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saving democracy

Harold Jarche

Why do younger people generally think it is less essential to live in a democracy? Perhaps it’s because the times are changing. The first democracies (USA, France, and gradually the UK) emerged about 300 years after the invention of the printing press.

MWL Newsletter No 95

Jane Hart

Articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 9-15 Dec 2018 AI and the future of humans, L&D pain points, difference between training & coaching, Learning Experience systems, balancing autonomy and control, the role of Modern Learning Advisor, & more.

Highlights From The 2018 Global Peter Drucker Forum

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: November 29 and 30 witnessed over 1000 people descending on Vienna, Austria for the 10th annual Global Peter Drucker Forum. Vienna was the birthplace of. Dan's Related Posts: My Hopes for the Drucker Forum #gpdf14.

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Redefining Work - Leveraging Human Capabilities in a Future of Expanding Automation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

How will labor markets evolve in our 21st century digital economy? What’s the likely future of jobs, given that our increasingly smart machines are now being applied to activities requiring intelligence and cognitive capabilities that not long ago were viewed as the exclusive domain of humans?

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Learning Experience Portals?

Clark Quinn

What is a learning experience platform? Suddenly the phrase seems ubiquitous, but what does it mean? It’s been on my mental ‘todo’ list for a while, but I finally spent some time investigating the concept.

MWL Newsletter No 94

Jane Hart

Posts and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 2-8 December 2018 [who’s responsible for reskilling future workers? guide employees to own their own learning. MWL 2019] . Modern Workplace Learning

curiosity, creativity, complexity, & chaos

Harold Jarche

In complexity, cooperation trumps collaboration. Collaboration happens around some kind of plan or structure, while cooperation presumes the freedom of individuals to join and participate. Cooperation is also a driver of creativity as it enables more and varied connections with people and with ideas.

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Blockchain Beyond the Hype

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent issue of The Economist included a special report on cryptocurrencies and blockchains.

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Google vs. Bing

Doc Searls

In search , Google has a 90%+ share worldwide. But I’m not sure that makes it a monopoly, as long as it has real competition. With Bing is does. For example, recently I wanted to find a post Andrew Orlowski wrote for The Register in the early 00s. I remembered that it was about The Cluetrain Manifesto (which he called “Candide without the irony”—a great one-liner I can’t forget), and also mentioned John C. Dvorak , another Cluetrain non-fan.

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The role of the Modern Learning Advisor in today’s workplace

Jane Hart

The work of the modern Learning & Development function is no longer just about designing, delivering and managing training experiences, but about enabling and supporting continuous improvement, learning and development. To do this, therefore, requires a different type of learning professional from the standard roles found in the workplace, i.e. instructors, facilitators and instructional designers. Modern Workplace Learning

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“the number one critical skill set”

Harold Jarche

“Imagine you’re trying to fix a problem, dealing with a crisis, or even just replying to someone, responding to a query, thinking about a possible solution. Most people deal with the issue at hand. That’s great already!

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Did GM Have To Fire 14,000 People?

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: General Motors made a large and stunning announcement recently, confirming roughly 15% of its global workforce will be terminated or bought out. More than 14,000. Dan's Related Posts: This IBM Employee Quit Her Job.

Thinking Strategically

Clark Quinn

Repurposed from another use. In today’s increasing rate of change and competition, coupled with growing ambiguity and uncertainty, L&D just can’t be about delivering courses on demand.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 13

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Workflow The next step in the use of badges is to develop a mechanism for awarding them. This is something that can generate a lot of labour in a hurry (9 modules times 10 people means 90 badges issued.).

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Modern Workplace Learning 2019

Jane Hart

Modern Workplace Learning 2019 is now available in web and PDF formats. Modern Workplace Learning

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our echo-chambers can kill us

Harold Jarche

Cultural Echo-chambers. Innovation is about making connections — connecting people and connecting ideas. The broader and deeper the connections, the more potential for serendipity. This is why systemic factors like gender or racial bias put organizations and societies at a disadvantage.

Three Ways To Take Back Control Of Your Time

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Normally I have a 10-minute rule. If I am scheduled to have a virtual meeting with someone (telephone, Skype, Zoom, etc.) I’ll give him or. Dan's Related Posts: Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings?

The Jobs Outlook for 2022

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released The Future of Jobs Report 2018. T he report takes an in-depth look at the world of work in what the WEF calls the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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Citations

Clark Quinn

Following on my thoughts on writing yesterday, this was a topic that didn’t fit (the post got too long ;). So here we go. Colleagues have written that citations are important. If you’re making a claim, you should be able to back it up.

Spotlighting the “L&D in the modern workplace” session in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

Jane Hart

In the afternoon of Thursday 31 January, the final session will be focused on L&D in the modern workplace and I very pleased that we have two great speakers in that session plus an open fishbowl discussion. Modern Workplace Learning

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symptoms, causes, & idiots

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. white_owly — “Symptoms love dressing up as causes. And causes love hiding behind them.” ” “Between stimulus and response there is a space.

Dan Pontefract December 2018 Playlist (Christmas Edition)

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: I am a big fan of Christmas. So much so, I have collected over 20 glühwein (hot mulled wine) Christmas mugs over the years. Dan's Related Posts: What John Lennon Taught Me About Thinking. Dan Pontefract February 2018 Playlist. Favourite Posts of 2013 That I Wrote & Published. A Shooting Dallas Star. Dan Pontefract April 2018 Playlist. Thanks for reading. visit the original at [link]. Music Christmas Dan's Music Playlist Xma

Open Science Value Proposition

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I am participating in a series of Open Science consultations within NRC, an effort that I hope will have long-term value for the organization and for Canadians.

Application-based Instruction

Clark Quinn

A number of years ago, I wrote about activity-based learning. And I firmly stand behind the model there. It’s not a major campaign, but quietly permeates the things that I do. However, I realize that there’re two misnomers in the label, and it’s time to rectify that.

Spotlighting the “How to work with managers to enable learning in the daily work” session in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

Jane Hart

Research tells us we spend much more time learning as part the daily flow of work than in formal learning (the ‘70’ and ‘20’ in 70:20:10). Good managers support their people to exploit this daily workplace learning. However, many managers need help to do this. Charles Jennings will run an interactive session in two parts. Modern Workplace Learning

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wicked problems

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. StuartMcMillan : “The only thing you need to feel extremely smart is a lack of curiosity. The perpetually curious will always think they’re dumb.

Here’s Why I Love The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ Even More (Hint: It’s About Their Preparation)

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: You don’t have to be a fan of the Beatles to appreciate their brilliance. Over their relatively short career as the fab four from Liverpool, Dan's Related Posts: What John Lennon Taught Me About Thinking. How I Learned To Think Out Loud Through The Tragically Hip’s Live Concerts. Dan Pontefract February 2018 Playlist. Goodbye, Gord. My (Re) View Of That Night In Kingston. Thanks for reading. visit the original at [link].

Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Badge API and Setting Up Badges This actually represents almost a week's worth of work.

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Editing, process, topics, and other reflections

Clark Quinn

My lass let me know there was a typo in my recent post on Transformation. I’m thrilled that she’s reading them (!), but she triggered many thoughts about my writing approach.

On comment spam

Doc Searls

For reasons I don’t yet know, this blog is suddenly overcome with comment spam. So, while we fix it, we’re turning comments off. Bear with us. Thanks. problems comment spam comments spam

staying afloat

Harold Jarche

How do we make sense in a world of fake news , social media , and fascist thinking , in what is often described as a post-truth society? We have to make sense collectively. No single person can do it alone.

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It's always the small things.

Euen Semple

In the current turmoil brought about by Brexit and Trump it is so easy to think that we need to do something, to take action, to do something grand, to join a movement, to wave banners. But if we see the world as dominated by grand things, big things, things that we have no control over, then we either go numb and feel powerless, or we overreact and provoke a counter-reaction.

Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 11

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Badges I looked at openbadges.me and Badgr and selected the latter mostly because it's where the Mozilla Backpack project landed. My allegiance will last as long as it works.

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Experimentation specifics

Clark Quinn

I’m obviously a fan of innovation, and experimentation is a big component of innovation. However, I fear I haven’t really talked about the specifics. The details matter, because there are smart, and silly, ways to experiment.

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Funny Ending to Draves' 2 minute Introduction

Nine Shift

From last month's live Nineshift for 2019, here's how the presentation started. The ending is worth the 2 minutes, according to NineShifters. And thanks to the 150 people who signed up for the NineShift webinar Dec.

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democracy 2.0

Harold Jarche

How print enabled democracy. “The mass societies had many more decisions to make, and no way of making them in the old, egalitarian way.

How to Brand Your Nonprofit To Scale Your Positive Impact

Beth Kanter

?. Note from Beth: My colleague, Simon Mainwaring, has launched a new series of online courses “ WeFirst Works ” that help you find your purpose – whether an individual, company, or nonprofit. .