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implementing a triple operating system

Harold Jarche

A triple operating system aligns work and learning and has a network perspective. Awareness of New Knowledge (social networks).

a triple operating system

Harold Jarche

This trinity is not three separate operating systems. [Note: this is a repost from medium.com and a combination of two previous posts]. Action.

Complex Systems and the “Rashomon Effect”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Since these systems are inherently unpredictable, there is no one model that can accurately tell us about the future.  where he wrote:  .

Learning and Performance Support Systems

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What follows is a version of the case we presented to NRC senior executive in order to have this program approved.

Cognitive Systems and Big-Data-driven Applications

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the first week of October I participated in a Cognitive Systems Colloquium hosted by IBM at its Thomas J. Watson Research Center. 

Networks, Information, and Complex Adaptive Systems

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The first part is designed to be very broad, as a "view of the universe as a self-organizing information system that can, in some sense, be seen to have knowledge and to change through co-adaptation of its parts." We need to be clear about what we mean by an information system. Under the heading "A believable theory?

Big Data, Complex Systems and Quantum Mechanics

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What are some of these limitations?  In thinking about this question  over the last few years, I started to notice that a number of subtle, non-intuitive concepts that I learned many years ago as a physics student seem to apply to the world of big data and information-based predictions in highly complex systems.  Let me explain.  .

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Execution is the goal.

Informal learning, the 95% solution

Harold Jarche

Tweet Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. Informal Learning

Only open systems are effective for knowledge sharing

Harold Jarche

Only an open system can ensure this, which is why I highlighted the knowledge sharing paradox. Seth Godin explains it with this graphic.

Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

CBT Systems told the world it was being reincarnated as SmartForce, the eLearning Company. An Informal Learning Sequel? The “e”?

Controversy over Informal Learning

Jay Cross

When the book on informal learning came out, nay-sayers attacked me as some kind of loony. Can informal learning do any worse? Not much.

A Neural, Digital System for the Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Brian Arthur , - The Second Economy.  Dr. Arthur is external professor at the Santa Fe Institute and visiting researcher at PARC’s Intelligent Systems Lab. This second, digital economy is essentially acting as the neural system for the overall economy. Now it is developing a neural system.  What does this mean? 

Complex Sociotechnical Systems: the Case for a New Field of Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are enabling us to develop systems with huge numbers of interconnected components and sophisticated software that infuses them with seemingly unlimited capabilities.  But, we have much to learn on how to best design and operate these systems.  Let me discuss a few.  . Sussman calls this evaluative complexity. 

Systems Thinking, Safety and Risk Management

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Several participants cited the sharp rise in volume and speed of high-frequency trading over the past decade as an example of a current practice that is potentially increasing volatility and systemic risk in financial markets.  Financial systems are an example of such complex engineering systems.  it's not true. 

The right information is not enough

Harold Jarche

Fallacy: If you give the right information, to the right people, at the right time, they will act accordingly. SocialLearning Technology

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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. 

An Operating System for the Mind

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Interestingly, that's how many people used to think of electronic information systems - as mechanisms into which you input facts to facilitate easy discovery and retrieval. The computer, or online systems (such as Minitel) were visualized as giant electronic libraries, with the sum total of the world's knowledge at our disposal.

A learning system to meet the needs of a complex knowledge era

George Siemens

gave a talk on the type(s) of learning system(s) that are needed to address complex knowledge needs. We gain an understanding of needed learning systems, I argue, by evaluating the attributes of information in digital networks and through focusing on the nature of knowledge needs in complex settings

The MIT Systems Thinking Conference

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently participated in MIT’s 2010 Systems Thinking Conference for Contemporary Challenges.  This annual conference is sponsored by Systems Design and Management (SDM) - an interdisciplinary program between MIT’s School of Engineering and Sloan School of Management.  Political leaders blame recession on corporate fraud or terrorism. 

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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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. 

Dr. Watson, Please Report to the Health Care System

Andy McAfee

competition learned, when Watson was confident it was usually also correct. I can also easily imagine Dr. Watson asking for more information: “Andy, have you traveled abroad in the past month? Once it has all the additional information it thinks it needs, Dr. Watson can arrive at a diagnosis almost instantaneously. Do you agree?

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

Here are some specifics of what this reader is going for: We need to figure out a way to get information from other departments to make sure we have the most current information available. We need to set up a process to determine all courses the information will impact. They have an LMS but not an LCMS. Sound familiar?

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? 

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. 

Real Profitability Part II: classical System Integrators

Martijn Linssen

For now, I think youll just feel bad for the poor system integrators - or at least their employees? Note the different currencies. dollar.

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System

Adaptive Path

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System. Photo by Maria Cordell. Photo by Maria Cordell. Photo by Maria Cordell.

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System

Adaptive Path

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System. Photo by Maria Cordell. Photo by Maria Cordell. Photo by Maria Cordell.

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System

Adaptive Path

The Ambient Acoustic Spaghetti Western Awarenessing Connectivity System. Connectedness via Ambient Awareness. Are they stressed and in a rush?

Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Therefore, the principles that confer robustness in these systems, whether natural or manmade, are directly applicable to business.”.

Insights into the next phase of crowdfunding: tearing down legal constraints and building reputation systems

Ross Dawson

Crowdfunding and reputation systems. Here are a few follow-on thoughts and references: Changing SEC regulations. The Sweet Smell of Progress.

The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work

Luis Suarez

” videos. You would expect that they may well have, but have they really ? Some really good stuff in there! In fact, it’s been all along!

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Informal Learning 2.0. Developing more informed marketing partners. At the same time, the informal learning 2.0 Jay Cross.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, and systems thinking. They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 Interview.

How to evaluate social and informal learning

Jay Cross

That’s our new responsibility, baking ideal practices for learning into the system. It results when work and learning are fused together.

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Learning systems today primarily push information to students.  However this is far from the case in our 21st century digital economy. 

Total information war

Mind Hacks

If you only ever read one article on ‘information ops’ make it this one. political will for war. Integrating

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[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. NOTE: Live-blogging.