Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Best of Working Smarter Daily

January 1, 2011 to December 17, 2011

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Here’s how we choose the crème de la crème for your enjoyment.

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

  1. Network thinkingHarold Jarche, December 15, 2011
  2. 5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited)Jane Hart, December 6, 2011
  3. 12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year aheadRoss Dawson, December 4, 2011
  4. Open Learning Analytics: A proposalGeorge Siemens, December 10, 2011
  5. The connected companyDave Gray, February 8, 2011
  6. Flip the classroom – every teacher should do thisDonald Clark Plan B, March 17, 2011
  7. What if Flickr fails?Doc Searls , January 12, 2011
  8. Losing interest in social media: there is no there thereGeorge Siemens, July 30, 2011
  9. A sense of bewrongingDoc Searls , April 2, 2011
  10. 2011 Top 100 Tools List and Presentation finalisedJane Hart, November 14, 2011
  11. The Fallacy of Digital NativesDan Pontefract, October 17, 2011
  12. Recording can improve a bad lecture! 7 surprising facts about recorded lecturesDonald Clark Plan B, September 17, 2011
  13. Ten ways to create a knowledge ecologyEuen Semple, June 27, 2011
  14. 7 objections to social media in learning (and answers)Donald Clark Plan B, June 11, 2011
  15. “Alone Together”: An MIT Professor’s New Book Urges Us to UnplugMarcia Conner (FC), January 19, 2011
  16. E-portfolios – 7 reasons why I don’t want my life in a shoeboxDonald Clark Plan B, March 31, 2011
  17. The “Big Five” IT trends of the next half decade: Mobile, social, cloud, consumerization, and big dataDion Hinchcliffe, October 2, 2011
  18. Review: The Edupunks’ Guide, by Anya KamenetzStephen Downes: Half an Hour, August 8, 2011
  19. We are the mediumDavid Weinberger, January 31, 2011
  20. Earthquake turns TV networks into printDoc Searls , March 11, 2011
  21. 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information OverloadLuis Suarez, May 4, 2011
  22. Anticipating the Next Wave of Experience DesignJohn Hagel, March 28, 2011
  23. Reddit and community journalismDavid Weinberger, August 13, 2011
  24. Agile eLearning – 27 Great ArticlesTony Karrer, April 6, 2011
  25. Gladwell proves too muchDavid Weinberger, February 4, 2011
  26. Social media & learning – note taking on steroidsDonald Clark Plan B, June 20, 2011
  27. Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!Jane Hart, September 12, 2011
  28. World wide puddleDoc Searls , April 1, 2011
  29. Resolving the Trust ParadoxJohn Hagel, June 27, 2011
  30. A big questionDavid Weinberger, May 1, 2011
  31. SEC opens the gates to crowdfunding and a new structure of capitalismRoss Dawson, April 9, 2011
  32. Introducing the Digital Learning QuadrantsDan Pontefract, October 20, 2011
  33. The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.Dawn of Learning, April 13, 2011
  34. The Pull of Narrative – In Search of Persistent ContextJohn Hagel, May 23, 2011
  35. Examples of eLearning–Ten Great ResourcesTony Karrer, January 11, 2011
  36. Social learning for businessHarold Jarche, January 20, 2011
  37. Why E2.0 and Social Business Initiatives Are Likely to Remain DifficultJon Husband, September 12, 2011
  38. Abandon lectures: increase attendance, attitudes and attainmentDonald Clark Plan B, May 15, 2011
  39. Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part SocialDan Pontefract, February 6, 2011
  40. This will be fun: Mother of all MOOCsGeorge Siemens, May 19, 2011
  41. The Social Learning Handbook is now availableJane Hart, January 24, 2011
  42. Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?George Siemens, July 10, 2011
  43. Avoiding Half-baked PersonasAdaptive Path, January 11, 2011
  44. Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social LearningDan Pontefract, January 6, 2011
  45. Enterprise 2.0 the Indian WayAndy McAfee, April 7, 2011
  46. The Horizon Report 2011Jane Hart, February 9, 2011
  47. You are the Collective Wisdom of both Strong & Weak TiesDan Pontefract, April 24, 2011
  48. It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changingRoss Dawson, February 5, 2011
  49. Alternate Pedagogies and ExperiencesClark Quinn, May 18, 2011
  50. The Networked WorkplaceHarold Jarche, May 22, 2011
  51. Learning 2.0 is Dumb: Use ‘Connected Learning’ InsteadDan Pontefract, May 23, 2011
  52. Reinventing Management: Part 4: Coordination: From bureaucracy to.Steve Denning, January 23, 2011
  53. What is Google+ for?David Weinberger, July 8, 2011
  54. Fresh Made Biz Card for FlasyYourVGadget [Flickr]Nancy White, June 5, 2011

Other Sources

The following are the top items based on social signals.

  1. The Smart Worker’s Guide to Social Media, December 16, 2011
  2. EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding, January 4, 2011
  3. Are We Wired For Mobile Learning? (Infographic), March 5, 2011
  4. 100 things to watch in 2011, January 4, 2011
  5. My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011, September 5, 2011
  6. Why can’t we build something like this for “Objects Used for Learning”?, March 29, 2011
  7. The Horizon Report 2011, February 9, 2011
  8. Read “Designing Social Interfaces” if you are involved with humans at all., March 31, 2011
  9. $70 for a book published after the author dies. WTF?, April 23, 2011
  10. Learning Tools Directory 2011, February 7, 2011
  11. The State of Digital Education, August 18, 2011
  12. How to create social buzz at a learning event, June 28, 2011
  13. The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic, January 3, 2011
  14. Alternatives for Dimdim, January 9, 2011
  15. My Guides to using social media, March 3, 2011
  16. The Social Learning Handbook is now available, January 24, 2011
  17. The 2011 Top 100 Tools for Learning is emerging, February 28, 2011
  18. Summify – the answer to information overload?, March 31, 2011
  19. How to use social media to work and learn smarter – in 30 days, February 14, 2011
  20. WhatsApp – cross platform mobile messenger, February 22, 2011
  21. Leading Learning Forward, July 12, 2011

Hot Topics

Blogging (4228)

  1. Lean or Agility?, May 5, 2011
  2. Let’s Rename Micro-blogging to Chatting, April 12, 2011
  3. A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion, January 11, 2011
  4. Let’s move tweeting off Twitter, April 19, 2011

Blog (4228)

  1. Lean or Agility?, May 5, 2011
  2. Let’s Rename Micro-blogging to Chatting, April 12, 2011
  3. A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion, January 11, 2011
  4. Let’s move tweeting off Twitter, April 19, 2011

Information (3751)

  1. Informal learning is a business imperative, September 13, 2011
  2. Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social, February 6, 2011
  3. Fuelled by Informal learning, March 15, 2011
  4. Information fertiliser, August 22, 2011

Change (3317)

  1. Change or die., January 13, 2011
  2. Data Change Everything, April 22, 2011
  3. Changing the mechanistic mindset, February 28, 2011
  4. How tablets are changing how we use tech, May 5, 2011

Technology (3097)

  1. Better Education Through Technology, January 10, 2011
  2. New Horizon Report: Alan Levine – Mindmap, April 20, 2011
  3. How technological and social change are feeding on each other in an accelerating spiral, July 26, 2011
  4. Curating our personal technology configurations, May 10, 2011

 

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