Design principles in DSS software

Dave Snowden

Thursday and Friday is a mixture of a foresight event and a complexity conference and I then return home on Saturday. the next generation of Risk Assessment and Horizon Scanning system for Singapore and as one of the main designers of 1.0 Conference blogs Reflections

UX Week Keynote Speaker Amanda Dameron on Making Design More Human

Adaptive Path

If you’re a fan of Dwell magazine, you’re familiar with its unique take on modern architecture and design in the home. Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron is a passionate advocate for the philosophy of design exemplified by the homes, decor, and furnishings showcased in Dwell.

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. Clayton publishes this as a Word document but does not publish it as a web page and so we’ve somewhat established a pattern of published in here. annual conference, Palm Springs, California, USA.

UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design

Adaptive Path

Josh is the author of the book Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps, and frequently gives workshops and talks at conferences around the world. In this interview, Josh and I talk about the current trends in digital product design, and where those trends might be heading.

Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

In early February, I attended the Strata Conference in Santa Clara. I’ve had a bit of trouble carving out time to write concluding thoughts about the event (time deficiency is mainly due to last minutes activities related to our Learning and Knowledge Analytics Conference ).

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How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is the case for an entry that came out today, How to Get the Most out of the Conference. By 'the Conference' I assume they mean one of the EDUCAUSE conferences, but even that useful tidbit is missing from the entry. I once started a post, How to Attend a Conference.

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UX Week 2014: Meet the Keynotes

Adaptive Path

Every year, when we set about the task of choosing speakers for UX Week , we look for people who can bring a broad perspective to the challenges facing experience designers today.

TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 1

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

people building their own cyberspaces - the power of weak ties - especially for search, intelligence, viral marketing - the emergence of patterns and structure - the power of strong ties - eg. At the societal level, we are able to find the patterns of what are salient across large numbers of people. The way people come together online in different societies reflects the kinds of things those societies are interested in - different language groups exhibit different patterns.

TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 4

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's in looking at the traffic of where people use words and looking at what the patterns are. Can we design systems that leverage the new hyper-connected web to solve really hard problems. Erin McKean, Wordnik The language is the Dictionary If you took the language, and you got rid of the dictionary, what would be left would be awesome! Language is a shared delusion that we all have - each word that we use means - and only means whatever we agree.

Using Design Thinking to ReThink Our Nonprofit or Community Foundation Work

Beth Kanter

Last week I was lucky enough to facilitate a mini-innovation lab for 60 community foundation program officers at the first meeting of ProNet during the Council on Foundations conference in Cleveland, Ohio that celebrated 100 years of community philanthropy.

Innogive Conference Panel Resources: Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread

Beth Kanter

focusing on how information consumption patterns are changing in light of these two technological developments. Each year the report is released at 30+ news conferences with significant print/TV/online coverage. Lots more resources on responsive web design: - [link].

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Future IMS Learning Design What is the future of learning design? Joel Greenberg My own personal view: maybe the world is moving on, and maybe the idea of 'design' is a bit old fashioned. Instead of trying to systematize, to sequence, a more appropriate approach is based around patterns and connections. The idea is to lead academics to a lightweight narrative, and having them design around it. So, what is the future of learning design?

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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

What gets us moving beyond our customary habits and patterns? Then in the mail a box arrives with a Polycom Communicator 100s, courtesy of a conference call company I use.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series » June 19, 2008 "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article) ( link ) Cautionary Note: Id like to read this article but dont really want to drop $32 for the privilege. This inherent similarity in travel patterns could impact all phenomena driven by human mobility, from epidemic prevention to emergency response, urban planning and agent-based modelling."

Common confusions on SenseMaker®

Dave Snowden

Its a sort of pattern entrainment, people only know post hoc tagging so real time signification takes a lot to grasp. We got the debate over how the signifiers are designed. SenseMaker® Conference blogs

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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization.

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Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It also made me realize that this was yet another thing contributing to my recent pattern of “not getting to blogging.&# Will people go back and use the archived and tagged material, or will they follow the age old pattern of just asking again?

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Quip: learning & instruction

Clark Quinn

I spoke at the ATD International Conference last week on myths. The statement is simple: Learning is action and reflection; instruction is designed action and guided reflection. When we observe them, and reflect, we being to notice patterns. A critical feature of this statement is that the choices of action that we design, and the choices of resources to support reflection (content and representation tools), are critical. design meta-learning

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

Martijn Linssen

conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, but Social Business In a post of over a year ago , appropriately titled Social Business Design - the beginning or end of E2.0? , Back to the conference.

A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

Key lesson of complexity based strategy, the shift from fail safe design to safe fail experimentation. Concluding I emphases the need for messy coherence, relaxing constraints to allow new patterns to emerge. conference blogs

The year’s top posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Blogging Community Complexity Design Just Jay MOOCs Working Smarter

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Liminal Cynefin & ‘control’

Dave Snowden

I think it was one of those slides that I put together at a conference where I am getting irritated with a preceding speaker who is either peddling snake oil and/or is fatally naive.

Augmented Reality Lives!

Clark Quinn

And we’ve traded off detail for pattern-matching. And, technology is the opposite: it’s hard to get technology to do pattern matching, but it’s really good at rote. I hope to find out more at the eLearning Guild’s Realities 360 conference.).

Three Mobile User Experience Trends to Watch in 2009

Adaptive Path

Design decisions were largely based on product design; user interface was an afterthought. Whether the cleverness of parallax sliding on of the Android G1 UI, the whimsical transitions of the HTC Diamond, or the “gosh that’s cool” response to applications like Koi Pond and Urban Spoon , these interfaces introduced UI design that was clever, creative and intuitive. 2009 will be the year inspired mobile UI design goes mainstream.

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NTEN Leading Change Summit #14lcs: Reflection

Beth Kanter

The Leading Change Summit was drastically different from the Nonprofit Technology Conference, NTEN’s flagship event that has over 2,000 attendees, dozens of tracks and hundreds of panels, big parties, a trade show, and all the things you would expect from a traditional conference.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Magic and Fun with Emerging Technologies

John Hagel

Nevertheless, I came away from a recent conference more convinced than ever that these two words will become central to corporate performance. I had the good fortune to attend Tim O’Reilly’s Emerging Technologies Conference in San Diego last week.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Map of the Blogosphere | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 27, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others “Common to most anthropologists is a contrarian readiness to search out diverse, improbable kinds of patterning, to be skeptical of commonly accepted categories or boundaries, and to employ varying temporal and geographic scales as tools of inquiry.”

More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It is about activation, listening, pattern seeking and then bringing that back into the current context of the organization – at whatever stage that organization is in becoming a network organization.

Ward Cunningham: Ten Years (and more)

Jay Cross

Eugene Kim announced that Ward Cunningham was our opening keynote speaker for the West Coast WIki Conference. Only after the talk did he mention that Ward invented the wiki (1995) and is a prime mover in both the Agile Software Movement and Software Patterns.

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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.

… and reduced the answer to shillings and pence

Dave Snowden

Said combination breaking up pattern entrained thinking and allowing novelty to emerge. You can’t design and create something which is an emergent property of complex interactions over time. The picture is of a doctor wearing a plague mask.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A foot in both worlds.working on a MacBook | Main | Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook) » August 25, 2007 Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007 I had a little time now to digest all that I heard at the user experience/design conference named UX Week 2007 and put on by Adaptive Path. As we look for ways to improve conferences , this is a point we should ponder on.

If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

I was speaking at a conference recently, and a question was posed to me from someone in the audience near the tail end of the session. We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. No one is using it.

Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy?

Beth Kanter

After I attended Catalyzing the Sharing Economy conference (the sharing economy is defined as the use of networked, mobile, information technology to share goods and services), I shared a post with some notes and ideas about why I think it is the next generation of networked social change.

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AI and The Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last month I attended AI and the Future of Work , a conference hosted by MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and its Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE). Let me briefly discuss a few of the sessions at the MIT conference.

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[liveblog] PAPIs: Cynthia Rudin on Regulating Greed

David Weinberger

I’m at the PAPIs (Predictive Applications and APIS) [twitter: papistotio ] conference at the NERD Center in Cambridge. The competition was to design a better algorithm for Yahoo’s recommendation of articles. “Life has patterns.” ” The Multiarm Bandit techniques don’t know about these patterns. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth Kanter

I look for patterns. Innovation Lab Facilitation : For the past few years, I’ve trained in and designed and facilitated innovation labs using the Luma Institute Methods. I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year!

Reflections on Storytelling

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We successfully established the e-business brand in the marketplace by consistently telling our e-business stories over a variety of communication channels, including press interviews, conferences around the world, IT and financial analyst meetings, Web articles, and lots of client engagements.

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The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

The patterns of change in higher education are surprisingly similar and global. I have delivered two presentations recently on the scope of change in higher education, one in Peru at Universidad de San Martin Porres and the other at the CANHEIT conference.

Making connections

Harold Jarche

Tweet I haven’t attended a large face-to-face conference in the learning field for over a year, so DevLearn 2010 was a new experience after so much professional time mostly online. These patterns are not intended or designed by the originator, but sensed by the observer.