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The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They’ve both gone on to change the world, - to say the least. Then in the 1990s, the open Internet protocol, - TCP/IP , - was widely embraced by the general IT marketplace, making it possible to interconnect systems and applications from any vendors.

leadership through cooperation

Harold Jarche

An open source approach to sharing research seems to be the optimal model for rapid knowledge transfer. The spread of information has changed in the last two decades. Azeem Azar has identified several ways that the corona virus outbreak will change our world.

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Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Not only are we now living in a world of constant and rapid change, but the very nature of innovations is quite different. Recominant innovations are all about the creation of new products, markets and industries based on novel combinations of existing technologies. .

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Gladwells Cellular Church

John Hagel

They adopted and refined the technique of organizing in small cells to achieve change. He notes that “historically, churches have sacrificed size for community” but that this changed back in the 1970s and 1980s when the evangelical movement began to build megachurches.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Hybrid Models of Capitalism

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. Playing the game in the open marketplace proved to be good not only to IBM but to most of its employees and former employees as well.

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Exploring the Potential: Innovating Uses of Technology in Teaching and Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Don McIntosh An Old Curmudgeon’s View of Technology in Education I put together a director of vendors of online learning products and services - more than 2000 products there, including hundreds of LMSs. Various types of questions. Everything happens in a single product. This is also the place where free and open source software (FOSS) can emerge. But it’s not open source at the moment. Question: security for open source tools.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Great List of Presentation Resources | Main | iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free » June 23, 2007 "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova) ( link to post on Terra Nova by Robert Bloomfield ) Here is a little excerpt (thats redundant and repetitive isnt it?).and

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

Charles Jennings

Rethink what’s gone before and adapt to change, or keep on doing what’s always been done in the hope beyond hope that it will work. The first of these choices has the potential to place L&D departments at the heart of the changes that are driving successful organisations.

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[eim][semtechbiz] Enterprise Linked Data

David Weinberger

David Wood of 3RoundStones.com is talking about Callimachus , an open source project that is also available through his company. This is rapidly changing the Internet. Traditionally we dealt with this type of demand via data warehousing: put it all in one place for easy access. So, they decided to grab data from the linked open data data cloud and assemble the pages automatically. Borders was too late in changing its tech.

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The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One of the most intriguing was The Collaborative Economy , by Jeremiah Owyang , a partner and analyst at Altimeter Group , whose research focuses on the changing relationships between companies and their customers. .

On cryptocurrencies, blockchain and all that

Doc Searls

It was released as open-source software in 2009. “A cryptocurrency system is a network that utilizes cryptography to secure transactions in a verifiable database that cannot be changed without being noticed.”

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): How will ISD handle "Neural Buddhism"?

Mark Oehlert

shout out to Jerry Michalski for twittering this one - NY Times link ) Today David Brooks wrote a column about how scientific advances can cause massive cultural changes.

Not all innovation is disruptive

Harold Jarche

In the book McLuhan for Managers , the authors provide a lens for managers and owners to make business decisions primarily using McLuhan’s laws of media to understand the changes that are possible with any medium. Non-consumers – lack ability or the wealth for current service / products.

GDPR will pop the adtech bubble

Doc Searls

But the GDPR did happen, and as a result websites all over the world are suddenly posting notices about their changed privacy policies, use of cookies, and opt-in choices for “relevant” or “interest-based” (translation: tracking-based) advertising.

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.

cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

The market form, the third form of organization to take hold, enables people to excel at openly competitive, free, and fair economic exchanges. While teams still need time and space to get things done, they also have to stay connected to the quickly-changing external environment.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Huh? Uranium Ore on eBay.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Generational Change in the U.S. " Product Description: Radioactive sample of uranium ore.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Brenda Brathwaite, the Media and the Seduction of the Innocent

Mark Oehlert

She wasnt actually there and honestly I didnt know her name for a long time but the products that she helped develop taught me a great deal. Sound like good products right? e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Hey!

[berkman] Diana Kimball: Coding as a Liberal Art

David Weinberger

She got hired by Microsoft after college, as a technical product manager with the Powerpoint team in Silicon Valley. By approaching that magic as a collection of component parts instead of an indivisible miracle, we can learn to see through these sleights of typing hands. She’s more proud of the list than the finished products. ” Critical study of selected Github pull requests — how open source projects work, how to rise in the community.

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

If it doesn’t, we might care a bit, but we are much less likely to take action to change things.” Small groups of highly productive knowledge artisans are capable of producing goods and services that used to take much larger teams and resources.

Saving the Internet—and all the commons it makes possible

Doc Searls

As a source of abundance, the Internet’s closest equal is the periodic table. They do that to maximize consumption while minimizing production by those customers. But meanwhile this asymmetrical provisioning prevents production at your end. Since movable type? Sources.

5 recommendations for successfully implementing distributed innovation and shared value

Ross Dawson

While some of the tools have changed since this was written, the principles haven’t. Design processes to match the type of innovation required. Be open throughout the process. Design processes to match the type of innovation required. As you have seen, the collaborative structure of the open source model can be perfect for developing robust and refined products, but only once the initial core has been defined. Be open throughout the process.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

Well, a couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of delivering the opening keynote presentation at the Community 2.0 So, at least a personal barometer suggests a major climate change. marketing vs. customer support vs. product development)? Error type: Your comment has been posted.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

Normally I run Zone Alarms security suite of products and I generally think they are the best out there - they are certainly better than Norton in terms of being Norton being such a resource hog. Suffice it to say that I now in about Hour Two of this "solution" (typing this on my MacBook which is oddly virus free) and the uninstall program has totally frozen my system. Click Start, Run, type Msconfig in the run box, and click OK.

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But it was brilliantly engineered; I learned tons by digging through the source, learning how all the Javascript worked, and adapting it for my own purposes. I also took a massive open email course (MOEC?) MERLOT was started in 1997 and opened up in 2000.

The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins

Steve Denning

For the last 150 years, the work of large organizations has been about mass production and making centralization effective. This is the remarkable power behind open source platforms. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

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Pulse Camp Recap

Adaptive Path

The initiative is adopting an environment of open design, open source development and open standards. Workshop groups were tasked in creating personas for the types of people that would likely interact with Global Pulse. There may be scenarios where a product of this focus would need to be stripped down to its bare essentials in order to support WAP-enabled phones in areas of limited connectivity. I am looking forward to changing that soon.

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

ID³ , - the Institute for Institutional Innovation by Data Driven Design, - is a new multidisciplinary non-profit institution formed to develop architectural frameworks, open source software and educational content for the protection, sharing and monetization of sensitive data. Regulatory and policy practices cannot possibly keep pace with technological change. Not long ago, such open, community-based initiatives were considered pretty revolutionary.

Making Software, Making Money

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And not so far as when he says that open source does not work. I hate to be the one to state the obvious, but: the fact that open source didn't work for Dave Tosh doesn't mean that open source doesn't work. He writes, Having worked on a true open source project for more than three years I am now more convinced than ever that the open source model does not work. LiveJournal, which has been around for ages (and open source, too).

[liveblog] CV Harquail on generative business

David Weinberger

If you’re a systems thinker, you think about generativity as the source of emergence. Maybe with a small change we can create some generativity. multi-type: polysemous exhange (more than one story in the exchange). Generative practices come from: Open Source. Generative practices with products include building products that help others, or that are generate when used. Also, consider enabling co-creating by opening up some APIs.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

We rely on colleagues and social networks to separate the signal from the noise; their advice makes our experiential learning productive. McKinsey & Company reports that implementing social business creates: Improved business performance (profit, productivity, margins, etc).

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Open Education Resources Alongside the development of educational technologies is an equally important movement to support open educational resources. This movement predates the development of the world wide web in 1994, as seen for example in the Gutenberg Project, an open access archive of public domain works of classic literature.

A day with Dave Snowden

Jay Cross

Changes management practice to resilience in the face of inevitable error. Dave dislikes Open Space because the law of two feet ostracizes dissenters. Bush country diet reverses type II diabetes. Highly sensitive to small changes. Change the environment, not the people.

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The practical implementation of connectivism is the massive open online course, or MOOC. The CCK08 course and all the other courses we have developed since have been based on open educational resources (OERs). From your web & blog, we found you were a passionate advocate of OER, can you share with us your first experience about open online educational resource? I knew about open educational resources before anyone knew what the term meant.

Rethinking Personal Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They want to leverage the data to create business value, better understand the behavior of their customers and help them become more productive. This is indeed a tall order given the rapid pace of change and the lack of clear rules and overall transparency. However, it is unlikely that such a traditional legislative approach will be able to keep pace with our fast changing, hyperconnected world. But trust is an ambiguous term open to many interpretations.

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Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta

George Siemens

I experimented with various blended and online courses (I remember, in early 2000, running a course in Groove – a P2P system since purchased by Microsoft – because I didn’t like the limited functionality of the web-based instructional systems we had access to at that time) and different types of media, video, and simulations. I find conference presentations, blogging, open courses, and interactions online much more satisfying. Funding Sources. Cited Sources.

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Presented to the Best Practices in Upgrading Online,Calgary, via Adobe Connect, March 29, 2011 The very first thing I want to do is to counter thedisclaimer that frightened me as this session opened, it was very loud, andsaid all kinds of things about how this was all private and cannot be shared.You can share this presentation all you want. I do want to talk about the role of open educationalresources in personal learning. What does it mean to say thatour network is open?

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Three

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The ''conceptual drift'' problem also occurs - the boundaries of conceptions changes across language. These have technical equivalents ranging from linear MOOCs to big data to brainstorming through to discussion forums, open source and discussion and e-voting. Overall, there was a low level of interaction between the tables - sometimes highlights were presented (by the opinion leaders) and participants had no input in the production of the final report.

Internet Time Alliance: what’s in a name?

Jay Cross

In layman’s terms, “Internet Time” involves efficiencies inherent to digital transactions that are produced by the virtual reality of one product, one product type, or one service provided to consumers from one virtual cash register residing on one server. In organizations, people are oblivious to the changing value of units of time. The following year, Jarche and Cross had offered online, open-source “unworkshops&# that stretched from Tokyo to Tel Aviv.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Instructional and Performance Strategies for Sales eLearning Learning Theory 101 for Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 1) - Business Casual , October 13, 2008 When consulting with sales and marketing professionals who work for companies that create training products and programs, I try not to be a "training purist" when discussion goes to "positioning" their product for the market. In Part 2, I'll list some of the levels within one of the learning types.

[berkman] Juliet Schor on sustainability and the Web

David Weinberger

In the 1970s, a group of MIT modelers (associated with James Forester) showed that if industrial production continued to increase, the system would collapse right about now. “I call this plenitutde,&# a new type of economic model. As an economic model, plenitude is about: A move to closed loop/clean production and consumption systems. Eco-knowledge: open source transmission and ecological skill diffusion. Do you see that changing?

Propensities

Dave Snowden

A change in the function of a trait is insufficient to constitute exaptation; exaptation involves populations of entities, wehre weal selection pressure allows the transformation of trait function among replicating entities over time. Customer functions see changes over time (baking soda!),

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. However, in an increasingly open, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, global, - and unpredictable world, this is clearly no longer enough.