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Analysis and Support of MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

With respect to the analysis of the networked interactions, it's not clear to me that we should even be doing this, at least, not in the sense suggested by the question. Indeed, you could attend one of our MOOCs from beginning to end without even visiting the platform, solely through the use of syndication technologies like RSS.

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The technologies on the list are not new. Artificial Intelligence. The Internet of Things. Autonomous Vehicles. The Blockchain.

Leadership in a Changing World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What are the critical competencies needed to lead in our fast-changing business environment? Sustaining or disruptive? Ripple Intelligence.

The Dark Side of Technology

John Hagel

  Every talk or article coming out of Silicon Valley follows the prescribed template: start with a dazzling description of awesome new digital technologies and then proceed to explore all the wonderful benefits and opportunities that these technologies will bring to us. I’m going to do something different.  What do I mean?

Harnessing the True Potential of Internet of Things Technology

John Hagel

Despite all the hype, businesses are still significantly under-estimating the business impact of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Now, I'll use IoT technologies to illustrate how just one of many technologies will enable the evolution of business models. Current applications for this technology. Data to advice.

If you want to foster change, stay out of training

Harold Jarche

Upon asking for the military documentation on training analysis I found that there was still nothing that addressed simulation. CH146 Griffon.

Changing the mechanistic mindset

Harold Jarche

The truly stunning aspect of this idea is that it may in fact be possible to implement on some level without the use of technology. OrgDevTalk

Changing thinking, changing systems

Harold Jarche

“The challenge of the coming century is to change the value system of society. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Vaclav Havel” via @BillMcKibben.

The role of the L&D function IS changing.

Jane Hart

This trend is one sign of the changing role of the L&D function, which no longer is “the place” for learning. Social learning

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Embracing Disruptive Change - Why Is it So Difficult?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transformative change comes naturally to young companies, as it generally does to young people.  Circling the Wagons. Management Challenges.

Better Education Through Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The immediate reaction of the typical Canadian (ie., me) on seeing a sight like this is to suggest that everybody would be better off with a little more investment in technology. But they could instead higher fewer people, pay them more, and use technology to make up the difference. The same could be said of any other technology.

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are not only giving rise to more distributed and inclusive models, but are also enabling alternative unilateral-like models. 

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

earlier shared one of his presentations in a post on how the culture of luxury is changing. Culture Networks (SXSW 2012).

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. How do we build on this? From 68%.

People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

Headed for my personal trash bin:  ‘People, Process, Technology.’  People, Organization, Technology.  How did I get here? 

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

specialized on online learning, media and collaborative technologies. This requires an advanced communications infrastructure, in order to facilitate access to professors and resources, but also a change in teaching philosophy. 5. How technology help in improving the teaching practices? Questions 1. What is web based courses?

Wow, Did I Ever Fail On This One. But I Learned A Lot, Too.

Dan Pontefract

One consisted of a six-month, full-time technology support curriculum targeted at people interested in call center careers or tech support.

The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Beth Kanter

”    What happens in the lab is that they test campaign ideas that make use of new technologies such as  mobile phones, tablets, social media, email, and others, network approaches, and others.    But, more importantly, the lab documents and shares what has been learned with Greenpeace’s affiliates and leaders around the world.

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What is the impact of technology advances and rising economic prosperity on the global economy?  According to McKinsey: .

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Beth Kanter

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Funny?

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth Kanter

Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Technology for Good Report. ” 2. Download here. 6.

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International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

One recent project is a real-time analysis and data visualization of the post2015 conversation on Twitter. Global Conversations. GeV at 4.9

The Long Term Impact of AI on Jobs - Some Lessons from History

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Like no other technology, AI forces us to explore the very boundaries between machines and humans. What impact will AI have on jobs?

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Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Today, multiple technologies poised to drive the next wave of financial services innovation are converging in maturity.”   DLT is one such technology.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: It's a mobile revolution.

Martijn Linssen

24/7/365|adopt|change|Integration|social media|supply chain| Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Range?

Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

A Billion + Change = Shared Value for Corporations and Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by kayaker1204. Guest post by Cindy Hallberlin. And she should know. In times of great need, there is great opportunity. Cindy Hallberlin.

Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Technological revolutions are highly disruptive to economies and societies.  million people. 

The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Companies need to break out of their organizational siloes to better adapt and respond to our fast-changing competitive environment. 

Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy

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Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

How can we best anticipate the future of a complex, fast changing industry like IT? Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.

The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Like many technological advances, the Internet of Things (IoT) has been long in coming.  Settings -based Economic Value . Enablers and Barriers.

The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Commission is composed of twelve individuals from the world of business, technology and academia. The Internet changed all that.

“Flexible Security”: A Sensible Social Policy for our Digital Age

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

First, all important rules should be subjected to cost-benefit analysis by an independent watchdog…  More important, rules need to be much simpler.”.

Why Do We Need Data Science when We’ve Had Statistics for Centuries?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, the situation is rapidly changing, as universities around the world have started to offer different kinds of graduate programs in data science. 

Imagination, Creativity and Related Subjects

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This was the subject of the 2011 book co-authored by JSB: A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change

Why People and Companies Die While Cities Keep Growing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

How do these characteristics change with body size?  Most surprisingly, their analysis led to a result that no one had predicted. 

The Rise of the Chief Digital Officer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Gartner analysts said this is resulting in every budget becoming an IT budget.  To address these changes, organizations will create the role of a Chief Digital Officer as part of the business unit leadership.”  . I had not heard much about the Chief Digital Officer until I read about Gartner’s prediction.  IT is now everywhere. 

The Untethered, Hyperconnected Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Top down strategy plans take too long to formulate and generally don’t work so well because technologies and markets are changing so fast.  Unlike the academic panel, the CIOs emphasized the need for ROI analysis and careful planning, especially when considering big technology bets.  Agility beats strategy every time.