Thank You 2015

Dan Pontefract

In 2015, I celebrated 20 years of a truly wonderful marriage. In 2015, I watched our goats turn 12-, 10- and 8-years old. In 2015, I wrote a 93,000 word book, scrapped it, and then wrote another book consisting of 70,000 words. In 2015, I traveled >100,000 miles on an airplane visiting places such as the Great Barrier Reef, La Jolla, Copenhagen, Regina, Cambridge/Oxford and Montreal. In 2015, I ate three well-balanced meals every day of the year.

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Maker Faire 2015

Adaptive Path

Prototyping UX Week 2015 Adaptive Path Maker Faire Scott SullivanThis past weekend was the 10th annual Maker Faire Bay Area – The Greatest Show & Tell On Earth. Over the past ten years Maker Faire has expanded from a small hobbyist event to a massive hobbyist event where said hobbyists turn pro and debut their projects that they’re taking from the garage to the manufacturing line. Here are some of those projects that I’m most excited about: Shaper [link].

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Conation: The Word of 2015

Dan Pontefract

Conation is one of those words and it just so happens to be my Word of 2015. Conation is my word of the year for 2015. My Hopes for the Drucker Forum #gpdf14 In 2015, Will I … Alarming Trends in CIPD Employee Outlook Survey Communitas: The Word of 2014. How words lose their luster boggles the mind. At least it boggles my mind.

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Meet The UX Week 2015 Keynotes

Adaptive Path

We’re excited about these three keynotes we’ll be seeing at UX Week 2015 , and we think you’ll be too! Join us at UX Week 2015 in San Francisco, August 25-28! UX Week Adam Savage Adaptive Path Apollo Robbins Forrester Jessica Hische Leah Buley UX Week 2015Every year, we try to come up with keynote talks for UX Week that hit the sweet spot between unique points of view and practical insights that we can all learn from.

Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015

Jane Hart

Following the release of the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 (compiled from the votes of over 2,000 learning professionals worldwide), I have been working on this year’s Guidebook, and have now created a Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015 list, where I classify the Top 1000 tools in 30 different categories. #

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Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015

Jane Hart

Following the release of the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015, I have been working on this year’s Guidebook, and have now created a Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015 list, where I classify the tools in 30 categories. So here it is … 1 – MOOC platforms Khan Academy (33) | Coursera (44) | iTunesU (75) […]. Social learning

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Maker Faire 2015

Adaptive Path

dotorg_ideas Prototyping UX Week 2015 Adaptive Path Maker Faire Scott SullivanThis past weekend was the 10th annual Maker Faire Bay Area – The Greatest Show & Tell On Earth. Over the past ten years Maker Faire has expanded from a small hobbyist event to a massive hobbyist event where said hobbyists turn pro and debut their projects that they’re taking from the garage to the manufacturing line. Here are some of those projects that I’m most excited about: Shaper [link].

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top tools for 2015

Harold Jarche

Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Voting closes on 18 September. Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. Please add yours! 10 (new): Netflix : I find I am watching a lot of documentaries on this popular video streaming service and I am learning a lot. The latest was a series on the American civil war.

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The best of July 2015

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of the articles and posts from July 2015 – with short quotes from each – just 5 this month 1 – Big Learning, Simon Terry, 15 July 2015 “Organisations need to rethink their approach to learning. It is no longer a function and an oft-neglected subset of the role of HR. Now it […]. Social learning

The best of April 2015

Jane Hart

Here is my selection of the must-read posts from April 2015. I have chosen these resources from over 50 I shared on Twitter last month – and I have included a short quote to give you a taster of why I chose each one. Note: If you are not on Twitter you can subscribe here to get email notifications of the […]. Social learning

The best of June 2015

Jane Hart

This month I’ve chosen just 5 resources from many that I shared on Twitter in June 2015. Note: If you are not on Twitter and you would like to get email notifications of the links I share, you can subscribe here.] 1 – Performance Matters, or, Guy Walks into a Brain-tumor Clinic – Jane Bozarth reflects on what she […]. Social learning

Meet The UX Week 2015 Keynotes

Adaptive Path

We’re excited about these three keynotes we’ll be seeing at UX Week 2015 , and we think you’ll be too! Join us at UX Week 2015 in San Francisco, August 25-28! dotorg_ideas UX Week Adam Savage Adaptive Path Apollo Robbins Forrester Jessica Hische Leah Buley UX Week 2015Every year, we try to come up with keynote talks for UX Week that hit the sweet spot between unique points of view and practical insights that we can all learn from.

Playtime is Over: Reflecting on 2015’s Service Experience Conference

Adaptive Path

g Service Design Service Experience Conference Uncategorized Service Design Service Experience Service Experience Conference 2015At this year’s Service Experience Conference , it was clear: playtime is over. Service design has matured. We must get out of the sandbox. It’s now time to deliver.

The best of August 2015

Jane Hart

Here are links to some of the posts and articles I shared on Twitter in August – with some quotes from each. If you’re not on Twitter you can subscribe to them by email. There are 4 key themes this month, and the reason I chose them, is because these are exactly the topics I discuss in my […]. Social learning

best finds of 2015

Harold Jarche

Here are what I consider the best of Friday’s Finds for 2015. Every second Friday I review what I’ve noted on social media and post a wrap-up of what caught my eye. I do this as a reflective thinking process and to put what I’ve learned on a platform I control: this blog. Quotes. “ All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. ” – Friedrich Nietzsche – via @surreallyno.

Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready

Jane Hart

Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice.

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New Tools in March 2015

Jane Hart

In my Pick of the Month for March, I am focusing on news about some FREE tools that I came across last month. But, if you’d like to see all the 45 links to articles and posts I shared on Twitter last month, you can find them here. If you are not on Twitter you can subscribe here to […]. Social learning

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Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready

Jane Hart

Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice.

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The best of May 2015

Jane Hart

I shared a number of really great posts on Twitter last month, so it was very difficult to make my monthly selection of the must-read ones. But here are my 12 chosen posts, with a quote from each one, to give you a taster of what it is about. Note: If you are not on Twitter and you […]. Social learning

2015 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Jane Hart’s 9th Annual ‘Top Tools for Learning’ Survey closes on Friday 19th September 2015 and will be published the following Monday. My list of top tools for learning in 2015 : Google Search : ‘Professor Google’ is he is known in my house. If you haven’t already voted, please take a visit here and do so if you’re reading this before the close date. If it’s too late, make sure you’ve marked up the action to contribute to next year’s survey.

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2015 Reflections

Clark Quinn

In the meantime, I hope you had a great 2015, and that your 2016 is your best year yet. It’s the end of the year, and given that I’m an advocate for the benefits of reflection, I suppose I better practice what I preach. So what am I thinking I learned as a consequence of this past year?

10 Trends for Workplace Learning (from the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015)

Jane Hart

On 21st September I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015. Yesterday, 1 October I ran a webinar for the L&S Group. The slideset is below, and the points in the slides are elaborated beneath it. This is the 9th list I have put together, and this year it was compiled from the votes of over 2,000 voters […]. Social learning

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Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015

Jane Hart

Over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world from both education and enterprises contributed to the 9th Annual Survey of Learning Tools. Very many thanks to all those who took the time to complete the online form, write a blog post, send me an email or tweet me their selection. I have now compiled the Top […]. Social learning

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How digital collaboration will evolve in 2015

Dion Hinchcliffe

Providing a usable digital workplace today increasingly means giving access to a wider set of collaboration tools as part of an open adoption approach that''s is more dynamic, user-centric, and strategic. Collaboration

The Year 2015 Big for Trains

Nine Shift

The year 2015 has already been huge for trains, I told the All Aboard Wisconsin conference in the Wisconsin Dells two weeks ago. Here's my top 5 big train events of the year so far: 1.The emergence of the private sector in providing passenger rail. 2.Groundbreaking for California High Speed Rail. 3.The plans for private high speed rail in Texas, which may begin sooner than the California service.

It’s time to vote for Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015

Jane Hart

Voting for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 – the 9th Annual Survey – is open for learning professionals around the world – from both education and workplace training. All you need to do is submit your favourite 10 Tools for Learning. A tool for learning is any software or online tool or service that you use either for […]. Social learning

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10 Not-to-be-missed posts from January 2015

Jane Hart

Here is my selection of the must-read posts from January 2015 – with a quote providing a taster of each. I have chosen these resources from over 50 links I shared on Twitter last month. You can see the full list here. If you are not on Twitter you can subscribe here to get email notifications of the links […]. Social learning

8 must-read posts from September 2015

Jane Hart

Here are links to some of the posts and articles I shared on my Twitter account @C4LPT this month – with some quotes from each. 1 – At the beginning of the month Jacob Morgan interviewed the CEO Of Skillshare, who says Want To Learn Something? Teach Yourself (Forbes, 1 September). Jacob explains. “Michael and I look […]. Social learning

Evolution of the Desk: From the 1980s to 2015

Jane Hart

This fab Vine video was created by Harvard Innovation Lab (via The Next Web). Social learning

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Learning in the Workplace Survey 2015

Jane Hart

This is our 4th Annual Learning in the Workplace Survey. The survey asks you to rate 10 different ways you learn at work. Once you submit your own data, you will be able to view the results submitted from over 3,000 people worldwide – plus an analysis of what this means for L&D practices. If you haven’t […]. Social learning

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2015 in Review: Workplace Learning – Trends, Disruption & Change

Jane Hart

Here is my review of 2015 – in both my own blog posts as well as those that I’ve included in my monthly reviews throughout the year. I’ve given each month a theme (sometimes one which extended into later months of the year!) JANUARY – BLENDED LEARNING In What does the term blended learning mean I revealed […]. Social learning

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Notes from ELI 2015 Riyadh - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Today show on Back to the Future: celebrating the exceptional ‘future’ that is 2015

Ross Dawson

This morning I was interviewed on both of Australia’s national breakfast TV programs, Today and Sunrise, to greet 2015. Many of the media outlets interviewing me at this turn-of-the-year have wanted to know how well the film Back to the Future II, which in 1989 depicted the world in 2015, anticipated today’s world. It seemed far-fetched, but the concept is now a reality and will be available for purchase in 2015.

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New Era in Learning Begins in 2015

Nine Shift

The year 2015 is the first year in a 15 year transition of rapid change in learning, teaching and education, we reported (or predicted, your choice) in our annual Nine Shift presentation before 300 people. You will see change in education happen quickly now. I began feeling that ''rush'' several months ago, a mix of feeling not able to keep up and also excited at the same time. Of course, this happened 100 years ago.

10 not-to-be-missed posts from February 2015

Jane Hart

Here is my selection of the must-read posts from February 2015. I have chosen these resources from around 30 links I shared on Twitter last month. You can see the full list of links here. If you are not on Twitter you can subscribe here to get email notifications of the links I share. (1) 1) In Blame the Learner, Jane Bozarth asks “Next […]. Social learning

The enterprise technologies to watch in 2015

Dion Hinchcliffe

It's impressive how much the enterprise technology landscape has changed in just a year. While some priorities remain unchanged, important new players have emerged that business and IT leaders must consider in their plans this year

The enterprise technologies to watch in 2015

Dion Hinchcliffe

It's impressive how much the enterprise technology landscape has changed in just a year. While some priorities remain unchanged, important new players have emerged that business and IT leaders must consider in their plans this year. Cloud

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: September 2015

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. 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. Telling vs "finding out" in knowledge management [link]. Why you need to build a culture of conversations [link]. Engagement may have been optional in the past, but it's pretty much the whole game today. Gary Hamel [link].

2015 The Year When the 21st Century Rushed Forward

Nine Shift

In 2015 we were leaving the Industrial Age quickly behind, and rushing forward in the 21st Century. . In my 2014 NineShift presentation, I said we were "On the Edge of History." No longer. We are now over the edge. Collaboration is no longer thought of as cheating. Marriott moved its headquarters to be on a light rail line, in order to attract and retain Gen Y workers. High end apartment building projects were initiated in downtown city areas previously inhabited by parking lots.

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: April 2015

David Gurteen

Knowledge Cafe Masterclass (1 day workshop), Thu 18 Jun 2015, Bern, Switzerland [link] #KM #KMers. By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. 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. Johnnie Moore @JohnnieMoore thinks that Q&A is not "interaction" and I totally agree!! link]. A Rant on “Are There Any Questions?" by Nancy Dixon @NancyMDixon [link] @JohnnieMoore will like this!

100 tools that didn’t quite make the 2015 Top 100 Tools for Learning list

Jane Hart

As my Christmas gift to you, here are 100 more tools that didn’t quite make the list of 2015 Top 100 Tools for Learning. So these are Tools 101-200. Click on the parcel below to view them in ALPHABETICAL order. Social learning

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In 2015, Will I …

Dan Pontefract

In 2015, Will I … Publish the next book ? Grow as a father to ‘ let some things go ‘? Become less intense? finally) Run >10km in one go again? Cycle >5000km? Celebrate 20 years of marriage (on July 1) in style? Overachieve on the expectations of TELUS Transformation Office ? Receive >50,000 views at Forbes ? Write >50 ‘ thought leadership’ pieces for various outlets? Stop using the term ‘ thought leadership ‘?

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Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: November 2015

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. 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. Is technology killing communities? kmers #km [link]. Is Your Company Encouraging Employees to Share What They Know? link] #KM. Michael Soto @misoca asks Does your organization create safe spaces for conversation? link]. YouTube: Folk High Schools, Adult Education, and the Philosophy of Nikolaj Grundtvig [link].