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Documents: Dead or grizzled survivors?

David Weinberger

My friend Frank Gilbane has unearthed an issue of my old e-zine from 1998 in which I proposed that documents are dead, and in which he counter-proposed that they are not. ” I will acknowledge that there is one itsy-bitsy way in which Frank was right and I was wrong: Documents are not dead. So, we still write and read documents.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Brain Pickings :  @brainpickings This is the Brain Pickings bot – daily blog posts, automated. Wikipedia). Please leave in the comments below.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

So it was common for Google’s indexes of blogs to be a day or more old. But they mostly covered blogs and sites with RSS feeds.

Metacognitive Activity?

Clark Quinn

For seeking, you can adjust your feeds of what you follow, you can try a different search mechanism, or you can follow new people.

Only 14% think that company training is an essential way for them to learn in the workplace

Jane Hart

documentation. & Training. External blog and news feeds. Internal company documents. So who said it was essential?

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

Tweet. The three previous posts in this series were: The Smart Worker : learns continuously with social media. Summary.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

To support the free distribution of software documents and support materials, the free software documentation license (FSDL) was developed. It was similar to the GPL, but in order to ensure the integrity of documentation, did not allow derivatives. These combined learning materials, activities and interaction, and assessments.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

link to your blog and bookmarks, people in your network, links to documents you frequently share, members of your network. Need to share.

Workplace learning is like learning a second language

Jane Hart

  But just like learning a second language the REAL learning takes place in the workplace, when you are immersed in the business: in conversations, in meetings, in reading documents and reports, in listening to podcasts or watching screencasts.  2011 C4LPT blog  So here is a fuller comparison.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Alexa (and Amazon) Let It All Hang Out

Steven Berlin Johnson

Users can search and process billions of documents -- even create their own search engines -- using Alexas search and publication tools.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Internal Documents and Training. External blogs and news feeds. Internal company documents. Feeds, Tweets, streams.

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The Standalone LMS is Dead

Dan Pontefract

This past week, I attended the SharePoint 2009 conference in Las Vegas. I’ll provide some feedback on that particular release in another blog posting (read Bill Simser for now) but what the conference itself got me thinking about was that, thankfully, the standalone LMS is definitely going to become redundant. Dinosaur. Soviet Union.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Early learning management systems were very easy to define.They consisted of a set of documents which could be merged with a list ofregistered users for delivery. Content'became synonymous with 'documents' and these documents - not something fuzzylike 'objects' - were what would be created and published and shared. learning 2.0

Managing Your Blog Entry - 11 Better Tips

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

blog entry is a stub for conversation One of the key ways to create a loyal audience for your blog is to create a community of readers who interact with each-other on your blog. This means that your blog entries should be structured in such a way that they start conversations. blog is a place where you say something.

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Digital Strategy

Beth Kanter

The  2014 LightBox Collaborative Editorial Calendar is available as a Google document, which you can  download and customize for your organization.

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Dawn of Learning

Picking up a couple of recent blog posts or videos from my RSS reader  whilst eating lunch. It doesn’t exist. Industry Talk

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Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

Email subscriptions to research services and blogs I don’t want to miss. Internet Time Blog, internettime.com, where ideas turn into posts.

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How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's easy to focus on the content of blog posts and tweets and to overlook the venue (often it's indicated with nothing but a hashtag). Arrival.

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The Glass Box And The Commonplace Book

Steven Berlin Johnson

For starters, it goes out to friends of yours, and into your twitter feed, and into Google’s index. if in the space marked E. i. It is broken.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So - we needed to create a corpus with which to feed our machine-learning algorithms - fror example, to identify persuasive on-topic documents (as most documents are not one or the other). This was a binary decision over 990 documents (comments to articles, forrums, posts), which obtained pretty good agreement (0.60).

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Five Things All Sane People Agree On About Blogs And Mainstream Journalism (So Can We Stop Talking About Them Now?)

Steven Berlin Johnson

stevenberlinjohnson.com « The Ghost Map Revealed | Main | » Five Things All Sane People Agree On About Blogs And Mainstream Journalism (So Can We Stop Talking About Them Now?) think blogs allow people to read in depth coverage about topics that are generally not palatable for the mainstreram media. But thats the problem.

MOOCs and the OPAL Quality Clearinghouse

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Participants in MOOCs are encouraged to use their own platform (blog, photo account, social network site) to create and/or share resources. number of MOOCs have used gRSShopper, an application that harvests RSS feeds created by participant platforms, organizes the material, and redistributes it as a daily email newsletter and RSS feed.

Organizational Amnesia, Accountability Buddies, and Other Things I learned at the Grant Managers Network Conference

Beth Kanter

found a blog post called “ The Dangers of Organizational Amnesia ” by Darcy Jacobson. Organizational Amnesia. How do we do that?

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: HBR on How to Fix.

Steve Denning

" | Main | Fixing capitalism: Is "shared value" another "business process reengineering"? In this instance, no need to choose.

#OEB14 Rheingold, Lewin, Stevenson

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

On another tab you find the blogs. We use it to collaboratively author documents. created a course hub that aggregates their blogs. Fuel created from carbon, which they feed to algae. These are summary notes of the presentations at Online Educa Berlin, 2014. billion in 2018. Introduction of Howard Rheingold. But wait.

A Nonprofit’s Legal Counsel Is The Social Media Manager’s Best Friend!

Beth Kanter

How does your organization ensure that your social media policy is a living document and up to date? Flicker Photo By Mike Willis. Period.

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Dawn of Learning

Training, marketing, product documentation, etc. In my next blog post, I’ll have my own answer to this question, but what do you think?

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

SharePoint is so flexible and the documentation for it is so big and diverse, that a big part of my goals have been to understand the different ways that training organizations are using SharePoint. Typically this involves many of the same aspects as above: document sharing, calendar, discussion, resources, links, profiles, contacts, etc.

Hacked: A Descent into the Malware Inferno

Jay Cross

hope it never happens to you, but just in case, I’ll document the blow-by-blow below. Summary: I was hacked last Saturday night. Just Ja

Old meets new world: enterprise UX

Martijn Linssen

The stick is too small yet too wide, causing the cursor to end up at different places in a document when typing fast. Coffin. Who cares? Klout.

Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau

Beth Kanter

Docs live in a designated place within your group and are therefore not as subject to the news feed, which is more timely. Group chat. Events.

KMaus09: Day two practitioner Leanne Fry

Dave Snowden

Imbed km in business process capturing project IP, managing systems documentation and driving consistent use of methodologies.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

The power of communities in these domains is well documented, although I am struck by how few companies track these metrics on an ongoing basis.

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No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment

Martijn Linssen

Thats because, and only because, they ship each car with ample documentation legible to anyone. Do you ship it back to the factory? Hi Martijn.

Ted Nelson’s Unbook

Jay Cross

And why do I understand the true generalization of documents and the true generalization of structure, when they don’t? A new unbook.

Executive pay: what's wrong with this picture?

Steve Denning

reader (SM Forsman) asked yesterday about the role of compensation in revolutionizing the world of work. An interesting question. Yang told DealBook.

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A Wedding and a Funeral – Reflections on a Portfolio Life

Martijn Linssen

Please forgive me for having not blogged, but life should be allowed to intrude. Oh, I am also grading papers and final exams these days.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Fractal Spikes and Global Competition

John Hagel

Current patterns of talent flows have been impressively documented in Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network’s Index of Silicon Valley 2007.

The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It feeds back into performance. The key to the definition, however, is that the resource be used to support learning, and this goes far beyond more traditionally 'educational' objects, to include free papers and videos, blog posts, online communities, and that much more. The first was the obvious basis in technology. Fair enough.

Enterprise Landscaping

Martijn Linssen

The pile of tiles is there to nag me so Ill leave Twitter and blogging alone and get to redo this piece of garden Redo? Yes, redo. The result?