June, 2018

20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning

Jane Hart

Listed below (in the left hand column) are 20 things that you, as a learning professional, will need to have done PERSONALLY in order to be adequately prepared to support new approaches to workplace learning in your organisation PROFESSIONALLY (as shown in the right-hand column).

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What’s wrong with bots is they’re not ours

Doc Searls

In Chatbots were the next big thing: what happened? Justin Lee ( @justinleejw ) nicely unpacks how chatbots were overhyped to begin with and continue to fail their Turing tests , especially since humans in nearly all cases would rather talk to humans than to mechanical substitutes.

Harnessing the Collective Intelligence of Humans and Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For over a decade, MIT professor Thomas Malone has been conducting pioneering research on the collective intelligence of groups. Malone is the founding director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence , and has authored and co-authored a number of seminal articles on the subject.

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Leadership & integrity

Dave Snowden

I’ve got a lot more posts lined up in the Alice series, but I’m going to interrupt as the mood takes me and the overnight Gaping Void cartoon picked up well on my theme of yesterday; namely the need to actions that allow desirable culture or ‘mindsets’ to emerge over time.

By 2020 You Better Be Able To Problem Solve, Act Creatively, And Think Critically

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Congratulations! You are in rare company. You have taken the time to stop by and read my thoughts. The key word is time. Many are wasting away their. Dan's Related Posts: Our Problems Compound When We Forget The Importance Of Time.

Microlearning Malarkey

Clark Quinn

Someone pointed me to a microlearning post, wondering if I agreed with their somewhat skeptical take on the article. And I did agree with the skepticism. Further, it referenced another site with worse implications. And I think it’s instructive to take these apart.

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Vote for the Top Tools for Learning 2018

Jane Hart

The Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018, the 12th Annual Learning Tools survey, is now open. Jane Hart will once again be compiling the list from the votes of contributors worldwide as well as 3 sub-lists: Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2018 – ie.

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More Trending

Education, Work and US Leadership in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) released The Work Ahead - Machines, Skills, and U.S. Leadership in the Twenty-First Century , a report by a CFR-sponsored Task Force to assess the future of work and its implications for the US economy and national security.

… and reduced the answer to shillings and pence

Dave Snowden

The picture is of a doctor wearing a plague mask. The mask is to protect him from the night air, or miasma which at the time was thought to be the way the disease spread.

Analyzing The Starbucks Training Plan Devoted To Racial-Bias

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: In late May, Starbucks closed 8,000 stores across the United States for racial-bias training. It involved nearly 175,000 employees. Think about that for a moment. Dan's Related Posts: Inspiring CEO Quotes About A Higher Purpose.

Top 10 Learning Tools 2018

Clark Quinn

Every year of late, Jane Hart has polled about people’s top 10 learning tools. From this, she creates a list of the top 100 learning tools. It’s a fun and valuable exercise, so as usual I’ll weigh in with mine (in no particular order).

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5 steps towards Modern Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

How do you begin to move forward, and implement a modern workplace learning approach? I believe this involves 5 key steps.: Modern Workplace Learning

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Nordic leadership in times of extreme change

Harold Jarche

Return of the Vikings. I have had the privilege of working with several Nordic organizations over the past few years — Carlsberg , HR Norge , Implement Consulting , Snow Software , Prime Minister’s Office of Finland.

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The Impact of AI on R&D and Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complexity, design and aesthetics

Dave Snowden

One of my better ideas last year was to put together the first Cynefin Centre Retreat in Snowdonia. By bringing together a trans-disciplinary faculty, interacting with experienced Cognitive Edge practitioners, we have an ideal generative approach to creating new thinking and new methods in key areas.

Book Review: Friend of a Friend

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Network. It can be such a loaded and overbearing term. On the one hand, it’s a noun. Among other definitions, it can denote a group. Dan's Related Posts: Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network?

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A solid education platform

Clark Quinn

In the past couple of days, I’ve come across two different initiatives to improve education. And certainly our education system can stand improvement. However, each one had the same major flaw, and leaves open an opportunity for improvement not to occur.

MWL Newsletter No 68

Jane Hart

Posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 3 – 9 June 2018. Modern Workplace Learning

ask the difficult questions

Harold Jarche

“Weak human + machine + better process was superior to a strong computer alone and, more remarkably, superior to a strong human + machine + inferior process.” Garry Kasparov. The future of work will be humans augmented by machines, and those with the best processes will succeed.

The 2018 Inclusive Internet Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) published the Inclusive Internet Index 2018.

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Triage & trivia

Dave Snowden

For my generation one of the seminal television programmes was M.A.S.H, one of those cases where the spin off for the small screen was a better format than the original film.

The Lost Trust Of Millennials With Big Business

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: In the most recent Deloitte Millennial Survey released May 15, 2018—where the firm surveyed 10,455 millennials and 1,844 Gen Z youth from around the globe—there is a. Dan's Related Posts: The Purpose Effect Scorecard. Evolution of the Chief Learning Officer. A Few Easy Steps For Entrepreneurs To Take To Enact A Higher Purpose. Corporate Social Responsibility Is Not Your Organization’s Purpose.

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Designing a game

Clark Quinn

When I was a young academic in Australia, a colleague asked me if I would talk to some folks about a game. He knew that I had designed games before returning to grad school, and had subsequently done one on my thesis research.

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Continuous Learning & Development; more than just continuous training

Jane Hart

Lifelong learning is more important than ever. It is clear that companies now need to provide continuous learning opportunities, and ensure that they’re promoting lifelong learning within their organization. So what does this actually mean? First of all it is important to reiterate that continuous learning in the workplace is, … Modern Workplace Learning

lifelong learners in a learning organization

Harold Jarche

The Learning Organization. The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge, is one of the seminal management books of the previous 75 years. It is based on four interrelated disciplines unified by the fifth discipline: systems thinking. Personal Mastery. Mastery comes through deliberate practice.

Harnessing the Collective Intelligence of Humans and Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For over a decade, MIT professor Thomas Malone has been conducting pioneering research on the collective intelligence of groups. Malone is the founding director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence , and has authored and co-authored a number of seminal articles on the subject.

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Actionable Outcomes

Euen Semple

I often quote the inversion "don't just do something stand there" There is such a strong tendency, indeed cultural pressure, to be seen to be doing something in business. We used to joke at the BBC that when someone was promoted to a senior role they couldn't just look around and say "Everything looks fine to me I'll leave it alone." " They got more brownie points for screwing things up than for doing nothing.

Now What?

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: “Now what?” It’s an expression many of us use. Perhaps you have employed it yourself whether contemplatively when at the crossroads of a potential change at work. Dan's Related Posts: The Easiest Ways To Create Disengaged Employees. The Roots of Becoming a More Effective Leader. The Three Attributes President Obama Wants You To Demonstrate. How Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Explains Culture, Purpose & Employee Engagement.

A good publisher

Clark Quinn

I shot this short little video because, well, I have to say that my experience with ATD has been excellent. They’ve done what I’ve needed: listening when they should, arguing with me when they should, responding to my questions, and executing on their responsibilities professionally.

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MWL Newsletter No 70

Jane Hart

Posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 17-23 June 2018. Modern Workplace Learning

The Future of Advanced Manufacturing

Nine Shift

In my webinar recently on work and jobs in the 21st century, I got push-back from several participants. I assume they are with a community or technical college, and they cited the growth of Advanced Manufacturing as to why some students do not need a four year college degree.

work & place

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The better the state is established, the fainter is humanity.” ” —Nietzsche, Notes, 1874, via @sureallyno.

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Education, Work and US Leadership in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) released The Work Ahead - Machines, Skills, and U.S. Leadership in the Twenty-First Century , a report by a CFR-sponsored Task Force to assess the future of work and its implications for the US economy and national security. The Task Force was led by Penny Pritzker , - former Secretary of Commerce and founder and chair of PSP Partners , and by John Engler , - former Governor of Michigan and interim President of Michigan State University.

Dan Pontefract June 2018 Playlist

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: The month of June saw me turn 47, while goats #1, #2 and #3 completed grades 9, 7 and 5 respectively. The new tracks from. Dan's Related Posts: How I Learned To Think Out Loud Through The Tragically Hip’s Live Concerts. That Time I Was Ambushed By Gord Downie. Dan Pontefract April 2018 Playlist. Goodbye, Gord. Dan Pontefract February 2018 Playlist. Thanks for reading. visit the original at [link]. Music Dan's Music Playlis

The Optimistic View

Clark Quinn

In yesterday’s post , I quipped about how L&D wasn’t doing well, and I want to clarify my perspective. Because, you see, I’m an optimist! I really only complain to create improvement. And so let me wax philosophical about why we can and should be hopeful about L&D.

MWL Newsletter No 69

Jane Hart

Posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 10-16 June 2018. Modern Workplace Learning

DC Schools Say Sitting in Chair More Important Than Learning

Nine Shift

The Washington DC City Council has passed an emergency one time bill to allow 26 students to graduate high school this month. . These students have been absent for more than 120 days, but have met all other academic requirements. . This move is vigorously opposed by the DC Schools, the superintendent of which apparently believes sitting in a chair is more important than learning. And that keep these 26 smart students out of college is also a good thing. .