Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples
AUGUST 28, 2012
The post summarized why it may be important, best practices, and a few nonprofit examples. One of my blog readers, Sarah Mowry, Outreach Director for the Deschutes Land Trust pointed me to Nature Conservancy’s Instagram contest , an image scavenger hunt.
Search Inside Yourself with Chade-Meng Tan
OCTOBER 10, 2012
” As part of that mission, he developed a personal growth curriculum at Google called “Search Inside Yourself.” How did the Search Inside Yourself program come about? Search Inside Yourself takes an entirely different approach. Chade-Meng Tan is an amazing guy.
FEBRUARY 2, 2009
This post likely will be quite a bit different because I'm convinced that most people have used different search tools enough that they are pretty comfortable with their current search behaviors. Yes, I personally use Google 95%+ for searching. Search.
AUGUST 14, 2009
To give just one example, I can’t figure out how to see the frequency of the surnames Kumar and Weinberger compared side-by-side in WolframAlpha’s signature fashion. Search engines are easier because they have already trained us how to talk to them. We eventually learn that quoting a phrase searches for exactly that phrase. Google has enough dominance in the market that its syntax influences other search engines.
stories connect knowledge
APRIL 9, 2017
This starts with the discipline of personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ): a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. The Ritz-Carlton provides an excellent example with Stories that Stay with You.
The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots
MAY 15, 2016
Conversational or chat bots, often make use of artificial intelligence and natural language processing technologies, and they’ve been around for some time. Examples of their use might therefore be to.
The Simple, Economic Value of Artificial Intelligence
APRIL 24, 2017
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.
Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Process versus Practice
MAY 7, 2005
Ive spent the better part of my career building applications that help people connect to each other and share knowledge (search is the best example of that). JSB and I have a strong sense that the focus on business performance is shifting from process to practice.
Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset
APRIL 29, 2015
You expect the curator of an art gallery to know the collection and to: search out the best items. An example: How Jay Cross Curates Content. Here’s an example of a no-cost, one-person curation project. I set up a Google Search for daily news on the topic.
Google Brain: Inductive Thinking and Curiosity
MARCH 26, 2012
In a Scientific American blog post Deep thought is dead, Long live deep thought , a bioinformatics analyst broods on the question, ‘Where are these jobs that will require such rapid “searching, browsing, assessing quality, and synthesizing the vast quantities of information?"
Knowledge Management for Decision Memories
AUGUST 5, 2013
This is Big Knowledge Management , leveraging the power of enterprise software platforms to store decision, process, and event memories. Process and event memories, like project outputs, are relatively easy to capture and codify.
Figuring Out Content Strategy
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
They aren’t lone poets just winging it; it’s actually a very rigorous process around understanding the purpose and context of the product, and using natural language. Be as transparent and specific as possible about our approval process.
Peer Review vs. Search Engine Places - Quality of Information in a Web 2.0 Sources
NOVEMBER 30, 2006
that discusses whether: scholars would choose (1) to have their work published in the premier journal in their field or (2) to have that work regularly come up on the first screen in an appropriate Google search Having gone through a PhD process and having been in academia for 11 years where you needed to "publish" - this is a really interesting question to me. which comes up first in the Google search of eLearning 2.0. Interesting article from EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no.
7 Tips for Using Quotes for Your Nonprofit’s Content Strategy
JUNE 17, 2014
Integrate Into Your Editorial Process: Your organization no doubt has an editorial process where you brainstorm, plan, and produce content for various channels each month. For example, on Father’s Day, Edutopia posted this quote about dads.
Rethinking John Wanamaker
JANUARY 18, 2016
…or, from T he Economist in 2013, a wonderful article which draws attention to research which counters the common view about search engine advertising. . Again, while search ads are called ads, but they’re really direct marketing.
The Datafication of Business and Society
JUNE 9, 2015
In contrast to digitalisation, which enabled productivity improvements and efficiency gains on already existing processes, datafication promises to completely redefine nearly every aspect of our existence as humans on this planet.
Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience
OCTOBER 27, 2015
To help overcome the stiff resistance often encountered by disruptive innovations, - both within one’s own organization and in the marketplace, - the article proposed that design thinking should be applied to their actual introduction, - a process it calls intervention design.
Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 21, 2014
And what are the processes behind this? Examples of hotbed communities include Cremona, Hollywood and Silicon Valley. For example, scientific meetings like this foster interaction among scientists. This process, he writes, undermines existing hierarchy - eg., ''Voice of the Faithful'' - which responded to the Church''s suppression of the priests molesting young people - it is only something that happens in this particular communications world.
sense-making with fridays finds
AUGUST 14, 2015
For instance, I regularly search my blog for posts I have written so that I can recall my thoughts. With Friday’s Finds , I can search the posts of others to see what they have to say on a certain topic. For example, I can search to see what others have to say on leadership.
EPortfolios and Badges Workshop - #OEB14
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 3, 2014
Example of matrix (very detailed slide with tiny impossible-to-read text). We wanted to find specific examples of activities outside eportfolios themselves, and then look at them in eportfolios. We develop skills like uploading, downloading, search and so on.
PKM as pre-curation
JULY 12, 2012
The process of seeking out information sources, making sense of them through some actions, and then sharing with others to confirm or accelerate our knowledge are interlinked activities from which knowledge (often slowly) emerges. Their sense-making processes are already developed.
Using A Networked Approach To Build Nonprofit Boards: LinkedIn Board Connect Launches
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
Leveraging their own networks as well as their board members’ networks, nonprofit leaders now have free access to a premium LinkedIn feature that lets them search for and connect with professionals who meet the needs of their organization on LinkedIn.
mastery and models
MARCH 1, 2017
It is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information and our interactions with people and ideas. It is an enabling process that helps to distribute power and knowledge. Three related KM processes are required. Personal Knowledge Mastery.
Content Curation: The Art and Science of Spotting Awesome
APRIL 22, 2014
Content curation – the process of finding, organizing, and sharing topical, relevant content for your audience that supports your nonprofit’s engagement or campaign goals (or your professional learning) begins with “ Spotting the Awesome.” Flickr Photo by Soyignatius.
The Seek > Sense > Share Framework
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
Personal knowledge management is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. It is the process by which we can connect what we learn outside the organization with what need to do inside.
Social Customer Service - proving you failed?
JANUARY 4, 2011
A great comment by Guy Letts to my previous post on Acquisition versus Retention made me write this one - the comment is only half an hour old but blew my mind: Theres another example of how ridiculous is the pursuit of NEW rather than getting the basics right. Business or Pleasure? -
JULY 10, 2013
Algorithmic search filters that can push things out, based on certain criteria are what Schank calls “Information that Finds You” Add geo-location and you can get immediate feedback on things around you.
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JANUARY 16, 2015
The idea is that the marketplace should determine which companies succeed or fail, and that government should not interfere in the process. A typical example of this argument can be found in a Financial Post article from last May. In the case of selecting which company to support, there is an evaluation process required, and this usually involves the weighing of one business case against another. This is an ad hoc process typically used for specific domains and purposes.
Lean Principles in the Digital Economy
AUGUST 6, 2014
Such methods include quality control of the processes involved in production; just-in-time production to reduce the costs associated with excess inventory; and continuous improvement involving everyone in the organization in the quest for new, easy to implement ideas. .
Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
I went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy.
Checklist: transforming corporate learning
MARCH 6, 2012
position learning and development as on-going processes in the workplace. provide case studies and examples to help people become self-sufficient “pull” learners. recommend software for social networking, content management, video production, and multivariate search as well as fexible, simple systems to administer mandated training. Share responsibility for the process with business units. If you don’t get this, it will get you.
Review: The Edupunks' Guide, by Anya Kamenetz
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 8, 2011
In so doing, a person might take a course, search for recipes, ask for help, or - in the style of the underrated film ' The Raman Girl ' or that overrated film ' The Karate Kid ' - find a mentor to show you how to steam noodles. Here's Anya Kamenetz on learning to cook: A simple example is learning to make pizza. This, for example, is great: DIY, or Do-It-Yourself, is a movement about self-reliance and empowerment.
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
Let me share some of my personal impressions of this journey through the lens of three key areas, each of which has played a major role throughout IT’s history, and will continue to do so well into its future: data centers, transaction processing, and data analysis.
More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates
JANUARY 5, 2010
Thanks for helping us along Adrian Adrian Gnägi Knowledge and Learning Processes Being on the US West Coast, my other KM4Dev colleagues had already provided some great responses (again, see the thread !) For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features.
Communication Nation: Coding and decoding
OCTOBER 18, 2007
We code and decode information all the time -- its part of the process of living. Coding -- or encoding -- is the process of making a concept or idea understandable to others. Decoding is the process of interpreting information that was coded by someone else.
PKM: The Book
JUNE 20, 2012
If you would like to see a Creative Commons licensed book that covers PKM in depth, then you can make a very small investment in the process. If I do not have to search for my next paid work contract, then I can focus on the book.
Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates
MAY 6, 2008
Peg “got that there was both an information architecture and a set of social processes associated with their use of a wiki as both a project communication tool and as a knowledge sharing tool. And it is a Technorati search, so I have to go to Technorati and THEN link back to your blog.
Supporting our Brains
OCTOBER 13, 2015
However, we can have calculators that can do such processing for us. Spreadsheets, outlines, and diagramming tools allow us to take our interim thoughts and record them for further processing. What we need are ways to look up that information, or search for it.
I’m Boycotting Mixtent, Here’s Why
MARCH 19, 2011
Voting itself is unfair (there does not seem to be any credible algorithm being applied when voting against colleague A or B — other than key word searching in the LinkedIn profile itself). What I am against is the process in which Mixtent operates.
Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data
MARCH 20, 2013
For example, Gartner’s Research director Svetlana Sicular recently observed that big data has already reached the peak of the hype cycle , and is now falling into the trough of disillusionment , a necessary step before (hopefully) moving on to the slope of enlightenment.