Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

The focus was on knowledge, not skills, and learner satisfaction counted for more than business impact. If you’re not plugged in and running fast at work, you’re falling behind. Continuous improvement. Business people face more and more novel situations every day.

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Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

2010) uses a Web-based note system to store messages, manage his financial risk and stay on top of the multiple factors necessary to run a successful dairy farm. Developing good network learning skills, on the other hand, can aid in observing, thinking and using information and knowledge.

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We Are All New Immigrants to the Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Tom (whom I know personally and will therefore refer to by his first name) moderated a session on The Importance of Systems Thinking. Given the major changes we are going through, including a transition to a new kind of information society and knowledge-based economy , we may well be in truly unchartered territory.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. ~ Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex.

The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here I refer not only to the inherent conservatism in society, but also in the infallible human inclination to use new things in new and unexpected ways. So I'm going to work through the Contact North predictions (note that I refer to the 'Contact North Author' throughout because the author is not named). The idea is that, based on your previous work, you will be presented with new content or assignments. How can I track my increasing knowledge of French.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-9, 2009 International Association for the Scientific Knowledge (IASK) Teaching and Learning : Excellence and Quality – Timeless Challenges in Education, Proto, Portugal. Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences.

LCB Question for December - Past Year, Present Challenges, Predictions

Tony Karrer

Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development ) I found myself no longer recommending the use of RoboInfo or other similar programs for reference materials. Retooling my knowledge I've been paid to be a CTO type consultant on a broad range of topics. Instead, I now need to get smart on things like community, networks, personal knowledge management and other such topics. The Learning Circuits Blog Question for December has been posted.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Towards the Knowledge Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What I am sensing is that perhaps 2008 will be a key year in the transition to an IT-based knowledge economy. One such indicator is the emergence of the kind of global technology platform that is needed to support an information-rich, knowledge-based future.

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Online social networks facilitate connections between people based on shared interests, values, membership in particular groups (i.e., Ning is what’s referred to as a “white label” network–anyone can use the Ning platform to create their own social network related to a particular topic or area of interest. With almost 2,000 posts on this blog, these data are becoming quite important to me as my knowledge base.

Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence

Martijn Linssen

The term “IC” (Intelligence Community) throughout this paper largely refers to the intelligence agencies of DoD such as DIA, NGA, NSA, the service intelligence elements, and combatant command elements. Some have argued Intellipedia is a “knowledge base.”

Looking Back at 2007

Tony Karrer

My expectation is that I'll be doing more speaking in 2009 based on some new work. Retooling my knowledge I've been paid to be a CTO type consultant on a broad range of topics. Of course, since I'm truly believe that the form of what we will be building in the future is changing and things like RLOs and Courseware are going to become much less important, then my current knowledge base seems diminished. In December 2006, I posted my challenges and predictions for 2007.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: 21st Century Grand Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

" The expanded vision advocated by the CSPP included better healthcare and medical services; lifelong learning; improved services for senior citizens, the disabled and housebound; enhanced industrial design and manufacturing technology; and broad access to public and private data bases, electronic mail and other unique resources. Information-based Healthcare : There are two complementary challenges associated with healthcare and related areas.

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Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

Blogs, Forums, Chat, even a Tribal Knowledge base. Heck theres not even a nice GUI to do a Twitter Search: command line is the way to go I would qualify this as a Social Customer Support / Service. Business or Pleasure? -

Knowledge Mobilization and Knowledge Translation

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

One of the things I wanted to see Tom Carey explore in his talk today is the concept, suggested in this title, of knowledge mobilization. From iisd , "Knowledge mobilization addresses how external knowledge (outside of the organization) is sought out and combined with internal knowledge to create new knowledge that meets the needs of target users/clients." We see this at work with knowledge translation. What do I mean by knowledge mobilization?

Free Learning and Control Learning: On the So-Called Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Clark, which describes the “failure of constructivist discovery problem-based experiential and inquiry based teaching.” For those of you who are familiar with my work you’ll know that a great deal of the work that I’ve done is constructivist discovery problem-based experiential inquiry based teaching. What this learning is, is learning based in the theory of learning objects and based in the theory of the learning management system.

Atlantic Workshop on Semantics and Services - Day 1

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These specify the knowledge domain of the service, The description of the service includes Dublin Core, versioning, quality of sercvice, and financial information, plus functionality, such as choreography and orchestration. Description of partonomy tree similarity engine (based on eduSource work!). Current work includes weighted semantic tree similarity engines, semantic searching, weighted graph similarity engines, multi-core and cluster implementations, and matchmaking portals.

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Readings

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These are my notes on Kirschner, Sweller and Clark's paper Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching. Primary reference: Kirschner, P.A., Why minimal guidance during instruction does not work: An analysis of the failure of constructivist, discovery, problem-based, experiential, and inquiry based teaching.