Big Data: Running out of Metric System…
OCTOBER 31, 2012
I recently came across two very different pieces of evidence showing how big a deal big data is. How fast are they exploding?
Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics
OCTOBER 14, 2011
One of the many topics discussed was the use of social media to track metrics and correlate these with organizational success metrics. A range of other very specific insights were generated from the analysis, and these metrics are now tracked on an ongoing basis. Often there are surprises in who these people turn out to be.
ROI and Metrics in eLearning
OCTOBER 16, 2007
I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. BPM and workflow technologies have been able to achieve significant gains in productivity Metrics Recently, functional managers have begun using eLearning to meet business objectives. I did a quick search for resources and here's what I found. Use EVA instead.
JUNE 4, 2014
Like others, I have been seduced by the “what X are you” quizzes on FaceBook. I certainly understand why they’re compelling, but I’ve begun to worry about just why they’re so prevalent. And I’m a wee bit concerned. People like to know things about themselves. And the outcomes here don’t really matter!
Social Media Metrics
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
I continue to get asked about social learning metrics. Until we get around to a whitepaper or something on metrics, here’re some thoughts: Frankly, the problem with Kirkpatrick (sort of like with LMS’ and ADDIE, *drink*) is not in the concept, but in the execution. Frankly, even activity is a metric.
How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
The most important practice is the sense-making of comparing my content to metrics and getting ideas of what to test next. Virility.
Methods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech
MAY 27, 2015
Methods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech, Guest post by Anne Whatley, Network Impact. Hone in on your true scope of influence.
Greetings and Bathrooms: One CEO's Metrics for Retail Stores
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
" When I asked what the "warning signs" he looked for during store visits, signs that management was slipping, he offered two metrics (which he said could be applied to many others retail settings too): 1. I will refrain from using his name as this a class, not a speech to the public.
UX Metrics for Noobs and Skeptics: An Interview With Richard Dalton
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
So I guess it’s time for me to learn more about UX metrics. They say, if it moves measure it. I’ve been finding myself thinking a lot about how to measure UX lately — mainly to realize that I halfway don’t believe it’s possible. And that’s important. Good numbers. What do you do with them?
Is the New Facebook “People Talking About” Metric As Meaningless as Number of Likes?
OCTOBER 5, 2011
Mari Smith pointed to this blog post from All Facebook explaining the metric and how it has been implemented in apps. Photo by lecercle.
Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data
OCTOBER 11, 2011
We have IT-minded people engaging in massive data puking (one report with 30 metrics anyone?) Yet, there are those constant nagging questions.
What is your organization’s “One Metric That Matters”?
MARCH 5, 2013
When you know what the right question is, you’ll know what metric to track in order to answer that question. That’s the OMTM. Nobody likes puke.
Measure what’s important
JUNE 10, 2013
Just Jay Metrics of organizational learning The shift changed how owners value businesses. Many a manager has yet to get the message.
Return on Intangibles
OCTOBER 6, 2013
That’s why Return on Intangibles is the most important metric in the CLO’s toolkit. Management Innovation Metrics of organizational learning Profit This article appears in the October 2013 issue of Chief Learning Officer. Understanding learning’s value depends on measuring what can’t be touched. . What can be salvaged?
Notes from Mari Smith Facebook Changes Webinar: Privacy Settings and A New Metric – People Talking About
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Facebook Rolls Out New Metric: People Talking About. Facebook Changes: A Complete Guide – by Mari Smith. Sharing Philosophy. News Ticker.
A Rough But Intriguing Metric for School Assessing a School.
JUNE 21, 2011
Evidence-Based Management in Action » A Rough But Intriguing Metric for School Assessing a School Principal. What do you think of this metric? Listed below are links to weblogs that reference A Rough But Intriguing Metric for School Assessing a School Principal : Comments. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Search.
MAY 11, 2009
We’ll examine what can and can’t be quantified as well as various metrics and analytics tools. perpetual Beta ).
The Happy Bottom Line
SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
Metrics of organizational learning Psychology Well-beingCLO , October 2012. I wrote down ‘happy.’ John Lennon. Such people do not exist.
Calling shades of gray “black and white
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
JANUARY 2, 2011
MetricsRecognition of Non-formal and Informal Learning. Who are these guys? Later, its membership was extended to non-European states.
It’s all relative
JULY 17, 2010
There’s no cookie-cutter formula for applying metrics, but there is an underlying process. The Metrics Cycle. CLO magazine. he asked.
Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
Today, L&D measures learning activities through metrics such as time-in-training, completion rates and test scores. were visited?
Jay’s new book on learning metrics
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
MAY 25, 2009
This takes more than jargon and metrics. New book: What Would Andrew Do? by Jay Cross & friends. Preview and Table of Contents. read-only.
friday’s factual finds
DECEMBER 9, 2016
” —@ImSporticus “Most metrics ignore: Collaboration, Relationship-building, Capacity-building, Knowledge. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Purposeful play. Play equals trust. A space where we can take risks.
Strategic Doing is designed for open, loosely coupled networks
FEBRUARY 19, 2012
“In Strategic Doing, metrics play a different role. We use metrics to facilitate learning. We learn as we do.
7 guidelines for managing open networks
FEBRUARY 14, 2014
Rule 4: Create coherence with visualizations and outcomes with success metrics. Click on each image for a link to the supporting article.
How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
Community Metrics of organizational learning Working SmarterFourth post in a series. Is your organization ready? yes ? yes ? yes ? yes ?
Secrets of Working Smarter
MARCH 30, 2010
Those in the quantitative data/metrics/benchmarking camp argue against the legitimacy of the notion of “informal” learning. By Jane Bozarth.
a simpler approach to km
AUGUST 18, 2015
Here is a simple guide on how to enable organizational sense-making, not the mere management of data and metrics. But is this what they need?
Measuring community health: Achieving balanced social media growth
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
This week we take a look at a new case study that explores metrics that can measure the intrinsic health of communities instead of looking purely at size as the defining barometer
The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
These time-honoured metrics developed for an industrial age are not the answer. A parallel path to learning metrics. Apparently not.
Strategy Made Simple - The 3 Core Strategy Questions
JULY 9, 2013
Financial metrics, while important at one level, are ultimately lagging indicators. Many people have moved beyond financial metrics to operating metrics like customer churn rate or lead-times to introduce new products and services to market. But, operating metrics are just the beginning. So, what’s the option?
Linking Results To Key Performance Indicators Is Like Hooking Up A Big TV
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
The process of linking results to key performance indicators and associated metrics it is like hooking up a big TV. Step 5: Define your metrics.
The Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Designers
MARCH 15, 2016
I also think design managers should be mindful about this new environment we’re in where a lot of the design decisions get made by metrics. Metrics are a certain way of making decisions, but as I’ve said many times, if you do something great the numbers will change; if you try to change the numbers you’ll never do anything great.
Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation
MARCH 11, 2013
This is a post in a series that I am writing about how the future role of L&D is moving from “packaging learning” to “scaffolding learning”.
SUNY Initiatives Supporting Online Learning Panel
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 8, 2017
Project metrics: ease of implementation, how it's used, minimum configuration, etc. Live notes from the SUNY OpenCOTE Conterence, Syracuse, NY.
Finally, A Clear Shift in Attitudes About Measuring Social Media
OCTOBER 16, 2013
I detected a clear shift in attitudes in the audience at the conference based on the audience questions. Books Conferences
Markets for Good Post: Design A Better Dashboard
JULY 18, 2014
Dashboard design is more than simply clarifying outcomes and key metrics. Metrics for Movements. Tracking for Impact and Learning.
What Learning & Development can learn from Mad Men
APRIL 25, 2014
Finally, L&D''s most prized metric, test scores, do nothing to indicate depth of retention, which is a direct link to performance.
The Purpose Effect Scorecard
JUNE 24, 2016
Other metrics could be devised by the organization. My latest book, THE PURPOSE EFFECT , has been out in the wild for about six weeks. Society.
The Big Shift in Strategy - Part 2
JANUARY 6, 2015
Any strategy of trajectory must therefore be explicit about the metrics that will indicate whether we’re on track to establishing the desired position in the future. Two important points about metrics. First, resist the temptation to focus on financial metrics. Shaping. Motivating. Learning.