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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.

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.

Boundary conditions

Dave Snowden

That includes the co-authors of Essential Kanban Condensed , namely David Anderson and Andy Carmichael. Now I’m not trying to over complicate Cynefin.

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

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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.

Lady Gaga Can Sing Like They Used To

Nine Shift

I guess you had to be there. There's something about living the times, being there, that gets lost when later generations try it.

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The maximalist approach to removing Trump

David Weinberger

The list of ways Trump’s term might be cut short ranges from impeachment, to the invocation of the 25th Amendment , to personal blackmail, to a Fact Ex Machina that is so awful and indisputable that it picks him up by his ill-fitting suit and kicks him into the Loser’s Suite of his new DC hotel. Hint: The bear is Russia.).

Modern Workplace Learning Magazine is launched

Jane Hart

The articles will build a body of knowledge, experience and know-how for enabling and supporting learning in the modern workplace. We Social learning

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.

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?

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 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 Big Shift in Platform Business Models

John Hagel

Everywhere you look today, platform businesses are in the news. Most of the stories focus on what platforms do. Some highlight the value they provide in terms of ease and convenience in connecting with needed resources. Relatively few look beneath the surface to try to understand the business models that drive platform businesses. doubt it. Payment.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Mick Ebeling ATD TechKnowledge Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Mick Ebeling, of Not Impossible Labs, opened the TechKnowledge conference with an inspiring keynote. meta-learning social strategy

mediated relatedness

Harold Jarche

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

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.

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.

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.

Vale Seymour Papert

Clark Quinn

Imagine my surprise that I missed the demise of Seymour Papert this past year (yet another loss). I’ve looked back to see what I was doing on 31 July and how I missed it, and we were preparing for a week in the wilderness.  So it’s certainly likely I wasn’t deeply involved in the news. meta-learning

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democracy anew

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. ” —John Dewey (1916).

Cognitive Business

Clark Quinn

One of my mantras is that organizations need to align better with how we think, work, and learn. However, my focus has been specifically on what L&D can be doing (as that’s the folk I mostly talk to). But it occurs to me that it really goes farther. And similarly, the notion that our thinking is both situated (e.g. Here’s hoping.

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Story of the Week: France First to Ban Late Night Emails

Nine Shift

Vive la France! . Navigating our way in the new workplace will take a few turns til we figure it out

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.

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.

Average Teleworker a Knowledge Worker

Nine Shift

They're not envelope stuffers.  A profile of people who work from home shows they are more likely to be knowledge workers.

The Silent Revolution: Telework Keeps Growing

Nine Shift

Here's what I do know: 1.More people are spending more work time working from home. The employee population as a whole grew by 1.9%

Of places & presence

Dave Snowden

My picture today was taken two days earlier on a solitary walk around the Vale of Ewyas in the Black Mountains of South Wales. The walk in question.

Common meaning?

Dave Snowden

It is an ontological assumption that ironically unites neo-liberal economists and much of the self-help movement. Now that has changed.

The Inevitable Still Happening - - Even Under Trump

Nine Shift

The 9 NineShifts, and much more, are still moving society forward into the Knowledge Society of the 21st century, despite the uncertain years ahead. .