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A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills

Beth Kanter

Last month, I participated in a Design Thinking Lab with network leadership practitioners convened by the Leadership Learning Community. The session was an introduction to design thinking methods and to generate ideas for instructional modules for networked leadership development.

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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

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Patterns of Business Innovation in China and India

John Hagel

From a strategist’s viewpoint, though, what I miss in such coverage is any deep analysis of the patterns of business innovation that might help to explain the explosive growth in both economies or the implications for Western companies.

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Future IMS Learning Design What is the future of learning design? Joel Greenberg My own personal view: maybe the world is moving on, and maybe the idea of 'design' is a bit old fashioned. Instead of trying to systematize, to sequence, a more appropriate approach is based around patterns and connections. The idea is to lead academics to a lightweight narrative, and having them design around it. We won't find any faculty willing to adopt these tools.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Retailers and Customers

John Hagel

Almost a decade ago, I detected an intriguing pattern regarding the unbundling and rebundling of firms (purchase unfortunately required). Of course, the pace and trajectory of unbundling (and related rebundling) differs across industries and geographies – the patterns are complex and fractal.

The Paucity of Intelligent Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Re: Why Intelligent Design Is Going to Win This must be comedy Friday at Tech Central Station. intelligent design people! intelligent design people! The point is, intelligent design is a religion-driven anti-intellectual position adhered to (and directed toward) mostly uneducated people, and it is Not Science. Asserting this does not make an opponent of intellectual design a loser, merely untactful in stating the truth. Intelligent design and all, you know?

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Unanswered Questions at Supernova 2007

John Hagel

About six weeks ago, I joined Deloitte & Touche USA LLP with a mandate to establish a major new research center in Silicon Valley. We are still at a very early stage in defining the research agenda, but it was a great opportunity to get some feedback and input from very smart folks.

A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. The report adds that the gap between the early AI adopters and everyone else is growing.

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If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

They’re windowless and the carpets look as though designers around the world have colluded with one another to see who can come up with the most bizarre patterns possible. Indeed, part of McConnell’s research corroborates Li’s investigative analysis.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This topic is designed to give you some tools and ideas for including social media appropriately in your overall organizational strategic plan and to measure its effectiveness. Whenever considering adopting a solution consider asking the following three questions. (1)

Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The article told the story about Google’s adoption of an AI first strategy , and in particular, its use of deep machine learning to dramatically improve Google Translate , one of its more popular online services.

Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Charles Jennings

Anyone who has even the most rudimentary understanding of chess knows that to adopt a strategy based on determinism is to often invite failure.

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Sustainable Design of Communities Dramatically Reduces Waste - “Moving beyond the green-home level, ambitious projects are attempting to join blocks of buildings into a single sustainable unit”. As new data is ingested, the system rewires itself based on whatever new patterns it now finds.

A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. The report adds that the gap between the early AI adopters and everyone else is growing.

The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

At last count, I’ve been to over 30 countries and have interacted with university presidents, VP academics, European Union education ministers, researchers, national research initiatives, faculty, grad students, students, and many others. Research and dissemination.

Nancy Duarte on her new book, Resonate

Dave Gray

Nancy Duarte is the founder of Duarte Design, one of the world’s leading presentation design companies. Q: Your recent book on presentation design, Slide:ology, was a runaway hit. With Resonate, I needed to do more homework and research.

a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

Intangible knowledge exchanges include strategic information, planning knowledge, process knowledge, technical know-how, collaborative design, policy development, etc., These are the early adopters. “Ideas lead technology. Technology leads organizations. Organizations lead institutions.

5 Ways Nonprofit Facebook Messenger Bots Can Deliver Impact

Beth Kanter

More and more people are adopting social media messaging, including Facebook Messenger , to contact nonprofits with questions, comments, or requests. The Climate Reality Bot is designed to educate supporters and build the organization’s email list for action alerts.

Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the past few years, the necessary ingredients have come together to propel AI beyond the research labs into the marketplace: powerful, inexpensive computer technologies; advanced algorithms and models; and most important, oceans and oceans of data. Only 20 percent of respondents had adopted AI at scale in a core part of their business. 40 percent were partial adopters or experimenters, while another 40 percent were essentially contemplators.

A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. Based on a survey of over 3,000 AI-aware C-level executives across 10 countries and 14 sectors, the report found that 20 percent of respondents had adopted AI at scale in a core part of their business, 40 percent were partial adopters or experimenters, while another 40 percent were still waiting to take their first steps.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

but Social Business In a post of over a year ago , appropriately titled Social Business Design - the beginning or end of E2.0? , Tweet op 11/10/2010 03:31:00 PM Labels: 2.0 , adapt , adopt , change , E2.0 , growth , maturity , Social Business Design , social media 12reacties: Jon Ingham said.

The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Sustainable Design of Communities Dramatically Reduces Waste - “Moving beyond the green-home level, ambitious projects are attempting to join blocks of buildings into a single sustainable unit”. Machine learning grew out of decades old research on neural networks , a method for having machines learn from data that’s loosely modeled on the way a biological brain , - composed of large clusters of highly connected neurons, - learns to solve problems.

Complexity and Public Administration

Dave Snowden

They have their groundings in design thinking, group dynamics, and complexity theory. While particular labs are for the most part run at local levels policy design labs at national or at regional (province/state/territory) level are in early phases of development.

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

The session is designed to answer three questions: Why does collaborative technology overload lead to loss of nonprofit workplace productivity and what are the best practices to avoid it? Adopt Good Practices Around Team Emails.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Power of Power Laws

John Hagel

But it is not just social scientists who fall prey to this temptation to adopt a Gaussian view of the world. These managers inherit from the industrial economy a belief that, even where the world is not yet Gaussian, it can be made so through design. Here's to patterns that connect!

Big Data Takes Center Stage

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Sampling requires anticipating how the data will be used so you can design the proper sample. When there was not that much data around, researchers had to make sure that the figures they bothered to collect were as exact as possible.

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[liveblog] International Conf. of Univ. Libs: Morning talks

David Weinberger

Look at user needs to design services. We generate lots of data, which allows us to be strategic, looking for patterns of use. The adoption rates are accelerating. Libraries are adopting new, higher-value services where the disruptors are not competing. Some data: In academic libraries, initial circulation is down 44% since 1991 and reference questions are down 69% (source: Association of Research Libraries).

Working Smarter, March 2012

Jay Cross

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 March 1, 2012 to March 30, 2012.

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Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Thinking in Models: for Design, for Learning… A large part of this talk is about that change. When you look at that, basically it''s like they have this model or design in their head of how we could rebuild the university system, wipe it all out, start over, and we''ll have a new model.

Job Interview Advice: Go Heavy on the Perfume or Personal Charm, Not Both

Bob Sutton

  In brief, the design was that 78 subjects (roughly half men and half women) were asked to evaluate a female job candidate. As the article explains: Specifically,she was trained to smile frequently (at prespecified points), to maintain a high level of eye contact with the subject, and to adopt an informal, friendly posture (one in which she leaned forward, toward the interviewer). I was interviewed this morning for a Woman's Day story on job interviews. 

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

It was designed to be a small to medium size group discussion, but because the room was large it was very challenging to do that successfully. Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

As a result, much of this investment was wasted, consistent with the broader pattern of the dot com bubble. It exhibits specific network patterns. It is in these patterns, the specific network mathematics, which the properties you describe of communities exists.

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The Future of the Training Department

Harold Jarche

Adopting new models of learning. This approach has already been adopted by Web services, where Beta releases are launched and tested before they are finalized. SENSE: Listen; Enable conversations; Look for patterns; Learn together.

Consciousness

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As a result, Dennett is "is content with the stark choice with which the modern picture confronts us: to adopt either a Cartesian dualism or a thoroughgoing mechanistic monism." It is not the result of some design, nor is it the result of some goal of objective.

Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Time for some quick-and-dirty research to get the brain in gear. Adopting new models of learning. This approach has already been adopted by Web services, where Beta releases are launched and tested before they are finalized.

The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Listen to this, from the 'Context' section: "it it is not technology that drives adoption; it is the institutional strategy, the changing nature of the student population and the decisions of individual instructors and faculty members." Seven Key Technology Patterns 1. Five Key Features of Online Learning Which Technology Patterns Will Enable 1. We've been through this with learning objects, with learning design, and more: the problem of learning is not a search problem.

Innovation in an Age of Austerity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On December 7 I participated in an Innovation Summit sponsored by the UK Innovation Research Centre (UK-IRC) at the University of Cambridge. The UK-IRC is “a collaborative initiative for cutting-edge research and knowledge exchange activities on how innovation can make businesses more competitive, improve public services delivery and help the UK meet the social, environmental and economic challenges it faces.”

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Innovating on the Edge of Big Waves

John Hagel

Pursuing these new practices and design ideas, Hamilton and the others working with him recognized that challenging larger and larger waves required a team effort. Petersburg to attract local talent and push challenging research and development projects.

How I use social media

Nancy White

I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns. I was simply unaware of the label, the research and scholarship around these things we call “CoPs.&#

From Stroboscope to Dream Machine

Mind Hacks

It charts how an early finding in visual neuroscience was adopted by the Beat writer William Burroughs and became a fixture of the psychedelic sixties. They most commonly trigger a type of hallucination called a form constant that comprises of geometric shapes and patterns. Sommerville, who was originally a mathematician, came up with a simple but effective design.

Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In our research of CoPs we noticed 9 general patterns of activities that characterized a community’s orientation.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: From Push to Pull

John Hagel

This material is the opening salvo in our research for a new book. Since we are still at the earliest stages of this research and writing, I would welcome any input or suggestions to make the story sharper and more compelling. They are all designed to “push” resources.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Three Variations on Offshoring

John Hagel

We believe that the real opportunities created by offshoring can only be captured by companies that adopt this view.

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