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The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The technologies on the list are not new. Artificial Intelligence. The Internet of Things. Autonomous Vehicles. The Blockchain.

Enterprise social technologies

Harold Jarche

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

Can technology improve business innovation?

Dion Hinchcliffe

Today, technological aids are increasingly employed to improve and amplify the innovation process. CXO Emerging Tech Enterprise Software Enterprise 2.0 Useful innovation is one of the most meaningful outputs of human creativity. Tech Industry Social Enterprise

Does technology improve employee engagement?

Dion Hinchcliffe

The endless parade of technologies to improve workforce collaboration has certainly led to the shrinking of time and distance, but has it actually let to a long-term increase in engagement and business performance? CXO Enterprise Software IT Priorities Unified Comms Enterprise 2.0 What should enterprises do today? Social Enterprise

What’s next for educational software?

George Siemens

Most educational software instantiates physical learning spaces. Essentially, we use new tools to do the work of old tools and largely fail, at first, to identify and advance the unique affordances of new technology. Educational software in common use today assumes that structure exists a priori. Call it embodied cognition.

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.

Can technology improve business innovation?

Dion Hinchcliffe

Today, technological aids are increasingly employed to improve and amplify the innovation process. Software Useful innovation is one of the most meaningful outputs of human creativity. Now new social methods, especially crowdsourcing, have fundamentally altered how innovation is achieved and even who does it.

Technological Unemployment: Not Just for the US

Andy McAfee

They fill it up with hardware and software, just like we do in the US. found this hard to believe, so did a little Googling.

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. Using technology to find more (vs. the Macbook, Android - web-based applications, eg. Are remote labs effective? Which 6?"

Technology Spending Is On Its Way Down. Or It Isn’t. Or It Doesn’t Matter.

Andy McAfee

But I’m not so sure that the impact of digital technologies tapered off to the extent the graph above would have us believe. As he writes.

PKM is not a technology

Harold Jarche

PKM is not a technology, an enterprise system, a piece of software, or a platform. The best technology for enabling PKM is the Internet.

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Better Education Through Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The immediate reaction of the typical Canadian (ie., 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. The same could be said of any other technology.

Control Technology Choice, Not Technology Use

Andy McAfee

For me, the most interesting part of the conversation came as I gave him one of my standard pieces of advice: exercise tight control over technology choice, and as little as possible over technology use. Minimal control over technology use is a mantra I’ve been chanting into the blogosphere for a while now. Do you agree?

How technologies will expand and replace human work

Ross Dawson

It begins by quoting me on the impact of technology on the world of work. Beyond that, however, uncertainty levels quickly increase.

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. 

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

Which brings me to the question, “ Should employees be incented to use social technologies ?”. Yes – We Should Incent Employees. And You?

7 critical aspects of Tibbr’s big step forward for enterprise social software

Ross Dawson

Marc Benioff of Salesforce once asked “why isn’t all enterprise software like Facebook?&#. When I first heard about Tibbr my first thought was about the potential for enterprise social software to integrate deeply into the nuts and bolts of enterprise applications. hope to have the video of my presentation up before long.

Embedding social learning into texts and enterprise software

Jay Cross

So why are so many of the forays into learning technology anti-social? Joe has been marrying people, technology, and learning since the early days. He ran Michael Milken’s Knowledge Universe Interactive Studio before he became VP, Platform & Technology for Second Life at Linden Labs. Learning is social. Business is social.

How we can create open standards for social business

Dion Hinchcliffe

The proliferation of social networking silos, the growth of proprietary social media technologies, and fragmentation of digital conversation must be addressed. Collaboration Data Management Enterprise Software IT Priorities Software Development Enterprise 2.0 Here''s one way we can do it and you''re invited to contribute.

A CIO's guide to the future of work

Dion Hinchcliffe

Top technology leaders are seeking an orderly path to improvement, yet the the way forward remains more turbulent than ever. Collaboration Consumerization Enterprise Software IT Priorities Mobility Unified Comms Enterprise 2.0 Fortunately, there are perspectives that can help.

From learning to working technologies

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here is a graphic of Moore’s technology adoption curve. Many are in newer industries, with little legacy software.

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

Andy McAfee

think that technology is another big part of it. suggest you do the same. Courtesy of Jared Bernstein, jaredbernstein.com. So what is?

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. technologies.

The digital workplace 2014: Plight and promise of today's employees

Dion Hinchcliffe

While technology has thoroughly infused the workplace, its strategic adoption and meaningful application by the typical worker is actually just beginning. CXO Consumerization Enterprise Software Unified Comms Enterprise 2.0 Here''s how the digital workplace will look this year. Business Intelligence Leadership Social Enterprise

Businesses have digitized, but not transformed

Dion Hinchcliffe

The average lifespan of the traditional enterprise is plummeting rapidly, largely due to inability to adapt to today''s fast changing technologies. Enterprise Software

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

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Why is this necessary? Akili, G. K.

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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?

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What’s the right technology for schools?

Clark Quinn

At the end of a conversation the other day, the topic turned to technologies in schools.  I was asked what I thought about the iPad in schools, and as I thought it through, I saw both pluses and minuses. Let me, of course, make this generic to tablets and PDAs. Having a wifi PDA (e.g. iPod Touch) is good enough for the issues at hand.

HubSpot and RentJuice: When New Technologies Meet Old Ways of Working

Andy McAfee

More and more, I struggle to find any industry, company, process, task, or function that’s not being affected these days by technology. One of the themes I keep harping on here, over at HBR.org , and elsewhere is that digitization is pervasive —  it’s affecting every part of the business world. So what’s left?

The Triple Bottom Line in India: Software, Quality Education, and Early Learning

Beth Kanter

The curriculum integrates the use of technology, for all aspects of instruction and managing the school. www.enteef.com. Stay tuned.

Old skool influential software

Doc Searls

At least I got to play with a PC and an Apple II then, because my company did the advertising for a software company making a game for them. So I got to see first hand what Dave Winer  is driving at in  MacWrite and MacPaint, a coral reef  and What early software was influential? Price: $2500. It was in use almost around the clock.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology - 6:39 AM 14 comments links to eLearning Costs Permalink: eLearning Costs Bookmark this page at: 14 Comments: At 9/10/2009 08:58:00 AM , Karl Kapp said. eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Please Opine). will be minimal. Or not.

Beyond paddling: children and technology

Mind Hacks

One of the most sensible articles yet published on children, technology and the brain has just appeared in the scientific journal Neuron. 2007).

The Rise of the Platform Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cloud Computing Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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The Coming Robotics Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Like no other technologies, AI and robots force us to explore the boundaries between machines and humans. 

Socialist Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Ulises asks, "But how do we challenge the hegemony that has been coded into the technology?" The important step is to recognize that it has in fact been coded into the technology, which means that the challenge to the hegemony can also be coded into the technology. This is the view I try to advance in Community Blogging.

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recominant innovations are all about the creation of new products, markets and industries based on novel combinations of existing technologies.  .

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

meta-learning social technologyI woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Yeah, my life is exciting ;).

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