Big Data Makes the Big Time and Opens Up New Areas of Potential Understanding

Portals and KM

According to McKinsey the, “United States needs 140,000 to 190,000 more workers with “deep analytical” expertise and 1.5 The World Economic Forum at Davos, issued a report, “ Big Data, Big Impact ,” that “declared data a new class of economic asset, like currency or gold.” The New York Times recently had an extensive article on The Age of Big Data by Steve Lohr. Data is now growing at 50 percent a year, or more than doubling every two years according to IDC.

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Lovers in dangerous times

Chris Corrigan

The fact that every mass killer in the United States, has acquired weapons legally is mind boggling. In every other country in the world, if self-declared terrorists had access to weapons to carry out their agendas, the state would move to restrict that access.

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Working at the margins

Chris Corrigan

These projects include: Running an Open Space Technology event in September to create collaborative actions around reducing addictions-related stigma in the health system in Vancouver. Working with the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service in the United States on supporting and expanding a culture of welcome and acceptance in their work with migrants and refugees, work that is stunningly radical in the context of the current “conversation&# on immigration in the USA.

Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

No matter how up-to-date your knowledge is; no matter how state-of-the- art your model is; you should always remember that implementation is the last 99%. We saw (in my MBA class) a long-form commercial for Rypple. What are the limits of open innovation? United States License.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Orkut, for example, was launched in the United States with an English-only interface, but Portuguese-speaking Brazilians quickly became the dominant user group (Kopytoff, 2004). Of the teens with completely open profiles, 46% reported including at least some false information.

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A ’sliding door’ moment

Viv Mcwaters

Way back in the 1990s I took some Playback Theatre classes – my intro to improvisation. David flew back to one side of the United States, Patti to the other, and I flew back to Australia. Funny how things turn out.

From Addis Ababa to Las Vegas (catching up on trip reports!) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

From the streets of Addis, where the smell of Ethiopian coffee floats out across streets filled with people who are alternately desperately poor and begging, or part of the emerging middle class, to the surreal neon and hype of Las Vegas, my head is totally confused. United States.

First Take: Microsoft Business Productivity Suite Online - Communications Online

Collaborative Thinking

HANOVER, Germany — March 2, 2009 — Furthering its commitment to deliver communications and collaboration software as enterprise-class services, today at CeBIT 2009 Microsoft Corp.

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Looking Forward - Emerging and Declining Networks for 2009

21st Century Organization

My impetus for these posts is a new year, a new presidential leader, Davos – World Economic Forum underway and a recent conversation between Robert Rubin Former Secretary of the Treasury of the United States and Sebastian Mallaby, director of the Maurice R.

Collaborative Thinking: Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform

Collaborative Thinking

With only three enterprise-class vendors in this space ( Attensa , KnowNow and NewsGator ), I remain amazed at how poorly large vendors (e.g., Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Software`s Culture Clash | Main | Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps. » March 15, 2008 Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform Interesting case study of NewsGators SaaS-based offering.

What do we mean by engagement online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’ll state as a practitioner, engagement is important for learning for individuals and groups. Offline we have non-verbals and body language to assess the state of people in the room. From a process standpoint we cannot assume we know the state of the others in the group.

We don’t know what we are messing with | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Chris L on 24 Feb 2008 at 10:32 am Without in *any* way trying to minimize what Meg felt in that session, it seems to me that there is always a danger in activities that are meant to open the heart because while it can let light in, it can also hurt. United States. United State

We don’t know what we are messing with | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Chris L on 24 Feb 2008 at 10:32 am Without in *any* way trying to minimize what Meg felt in that session, it seems to me that there is always a danger in activities that are meant to open the heart because while it can let light in, it can also hurt. United States. United State

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

After a moment’s inspiration in yoga class , I realized the metaphor of the practice of yoga fit – both as a thread and a fun visual tool, which of course sent me scurrying to Flickr for creative commons photos. It takes courage to do this openly, especially for teachers who are not used to putting themselves and their practice out in the open environment. United States. United States

From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

Urban United States/Nancy: I ring into the bridge line to make sure it is working and I mute my microphone. In this new reality, not secrecy and walls, but transparency, openness, and compatibility with others, are determinants for success. These include: Planned Evolving When working beyond organizational borders and with complex systems, it is still important to plan, but to also be open to that plan evolving as you tap into the world and it’s complexities.

From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Urban United States/Nancy: I ring into the bridge line to make sure it is working and I mute my microphone. In this new reality, not secrecy and walls, but transparency, openness, and compatibility with others, are determinants for success. These include: Planned Evolving When working beyond organizational borders and with complex systems, it is still important to plan, but to also be open to that plan evolving as you tap into the world and it’s complexities.

Theo’s History of the 19th Century

How to Save the World

image: depiction of the clearing of Dundas Street, Toronto Township, to open the way for settlers, 1796). At the time, the economy of the Northern American States was chronically struggling. a desire on the part of some in the United States to annex Canada.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Is teaching a subversive activity?

Ken Carroll

Neither this case, nor society at large, can be defined in terms of class warfare or one group oppressing another on the basis of ideology. And by asking questions, we leave open the possibility that the subverter becomes the subverted. It’s not impossible for a corporation to be involved in promoting FOSS technologies and open standards - and in those cases I have no problem with corporate involvement. Truth is a contested state, especially in academia.

CoP Terminology, Greg Reid, Search Patterns, Philadelphia KM Group, MAKE Nominations, Black Swan - Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield

John Tropea - Delicious Community

And don’t hire someone because they took a 5-day class blessing them as ‘KM Certified’ - would you choose your surgeon in this manner?" Larry Prusak sent me the book, and his review begins with "We were asked to state what has most surprised each of us over our working lives. We are, therefore, unable to truly estimate opportunities, too vulnerable to the impulse to simplify, narrate, and categorize, and not open enough to rewarding those who can imagine the “impossible.”

CoP Terminology, Greg Reid, Search Patterns, Philadelphia KM Group, MAKE Nominations, Black Swan

John Tropea - Delicious Community

And don’t hire someone because they took a 5-day class blessing them as ‘KM Certified’ - would you choose your surgeon in this manner?" Larry Prusak sent me the book, and his review begins with "We were asked to state what has most surprised each of us over our working lives. We are, therefore, unable to truly estimate opportunities, too vulnerable to the impulse to simplify, narrate, and categorize, and not open enough to rewarding those who can imagine the “impossible.”

Seed Salon: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi + James Fowler § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM

John Tropea - Delicious Network

I moved from Transylvania to Hungary and from Hungary to the United States. Then, I remember, “Oh yes, he was in my fourth grade class.&# It’s an open question whether or not we are going to make it until the end of the century.

Is MySpace Good for Society? A Freakonomics Quorum - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Nicole Ellison , assistant professor of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media at Michigan State University: I believe the benefits provided by social network sites such as Facebook have made us better off as a society and as individuals, and that, as they continue to be adopted by more diverse populations, we will see an increase in their utility. Over the last three years, our research team at Michigan State University has examined the use of Facebook by undergraduate students.