2017

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AI, Automation and the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Harder still is predicting AI’s longer term economic and societal impact. That’s roughly where we are with AI today. Supervision. economy.

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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.

lucky 13

Harold Jarche

Today marks 13 years of blogging here, with 2,901 posts. Here are a few of my thoughts on blogging over the years. Communities

Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below. This includes.

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

Luis Suarez

That is, probably, why, over the course of the last couple of months, a growing urge to find a new work adventure has taken over yours truly. Till now.

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Reordering the Serious eLearning Manifesto

Clark Quinn

And I believe it’s a good thing. But it needs an update. He came up with the idea of a manifesto, and we agreed to work with him on it. design

Heading towards high performance

Charles Jennings

This article was initially published on the Totara website on 4th January 2017. However, we can’t even begin to think like that in today’s world.

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

Beth Kanter

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs. By Lindsay Austin Louie. So, what answers did foundation CEOs give?

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The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent article by NY Times reporter Steve Lohr discussed the rising importance of data as a major competitive differentiator. 

Sex differences in brain size

Mind Hacks

Next time someone asks you “Are men and women’s brains different?”, But is this difference in brain volume a lot? gender

immunize for complexity

Harold Jarche

Have you heard the term VUCA ? Volatility. Uncertainty. Complexity. Ambiguity. Velocity. Agility. Creativity. Innovation. Network. Experimentation.

New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017

Jane Hart

Now available to purchase. In other words, it’s been all about organising and managing learning for people. The Table of Contents appears below. PRICE.

We Are Not Agreed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A few days ago University Ventures authored a piece in response to a post from the New America Foundation comparing Republicans who defend for-profit colleges to climate change deniers. The unattributed University Ventures article argues "this piece re-fights yesterday’s war. Bipartisanship is of course a U.S. phenomenon. Nonsense. In the U.S.,

Make This the Best Year Ever

John Hagel

As we approach the New Year, it’s an opportunity to step back and reflect on our journey. Are we headed in the right direction? Are we making the kind of progress that we would like to see? For most of us, we approach this opportunity in a relatively granular and ad hoc way – we craft a set of resolutions for how we’re going to act in the New Year.

Boundary conditions

Dave Snowden

That includes the co-authors of Essential Kanban Condensed , namely David Anderson and Andy Carmichael. Now I’m not trying to over complicate Cynefin.

Tic Tac Oh Oh

Dan Pontefract

In the game of Tic-Tac-Toe it has been estimated that if two players with intermediate level experience squared off against one another, the odds of.

Mobile Lesson

Clark Quinn

And I’ve been speaking on both of late, but in some ways the persistent interest in mobile intrigues me. What does this mean? Are you mobilizing?

The written word

Euen Semple

For all its faults, and its inclination to distract us with images and memes, Facebook allows us to share words on a scale and at a speed as never before. This joined up writing has a power we are only now playing with. The power of connection and shared meaning. My knowledge of you comes through the words you choose and the order you place them in.

What Does Resiliency Really Mean for Nonprofit Leaders and Their Organizations?

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by J Ronald Lee. Often, we don’t realize the symptoms before it is too late. Others do not.”. ” offers some good tips. Bechtel, Jr.

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The Future of the Globally Integrated Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Global competition forced companies to become more agile and efficient by unbundling functions and re-engineering processes.  .

The Social Priming Studies in “Thinking Fast and Slow” are not very replicable

Mind Hacks

In that book, published in 2011, Kahneman writes “disbelief is not an option” about these results. Is it a blogpost? Who knows?!).

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innovation in perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

We  seek, sense, and share knowledge in different social circumstances, sometimes with strangers and other times with close and trusted colleagues.

Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below. This includes.

An Ethics Primer

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Many readers will find this section unnecessary, but for many others the range and variety of ethical theories extant may be new to them. It is my objective here to show that a significant number of questions and assumptions in dialogue around ethics are open for discussion. But what is a virtue? It’s self-indulgent, at the very least. Stevenson.

Business Practice Redesign

John Hagel

In the world of scalable efficiency, processes rule. And, it’s not just companies – all of our institutions have caught the process religion, whether it’s schools, governments or even NGO’s. Maybe they’re actually becoming a barrier to performance improvement rather than a prerequisite for performance improvement. Where do workers spend their time?

Facile or felicitous?

Dave Snowden

I realise up front that there is a danger that this post may be misinterpreted. In addition any workshop is an artificial environment. Musings

On Being Human

Dan Pontefract

“If you want to know what being Canadian is, it’s being part of the human race, allowing yourself to be vulnerable.” ” ~Gord Downie Of everything. humanism personal Gord Downie

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Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Rahaf Haroush opened the second day of the 2017 ATD TechKnowledge conference. She made clear some important points about the potential for technology.

Blog Post: Non-violent communication: Ed you have a big mouth!

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen My daughter Sally posted a short item on her blog recently about the verb "to be" and violent communication. Credit: Sally Gurteen.

A Few More Tips for Nonprofit Professionals To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by Real Blades, Creative Common License. Yesterday, I shared one big tip for not getting stressed out:   Schedule Power Hours. Leadershi

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution - Risks and Benefits

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Artificial intelligences and robotics stood out, getting the highest risk scores, as well as one of the highest benefits scores.

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How to overcome bias

Mind Hacks

How do you persuade somebody of the facts? Asking them to be fair, impartial and unbiased is not enough. To explain why, psychologist Tom Stafford analyses a classic scientific study. One of the tricks our mind plays is to highlight evidence which confirms what we already believe. This matters when we want to make better decisions. Reasoning

the learning loop

Harold Jarche

John Boyd’s OODA loop (Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) was developed as a framework to help pilots make better decisions in battle.

Empowering Employee-Led Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Public Workshop runs 30 January – 24 February 2017. includes free place on Intro to MWL workshop. 16 – 27 January 2017]. AGENDA.