The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning
JANUARY 31, 2017
Business analytics predates the big data era. Such competitive concerns have long applied to hardware and software platforms in the IT industry.
Technology, Marketing and Storytelling
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
In addition, technology is now amplifying the impact of storytelling on the customer experience. That gives it enormous impact.” .
The need for innovation across boundaries and the power of big data analytics
APRIL 23, 2015
Another question looked at the major technologies that will impact how their organizations function over the next 5-10 years.
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?
Join us: Stanford Learning Analytics Summer Institute
JUNE 27, 2013
While MOOCs are sucking all of the oxygen out of the educational technology conversation, significant trends are developing under the radar. One of the most significant trends is around learning analytics. Next week, we ( SoLAR , IEDMS and others) are organizing a Learning Analytics Summer Institute (LASI). Friday, July 5, 2013.
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.
Open Symposium: Policy and Strategy for Learning Analytics Deployment
OCTOBER 3, 2013
We ( SoLAR ) are organizing an online symposium on Policy and Strategy for Learning Analytics Deployment. Educational data is complex.
Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google
OCTOBER 2, 2013
But applying it on your own – unless you are an analytics genius – can be difficult. Best practices for collecting actionable data.
Open Course: Learning Analytics and Knowledge
JANUARY 21, 2013
For the past several years, in preparation for our Learning Analytics Conference (this year in Leuven, Belgium, registration is now open ), we’ve been running an open online course on learning analytics. This year, we’ll be running our Learning Analytics and Knowledge course on Canvas Network.
Reflecting on Learning Analytics and SoLAR
APRIL 28, 2016
The Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference (LAK16) is happening this week in Edinburgh. I have great hope for the learning analytics field as one that will provide significant research for learning and help us move past naive quantitative and qualitative assessments of research and knowledge. How we got started. Except Shane.
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.
Semantic Technologies in Learning Environments
JANUARY 25, 2011
We’re into Week 3 of our open course Learning and Knowledge Analytics ( syllabus can be found here ). Today, Dragan Gaševi?
Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 15, 2013
A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? it students prefer everything? - Let''s do engineering. - LabVIEW Web Services - eg.
Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities
DECEMBER 19, 2016
Big data ,- including analytics , data science , artificial intelligence and related information-based technologies - are now everywhere. “Is
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
Have I mentioned we’re hosting a conference in beautiful Banff on Learning Analytics in February 2011? We’re trying to bring together the technical and the social/pedagogical aspects of learning analytics. All social makes Jack frustrated because he is unable to take advantage of technology affordances.
Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Today, multiple technologies poised to drive the next wave of financial services innovation are converging in maturity.” DLT is one such technology.
Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems
DECEMBER 29, 2015
This past semester I was involved in an interesting course at MIT’s Sloan School of Management , - Analytics Labs (A-Lab).
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.
Competing Against “Digital Invaders”
OCTOBER 4, 2016
This competitive shift is caused primarily by rapidly changing technologies and markets. Let me briefly discuss each.
Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less
APRIL 23, 2012
Note from Beth: Innovation was the buzzword at the Nonprofit Technology Conference! Flickr Photo by Nielio. I told her to go for it. she said.
If marketing listened to markets, they’d hear what ad blocking is telling them
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Sure, marketers *think* they know what customers want, because they have Big Data and Big Analytics telling them, up to the second, what a customer might want to buy. advertising Journalism marketing problems Technology VRMWhat follows is my comment (the first one!) I’ve added some links. is inaudible or ignored. Here’s one.
The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Mainframes and PCs were the defining technologies of the centralized model and client-server models respectively. IT-as-a-Service.
Digital Twin: Bringing the Physical and Digital Worlds Closer Together
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
You need both deep physical domain knowledge as well as deep software and analytics expertise. These include: .
Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?
OCTOBER 31, 2016
It is not confined to an art medium or to any technology.”. The application of design thinking beyond products isn’t new. Let me explain.
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.
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 Rise of the T-Shaped Organization
DECEMBER 15, 2015
It requires detailed analysis of technologies, quality, processes, competitors, customer satisfaction and market segments.
The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy
JANUARY 19, 2016
Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. Are they still a strategic value to business?
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.
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.”.
Meeting of the Minds with Gerd Leonhard: The implications of Big Data
SEPTEMBER 2, 2013
There is a potential divergence between those who choose to augment themselves with technology and those who can’t afford to or choose not to. *
The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations
JANUARY 17, 2017
That’s because blockchain is not a disruptive technology, whose impact, once in the marketplace, is often quite rapid. ask Iansiti and Lakhani.
Rebels on the edges
NOVEMBER 10, 2013
Today we are a witnessing a similar shift, as human information processing is being drastically surpassed by integrated technology systems.
Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy
JANUARY 27, 2015
Technological revolutions are highly disruptive to economies and societies. or 17.4 million people. The Manual factor changed considerably.
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. . Not future-proof.
Google Brain: Inductive Thinking and Curiosity
MARCH 26, 2012
caudate creativity technology engineering striatum curiosity fMRI brain novelty computerPerhaps it's a trade-off. Eide Neurolearning Blog.
Etiquette for sharing
MAY 11, 2012
There are now many to choose from, including open source and full-service analytics. Communities Technology
How adtech, not ad blocking, breaks the social contract
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
Yes, cases can be made for innocent forms of tracking, such as anonymized data gathering for analytics that improve what websites do. ” Cars, like clothing and shelter, are privacy technologies. advertising Business infrastructure Internet marketing News problems publishing Technology VRMShe’s a retired U.S. deal with it.
The Growing Value of Social Skills
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Deming’s paper builds on the work of MIT economist David Autor , a leading authority on the impact of technological change on the US labor market.
How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?
DECEMBER 5, 2016
Public safety and security. “One of the more successful uses of AI analytics is in detecting white collar crime, such as credit card fraud.