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Industrial disease

Harold Jarche

some blame the management, some the employees; and everybody knows it’s the Industrial Disease – Dire Straits. Our complicated industrial organizations are quite good at keeping their structural problems hidden.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond was the central theme of the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) that took place earlier this year in Davos, Switzerland. Scope : Disruptions are taking place in “almost every industry in every country.”.

A ‘Field of Dreams’ Industry

Clark Quinn

It feels like the L&D industry is living in a world where they take orders and produce courses and trust that it all works. The post A ‘Field of Dreams’ Industry appeared first on Learnlets.

June Round-up of Learning Industry News

Xyleme

Industry News Post Type: Blog post. Edgenuity recently completed 13 Online and Blended Learning Summits involving over 700 school and district leaders. read more.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution - Risks and Benefits

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) was the central theme of the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) that took place a year ago in Davos, Switzerland. Dr. Schwab positions the 4IR within the historical context of three previous industrial revolutions.

Compliance of an industry

Harold Jarche

Mandated training is a standard response by industry regulators when dealing with human performance issues. That mindset also permeates the training industry. So why doesn’t the industry raise a fuss over wasteful and ineffective training?

The global state of the mobile industry

Ross Dawson

Summit , providing an unparalleled compilation of research about the global internet industry. Below is the full presentation, plus six charts giving insights into the state of the global mobile industry. A growth rate of 153% is pretty good for any industry.

June Round-up of Learning Industry News

Xyleme

Industry News Post Type: Blog post. Edgenuity recently completed 13 Online and Blended Learning Summits involving over 700 school and district leaders. read more.

The digital collaboration industry continues to flourish

Dion Hinchcliffe

Far from maturing, the collaboration tool space is busier than ever evolving, branching out, and multiplying. But are organizations able to adopt so many different ways of working together

The digital collaboration industry continues to flourish

Dion Hinchcliffe

Far from maturing, the collaboration tool space is busier than ever evolving, branching out, and multiplying. But are organizations able to adopt so many different ways of working together? Collaboration

Innovating our way out of the industrial era

Harold Jarche

I have frequently said that simple and complicated work is getting automated and outsourced and that the real value in the networked enterprise is in complex (creative) work. Standardized work, that can be done by many, is low value in the network era.

Our New Head of Service Design: On the state of the industry, its value, and why Capital One

Adaptive Path

Where is the industry headed? The industry is enthusiastically heading toward creating the right conditions to deliver experiences that are co-created with customers, communities, and diverse, multi-disciplinary teams. More than anything, the existence of Adaptive Path — along with the bigger team of design managers, design strategists, UX designers and researchers, content strategists, and industrial designers — is, in my eyes, a testament to Capital One “getting it.”

Economic structural change is NOT industry compositional change

Ross Dawson

We engaged in discussions on “economic structural change”, that were in fact only about changes in industry composition. The mindset was to consider the changes in relative sizes of industries in the economy, such as manufacturing getting smaller and tourism becoming larger.

SWITCH festival shows the power and potential of cross-industry collaboration

Ross Dawson

The event brings together large corporates from different industries, entrepreneurs, innovators, universities, students and more with the express intent of fostering inter-industry collaboration and to support “unlikely alliances” Major participating organisations include ANZ, Australia Post, Blackmore’s, IAG, and Scentre Group (Westfield), which are each sending around 20 staff each, while other companies are sending smaller teams.

A framework for industry leadership based on collaboration

Ross Dawson

As part of the workshop we used a framework that I originally developed over a decade ago in the context of collaboration in the financial services industry, but I have used in the last year in industries as diverse as healthcare, airlines, and professional services.

Undercutting Industry

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Foerster write, on OER-forum : > The logic is that it's inappropriate for governmentto undercut private industry. There are many cases where it is appropriate forgovernment to, as you say, 'undercut industry'. It can be appropriate for government to 'undercutindustry', and these are cases in which industry cannot or will not provideservices at reasonable rates to all segments of society. Stephen H.

Launch: Timeline for the future structure of the legal services industry

Ross Dawson

Drawing on the concept of my Newspaper Extinction Timeline , George and I collaborated to create a timeline for the changing structure of the legal services industry over the next decade and beyond across different geographies.

How 3D printing will transform the retail industry: The opportunities

Ross Dawson

This points to a new industry emerging for local assembly of 3D printed parts. Power Retail magazine has just published a very nice piece on 3D Printing: The Next Retail Revolution , drawn primarily from an interview with me. It is worth reading the entire article, but I have below excerpted some of the quotes from me with some additional commentary. The piece begins by discussing the news that a company is developing technology for the 3D printing of meat.

2012 Philanthropy and Social Investment Industry Report Now Available

Beth Kanter

For the past three years, my colleague Lucy Bernholz has published her annual Philanthropy and Social Investing: Blueprint, an industry forecast about the social economy – private capital used.

Businesses have digitized, but not transformed

Dion Hinchcliffe

CXO IT Priorities SAP CEBIT Tech Industry Leadership Social Enterprise The average lifespan of the traditional enterprise is plummeting rapidly, largely due to inability to adapt to today''s fast changing technologies.

The enterprise technologies to watch in 2014

Dion Hinchcliffe

Big Data Cloud Enterprise Software IT Priorities Networking Tech Industry Emerging tech often takes a while to get into the enterprise. This year''s watchlist shows that there''s plenty of hot new spaces to watch, while a few much older trends are just now reaching mainstream.

The new CIO mandate

Dion Hinchcliffe

Consumerization Emerging Tech IT Priorities Tech Industry Leadership Most corporate leaders are well aware that technology is increasingly setting the agenda when it comes to how business gets done. How should today''s CIO revisit the way they guide their organization?

The future of business: choosing the industries that will prosper in the decade ahead

Ross Dawson

I will do a separate post tomorrow that runs through some of my ideas on the specific industries that will grow and shrink in the coming decade. Ross Dawson, a futurist and Chairman of Future Exploration Network, advises that it is not important to pick which industries will rise or fall. It does not make much sense to think about rising or shrinking industries,” he says. “It You need to be following value, not thinking within industry boundaries.

2013 predictions for enterprise social media

Dion Hinchcliffe

Business Intelligence Tech Industry Enterprise 2.0 As the gap between consumer social media and the enterprise finally seems to be closing a bit, the rise of big data, mobility, and dark social will all have their say this year. IT Priorities Enterprise Software Consumerization Collaboration CIO Big Data

Fake pot industry generating novel, untested drugs

Mind Hacks

There’s an excellent article on the highs and increasing lows of the synthetic marijuana ‘legal high’ industry in the Broward Palm Beach New Times. Link to ‘The Fake-Pot Industry Is Coming Down From a Three-Year High’ Inside the Brain News

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What the recording industry fears

David Weinberger

Paul Sanders on a mailing list wrote the following: And I can assure anyone who is feeling a bit hot under the collar about the music industry in general, that the thing they fear in corporate HQs and trade associations far far more than the digital consumer and bittorrent etc.,

State of the LCMS with Mark Hellinger

Xyleme

Industry News Post Type: Blog post. It seems to me that this is a good time to comment on the state of the Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) market given the many changes in 2012. read more.

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June Round-up of Learning Industry News

Xyleme

Edgenuity recently completed 13 Online and Blended Learning Summits involving over 700 school and district leaders.

Can technology improve business innovation?

Dion Hinchcliffe

Tech Industry Social Enterprise Useful innovation is one of the most meaningful outputs of human creativity. Today, technological aids are increasingly employed to improve and amplify the innovation process. Now new social methods, especially crowdsourcing, have fundamentally altered how innovation is achieved and even who does it. CXO Emerging Tech Enterprise Software Enterprise 2.0

How to tell that you’re at a European industry conference

David Weinberger

And there is no doubt I’m not at an American industry event: Wine at lunch. I’m at the Gartner conference in Barcelona, giving a talk sponsored by Telefonica. Snacks at the break have multiple parts, none of which are chocolate, caramel, or creamy nougat. They expect you to have a favorite “football” team.

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STEM Industry Invested in the War Against Boys

Nine Shift

2.The STEM industry is heavily invested in pushing girls into STEM The STEM industry is huge, with over 400 organizations and a billion dollars a year spent on pushing girls into STEM. Here''s why the war against boys will get worse in 2014. 1.Immigration Act The U.S.

Dreamforce 2014: Converging on cloud, apps, mobile, analytics, and community

Dion Hinchcliffe

Apps Tech Industry Tablets Software Salesforce.com Mobility Cloud CXO Big Data Leadership The vision Salesforce has for market-facing engagement is the right one: Tear down data, app, and user experience silos between marketing, sales, operations, and support. But does their cloud measure up to this vision yet?

The Need to Adapt to the Speed of Change or Die: lessons for L&D from the retail industry

Charles Jennings

As with the many bookshops that have been forced to close in the face of new entrants to the publishing and distribution market – Amazon and Apple – the retail music industry certainly saw what digitisation was doing. Yesterday another great British institution slid into the history books.

Lessons from a Very Mobile Industry

Andy McAfee

Yesterday afternoon one of us was documenting the great recent successes of the American mobile industry. And the American high-tech industry does what it’s recently learned to do so well, which is to create platforms (iOS, Android, Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

Fourteen game-changing enterprise products for 2014

Dion Hinchcliffe

CXO Cloud Emerging Tech IT Priorities Software Tech Industry As enterprise technology often struggles to keep up with the consumer world, here are the high impact products breaking into the mainstream with excellent chance to help companies keep up and get ahead.

Sayonara, industrial age

Jay Cross

Authored by John Seely Brown, Lang Davison, and John Hagel, Shaping Strategy in a World of Constant Disruption gives evidence of the industrial age giving way to the network era. The gist of the article: Redefining the terms of competition for a market sector, an industry, or an entire global ecosystem is a tall order. The authors discuss three elements that, no matter the industry, are vital in shaping strategy.

How social data is changing the way we do business

Dion Hinchcliffe

Big Data Enterprise Software Software Tech IndustryThe vast global firehose of social media today, combined with the emerging big data revolution, is now helping organizations accomplish things that were previously prohibitively expensive or even impossible.

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Launch of Creating the Future of PR – shaping an exceptional future for the industry

Ross Dawson

Advanced Human Technologies Group has just launched Creating the Future of PR , a publication that looks at how the Public Relations industry can create an exceptional future for itself and its clients in a fast-changing world.

How we can create open standards for social business

Dion Hinchcliffe

Tech Industry Leadership The proliferation of social networking silos, the growth of proprietary social media technologies, and fragmentation of digital conversation must be addressed. Here''s one way we can do it and you''re invited to contribute. Collaboration Data Management Enterprise Software IT Priorities Software Development Enterprise 2.0

The convergence of mobile and social: The next IT battleground

Dion Hinchcliffe

Android Apps iOS IT Priorities Smartphones Tablets Tech IndustryAs smart mobile devices and social media have become first-order ways in which we interact with the world and each other, they are becoming intertwined in ways that will have far-reaching impact.