September, 2016

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Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 19 SEPTEMBER – 11 NOVEMBER 2016. The workshop agenda is as follows: Part A: Personal Learning. Feedback.

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the neo-generalist

Harold Jarche

A neo-generalist is somewhere between a polymath and a hyperspecialist. If you just read all the books they mention, you would be much the wiser.

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Automation Technologies and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

its initial article on the study asked, or “Should we fear threats to jobs, disruptions to organizations, and strains on the social fabric?”.

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Luis Suarez

And I guess, after all of this time, I am now ready to put together this article to explain why not and what I am doing instead. Yikes! times? You see?

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What's the Future of Jobs?

John Hagel

What better time to reflect on the future of work and jobs than Labor Day? I’ve written about this extensively with my latest foray on a recent blog post. Is STEM our future? Today, I want to be a contrarian. Let me challenge this on several levels. Robots are already designing and building their compatriots. Alternatives to STEM. Work versus jobs.

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Greenwashing Your Way To Employee Disengagement

Dan Pontefract

The term whitewashing is defined as “a coordinated attempt to hide unpleasant facts, especially in a political context.” in damages claims.

Freedom through constraints

Dave Snowden

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about constraints in the context of complexity in general and cynefin more specifically. Rigid.

Why Are We Stuck in a World of Slow Economic Growth? Nobody Seems to Know

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the past few centuries, the natural sciences , - e.g. physics, chemistry, biology, - have developed a variety of principles and models.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’. Read it out loud again, please. Slowly. Yikes!

Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

On Friday 23rd September, voting closes in the 10th Annual Survey of Learning Tool – so it’s not too late to vote! Social learning

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a workable future

Harold Jarche

full report PDF ). Combine the best of investor-owned and commons-based platform models. Solve for both transparency and privacy.

Wow, Did I Ever Fail On This One. But I Learned A Lot, Too.

Dan Pontefract

As I was preparing to write this column, I looked up the word “ fail.” Thankfully, the word “success” is on that list as well.

Kaihan Krippendorff Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

At a private event, I had a chance to hear Kaihan Krippendorff talk about thinking differently about innovation. strategy

Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

billion has been invested in blockchain-based startups over the same time span. The WEF correctly warns that this will take time.

A new generation of CIO thinking emerges

Dion Hinchcliffe

As both business leadership and investment in technology grows outside the IT department in a era of large generational technology shifts, CIOs are considering new ways to think about the nature and role of IT

Voting for Top Tools for Learning 2016 closing soon

Jane Hart

Voting for the 2016 Top Tools for Learning – the 10th Annual Survey – closes. mid-day on Friday 23 September. Monday 3 October.

carpe diem

Harold Jarche

Arun Pradhan recently asked about my own experiences of learning and working. I decided to work and learn out loud and post my responses here.

Nine Tricky Questions And Nine Honest Answers Regarding Purpose

Dan Pontefract

A reader took the time to read “ The Purpose Effect ” and then asked me a few questions. But that’s the key. She was miserable.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

Top 100 Tools for Education – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . I suppose better late than never, right? etc. . That powerful.

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Apple is a clothing company

Doc Searls

Because the main things Apple makes are extensions of ourselves. That’s what our phones and laptops have become. Shirts, skirts and hats are stale too.

What's the organizing principle of today's digital workplace?

Dion Hinchcliffe

As companies increasingly seek to update and modernize their digital workplace, along with the supporting skills their workers, they frequently struggle to determine what an effective organizing principle should be

Non-profit business design: the human side has to come first  

Adaptive Path

Non-profits are in a really stomping mad, unfair place. Our nonprofit partner, Homebridge , has a design problem that is terribly, incredibly unfair: monetizing what they do to support the parts of their mission that will never be profitable. They don’t have the means to pay for services they desperately need. As designers, we solve problems.

the economy of sharing

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Cooperation wins!”

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My Long Weekend Of Hope And Inspiration

Dan Pontefract

It started in Parksville, British Columbia. It was the beginning of a very hopeful and inspirational few hours. “What’s that?”

How to learn and learn-to-learn

Clark Quinn

I was asked by a colleague to answer some questions for a project on how to learn. I naturally decided to answer in a blog post ;). I read, a lot.

In the salt marsh

Dave Snowden

I’m still working on the new use of coupling and boundary constraints for Cynefin so readers will have to wait a few days for that. pp 40-43.

Why Don’t You Show Your Work?

Luis Suarez

Perhaps, the most typical example of how people would achieve such levels of commitment and involvement with the so-called Web 2.0 competitors as well.

Designing the welcome experience for GLIDE services

Adaptive Path

Written by Helen Kim. Finding your way in a new place for the first time can be intimidating and confusing for anyone.

workplace of the future

Harold Jarche

Clark Quinn , in collaboration with Learnnovators , has created a free and open course on the workplace of the future. Image: Workplace of the Future.

Has Wells Fargo’s CEO Forgotten How To Lead?

Dan Pontefract

Photographer: Kimberly White/Bloomberg News. There were audible gasps. Incredulous looks of dismay. Bemused shrieks. I really don’t.”. It’s avoidable.

China is mobile!

Clark Quinn

I’ve had the fortune to be hear in China speaking on mlearning. For one, while mobile is everywhere like many places, it’s more here.

Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

Beth Kanter

Gabriela Schneider, Chief Communications Officer at Issue One. The topic of my forthcoming book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact without Burnout ).

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Each year’s survey output is both extremely interesting and useful. Twitter works as a window to my professional world.

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My Watershed Moments

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I'm following in the footgsteps of Dean Shareski, who originally posted the challenge , and Chris Kennedy, who posted a response of his own.