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The Dark Side of Technology

John Hagel

  Every talk or article coming out of Silicon Valley follows the prescribed template: start with a dazzling description of awesome new digital technologies and then proceed to explore all the wonderful benefits and opportunities that these technologies will bring to us. I’m going to disrupt the Silicon Valley script. Far from it.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Execution is the goal.

Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

Todd Hudson describes the New Seasons experience on his Maverick Institute blog. Is customer service key to your success? But at a copper mine?

Harnessing the True Potential of Internet of Things Technology

John Hagel

Despite all the hype, businesses are still significantly under-estimating the business impact of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. In my last blog post , I explored at a high level the likely evolution of business models in the Big Shift. Current applications for this technology. IoT technologies generate a torrent of data.

PKM is not a technology

Harold Jarche

PKM is not a technology, an enterprise system, a piece of software, or a platform. The best technology for enabling PKM is the Internet.

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Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most everyone will agree that advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) are radically transforming the business landscape.

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy. I was invited to attend the conference, and participate in the opening plenary panel on D igital Technologies and the Future of Governance. The conference covered a wide range of topics dealing with digital technologies and government.

Information: What am I missing?

George Siemens

What can we do now with information that we could not do in the past? In this case, the “something new&# is the ways in which new tools allow us to mess around with information. I’ve compiled a list of nine attributes or new possibilities that new technologies, especially the internet, enable. information.

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2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Among our recommendations were: Informal Live webcasts. Informal Recorded webinars. Informal Video conferencing. Informal Workshops. Informal Audio/ podcasts. Informal Learnshop. Informal Case Studies. Informal Non-formal video.

From learning to working technologies

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here is a graphic of Moore’s technology adoption curve. More on Jane’s blog : Where are you on the LMS adoption curve?

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 Tags: Informal Learning Interview.

Bigger is Not Necessarily Better in Our Information-Rich Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read an intriguing column, - The End of Mass Production , - by technology author and columnist Kevin Maney.

Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

Tony Karrer

And that challenge is somewhat hinted at in this month’s big question: Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture? eLearning Technology.

Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Friedman’s words came to mind as I was reflecting on the evolution of blogging since I posted my first blog in May of 2005.

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?”

Jane Hart

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?” Here’s a quote from the article.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. Henry Ford. Supplementing the point, 21.6%

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter

TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. Technology does not solve problems. Photos: a.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Why is this necessary? Akili, G.

The Growing Importance of Storytelling in the Business World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is now the case with blockchain and related technologies. Communications have played a major role in my work over the past few decades.

The Science of Information-based Predictions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Silver, on the another hand, views information-based predictions, including political forecasting, as a scientific discipline. of reelection.

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is a Blog? A blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Blogs are connected to each other to form what is commonly known as the ‘blogosphere’. 2005).

Corporate blogging: value versus risks

Ross Dawson

Knowledge@Australian School of Business recently published an interesting article on corporate blogging , which drew on an interview with me. It’s certainly not that every company needs to be blogging, far from it. At stake are the inherent risks in blogging and other forms of social media engagement. Enterprise 2.0

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. Henry Ford. Supplementing the point, 21.6%

Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)

Dan Pontefract

The crux of that argument is whether you believe micro-blogging is an active behavior or whether you treat it as passive oversight. Limayem, M.,

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks. The original blog was on the book website, but a couple of years later I moved it to this domain, rossdawsonblog.com. So what are some of the things I have learned from 12 years of blogging? Enterprise 2.0

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. FitBit).

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog. The scientific information is presented in a format that non-scientists can understand and apply.

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? of technology, philanthropy and civil society.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

The first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity. What is personal productivity? Here’s a summary.

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Should CEOs Blog?

Luis Suarez

You just can’t afford to go through that and that’s where most of your reluctance to blogging comes from nowadays. Most probably. .

The Evolution of My Complex Relationship with Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

From time to time, I like to reflect on my feelings about blogging, and then write about them in an entry in my blog. I have not done so in a while, and it has now been just about six years since I started this blog, so I thought that it would be a good time to return to the subject. I posted my first blog on May 16, 2005.

Take us to The Rivers

Doc Searls

And Technology Review ? Blogging Business Future Journalism Links Live Web News Past problems TechnologyAn aside.

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10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

Below are the most popular posts written this year on my blog. General Social trends Technology trends UncategorizedWHAT TO TWEET.

Blogging and Personal Feelings

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In November of 2008, Andrew Sullivan published an excellent article in The Atlantic , - Why I Blog , - in which he discussed the unique characteristics of a blog by reminding us what a web log shares in common with its namesake, the ship log. “In Anyone who has blogged his thoughts for an extended time will recognize this world.

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A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

Blogs. You can easily scan all blog posts at the company, their level of engagement, etc. ( Data Points to Date. Deployment. see pic ).

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

Here’s my round-up of my favourite articles/blog posts of the month under 5 key themes. 1 – Informal Learning. ” .

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

Early on in the talk, Peter said, “I believe we are at the confluence of two revolutions – a social revolution and a technology revolution.”

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

You can read about them in Linux Journal (starting in 1996), The Cluetrain Manifesto (1999, 2000 , 2011 ), this blog (starting in 1999), ProjectVRM (starting in 2006) and The Intention Economy (2012). 1) We are making a transition from bureaucratic hierarchies to technology-driven networks. I can’t recommend it more highly.

sense-making with social media

Harold Jarche

As Donald notes, sharing and posting on social media are weaker forms of learning than longer form blogging can be. Informal Learning

The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Beth Kanter

” This blog shares some thoughts about this project and I have to give it a big round of applause. Assessments and Review :: evaluating past performance to inform future mobilisation efforts. Innovation Incubation :: piloting new ways of working, from practices to technologies. This one is for social media.