August, 2012

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From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

“ This is a quote from a recent article in Lifehacker, Three ways to learn something new. So how effective are your own PKM skills?

Please tell me about your PKM

Harold Jarche

I had the pleasure of a visit from Jon Husband this week, only the second time that we’ve been together. With whom do you learn? PKM Wirearchy

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The Shrinking Lump of Labor

Andy McAfee

” And, I’ll add, even though the companies that buy these robots are part of healthy, growing industries. My guess is that their output-vs.-employment

From Race Against the Machine to Race With the Machine

John Hagel

The recent book, Race Against The Machine , has caught the imagination of a growing body of readers. It’s an important book, but it doesn’t go far enough in highlighting the root causes of the unemployment we are experiencing. The economic impact of technological progress. They say the problem is even more stark because “. What is to be done?

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

Jay Cross

Third post in a series. In case you missed it, here are  the first  and second. INFRASTRUCTURE. Technological infrastructure for social learning.

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New Forms of Assessment: measuring what you contribute rather than what you collect

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Once again, as we do at the start of every school year, we are hearing about the rampant cheating that goes on, especially online, but in fact, everywhere, and without remorse or regret. As Nikhil Hoyal writes, "Cheating is an epidemic in schools across the nation. society." It reads: "Enron. WorldCom. Halliburton. Imagine it was the opposite.

Trust is an emergent property of effective networks

Harold Jarche

It seems that markets, our dominant form of economic transactions, are not really designed to optimize trust. Communities Innovation NetworkedLearnin

12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace

Jane Hart

I am often asked how to support social collaboration in the workplace. Want to find out more  Online Communities ? Social learning

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Luis Suarez

And that’s, on its own, another big issue that needs sorting out. . Or even both!, much about it! Thus stay tuned for plenty more to come along!

Disruptive Innovations and Large Companies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I gave a seminar at an executive management class for a large, global company.  Given my long career at IBM, as well as my more recent involvement with Citi, it is not surprising that I am particularly interested in entrepreneurship and innovation in large companies.  This makes some sense.  It is different with large companies. 

The convergence of mobile and social: The next IT battleground

Dion Hinchcliffe

As smart mobile devices and social media have become first-order ways in which we interact with the world and each other, they are becoming intertwined in ways that will have far-reaching impact. Android Apps iOS IT Priorities Smartphones Tablets Tech Industry

The importance of entrepreneurial organizations: lessons from global comparisons of company age

Ross Dawson

Last week I ran a workshop for the global leadership of the growth companies division of a major professional services firm.

How we will manage

Harold Jarche

Is Google an indication of the how organizations will manage in the 21st century? eLearning. How can we afford not to? Now, think about this.

Facilitating collaborative learning: a recipe for success

Jane Hart

During 2012 Harold Jarche and I have been running a series of online workshops at the Social Learning Centre; these have proved to be very popular.

Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing

Luis Suarez

But then again work, per se, is a whole lot more than just in a business context. The traditional concept of the workplace is now a thing of the past.


David Weinberger

As a PR guy, I was awestruck by the skill of the presentation. HyperCard was pitched as a way to hyperlink together a series of graphic or screens.

Fact Retrieval vs. Problem Solving in the Brain

Eide Neurolearning

If you haven't read this 'oldie-but-goodie' paper, check out Transforming Physics Education. Algebra Problem Solving paper: docs.lib. Newman et al.,

The game of course

Jay Cross

What’s a course? Where did courses come from? The word course derives from twelfth-century French for running or moving forward.

Coherent communities

Harold Jarche

Jay Cross has initiated an online conversation about the Coherent Organization/Enterprise: At the Internet Time Alliance, we’re big fans of narrating our work. We encourage clients to get their people to narrate their work, through blogs or other sharing media, for a number of reasons. Coherent communities from Harold Jarche.

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

In my recent webinar I shared a slide that showed the 5 stages of workplace learning.  Stage 5, however, is quite different. Although automation).

Dare to Disagree through Critical Thinking

Luis Suarez

Many feel at sea and unsure of how to proceed. And sadly, big time. . But there may well be a way. In fact, there is a way. Become smarter, in a way. .

How Mitt made himself the Invisible Man

David Weinberger

[ Note: I am Democrat and an enthusiastic Obama supporter. Surprise surprise! ]. It took the tweetstream ( Ana Marie Cox , for example.

Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?

Dion Hinchcliffe

The emergence of new social networking services such as Pinterest and a growing base of disgruntled 3rd party developers for the leading services shows that changes in the social networking industry are far from over. It's also causing a rethinking of the business models and partner ecosystems of what's become the old guard, Facebook and Twitter.

En Route to the Cashless Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the last few months there have been a spate of articles on the evolution to a cashless society as the use of mobile devices continues to grow around the world.  The Death of Cash , Time for Cash to Cash Out? Visions of a Cashless Society , and Why Cash is Losing its Currency? are some of the titles.  This is all in the very early stages. 

Barriers to PKM

Harold Jarche

Management thinks PKM is only for certain, higher-level employees (it’s not). PKM practices can help people take off those weights.

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Supporting workplace learning in the network era is more than delivering courses through a LMS

Jane Hart

Harold Jarche, in his recent post, Supporting workplace learning , uses a great  little diagram to show that -. Social learning

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Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms  like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. To name Authority and Money. To name: . Amen!!

Study: Increased customer expectations are driving corporate uptake of social media

Ross Dawson

One of the pointed themes that emerged from the study was that customer expectations are driving uptake of social media and digital intiatives.

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Curation, education, and Robin Good

Jay Cross

It’s Saturday night. have Ramblin’ Jack Eliot on the stereo in the studio here at Internet Time Lab. This  Logitech is great. If

Will the carriers body-snatch the Net with HTML5?

Doc Searls

His topic:  NaaS , or Network as a Service. Makes me think,  If the network is just a service, is it still the network? Telco 2.0 ”).

Idea management requires shared power

Harold Jarche

Nancy Dixon discusses The Three Eras of Knowledge Management , an excellent read on how lead organizations are using idea management. Convening.

Learning in the Networked Era: A year of online professional development opportunities

Jane Hart

The Social Learning Centre is  a Learning Community for learning professionals (in both education and the workplace) to support their ongoing professional development by learning from their peers as well as leading industry practitioners and thought leaders from around the world. Social learning

Good Presentations Matter to Rock an Audience

Luis Suarez

Of course, it’s Pixar, right? ) who are very well versed on the topic of public speaking and learn from the masters. Yes, I know, that good.

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Buzzword: Micro-learning

Dawn of Learning

I was introduced recently to a new buzz word making its way across the learning & development industry: Micro-learning. It doesn’t exist.

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