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.
Enterprise social technologies
JANUARY 30, 2014
I am presenting on enterprise social technologies, learning and performance at the Learning Technologies conference in London today.
The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016
AUGUST 16, 2016
The technologies on the list are not new. The full report includes a longer, one-page description of each of these technologies.
From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”
JUNE 14, 2012
Member profiling. Activity streams. Real-time updates. Threaded discussions. Notifications. Group spaces. File sharing areas. Social learning
Network Era Fluency
JULY 8, 2013
Today, it’s all about networks, something you were most likely not taught about in school. Big data is also networked data.
The Dark Side of Technology
DECEMBER 4, 2013
Every talk or article coming out of Silicon Valley follows the prescribed template: start with a dazzling description of awesome new digital technologies and then proceed to explore all the wonderful benefits and opportunities that these technologies will bring to us. I’m going to disrupt the Silicon Valley script. Far from it.
human networks connect through empathy
JULY 4, 2016
We are only as good as our networks. Our decisions reflect the diversity of our networks. The technology is available.
How technology is enabling the humanity of organizations
OCTOBER 9, 2013
But on a deeper level technology is becoming enmeshed in the humanity in the organization, which was never the case before.
Leadership for the Network Era
DECEMBER 29, 2014
The network era began with the advent of electric communications, though it is by no means completely established. It is not networked.
Timeline of Emerging Science and Technology: A visual framework
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Here is a small selection of the emerging technologies mentioned in the visual: Vibration energy harvesting. Technology trends Uncategorized
Social networks require ownership
MAY 28, 2013
So Gartner states that only 10% of social networking roll-outs succeed. Social media, and social networks, change the way we communicate.
cooperation for the network era
AUGUST 12, 2015
That’s why you see it in networks. Work in networks requires different skills than in directed hierarchies. cooperation means ’sharing’.
The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions
DECEMBER 11, 2013
In the case of the 2013 Shift Index, the story centers on the puzzling discrepancy in technology adoption between individuals and organizations.
network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta
AUGUST 19, 2015
A similar approach can be developed for today’s networked organizations. “Ideas lead technology. Technology leads organizations.
it’s about the network
JANUARY 7, 2016
” – How Networks Are Revolutionizing Scientific (and Maybe Human) Thought – Scientific American. Changing thinking takes time.
the core competency for network era work
JANUARY 10, 2016
Adding management and technology won’t help either. Networked individuals are more resilient and adaptive than any organization. Why PKM?
Innovation is a network activity
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
Are your knowledge networks large and diverse enough to ensure that collective knowledge does not get lost? No networks, no learning.
principles and models for the network era
JULY 20, 2016
But the age of oil is ending, and markets are being replaced by networks as the dominant organizing model. The End of the Market Era.
How technology is transforming events
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
One of my speaking bureau just asked me to provide them with a few quick ideas on how technology is changing events, as one of their key clients is having an internal meeting to discuss their future use of technology in events. After events: - Social networking and discussions among people attending the event. Live translation.
In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration
JUNE 19, 2012
In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. That’s why you see it in networks. Collaboration is only part of working in networks.
Technology Integration in K-12
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 4, 2013
I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? A teacher who is able to find an online network will find support and resources. Community - teaching can be a lonely profession, and it''s easy to think you face problems nobody else faces.
It’s the network …
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
Tweet I presented on Managing in a Networked World at DevLearn 2011 today in Las Vegas. Nurturing Creativity is now a management responsibility.
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.
Learning with people, not technology
JANUARY 23, 2012
I’m going to bring this to the attention of the Stoos Network ; we’re on the lookout for examples of enlightened next practices.
Harnessing the True Potential of Internet of Things Technology
MAY 4, 2016
Despite all the hype, businesses are still significantly under-estimating the business impact of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Now, I'll use IoT technologies to illustrate how just one of many technologies will enable the evolution of business models. Current applications for this technology. Data to advice.
A world of pervasive networks
MAY 4, 2014
In pervasive networks, individual responsibility for constant sense-making becomes critical, so that we control the screens and not vice versa.
Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events
JULY 23, 2016
Week 3: Networking Events. Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016. Week 4: Unconferences and Open Space meetings.
Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?
MAY 9, 2011
Which brings me to the question, “ Should employees be incented to use social technologies ?”. Yes – We Should Incent Employees. And You?
Education Technology Strategies - Day One
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
lessons scripted around 1:1 laptop); IT issues - we were a Windows network, with everything on our own domain - we needed to open eg printing etc O - consumer technology far more accessible in 2012 esp. dates to classical Greece How does technology change this? - Using technology to find more (vs. CERN ? Which 6?"
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
Are your knowledge networks large enough to ensure that collective knowledge does not get lost? Innovation SocialLearning
Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle
AUGUST 22, 2016
Fundamentally , the Internet is a general purpose data network supporting a remarkable variety of applications. If we will it.”. Period.
PKM is not a technology
AUGUST 16, 2012
PKM is not a technology, an enterprise system, a piece of software, or a platform. The best technology for enabling PKM is the Internet.
you are only as good as your network
OCTOBER 29, 2015
This involved complex knowledge about information technology, organizational behaviour, knowledge management, and social media.
Curating our personal technology configurations
MAY 10, 2011
(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? Any guidance for me?
Technologies for collaboration and cooperation
APRIL 14, 2011
Open networking environments lack the tools needed for project work while enterprise collaboration systems lack openness and flexibility.
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
JANUARY 3, 2012
Conversations help us make sense. But we need diversity in our conversations or we become insular. Dr. W. Go for a walk. Image by Stefan Eggert.
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
labouring into the network era
OCTOBER 14, 2016
“It is essential that changes in technology are the subject of democratic debate and control. I call these Friday’s Finds. Friday's Find
Power, Networks & Freedom
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
You Are Not the Product: The Coming Revolution in Social Networks – by @gideonro. There are many network topologies.