Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: From Push to Pull

John Hagel

Global process networks built upon pull platforms are reshaping the global operations of such different and demanding industries as apparel, motorcycles and consumer electronics. Posted by: William Raiser | October 19, 2005 at 09:51 AM John Another good thought piece.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Process versus Practice

John Hagel

Ive spent the better part of my career building applications that help people connect to each other and share knowledge (search is the best example of that). Business processes were the primary focus of business performance and companies generated considerable cost savings from this focus.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The World Is Spiky

John Hagel

Tom in his best-selling new book says “The World Is Flat” and Richard in a new article in the October 2005 issue of Atlantic Monthly asserts “The World Is Spiky" Richard’s article is a great read (supported by highly visual maps) and I highly recommend it.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Druckers Gone

John Hagel

It is hard (and unfair) to distil work of enormous insight that spans more than thirty books and thousands of articles but, for me, the key themes that pervaded all of Drucker’s work were people, processes, direction and simplicity. Processes.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Innovation and R&D

John Hagel

This immediately narrows the focus to product innovation and largely ignores process and business model innovation. There are lots of ways to “game” productivity in the short-term – for example, by raising prices or by cutting staff and forcing the remaining people to work harder.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Bra Blowback

John Hagel

Top Form has already made a lot of progress in rapidly improving its design and production processes. Posted by: Colin | November 13, 2005 at 04:55 PM Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Onshore Manufacturing

John Hagel

in the September 4, 2005 issue of the New York Times. In this way, they enlist the active participation of workers in the search for process improvements to generate greater operating efficiency.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Patterns of Business Innovation in China and India

John Hagel

They have innovated both in terms of products and processes. These companies have become so sophisticated in their use of process innovation techniques that they are now offering consulting services to help their clients in Western companies apply similar techniques in their own operations.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Goldhaber and Attention Economy

John Hagel

For example, he anticipated that all organizations would become temporary and that money would diminish in importance as a medium of exchange. process network) for customized education and career services (CECS).


Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Journalism, like science, is thus defined not by its subject area, nor even its point of view, but by its process and methodology. The point of that process and methodology is to provide the viewer with an accurate and relevant account of the state of affairs of the world, and this process and methodolgy has a basis in fact, investigation and research.

The Paucity of Intelligent Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

To be sure, an instance of Sanata within the domain of math - the calculus version of flying reindeer, for example - would pose a problem for math. But it's not like science cannot handle such counter-examples. It contends that the processes of life are so specific and carefully ordered that they must reflect deliberate action. Take, for example, flu vaccines. Re: Why Intelligent Design Is Going to Win This must be comedy Friday at Tech Central Station.


Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There [is a] remarkable similarity between the map of Africa's civil wars and the map of its precious resources: the Democratic Republic of the Congo (gold and diamonds), Angola (diamonds and oil), Sudan (oil), Sierra Leone (diamonds) and Liberia (diamond trafficking and timber) are the most obvious examples. Bono, for example, argues on Oprah Winfrey : Africa spends $40 million each day repaying old debts to rich countries.

Timing is Everything

Jay Cross

For example, I’m a future thinker. A landmark study by ASTD and IBM interviewed CLOs and CxOs at 26 leading companies across 11 industries (see The C-level and the Value of Learning , T+D magazine, October 2005). Making sound decisions The Future The process of Innovation Time

AI and the Productivity Paradox

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

per year from 2005 to 2016, less than half of the 2.8% The steam engine, electricity, the internal combustion engine, and computers are each examples of important general purpose technologies.

Transforming the Nighttime Experience for Homeless Children, One Tote Bag at a Time

Adaptive Path

Project Night Night was started in 2005 by Kendra Stitt Robins. The organizers fine-tune little aspects of the back-stage processes based on stories they’ve heard from children, parents, and shelter workers. Homelessness is a condition that affects 1.5

Knowledge sharing paradox revisited

Harold Jarche

– Dave Pollard (2005). Stephen Downes is an excellent example of personal knowledge-sharing, as well as Rob Paterson and Luis Suarez. This works for me, but it cannot be copied as a standardized process.

Scaling the Heights of Language, its Learning, and its Teaching

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The example of a murmuration is an example of complexity. Algar 2005 p. For example, Zipf's power law - the frequency of any word is inversely proportional to its rank in the frequency table. Fractals emerge from dynamic processes that are recurrent.

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

By 2005, the have-mores Index had increased by a factor of 1.7, The Index of the haves also increased in 2005 and 2013, but still comprised a fraction of the have-more’ Index at 12% and 14% respectively.

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The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

These are not just trivial materials, but valuable performance support resources, for example: How-to materials at sites like Wiki How – “ the world’s collaborative how-to manua l&# – that provide clear steps on how to do something, e.g. How to add a movie to an iPad.

Australia’s continued rise as a global hub for crowdsourcing

Ross Dawson

Sydney Morning Herald has an excellent article which points to the bigger picture in which Kaggle is operating, and includes many examples of the innovative ways its platform is being used. I was interviewed in The Bulletin in October 2005, saying, in part: In an intensely connected and interdependent world, it is impossible to stand alone. All aspects of the innovation and commercialization process need to access global best-of-breed talent from the outset.

build your own edge

Harold Jarche

One example of using the collective wisdom of an organization is to map a path forward. Robert Paterson worked with US public radio, NPR, in 2005 to help determine how to adapt to the industry-wide changes wrought by social media. Every one of the major challenges facing us is complex.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Thanks for helping us along Adrian Adrian Gnägi Knowledge and Learning Processes Being on the US West Coast, my other KM4Dev colleagues had already provided some great responses (again, see the thread !) For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features.

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Luis Suarez

Let’s take, for example, Twitter. There are tons of really good resources out there already , as well as dozens of examples , of other businesses and organisations that have graciously shared their own as an opportunity to contribute into the overall #SocBiz community effort.

Patent Activity and the State of US Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, in 2011 George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen published The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better. inventors of granted patents since 1976 and 82 percent since 2005.

What blogging was

David Weinberger

For example, the blogosphere (remember when that was word?) It says something about the strength of our community that it was only in 2005 that I wrote a post titled No, I’m not keeping up with your blog. Amateurs could not produce material as good as professionals because professionals have gone through some controlled process to gain that status. At a recent Fellows Hour at the Berkman Center the topic was something like “Whatever happened to blogging?,”

What makes an extravert?

Mind Hacks

It’s all to do with how the brain processes rewards. This varies for us all throughout the day (for example, as I move from asleep to awake, usually via few cups of coffee) and in different circumstances (for example, cycling through the rush-hour keeps you on your toes, heightening arousal, whereas a particularly warm lecture theatre tends to lower your arousal). The results confirm the theory – extroverts process surprising rewards differently.

What do the events in Egypt mean for business?

Steve Denning

The process of rooting out imperial administrations in the political sphere has been under way for centuries, as far back as Magna Carta in England in 1215, the Revolution in France in 1789, and on to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. economy in the period from 1980 to 2005.

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Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

An example is social tagging networks. 2005). Response: I don''t think it is completely different - when you read an article, I understand some, I don''t understand some, I try to use it - I would lable this a collaborative process. Also - what is the role of memory in producing social tags - how are tags represented and processed in memory? So - the experimental study: what role do verbatim and semantic processes play when imitating tags?

What I Learned About Philanthropy, Fundraising, and Social Impact at IFCAsia in Bangkok

Beth Kanter

In 2005, we got a chance to meet face-to-face in London at the Global Voices Blogging Summit after I transitioned from being the Cambodia bridge blogger. As a trainer, one way to learn is to observe and take process notes.

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Nancy White

Her emphasis on the social processes resonates.

What Will Life Be Like in an AI Future?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In a 1930 essay , for example, English economist John Maynard Keynes warned about the coming technological unemployment , a new societal disease whereby automation would outrun our ability to create new jobs. People have long argued about the future impact of technology.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

For example, what exactly is “Advanced&# Web 2.0 Selling large scale engagements (capable of supporting lots of billable hours) requires the ability to promise a process (for example, best practices) rather than results.

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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. This post was four years in the making.

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Becoming a Digital Business: Progress and Obstacles

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Notably, respondents report increased use of data to improve decision making, R&D processes, and budgeting and forecasting. The overall economic trends are complex, but an argument could be made that the slowdown began around 2005 - just when Big Data began to make its appearance.

On the Three or Four Problems of Connectivism

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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). But I would also argue that the requirement that this work be subject to (the traditional) peer review process is misplaced. Internally, we can appear to examples of self-organization. For example, consider J.J.

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Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The four learning mechanisms I described in my ''Connectionism as Learning Theory'' paper are all to be found in Rumelhart and McClelland''s Parallel Distributed Processing , the influential two-volume tome of connectionism and the basis for the industry that has sprung up around these ideas since. In a sense, it expresses cognition as the process of information that occurs from interaction with symbols in the world.

How traditional management is killing microcredit

Steve Denning

In some ways, microcredit can be seen as an early example of the age of customer capitalism (Capitalism 3.0)

Why doesn’t management advance?

Steve Denning

Notorious examples include: The headline article, How To Fix Capitalism (HBR, January 2011). economy in the period from 1980 to 2005. Business process reengineering ” is a notorious example in the early 1990s, while in 2011, “ shared value ” shows all the signs of following in its footsteps. In amongst all the many the enthusiastic comments and twitterings about my article, Shhhh!

Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

Since 2005, and this is reflected in the open online courses I’ve run with Stephen Downes, Dave Cormier, and others, the shortcomings of current educational models have become increasingly evident. In early February, I attended the Strata Conference in Santa Clara.

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Social Reputation in the Age of Globalization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But then, the scandal went viral seemingly overnight and reached its current critical stage when early in July of 2011 it was revealed that the hacking extended to the phones of ordinary citizens, including a murdered school girl , relatives of deceased British soldiers and victims of the London bombings of July 7, 2005. The more we have learned to trust an agent (for example, a company), the more comfortable we are likely to be relying on that agent in the long term.