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. Transformational innovations don’t always play out as originally envisioned.

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At the other end are market-facing innovations, which we generally associate with entrepreneurs, startups, and established companies working to develop new products, services, business models and companies. The Open Source Movement.

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What’s wrong with bots is they’re not ours

Doc Searls

So at this point Mark seemed to be talking about a new communication channel that could relieve the typical pains of being a customer while also opening the floodgates of demand notifying supply when it’s ready to buy. It’s tabula rasa : wide open.

Exploring the Potential: Innovating Uses of Technology in Teaching and Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Don McIntosh An Old Curmudgeon’s View of Technology in Education I put together a director of vendors of online learning products and services - more than 2000 products there, including hundreds of LMSs. Various types of questions. Everything happens in a single product. This is also the place where free and open source software (FOSS) can emerge. But it’s not open source at the moment. Question: security for open source tools.

Fargo: an open outliner

David Weinberger

Type CMD-? Fargo is a deep product. It supports open standards, and it’s designed to make it easy to let what you’ve written become part of the open Web. Fargo files are saved in the OPML standard so other apps can open them. The Concord engine that powers Fargo is Open Source. But because it is a simple product with great depth, you can always go further with it. Dave Winer loves outlines. I do, too, but Dave loves them More.

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

The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Everyone was using the same standards, including open source implementations of key protocols. These collaborations have led to the creation of standards, open source software and governance processes embraced by all participants.

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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.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

Respondents represented a range of sectors and organisation types – financial services, oil and gas, healthcare, business services, industry, government and third sector were all included. That means an attitude of openness and collaboration - joining others on a journey of understanding.

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[eim][semtechbiz] Enterprise Linked Data

David Weinberger

David Wood of 3RoundStones.com is talking about Callimachus , an open source project that is also available through his company. Traditionally we dealt with this type of demand via data warehousing: put it all in one place for easy access. So, they decided to grab data from the linked open data data cloud and assemble the pages automatically. Then he does a product pitch for Callimachus Enterperise: a content management system for enterprises

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[templelib] James Neal, Columbia University

David Weinberger

Content mgt gateways for discovery, supporting different types of workflows. Advance open source, open standards, open archives, open linking, open knowledge, Open Access. Develop new markets and products.

On cryptocurrencies, blockchain and all that

Doc Searls

It was released as open-source software in 2009. “A permissioned system -[or ledger] is one in which identity for users is whitelisted (or blacklisted) through some type of KYB or KYC procedure; it is the common method of managing identity in traditional finance.”

GDPR will pop the adtech bubble

Doc Searls

According to a source, one research study on this type of opt-out mechanism led to opt-out rates of more than 70%. One big upside for IAB Europe is that its Framework contains open source code and an SDK.

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. Factz show up whenever you type in a topic name found in Wikipedia or when you ask a simple question. And I'm a product manager, not a PR hack.

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

Mark Oehlert

" Product Description: Radioactive sample of uranium ore. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Generational Change in the U.S. Military (strategy+business) | Main | 2007 edublog winners announced! » December 07, 2007 Huh?

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.

How a Hosted LMS Promotes Online Corporate Learning

TOPYX LMS

There are several different types of learning management systems. These include open-source, proprietary, cloud-based, and fully hosted. The type most commonly used in corporate settings is a fully hosted, software-as-a-service (SaaS) LMS.

Not all innovation is disruptive

Harold Jarche

There are three types of customers: Undershot – willing to pay more for more functions/services. Non-consumers – lack ability or the wealth for current service / products.

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!

[berkman] Diana Kimball: Coding as a Liberal Art

David Weinberger

She got hired by Microsoft after college, as a technical product manager with the Powerpoint team in Silicon Valley. By approaching that magic as a collection of component parts instead of an indivisible miracle, we can learn to see through these sleights of typing hands. She’s more proud of the list than the finished products. ” Critical study of selected Github pull requests — how open source projects work, how to rise in the community.

cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

The market form, the third form of organization to take hold, enables people to excel at openly competitive, free, and fair economic exchanges. Athens: simplicity, civic engagement, open competition not for personal glory. Note: This post is based on several earlier ones.

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. Most business owners have financial perimeters they must work within, which explains why they tend to weigh investments more carefully than almost any other type of investor.

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Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

I recently wrote about PKM and innovation and concluded that in order to address complex problems, businesses have to rely more on individual tacit knowledge, but this type of knowledge is never easy to convey to others. Can innovation be promoted through better processes?

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

Mark Oehlert

The aging workforce (part 3)

Dave Snowden

All bar the final one are open source material. In my two earlier posts on this subject I started by challenging the knowledge management orthodoxy of codification and then proceeded to make some more sophisticated points about the nature of explicit knowledge.

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. Suffice it to say that I now in about Hour Two of this "solution" (typing this on my MacBook which is oddly virus free) and the uninstall program has totally frozen my system. Click Start, Run, type Msconfig in the run box, and click OK.

5 recommendations for successfully implementing distributed innovation and shared value

Ross Dawson

Design processes to match the type of innovation required. Be open throughout the process. Design processes to match the type of innovation required. As you have seen, the collaborative structure of the open source model can be perfect for developing robust and refined products, but only once the initial core has been defined. Every open source project starts with an idea, an intention, and some code. Be open throughout the process.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

Well, a couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of delivering the opening keynote presentation at the Community 2.0 marketing vs. customer support vs. product development)? Error type: Your comment has been posted.

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

Mark Oehlert

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.

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.

Pulse Camp Recap

Adaptive Path

The initiative is adopting an environment of open design, open source development and open standards. Workshop groups were tasked in creating personas for the types of people that would likely interact with Global Pulse. There may be scenarios where a product of this focus would need to be stripped down to its bare essentials in order to support WAP-enabled phones in areas of limited connectivity.

Making Software, Making Money

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And not so far as when he says that open source does not work. I hate to be the one to state the obvious, but: the fact that open source didn't work for Dave Tosh doesn't mean that open source doesn't work. He writes, Having worked on a true open source project for more than three years I am now more convinced than ever that the open source model does not work. LiveJournal, which has been around for ages (and open source, too).

The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins

Steve Denning

For the last 150 years, the work of large organizations has been about mass production and making centralization effective. This is the remarkable power behind open source platforms. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

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[liveblog] CV Harquail on generative business

David Weinberger

If you’re a systems thinker, you think about generativity as the source of emergence. multi-type: polysemous exhange (more than one story in the exchange). Generative practices come from: Open Source. Generative practices with products include building products that help others, or that are generate when used. Also, consider enabling co-creating by opening up some APIs. Does generativity imply that sort of openness. open equity.

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.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Open Education Resources Alongside the development of educational technologies is an equally important movement to support open educational resources. This movement predates the development of the world wide web in 1994, as seen for example in the Gutenberg Project, an open access archive of public domain works of classic literature.

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).

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The practical implementation of connectivism is the massive open online course, or MOOC. The CCK08 course and all the other courses we have developed since have been based on open educational resources (OERs). From your web & blog, we found you were a passionate advocate of OER, can you share with us your first experience about open online educational resource? I knew about open educational resources before anyone knew what the term meant.

My new Pebble e-watch reviewed

David Weinberger

Pebble has done an outstanding job of blogging about the process by which it has gone from concept to shipping product, and I’ve generally liked the choices they’ve made. Plus I very much like the idea of being able to download watch faces that are open source and designed by, well, anyone. Plus, I hate the band it ships with: resin (or some other type of plastic), plain, and irritating to my skin. (Of My Pebble watch arrived a week ago.

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Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta

George Siemens

I experimented with various blended and online courses (I remember, in early 2000, running a course in Groove – a P2P system since purchased by Microsoft – because I didn’t like the limited functionality of the web-based instructional systems we had access to at that time) and different types of media, video, and simulations. I find conference presentations, blogging, open courses, and interactions online much more satisfying. Funding Sources. Cited Sources.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Gladwells Cellular Church

John Hagel

It turns out, at least 40 million Americans now participate in a religious cell of this type. He makes the case that this virtual network is pursuing many of the same principles outlined by Eric Raymond in The Cathedral and the Bazaar , one of the inspirations behind the open source movement.