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 Emergence of Industry 4.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the past few years, Industry 4.0, - aka the 4th Industrial Revolution, - has been the subject of several articles, studies, and surveys, as well as a book published earlier this year by Klaus Schwab , founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Industry 4.0

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.”.

Navigating From the Industrial Age to the Contextual Age

John Hagel

In the Industrial Age, scalable efficiency drove value creation. The bargain of the Industrial Age was that, if consumers wanted affordable products and services, we would have to settle for standardized products and services – one size fits all. It’s the reason we described the previous era as the Industrial Age, rather than the Machine Age.

learning for the next industrial revolution

Harold Jarche

Jesse Martin has posted a good article on Learning in the Fourth Industrial Revolution , the era many say we are entering. “I see a learning system that will arise based on the technologies that are forming the basis for the fourth industrial revolution.

How the personal data extraction industry ends

Doc Searls

The main takeaway for me, to both Elizabeth’s piece and Jon’s book, is making clear that Google and Facebook are at the heart of today’s personal data extraction industry, and that this industry defines (as well as supports) much of our lives online.

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.

Blockchain and the Music Industry: Turning Pennies into Dollars

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Just about every industry has been significantly transformed in the past few decades. But few have been as disrupted as the music industry. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), revenues fell from roughly $12 billion in 2006 to around $7 billion in 2010.

Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

How can we best anticipate the future of a complex, fast changing industry like IT? What can we learn from the IT industry’s 60-year history that might help us better prepare for whatever lies ahead? Cloud represents the industrialization of the data center.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Third Industrial Revolution – Review

Harold Jarche

Tweet The future should be networked writes Jeremy Rifkin in The Third Industrial Revolution. He sees the next industrial age, one bridging industrialism to continental collaboration as the most feasible post-carbon future.

One More Industry Where Employment is Dropping as Output Rises

Andy McAfee

” This employment decline has taken place despite the fact that US financial industry profits are at an all-time high. This continues a pattern we’re seeing in other industries.

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.

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.

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.

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.)

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.,

Blockchain and the Music Industry: Turning Pennies into Dollars

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Just about every industry has been significantly transformed in the past few decades. But few have been as disrupted as the music industry. Now , blockchain and related technologies may once more play a major role in the music industry, - this time helping to turn those pennies back into dollars. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), revenues fell from roughly $12 billion in 2006 to around $7 billion in 2010.

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.

[infographic] Industrialized vs Humanized Companies

Jay Cross

Park Howell expands the idea of humanization vs. industrialization in this guest post. See on Scoop.it – Emotion in the Workplace. How can being more open, trustworthy, and courageous through social media transform your corporation?

Creating a prosperous national future: networks and new industries

Ross Dawson

We still have explicit and implicit industrial policy in Australia which is in favour of legacy industries, not the industries of Australia’s future or potential future. The nature of politics is that legacy industries have the funds, clout, and connections to make governments pay attention, while newer industries don’t have the impact or access.

How to create an extraordinarily successful future for the news industry

Ross Dawson

A post in INMA’s Keynote blog, Creator of “Newspaper Extinction Timeline” lays out industry’s optimistic future , described the messages I brought to the audience. Keep posted for a lot more on how we can create an extraordinarily successful future for the news industry.

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.

From industry to evening silence

Dave Snowden

The first section through Reading is industrial, but the wildlife has accommodated (see above) and the legacy of former great companies (again see below) is evident along the route along with fleeting glimpses of Reading Goal, famous for one of its occupants Oscar Wilde.

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.

The Industrialization of Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the late 18th century, the Industrial Revolution started the transition from a manual-labor based economy towards an economy based on using technologies, tools and machines to significantly improve the manufacturing of physical goods. Over the next two hundred years we have seen the industrial sector of the economy achieve major improvements in the productivity and quality of manufacturing, ranging from very simple to highly complex physical objects.

Xyleme Named a Top 20 Authoring Tool for 2018 by Training Industry

Xyleme

was named by Training Industry a 2018 Top 20 Authoring Tool. Training Industry continuously monitors the training marketplace looking for the best providers of authoring tools. The post Xyleme Named a Top 20 Authoring Tool for 2018 by Training Industry appeared first on Xyleme.

Predictions for media industry in 2011

Ross Dawson

On December 30 Gulf News published a compilation of local and worldwide media personalities’ forecasts for the media industry in 2011. I firmly believe that the future of the media industry as a whole is extraordinarily bright. Contributors including Bertrand Pecquerie, Director of the World Editors Forum, Kris Viesselman, President and Creative Director of San Diego Union Tribune, and Gilles Demptos, Director of Publications at WAN-IFRA. This was my contribution: Ross Dawson.

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.

The BBC: "struggling motor car industry"

Nine Shift

Tonight on a story about Detroit, the BBC described the city as hosting "the struggling motor car industry." While Americans are still drinking the Kool-Aid that the auto industry is doing well, it looks different from abroad

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.

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.

It’s Time to Cross That Bridge: Building Learning in a Highly Regulated or Compliance-Driven Industry

Xyleme

Learning and development teams within highly regulated and compliance driven industries have unique challenges when it comes to developing and delivering their content. Is Your Bridge Still Under Construction: Common Content Challenges for Compliance and Regulated Industries.

Help - Pace in Industry

Tony Karrer

For a few upcoming presentations, I would love to be able to cite how much faster things are moving today for corporations than in the past. Certainly, we all are seeing and feeling it. Yet, I've been struggling to find good charts, graphs, quotes, etc.

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

The Industry Sequel to the Shift Index

John Hagel

Many executives were deeply engaged with the findings of that report, but understandably asked what the long-term Big Shift trends were in their specific industry.    Today, the Deloitte Center for the Edge is releasing a sequel to the original report, systematically examining trends across 14 industries. This report on Industry Metrics and Perspectives is lengthy (over 200 pages) and goes into considerable depth on nine industries in particular. 

The Industrial Age collapses: Part III

Nine Shift

And like the rest of America, continues to be blind to the decline of the Industrial Age and the rise of the knowledge worker. It's after the deadline. Mercury Marine is leaving Fond du Lac, 1,000 - 2,000 jobs will be lost. But then the company allows the union workers to vote a third time.

June Round-up of Learning Industry News

Xyleme

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

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.