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Leadership by Example

Harold Jarche

Here are two examples. Education and training are shaping technologies. Leadership by example becomes the key. 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.

holistic technology

Harold Jarche

I first came across the work of Ursula Franklin through her CBC Massey Lecture series on The Real World of Technology. 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. 

How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy

Dan Pontefract

AirBnB is a prime example of disruption in the hotel industry. It might be a room, a home or a castle. But there is a problem. Dan Gunn agrees.

Harnessing the True Potential of Internet of Things Technology

John Hagel

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.

Technology’s Real Benefits (Hint: They’re Not Economic)

Andy McAfee

” A couple recent examples illustrate the deep and fast digital transformation of… just about everything. No one knows exactly why.

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.

Modernising Classroom Training through Technology (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

This workshop looks at how to modernise classroom training through the integration of technology. This 4-week online workshop will cover.

Text-to-Speech Examples

Tony Karrer

Javed Alam pointed me to a couple of Text-to-Speech eLearning Examples, so I thought I’d capture a few of the examples here.

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. 

Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

New Seasons exemplifies taking a non-training alternative to workplace learning. Face-to-face methods like mentoring might be best. Not on your life!

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?"

Humor As Part of Nonprofit Social Content and Engagement Strategy: Hilarious Examples

Beth Kanter

What are some of the best examples of nonprofits using humor in their engagement and content marketing? Nonprofit Hulk Smashes Nonprofit Jargon.

5 uncertainties that will shape the future of wearable technology

Ross Dawson

The rise of wearables is one of the biggest emerging trends in consumer technology. Over the last decade our primary interfaces with connected technology have shifted from fixed computers to devices that we can carry in our pockets or bags. Eyeglasses and writing are old technologies that augment our capabilities.

Better Education Through Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Take parking management, for example. The immediate reaction of the typical Canadian (ie., me) on seeing a sight like this is to suggest that everybody would be better off with a little more investment in technology. But they could instead higher fewer people, pay them more, and use technology to make up the difference.

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are not only giving rise to more distributed and inclusive models, but are also enabling alternative unilateral-like models. 

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? For example, see [link] ).

Face-to-face training is not dead; it just needs a 21st century technology make-over

Jane Hart

With the advent of e-learning, the death knell of face-to-face training was sounded, and yet as we know, it has survived and indeed it is flourishing.

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. 

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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%.

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. 

Jobs, work and technology

Harold Jarche

For example,  CAD systems  have enabled engineers to develop far more complex products than they could have done otherwise.  Social technology is creating the effect of “social heads in the sand” by believing  popular and influential ” are more important than the  meaningful and significant. Pointlessness. But can you blame them?

People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

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

An example of informal learning from Europe

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Sara Lee wanted to invest in technology in the domain of learning. Here’s an extract of an email Harm sent me. Training programs.

How the next generation of display technologies will transform mobile computing

Ross Dawson

Indeed, it seems as if there is potential for holographic communication from Ostendo’s technologies.

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

specialized on online learning, media and collaborative technologies. How technology help in improving the teaching practices? Technology makes it possible for experts to include novices and others in their day-to-day practice in ways unimagined even a decade ago. Questions 1. What are challenges in open online education?

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. 

Nonprofit Technology Conference Withdrawal

Beth Kanter

Several individuals in the nonprofit technology community were recognized. Conferences

A Great Example of "Being" Social vs "Doing" Social

Mark Oehlert

The point to this rambling post though is that I have one really good example of how far down this has to go. Social. you''re a social business.

Technology Architecture

Clark Quinn

Does this diagram capture the technology infrastructure for learning you are familiar with? strategy technology

Bill Sullivan, CEO of Agilent Technologies is a Chief Engagement Officer

Dan Pontefract

What a gem! It was a spin-off of Hewlett-Packard (officially) in 2000. Revenues are appproximately $5.4b for FY2010. But it starts with his people.

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.

[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.

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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. 

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.

The evolution of technology

Dave Snowden

The technology was primitive by modern standards, but the political will for exploration has done backwards. Musings

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?