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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. 

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

Ross Dawson

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

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.

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.

Open Symposium: Policy and Strategy for Learning Analytics Deployment

George Siemens

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

Beth Kanter

The instructor is Google Analytics Evangelist Andrew Cutroni.  The syllabus includes: An overview of today’s digital measurement landscape.

Open Course: Learning Analytics and Knowledge

George Siemens

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

George Siemens

The Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference (LAK16) is happening this week in Edinburgh. Since I am missing LAK16, and feeling nostalgic, I want to share my reflections of how LAK and the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR) became the influential agencies that they now are in learning research. How we got started.

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. 

Semantic Technologies in Learning Environments

George Siemens

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

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? MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It’s very hard to anticipate the consequences of disruptive innovations. The dot-com era was famous for its many innovations, but also for its hype.

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Learning Analytics

George Siemens

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

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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Competing Against “Digital Invaders”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

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.

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. she said.

The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Mainframes and PCs were the defining technologies of the centralized model and client-server models respectively. IT-as-a-Service.

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If marketing listened to markets, they’d hear what ad blocking is telling them

Doc Searls

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!) Marketers should be looking at what the market wants, and why.

Digital Twin: Bringing the Physical and Digital Worlds Closer Together

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Each is a major transformative technology in its own right.  These include:  . Many are calling it the emergence of the data economy.”.

Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The types of solutions that emerge from engineering thinking usually involve a new technology (e.g., Let me explain.

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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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 Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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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The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

That’s because blockchain is not a disruptive technology, whose impact, once in the marketplace, is often quite rapid.

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

Xyleme

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

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.”.

Meeting of the Minds with Gerd Leonhard: The implications of Big Data

Ross Dawson

Future of business Technology trends Uncategorized When Gerd was in Sydney two years ago we created a series of videos together. Enterprise 2.0

Rebels on the edges

Harold Jarche

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

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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Google Brain: Inductive Thinking and Curiosity

Eide Neurolearning

caudate creativity technology engineering striatum curiosity fMRI brain novelty computerEide Neurolearning Blog.

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How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Public safety and security.   “One of the more successful uses of AI analytics is in detecting white collar crime, such as credit card fraud.

Etiquette for sharing

Harold Jarche

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

Doc Searls

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Why are social skills so important in our fast-changing, technology-intensive economy?  These include:  . These findings are not surprising.