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Storytelling is Engagement

Dan Pontefract

Since 2002, GlobalGiving has raised $67,930,184 from 271,216 donors who have supported 5,829 projects.

Understanding complexity

Harold Jarche

To enable growth and efficiencies, more processes are put in place, just like the financial regulators have done. Typical strategies of optimizing existing business processes or cost reductions only marginally improve the organization’s effectiveness.

Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I found the most satisfying answer to this seemingly Socratic question in an excellent 2002 paper - Complexity and Robustness - by professors Jean Carlson and John Doyle. The immune system , for example, has developed multiple, overlapping lines of defense against pathogens of all sorts.

Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders

Dan Pontefract

Coaching is not a formulaic process when demonstrating the connected leader attributes. When I joined the company in 2002, I joined the services arm, not even in Dave’s bailiwick. He was (and still is) the example connected leaders should be striving for.

The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

That simple example gets at the heart of what’s happening in higher education: What people do with information determines the types of institutions required in a particular era. (I In 2002, MIT announced the OpenCourseWare initiative.

The Strength Of A Leader Comes From The Tree Trunk

Dan Pontefract

Without it, stunted growth is assured and a mediocre if not futile leadership example will manifest. Deciding is a process rather than a one-time action. By defining it as a process we take away the illogical thinking it’s an absolute.

Innovation as a Journey into the Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He was a Senator then, a position he held from March of 2002 until his appointment to president of the Innovation Council. In biology and the life sciences, for example, the report notes that a revolution is under way that will have global impacts on health, food, energy and the environment.

On the Three or Four Problems of Connectivism

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This paradox, first posed by Socrates (Plato, 2002), can be applied to connectivism as follows: How do you recognize a pattern if you do not already know that a specific configuration of connections is a pattern? This listing does not include my work published in academic books (for example, ''The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning'', in Open Educational Resources: Innovation, Research and Practice , published this year by Athabasca University Press).

Passion and Flow

John Hagel

The 2002 video, “PJ Ladd’s Horrible Wonderful Life,” (today one of the most well-known skate videos in history), is a classic example of amateurs who can become underground cult heroes and innovators of technique:    ].    (29, Finding Flow)  An example of this sporting mindset appears in Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, where Csíkszentmihályi cites the example of a factory worker named Rico Medellin.

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The Day SAP Ruined a Good Thing

Dan Pontefract

Over the years, the team became a model example – a classic textbook case – defining how groups of people can interoperate (over seven time zones) and flourish as a high performing and engaged team. Social ­ wasn’t really defined between 2002 and 2007, but we were already doing it.

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Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I started using ICQ ( [link] ) for example in 1997 (My ICQ number: 1287181) well before it was acquired by AOL. But probably the definitive date would be when I wrote An Introduction to RSS for Educational Designers in 2002 ( [link] ). For photos, I process images from my cameras on my computer using Adobe Photoshop Elements (PC) or iPhoto (Mac). link] For example, Grant Potter thought it would be fun to improve an audio assignment by creating a web radio station.

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Learning while working

Jay Cross

2002). As if oblivious to the title, Learning while Working, the report repeatedly returns to training as the solution to all ills: “When companies introduce new working processes or technological innovation the inadequacy of skills becomes apparent.

Diversity and Diversity Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The existence of Adamson's report and Clark's column are, of course, counter-examples to this proposition, and there is no shortage of writing against the concept of diversity available for anyone to read. For example, I believe that showing McDonalds advertising to children is morally wrong, I believe that people reason by means of similarity and metaphor, not logic and mathematics, and my world view does not include universals or laws of nature.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Unlike other technologies, practices, or processes, social media inside the organization, for many companies, doesn’t belong in one single business unit; it lazily shifts among interested parties regardless of function or title. In a survey conducted by Accenture in 2002, 31 percent of all CLOs felt that “technology implementation” was the greatest challenge of the day. demonstrate by example that social learning can work and is important to the entire learning cycle.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Some things will be directive - we continue to work on math, for example. This is a great example of experiential learning. Scrum in Educational IT - EduScrum - how can a manufacturing process work in our IT department? Andrews College Building on Existing Platforms School went full laptop in 2002, pen-enabled tablet in 2008 (St.

The Master and His Emissary

Mind Hacks

In this RSA report Divided Brain, Divided World , he briefly discusses how his theory relates to the automatic-deliberative distinction, as (for example) set out by Daniel Kahneman in his Thinking Fast and Slow. He says, briefly, that that distinction is orthogonal to the one he’s making; i.e. both hemispheres do automatic and controlled processing. 2002).

From Trash Cans to Nokia: Is Creativity Innovation?

Steve Denning

Ms Cohen goes on to give other examples of inventions by users. In the United States, its share of the Smartphone market has slipped from 35 percent in March 2002 to 8 percent in April 2010. And in the process, they missed disruptive innovations that opened up new customers and markets for alternative blockbuster products. No, it’s not, although the two are often confused.

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

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2002 - because engineers spent more time figuring out the tools than actually doing engineering Graphical system design: - top-level, the application domain (measurement, test, monitoring, embeddedm control.) - middle: platform - bottom-level: work environment: desktops and laptops, NI CompactDAQ, PXI and modular installatioons, NI Compact RIO The platform API should provide several tools for interacting with data online - eg.

Typology or Taxonomy?

Dave Snowden

Knowledge management is closer to policy formation than it is to biology so I am going to use the definitions in Kevin Smith's September 2002 paper in the Policy Studies Journal Typologies, taxonomies, and the benefits of policy classification as my starting point. We couldn't sit in research as we were also consultants; we couldn't belong to consultancy as we didn't focus on one offering in one industry sector in one country with minimum gross margin with formal bid processes.

A Year in Photos

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As described in connectivism, knowledge is the result of self-organizing networks, and so a MOOC (at least the way we design them) is designed to enable this self-organization process to occur. Tunis is in the process of self-organization.

The 20th Anniversary of Linux

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In a seminal 2002 paper, Coase's Penguin, or, Linux and the Nature of the Firm , Harvard Professor Yochai Benkler , - then at Yale Law School, - coined the term commons-based peer production : “. For example, according to Shirky’s back-of-the-envelope calculations, around 100 million hours of human labor have gone into Wikipedia, including all the articles, edits, and arguments about articles and edits.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Bandwidth is in the process of becoming ubiquitous, and though we may complain about the price, it is already, relatively speaking, cheap. Despite set-backs – for example, the lobbies by private corporations to prevent the deployment of municipal Wi-Fi – it is not unreasonable to expect that inexpensive wireless broadband will be ubiquitous in most populated areas. Processing Computers have as well become more reliable.

Visualizing Wikipedia deletions

David Weinberger

For those whose brains can process visualized information (as mine cannot), you will undoubtedly learn much. For example, “The analysis [ pdf ] of a large sample of AfD discussions (200K discussions that took place between November 2002 and July 2010) suggests that the largest part of these discussions ends after only a few recommendations are expressed.&#

Axiom Legal and the rise of virtual professional services

Ross Dawson

One of the great examples is Axiom Legal, which I first wrote about in 2002 in Living Networks : The founders of Axiom Legal saw that the clients of major law firms were paying extremely high fees which rarely reflected the cost of the lawyers doing the work. It then set out to recruit the best lawyers, going through a stringent selection process, but in return being able to offer work flexibility, higher income, and an escape from the intense office politics of partnerships.

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

Bob Sutton

WSJ CareerJournal | Though Now Routine, Bosses Still Stumble During the Layoff Process. 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. Just wondering about your selection of "Steve Jobs" - seems to me that he qualified as a prime example of the main character in your most famous book? Bob Sutton.

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Reflections on the Future of TV

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The vast wasteland of television has been replaced by an excess of excellence that is fundamentally altering my media diet and threatening to consume my waking life in the process. I’ve long been interested in the impact of digital technologies on the media industry.

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Summary

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note: I'm posting this as an example of a rigorous examination and deconstruction of an academic paper. They appear to assume that knowledge can best be acquired through experience based on the procedures of the discipline." - minimal guidence is provided on process- or task-relevant information if students choose to use it - "imply that instructional guidance. we are only conscious of information being processed in STM Two well-known characteristics: 1.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The debate, available on the WSIS Community Platform , was quite an interesting debate, but there were numerous complaints from people who wanted to read and comment that the debate platform was inaccessible, that it was not possible to simply read a post and comment without going through a laborious vetting process by UNESCO staff. When Creative Commons published its first licenses in 2002, I was relieved.

Corporate blogging: not easy but a powerful way to connect with customers and stakeholders

Ross Dawson

Back in 2002, I started my own business blog – Trends in the Living Networks – and, at the time, it was evident to me that these new platforms for communication could change the way that companies engaged with their customers, business partners and investors. But Australian examples are few and far between, suggesting conservative executives are lagging far behind their customers. The current issue of Australia Post's Priority magazine has a feature section on 'Blogging.

Inter-Institutional Academic Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

support (Some course examples provided) Issues Assessing Course Implementation of 50 Projects, 200 programs - the ones that used commercial platforms had much more time to focus on content, and developed better courses - open source - they forgot to transfer knowledge on the content level "Altogether these open source programs performed quite a bit less well." Powerful tools support resource and learning development processes.

The Cloud and Collaboration

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tom Stonier writes, In principle, this process does not differ from the evolution of primitive nervous systems into advanced mammalian brains. Dimitar Tchurovsky's Google knol titled the 'Global Virtual Brain and Mind Project' is a good example of this. We see much the same language as that used to describe the global mind, for example, "people inspired to create healthy communities cross pollinate ideas, connect & exchange stories that harness our collective wisdom."

New Study: When NBA Players Touch Teammates More, They and.

Bob Sutton

WSJ CareerJournal | Though Now Routine, Bosses Still Stumble During the Layoff Process. Guided by recent analyses of the social functions of touch (Hertenstein, 2002), we tested two hypotheses.   The reader should know what you are studying and why by the end of the second paragraph -- this is a nice example.   For example,  basketball is setting where touch is clearly more socially acceptable than in the offices that many of us work in. 

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Toward Celebrating 8-11 Day

Doc Searls

One could even mark the pages that went through this vetting process differently. For example, Wikipedia has holes. Let’s take one example. Establishment of an abbreviated dialing number for this purpose was required by the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002.

Bridging innovation and commercialization

Harold Jarche

Meanwhile, David Campbell asked about the potential for a research campus in our region, “I’m always on the lookout for interesting economic development examples that may have relevance to us here in New Brunswick.&# Closer to home, in 2002, Dr. Alan Cornford produced a report for ACOA - Innovation and Commercialization in Atlantic Canada [emphasis added]: The four provinces of Canada’s Atlantic region face several challenges in achieving their competitive potential.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Outsourcing and Collaboration

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples at the extremes are easiest to articulate, especially in more mature areas such as those involving technology and hardware. But eventually HDDs became a standard, commoditized technology, and we sold the business to Hitachi in 2002.

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Readings

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note: I'm posting this as an example of the reading I have done while reviewing an academic paper. The past half-century of empirical research on this issue has provided overwhelming and unambiguous evidence that minimal guidance during instruction is significantly less effective and efficient than guidance specifically designed to support the cognitive processing necessary for learning. the cognitive transaction costs) do not impede the collaboration process.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The NYPD Real Time Crime Center

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

If there had been a fire in one of the precincts, for example, the officers would not have been able to process criminals within the 24-hour time frame established by state law and the perps would have walked.

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 ). Do the same processes create links between sets of human neural cells as caused these links, say, a century ago?

My Digital Identity

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Consider, for example, some of the central questions on the subject of e-portfolios that center on identity. For example, Heidegger has a lot to say about the way the past plays a role in our identity. Think about the example of the bank machine. 2002).

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Kind of Cambrian Explosion

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The IT industry has been going through a similar process. Over time, we will learn how to integrate just about all processes, information and people in a business, an industry ecosystem or even the whole economy, so we can deal with them as holistic systems.