The 'Course' in MOOC
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
Given the opportunity, these learners have a burning desire to 'complete' the course. In this sense, the concept of course completion doesn't really make sense - what is it to 'complete' joining a community? Here's why the C in MOOC continues to stand for 'Course'. Today, of course, they're not necessarily lectures any more.
A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills
OCTOBER 7, 2014
Did it lead to better problem-solving and a productive feedback loop? The questions: What do you hope to learn today? Normalize the hump.
The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
The soft skills. Again, touching base on the soft skills. Of course, we do have silos, as well. And vice versa, of course.
The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills
MARCH 29, 2011
Yes, of course, I am talking about learning plenty more about killer presentation skills. That’s right! In it, you will see J.
21st Century L&D Skills
AUGUST 8, 2010
I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. So, what’s changed?
“Learning the new” vs “Learning the old”
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
It’s not about waiting for someone to come along to teach us this new knowledge or new skills; but rather to continuously learn for ourselves.
Soft skills are foundational competencies
MARCH 2, 2009
The first implication is of course to throw out the idea of having a talent development unit. All these are rich areas for a new breed of talent development companies to think about and to create new products/services upon. The soft skills require time, mentoring, informal learning and other environmental supports.
How divergence in labor productivity is shaping the future of work
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
There are many broader issues in shifts in labor productivity that I’ll come back to another time. Source : Andrew McAfee.
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Reeder : Of course, I still use RSS feeds. And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully. Slack does the trick. And very much so!
Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsIt wasn’t easy. conversations, insights shared, etc.
Beyond the Course
JULY 4, 2012
What intrigued me, initially, was the title: Beyond the Course. But it, like many other developers, is getting out from under that yoke.
40-Hour Work Week – The Magic of Sustainable Growth
APRIL 6, 2012
Or, more importantly, does working more than 40 hours per week make you more effective and productive at what you do? Really? Are you sure?
Why Looking After Your Personal Brand in the Social Era Still Matters
JULY 22, 2013
Of course, I do. General Interest Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools Actually, that’s not accurate. Thus here they are: .
The Fallacy of Social Networking
JULY 30, 2012
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterprisePersonally, I am doing just fine.
Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?
JANUARY 22, 2013
Skill Building. Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsIn “ Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work? “ Remember?
Good Presentations Matter to Rock an Audience
AUGUST 9, 2012
Of course, it’s Pixar, right? ) who are very well versed on the topic of public speaking and learn from the masters.
Dare to Disagree through Critical Thinking
AUGUST 8, 2012
And what Margaret tries to encourage us all to do is to develop the skills we need to apply plenty of that critical thinking. Goodness!
Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning
AUGUST 2, 2012
And, of course, the one on Radical Management : . But again, they are enablers, not what our business goals should be. To name: . Amen!!
The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams
APRIL 26, 2011
Use collaboration to drive product development and R&D efforts. … Maybe. Partition collaborative goals into appropriate categories.
Leading Learning and New Skills
JULY 31, 2008
Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 We need to develop our competencies, skills and comfort levels with these new tools. If learning professionals have really bought into the idea and can demonstrate how they are applying it productively, then they are in a good position to lead the charge. We should!" Web 2.0 First of all, the web 2.0
The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World
MAY 30, 2012
And I am certain over the course of the next couple of weeks plenty of those ideas would be making their way into several blog posts over here .
Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus
AUGUST 3, 2011
It’s my daily dose of caring to improve those social capital skills with others, but with plenty of ease of use altogether. Or not.
The Awesomeness Factor: Cameron Gray on Agile and UX
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
When I looked at what it would take to build a new product I knew we would need to hire a significant number of new developers and create a process for product development. We are also spending a fair amount of time working on further integrating the Product and QA teams into our process. What do you want to change next?
Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively
APRIL 21, 2011
Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager , or Community Facilitator , which has been my preferred term from the beginning.
Reflections on Innovation, Productivity and Job Creation
AUGUST 5, 2010
Such a dramatic shift in jobs is largely due to the massive productivity improvements in the agriculture and industrial sectors as a result of the technological advances and innovations of the Industrial Revolution. The success of open source offerings like Linux is testament to the economic potential of collaborative production.
Leading Learning and New Skills
JULY 31, 2008
Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 We need to develop our competencies, skills and comfort levels with these new tools. If learning professionals have really bought into the idea and can demonstrate how they are applying it productively, then they are in a good position to lead the charge. We should!â€ Web 2.0 First of all, the web 2.0
Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights
JULY 3, 2012
Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseSocial Business is Maturing. Ready?
Once Upon a Time … the Power of Storytelling for Business
JULY 19, 2012
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseAnd perhaps we shouldn’t. Slides). .
70:20:10 and the Learning Curve
JANUARY 27, 2015
However, I was reminded of Fits & Posner’s model of skill acquisition, which has 3 phases of cognitive, associative, and autonomous learning.
The future is self-management
OCTOBER 13, 2014
owner Gabe Newell says that “management is a skill, it’s not a career path”, and explains how management is removed from the hierarchy.
Why Some Work Groups Thrive While Others Falter
APRIL 25, 2016
Deming’s research found that since 1980, social-skill intensive occupations have enjoyed most of the employment growth across the whole wage spectrum.
the bridge from education to experience
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
In organizations where experts may be significantly more advanced in their skills than novices, there is a role for a knowledge journeyman.
Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation
MARCH 11, 2013
Social collaboration skills – how to work and learn collaboratively and productively in a team. Social learning
Carving out the middle: how we must respond to the dangers of the polarization of work
JULY 15, 2013
At no point was there growth in middle-skilled jobs. Source : The Polarization of Job Opportunities in the U.S. Labor Market, David Autor.
From workplace courses to global conversations
SEPTEMBER 1, 2008
Also From Workplace Courses to Communities (PDF from the Journal) From workplace courses to global conversations Nancy White and Josien Kapma A growing number of people and organizations in various sectors are focusing on communities (of practice) and networks, as a key to improving their performance. So here it is again! Be strategic.
Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Leadership and Management Skills in the Knowledge Economy
AUGUST 13, 2007
Home Archives Subscribe « "Killer Apps" and Virtual Worlds | Main | A Kind of Cambrian Explosion » August 13, 2007 Leadership and Management Skills in the Knowledge Economy I am getting ready to teach a new graduate seminar at MIT this fall - Technology-based Business Transformation. Managers are integrating specialists.
Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?
JANUARY 31, 2013
Of course, there is still a need for old-fashioned learning in the workplace. How do you help workers develop a PKM skill set?
The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots
MAY 15, 2016
search for relevant or customised content (or courses) on say YouTube, Wikipedia or Coursera. receive customised productivity support (e.g.
Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Reflections on Leadership and Innovation
SEPTEMBER 10, 2007
In this course, I want to examine how to leverage disruptive innovations to significantly transform a business or even a whole industry.
Preparing Students for an Increasingly Complex Business World
DECEMBER 23, 2014
Companies generally want MBA graduates with good social skills who are good at leadership, communications, and innovation.