5 steps towards Modern Workplace Learning
JANUARY 17, 2016
Following my two previous posts on change in 2016, Rethinking Workplace Learning and Rethinking CPD, I have been asked? Social learning
learn like a gamer
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
Learning is the new literacy. Personal computers are just one example. We buy new ones every few years. Operating systems change. How do gamers learn?
Is the online advertising bubble finally starting to pop?
MAY 9, 2016
I started calling online advertising a bubble in 2008. And it ain’t happened yet. 90% of Google’s revenues come from advertising.
The Long Term Impact of AI on Jobs - Some Lessons from History
JULY 26, 2016
The concerns surrounding AI’s long term impact may well be in a class by themselves. What impact will AI have on jobs? How should we respond?
How Autism can Influence Design: In conversation with Steve Silberman
AUGUST 3, 2016
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?
From Courses to Campaigns : using the 70:20:10 approach
JANUARY 3, 2016
There are many reasons why this objective makes good sense. Secondly, we also know that context is vital for effective learning.
Rey & Finn of Star Wars Docked 40% On Year-End Performance Review
JANUARY 16, 2016
” It was time for the Rebellion’s annual calibration exercise. What joy! Indeed the force awakens in a perennial fashion everywhere. Right?
Shooting the Sacred Cows of OD
JULY 2, 2016
Yesterday I referenced a tweet from the Welsh Academy session at which I was a keynote Thursday. frantic couple of days really. Vectors not outcome.
100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)
JULY 17, 2016
Wikipedia). Suggestions welcome for additions to the list. Please leave in the comments below. BBC iWonder : @BBCiWonder Stories to make you think.
social media: an unrealized opportunity
JANUARY 26, 2016
“The difference between a community and a network is that you belong to a community, but a network belongs to you. You feel in control.
The Giant Zero
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
The world of distance. Fort Lee is the New Jersey town where my father grew up. At the other end is Manhattan. Even today. Here, look it up.) sphere.
Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology
JANUARY 26, 2016
While beyond the scope of their study, the authors speculated that biological ecosystems are likely to shed valuable insights into their findings.
So What is a UX Manager Now?
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Four years ago I strove to answer ‘ Just What is a UX Manager? ’ But times have changed and so has the role. What’s got customers most aggravated?
Leave Those Resolutions Behind
JANUARY 1, 2016
As we enter the New Year, we all tend to embrace it as an opportunity for some new beginnings. New Year’s resolutions abound, all made with the best of intentions. Some resolutions are truly audacious while others focus on small improvements on the edges of our lives. How is that possible? What do I mean by “smartly made”? Focus. Leverage.
The Untold Costs of Social Networking
AUGUST 17, 2016
We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it. It’s in our genes.
The Future of Learning: Digital, Distributed, Data-Driven
MAY 12, 2016
Yesterday as I was traveling (with free wifi from the good folks at Norwegian Air, I might add), I caught this tweet from Jim Groom: @dkernohan @cogdog @mweller A worthwhile think piece for sure, almost up there with "China is My Analytics Co-Pilot" — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) May 11, 2016. Cause I’m a baby like that.
The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 4, 2016
When I wrote The Future of Online Learning in 1998, I took into account three major sets of factors. The first was the obvious basis in technology. Internet and digital systems were advancing rapidly, in ways that could be known. The second was human nature. It's a beautiful thing. there is no longer any 'student population'. The evidence disagrees.
My Latest TEDxTalk “How Schools Can Save Companies From Collapsing”
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
I was recently asked to participate in my third TEDx conference through the good people at TEDxLangleyED. Their theme in 2016?
Things a leader can do
JULY 1, 2016
Just over a week ago I posted at the end of day one of the Helsinki think tank on Leadership. PublicServiceWales. What can we do to help. Reflections
Supporting all the ways people learn at work
MARCH 20, 2016
In my previous post I showed how people learn at work in a multitude of ways. Enabling flexible (and social) internal content. Social learning
social learning for complex work
MARCH 20, 2016
“Carnegie Mellon’s Robert E. 1997: 15-20%. 2006: 8-10% estimated. What you find when you look something up is probably current.
Dear Adobe, Please buy Flickr
MAY 7, 2016
This photo of Utah is the dozens of thousands I’ve put on Flickr. Since then it’s had ups and downs. volunteer Adobe.
The Rise of the Platform Economy
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
The effect is much greater potential for innovation and growth than a single product-oriented firm can generate alone.”. trillion.
Designing outside your comfort zone
MAY 31, 2016
“Trust the process!”. They certainly helped me! People with whom he has nothing in common. Let me tell you, I was asking myself the exact same things.
Harnessing the True Potential of Internet of Things Technology
MAY 4, 2016
Despite all the hype, businesses are still significantly under-estimating the business impact of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. In my last blog post , I explored at a high level the likely evolution of business models in the Big Shift. The Internet of Things space. Current applications for this technology. What are some examples? One to many.
Can we achieve a better, more effective digital workplace?
JUNE 25, 2016
As a confluence of new apps and devices steadily flow into the enterprise, they're encountering a growing sense that the digital workplace has become too complex and fragmented to be properly effective. What can organizations do
Organizational Learning Engineering
JUNE 28, 2016
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. Let’s go!
Personal Learning MOOC
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
Course objectives: participants will develop an appreciation of different models of online course delivery, ranging from the traditional LMS through connectivist MOOCs to potential future models of personal learning and performance support. Participants may also be subscribed to a daily newsletter for the duration of the course.
If There Is No Trust Or Joy At Work There Is A Low Chance For Purpose
FEBRUARY 6, 2016
The day after delivering a keynote presentation, I received an email from Candice who kindly agreed to share her story. applaud you. Yes, an emoticon. Hang
APRIL 12, 2016
Berlin has always been one of my favourite cities since I used to cross under the wall back in the 70s for various WSCF meetings.
2016: Rethinking Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
JANUARY 10, 2016
The other day I was asked in an interview why many in L&D did not participate in much CPD, and how that could be changed. Social learning
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
The key to developing expertise is deliberate practice. Practice & Development of Expertise: Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3.
Rethinking John Wanamaker
JANUARY 18, 2016
He didn’t say it, but let’s look at why it’s wrong anyway. This is an improved edit of a post I made to a list I’m on. 401.).
The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016
AUGUST 16, 2016
The technologies on the list are not new. Artificial Intelligence. The Internet of Things. The Internet of Things (IoT) has also been long in coming.