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Leadership by Example

Harold Jarche

Here are two examples. Now that process takes about six weeks. Education and training are shaping technologies. Shaping is B.F.

Automation Technologies and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

According to McKinsey, “fewer than 5 percent of occupations can be entirely automated using current technology.

Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One such discussion took place this past September at the The World Summit on Technological Unemployment in New York.  Not according to Autor. 

Technology, Marketing and Storytelling

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are now expanding the scope of storytelling.  . Technology can help, but it’s far from sufficient. 

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

Can innovation be promoted through better processes? want every knowledge worker to discover his or her own processes. Innovation PKM

Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth Kanter

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

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy.  . Several people have weighed in on Lepore’s article. 

Education Technology Strategies - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

lessons scripted around 1:1 laptop); IT issues - we were a Windows network, with everything on our own domain - we needed to open eg printing etc O - consumer technology far more accessible in 2012 esp. Using technology to find more (vs. the Macbook, Android - web-based applications, eg. Are remote labs effective? Which 6?"

Design the process, not the outcome

Dave Snowden

Once that change happens, it cannot be reversed and there are many examples in nature. Merging informal networks post merger or re-organisation.

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Three major processes are part of the media value chain:  . Unilateral.  Distributed.  Inclusive.  The Fans. Passions. Brands.

A Useful Framework for Analyzing the Impact of Technology on Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last week I discussed a recent Pew Research report on the impact of AI, robotics and other advanced technologies on the future of jobs. 

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. How do we build on this? From 68%.

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth Kanter

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes – Guest Post by Kelcie Tacchi. Define your Call to Action. Step 1. Design Protocol.

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy.  The panel was moderated by Beth Noveck , Professor of Law at the New York Law School , who until recently served in the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and leader of the White House Open Government Initiative. Leaders shape polls. 

People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

Headed for my personal trash bin:  ‘People, Process, Technology.’  People, Organization, Technology.  How did I get here? 

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

specialized on online learning, media and collaborative technologies. often compare the learning process to be similar to developing physical fitness through exercise. 3. How technology help in improving the teaching practices? Questions 1. Why connectivism made our education more elaborative? What is web based courses?

Technology, Media and Culture - the Best of Times or the Worst of Times?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL) was founded in 2010 to study the transformational impact of technology on culture and on the media industries. 

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth Kanter

Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Technology for Good Report. ” 2. Download here. 6.

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[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. FitBit).

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

The examples are work place learning, but useful to anyone who is doing training. Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog. By Dave Meier.

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? of technology, philanthropy and civil society.

Bridging the World’s Knowledge Divide: Technology + Competition, Skills and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Advances in technology keep expanding the benefits of the digital revolution across the planet.  Digital platforms. 

Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Let’s illustrate how an identity system works using passports as an example.  Identity plays a major role in everyday life.  What is identity?

The Long Term Impact of AI on Jobs - Some Lessons from History

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Like no other technology, AI forces us to explore the very boundaries between machines and humans. What impact will AI have on jobs?

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The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Beth Kanter

”    What happens in the lab is that they test campaign ideas that make use of new technologies such as  mobile phones, tablets, social media, email, and others, network approaches, and others.    But, more importantly, the lab documents and shares what has been learned with Greenpeace’s affiliates and leaders around the world.

IT Doesn’t Matter. Business processes do

Jay Cross

Consultants Howard Smith and Peter Fingar shot back a month later with a paperback retort entitled  IT Doesn’t Matter – Business Processes Do.

Job-Killing Processes

Martijn Linssen

Worse, when an organization is in need, why do we engage in process improvement – when what may be needed is process reduction or elimination?

Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less

Beth Kanter

Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less, Guest Post by  Laura Quinn and Chris Bernard. Flickr Photo by Nielio. she said.

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are now permeating just about every nook and cranny of the economy, society and our personal lives. 

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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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Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Other PKM processes

Harold Jarche

It seems that Stephen Downes isn’t enamoured with my PKM process : My first thought was, do I do it this way?

Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Each one captures at best a moment in time and reflects the information held by a single party: Bank X purchased or sold a mortgage, for example.

The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies promote economic development by greatly lowering the overall costs of economic and social transactions. Digital Dividends.

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turmoil and transition

Harold Jarche

PayPal is an example of facilitating small financial transactions between parties in different countries because the banks were terrible at it.

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 (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized.   But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ? 

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The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As described by IDEO CEO Tim Brown :   “The vertical stroke of the T is a depth of skill that allows them to contribute to the creative process.

The Smart London Plan

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Urbanization is one of the major forces shaping the 21st century - right up there with the digital technology revolution and globalization. 

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