November, 2020

“… intire of it selfe”

Dave Snowden

A health warning – this is an exploratory post starting to develop an anthro-complexity theory of organisational change. As such I am working through some of the basic science relating to the constraints within which such a theory can be developed. This is Praxis in action!

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Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On November 18, the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future released its final report , The Work of the Future: Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines.

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The Future of L&D? A pitch

Clark Quinn

I was talking with a colleague the other day, and got a wee bit dramatic. I also thought it was an important point. So here, for your dining enjoyment, I’ve roughly recreated the pitch (in 3 mins and 30 secs): I hope this makes sense. I welcome your thoughts and feedback.

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get out to the edges

Harold Jarche

In March [ making sense of our digital world ] I wrote that my own understanding of the COVID-19 disease started with centres of networked expertise — WHO , CDC , Public Health Agency of Canada.

Reflections on the Futures of Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

On the Futures This post is a series of short comments on the just-released document from the Canadian UNESCO chairs on the future of education.

Black Friday Sale: LEAD. CARE. WIN. Free Course!

Dan Pontefract

With the launch of the LEAD. Learning Program comes a unique opportunity for you. It’s a Black Friday Free Course opportunity. If you… The post Black Friday Sale: LEAD. Free Course! appeared first on Pontefract Group. lead care win leadership leadership development

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Stalin or Lincoln?

Dave Snowden

This post continues an earlier series on the theme of Leadership and is the third post in that series. Links to the first two posts can be found in my post of yesterday.

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Flow, Workflow, and Learning

Clark Quinn

On LinkedIn, a colleague asked “ Why do people think that integrating content in the flow of work equals learning in the flow of work ?” ” An apt question. My (flip) response was “because marketing” And I think there’s a lot to that.

the weights on human resources

Harold Jarche

I will be speaking at the annual conference (online of course) of the CRHA [association of certified human resources professionals of Québec] on Wednesday 4 November this week.

Being Online: Facing the Digital Future Together

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is an unedited auto-generated transcript of my talk for LINC home learning professional development, November 28, 2020.

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Free eBook by Brandon Hall Group & Xyleme: Content Personalization at Scale

Xyleme

Download the free eBook by Brandon Hall Group and Xyleme, “Content Personalization at Scale: Why Content Strategy and Technology are Critical to Success.”

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My bit in the Flow Book

Dave Snowden

I’m interrupting the flow of my posts about an anthro-complexity approach to strategy to reference a new book published today from my good friends John, Nigel and Brian.

My 16-Hour Online Leadership Program Is Now Available

Dan Pontefract

TL/DR: visit the LEAD. Learning Program site. When I began to write LEAD. How to Become a Leader Who Matters… The post My 16-Hour Online Leadership Program Is Now Available appeared first on Pontefract Group. leadership learning Lead. Learning leadership development leadership training

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AI and Meaningful Practice

Clark Quinn

Again, a video of an idea I want to talk about. This time about AI and Meaningful Practice (just around 2 minutes). I welcome your thoughts. By the way, I’m experimenting with video as a blog mechanism.

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What is the Zollman effect?

Harold Jarche

In a series of three posts, Jonathan Weisberg explains the Zollman effect. Here are some highlights. What is the Zollman effect? “More information generally means a better chance at discovering the truth, at least from an individual perspective.

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Online Workshop: Supporting Social Learning in the Workplace

Jane Hart

Social learning is not a new training trend; it’s the way we have always learned from one another. However, it is something that managers and individual will need to understand and value and recognise as an integral part of their daily work.

Webinar: 3 Ways a “Building Block” Approach Supports Content Personalization at Scale

Xyleme

Content personalization is no longer an option—it’s an expectation. But when serving large volumes of content to diverse audiences, effective personalization is almost impossible (let alone sustainable) without the right strategy and tools in place. What if it was streamlined and simplified?

Of congruence and coherence

Dave Snowden

My old headmaster, of fond memory, was too find of appealing for harmony at school assemblies. I think he wanted everything to be like the choir in the banner picture.

The Public Face of Science - Implications of the Covid Crisis

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Public Face of Science was launched four years ago by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to better understand the complex relationship between scientists and the American public. The initiative has now published three reports. The first, Perceptions of Science in America , was published in 2018. It found that a majority of Americans have expressed a great deal of confidence in the scientific community, a confidence which has remained stable over the past thirty years.

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In Defense of Science

Clark Quinn

I previously wrote in defense of cog psych. Here, I want to go broader. Not my usual topic, but… I feel the need to rail in defense of science. When I’m talking about science, I’m talking about the systematic exploration of how things work.

schooling unbound

Harold Jarche

“I know not what answer to give you, but this, that Power always Sincerely, conscientiously, de très bon Foi, believes itself Right.

Reimaging Open Educational Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is an edited transcript of my presentation 'Reimaging Open Educational Resources' presented November 10 2020 to the Open Education 2020 Conferemce. link] So what I want to talk to you today talked about with you today is open education resources.

Webinar: Achieving Personalization at Scale with Xyleme’s LCMS

Xyleme

Content personalization is no longer an option—it’s an expectation. Whether you’re serving content to internal or external audiences, learners expect content to be personalized to them and their unique needs.

Homo Narrans: archetypes

Dave Snowden

Two days ago (apologies for skipping a day) I said that I would pick up on the role of archetypes in narrative work. I wrote a two-part article for ECO on the subject, featuring the work of Sonja and others in South Africa (where the technique was developed).

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How the once mighty fall

Doc Searls

For many decades, one of the landmark radio stations in Washington, DC was WMAL-AM (now re-branded WSPN ), at 630 on (what in pre-digital times we called) the dial. As AM listening faded, so did WMAL, which moved its talk format to 105.9

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3 Unconventional Remote Training Ideas to Drive Engagement

TOPYX LMS

In August of 2020, 57 percent of Americans had participated in remote training, while more than one-quarter of people who participated in remote training (27%) said it was ineffective.

blocking the trackers

Harold Jarche

It’s hard to stay clean in a dirty world. I have been trying to keep my site clean and not help the surveillance capitalists (e.g. Google, Facebook, etc.) to extract data about visitors to this site. I started by getting rid of Google Analytics.

Open Learning, Open Networks - Online Learning in 2020

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is an unedited auto-transcript of the talk delivered November 3, 2020. Hello. Hello everyone pleasure to be here today. This presentation will be in English. I'm going to be talking about open learning open networks and. Just a few just a few notes to begin our presentation.

Meet Xyleme [Video]: Solving Complex Content Management Challenges at Scale

Xyleme

When personalizing and localizing content at scale, a single document can multiply exponentially. Xyleme’s content management solutions alleviate the resulting maintenance burden, making it easy for organizations to personalize, reuse and maintain even the most complex content libraries.

Its not about winning

Dave Snowden

l was thinking about Max earlier on today. I had planned to post an update on my uncertainty matrix, now over three decades old but a host of interesting ideas came in after I posted a preliminary work on social media.

The Difference Between A Boss and a Leader – 3 Tips!

KCC Business Psychology

The Difference Between a Boss and a Leader – 3 Tips! Every leader is a boss, but not every boss is a leader. What’s the difference between a boss and a leader? It all comes down to how you do it. A boss is in charge because of his or her position and title.

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Remote Training Best Practices: 3 Ways to Drive Employee Engagement

TOPYX LMS

Eighty-eight percent of businesses globally either mandated or encouraged their full workforce to work from home as a reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, reported a contributor to Review 42.

moscow rules

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “In the past every village had an idiot, and we could all deal with that. Now the internet is allowing idiots to connect and it is normalising idiocy.”

12 Degrees of Freedom

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I just read a post from Mitch Resnick on the seeds that Seymour Papert sowed, and highlighted for myself this most important statement: "Seymour rejected the computer-aided instruction approach in which 'the computer is being used to program the child' and argued for an alternative approach in which 'the child programs the computer.'"

Are There Limits to the Predictability of Elections?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The elegant mathematical models of classical mechanics depict a world in which objects exhibit deterministic behaviors. These models make perfect predictions within the accuracy of their human-scale measurements.

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Flexuosity untangled

Dave Snowden

I’ve always been fond of wolves, something that is probably due to a childhood spent with Kipling’s Jungle Book and the Just So Stories. I’m still proud of the Leaping Wolf Badge I obtained as a cub scout, although reading the link I think standards have dropped over the last few decades!

We’re in the epilogue now

Doc Searls

The show is over. Biden won. Trump lost. Sure, there is more to be said, details to argue. But the main story—Biden vs. Trump, the 2020 Presidential Election, is over. So is the Trump presidency, now in the lame duck stage. We’re in the epilogue now. There are many stories within and behind the story, but this was the big one, and it had to end. Enough refs calling it made the ending official. President Trump will continue to fight, but the outcome won’t change.

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