Three Models of Knowledge Production
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 17, 2010
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
DECEMBER 31, 2010
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.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010
JANUARY 18, 2010
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
MARCH 1, 2010
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
OCTOBER 31, 2010
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.
The Glass Box And The Commonplace Book
Steven Berlin Johnson
APRIL 23, 2010
Since the heyday of the commonplace book, there have been a few isolated attempts to turn these textual remixes into a finished product, into a standalone work of collage. Call it, in this example: textual productivity.
The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What economists don't.
DECEMBER 31, 2010
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
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
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.
DECEMBER 19, 2010
» 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
DECEMBER 22, 2010
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.
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Klout. Nail. Coffin. Who cares?
NOVEMBER 25, 2010
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.
DECEMBER 20, 2010
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
JANUARY 4, 2012
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.
APRIL 14, 2010
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.
Seven Things I Learned This Year
DECEMBER 14, 2010
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
APRIL 25, 2010
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
JULY 26, 2010
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
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
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
NOVEMBER 18, 2010
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
APRIL 1, 2010
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.
Learning is (still) conversation
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
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.
No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment
JUNE 28, 2010
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.
DECEMBER 21, 2010
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
MARCH 2, 2010
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
NOVEMBER 18, 2010
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.
AUGUST 13, 2010
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
OCTOBER 12, 2010
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.
SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
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
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
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).
Top 10 posts of the year on social media
DECEMBER 22, 2010
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.
You need the right lever to move an organization
SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
These “ensure that the right product is delivered at the right time to the right place , and include – Management, Customer Feedback, Consequences, Expectations and Feedback. Tweet Klaus Wittkuhn wrote an excellent article on the systemic approach required in human performance analysis in the March 2004 edition of Performance Improvement published by ISPI. A key concept in the article is that you cannot engineer human performance.
2010-2020: The Great Divide
DECEMBER 13, 2010
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.
DECEMBER 20, 2010
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
DECEMBER 7, 2010
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
JUNE 18, 2010
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.
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
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
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
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
OCTOBER 20, 2010
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.
DECEMBER 28, 2010
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
APRIL 18, 2010
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.