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Joitske Hulsebosch

A wonderful way of looking at the often mentioned problem of 'information overload'. These networks may be formal as well as informal.

2011 61

Blog>> The Information Lifecycle

Green Chameleon

The base for this approach is to look at the ‘Information Lifecycle’, how is information created from first drafts to published final documents. In order to illustrate the steps above let me describe what I mean with an example of project information. all employees in a company).

2011 53

Theory-informed TEL and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

Liz Masterman interviewed academics in Higher Ed and asked them which theories informed their use of technology in their teaching.

2013 56

Organizational Entropy and Information Abuse

Evolving Web

Information tells you the right thing to do." I think one could just as easily assert that "information is, by its very nature, oppressive.

Stimulating informal learning in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

It is estimated that professionals learning informally for 80% or even 94%. organisational learning informal learning

Attensa on Reducing Information Overload

Michael Sampson - Currents

Attensa released a new whitepaper, entitled A Framework for Reducing Information Overload in the Enterprise. Key points in the whitepaper: - Knowledge workers have to deal with an incredible volume of information each day, from multiple disparate sources. Being better informed is helpful, but creates a set of challenges too. -

2011 27

Informal volunteering continues to decline


The proportion saying that they volunteer informally at least once per month is now down to 27 per cent; and once per year, 54 per cent.

2011 14

For Opelousas/Lafayette LA Tourist Information: St. Landry Parish Visitor Information Center

Portals and KM

Landry Parish Visitor Information Center. I usually planed my trips to take these in. Landry Parish Tourist Commission.    

2012 28

Email Management = Top Information Management Pain Point

Michael Sampson - Currents

information, the research indicates that just 16 percent of organisations assigned the majority of their budget to addressing email management, despite being the UK’s top pain point. Whereas IT budgetary allocations for social media were in close alignment with just 11 percent of respondents focusing on managing Web 2.0 My Comments.

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Innovation: Less Structure, More Informal Collaboration #collaboration #innovation #cycling

Michael Sampson - Currents

The breakthroughs came through informal / chance encounters: " In other words, innovation is less a product of structured processes and more a result of informal conversations. Carol comments on a recent MIT study that found that 80% of breakthrough innovations didn't occur in training sessions or formal meetings. and create.

Monitoring informal learning with a Learning Record Store

Joitske Hulsebosch

The teacher may use this information to adapt his class teachings. I wrote this blogpost last year with Saskia Tiggelaar and Lisan van der Lee.

If Teaching is Relational, How Does That Inform Online Teaching?

Full Circle Associates

” I keep pointing to the importance of practice, context , reflection, informal learning. About being human. But suit yourself! Period.

Social networks and informal support: the big shift for policy


It’s obvious that informal support and social networks can be critical to the way society looks after its members. Image from Viil Lid ).

How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change

How to Save the World

dust storm, texas 1935; image from wikipedia. Paul’s post: Erik Lindberg’s essay on analyzing collapse narratives is insightful.

The Information Needs of Communities

Alchemy of Change

What prompted the FCC’s interest in the information needs of communities? Part 1: The Information Needs of Communities. page 5).

2011 11

Inform 2015 in Melbourne – “My” Talk on IBM Connections in the Wild

Michael Sampson - Currents

See Inform 2015 Agenda. There was no way to attend and present, unfortunately. Conferences & Events IBM Connections

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Overcoming Information Overload on the Web: Part 1: Too many sources, too many events.

Portals and KM

This is the first of a three part series on how the Darwin Awareness Engine ™ addresses some of the key problems generated by information overload on the Web.    As an information aggregator we target theme-specific sources through search and specific feeds.  Issue One: Too many sources, too many events.

2011 30

Informal support: I ask you


  Informal support Neighbourhood relations It looks like the present project is finding similar issues.

Overcoming Information Overload on the Web: Part 3: Organic Semantics

Portals and KM

This is the third of a three part series on how the Darwin Awareness Engine ™ addresses some of the key problems generated by information overload on the Web.   It does not claim to know the meaning of the information, but simply displays what is.    This allows for the meaning to be inferred by the user. 

2011 16

Information Overload Can be a Misleading Term

Portals and KM

Nicholas Herold makes a nice point in the post, Information Overload?  The Darwin Awareness engine does not help with those simply overwhelmed with too much information. Instead it organizes information into patterns that help the knowledgeable person make sense of what is happening in their area of interest.

Information Hubs in SmartDraw 2012 - "Similar to Mind Maps"

Michael Sampson - Currents

SmartDraw added a way of creating information hubs in the 2012 release of its SmartDraw software: ". It's a good use of the tool.

2012 19

Two Concept definitions and distributed cognition in informal learning

Taming the spaces

At Learning Layers meeting we had the session for theory that guides the project’s technologies and approaches for informal learning at work. Tobias Ley explained with the figure how the two ways how the concept has been dealt with. distributed cognition learning layers workplace learning

Facilitating informal learning


I would guess that their percentages are pretty close to 80/20 of informal vs formal learning of adults. Guess what I’m doing now?

We Are The Filter Bubble

Alchemy of Change

Emotionally Intelligent curation Facebook Google Information Networker Internet Filter Bubble social networks TwitterComputer algorithms aren't the only thing contributing to the "Internet Filter Bubble." Who we choose to connect with in our social networks deeply affects who is "curating" the content we consume.

2012 114

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Why Twitter is an Information Network, not a Social Network So, back to Twitter. Why does that make Twitter an “information network&# ?

2010 155

Sharing information

Viv Mcwaters

Those asking it do indeed have important information that they have for others. What ways have you shared information with large groups?

Book Review: Practical SharePoint 2010 Information Architecture (by Ruven Gotz)

Michael Sampson - Currents

For the past couple of weeks I have been reading Ruven Gotz's new book, Practical SharePoint 2010 Information Architecture. He settles on something that's a mix of business analyst and information architect. Having now read the book from cover-to-cover, here's my comments: 1. Ruven also says there is a role for both.

Informal networks save public money


The Neighbourhood Network schemes in Leeds have an enviable reputation. A volunteer from the local scheme went to visit her for a chat.

Overcoming Information Overload on the Web: Part 2: Popularity Versus Temporal Correlation Ranking

Portals and KM

This is the second of a three part series on how the Darwin Awareness Engine™ addresses some of the key problems generated by information overload on the Web. Issue Two: Popularity versus temporal correlation ranking: Search engines operate on popularly ranking to deliver information.    This method is rooted in the Web 1.0

2011 16

What Can You Do When Information Leaks from a Private Forum?

Managing Communities

Private forums are meant to be private – the information contained within is supposed to only be for the people who have access to that forum. But, people don’t always respect this fact and eventually, you may have someone leaking private information to people who shouldn’t have it. photo credit: Vivian Chen [???]

2012 13

The hidden wealth of informal activities


It doesn't mean that we can dismiss ‘non-purposive casual connections': we're told that these more informal encounters. 'are

IA Webinar: Real-time Working with Collaboration | Information Architected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Watch the Video archive of Webinar Is your Information Architected for Collaboration? Information Technology Toolkit. for Innovation?

2010 11

Week in Review: May 21, 2012

Alchemy of Change

Mission & Outcomes Permeability & Networks Social Change Social Media & Information Technology contextual computing hybrid meaning mission mobile networks new economy philanthropySeven ideas on meaningful work, myth, mobile computing, philanthropy, and networks.

2012 73

“Big Data” vs. “Big Content” Complementary Sides of Information Overload

Portals and KM

Information Management published a useful article, Big Data is Scaling BI and Analytics , on how the information overload is changing the way organizations use business intelligence and analytics. They added that a zettabyte is roughly the size of 125 billion 8GB iPods fully loaded. A number of other tools are mentioned.

Harnessing the power of informal employee networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The article Harnessing the power of informal employee networks has been sent to the following recipients: Harnessing the power of informal employee networks Formalizing a company’s ad hoc peer groups can spur collaboration and unlock value. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? See details.

2007 10

Understanding Open Educational Resources: Information for Schools


The project has identified a gap in support and information for teachers relating to the use and creation of Open Educational Resources.

Attensa on Reducing Information Overload - Pharma Client

Michael Sampson - Currents

I've written about Attensa before on this blog (see search: Attensa ), and have a long-standing high regard for its work in reducing information overload, highlighting organizational collaboration opportunities, and more. Information is easier to find and more actionable, saving the firm both time and money. ".

Survey instrument: digital workers’ preferences of informal learning opportunities in socio-technical learning ecosystem

Taming the spaces

The survey was developed based on the informal learning interactions in workplaces described by Ley and associates [2014]. The online survey comprised of three groups of statements that represent the socio-technical learning system dimensions for informal learning […].

Facilitating informal learning: mindset, lifestyle and paying attention


A lot of learning in our lives is informal, embedded, implicit. What did the parents around the table do? show interest in the discussion.

Lynda Moulton Lists Five Products to Reduce Information Overload

Portals and KM

 Lynda recently provided a useful post on:  Focused on Unifying Content to Reduce Information Overload.  Lynda Moulton is a consultant, an analyst with the Gilbane group, and runs the Boston KM Forum. I have attended it over the past several years. We were very pleased to be included.