Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The recent New Yorker article, - The Disruption Machine: What the gospel of innovation gets wrong , - by Harvard history professor Jill Lepore , has led to a flurry of opinions on disruptive innovation. The New Yorker described the article as “Rethinking the innovation craze.”

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Web course tools, then became mechanisms for collecting, packaging, and presenting these. So, in all of these cases, the resource will be paid for by some commercial entity, and that commercial entity will expect some return on that initial investment. In one case, the formal learning case, success is demonstrated by mastery in the material. But in the case of informal learning, success is demonstrated by completing the task.

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Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results

Beth Kanter

” It is a social innovation toolkit for those who work in the development sector. The overarching objective of the toolkit is to increase the innovation capacity of development practitioners.

A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

Today I was privileged to be invited as to present along with four others at an Innovation Diffusion workshop for UCL in connection with the NHS. The format involved each if us presenting for ten minutes each along with some interrogation from panel members in the morning.

Reflections from NTC Plenary Panel on Innovation

Beth Kanter

I had the honored of moderating a free wheeling plenary discussion on Day #3 of NTC on “ Innovation and Nonprofits.” ” Rally did a graphic recording of the content and summarized the takeaways as: Innovation doesn’t come from organizations. Innovator’s Dilemma.

nigelpaine.com - Blog - Rapid E Learning

Nigel Paine

Presentations. Presentations. Presentations. « Innovation |. In an excellent case study produced by Kineo about the line managers portal they developed with and for Marks and Spencer. What are your five case studies, examples or anecdotes that would help people put this topic in context? Links. Articles. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. nigelpaine.com. Leadership. Learning. Technology. Links. Articles.

Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Nov 17-21 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Oct 25 2008 Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Nov 17-21 Published by Nancy White at 2:55 pm under communities of practice , events , learning , networks Most of you know me in the non profit world, but Tony Karrer of Tech Empower convinced me I could contribute to a corporate learning event. Innovation. Innovation.

How to Talk to Your Keynote Speaker

Andy McAfee

A common format is a 45 minute presentation, followed by 15 minutes of questions from the audience, followed by a break. So to close out the week I’d like to offer a few tips on how to interact productively post-stage with someone who’s just given a talk or a presentation.

IBM Connect 2013 Conference Highlights – Adoption, Adoption, Adoption! #ibmconnect

Luis Suarez

I tried to attend a good number of the sessions with customer case studies and success stories, but, unfortunately, I didn’t succeed in making some of them. Like the Opening General Session , which I thought didn’t present us with much of a WOW!

Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Nov 17-21 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Oct 25 2008 Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Nov 17-21 Published by Nancy White at 2:55 pm under communities of practice , events , learning , networks Most of you know me in the non profit world, but Tony Karrer of Tech Empower convinced me I could contribute to a corporate learning event. Innovation. Innovation.

Lean or Agility?

Dave Snowden

That presentation includes Cynefin and S-curve material not used in the presentation. There are also case studies here and here. Link : Videos that elaborate on the analysis side of SenseMaker® (these are real cases).

EPortfolios and Badges Workshop - #OEB14

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

One of our concerns is that the view of competence presented as a project view is too UK-centric. Most of the cases referred to higher education. In the third level the students will present their products: skills like presenting, sharing, assessing.

In Defense of the Evidence

Adaptive Path

Possibly we need to frame them with more context and have case studies be our calling card. And this is likely a good attitude while producing these artifacts, as they free designers to focus on the content of ideas, and not the formality of their presentation.

PhilanthroTech: How Nonprofits Are Using Crowdfunding

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: I’m headed down to Austin, TX for SXSW where I will have the pleasure of facilitating a workshop on measuring social media with KD Paine with case studies by David Neff and Carie Lewis. Flickr Photo by Toddy.

Entrepreneurial migration: It’s not brain drain, it’s global network formation

Ross Dawson

The same messages apply to any country, but Australia represents a great case study. Since well before I wrote Living Networks in 2002 I have been studying global innovation networks, and how necessary they are to entrepreneurial success anywhere in the world. I was recently interviewed by ABC TV for a segment on Australian entrepreneurs moving overseas.

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

What are some examples of technology and nonprofit case studies that supports health, fitness, and wellness in the nonprofit workplace? It is called the Four P’s: Planning, People, Priorities, and Being Present. BEING PRESENT.

Welcome to iWitness

Adaptive Path

The iWitness concept was one of the winners of last year's Knight News Challenge, an open competition that funds media innovation projects. We wanted it to be a vehicle for discovering what's happening in the world in cases where time and place really matter.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)

Jay Cross

A good coach “has regular one-on-ones, presenting solutions to problems tailored to your employee’s specific strengths.” Jay Cross is an author, advocate and raconteur who writes about workplace learning, leadership, organizational change, innovation, technology and the future.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 4-5, 2012 International Conference on Education Reform and Management Innovation (ERMI), Shenzhen, China. Clayton R.

2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010 On December 22, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart In this the second part of my Review of 2010 I am going to present my 10 favourite resources that I have posted on my Pick of the Day (JPOD) and Social Media for Working and Learning (SMWL) blogs this year.  It’s chock full of case studies, examples, approaches to address the critics, and lessons learned 14 September 201o A few more favourites.

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Beth Kanter

We’ll share some of these case studies below, but for more, check out these projects and learn more about the people behind them at the Games for Change Festival ( [link] ), NYC’s largest gaming event that convenes the social change community and game makers, next month (April 22-24 & 26).

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

A New Wave of Innovation for Teaching and Learning? eLearn: Case Studies - The Reluctant Online Professor 12. Innovate: Moving from Theory to Real-World Experiences in an e-Learning Community 15. Ten Excellent Online Apps For the Innovative Teacher 23. Innovate: Uses and Potentials of Wikis in the Classroom 53. Just-in-time vs. Just-in-case learning 57. eLearn: Case Studies - The Reluctant Online Professor 95.

My Notes from Next Generation Evaluation Meeting

Beth Kanter

You can view the videos and presentations on the conference materials page. Developmental evaluation was used when: The initiative is innovating and in development.

The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The idea is that, based on your previous work, you will be presented with new content or assignments. 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. But there's no real evidence that this is the case.

Social Reputation in the Age of Globalization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

My own personal experience has been primarily with the impact of disruptive technologies and innovations on business. Regardless of how it eventually comes out, the ongoing News Corporation scandal is a real time case study of the importance of trust and reputation to a powerful global company. Companies like Toyota developed the innovative Toyota Production System for managing quality and productivity in all aspects of their operations.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

When I’ve pointed this out in presentations at conferences, members of the audience ask what they can do to improve informal learning. Innovating in the face of change. The rapid pace of technological innovation and economic change almost guarantees that formal learning will be dated.

Open Source Strategic Planning

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Since the concept of working in Networks is can be hard to explain to newcomers, learning from case studies, stories, and examples can be illuminating.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

I’m teaching a graduate class at the Monterey Institute of International Studies based on my books, The Networked Nonprofit and Measuring the Networked Nonprofit. Here’s what I learned: Global Social Media and Mobile Usage Studies and Internet Penetration.

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Change or die

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Mixing case studies, stories, and actionable recommendations together with humor and easy-to-understand language, Jay Cross provides much more than buzzwords and back-patting, or so says his bio. We have to have our people go out and experiment, innovate, and invent. LX Briefing.

Trainer’s Notebook: Integrating Thinking and Feedback Activities

Beth Kanter

This where design thinking methods and innovation lab facilitation techniques can be helpful. I opted for a human centered design technique called “Concept Poster,” a presentation format that illustrate the main points of a new idea.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

However, it is important to have a mix – examples from other fields and countries. If participants can see themselves in the case studies and examples, there is less resistance. Day 2: Certificates Awarded To Senior Staff Attendees.

… was so skinny and thin

Dave Snowden

I should also say that this is a new and emerging series of applications so don't expect fully formed case studies, its a work in progress and ideas and questions are welcome.

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.

A Cool Neurological Explaination for the Power of Small Wins - Bob.

Bob Sutton

The Layoff: Harvard Business Review Case and Comments. The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. The Case for Evidence-Based Management. Customer-Focused Innovation. David A Owens: Creative People Must Be Stopped: 6 Ways We Kill Innovation (Without Even Trying). Innovation in a Recession: Forum | KQED|NPR.

Smart Cities and "Liveability"

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The workshop was organized by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group of the Imperial College Business School , as part of a new multi-disciplinary research initiative, Ecocit, whose goal is to study how to help urban environments around the world thrive both ecologically and economically. The study of cities has become a very important topic. Tags: Complex Systems Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture

Lessons from the Rescue of the Chilean Miners

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There was indeed a lot of drama, but it was all provided by the emotional reunion of the miners with their families as each reached the surface, as well as by the warm welcome they each received from everyone present, including Chilean president Sebastian Piñera and mining minister Laurence Golborne. What can we learn from the successful rescue effort as a case study in how to organize and manage such complex projects?

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

Dennis Howlett made a cunning remark the other day by saying Lets be clear: @mcafee is an academic who stumbled across a way to make $$ talking case studies that proved his theory.sort of. Business or Pleasure? -

A Darn Good One Page Summary of Good Boss, Bad Boss in.

Bob Sutton

The Layoff: Harvard Business Review Case and Comments. The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. The Case for Evidence-Based Management. Customer-Focused Innovation. David A Owens: Creative People Must Be Stopped: 6 Ways We Kill Innovation (Without Even Trying). Innovation in a Recession: Forum | KQED|NPR.

Ho’owaiwai: A Network in Hawaii

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Since the concept of working in Networks is can be hard to explain to newcomers, learning from case studies, stories, and examples can be illuminating. Laura Efurd is Chief Innovation Officer at ZeroDivide - @zerodivideorg , @LEfurd.

What is your organization’s “One Metric That Matters”?

Beth Kanter

There has been a couple of studies and workbooks that speak to the growing need for nonprofits to embrace the use of performance measurement data as a management tool. The Lean Start up is now being used by organizations of all sizes to disrupt and innovate.