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Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth Kanter

Go… Does your nonprofit have an institutionalized process for researching, piloting, and adopting energing technology? Caption Contest.


Tony Karrer

My intent here is to possibly expand the options for the average knowledge worker to be able to search a bit better than they do today. Search.

Search Inside Yourself with Chade-Meng Tan

Dan Pink

” As part of that mission, he developed a personal growth curriculum at Google called “Search Inside Yourself.” That is all.

Search Pidgin

David Weinberger

To give just one example, I can’t figure out how to see the frequency of the surnames Kumar and Weinberger compared side-by-side in WolframAlpha’s signature fashion. Search engines are easier because they have already trained us how to talk to them. We eventually learn that quoting a phrase searches for exactly that phrase.

LMS Selection Process

Tony Karrer

My goal in the presentation and in these posts is to provide a basic process and try to capture specific areas that have been learned the hard way through these varied experiences to help define what makes a selection process successful. Most people only go through a few selection processes in their career. Please.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Process versus Practice

John Hagel

Business processes were the primary focus of business performance and companies generated considerable cost savings from this focus.

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

You expect the curator of an art gallery to know the collection and to: search out the best items. An example: How Jay Cross Curates Content.

Figuring Out Content Strategy

Adaptive Path

Be as transparent and specific as possible about our approval process. This is how that project played out. Design Research. Structure.

Google Brain: Inductive Thinking and Curiosity

Eide Neurolearning

and decides quiet a lot of information can be gained by this type of superficial processing of large quantities of material.

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Knowledge Management for Decision Memories

Harold Jarche

This is Big Knowledge Management , leveraging the power of enterprise software platforms to store decision, process, and event memories.

7 Tips for Using Quotes for Your Nonprofit’s Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

For example, on Father’s Day, Edutopia posted this quote about dads. 4. Share an example in the comments. My favorite is QuoteLand.

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Peer Review vs. Search Engine Places - Quality of Information in a Web 2.0 Sources

Tony Karrer

often argued with (older) colleagues at the university that it would be better to have open, fast publishing sources than the very slow, peer review process associated with most publications. But what really caught my eye was the statement: For information-seekers using their favorite search engine, quality is simple to define.

Rethinking John Wanamaker

Doc Searls

Again, while search ads are called ads, but they’re really direct marketing. This is an improved edit of a post I made to a list I’m on.

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution.  They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.”  .

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Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They were focused on process and workflow optimization rather than on employee’s journeys and experiences.  . Sensory and emotional engagement. 

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Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And what are the processes behind this? Examples of hotbed communities include Cremona, Hollywood and Silicon Valley. For example, scientific meetings like this foster interaction among scientists. For example, an article from Axel Pentland (MIT) in Der Spiegel asking the question, where does mass collaboration start?

EPortfolios and Badges Workshop - #OEB14

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Example of matrix (very detailed slide with tiny impossible-to-read text). We develop skills like uploading, downloading, search and so on.

sense-making with fridays finds

Harold Jarche

For instance, I regularly search my blog for posts I have written so that I can recall my thoughts. call it my outboard brain. Friday's Finds

Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transaction Processing → Distributed Ledgers (Blockchain), Cybersecurity. Data Centers → Cloud. Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.

Kodacroak: The end of Kodachrome

David Weinberger

will be four days from now, December 30, 2010.&# He also posted these links: Last-chance processing. He did the famous Afghan girl cover for National Geographic, for example.]. Last roll of kodochrome manufactured (not the last roll processed). Google search for ‘ famous kodachrome pictures ‘

PKM as pre-curation

Harold Jarche

For example, I have 2,182 blog posts and 2,858 social bookmarks. Their sense-making processes are already developed. PKM SocialLearning

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Content Curation: The Art and Science of Spotting Awesome

Beth Kanter

Searches: When you spot the awesome, spend time looking for more content and context to add to it. Flickr Photo by Soyignatius.

[eim] Alphabetical order explained in a mere 27,817 words

David Weinberger

This is one of the most amazing examples I’ve seen of the complexity of even simple organizational schemes. For example, in the familiar ASCII encoding, the letter “A” is represented in computers by the number 65. Users often find asymmetric searching to be a useful option. Unicode does the job.

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Using A Networked Approach To Build Nonprofit Boards: LinkedIn Board Connect Launches

Beth Kanter

”   Then everyone goes through their mental Rolodex and that process is repeating. Board Connect changes all that. Networked Nonprofit

The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

Harold Jarche

Personal knowledge management is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively.

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Institutional Memory

Harold Jarche

For instance, even doing an advanced online search query is beyond the grasp of most people on the Net. This is hard but by no means impossible.

Lean Principles in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Customers are taking advantage of all the information they can now access to search for the best possible values.

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Picking Winners

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The idea is that the marketplace should determine which companies succeed or fail, and that government should not interfere in the process. typical example of this argument can be found in a Financial Post article from last May. This is an ad hoc process typically used for specific domains and purposes. Shouldn''t it

Social Customer Service - proving you failed?

Martijn Linssen

Notwithstanding the fact that you have a good product to begin with, and the processes and people in place to back it all up. Coffin. Who cares?

Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most people think that big data is about what people do online, like posts on Facebook or searches on Google.  But, is it worth it? 

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The importance of faculty in the higher education experience

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

For example. In Canada, for example, the process of ‘articulation’ remains a challenge; moving course credits from one institution to another is complex, and there are limits to what you can transfer. There are multinational initiatives like the Bologna process, though are complex and difficult. Presentation page. 1.

Checklist: transforming corporate learning

Jay Cross

position learning and development as on-going processes in the workplace. provide case studies and examples to help people become self-sufficient “pull” learners. recommend software for social networking, content management, video production, and multivariate search as well as fexible, simple systems to administer mandated training.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. I've really been striking out. I'm hoping that people will help out.

Review: The Edupunks' Guide, by Anya Kamenetz

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In so doing, a person might take a course, search for recipes, ask for help, or - in the style of the underrated film ' The Raman Girl ' or that overrated film ' The Karate Kid ' - find a mentor to show you how to steam noodles. This, for example, is great: DIY, or Do-It-Yourself, is a movement about self-reliance and empowerment.

Why Some Work Groups Thrive While Others Falter

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Reading the minds of others and reacting is an unconscious process, and skill in social settings has evolved in humans over thousands of years. 

Cognitive Systems and Big-Data-driven Applications

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

players, -  was that the very process of analyzing data increases the amount of data by orders of magnitude.  . Watson Research Center. 

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Supporting our Brains

Clark Quinn

However, we can have calculators that can do such processing for us. What we need are ways to look up that information, or search for it.

Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Processes with clearly defined rules for their execution can be unbundled, recombined, and automated. like the way The Economist put it. 

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

feature is something that makes a tool usable. ) For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features. My folders. Your folders.

Communication Nation: Coding and decoding

Dave Gray

We code and decode information all the time -- its part of the process of living. This blog is dedicated to that effort. Join the conversation!