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).
Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch – Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin. Predictive Analytics. SECRETS TO SUCCESS. Spark. Kafka. NoSQL.
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
However what I particularly picked up on was the report’s references to the use of social network analysis. Social networks Uncategorize
Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 30, 2014
Watters, 2014) This is a patent for setting up a regional network in the south western United States. world of pervasive networks. Maybe.
Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
This talk is basically what he said, except he said it in the French way with complex theories, while I''m going to give it in the prickly, analytical, English kind of Canadian, dry presentation. It''s faking our cultural knowledge generally. It''s interesting to think of culture in this perspective, as a type of language ??
The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT
JUNE 12, 2013
The social matrix, the Internet of all things, big data and advanced analytics, and realizing anything as a services are the report’s top four trends.
The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things
OCTOBER 15, 2014
Most IoT business models also hinge on the use of analytics to sell user data or targeted advertising. The cost of connectivity.
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
These early analytics applications dealt mostly with structured information. Data Centers → Cloud. Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.
Reflections on Storytelling
APRIL 17, 2013
Oral narratives were used by many ancient cultures as a way of passing along their traditions, beliefs and learning from generation to generation.
The Growing Value of Social Skills
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
I recently read a very interesting paper, The Growing Importance of Social Skills in the Labor Market , by Harvard professor David Deming.
The Digitization of the Economy
JANUARY 30, 2013
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and Culture
Openness: Why learners should know about, and influence, how decisions are made about their learning
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
The theme of the event was on open source culture and whether the promises of open source have been oversold. Openness in response to change.
A Useful Framework for Analyzing the Impact of Technology on Jobs
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strateg
A Kind of Digital “Perfect Storm”
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
And while consumer social networks have been thriving for years, their use in business has been slower than expected. . IBM barely survived. .
Could the End of Moore’s Law Be Near? If so, What’s Next?
AUGUST 4, 2015
Human operators guided their specially designed robots via wireless networks over a difficult course, where they had to perform 8 tasks relevant to responding to a major disaster. . “It was quite an event. It was a spectacle. I recently read The Next Wave: A Conversation with John Markoff in Edge.org. But, the progress is uneven.
Social Business in the Age of the Customer
OCTOBER 18, 2012
But, despite the widespread success of public social networks, many companies have been slow to embrace social media as an integral part of their workplace. Many companies are still struggling with this major cultural transition. What is the primary responsibility of a business? its partners and customers.
practice, creativity, and insight
MAY 20, 2016
HughCards : “As the Internet makes everything cheaper, access to real networks (Harvard, Wall St., call these Friday’s Finds.
Social Business: e-business 2.0. and Beyond
SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
Its basic definition is simple and practical: A Social Business embraces networks of people to create business value. This requires a coordinated, three-pronged approach, with leadership driving the initiative, human resources supporting the necessary cultural change, and IT providing the necessary tools. Let me explain.
The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy
JUNE 18, 2014
McKinsey notes that: “The network of global flows is expanding rapidly as emerging economies join in. According to McKinsey: .
JANUARY 8, 2014
This lack of understanding is the major barrier to success in the network era. Who regulates the regulators? Human systems are complex.
The Science of Complex Systems
JULY 9, 2011
Dr. West and his collaborators at the Santa Fe Institute studied these scaling laws, and concluded that they were due to the internal structure that makes life possible, - the nutrient networks that have to reach every cell and capillary in a living organism. Let me explain. How do these characteristics change with body size? Amazing.
I Learned A Lot At My First-Ever F Up Nights
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Of course beer is encouraged and naturally there is time for networking before and after the speakers. Don’t shoot the messenger!
Future of work is complex, implicit and intangible
OCTOBER 9, 2013
But as organizations, markets, and society become networked, intangibles create more of our value and this is much more difficult to measure.
Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau
OCTOBER 7, 2011
How do I go from network weaver to empowering others to weave one another? Guest Post Networks Online CommunityPhoto by Laughing Squid.
The 20th Anniversary of Linux
AUGUST 24, 2011
In the recent Vancouver presentation I included some of the original slides from the 2000 presentation in New York, because our reasons for embracing Linux seem as valid today as they were almost twelve years ago. We did not look at Linux as just another operating system any more than we looked at the Internet as just another network.
IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise
AUGUST 9, 2011
That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve. Are we there yet? SIE ).
I need some help
JANUARY 27, 2012
On February 8, I’ll be delivering a talk at TEDxEdmonton’s event Rethinking Open Source Culture. With the Society for Learning Analytics Research we recently posted a concept paper on developing an open learning analytics architecture (.pdf). have benefitted enormously from open learning.
Innovation in an Age of Austerity
DECEMBER 16, 2010
This should create many new opportunities for innovation in the social sciences and the humanities. A similar point was made later in the day by Mary Walshok , who gave a talk on Unraveling the Cultural and Social dynamics of Regional Innovation Systems. And, how do you best predict the future impact of disruptive, new ideas? Louis $.9
Yes, please meet the Chief Executive Customer
JUNE 19, 2012
The third is “Design your culture and brand so they are authentically one.” Looks like IBM and I are in agreement.
Do you want fries with that?
MAY 11, 2012
Governance in a Networked World : SNA is an 80+ year old science but has been largely ignored by the social analytics community. label.
Grappling with Knowledge
MARCH 23, 2012
They think they can apply analytic reductionism to complex phenomena like knowledge, networks and value. Image: Mimi and Eunice.
Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates
JANUARY 14, 2010
If the group is part of a larger organization, is the purpose consistent with organizational goals and culture? Please write it down here.
My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates
DECEMBER 30, 2009
In a way, they are a glimpse back into the early days of the practice of online facilitation. Thanks for sharing. What a great resource! Every week!
Becoming a Digital Business: Progress and Obstacles
AUGUST 28, 2013
Big data and advanced analytics is another digital business trend that has made significant progress in the past year. Manage expectations.
How to evaluate social and informal learning
MARCH 8, 2011
We already know many ways to make networks more effective. For example, take one aspect of a purposeful enterprise network, profiling.
MOOCs for Development - Day 2
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 11, 2014
Networks of learning clusters: - problems: physical accessibility problems - transportation, long working days, living conditions, internet - approach - network of learning centres in close walking distance - to establish community college edu - local social sypport for learning - social learning incubator MOOCs come. the authors?
The New Era of Smart, Connected Products
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Business strategy : Should the company fully or partially disintermediate distribution channels or service networks?; .
Hope for HP's Culture - Bob Sutton
MARCH 10, 2011
Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed. Davenport: Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning. « Kurt Vonnnegut on "Having Enough" A Reminder From The No Asshole Rule | Main. | The Power of Observing and Talking to Real Humans » Hope for HPs Culture. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Again?
The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 4, 2016
So while I did not predict that the internet would become the largest distribution network for cat photos in history, this development would not have surprised me a bit. Handheld, mobile and integrated devices will continue to develop and become the de facto tools for learning, communication and peer networking. It's a beautiful thing.
What does it mean to be human in a digital age?
MAY 22, 2016
The intent is to identify a key opportunity and then, driven by personal values and passion, meaningfully enact that opportunity through publications, grants, research projects, and collaborative networks. Learning to think in networks is critical and it takes time, especially for established academics and administrators. Who are we?