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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

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

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?

Join us: Stanford Learning Analytics Summer Institute

George Siemens

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

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

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

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. 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

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? it students prefer everything? - Let''s do engineering. - LabVIEW Web Services - eg.

Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Big data ,- including analytics , data science , artificial intelligence and related information-based technologies - are now everywhere. “Is

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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

This past semester I was involved in an interesting course at MIT’s Sloan School of Management , - Analytics Labs (A-Lab).

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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.

Competing Against “Digital Invaders”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

Beth Kanter

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

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!) I’ve added some links. is inaudible or ignored. Here’s one.

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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Digital Twin: Bringing the Physical and Digital Worlds Closer Together

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

You need both deep physical domain knowledge as well as deep software and analytics expertise. These include: .

Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

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

It requires detailed analysis of technologies, quality, processes, competitors, customer satisfaction and market segments.

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. Are they still a strategic value to business?

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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

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

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. or 17.4 million people. The Manual factor changed considerably.

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. . Not future-proof.

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Google Brain: Inductive Thinking and Curiosity

Eide Neurolearning

caudate creativity technology engineering striatum curiosity fMRI brain novelty computerPerhaps it's a trade-off. Eide Neurolearning Blog.

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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

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?

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.