Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” For example, Harold Jarche tells us 2010: Year of the CM.

Innovation as a Journey into the Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read an excellent innovation report, - Strategic Orientations for Innovation: Chile in the 2025 Horizon. CNIC has been led by Fernando Flores since April of 2010. This was like no innovation document I’ve read.

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Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

Tony Karrer

Great post by Tim Kastelle - Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Innovation. He’s talking primarily about Innovation pipelines based on crowdsourcing. And that challenge is somewhat hinted at in this month’s big question: Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture?

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 Moreover, Cross has keynoted such conferences as Online Educa (Berlin), I-KNOW (Austria), Research Innovations in Learning (U.S.), I’m the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning.

An Emerging Platform for Digital, Inclusive Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Internet became an incredible platform for innovation, enabling startups, large institutions, and everyone in between to quickly develop and bring to market many new digital products and services. Its reach and connectivity led to the creation of all kinds of innovative, digital applications. It was disconcerting to have a digital revolution and new information-based economy that left out the majority of the world’s population.

Open Services Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, UC Berkeley professor Henry Chesbrough published a new book, Open Services Innovation: Rethinking Your Business to Grow and Compete in a New Era. This is his third book on open innovation in the last eight years, having published Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology in 2003, and Open Business Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape in 2006. t from your innovation activities.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 6-9, 2009 Big Ideas Fest , 1 st inaugural conference focused on innovation in education, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Half Moon Bay, California, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. If possible, please do not remove the contact information when you re-distribute the list as that is how I receive updates and corrections. link] March 3-5, 2011 Information Fluency Workshop, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

On the Road with Internet Time Alliance, December 2010

Jay Cross

Over the course of 18 days in December 2010, I took part in learning events in seven countries. The World Innovation Summit on Learning. She is also a supporter of informal learning. Innovative organizations were grappling with the same issues every place we spoke.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Steven Berlin Johnson

It’s called Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History Of Innovation. environments that have been biologically innovative: the coral reef and the rain forest, or the chemical soups that first gave birth to life’s good idea.

Map of the Decade, ExaTrends of the Decade, and the Zeitgeist for 2011

Ross Dawson

Now that biological and genomic technologies are largely driven by information technologies, they are on the same exponential trajectory. The weightless economy based on innovation, media, and professional services will dominate growth.

Innovation in an Age of Austerity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On December 7 I participated in an Innovation Summit sponsored by the UK Innovation Research Centre (UK-IRC) at the University of Cambridge. The UK-IRC is “a collaborative initiative for cutting-edge research and knowledge exchange activities on how innovation can make businesses more competitive, improve public services delivery and help the UK meet the social, environmental and economic challenges it faces.”

Open Innovation

Harold Jarche

Tweet The most interesting presentation at last week’s ACCTCanada Directors Forum was, in my opinion, on open innovation by Angus Livingstone , UILO at UBC. The shifting conversation then encourages learning networks to develop, from which can emerge a concerted strategy for innovation.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Klout. Nail. Coffin. Who cares?

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 25 November 2010 Klout. This is how innovation happens and keeps this space moving forward. Think of how Southwest might have better handled the Kevin Smith had they been better informed Emphasis all mine. Business or Pleasure? -

Innovation through network learning

Harold Jarche

Tweet Innovation. Tim says that innovation is the process of idea management , which makes sense to me. Andrew Hargadon expands on this: In short, innovation is about connecting, not inventing. Innovation is inextricably linked to both networks and learning.

Learning is (still) conversation

Harold Jarche

Other top-rated methods include the use of (external) search engines; trial & error; informal on-the-job instruction; and professional reading. Here’s a quote from Jay’s book on Informal Learning : Conversations. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. And the system itself is growing with sites like Social Media Informer. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5.

The Science of Information-based Predictions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The FiveThirtyEight has been affiliated with the NY Times since August of 2010. . Silver, on the another hand, views information-based predictions, including political forecasting, as a scientific discipline.

Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed

Dan Pontefract

The use of emergent social software platforms as well as formal and informal competence exchange processes, between companies, partners and employees, to improve both productivity and business results. Flat-based culture innovation. Learnerprise is the combination of Enterprise 2.0

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

Sending one-way emails to their subordinates, creating Innovation Programmes in perfect isolation, populating those with their next-of-kin, preaching New Ways but practicing Old Ways, adding and adding to the already abundant overhead, suffocating any margin there is. Business or Pleasure? -

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Large Metropolitan Areas

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For several years now I have been thinking about the differences between various models of innovation and entrepreneurship. In particular, I have been trying to understand the key differences between the innovation and entrepreneurship models that have worked so well in Silicon Valley, the Boston-Cambridge area and similar high-tech, VC-based regions, and the models that might be more applicable to large metropolitan areas like New York and London.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Leading change? Start.

Steve Denning

Main | My New Years Resolutions » December 22, 2010 Leading change? García Posted by: Eustoquio R.García | December 30, 2010 at 06:29 PM HeartMath tools covers some the same vital areas of interpersonal relationships.

An innovative workshop on radical management

Steve Denning

In these three days ( March 19-21 in Washington DC ), you will discover how to use radical management to thrive in the 21 st Century creative economy and the world of continuous innovation. Have you ever wondered how your firm is going to survive and thrive as the world economy goes through a fundamental phase change—from industrial bureaucracy to a creative economy of continuous innovation? Why innovation happens “despite” the system, not because of it.

My Personal Passion Trajectory

John Hagel

Hayek, Mises and Schumpeter excited my imagination with the power of markets to tap into local knowledge, coordinate activity across vast distances and unleash innovation from unexpected quarters to challenge entrenched interests and create opportunity for a whole new set of players.    I loved the opportunity to engage with a large number of diverse people and tackle really big opportunities for innovation and growth. 

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

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Friday, 24 September 2010 Larrys magic numbers - bite him in the butt At Oracle Open World, aka #oow10 on Twitter, a lot happened. 24 September 2010 03:47 Martijn Linssen said. 24 September 2010 15:37 David Dobrin said. Business or Pleasure? -

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

Here’s a very quick summary of some of the responses regarding the added learning value of a voice-over as opposed to plain screen text: Audio provides an additional channel of information which the brain can process in parallel with the visual information [Kapp].

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation the other day about whether there’s that much new going on in eLearning here in 2010. The general sentiment around the room was that many workplace learning organizations were focused on nuts-and-bolts training, and that there was little innovation. I’m probably not the best judge of whether there’s innovation going on because: People call me when they want to do something innovative. Effectiveness Informal Learning Reaction?

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Wednesday, 10 November 2010 Enterprise 2.0: ') [link] 10 November 2010 23:24 Martijn Linssen said. 11 November 2010 06:50 Martijn Linssen said. Hanoz Dilli Dur Ast :) Regards, Prem 11 November 2010 18:02 Jon Husband said.

Is HR Relevant and Does it Matter? | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

by Kevin Wheeler on January 27, 2010 The Way It Is Since at least 1996 when Dave Ulrich published his well-known book, Human Resource Champions , on the state and future of human resources there has been a constant conversation on how HR can become relevant to business leaders. But this type of HR person and function is slipping into history faster than we may imagine as it becomes impossible to regulate and control people, ideas, or information.

"12 Things Good Bosses Believe" is the Most Popular Post at HBR in.

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. 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. Your Information. Innovation in a Recession: Forum | KQED|NPR.

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

As a member, I have access to a plethora of sharing, information and intellect as it relates to how individuals are driving Enterprise 2.0 calls for, which is a cross-functional, collaborative, open and seamless environment that enhances organizational innovation, productivity and engagement.

January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. Protecting Reputations Online in Plain English - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , January 6, 2010. A Few Thoughts on the Nexus One - OReilly Radar , January 5, 2010. Networking Reconsidered - HarvardBusiness.org , January 4, 2010. Tonight On CrunchGear: Live At CES - TechCrunch , January 7, 2010. The opposite of “open” is “theirs” - Joho the Blog , January 14, 2010.

The Limits of Strategy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

When I look back upon my long career , one of the major factors shaping my views of business, strategy and innovation is the creative destruction that I saw buffeting the IT industry over most of that time. It is a very good business book on strategy, leadership and innovation. Tags: Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy

The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins

Steve Denning

These innovative ways of orchestrating the work of large numbers of people now make self-organized peer-to-peer networks much more efficient than top-down hierarchies. Bosses now longer control the flow of information.

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Can digital innovation drive long term economic growth? Digital innovation, adoption, and usage are evolving at a supercharged pace across the US economy,” notes the report in its opening paragraph. “As Take advantage of new innovation models.

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David Reed on the neutrality of the Net’s code

David Weinberger

Barbara van Schewick has posted two brilliant posts ( 1 2 ) about the practical effects removing Net neutrality would have on innovation. The Internet as a protocol explicitly is designed to move packets of bits from source to destination without knowing what information they contain, what type of application they support, or who created them.

Networks, networks, networks

Harold Jarche

It is within this context that one has to consider the business value of social networks, and their impact in helping people better connect with each other, and build sustaining relationships that enhance knowledge flows and innovation. To conclude: a major reason why traditional intranets fail today’s knowledge workers is that all information they provide access to is produced with a push-based production model. Connections drive innovation [and learning] by @ timkastelle.

21st Century L&D Skills

Charles Jennings

It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”. Information became ubiquitous, access became much, much easier, and the concept that ‘knowledge is power’ gave way to one of ‘access is power’.

Why Innovation is Critical to Help Governments Adjust to the Realities of the 21st Century?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Aligning government with 21st century economic realities will require innovations at least as disruptive and profound as those embraced by the private sector. This question was addressed in a report released in October of 2010 by the Technology CEO Council , - One Trillion Reasons: How Commercial Best Practices to Maximize Productivity Can Save Taxpayer Money and Enhance Government Services.

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DNA is information, not intellectual property

George Siemens

A court recently ruled that DNA is information, not intellectual property. For more information on the impact of patents on breast cancer treatment, have a look at this article. On a side note, I don’t subscribe to the argument that patents encourage companies to invest in innovation. If that were true, then humanity would have seen very limited innovation prior to the arrival of the protection systems.