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UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design

Adaptive Path

In this interview, Josh and I talk about the current trends in digital product design, and where those trends might be heading.

The New Era of Smart, Connected Products

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These new types of products alter industry structure and the nature of competition, exposing companies to new competitive opportunities and threats. 

From Mass Production to Mass Individualism

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the first phase, the Web offered lots of information to individuals, but control remained in the hands of institutions. 

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

Shouldn’t we be aiming at addressing that productivity overkill and do something about it? Seriously. That’s a huge problem.

Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What do we mean by the production of services ?  Production includes both manufacturing and ICT-enabled services. 

The Masterclass on Informal Learning

Jay Cross

Your organization has decided to tilt in the direction of informal learning. Introduction to informal learning. So now what do you do?

Healthy and Productive Meetings: Free Guidestar Webinar on Feb. 12th

Beth Kanter

” I have cut out non-productive work time where I sit at my desk and can’t concentrate! I hours. All made a commitment to change.

Products

Clark Quinn

I don’t usually talk about products, particularly ones I’ve received as opposed to have chosen. One problem for a Mac is that there’s no obvious information about how to have different playlists, though your supposed to be able to shuffle between lists. also earned a pair of Sony Walkman headphones. Caveat emptor.

More research: browsing for fun at work boosts productivity

Ross Dawson

My post yesterday about Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help has generated some good discussion.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a. Information Overload?

Three Models of Knowledge Production

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

knowledge production as growth - on this view, data is like a raw material that serves as a nutrient or growth medium. Here's what I think.

Services, Production and Clouds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Given the major advances in the power and costs of information technologies, many more such service activities are now amenable to be transformed into algorithms and embodied in software.  Services were once seen as a sinkhole of the economy, immune to significant technological or organizationally driven productivity increases. 

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – TweetBot, Pocket, Evernote

Luis Suarez

Like I said, I truly meant those words that this particular productivity tool has become an extension of my memory. And here I am! For real!

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most measures of economic performance used by government officials to inform their policies and decisions are based on GDP figures. 

Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social

Dan Pontefract

Learning is and forever will be, part formal, part informal and part social. social learning evaluation formal informal kirkpatrick social

Bigger is Not Necessarily Better in Our Information-Rich Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Travel guides, like Mobil’s , popped up in the 1950s, but for the most part information remained scarce.”  .

Solving Big Problems in Our 21st Century Information Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The article reminds me how much our society has changed in the last twenty years, in particular, the different way we solved big problems at the zenith of our 20th century industrial economy versus the way we now do so in the early stages of the 21st century information economy. . But why, some say, the moon?  Why climb the highest mountain? 

The Information Diet: Not Just A Book, A Movement For Conscious Consumption of Information

Beth Kanter

The problem of “information overload” is nothing new and has been around for centuries.   All you have to do read Ann M. 4-5: Email.

Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? How do you stay as productive as you want to be?

How divergence in labor productivity is shaping the future of work

Ross Dawson

There are many broader issues in shifts in labor productivity that I’ll come back to another time. Source : Andrew McAfee.

IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, to achieve long term economic growth, as well as gains in our standard of living , the US must also focus on innovation and productivity growth.   US labor productivity - “the amount of goods and services that a laborer produces in a given amount of time” - grew at only 1.5% open information access. between 1973 and 1995. 

New Tools Beget Revolutions: Big Data and the 21st Century Information-based Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Thus was microbiology born, leading to major discoveries in biology, medicine, public health and food production in subsequent decades and centuries.

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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a. Information Overload?

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

and Social Business, never mind Digital Transformation, there is very very little information available about what’s happening on the inside.

The lowdown on Pastiche™ 1.2 from the product developer

Dawn of Learning

Keeping true to that process we just released a new version to the App Store last week.  This release also includes a few minor design improvements.

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

You never know where it will go next and who may leak the information across). Did I give up on giving up on corporate email? What happened?

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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This work, in turn, is suggesting and supporting the model of learning described in the first section, that of a course network supporting and informing an ever-shifting set of course episodes. This is the basis for the models and strategies that characterize what has come to be called informal learning. Why is this necessary? 2007).

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

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Camtasia - problem is it destroys the object-base of presented media & symbolic information VCR recording - done in background through projector - you don''t need software on the presentation computer - eg. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? Let''s do engineering. - how does a student''s brain work?

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Getting Pragmatic About Informal

Clark Quinn

In my post on reconciling informal and informal, I suggested that there are practical things L&D groups can  do about informal learning.  I’ve detected a fair bit of concern amongst L&D folks that this threatens their jobs, and I think that’s misplaced. share best practices. foster discussion. design social

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

You can find more of the resources I enjoyed during the month in my 2012 Reading List.). 1 – Informal Learning. ” 4 - Change.

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Work Life IntegrationHippie 2.0

Learning products

Harold Jarche

Heike Philp recently made this comment in response to Media & Messages : What I am sorely missing right now are ‘learning products’.

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sense-making with social media

Harold Jarche

They help us build trust to get things done, be productive, and innovate. Informal LearningFacebook helps me share resources. Generation.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Tools and Gadgetswasn’t enjoying it much back in those days. Always.

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseOr even both!, much about it!

Lotus Notes isn’t as hot a product as it used to be

David Weinberger

But there was another dimension to Notes, a powerful, programmable backend that let you create databases and workspaces for collaborative work, contact management, information sharing, and communication. Dylan writes: I used it extensively at several companies I worked with. Initially, it was mysterious and powerful. Eventually.

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

Information Mavens. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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[2b2k][liveblog] Wayne Wiegand: Libraries beyond information

David Weinberger

Omitting key information. For most of its history, library info science discourse has focused on what was “useful knowledge” in the 19th century, “best books” in the 20th century, or what we now call “information.” NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Paraphrasing badly.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

They are used to having information at their fingertips. Email me for information on working with the Alliance. part 1 of 5.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterprisePersonally, I am doing just fine.