Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids. Here’s an early typology of social network sites that I sketched out after reading the article.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids. Here’s an early typology of social network sites that I sketched out after reading the article.

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

Present an overview of the key social features of social collaboration platforms. Demonstrate a number of examples of social activities she has set up. Propose a lite approach to designing social (learning) activities.

Come experience Crowd Business Models Summit in San Francisco on October 22

Ross Dawson

My book Getting Results From Crowds was designed as a highly practical overview of how to create value using crowdsourcing. The primary intention of the event is to help entrepreneurs as well as larger organizations to successfully design and implement business models based on crowds. Crowdsourcing Entrepreneurship Future of business Social networks Uncategorized

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

Melcrum recently released a report on How to use social media to solve critical communication issues , with as usual some great case studies and many practical insights. Go to the report website for a full overview and executive summary. I was asked to write the closing section in the report, on The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. Email use will be eroded by social media.

A survey of powerful visualization techniques, from the obvious to the obscure

George Siemens

Some progress is being made in using social networks and data visualization to address this challenge. Networks simultaneously contribute to and address the problem of abundance. Twitter, Facebook, and blogs increase the volume of conversations, but when you tap into a few active networks, the social system begins to serve as a sensemaking agent. It’s tough to stay current in any field or on any topic these days – things just move too fast.

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More on European UX Events

Adaptive Path

Below are the most interesting ones, followed by my impressions of 3 more European conferences: Euro IA, UX Russia and Design by Fire. Søren Muus was faster than me and he published an answer on the website of the newly created European Centre for User Experience (the ecux is the new name for the European IA network mentioned in the “overdoing it&# section of the newsletter). In Adaptive Path’s newsletter of September 28 , I shared my views on the European UX scene.

2014 Education + Sydney ALERT

Dave Snowden

We designed the course over four days with a much clearer division of content. It covers the basics of complexity theory from a human systems perspective and includes things like safe-to-fail intervention design, resilience and what you can actually manage if the situation is complex.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?


Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Lean or Agility?

Dave Snowden

I gave a keynote address at LSSC11 this morning looking at the application of complexity theory to software design. I really started in system design, building decision support systems and I really enjoyed the learning I gained form conversations here and on line in the build up.

Personal Learning MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We will examine how connectivist MOOCs employ social networks to facilitate and encourage multiple perspectives to emerge around a single subject or area of enquiry. Week 5 – March 21 – Learning and Performance Support Systems - an Overview Core concepts of the LPSS.me He is a leading voice in online and networked learning. As a teacher and designer, he is also known as the originator of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC

Conversation Learning

Clark Quinn

for Learning Professionals is how social networks impact personal learning. In Value from Social Media , I talked about the issue of finding information via Google / Search vs. seeking conversation: Let’s consider a simple scenario - I’m trying to decide if a particular solution makes sense for my company / organization. I do some searching on Google and find some overviews of the solution and some other good information.

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A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

I then gave a basic overview of complexity theory, defining it in terms of constraints and agent behaviour using the children's party story to illustrate the point. Here apprentice models, social networks are more effective at diffusion and development of ideas.

What Are the Chances of Pragmatic Pathways for Social Business?

Luis Suarez

“ A friend recently reminded me of the tendency of organisations to “co-opt and neutralise” any kind of dissent – that’s exactly what’s happening with social media now – big business is appropriating it and trying to quash it. And eventually succeed as Socially Integrated Enterprises.

The Emergence of Cognitive Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

John Kelly , senior VP and director of IBM Research, gave an overview of these four areas. We will be able to design sophisticated, powerful nano systems-on-a-chip that will be totally contained within such a trillion transistor nano device. This requires disruptive technologies and innovations at all levels, including new materials, fabrication processes and design tools.

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[siu] Panel: Capturing the research lifecycle

David Weinberger

Six men from six companies give brief overviews of their products. ” It starts with design. The site helps scientists create a version readable by the public, and helps them disseminate them through social networks. It’s the first panel of the morning at Shaking It Up. The session is led by Courtney Soderberg from the. Center for Open Science , which sounds great. [ Six panelists means that I won’t be able to keep up.

Informal learning from the horse’s mouth

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I’m the Johnny Appleseed of networked, social learning. Google “informal learning jay cross;&# go to the Informal Learning Page , for an overview and links. (20 Jay: Learning is social.

Connectivism as Learning Theory

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But if the sort of perspective of connectivism that you''re given is one where ''you look up answers through your network instead of remembering them'' then your understanding of connectivism will be significantly limited. According to connectivism, learning is the formation of connections in a network. The learning theory, therefore, in the first instance, explains how connections are formed in a network. The first chapter available here provides a good overview.

Mapping metrics

Harold Jarche

Beth Kanter shares her presentation on Mapping metrics to strategy (with slide show) focused on non-profits using social media: The session will share an overview of why the sequence listen, learn, and adapt is critical to implementing a successful social media strategy.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

They go beyond the Gen X, and Y (Millennial) vision to look into the “virtuals” the first generation that has been socialized in virtual worlds from WebKinz, Club Penguin, Habbo Hotel, etc.—and applications without losing the proven value of the current design.

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Notes from ELI 2015 Riyadh - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A: just a way of redefining the way we have thought of education in the past - it is very difficult to measure goals, but it is possible to measure the outcomes - Q: what about social media - A: replicate them in the ''walled garden'' -- or experiment with tools (but they don''t always work) - Q: knowledge is non-reductive? - online library - cooperation & entertainment - comouter conference, social netwirks, iTines - external web 2.0

Humannet at Cisco

Jay Cross

Yesterday I spent the day at Cisco talking with old friends and new about what Fast Company recently described as an “unprecedented forward-looking strategy to unleash what it’s calling a ‘ human network effect ’ both on and off the Cisco campus.”

Social Media, Networks, and Data in Patient Healthcare Networks

Beth Kanter

Patient advocates play a critical role in setting research priorities, designing clinical trials and structuring appropriate clinical engagement with industry. Stefani gave an overview of health care technology trends and some projects that Google is working on.

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Training departments are no more at fault than bankrupt companies like Blockbuster Video, Borders, Silicon Graphics, Nortel Networks, Circuit City, Bethlehem Steel, Smith Corona, Polaroid, Wang Labs, or Underwood Typewriters. The Industrial Age is giving way to the Network Era. Social.

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cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

These have been edited and synthesized to a single composition in advance of my sessions in Helsinki on 3 November 2017 with The National Foresight Network and the Prime Minister’s Office where we will discuss the transformation of work and its consequences. Tribes & Networks.

Ten Steps to Building a Great Learning Environment

Nigel Paine

but this needs structuring and recommending” Jane Bozarth’s book on Social Media for Trainers helps with ideas on extending learning. Harold Jarch’e blog post on the power of external learning networks and communities of practice. Focus on what you can do – you can always do something Just expanding the access to eternal networks encourages innovation or at least the flow of ideas.

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Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

(My presentation will appear separately) Collective Knowledge in Social Tagging Environments Joachim Kimmerle, KMRC Even though it is hard to find good definitions of knowledge, most psychologists would agree that knowledge is an internal mental representation of external environments. An example is social tagging networks. So in our work we examined the potential of social tagging, and the impact of individual and collective knowledge on social tagging systems.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Jane Jacobs and Cities

John Hagel

Jacobs was an extraordinarily insightful writer who anticipated many of the themes that have become foundations for contemporary social analysis – complex adaptive systems, emergence, social capital and social networks, just to name a few.

Online Communities Mini-Conferences

Nancy White

2-9Nov Managing Multimembership in Social Networks. Title : SCoPE seminar discussion: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008. How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks?

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

Social/informal learning is crossing the chasm to mainstream acceptance. So they turn to social learning environments as the solution. Amazon.com blends the data they collect about their visitors and social networking to dynamically generate a customized user experience.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Managing the Complexity of Forming an Online Networking Community: 14. re a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. eLearn: In Depth Tutorials - Designing and Developing E-learning Projects: A Three-Tiered Approach 20.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): HUGE Conferences List - Game Focus - Help Needed!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Correcting the violent video game rhetoric" (CNet.com) | Main | Innovations and Cooking and Hi Again! Ted Castronova, Indiana U) *Massive Future of networked multiplayer games. » May 27, 2008 HUGE Conferences List - Game Focus - Help Needed! OK.here is a HUGE list of conferences, primarily developed with a focus on games, simulations etc.

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The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tim responded, ‘After I spend tens of thousands of dollars paying an author, paying for editorial and design, etc., In his book the Wealth of Networks, Benkler characterizes the Creative Commons project as follows: The Creative Commons is an initiative to develop a series of licenses that allow individuals who create information, knowledge, and culture to attach simple licenses that define what others may, or may not, do with their work. Designing Virtual Worlds.