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Harvard Library adopts LibraryCloud

David Weinberger

To the Harvard community and beyond, LibraryCloud provides open APIs to access tons of metadata gathered by Harvard Library. Over time, the Lab built an initial version of LibraryCloud primarily with Harvard data, but with scads of data from non-Harvard sources. It’s open source code [ documentation ]. years ago.

Why you should embrace open source

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Innovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business Strategy by Ron Goldman and Richard Gabriel. Online, free , very good reading.

Where are open source learning applications?

Tony Karrer

Good post by Harold Jarche - Where are open source learning applications? First, open-source generally succeeds once an application domain is fairly well understood and the feature sets are relatively more stable. Keywords: eLearning Trends

The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This development can enable the adoption of blockchain technology at a pace and depth not achievable by any one company or industry.

My Moodle Test

Dawn of Learning

Home > Learning Technologies , Standards > My Moodle Test My Moodle Test October 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Talk has been heating up lately regarding the use of open source versus proprietary systems for learning. Does your company use an open source ERP system, or perhaps SAP or Oracle? Theme by mg12.

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

Luis Suarez

Indeed, an  openly  Socially Integrated Enterprise. IBM Innovation Learning Open Business Time to wake them up and get down to work!

Cloud Computing and Open Architectures

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this month IBM announced that all its cloud services and software will be based on open standards and an open cloud architecture. 

Two-Speed IT Architectures

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read an interesting McKinsey article, Organizing for digital acceleration: Making a two-speed IT operating model work.  Recruit differently. 

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

Can innovation be promoted through better processes? James Gardner does not think so any more. ” [WIIFM] question. Innovation PKM

“I will never stop learning”

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared  via Twitter  this past week. gapingvoid – “Marketing is not mathematics.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it.

Third Industrial Revolution – Review

Harold Jarche

The open-source sharing of energy will give rise to collaborative energy spaces, not unlike the collaborative social spaces on the Internet.

Are Smart Cities Empty Hype?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Commenting on the opening statements , Siegele noted : “Despite the motion being Are smart cities empty hype?

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How 3D printing will transform the retail industry: The opportunities

Ross Dawson

Designs will be a great source of value, but the 3D printer movement has been heavily associated with ‘open source’ already. have no doubt that open source models will continue to be prominent in 3D printing. There’s also a certain amount of construction and assembly involved with many items.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #2.in You can read our initial coverage of AIRs release on the Compiler blog." Try FREE Conference Calls!" del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0

The Future of Financial Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The wide adoption of the Internet in the 1990s led not only to online banking, but paved the way for e-commerce.  . Rapid Change/Many Suppliers. 

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Not all innovation is disruptive

Harold Jarche

For instance, open source software has made it easy for anyone to set up a website, and services like PayPal have made e-commerce simple.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

That means an attitude of openness and collaboration - joining others on a journey of understanding. There is a choice. n(d)s?t/

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Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Major LMS companies such as WebCT, Blackboard, Angel, Saba and Desire2Learn all adopted standards originally developed by IMS. It was also opened to the general public and attracted 2,200 registrations.

hNews vs. rNews?

Doc Searls

And adopt. That generation is one in which all journalists and sources get credit for their work throughout the networked world — and where readers, listeners and viewers can easily recognize (and cite) those responsible for the media goods they consume. AP Press Release. Associated Press to build news registry to protect content.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization. del.icio.us

The Future of the Training Department

Harold Jarche

Mayo discovered the Hawthorne Effect, opening the study of motivation. Every corporation worth its salt opened a training department. 

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Part of it is to make the point of how serious it is to have an innovation culture in a company as part of its long term strategy. Or good for IBM?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Part of it is to make the point of how serious it is to have an innovation culture in a company as part of its long term strategy. Or good for IBM?

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The practical implementation of connectivism is the massive open online course, or MOOC. The CCK08 course and all the other courses we have developed since have been based on open educational resources (OERs). knew about open educational resources before anyone knew what the term meant. It’s open online learning generally.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Gladwells Cellular Church

John Hagel

They adopted and refined the technique of organizing in small cells to achieve change. Dont Count On It. What are these cells? It’s not an army.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Some schools are comfortable encouraging students, faculty, and adminstratoin to use consumer apps on the open web. Where do I post my profile?

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

She challenges the concept of the Massive Open Online Course by asking, "What is the problem that MOOCs appear to have solved?" The Open virus.

A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

What principles should we adopt. All methods are open source and there is other material to explore on the site. Introduction.

[eim][semtechbiz] Enterprise Linked Data

David Weinberger

David Wood of 3RoundStones.com is talking about Callimachus , an open source project that is also available through his company. So, they decided to grab data from the linked open data data cloud and assemble the pages automatically. Then two negative examples: David says that Microsoft adopted RDF in the late 90s.

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What distinguishes ID³ from NSTIC and similar such organizations developing policy principles for trust and identity frameworks is its objective to embody the policy principles in open software reference implementations that can be tested, verified, improved and scaled.  number of organizations are working to develop digital trust frameworks. 

OER Business Models - A Debate

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Lisa Petrides - IKSME Our mission is about maximizing all of these open access tools that enable breakthroughs in teaching and learning. The business model is based on helping faculty make the transition from commercial to open textbooks. All the content is CC-licensed content, and the platform is open source as well.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

Well, a couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of delivering the opening keynote presentation at the Community 2.0 Dont Count On It. ItR.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. " The Top 10 Free Educational Video Games (John Rice) Game programming tools (Tony Forster ) 21 days of Wiki Adoption (Stewart Mader) Wikis at Work: Benefits and Practices by Jeanne C. Connected is one possible vision. del.icio.us

ePublishing business models

David Weinberger

The opening session is on business models for supporting the webification of the educational system. While there are many wonderful things about crowd-sourcing, he says, “I’m in favor of expertise. First, it puts textbooks through an editorial process, and publishes them under open licenses. NOTE: Live-blogging.

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Places and People that Use The No Asshole Rule

Bob Sutton

  A reporter asked me a couple years back, “ The No Asshole Rule is fun to talk about, but does anyone ever actually use it?”  Miller said.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Day One Debate introduction Moderator Wayne Mackintosh The concept of Open Education Resources (OER) is firmly based on the educational value of sharing knowledge. A key issue in the open education arena is whether OER should favour commercial use. Adoption was much better with the new license. Let me explain further. 2003).

The Continuing Evolution of the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, beyond the central role that TCP/IP has played, I believe that the success of the Internet is predicated on a few key architectural principles: open, simple and distributed. First, the Internet is open, in the public domain, and with its protocols available to everyone including a number of open source implementations. 

Is it too late to save the Net from the carriers?

Doc Searls

Do you believe a free and open market should be “Your choice of walled garden” or “Your choice of silo”? Be afraid.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. So while the session focused on organizational adoption, it likely was the case that you should look for targeted adoption opportunities. Wouldn't you rather have it out in the open?