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The Chinese Test Example

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

That''s a really interesting use of the Chinese Room example (it is well known as such to philosophers). link] The example was originally intended as a response to the ''Turing Test'' model for evaluating artificial intelligence. Another, related, response is that the example appears to an intuition that has not itself been validated.

Embracing change from both sides

Harold Jarche

Changing to a social business is complex. But you cannot directly change it or implement it. Next comes the trickier part. It takes time.

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The training world is changing

Harold Jarche

From the Citrix GoTo Blog : Open online courses, talent management, social collaboration: The training world is changing.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Instagram Overview. Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits. Tool Box.

Behavior Change as Value Proposition

Adaptive Path

There's a lot of academic research around the areas of persuasive technology and design for behavior change. But where does persuasion live?

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Changing the mechanistic mindset

Harold Jarche

Work is changing as we get more connected. The recent examples of uprisings in North Africa are good attention getters. call centres).

Solo change agents set you free

Harold Jarche

We need to take the time to help familiarize them with new tools, using practical, realistic examples. Eric Kammerer. I cannot do it for you.

Economic structural change is NOT industry compositional change

Ross Dawson

In preliminary conversations with one group I encountered a very common and deeply misleading view of how business is changing today.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter

Here’s the basics if you are getting the C-Suite up to speed: Instagram is a free application for iPhone or Android that lets people take photos, apply filters to change the look of the photos and then share them. Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Instagram Overview. How to Use Instagram.

Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent

Dan Pontefract

to solely be defined as a technology change and not a behavioural change for our organizations. I know. without actually using the term?

Learning, changing and thinking

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights shared via Twitter this past week. . But the study found that the reality is very different.

Change or die

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

This is a total phase change. There are others that are hiring new kinds of leaders, and they are changing in a big way. LX Briefing.

an unstoppable force for change

Harold Jarche

As we shift our dominant communications medium from print to electric, our organizing methods must change as well. TIMN by David Ronfeldt.

If you want to foster change, stay out of training

Harold Jarche

Nothing had changed. If you want to change the world, or just your organization, stay out of the training department. CH146 Griffon.

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Luis Suarez

You can call them whatever you would want to: ambassadors, champions, advocates, evangelists, connectors, change agents, etc. The* weird one.

Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?

Charles Jennings

Could you change when change really mattered? He goes on to say that even if you think you’d change, it’s unlikely to happen.

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The changing role of L&D: from “packaging” to “scaffolding” plus “social capability building”

Jane Hart

So I’d like to share with you another diagram I have been working on, to show what all this means in practice. Social learning

Cloud and “Game Changing” Business Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

According to the report “cloud empowers six potentially game changing business enablers”: . market adaptability - rapid prototyping and innovation to quickly respond to rapidly changing market conditions; . Netflix's use of cloud computing for their rapidly growing video streaming service is one of the best examples in this category.

Some fundamental changes

Harold Jarche

And, forgive me, even Quora is an example of that.) – Doc Searls: Answering “Why has the empowered employee predicted in the Cluetrain Manifesto not emerged?” Participation in a networked market changes people fundamentally. #11. That change has to start with people. ” in Quora. There are no secrets.

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

At the beginning of the year, on January 2 in fact, I wrote about reciprocity. That’s a management and people challenge, not just a technology one.

A Perfect Example of a Bad Boss: A Middle School Principal

Bob Sutton

  She then changed the schedule, the teams, the grades we are teaching – essentially, she disassembled the school and rebuilt it from the ground up.   One example:  we no longer retain students who flunk more than two major classes in grades 7 or 8.    This boss defines lack of presence. 

The invisible change in the news

David Weinberger

It’s now so ordinary that it sometimes leads us to underestimate the magnitude of the change we’ve already lived through. For example, he ends that first chapter with stories from Sept. And in 2014 it has a different lesson to teach us as well. Ten years later, what Dan pointed to as extraordinary is now common as air.

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How tablets are changing how we use tech

Ross Dawson

Nielsen has come out with some interesting research on tablet usage in the US and associated changes in the use of other devices.

A Great Example of "Being" Social vs "Doing" Social

Mark Oehlert

Well its not true, to become social means to change any number of things about how you think about your business. Social.

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online

Beth Kanter

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online Guest Post by Cheryl Contee. Photo by CogdogBlog.

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The Power of Reflection in an Ever-Changing World

Charles Jennings

The US military four-question AAR, for example, could serve as a template for any organisation to help embed a culture of reflection.

Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed

Dan Pontefract

Health Care Example. This cultural change is predicated on the CCLO being able to fluently speak both Enterprise 2.0 and Learning 2.0

The power of habits — and the power to change them

Dan Pink

And how can we change them? And give an example. Habits can be ignored, changed, or replaced. Sometimes that helps us. Explain.

Yes, you do have to change

Clark Quinn

And we’ve known it for decades (just because MOOCs are new doesn’t mean their pedagogies are): clear models, annotated examples, and most importantly deep and meaningful practice focused on significant skill shifts (let alone addressing the emotional side of the equation). The industry is going to have to change.

4 Lessons on Building Games for Change

Beth Kanter

4 Lessons on Building Games for Change – Guest Post by Josh Spiro. This year’s festival takes place on Monday, June 18. Guest Post

It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing

Ross Dawson

Beyond that point the key topic becomes how this structure is changing. Source : Modeling Information Diffusion in Implicit Networks.

Next Generation Evaluation: Embracing Complexity, Connectivity, and Change

Beth Kanter

Three game-changing approaches will be discussed in detail: Developmental Evaluation , Shared Measurement , and Big Data. Technology!

Book Review: Connecting to Change the World

Beth Kanter

They have joined forces and along with John Cleveland, have written “ Connecting to Change the World.” Network Types. Books

Textbook example of emotionally intelligent signage

Dan Pink

The concept has widened a bit since then, particularly with examples of signs using humor to make their point. Driving on Coleman Blvd.

Flickr to Pro customers: no change

Doc Searls

For example, I use four different Flickr accounts, each with its own photo directory: Doc Searls. Flickr has updated its service. For me, this appears in the form of index page copy that begins, Dear Doc, as a Pro member continue to enjoy the benefits of unlimited space, an ad free experience and stats. Everyone gets a free terabyte. Biggr.

NTEN Leading Change Summit #14lcs: Reflection

Beth Kanter

The Leading Change Summit was more intimate (several hundred people), participatory and interactive, intense, and stimulating. Defining Roles.

Mobile Changes Everything?

Clark Quinn

So why is this game-changing? For example, I’ll suggest that you’re not likely to want to take a full course on a pocketable device, however on a tablet that’d be quite feasible. But just because everyone has one, what does it mean ? I want to suggest that it has the opportunity to totally upend the organization.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

Benchmark Studies and Examples. The course is about how to leverage networks and social media for learning and impact. Global Conversations.

Berlin Plan #1: The Change Blindess Experiment

Mind Hacks

The aim will be to show how our perception works, using examples from city life. The experiment is a demonstration of change blindness – a phenomenon where we don’t notice changes in something we’re supposed to be watching. Cities, like all environments, channel our attention. Reference: Simons, Daniel J.;

Book Review: Cause for Change

Beth Kanter

The book is a great read for nonprofit leaders of all generations. Focus on the 3 R’s (Recruitment, Retention, and Recognition). Books