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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.

Open Source Strategic Planning

Beth Kanter

Paul Connolly, who has been a guest blogger on this blog before , covered the session on Open Source Strategic Planning. Networks

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.

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?” After 20 years where startups have rightly dominated the innovation headlines, we will show that the pendulum may be swinging back.

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.

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Not only are we now living in a world of constant and rapid change, but the very nature of innovations is quite different. asks JSB. “I’d

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Large Metropolitan Areas

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For several years now I have been thinking about the differences between various models of innovation and entrepreneurship. The Silicon Valley model has become the most prominent example of what it means to be a successful innovation hub. Can you be a center of technology-based innovation if you are not a high-tech center?

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. 7] Just as an example.

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 Web 2.0

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

All these stakeholders must somehow be incented to work together in developing and embracing new payment innovations.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We formed a Linux Technology Center , an IBM team of developers who worked closely with the Linux open source development community around the world.

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.

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.

Are Smart Cities Empty Hype?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Commenting on the opening statements , Siegele noted : “Despite the motion being Are smart cities empty hype? We have much to learn.

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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.

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. I’m not a programmer.

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.

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.

Reflections on Bitcoin

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The article starts out by agreeing that Bitcoin represents a major innovation in payment systems: . “I Others are pretty negative. .

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

Both studies strongly recommended that IBM embrace Linux across its product lines, that IBM should work closely with the open Linux community as a partner in its development, and that we should establish an organization to coordinate Linux activities across the company. days, the community concept behind open source was mystifying to many.

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

ID³ , - the Institute for Institutional Innovation by Data Driven Design, - is a new multidisciplinary non-profit institution formed to develop architectural frameworks, open source software and educational content for the protection, sharing and monetization of sensitive data. I just joined its Board of Directors.

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. In the U.S. to include education.

Reflections on Innovation, Productivity and Job Creation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, over the past year I have given a number of seminars on Technology and Innovation in the Service Economy. 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.

a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

Examples might be offering to provide political support to someone. Very few organizations are truly open. These are the innovators.

[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.

The 20th Anniversary of Linux

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

word of the Linux open source project quickly spread around the globe. A number of the members, highly respected leaders from industry and universities, felt that we should initiate a study on the importance of Linux and open source software in general to the advancement of high-performance computing. Why is that?

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.

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.

The Growing Importance of Storytelling in the Business World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It’s a natural way of explaining what the new innovation is all about. At the time , a lot was happening around the Internet.

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.

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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.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

The map can be of social media conversations, for example these network maps of Twitter conversations. Diversity correlates with innovation?

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.

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.