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The need for innovation across boundaries and the power of big data analytics

Ross Dawson

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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)

Ellen Wagner

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

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Ellen Wagner

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

Beth Kanter

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

Ross Dawson

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

Ellen Wagner

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized.   But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ? 

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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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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.

When I realized how easy is was to get started with learning analytics, I laughed out loud

Ellen Wagner

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Beth Kanter

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This transformation is driven by the continuing advances of technology.  The total number of users rose to 100s of millions.  .

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The Growing Value of Social Skills

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are now permeating just about every nook and cranny of the economy, society and our personal lives. 

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The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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. 

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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

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

Ellen Wagner

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.  .

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Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Technological revolutions are highly disruptive to economies and societies.  million people. 

The New Era of Smart, Connected Products

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This opportunity to drive rapid innovation and economic growth, and with it a return to prosperity growth, comes none too soon.”.

Reflections on Storytelling

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transmedia storytelling is one of the major area being pursued at the Annenberg Innovation Lab.  Storytelling predates writing. 

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Imagination, Creativity and Related Subjects

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Ellen Wagner

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

People have long argued about the future impact of technology.  What will life be like in such an AI future? What happens then?

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.  .

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