To learn, we must do

Harold Jarche

Blogging and connecting led to Google Analytics, Delicious, Flickr, Slideshare, Twitter, and now Google Plus. I quickly learned the value of open sharing which led me to Creative Commons, open source, open education, and open science. Instead serendipity has surprised me with energy, thoughts, knowledge, ideas, concepts, realizations, experiences, and relationships. PKM is as much a life skill as a work skill.

[liveblog] International Conf. of Univ. Libs: Morning talks

David Weinberger

We should reinvent our spaces, from social spaces to high-tech knowledge commons. We have to better understand and promote Open Access. Publishing is expensive, leading to more emphasis on Open Access. We can do predictive analytics. [ She goes through some analytics with charts that I cannot capture. ]. The way knowledge, culture, and science are created, distributed, and consumed is changing. Open Source. Open Hardware. Open Data.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

Rethink what’s gone before and adapt to change, or keep on doing what’s always been done in the hope beyond hope that it will work. This is all very positive, and an apparent validation of the existing work L&D departments are carrying out. Saving the worst to last, the CLC survey reported that when asked ‘ would you recommend working with your L&D department to your colleagues ’ only 14% responded positively and 52% were ‘net detractors’.

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