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GitHub Predicts Hottest 2018 Open Source Trends
"The hottest project and community results in 2017, then, would logically foretell growth areas and trends for the coming year. This is what emerged:

Cross-platform development: Projects focused on cross-platform web development experienced the largest growth in activity. The most-starred projects related to Angular, React and Electron, all of which attracted significantly more visitors and contributors in 2017. In particular, Angular/angular-cli more than doubled its contributor base over the past year.
Deep learning: The number of visitors to TensorFlow also more than doubled in 2017, while the TensowFlow/models repo’s visitorship more than quintupled. Keras and Mozilla’s DeepSpeech also saw significant increases in contributions and visitors."
analysis  research  top  stories  angular  container  ecosystem  deepspeech  development  docker  education  electron  github  keras 
february 2018 by jonerp
What Role Should Colleges Play in Workplace Training?
"Data doesn’t support this either, according to a recent article in The Street. “When it comes to middle-skills jobs, Fuller found no difference in performance among people with and without a college degree. Yet employers still look for people with college degrees, who only make up about one-third of the entire workforce.” Fuller explains it with a fishing metaphor. “When you start up-credentialing your jobs you’re doing the equivalent of rowing your boat over to this tightly crowded part of the pond. Maybe there are fish elsewhere.”
culture  top  stories  communication  skills  diversity  education  google  harvard  university  stem  the  city  of  new  york  training 
january 2018 by jonerp
Classroom robots – China’s educational gambit poses questions for the West
"As China adopts AI-enabled education as part of its national strategy, what might this mean for the West?"
education  iot  robotics  and  ai  machine  intelligence 
december 2017 by jonerp
Create leaders, not paperwork – how Tecnológico de Monterrey is transforming their HR team #successfactors
"When it takes a month to get a headcount, your HR systems have to change. Here's how Tecnológico de Monterrey is doing it - with SuccessFactors and a visionary approach to training."
digital  government  and  public  services  education  future  of  work  hcm  the  use  cases 
september 2017 by jonerp
Technology for Social Good – funding African education through Big Data insights
"NGO Opportunity International is using Big Data from work in Uganda to undertake risk profiling and encourage mainstream commercial banks to support community schools."
digital  enterprise  in  the  real  world  education  third  sector  and  non-profits  use  cases 
september 2017 by jonerp
Coding in Prison: The Dev Shop at San Quentin
"It’s an opportunity to live our values,” says Steven Hawkins, president of the Coalition. “One of the main ways to keep people from returning to prison is through employment opportunities.”
culture  top  stories  education  first  virtual  holdings  hack  reactor  tech  the  last  mile  training  workforce 
august 2017 by jonerp
Progress Report - Unit4 Analyst Summit - New Achitecture and Deep Verticals - by @holgermu
"On the concern side Unit4 has its hands full. New platform, Business World On almost completely on it, new acquisitions to integrate and a new value proposition for customers. The good news for customers is that Unit4 is almost out the tunnel… It would be well advised to find a more aggressive go to market in North America in regards of its ERP products. More competition is good for customers and markets. And modern offerings are only modern … for so long."
constellation  research  erp  fp&a  futurist  higher  education  holger  mueller  nextgenapps  psa  service  industries  trusted  advisor  unit4 
june 2017 by jonerp
Purpose and responsibility – a response to @pfersht's job elimination rant - by @dahowlett
"Job elimination is bubbling up as a worrying topic. The technology industry has a big part to play but to do so, it has to invest and reset. Here are some examples."
digital  government  and  public  services  skills  training  education 
may 2017 by jonerp
Atlassian Futurist Sees Teamwork, not Chatbots, Defining the Future of Work
"Not to worry, said Dominic Price, who is the head of research and development and resident “work futurist” at Atlassian. During a recent phone interview he noted that in the last 144 years, technology created more jobs than it took away. True, there has been mass displacement and the actual roles that remain are very different, but overall more jobs have been created. He doesn’t think artificial intelligence, or intelligence assistance, or machine learning, or whatever term you want to use will be any different."
culture  interviews  top  stories  artificial  intelligence  atlassian  education  tns  management  training 
april 2017 by jonerp
IBM Brings Low-Code App Development to Bluemix
"Overall, IBM’s goal is to make Bluemix the go-to platform for developers of all types, from so-called “citizen developers” to professional development teams building enterprise applications and commercial products. The Bluemix platform features more than 150 tools and services covering areas such as cognitive intelligence, blockchain, security, Internet of Things, DevOps and more."
analysis  top  stories  authentication  cloud  cognitive  builder  fair  initiative  space  data  decision  composer  model  and  notation  development  education  forrester 
april 2017 by jonerp
Codecademy Co-Founder: ‘The Future of Coding is the Future of Work’
"There has, however, been a seismic shift in the learn-to-code landscape over the past decade, and things have particularly accelerated in the last five years. For example, in 2011, just under 40,000 computer science degrees were earned, total, across every college and university in the US. In 2016, by contrast, more than 20,000 people graduated from “learn to code” boot camps alone."
analysis  events  technology  top  stories  codecademy  education  sponsored  sxsw  2017 
april 2017 by jonerp
Amidst Bias, Women Work to Find a Place in Open Source Communities
"But once women find jobs in the industry, bias soon becomes apparent for many. The Bitergia study found that 40 percent of women working in the cloud said they were satisfied with their jobs, while 30 percent said they feel stereotyped and only just fewer than half said they believe their company is a true meritocracy. Meanwhile, 48 percent of women in the cloud said they feel that there is a boys’ club in senior management, and 33 percent said gender bias is part of their company culture."
analysis  culture  events  research  top  stories  coding  camps  diversity  education  github  hadoop  linux  foundation 
february 2017 by jonerp
Transforming education into continuous learning via AI services – the Declara story - by @jonerp
"Declara CEO Ramona Pierson has an amazing survival story. But the most interesting chapter is how she's channeled those lessons into a push to re-invent education. We talked about the disconnect between education and digital careers, and how an AI-powered learning platform can help."
education  future  of  work  hcm  and  the  digital  iot  robotics  ai  machine  intelligence  user  experience  ux  application  design 
december 2016 by jonerp
SAP SuccessFactors Professional Certification Level: What it means for customers and consultants - by @lukemarson
"While there is nothing wrong with having a junior or inexperienced consultant, the lead of a project should always have Professional Certification. In this blog, we’ll explore what this means to customers and consultants and look at why customers should always seek out some of the hundreds of consultants that have Professional Certification."
sap  sapmentor  cloud  hcm  successfactors  education  training  human_capital_management  payroll  hr  saas  consulting 
january 2016 by jonerp
Teaching kids to code and create – YouthDigital shakes up tech education - by @jonerp
"Our educational systems are falling dangerously short on digital literacy. Startup YouthDigital is taking tech education one step further by teaching kids not just how to code - but how to create. Here's CEO Justin Richards' eight keys to better online teaching."
collaboration  education  innovation 
december 2015 by jonerp
Bill McDermott, CEO SAP – it’s about tomorrow’s generation - by @dahowlett #sapteched
"Bill McDermott, CEO SAP talks education and youth programs he's got going at SAP. It's an interesting mix that could help solve for new talent needs.
earnings  reports  education 
october 2015 by jonerp
MOOCs Teach IT Lessons Before Summer Ends
"An array of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from traditional educational institutions such as Harvard, vendors like Microsoft, and researcher Johns Hopkins University offer free and paid scheduled web-based classes. By the time summer ends, IT experts can garner new expertise, often with a certificate, in areas such as analytics; mobile app development; big data, and security,"
datacenter  editor's  pick:  front  page  picks:  slider:  analytics  apps  azure  computer  graphics  cybersecurity  education 
july 2015 by jonerp
Progress Report - Unit4 lays out a big vision - now it needs to execute - by @holgermu
"On the concern side Unit4 has the luxury that it ‘only’ needs to execute. Cloud bookings are growing 70+, and the vendor needs to maintain that momentum. Equally it needs to deliver on the product side – no roadmap was offered, so the vendor will need to issue one soon and then deliver and execute to it."
cloud  enterprise  application  erp  higher  education  microvertical  nextgen  apps  vertical 
june 2015 by jonerp
News Analysis - Unit4 acquires Three Rivers Systems - by @holgermu
"This morning, Unit4 a European ERP vendor, announced the acquisition of Three Rivers Systems, a vendor specialized at helping the Higher Education sector to run efficiently."
erp  global  globalization  higher  education  nextgen  apps  unit4 
june 2015 by jonerp
What Schools Must Learn From LA’s iPad Debacle
"Less than two years later, that ambitious plan now looks like a spectacularly foolish one. In August, the Los Angeles Unified School District halted its contract with Apple, as rumors swirled that Apple and Pearson may have received preferential treatment in the district’s procurement process, something the FBI is investigating"
ipad  apple  los  angeles  ed  tech  education  business 
may 2015 by jonerp

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