The need for innovation across boundaries and the power of big data analytics
APRIL 23, 2015
One of the interesting insights from the study was on what executives believe their organizations can best do to foster innovation.
Technology, Marketing and Storytelling
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Digital technologies are now expanding the scope of storytelling. . Technology can help, but it’s far from sufficient.
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?
Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?
MAY 17, 2016
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” is one of the most memorable quotes of science fiction writer Arthur C.
And Another Thing (about Predictive Analytics)
APRIL 23, 2011
Analytics Distance Learning eLearning Innovation Online Education Technology TrendsJudging by some of the reactions I have been getting to my Data Chage Everything blogpost last night, I would say I've touched a bit of a nerve. People get ready, there a change a comin'. Just a few.
Education Technology Strategies - Day One
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
lessons scripted around 1:1 laptop); IT issues - we were a Windows network, with everything on our own domain - we needed to open eg printing etc O - consumer technology far more accessible in 2012 esp. Using technology to find more (vs. the Macbook, Android - web-based applications, eg. Are remote labs effective? Which 6?"
A Useful Framework for Analyzing the Impact of Technology on Jobs
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Last week I discussed a recent Pew Research report on the impact of AI, robotics and other advanced technologies on the future of jobs.
When I Think of the Future of Online Learning
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
Analytics Distance Learning eLearning Innovation Online Education Technology TrendsI am attending a Summit later this week. Many dozens of learning.
Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field.
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
There is probably no better tool to identify both strengths and areas for intervention in innovation. Source : IBM Creative Leadership Report.
The Burden of Knowing
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
Nowhere is this more clear than in the emerging arena of learning analytics. Analytics Business Innovation Technology TrendsImportant questions can get swept aside when the rumble of excitement about future possibilities are loudest. The fact that we can track information just about anytime, anyplace.
The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy
JANUARY 19, 2016
Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ?
Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy
The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology
APRIL 10, 2014
” 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.
When I realized how easy is was to get started with learning analytics, I laughed out loud
JULY 10, 2014
If you are like me, any link suggesting that learning analytics can be easy is worth a quick look. Getting started with a learning analytics initiatve doesn''t need to be hard. Analytics Business Diffusion of Innovation Higher Education Technology Trends I''ve always wanted to write a headline like that. .
The Continuing Evolution of Service Science
JULY 19, 2016
This blind spot threatens to hinder the development of effective innovation policies and the development of new business models and practices…”.
The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Collaboration , - both within their own boundaries and beyond, - is indispensable for innovation. They don’t get respect from the group.”.
Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less
APRIL 23, 2012
Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less, Guest Post by Laura Quinn and Chris Bernard. Flickr Photo by Nielio.
The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things
OCTOBER 15, 2014
This transformation is driven by the continuing advances of technology. The total number of users rose to 100s of millions. .
The Growing Value of Social Skills
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Why are social skills so important in our fast-changing, technology-intensive economy? These include: . These findings are not surprising.
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
Computing has constantly changed shape and location - mainly as a result of new technology, but often also because of shifts in demand.”.
The Datafication of Business and Society
JUNE 9, 2015
Digital technologies are now permeating just about every nook and cranny of the economy, society and our personal lives.
The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT
JUNE 12, 2013
Any technology expected to have a transformative impact on business over the next decade has to at least be already in the hands of leading edge users.
Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 12, 2013
First of all, there is technological access, ranging from power to Internet access, to mobile delivery. source technology. We use technology that developed, but you don''t need to use that. based analytics, is that a personal learning record, can extend beyond the limits of the platform. Learning. Learning. e?Learning
Big Data Comes to US Higher Education
OCTOBER 17, 2011
WCET, the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies, today announced the successful federation of datasets from the six institutions participating in the PAR (Predictive Analytics Reporting) Framework proof of concept project, just four months after the project’s early June launch.
Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems
APRIL 13, 2012
More specifically, they needed to learn how to approach problems from many perspectives and to combine various approaches to find innovative solutions.”. Business and business schools are supposed to be all about applying hard, that is, quantitative, analytical approaches to management. This is where we enter the world of design. .
Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy
JANUARY 27, 2015
Technological revolutions are highly disruptive to economies and societies. million people.
The New Era of Smart, Connected Products
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
This opportunity to drive rapid innovation and economic growth, and with it a return to prosperity growth, comes none too soon.”.
Reflections on Storytelling
APRIL 17, 2013
Transmedia storytelling is one of the major area being pursued at the Annenberg Innovation Lab. Storytelling predates writing.
Imagination, Creativity and Related Subjects
JANUARY 28, 2014
The book explored the essence of innovation in new product development by examining a few truly novel products in different market areas.
Embracing Disruptive Change - Why Is it So Difficult?
MAY 19, 2015
This is the innovator’s dilemma - and no company or industry is immune.” . Following the lunch, I kept thinking about the topic.
Lessons Revisited: RADAR, Pearl Harbor and Paying Attention to Evidence
OCTOBER 30, 2011
Analytics Higher Education Innovation Online learning Technology WCETOne of our Sage Road Solutions LLC clients, the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, is holding its biannual meeting at the BYU Hawaii campus on the island of Oahu this week. Having spent the past several days in Denver.
Innovation in an Age of Austerity
DECEMBER 16, 2010
On December 7 I participated in an Innovation Summit sponsored by the UK Innovation Research Centre (UK-IRC) at the University of Cambridge. She has written extensively on the world of work, including employability, career reinvention and the new innovation economy. These include leadership, investments and policies. Louis $.9
Reflections on Linux and Mainframes
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
To a large extent, the mainframe’s longevity is a result of two major architectural innovations first introduced with S/360.
The Management of Disruptive Innovations
MAY 9, 2011
Unrealistic predictions are then made about the near term impact and rate of adoption of the new innovation, because the innovation in question is quite complex in nature, but the predictions assumes that it is on the simpler end of the spectrum. . Flat panel technologies have been around for decades.
Two-Speed IT Architectures
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
Align technology and production systems with business goals. . Limit the size of application-development teams. . Don’t be afraid to fail.
Why Do We Need Data Science when We’ve Had Statistics for Centuries?
APRIL 30, 2014
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy
What Will Life Be Like in an AI Future?
MARCH 3, 2015
People have long argued about the future impact of technology. What will life be like in such an AI future? What happens then?
The Fourth Industrial Revolution
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Digital technologies enable companies to better engage with their customers and offer them a superior experience at affordable costs.
Why Innovation is Critical to Help Governments Adjust to the Realities of the 21st Century?
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Last week I wrote about the structural changes underway in countries around the world, driven primarily by the digital technology revolution and the forces of globalization. For the past twenty years, companies have embraced digital technologies to significantly improve their productivity and reduce costs. .