diverse networks, strong relationships

Harold Jarche

Being engaged with a diverse network of people who share their knowledge makes for more effective workers. Understanding how to do this becomes a key business skill in the network era. “We ConnectedEnterprise Innovation NetworkedLearning

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.&#. “Social networks, communities of practice, expertise locators, etc.

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the core competency for network era work

Harold Jarche

Since first writing about PKM in 2004 , I have continuously worked at improving the model, identifying emergent practices and tools, and promoting the need to let people manage their own learning in the workplace. Networked individuals are more resilient and adaptive than any organization.

Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

While I closely followed the social networking space at the time, I didn’t join many. When I was writing Living Networks in 2002 there were no true social networking applications in existence. I had eagerly joined SixDegrees.com , the very first social networking application, not long after it was founded in 1997, highly excited by its potential. As it happens this model closer to LinkedIn than any of the other major social networking platforms of today.

SWITCH festival shows the power and potential of cross-industry collaboration

Ross Dawson

I first met Mark Zawacki when I did the opening keynote at the ANZA Technology Conference in Silicon Valley in 2004, and Mark was also a speaker at the event. Mark has since founded the highly-regarded corporate accelerator 650Labs , which helps leading global corporates to drive innovation. They will bring intellectual property and energy to the event, to see how the exceptional network present can catalyse new cross-domain ideas and innovations.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. Professors Lester and Piore describe two kinds of innovation, which they call analysis and interpretation.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. Home Archives Subscribe « Business Innovation and Storytelling | Main | Becoming an Innovation Leader – Is There More than One Style? " Just about every such study has reached a similar conclusion regarding the multidisciplinary nature of innovation in the 21st Century.

You Are Not Perfect! Live With It

Luis Suarez

Yes, social networking tools for business, as well as mobile, are making that job really tough, since work has finally transitioned from a physical space, a la having to go to the physical office every day, to a mental state, where work happens wherever you are. I really like Inc.

The MIT Forum on Future Cities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Sense able City Lab was founded in 2004 by architect and engineer Carlo Ratti , who is a faculty member in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and CultureLast week I participated in a Forum on Future Cities hosted by MIT’s Sense able City Lab with support from the Rockefeller Foundation.

A New Style of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Tom Foremski , a journalist blogger and friend who reports on the business and culture of innovation in Silicon Valley Watcher , wrote an interesting comment in my blog: “In some ways, I see your post-retirement life as being somewhat futuristic, in that it will be the way many people will be working in the future. These new social networking capabilities have reminded us that humans are inherently social. About a year ago I wrote a blog on the post retirement phase of my life.

Learning as Artifact Creation

George Siemens

Today, information is networked and digital. University transformation and proposed innovation should align to this reality to have a broad impact – notably on student learning and the development of knowledge in society. In 2004, I tried to respond to the network/digitization alpha trend by describing the new actions and experiences that were available to learners: Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age.

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. This is another post related to PKM, that focuses on 4 of the skills critical for success in the emerging network era workplace, as identified by the Institute for the Future.

Google+ and the Unsettled World of Social Media

Andy McAfee

technologies is not yet anywhere near complete — we’ve not yet seen all the important innovations. Facebook (which was launched in 2004) was different than MySpace (thank Heaven), Twitter (2006) was different than Facebook, and G+ (2011) is different than either.

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 For me, there was little doubt that something like PKM was necessary to keep up in the network era. Innovating with PKM.

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Hidden Wealth: Science, Technology and Services Innovation in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Royal Society , - the UK’s national academy of science, - recently released a report: Hidden Wealth: the contribution of science to service sector innovation. This excellent report represents the findings of a major study on the role of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to innovation in the services sector. It is one of the most comprehensive investigations of the impact of services innovation in the 21st century.

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

Dan Pontefract

Of course beer is encouraged and naturally there is time for networking before and after the speakers. ” 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.

Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are Hollow Shells without Democracy

Harold Jarche

As work and learning become integrated in a networked society, I see great opportunities to create better employment models. Thomas Malone, in The Future of Work (2004) envisaged four potential organizational models for the network era: Loose hierarchies.

The American Dream, Innovation and the Knowledge Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These major economic development issues are the primary reasons why innovation has become so prominent in the US and just about every other country in the world. In December of 2004, the National Innovation Initiative issued its final report, Innovate America. It further stated that “America’s challenge is to unleash its innovation capacity to drive productivity, standard of living and leadership in global markets.”.

Introducing Future Perfect

Steven Berlin Johnson

What they fail to recognize is that there can be power and intelligence in a swarm, and if you’re trying to do battle against a distributed network like global capitalism, you’re better off becoming a distributed network yourself. In Brazil, a number of city leaders used the book to refine the already innovative systems of participatory budgeting that they had pioneered a decade before. It’s called Future Perfect: The Case For Progress In A Networked Age.

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. Content Syndication Networks The concept of content syndication originates with the newspaper industry. Content syndication has been behind some of the most innovative developments on the world wide web. What we now know as the social web, and the social network, evolved from these origins.

Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2004). Fall of the wall: Capital flows to education innovation. elearnspace › Digital Learning Research Network (dLRN ). Retrieved from [link] research-network-dlrn/ Thomson, P., Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère.

Shifting responsibility by taking responsibility

Harold Jarche

With the age of print almost over, it is ironic that we may get even less diversity of news and opinions in the age of networks. Therefore, in this emerging network era, we will need to connect to other people, not centralized information sources, for our own sense-making.

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Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

Adejare’s role was to illuminate how business can be part of innovating in eLearning in Africa. I think Adejare is my FIRST guest post since I started this blog May 26, 2004. I am an e-learning entrepreneur, a highly innovation promoted and real time evolving industry.

Has the Economic Meltdown & 9/11 Impacted our Definition of Teams?

Dan Pontefract

Thanks to RITA , (Research and Innovative Technology Administration through the U.S. There are three key trends or periods that I’d like to highlight: Phase 1 : September, 2001 through June, 2004. Phase 2 : July, 2004 through July 2008.

Buzzword: Micro-learning


As a term, “micro-learning” has been around since about 2004, when it was put forward in a PhD thesis by Gerhard Gassler. Catching up on what my Twitter network are sharing, whilst waiting for a train.

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Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

ralphmercer: committees are place to lure great ideas to be killed while absolving everyone of the blame hjarche: innovation is something you create from thinking & doesn’t usually come from existing practices that others are following [link] hjarche: Our Future: Security, Consumption, Participation and/or Green? Posted on December 23rd, 2007 by Harold Jarche It looks like social media (wikis, blogs & social networking) are going the way of e-learning and knowledge management (KM).

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Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

It features an article in which Jon Husband and I delve into how to measure the impact of learning in the network era. Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI. The network era now replacing the industrial age holds great promise. Increase in Network Size.

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Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

ralphmercer: committees are place to lure great ideas to be killed while absolving everyone of the blame hjarche: innovation is something you create from thinking & doesn’t usually come from existing practices that others are following [link] hjarche: Our Future: Security, Consumption, Participation and/or Green? Networked learners are beginning to self-organize faster than the companies that have traditionally served them.

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Harold Jarche » Interdependent Learning

Harold Jarche

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Growing Up in a Complex World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is IBM’s fourth and largest CEO study since 2004, based on more than 1,500 face-to-face interviews with CEOs and senior public leaders from more than 60 countries. This generation of students doesn’t need to be told what a network is. They understand implicitly and intuitively that economies, societies, governments and organizations are made up of interconnecting networks. Several weeks ago IBM released its 2010 Global CEO Study.

Cynefin papers: a summary

Dave Snowden

That article also introduces dynamics and incorporates Cynthia's major contribution to the development of Cynefin, namely the network representation of each domain. I recently provided a brief summary of the various book chapters that contain my writing.

Reinventing Relationships

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As a result of the incredible advances in digital components and personal computing over the past thirty years, many new innovations are first emerging in consumer markets and among communities of experimental users, from which they eventually trickle-up into the worlds of business and government applications. IBM is not a consumer oriented company, especially since it sold its personal computer business to Lenovo in 2004. Social networking applications are not new to business.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking

Nancy White

Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. Triangulating for Success: a practitioner’s experience using external networks to leverage learning and outcomes within organizations and institutions. Blockages to Innovation and Learning.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

innovators of today") Q: are we looking at ways to. So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. Do you see innovation hubs emerging in K12 - are you looking to encourage this?

[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts

David Weinberger

In 2004, the servers failed. ” And “ultimately, that leads to innovation.” We have a good track record of innovation and keeping the right trends. Dries points to a common pattern: From innovation to bespoke systems to products to commoditization. Joomla's experience illustrates the truth of the Wealth of Networks : Putting money into collab can harm the collab.]

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. This pattern has three phases: support and personal validation, connection to a community and/or network for practice and learning and finally, external validation.

How I use social media

Nancy White

Thanks to social media we have everything from formal courses to networks on Twitter to facilitate “here and now&# learning at any moment we desire (and some we may not desire!) It has changed our experience and understanding of being part of a group, a community or a network.

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

Bob Sutton

The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed. Customer-Focused Innovation. David A Owens: Creative People Must Be Stopped: 6 Ways We Kill Innovation (Without Even Trying). McCraw: Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction. Bob Sutton.

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The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Bandwidth As administrators struggle against the demands video streaming and bit torrent networks place on backbones, it is hard to imagine saying that bandwidth will be unlimited. Sun Developer Network, 2008)This concept, which in education became the idea of the ‘learning object’, emerged as a result of the idea that reusable software objects could be created. Fenning, 2004) We continue to organize classes in grades, sorted, especially in the earlier years, by age.

Publication Day For Scaling Up Excellence -- and Facebook's 10th Anniversary!

Bob Sutton

 As the story goes, “The Facebook” was built by 19 year old Harvard undergraduate Mark Zuckerberg in his dorm room as he pounded down beers late one night: The site went live on February 4 th 2004, had 1000 users within days, and now boasts over one billion.