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Securing the Foundations of our Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Just about everything else, including security, is the responsibility of the applications running on the Internet. Trust is fundamental.

Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this paper I would like to address the core design elements in the development of a personal learning architecture being developed in the National Research Council''s Learning and Performance Support Systems program. The NRC-designed MOOC differs significantly from traditional courses. Engagement is at the core of cMOOC learning.

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) was launched by the White House earlier this year to enable “Individuals and organizations [to] utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use, and interoperable identity solutions to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice, and innovation.”

Designing to encourage “collaborative consumption”

Adaptive Path

A week ago, I posted to an internal list about collaborative consumption: Collaborative Consumption is a term used to describe a new kind of product and service use, away from ownership, and towards sharing, bartering, and the like. The trick to make collaborative consumption work is experience design. link].

Mission Bicycle and Adaptive Path: Experience Design in Retail

Adaptive Path

As we talked the idea of a collaboration between Mission Bicycle and Adaptive Path began to take shape. The only hook? The shop looks amazing.

“collaboration is extremely important”

Harold Jarche

Encouraging online collaboration & discouraging unnecessary travel = prepared for disruption by @suw. Padmasree (CTO of Cisco Systems, on demand for collaboration): ComputerWorld. I met 15 customers in Washington recently, and every single one was looking for collaboration and security. by @gminks.

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

One of the interesting outcomes of my recent course - Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 The other big hurdle is the question of security. Generally, I think you will find that hosts provide fairly reasonable control, but you will want to check into their security approach. The security issue not new. Look at security.

The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Former national security advisor Tom Donilon and former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano serve as chair and vice-chair respectively. Workforce development.

Let The Next Adventure Begin – The What Next (The System of Me)

Luis Suarez

Design). Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 After yesterday’s blog post, I guess today’s the one everyone has been waiting for. Myself included. elsua. You will see how, once again, serendipity has done its magic into setting up the pace of how things will happen from here onwards. Thanks for that, Matt! Nice work! So,

What does the Internet of Everything mean to you?

Harold Jarche

“Cisco believes that many organizations are already experiencing the Internet of Things (IoT)—the networked connection of physical objects.

the network era trinity

Harold Jarche

In these cases, collaboration (working for a common objective) and cooperation (sharing freely without direct reciprocity) flow both ways.

Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These include social security ID, passport number, driver’s license number, e-mail address, telephone numbers, and login IDs and passwords.

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Coherent Implications

Clark Quinn

At the work team level, you want people to be able to communicate with one another effectively, and collaborate to find answers.

Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

DLT applications will require deep collaborations between incumbents, innovators and regulators. Let me discuss a few of these findings.

a triple operating system

Harold Jarche

In these cases, collaboration (working for a common objective) and cooperation (sharing freely without direct reciprocity) flow both ways.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. –  are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0.

Is the Blockchain Now Reaching a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Foremost among the problems to be addressed is the need to bolster security in our increasingly digital economy and society.

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More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Our IT department therefore concludes that MS Sharepoint is the basis on which to build SDC’s collaboration platform. My folders. Again.

Is the cloud hastening the demise of the LMS?


This specification provides a way for courses running in IMS-conformant Learning Management systems to securely access remote content, tools and services, and receive back user’s results. The learning designer finally has the flexibility to pick and choose the best content, and the best services available. Cloud learning

AI and Public Policy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Throughout history, humans have both shaped and adapted to new technologies. These warning should be taken very seriously. Hype vs reality.

What's the Future of Jobs?

John Hagel

Robots are already designing and building their compatriots. But we will likely be able to create a comfortable living for ourselves, our families and perhaps a few other trusted collaborators. Is STEM our future? Today, I want to be a contrarian. Let me challenge this on several levels. Alternatives to STEM. Work versus jobs.

The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transformational innovations don’t always play out as originally envisioned. Once in the marketplace, they seem to acquire a life of their own.

What Is To Be Done? (Part 1)

John Hagel

This amplifies our ability to learn by drawing on diverse experiences and perspectives as we work collaboratively to come up with creative new approaches. We’ll find it much easier to build trust and work collaboratively with others who share our passion, secure in the knowledge that we’ll make an even bigger difference by working together.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company say collaboration and collective intelligence are the engines of innovation. The Evolllution.

Reflections from Arts Leaders Workshop: Resilient Leaders from the Inside/Out

Beth Kanter

Relationships, feelings and personal security are important to Amiable Style people. The first session focused on self-awareness skills.

Why Blockchains Could Transform How the Economy Works

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The blockchain architecture underpinning bitcoin, whose protocols were specifically designed to control the creation and transfer of bitcoins.  .

Shaping the Future of the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What design choices have led to the Internet as we know it? The Internet was born in 1983,” write Benkler and Clark in the Introduction.

Everyday experience is not the same as it was

Harold Jarche

Tom Gram has some excellent posts and resources that discuss performance by design. Designing, fostering and supporting work experiences that develop expertise is an emerging role for the learning professional. The Grommets are a case of self-directed learning done collaboratively. Feedback systems (built into work-flow).

Education Technology Strategies - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

better) information Using technology to have students share (but not collaborate in problem solving) What if we made thinking the foundation rather than the pinnacle of learning? Daniel - teachers encourage collaboration, many classes use cloud websites to collaborate on docs - EdSpee? Are remote labs effective? Which 6?"

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): My Definition of Collaboration.

Mark Oehlert

just thought of this because I saw some posts in the ole RSS reader tonight talking about "collaboration." stolen from Ryan Freitas.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-7, 2012 Computer Security Applications Conference , 28 th , annual, Orlando, Florida, USA. Clayton R. Mlýn , Czech Republic.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-6, 2011 Learning Space Design Summit, 2 nd , Melbourne, Australia. Clayton R. You can contact him at: Online.

The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Collaborative technologies and knowledge sharing will emerge as key resources for all forms of learning. Every set of predictions of the future include a section on collaborative technologies (my 1998 paper was no exception) but I think today that collaboration is over-rated. The first was the obvious basis in technology. Maybe.

Carl Jackson on Supporting Online Communities in International Development

Nancy White

Within Eldis communities had a debate between experts on food security and gender, convened by BRIDGE at IDS. Preparation for events matters.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 7: Collaborative Writing and Vast Narratives: Principles, Processes and Genteel Truculence

Mark Oehlert

Ken Rolston.great designers Mark Nelson. Very Important Rule: story and character, a hero is not a hero unti he has an epic tale, "Daddy, tell me a setting." could immersion in this story drive retention and drive more students to completing level 3 certification because they care about the story? Ben B.

Jobs, work and technology

Harold Jarche

However, one can design sophisticated tools to significantly expand what people can accomplish when performing these activities.  Designing new bottles for deodorants or energy drinks or finding a new loophole in the law isn’t exactly helping design, craft, build, or maintain the Sistine Chapel. Pointlessness.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Simone Staiger, my frequent collaborator in these efforts, pointed out this quote and URL from Margaret Wheatley that is a good kick off for the topic.

Becoming MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And in order to preserve and promote self-efficacy, design is important. Other writers refer to these criteria under the heading of flow, and trace its origin to game design. Cognitive Flow: The Psychology of Great Game Design. There are two types of MOOCs. As Keith Brennan writes, "Not everyone knows how to be a node. Baron, S.

#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

Beth Kanter

Safety and security when you close the door behind you?  The Boot Camp includes training, coaching, and project based learning. Are you? 

The brave new world of intellectual property

Ross Dawson

He demanded and was duly awarded legal protection for his invention, being given the right for three years to burn any competitor’s ship that incorporated his design. In this chapter we will mainly look at the world of copyright and patents, as they are the most affected by issues of distributed innovation and collaboration.