The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2018

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the past several years, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has published an annual list of the Top Ten Emerging Technologies that would be potentially disruptive over the next three to five years while also providing significant benefits to economies and societies.

Technology, Resources and Innovation

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We hope students will approach the simulation as though it were a client meeting, with the computer responding. Take that base scaffolding and then wrap a learning community around it, based on great teaching, great technology, and the power it provides. technology standards.

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How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Luis Suarez

I am not too sure whether meetings lower our IQ or whether they make us all more stupid, as my good friend Stowe Boyd reflected on a recent blog post , but I can certainly confirm they do take a toll on your own productivity. Well, apparently, the same thing happens with meetings.

Collaborative Modelling in AR (and VR)

Clark Quinn

And one that I thought was intriguing was co-creating, in particular collaboratively creating models that were explanatory and predictive. And, we know that collaboration is more powerful than solo ideation. So, a real opportunity is to collaborate to create models. What I was thinking of, extending my thoughts about AR in general , that annotating the world is valuable, but how about collaboratively annotating the world? They might even collaborate on doing that.

Transmedia Storytelling and Collaborative Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I first heard about this new concept during a visit to USC last March to attend a meeting of the advisory board of the Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL) , which I have been associated with since it was launched a couple of years ago as part of the Annenberg School. It reminds me of collaborative innovation , one of the most important concepts that many companies in the IT industry have embraced over the past decade. . Transmedia reminds us that above all, content trumps technology.

How To Facilitate Effective Virtual Meetings

Beth Kanter

Since those days, I have continued to hone my virtual facilitation skills to design and deliver effective virtual meetings and trainings. As nonprofits are impacted by the CoronaVirus and need more virtual meeting skills, I’d like to share what I have learned.

Meeting of the Minds: Key future trends with Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard

Ross Dawson

For more conversations about the future see Meeting of the Minds. The Internet of Things is creating interconnected networks of devices and monitoring, creating hyper-collaboration instead of hyper-competition.

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A Powerful Way for Nonprofits To Avoid Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

Online collaboration tools and platforms give nonprofits the opportunity for connectivity and collaboration internally as well as with external stakeholders like volunteers and board members. One of the best resources I’ve discovered is this blog post from the Lucid Meetings Blog.

Collaboration is work

Harold Jarche

Tweet As I get together with my Internet Time Alliance colleagues here in California, I really appreciate all of the connecting and conversing we’ve done over the past two years, as our shared experiences ease the path to further collaboration. Working collaboratively and effectively is a challenge for all organizations and must be continuously renegotiated as conditions change. Collaboration is not the same as cooperation.

8 Fantastic Facilitation Playbooks for Designing Productive Nonprofit Meetings

Beth Kanter

Meetings are a big part of our work week, whether it is a recurring staff, team, or board meeting or informal check-in. Our meetings are face-to-face, virtually, and a combination of the two known as “hybrid” meetings.

Six Power Tips for Great Meetings in Today’s Virtual World

Beth Kanter

This past year, I collaborated with Andrea Kihlstedt on a couple of Guidestar hosted Webinars on the topic of Healthy and Productive Meetings. Six Power Tips for Great Meetings in Today’s Virtual World by Beth Kanter and Andrea Kihlstedt. Good meetings don’t just happen.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. Need a sustainable transformation that''s relevant and meets local needs. So, we see this huge growth in technology.

Workforce collaboration

Harold Jarche

However, this McKinsey Report on Using technology to improve workforce collaboration actually held my attention. The authors describe how companies can see large savings by using web technologies for collaboration (not a new concept). For instance, Cisco saved $100 million by mandating the use of web technologies which reduced travel and the need for face-to-face meetings.

Travel Budget Slashes, Meeting Crunch and Going Virtual

Nancy White

Throughout the year I’m involved in quite a few conferences and meetings. Financially, meeting organizers have serious concerns. One of my core communities of practice, KM4Dev , just had a call to discuss how we could meet, and scuttle our more ambitious S.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Three

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Darren Gergle Understanding and Bridging the Wikipedia Language Gap There is an extensive literature on Wikipedia, everything from collaboration to participation to embedded bias to the uses of Wikipedia data structures by AI and natural language processing application. Mass-Collaboration as a basis for procedures for e-participation Thomas Herrman How can several people be supported to contribute to the solving of problems in the social context?

The Evolution of Collaborative Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For over a dozen years now the concept of collaborative innovation has been at the center of much of my work. The Internet, and all the social media platforms and applications in its wake have been one of the major enablers of collaborative innovation the world has ever known. A number of IBM employees were already involved with this community, and several more would now be joining it as part of our new IBM Linux Technology Center.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: An Unusual Meeting

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. Some of us have been in 3D meeting rooms for over a decade. You need technology.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

She eventually comes to talk about the stuff that most folks haven’t considered just yet in any open and transparent collaborative and knowledge sharing environment. Specially, since not all of us are true, natural collaborators. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Introduction to the Workshop - Ulrike Cress Why a workshop in mass collaboration? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Can we design mass collaboration? A Brief History of Mass Collaboration Allan Collins, Northwestern University Homo sapiens traded with others many miles away, while Neandrathals did not. For example, scientific meetings like this foster interaction among scientists. How about collaboration?

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. It’s short for “It’s Not About The Technology.” But you can’t do without the technology either. Your new social workscape needs to be mobile so people can collaborate from anywhere. Third post in a series.

Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration

Luis Suarez

Just for a minute, and while you keep elaborating further up on that thought, let me tell you what would happen: people-centric computing (Or collaboration around and amongst people, for that matter).

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands

Luis Suarez

A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. “ Here we are, 2014 and still wondering what the future of collaboration is — as if we didn’t know already. Is it because of technology?

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Can we, knowledge workers, collaborate effectively even while working remotely?: How far does culture help influence how collaborative and social a certain business can / will be?: Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

Barriers to Collaboration

Harold Jarche

In Why Businesses Don’t Collaborate , Stewart Mader and Scott Abel ask 523 workers about their information sharing habits. In reading through the responses and sample comments, it becomes obvious that there are two technologies that limit workplace collaboration - e-mail & meetings. Both can do certain tasks well but these “technologies&# have become overused and abused.

Meetings and Bosshole Behavior: A Classic Case - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

IBM Reshapes Its Sales Meetings - BusinessWeek. BusinessWeek: How to Make Meetings Matter. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Hansen: Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. My First Time Attending the World Economic Forum at Davos » Meetings and Bosshole Behavior: A Classic Case. Told boss and left meeting.

Healthy and Productive Meetings: Free Guidestar Webinar on Feb. 12th

Beth Kanter

A lot of my work consists of sitting — working on a computer, talking on the phone, or attending meetings or conferences. I’m now walking the talk about walking meetings. I’ll be doing a Guidestar Webinar on health and productive meetings on Feb.

5 Tips for Nonprofits To Host Effective Walking Meetings

Beth Kanter

@kanter A walking meeting in progress. I ended the post with a question, “Does your nonprofit do walking meetings?” But walking with colleagues can boost relationship building and collaboration. That means rethinking meetings.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

Where does your organization fit on the progression from Hierarchical Organization to Collaborative Organization? Anyone can set up an online meeting at our company. ? Relationships between departments are collaborative and effective. ? Fourth post in a series.

Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement

Beth Kanter

Workplace flexibility creates a need for better skills in facilitating virtual meetings and hybrid meetings where some participants are in the room and others participate are using audio-only or video conferencing platform. Do not multi-task (do other work) during the meeting.

The Art of Facilitating Meetings with Sticky Notes

Beth Kanter

David Lavenda wrote this excellent article in Fast Company about the history of the Post-It notes and their potential for becoming a killer innovation technology. The Post-it Plus app helps you scan the notes, make some sense of them, and share them with your meeting’s participants.

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter

TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. Technology does not solve problems. Technology alone does not solve problems.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Innovation Meeting in Mexico

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. Last week I was in Mexico where I participated in a meeting to discuss the results of the 2006 GIO 2.0

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

Beth Kanter

I’m thrilled to be doing a session with Aisha Moore and Gina Schmeling at the NTEN NTC called “ Technology Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace.” When does technology boost personal productivity for nonprofit professionals and when does it get in the way?

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The future is people, not technology

Jay Cross

The future is people, not technology. Digital Habitats posits the role of the community technology steward. The steward then selects the simplest technology to advance the community as both the technology and the organization progress. More Human Than Human.

Toward a More Distributed, Collaborative Government

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There is general agreement that the corporation is going through dramatic changes in the 21st century, driven by a combination of advances in information technologies, the Internet, the fast-changing market environment, and the heightened competitive pressures brought about by globalization. The expertise is out in the field, where the rubber meets the road , as it were. In our increasingly networked world, collaboration also extends beyond the firm.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Context Online learning today is beginning to be dominated by developments in games, simulations and related technologies. Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever.

Technology, Leadership and Innovation in the Service Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At the end of January I gave a half-day seminar at MIT on Technology, Leadership and Innovation in the Service Economy. For a while now, I have been thinking about how technology and innovation can best be applied to services. My interest in technology-based services innovation was heightened last summer when I read an excellent report, Hidden Wealth: the contribution of science to service innovation , based upon a study sponsored by the UK Royal Society.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. One is in collaboration software. ″ tools, there is a constant thread of the dynamic interplay between technology and the groups using it.

Caffeine: It Undermines Performance on Collaborative Tasks for.

Bob Sutton

IBM Reshapes Its Sales Meetings - BusinessWeek. BusinessWeek: How to Make Meetings Matter. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Hansen: Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. Taking The Path of Most Resistance: The Virtues » Caffeine: It Undermines Performance on Collaborative Tasks for Men, Enhances It For Women.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 Other’s measurements might be: # How large one’s network is # Number of meetings taking place (or, more intuitively, are NOT taking place) # Number of travel arrangements made (or, again, NOT made). eLearning Technology - 6:09 AM 7 comments links to Social Learning Measurement Permalink: Social Learning Measurement Bookmark this page at: 7 Comments: At 4/15/2009 08:37:00 AM , Will Thalheimer said.

Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions by Andrew McAfee on March 6, 2009 My current print version of Information Week has an interesting cover story about “demand-signal management,&# a highfalutin term for getting data about what’s selling, then using it to make decisions about manufacturing, replenishment, etc. technologies. technologies.

The Long-Term Future of Work and Education: Three Potential Scenarios

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Every past technological transformation ultimately led to more jobs, higher living standards and economic growth. Supporters of this scenario expect that as in the past, new positions and professions will emerge and create new jobs to replace any eliminated by new technology.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. One is in collaboration software. ″ tools, there is a constant thread of the dynamic interplay between technology and the groups using it.