January, 2017

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AI, Automation and the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Harder still is predicting AI’s longer term economic and societal impact. That’s roughly where we are with AI today. Supervision. economy.

How True Advertising Can Save Journalism From Drowning in a Sea of Content

Doc Searls

Journalism is in a world of hurt because it has been marginalized by a new business model that requires maximizing “content” instead.

Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below. This includes.

innovation in perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

We  seek, sense, and share knowledge in different social circumstances, sometimes with strangers and other times with close and trusted colleagues.

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

Luis Suarez

That is, probably, why, over the course of the last couple of months, a growing urge to find a new work adventure has taken over yours truly. Till now.

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New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017

Jane Hart

Now available to purchase. In other words, it’s been all about organising and managing learning for people. The Table of Contents appears below. PRICE.

the learning loop

Harold Jarche

John Boyd’s OODA loop (Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) was developed as a framework to help pilots make better decisions in battle.

The Competitive Value of Data: From Analytics to Machine Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent article by NY Times reporter Steve Lohr discussed the rising importance of data as a major competitive differentiator. 

Make This the Best Year Ever

John Hagel

As we approach the New Year, it’s an opportunity to step back and reflect on our journey. Are we headed in the right direction? Are we making the kind of progress that we would like to see? For most of us, we approach this opportunity in a relatively granular and ad hoc way – we craft a set of resolutions for how we’re going to act in the New Year.

Mobile Lesson

Clark Quinn

And I’ve been speaking on both of late, but in some ways the persistent interest in mobile intrigues me. What does this mean? Are you mobilizing?

Four Key Actions To Change Your Organization’s Purpose

Dan Pontefract

Purpose is more than a cause. It is a wholesome way of being and operating for any organization. As As I argue in my book, The Purpose. Purpose Marc Benioff purpose Salesforce Unilever

Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below. This includes.

tribal values are not democratic

Harold Jarche

“— From a TIMN perspective, the reasons for ‘American exceptionalism’ lie mainly in our approach to the T form.

The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Their article starts off with one of the best descriptions I’ve seen of the long-term promise of blockchain. They guide managerial and social action. 

Business Practice Redesign

John Hagel

In the world of scalable efficiency, processes rule. And, it’s not just companies – all of our institutions have caught the process religion, whether it’s schools, governments or even NGO’s. Maybe they’re actually becoming a barrier to performance improvement rather than a prerequisite for performance improvement. Where do workers spend their time?

Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Rahaf Haroush opened the second day of the 2017 ATD TechKnowledge conference. She made clear some important points about the potential for technology.

Win A Signed Copy Of “THE PURPOSE EFFECT”

Dan Pontefract

I’m in need of being inspired. If you want to win one of seven free (and signed) copies of my latest book, THE PURPOSE EFFECT, here’s. book The Purpose Effect

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Empowering Employee-Led Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Public Workshop runs 30 January – 24 February 2017. includes free place on Intro to MWL workshop. 16 – 27 January 2017]. AGENDA.

we need faith in the future

Harold Jarche

This evening I will be presenting a session on Working in Perpetual Beta , at Implement Consulting in Copenhagen. ” — Gwynne Dyer 2011.

AI and Public Policy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Throughout history, humans have both shaped and adapted to new technologies. These warning should be taken very seriously. Hype vs reality.

Heading towards high performance

Charles Jennings

This article was initially published on the Totara website on 4th January 2017. However, we can’t even begin to think like that in today’s world.

A Cognitive Audit?

Clark Quinn

In the recent Chief Learning Officer magazine, I wrote an article on the basics of the cognitive science of learning. But there’s more.

Options in uncertainty

Dave Snowden

This is the first time I have put together different capabilities within Cognitive Edge so bear with me here. More on all of that in future posts.

New #MWL Workshop series for 2017

Jane Hart

To complement and support my new book, Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017 I am offering a new series of public online workshops for 2017. These workshop will help you consider not only how to modernise training and e-learning, but how to broaden your work to support manager-led learning as well as empower employee-led learning. WORKSHOP DETAILS.

bike friday

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. Not today kids! Wooo-eeee! Walking to Carlsberg.

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Securing the Foundations of our Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At the same time, Internet threats have been growing.  Large-scale fraud, data breaches, and identity thefts are becoming more common.

The written word

Euen Semple

For all its faults, and its inclination to distract us with images and memes, Facebook allows us to share words on a scale and at a speed as never before. This joined up writing has a power we are only now playing with. The power of connection and shared meaning. My knowledge of you comes through the words you choose and the order you place them in.

Silo APIs?

Clark Quinn

I was in a conversation with my colleague Charles Jennings  about organizational innovation, and one of the topics that arose was that of barriers to successful organizational function. And I think the problem is bigger. Now, separation of functions can be useful. In fact, that’s not atypical. Yet it’s problematic in human terms.

Pathways with purpose?

Dave Snowden

I’ve done the ascent and descent of the path to Llyn Bochlywd at the base of Tryfan in North Wales many times over the years. Credit for the picture.

4 myths of social learning (new article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article by Helen Blunden, Activate Learning Solutions. ” Read the full article here: Four myths of social learning. Social learning

mediated relatedness

Harold Jarche

I gave a presentation on ‘Understanding Media for Learner Engagement’ to the UNL Extension network yesterday. It is political.

Are Department Stores Disappearing?

Nine Shift

Suburbs are in decline. Suburban malls are in decline. Suburban stores are in decline. But are department stores in decline?

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Blog Post: Alternative facts are not really facts

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen I am sure most of you by now will have heard the phrase alternative facts. You can see the interview here. Facts are facts

Errors and misconceptions

Clark Quinn

When I was a grad student, my advisor looked a lot at error. Mistakes are when your intentions are wrong. Make practice meaningful. design