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The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Business analytics predates the big data era. Such competitive concerns have long applied to hardware and software platforms in the IT industry.

New MOOC: Data, Analytics, & Learning

George Siemens

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

Ross Dawson

Automation will, in many industries, indeed substantially change the nature of work and the roles of employees.

Learning Analytics: A foundation for informed change in education

George Siemens

The recording from my session – Learning Analytics: A foundation for informed change in education – is now available.

Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.

Charles Jennings

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

Harold Jarche

Work is changing as we get more connected. Visualization is a powerful change agent. I think this may be a long response, Mike.

Johns Hopkins Academic Freedom Statement - An Analytical Representation

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Does it protect climate change denialism, creationism, and other unscientific theses? Drafted in January and just released, the Johns Hopkins statement on academic freedom will no doubt be widely cited.I cite the full text below. speech (*) Questions : this definition is strictly limited to expression and research. students, visitors)?

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).

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

In the book, we avoid talking about specific tools because they change so fast and new ones appear almost daily. Tools and Tactics

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.

Social Media Measurement and Learning Analytics: How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count the Ways

Beth Kanter

Learning Analytics. However, the use of a pie chart is a little meaningless – I would change to a bar chart. These are: 1.

Analytics – The Usability Lab of the new decade

Adaptive Path

The gist of the internal response was, “Analytics!&# Analytics alone isn’t sufficient, so it’s best augmented with live intercepts of actual users engaging in real tasks. We’ve known about analytics, multi-variant and A/B testing, and the like for over a decade. Google Analytics is free. Use it.

Big Data & Analytics in Recruiting

Kevin Wheeler

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 […].

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?

Embrace the Data, Change the World

Beth Kanter

The audience consisted of data geeks, data scientists, and analytics professionals! p/QTTfRJlZjl/. Beth Kanter (@kanter) October 3, 2012.

Flickr to Pro customers: no change

Doc Searls

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 right, a terabyte.

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

Beth Kanter

The course is about how to leverage networks and social media for learning and impact. In fact the range of issues is pretty wide ranging. GeV at 4.9

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

However, the situation is changing as emerging economies are rapidly gaining ground, including Brazil, China and India. . By 2025, 1.8

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0

Beth Kanter

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

Beth Kanter

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. What do you think?

Bravais 3.0: Taking Learning Beyond the LMS to Analytics & Personalization


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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

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Notes from Mari Smith Facebook Changes Webinar: Privacy Settings and A New Metric – People Talking About

Beth Kanter

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

George Siemens

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.

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Openness: Why learners should know about, and influence, how decisions are made about their learning

George Siemens

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


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

Dan Pink

Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan.

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Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This past semester I was involved in an interesting course at MIT’s Sloan School of Management , - Analytics Labs (A-Lab).

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White House: Innovation in Higher Education

George Siemens

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. This is the alpha agent in change. Expect it.

Educational Change is a Team Sport

Nancy White

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.

Bob Sutton

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

Adaptive Path

UX managers need to understand the analytics data: "Understanding the data changed my career".

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7 (Video) Lessons for Managers of UX

Adaptive Path

UX managers need to understand the analytics data: "Understanding the data changed my career".

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Lots of free learnin’ going on

George Siemens

Ongoing from 2011: Change MOOC. Learning Analytics Open Course ( sign up here ) – Starts January 23. I’m involved in several open online learning projects this year: 1. Stephen Downes and I will be offering Connectivism and Connective Knowledge 2012 starting January 23. More info soon on sign up.

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

Luis Suarez

. On January 20th, it will mark the 20th year anniversary since I started working in the IT industry. Till now. That search is now over. Every time.

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

It also discusses social network analytics in mapping collaboration. Use social analytics to understand and influence constituent behavior.

Competing Against “Digital Invaders”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This competitive shift is caused primarily by rapidly changing technologies and markets. Let me briefly discuss each.

What’s in your social media measurement tool box and why?

Beth Kanter

Measurement tools or perhaps more accurately, social analytics tools collect that data. Analytics Tools. Why is that so hard? David J.

Big Data at Google

Jay Cross

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.

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Unlock your potential with Towards Maturity’s 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report

Jane Hart

Learning professionals today are hungry for change but many are overwhelmed. However, there are no cookie cutter solutions!