The Collaborative, Sharing Economy
AUGUST 14, 2013
In the first phase, the Web made lots of information accessible to individuals, but control remained primarily in the hands of institutions.
Extending collaboration toward cooperation
JUNE 10, 2013
Most people want to be collaborative as well as cooperative in order to do better work. How are workers currently using social tools?
Learning in the Collaboration Age
AUGUST 13, 2014
The Web reduced our need to hold detailed information in our flesh-and-blood memories as it blew away the barriers to easy access.
In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration
JUNE 19, 2012
In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. Stephen Downes commented here on the differences: collaboration means ‘working together’.
Making collaborative work work
MARCH 7, 2012
Tweet Everyone talks about collaboration in the workplace today but what does it really mean? How do you get from here to there?
Peering deeply into collaboration
JUNE 1, 2014
Essentially, it’s applying IBM’s Watson-style machine learning to the full collaborative output of your organization. You decide.
Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Execution is the goal.
The difference between social learning and social collaboration
APRIL 25, 2016
In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term s ocial collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it s ocial learning. So what is the difference – or rather connection – between these two terms?
Being clear on collaboration
AUGUST 2, 2016
Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms. And I think distributed collaboration is one of the most powerful options we have for accelerating our innovation. So in each case I did some investigation. And this isn’t bad, but it’s not full collaboration.
5 Ways to Become Less Collaborative at Work
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
If that’s the case, shazam … more time for you to be less collaborative. My top five ways in which to become less collaborative.
Want Results? Champion the Informal
JANUARY 26, 2014
We have an information explosion. first heard about informal learning was at a conference in Orlando, Florida, a dozen years ago.
Technologies for collaboration and cooperation
APRIL 14, 2011
For instance, there is a big difference between Sharepoint and Facebook, though both enable some kind of collaboration.
How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)
AUGUST 31, 2012
diverse learning library, made up of videos, FAQs and links to relevant information. Most information work is carried out by project teams.
Social learning for collaborative work
MAY 18, 2011
Calling social learning, collaborative learning misses out on the fact that all learning happens in a social context. disagree.
Distributed research needs collaborative researchers
MARCH 3, 2012
As research becomes more networked, researchers will need to be more collaborative. We will do less of our own research. Narration of Work.
Workforce collaboration in the network era
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Social media are merely a conduit for collaboration. Social business emerges from social learning that itself emerges from collaborative work.
Why your networks and collaboration are at the heart of the value you create
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
The post Why your networks and collaboration are at the heart of the value you create appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.
Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 21, 2014
Introduction to the Workshop - Ulrike Cress Why a workshop in mass collaboration? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Can we design mass collaboration? As you get more and more collaboration, you get a speed-up of innovation. find the information). How about collaboration?
Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 22, 2014
Background: there is a huge quantity of information on the web - this makes it hard for users to find the best resources for adequate navigation, but at the same token, the web can trigger learning. The ''information scent'' is the perceived usefulness of the resource. They create content collaboratively. 2005). cowpaths).
Transmedia Storytelling and Collaborative Innovation
OCTOBER 10, 2012
There are several reasons why I find transmedia storytelling so interesting to branding and other areas beyond the entertainment industry. It reminds me of collaborative innovation , one of the most important concepts that many companies in the IT industry have embraced over the past decade. . Doing so is very tricky and takes many forms.
The collaboration field needs to cooperate
AUGUST 20, 2012
Eugene Kim looks at a variety of disciplines in the collaboration space, using LinkedIn network analysis to see if and how they are related.
The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams
APRIL 26, 2011
Worth a read, for sure, but is there anything else that we can do to help improve remote collaboration in today’s rather complex environment?
The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands
MARCH 11, 2014
“ Here we are, 2014 and still wondering what the future of collaboration is — as if we didn’t know already. Despite all efforts to trump it or get rid of it altogether in favour of other noble concepts like cooperation , the hard truth is that collaboration has always been here. It’s a human trait. Effectively. Still?
12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace
AUGUST 31, 2012
I am often asked how to support social collaboration in the workplace. See my article Using a collaboration platform for brilliant learning.
The 90-9-1 Collaboration Paradox: Org’s Should Aim To Reverse It
APRIL 2, 2011
The Power Collaboration Users). collaboration technologies by users: . How can we help you shift to become more collaborative? A-ha!
Social Collaboration Services: the missing piece in the L&D jigsaw
MARCH 28, 2012
Social Collaboration Services focus on supporting collaborative working and the building of internal networks, communities and collaboration spaces.
Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given
APRIL 30, 2012
Indeed, I am referring to good old Knowledge Management and Collaboration, once again, just to detail a bit more the parallel roads both fields have been running all along. That’s why collaboration , whether traditional or social, is no longer a nice-thing-to-have but more than anything else a business imperative.
Reconciling Formal and Informal
MAY 24, 2012
Now, let’s move on to informal learning, as this is where, to me, we have a conflict. They’re answers, not courses. design social
Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks
DECEMBER 15, 2011
One of the key missions of ID³ is the creation of trust frameworks , which it defines as: “A combination of software mechanisms, contracts, and rules for defining, governing and enforcing the sharing and protection of information according to a common and independently verifiable standard of performance. The list continues to grow.” .
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
It also discusses social network analytics in mapping collaboration. Establish a platform for creative collaboration.
Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Three
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 23, 2014
Darren Gergle Understanding and Bridging the Wikipedia Language Gap There is an extensive literature on Wikipedia, everything from collaboration to participation to embedded bias to the uses of Wikipedia data structures by AI and natural language processing application. Why do people takee part in mass collaboration? So - why? So eg.
Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration
MAY 13, 2013
Lately, I have been thinking quite a bit around the topic of Social / Open Business Transformation. To quote: . People become unnecessary. How spot on!
Information: What am I missing?
MAY 30, 2011
What can we do now with information that we could not do in the past? I’ve abused Kauffman’s concept of the adjacent possible by applying it to the new opportunities, untapped potential, and levels of complexity, that arise with the development of something new. What can we do with information that I’ve overlooked?
5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload
MAY 4, 2011
Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a. Information Overload?
Collaboration and Cooperation
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 12, 2010
Can we say it has a direct parallelism with the distinction Collaboration vs Cooperation? Collaboration belongs to groups, while cooperation is typical of a network. Diversity - in the case of a collaboration, diversity of aim or objective is not desired. In terms of enabling student’s freedom, how would you describe each one?
Informal Learning for people in a hurry
AUGUST 27, 2012
Need to get your arms around the essence of informal learning in business in a hurry? Try these ten: The Informal Learning Poster. What’s informal learning? (in under 3 minutes). Informal learning in a nutshell. Bringing Informal Learning Up To Date. Controversy over Informal Learning. Change or Die.
How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)
AUGUST 28, 2012
wise Collaborative organization focuses its efforts where they’ll have the most impact. Second post in a series. PEOPLE. Raise their pro?ciency
Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
The new Collaboration Ecology – Luis Suarez. would love to know more … Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 Our workplace.
Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social
FEBRUARY 6, 2011
Learning is a continuous, connected and collaborative process. Learning is and forever will be, part formal, part informal and part social.
How to replace top-down training with collaborative learning (1)
AUGUST 21, 2012
They have to grapple with a barrage of new information and demands on their time. The Twenty-First Century Corporation. Twenty-?rst