Idiots, Networks and Patterns

Harold Jarche

Marc Benioff [CEO Salesforce.com]: We learned that the key to success with social collaboration is integrating social into workflow. The Physics of Finance: The more chaotic our environment & less control we have, the more we see non-existent simple patterns , or as Valdis Krebs pointed out, seeing fictitious patterns in random data is called “ apophenia &#. Tweet Here are some interesting things that were shared via Twitter this past week.

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 June 10 2009 Comments to this post A Pattern Language , published in 1979 by Christopher Alexander and his colleagues, was a landmark book in architecture that also became a landmark in other fields like computer science ; one review called it “The decade’s best candidate for a permanently important book.&# First is a set of patterns where 2.0

Learning Design Tools (Demonstrations)

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

TELOS - Gilbert Paquette IMS Learning Design (IMS-LD) is a bridge between design and delivery. And you need repositories of LD patterns. It is designed to address various needs, for example, K-12 lesson plans, higher education learning patterns, or workplace training. TELOS isn't exactly an LD designer and player, it's an educational modeling designer and player that exports to IMS-LD. So we got new tools for running learning designs.

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70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

Charles Jennings

The idea that companies could neatly slice the learning patterns of their people into three carefully-defined and carefully analysed buckets like this belies belief. “Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

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the agile sensemaking model

Harold Jarche

We can think of these as emergent patterns of collective sensemaking.” Increasing awareness of new ideas, methods, and processes often comes through serendipitous encounters outside the workflow. Learning is the great opportunity in organizational design today.

Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Charles Jennings

If a chemical engineer is looking to design a new process or parameters for distillation in a chemical plant she may be able to identify the volumes and sequences that produce the highest amount of pure distillate.

Enterprise 2.0 transition

Harold Jarche

That may mean reducing the number of managers; empowering people who are customer-facing; or significantly opening up the workflow and making it more transparent. Designing a new work system is only part of the solution; it merely sets the stage.

Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A successful program requires firms to address many elements of a digital and analytics transformation: identify the business case, set up the right data ecosystem, build or buy appropriate AI tools, and adapt workflow processes, capabilities, and culture.”. AI is now seemingly everywhere.

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? It is important for your team to have the right amount of structure in their workflow.

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Ensuring knowledge flow through narration

Harold Jarche

People can see the flow of work in small bits of conversation that, over time, become patterns. Narration of work is the first step in integrating learning into the workflow.

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Sometimes it’s easier to add smarts to the workflow (performance support) than to stuff things into people’s heads. Empowering people to take action rests on clearing obstacles out of the way and incorporating next practices into workflow. Higher ground.

Three Principles for Net Work

Harold Jarche

The same applies to computer chip designers, loan officers and tax accountants. For each of these domains, jobs can be standardized and training can be designed based on accepted practices. Workers can see the flow of sense-making in small bits that over time become patterns.

Nonprofits Need Integrate Learning into their Work in 2014

Beth Kanter

He suggests that design principle is that learning is something separate from work or ‘first we learn and then we work’. Learning is not only embedded in the workflow, but new learning is continually extracted from experiences and exchanges with colleagues, stakeholders and audiences.

Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A successful program requires firms to address many elements of a digital and analytics transformation: identify the business case, set up the right data ecosystem, build or buy appropriate AI tools, and adapt workflow processes, capabilities, and culture.”. Demand forecasting, supply chain optimization, and improved product design and productivity. “ Organizations need to constantly anticipate the future to gain competitive advantage. AI is now seemingly everywhere.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Thinking in Models: for Design, for Learning… A large part of this talk is about that change. When you look at that, basically it''s like they have this model or design in their head of how we could rebuild the university system, wipe it all out, start over, and we''ll have a new model.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

To put some flesh on each of these terms… Freeform means that the technology does not in any meaningful way impose, hardwire, or make and enforce assumptions about - Workflows - Roles - Privileges - Content - Decision right allocations Instead, people come together as equals within the environment created by technology, and do pretty much whatever they want. I’d want that system to have a standard order-to-ship workflow that was very hard to deviate from.

I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

To put some flesh on each of these terms… Freeform means that the technology does not in any meaningful way impose, hardwire, or make and enforce assumptions about - Workflows - Roles - Privileges - Content - Decision right allocations Instead, people come together as equals within the environment created by technology, and do pretty much whatever they want. I’d want that system to have a standard order-to-ship workflow that was very hard to deviate from.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Sensing patterns and helping to develop emergent work and learning practices. In 2019: A workplace learning odyssey Performance support will be built into the workflow and take the form of online tools, networks and coaching. In The Big Question the folks from Bottom Line Performance say: The challenge for instructional designers is no longer finding some relevant information on an obscure topic.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

In 1997 while on a project for Xerox I tried to introduce a colloborative workflow system that integrated social networking with business process interaction and online learning. Innovations in design, engineering, technology and governance.

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

Agile Instructional Design. Hence, I am exploring how well the principles of agile programming might be incorporated into a new framework for instructional design. Workflow. You’ve got to rise above the noise to see the underlying patterns, and then optimize them. Gave opening keynote at IADIS eLearning 2009 on Rethinking Instructional Design in Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal. My new car is one year old! How did that happen?

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The Reality of Virtual Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

To learn, as the slide says here, is to instantiate patterns of connectivity. On the new picture knowing now is much more about patterns. The idea here is that our perceptions, such as that perception of a tree, corresponds to a pattern of connectivity in that network. So you see the tree and as you see trees over and over and over and over and over through your life, that creates a pattern of connections between various neurons in your mind.