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

Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. is not a very useful question. 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. Bob Sutton.

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Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy White on 12 Sep 2008 at 4:56 am Ken, absolutely good suggestions and there is no question that we can include technological and “old fashioned&# strategies. I remembered your question and wondered … what if we could have an audio feed on a site?

The Great Decoupling of the US Economy

Andy McAfee

By the time of the 2001 recession, median income was lagging behind pretty badly. If we’re going to stick with Gallic labeling, the years between 1982 and 2001 were the vingt troublantes: By the end of 2011, things had become much worse in two ways.

Why women don’t report sexual harassment

Mind Hacks

The study, reported in the Journal of Social Issues in 2001, involved the following (in their own words): we devised a job interview in which a male interviewer asked female job applicants sexually harassing questions interspersed with more typical questions asked in such contexts.

Great Question From Peter Block’s Presentation at Nexus2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Look at the questions that are part of this “path.&# One reason people higher up in organizations have anxiety is because they believe they are supposed to know the solution to every problem and have the answers to all questions.

A theoretical model for PKM

Harold Jarche

Ricky) Cheong asked the following research questions: RQ1: What are the roles of PKM in the Knowledge Management Process? 2001) defined PKM as an overall structured process for intentionally managing information and turning it into useful knowledge.

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Ya, I Cry at Work. Do You?

Dan Pontefract

2001 – I had to let someone go while working at BCIT. In Defense of Alexandra Samuel The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to… Steer Clear of Organizational Leadership Turbulence. Last Friday night, I sat down at home with the family to watch a film.

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Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

I have 9,000 followers who provide feedback or answer my questions. Since 2001, I’ve posted 32,000 photographs. It’s time once again to contribute to Jane Hart’s annual survey of tools for learning.

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Adaptive Path: Where We’re Going Next

Adaptive Path

Something that, even when you explain it, comes across as vague and abstract, and of questionable value. That’s what it was to be one of the seven of us back in 2001, introducing ourselves to the world as Adaptive Path and declaring ourselves “user experience consultants.”

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What Should We Think of Machines that Think?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Clarke’s , - author of 2001: A Space Odyssey , - most memorable quotes. For the past several years, has been asking a rather general, philosophical annual question to a diverse group of thinkers. Last year the question was What Scientific Idea is Ready for Retirement? ,

Is the Link Now Broken Between Innovation, Jobs and a Higher Standard of Living?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last week I wrote about innovation in the digital economy and some of the puzzling questions we are now wrestling with. By 2001, median income was lagging GDP and productivity pretty badly. . “By Between 1981 and 2001 the economy generated plenty of low-paying jobs.

What Peer Progressives Really Believe

Steven Berlin Johnson

The deep roots of the idea date back to reading Jane Jacobs on the “organized complexity” of the city in my twenties, which ultimately led to my arguments for decentralization in my 2001 book Emergence. It’s simply a question of emphasis. If you have patience for this kind of online debate, The New Republic is now running my extended response to Evgeny Morozov's review (along with a new response from him).

Elvis in potato chip neuroscience

Mind Hacks

2001), thereby addressing the question of what neurocognitive architecture is necessary to see a potato chip not just as a tasty snack but as the embodiment of Elvis. A new study just published in Cerebral Cortex on the neuroscience on how we see meaningful information in unpatterned visual scenes, seems a little fixated on Elvis.

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Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Club de Madrid is an independent, non-profit organization of 80 democratic former Presidents and Prime Ministers from 56 different countries founded in 2001. For example, the plenary panel I was part of included Olusegun Obasanjo , President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007 and Alejandro Toledo , President of Peru from 2001 to 2006.

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections

Luis Suarez

Both extremes are always disruptive enough to make you question your entire career and what you would want to do with your work / personal life next. This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The long hiatus of silence is now a thing of the past.

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

A journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer.

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Why People Leave Organizations

Kevin Wheeler

The question we all grapple with is why? While this article cannot hope to answer these questions in any detail, let’s take a quick look at the subject and see what we find. So the question becomes what are the real reasons people leave and what can employers do about it? Whether the economy is strong or weak, no matter the time of year, and no matter how much they are paid, many of our best employees decide to leave. Why do people stay at a company or leave?

Introducing Future Perfect

Steven Berlin Johnson

In the spring of 2001, I was finishing up the final chapter of my second book, Emergence: The Connected Lives Of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software. First Joi Ito—now, wonderfully, the head of MIT’s Media Lab—published some online musings on what he called “emergent democracy”-- asking a series of probing questions about how these principles could be applied to civic life.

Holiday Chocolate Fudge Time | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

gminks on 20 Dec 2009 at 1:54 pm I have a question!

Some new ways to look at infrastructure

Doc Searls

In The Medium is the Massage: an Inventory of Effects (Gingko, 1967, 2001), McLuhan explains it this way: “All media work us over completely. Here’s a graphic representation of them: They apply these laws heuristically, through questions: What does a medium enhance ?

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4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This month’s “Big Question&# from Tony Karrer jolted me out of my sun-gardening-induced blogging lethargy to reply to this question: In a Learning 2.0 But I’ll also leave you a question. A Big Question Michael Chalk - Psst.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. Habgood

Mark Oehlert

"This thesis provides a theoretical and empirical exploration of game designs that follow a more integrated approach, broadly known as intrinsic integration (Kafai, 2001). e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Kindle.The Universal Textbook?

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

These questions might give you pause – and for good reason, but lets also look at the benefits of community. Virginia – I can only struggle with these questions, particularly the definitional ones.

Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta

George Siemens

During a similar time frame, rapid development of mobile technologies (Murphy & Meeker, 2011), the semantic web (Berners-Lee, Hendler, & Lassila, 2001), and new tools for data collection and analysis due to information abundance (Mayer, 2009) have increased the presence of digital technologies in classrooms and online learning. Research Areas and Questions. Specific research questions to be addressed by the proposed Innovation in Learning and Technology CRC include: 1.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

As most of you folks already know, my first exposure to social software was inside IBM, back in 2001, with a Profile Social Aggregator called Fringe ; then I started experimenting with the instant messaging social capabilities of IBM Community Tools (a.k.a.

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Social Business, Where Do You Stand?

Luis Suarez

I have been involved with social networking sites for business since early 2001 and over the course of the years I have had a chance to get exposed to a good number of trends.

Strategic positioning in the flow economy: 3 action steps

Ross Dawson

Each firm must ask a number of strategic questions that will enable it to establish and implement a clear strategy. The key strategic questions for defining your current space in the flow economy are shown in Table 7-2. STRATEGIC QUESTIONS FOR POSITIONING IN THE FLOW ECONOMY – I.

Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It was a great question so I happily shot off an answer in email. They pair this with a wiki (using Mediawiki ) on their server where they collect “community knowledge&# The community practice is whomever asks the question, collects the answers then summarizes them on a wiki page. Here the key practices would be requiring the initiator of the question to actually post it on the blog and tag it initially. Finally, I have to ask the hard question.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

If you have been reading this blog for a while now, you would know how I have been involved with social networking tools since early 2000 to 2001 when I was first exposed to instances of wikis and people aggregators.

The Future of AI: a Ubiquitous, Invisible, Smart Utility

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

According to Kelly, the AI future that’s coming into view is nothing like the “potentially homicidal” HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey or “a Singularitan rapture of superintelligence.” This is indeed a fascinating research question.

Using Social Media Internationally: How Not To Get Lost in Translation

Beth Kanter

You have to send messages out but also answer questions and be there for your audience when they want to talk to you. Launched in 2001, Lingo24 now has over 180 employees spanning four continents and clients in over sixty countries. Flickr Photo by John K.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Diana Laurillard actually answers the question in the same talk, the same paper, in which she proposes. Let''s turn the question around. Self-archiving''s time," wrote Harnad in a later presentation (Harnad, 2001) "has yet to come 20 years later." 2001, February 23).

ePublishing business models

David Weinberger

The National Academies does about 200 reports a year, the result of studies by about 20 experts focused on some question. 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. 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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Some Thoughts on the Affordable Care Act

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In his entry, John asks two basic questions: do we need the ACA?; Together, we organized IBM’s Internet Division in the mid-1990s and continued to work closely until his retirement from IBM in 2001.

Vale Joe Miller

Clark Quinn

He fought to give us the space and the resources, and asked the tough questions to make sure we were focused. We got a working version up and running before the 2001 crash. This is a name you’re not likely to know, but I can’t let his passing go without comment. Joe was an intensely private person who had a sizable impact on the field of technology in learning, and I was privileged to know him.

Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality

Luis Suarez

Hummm, questions, questions. one starts to question whether you can let it go, just like that, hoping that it will be forgotten, when you know exactly that’s not going to happen.

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Questions 1. Since 2001 at NRC I have worked on learning object standards and repositories, content recommender systems, collaborative content authoring technology, and massive open online courses (MOOCs). Please introduce yourself to our readers. I am a researcher for Canada’s National Research Council, the federal government scientific agency. I specialized on online learning, media and collaborative technologies.

Don’t Blame Green For GE’s Problems

Steve Denning

We played business like it was a sport,” Welch said of his philosophy heading up GE from 1981 to 2001. The question is: what kind? The question is how to achieve that kind of profitability. He left GE the day before September 11, 2001, thus leaving his predecessor to cope with the impact of September 11 on its business, parts of which were severely affected, e.g. its aircraft engine business.

The Rise of MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responses to interview questions posed by Kevin Charles Redmon, Independent Journalist and Middlebury Fellow in Environmental Journalism 1. There is a full set of IMS test question and interoperability specifications. There is even essay-marking software - Wired covered it in 2001 [link] (my coverage [link] ). Are MOOCs an idea that were floating around the halls of universities for some time now, or was the first one in 2008 really a watershed moment?