Three Models of Knowledge Production

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It should be contrasted with some alternatives: knowledge production as mining - on this view, data is like a raw material that is searched for and retrieved. knowledge production as growth - on this view, data is like a raw material that serves as a nutrient or growth medium.

Great ending to 2010

Jay Cross

Innovation in process trumps innovation in product. In order to create successful products, it is as important (if not more) to invest in the design of the design process, as in the design of the product itself.

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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.

A product’s experience goes beyond User Experience

Adaptive Path

The experience of a device reaches well beyond a person’s relationship with the product. Nearly every consumer product is designed to live within an ecosystem. These stores carry products that use aesthetics to fit into a system – fancy vacuums are designed to fit in your home’s decor; chairs that match the entertainment center; my Apple mouse that’s designed to match my Apple computer. Second, the ecosystem that this product lives within.

Launch of Newspaper Extinction Timeline for every country in the world

Ross Dawson

Changes in newsprint and print production costs. Back in August I predicted that newspapers in their current form will be irrelevant in Australia in 2022.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What economists don't.

Steve Denning

In today’s knowledge economy, the motivation of workers is a key determinant of productivity. Posted by: Johanna Kotipelto | December 31, 2010 at 04:54 PM I was enjoying the article - until the final third!

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. I went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. I've really been striking out.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: BOOK REVIEW: The New.

Steve Denning

» December 19, 2010 BOOK REVIEW: The New Capitalist Manifesto by Umair Haque The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business by Umair Haque (Boston: Harvard  Business Revew Press, 2011).

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: My New Year's Resolutions

Steve Denning

I will tell stories that show why most of the firms in the Fortune 500 are much less productive than they were fifty years ago, not because managers have forgotten how to manage but rather because the economic context has shifted and management hasn’t.

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

2010) uses a Web-based note system to store messages, manage his financial risk and stay on top of the multiple factors necessary to run a successful dairy farm. Teams and organizations that can share information faster and make better sense of it are more productive.

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

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 25 November 2010 Klout. Klout has none out of those three, AFAIC Successful business depends on a delicate blend of Marketing , Product and Service. Klouts product is bad. And Klouts product is far from that.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What's Google's biggest.

Steve Denning

There was a time when three people at Google could build a world-class product and deliver it, and it is gone. But in reality, engineering groups quickly swell to 20 or even 40, several Google product managers said.

Newspapers, Paywalls, and Core Users ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

This may be the year where newspapers finally drop the idea of treating all news as a product, and all readers as customers. One early sign of this shift was the 2010 launch of paywalls for the London Times and Sunday Times. Taken together, these events are a blow to the idea that online news can be treated as a simple product for sale, as the physical newspaper was. The easy part of treating digital news as a product is getting money from 2% of your audience.

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. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. I really think that 2010 marks the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

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. Learnerprise is the combination of Enterprise 2.0 and Learning 2.0 concepts.

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

D 27 July 2010 00:34 rickladd.com said. 27 July 2010 00:50 Martijn Linssen said. 27 July 2010 14:58 Luis Suarez said. 4 August 2010 12:45 Martijn Linssen said. 3 September 2010 11:26 Martijn Linssen said. 3 September 2010 13:16 Jo Jordan said.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , and Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products. Global web training by a Systems Engineering Manager at a Large Product Corporation. Company-wide training modules by a Lead Courseware Developer at a Security Products Corporation.

Why I think @Klout is Krap

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 18 November 2010 Why I think @Klout is Krap After my last post it wasnt hard to come up with this devious title. 19 November 2010 07:02 Post a Comment Thank you for sharing your thoughts! Business or Pleasure? -

The Collapse of Complex Business Models ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

In the future, at least some methods of producing video for the web will become as complex, with as many details to attend to, as television has today, and people will doubtless make pots of money on those forms of production. This entry was posted on Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 12:50 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. « @ the intersection says: April 29, 2010 at 9:47 am. [.] « Tami Le says: April 29, 2010 at 1:50 am. [.] Clay Shirky.

No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 28 June 2010 No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment For lack of a logo, heres the Snowbird resort where the Agile Manifesto was developed back in 2001 Agile Software Development presently is suffering from evangelisation, it seems.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Microsoft and Cloud - they.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 21 December 2010 Microsoft and Cloud - they just dont get it, do they? By the way, heres the video ad Watching the video, Microsoft tries to make a few businesscases to draw customers to their superb Cloud products: Uploading photos to the Cloud?

Passion Versus Obsession

John Hagel

Objects of obsession are often quite narrow, for example using a specific photo editing tool, developing enhancements to a specific product or developing new art around a specific pop culture character or icon.  When I was a little boy, I was obsessed with chemistry.    I had a chemistry lab in my home and I could not wait to retreat to my little lab and conduct the most amazing experiments, exploring all kinds of permutations of chemical mixtures.

The Pernicious Effects of Advertising and Marketing Agencies Trying To Deliver User Experience Design

Adaptive Path

Ad agencies, by their nature, see people first and foremost as consumers, or, as Jerry Michalski once said , “a gullet who lives only to gulp products and crap cash.&# This is a glorious time for folks who work on designing for user experience. In the past couple of months, I’ve spoken at or attended conferences dedicated to mobile, converged digital media, and “the next web,&# and again and again you hear from executives the importance of great user experiences.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Would more Influence fix.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Friday, 13 August 2010 Would more Influence fix your self-esteem? Lithium was one of the Social CRM tools Ive taken a look at lately, and they had very flashy sentiment dashboards, showing product, blog or item sentiment across the Web.

Open Education and Market Forces

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

If allowed, free enterprise would undoubtedly offer such a product (generally to be given as gifts, I would imagine). That even if private enterprise were to be able to manage education more efficiently, the product offered would be harmful to society. We need and must recognize that open educational resources are at once both the product and the property of those people who are intended to learn from them.

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? -

‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age

Andy McAfee

It’s also why new companies like Jive, Socialtext, Spigit, Atlassian, Yammer, and many others exist, and why established enterprise software vendors including Microsoft, SAP, Salesforce, Novell, IBM, are making deep changes to their products (disclosures at end of post).

Sense-making glossary

Harold Jarche

PARC offers a glossary of quite useful sense-making terms. Sense-making is what the second part of the Seek-Sense-Share PKM model is about.

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

While the executives realize that their fans can communicate their love for their products, they are far more afraid that bad things will be said about them, merited or not, and they think they will have no recourse.

2010-2020: The Great Divide

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 13 December 2010 2010-2020: The Great Divide A Great Divide is what I see for the coming decade. PaaS your DTAP: Test, Acceptance and Pre-production systems have never come at a cheaper price. Business or Pleasure? -

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Why are the Fortune 500.

Steve Denning

The physicists discovered that corporate productivity, unlike urban productivity, was inversely related to size. “As To learn how management is being radically reinvented to escape the trap of hierarchical bureaucracy and declining productivity, go here.

The rise of social shopping in 2011: 7 examples of where it is going

Ross Dawson

Social networks to help product discovery, based on recommendations by members. SmartCompany recently featured an excellent article on The next 10 social media trends , which received considerable attention and was syndicated through a number of other outlets.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Charles Jennings

Again, I’m sure some LMS vendors have sold their products to clients on the basis that they provide a solution in a box. I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate.

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.

Seven trends driving the future of financial advice

Ross Dawson

Visibility of what are sometimes massive advisor commissions on financial product is shaping attitudes to what is fair and appropriate. A proliferation of online services are enabling people to access financial products with no commissions or rebated commissions.

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

Tony Karrer

This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me.

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

Bob Sutton

James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality. « Good Boss, Bad Boss on Five "Best Business Book" Lists for 2010 | Main. | My Main Focus for 2011: Scaling Good Behavior » "12 Things Good Bosses Believe" is the Most Popular Post at HBR in 2010.   December 28, 2010 in Bosses , Evidence-based Management , Thoughts on Books | Permalink. Bob Sutton.

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

calls for, which is a cross-functional, collaborative, open and seamless environment that enhances organizational innovation, productivity and engagement. however, do require both behavioural and technological changes and are therefore long-haul products.

Learning is (still) conversation

Harold Jarche

Encouraging open, honest conversation through work space design, setting ground rules for conversing productively, and baking conversation into the corporate culture spread intellectual capital, improve cooperation, and strengthen personal relationships.

Workplace learning is like learning a second language

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Slideshare’s World’s Best Presentation Contest 2010: the results are in 24 Tips : and my Tip for 13th December Workplace learning is like learning a second language On December 11, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart In a recent comment on my blog I compared learning in the modern day workplace with learning a second language.