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.”.

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.

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 - 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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

[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?

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.

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.

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.

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.)

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.

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.

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.,

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.

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

The Coming Decade: The Industrial Age Collapses

Nine Shift

In ten years the whole world will indeed feel brand-new again, as we leave the Industrial Age behind and are truly in the Internet or Information Age of the 21st Century. Everything's changing so fast,' she said.

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.

The Industrial Age collapses: Part II

Nine Shift

This is the agony, the sense of loss, the heartbreak of the old Industrial Age collapsing.  They destroyed the steel industry, destroyed the auto industry, are destroying the airline industry and are well on their way to destroying good jobs in Fond du Lac.

Transition time: industrial 'fabric' withers

Nine Shift

d wipe the machines off the face of the earth again, and end the Industrial epoch absolutely, like a black mistake. This week a congressperson, in trying to defend his attempts to keep an auto dealership alive, said the elimination of auto dealerships was eroding the very "fabric" of our society. He's right. In Portland this week, I talked with good friend Paul, who worried about the same thing. This of course happened 100 years ago.

The Industrial Age collapses: Part I

Nine Shift

With 2,000 workers in Fond du Lac (FDL), pop 42,000, it is the largest employer by far, one of two great industrial giants from the old manufacturing age.

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.

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.