Predictions for 2012: The Job Force Changes

Nine Shift

From 1912, we can easily predict a massive change in the job force for 2012 and beyond. In 1912, one in seven (14%) of the workers were servants. Within just a few decades most were out of a job- - as a servant. .

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Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

1 - Defining social learning – Marcia Conner, 4 October 2012. ” 2 - Can Learnist hold the key to enterprise learning - Paul, 5 October 2012. ” 3 - Everything you know will eventually be wrong – Daniel Engber, Truth Decay, 5 October 2012.

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Predictions for 2012: "Nothing will ever change"

Nine Shift

In the midst of this enormous change, when 75% of life is changing within just 20 years, one of more common beliefs is that "Nothing will ever change." . He said "Nothing will ever change.". And of course, like today, amazing changes took place within just a few years.

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2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

JULY 16, 2012. JULY 25, 2012. We can officially declare massive open online courses (MOOCs) as the higher education buzzword for 2012. OCTOBER 1, 2012. The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list.

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Voting for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 is now open

Jane Hart

teacher, academic, trainer, consultant, developer, practitioner, analyst, etc) and active in the field of (e-)learning, please share your Top 10 Tools for Learning to help me build the 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Top Tools 2012

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Pick of the Month: September 2012

Jane Hart

With the release of the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 on 1 October, my Pick of the Month for September is coming a little later than normal. Old habits are hard to break, and revising old thinking patterns, even when one recognizes the need for change, is challenging.

Pick of the Month: August 2012

Jane Hart

But just adding social media onto existing traditional business processes isn’t going to change very much on its own, and in the same way, simply adding social media into the training process isn’t going to make much difference either.

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Pick of the Month: July 2012

Jane Hart

The month was dominated for me by the continuing need for change both in education and in the workplace. 1 – Change in Higher education. Change is always difficult – but just take a look at some of the things our ancestors said about change in their day , in Ballpoint pens…the ruin of education in our country - from Nick Sauers. 2 – Change in the Training Department.

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2012 in Words and Pictures

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Making fun of the rich and their excesses is nothing new, but nobody did it better than Psy in 2012, and boy, it needed doing! billion in the first half of 2012, which amounts to a 27.8% Climate change does not cause storms and did not cause Superstorm Sandy."

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Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

APRIL 19, 2012. APRIL 24, 2012. APRIL 13, 2012. APRIL 19, 2012. JAY CROSS | TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012. JANE HART | MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012. CLARK QUINN | MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012. DAVID WEINBERGER | SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2012.

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St David's Day 2012

Dave Snowden

His observation that the Israeli-Palistinian issue is " the most carefully controlled and fastidiously managed debate in American political life " is regrettably all too true and prevents meaning action for change in that region. St David's Day is the national festival of Wales.

10 most popular posts of 2012

Jay Cross

Google Analytics tells me these are 2012′s greatest hits on It’s not that training departments have started screwing up; it’s that the world around them has changed. Dan Pink’s new book. Dan Pink has written another best seller.

Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012

Jay Cross

July, 2012. JULY 25, 2012. We can officially declare massive open online courses (MOOCs) as the higher education buzzword for 2012. JULY 8, 2012. JULY 16, 2012. JULY 5, 2012. JANE HART | MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012. JANE HART | SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2012.

JAC 2012 – Joint Alumni Conference Event Highlights

Luis Suarez

Yes, indeed, that has been the main ah-ha moment and massive wake-up call that I have been having while attending and presenting at JAC 2012. Luis Suarez Live Tweeting Highlights from #jac12 Event, Zurich, September 2012 from Luis Suarez.

New skills for the learning professional in changing times #chat2lrn

Jane Hart

Yesterday’s live Twitter chat #chat2lrn was about New skills for changing times. In an environment which is going to continue to change and evolve, L&D need to ensure they have the skills to support workplace learning that delivers performance improvement.”

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Dominant themes for 2012: transformation and beyond

Ross Dawson

2012: 12 Themes – What to expect in the year ahead. I did quite a few media interviews on the 2012 themes, including on both of the national Australian breakfast TV shows, Sunrise and Today. For me, the dominant theme of 2012 is of transformation.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] December 3, 2011 One Voice Atlanta International Conference and Forum for Educators: Educators United for Positive Change in Education, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Clayton R.

The Top Ten Stories of the Year 2012

Nine Shift

The year 2012 proved to be another exciting year in the history of the 21st Century. As NineShift predicted, 2012 was just like 1912, with inequality in wealth, building a new infrastructure, the struggle over whom should vote, and the need for more education the main themes.

Traditional training structures are changing

Harold Jarche

The rapid pace of change is unlikely to abate in the near future. From this, it’s clear — traditional training structures, based on institutions, programs, courses and classes, are changing.

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The training world is changing

Harold Jarche

From the Citrix GoTo Blog : Open online courses, talent management, social collaboration: The training world is changing. One of the biggest changes we are seeing in online training is that the content-delivery model is being replaced by social and collaborative frameworks.

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The Paradox of Preparing for Change

John Hagel

Here’s an example: the best way to prepare for change is to decide what isn’t going to change. The theme of the gathering was “Changing the Game.” They gave me exactly three minutes to offer some thoughts on the best way to prepare for change. Talk about preparing for change! Well, I learned that change can be really, really exciting – it was an awesome opportunity to explore the globe at a very young age and experience so many diverse cultures.

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2025 in 2012

Doc Searls

We must change this, or the future will turn into a privacy nightmare. Marcel Bullinga is a Dutch futurist and author of Welcome to the Future Cloud. Today I got pointed on Twitter to a Q&A with Bullinga by Aaron Saenz at SingularityHub. Interesting stuff. An excerpt: SH: Welcome to the Future Cloud seems to be very supportive of intellectual property (IP) rights and digital rights managements (DRM). Are IP and DRM necessary to the development of a healthy future? MB: Yes and no.

Cultural change in Singapore

Dave Snowden

If you come to a country once or twice a year (more frequently at times) you get a better sense of change than if you live there. There was concern about innovation and programmes were put into place (some of which I was involved in) to change that. Much is the same, much has changed.

Mobile Changes Everything?

Clark Quinn

So why is this game-changing? As a prelude to a small webinar I’ll be doing next week (though it also serves to tee up the free Best of mLearnCon webinar I’ll be doing for the eLearning Guild next week as well, here’re some deliberately provocative thoughts on mobile: According to Tomi Ahonen , mobile is the fastest growing industry ever. But just because everyone has one, what does it mean ?

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Measuring the Forces of Long Term Change

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore described what became known as Moore’s Law in a 1965 paper where he observed that the number of components in integrated circuits had doubled every year since their invention in 1958, and predicted that the trend would continue for at least ten years, a prediction he subsequently changed to a doubling every two years. The Foundation index has been growing at a ten percent CGR since 1993, and is the primary driver of all the other changes.

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Has NineShift Changed Elections?

Nine Shift

Has NineShift changed elections? . Union organizer Miles Campbell read NineShift. Then he talked with my brilliant co-author Julie Coates about it. Then based on the NineShift analysis of networks, he went and created a new campaign strategy, which he has named Relational Voter Plan (RVP).

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Pick of the Month: November 2012

Jane Hart

One of the big themes last month has been about change in the workplace learning profession, and in fact the direction that L&D might take in the future. 1 - Visualize real learning – Mark Britz, 5 November 2012. ” 4 - Train the what? – Andrew Jacobs, 16 November 2012.

10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

Open business: Sharing our group priorities for 2012 – Why not? For any student of potential disruptive technological advances, life extension inevitably looms as one that could completely change the condition of humanity.

The Web changes business

Harold Jarche

So you think the Web won’t change the business you’re in? Look at how these business models, which were all created since the birth of the Web, have managed to change entire industries.

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Changing the Book game

Clark Quinn

That may change, however. I was boarding a plane away from home as Apple’s announcement was happening, so I haven’t had the chance to dig into the details as I normally would, but just the news itself shows Apple is taking on yet another industry. What Apple did to the music industry is a closer analogy to what is happening here than what they did to the phone industry, however.

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Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

You can find more of the resources I enjoyed during the month in my 2012 Reading List.). ” 4 - Change. “Alas, at some point we change. June is now over – and for us here in the UK it’s been one of the wettest Junes since records began!

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Prediction #1 for 2012: The Year to be Just Like 1912

Nine Shift

That amazing British TV series Downton Abbey illustrates the parallels between 1912 and 2012. The show begins in 1912 with the sinking of the Titanic, but its real insights come from the changes in daily living that the show portrays, changes we are going through today in 2012.

Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.

Charles Jennings

If learning professionals and learning departments don’t adapt and change, Quinn argues, they will be revealed not simply as having no clothes, but as being so out of step that they will wither and die, or be removed from the value chain. So, what are these fundamental changes?

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State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Luis Suarez

And all thanks to the State of the Net 2012 conference event , hosted in Trieste, Italy, by late June.

Pick of the Month: April 2012

Jane Hart

Note, for easy reference, all the resources in my daily Picks are collated monthly on my 2012 Reading List. ” 9 - Changing how we learn: 10 disruptive tools for every generation , The Next Web, 1 April.

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Preparing for change

Harold Jarche

Today, people with larger and more diverse networks have an advantage as professionals and in dealing with change. The pace of change will quicken though, so it’s best to be prepared. On Twitter , I asked: “Did you have an unexpected career change recently?

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Online Systems for Behavior Change

Tony Karrer

I've always believe that to truly have impact on performance, we need to be experts at Behavior Change. I've written a few times over the years on aspects of solutions that ultimately drive a change in behavior that leads to performance improvement. Need to Change Behavior?

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Behavior Change as Value Proposition

Adaptive Path

There's a lot of academic research around the areas of persuasive technology and design for behavior change. I refer to this wave of products and services as "Behavior Change as Value Proposition."

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State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two

Luis Suarez

Again it took place at the State of the Net 2012 event, the same one where Euan was also one of the keynote speakers. It will help change, or snape, your prospecting on managing things and people.

Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

Note, for easy reference, ALL the links in my daily Picks are collated monthly on my 2012 Reading List. Firstly, Harold Jarche, explained How blogging changed my life for the better (1 May).

Changing Role of the LMS


Perhaps, if we point them towards the Ebbinghaus forgetting curve, we might help them to change their minds.). To meet these challenges, it’s not really the LMS that is changing, but the role it plays in a wider learning and corporate ecosystem. It seems that, for years, people have been writing obituaries for the corporate Learning Management System (LMS).

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Habitual change

Dave Snowden

Between 2012 and 2013 I completed the South Downs Way which involved more hills and longer distances along with the Ridgeway. Changing habits is difficult, but there seems to a point where it suddenly becomes easier. The post Habitual change appeared first on Cognitive Edge.

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Working Smarter, March 2012

Jay Cross

March 1, 2012 to March 30, 2012. And here are the top articles from this month: Habermas (1929- ): ideology, action but lost on new media - Donald Clark Plan B , March 30, 2012. A workscape perspective - Harold Jarche , March 25, 2012.

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