Business or Pleasure? - why not both: The product-to-service.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Saturday, 21 August 2010 The product-to-service financial ratio Yesterday I saw a tweet by Frank Scavo : Chatting with a vendor about implementation cost to software license cost ratios. Because the product is more expensive. " Business or Pleasure? -

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

Normally I run Zone Alarms security suite of products and I generally think they are the best out there - they are certainly better than Norton in terms of being Norton being such a resource hog. My problem, beyond the obvious, is that the response from Zone Alarm acts as if this is just something that happens all the time (probably does) but worse than that - that it is somehow acceptable to create a product that routinely kills multiple hours of customers time fixing the problem!

The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Then in the 1990s, the open Internet protocol, - TCP/IP , - was widely embraced by the general IT marketplace, making it possible to interconnect systems and applications from any vendors. For example, it allows securities to be settled in minutes instead of days.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Good for introNetworks!

Mark Oehlert

introNetworks Secures $2.7 Million in Series A Funding I know the folks at introNetworks, Mark Sylvester and Guy Nadivi in particular, Ive used their product a couple of times now (for a conference and as a skills database) and Ive always been impressed with the product and important their willingness to work with folks on customizing it to your needs.

Reflections on Linux and Mainframes

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After three month, the study strongly recommended that IBM embrace Linux across all its product lines, that it should partner with the Linux community and contribute to its development, and that it should establish a company-wide organization to coordinate its various Linux activities. .

The Promise and Current State of Blockchain

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I said that I look at the value of blockchain through two complementary lenses: enhancing the security of the Internet, and reducing the inefficiencies and overheads in applications, like supply chains, involving multiple institutions. Key here is the all-important role of open standards.

The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Former national security advisor Tom Donilon and former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano serve as chair and vice-chair respectively. Everyone was using the same standards, including open source implementations of key protocols.

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Blockchain Killer-Apps

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A killer app is an IT application whose value is simple to explain, its use is fairly intuitive, and the application turns out to be so useful that it helps propel the success of a product or service.

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The Growing Importance of Storytelling in the Business World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the years I’ve learned that when trying to explain a complex new concept or product, it’s important to engage in a kind-of conversation with your intended audience, where you talk about what's in your mind, your questions, your doubts, what you know and what you don't know.

Is the Blockchain Now Reaching a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The WEF report compared the blockchain to the Internet, noting that “Like the Internet, the blockchain is an open, global infrastructure upon which other technologies and applications can be built.

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The Promise and Current State of Blockchain

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I said that I look at the value of blockchain through two complementary lenses: enhancing the security of the Internet, and reducing the inefficiencies and overheads in applications, like supply chains, involving multiple institutions. In particular, t he design decisions that shaped the Internet back in the mid-late 1980s didn’t optimize for secure, trustworthy operations. Key here is the all-important role of open standards.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Great List of Presentation Resources | Main | iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free » June 23, 2007 "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova) ( link to post on Terra Nova by Robert Bloomfield ) Here is a little excerpt (thats redundant and repetitive isnt it?).and

Why Blockchains Could Transform How the Economy Works

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, when electric motors were first developed in the late 19th century, they were deployed to replace big steam engines as a source of power. Everyone was using the same standards, including open source implementations of key protocols.

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Open Innovation Re-visited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Both studies strongly recommended that IBM embrace Linux across its product lines, that IBM should work closely with the open Linux community as a partner in its development, and that we should establish an organization to coordinate Linux activities across the company. I used this opportunity to explain IBM's decision to embrace Linux across all its products and services. days, the community concept behind open source was mystifying to many.

top tools 2018

Harold Jarche

FramaDate : It’s an open source alternative to Doodle, to set up a meeting date/time or create a poll. 7: Apple Preview : is the productivity tool I use the most, so I can focus on learning, not fighting with applications.

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Blockchain Killer-Apps

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A killer app is an IT application whose value is simple to explain, its use is fairly intuitive, and the application turns out to be so useful that it helps propel the success of a product or service. The other major kind of blockchain killer-apps will likely deal with identity management and data security. Consequently, there’s no one overall owner responsible for security , let alone identity management, over the Internet.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Since the advent of the steam engine in the late 18th century, technology advances have been radically improving the productivity of business, enabling companies to significantly lower their prices while providing higher quality products and services.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!)

Mark Oehlert

NewsGator RSS products now free: No really. In case you missed this in the past like 2 weeks and you happen to be looking to try out a suite of great aggregator products read this story or visit this site. The product is not a thing.

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The Future of Financial Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Beyond the productivity improvements of the past several decades, digital technologies are now beginning to disrupt and fundamentally transform the FS industry. Privacy and security become key competitive advantages.

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On cryptocurrencies, blockchain and all that

Doc Searls

It was released as open-source software in 2009. “A digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency. A Securities Law Framework for Blockchain Tokens.).

The Future of Learning Management Systems: Development, Innovation and Change

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

First there was the open source movement (Moodle and Sakai). Another trend - maybe not the way it should be, but it’s where the data point: open source peaked in 2013 at about 34% and since then it has begun to drop. Comment: some IT people focus on security and privacy.

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Rethinking Personal Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It is safe and secure, but largely stagnant and underutilized.”. They want to leverage the data to create business value, better understand the behavior of their customers and help them become more productive. To help restore the needed trust, the Rethinking Personal Data report proposes a dialogue among all the stakeholders focused on three key areas: protection and security; rights and responsibilities for using data; and accountability and enforcement. .

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Opening new common ground

Doc Searls

Meaning that’s generally how long any new world-changing development effort spends in the quiet shadows before it breaks out into the open and starts taking off. (If I’ve also seen VRM from the start as fundamentally an open source effort, not a commercial one.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Huh? Uranium Ore on eBay.

Mark Oehlert

" Product Description: Radioactive sample of uranium ore. this stuff is not safe andneeds to be shipped securly, not sold on ebay Posted by: elfkar the shaman | April 20, 2008 at 08:26 PM That was a really knowledgeable post.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Liveblogging Sid Meier 2.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Using the Company as the Classroom" (Business Week) | Main | more Sid » June 05, 2008 Liveblogging Sid Meier 2. talking about creating sense of anticpation in learner/gamer."we

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Your integrity for a.t-shirt?

Mark Oehlert

A little while back, I looked at a new search product named PowerSet. And I'm a product manager, not a PR hack. Well, maybe the line is a bit fuzzy =) {mark} powerset product manager Posted by: Mark Johnson | June 11, 2008 at 01:37 PM The comments to this entry are closed.

Facebook + WhatsApp means it’s time to double down on new investments

Doc Searls

These will be our own secure personal spaces in the connected world. Each will have its own open source operating systems (e.g. Rather than target users with ads — an approach they had grown to dislike during their time at Yahoo — they chose the opposite tack and charged a dollar for a product that is based on knowing as little about you as possible. ” Then look at what Fred Wilson says about online advertising as a source of pollution. (He

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova) | Main | Create your own cartoon strips and another Wii Mii Editor.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Small Basket of MindMapping Items

Mark Oehlert

I think that Mind Manager is a terrific product but since I really started using about 3 different computers on a regular basis with at least one of them being very locked down, Ive also been using MINDOMO and have been very impressed.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Brenda Brathwaite, the Media and the Seduction of the Innocent

Mark Oehlert

She wasnt actually there and honestly I didnt know her name for a long time but the products that she helped develop taught me a great deal. Sound like good products right? e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Hey!

We are more than what we eat

Doc Searls

Eating isn’t a bad metaphor for what we do with the products we buy. Writing is production, not consumption. Here’s what I wrote for my chapter of Open Sources 2.0: The sign above points to the toilets of the cafeteria at the Musée de l’Armée in Paris.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

We rely on colleagues and social networks to separate the signal from the noise; their advice makes our experiential learning productive. McKinsey & Company reports that implementing social business creates: Improved business performance (profit, productivity, margins, etc).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Currency for Your Email

Mark Oehlert

How a Hosted LMS Promotes Online Corporate Learning

TOPYX LMS

These include open-source, proprietary, cloud-based, and fully hosted. A hosted LMS’s information and content are stored in one secure, online location. The purpose of this training is to help workers become more skilled and productive.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zepheira and Semantic Web Resources

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Presence and Learning (Ray Sims) | Main | Virtual Currency for Your Email » July 03, 2007 Zepheira and Semantic Web Resources Cant say much about the product (just havent had the opp to try it out) but they do have a great page of links and resources on the Semantic Web.

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

Whether it’s an investment in oneself, a business, another person, or a product, a quality return is always desired. No-per-user fee LMSs are the most budget-friendly on the market and help secure a good return on investment for any company that implements online learning.

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Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

ID³ , - the Institute for Institutional Innovation by Data Driven Design, - is a new multidisciplinary non-profit institution formed to develop architectural frameworks, open source software and educational content for the protection, sharing and monetization of sensitive data. Open, collaborative approaches have been successfully applied to the development of some of the most consequential, disruptive initiatives of the past few decades, like the World Wide Web and Linux.

Thoughts on privacy

Doc Searls

White opens with this sentence: “On any person who desires such queer prizes, New York will bestow the gift of loneliness and the gift of privacy.” Another speaker was Michael Tiffany , a “gentleman hacker” and CEO of WhiteOps , “an internet security company focused on the eradication of ad fraud.” In Philosophy in the Flesh , George Lakoff and Mark Johnson open with this assertion: The mind is inherently embodied.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

However, in an increasingly open, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, global, - and unpredictable world, this is clearly no longer enough. We had a fascinating conversation about the potential analogies between open content and open source software.

TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 7

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Firefox, another really successful open source project. Open sources is a success, we all know that, it's nothing new. But how does open source software development work? Almost every open source project uses peer review. What github does is allow your entire open source development is open? Started out in the formal model, now a very dynamic open source project. It started with open source.

Giant Snow Fail Link Sale

Doc Searls

” Same goes for open tabs. Surveillance, privacy, and security: Europe’s confused response to Snowden | European Council on Foreign Relations. We Should All Step Back from Security Journalism — The Message — Medium. Radio Open Source: Kick Off Year Two by Open Source Media — Kickstarter. Products-as-Platforms Is Not a Marketing Gimmick – HBR.

Earth to Mozilla: Come back home

Doc Searls

That last item — an extensive bill of particulars — featured this sidebar: The link goes to An Open Letter to the Mozilla Corporation. In July, Justin Scott , then a Product Manager at Mozilla Labs , vetted A User Personalization Proposal for Firefox.

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Can New York Remain the World's Media Capital?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over a relatively short period of time, technological progress has altered everything from the media for information delivery to the revenue sources for the news, media and public relations business. New York, as well as London rank very high in all categories except for liveability (working environment, cost of living, security and safety) and environment (ecology, pollution), but their strengths in the other areas compensate for these weaknesses.