Open Learning Analytics: A proposal
DECEMBER 10, 2011
Learning analytics are increasingly relevant, and prominent, in education. Suddenly, everything was “social”. Sign up is available here.
Proposal for a new crowdfunding model: Betting to win
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
The other day I caught up for a coffee with Ryan Wardell , the founder of Project Powerup , a crowdfunding site focused on startups. I have written many times about the limits on equity crowdfunding and what goes beyond , and there is a detailed chapter on equity crowdfunding in my forthcoming book on effective approaches to crowdsourcing.
Secret Features of Apple's Proposed New Campus - Bob Sutton
JUNE 12, 2011
Indira Gandhi on Doing Work Versus Taking Credit For It » Secret Features of Apples Proposed New Campus. Apple has proposed a most inventive new campus in Cupertino. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Secret Features of Apples Proposed New Campus : Comments. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Search. Again?
Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples
JANUARY 29, 2008
Based on my post LMS RFP , I've been asked several times if I knew where you could find samples of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for custom eLearning development, performance support tools, learning content management systems (LCMS), elearning authoring tools , etc. Today the question was for Microsoft Project.
Obama’s college proposal
AUGUST 22, 2013
The President has proposed that student aid be based on outcomes, one of which is the earnings of graduates. This is bound to be controversial.
Italy proposes harsh Internet filtering
FEBRUARY 18, 2009
Berkman’s Corinna di Gennaro posts about a proposed amendment in Italy that would require ISPs to block sites that permit postings that defend or instigate crimes. So, if there were a video on YouTube that defended a crime, Italian ISPs would be required to block all of YouTube. Which content would be proscribed by this law?
Knight News Challenge getting ready for proposals
OCTOBER 8, 2010
From their press release : Miami — The fifth year of the Knight News Challenge, a media innovation contest funded and run by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will open for entries on Oct 25, and for the first time will feature experimental categories: Mobile, Authenticity, Sustainability and Community. 25 and closes Dec.
A modest revenue proposal to the BBC
FEBRUARY 19, 2010
I love BBC domestic programming (such as Radio 4 , which I have to dig to find on the BBC website if I’m coming in from a non-UK IP address, as I am now), and would like to pay as much for it as any UK citizen does through taxes. Would the BBC welcome that? If not, I want to work on that.
Dan Cohen on the DPLA’s cloud proposal to the FCC
MARCH 6, 2014
I’ve posted a podcast interview with Dan Cohen , the executive director of the Digital Public Library of America about their proposal to the FCC. The DPLA is proposing DPLA Local , which will enable libraries to create online digital collections using the DPLA’s platform. Here’s the proposal itself.
Education: Proposed - - a GED for college
MARCH 16, 2009
"The only thing college is good for is graduate school," remarked Willie last month. . Grown ups can argue the point, but he's right of course about college being the prerequisite for graduate school. Which, for society, is the main problem. We're literally wasting about 14 million good jobs, according to Anthony Carnevale.
Transporting goods by bike: our Living Labs proposal
OCTOBER 27, 2010
To help us mould our idea, we collaborated on a proposal with Ezra Goldman , a PhD student in urban planning at the University of Copenhagen, and De FietsFabriek , a famous Dutch bike manufacturer. At the heart of our proposal is the delivery service. Our pilot proposal can be viewed at the Living Labs Showcase. cars and trucks.
The Web is 25 years old today – so how has it changed the way we learn?
MARCH 12, 2014
25 years ago today, on 12 March 1989, the British scientist Tim Berners-Lee wrote a proposal to develop a distributed information system for CERN, and in doing so lay down the foundation for what was to become the World Wide Web. In the ensuing 25 years there can be few people whose lives haven’t been [.]. Social learning
Kris Duggan #LnDMeetup Gamification Mindmap
AUGUST 28, 2014
He proposed five Goal Science rules that resonated with other principles I’ve heard for good organizations. games strategy
Go dark for SOPA – The SOPA Eclipse
DECEMBER 14, 2011
Jimmy Wales has proposed that Wikipedia might black out its English-language pages for a short period to register opposition to the SOPA law that would allow the US government to shut down access to sites that provide access to material that infringes copyright. Go Jimmy! Go Cory!].
Mother Canada and Mother Russia
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JUNE 2, 2015
Here's the proposal. The current government plans to deface some pristine Cape Breton wilderness with a 'Mother Canada' monument. Budapest.
step aside for network era democracy
SEPTEMBER 20, 2015
Verna Allee says that in states of ‘complex unorder’, loose hierarchies and strong networks are necessary. Image by Verna Allee.
What’s the evidence on using rational argument to change people’s minds?
JANUARY 17, 2014
What that means is that you can propose an article you’d like to write, and back proposals by others that you’d like to see written. Here’s something from the proposal: Is it true that “you can’t tell anybody anything”? All you need to do to back proposals, currently, is sign up for the site.
The Net is a place
DECEMBER 2, 2011
” And this also confirms an idea many of us have been proposing for a decade and a half or so: The Internet is a place. The latest Pew Internet study confirms what most of suspect was the case: “Americans are increasingly going online just for fun and to pass the time, particularly young adults under 30. The Internet is a place.
Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems
DECEMBER 29, 2015
A-Lab received over 20 project proposals from different companies, of which 13 were selected by the students. We still have much to learn.
principles and models for the network era
JULY 20, 2016
The End of the Market Era. But the age of oil is ending, and markets are being replaced by networks as the dominant organizing model.
How to go viral at Kickstarter
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
She provides a concise, insightful look at why user experience counts for a lot, even when you’re supposedly just making a business proposal: give me $57,750 and I’ll reprint one of my “ Order of the Stick ” web-comic compilations. Berlew received $400,000 in the first 12 days
a dire shortage of alternative models
JANUARY 31, 2016
The shift from a market-dominated society to a networked society is well on its way. And its impact can be seen everywhere today. We have a choice.
Obama admin backs Berlusconi’s unfettered “anti-piracy” regs
JULY 4, 2011
The proposed powers implement a requirement from the Italian government that the agency take action to prevent piracy. The decision about the proposed AGCOM powers is due on July 6. The Obama administration is backing the law, and perhaps the specific implementation. The quote comes from an April 2011 global roundup from the U.S.
More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates
APRIL 30, 2008
to I hate titling these blog posts with the words “community management. I was actually thinking about “The Giant Ear! Uh oh.) Heart?
Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Playing (Serious) Tricks on the Mind
SEPTEMBER 17, 2007
Turing developed it to help him consider the question: Can machines think? One is a human and the other a computer. Let me give a few examples.
Taking to the Airwaves
NOVEMBER 18, 2008
Tune in if you get a chance — streaming audio is available here — or listen to a transcript afterward and let us know what you think of the discussion. Update: a podcast of the interview is available here. tools, but this was not the case. These tools started from grass-roots efforts within the community. " Blown away.
Do you want to live forever?
FEBRUARY 3, 2012
For the last two centuries, life expectancy has increased by very close to 2 years for every decade that has passed. I don’t know. How about you?
implementing a triple operating system
AUGUST 11, 2016
It is based on three interrelated processes, first proposed by Valdis Krebs : Awareness, Alternatives, Action.
Professional Learning Portfolios Workshop
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
Here’s the link to the Professional Learning Portfolios Workshop. leaning portfolios Social learning
seek, sense, share globally
JULY 23, 2015
I had to respond to Requests for Proposals (which I no longer do) and had to deal with various financial departments in order to get paid.
leading beyond automation
MAY 24, 2015
With an informed perspective, they can propose changes and build consensus around suggested responses. As a result, work gets done very quickly.
Calling Frederic Laloux Of Reinventing Organizations
MAY 31, 2015
I won’t belabor this letter to you, but I’d like to propose a public debate. 31 May, 2015. I look forward to your response.
Brandon Hall #eli3 Keynote Mindmap
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
He proposed that big change is coming and that the way to cope is to move to more vocational alignment and a project-based pedagogy. strategy
Harold Jarche » Advice for the Training Department
NOVEMBER 5, 2008
Chance favours the Connected Company
OCTOBER 16, 2012
About 18 months ago I wrote in Embrace Chaos , that I think the outer edge will be where almost all high value work gets done in organizations.
As the world keeps churning, work today is all about learning
JANUARY 18, 2013
The title of this post is what Dan Pink, in his book To Sell is Human , would call a rhyming pitch. Your Work? Your Markets? Your Customers?
Connected leadership is helping the network make better decisions
JANUARY 6, 2014
Managers can then propose changes and build consensus around suggested responses. Leadership in networks is an emergent property.
Organization Chart Collapses
JUNE 8, 2011
Photo: Local citizen at organization meeting with outline of one of two proposed structures There are more lines of communication.
selling workplace learning to the HSP
NOVEMBER 29, 2015
I proposed that if executives ask for the ROI of an initiative, it really means that they do not believe in it. Source: perpetual beta series.
Conferences can be better, a whole lot better
JULY 29, 2015
Provide a generic ROI proposal for attending to send to the boss, saving people the time of working out the value to be extracted from the event.