Bringing the smart.fm Experience to the iPhone

Adaptive Path

Well, it’s coming and Adaptive Path is both designing and developing the app. Adaptive Path is just thrilled to be able to design in the open like this. A core team including developers, designers and product managers gathered for a day of workshopping. Case Study

Smart.fm: Developing a Great Experience

Adaptive Path

iPhone app the team had moved from design into development. We tested scenarios and we tweaked the design when implementation revealed new ways to solve problems. The final design for data synchronization results in the user seeing some shorts bursts of network activity while browsing around. Taking advantage of this pattern, the team came up with a clever “loading&# animation. app is designed to work a lot like the iPod app. Case Study

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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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.

A Slow Community Movement? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The article talks about the work of communities in Oaxaca who are eschewing schools and centrally designed learning experiences to take learning back into the hands of the community – on it’s own time, terms and tempo.

Experimentation: chocolate cakes and communicators | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In any case, the interest prompted me to blog about the cake. What gets us moving beyond our customary habits and patterns? Viv McWaters on 29 Sep 2008 at 8:48 pm Hi Nancy Synchronicity does it for me every time – wakes me up when I start seeing a pattern.

Wayne Sutton: how people use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Same pattern, methinks. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 31 2008 Wayne Sutton: how people use social media Published by Nancy White at 3:42 pm under events , social media Good quote. Now take it in the context of how people are using social media in disaster preparedness and response with Gustav.

The resilient organisation: introduction

Dave Snowden

Now as is often the case a casual posting produced a fair amount of interest in the twitterverse so I decided to produce a short series of posts on these. For starters you don't prepare for future uncertainty but following recipes based on case studies of what has succeeded in the past.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A successful program requires firms to address many elements of a digital and analytics transformation: identify the business case, set up the right data ecosystem, build or buy appropriate AI tools, and adapt workflow processes, capabilities, and culture.”. AI is now seemingly everywhere.

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Where Good Ideas Come From

Steven Berlin Johnson

But I have also tried to distill some meaningful—and hopefully useful—lessons out of all these stories, and so I’ve isolated seven distinct patterns that appear again and again in all these innovative environments. Each pattern gets its own chapter.).

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.

A ship without sails: Why single source is integral to blended learning

Xyleme

The rapidly evolving and shifting environment and organizational patterns in learning and development have sent waves throughout the industry. The Brandon Hall Group Hyundai Case Study (pdf), [link]. What''s your reaction when you hear about climate change?

Module 190

In Defense of the Evidence

Adaptive Path

Current trends in product and service design are causing a baby-out-with-the-bathwater scenario, where the justified desire to deemphasize documentation has also devalued the importance of the artifacts we generate—the evidence of our processes and methods.

A mobile workforce needs better on-site conversations

Harold Jarche

Supporting mobile technologies can leverage every worker’s outboard brain and free up cognitive load for pattern recognition, the stuff that machines are not as good at. ” Too often though, the workplace is not designed to enable conversations.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A successful program requires firms to address many elements of a digital and analytics transformation: identify the business case, set up the right data ecosystem, build or buy appropriate AI tools, and adapt workflow processes, capabilities, and culture.”. They tend to adopt multiple AI technologies depending on the specific use case. To better understand how AI creates business value across different sectors, The report includes five fairly detailed case studies.

New Resource for Nonprofits: The Data Playbook – Practices for Purpose-Driven Work

Beth Kanter

The guide is organized by four key questions and includes a mix of practical tips and case studies featuring Jewish organizations and others. This section takes you through the basics of analyzing and finding patterns in survey data.

Unicef’s Little Bet on Pinboard

Beth Kanter

Ami’s one and only board is called “ Really want these ” and instead of Louboutins, iPhone cases and nail art she’s dying to try, Ami’s pinned images include plain rice, faucets for clean drinking water, and chalk for school.

July bonanza at Working Smarter Daily

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. The fabulous case study of Queensland Police on Facebook - Ross Dawson , July 18, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily for the month of July 2011 .

A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

Key lesson of complexity based strategy, the shift from fail safe design to safe fail experimentation. You can only understand a complex system by interacting with it, it cannot be studied in abstract. Cases confuse correlation with causation, models confuse simulation with prediction.

Book Review: Connecting to Change the World

Beth Kanter

Peter and Madeleine were the among the pioneers in writing about, designing, facilitating, and evaluating networks in the social impact space. What patterns can social media use reveal that provide strategic insight for network?

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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? An effective way to manage your energy is to design your team scheduled based around those rhythms.

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Old Growth Media And The Future Of News

Steven Berlin Johnson

To understand what I want to say about the future of the news ecosystem, it’s essential that we travel back to my holding pattern outside the College Hill Bookstore -- which continued unabated, by the way, for three years. I probably read twenty mini-essays about Safari’s new tab design.)

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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.

Tweet Clouds | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Notice any patterns?

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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. Most had a mix, but some were more prominent in every case.

Seminar on MOOCs, Lyon, France, Day 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Result: Open Social Web Apps Case Study - principle innovation of xMOOCs - studented content in 15-minute chunks - cMOOCs and xMOOCs in social media - two student spresenting to each other - group projects - peer evaluation Context Go-Lab - Global Online Science Labs for Inquiry Learning at School - mass access to: - scientific data - virtual experiences & simulations - actual scientific labs and instruments - as a means of access applications - eg.

SXSW 2013: Measurement and Making Sense of Your Data

Beth Kanter

” I had opportunity to write up a case study about how VolunteerMatch’s calculates social return on investment as a prelude for a facilitated session at Media Impact Funders , so it was a delight to hear more examples from Robert about VolunteerMatch’s measurement culture.

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Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

When people say technology is value neutral, I say people have values and people build software, therefore the software carries the imprint of the designers’ values. That is, it seems, the basic design paradigm. In any case, bless Nancy for inciting such a discussion.

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’ve done this with a few test cases and it quickly showed that some communities which have both internal and external contexts have very different internal and external activities. Also, wondering if have now have some patterns looking at diagrams over a diverse range of communities?

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’ve done this with a few test cases and it quickly showed that some communities which have both internal and external contexts have very different internal and external activities. Also, wondering if have now have some patterns looking at diagrams over a diverse range of communities?

4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Without awareness of our biases and preferences, how can we avoid the trap of simply designing for ourselves and excluding others?

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Think anew, Act anew: Scenario Planning

Dave Snowden

Military plans are almost inevitable based on scenarios and they are frequently tested through war games that are intended to prevent complacency (although there are some famous cases where the "enemy" won the war game, but the original plan was maintained with inevitable consequences). One of the key distinctions between military and commercial/government scenario planning is that in the latter case there is no enemy, or rather the enemy is the wider environment.

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The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Seven Key Technology Patterns 1. And the tablet is an invaluable work environment for people who need to be mobile (we see cases such as tablets for pilots and health care workers, for example). In Canada we look at cases like this south of the border and this reinforces our desire for public ( non-discriminatory ) health and auto insurance. Five Key Features of Online Learning Which Technology Patterns Will Enable 1. But there's no real evidence that this is the case.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: No Spike Is An Island

John Hagel

In an earlier blog posting , I made the case that both metaphors have value. It turns out that Warsaw, Indiana with a population of 12,500, has become a center for the design and manufacture of orthopedic devices.

What do we mean by engagement online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Like a first time runner, groups “heartbeats&# have to be faster at first to build relationships, establish norms and patterns of interaction. So if your goal was to design a lesson for 10th graders on Beethoven, ask them to design the perfect lesson where students would learn nothing.

Managing the Brand Experience: An Interview with Marty Neumeier

Adaptive Path

Recently I had a chance to chat with Marty Neumeier, President of Neutron LLC and author of the recently published book The Designful Company: How to build a culture of nonstop innovation. They didn’t have design back in, this is prehistoric days, in the sixties, there was no design major so I took advertising and illustration and if you kind of put those things together you get design. I started learning more about the real uses of design.

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Full Circle Associates " Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity

Nancy White

I’ve done this with a few test cases and it quickly showed that some communities which have both internal and external contexts have very different internal and external activities. Also, wondering if have now have some patterns looking at diagrams over a diverse range of communities?

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Some of the sub-skills include creating connections that are object or content centric, vs the more traditional relationship-centric mode in communities, more pattern seeking instead of linear sequencing of learning actions or activities.

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Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’ve done this with a few test cases and it quickly showed that some communities which have both internal and external contexts have very different internal and external activities. Also, wondering if have now have some patterns looking at diagrams over a diverse range of communities?

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

When people say technology is value neutral, I say people have values and people build software, therefore the software carries the imprint of the designers’ values. That is, it seems, the basic design paradigm. In any case, bless Nancy for inciting such a discussion.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Others are more global thinkers, hopping around the information seeking patterns. This means not being dogmatic about tools because “they work for me&# recognizing that technology is designed for groups, but experienced – and experienced quite differently – by individuals.

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Tracking Hurricane Gustav on Social Media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Same pattern, [.] # Andrew on 31 Aug 2008 at 4:11 pm [link] You’re missing a pretty important one.

Tracking Hurricane Gustav on Social Media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Same pattern, [.] # Andrew on 31 Aug 2008 at 4:11 pm [link] You’re missing a pretty important one.