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The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The technologies on the list are not new. Artificial Intelligence. The Internet of Things. Autonomous Vehicles. The Blockchain.

It’s not about adding technology to training, but about changing training

Jane Hart

Which technology will be the gamechanger? This This is a question I am often asked, and when I read Jane Bozarth’s post on Changing the Game, her answer hit the nail on the head. Social learning

Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This question has been widely discussed for years, but, - at the end of the day, - we don’t really have good answers. Not according to Autor. 

Leadership in a Changing World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What are the critical competencies needed to lead in our fast-changing business environment? Sustaining or disruptive? Ripple Intelligence.

Strategy Made Simple - The 3 Core Strategy Questions

John Hagel

The option is to focus more than ever on three core strategy questions that can help provide us with focus and stability even as the turbulence increases around us – and help us to prioritize where we need to respond and where we don’t. This is a relatively new, but increasingly important, strategic question.  One more thing. 

Embracing Disruptive Change - Why Is it So Difficult?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transformative change comes naturally to young companies, as it generally does to young people.  Circling the Wagons. Management Challenges.

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are not only giving rise to more distributed and inclusive models, but are also enabling alternative unilateral-like models. 

Online Systems for Behavior Change

Tony Karrer

I've always believe that to truly have impact on performance, we need to be experts at Behavior Change. Need to Change Behavior?

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. link].

Game-Changing Basic Research: Benefits and Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Their job was to push the frontiers of knowledge by conducting basic research which would hopefully lead to exciting new technologies and ideas. 

Five Key Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In its 2010 Speech from the Throne , the Government of Ontario, Canada announced its intention to create an Ontario Online Institute (OOI) to support online learning in the province as part of the Open Ontario Plan. I was asked to provide some initial recommendations for that initiative, in the form of responses to five questions. HRSDC.

Better Education Through Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The immediate reaction of the typical Canadian (ie., me) on seeing a sight like this is to suggest that everybody would be better off with a little more investment in technology. But they could instead higher fewer people, pay them more, and use technology to make up the difference. The same could be said of any other technology.

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.

If you want to foster change, stay out of training

Harold Jarche

The question, How do we specify the optimal level of simulation fidelity? Nothing had changed. Learning Technology Work

How technology is transforming events

Ross Dawson

One of my speaking bureau just asked me to provide them with a few quick ideas on how technology is changing events, as one of their key clients is having an internal meeting to discuss their future use of technology in events. Questions and discussion during events. Arranging meetings with sponsors or other attendees.

Questions from students at Vancouver Island University

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I received a flurry of questions on some articles on my website yesterday, questions from students at Vancouver Island University. So that's my first reaction to the question. Finally, my third response to this question is to question the emphasis. This is actually a multi-part question that has no answer.

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. 

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

Which brings me to the question, “ Should employees be incented to use social technologies ?”. Yes – We Should Incent Employees. And You?

People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

Headed for my personal trash bin:  ‘People, Process, Technology.’  This isn’t the right question.  People, Organization, Technology

Changing the mechanistic mindset

Harold Jarche

The truly stunning aspect of this idea is that it may in fact be possible to implement on some level without the use of technology. OrgDevTalk

Which Technologies Will Be the Biggest Deals?

Andy McAfee

I’m digging in on a project to better understand the ongoing digitization of business: the penetration of computer technology into more and more and more aspects of work. It seems to me that I need to practice what I preach, so I’m going to crowdsourcing some of my ideas and questions here in the coming weeks. Do you?

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Questions 1. specialized on online learning, media and collaborative technologies. This requires an advanced communications infrastructure, in order to facilitate access to professors and resources, but also a change in teaching philosophy. 5. How technology help in improving the teaching practices?

Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Blockchain Revolution , his 16th book, now explains “How The Blockchain Will Transform Everything From Banking To Government To Our Identities.”.

Cloud and “Game Changing” Business Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Along with the Economist Intelligence Unit , the IBM study surveyed 572 business and technology executives around the world  to learn how organizations use cloud today and how they plan to use it in the future.  According to the report “cloud empowers six potentially game changing business enablers”: .

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy.  The panel was moderated by Beth Noveck , Professor of Law at the New York Law School , who until recently served in the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and leader of the White House Open Government Initiative. Leaders shape polls. 

Cloud Computing and the Changing Role of the CIO

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This raises a number of serious questions, especially when something goes wrong.  CIOs are indeed embracing cloud, but they are being cautious. 

How to find great talent: 4 questions for Bloomberg View's George.

Dan Pink

Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Technology (7). Dan Pink. Contact. About Dan.

A Conversation with Brenda Laurel: It’s Not Enough to Change the Light Bulbs

Adaptive Path

It is an honor to have the opportunity to ask you a few questions. We can use our technology as citizens to have a real dialogue with nature.

What Improvisation Can Teach Social Change Leaders

Beth Kanter

Her points about leadership and change. Have taken improv training and applied it to your work in the nonprofit or social change sector?

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable?

Beth Kanter

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable? Click to see the full infographic. by Bahia Ramos.

Scoop: Corporate directors understand change and embrace governance for transformation

Ross Dawson

I gave my keynote on How Technology is Transforming Business for Australian Institute of Company Directors this morning here in Beijing.

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

That’s a management and people challenge, not just a technology one. And there’s the rub. Being more productive is the end game. Contrived?

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

technologies to bridge the connection gap? Almost 20 years later, I suppose we are all haunted by the words of Bennis. Gasco.

Czech Course Followup Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked the following questions after my presentation to CZ Course RVP_VT21 yesterday: (Elements of Coop.) Is it a call for a curricular change? Over time this sort of perception will be aided with technology, just as we are aided in visual recognition by glasses and telescopes and video monitors. It seem it would (will!)

A different approach to enterprise technology

Euen Semple

The organiser Ana Neves takes an interesting approach to connecting technology vendors and potential customers. panel of experts ask the first set of questions and then the audience get their chance. Same old players, often changing sides from vendor to buyer, escalating expectations and budgets in a pathetic arms race.

Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed

Dan Pontefract

Collaboration Technologies. Thorough knowledge of both learning AND social collaboration technologies. and Learning 2.0 concepts.

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.

3 reasons to change your learning content management strategy now

Dawn of Learning

The technology market research firm Radicati Group estimates the enterprise content management market will bloom from $5.1 billion by 2017.

What can nonprofit technology trainers learn from the social work field to improve their training techniques?

Beth Kanter

Stage 3: Preparation –During the preparation stage, you might begin making small changes to prepare for a bigger change.  

3 equations that can change your life | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. Technology (7). Provocative question.