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Figuring Out Content Strategy

Adaptive Path

honestly can’t understand how I’ve gone as long as I have without really digging into content strategy; it just seems so obvious now.

Platforms and the New Rules of Strategy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Their chief assets are information and interactions, which together are also the source of value they create and their competitive advantage.”.

Strategy Made Simple - The 3 Core Strategy Questions

John Hagel

We’re tempted to abandon long-term strategy and fall back on rapid adaptation as the only winning game – sense and respond quickly enough to events as they occur and everything will be OK.  But adaptation as a strategy is fraught with risk. What is it that makes narratives so successful to strategy? So, what’s the option?

The Big Shift in Business Strategy

John Hagel

Business strategy has evolved dramatically over the past four decades in response to the Big Shift that is re-shaping our global business landscape. Business strategy emerged in full force in the 1970’s and 1980’s with a strong focus on structural advantage. Strategy was reduced to execution, hustle and adaptation. 

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This is either in terms of specific needs, e.g., improve customer satisfaction, or as part of an overall eLearning strategy. Informal learning?

Principles for Managing Strategy and Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

When technology and market environments go through major changes, as is certainly the case today, previously successful business strategies will no longer work, no matter how much you try to fix them.  The book was named one of the best business books on strategy in 2011 by strategy+business magazine.  Pull , don’t just Push.

Building richer mental models is the heart of strategy – the role of scenario planning

Ross Dawson

Strategy is an intrinsically human task. The following video is one of a series of 7 videos that captured the entire keynote.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Especially women. Q: Ontario student ID - anything at the federal level that would integrate information exchange between the provinces? think it will evolve and I think it will grow. I was at Guelph - youth job strategy, a lot went to match students with first job, but there was some money set aside for innovation. From 68%.

Moving the CIO to the heart of strategy

Ross Dawson

The CIO must be at the heart of strategy in any organization that hopes to succeed in the chaotic and complex times ahead. Responsive. Extended.

Informal learning is a business imperative

Harold Jarche

Supporting informal learning and helping connect tacit knowledge in the enterprise are now business imperatives, not just something extra.

The top 10 opportunity costs for single source content strategy

Dawn of Learning

When you think about your company''s digital learning content strategy, what''s the first thing that comes to mind? Virtual Classrooms?

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The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways.

The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Digital Transformation

Beth Kanter

Technology has altered the way to connect and cultivate professional relationships and it is also transforming how leaders lead. What is off limits?

Strategy and Execution in an Increasingly Complex World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read a good, short article in strategy+business (s&b) , the management magazine published by the global consulting firm Booz & Company.  According to the article, many business leaders think that “strategy doesn’t matter as long as you are producing results. Let me say a few words about each.  .

Critical strategies for free will experiments

Mind Hacks

For a simple experiment, Libet’s paradigm admits to a large number of interpretations, which I think is an important lesson. Inside the Brain

Using Design Thinking for A Foundation’s Investment Strategy

Beth Kanter

What if a funder got real-time input from its grantees and other partners to develop its investment strategy? Concept 2: Mission: Possible.

Content Strategy, Creation, Organization, and Measurement

Beth Kanter

These meetings in addition to other check ins and end of year planning all comes together to plot out our themes and strategy. My answer:  Yes!

The evolution of the CIO – the transformation of the role of the Chief Information Officer

Ross Dawson

The Chief Information Officer used to be a functional support role. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Technology trends

Social Media Strategy thoughts

Clark Quinn

What is a social media strategy for outreach?  You need information: photos, events.  Your Twitter strategy should be aligned with your Facebook strategy, so your tweets point to new information on Facebook, your Facebook account reflects your tweets, etc.  social strategyTwitter. Facebook.

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

Strategies = selecting the most appropriate ways/approaches/sources that suit the individual’s job role/profession and preferences.

3 reasons to change your learning content management strategy now

Dawn of Learning

Capgemini Academy publishes a large number of information technology courses. Have legacy systems handcuffed your enterprise? billion by 2017.

The Science of Information-based Predictions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Silver, on the another hand, views information-based predictions, including political forecasting, as a scientific discipline. 

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.”  .

The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.

Dawn of Learning

We all know that old habits die hard, so here are 10 repeat offenders that could deliver a devastating blow to your mLearning strategy: 1.

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 Limits of Strategy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The RB was looking at the evolution of the mainframe, and I was one of the people they interviewed.  In subsequent years,  I was invited to come to their meetings and discuss strategies I was working on from time to time.  In the end, it may all come down to the limits of strategy, which Ernie analyzes in the last chapter of the book.

Information, Money and Related Subjects

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Money is continuing its centuries old transformation from being embodied in objects with intrinsic value, like gold and silver, to being nothing more than information in the digital wallets of our mobile devices as well as in our digital accounts someplace out there in the cloud.  Today. we are happy with money we cannot even see. 

7 Fantastic Free or Low Cost Sources To Get Images for Your Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

Images, visuals, videos, and infographics are being staples of nonprofit’s content strategy, especially for social channels.

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Informal Learning Center

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

People acquire the skills they use at work informally — talking, observing others, trial-and-error, and simply working with people in the know.

Open strategy: News Limited shares its inspirations on the future of paid content

Ross Dawson

So once again hats off to News Limited for sharing this useful information with the world at large. However the reality is that almost none do.

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. 

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On May 22 I attended the 2013 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.  All while the windows of opportunity and response will continue to shrink. 

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Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

OK, let’s start brainstorming strategies for facilitating catch up and reentry. And yes, one at a time – what a SENSIBLE strategy!!

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

OK, let’s start brainstorming strategies for facilitating catch up and reentry. And yes, one at a time – what a SENSIBLE strategy!!

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

OK, let’s start brainstorming strategies for facilitating catch up and reentry. And yes, one at a time – what a SENSIBLE strategy!!

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

Participants at FFL Training Doing Content Strategy Brainstorm. The LightBox Collaborative  2013 Editorial Calendar is here! Content

Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

Tony Karrer

And that challenge is somewhat hinted at in this month’s big question: Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture? tend to agree with that.

5 Disruptive Trends That Will Alter Your Mobile Strategy

Dawn of Learning

People are feeling a shift from the current learning demands of just getting the information out there, to infinite accessibility and readability. Informal learning also does not equal social learning. The ability to learn is different than the ability to get information.” Convenience is critical. And enacted quickly.

[2b2k] [berkman] Alison Head on how students seek information

David Weinberger

Omitting key information. Project Information Literacy is a research project that reaches across institutions. They have a strategy.

Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

strategy. Strategy 1. When I used to work with organizations on defining an eLearning Strategy, I always worked from a very broad view of needs across the organization and the implications that had on people, process and technology. Strategy because you have to be prepared to provide these new services and solutions.