e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Someone buy me this poster

Mark Oehlert

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

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Well Played, Blackboard

George Siemens

However, open source initiatives like Moodle offer reasonable alternatives. Very little consideration was given to the strategic adoption of technology. Which means that decisions makers are motivated (partly out of fear of appearing ill-informed, partly out of not wanting to take risks) to adopt approaches that integrate fairly seamlessly across the education spectrum. Why buy an LMS when you can buy the educational process?

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On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a suit

Harold Jarche

I can buy one of the best computers on the market and the richest person in the world is not able to get one that performs much better. The collaborative, networked enterprise saw its birth in open source software projects. You see, on the Internet, nobody knows you’re a suit … and that’s a major barrier to adoption. Tweet What is so different about working online? Why do social media scare the sh*t out of many organizational decision-makers?

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ePublishing business models

David Weinberger

The opening session is on business models for supporting the webification of the educational system. While there are many wonderful things about crowd-sourcing, he says, “I’m in favor of expertise. E.g., that humans are responsible for climate change is not in doubt, should not be presented as if it were in doubt, and should not be crowd-sourced, he says. buy anything. 1,600 faculty have formally adopted their books, in 44 countries.

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Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

ID³ , - the Institute for Institutional Innovation by Data Driven Design, - is a new multidisciplinary non-profit institution formed to develop architectural frameworks, open source software and educational content for the protection, sharing and monetization of sensitive data. Open, collaborative approaches have been successfully applied to the development of some of the most consequential, disruptive initiatives of the past few decades, like the World Wide Web and Linux.

Shifting Identities - From Consumer to Networked Creator

John Hagel

  Whether we look at the resurgence of crafts and hot rod cars, the rise of the “maker” movement, body hacking, social media or open source software, we find people who are investing more and more time and energy in the creation of things they are passionate about.  Many of us felt a deep seated need to achieve our potential, not by buying even more, but by discovering and developing our unique talents. Who are you? 

[berkman] Piracy in developing countries

David Weinberger

Q: Do people have a reason to buy legal works for anything except fear of enforcement? People buy legal works only for other reasons. E.g., the biz sw strategy is to allow rampant priacy to ensure universal adoption, and then they begin to enforce against the most vulnerable institutions: municipal gov’ts, etc. What’s the source of open source platforms here? Most govts have no demonstrated any consistent open source adoption strategy.

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Learning in times of economic meltdown

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The challenge for organizations is to use smart delivery, to replace classes with technology, to embrace open source, and perhaps to adopt a software-as-a-service model. Inge captured some points that didn’t make it into my notes, among them: more emphasis on open source/open resources; shift in company ethics, durable (energy) solutions; equiping people to manage the recession => that would be a business worth investing in.

OER Business Models - A Debate

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Lisa Petrides - IKSME Our mission is about maximizing all of these open access tools that enable breakthroughs in teaching and learning. The business model is based on helping faculty make the transition from commercial to open textbooks. All the content is CC-licensed content, and the platform is open source as well. It''s very much of a Linux model - the content itself should forever be free and open. open pedagogy is different from OER.

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A Parable of Integration

Martijn Linssen

Are you going to buy them, rent them, make them yourself? CIOs who say that are 100% clueless - feel free to quote me on that This is why I get questions like: whats a good open source ESB? Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Adopt vs adapt Microsoft and Cloud - they just don't get it, do t. Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Saturday, 29 May 2010 A Parable of Integration Integration.

Is it too late to save the Net from the carriers?

Doc Searls

Both pieces are in Wired , which is clearly on our side with this thing — especially since, if Marvin is right, Wired might someday need to pay the carriers for privileged carriage on what used to be the free and open (aka “neutral”) Internet. Are you ready to see the Net’s free and open marketplace sucked into a pit of pipes built and fitted by the phone and cable companies and run according to rules lobbied by the carrier and content industries?

[dpla] second session

David Weinberger

We agree on interoperability and open metadata. She encourages us to adopt the Europeana Data Model. Share our source code. We need open access to metadata. Ten million books are available from a commercial source, and 2M that are public (at OpenLibrary.org). 2M public domain (free), 7M out of print (digitized to be lent), 1M in print (buy ebook and lend them). Laughter] But DPLA can improve on Europeana with open data, Open Source, Open Licensing.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. The availability of cost-effective resources to facilitate wide collaboration (including open source software that enables wikis, discussion groups, chat and even web conferencing) presents the chance for organizations to reconsider the effectiveness of the performance support being offered to their people.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Some schools are comfortable encouraging students, faculty, and adminstratoin to use consumer apps on the open web. A handful of universities have adopted some aspects of web 2.0 It simplifies and streamlines the transactional aspects of administration, it encourages open communication and shared decision-making, and it provides a learning ecosystem that enables students to co-learn in order to supplement the formal aspects of their education.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I want to talk to you about the concept of free, the concept of open learning, the concept of networked learning in a networked world and the concept of the institution. You may in certain sense think of this talk, together with the other talks, as a rebuttal to the way institutions are approaching Massive Open Online Courses and open learning generally today. Even the defenders of open content say, "Oh, you''re way over. or you can buy the season for $29.99

Sales & Marketing People - tell us about your CRM!

Adaptive Path

The CRMs that I’ve looked at thus far are: Netsuite , Sage , GoldMine , Sugar , and Open Object. For example, Sugar and Open Object are open source options that have development communities adding features and functionality. With Sage and GoldMine you’re essentially buying a turnkey system (GoldMine is not hosted and runs on windows, Sage can be hosted online or on your own server). What advice do you have some firms that are just adopting a CRM?

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Games and the iPhone

Steven Berlin Johnson

Apple should buy out BusyMac to enable over-the-air iPhone syncing. Posted by: MK | March 10, 2008 at 02:42 PM It seems that Microsoft Exchange is not the only implementation of Exchange ActiveSync on the server side: It's supported by both Scalix and Zimbra (I don't know to what extent though), and there's an open source implementation called Z-Push. but calendars and contacts lack any largely adopted sync protocol for consumers.

Cloud - the Emergence of a New Model of Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Different departments could buy their own systems. They now co-existed right alongside mainframes, which in the intervening years had been significantly transformed with new technologies, open interfaces and Internet capabilities. Or the enterprise can adopt a hybrid model - delivering some of services from its own data centers, and acquiring others from service providers. The buzz and excitement around cloud computing has been steadily building over the last year.

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Global Science Excellence in Canada

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tanya Roussy says we should stop trying to buy talent and instead try to develop it. " And without this investment, no amount of government intervention can buy an innovation society. Sean Elliott calls on science to buy locally. "If Consider openness, for example. Merely by employing more open source, by encouraging the use of open resources, and through open cooperation, we can eliminate many of the inefficiencies of Canada's innovation ecosystem.

[berkman] John Wilbanks on making science generative

David Weinberger

To open up data, you need incentives and infrastructure if you’re going to make it useful to others. To open up tools, we’re talking about physical stuff, e.g., recombinant DNA. “The resistance is almost fractal,&# he says, at each level of opening up these materials. You can buy a gene sequencer on eBay for under $1,000. Q: Then why aren’t funders requiring the data be open? A: Making data legally open is easy.

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Propensities

Dave Snowden

Key dates: 1966 first experiments, 1970 patents granted 1982 MCI adopt, but AT&T breakup in 1984 allows emergence as they hold back development. ABB wanted to open it up in a profitable way. Ok I'm turning off now, not really recording as I don't buy the assumptions. OK I'm hoping we get back on track, so now we have Gabriele Ruffatti on open source between innovation and pre-adapation over market mechanism in the knowledge society.

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Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

high cost; or campus access in central lab - open couyrses, MOOCs, highly distributed hardware - LabVIEW crosses these two envirnments Centralized lab: eg., matterhorn open source lecture capture - object information is lost Object-based - object remains intact, can be searched, etc - but you need dedicated recording and replay software - eg.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As Peter said this is part 2 of a trilogy of talks, I gave the first one yesterday at University of Greenwich on the topic of "Open learning and open educational resources". What they are talking about these days is the destruction of the university at the hands of the massive open online course. As one of the people who invented the massive open online course, I feel a little personally involved here. They''re all sources of learning.

Department of Corrections

Doc Searls

It begins, Want to address ongoing concerns about the buying, selling and consolidation of people’s personal information without their knowledge or consent? In response, the Obama administration in February proposed a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights , which it’s pressing Congress to adopt. ” Notably, consumers might be shocked at how little their data buys them, while continuing to distrust what advertisers are doing with their data.

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The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan

Andy McAfee

They do require users to adopt a particular philosophy about sharing information and interacting with each other, and this philosophy can seem strange at first. For this project to succeed, we are going to need wide and rapid adoption across the entire corporation. Open source: same commitment here, lots of potential cost savings without reducing the capabilities. - Ralph Szygenda of GM is the poster child of global IT sourcing.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this presentation Stephen Downes addresses the question of how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will impact the future of distance education. slide 1 – MOOC Wordle] My objective in this talk is to address how the massive open online course (MOOC) will impact the future of distance education, and in particular, strategies and examples of the use of MOOCs to promote cultural and linguistic diversity. That gives us four terms: ‘massive’, ‘open’, ‘online’, and ‘course’.

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The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

and Apple or from specialized content sources such as national Geographic. Oehlert, 2006) Ands we can see learning management systems such as Desire2Learn adopt the same approach to design, creating personalized course home pages out of a set of associated widgets. People want to use tools that look and feel like tools they’ve always used, and will tend to adopt tools only if they see a clear benefit either in productivity or in savings.

Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In each case there have been the following factors where the organization: was a beneficiary of free or low cost SharePoint software did little to no assessment of their own needs and contexts had (are) used shared folders in the past as their main “collaboration&# approach identified “collaboration&# as a reason for implementing SharePoint did not have sufficient culture/leadership/process elements in place for the adoption.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary. Meebo has said that this API will " further accelerate the widespread adoption of Meebo rooms."

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My Main Focus for 2011: Scaling Good Behavior - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. We're documenting Mozilla's methods for spreading Firefox (its open-source web browser); the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's "100,000 Lives" campaign (an apparently successful effort to eliminate 100,000 preventable deaths in U.S. How to Be a Good Boss| Matthew May | American Express OPEN Forum. Bob Sutton.

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

Steve Denning

When leaders are bosses, organizations naturally adopt the disciplines of top-down hierarchies to assure that the individual intelligence of the leaders is properly leveraged across the work of large numbers of people. When leaders are facilitators, organizations adopt the disciplines of self-organized networks that are designed to leverage collective intelligence. This is the remarkable power behind open source platforms.

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Key Trend for 2007 - and Beyond

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

New technology-based capabilities often go from relative obscurity to market acceptance in one short year, - from being used primarily by leading edge adopters in research labs and universities, to being embraced by a wider marketplace. Buy and sell; bank; follow legislation; work together; access entertainment, earn a college degree, renew a drivers license. Interestingly enough, my experience in international open source projects bears out Walther's findings.

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The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Day One Debate introduction Moderator Wayne Mackintosh The concept of Open Education Resources (OER) is firmly based on the educational value of sharing knowledge. A key issue in the open education arena is whether OER should favour commercial use. DayTwo Pro Opening statement David Wiley The question of this debate, “Should OER favour commercial use?”, After a few months, however, I became concerned because adoption of the license wasn’t great.

Stupidity and the Internet

John Hagel

Some examples of shared practice can already be found on the Internet in such diverse arenas as open source software and online games like World of Warcraft. Larry Sanger also makes an important point – Nick is adopting a technological determinist view, ignoring the fact that we each have a choice in terms of what media we use. I, for one, will continue to buy and read (and occasionally write) books while still actively surfing the Net.

Ethical Codes and Learning Analytics

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

To become a nurse is, for example, to adopt as a personal code the ethical norms and values that define that particular profession. And, as he notes, ““There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use it[s]resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition.” Another source of error is misinterpretation.