Global Mobile Awards

Nancy White

In less than two weeks, mobile leaders worldwide will be gathering in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile exhibition. An important part of this conference is the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards.

2012 182

RIM PlayBook - Four Models are Coming

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this week, RIM announced four upcoming editions of the RIM PlayBook, to be available in the second half of 2011: " RIM’s family of upcoming BlackBerry 4G PlayBook tablets will deliver professional-grade, consumer-friendly experiences that redefine the possibilities of mobile computing.

Model 148

Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. design Enterprise 2.0

Design 176

Teaching with mobile devices: FAQs [part 1]

e-Moderation Station

And especially on the use of mobile devices in language teaching. Question 1: If you don’t plan to let students use their mobile devices (constructively!) Schools that implement mobile devices well often have ongoing professional development for their teachers.

2014 114

A Social Network Development Model

The Bumble Bee

Way back in the social networking Dark Ages, OK - October 2005, I published a "A Virtual Community Development Model" with sports metaphors for each stage. Read A Virtual Community Development Model.

Model 127

Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. design Enterprise 2.0

Design 100

Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups. Mental models are the, often invisible, dictators of what actually happens in a team as opposed to what team leaders would like to happen.

Model 148

2016 – The Year I Went Mobile Only with My iPad Pro


And, at the time, I had to question whether I was ready to go mobile only or still rely on a laptop. I was really keen on confirming whether 2016 was the year of mobile or whether it was just another frustrating experience like the one I blogged about nearly 5 years ago.

2016 130

“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Prior to this conference, a three-day “Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop was held in which international participants from various professional backgrounds collaborated with local stakeholder organisations on 4 real-world urban cases : Urban Pioneers Zeeburgereiland (Amsterdam), Haagse Havens (The Hague), Strijp-S (Eindhoven), and Amsterdam Civic Innovator Network. Social cities: it’s not about a blueprint, but a design approach.

2012 172

SXSW Notes: The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity

Portals and KM

This is the session on The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity led by David Hogue VP of Experience Design Fluid Inc I was lucky to go early as there was a line outside by the time it stated. David is an applied psychologist and UI designer. First he looked at designers. The registration line at SXSW is a classic example of bad design. This is very different than designers. Now David moved to the complexity curve for design.

2012 133

Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C. According to their survey of over 2,100 North American and European software decision-makers, 41 percent say that increasing the number of mobile apps for both employees and customers was a high or critical software priority. Second, task-oriented experience will drive modular design.

2011 141

KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

I attended the workshop, Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. How do we know what to look for in search tools, services to add into the mix, and or design elements that will make an impact? Our experienced designer frames these relevant models of social search and walks though how to think through the problems to get to a more optimal solution.

2010 148

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Designing conversations

Ken Carroll

» Designing conversations By looking at speech ‘beyond the level of the sentence’, discourse analysis reveals some of the conventions that underlie it. After recording 400 podcasts and 200 mobile lessons (or learning objects) it is very clear to me that each medium is a new form of discourse with different rules of engagement. There are things that work and things that don’t, and content designers definitely work in the R&D department of new media.

A vision with legs – that grows

Learning Alliances

Photo: "The Future of In-Aisle Mobile, A Framework for Consumer-Centered Innovation" This post gathers the #chifoo Twitter feed from a presentation by Will Reese ( @willreese ) at CHIFOO on July 13, 2011. Share: business models Technology

2011 158

April Fools No More

Michael Sampson - Currents

Panasonic today unveiled Toughpad 4K UT-MB5, the world’s first 20 inch tablet with a 4K resolution display designed for sales, marketing and media professionals as part of a groundbreaking new Ultra-High Definition Toughpad range. Collaboration Hardware Enterprise Mobility

2013 162

IBM MobileFirst

Michael Sampson - Currents

Late last week IBM announced a sweeping initiative in the mobile space : " IBM today unveiled IBM MobileFirst, the most comprehensive mobile portfolio that combines security, analytics and app development software, with cloud-based services and deep mobile expertise. Today’s move by IBM builds off of its experience helping nearly 1,000 customers become mobile enterprises, and takes advantage of its thousands of mobile experts and 270 patents in wireless innovations.

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What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? We need to be thinking much more deeply about social models which do not depend on any form of currency. As Rushkoff tells us so clearly, that system was designed with a different purpose.

2010 71

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

emergent by design. Imagine your mind as a construct – a series of models, assumptions, biases, values, beliefs, memories, past hurts and joys, experiences, expectations, and blind spots. It’s easy to get trapped in our most comfortable assumptions and models.

2012 75

Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

emergent by design. The problem with the kinds of ad hoc, project-based, one off relationships Boyd described is that they leave the individual isolated without a safety net, and thus leave the project-based model of p2p collaboration open to cooptation (as free agents become a precariat) by capitalist business firms. What is Design Thinking, Really? Design Earth. Mobile Active. Follow emergent by design. Skip to content. future of facebook project.

2012 51

Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise? | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Network

About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter + sponsored by QuickBase Sponsored post : Access the 7 Tip Series from Intuit QuickBase on using Web-based software Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise?

Essential Skills for 21st Century Survival: Part 3: Network Weaving « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? I feel I’m of more value to others now, because I have a sense of who they could team up with to mobilize their ideas.

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model. It doesn’t have to be professionally designed, it can be a simple free blog, but you need to have a place where you show off your work, whatever your work may be.

2010 44

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

New definitions of mobile learning » Here Comes ItalianPod Harold Jarche writes about how the traditional ‘business model’ of the universities is under pressure. But the business model of the University is as young as ever.

Collaborative Thinking: LiquidTalk - Filling In The Daily Gaps

Collaborative Thinking

Spy » January 31, 2008 LiquidTalk - Filling In The Daily Gaps Intriguing idea but not sure theres a long-term business model here - technically, the barrier to entry seems small (re: IBM, Microsoft, Oracle or some other best of breed vendor). Users log in to find files, organize them into playlists and quickly sync to mobile devices including iPhone, iPod and BlackBerry.

2008 100

Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

After researching the links about the program, I contacted Chris Like @christopherlike , the programs designer, for a conversation over Skype. Chris describes this step of taking his design to the principal as a nervous day.

Sharing our inspiration from the Learning Technologies conference with links to all our liveblogs

Joitske Hulsebosch

70-20-10 is the model for learning in the workplace by Charles Jennings. There were a lot of instructional designers in the group; professionals analyzing learning questions and developing learning programs. From what learning perspective is an online learning initiative designed?

2015 164

Convert excel spreadsheets into online simulations and dashboards

The Bumble Bee

There are two neat tools you can use to quickly turn excel spreadsheets into online simulations, what-if models and dashboards. They are Simulate from Forio and Crystal Dashboard Design (formerly known as xcelsius) from SAP. Here is an example model I built with Crystal.

2012 156

Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science |

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The research has important implications for people designing online communities intended to change or maintain a behavior, like weight watchers or online health communities, Centola said. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

The Bumble Bee

Meanwhile, having modern technology devices is useless if mental and business models are still based on old-fashioned concepts. Human subsistence could be at serious risk if development vision is not changed radically, along with design, products' life cycles and material's sources.

2012 208

Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

From the report p.24): The educational philosopher Rudolph Steiner saw children’s early years as a period to stimulate their imagination though wonder at the beauty of nature, the elegance of numbers, the design of artworks, and the telling of a suspenseful story. Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T.,

2019 155

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Keynote speakers sharing innovation stories from Kenya, Finland, and Canada were Daudi Were of Ushahid i, Marco Steinberg of the Helsinki Design Lab and Vanessa Timmer of One Earth. Like at the “Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop last year, I took presentation notes.

2013 182

5 Things video games teach us better than reality

The Bumble Bee

For example in terms of effective learning: This "acquire, test, master" model is still intrinsic to game design. To read The seduction secrets of video game designers.

Game 142

Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

How do you help them mobilize, focus energy, and commit to real action in order to grow a region’s economy? With designer Becky Clarkson , Sechrest developed a one-page visual to describe the Corvallis start-up business ecosystem. Incredible complexity. So many moving parts.

2013 259

New Case Studies published on Bioteams Business Games

The Bumble Bee

This game blends System Dynamics and Agent-Based Modeling techniques to represent the impact of each executive on each other based on their seniority, reputation and social networks.

2012 136

Realising the knowledge assets of research for the rest of us – how about a set of recipe cards?

Social Reporter

It’s about doing that by involving beneficiaries in how knowledge from research is shared, as well as in the design of products and services. I got one idea from an interactive diagram on this page in the Inclusive Design Toolkit. Inclusive Design Toolkit.

2013 191

Higher Education in 2025

Jenny Connected

Rising costs and decreasing resources have led to institutions seeking new business models in a search for improved efficiency and productivity. international collaboration and mobilizing collective intelligence.

2014 207

Game Change: A Better World, WoW

21st Century Organization

We are in a constant state of change, contrary to the description proffered by many organization change models. So what is it about virtual world game design that keeps us coming back, to create, collaborate, innovate, share, and perform at such high levels?

Game 180

Which teams need bioteams: free bioscore calculator

The Bumble Bee

I explained previously how to spot if a team or community or network was a bioteam - a team with a life of its own , where well-established models of team simply do not work. Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities and virtual teams and has published two landmark books: Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs.

2008 122

Social Physics: Oxymoron or Big 'Social' Data Tipping Point?

Governance in a Networked World

Carr states about Pentland “what he fails to see is that those norms and influences are themselves shaped by history, politics, and economics, not to mention power and prejudice” in referring to Pentland’s claims that social norms, behaviours and influences can be accurately modelled mathematically.

2014 158

Should You Move Your Email To The Cloud?

Portals and KM

This will change everything in workplace IT support from designing workplace information strategies for collaboration, to delivering content experiences to people across channels, to engaging the next-generation workforce to serve customers better. It “shares the latest trends in technology adoption and how firms forge better business outcomes from a more mobile, social, and virtual workforce.” When you move to the cloud mobile device options are limited.

Cloud 192

Digital Workplace Conference 2016 in New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some comments on those: Ambiguity, Fetishes and Teddy Bears: The Modern Workplace Survival Kit (Paul Culmsee and Kailash Awati), focused on the positive and negative ways that models (a way of reducing uncertainty and ambiguity) can used in organisational life. Paul and Kailash led a fun activity during their session to show how to build a model and give it an impressive sounding name, and provided a categorisation of how people respond to and use models in their work.

2016 89

Notes on "Social Business: Moving the Business Needle Forward" at AusLUG 2013 - Chris Crummey, IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's integrated and seamless by design. -. integrating Connections into Notes 9 Social Edition, Microsoft Outlook and Office, and Mobile Clients. Enables a self-service model for others. -. Four ways to access email - rich client, Connections, iNotes via browser, and mobile devices. Like a Dropbox model, but secure." The information on your mobile device is encrypted. -. Strategy at IBM - "mobile first.". Responsive design: -.

2013 146

Bioteams 101: Introduction to Bioteams Principles

The Bumble Bee

A Bioteam is a team which has a life of its own and requires an alternative model to traditional command and control. Mobilize everyone to look for and manage team threats and opportunities. Three common types of Bioteam: Business networks, Fan Communities and Mobile teams.

2009 152