The Horizon Report 2011

Jane Hart

Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are: Time to adoption: One Year or Less.

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March 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

In terms of my professional reading, I added around 25 articles to my 2011 Reading List, but here are 3 that I’ve marked as must-reads. Enterprise collaboration requires critical new skills , Deb Lavoy, CMS Wire, 8 March 2011. You can see the 2011 Reading List here.

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May 2011 Review

Jane Hart

But first a review of May 2011. Mapping informal and formal learning strategies to real work , Tom Gram, Performance X Design, 4 May 2011. Roles in communities of practice , Joitske Hulsebosc, Lasagna and chips, 9 May 2011. The Client knows best , CLO Magazine, 26 May 2011.

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My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

In 2011 I now use Google Reader , and although it is no longer my most indispensable tool, it is still an important tool for me to keep up to date with what is happening in the “learning&# world. . In 2011 I now use WordPress to power my website.

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2011 Predictions

Clark Quinn

Deeper uses of technology are going to surface: more data-driven interactions, complemented by both more structured content and more semantics. mobile social strategy technologyFor the annual eLearn Mag predictions, this year I wrote: I think we’ll see some important, but subtle, trends. These trends are precursors to some very interesting nascent capabilities, essentially web 3.0: system-generated content.

Reciprocity: The Word of 2011

Dan Pontefract

I’d like to propose that 2011 be about reciprocity. rather than myopically introducing cool technological bells and whistles we should first stop to address why it’s so cool in the first place. My 2011 is going to start first with a simple term known as ‘reciprocity’.

Reflections 2011

Clark Quinn

Finally, it does appear more organizations are getting the message about moving to a strategic position in terms of learning technology. On this, the shortest day of the year here in the northern hemisphere, it seems like a good time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the coming one. It’s certainly been an interesting year, and a good one personally. I feel there are lots of reasons to hope for good things to be coming too. The opportunities are big.

2011: Integration

Harold Jarche

I was asked to make some predictions for 2011 but missed the deadline. Technology. The big idea that is catching on and may take shape in 2011 is the integration of organizational support. Perhaps in 2011 these departments will wake up and start talking to other. Technology WorkInstead of predictions, I think there are some trends that may cross the chasm this year. This follows on a post I wrote a year ago that included this table: (2009). Innovators.

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Learning 2011 Day 2 Morning Mindmaps

Clark Quinn

strategy technologyThis morning Elliott interviewed Cathy Casserly from Creative Commons and Dean Kamen. Cathy was a passionate advocate for openness and sharing. She talked about going further into learning, and I was reminded about Project Tin Can , making a more general learning path.

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

One of the key leadership qualities that should be demonstrated by leaders in 2011 and beyond is collaboration. Which brings me to the question, “ Should employees be incented to use social technologies ?”.

Semantic Technologies in Learning Environments

George Siemens

presented on Semantic Technologies in Learning Environments. Semantic Technologies in Learning Environments We’re into Week 3 of our open course Learning and Knowledge Analytics ( syllabus can be found here ). Recordings from our guest presenters are also available.

Best of working smarter for September 2011

Jay Cross

Best of Working Smarter Daily , September 1 – 30, 2011. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 7 surprising facts about recorded lectures - Donald Clark Plan B , September 17, 2011. 3 simple tips for setting up online communities - Jane Hart , September 30, 2011.

11 themes of the Zeitgeist for 2011

Ross Dawson

Our recently launch Map of the Decade triptych comprised three parts: the Map of the Decade , details on the ExaTrends of the Decade , and the 11 themes of the Zeitgeist for 2011. Zeitgeist for 2011. ZEITGEIST:2011.

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Educational Technology & Related Education Conferences: January-June 2012

Jane Hart

The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Clayton R Wright has produced the latest version of his well-known and well-regarded conference list.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Some Mobile Learning Predictions for 2011 Mobile learning will get its own identity.

Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 2011

Nancy White

Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2011 ) We had a great time with the first version of this workshop in August of 2010 in BEAUTIFUL Rossland, BC. Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2011: Using Visuals for Effective Engagement. Earlybird Registration (before March 15, 2011): $640 CAD + HST (12%).

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[VIDEO] In 1987 Apple predicted it would launch Siri in 2011

Ross Dawson

This video was posted on Waxy , where they calculate the date of the video as September 16, 2011, based on the calendar on the desk, and the request for a five-year old research paper from 2006. There may have been a bit of over-reach in predicting where this technology would take us.

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Better Education Through Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

me) on seeing a sight like this is to suggest that everybody would be better off with a little more investment in technology. But they could instead higher fewer people, pay them more, and use technology to make up the difference. But third, and perhaps most critically, you don't actually get any improvements in output using the technological solution. It is in this context we need to read an article like Kentaro Toyama's Can Technology End Poverty?

Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011. List of the top 100 Twitter influencers in Australia - Ross Dawson , May 31, 2011. CERT and performance support - Clark Quinn , May 31, 2011. Monday Video – Doodling - Nancy White , May 31, 2011. MoveOn Co-Founder Talks Social Networking - Jay Cross , May 31, 2011. 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. A big question - David Weinberger , May 1, 2011.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. link] December 1-3, 2010 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 16 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany. link] March 28-31, 2011 Web 2.0

Reflections from 2011 on The World of Social Media

Luis Suarez

During the course of 2011 I have embarked on a whole bunch of business travelling. And throughout 2011 I had the huge opportunity to meet, and learn!,

Bill Sullivan, CEO of Agilent Technologies is a Chief Engagement Officer

Dan Pontefract

In my quest to highlight CEO’s that are truly game changers, believers & practitioners of the thoughts and concepts written in this space, I came across Bill Sullivan of Agilent Technologies.

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Luis Suarez

After having put together last couple of blog posts about some of my reflections from the year we are about to end around The Social Web and Technology in general, I guess it’s now a good time to share with the world the third one from the series.

Learning Technologies UK wrap-up

Clark Quinn

I had the pleasure of speaking at the Learning Technologies ’11 conference, talking on the topic of games. The conference was held on the 3rd floor of the conference hall, while floors 1 and ground hosted the exposition: the ground floor hosted the learning and skills (think: training) exhibits while the 1st floor held learning technology (read: elearning) vendors. design games meta-learning mobile social technology

Reflections from 2011 – The Year of Mobile, Again

Luis Suarez

It’s even more interesting when some of those conversations have been going on around what we have done and learned in 2011 and right off it all turns into personal reflections for what’s happened throughout the year. My short answer: Technology.

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UX Week 2011 Videos Are Here

Adaptive Path

Seven weeks ago, an amazing group of about 500 creative individuals from around the world were all wrapped up in the warm n' fuzzy blanket of community and inspiration at UX Week 2011. UX Week 2011 | Jon Wiley | Whoa, Google Has Designers! Note: UX Week 2011 talks will be available on the Adaptive Path iPad app in a few weeks as we're busy migrating all videos to a new hosting service

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Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Well, I am afraid Alan is right, although I wouldn’t call it a prediction for 2012, but more a reality of today, 2011: the current state with all things social. Greg Lowe (@Greg2dot0) December 27, 2011.

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Indeed, mark your calendars as well for the Social Business Forum 2011. June is just around the corner and, once again, that can only mean that one of my favourite times of the year for conference events is about to kick off as well. Yes, that’s right!

MacIT 2011, Lessons Learned

Adaptive Path

I had the privilege of attending the Macworld Expo MacIT 2011 conference, held here in San Francisco this weekend at the Moscone center. Technology systems aren’t plumbing. Does this mean, though, that the network and technology infrastructure is the same as the rest of it? The lesson for we IT professionals is this: Technology is not static; neither should we be.

Technologies for collaboration and cooperation

Harold Jarche

That may change as collaboration technologies mature but for now any large organization should be looking at all three. Tweet Whether we’re working or learning, how we communicate is a key part of everything we do. Some web tools hinder communication while others may enable it.

New frameworks of 2011: Connected Success, Transformation of Business and Government, Crowdsourcing

Ross Dawson

Crowdsourcing Future of business Government SME Technology Social media Social trends Technology trends UncategorizedI believe strongly in visual frameworks as a way of communicating and engaging with complex ideas.

Why is the technology world so obsessed with fruit?

Ross Dawson

The One Ronnie show on BBC has an awesome skit playing on how current technology is so often described by fruit. Technology trendsThis is a classic. I laughed until I cried.

How technology is transforming events

Ross Dawson

One of my speaking bureau just asked me to provide them with a few quick ideas on how technology is changing events, as one of their key clients is having an internal meeting to discuss their future use of technology in events. Sophisticated participant technologies such as SpotMe with features such as people radar, meeting recommendations, consensus maps etc. Business relationships Social networks Technology trends

5 facets of employees’ increasing technology expectations

Ross Dawson

I spoke about how the evolving intersection of technology and society is shaping employees’ expectations, particularly in the technology they can use. I wove a broader story about social change and its implications, though I briefly brought out five points on what employees expect from technology. When people go into organizations, they have extremely high expectations of the technology they are given to use. Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0

#e2conf 2011 Highlights – 10 Reasons Why I Enjoyed the Event

Luis Suarez

I know that plenty of folks out there are probably waiting for the next blog post in the series of #e2conf 2011 Highlights from the Enterprise 2.0 Boston Social Web Coverage June 20, 2011.

Six trends for 2011 and beyond on how businesses can tap the power of the web

Ross Dawson

What specific trends do you see for 2011? Cloud Future of business Social media Technology trends Web 2.0The very dynamic Adam Franklin and Toby Jenkins of Bluewire Media recently did a video interview of me, asking me about the trends driving how the web will shape business.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Luis Suarez

market consolidates itself, how vendors will level up in their solutions and provide us with the social capabilities we have always been looking forward to, and how we will move into the next frontier… Stop focusing on the technology and just talk business ?

Today show: Social media and technology trends for 2012

Ross Dawson

Yesterday I appeared on the Australia national breakfast program Today , talking about what we can expect in social media and technology in 2012. Social media Social networks Social trends Technology trends

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Which Technologies Will Be the Biggest Deals?

Andy McAfee

I’m digging in on a project to better understand the ongoing digitization of business: the penetration of computer technology into more and more and more aspects of work. By ‘biggest impact’ I don’t mean anything like ‘largest IPO;’ instead, I’m trying to get a sense of which new/new-ish technologies will bring the biggest changes to the most companies and industries? Technologies to understand and produce natural human speech.

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? What is your practice of managing your technology configuration from a particular practices perspective, such as network weaving?

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy. I was invited to attend the conference, and participate in the opening plenary panel on D igital Technologies and the Future of Governance. The panel was moderated by Beth Noveck , Professor of Law at the New York Law School , who until recently served in the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and leader of the White House Open Government Initiative.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

January 1, 2011 to December 17, 2011. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Infographic) , March 5, 2011.

How technological and social change are feeding on each other in an accelerating spiral

Ross Dawson

In my recent keynotes I have frequently used variations on my Transformation of Business framework , which looks at how Technology Drivers and Social Drivers lead to a changed Business Landscape , and in turn New Drivers of Success. Yes, the forces of technological change are extraordinary.

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