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Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

But hopefully 2009 will be the year when that begins to change. If you care about being relevant and valuable in 2015, you had better be making moves in 2009. Recommendations The intent of this series is to capture my thinking at the start of 2009 about the tools and methods for work and learning. So, here goes.

Defining the Big Shift

John Hagel

About one month after the release of our Shift Index report , one question that keeps coming up is whether we can offer a succinctly define what the Big Shift is that our Shift Index seeks to measure. Given the magnitude, depth and far-reaching impact of the Big Shift, succinctness is a challenge.  But perhaps this is too high level. 

Transparency is the new objectivity

David Weinberger

A friend asked me to post an explanation of what I meant when I said at PDF09 that “transparency is the new objectivity.&# First, I apologize for the cliché of “x is the new y.&# Second, what I meant is that transparency is now fulfilling some of objectivity’s old role in the ecology of knowledge. And then foolishness.

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The Future of the Training Department

Harold Jarche

The latter 20th Century was the golden era of the training department. Now the training department may be at the end of its life cycle. The U.S.

Four C’s of digital media

Harold Jarche

Collaboration. Community. Collective Intelligence. What are the boundary conditions needed to succeed at each layer?

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This is either in terms of specific needs, e.g., improve customer satisfaction, or as part of an overall eLearning strategy. This is very hard.

Hell explained by a Chemistry Student

Dave Snowden

The following is an actual question given on a University of Washington chemistry mid-term. Hat top to Annabelle Mark who is a constant source of this type of material. Bonus Question: Is Hell exothermic (gives off heat) or endothermic (absorbs heat)? think that we can safely assume that once a soul gets to Hell, it will not leave. So which is it?

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Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Submission for a forthcoming STRIDE handbook for The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). See related handbooks here. What is a Blog? blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read.

LearnTrends 2009

Jay Cross

LearnTrends 2009 is going to be awesome. Check the Agenda on the LearnTrends 2009 tab. Yesterday I drew up the tentative agenda.

Learning Pulse

Dawn of Learning

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse October 30th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Harold Jarche is blogging about the future of the training department , briefly looking back at the pre-training age and then at how training has evolved after its invention in the 20th century. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

Note: This is a revised HTML version of previous PDF’s posted on the site , which should make it easier for sharing. People learn socially.

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Chief Talent Officer - A Common Role by 2015 | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Reply ] Reply sandra742 September 9, 2009 at 7:21 am Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! Where is HR? love your blog.

learning pulse

Dawn of Learning

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse May 27th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Tony Karrer is blogging about the term “meta-learning” and its definition as it was used in the article “ Become a chief meta-learning officer ” by Jay Cross and Clark Quinn. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. No trackbacks yet.

Learning Pulse

Dawn of Learning

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse April 8th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Jay Cross has started a conversation on the Future of Organizational Learning and Development. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Great ideas have been shared so far. We are looking forward to the discussion on April 21st! and CSS 3

Old Growth Media And The Future Of News

Steven Berlin Johnson

That kid was me. wish I could tell you that I was making those compulsive return visits out of a passionate love of books. You read MacWorld.

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LearnTrends 2009

Harold Jarche

The agenda has been set for LearnTrends 2009 (17-19 Nov 2009) and it looks extremely interesting. will be giving a session on personal knowledge management and participating in a discussion with my colleagues at the re-branded Internet Time Alliance. The main theme is convergence and topics include: Reinventing organizational learning.

eLearn 2009

Tony Karrer

Just a quick note that I will be up in Vancouver for E-LEARN 2009 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education. If you are attending and see this post, please drop me a note. It's always good to connect with people face-to-face at events. eLearning Technology.

Success depends on who we work with

Harold Jarche

Here’s a description from Connected: The surprising power of our social networks and how they shape our lives , in which sociologist, Brian Uzzi, describes how creative teams (musical productions) function: Uzzi found that teams made up of individuals who had never before worked together fared poorly, greatly increasing the chance of a flop.

$1 million e-learning no more…

Dawn of Learning

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > $1 Million e-Learning no more… $1 Million e-Learning no more… April 15th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’ve been in the training and development business for nearly 20 years now. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Things certainly have changed a lot in that time. Regards!…

LearnTrends 2009

Nancy White

I’ll again be on the team of  “sharers&# for the LearnTrends 2009 online event hosted by Tony Karrer, Jay Cross and George Siemens. This time I’ll be dialing in from Australia (I’ll put that schedule up next!). hope I remember to set my alarm clock!!! learning outside the training box. And it’s FREE!

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

However, because of the dramatically different characteristics of Online Conferences and In-Person Conferences and because of the narrowing gap between face-to-face and online presentations – we will see a shift towards more online conferences such as LearnTrends 2009. Are people noticing this? See Better Conferences. and paying attention.

9 experiences for 2009

Adaptive Path

So as we start off in a gloomy looking 2009, I’ll put on my hunch-hat and share my nine ideas of experiences who’s time has come: Enabling behavior change — Whether it’s to extend your paycheck or conserve your energy, there’s plenty of reasons for people to change how they behave this year. Timing is everything.

Business cases are a waste of time!

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen Knowledge managers are always asking how they can obtain support for a KM project by demonstrating the ROI especially as the measuring the ROI of a KM initiative is so difficult. This article by Susan Cramm on the Harvard Business Publishing website is about IT projects but I think is even more applicable to KM projects.

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Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

This entry was posted on Friday, March 13th, 2009 at 9:22 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. says: December 30, 2009 at 3:49 pm. [.] ha nok å gjøre, men de som ikke endrer seg raskt nok, vil dø ut. Shooting the Jewish press | Jewschool says: December 29, 2009 at 3:09 pm. [.] Below Belief says: December 29, 2009 at 3:37 am. [.]

An Operating System for the Mind

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The core of the opposition to what are being called "21st century skills" is contained in the following argument: "Cognitive science teaches us that skills and knowledge are interdependent and that possessing a base of knowledge is necessary to the acquisition not only of more knowledge, but also of skills. Second , it isn't wrong to teach facts.

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. We also encouraged everyone to put in the hashtag.

Gen Y Redefines Learning | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Reply ] Reply Kevin Wheeler August 10, 2009 at 6:04 pm @Dave Ferguson I agree that Gen Y is a gross generality. They hardly read.  Join us.

Social Learning – Highlights

Harold Jarche

We released our first white paper, on Social Learning , at the Collaborative Enterprise last week. For me, the essence of social learning is that as our work becomes more complex, we need faster feedback loops to stay on top of it. The course is an artifact of a time when information was scarce and connections were few.

PKM: our part of the social learning contract

Harold Jarche

Why is social learning important? It is becoming more difficult to make sense of the world by ourselves.

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Co-operation for Networks

Harold Jarche

That’s why you see it in market economies. markets are based on quantity and mass. cooperation means ’sharing’. That’s why you see it in networks.

PodCamp Halifax 2009

Harold Jarche

PodCampHalifax2009 seems like a great mid-Winter activity. Time to get away from my computer screen and meet some folks.

LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference

Tony Karrer

I'll also be providing details shortly about the LearnTrends Innovation Awards 2009. How does this impact our eLearning Strategy ?

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? Generally 50-70%. How many of you actively use LinkedIn? Generally down to 10%. Browse eLearning Content

When it's just so obvious NOT to train it's painful to watch it happen

Charles Jennings

Some managers and L&D people just don’t seem to get it. You might as well throw the money spent on these activities out the window. Bingo!

What training can learn from advocacy

Harold Jarche

They often package this information into detailed written reports. How do you make your message heard? How do you tell your story more effectively?

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Saqib Ali January 27, 2009 at 4:30 pm Excellent blog post Prof.

2009: year of the tweet

Harold Jarche

Twitter has significantly change how I communicate online. This past year I made around 5,000 Tweets or about 13 a day.

Habits, Frameworks and Corporate Universities

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Habits, Frameworks and Corporate Universities by Kevin Wheeler on September 2, 2009 We all know how to learn – it’s built into our genetic makeup- but we struggle to articulate and explain how we do it. Join us.

2009 Conference Schedule

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is to update you as to what to expect through 2009 for conferences. have a limit of one conference per month, so this is basically it for 2009.

Innovation Awards 2009

Tony Karrer

We’ve just announced the innovation awards associated with LearnTrends 2009. The session was fraught with technical difficulties, so I thought it would be worth capturing a bit about each of the four award winners here. In 2007, they launched the CUDA Business Brain as an integrated Workplace Performance Support Solution.