No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 28 June 2010 No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment For lack of a logo, heres the Snowbird resort where the Agile Manifesto was developed back in 2001 Agile Software Development presently is suffering from evangelisation, it seems.

Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.

Bob Sutton

James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality. Erving Goffman: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. Strategy and Business just released a list of the 10 "most significant books" published between 2001 and 2010.  2001 Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap.and Others Don’t , by Jim Collins   2002 Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done , by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan.

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When was the last time you received a love poem from your car.

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). Back in 2001, McCarthy bought a green Honda Civic Ex from a local dealership. ” “Thank you for your excellent, motivating presentation. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles.

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Luis Suarez

to then move into Fringe in 2001 (Profiles), just as IBM Community Tools (a.k.a. The new version caught on throughout the company and eventually led to a product that IBM offers to its customers “ That is a very inspiring, and dead on!, View more presentations from John Woodworth.

Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality

Luis Suarez

Back in 2001, when I was first exposed to social software tools, there were a number of different guidelines I decided to put in place and abide for myself; mainly, stating there would be three different subjects that I wouldn’t touch much *ever* in any online Web form.

Where I’m coming from

Jay Cross

Here’s how I saw it in 2001: PEOPLE. The human brain is the product of 10 million years of evolution, 99.8% Organize by product or area or function. These are my core beliefs about how to get along in the world.

Why People Leave Organizations

Kevin Wheeler

Professor David Finegold and Senior Research Scientist Susan Mohrman, at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California presented a paper in the Spring of 2001 at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland entitled: What Do Employees Really Want? This paper presents research from a wide range of organizations, people and cultures and disputes many of the reason people commonly give for leaving.

Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta

George Siemens

Over the last few months I engaged in various Skype interviews with HR and was finally short-listed as one of 3 visitors to Royal Roads for an on-campus presentation, meeting with faculty, and such. I find conference presentations, blogging, open courses, and interactions online much more satisfying. This new reality presents challenges for the existing higher education system (Altbach, Reisberg, & Rumbley, 2009). 2001, May 17).

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Self-archiving''s time," wrote Harnad in a later presentation (Harnad, 2001) "has yet to come 20 years later." trillion pounds, annually, from education, transport, consumer products, and the rest. 2001, February 23).

ePublishing business models

David Weinberger

E.g., that humans are responsible for climate change is not in doubt, should not be presented as if it were in doubt, and should not be crowd-sourced, he says. In 2001, they did an experiment: When people were buying a book, they were offered a download of a PDF for 80% of the price, then 60%, then 40%, then for free. They will continue selling products. I’m at an education conference put on by CET in Tel Aviv. This is the second day of the conference.

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Entrepreneurs are Iron Chefs, Managers are Swedish Chefs | Daniel.

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). Expert entrepreneurs “…at their best when presented with…”??? “Presented with”? As an example, in 1949 a company named Circuit City was born, in 2001 it was a Good to Great poster child, in 2008, it imploded.

Experimentation: chocolate cakes and communicators | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And what a wonderful and productive, chocolately surprise that can be. And what a wonderful and productive, chocolately surprise that can be.’

Strategic positioning in the flow economy: 3 action steps

Ross Dawson

Nokia, as many of its peers, outsources the actual manufacturing of its products. Electronic Invoice Presentment and Processing (EIPP) is a digitally-based process by which firms present invoices and make payments in business-to-business transactions.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this presentation Stephen Downes addresses the question of how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will impact the future of distance education. The presentation considers in some detail the nature and purpose of a MOOC in contrast with traditional distance education. Most of you will be familiar with the traditional online course, which is based on the presentation of content and information, and based on a clear curriculum which is to be learned.

An innovative workshop on radical management

Steve Denning

It’s a way of getting in touch with the broader global movement for management change, epitomized in the Agile Manifesto (2001) for software development and the Stoos Gathering (2012) for general management. and Kanban, he provides coaching and training to help you and your team manage and execute effectively while building products which delight your customers. Why economies of scale contain hidden productivity traps.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Probably the most notable of the specialized computers, the iPod, has become one of the most popular consumer products of all time. Digital cameras have essentially replaced traditional cameras; Polaroid is ceasing production of instant film in 2009. Dignan, 2008) Microsoft needs to virtualize Windows, to create versions tailored to different devices, simplifying the operating system providing a similar user experience across a wide range of products.

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

Since 2001, Microsoft has sold well over 100 million licenses of SharePoint generating more than $1 billion / year in revenue. It’s quite amazing, in my opinion, considering the product is relatively archaic and institutionalized.

Bad is Stronger than Good: Why Eliminating the Negative is More.

Bob Sutton

James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality. Erving Goffman: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life.   This perspective is inspired by a masterpiece of an academic article called "Bad is Stronger Than Good," which was published in 2001 by Roy F. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. 17 Things I Believe.

Signposts for the Week Ending July 31, 2009

Adaptive Path

This week, Adaptive Path’s first ever client, National Public Radio (we worked with them in 2001), launched a newly designed site. Anyone in product design and development will appreciate this dissection of the anatomy of a feature. We’re becoming retail experience design junkies over here, so we gobbled up the concepts presented for the new Microsoft Store.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces.

About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I founded Full Circle in 1997 to allow me to to tap both my and my network’s breadth of skills, knowledge and interest in a productive and creative way.

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It was started in 2001, and the main spec came out in 2003. Run-Time engine: the idea was to delegate CC sequencing to an extrnal tool that plays an IMS-LD file if it's present in the cartridge. Phil: all the people in this field are not in the main-line course production. More blog coverage from IMS in Montreal. The Future IMS Learning Design What is the future of learning design? It has been around seven years. But still it disseminates very slowly.

What I Do

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As you all know, I work for the Government of Canada , as part of the National Research Council 's Institute for Information Technology, Learning and Collaborative Technologies group, a position I have held since November, 2001. Related to this work is the presentation of talks on e-learning, co-teaching of a course on Connectivism, etc. 2009 Plan: Production and publication of a daily newsletter on the field of online learning.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Consequently, games and simulations fall into a category similar to lectures and presentations in that they involve statically designed learning objectives and strategies. In particular, work to date has revolved around the idea of simplifying the production of course newsletters. 2001, July). Game-Based Learning: Present and Future State of the Field.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Dion Hinchcliffe has just posted a really nice post on the shift from a product to a “social process&# mentality ( [link] ).

Building a collaborative workplace (or community. or network)

Nancy White

Happy New Years with Love | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And All You Need is Love Wishing you and all of yours a peaceful, productive, learning and fun-filled year! Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Dec 31 2009 Happy New Years with Love Published by Nancy White at 12:59 am under Monday videos , love Playing For Change | One Love. Happy New Years!

[berkman] Mary Gray Beyond online-offline

David Weinberger

For the main part, the media present rural communities as inhospitable to LGBTQ youth. DiMaggio and Hargattai (2001) define digital inequality in a way helpful to Mary’s work. Finally, the Net is not presented to LGBTQ youths as designed for them to explore their sexuality. Q: [sandvig] Ernie Wilson says we should focus on production: if you’re online, are you consuming or production? How common was production in the rural communities you studied?

Learning from our mistakes | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

But it takes both a personal commitment to productively looking at our warts (rather than simple self-flagellation or guilt) and an organizational culture that values learning along with success.

Learning from our mistakes | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

But it takes both a personal commitment to productively looking at our warts (rather than simple self-flagellation or guilt) and an organizational culture that values learning along with success.

Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

monthly topic calls) Projects – interrelated tasks with specific outcomes or products (i.e.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Through their presentations at conferences, Allison Rossett, Elliott Masie, Gloria Gery, and scores of other awesome teachers have shaped the thinking of the greater learning and development community of practice. Did you see a fantastic presentation and want to emulate it?

Obliterate or strategically use business travel? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I cringe each time go to or hear of international gatherings where the structured interaction is all presentation. We get out of our cocoon and I think that can be very productive. Skip the panel and the presentation.

Open Sourced Bright Ideas and Micro Support | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A problem or need is identified A solution is created (in this case, building upon a previous product ) The idea is opened up an shared and… an invitation is made to offer that idea to a manufacturer to reproduce it!

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces.

Blog Post: Cloudy with a hint of fog

David Gurteen

To seed the series of round-table discussions at a Gurteen Knowledge Café, the normal practice is for a presenter, who is generally from the hosting organisation, to speak quite briefly to the proposed topic, winding up with some open questions which the participants can then discuss. This is IT consumerisation; allowing an individual or a business can buy their IT the way they might buy any other subscription based product.

Reflections on Economics from a Non-Economist

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Of particular relevance to our present crisis, Keynes criticized those in financial markets whose key objective is short-term speculation in order to make as much money as possible, as opposed to investing in the real economy , that is, the economy of production capital, long-term investment and job creation.

Tea intoxication

Mind Hacks

An interesting case study from a 2002 edition of The Lancet of a man who suffered paralysis from drinking too much Earl Grey tea owing to the toxic effects of huge doses of bergamot oil - taken from orange rind and used as flavour: A 44-year-old man presented in May, 2001, with muscle cramps. Because of this side-effect, bergamot oil has been widely banned as an ingredient in cosmetics and tanning products.