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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. The full report includes a longer, one-page description of each of these technologies.

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? Scope. Significance.

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 disrupt the Silicon Valley script. Far from it.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At Citigroup, where I consulted from March, 2008 through June of this year, I was strategic advisor for innovation and technology.

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

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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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.

Better Education Through Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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. It is in this context we need to read an article like Kentaro Toyama's Can Technology End Poverty?

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

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

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.

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%.

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most everyone will agree that advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) are radically transforming the business landscape.

People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

Headed for my personal trash bin: ‘People, Process, Technology.’ People, Organization, Technology. The enemy: Process.

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I specialized on online learning, media and collaborative technologies. Since 2001 at NRC I have worked on learning object standards and repositories, content recommender systems, collaborative content authoring technology, and massive open online courses (MOOCs). How technology help in improving the teaching practices?

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.

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.

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? it students prefer everything? - Let''s do engineering. - LabVIEW Web Services - eg.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

First is the continuous advances in digital technologies, in particular, the spread of Internet access around the world. By 2025, 1.8

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. It has a new sleeker look. ” 2.

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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

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.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Automation anxieties continued to resurface in the 20th century, right along with accelerating technology advances. How should we respond?

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

Martijn Linssen

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A Billion + Change = Shared Value for Corporations and Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

If you work for a company interested in joining the campaign, visit A Billion + Change.). Flickr Photo by kayaker1204. And she should know.

The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is evident in the articles we see daily in the technology and business press, as well as the growing number of AI startups and acquisitions.

Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The carnage might be more pronounced in the fast-changing IT industry, but no industry is immune. Why are these systems so complex?

Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Big data ,- including analytics , data science , artificial intelligence and related information-based technologies - are now everywhere. “Is

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Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Technological revolutions are highly disruptive to economies and societies. Economists have long been examining these changing job dynamics.

The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It requires detailed analysis of technologies, quality, processes, competitors, customer satisfaction and market segments.

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 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.

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.

Automation and Employment in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Ever since the advent of industrialization over 200 years ago, there’ve been periodic fears about the impact of technology-based automation on jobs.

“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.