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Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note that coordination here is not really needed, in contrast to other systemss of mass collaboration. Response: I don''t think it is completely different - when you read an article, I understand some, I don''t understand some, I try to use it - I would lable this a collaborative process. The approach is to use network analysis technics, metrics and algorithms, and apply them to networks of knowledge artifacts. They create content collaboratively.

Reflections on Innovation, Productivity and Job Creation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I have also been thinking a lot about the impact of these innovations on the productivity of the service sector of the economy in general, and in particular, on the kinds of jobs that we can expect to be created over the next decades to replace those jobs that might decline or disappear as a result of such productivity improvements. Although there are numerous technological innovations that have improved the productivity of services over the past century (e.g.,

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Introduction to the Workshop - Ulrike Cress Why a workshop in mass collaboration? Recent mass phenomena: Wikipedia, tagging, blogging, Scratch, massive open online courses and connectivism, citizen science, maker-space Who is creating these? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Can we design mass collaboration? As you get more and more collaboration, you get a speed-up of innovation. So - what are the open issues. -

The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It requires the close collaboration of its various stakeholders, including a large variety of financial institutions, merchants of all sizes, government regulators in just about every country, and huge numbers of individuals around the world.

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Evaluation of CL/4291 “Draft text of the Recommendation concerning Open Educational Resources”, UNESCO

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is the analysis of the UNESCO OER resolution I provided to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO prior to the discussion and vote on the resolution concerning Open Educational Resources It is now a matter of historical record that the resolution did pass.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

It also means reducing spend by using open source technology, exploiting tools that are already being used in other parts of the organisation, and looking for new, faster and better ways to deliver value.

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Scale and Complex Systemic Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They are highly motivated to bring to market new products which offer significantly improved designs and/or lower costs, and thus gain competitive advantage and market share from the established leaders in their segment of the market. By investing in new products or processes, the company can sell them to their already large customer base and reap greater rewards faster.

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Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta

George Siemens

I find conference presentations, blogging, open courses, and interactions online much more satisfying. Several prominent researchers and organizations are now exploring next-generation online and hybrid learning models based social networked technologies: Goodyear (2011); SocialLearn (The Open University) 2011; and OpenClass (Pearson, n.d.). MIT’s OpenCourseWare initiative in 2002 increased attention to open and free sharing of educational course materials (see MIT, 2011).

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

However, in an increasingly open, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, global, - and unpredictable world, this is clearly no longer enough. Professors Lester and Piore describe two kinds of innovation, which they call analysis and interpretation.

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

Creativity, innovation, collaboration, to be valued What does the Social Customer give? Improved product, better advertising, great WOM How can you please the Social Customer? Jive When I visited Jives products page and their solutions page, all I got in Firefox was a blank page.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Difference and Friction

John Hagel

Page then turns to predictive tasks and highlights two key conclusions from his analysis: that diversity and accuracy contribute equally to collective predictive performance, and that a crowd’s collective prediction must always be at least as good as the average prediction of a member of the crowd.

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Places and People that Use The No Asshole Rule

Bob Sutton

We provide ways to share knowledge and projects among our people, believing that we all work better and learn more when we freely interact and collaborate with other talented people.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Creation Nets

John Hagel

We’re excited about it because it represents an opening salvo in a new wave of research we’re pursuing into methods for organizing innovation activity beyond existing institutional boundaries. First, we tackle the popular topic of open innovation. Thanks for he open sharing.

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The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The pendulum had swung far in the opposite direction when we had flower children, itinerant hippies, anti-war protests, and, more recently, the Open Source movement and the proliferation of blogs. It was the product of a scenario analysis that looked ahead all the way to 2004!

Unlocking Data for Philanthropy: Notes from Global Philanthropy Forum Session

Beth Kanter

3) Social Network Analysis of the #GPF13 tag during the discussion created by Marc Smith. Philanthropy needs to understand how to make best use of open data sets and increasingly disintermediated data that is hard to find.

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Propensities

Dave Snowden

He plans to do this with network analysis. Hence value functions (utility, production etc) and fitness functions (and thus fixed fitness landscapes ) are incorrect representations. First up after coffee is a presentation about collaborative innovation in ABB from Prof.

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TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 1

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The hypothesis is that there's something about the scale, reach and openness that unlocks new power and potential in human organizational forms. facebook - "pick-up" collaborations - low cost to start a new project or business - outsourcing to customers, eg., We check each of the sources by person - and are able to place these into context. This analysis tells us about what is attracting the interest of he long tail. David P.

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.

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?”, On June 8, 1999 I released the Open Publication License. Reusable Media, Social Software and Openness in Education.

Knowledge Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

" STEP convened the conference because "US investment in intangibles, according to a 2006 Federal Reserve Board staff analysis, exceeds all investment in tangible property and, if properly accounted for, would raise productivity growth significantly. The essence of the Industrial Revolution was the application of technology, tools and process innovations to increase productivity and quality radically in the production of physical assets.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Unanswered Questions at Supernova 2007

John Hagel

Lang and I go way back in terms of our collaboration – in fact, he was a key collaborator in the development and writing of both Net Gain and Net Worth and has edited all our subsequent Quarterly articles.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. link] December 4-6, 2012 International Symposium on Open, Distance, and e-Learning (ISODEL), Bali, Indonesia. Clayton R.

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As a result, a large part of my work involves being exposed to new and interesting technologies, whether they are the latest military simulators, academic papers delivered at scientific conferences, or product proposals being promoted by aspiring developers. Don't ask me what companies are developing what products, how industry stocks are performing, or where all the 'smart money' is going. Nobody will be fooled well, except maybe purchasers of fad educational products.

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First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Tools Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Moving from One to Many - LMS Products are Two Generations Behind Leading with an LMS - Harmful to Your Health (or Skipping Stages. Update 2/6/2008 based on recent Top eLearning Posts It can be daunting to visit a blog for the first time. The author(s) have been writing individual articles for months or years.

[berkman] The Law Lab

David Weinberger

The Law Lab is a rich environment, open for collaboration, that does research, explores ideas. John says that the mission is about multidisciplinary and collaborative research: evolutionary, neurological, and computational sciences, not to mention psych, sociology, law and economics. It will create open technology “for governance and mechanism design — private production of norms, rules, common law and statutes.&#. It’s open source.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Probably the most notable of the specialized computers, the iPod, has become one of the most popular consumer products of all time. Digital cameras have essentially replaced traditional cameras; Polaroid is ceasing production of instant film in 2009. Dignan, 2008) Microsoft needs to virtualize Windows, to create versions tailored to different devices, simplifying the operating system providing a similar user experience across a wide range of products.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Social Graph.shaping up to be the hot summer song of 08

Mark Oehlert

It is close to social network analysis but is more closely tied to graph theory - hence its language of nodes and vertices. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 4 - Man.Im just getting warmed up! (and a shocker!)

Mark Oehlert

Tag Cloud | Main | A Must Watch: Openness, Localization, and the Future of Learning Objects by David A Wiley » July 17, 2008 Day 4 - Man.Im As long as its online, stores can have inventories of 1 product and overhead of near zero.

Intelligent Communities Summit - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Robert Bell, Executive Director, Intelligent Community Forum , opening keynote. 2006, opened up. OECD: process automation yoelded 22 percent increase in productivity. Anytime-anywhere collaboration. And we have recently opened our first PEI location.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

Any analytical thinking from reading helps keep the mind agile and open to discovery of the answers sought. Norman is completing his journey from functional design to enlightening design to feelings about design and now to how people and machines will be able to form productive relationships.