The Ten Faces of Innovation » The Ten Faces The Learning Personas Individuals and organizations need to constantly gather new sources of information in order to expand their knowledge and grow, so the first three personas are learning roles. These personas are driven by the idea that no matter how successful a company currently is, no one can afford to be complacent. The world is changing at an accelerated pace, and today's great idea may be tomorrow's anachronism. The learning roles help keep your team from becoming too internally focused, and remind the organization not to be so smug about what you “know”.
K2 - the Missing Documentation (Part 2) The hottest new extension in Joomla is K2. Why? Normal Joomla articles provide you with a Title and Body. K2 gives you the flexibility to add much more information. Last week in Part 1 we covered the main administrator parts of K2: Installing K2The K2 dashboardK2 categoriesK2 fields and field groupsK2 items 8 Awesome Mashups Made Possible by APIs This series is supported by PayPal X Innovate 2009, PayPal’s first dedicated developer conference. Register for $49 with the code ppblog3 or join us at $50 if you are a student. We here at Mashable are big fans of mashup services — it's our name, after all! And at the heart of almost all of these mashups is a term you'll see frequently thrown around related to web services: APIs, or application programming interfaces. In this feature we'll celebrate some of the great mashups we know and love that were made possible by the existence of APIs. We know there are metric tons more great mashups out there, so be sure to let us know your favorites in the comments too.
How to Create Infographics Whether you’re a marketer, entrepreneur, writer or educator, odds are that you’re itching to create some awesome visual content–something that will really impress your audience–but just don’t know where to begin. You’re not alone. Like you, many non-designers nowadays find themselves in the same predicament: full of ideas worth listening to but lacking the know-how to visualize them in a way that will really captivate readers, even in the midst of a crowded web. To help you properly translate your ideas into visuals so that you can extend their reach and lifespan on the web, we’ve created a short tutorial for beginners on how to create a simple infographic with Visme. All you have to do is follow these simple step-by-step instructions, and you’ll be on your way to creating visual messages that will impact your audience more than text-based content alone.
La Web semántica y sus posibles aplicaciones en las universidades Uribe-Tirado, Alejandro La Web semántica y sus posibles aplicaciones en las universidades. ACIMED, 2010, vol. 21, n. 2, pp. 1-27. [Journal article (Print/Paginated)] English abstract The "Semantic Web" as a whole, for the Internet, it is not a reality yet, but different projects and applications are being developed with advances in fundamental processes for the information and knowledge management in academia and science. After reviewing different classifications of case and use studies, and semantic applications, it is proposed a classification based on the value they would have for different members of a university community: students, teachers, researchers and administrators (Information Literacy).
The Fraud Report - How Fake Users are Impacting Business 82% of companies struggle with fake users yet 43% admit allowing them in to reduce registration friction! “Fake users are one of the first steps in the chain of crime, impacting consumers and businesses both directly and indirectly through acts of fraud, theft of information and control of data,” ~ Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder, Ponemon Institute K2 - the Missing Documentation (Part 1) The hottest new extension in Joomla is K2. Why? Normal Joomla articles provide you with a Title and Body. K2 gives you the flexibility to add much more information.
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10 Types of Infographics: Which Works For You? Do you have your next big infographic idea but know how to get it on paper? Do you have all the data you need but aren’t sure how to visualize it? Creating a really cool, memorable and–above all–shareable infographic comes down to investing the necessary time and attention in all the steps that lead up to an awesome data visualization.