Notes from 2004

Harold Jarche

I’ve gone through my 2004 posts, which was my first year of full-time blogging on this site, and here is what still remains interesting. Note that in 2004, blogging was not mainstream yet. In 2004, I posted for the first time, “Learning is business, and business is learning – finally.&#. More thoughts & comments from 2004: Many companies are trying to find ways to motivate their knowledge workers. Informal Learning NetworkLearning

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This work, in turn, is suggesting and supporting the model of learning described in the first section, that of a course network supporting and informing an ever-shifting set of course episodes. Foreman, 2004) As environments, they model complex relationships between variables, resulting in an experience that is unpredictable and unique each time played. This is the basis for the models and strategies that characterize what has come to be called informal learning. 2004).

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An Amazing Story About a Certified Asshole on This American Life.

Bob Sutton

As regular readers of Work Matters know, since I published The No Asshole Rule in 2007 (or really, since I published a short essay on the rule  in Harvard Business Review in 2004) I have since been deluged with stories about certified assholes of every stripe. Your Information. 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.

2497 and counting

Harold Jarche

For example, I have the flow (148 posts to date) of my thoughts on personal knowledge management since my first post in 2004. Communities Informal Learning Do you think you will still be working, in some capacity, in 10 years? What will you have learned during that decade?

Seven years and still independent

Harold Jarche

When I started (19 Feb 2004), the term blog was not exactly mainstream and one media “guru&# said blogs were on their way out. Communities Informal LearningI’ve been putting my thoughts on this blog for seven years now.

are you prepared?

Harold Jarche

As with agriculture last century, fewer people are needed to do manufacturing, information, or service work today. One of the reasons I started working on PKM, in 2004, was to stay current in my profession.

mediated relatedness

Harold Jarche

It was based on McLuhan’s laws of media which I have discussed many times here since 2004 ( communication in evolution ) and more recently ( taking back our society ). “A new form of information manipulation is unfolding in front of our eyes.

Informal, Social, Wirearchical Business

Harold Jarche

The shift can be seen in daily events and in the ways peoples’ working lives and behaviours are changing, in the ways they are becoming more or less well-informed, and in consumption patterns for much of what they are buying and using. Social and informal learning are not just feel-good notions, but have a real impact on an increasingly intangible business environment, as Jon Husband & Jay Cross wrote: In the network era, things you can’t see are more valuable than things you can.

Kevin Wheeler: How Gen Y Learns

Jay Cross

See on Scoop.it – Informal & Experiential Learning. Kevin started FOTI in 2004 out of his passionate belief that organizations need a more powerful and thoughtful architecture for talent than they have. Kevin Wheeler Founder and Chairman the Future of Talent Institute.

Google+ and the Unsettled World of Social Media

Andy McAfee

I don’t have nearly enough information and insight yet to know how big a deal it will be, or if it will will finally help Google break into social media in a big way. Like apparently all other tech geeks, I’ve been playing with Google Plus for the past week.

Sprint Nextel informs on its customers 8M times

David Weinberger

Chris Soghoian reports : print Nextel provided law enforcement agencies with its customers’ (GPS) location information over 8 million times between September 2008 and October 2009. This massive disclosure of sensitive customer information was made possible due to the roll-out by Sprint of a new, special web portal for law enforcement officers.

70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

Diagram from Heinze & Proctor ‘Reflections on the Use of Blended Learning’ (2004). The term ‘blended learning’ first appeared in the late-1990s when web-based learning solutions started to become more widely used and were integrated on one way or another with face-to-face methods.

Analysis and Support of MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I'll leave discussion of the second point until later. # # # @jonathanbishop I would be more inclined to say that Etienne Wenger was drawing some the same foundational concepts as George Siemens and I, though I was aware of Wenger's work as far bacl as 2004 (you can hear me mispronounce his name through this entire presentation , the first I ever recorded, from 2004 ) The ideas of connectivism, communities of practice, etc.,

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

I started down the path of personal knowledge mastery in 2004, inspired by Dave Pollard , Denham Gray , and others. “To Organizations over-managed information because it was easy to do. Organizations are still enamoured with information technology.

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Global Innovation Outlook is an experiment that we started in 2004 to help us better surface new and unforeseen opportunities for business and societal innovation.

Organizations, work, and learning

Harold Jarche

They cover the main themes of organizations, work, and learning, that I have been discussing on this blog since 2004. The five most-viewed posts here this past year provide a good synopsis of the over 150 articles I have written since January.

Activate your knowledge

Harold Jarche

PKM is much more than processing information. The top sector represents the domain of developing ideas , which requires the filtering of vast amounts of information, making sense of it, and connecting different bits and pieces to come up with new ideas.

Separating advertising’s wheat and chaff

Doc Searls

In their landmark study, “The Waste in Advertising is the Part that Works” ( Journal of Advertising Research , December, 2004, pp. interest-based ads: Find out when information about your online interests is being gathered or used to customize the Web ads you see.

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I Learned A Lot At My First-Ever F Up Nights

Dan Pontefract

Eventually, Mark had to inform his customers that they were unable to ship products, too. ” In 2004, Clayton was COO of a web development shop called Mercurial Communications. They even cooked up an App Store – and this was back in 2004.

Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Design thinking is now being applied to abstract entities, - e.g. systems, services, information and organizations, - as well as to devise strategies, manage change and solve complex problems. Design thinking has become an increasingly popular topic of discussion over the past decade.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

» November 12, 2007 Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation The 2004 US National Innovation Initiative succinctly pointed out that "[Innovation] is multidisciplinary and technologically complex. They attend department meetings and similar functions for management, information or even social purposes. Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.

Martijn Linssen

from 2004 to 2009 SAP revenue grew 42.7% from 2004 to 2009 Oracle revenue grew 128.4% from 2004 to 2009 So, absolutely incomparable : IBM hardly moved, SAP stayed above inflation level, and Oracle more than doubled its revenue. over 2004 to 2009 SAP has an average R&D% of 13.9%

Transparency is the new objectivity

David Weinberger

Nevertheless, objectivity — even as an unattainable goal — served an important role in how we came to trust information, and in the economics of newspapers in the modern age. We were told that bloggers have agendas, whereas journalists give us objective information. That’s what I meant when, during a bloggers press conference at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, I asked Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Walter Mears whom he was supporting for president.

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Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are Hollow Shells without Democracy

Harold Jarche

Thomas Malone, in The Future of Work (2004) envisaged four potential organizational models for the network era: Loose hierarchies. Create a democracy of information. Modern information technology makes such “radical decentralization” much easier now than it was in [Alfred] Sloan’s day.

The race to platform education

George Siemens

I guess that’s why Facebook is now bigger than the web was in 2004. Which means that decisions makers are motivated (partly out of fear of appearing ill-informed, partly out of not wanting to take risks) to adopt approaches that integrate fairly seamlessly across the education spectrum. Across the full spectrum of education – primary, secondary, and higher – we are witnessing a race to develop platforms for content, learning, teaching, and evaluation.

Shifting responsibility by taking responsibility

Harold Jarche

The videos describe a future corporation that controls most news on the web; namely Googlezon and its platform called EPIC (Evolving Personalized Information Construct). How can they do so when information sources are getting more concentrated? – Lilia Efimova 2004.

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Becoming MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Siemens, 2004) What, then, would promote learner efficacy even in chaotic or noisy environments? This is an environment which changes at a much greater pace than in previous years, where there is a constant flow of information, where connectivity with people worldwide is part of our everyday reality, and where jobs that existed ten years ago have disappeared, and new ones have taken their place. 2004, December 12). There are two types of MOOCs.

What blogging was

David Weinberger

Some of us had been arguing from the beginning of the Web that the Web was more a social space than a publishing, informational or commercial space — “more” in the sense of what was driving adoption and what was making the Web the dominant shaping force of our culture. At the turn of the millennium there was no MySpace (2003) and no Facebook (2004). We are more comfortable with informal, personal writing.

Is leadership an emergent property?

Harold Jarche

Open information and access to our common knowledge assets seems to be a required part of any new leadership model. Tweet Note: this post is in early Beta.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Watch Kiran Bir Sethi [link] no technology required Themes Complexity PKM Social Learning Work Literacy Threads Books Commons Communities Friday's Finds Informal Learning InternetTime Learning OpenSource Performance Improvement Technology Wirearchy Work jarche.com About Advertisers Clients Consulting Contact Français Key Posts Projects Toolbox Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

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Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The non-research citations are as selective and ill-informed as the formal citations. 2004). Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère. There are many non-research articles cites, with a particular preference toward foundations, consultants, a few blogs and news and magazine articles.

The Pathetic Pundit Playbook

Andy McAfee

In 2004, intensity among rural, small -town and evangelical voters, undetected by political reporters who don’t mix in such circles, produced a narrow Bush victory. Claiming better information.

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

Human Systems Management 23 (2004) 213–225 213, IOS Press) In it, the authors detail a long-term evolution at Telefonica where they passed from an informatics culture to an informational culture; through the involvement and participation of its entire 145,000+ workforce.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

SCORM 2004 remains the dominant learning resources specification in both the corporate and academic learning technology marketplace to this day. Working with George Siemens in 2004 and 2005, the learning theory known as Connectivism was developed, with the idea that learning takes place not just in an individual person but across a network of connections.

The labels change, the game remains the same

Mind Hacks

But, unsurprisingly (it is speed after all) it became popular for party people wanting a recreational high, and students wanting increased focus and energy, who concluded through their own informal tests that it could help with study.

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A personal learning journey

Harold Jarche

Lilia Efimova ( 2004 ) was one of my earlier inspirations, “To a great extend PKM [personal knowledge management] is about shifting responsibility for learning and knowledge sharing from a company to individuals and this is the greatest challenge for both sides.&# I then played with metaphors to explain my emerging processes ( 2006 ); “ Basically, you can take a few free web tools and start controlling your information streams (Input).

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Personal Knowledge Mastery

Harold Jarche

In 2004 this was by following early bloggers and also by blogging myself. They are also informed by insights we have gained through our own practice and shared ideas from others.I PKM for me was initially a way to keep my professional development costs as low as possible.

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Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

Amygdala and social network size Supplementary information social network Social media picture Print this post Posted by Drs.

For personal data, use value beats sale value

Doc Searls

People keep a single account with information about themselves. Without that information, we can’t say what people’s perceived value for their personal data might be. Think about all the personal data in your life that can be digitized and stored: photos, videos, letters, texts, emails, contact information for yourself and others, school and business records, bills received and paid, medical and fitness data, calendar entries… Today all of us use this data.

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HyperCard@25

David Weinberger

Apple killed off HyperCard in 2004, but it remains more than a fond memory to many of us. TBL’s real genius was that he wrote protocols and standards by which hyperlinked information could be displayed and shared.