Informal learning patterns

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learnscaping describes a dozen learning patterns, e.g. processes that organizations are using to improve performance through networked informal learning. patterns. Both sets of patterns apply to Learnscapes, which are in essence a subset of enterprise 2.0 (a

Share Best Practices - Patterns

Tony Karrer

So, the first thing I did was to quickly search my blog for any mention of "best practice" – whew, I don't use the term much. Dodged that bullet. :) Patterns and Knowledge Work I understand the concern that when you share best practices, you may come out with very different results.

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Blog Post Updates - Effective Pattern?

Tony Karrer

Now I've got a couple of additional things to add to this information, and it raises a question that I often face: What do you do when you have an update to a prior post? Just go back and update the original post with the additional information and create a post to say to go look at that for the information. If you want information on that there's only one place to go. And my belief is that they will not click unless the information is really valuable.

The right information is not enough

Harold Jarche

There is quite a bit of research on the significant value of making the right information available to the right person at the right time – and quite a bit of research shows clearly that Enterprise Search has a direct impact on the success of organizations.

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Information shadows and spimes

Dave Gray

Information shadows and spimes , originally uploaded by dgray_xplane. In his book Smart Things , Mike Kuniavsky talks about the information shadow as an essential element of a smart thing.

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 June 10 2009 Comments to this post A Pattern Language , published in 1979 by Christopher Alexander and his colleagues, was a landmark book in architecture that also became a landmark in other fields like computer science ; one review called it “The decade’s best candidate for a permanently important book.&# First is a set of patterns where 2.0

New Tools Beget Revolutions: Big Data and the 21st Century Information-based Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The third panelist, Professor of Finance Andrew Lo , is looking at data from banks, hedge funds, insurance companies, sovereign funds and other financial institutions to see if he can detect patterns that could alerts us to the potential for another financial crisis.

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Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

turns a perfect event into time- and space- independent mode - make optimal use of current technology for recording, storage, distribution, etc - provide added value: replay, searching, browsing, etc. Camtasia - problem is it destroys the object-base of presented media & symbolic information VCR recording - done in background through projector - you don''t need software on the presentation computer - eg.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series » June 19, 2008 "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article) ( link ) Cautionary Note: Id like to read this article but dont really want to drop $32 for the privilege. This inherent similarity in travel patterns could impact all phenomena driven by human mobility, from epidemic prevention to emergency response, urban planning and agent-based modelling."

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization.

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A Slow Community Movement? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A good community manager must be able to skip around, see patterns, scan the whole and then discern if and where to intervene in the system. If you are looking for information about me or my company, click on the "About Full Circle" tab at the top of the site.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Map of the Blogosphere | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 27, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others “Common to most anthropologists is a contrarian readiness to search out diverse, improbable kinds of patterning, to be skeptical of commonly accepted categories or boundaries, and to employ varying temporal and geographic scales as tools of inquiry.”

Experimentation: chocolate cakes and communicators | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What gets us moving beyond our customary habits and patterns? Viv McWaters on 29 Sep 2008 at 8:48 pm Hi Nancy Synchronicity does it for me every time – wakes me up when I start seeing a pattern.

Wayne Sutton: how people use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Same pattern, methinks. If you are looking for information about me or my company, click on the "About Full Circle" tab at the top of the site. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 31 2008 Wayne Sutton: how people use social media Published by Nancy White at 3:42 pm under events , social media Good quote.

Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It also made me realize that this was yet another thing contributing to my recent pattern of “not getting to blogging.&# And remind people of the power of search. Will people go back and use the archived and tagged material, or will they follow the age old pattern of just asking again? If you are looking for information about me or my company, click on the "About Full Circle" tab at the top of the site.

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The World Cafe Community – Virtual Cafes? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Truly, I’d love a month to research this sort of thing and things like useful patterns and practices in online events… and so many other things. Amy Lenzo on 24 Oct 2008 at 12:58 pm Obviously my search algorithms suck because I’m just finding this post!

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Consulting in the Time of Corona (virus)

Dave Snowden

Whilst the in-person sessions of their digital transformation engagement have had to be put on hold, the decision is to move ahead with the SenseMaker® engagement to collect information on overall digital awareness across the client organisation. .

Narrative as abductive acts of knowing

Dave Snowden

You will find his version of it in various papers and in particular in his book Explorations in Information Space: Knowledge, Agents and Organization , co-authored with Ian C. In contrast, the map user takes longer and is bound by the information as presented.

Social Physics and Cybercrime Detection

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Social physics is based on the premise that all event-data representing human activity, - e,g,, phone call records, credit card purchases, taxi rides, web activity, - contain a special set of group behavior patterns.

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Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

We constantly go through a process of looking at bits of information and trying to make sense of them by adding to our existing knowledge or testing out new patterns in our sense-making efforts. Exchanging: We exchange and note ideas and information all of the time.

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Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Each of these networks has its own unique style, functionality and patterns of usage. Facebook was originally developed for college students to connect, so it has a more informal, social air than you find on LinkedIn. More information on owning your data on this site. They may also differ in terms of the types of information you would include, such as name, location, education, etc. Tags: Communities Informal Learning

In praise of Texture

Dave Snowden

There isn’t an omniscient narrator, and instead the reader discovers new disjointed information alongside the characters as little clues reveal themselves through discovering connections. Patterns and texture . I love this cartoon by Shannon Wheeler , that was posted by the New Yorker.

Social Physics - Reinventing Analytics to Better Predict Human Behaviors

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We were now able to reliably predict how large groups of people make decisions by analyzing how information and ideas flow from person to person.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The five minute questions would be to ask 1) What are your daily information scanning practices? In other words, how do you keep from getting stuck in a particular information rut?) But at this skill level, I’m talking about connecting people and information.

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Learning Without Training

Jay Cross

My next post on this topic will discuss how to shift from the traditional pattern to the network model.

Library as starting point

David Weinberger

The survey confirms that many libraries have responded to this by moving to a single-search-box strategy, mimicking Google. You just type in a couple of words about what you’re looking for and it searches across every type of item and every type of system for managing those items: images, archival files, books, maps, museum artifacts, faculty biographies, syllabi, databases, biological specimens… Just like Google.

Thinking through performing and learning

Clark Quinn

I was thinking about the skills necessary to cope in this new information age. Here we contact people to find an answer, or search for information. There are a suite of associated skills: information lookup, answer validation, filtering, etc.

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Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most people think that big data is about what people do online, like posts on Facebook or searches on Google. I believe that the power of Big Data is that it’s information about people’s behavior - it’s about customers, employees, and prospects for your new business,” he says.

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Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways

Jane Hart

Although there have been well over 100 responses to the survey, once again, as with my previous survey a pattern to the responses appeared quite early on. Search the Social Web (using Google. or another search engine). Search the organisational intranet.

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Educational Research in Learning Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Make sure your research is adequately informed by educational research outside the field of edtech I came to the field of ed-tech from outside and one of the first things I noticed was the insular nature of education research generally. A wider search may reveal more such articles.

And the myths go on

Clark Quinn

Quick Information Processors/Communicators: dealing with chunks, quickly but not necessarily accurately. The overarching theme here is ‘do good things’ Why isn’t this appropriate for every job search? Yet another silly post I stumbled upon.

Where is Technology Taking the Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Powerful computers and intelligent algorithms are enabling us to make sense of all that data by searching for patterns and doing something with the results, including computer vision, natural-language processing, language translation, face recognition and digital assistants.

AI - the Creation of a Human-Centric Engineering Discipline

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Similarly, the machines of the 21st century digital economy are making up for our cognitive limitations, - augmenting our intelligence, problem solving capabilities and ability to process vast amounts of information. AI is rapidly becoming one of the most important technologies of our era.

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Media and Messages

Harold Jarche

Using Twitterfall of search, one can see the collecting observations from many people and from this see some patterns. “Twitter is for surfing an ocean of information, not trying to understand fluid dynamics,&# my own observation. Tags: Communities Informal Learning learntrends To paraphrase Marshall McLuhan, every message has its medium and every medium has its message. That sums up my impression of our LearnTrends web conference which finished yesterday.

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Preparing Students for an Increasingly Complex Business World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

360-degree thinking : “Think holistically – be capable of seeing the big picture, recognize patterns, and make imaginative leaps based on those patterns.” . Are engineering and management schools adequately preparing students for our fast-changing, highly complex business world?

Cynefin St David’s Day (4 of 5)

Dave Snowden

It builds on previous lists such as this one , but I haven’t really had time to do a full search on all posts to check I have it all covered. In organisations informal networks matter more than formal systems as the linkages there are trust-based rather than role or function-based.

Friday’s favourites

Harold Jarche

It was an attempt to make my finds on Twitter more explicit, as I noticed I was sharing and viewing a lot of information on Twitter but not doing anything with it. Any I wish to keep for later are added to my social bookmarks and categorized for easier search and retrieval.

Only 14% think that company training is an essential way for them to learn in the workplace

Jane Hart

Firstly, this same pattern of results was visible across all functions. Google search for web resources. or Laura Overton (at TM) if you would like more information.

The Emerging Data Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Beyond their use in operations, the information generated by these various applications was collected in data warehouses , and a variety of business intelligence tools were used to analyze the data and generate management reports.

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Common meaning?

Dave Snowden

Not a continuous series so I will try and remember to link to the most recent past post each time and I’ve also created a new category to make search easier. My feeling is that we crave identity as part of our search for meaning.

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Their 2013 Foreign Affairs article does a very good job of articulating why “big data marks the moment when the information society finally fulfills the promise implied by its name.” These commercial applications dealt mostly with structured information in those early decades of computing.

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The Expertise Strikes Back

Martijn Linssen

I had to work through several patterns before I understood the angle on his headline. One real problem, by the way, is if you fail to rotate the players at that table – diversity and new members are needed to disrupt harmful patterns.

Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

While there’s no guarantee that historical patterns will continue to apply going forward, they might well be our most important guides as we peer into an otherwise unpredictable future. These early analytics applications dealt mostly with structured information.