Daily Archives: April 26, 2014

Collective Intelligence and Collective Leadership

By looking at collective intelligence (CI) through four distinct lenses, this paper draws on recent research in organizational design, evolutionary economics, cognitive sciences, knowledge ecology and political economy to built a twin path forward: collective intelligence and collective leadership. It … Continue reading

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Collective Intelligence and practice-based Innovation: An idea evaluation method based on Collective Intelligence

Users and customers are becoming increasingly important sources of knowledge due to changes in innovation policies and paradigms. Simultaneously innovation is becoming more of a networking activity. New methods are needed for processing information and ideas coming from multiple sources … Continue reading

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Growth of Collective Intelligence by Linking Knowledge Workers through Social Media

Collective intelligence can be defined, very broadly, as groups of individuals that do things collectively, and that seem to be intelligent. Collective intelligence has existed for ages. Families, tribes, companies, countries, etc., are all groups of individuals doing things collectively, … Continue reading

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Decisions 2.0: The Power of Collective Intelligence

Information markets, wikis and other applications that tap into the collective intelligence of groups have recently  generated tremendous interest. But what’s the reality behind the hype. The wide availability of Web 2.0 applications has led to the increasing emergence of … Continue reading

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Swarm Smarts

Using ants and other social insects as models, computer scientists have created software agents that cooperate to solve complex problems, such as the rerouting of traffic in a busy telecom network. Insects that live in colonies—ants, bees, wasps, termites—have long … Continue reading

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The Ecology of Sharing: Synthesizing OER Research

Arguably, Open Educational Resources (OER) are starting to enter the mainstream, though some fundamental questions about their value and impact remain to be answered or supported with appropriate evidence. Much early OER activity was driven by ideals and interest in … Continue reading

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century – A panel with Piketty, Stiglitz and Krugman

The French economist Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics) discussed his new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century at the Graduate Center. In this landmark work, Piketty argues that the main driver of inequality—the tendency of returns on capital to … Continue reading

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