January, 2017

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AI, Automation and the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On December 20, the White House released Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy , a new report that investigates how AI will likely transform job markets over time, and recommends policy responses to address AI’s impact on the US economy.

How True Advertising Can Save Journalism From Drowning in a Sea of Content

Doc Searls

Journalism is in a world of hurt because it has been marginalized by a new business model that requires maximizing “content” instead. That model is calle d adtech. We can see adtech’s effects in The New York Times ’ In New Jersey, Only a Few Media Watchdogs Are Left , by David Chen.

we need faith in the future

Harold Jarche

This evening I will be presenting a session on Working in Perpetual Beta , at Implement Consulting in Copenhagen. I will be discussing the economic, technological, and communication shifts that are driving us to become a networked society.

Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below. Modern Professional Learning (as I call it) happens in many different ways – both inside and outside the organisation.

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

Luis Suarez

. On January 20th, it will mark the 20th year anniversary since I started working in the IT industry. A lot has happened over the course of the last two decades both on a personal and work levels, as you can imagine, and, yet, it feels as if it was just yesterday.

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innovation in perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

The perpetual beta working model tries to show how work and learning are related as we negotiate various types of networks to get new ideas, test them out, and innovate how we work.

New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017

Jane Hart

Now available to purchase. Traditionally, the primary focus of a Learning & Development (L&D) Department has been on training people to do their jobs – either in the classroom or online – and making sure they do it.

Four Key Actions To Change Your Organization’s Purpose

Dan Pontefract

Purpose is more than a cause. It is a wholesome way of being and operating for any organization. As I argue in my book, The Purpose. Dan's Related Posts: Inspiring CEO Quotes About A Higher Purpose A Few Easy Steps For Entrepreneurs To Take To Enact A Higher Purpose Purpose: The Word of 2016 Download Chapter 1 of “The Purpose Effect” For Free Evolution of the Chief Learning Officer. Purpose Marc Benioff purpose Salesforce Unilever

Make This the Best Year Ever

John Hagel

As we approach the New Year, it’s an opportunity to step back and reflect on our journey. Are we headed in the right direction? Are we making the kind of progress that we would like to see? For most of us, we approach this opportunity in a relatively granular and ad hoc way – we craft a set of resolutions for how we’re going to act in the New Year.

AI and Public Policy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A Few More Tips for Nonprofit Professionals To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by Real Blades, Creative Common License. This year, I was really looking forward to taking a holiday break and not feel stressed about deadlines, tasks, or the never ending parade of meeting requests and emails. I’m overwhelmed getting back into the daily grind, how about you?

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the learning loop

Harold Jarche

John Boyd’s OODA loop (Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) was developed as a framework to help pilots make better decisions in battle. Since it’s inception in the 1970’s it has been adapted for other areas of operations, including business.

Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below. Modern Professional Learning (as I call it) happens in many different ways – both inside and outside the organisation.

Tic Tac Oh Oh

Dan Pontefract

In the game of Tic-Tac-Toe it has been estimated that if two players with intermediate level experience squared off against one another, the odds of.

Business Practice Redesign

John Hagel

In the world of scalable efficiency, processes rule. Businesses around the world are well into their third decade of “business process reengineering”, massive initiatives designed to create more and more tightly integrated and standardized business processes to squeeze out the inefficiency that lurks when people don’t follow instructions to the letter. And, it’s not just companies – all of our institutions have caught the process religion, whether it’s schools, governments or even NGO’s.

The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last year, a panel of global experts convened by the World Economic Forum selected blockchain as one of the Top Ten Emerging Technologies for 2016, based on its potential to fundamentally change the way economies work. But, how transformative will blockchain turn out to be?

Mobile Lesson

Clark Quinn

I’m preparing my keynote for a mobile conference, and it’s caused an interesting reflection. My mlearning books came out in 2011, and subsequently I’ve written on the revolution.

One Simple Tip To Increase Your Productivity at Your Nonprofit Job

Beth Kanter

Sarah Cooper – 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings. I’ve been enjoying The Cooper Review , the satirical blog of Sarah Cooper that features weekly original articles, videos and cartoons on workplace humor.

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Empowering Employee-Led Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Public Workshop runs 30 January – 24 February 2017. includes free place on Intro to MWL workshop. 16 – 27 January 2017]. There is a lot of talk about encouraging employees to become self-directed continuous learners, but how can you put this into practice in an organisation?

Win A Signed Copy Of “THE PURPOSE EFFECT”

Dan Pontefract

I’m in need of being inspired. If you want to win one of seven free (and signed) copies of my latest book, THE PURPOSE EFFECT, here’s. Dan's Related Posts: Cool Contest: Win 1 of 10 Free Copies of The Purpose Effect And The Winners Of A Free Book Are … The Critical Importance Of Defining Your Purpose Download Chapter 1 of “The Purpose Effect” For Free Lo-Tech Talk #4: The Sweet Spot of Purpose. book The Purpose Effect

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tribal values are not democratic

Harold Jarche

David Ronfeldt, originator of the TIMN framework (Tribes + Institutions + Markets + Networks) has written a series of posts on what current political changes mean from this perspective.

Securing the Foundations of our Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In February of 2016, the President issued an Executive Order establishing the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity within the Department of Commerce.

Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Rahaf Haroush opened the second day of the 2017 ATD TechKnowledge conference. She made clear some important points about the potential for technology. For instance she made the case for context-sensitive performance support, social network analysis, and a learning culture.

Heading towards high performance

Charles Jennings

This article was initially published on the Totara website on 4th January 2017. Welcome to the first instalment of our new Disruption Debate series, where we speak to leading industry experts to discover more about disruption in the L&D industry.

New #MWL Workshop series for 2017

Jane Hart

To complement and support my new book, Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017 I am offering a new series of public online workshops for 2017. These workshop will help you consider not only how to modernise training and e-learning, but how to broaden your work to support manager-led learning as well as empower employee-led learning. Here is the schedule for the first half of the year. Click the links in the schedule to find out more about each workshop.

What Does Resiliency Really Mean for Nonprofit Leaders and Their Organizations?

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by J Ronald Lee.

bike friday

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. I am currently in Copenhagen, the most bicycle friendly city in the world. This edition is dedicated to one of my favourite activities.

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Options in uncertainty

Dave Snowden

In my last couple of posts I have been talking abound boundary conditions in Cynefin. I now want to extend that a into understanding operations in the complex domain. I’m not sure about this picture and I doubt it will survive a few presentations and discussions but it is a starting point.

A Cognitive Audit?

Clark Quinn

In the recent Chief Learning Officer magazine, I wrote an article on the basics of the cognitive science of learning.

The written word

Euen Semple

For all its faults, and its inclination to distract us with images and memes, Facebook allows us to share words on a scale and at a speed as never before. This joined up writing has a power we are only now playing with. The power of connection and shared meaning. My knowledge of you comes through the words you choose and the order you place them in. My knowledge of myself comes through the words I choose and the order I place them in. We should choose our words carefully.

4 myths of social learning (new article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article by Helen Blunden, Activate Learning Solutions.

Trainer’s Tip: Your Room Set Up Can Make or Break the Learning Experience

Beth Kanter

Yesterday, I spent a day facilitating leadership workshops for arts leaders attending the Art House Convergence Conference near Park City, Utah. on personal and organizational resilience based on the ideas in my new book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit.

mediated relatedness

Harold Jarche

I gave a presentation on ‘Understanding Media for Learner Engagement’ to the UNL Extension network yesterday. It was based on McLuhan’s laws of media which I have discussed many times here since 2004 ( communication in evolution ) and more recently ( taking back our society ).

Pathways with purpose?

Dave Snowden

I’ve done the ascent and descent of the path to Llyn Bochlywd at the base of Tryfan in North Wales many times over the years. In a more sprightly youth jumping from rock to rock, more recently slowly and carefully with blood pouring from my head (eight stitches) after a fall at 3000 feet.