. According to an article at St. Peter King. King and his followers.
strategic transformation of workplace learning
MARCH 7, 2016
Studies show that informal learning accounts for between 70% and 95% of workplace learning. “Strategic Transformation. 20%: Exposure.
Love is a cognitive enhancer
JULY 31, 2013
It’s a moving article that really gets into the importance of early development but it gives an curious impression of what inspired the studies.
The Slow, Steady March Towards Digital Money
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
What factors affect the adoption of digital money around world, and how do they vary across different countries and regions?,
Building a Culture of Continuous Learning
AUGUST 12, 2013
The CEB study was particularly focused on ‘ network performance’ – the outcomes achieved with and through others. Most people get it.
Reinventing Organizations – Review
MAY 19, 2014
Laloux studies many organizations and through observation and engagement deduced what makes them work. These are not necessary to be successful.
Research and Evidence
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 2, 2015
It is a criticism focused on a specific work, a specific study, which I believe well and truly deserves criticism. Why would it? Let me explain.
Getting It Right at the GEO Conference in Seattle
MARCH 13, 2012
The survey can help convince trustees who, for example, still object to the idea of making grants for general operating support.
AUGUST 12, 2014
We selected techniques that were expected to be relatively easy to use and hence could be adopted by many students. Also, some techniques (e.g.,
Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL
APRIL 20, 2012
So they should not be forced to adopt this approach – only gently encouraged to see the value in it over time. Reflect and review.
The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization
DECEMBER 15, 2015
The study asked business leaders around the world what attributes executives must have to succeed in today’s digital economy. .
The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution
MAY 2, 2016
The study noted that in the not too distant past, global flows were concentrated in the more advanced economies, as well as in large, global companies.
Building an alliance
MARCH 17, 2012
Our interlaced networks are dominated by innovators and early adopters. For example, we were early to blogging and Twitter. InternetTim
My pick of the best posts of June 2016
JULY 1, 2016
“By using analytics designed for media consumption and not collaboration, efforts to drive adoption are misplaced.” Social learnin
The Digital Evolution Index
AUGUST 25, 2015
This is the study’s overriding conclusion. Demand Conditions : Are consumers willing and able to transact in the digital environment?
Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
The scientifically studied odds are nine-to-one that even if confronted with life-or-death decisions, people simply can’t change their behaviour.
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 ?
I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote
DECEMBER 3, 2012
Being an early adopter of Evernote (since late 2008) I found it quite easy (and preferable) to write the book entirely in Evernote.
It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing
FEBRUARY 5, 2011
“As the adoption of short, news-related textual phrases appears active users, each of which has relatively less influence.
Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 30, 2014
They''ve been studied. One such study (Hollands & Tirthali, 2014) lists the following five reasons why institutions are building MOOCs.
Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?
Dawn of Learning
MARCH 28, 2014
For example, this overview that we''re doing for this particular product curriculum could also be part of new hire onboarding. An LCM.what?
The Disruption Debate - What's Missing?
JUNE 30, 2014
He does a good job of responding to some of the specific factual issues in his case studies highlighted by Jill Lepore and emphasizes that he continues to evolve his theory of disruptive innovation based on new research. Clay Christensen has offered a rebuttal of sorts in an interview here. But those are just the tip of the iceberg.
The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT
JUNE 12, 2013
Other see even more substantial rises with, for example, the global middle class reaching 3 billion people by 2030.”. There are few surprises.
The Modern Mantra: “Instrument, Analyze, Tune”
MAY 17, 2013
The WSJ again: “Recently, by studying the data, Harley managers determined that installation of the rear fender was taking too long.
Realizing the Potential of the Digital Economy
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
This is not surprising. A number of recent studies have reached similar conclusions. Let me summarize what I wrote.
Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)
JANUARY 8, 2013
Recent research studies from Deloitte have confirmed how over 70 percent of our employee workforce is disengaged or totally disengaged at work.
EPortfolios and Badges Workshop - #OEB14
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 3, 2014
Example of matrix (very detailed slide with tiny impossible-to-read text). Some comments in parentheses are my own. How did we produce them?
Bridging the World’s Knowledge Divide: Technology + Competition, Skills and Institutions
OCTOBER 20, 2015
Advances in technology keep expanding the benefits of the digital revolution across the planet. Digital technologies are necessary but not sufficient.
Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
For example, 42 per cent of the CEOs interviewed remarked “the length of a course was a more important deciding factor than its content.”
Disruptive Innovation Revisited
DECEMBER 8, 2015
Despite broad dissemination, the theory’s core concepts have been widely misunderstood and its basic tenets frequently misapplied.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization
AUGUST 28, 2007
" Then proceeds to lay out usage, examples, common problems, etc (the site itself is a wiki so that you can contribute to it yourself.)
Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Two or three years to adoption: Learning Analytics (K-12/Higher Ed), Open Content (K-12), Games and Gamification (Higher Ed).
NTEN’s We Are Media Project | Full Circle Associates
JULY 27, 2008
There is a veritable blossoming of projects to help people learn about and adopt social media these days. Curated by NTEN, the community will work in a networked way to help identify the best existing resources, people, and case studies that will give nonprofit organizations the knowledge and resources they need to be the media.
Evaluating a MOOC
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 18, 2013
would adopt George's suggestion, and look to the institutional goals for offering MOOCs. These things are emergent properties, for example, emergent knowledge or emergent learning. Did the MOOC as a whole produce some new insight, or recognize some new phenomenon in its area of study?
Intervention Design: Overcoming Stiff Resistance to a New, Disruptive Innovation
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
The September issue of the Harvard Business Review features a spotlight on The Evolution of Design Thinking. What’s this concept all about?
The Citi-Imperial Digital Money Readiness Index
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
What factors affect the adoption of digital money around world, and how do they vary across different countries and regions? . Why Bother?