Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?
OCTOBER 28, 2016
Apparently, our productivity as employees has been plummeting since the mid 70s. Yes, indeed, you are reading it right, since the mid 70s !
UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design
AUGUST 7, 2014
In this interview, Josh and I talk about the current trends in digital product design, and where those trends might be heading.
Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production
MARCH 26, 2014
What do we mean by the production of services ? Production includes both manufacturing and ICT-enabled services.
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? 1. The exact technology doesn''t matter much, and has evolved over the years, from the days of email mailing lists, to community bulletin boards, to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. 2.
The Myth of the Myth of Technological Unemployment
JANUARY 23, 2013
” Again, that looks like technological unemployment. He writes. Which is absolutely true and completely uncontroversial.
Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 15, 2013
A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?
Bravais 3.0: Taking Learning Beyond the LMS to Analytics & Personalization
OCTOBER 29, 2013
Products Post Type: Blog post. read more.
Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Design has long played a major role in product innovation. Collaboration, co-creation, co-production. Sensory and emotional engagement.
The Evolution of the Firm
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
This is particularly important because of the growing complexity of the products, services, systems and solutions companies are now developing.
Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities
DECEMBER 19, 2016
It’s very hard to anticipate the consequences of disruptive innovations. The dot-com era was famous for its many innovations, but also for its hype.
Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?
OCTOBER 31, 2016
The application of design thinking beyond products isn’t new. Let me explain. Desirability is central to Design Thinking.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Productivity Tools Social ComputingBut let’s get started with things properly.
Snap Bird – Experimenting with Curation of Live Tweeting at Conference Events
JUNE 17, 2012
keep those Twitter searches on hashtags going in the medium, long run. You name it. Now, what do I mean with that exactly? Not very helpful!
Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die
AUGUST 19, 2012
Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseSadly. . And here is why… . For sure!
The Datafication of Business and Society
JUNE 9, 2015
Digital technologies are now permeating just about every nook and cranny of the economy, society and our personal lives.
The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT
JUNE 12, 2013
Any technology expected to have a transformative impact on business over the next decade has to at least be already in the hands of leading edge users.
The Coming Robotics Revolution
MARCH 8, 2016
Like no other technologies, AI and robots force us to explore the boundaries between machines and humans.
Trust and the On-Demand Economy
DECEMBER 22, 2015
Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy
MARCH 25, 2009
One of the favorite quotes I used to use during presentations was Drucker - The most important contribution of management in the 21st century will be to increase knowledge-worker productivity. However, when we look at concept workers, workplace productivity seems to be a fairly limiting phrase. eLearning Technology.
Lean Principles in the Digital Economy
AUGUST 6, 2014
The key challenge was to manage the growing means of production in the most efficient way possible.
The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things
OCTOBER 15, 2014
This transformation is driven by the continuing advances of technology. The total number of users rose to 100s of millions. .
The 2016 MIT Inclusive Innovation Awards
DECEMBER 26, 2016
In the intervening years, technology advances have continued their relentless pace. Examples abound.
Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus
AUGUST 3, 2011
Even if it is thoughtfully placed in a folder, e-mail search isn’t great. And here is why. Thus stay tuned for them coming up shortly! Or not.
The Future of Jobs in the Digital Economy
DECEMBER 19, 2012
Since the advent of the financial crisis around five years ago, we have been searching for answers to these very important questions.
12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead
DECEMBER 4, 2011
Now our anonymity is compromised further through extraordinary advances in facial recognition technology. 2012: 12 Themes. TEN SPEED ECONOMY.
top tools 2016
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
Learning TechnologyJane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 100 Tools for learning. This is the 10th year! Well done, Jane.
The MIT Second Machine Age Conference
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Like steam power and electricity before it, the explosion of digitally enabled technologies is radically transforming the landscape of human endeavor.
How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?
DECEMBER 5, 2016
Like no other technology, AI forces us to explore the very boundaries between machines and humans. Transportation. Home/Service Robots.
Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?
AUGUST 23, 2011
Can you imagine when G+ is tightly integrated with Google Search? Forget the social technologies at play and focus on living social.
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
Computing has constantly changed shape and location - mainly as a result of new technology, but often also because of shifts in demand.”.
The Rise of the On-Demand Economy
MARCH 10, 2015
Advances in information and communication technologies are having a huge impact on the structure of companies. asks The Economist.
Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Technology innovations helped overcome inefficiencies. Why do firms exist? However, markets are not perfectly fluid.
The Digital Transformation of the Customer Experience
MAY 14, 2014
Every day brings new stories about the transformative impact of digital technologies on companies in just about every industry.
HowI Is Our Digital Revolution Doing?
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Its lead article reminds us that, for better and for worse, technological revolutions disrupt economies and societies. Far from it.
Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
APRIL 12, 2016
She’s now asking that you categorize them as Education, Training & Performance Support, and/or Personal Learning & Productivity. All of mine fall in the latter category, because my performance support tools are productivity tools! So meta-learning technologyTop 100 Tools for Learning poll.
Innovating our way out of the industrial era
JULY 9, 2012
See my posts on Job Automation or Exception Handling for further reading. Bob Cringely clearly shows how this works in information technology.
The Future of Financial Services
JUNE 23, 2015
Beyond technology, the evolution of FS will be influenced by a variety of economic, social and political factors. Rapid Change/Many Suppliers.
The MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition
MARCH 14, 2016
Over time, these same disruptive technologies and innovations led to the transformation of the economy and the creation of new industries and new jobs.
Earth to Mozilla: Come back home
APRIL 12, 2014
In July, Justin Scott , then a Product Manager at Mozilla Labs , vetted A User Personalization Proposal for Firefox. Chrome’s too.