The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions
DECEMBER 11, 2013
The Foundation index, measures the fast moving advances in technology performance and adoption, as well as the shifts of global public policy that are reducing the barriers to entry and movement. This discrepancy in technology adoption has been observed for the past few years.
The connected enterprise adoption curve
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
You have the enterprise social technology and you may have even developed training programs, in conjunction with supporting collaboration aligned with the workflow. These are the early adopters. [First.]
The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016
AUGUST 16, 2016
For the past several years, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has published an annual list of the Top Ten Emerging Technologies that would likely have the greatest impact on the world in the years to come. The technologies on the list are not new.
Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt
JULY 26, 2010
and Social are about humans, people, change management, radical organisation change, and, in the end, about tools And, on the field of Integration, the theme of adopt versus adapt has always played the most significant role in my working life. Do we adopt the industry standards?
Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation
MAY 26, 2013
So far, the journey has been incredibly fascinating, if anything, because we are just about to enter the last stage of Social Business Adoption and Enablement: Adaptation. We are not doing Adoption per se anymore, specially, driving adoption.
Technology Adoption Issues
MARCH 19, 2008
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Apple finally adopts the Network Mindset
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
As someone who has followed the web and technology landscape for the last 15 years, I have noticed that the companies which have proven dominant are those that demonstrate what I would call a network mindset. By which I mean, they grok the emergent properties of network effects, and use that to establish a dominant position that is remarkably hard to replicate.
Kew Gardens adopts Web principles for real-world wayfinding
MARCH 26, 2012
In a paper Natasha Waterson and Mike Saunders describe how Kew Botanical Gardens in England are adopting mobile technology to help visitors become “delightfully lost.” ” From the abstract: In October 2010, Kew Gardens commissioned an in-depth study of visitors’ motivations and information needs around its 300-acre site, with the express aim that it should guide the development of new mobile apps.
A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?
JULY 2, 2014
Given the relentless impact of technology-based innovation on just about all aspects of society, I like reading the views of different people on the subject, especially those outside my own worlds of technology and business.
5 uncertainties that will shape the future of wearable technology
OCTOBER 15, 2014
The rise of wearables is one of the biggest emerging trends in consumer technology. Over the last decade our primary interfaces with connected technology have shifted from fixed computers to devices that we can carry in our pockets or bags. While it is always hard to predict consumer response to new technologies, it is safe to say that any early adopters will take to the next generation of devices with alacrity. Health Mobile Technology trends Uncategorized
Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?
MAY 9, 2011
Social collaboration technologies such as internal instances of blogging, micro-blogging, video sharing, discussion forums, idea sharing, wikis, and so on are all key aspects of being collaborative. Which brings me to the question, “ Should employees be incented to use social technologies ?”.
Education Technology Strategies - Day Two
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. We also find these technologies are giving students with special needs a new voice, and to connect with their teachers and classmates. So, we see this huge growth in technology.
How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption
APRIL 9, 2013
Don’t let the discomfort of the learning curve for new technology tools get in the way of adopting social media or mobile tools as a personal and organizational leadership tool for your organization.
People, Organization, Technology?
MARCH 5, 2013
Headed for my personal trash bin: ‘People, Process, Technology.’ For the rest, technology should enable serendipity rather than predictive process. It may be People, Organization, Technology; although we should not be in a rush to replace a failed triplet with another.
Social Software Adoption
AUGUST 10, 2009
You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0
From learning to working technologies
NOVEMBER 27, 2010
Tweet Here is a graphic of Moore’s technology adoption curve. Inspired by Jane Hart , this is my view of the current state of the learning technologies industry: The Late Majority and Laggards are focused on meeting their compliance needs.
Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement
OCTOBER 26, 2016
Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership #socbiz-adoption adaptation-framework
TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology
JUNE 29, 2012
TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. Technology does not solve problems. Technology alone does not solve problems.
What’s Needed First? Culture Change or Enterprise 2.0 Adoption
MARCH 25, 2010
adoption? knowledge management technology There is a dilemma that exists in the 90-9-1 phenomenon. Do we first require an organizational culture adaptation prior to any meaningful Enterprise 2.0
What can nonprofit technology trainers learn from the social work field to improve their training techniques?
OCTOBER 2, 2014
Over the past two decades of teaching workshops to nonprofits on the use of technology for mission-driven work and more recently on the use of online networks and data, people come workshops with different degrees of organizational readiness to embrace change that is needed to be successful.
Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 15, 2013
A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. turns a perfect event into time- and space- independent mode - make optimal use of current technology for recording, storage, distribution, etc - provide added value: replay, searching, browsing, etc.
Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA
MAY 4, 2012
Note From Beth: Just before I left for Rwanda, I caught some interesting discussion threads about organizational adoption of networked ways of working on Twitter coming from the #COFLA hashtag as a result of the Council on Foundations gathering in Florida.
Bridging the World’s Knowledge Divide: Technology + Competition, Skills and Institutions
OCTOBER 20, 2015
This year’s event was focused on the impact of digital technologies on economic development in emerging and developing countries. It was organized around six different sessions , each of which explored the links between technology and development through a different lens. .
The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0
APRIL 18, 2010
Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. however, do require both behavioural and technological changes and are therefore long-haul products. The first diagram outlines four key org structure phases plotted against the technology adoption life-cycle. adoption counci
Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.
OCTOBER 7, 2011
Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. A Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow : Comments. I'm just wondering who "polices" the rule if a company adopts it. Bob Sutton.
What’s the Value of Blockchain?
APRIL 17, 2017
Such real-world use cases are particularly important when introducing a new, complex set of technologies in the marketplace. They’re the best way of getting on the learning curve for the new technologies as well as of explaining the kinds of problems they help us address.
What does it mean to transform workplace learning? (New article in the MWL Magazine)
MARCH 9, 2017
“Modern Workplace Learning therefore doesn’t just mean adding in new technology to old training practices, nor implementing a new learning platform but rather adopting a new, modern understanding of what it means to learn at work. Modern Workplace Learning means: doing things differently and doing different things” Read the full … Social learning
Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities
DECEMBER 19, 2016
Big data ,- including analytics , data science , artificial intelligence and related information-based technologies - are now everywhere. “Is The convergence of several technology trends is accelerating progress.
The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations
JANUARY 17, 2017
Last year, a panel of global experts convened by the World Economic Forum selected blockchain as one of the Top Ten Emerging Technologies for 2016, based on its potential to fundamentally change the way economies work.
Open Innovation 2.0
MARCH 27, 2017
Their scientists and engineers came up with a variety of technology breakthroughs and inventions, including the transistor, the laser, the UNIX operating system, the personal computer, DRAM, disk drives, relational data bases and many more.
The Transformative Power of Cloud Computing
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Mainframes and PCs were the defining technologies of the centralized model and client-server models respectively. The Internet is the defining technology of the cloud computing model.
Webinar Software - Adoption Advice
JULY 23, 2008
Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." Our webinars have been successful by our standards and for the most part, we've been early adopters of the technology. Anyone have concern about adopting Adobe Connect vs. the myriad of other solutions out there? I personally often adopt whatever is most easily available.
Automation and Employment in the 21st Century
MARCH 7, 2017
Ever since the advent of industrialization over 200 years ago, there’ve been periodic fears about the impact of technology-based automation on jobs. But each time those fears arose in the past, technology advances ended up creating more jobs than they destroyed.
The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy
JANUARY 19, 2016
Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. Digital innovation, adoption, and usage are evolving at a supercharged pace across the US economy,” notes the report in its opening paragraph. “As
The Datafication of Business and Society
JUNE 9, 2015
But digitalization , - its companion concept which captures the impact of the digital revolution on the economy and society, - has been in use since computers were widely adopted around 60 years ago.
You Need To Launch An Internal 2.0 Adoption Council
NOVEMBER 8, 2009
train is culturally, technologically and organizationally superior than yesterday’s industrial model. Adoption Council. Adoption Council is a way for you to reach out to the organization and do it in a flat, cohesive, collaborative and (incidentally) 2.0 Adoption Council within your own org. Adoption Council – invited by Susan Scrupski - but the internal version is equally important). adoption council collaboration Culture enterprise 2.0
Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Leading-edge companies are leveraging design thinking to translate technological advances into compelling customer experiences in order to seize market share from more traditional competitors. Design has long played a major role in product innovation.
Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Current firewall, event sharing, and attack detection approaches are simply not feasible as long-run solutions for cybersecurity, and we need to adopt an inherently more robust approach.
DECEMBER 2, 2013
Technology is supposed to support our goals, and, when well-written, it does. For instance, while I love Keynote, I haven’t been able to adopt Pages because it hasn’t had industrial-strength outlining. Um, people, this is why we have technology: to support us in working smarter, not to go to a last-century (or worse) manual process. design meta-learning strategy technology
From ideas to ideology
MARCH 4, 2013
Charles Green wrote a few years ago that management is still fighting the industrial revolution : Ideas lead technology. Technology leads organizations. So basically, ideas are enabled by new technology around which new organizations are created.