Building a More Resilient, Data-Driven Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Today we face two simultaneous disruptions: one is the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic shock, and the second is the rise of pervasive digital data, crypto systems, and artificial intelligence (AI).” T he two disruptions are highly interrelated. Data and AI: A new ecology.

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The Emerging Data Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Economist’ s May 6 issue referred to data in its cover as the world’s most valuable resource. Similarly, data centers “power all kinds of online services and, increasingly, the real world as devices become more and more connected.”.

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Big, thick and rich (the data)

Dave Snowden

So at any time, but particularly in a crisis, we need to deploy human sensor networks that are culturally, experientially, geographically and ideally temporally diverse in both situational assessment and scenario planning.

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The Big Data Era Is Here

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

During the meeting, the TRB Executive Committee held a policy session on the impact of big data on transportation systems. Big data and related information-based disciplines, - e.g., data science , artificial intelligence , - are everywhere. Insight vs Data Volume.

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Becoming a Data-Driven Business: Challenges and Opportunities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, McKinsey published The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world , a comprehensive report on the state of big data, and in particular, on the challenges and opportunities a company faces as it strives to become a data-driven business.

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The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent article by NY Times reporter Steve Lohr discussed the rising importance of data as a major competitive differentiator. The competitive concerns surrounding these various platforms are closely linked to the concept of network effects.

Will the Respect Network enable us to take back control of our data and our lives?

Ross Dawson

Yesterday I attended the Sydney launch event of the Respect Network , an initiative designed to allow individuals to own and take control of their data. Take Back Control from Respect Network on Vimeo. The Respect Network seems to have a very solid foundation.

Latest Data on Telework

Nine Shift

Here's the latest data on the growth in working from home. How Individuals, Business, and Government Benefit , Telework Research Network, June 2011, p.4, [link]. Telework continues to be the "silent revolution" in the 21st Century.

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Blockchain - the Networked Ecosystem is the Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They need to build a robust business case for blockchain that includes a fair incentive model to attract all the partners required for the success of their networks.”. In search of value - From “The Network is the Computer” to “The Ecosystem is the Business”.

Owning our data

Harold Jarche

With the internet of everything (IoE), once everything is connected, where will our data reside? If things do not work, will we know what has happened to our data? Individual control over data may be a more robust way to to ensure some level of privacy. Do you own your data?

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networked social capital

Harold Jarche

When FiveThirtyEight published the details of 3 million trolls and bots that were link to the Russian-based company Internet Research Agency, they were merely providing data. Two researchers initially compiled the data. These data required a subject matter network to make sense of them.

The Data Bubble redux

Doc Searls

It gets worse: In between the Internet user and the advertiser, the Journal identified more than 100 middlemen — tracking companies, data brokers and advertising networks — competing to meet the growing demand for data on individual behavior and interests.The data on Ms.

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Impact of Data Analytics in Today’s Digital Workplace

Luis Suarez

So, how about if I share with you all how I got involved into the space of data analytics for online collaborative environments in the first place? Anyway, back to data analytics. But now, showing it with data, with facts, not just with my own thoughts, opinions and know-how.

owning your data

Harold Jarche

I cannot see why any organization would put all of its data online. It may make sense to have some data in The Cloud to improve flexibility and accessibility, but as we see everyday, these systems break or get hacked. Own your critical data.

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Social Media, Networks, and Data in Patient Healthcare Networks

Beth Kanter

This post summarizes some of the insights related to the effective use of networks and data in healthcare information and patient advocacy. It got started in upstate NY by Pat Quinn and through social networks, it spread to Pete Frates. Click for Twitter Transcript.

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New MOOC: Data, Analytics, & Learning

George Siemens

This fall, together with colleagues, I’ll be offering an open course on edX: Data, Analytics, and Learning. From the description: In education, the use of data and analytics to improve learning is referred to as learning analytics. Software companies, researchers, educators, and university leaders recognize the value of data in improving not only teaching and learning, but the entire education sector. The era of data and analytics in learning is just beginning.

helping make the network smarter

Harold Jarche

The result of what Siilasmaa learned is an excellent example of the integration of learning and work, a necessity in the network era workplace. Innovation will emerge from the entire network, when everyone is responsible in a transparent and open organization.

Follow the Data to Find the Money

John Hagel

If you want to know where’s the money, then follow the data and don’t get distracted by the technology. Sure, technology is a key enabler of data capture, aggregation, and analytics, but the providers of this technology will not capture the vast bulk of the value – it will be those who have access to this data and, most importantly, those who can creatively find ways to generate economic value from this data. There’s a growing meme that data is the new oil.

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Thoughts on slackers, conversations, data and networks

Harold Jarche

Data Is A Social Object by Ton Zijlstra. In my presentations over the past 8 months I’ve positioned data as an object of sociality : it becomes the trigger for interaction, a trigger for the forming of connections between people. June Holley and network weaving via @PAnklam & @nancyrubin. Network facilitator. Help set up the structure of the network. Network Guardian. Set up training & support for network weavers.

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A Framework for the Safe Management of Digital Identities and Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In a world that’s increasingly governed by digital transactions and data, our existing methods for managing security and privacy are proving inadequate. Data breaches, large-scale fraud, and identity theft are becoming more common. Data attributes are generally siloed within different private and public sector institutions, each using its data for its own purposes. The OPAL paradigm is based on several key principles, including: Move the algorithm to the data.

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Rethinking Personal Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2010, the World Economic Forum (WEF), launched a project on Rethinking Personal Data. The project brought together experts from business, government, academia and end user privacy and rights groups to examine the challenges and opportunities involved in properly managing the explosive growth of personal data in the digital world. In January of 2011 they published their first report, - Personal Data: the Emergence of a New Asset Class. .

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Network Era Fluency

Harold Jarche

Today, it’s all about networks, something you were most likely not taught about in school. What happens as we become a quadriform society (Tribes +Institutions +Markets +Networks)? Big data is also networked data. We need network fluency.

Open Learning, Open Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Adapted from a talk given March 9, 2017, at the State University of New York in Syracuse, this essay describes several key innovations shaping the future of open learning: distributed social networks, cloud infrastructures and virtualization, immersive reality, and personal learning environments.

Knowledge is the network

David Weinberger

On the other hand, this morning Antonio, who is doing some work for the Library Innovation Lab this summer, poked his head in and pointed us to a jquery -like data visualization library. Second, the network has evolved a culture in which there’s nothing wrong with not knowing.

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

DJ Patil, the first US Chief Data Science, five days into his tenure. Lynn Overmann – Deputy Chief Data Officer, US Dept. ” E.g., the US Digital Service : “A network of elite technology development teams.” ” The velocity is the support of the President who deeply believes in open data and technology. Data scientists are force multipliers. has huge amounts of data and needs help unlocking it. [ How do we share data better?

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it’s all about our data

Harold Jarche

A platform: a centrally controlled application that controls the data on ll interactions and activities. Control of data is the new source of power in the network era. It’s time to empower ourselves and take our data back”, says Chris Middleton.

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Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

As I mentioned in an earlier post , I have been using Safari and Google to traverse the networks. The rationale for the switch is that I don’t completely trust Google and Apple with my data. My point is that I’ve been leveraging the benefits of networks for a bloody long time. Network effects are true for people and for data. The alternative, where providers will be able to throttle or even bar certain types of data will stifle innovation.

Digital Learning Research Network (dLRN)

George Siemens

I’m happy to announce the formation of the digital Learning Research Network (dLRN), funded by a $1.6m Promote research as practice and practice as research mindsets in college and university systems engaged in researching digital learning and teaching Model openness in research activity and data. Build on existing research in learning sciences, online, blended, and distance learning, as well as data mining and learning analytics. Higher education is digitizing.

Social networks require ownership

Harold Jarche

So Gartner states that only 10% of social networking roll-outs succeed. Social media, and social networks, change the way we communicate. While people may say it’s not about the technology, unfortunately that’s where a large share of the budget goes in social network initiatives.

Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

Overall, it was a good conference and one that serves an important marking point in “big data comes of age&# in terms of media attention, startups, and recognition of potential impact in business sector. O’Reilly has stated that “data is the new Intel inside&#.

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5 Book Recommendations for Nonprofit Networking and Data Nerds

Beth Kanter

But it is also a quiet time of year and a good time to catch up on reading. Also, if you are looking for a last minute gift for the nonprofit networking and data nerd in your life, here’s some book recommendations. Presenting Data Effectively by Stephanie D.H.

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Power, Networks & Freedom

Harold Jarche

You Are Not the Product: The Coming Revolution in Social Networks – by @gideonro. This idea that we are just products for advertisers pops up in lots of online conversations, a reflection of the current state of our advertising-driven social networks.

network management update

Harold Jarche

You cannot manage a network. As networks become the dominant organizational form, the way we think about management has to change, as well as the way those in positions of authority try to influence others. Others need to see what we are contributing to the network.

A world of pervasive networks

Harold Jarche

Here is de Kerckhove’s view of a new kind of identity in our world of pervasive networks: The key to the new identity is what I call “selving”, that is the self in progress, in becoming, as in quantum physics where “things are not, they merely tend to be”.

A New Data Deal, starting today

Doc Searls

There was a time when personal networking , where every person has status, reach and power equal to that of corporations and governments, was unthinkable. There was a time when clouds were only corporate, and personal cloud was an oxymoron — or worse, just a new term for more data storage. They begin what @Petervan calls The Revolution of the Data Slaves. Form-filling from organized personal data.

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Network walking

Harold Jarche

Tweet In Network Thinking I said that as we learn in digital networks, stock (content) loses significance, while flow (conversation) becomes more important – the challenge becomes how to continuously weave the many bits of information and knowledge that pass by us each day.

The Data Bubble II

Doc Searls

In The Data Bubble , I told readers to mark the day: 31 July 2010. ‘Scrapers’ Dig Deep for Data on the Web. Social Networks Weigh Privacy vs. Profits. Four Aspects of Online Data Privacy. Digits Live Show: How RapLeaf Mines Data Online. Dig his first paragraph: Monday I talked about the social networking bubble. Marketers are getting sucked into the social-networking vortex and can’t find their way out.

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

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. In part, it’s why enterprise social networks haven’t fully become a crucial component to an organization’s operating practice. enterprise social networks leadership esn

The Data Bubble

Doc Searls

It gets worse: In between the Internet user and the advertiser, the Journal identified more than 100 middlemen—tracking companies, data brokers and advertising networks—competing to meet the growing demand for data on individual behavior and interests.The data on Ms. one of the new data exchanges. The tide turned today. Mark it: 31 July 2010.

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Conceptualizing AI in Human Terms is Misleading and Potentially Harmful

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Machine learning grew out of decades old research on neural networks , a method for having machines learn from data that’s loosely modeled on the way a biological brain , - composed of large clusters of highly connected neurons, - learns to solve problems.

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Will real-time big data feedback transform sports?

Ross Dawson

Stacey, together with WTA founder Billie-Jean King and last year’s Wimbledon winner Marion Bortoli, fielded questions about this week’s announcement that the WTA is allowing in-game coaching using real-time data from the match. appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

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The Future of Learning: Digital, Distributed, Data-Driven

George Siemens

Years ago, I had a long chat with Gardner Campbell , one of the smartest people in the edtech space, about the role of data and analytics. I can contribute by not ignoring the data-centric aspects in education and engage them instead and then attempting to influence analytics use and adoption so that it reflects the values that are important for learners and society. Slides from my talk today are below: Future of Learning: Digital, distributed, and data-driven from gsiemens

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Analysis: US, Australia social network usage flat, New Zealand now the world’s biggest user of social networks?

Ross Dawson

In preparing for the event I have been looking at data on New Zealand’s usage of social media. I was surprised to find that there is a fair chance that New Zealand has the highest rate of social network usage in the world. appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.