Zero switching cost

Jay Cross

To learn more about Diigo, please visit: Overview Video ». When my Internet Time Alliance colleague Harold Jarche switched from Delicious to Diigo, I figured I should probably do the same. After all, saving one’s tags is a cornerstone in Harold’s Personal Knowledge Management scheme of approaching the world. He has probably researched this a lot more than I ever will. Diigo has made it drop-dead simple to swap your tags from Delicious into their app.

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eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Personal Learning Informal Learning Corporate eLearning eLearning Design Authoring Tools Rapid e-Learning Tools eLearning (e-Learning) e-Learning Software Blended e-Learning e-Learning Tools Learning Management Systems (LMS) e-Learning ROI and Metrics Search via eLearning Learning for first time visitors Thursday, September 10, 2009 eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology A reader sent a note asking my opinion on the vendor pricing in The Great eTrain Robbery?

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Pocket video

Jay Cross

Video is to photographs as photographs are to text. If you’re introducing a new product at British Telecom, instead of developing and distributing an introductory course, you take a brief video of someone explaining it with your pocket videocam and upload it to a server for all to see. If you’re in sixth grade, you might make a video in lieu of writing a one-page paper. Total cost $370. Purchasing video was once as big a deal.

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Managing Multiple Learning Managment Systems - The High Cost of Choice


They contain media assets like images and video that can add up to gigabytes of data. High maintenance costs: Standish goes on to report that annual maintenance cost can run as high as 40% of total project cost with high risk of overrun due to lack of experience and best practice approach. To learn more, take a look at this short video put together by Jeff Katzman, Xyleme’s Chief Learning Officer.

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Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. Evaluation Criteria For the specific need I was looking at, I was looking for the following out of a solution: Cost : Is the tool free or very-low cost to use? It has a free and a low-cost version. No image/video support for questions. Supports image/video for questions.

LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

The learners will get access to webinars, recorded webinars, videos, and other online content that they will author separately. They are early stage, so low-cost would be good. What’s hurting the LMS market 2010 LMS Products of the Year LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers Low Cost LMS - Help Needed Why it’s hard to find an LMS LMS Spotlight: Topyx LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

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3 Ways Video-Based Training Increases the Effectiveness of Your Onboarding Program


Not only does poor onboarding increase employee turnover and costs, it also decreases productivity. Including video-based training in your onboarding program is just one way to promote the benefits listed above. Employee Training Employee Onboarding Video-Based TrainingFailing to onboard new hires or offering an ineffective onboarding program can have serious consequences for your company.

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Prediction: Video-conferencing will help drive increased business travel

Trends in the Living Networks

Clearly a particularly pointed issue in the world of business travel today is the rise of video-conferencing, which many companies in recent years have latched onto as a substitute for travel, largely for cost-saving. In the first edition of Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships , which came out in 2000, I wrote in the chapter on managing communication portfolios that the ever-improving quality of video-conferencing would be accompanied by increasing business travel.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Definitive iPhone eCard | Main | Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon" » July 14, 2008 Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs? Weve all sat in meetings thinking "Geez, this little confab is costing the organization plenty" well now we can quantify that amount in an onscreen ticker.

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What does real reform of health care look like? Inspiring VIDEO.

Steve Denning

Inspiring VIDEO: patient-driven care Radical management has widespread application. Dr. Douglas Eby and Dr. Donna Galbreath explain how health care has been reformed by involving the patients with striking success in improving results and lowering costs.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Is the problem with.

Steve Denning

Yet in another sense, the process is taking so long and the social and political costs of that delay are so high that it is appropriate to accelerate the process of re-creation and point out those who are, for various reasons, trying to slow the process down. They typically do this by controlling costs in their value chain and achieving economies of scale. The high social and political costs An obvious problem flowing from the slow pace of change is the shortage of jobs.

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A critical point in the MegaTrend of Creative Enablement: DSLRs are revolutionizing video production

Trends in the Living Networks

Clearly video and movie-making are among the fields most affected by this trend, shifting from a world in which minimal budgets were in the millions, to where low-cost cameras and video editing allow masterpieces to be created on a shoestring. While professional-class desktop video editing suites have been available at a reasonable price for some years, it is only now that a threshold has been reached with quality cameras.

Why Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Video As Part Its Communications Strategy

Beth Kanter

Why Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Video As Part Its Communications Strategy – Guest Post by Michael Hoffman, CEO of See3. It’s obvious to anyone who spends time online that video is taking over the internet. And when video is paired with a continuous strategy and clear metrics for success, there is overwhelming evidence showing that it is a crucial, important investment for nonprofits. 92% value the investment they have made in video.

VIDEO: A Wisconsin town tries emotionally intelligent signage.

Dan Pink

Video. The video. Video (2). VIDEO: A Wisconsin town tries emotionally intelligent signage Taking a page from the civic-minded folk in Needham, Massachusetts , city officials in Bayside, Wisconsin , are enlisting emotionally intelligent signage to encourage drivers to slow down. Reader Scott Ehlke hipped us to this video: Tweet. Why does the anchor feel the need to insert the cost of the full color signs at the end of the story? Dan Pink. Contact.

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7 Fantastic Free or Low Cost Sources To Get Images for Your Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

Images, visuals, videos, and infographics are being staples of nonprofit’s content strategy, especially for social channels. While Facebook recently launched a huge free stock photo archive for use in Facebook ads, finding compelling, high quality images that are low cost or free for image overlays, blog post and other channels can be difficult. I recently asked nonprofits on my Facebook brand page where they got their images. Flickr Image by Sam Howzit.

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Why Can’t We Reform The Health System?

Steve Denning

Almost as frightening as its cost is how poorly it performs. Clayton Christensen has an interesting short video on Forbes that seeks to explain why health system reform doesn't happen. They stringently evaluated new development and weighed the cost of new investment against potential gains. Health Innovation Leadership Radical Management costs customers health innovation.

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Internet Time Blog » Hot or not?

Jay Cross

What's your sentence?: The video | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Video. The video. Video (2). The video On New Year’s Day last year , we introduced our Two Sentences video. On New Year’s Day this year, we introduce a new video inspired by its predecessor. Over the past few months hundreds upon hundreds upon hundreds of Pink Blog readers and Pink Newsletter subscribers have sent us 15-second video clips answering the question: “What’s Your Sentence?”. into this two-minute video. Dan Pink. Contact.

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Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It

Kevin Wheeler

Have you invested in systems, technology and process improvements to lower costs and improve the speed to hire, develop, retain or engage your employees? It might mean developing self-guided career dialogues and realistic video-bsed job previews.

Reinventing management: The magical power of client delight

Steve Denning

This is the great divide in organizations today: There are organizations that looking from the inside-out, doing their thing, producing their products and services, doggedly tweaking their value chain, parsing and manufacturing customer demand, trying to find ways to lower costs, looking for economies of scale.

5 cool holiday gifts for $25 or less | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Video. The video. Video (2). Here are five terrific items — all costing no more than $25 and all available online. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Articles. Office Hours. Drive. A Whole New Mind. Johnny Bunko. Daniel H. Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and their three children. More about Dan.

Washington DC the End of October? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 11:10 am under events Every time I contemplate getting on an airplane, I’m thinking “how do I maximize the carbon, cost and time of this plane ride. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 10 2008 Washington DC the End of October?

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OER and User Pay

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Jeff Rubenstein wrote: And those systems will necessarily have a cost that *someone* has to pay. And that's important, because there's a certain perspective that expresses the view that the *end-user* should pay some of (in a purely market economy) all of the costs.

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Free Sales Tools Reps Can’t Live Without


Easily create and share 1-to-1 videos. Vidyard (free version): Record outreach videos straight from your laptop and embed them in emails to prospects. Uberconference (free version): A free video conferencing tool you can access directly from your browser—no downloads required.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer?

Mark Oehlert

Main | Alternative and Activist Search Engines » June 21, 2007 Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer? There is Video Jug , 5min Life Videopoedia , and Sclipo - just to name the ones open in my browser at present. thats how you tie a Windsor knot - but my initial impression is that while all are good, Video Jug and Sclipo have caught my eye quickest. Notes and chat aretagged and time-stamped into the video.

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The Increasing Influence of Recommendation Systems in Our Everyday Lives

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Goldfarb explained that the best way to assess the impact of a new radical technology is to look at how the technology reduces the cost of a widely used function. Viewed through this lens, the data and AI revolution can be viewed as reducing the cost of predictions.

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Steven Berlin Johnson « | Main | Davos Bound » I cant seem to link to it directly, but right now the upper left video on this page at Googles Video Store is last nights Charlie Rose interview with me. It's a great change if they did do this -- I was just thinking that it's a litte crazy that it cost 20 dollars a month to watch a public television program on the net.

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Business and Technology Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The adoption of new technological behaviours in response to the pandemic, from video-conferencing to online shopping, means usage has already reached levels that were not expected for many more years,” noted The Economist several months later.

Stop Creating Content Landfills – Reuse & Recycle Content to Improve Sustainability


This leads to wasted time, extraneous costs, and a lot of needless duplication. When content is built as individual content components (a table, a short topic, an image, a video, even a unique list item), it can easily be reused for a wide range of audiences and needs.

the worst of both worlds

Harold Jarche

The video conferencing company commissioned a report on the future of video communications. Some countries are slowly emerging into a post-pandemic mode. The nature of work, or at least where it is done, has changed for many people. Zoom, like Google before, has become a verb.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

Clarke » March 18, 2008 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5) (seriously, Sid Meier is a keynoter and it only cost $250 for the whole conference!) e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Look! A teacher using stories to teach! Main | Two Huge Losses: Gary Gygax and Arthur C.

A message to CxOs 2: about org learning myths

Clark Quinn

The only thing that matters is keeping costs low. However, a client found that customers were much happier with how-to videos than training for most of the situations. When I wrote my last post on a message to CxOs about L&D myths, I got some pushback.

The Coming Era of Decision Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Goldfarb explained that the best way to assess the impact of a new radical technology is to look at how the technology reduces the cost of a widely used function. Viewed through this lens, the AI revolution can be viewed as reducing the cost of predictions.

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Mobile Learning: Making Content Available Anytime, Anywhere


Jan sits down at her desktop computer and watches a video on a newly installed project management software her company implemented. Whether through a video, Instagram or Facebook feed, email, or course topic, all content needs to be micro to be mobile ready.

RSS and the Browser As Social Network

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

HTML already supports audio and video, and it is trivial for Google to enable content distributed through podcasts to play on the browser platform. It also undermines the viability of free content by creating costs for producers. Google Reader - source Responding to Mark Berthelemy.

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A learning system to meet the needs of a complex knowledge era

George Siemens

A video the talk is available here. We can’t simply “optimize”, “make more efficient”, and “drive down costs” in planning the structure of tomorrow’s universities. I had the opportunity to stop by edX last. I gave a talk on the type(s) of learning system(s) that are needed to address complex knowledge needs.

A storage crisis

Doc Searls

The best new phones come with the ability to shoot 108 megapixel photos, record 4K video with stereo sound, and pack the results into a terabyte of onboard storage. I also have a 5Tb portable drive for videos, which is back in Santa Barbara awaiting dubs off of tapes.

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Five trends for 2021

Clark Quinn

Here’s a video that provides the qualifications, and five trends for 2021 that I’d expect, or like, to see. We’re seeing a growing awareness of the problems with bias in data sets, the limitations of ungrounded knowledge, and concerns about the human costs. .

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The rise of robots in retail will be swift

Ross Dawson

Video screens allow for video conferences with store experts—actual people—while a 3-D scanner can help customers identify items. The reality is that service will be more efficient and lower cost – leading to less expensive food – so many fast food chains will rapidly adopt robot and automated service. Yesterday US retail chain Lowe’s announced that it will be launching a robot assistant named OSHbot in one of its Orchard Supply Hardware outlets.

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Duplication theory of educational value

George Siemens

Some of these contextual entities relate to input costs such as the materials needed to build a house, while others relate to intangibles such as the appeal of a particular neighbourhood. The internet has a different value scheme than what we encounter with physical products, particularly in relation to input costs. For each physical book that I purchase, I have to pay for input costs (paper, printing, shipping). These input costs don’t exist with digital content.

The Simple, Economic Value of Artificial Intelligence

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In their opinion, “the best way to assess the impact of radical technological change is to ask a fundamental question: How does the technology reduce costs? Only then can we really figure out how things might change.” For example, the semiconductor revolution can be viewed as being all about the dramatic reductions in the cost of arithmetic calculations. What are the key implications of significant reductions in the costs of predictions?

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Buzzword: Micro-learning


Picking up a couple of recent blog posts or videos from my RSS reader whilst eating lunch. Finding a quick video about how to replace a light bulb in my car. A one hour video, with a piece of useful learning somewhere in the middle can be painfully difficult to use in a micro-learning context. But a pack of videos put together in a Youtube playlist is perfect – as each video is individually addressable, and can be linked to.

The Evolution of the Firm

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transaction costs are incurred in obtaining goods and services outside the firm, such as searching for the right people, negotiating a contract, coordinating the work, managing intellectual property and so on. Thus, firms came into being to make it easier and less costly to get work done. Over the past 20 years, the Internet radically lowered the transactions costs of obtaining goods and services outside the firm.

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