Blog Post: Fearing doing something
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
Is our educational system so bad that people would rather sit silent through a talk & chalk, death-by-powertpoint presentation rather than listen to a short talk followed by some engaging conversation? Or is it that many of our organisations have created cultures where people are fearful of expressing their own opinion
Blog Post: The Seven Ages of Information & Knowledge Management
JULY 29, 2015
However, he has written up an interesting retrospective of two decades of IKM (Information and Knowledge Management) based on a presentation that he gave on the 21st anniversary of the UK networking group NetIKX. By David Gurteen David Skyrme retired some years ago and does not do any formal KM nowadays. You may be interested [link
Blog Post: Cloudy with a hint of fog
APRIL 21, 2015
To seed the series of round-table discussions at a Gurteen Knowledge Café, the normal practice is for a presenter, who is generally from the hosting organisation, to speak quite briefly to the proposed topic, winding up with some open questions which the participants can then discuss. And of course the speaker Andrew Driver. What next?
Blog Post: KM UK 2010: Lifetime achievement award for services to KM
JUNE 23, 2010
By David Gurteen. This is what the judges said about me (blush!). Thank you Ark Group and congratulations everyone
Blog Post: Facts are free
MARCH 2, 2010
Two messages jumped out at me: "Society no longer cares how many facts we can memorize because in the information age, facts are free.".
Blog Post: Don't do KM!
MARCH 27, 2011
Naguib Chowdhury picked up on my recent presentation in Abu Dhabi and blogged Don’t do KM - then let’s not have a term called- KM! By David Gurteen My recent keynote talk at KM Middle East was titled Dont do KM. You can find the slides on SlideShare. Kim Sbarcea blogged about it and her post sums up my views on the matter quite well.
Blog Post: The soft stuff is the hard stuff
OCTOBER 22, 2010
By David Gurteen In the words of Euan Semple from a recent blog post "Listening to endless presentations about business and technology as I do it becomes more and more obvious that the opportunity to capitalise on increased connectivity, and the need to reinvent our institutions, are entirely dependent on the quality of our relationships.
Blog Post: Hot tweets: November 2010
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
APQC 2011 Knowledge Management Conference Call for Presentations [link] #KM. By David Gurteen Here are some of my more interesting Tweets for the month of November 2010. 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. And if you like what you see then subscribe to my Tweets.
Blog Post: Knoco KM Newsletter
AUGUST 18, 2010
only have three or four newsletters at present and have yet to create the section page but here is one of the KM newsletters for you to be going on with. By David Gurteen I am starting to build a new section of my site dedicated to newsletters on KM and related subjects. Its from Nick Milton and Tom Young of Knoco.
Blog Post: Do your employees think speaking up Is pointless?
JULY 28, 2010
It was a great presentation. just don't have any questions to ask. I was so engaged in the presentation that I did not take time to think of questions to ask. This presentation was totally boring and I am not going to spin it out any longer. Here are a few: I might ask a stupid question and make myself look foolish.
Blog Post: Hot tweets: July 2010
JULY 27, 2010
actKM conference 2010 call for presentations [link] #km. By David Gurteen I have been Tweeting since 11 February 2007 and tweet most days when I am not too busy. That's over 2,800 tweets in a little over 3 years. Other then my website and this knowledge letter of course, it is one of my main ways of sharing and communicating. link] #KM.
Blog Post: Blogging and tweeting from the recent HKKMS Conference in Hong Kong
APRIL 4, 2010
would love to see my "20:10:10" format as standard, that is 20 minutes presentation; 10 minutes conversation and 10 mins Q&A rather than 40:1 i.e. 40 minutes presentation and 1 minute for one rushed question and answer else the conference will overrun By David Gurteen I recently spoke at the HKKMS Conference in Hong Kong.
Blog Post: Conversational lessons from Jakarta
APRIL 12, 2010
would present for about 20-30 minutes and then Alvin would run an interactive piece in Indonesian. By David Gurteen I was recently in Jakarta to run a 2-day workshop for KM-Plus - Learning Lead. One of the challenges of such workshops is the language barrier. And so my host Alvin Soleh stepped in and we modified the day's format on the fly.
SEPTEMBER 26, 2009
By David Gurteen I have just discovered Pecha Kucha - a presentation format in which a presenter shows 20 images for 20 seconds apiece, for a total time of 6 minutes, 40 seconds. Looks like the driving force was similar to the one that inspired my Knowledge Cafes - a desire to avoid Death by Powerpoint.
If you are not reflecting, you are not learning!
DECEMBER 14, 2009
and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives of interest. A lot of good thinking from Jay on learning but the piece that particularly drew my attention was what he has to say about reflection. By David Gurteen You may find this interview with Jay Cross on Web 2.0 And that’s just encouraging reflection. That is suicide.
On idealistic solutions
JUNE 19, 2009
It should deal pragmatically with the evolutionary possibilities of the present rather then seeking idealistic solutions. The ideal of using the present simply to get ready for the future contradicts itself. Knowledge Management should be focused on real, tangible intractable problems not aspirational goals. Credit: Dave Snowden.
Twitter for Learning: The Past, Present and Future
MARCH 31, 2015
Twitter turned 9 on 21 March. I’ve been on Twitter since March 2008. Social learning
JANUARY 20, 2012
Reality 2.0 was my original blog: a pile of stuff I wrote before there were blogs. All of it is old now, but some of it still rings new, connects to what has happened since then, or is going on now. Since Reality 2.0 is deep in the Searls.com basement, I’ve decided to surface some old pieces that might be interesting, for whatever reason.
International MOOCs Past and Present
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
NOVEMBER 6, 2012
OpenLearning.com , a venture born out of the University of New South Wales ( UNSW ) in Sydney, Australia. Starting this week, you can begin taking two of their courses ( Observing and Analysing Performance in Sport & Services Marketing – The Next Level ). University of Western Australia. SpanishMooc ? Germany. Run by DW Akademie.
2011 Top 100 Tools List and Presentation finalised
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
The final list and presentation is available… Read the rest. Yesterday, I finalised the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list. In the last few days of voting there was a surge of contributions (both online and by email) that brought the number of contributions to 531. Social learning
Parallel Supercomputing: Past, Present and Future
JULY 31, 2013
Through the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, the fastest supercomputers were based on highly specialized, powerful technologies.
A few recent presentations
MARCH 31, 2011
Haugesund. Canadian School of Public Service
Good Presentations Matter to Rock an Audience
AUGUST 9, 2012
Good presentations matter from Ned Potter. moment to another thinking “ Ohh, nice one! could use that one next time around !”
Presentations: MOOC Research Initiative
OCTOBER 27, 2013
This past week, in preparation for our upcoming MOOC research conference ( early bird registration ends Oct 31 ), I held two online presentations on a) MOOC Research Initiative (a review of literature, research themes) and b) Lessons MOOCs can learn from online education. Slides and recordings are below. MOOC Research Initiative.
Presentation: Build Your Business with Crowdsourcing
JUNE 3, 2011
Below are the slides from my presentation. Usual disclaimer: these slides are meant to accompany my presentation, not to stand alone.
Payment Technologies: Past, Present and Future
MARCH 13, 2013
The workshop was sponsored by UC Irvine’s Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion (IMTFI).
The ideal Christmas present for your staff …
DECEMBER 7, 2013
Are you are looking for a Christmas present for one of your staff? Then why not give them a gift voucher that can be redeemed for a place of their choice on one of the pubic online workshops facilitated by Harold Jarche or me at The Connected Workplace Consultancy in 2014. Here is the schedule [.]. Social learning
Keynote at TheNextWeb: The future is motion graphic presentations
APRIL 23, 2012
first started experimenting with using Flash in presentations in the 1990s, and often use a variety of videos and flash embedded into my presentations.
Presentations I’ve recently enjoyed watching
FEBRUARY 19, 2011
The number of lectures and presentations freely available online provide great opportunities for professional development.
Managing the situated present
JULY 30, 2014
Key to it is the idea of managing the situated present. That simple phrase packs a lot of meaning and potential. As such you have more freedom.
Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux
APRIL 13, 2011
Delivering captivating presentations is a gift, and a skill that needs constant fine tuning, nurturing, learning and maturing over time. It is.
Open presentations on MOOCs and MOOC Research Initiative
OCTOBER 18, 2013
Several presentations this next week that might be of interest to readers: 1. Daily presentations starting Oct 21 on MOOCs, OERs, open access, libraries, and more. framework will be presented that bridges what is known about online learning and what we are learning about MOOCs. Open Access Week at Athabasca University.
The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills
MARCH 29, 2011
Yes, of course, I am talking about learning plenty more about killer presentation skills. View more presentations from www.kapterev.com.
7 Ways to Kill Your Presentation and How to Fix Them
JANUARY 10, 2013
Seven ways to kill your presentation from Jeanne Trojan. Presentation tips from the pros from Jeanne Trojan. What can you do then? .
Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate
JULY 10, 2012
Whatever happened to all of those meetings, events, presentations, seminars, workshops, etc. Seriously. That’s a huge problem.
Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace: the presentation #socolearn
AUGUST 22, 2012
Today I gave a webinar presentation on Social & Collaborative Learning. Below is the slideset I made available on Slideshare, but if you would like to read the slide notes and get the links to further resources, you will find them here: Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace. Social learning
Internet Time Alliance Insights: the presentation
JANUARY 26, 2012
ITA Insights 2012. When Mark Britz tweeted about this slideset, he said. mark britz (@britz) January 25, 2012. Social learning
[VIDEO] The world’s first full motion-graphics presentation
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
have for many years intended to develop a full motion graphics presentation. Below is a video of the keynote’s visual presentation.
Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations
SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur. larger percentage of the audience these days brings a laptop to presentations and it seems that the factor of Laptop Distraction is quieting down.
Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 12, 2013
Web course tools, then became mechanisms for collecting, packaging, and presenting these. And there is a lot of talk about the need of the instructor to be present, with the interaction between the student and instructor, or a student and a team of teaching assistants, or whatever. Learning. Learning. e?Learning Indeed, e?learning