• HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
    [Information] to retrieve or to extend
    Institutions no longer control the flow of information and neither do the current news market leaders. It seems that ‘millennials’ in America do not have a lot of confidence in their institutions and markets. According to a 2016 Vox survey , corporate America, governors, and news agencies ranked the lowest. Source: Vox.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Information] valued work is not standardized
    The arrival of robotics, computing, and information technology has allowed for a large-scale automation of routine tasks. Does automation result in job loss? “Consider, for example, the effect of the automated teller machine (ATM) on bank tellers. Why didn’t employment fall? ” – WEForum : James Bessen. Source: WEForum.org.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Information] How to learn and learn-to-learn
    think experimenting with different media, and working out how to manage the flow of information is critical. 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 ;). However, I looked at their rationale, and realized I’d made specific mistakes. Look for links.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
    [Information] carpe diem
    would now learn informally, through games and simulations. More information: from training, to performance, to social. Our first venture together was the ‘Informal Learning Unworkshop’ series, where we used a different web conference platform each time, sometimes changing in mid-course when the technology broke. SocialLearning
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
    [Information] Wow, Did I Ever Fail On This One. But I Learned A Lot, Too.
    It’s this latter program, called ITP (information technology professional), where my story of failure and lessons learned begins. As I was preparing to write this column, I looked up the word “ fail.” ” To my surprise, the web version of Oxford Dictionary has a top 1,000-word feature. Dive In. Fast forward to 2001.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
    [Information] [iab] Frances Donegan-Ryan
    Omitting key information. The sequence of our searches gives especially useful information to help the engine figure out what you’re trying to find out. At the IAB conference, Frances Donegan-Ryan from Bing begins by reminding us of the history of online search. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
    [Information] Collaborative Modelling in AR (and VR)
    while viewing, not offline), we can find some powerful learning opportunities, both formal and informal. And for informal learning, having team or community members working to collaboratively annotate their environment or represent their understanding could solve problems and advance a community’s practices.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
    [Information] [iab] Privacy discussion
    Canada has a privacy law, PIPEDA law (The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act) passed in 2001, based on OECD principles. Omitting key information. ” “They’re worried about surprises: ‘Oh, I didn’t know you were using my information that way!'” NOTE: Live-blogging.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
    [Information] Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?
    It can’t be mere lip service, but should inform programmatic decisions about how to prioritize projects and deadlines. When I shared this article on my Facebook Page , it resonated with a lot of people. Gabriela graciously agreed to share her experience. Gabriela says that senior leaders at her nonprofit model self-care.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
    [Information] workplace of the future
    Much of Jay’s early work, such as his book on Informal Learning , has paved the way. Clark Quinn , in collaboration with Learnnovators , has created a free and open course on the workplace of the future. The course is dedicated to our late colleague, Jay Cross, founder of the Internet Time Alliance. Image: Workplace of the Future.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
    [Information] Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment
    In early August, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published two excellent reports: A Blueprint for Digital Identity , - which I wrote about a few weeks ago, - and The future of financial infrastructure: An ambitious look at how blockchain can reshape financial services , - which  I’d now like to discuss. Let me discuss a few of these findings.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
    [Information] #40BetterHours: The Art of Single Tasking
    ” This week, the Poynter Institute Katie Hawkins-Gaar and Ren LaForme joined forces to host a series called #40 Better Hours , a project to improve newsroom culture by looking at things that cause stress like workflow and communication and teaching journalist skills to combat information overload, part of a technology wellness routine.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
    [Information] Loyalty in Social Networks
    cultivate and build informal trusted networks. ” [Emphasis mine]. suspect that, somehow, the Social Web slows down a fair bit when blogging kicks in and that may well be the reason why I am having plenty more conversations over here in this blog, since I resumed my blogging mojo just recently, than in the last few months on media tools.
  • MIND HACKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
    [Information] How curiosity can save you from political tribalism
    Issues like these feel like they should be informed by science, not our political tribes, but sadly, that’s not what happens. There is now a mountain of evidence to show that politics doesn’t just help predict people’s views on some scientific issues; it also affects how they interpret new information. The political lens. Wrong.
  • MIND HACKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
    [Information] How curiosity can save you from political tribalism
    Issues like these feel like they should be informed by science, not our political tribes, but sadly, that’s not what happens. There is now a mountain of evidence to show that politics doesn’t just help predict people’s views on some scientific issues; it also affects how they interpret new information. The political lens. Wrong.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
    [Information] back to the salt mines
    cultivate and build informal trusted networks. After yesterday’s post using salt marshes as a visual image of providing direction in a complex system I shouldn’t be surprised that the common place phrase back to the salt mines came to mind. It comes from the 1920s and the tradition of penal servitude in Siberian salt mines. So what are they?
  • CHARLES JENNINGS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
    [Information] 2016 Top Tools for Learning
    Evernote: I’d drown or die trying to find that useful article or piece of information without Evernote. Wikipedia : an amazing free source of information. The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies’ 10th Anniversary ‘Top Tools for Learning’ Survey closes midday UK time on Friday 23 September 2016.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Information] Global Science Excellence in Canada
    One can fathom the impact an ill-informed, inappropriately-motivated decision can make on the country’s standing in global science excellence. Sara Rubenfeld argues that public services employees should have better access to electronic resources that contain the most recent research and information available from around the world.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Information] Augmenting AR for Learning
    We’re hearing more and more about AR (Augmented Reality), and one of it’s core elements is layering information on top of the world. But in a conversation the other night, it occurred to me that we could push that information to be even more proactive in facilitating learning. And this comes from the use of models.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Information] Augmenting AR for Learning
    We’re hearing more and more about AR (Augmented Reality), and one of it’s core elements is layering information on top of the world. But in a conversation the other night, it occurred to me that we could push that information to be even more proactive in facilitating learning. And this comes from the use of models.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Information] hierarchy shift
    What is new in this emerging network era is how much information on the current state of affairs we can can access if we want. Finally, the very definition of conservatism entails conserving something.  This is not an urgent priority for someone who sees reality as improving.  But, hierarchies are networks with specific properties! 
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Information] STEM Literacy and Jobs
    While everyone agrees that basic literacy is critical for just about any job, we don’t quite have the same level of appreciation that being STEM literate is increasingly important to qualify for a wide variety of jobs in our information-based knowledge economy. The skills requirement are radically different.  Every year U.S.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
    [Information] Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?
    ‘ Although we have the infinite opportunity to learn and consider opposing views, the level of critical thinking may be no better today than the people who had access to no information in the 1800s. Remember them ? They were, and still are!, one of the core founding elements of the so-called Web 2.0 Whatever happened to it? etc.).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
    [Information] the neo-generalist
    They see patterns before others do, as Kenneth notes in his own experience that neo-generalists, “ live on the edge of the future and detect signals early on by accessing a wide variety of people, ideas and information.” A neo-generalist is somewhere between a polymath and a hyperspecialist. Books PKMastery
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
    [Information] Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch
    Why do other nonprofits extract a lot of value out of their information? These nonprofits are accelerating change in the world by staff using data to influence strategy and inform decisions that produce value and impact. Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch – Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin. SECRETS TO SUCCESS. Spark. Kafka. NoSQL.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
    [Information] Out of touch
    Other people, and other information. However, at the site, they don’t use the same information tools you do.  So you might not be as effective, or effective  at all , in terms of getting the answers you need. Similarly, what if their social tools are different? You’re quite literally, out of touch. Email is best.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
    [Information] Out of touch
    Other people, and other information. However, at the site, they don’t use the same information tools you do.  So you might not be as effective, or effective  at all , in terms of getting the answers you need. Similarly, what if their social tools are different? You’re quite literally, out of touch. Email is best.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
    [Information] Automation Technologies and the Future of Work
    Most jobs involve a number of different tasks or activities. In general, we assume that automation has been most successful when applied to routine tasks , that is, tasks or processes that follow precise, well understood procedures that can be well described by a set of rules. million full time employees and an automation potential of 38%.
  • JANE HART  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
    [Information] Social Learning: August Pick of the Posts
    They’ll give out wrong information. The focus of my August Pick of the Posts is social learning, and these posts all include some great graphics too. In It’s Not About “Doing” Social  Jane Bozarth (2 August) shows how Pokemon Go gets it right. “Here’s the thing: People talk about their work all the time. They’ll gripe.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2016
    [Information] Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!
    So without much further ado, here you have got an initial list of them I’m going to keep updating over the course of time with new additions, further information details, upcoming public workshops, etc. Get on with it!  It’s dead! . Is remote working dead? Really? No doubt!’ , you may be screaming out loud! Who knew?, huge thing. And etc. .
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2016
    [Information] Blog Post: Why we need to talk
    Problems in organizations tend to get labelled as lack of information. It feels more professional to try to solve a knowledge management problem that is called lack of information than a problem that is called confusion. The same event means different things to different people and just getting more information will not help them.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2016
    [Information] Inside Goodwill’s #LaborofLove Campaign
    We also train people to work in a variety of fields such as automotive services, construction, health care, information technology, manufacturing, hospitality and retail. We’re approaching Labor Day Weekend. The Labor Day holiday is more than just the signal to the end of summer and a relaxing three-day weekend. According to the U.S.
  • JOHN HAGEL  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2016
    [Information] The Demise of Advertising Business Models
    Growing power is simple – as consumers, we have far more choice regarding products and vendors, more information about those choices and more ability to switch from one vendor to another if we don’t feel that our needs are being met. Some more metrics - return on information (ROI) and return on skills (ROS). What do I mean? And ROS?
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2016
    [Information] Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World
    Why is identity important?,” the primer starts out by asking.   “In an increasingly borderless and digital world, privacy and security cannot be ensured through the construction of walls around sensitive information. Identity plays a major role in everyday life.  Let me summarize some of what I learned. What is identity?
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2016
    [Information] Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online
    When social listening data informs a campaign’s have more chances of being positioned in ways to drive and sustain an energized movement. Photo by CogdogBlog. Note from Beth:   I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy of Data Driven Nonprofits by Steve Maclaughlin (launching Sept. Did you miss it? This is awesome news for nonprofits!
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2016
    [Information] popular posts
    Feedly also provides information on how popular a post is, though it does not disclose how this is determined. Even after having written almost three thousand blog posts here, I am still fascinated by what interests readers and what does not. read other blogs through a feed reader, the current one being Feedly. Communities
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2016
    [Information] Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs to Change
    This information was given to artist Paulina Correa who created a visual from the interview which was presented to us upon our departure from Israel. P re-Order my next book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. talked about hoping to find spiritual (not necessarily religious) meaning from the experience.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016
    [Information] Blog Post: Upcoming Knowledge Events
    You will find a full list on my website where you can also subscribe to both regional e-mail alerts and RSS feeds which will keep you informed of new and upcoming events. By David Gurteen Here are some of the major KM events taking place around the world in the coming months and ones in which I am actively involved. KM World 2016.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016
    [Information] Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: August 2016
    Don't fix knowledge problems with information tools [link] /Good stuff from Nick Milton #KM. By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. Take a look, if you are not a Tweeter, you will get a good idea of how I use it by browsing the list of micro-posts. Videos on KM in Law Firms [link] #KM #KMers. AfYr3Uk2Pb Via @IXchat.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
    [Information] Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle
    Integrity is encoded in every step of the process and distributed, not vested in any single member… For the first time ever, we have a platform that ensures trust in transactions and much recorded information no matter how the other party acts.”. But, it’s come at a price: it’s good-enough but not optimal for any one application. Period.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
    [Information] Why do so many baby words start with B?
    Now that’s how you design a language! (It’s also possible that research at Harvard during WWII that led to the development of the NATO phonetic alphabet influenced the development of Information Theory what with that theory’s differentiating of signal from noise.). What’s wrong with English? Being a baby is tough.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2016
    [Information] The Modern Workplace Learning Challenge
    You need to shape and support modern workplace learning – informal, social, beyond the course and LMS. Challenge Road Sign with dramatic clouds and sky. THE PUBLIC CHALLENGE RUNS 5 SEPTEMBER – 25 NOVEMBER. (or email Jane.Hart@C4LPT.co.uk to organise a private, bespoke challenge for your team). Introduction to MWL. CHALLENGE FEE.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016
    [Information] The Untold Costs of Social Networking
    Even in school you should be aware of the information you make public #privacy pic.twitter.com/6z1FaPbFKR. Little did we know that, fast forward to 2016, all of those networking activities would come with a really high price tag: your own data in unwanted hands. It’s in our genes. It’s how we’ve evolved into what we are today. On purpose.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016
    [Information] In Defense of Ascent
    So I don't think I'm "old fashioned, out of touch and ill informed." I've actually spent quite a bit of time with Facebook, not just a user but also as a developer, working with the Facebook Graph. There's a lot that's really innovative about Facebook ( React , for example). But hey, I don't have grey hair for nothing. Ah, if only.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016
    [Information] The Home You Never Left
    That online space, that is, your blog, where you no longer feel like you are being butchered left and right by multiple social spaces that only care about how much data and information I can keep feeding them with without asking for pretty much anything in return. Your home. At least, not yet. No masks. No b t. Well done to all of us!
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016
    [Information] a network perspective
    The three overlapping circles of the network learning model – social networks, communities of practice, work teams – have been described by Patti Anklam as three network types – connectivity, alignment, productivity. It puts too much power in the hands of individuals and blocks human networks from realizing their potential.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016
    [Information] The World According to TED
    Keep in mind that I am grossly incompetent at this , so I’ve included the SQL queries I used to derive this information so you can see how wrong I’ve gone and can laugh and laugh. How art, technology and design inform creative lea… 988724  . Number of unique tags. 378 of ’em. technology. science. culture. music.
  • CHARLES JENNINGS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016
    [Information] 70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose
    The challenge is how can L&D activate and support informal and social learning in an intentional, high impact way that builds a vibrant learning culture? Jay Cross, a friend and colleague in the Internet Time Alliance , spent the last years of his life raising awareness of the importance of ‘informal learning’ across the world.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016
    [Information] Ascent from Social Media
    So not only is my personal information being bought and sold by Facebook applications, it is being sold to these guys. The sad part is, most of you won't read this message. Not because you don't want to. You probably do. You actually followed me just for that purpose. But because your social network is lying to you. So I blocked it.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016
    [Information] implementing a triple operating system
    Organizations cannot control communities but they need their competitive knowledge to inform organizational actions. This is informed collaboration, between self-governing individuals who have agreed upon temporary hierarchies in order to get work done. A triple operating system aligns work and learning and has a network perspective.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016
    [Information] Learning Through the Wild
    Similarly, the staff at the camps also do a good job of advocating for the wilderness (as they would), and there are guidebooks available for perusal to learn more, as well as information around the dining rooms (and  great food!). So last week I was in the wilderness for some more time, this time with family. meta-learning
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016
    [Information] Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?
    The group requests that local nonprofits wait until they hear from GiveMN before blasting out information to their audiences if a major event occurs.  Click to Download Report. ET Sept. 1. They sought a host of answers. For its part, Kimbia, the tech platform for Give Local America, conducted a forensic analysis of its system.  Looking Ahead.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016
    [Information] Designing Professional Development for the Distracted Learner
    recently read an excellent post on this topic with some highly practical information called “ The Two Things That Killing Your Ability To Focus and How To Fix It ” which was an excellent summary of recent research and practical tips. Bersin by Deloitte’s infographic “Meet the Modern Learner”. Zentangle Pens and Pencils. Thank you.
  • JANE HART  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2016
    [Information] Empowering Employee-Led Learning
    It means helping them to identify what internal or external, formal or informal, resources, activities or people they can make use of – to achieve their goals. And recently there have been a number of other studies that have concurred with my findings! Why is ELL necessary? So what does it mean to support ELL? Social learning
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016
    [Information] Taking a Break from Work: It Is Called A Vacation!
    You will find useful research, resources , and other information to help you make the case for taking your vacation time. Breaks from work can come in all shapes and sizes and at any time of the workday. Sometimes, you need a longer break from work. It’s called a vacation! Not all time off or vacations are equal. Don’t be a work martyr.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016
    [Information] How Autism can Influence Design: In conversation with Steve Silberman
    From what parents have told me, it’s been really important for them because there’s so much confusing information about autism out there, like is it an epidemic? Ahead of his talk at UX Week 2016, Steve talked with Adaptive Path Chief Creative Officer and UX Week host Jesse James Garrett. Can it be cured? SS: Sure. SS: Sure.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016
    [Information] Being clear on collaboration
    And it can happen asynchronously as well, with people adding, elaborating, editing whenever they have time, and the information evolves. The other one went a wee bit further, and supported annotating shared information. Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms. What do you think?
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016
    [Information] Is the Blockchain Now Reaching a Tipping Point?
    Just sending an e-mail or exchanging information across systems based on different vendors’ networks and applications was quite a chore.   By the late 1980s, the IT industry was facing a serious problem in integrating the expanding number of proprietary products from different vendors, a problem that threatened the continued growth of the industry.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016
    [Information] Why can't the Americans learn to pun?
    Sure, the definition is in them, which should make them easier, but that information becomes noise because with a good clue, you can’t tell which is the definition and which is the hint. (Prepare for the most first worldly of all problems.). The New York Times Puns and Anagrams puzzles are a national embarrassment. Ok, good point
  • JANE HART  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016
    [Information] Radically rethinking the role of L&D
    In July 2016 I read a number of blog posts and articles that argued the case for a radical rethink of the role of L&D in today’s workplace. Here are just three. The first one,  It’s the Company’s Job to Help Employees Learn  written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Mara Swan (HBR 18 July) made a number of significant points. Here
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016
    [Information] holistic technology
    As informed citizens we have to start asking ourselves how we can cast away these prescriptive technologies and master holistic ones between engaged artisans. Corporations will be of no assistance and most of our governing bodies are inadequately informed to be of much help. But gaming the system means buying into it. Technology
  • CHARLES JENNINGS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016
    [Information] The Power of Reflection in an Ever-Changing World
    Qualcomm, the global mobile technology company, uses its successful ’52 weeks’ program to encourage employees to use structured storytelling for reflection and to share information, attitudes and behaviours across the company. (I wrote the original piece this article is based on for Training Industry Quarterly in Winter, 2012.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016
    [Information] Designing for Better Sex: In Conversation with Cindy Gallop Pt. 2
    At the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, I said that because we don’t talk about sex, we don’t understand how much it could be informing every single area of product, brand, marketing. Allison Huang, our Design intern, and I talked to Cindy. CG: No, it literally is that simple. Diversity drives innovation.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016
    [Information] we are the media
    Each citizen has to be informed through active engagement in a digitally-mediated society. As we shift from a market-dominated to a network-dominated society, we do not lose our previous tribal, institutional, and market organizational forms. However, their relationships between each other changes. We trust people we know. So what can we do?
  • JANE HART  |  SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016
    [Information] Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events
    For payment by inter-bank transfer or invoice,   c ontact Jane.Hart@C4LPT.co.uk for more information. Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016. It’s just they will look very different from traditional training! Week 1: World Cafes, Knowledge Cafes and Learning Cafes. Week 3: Networking Events. Social learning
  • JANE HART  |  SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016
    [Information] Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events
    For payment by inter-bank transfer or invoice,   c ontact Jane.Hart@C4LPT.co.uk for more information. Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016. It’s just they will look very different from traditional training! Week 1: World Cafes, Knowledge Cafes and Learning Cafes. Week 3: Networking Events. Social learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Information] principles and models for the network era
    One theory that has informed my own work is David Ronfeldt’s TIMN (Tribes-Institutions-Markets-Networks) Theory showing that all four of these forms will co-exist as we enter the next evolution of society, but networks will dominate. The End of the Market Era. Image: David Ronfeldt. Three Organizing Principles.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Information] Designing for Better Sex: In conversation with Cindy Gallop
    When you have a world that is equally informed, influenced, designed, managed, led, and driven by women just as much as men, you have world in which men are far happier, just as women will be, too. Iran and Allison Huang, our Design intern, talked to Cindy. Iran Narges: How do you define sextech? People use a lot of black.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Information] ‘Form’ing learning
    They are fans of Make It Stick (mentioned in my Deeper eLearning reading list ), so it was easy to help them recognize that good activities require learners retrieve the information  in context , so each formative evaluation should be a situation requiring a decision. Substantially. Then we moved on to more hands-on work. design
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Information] The Continuing Evolution of Service Science
    Software and information are increasingly being delivered as industrial-scale online services, while the Internet and wireless networks connect more and more devices to such offerings. This blind spot threatens to hinder the development of effective innovation policies and the development of new business models and practices…”.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016
    [Information] 100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)
    About World Languages :  @aboutworldlangs  Providing information and cultural awareness about languages around the world. Get informed with 5 new amazing topics, delivered daily. Learn Everyday : @coolestlifehack  Posting mind blowing information. Wikipedia). Suggestions welcome for additions to the list. Nostalgia.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [Information] Understand backwards; live forwards
    Owning up to failures, resourcefulness under pressure, risk taking and loyalty all inform the narrative thread. The headline of this post comes from Søren Kierkegaard’s famous quote “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” It came to mind in a Facebook exchange prompted by Sonja Blignaut.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [Information] Group KM
    One critical component of work narration is the capture of how exceptions are handled in order to get this information to anyone who may need it in the future. PKMastery is an essential discipline, especially for knowledge artisans. However, practising PKMastery is not going to get work done. There are many roles that can be done.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Information] How the Internet May Evolve
    For example, you don't see the discussions I have on my Facebook feed or on Twitter with interesting and informed participants. It's a lot like people's perception of crime rates when they are informed by mass media. And it feels like less trust, But we trust all of those voices, and the overall dolidity of our information, more.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Information] Web trust
    I get asked to view a lot of things. And sometimes, particularly when there’s a potential tangible relationship, I will actually go visit sites. BTW, I tend to avoid what comes unsolicited, and instead trust to what comes through my social network.) And one of my strategies often fails, and that, to me, is a warning sign. And why them?
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Information] Evolution of the Chief Learning Officer
    have discovered there are three types of purpose: Personal Purpose: What motivates someone in life; their “why.” An individual’s values, experience and beliefs inform personal decisions and actions. An organization’s principles, ethics and culture inform its ways of operating. ” I asked. Career Mindset. Purpose Mindset.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016
    [Information] from knowledge worker to master artisan
    Engaging with other people, especially those different from us, is the key to making sense of information. Each person and organization has to find its own path by seeking out information, making sense of it, and sharing it. Today we have almost too many machine filters to help us seek information. A Foundation for Modern Work.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2016
    [Information] Download Chapter 1 of “The Purpose Effect” For Free
    More information on the micro-site. . Click here to download the Introduction and Chapter 1 of my new book  The Purpose Effect. Click here to order the book on Amazon. Reviews. With The Purpose Effect , we can add a new dynamic to move the conversation forward about the shared ownership for engagement.” ” – 800-CEO-READ.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016
    [Information] On Immigration
    The following is a set of questions and my responses to a Canadian government request for feedback the future of immigration in Canada (it would be nice if these surveys had a 'blog this' button; in the mean time they advise that the results will eventually be posted on Open.Canada.ca , which of course I support. No we do not.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016
    [Information] impact of the network era
    “Today, the main contradiction in modern capitalism is between the possibility of free, abundant socially produced goods, and a system of monopolies, banks, and governments struggling to maintain control over power and information,” Mason says. call these Friday’s Finds. “[Hierarchy] Uber rides on a brutal hierarchy.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016
    [Information] Curiosity Kills Bad Work Habits
    The topic of habit change is something that Aliza Sherman and I researched and experimented with as we wrote “ The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact without Burnout ” over the last year. Habit change research was one of our favorite rabbit holes to explore. The get out of jail free card is bringing curiosity in the moment to our routines.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016
    [Information] The truth
    In a recent article Emily Bell wrote: "Tweaking an algorithm to favour “family and friends” is the engineering equivalent of “people have had enough of experts”, in that it acknowledges that how people feel is a better driver of activity than what people think.". Bollocks. They have thought about what they are linking to and why.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016
    [Information] New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding
    Journalism News and Information. Click to See Visualization. Location : Global, country, region, state and city. Subject Area: View the distribution of a specific organization’s funding by subject areas, including an “and/or” search function. List: View and sort foundation, recipients and grants data in table form.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016
    [Information] The importance of faculty in the higher education experience
    The mantra used to be that “information wants to be free” but what happens when the information in question is your bank account? Information about what we’ve actually done will feed directly into employment or project support tools, and instead of ‘grades’ you’ll get job offers. Presentation page. 1. For example.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2016
    [Information] Of ideation, power & service (1 of 2)
    I knew just over a week ago that I would have to write something or rather several things on the disaster that is Brexit. But I didn’t want to react at the time, neither did I want to say anything until I had something in place with the potential to achieve some redemption (by which I mean both understanding and potentially reversal). Politics
  • JANE HART  |  FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016
    [Information] My pick of the best posts of June 2016
    Charles Jennings compares learning to drive a car to other skills acquisition processes. “We develop capability through experience, practice, and reflection (individual and shared) over time. Often this capability-building is carried out with others. At other times it is done alone. We all want to be in charge and in the driver’s seat.”
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016
    [Information] How the Nonprofit Sector Can Share What We Learn and Why We Should
    Over at Creative Commons , they have developed a new strategic vision and plan, encapsulated in a video, whose key message is “When we share, everyone wins.” In January Guidestar unveiled a platform intended to help institutions tell their story and win more supporters by sharing more information. Guest Post By Gabriela Fitz and Lisa Brooks.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016
    [Information] tensions of modern learning
    As much as possible, information should be in the world. Smart workers need ways to enhance their experience-performance-reflection processes, not have more information dumped into the pipeline. Hierarchies work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down. Image: Clark Quinn. Are we impacting business metrics?
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016
    [Information] How to Be a Wizard at Tech Training Design and Delivery
    Adults tend to interpret information received in a training based on existing knowledge in their brains and then integrate it with previous experiences. How to Be a Wizard at Tech Training Design and Delivery guest post by Cindy Leonard and Jeanne Allen. Andrea Berry had moved onto another job by then, and so Jeanne Allen took her place.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016
    [Information] Reflections from Arts Leaders Workshop: Resilient Leaders from the Inside/Out
    The gesture that prompted quite a bit of discussion and debate was someone on their mobile phone during a meeting.    The debate boiled down to – “Just because someone is on their mobile phone does not mean they are not paying attention, they could be looking up information versus checking out.” The session had two parts.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016
    [Information] Organizational Learning Engineering
    That’s not being seen often enough.  It’s time for organizational learning to move into the information age, and start performing like professionals. We see practices that don’t make sense, and we’re not aligned with what we now know about how we think, work, and learn. And this is a problem for organizational success.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016
    [Information] How Are You Taking A Summer Break from Your Tech?
    Your mobile phone is an Internet and information appliance that you may depend on to navigate through your daily life. Face Down During Meetings: I leave my phone in my purse and only use it when I need to check information as part of the meeting. ART X SMART by Kim Dong-kyu. That task required a screen! Set Your iPhone to 1995 Mode.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016
    [Information] Virtual Work Interactions, Context, and Related Subjects
    In a 2015 Harvard Business Review article , Sobel-Lokeski wrote that “today’s workforce has more than enough tools to send information back and forth to people all over the world.   But those tools - and the use of them - do not necessarily constitute collaboration.  But if you’re not a gamer and you’re not looking for a new kitchen, V.R.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016
    [Information] Ambiguity Denial Syndrome?
    Instead we see one-shot development of information dumps and knowledge tests, which aren’t going to help organizations. Too many processes I see reflect industrial age thinking, and we’re in an information age. And I’m retrospectively making up what we were talking about, but it’s an interesting idea to me.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016
    [Information] Critical Thinking
    His response was "Surely, instead of banning Wikipedia, we should be teaching kids critical thinking and how to check the veracity of sources of information.". If they are sufficiently careless to do that what other dodgy bits of information are they accepting uncritically? Someone was daft enough to accept a friend request from Olga.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016
    [Information] FinTech and Financial Inclusion
    It’s thus not surprising that entrepreneurs see a business opportunity in providing financial services to the large fraction of the working population in Mexico’s informal economy who are not officially involved with financial institutions or monitored by government agencies.  billion unbanked adults in 2011.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016
    [Information] Designing Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges
    Contact Jane.Hart@C4LPT.co.uk for more information. Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 JULY 2016. Many believe that traditional classroom training as well as “click-next” e-learning courses are both ineffective and unappealing. Week 2: How to design a learning campaign or challenge. About this workshop. Feedback.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016
    [Information] Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – Working with Complex Problems
    We also realise that some organisations may want the skills provided by these courses, but applied in a specific environment dealing with sensitive or confidential information. As we head into the Northern Summer/Southern Winter (delete as applicable), we’re announcing our timetable of new courses for the second half of 2016. innovation.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016
    [Information] Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – SenseMaker® courses
    We also realise that some organisations may want the skills provided by these courses, but applied in a specific environment dealing with sensitive or confidential information. As we head into the Northern Summer/Southern Winter (delete as applicable), we’re announcing our timetable of new courses for the second half of 2016. Register here.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016
    [Information] What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?
    So this is how you represent your own understandings, and manipulate information, for your own purposes. These are to manage communication and information sharing between teams. I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Yeah, my life is exciting ;). Or, of course, the ones others use in your org.
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