Innovation in open online courses

George Siemens

This is a short overview of the innovations that we want to explore during the course. The innovations build heavily on community and network approaches that I and others (Stephen Downes, David Wiley, Alan Levine, Jim Groom, Dave Cormier) have used in previous open courses. Since MOOCs gained popularity with top tier universities, significant effort has been put into finding new ways to present learning content.

Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux

Luis Suarez

I am sure that you would probably still remember how a couple of weeks back I put together a blog post where I shared a good number of resources with plenty of hints and tips on helping “ Improve Your Presentation Skills “ No wonder. Are you ready for some more Presentation Zen?

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7 Ways to Kill Your Presentation and How to Fix Them

Luis Suarez

The key thing though is whether we are all ready to absorb, change and adapt our presentation skills to make even better pitches to engage our audience(s), which, I guess, is what matters at the end of the day… But what happens when you inadvertently kill your own presentation without even knowing?

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Web course tools, then became mechanisms for collecting, packaging, and presenting these. And there is a lot of talk about the need of the instructor to be present, with the interaction between the student and instructor, or a student and a team of teaching assistants, or whatever. Where experts, or people who are in active in the field, make presentation, provides resources, and generally serve as a focus or an attractor to bring people to the event.

Big-Bang Disruptions: The Innovator’s Dilemma in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It was later expanded into a book, Big Bang Theory: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation published this past January. . The authors’ key premise is that innovation is once more undergoing drastic changes, driven by the exponential advances in digital technologies. Examples include Skype, iTunes, the Kindle, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, and smartphone apps like Google maps and Angry Birds. . They don’t create dilemmas for innovators; they trigger disasters.”.

Noodling on my fOSSa presentation

Nancy White

October is a month on the road… and one stop is Lyon, France, where I’ll be presenting at the third edition of the fOSSa Conference taking place from October 26 to 28, 2011. what tech people are actually doing and innovating?

AI and the Productivity Paradox

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Some have argued, - - most prominently Northwestern University economist Robert Gordon , - that over the past few decades there’s been a fundamental decline in innovation and productivity. “We

How to deliver innovation overnight | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. How to deliver innovation overnight One of the ideas in Drive that has spread the fastest and the widest is the FedEx Day. Atlassian dubbed these innovation jamborees FedEx Days because participants have to deliver something overnight. Dan Pink. Contact.

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

I earlier shared one of his presentations in a post on how the culture of luxury is changing. The slides to his presentation at SXSW today on Culture Networks and the codes that drive them are available below. View more presentations from Tim Stock.

A Talk On Fast Innovation, All In One Great Picture - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. Customer-Focused Innovation. David A Owens: Creative People Must Be Stopped: 6 Ways We Kill Innovation (Without Even Trying). McCraw: Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction. Erving Goffman: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life.

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

To analyze the banks’ activity they use the Honeycomb framework of social media which was presented by Kietzmann et al in their paper Social media? Twitter: * CBA, NAB, and Westpac are very active on Twitter. These are often used to give access to videos on Facebook or Twitter.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

In this respect heutagogy looks to the future in which knowing how to learn will be a fundamental skill given the pace of innovation and the changing structure of communities and workplaces. ’ [Emphasis mine].

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

Twitter : [ Education, Workplace Learning and Personal & Professional Learning ] Coming up, and pretty close, as my number #2 Learning tool, it would be Twitter.

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Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Luis Suarez

View more presentations from Ross Mayfield. I actually copied the same model I have been cultivating and nurturing with my Twitter Lists for over the last few months. And the way I got things going was with the initial creation of three magic circles (Or Twitter Lists).

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Luis Suarez

Let’s take, for example, Twitter. Umair Haque put together, not long ago, a superb piece of writing in which it became pretty clear, right from the start, what Twitter is all about without those social guidelines themselves. Innovation Employee Engagement elsua

Snap Bird – Experimenting with Curation of Live Tweeting at Conference Events

Luis Suarez

Seeing how cumbersome it has become to then put together those various insights into meaningful blog posts I kept thinking what a pity that I would not be able to refer back to those tweets after a short period of time just because Twitter decided it was not helpful (to them!)

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Iberia Story

Luis Suarez

And here’s the reason why… excellent customer service through a rather unexpected channel: Twitter. I decided to remain, lag behind and instead get my iPhone up and running and go into Twitter. And yet, a couple of exchanges with @Iberia through Twitter and we are all good.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Friday, 24 September 2010 Larrys magic numbers - bite him in the butt At Oracle Open World, aka #oow10 on Twitter, a lot happened. Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,?

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

Check out this blog post where he announced a while ago that he, too, would be moving off away from work email and still going strong at it, judging from his Twitter bio. As he recently announced over on Twitter: .

KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same

Luis Suarez

I actually wanted to share with you folks a reflection of something I have been hinting already over here in this blog for a while now, as well as in some of my twitterings , and which, as time goes forward, is starting to become a dangerous reality.

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. And if you look into recent examples of wrong-doings by Facebook, Twitter or even LinkedIn that we have seen all over the place we may be starting to think that we are all in big trouble.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Luis Suarez

It was one of those great presentations that makes you think about the daily challenges we all face when confronting work and our own productivity and how by shifting gears and opening up to social tools, we may find plenty of solutions to the problems we face today.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, Though triggered by tech usage patterns, these will be reliant more on the mental model innovation rather than tech innovations that the various vendors claim to be doing.

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

Yes, in Google Plus I no longer get to post as frequent as I perhaps do in Twitter. the flow for one of the most important presentations I may be delivering in my lifetime next week Friday in Zurich.

Why doesn’t management advance?

Steve Denning

In amongst all the many the enthusiastic comments and twitterings about my article, Shhhh! Teams and the human factor” are presented as “the big new thing”, when the idea has been around for close to a century. It is the house style of presenting ideas as though they have a virgin birth. What is different is combining marketing thinking with the other four shifts so that you get disciplined execution and continuous innovation.

Innovate? Not Here, Not Now.

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Innovate? by Kevin Wheeler on March 23, 2010 The cry has gone out in almost every organization I work with for more innovation. CEOs decry the lack of innovative people and CFOs wring their hands over lost potential revenue. Academics and consultants toil to find out why people in medium and large organization are not innovative.

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

In the last few weeks a lot has been written about whether Google Plus is the ultimate killer social networking site of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or several others, you name it. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

More than anything else, because in the last three months, while I was mostly away from this blog, I kept bumping into a couple of relatively new challenges that I think are going to present lots of great opportunities for us all in the year ahead in the space of Social Business.

The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life

Luis Suarez

And that’s the fact that we, human beings, seem to operate much better when our world is fragmented, when we think of fragmentation, or in fragments, rather than when presented with a whole. Twitter.

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Luis Suarez

View more presentations from The Community Roundtable. (Oh, Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Social Computing

IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Learning Social Enterprise TravellingYesterday was my last vacation day and today, once again, to kick off another exciting year ahead of living social , and a few other things, I am sure!,

Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web

Luis Suarez

Can we trust those hidden algorithms that are not very open and transparent in the first place while presenting the supposedly desired results? Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

IBM Connect 2013 Highlights – Pardon the Interruption in Social Business – The Recording #ibmconnect

Luis Suarez

Overall, we got through over 18 of those questions over the course of one hour making it a quite fun, interesting and fast paced presentation, which is something that was well perceived seeing the time the session took place at (5:30pm to 6:30pm).

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From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

To that extent, a little while ago, I put together a presentation at Haiku Deck where I captured my interpretation of what those new leadership traits would be like putting them in context about the main business purpose behind them when embracing the emergence of social technologies at the workplace: eventually, re-engage the knowledge workforce. He can also be contacted over in Twitter at @elsua or Google Plus. . Language matters.

Pardon the Interruption … From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez #soccnx

Luis Suarez

A few of you have asked me over the course of time whether there were some recordings made available of the different presentations and all along I mentioned that they would become accessible online, eventually, since they were all recorded live, while we were there.

Adjusting to Life in a Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the spring of 1997, during a presentation in Paris on IBM’s new e-business strategy , the CIO of a major European retail chain mentioned that his company had just spent a lot of money remodeling their stores. In the last few years, the explosive growth of smart mobile devices, cloud services and apps, broadband wireless networks, Twitter and Facebook have propelled us from a flat to a hyperconnected world.

Flip your meetings

Jay Cross

Bringing people together face-to-face is a catalyst for innovation, collegiality, and rewarding conversations. It is sinful to waste this time together aimlessly or passively listening to presentations. Innovative thinking. Use Twitter as a backchannel for communications.

IBM’s Client Experience Jam Is Now History

Luis Suarez

My self-inflicted Twitter and Google Plus silence was supposed to end up last week as well, but didn’t. IBM Innovation Learning Open Business

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

If present trends continue, the value of these flows could triple by 2025, thus having a major impact on economic growth. . Microfinance platforms enable entrepreneurs and social innovators to raise money globally in ever-smaller amounts.”.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Luis Suarez

Who would have thought that blogging would be so powerful in the era of social tools, errr, I mean messaging board systems like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and so forth? IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise