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open source workers

Harold Jarche

Openness enables knowledge-sharing, which fosters innovation through a diversity of ideas. This is how open source software is developed.

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.

Open Source Strategic Planning

Beth Kanter

The design was to share this learning was amazing. Guest post by Paul Connolly. ” Paul Connolly. Networks

Not all innovation is disruptive

Harold Jarche

Given all the talk about disruptive innovation lately, I thought I’d dust off several posts I have written on the subject and update them.

Scale and Complex Systemic Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The column addresses a fundamental question that those studying innovation have been wrestling with for years:  “Are big companies the best catalysts of innovation, or are small ones better?” There is little question that small, entrepreneurial start-ups are almost always the ones that bring to market highly disruptive innovations

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recominant innovations are all about the creation of new products, markets and industries based on novel combinations of existing technologies.  .

5 recommendations for successfully implementing distributed innovation and shared value

Ross Dawson

Chapter 5 from Living Networks , on Distributed Innovation – Intellectual Property in a Collaborative World , is still immensely relevant today. We are still relatively early on in working out the implications for innovation of distributed value creation. IMPLEMENTED DISTRIBUTED INNOVATION AND SHARED VALUE.

A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

Today I was privileged to be invited as to present along with four others at an Innovation Diffusion workshop for UCL in connection with the NHS.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Massive Open Online Course The Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, is a bit of a reaction to this. Very briefly, what I mean by a Massive Open Online Course, is a course that satisfies each of those four terms. By open , I mean, open across many dimensions. based open online course. source technology.

Could Blockchain Prove to Be “The Next Big Thing”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But sometimes, the emergence of an innovative disruptive technology can help propel change forward.  But much, much work remains to be done. 

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The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Services can also be new sources of revenues and profits, such as an ongoing maintenance or subscription stream.  This one-to-many Web 1.0

Reflections on Linux and Mainframes

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Seamless support of open source tools and software, including Apache Spark , Node.js , MongoDB , MariaDB , PostgreSQL , Chef and Docker. 

Beyond GDP - Measuring Value in a Service-oriented, Information-based, Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We treated the Internet and Linux as platforms for innovation across the whole company.  GDP is essentially a measure of production. 

Are Smart Cities Empty Hype?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Commenting on the opening statements , Siegele noted : “Despite the motion being Are smart cities empty hype?

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Why Blockchains Could Transform How the Economy Works

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Everyone was using the same standards, including open source implementations of key protocols.  This is not surprising. 

The Emergence of a Digital Money Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This has resulted in all kinds of innovative applications, - search, e-commerce, entertainment, social networks, Watson-like intelligent systems, and so on.  Many companies embraced this collaborative, open culture.  Their tremendous power and success has come from all the marketplace innovations they continue to enable. 

STEM Literacy is for Everyone

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Among LINC’s key projects is  Blossoms  - Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies , which is developing a large free repository of video modules created by gifted volunteers from around the world to assist school teachers with math and science courses. opportunities opening up in the newly industrialized societies. 

Openness: Why learners should know about, and influence, how decisions are made about their learning

George Siemens

The theme of the event was on open source culture and whether the promises of open source have been oversold. Be open.

Reflections on Bitcoin

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Lessons from the transformation of Washington Post since its acquisition by Jeff Bezos

Ross Dawson

I’m at the INMA conference in New York, where I gave the opening keynote yesterday morning on Creating the Future of News.

I need some help

George Siemens

On February 8, I’ll be delivering a talk at TEDxEdmonton’s event Rethinking Open Source Culture. In 2003 I posted a few articles online on open source movements and learning: Open source p.I , Open Source p.II , and Why we should share learning material.

Innovation at Countway

David Weinberger

Then they decided to link up the instances of this open source software being used at 30 universities, via federated search. The data in the system can be used to do interesting visualizations of various relations; Griffin shows some examples. What they’re working on is pretty great. NOTE: Live-blogging. Missing points.

A new way to work

Harold Jarche

But over time their monopolistic tendencies kill competition and the entire ecosystem of innovation. There are alternatives. Post-job Economy.

Open Innovation Re-visited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

days, the community concept behind open source was mystifying to many.  They were baffled as to why people would work on open source projects while not getting paid for their efforts.  Open, collaborative innovation was nothing new.  In those pre-Web 2.0 and social networks.

Reflections on Innovation, Productivity and Job Creation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Such a dramatic shift in jobs is largely due to the massive productivity improvements in the agriculture and industrial sectors as a result of the technological advances and innovations of the Industrial Revolution. The success of open source offerings like Linux is testament to the economic potential of collaborative production.

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.”

Education and Services Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The article cites several examples where information technologies and engineering practices have achieved significant progress in education.  Another example is LINC - Learning International Network Consortium , which Dick Larson founded in 2001 and serves as director.  One such problem is education. 

The 20th Anniversary of Linux

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

word of the Linux open source project quickly spread around the globe. Keeping our open ecosystem going is very important, so that we can continue to play a role in addressing some of the most important issues facing our society. number of other speakers also focused on open innovation and collaboration in their keynotes. 

[berkman] Karim Lakhani on disclosure policies and innovation

David Weinberger

Karim Lakhani of Harvard Business School (and a Berkman associate, and a member of the Harvard Institute for Quantititative Social Science ) is giving a talk called “How disclosure policies impact search in open innovation, atopic he has researched with Kevin Boudreau of the London Business School. E.g., open source software.

Knowledge is the network

David Weinberger

Without the “show source&# button on browsers, the ability to create HTML pages would have been left in the hands of HTML Professionals.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Part of it is to make the point of how serious it is to have an innovation culture in a company as part of its long term strategy.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Part of it is to make the point of how serious it is to have an innovation culture in a company as part of its long term strategy.

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on Open vs Closed Systems

Ross Dawson

Open systems are faster, more viral, have more innovation, and are more fun to work in.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser

Mark Oehlert

» February 28, 2008 Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser Ive blogged before about PaperVision.in Really useful. del.icio.us

Thoughts on privacy

Doc Searls

White opens with this sentence: “On any person who desires such queer prizes, New York will bestow the gift of loneliness and the gift of privacy.” Clothing, for example, is a privacy technology. The  Midata Innovation Lab  in the UK is doing a similar thing, with twenty UK companies and thousands of customers.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

For example, the  Irvine New Leadership Network project that has used network mapping for two purposes: 1) evaluation 2) direct network engagement.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Open Education Resources Alongside the development of educational technologies is an equally important movement to support open educational resources. Content was treated differently by Stallman. CCK11.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Innovation and Talent in the Indian IT Industry

John Hagel

NASSCOM has announced a joint research effort with BCG on “Developing an Innovation Ecosystem for the Indian IT Industry”. Dont Count On It.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 4-7, 2011 Big Ideas Fest , 3 rd , conference focused on innovation in education, Half Moon Bay, California, USA. Clayton R.