Leadership by Example
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
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
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
According to McKinsey, “fewer than 5 percent of occupations can be entirely automated using current technology.
Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
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
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Digital technologies are now expanding the scope of storytelling. . Technology can help, but it’s far from sufficient.
Innovation is not a repeatable process
OCTOBER 23, 2012
Can innovation be promoted through better processes? want every knowledge worker to discover his or her own processes. Innovation PKM
Harnessing the True Potential of Internet of Things Technology
MAY 4, 2016
Despite all the hype, businesses are still significantly under-estimating the business impact of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Now, I'll use IoT technologies to illustrate how just one of many technologies will enable the evolution of business models. Current applications for this technology. Data to advice.
A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?
JULY 2, 2014
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
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
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
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
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
AUGUST 18, 2015
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
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
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
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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
AUGUST 30, 2013
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
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
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?
MARCH 5, 2013
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
SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
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?
JUNE 4, 2014
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
OCTOBER 15, 2013
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
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Technology for Good Report. ” 2. Download here. 6.
[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
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
MARCH 5, 2014
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
MAY 4, 2012
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
OCTOBER 20, 2015
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
AUGUST 29, 2016
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
JULY 26, 2016
Like no other technology, AI forces us to explore the very boundaries between machines and humans. What impact will AI have on jobs?
The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology
APRIL 10, 2014
” 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
APRIL 9, 2013
Consultants Howard Smith and Peter Fingar shot back a month later with a paperback retort entitled IT Doesn’t Matter – Business Processes Do.
APRIL 4, 2011
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
APRIL 23, 2012
Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less, Guest Post by Laura Quinn and Chris Bernard. Flickr Photo by Nielio. she said.
The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Mainframes and PCs were the defining technologies of the centralized model and client-server models respectively. IT-as-a-Service.
The Datafication of Business and Society
JUNE 9, 2015
Digital technologies are now permeating just about every nook and cranny of the economy, society and our personal lives.
Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience
OCTOBER 27, 2015
They were focused on process and workflow optimization rather than on employee’s journeys and experiences. . Sensory and emotional engagement.
Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology
JANUARY 26, 2016
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
Other PKM processes
JULY 21, 2009
It seems that Stephen Downes isn’t enamoured with my PKM process : My first thought was, do I do it this way?
Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Whether physical or digital in nature, identity is a collection of information or attributes associated with a specific entity. Universal Access.
turmoil and transition
JUNE 30, 2015
PayPal is an example of facilitating small financial transactions between parties in different countries because the banks were terrible at it.
The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy
JANUARY 19, 2016
Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. But, are they a major source of competitive differentiation ?
The Analog Foundations of the Digital Revolution
MAY 2, 2016
Digital technologies promote economic development by greatly lowering the overall costs of economic and social transactions. Digital Dividends.
Could Blockchain Prove to Be “The Next Big Thing”?
APRIL 18, 2016
But sometimes, the emergence of an innovative disruptive technology can help propel change forward. But much, much work remains to be done.
The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization
DECEMBER 15, 2015
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.