networked knowledge creates value
MARCH 20, 2017
As we enter the network era, the dominant technology is the internet and working knowledge is distributed through professional communities.
eLearning Process Survey results!
JUNE 21, 2016
So, a few weeks ago I ran a survey asking about elearning processes*, and it’s time to look at the results (I’ve closed it).
the network era trinity
NOVEMBER 1, 2015
Governance, business, and learning models are moving from centralized control to network-centric foundations. Inspired by Valdis Krebs. Action.
Innovation is not a repeatable process
OCTOBER 23, 2012
Can innovation be promoted through better processes? I want every knowledge worker to discover his or her own processes. Innovation PKM
Network Era Skills
MAY 28, 2014
Business in the network era is connecting companies to their markets through knowledge workers having conversations in communities and social networks.
the core competency for network era work
JANUARY 10, 2016
I have learned that it takes time to build a knowledge-sharing network and develop a sense-making discipline. Why PKM?
network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta
AUGUST 19, 2015
A similar approach can be developed for today’s networked organizations. Leadership is an emergent property of a network in balance.
Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
JULY 24, 2014
Hierarchies, simple branching networks, are obsolete. Networks. Networks are in a state of perpetual Beta. Hierarchies.
Six roles of network management
JANUARY 19, 2014
If helping the network make better decisions is a primary role of management in the emerging economy, how does one get there?
JANUARY 3, 2012
In a deep hierarchy, that process is repeated many times, until the truth is utterly concealed inside a thick layer of sweet-talk. Dr. W.
Network Learning: Working Smarter
OCTOBER 22, 2010
We need to re-think workplace learning for a networked society. Social learning is about getting things done in networks. EverNote).
Power, Networks & Freedom
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
You Are Not the Product: The Coming Revolution in Social Networks – by @gideonro. There are many network topologies.
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Networks are the glue that connects us. Networks Social Learning
If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture
MAY 29, 2015
We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. enterprise social networks leadership esn
Design the process, not the outcome
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
We don't design the outcome, we design the processes of interaction and monitor for emergence. richer conversations. Reflections
a collective networked perspective
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
A network society needs networked models for organizing and for learning. We could all be bounced back into the 19th century.”
Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. Networks were made for learning.
The new artisans of the network era
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
Are knowledge workers the new artisans of the network era? How about managing your own learning? Knowledge artisans are connected workers.
Digital Learning Research Network (dLRN)
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
The process of becoming digital has important implications for how learning occurs and how research happens and how it is shared. I’m happy to announce the formation of the digital Learning Research Network (dLRN), funded by a $1.6m Higher education is digitizing. grant from the Gates Foundation – more info here.
How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
our networks) we would want to learn with / from. Read it out loud again, please. Slowly. Yes, I know!, I had the exact same problem. Not many!
The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World
JULY 6, 2013
To them, social networking is just a complete waste of time. A passing fad. A wonderful opportunity to goof off at work and get away with it.
Learning to breathe in the network era
JUNE 22, 2014
The networked workplace is the new reality. Exception-handling is becoming the primary work for people in the networked workplace.
[2b2k] MOOCs as networks
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
2B2K’s answer (such as it is) is that you make a room smart by enabling its inhabitants to create a knowledge network. It would encourage links within and outside of the course network. This network would enable students to do their work online and together, and make those processes and their traces fully available to the public.
Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 24, 2014
Here''s a model (Figure 1) of a workflow-processed employee to assist LMS selection. They''re really abstractions of the actual process.
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Even if it were the last and only social networking tool out there I still wouldn’t come back to it. Slack does the trick. And very much so!
Networks and Systems
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 9, 2014
Both of these points suggests that he doesn''t see connectivism as a network theory at all, but as something quite different. To use his own words, he sees at least some networks as systems. And systems are very different from networks. In a network, the nature of the part does not matter and it does not play a specific role.
Thriving in networks that are smarter and faster than you are
NOVEMBER 24, 2013
As they grew to their current size, control processes were put in place to create efficiencies. Agility is almost non-existent. complexity
Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 30, 2014
Watters, 2014) This is a patent for setting up a regional network in the south western United States. A world of pervasive networks.
What the network saw
DECEMBER 19, 2011
Network Thinking (December) Network thinking can fundamentally change our view of hierarchical relationships. Communities
Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning
MARCH 11, 2012
The slides to his presentation at SXSW today on Culture Networks and the codes that drive them are available below.
iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources
MAY 28, 2011
Tweet This is a follow-up from the Networked Learning (PKM) workshop I conducted for the iSchool Institute yesterday. Join now. netlearn.
A Few Good Tools To Manage Your Online Professional Network Connections
MARCH 20, 2015
Heidi Ketroser Massey and Nancy Schwartz asked about tools to help manage the process. Professional Networking Flickr Image: Myles Grant.
The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning
OCTOBER 24, 2014
It was a great learning experience from both a process and content perspective. There are two different lens to think about network mapping.
Business transformation: an ongoing process of shifting to more open organizations
JULY 24, 2014
The article opens: Transformation isn’t so much a process as a modus operandi for successful businesses in the digital age, according to Australian futurist and digital strategist Ross Dawson. However that must be deeply considered and carefully executed, creating an ongoing and, realistically, unending process of organization change.
How large professional service firms are shifting to networked services and open innovation
JULY 25, 2011
During the evening I had a very interesting conversation with one of the regional directors about how professional service firms are tapping external networks. As I wrote in Chapter 9 of Living Networks : Professional networks, although hardly a new phenomenon, are rapidly rising in importance.
Network Learning PKM Workshop Notes
MAY 18, 2011
Tweet The Network Learning workshop will be held in Toronto on 27 May 2011. Building a trusted network of colleagues (SEEK & SHARE).
Social learning is how work gets redesigned in the network era
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
This change has the potential to involve everyone in the constant process of organizational redesign. Values move like glaciers.
Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Specially, if you look into the rather significant impact it’s having across the board in multiple social networking tools. To quote: .
[2b2k] The commoditizing and networking of facts
MARCH 31, 2012
In Wikidata you will be able to enter that information in a way that makes it processable by the computer. This is what Too Big to Know calls “networked facts.” Ars Technica has a post about Wikidata , a proposed new project from the folks that brought you Wikipedia. 11:29] hi. 11:29] go ahead! [11:30] 11:30] 1. 11:31] 2.
Why Building Resilient Networks Matter
DECEMBER 13, 2012
So, when Pat Brandes from the Barr Foundation sent me this thought piece on building resilience of networks, it resonated on many different levels.