2012

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The Great Decoupling of the US Economy

Andy McAfee

So how have we actually been doing in the US? Well, we had a bit more than trente spectaculaires of our own. What’s going on?

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. Cooperation is a driver of creativity. That’s why you see it in market economies. complexity Wirearchy

After Facebook fails

Doc Searls

Making the rounds is The Facebook Fallacy , a killer essay by Michael Wolff in MIT Technology Review. When I first wrote that, I said 2012. My God!

Remaking education in the image of our desires

George Siemens

The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system. Education faces enormous pressure. It’s much, much bigger.

Just What is a UX Manager?

Adaptive Path

Earlier this week, I wrote quick blog post , calling out seven lessons for UX managers from this year’s MX conference. Why I <3 UX Managers.

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I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote

Dan Pontefract

Take that Microsoft Word. Sorry Scrivener and Pages. If it were 2007, I might have written the book entirely in Microsoft Word. from web pages.

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Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Luis Suarez

A couple of days ago, one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0 Indeed, in “ Why do people share? Not even a fraction. Why do we do it then? You see?

How Khan Academy Nike Training Club and SparkPeople Motivate Users Behavior

Tony Karrer

Ultimately, we are trying to design something that will motivate users to take action that we know will have positive impact. Khan Academy.

A Data Scientist You’ve Never Heard of Is Now the Master of Your Domain

Andy McAfee

You’d imagine that Allstate is pretty good by now at predicting which kinds of cars are most likely to get into accidents, wouldn’t you?

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Don’t worry, nobody can steal your knowledge

Harold Jarche

Why do I share my knowledge? Well, actually, I don’t. I could not share my knowledge with you, if I wanted. It enhances serendipity.

Edging toward the fully licensed world

Doc Searls

I own a lot of books and music CDs — enough to fill many shelves. Here’s just one: They are relatively uncomplicated possessions. They are mine.

The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

We will be running an open online course from Oct 8-Nov 16 , 2012, addressing some of the concepts in this post. Registration is free (duh). CANHEIT.

New Ways of Visualizing the Customer Journey Map

Adaptive Path

[Credit: Evan Litvak
] Evan chose to represent his journey as a circular graphic instead of the more common linear or chart structure. Consider.

The Labor Day Manifesto Of the Passionate Creative Worker

John Hagel

[Three years ago today I posted A Labor Day Manifesto for a New World. In classic Hagelian fashion it was long and complicated.    On this important day, let us reflect on what we each can do to make our work more meaningful and have greater impact. These are indeed exciting times, full of promise and potential. We strive to: 1. Never.

Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals

Jane Hart

Over the last week or so I have been posting about how (I think) the workplace learning landscape is changing. self-directed learning Social learning

MIT global study on social business: Executives increasingly understand the value and success drivers

Ross Dawson

Below the slides of the report I have selected several of the interesting slides with brief commentary. – Survey Questions and Answers.

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Announcing the Front Cover of Flat Army

Dan Pontefract

I’m excited to show you for the first time the front cover of the book. More details to come shortly. book flat army

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Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

Luis Suarez

in general, and, although I’m still a strong believer in the whole movement (I even think we cannot longer go back and do something else. Not!),

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com. link].

Tim O’Reilly on Putting Labor Back Into the Economy

Andy McAfee

Under the title “ Create More Value Than you Capture ” he shared his insights on a wide range of topics with the audience. workers behind.

Work is learning and learning is the work

Harold Jarche

We have come to a point where organizations can no longer leave learning to their HR or training departments. Learning is the work. Learning Work

Take us to The Rivers

Doc Searls

News rivers were a brilliant idea in the first place. Perhaps, now that at least one high-profile publisher has embraced them, the rest might follow.

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What is the theory that underpins our moocs?

George Siemens

If you’re even casually aware of what is happening in higher education, you’ve likely heard of massive open online courses (MOOCs).

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Serious Service Sag

Adaptive Path

Has a commercial ever brought you to tears? I think we've all seen some wet eyes resulting from a well crafted 30-second ad spot. The Imbalance.

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Flipping Corporate Learning

Jay Cross

Flipping learning is big in education. It will be big in corporate learning. Let’s not blow it. How do you flip learning? Flipping Stanford.

10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning)

Jane Hart

Yesterday I listened into the #lscon Twitter stream for Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida. Social learning

Launching new framework: The Future of Work

Ross Dawson

I have been working with one of the world’s largest private companies, which is engaged in a strategy project looking at the future out to 2025.

The Paradox of Preparing for Change

John Hagel

I love paradox. Here’s an example: the best way to prepare for change is to decide what isn’t going to change. Several weeks ago, I had the pleasure of speaking to a gathering hosted by the Churchill Club in Silicon Valley. The theme of the gathering was “Changing the Game.”   You see, as a child, I lived a very nomadic life. Bottom line.

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Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders

Luis Suarez

Long gone are the days of command and control. ” would still work in today’s current business environment. Well, we may not. Hippie 2.0

What's Wrong with Traditional Stock Photography Sources for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Back in 2007, I provided a long list of sources of stock photography for eLearning. The best way to illustrate the point is with an example.

Technological Unemployment: Not Just for the US

Andy McAfee

In a talk I attended the other night, Larry Summers mentioned that manufacturing employment in China peaked in 1996. How much more, and how many fewer?

Leadership is an emergent property of a balanced network

Harold Jarche

This is my second recent quote from Mark Fidelman , who writes in Forbes. Its employees. Management won’t do this alone.

How Apple will turn the Net’s top into TV’s bottom

Doc Searls

Apple TV (whatever it ends up being called) will kill cable. It will also give TV new life in a new form. To name a few. They’re made for TV.

Openness: Why learners should know about, and influence, how decisions are made about their learning

George Siemens

The theme of the event was on open source culture and whether the promises of open source have been oversold. Rigid systems break in periods of flux.