New MOOC: Data, Analytics, & Learning
JUNE 6, 2014
This fall, together with colleagues, I’ll be offering an open course on edX: Data, Analytics, and Learning. From the description: In education, the use of data and analytics to improve learning is referred to as learning analytics. Analytics have not yet made the impact on education that they have made in other fields.
The need for innovation across boundaries and the power of big data analytics
APRIL 23, 2015
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The Promise and Challenges of Health Analytics
MARCH 17, 2015
On February 24 I attended a workshop in MIT on the Future of Health Analytics. What are phenotypes? How can that be?
Learning Analytics: A foundation for informed change in education
JANUARY 11, 2011
The recording from my session – Learning Analytics: A foundation for informed change in education – is now available.
Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.
JULY 7, 2014
But we need wider fundamental changes if we’re to do so at speed and scale. So, what are these fundamental changes? Used with permission.
Changing the mechanistic mindset
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
Work is changing as we get more connected. Visualization is a powerful change agent. think this may be a long response, Mike. OrgDevTal
Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning
MARCH 11, 2012
earlier shared one of his presentations in a post on how the culture of luxury is changing. Culture Networks (SXSW 2012).
Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse
OCTOBER 31, 2012
Analytics tools like the ones described below are good for measuring actions and engagement. Want to know what makes your online audience tick?
Embracing Disruptive Change - Why Is it So Difficult?
MAY 19, 2015
Transformative change comes naturally to young companies, as it generally does to young people. Circling the Wagons. Management Challenges.
Social Media Measurement and Learning Analytics: How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count the Ways
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
Learning Analytics. However, the use of a pie chart is a little meaningless – I would change to a bar chart. These are: 1.
Big Data & Analytics in Recruiting
JANUARY 5, 2016
Big data and analytics are just beginning to be tapped for recruiting and learning, but their future growth will depend on HR practitioners understanding of what big data and analytics can do for them, their willingness to use the data to make decisions and change behavior, and agreement around privacy and ethical use of this […].
Analytics – The Usability Lab of the new decade
FEBRUARY 3, 2010
The gist of the internal response was, “Analytics! As Jesse put it, “Studying actual user behavior will beat the lab every time. Analytics alone isn’t sufficient, so it’s best augmented with live intercepts of actual users engaging in real tasks. Well, if you’re not embracing analytics, do so, now.
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change
OCTOBER 16, 2012
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Funny?
Embrace the Data, Change the World
OCTOBER 3, 2012
@ kdpaine gets her hands on the book right before #emetrics keynote instagr.am/p/QTTfRJlZjl/. Beth Kanter (@kanter) October 3, 2012. Measurement
Flickr to Pro customers: no change
MAY 20, 2013
There’s just ScoreCard Research Beacon and Yahoo Analytics. Flickr has updated its service. For me, this appears in the form of index page copy that begins, Dear Doc, as a Pro member continue to enjoy the benefits of unlimited space, an ad free experience and stats. Everyone gets a free terabyte. Biggr. That’s Spectaculr. Share
International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change
JANUARY 14, 2014
The course is about how to leverage networks and social media for learning and impact. Facebook reports that almost three quarters of its 1.2
The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy
JUNE 18, 2014
However, the situation is changing as emerging economies are rapidly gaining ground, including Brazil, China and India. .
Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0
AUGUST 28, 2013
Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0 Call this “social change 2.0”. Photo by Beth Kanter. Guest Post by Heather Grant-McLeod.
The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology
APRIL 10, 2014
We also embrace a decentralized, networked approach, allowing Greenpeace and its allies and supporters to be nimble, agile and react quickly to a constantly changing landscape. Systems Change :: advising global organisation, campaign teams, and NROs on new ways of working. This one is for social media.
Bravais 3.0: Taking Learning Beyond the LMS to Analytics & Personalization
OCTOBER 29, 2013
Gathering intelligence requires tracking and analytics - enter the Tin Can API, or xAPI. The LMS simply cannot adapt to this new reality.
Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities
DECEMBER 19, 2016
It’s very hard to anticipate the consequences of disruptive innovations. The dot-com era was famous for its many innovations, but also for its hype.
Notes from Mari Smith Facebook Changes Webinar: Privacy Settings and A New Metric – People Talking About
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Facebook Changes: A Complete Guide – by Mari Smith. Also, a few insights about the what the changes mean for Facebook pages.
The Future of Learning: Digital, Distributed, Data-Driven
MAY 12, 2016
Yesterday as I was traveling (with free wifi from the good folks at Norwegian Air, I might add), I caught this tweet from Jim Groom: @dkernohan @cogdog @mweller A worthwhile think piece for sure, almost up there with "China is My Analytics Co-Pilot" — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) May 11, 2016. Some change from the outside.
Openness: Why learners should know about, and influence, how decisions are made about their learning
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
Education today – at all levels – faces the challenge of tremendous change and unstettledness. Openness in response to change.
What Learning & Development can learn from Mad Men
APRIL 25, 2014
Defensively, you change the conversation you don''t like. Show you how to use content analytics to prove the ROI of your training initiatives.
Pencil as Power Tool | Daniel Pink
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan.
Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems
DECEMBER 29, 2015
This is a particularly interesting project because economic data in emerging markets is often not as reliable as the data in more advanced markets.
White House: Innovation in Higher Education
AUGUST 3, 2015
The change pressures that exist now are not ones that the existing higher education model can ignore. The trends – competency-based learning, unbundling, startups & capital inflow, new pedagogical models, technology, etc – will change higher education dramatically. 3. This is the alpha agent in change. Repent.
The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!
JANUARY 18, 2017
That is, probably, why, over the course of the last couple of months, a growing urge to find a new work adventure has taken over yours truly. Till now.
Educational Change is a Team Sport
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
Great stuff from Ellen Wagner that resonate with some of the conversations we’ve been having across the #change11 MOOC on Technology, Change and Education. Systemic change calls for many contributors. Transformation demands a clear understanding of what is to be changed, AND the will to see changed implemented.
Guy Kawasaki's Enchantment: A Beautiful Business Book Cover.
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. May: The Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change. Chip Heath: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard.
7 (Video) Lessons for Managers of UX
JUNE 18, 2012
UX managers need to understand the analytics data: "Understanding the data changed my career". and. 2.
7 (Video) Lessons for Managers of UX
JUNE 18, 2012
UX managers need to understand the analytics data: "Understanding the data changed my career".
Lots of free learnin’ going on
JANUARY 11, 2012
Ongoing from 2011: Change MOOC. 2. Learning Analytics Open Course ( sign up here ) – Starts January 23. 3. Stephen Downes and I will be offering Connectivism and Connective Knowledge 2012 starting January 23.
Competing Against “Digital Invaders”
OCTOBER 4, 2016
This competitive shift is caused primarily by rapidly changing technologies and markets. Let me briefly discuss each.
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
It also discusses social network analytics in mapping collaboration. Use social analytics to understand and influence constituent behavior.
What’s in your social media measurement tool box and why?
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Measurement tools or perhaps more accurately, social analytics tools collect that data. The challenge becomes figuring what data really matters.
Big Data at Google
JUNE 10, 2014
To see Big Data at work, look to Google, where number-crunching on a massive scale has changed hiring and management practices. Measurements and analytics rule at Google. All people decisions at Google are based on data and analytics,” according to Kathryn Dekas, a manager in Google’s “people analytics” team. No longer.
Unlock your potential with Towards Maturity’s 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Learning professionals today are hungry for change but many are overwhelmed. However, there are no cookie cutter solutions!
Positivism and Big Data
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 13, 2014
We can apply these principles to big data analytics, of course, and we can use the standard criticisms of positivism to do it: Underdetermination – this is the ‘problem of induction’ or the ‘problem of confirmation’. If there is any improvement to process or method that can be made, this will result in a change in the data.