A Great Stagnation or a New Golden Age of Innovation?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In her 2002 book Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages , scholar and writer Carlota Perez brings a historical perspective to these patterns of technology-based disruptive innovations. One can take good ideas already in use elsewhere, adopt them, and make use of underused stocks of people and capital. Here is the way things are supposed to work.

Some Thoughts on the Affordable Care Act

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He cites a 2002 study by the Institute of Medicine , Care Without Coverage: Too Little, Too Late. It does not appear that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services or its contractors spent much time reviewing these models and adopting best practices.”.

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

to filter, combine, merge, adopt new memes, etc). Shifts in organizational values and culture require a change management approach, with its stages of anger, denial, bargaining, and acceptance. 3. Create a supportive learning culture. Conduct a Learning Culture Audit [15].

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Andrews College Building on Existing Platforms School went full laptop in 2002, pen-enabled tablet in 2008 (St.

Why the Semantic Web Will Fail

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And then there was the company that we sat down with, oh in 2002 or 2003, and laid it all out - RSS, content syndication, social networks. Now - there are many technical reasons why I think the Semantic Web is a loser, along with some cultural and philosophical reasons. Don't get too excited by the title. But I do want to share a few thoughts. It was running through my head just now, the work that we were doing here in Moncton to work on an e-learning cluster.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Oehlert, 2006) Ands we can see learning management systems such as Desire2Learn adopt the same approach to design, creating personalized course home pages out of a set of associated widgets. People want to use tools that look and feel like tools they’ve always used, and will tend to adopt tools only if they see a clear benefit either in productivity or in savings. Viherlahti, 1999) In 2002 Microsoft released the Windows XP Tablet PC Edition to support tablet technology.

How I use social media

Nancy White

And I’m not just talking about social media early adopters. I had tried a few experimental project blogs with clients in early 2001 and 2002 and they did not root into the work. This is true across generations and the impacts are significant on our culture and our world.

I'm becoming self-employed

Martijn Linssen

I completely agree with you, I'm living the sad passage from Intimacy to Anonimity in the firm where I'm working since 2002. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Outsourcing and Collaboration

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The rise of the Internet, the adoption of technical and business standards, and plummeting transaction costs are key driving forces behind this trend, along with the need for businesses to become more flexible in order to compete in todays fast-changing, dynamic marketplace.

Education, Technology and Myth

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I don't question if e-learning will reach a tipping point," one author confesses, "but what I [find] myself pondering is when e-learning will reach a tipping point and become a social epidemic." ( Neal e-learn 2004 , emphases added; see also Bull, Bull, Garofalo & Harris, 2002 ; Gandel, Katz, & Metros, 2004 ; Educause, 2002 ). The impact of other factors - such as culture and economics - are more difficult to determine.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Detroit - The Pressure Mounts

John Hagel

Although the report only covers trends in the auto industry up to 2002, it yields some interesting insight into the drivers of competitive performance.

The Girl Effect – catalyzing positive change | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

World Bank, 2002].) Cultural challenges that resist healthy patterns of breast feeding and trigger increased poor child health and adult obesity and heart disease in Palestinians.

My Digital Identity

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The personal learning environment adapts, adopts and embraces Web 2.0 Descartes, 1996) Today, questions of identities become (maybe it has to do with our bar culture and IDing yourself) how you can prove who you are to someone else. 2002).

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Retailers and Customers

John Hagel

Mickey Drexler, the mercurial CEO of the Gap at the time and the guy who drove much of the growth of the retailer, was fired in 2002 and Paul Pressler, a well-respected executive from Disney, was brought in as CEO.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And I’m not just talking about social media early adopters. I had tried a few experimental project blogs with clients in early 2001 and 2002 and they did not root into the work. This is true across generations and the impacts are significant on our culture and our world.