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The Need to Adapt to the Speed of Change or Die: lessons for L&D from the retail industry

Charles Jennings

As with the many bookshops that have been forced to close in the face of new entrants to the publishing and distribution market – Amazon and Apple – the retail music industry certainly saw what digitisation was doing. You don’t get that when buying online”.

Do you want to DO design thinking? Start with the d.School's.

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Adam Penenberg: Tragic Indifference: One Mans Battle with the Auto Industry over the Dangers of SUVs.

Guy Kawasaki Makes an Enchanting Offer: Buy One, Get One Free.

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Adam Penenberg: Tragic Indifference: One Mans Battle with the Auto Industry over the Dangers of SUVs.

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The 3 Qs for Great Experience Design (by Jared Spool)

Adaptive Path

The 3 Qs for Great Experience Design. We’ve looked at team communication techniques, requirement gathering techniques, the target industry, and the geographic location. All said, we’ve inspected about 250 different variables for dozens of organizations across a wide variety of industries, educational institutions, and government. Notice that the story doesn’t describe the specifics of the design or the system — that’s not important.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In research conducted by Jenny Ambrozek and Joe Cothrel , Nancy was listed as one of the “top influencers&# in the industry. Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups.

5 Disruptive Trends That Will Alter Your Mobile Strategy

Xyleme

Furthermore, while social media monitoring and exploring, I am seeing an increase in not only speculation of that point, but a firm belief from others in the industry that there IS a shift happening in todays learning market. This is of course different from the previous way of thinking that implies just having the content out there and accessible is enough. ” This shift in focus is a big change not only for the learning industry but for business organizations in general.

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The Better By Design Summit: Cool Things I Heard in New Zealand.

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Adam Penenberg: Tragic Indifference: One Mans Battle with the Auto Industry over the Dangers of SUVs.

Is It Sometimes Rational to Select Leaders Randomly? A Cool Old.

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Adam Penenberg: Tragic Indifference: One Mans Battle with the Auto Industry over the Dangers of SUVs.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Misconceptions About China

John Hagel

Now, of course, there is a political entity known as China. This produces a rich environment of public policy competition, where local governments compete with each other to design more attractive economic policies to attract investment. I will have to go out now and buy the book!

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The latest in 3D printing trends: guns, ears, body parts, and now in your local store

Ross Dawson

Anyone looking at the future must keep abreast of the growing scope of capabilities of 3D printing and what it could mean for industries and society. The gun is designed to fire standard handgun rounds, using interchangeable barrels for different calibers of ammunition.

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stevenberlinjohnson.com: Universal Remotes Are Universally Useless

Steven Berlin Johnson

So I buy this fancy Marantz receiver that comes with its own universal remote that theoretically should allow us to consolidate the five remotes we currently have (for the LCD screen, the DVD player, the cable box, etc) into one single remote. To do this, however, you have to sit there pointing the cable box remote at the Marantz remote so it can learn the commands one by one, which of course is time-consuming and annoying.

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Leadership and Management Skills in the Knowledge Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In this course, I will examine how to leverage emerging, disruptive technologies to significantly transform a business or even a whole industry. The course will cover in detail the key areas involved in bringing complex technologies like the Internet to market, including strategy formulation and execution as well as organizational and cultural issues. In the industrial economy we have primarily applied technology and engineering to back-end tasks.

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Manifesting in principle

Clark Quinn

My thoughts are related: Tool vendors should ensure that their tools can support designers interested in these elements. The real issue is in the design. Of course, we’d like them to do so regardless! I’ve argued in the past that better design doesn’t take longer. Similarly, if you’re buying pre-made content (aka shelfware), you should check to see if it also meets these standards. design strategy

Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Adam Penenberg: Tragic Indifference: One Mans Battle with the Auto Industry over the Dangers of SUVs.

PKM in Action. Part 2

Harold Jarche

A very low-tech approach comes from the hospitality industry. Siilasmaa therefore took some courses, attended lectures, and learned online. In describing how Apple designs its products, Jony Ive likened it to a balancing act.

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Reflections on ISPI 2010

Clark Quinn

Given that I just won a copy of GPS software for my iPhone (after seemingly never winning anything), I reckon I should buy a lottery ticket! There are a couple of things to like, including that they start by analyzing the performance gaps and causes, and are willing to consider approaches other than courses. While there may need to be management buy-in, it comes from emergent value, not exec-dictated outcomes the group should achieve!

How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The auto industry has been adding L1 features to cars for over 40 years, and more advanced L2 features for the past two decades. Hardware platforms remain challenging to build, and there are few applications that people want enough to buy.

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Project Aha!

Jay Cross

I’m investigating what it takes for a learner to become self-sufficient, to both learn and design learning experiences. They contain studies of learning from the frameworks of design, teaching, networks, tech, brain science, and positive psychology. Instructional design?

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Charles Jennings

Learning professionals spend a significant amount of their time (maybe even the majority) designing and delivering content and then evaluating completions and short-term memory outputs from structured mandatory and compliance training modules and courses.

The Croatian No Asshole Cover: One of the Most Funny - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bob Sutton.

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Luis Suarez

Why did we turn Industrious in our own vanity in the first place? And we buy it, because, you know, we still want to be right at the centre of the spotlight.

From Horseless Carriages to Driverless Vehicles

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Having experimental AVs coursing through public roads in Silicon Valley, Pittsburgh and Phoenix is concrete evidence that our smart machines are achieving human-like intelligence, raising a number of important questions: how long before AVs are all around us?;

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WCOL Opening plenary - Wednesday

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

link] Randy Best Perspectives on Innovative Learning We are an industry in transition - transition to what? The next generation will be designed specifically for digital delivery, and break down how we study into a less linear market. So, this industry can move fast, and is doing so. But as an industry it has a huge way to exploit technology for its customers, the learners. to deliver specific courses. Courses are totally online.

We can do better than selling our data

Doc Searls

If personal data is actually a commodity, can you buy some from another person, as if that person were a fruit stand? Nor is there much if any evidence that businesses will want to buy personal data from individuals, on a per-person basis, especially when they can still get it for free. Club good: e.g., bridges, cable TV, private golf courses, controlled access to copyrighted works. Of course Jefferson never heard of data.

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The Power of Observing and Talking to Real Humans - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Adam Penenberg: Tragic Indifference: One Mans Battle with the Auto Industry over the Dangers of SUVs.

What's Right About Being Wrong: A Sweet Little Essay by Larry.

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Adam Penenberg: Tragic Indifference: One Mans Battle with the Auto Industry over the Dangers of SUVs.

Stanford Magazine Story on the d.School: David Kelley as Founder.

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Adam Penenberg: Tragic Indifference: One Mans Battle with the Auto Industry over the Dangers of SUVs.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

They are however designed to be standalone talks as well so hopefully you will not be as unfulfilled after the talk as you might be afraid of being. She challenges the concept of the Massive Open Online Course by asking, "What is the problem that MOOCs appear to have solved?"

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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MOOCs for Development - Day 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

enormous potential - Tsinghua (#1 in BRICs) created a consortium of leading universities to teach Mandarin - IIT in India relies on MOOCs for skills in IT sector - 330 million in India will have Internet in 2015 Constraints - technology and infrastructure - language constraint - courses are in English Who benefits? we can show people like the ebb and flow of the course - various other statistics from FutureLearn - eg.

From Horseless Carriages to Driverless Vehicles

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Having experimental AVs coursing through public roads in Silicon Valley, Pittsburgh and Phoenix is concrete evidence that our smart machines are achieving human-like intelligence, raising a number of important questions: how long before AVs are all around us?; Moreover, safety is the highest design priority for AVs, because to succeed they will have to be almost infallible. The advent of AVs will have a profound impact on the auto industry.

Data 100

Napster, Udacity, and the Academy

Clay Shirky

The recording industry concluded this new audio format would be no threat, because quality mattered most. Who would listen to an MP3 when they could buy a better-sounding CD at the record store? The industry sued Napster and won, and it collapsed even more suddenly than it had arisen. How did the recording industry win the battle but lose the war? The people in the music industry weren’t stupid, of course.

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How Radio Can Defend the Dashboard

Doc Searls

Nothing wrong with being able to get them in cars, of course. Lean on the equipment-making industry to harmonize American RDBS with the RDS being used by the rest of the world. Drivers are the people who move the industry, not these Johnny-come-latelys, all of which want to hold customers captive. Collaboration: Dealers, Radio, And The Connected Car It’s time to take a look at the entire car-buying and ownership life cycle from the connected consumer perspective.

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Global Science Excellence in Canada

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

From my perspective, the main reasons for the desperation are 1) stagnated support for basic research, 2) attempts to force innovation by ineffective and obstructive industry co-funding requirements, and 3) futile efforts to predict the areas in which breakthroughs will occur." Tanya Roussy says we should stop trying to buy talent and instead try to develop it. " Private Sector and Industry Input People outside the sector (or who feel they are outside the sector) want a say.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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. I''ve designed dozens of standards.

R-Buttons and the Open Marketplace

Doc Searls

Here in the industrialized world, price has been something that sellers have set, and buyers have paid, ever since John Wanamaker invented the price tag in the late 1800s. So is buying something. So, in a less direct way, is not buying. Three things happen in a marketplace.

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Best of Working Smarter Daily this year

Jay Cross

ABC: 10 reasons NOT to create a course and 10 other options . My colleague, Clark Quinn, recently wrote a blog post, Yes, you do have to change, in which he explained how he felt that “ the elearning industry, and the broader learning industry, is severely underperforming the potential”.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates

Mark Oehlert

I decided to download (Moviemaker) and buy the Digital Plus pack.so Of course that meant completely getting rid of all my Outlook state." e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox Can make even GMail Better | Main | SCORM 2.0

Reading the tea Leaves in my tabs: Our ecosystem is Commodified

Mark Oehlert

Why in the world do I need to buy a library of training from SkillSoft (just an example) when I can just cherry pick the training I want to pay for (for me or my people) right from here? Open Sesame provides a commodity marketplace for training courses. . Game design.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

School is chock full of formal learning — courses, classes, and grades that obscure the fact that most learning at school is either self-directed or informal. They’re still in the industrial model. Of course I forgot all that long ago.

Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We're going to talk about the factors that led to the development of the Massive Open Online Course and Connectivism and the new phenomena in learning today. Distance learning therefore required the creation and distribution of learning content, of course packages that would support independent study. They had the model of the course packages, and they had the model of the classes. WebCT in English stands for "Web Course Tools." Of course, we had instant messaging.

January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Electric Icarus: NASA Designs a One-Man Stealth Plane - Scientific American , January 19, 2010. Four pointers to the chasm between elearning and video game designers - edublogs , January 4, 2010. The Best Times to Buy Anything, All Year Round [Buying Guide] - Lifehacker , January 5, 2010. Open course-wars, redux… the real nastiness is elsewhere - Abject Learning , January 5, 2010. The End of the Industrial Training Era - Informal Learning , January 2, 2010.

Giving respect to brand advertising

Doc Searls

While most advertising didn’t come from Madison Avenue, or practice big-budget branding methods, it was still simple and straightforward: companies buying time and space to send messages across to target groups. Of course. Like clothing and buildings, advertising’s brand signal is impersonal and non-conversational, by design. For a crash course on how this is going, read Bob Hoffman’s Ad Contrarian blog, watch this speech , and read this one.