hyper-connected pattern seeking

Harold Jarche

From a recent post by the BBC : Crucial in surviving all of these unpredictable variables is the use of network design tools – software suites that can simulate what happens at the point of disaster. The Principles of Networked Unmanagement provide an initial framework.

Network Era Skills

Harold Jarche

It is only through innovative and contextual methods, the self-selection of the most appropriate tools and work conditions, and willing cooperation, that more productive work can be assured in the network era. This is where enterprise social networks have helped organizational learning.

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Principles of Networked Unmanagement

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. As we shift to a networked economy, our organizational frameworks have to change. No one has the definitive answer any more but we can use the intelligence of our networks to make sense together and see how we can influence desired results.

If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. They’re windowless and the carpets look as though designers around the world have colluded with one another to see who can come up with the most bizarre patterns possible.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. ” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. David describes leadership as an emergent property of an organizational network.

A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills

Beth Kanter

Last month, I participated in a Design Thinking Lab with network leadership practitioners convened by the Leadership Learning Community. The session was an introduction to design thinking methods and to generate ideas for instructional modules for networked leadership development.

What Networks Have In Common

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Jones ask s, "Does connectivism conflate or equate the knowledge/connections with these two levels (“neuronal” and “networked”)? knowledge of patterns, systems, ecologies, and other features that arise from the recognition of interactions of these entities with each other (There is an increasing effect of context-sensitivity across these three types of knowledge. Is 'networked knowledge' the same as 'public knowledge'? while networks are defined in terms of the interactions.

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

Human Sensor Networks… the ultimate executive coach

Dave Snowden

As we provide her with feedback on the course one request that came from Dave was to include some information on what we are calling “human sensor networks” Now having an engineering background myself, I’m very comfortable with technical jargon and I often make references to human systems using terms more common in technical environments. The use of SenseMaker® is delivering valuable patterns of meta-data to make the lessons learning and culture programs effective.

Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. There are few people out there who think this is all a flash in the pan, and fewer still who fail to recognise the real shifts in communication patterns which are occurring. Social networking slots neatly into this model.

TNP 8. Associationism: Inferential Processes

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Associationism: Inferential Processes A. This set of connections can be represented by a vector which displays the pattern of connectivity which activates the unit in question. We produce abstractions by processing conscious input. This is not a rule-governed process.

Collective intelligence patterns

Clark Quinn

social networking can facilitate work, to actually analyze and distill some underlying principles. In his presentation on The Landscape of Collective Intelligence, he comes up with four characteristics of design patterns (or genes, as he calls them): What (strategy), Who (staffing), How (structure & process), & Why (incentives/alignment). This is a really nice systematic breakdown into patterns tied to real examples.

A social interaction pattern language 2 of 2

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

We can support processes that empower people, or processes that prevent them from taking charge of their own lives. We can spread skills for solid group process as deeply and broadly as possible, or we can horde knowledge. I spent part of yesterday and today writing patterns.

How We Know

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This recognition is not based on any particular rule or principle, not based on any essential features, not based on any inferential process. Recognition is a property of neural networks, and this is what explains why you recognize, why it's involuntary, and why it's not based on any rule or principle. Your previous experiences seeing your mother have over time resulted in the growth of an associated pattern of connectivity in your neural network (ie.,

Network Learning

Harold Jarche

Tweet I mentioned in my last post that the term “personal knowledge management&# ( PKM ) does not adequately describe the sense-making process that I attribute to it. The big change is not the technology per se , but the underlying structure of web technologies: the network.

Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It’s enabled the construction of AI algorithms that can be trained with lots and lots of sample inputs, which are subsequently applied to difficult AI problems like language translation and natural language processing.

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intangible value

Harold Jarche

It was her work on value network analysis [PDF] that particularly influenced my thinking. Only through the power of value networks can we address our complex issues – together – and create a more hopeful future.” – Verna Allee. “A Image: Value Network Analysis by Patti Anklam.

Play, Learn, Work

Harold Jarche

In my last post I mentioned Nollind Whachel’s sense-making process: Connect = producing content. Empower = making sense of content patterns. Inspire = leap of logic, the patterns form a story, you see the bigger picture.

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Peering into a Confusing, Paradoxical Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

To what extent will major state powers, as well as individuals and groups, craft new patterns or architectures of international cooperation and competition?”. “To

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Process versus Practice

John Hagel

In the course of his announcement, Ken made some observations that touch on some broader patterns emerging in the enterprise software business: When I sat down with Joe to talk about JotSpot, I was a bit skeptical of serving the enterprise.

Engaging Knowledge Artisans

Harold Jarche

For example, working and learning out loud in online social networks significantly change the flow of knowledge and influence power structures. Pattern sensing becomes all important. A new language of working in digital networks and communities must be mastered.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Patterns of Business Innovation in China and India

John Hagel

From a strategist’s viewpoint, though, what I miss in such coverage is any deep analysis of the patterns of business innovation that might help to explain the explosive growth in both economies or the implications for Western companies.

Learning in the workplace – in less than four minutes

Jay Cross

At the International Conference on eLearning in the Workplace , I talked with Sid Slover, the founder of Learn It Live.

Language Learning - an Exemplar of the 70:20:10 Approach?

Charles Jennings

These also drive our learning patterns. This memory speeds up recognition of sounds in the learner's native language and can be detected as a pattern of brain waves, even in a sleeping baby. Humans are an incredibly inquisitive and extremely social species.

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a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

The following table shows how ideas, technology, organizations, and institutions are changing as we enter a network economy. Intangible knowledge exchanges include strategic information, planning knowledge, process knowledge, technical know-how, collaborative design, policy development, etc.,

mastery and models

Harold Jarche

These disciplines have influenced my professional work which is based on individuals taking control of their learning and professional development and actively engaging in social networks and communities of practice. Building a diverse network of colleagues is helpful in this regard.

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What have we learned so far?

Harold Jarche

Personal Knowledge Mastery ( PKM ): A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. PKM workshops have helped people develop their own process of seeking, sense-making, and sharing.

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The Emerging Data Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Data processing was the term then used to describe the applications of IT to automate highly structured business processes, e.g., financial transactions, inventory management, airline reservations.

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The social enterprise?

George Siemens

We need better analytics that can reveal patterns and connections in information abundance that we may have missed. We need technologies that can automatically detect and raise the profile of interesting patterns within an information stream. An event collapses the information trail into a state of patterns that seem obvious. Next week, I’ll be at the Social Business Forum. I’m looking forward to meeting up again with the innovative folks at Open Knowledge.

Connectivism as Epistemology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Networks have always learned. Humans have always been a network (at least, since graduating from single-celled organisms). At the deepest level, the principles for stable (dynamic, learning) networks - autonomy, diversity, etc - are probably reasonably constant over different types of networks. Additionally, with the development of technology, new types of networks have come into being. To 'recognize' is a property of a successful network.

Artificial Intelligence or Intelligence Augmentation

Clark Quinn

In one of my networks, a recent conversation has been on Artificial Intelligence (AI) vs Intelligence Augmentation (IA). It triggered some thoughts that I penned to them and thought I’d share here [notes to clarify inserted with square brackets like this]: As context, I’m an AI ‘groupie’, and was a grad student at UCSD when Rumelhart and McClelland were coming up with PDP (parallel distributed processing, aka connectionist or neural networks).

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

Curation helps individuals keep professional skills sharp, improve critical thinking, earn professional recognition, build reputation, grow personal networks, and “work out loud.” Every day I would sift through a hundred or more items suggested by my social networks or the search engines.

a need for empathy

Dave Snowden

About three years ago I sat in a house in Colombia taking with friends about the dangers to the peace process of the referendum being rejected. We have show the way in which patterns of meaning can emerge from that material and the persuasive power of narrative matched with numbers.

All things to all people

Harold Jarche

In that post, Jeff Roach described G+ as “ a network that looks like Facebook (media rich) but functions more like twitter (streams etc) but is more friendly to conversations and sharing than both of them. One social network, mine, is enough for me.

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gamers, artists, and citizens

Harold Jarche

They learn from these mistakes and look for patterns. While we cannot all be computer geeks, we live in a computer-driven network age. It is learning through communities of practice and knowledge networks, which we have to engage with to make collective sense. Gamers.

Global Trends and Business Strategy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Almost a billion social-networking users have at least one foreign connection, while 2.5 But, meeting these demands and hopefully unleashing an age of prosperity will only be possible in an economy based on sustainable production and consumption patterns.

On the Three or Four Problems of Connectivism

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This paradox, first posed by Socrates (Plato, 2002), can be applied to connectivism as follows: How do you recognize a pattern if you do not already know that a specific configuration of connections is a pattern? connectivism underconceptualizes interaction and dialogue, by understanding it as a learner’s connection to a human node in the network. But I would also argue that the requirement that this work be subject to (the traditional) peer review process is misplaced.

innovation means learning at work

Harold Jarche

Innovation has been described as a combination of observing; questioning; experimenting; and networking. The challenge for distributed teams and organizations is to find ways of understanding what is happening throughout the system and ensuring it is communicated within the network.

The transition to networked accountability

Harold Jarche

L&D strategically aligned = a collaborative member of (a) Network(s). It is evident that there is greater freedom either as a tribe or in a network, while institutions and markets restrict freedom.

The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

Harold Jarche

Personal knowledge management is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. Building a network of colleagues is helpful in this regard. Good curators are valued members of knowledge networks.

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