from enlightenment to entanglement

Harold Jarche

The open-source sharing of energy will give rise to collaborative energy spaces, not unlike the collaborative social spaces on the Internet. We may discern some patterns from the past but our current challenges — as we shift to an electric-digital-networked age — are unique. Think of the canonical image of collaboration during the Enlightenment: fifty-five white men in powdered wigs sitting in a Philadelphia room, writing the rules of the American Constitution.

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solving problems together

Harold Jarche

Exceptions require cooperation and collaboration to solve. We can see the the narration of work in small bits that over time become a flow and later patterns emerge. Humans are very good at pattern recognition. Most situations at work can be considered from the perspective of — is this a known problem or not? If it’s known, then the answer can be looked up or the best person can be found to deal with it. The answer may even have been automated or outsourced.

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Shaping (As Opposed to Stumbling Into It!) – The Future of Online Learning and Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

when 5G rolls out - Collaborative Learning o Eg. Shaping (As Opposed to Stumbling Into It!) – The Future of Online Learning and Training Stephen Murgatroyd, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer Contact North | Contact Nord These are summary notes of the talk, taken by me, “I’m here because I’m old….

Infomediaries - A Significant Untapped Opportunity

Edge Perspectives

The book is Net Worth: Shaping Markets When Customers Make the Rules and I wrote it with my friend and collaborator, Marc Singer. And the more customers they serve, the more helpful they can be to each customer, because they can start to see patterns, and become more proactive by suggesting things to a customer based on an observation that other people like them have derived significant value from some resource that the customer has not even asked about.

The Surprising Secret to Improving Employee Engagement

Beth Kanter

For example, if your employees can’t get the resources they need to be successful, or key people in other departments are simply horrible at collaborating, or red tape gets in the way of serving the stakeholders, then your people will feel like they are spinning their wheels and engagement will drop. Those culture patterns are the missing link here, and until you can find and fix the culture patterns that are interfering with success, engagement will not improve.

AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup

Beth Kanter

AI can do this faster than humans to identify patterns. The platform is described as a “Slack-first” HR platform designed to help managers proactively combat abuse by fostering collaboration, teamwork, and inclusion. Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about AI for Social Good and Nonprofits. Most recently, we co-authored a policy brief for the Toda Peace Institute on artificial intelligence and its implications for civil society.

learning in complexity and chaos

Harold Jarche

In complexity, cooperation trumps collaboration. Collaboration means working together for a common objective around some kind of plan or structure. Work teams are collaborative. Cooperation is not the same as collaboration, though they are complementary. Teams, groups, and markets collaborate. Working cooperatively requires a different mindset than merely collaborating on a defined project.

Why Some AI Efforts Succeed While Many Fail

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Winning with AI , - a 2019 report based on a survey jointly conducted by the MIT Sloan Management Review and the Boston Consulting Group , - found that 90% of respondents agree that AI represents a business opportunity for their company. To help answer these questions, the study looked for patterns in the survey data and in the executive interviews to uncover what the companies that are succeeding with AI are doing.

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Educational Research in Learning Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

community - maybe collaboration and communities produce better test results, and maybe they don't. Unfortunately, ‘the vast array of literature involving learning technology evaluation makes it challenging to acquire an accurate sense of the different aspects of learning that are evaluated, and the possible approaches that can be used to evaluate them’ (Lai & Bower, 2019). 2019) which caught my eye. This is a common pattern for systematic reviews.

Ethical Codes and Learning Analytics

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2019) Ethical Codes As Standards of Conduct While ethics commonly applies to people in general, there is a specific class of ethics that applies to people by virtue of their membership in a professional group. Modern analytics is based mostly in machine learning and neural networks, and these in turn provide algorithms for pattern recognition, regression, and clustering. 2019) Similar functionality is also provided by IMS Global’s Caliper learning analytics (Oakleaf, et.al.,

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

The primary function of learning professionals within this new work model is connecting and communicating, based on three core processes: * Facilitating collaborative work and learning amongst workers, especially as peers. Sensing patterns and helping to develop emergent work and learning practices. In 2019: A workplace learning odyssey Performance support will be built into the workflow and take the form of online tools, networks and coaching.