Thu.Oct 17, 2019

the internet and democracy

Harold Jarche

I got off Facebook about 10 years ago. I know that this has had no impact on the company or its business model. When I saw in 2007 that Facebook was selling user information , I knew I could not stay on the platform much longer. But the lure of network effects, where it takes almost no effort to connect with other people, is too powerful for most of us. Facebook is convenient. For most businesses it is suicide not to be on Facebook.

Play to Learn

Clark Quinn

Thinking more about Friston’s Free Energy Principle and the implications for learning design prompted me to think about play. What drives us to learn, and then how do we learn? And play is the first answer, but does it extend? Can we play to learn beyond the natural? The premise behind the Free Energy principle is that organisms (at every level) learn to minimize the distance between our predictions and what actually occurs.


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Business Models and Trust

Edge Perspectives

Three years ago I sketched out three dimensions of business model evolution in response to the mounting performance pressure of the Big Shift. In this blog post, I want to highlight the role of this business model evolution in restoring trust in our corporations. A growing number of surveys around the world highlight the continuing erosion of trust in all our institutions.

Data 51

Compliance Training is Critical for Today’s Organizations


Organizations invest millions of dollars every year in compliance, hoping to improve quality, meet global and local standards, follow regulations and laws, and reduce overall risks. But based on the constant news of corporate scandals and data breaches, this investment doesn’t seem to be paying off. compliance training LMS benefits Corporate LMS