The Horizon Report 2011

Jane Hart

Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. Learning Analytics. The Horizon Report 2011 (PDF

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Notes On "Global Guidelines: Ethics in Learning Analytics"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In my post referencing the ICDE's Global Guidelines: Ethics in Learning Analytics yesterday I said: This document summarizes the considerations of an ICDE working group on learning analytics. The presumption throughout is that a global ethic in learning analytics is needed, can be known, and comprehends the issues in this document. Definition and purpose of the use of Learning Analytics Where is data drawn from? What data must be included in learning analytics?

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The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent article by NY Times reporter Steve Lohr discussed the rising importance of data as a major competitive differentiator. Business analytics predates the big data era.

Reflecting on Learning Analytics and SoLAR

George Siemens

The Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference (LAK16) is happening this week in Edinburgh. I have great hope for the learning analytics field as one that will provide significant research for learning and help us move past naive quantitative and qualitative assessments of research and knowledge. Would you be interested in participating in a discussion on educational analytics (process, methods, technologies)? Not everyone was a fan of the idea of learning analytics.

Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning

Xyleme

You can''t report anything. If L&D took a Google Analytics approach to learning, they could. I''ve pulled together some of the most important Web analytics metrics that we regularly review and report to the business here at Xyleme, along with the reasons why they matter.

[shorenstein] Farnaz Fassihi on Reporting from the Middle East

David Weinberger

I’m at a Shorenstein lunchtime talk where Farnaz Fassihi is giving a talk titled “Reporting from the Middle East.” She was a reporter for the Newark Star-Ledger on 9/11. ” There’s thus even more of an obligation to have reporters on the ground.

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New Horizon Report: Alan Levine – Mindmap

Clark Quinn

This evening I had the delight to hear Alan Levine present the New Media Consortium’s New Horizon Report for 2011 to the ASTD Mt. For the longer term (4-5 years), the two concepts were gesture-based computing and learning analytics.

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Unlock your potential with Towards Maturity’s 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report

Jane Hart

Today, Towards Maturity released their 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report: Unlocking Potential: Releasing the potential of the business and its people through learning. This report helps break down the vision for truly integrating learning and work into practical steps.

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Are You Missing Crucial Insights from Your LMS Reports?

TOPYX LMS

One of the key features of a learning management system is reporting and analytics. LMS reporting tells you who is using your system and how they are using it. This information can go a long way toward helping you optimize corporate online learning programs. LMS Implementation Online Learning

Ethical Codes and Learning Analytics

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract The growth and development of learning analytics has placed a range of new capacities into the hands of educational institutions. The ethics of learning analytics will therefore need to be developed on criteria specific to education.

Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

Beth Kanter

For many nonprofits, Google Analytics is the tool of choice for measuring traffic, reach, engagement, and action primarily because it is free. While it is somewhat easy to use, some of the more valuable features may require a little tutoring to understand and use.

Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning

Beth Kanter

Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field. Two or three years to adoption: Learning Analytics (K-12/Higher Ed), Open Content (K-12), Games and Gamification (Higher Ed). Learning and Knowledge Analytics.

What Social Media Analytics Can’t Tell You About Your Audience

Beth Kanter

My colleague, Alexandra Samuel, has published a report over at Vision Critical based on integrating survey data with consumers actual social media usage versus self-reporting. So, in other words, research respondents opt-in to integrating their answers with their social media profiles.

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

We talk about finding the right tool for the data collection job and tools come in three different categories: analytics tools, content analysis, and surveys. Analytics tools like the ones described below are good for measuring actions and engagement.

[berkman] Zeynep Tufecki on the boom-and-bust cycle of social-media-fueled protests (with live reporting)

David Weinberger

And hashtags were dropped, so analytics miss just how big it was. Zeynep Tufecki [twitter: zeynep ] is giving a Berkman Tuesday Lunch talk titled “Gezi Park Protests & the Boom-Bust Cycle of Social Media Fueled Protest.” ” She says that surveillance and social media + protest are two of her topics, so swhen protests broke out in her home country of Turkey, she felt she really had to study it. She is today presenting issues she is still working through.

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What kind of reporting will you have them do to monitor as needed?

SXSW: What Social Media Analytics and Data Can’t Tell You

Beth Kanter

I’m just back from the SXSW Interactive Festival where I was on a panel called “ What Social Media Analytics Can’t Tell You ” moderated by Alexandra Samuel of Vision Critical , Jeremiah Owyang , Crowd Companies, and Colby Flint, Discovery Channel.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Brandon on 05 Jan 2010 at 12:58 pm Nancy, this report/material is fantastic.

The State of AI Adoption - High Performers Show the Way

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A common theme throughout the report was that the same players who were leaders in the earlier waves of digitization and analytics were the early leaders in the AI wave. Overall, 63% report revenue increases in the business unit where the AI use case is deployed.

Digital Learning Survey 2019 – Most Tech Doesn’t Stack Up

Xyleme

Investing in a “next gen” Learning Content Management System (LCMS) can help close the analytics gap and drive actionable business insights. In fact, a next gen LCMS incorporates each of the top areas of growth in digital learning platforms identified by Fosway Group: Analytics.

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Training Industry Names Xyleme as a Top Learning Portal/LMS Companies 2018 Company to Watch

Xyleme

This allows LMS users to access CDS content using their normal LMS, and get the benefits, including analytics, that CDS provides. September 25th, 2018 (Denver, CO and Raleigh, NC) Training Industry released the 2018 Top Training Companies selections for the learning portal/LMS sector.

New York City Halts Teacher Bonus Program: Another Blow to.

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Davenport: Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning. The New York Time s reports that the school system has abandoned their teacher bonus system because it is ineffective. Weighing surveys, interviews and statistics, the study found that the bonus program had no effect on students’ test scores, on grades on the city’s controversial A to F school report cards, or on the way teachers did their jobs. 

Digital Learning Survey 2019 – Most Tech Doesn’t Stack Up

Xyleme

Investing in a “next gen” Learning Content Management System (LCMS) can help close the analytics gap and drive actionable business insights. In fact, a next gen LCMS incorporates each of the top areas of growth in digital learning platforms identified by Fosway Group: Analytics.

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Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, McKinsey published The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world , a comprehensive report on the state of big data, and in particular, on the challenges and opportunities a company faces as it strives to become a data-driven business.

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Blockchain and Public Health Solutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In each of these areas, the report presented uses cases where blockchain is already being deployed, and recommended a number of blockchain related public health measures that will help better prepare for future pandemics. said the report.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Brandon on 05 Jan 2010 at 12:58 pm Nancy, this report/material is fantastic.

Google: "A place where it simply isn't efficient to act like an asshole.

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Davenport: Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning. I just got off the phone with a reporter who was asking about Google, which topped Fortune's best place to work list for the third time.  Stanford Reports: The Acceptance Speech. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. 17 Things I Believe.

Evidence that "Retail Therapy" is Effective - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Davenport: Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning.   BPS Research reports a recent article containing a series of small studies that shows "retail therapy" does work -- at least in a sample of young American consumers.  Stanford Reports: The Acceptance Speech. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech.

Predictions for Learning and Development for 2018 and Beyond

Xyleme

Report Contents. Without having analytics to help provide insights into the value of their content, and how learning is being used, being able to appeal to business goals will be difficult. Click Here for the full report.

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Announcing Bravais 1.2!

Xyleme

provides the ability to track and report on all the content published to and from the Bravais TM cloud platform, no matter the device from which the content is being accessed. Users that have both Xyleme LCMS and Bravais have a huge advantage- consolidated analytics. Bravais 1.2

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

Also, LMSs do not provide IDs with the deep analytics required to understand what content is working and what content is not. . Top-notch LCMS solutions can even provide detailed analytics that identify the most effective content. Reporting. . . Usage Reports (Formal). ?. ?.

Zoom needs to clean up its privacy act

Doc Searls

Two days ago, Consumer Reports , the greatest moral conscience in the history of business, published Zoom Calls Aren’t as Private as You May Think. think, for example, Google Ads and Google Analytics).

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The Emergence of Industry 4.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

as being primarily about the digital transformation of the whole enterprise. “In this report, the term ‘Industry 4.0’ The PwC report includes the findings of its 2016 Global Industry 4.0 Data analytics and digital trust are the foundations. “Data fuels Industry 4.0

Xyleme Named a Top 20 Learning Portal for Sixth Consecutive Year

Xyleme

These organizations are striving to improve the user and administrative experience through advancements in reporting and analytics and are focused on modernizing the individual learner experience.”. October 23rd, 2017 – Xyleme is honored to be named one of Training Industry Inc.’s

Organizing Big Data Initiatives: Lessons from the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

my fellow guest columnist Tom Davenport reflected on whether institutions should appoint a dedicated executive to oversee their company-wide big data and analytics initiatives, and if so, which C-level senior executives should such a position report to.

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Competing Against “Digital Invaders”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After analyzing the survey data, - including the use of Watson Analytics to extract inferences from open-ended responses, - IBM published its findings in Redefining Boundaries: Insights from the Global C-suite Study.

CNN Interviews: Good Boss, Bad Boss on TV - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Management maxims in need of a makeover - US News and World Report. Davenport: Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning. As reported here a couple days ago, the folks at CNN and NPR's The World program found my post from last September on the (then) trapped miners, which focused on the competence and compassion of their leader, Luis Urzua (An interesting effect of Google and the web, as this seems to be all the result of the high page rank of my original post ). 

The State of American Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Their analysis and conclusions were published last October in a highly detailed 94 page report, - The State of American Jobs. Let me summarize some of the report’s key findings.

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LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application that allows a company, school, or organization to administer, document, track, and report on the delivery of educational courses and training programs. Usage reports on courses and learning objects. Reporting.

Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The future of financial infrastructure report is based on a year long study involving industry leaders, regulators and other subject matter experts. Others include biometrics, cloud computing, cognitive computing, machine learning and predictive analytics.

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?

Xyleme

In one of our recent posts, " Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning ," we lay the foundation of our perspective regarding L&D''s constant battle for greater relevance in business strategy and planning.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

asks McKinsey in a recently published report - Artificial Intelligence: the Next Digital Frontier. “AI adoption outside of the tech sector is at an early, often experimental stage,” is the report’s succinct answer. “Few firms have deployed it at scale.”.

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Learning Styles, ha, ha, ha, ha

Jay Cross

This marvelously tongue-in-cheek report looks at 800 studies of learning styles and concludes that there are better uses for educational funding. imaginative versus analytic learners. lefts/analytics/inductives/successive processors.