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Continuous learning : it’s a mindset not a technology or product

Jane Hart

In this fast-moving world, we constantly need to learn new stuff. So how can organisations support continuous learning at work? It […].

Enterprise social technologies

Harold Jarche

I am presenting on enterprise social technologies, learning and performance at the Learning Technologies conference in London today.

Serving Experience As The Product

Adaptive Path

The experience is the product. Whether we talk about greeting cards, mobile apps, or vacation get-aways, the experience is the product.

Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?

Luis Suarez

Apparently, our productivity as employees has been plummeting since the mid 70s. Yes, indeed, you are reading it right, since the mid 70s !

Automation Technologies and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It found that 45% of work activities could be automated using existing, state-of-the-art technologies.

Non-Technologists Agree: It’s the Technology

Andy McAfee

Both were written by first-rate researchers, none of whom specialize in studying the impact of technology. Both are in top journals.

Technology, Marketing and Storytelling

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In addition, technology is now amplifying the impact of storytelling on the customer experience. That gives it enormous impact.” .

How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Luis Suarez

But what happens *if* playing games actually makes you *more* productive? In fact, they shouldn’t at all! etc.; Like Angry Birds.

The New Era of Smart, Connected Products

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These new types of products alter industry structure and the nature of competition, exposing companies to new competitive opportunities and threats.

From Mass Production to Mass Individualism

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Technology and globalizations have significantly reduced the employment opportunities and earning of middle-skill, middle-wage jobs. Web 1.0

Fourteen game-changing enterprise products for 2014

Dion Hinchcliffe

As enterprise technology often struggles to keep up with the consumer world, here are the high impact products breaking into the mainstream with excellent chance to help companies keep up and get ahead. CXO Cloud Emerging Tech IT Priorities Software Tech Industry

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the case of the 2013 Shift Index, the story centers on the puzzling discrepancy in technology adoption between individuals and organizations.

Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” is one of the most memorable quotes of science fiction writer Arthur C.

As more jobs are automated, how many of us will still have productive work?

Ross Dawson

published by the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology. The area under the curve covers all US employment.

Technological Unemployment: Not Just for the US

Andy McAfee

In a talk I attended the other night, Larry Summers mentioned that manufacturing employment in China peaked in 1996. How much more, and how many fewer?

Technology’s Real Benefits (Hint: They’re Not Economic)

Andy McAfee

But then productivity growth tapered off in the middle of the 2000s, and hasn’t really recovered. And for a while there, we could.

Productivity and Employment (and Technology): In the Jaws of the Snake

Andy McAfee

It’s a graph of American labor productivity growth and employment growth for the whole post-war period. I suggest you do the same.

Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It will undoubtedly transform the information technology (IT) industry, but it will also profoundly change the way people work and companies operate.

Harnessing the True Potential of Internet of Things Technology

John Hagel

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.

Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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? 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.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At Citigroup, where I consulted from March, 2008 through June of this year, I was strategic advisor for innovation and technology.

Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

New Seasons exemplifies taking a non-training alternative to workplace learning. Is customer service key to your success? But at a copper mine?

The Materials of Digital Products

Adaptive Path

The first was a commitment to craft and an understanding of its importance to the final product's quality. The second was a sense of pragmatism and, for lack of a better word, accountability for how the design would impact the final product. I have the good fortune of having a number of industrial designers as friends.

Modernising Classroom Training through Technology (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

This workshop looks at how to modernise classroom training through the integration of technology. This 4-week online workshop will cover.

The Myth of the Myth of Technological Unemployment

Andy McAfee

” Again, that looks like technological unemployment. He writes. Which is absolutely true and completely uncontroversial.

Education Technology Strategies - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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?"

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

The first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity. What is personal productivity? Mindfulness

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Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help

Ross Dawson

billion of worker productivity is lost to playing Angry Birds. I was quoted: Chairman of Advanced Human Technologies Ross Dawson told news.com.au today that workers already do a number of things that are not considered productive – like going to the bathroom or talking to colleagues without any actual loss in productivity.

Products

Clark Quinn

I don’t usually talk about products, particularly ones I’ve received as opposed to have chosen. mobile technology However, there are a couple of mentions worth making: GOOD. I won a copy of Navigon. I’d always wanted a GPS, but didn’t want to buy one, figuring they’d get outdated. Caveat emptor.

Better Education Through Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

me) on seeing a sight like this is to suggest that everybody would be better off with a little more investment in technology. But they could instead higher fewer people, pay them more, and use technology to make up the difference. It is in this context we need to read an article like Kentaro Toyama's Can Technology End Poverty?

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. How do we build on this? From 68%.

A Useful Framework for Analyzing the Impact of Technology on Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last week I discussed a recent Pew Research report on the impact of AI, robotics and other advanced technologies on the future of jobs.

The Secret Sauce for Productive Nonprofit Meetings that No One Talks About

Beth Kanter

Look Out for Others: While this is the role of the meeting leader, it is a great way to contribute productively to meetings. Meetings

Healthy and Productive Meetings: Free Guidestar Webinar on Feb. 12th

Beth Kanter

I have learned a lot – and the results have helped me be way more productive (and drop a lot of pounds toos!). hours. How I Got Started.

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most everyone will agree that advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) are radically transforming the business landscape.

Jobs, work and technology

Harold Jarche

For example, CAD systems have enabled engineers to develop far more complex products than they could have done otherwise. Continuing increases in worker productivity add yet more to the surplus. Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared on Twitter this past week. Pointlessness. But can you blame them?

A critical point in the MegaTrend of Creative Enablement: DSLRs are revolutionizing video production

Ross Dawson

Now the means of production are in place to fulfil the massive emerging demand for video. Technology trends Uncategorized

How True Advertising Can Save Journalism From Drowning in a Sea of Content

Doc Searls

Journalism is in a world of hurt because it has been marginalized by a new business model that requires maximizing “content” instead.

Which Technologies Will Be the Biggest Deals?

Andy McAfee

I’m digging in on a project to better understand the ongoing digitization of business: the penetration of computer technology into more and more and more aspects of work. Which ones will most increase productivity, change how work gets done, change the balance of competition, affect the most jobs , and so on? Do you?

Services, Production and Clouds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last week I wrote about the workshop I recently attended in IBM’s Almaden Research Lab on The Co-Evolution of Future Technologies, Skills, Jobs, and Quality-of-Life. Over the past several years I have given a number of seminars on technology and innovation in services. It has been a tough subject to teach. Kushida.