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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Learning apps. Rovy F.

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This discrepancy in technology adoption has been observed for the past few years.  These three indices are highly interrelated. 

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

Do we adopt the industry standards? Employees arent used to adopting. They feel they have to adapt to their company - and rightfully so.

What Makes a Company Good at IT?

Andy McAfee

The first was a survey we developed (and conducted by phone) of the organizational and IT management practices at major American companies.

Apple finally adopts the Network Mindset

Adaptive Path

As someone who has followed the web and technology landscape for the last 15 years, I have noticed that the companies which have proven dominant are those that demonstrate what I would call a network mindset. One company has conspicuously stood apart from the others: Apple. Until Siri. Siri learns.

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

In February of 2011, Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash , I pointed to the smart moves by Rapid Intake to work around this problem.

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer. Are we there yet?

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

Today, towards the end of 2011, it still feels scrambled and unsolved. 2011 has not seen the level of reciprocity as I had hoped.

Duplication theory of educational value

George Siemens

Similarly, I could purchase a house for $500k that was a great value pre-2008 and is suddenly a terrible value in 2011. It is easy to duplicate.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Non-physical assets comprise about 80 percent of the value of Standard & Poor’s 500 US companies in leading industries. Social learning.

Embracing change from both sides

Harold Jarche

These are designed to be not so large that failure would seriously damage the company. But the main challenge is what to do about them.

Change 108

The Cloud Warning

Andy McAfee

The companies there, in other words, will go from having very little information technology (as is the case now) directly to embracing Cloud computing without ever going through the intermediary steps of mainframe-, mini-, client-server-, or PC-based computing. And a lack of legacy means a greater enthusiasm for the Cloud. Do you agree?

Ask not what your company can do for you,?

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Friday, 21 January 2011 Ask not what your company can do for you,? Coffin. Klout.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Those skills that are hardly taught anymore when you are hired into a company and that, in most cases, are always treated, and considered, as a given.

Skills 108

The race to platform education

George Siemens

And the reason is simple: companies are in a landrush to create platforms that will tie together previously disconnected activities and tools. Numerous companies are eager to platform the educational sector, with Pearson being the lead runner to date. More on that in a bit. with experiences in both systems, is worth a read. Who ruled?

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

One of the key leadership qualities that should be demonstrated by leaders in 2011 and beyond is collaboration. And You? Where do you sit?

Leadership, Connectivity, Execution, Organization

Harold Jarche

For example, the company as a well-oiled machine conjures up a certain image. Trouble adopting Technology. Focus is on Doing, not Goals.

Labor in the Age of the Smart Machine

Andy McAfee

As computers have become more powerful and plentiful, they’ve been adopted instead of people in more and more settings.

Data From The Edge

Andy McAfee

OSISoft adopted Socialtext’s Enterprise 2.0 Keep measuring performance in all of them over time. As I say, it’s the gold standard.

Data 94

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

In places that are not controlled by government, there's incredible adoption of technology that has greatly shifted things online.

Great Stagnation or Big Shift? The Answer Matters

John Hagel

Under increasing pressure, companies are scrambling to automate and squeeze more out of the remaining workers while keeping a tight rein on their salaries – hence the slowdown in median household income growth. It invites us to take a longer-term view of the changes that are re-shaping our economy and our society.   What are its causes?

Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

Adam Lashinsky: Inside Apple: How Americas Most Admired--and Secretive--Company Really Works. How Companies Can Stop Intimidating, Start Managing--and Focus on What Really Matters. Price: The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company. P. M. Malone: Bill & Dave: How Hewlett and Packard Built the Worlds Greatest Company. Search.

Learning in the 21st Century Workplace

Jay Cross

Companies that fail to adopt new practices that take these things into account are headed for the scrapheap. Don’t believe me? Drivers.

12 most popular posts of the year on the future

Ross Dawson

Zeitgeist 2011: anxiety, mobility, blending, indulgence, immersion, wrath, nudity and more. The spirit of the times for 2011. ” 7.

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

In my recent keynote at the Australian Institute of Company Directors annual conference I emphasized idea of governance for transformation.

Could a Super Bowl ad make us love the US Government?

Steve Denning

Saatchi & Saatchi adopts a similar theme of freedom, by pointing out all the crazy things that are possible in the US. Capitalism 3.0

How to deliver innovation overnight | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

July 5th, 2011. Three of them even spent the night in their sleeping bag at our company (!). John Serpa on July 5, 2011. Dan Pink.

The False Promise of "Adopt now, and all will adapt"

Martijn Linssen

Vendors and system integrators are great at tailor-making a companys IT to the needs they deem fit. Sure does. Coffin. Who cares? Klout. Coffin.

Real Profitability Part II: classical System Integrators

Martijn Linssen

One would expect consulting to be the product for these companies, and training / education being the R&D. Note the different currencies.

Why acquisition beats retention

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Where is the problem? You devil you!

Business = service

Jay Cross

This is a complete inversion of the mass-production, mass-marketing paradigm that will be difficult for many companies to adopt. Ah ha.

Revisiting the future of PR

Ross Dawson

While this is fraught with challenges, there is no question that customers will flow to companies that they can have human interactions with, and from companies that persist in presenting unassailable formal corporate faces to the world. 4. For many reasons PR (or perhaps rather what PR could be) is close to the center of my interests.

Edelman and Murdoch

David Weinberger

In my last engagement, I tried in my small way to get Edelman (the company) to adopt a view that recognizes that the Web is quite literally built out alignments of interests: People put in links and affiliate with one another because they share interests. Clients do lie to their PR companies. like and respect him.

A Conversation on Innovation

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There may be antagonisms, but there is anincommensurability - they belong to separate categories, so they are notcontradictory, and they may be unify-able, if we adopt a distinct stance. Andmany companies that reply on economies of scale are relocating to that region.What, by contrast, are our values and skills? Who are they? doubt it.

A Great Stagnation or a New Golden Age of Innovation?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One can take good ideas already in use elsewhere, adopt them, and make use of underused stocks of people and capital.  Companies are finding that they can get the same work done with significantly fewer people. This is not just a case of companies moving jobs overseas in search of lower costs.  What will the future bring? 

Alone Together - An Important New Book by Sherry Turkle

John Hagel

  Yes, individuals are rapidly adopting new forms of technology and drawing it into the enterprise. But perhaps they are adopting this technology in response to growing pressures from the workplace. Sherry Turkle has been on a journey. Sherry joined the faculty of MIT 30 years ago.  We are lonely but fearful of intimacy.

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry from a reader at a large company that is continuously working on large projects with lots of course content running around. And they currently manage all of this using what I’ve seen at a lot of companies: network drives, naming conventions, some SharePoint. They have an LMS but not an LCMS. Sound familiar?

Refuting Every Point

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Coaches try out new practice regimes, advertisers try out new commercials, toy companies test out new games, media companies experiment with new genres (and retreat pop idols), clothing manufacturers try out new fabrics, and hospitals try out new treatments. Nobody wants 747 pilots to rely on memory. We know they work. I'm 50.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Originally posted to T+D Magazine, January 2011 Edition. ASTD research also suggests that corporate learning investment, as a percentage of company payroll, has decreased from 2.24 According to IDC, the ratio of company employees to learning professionals has increased. Reprinted here with permission. original link here ).

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Luis Suarez

All of them coming pretty close to my heart as part of that passion I seem to share for each and everyone of them. But where should I start?