Every week I will try and write down some reflections on the Open Online Course: Learning and Knowledge Analytics. These will by written for myself as much as for anybody else, so I have to apologise in advance about the fact that there will be nearly no narrative and a mix between thoughts on the … Continue reading Lak11 Week 1: Introduction to Learning and Knowledge Analytics
Kaizen versus Good Enough
Arjen Vrielink and I write a monthly series titled: Parallax. We both agree on a title for the post and on some other arbitrary restrictions to induce our creative process. For this post we agreed to write about how Kaizen (the philosophy of continuous improvement) relates to the rise of the Good Enough paradigm. The … Continue reading Kaizen versus Good Enough
Why Isn’t There a Wealth of Business Transparency Literature?
In March 2007 I read an article in Wired magazine titled The See -Through CEO. It introduced me to the concept of radical transparency. Ever since then, I have seen transparency as a business value that should be able to provide significant competitive advantages in this digital world. Wired obviously thinks along similar lines. Quite … Continue reading Why Isn’t There a Wealth of Business Transparency Literature?
Authenticity: There Ain’t No Party Like a Leela James Party
Ever since I attended a conference in a Disney World resort in Orlando I have been meaning to write a very cynical post about how authenticity is disappearing from our society (think Epcot: I visited Germany, Japan and Coronado Springs in twenty minutes total). In the post I would lament on how nothing is real … Continue reading Authenticity: There Ain’t No Party Like a Leela James Party
Learning 2008: Wrap up of day 2
Here are some more things that I thought were though-provoking, interesting, relevant or funny on day 2 the Learning 2008 conference: One of my personal heroes was speaking today: Kevin Kelly. He is one of the founding editors of Wired Magazine and has an incredible depth and breadth of knowledge about technology in this world. … Continue reading Learning 2008: Wrap up of day 2