Sat.Nov 02, 2019 - Fri.Nov 08, 2019

How to Transform a “Big, Old” Company into an Agile Digital Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“As consumers, we take digital technologies for granted… We don’t wonder why these things are possible; we simply expect them,” said Designed for Digital a recently published book by Jeanne Ross , Cynthia Beath , and Martin Mocker in its Preface.

Building Trust

Clark Quinn

Some months ago, I talked about I was working virtually in a couple of instances. Using distributed tools, we’re able to coordinate and collaborate. One team got together physically last week to get work done. And the outcome was intriguing about how we’d ended up building trust virtually that manifested in the real world. This was an executive retreat for the officers of the board of a not-for-profit.

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Game Learning Analytcs for Evidence=Based Serious Games

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a talk by Baltasar Fernandex Manjon at CELDA 2019 ie.ft.com/uber-game Serious games - Have been used successfully in many domains – medicine, military - But low adoption in mainstream education - So we say we’re working in ‘game-like simulation’ [link] - Fake news, trolls, e-influencers [link] [link] [link] - Has been formally evaluated Citizen science - Uses games for crowdsourcing Also: - Educational versions of commercial games Do serious games actually work?

mapping healthcare

Harold Jarche

This past year my wife and I have spent a fair bit of time in hospitals and doctors’ offices, helping friends navigate the healthcare system. One thing we have noticed is the siloed nature of medicine here. When you get limited time with a healthcare professional and they have limited time to get up to date on the patient, a lot of information and context slips through the cracks.

How to Use a Nonprofit LMS to Increase Revenue

TOPYX LMS

What many nonprofits need more than anything is money. In 2013, over half of all nonprofits in the U.S. were unable to meet demand, per Stanford Social Innovation Review. 1 A contributor wrote, “Many nonprofits barely break even—even in the good years. Few have the resources they need to adapt to new economic realities. Instead, they keep trying to do more with less and maintain services for those in need.”. How to Use LMS LMS benefits Nonprofit

The Link Between Curiosity and Leadership

KCC Business Psychology

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence.” – Albert Einstein. Think about children for a minute. They’re naturally curious, imaginative, and always learning, always looking for new experiences and information. They know what they want, and they chase after it wholeheartedly. Does you hear your childhood self in this description at all?

A Distributed Content Addressable Network for Open Educational Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We introduce Content Addressable Resources for Education (CARE) as a method for addressing issues of scale, access, management and distribution that currently exist for open educational resources (OER) as they are currently developed in higher education.

How to Use Mobile Learning to Drive Employee Engagement

TOPYX LMS

Employee disengagement is a battle that companies across all industries are fighting. Each year, at least $500 billion is lost to employee disengagement, with an estimated 20% of employees considered “actively unengaged.” Mobile Learning LMS Technology Employee Training