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ID Support Thyself

Clark Quinn

Want to dig a bit deeper into improving design processes. Here, I look at tools, asking IDs to ‘support thyself’ As usual, the transcript: One of the things I do is help organizations improve their design processes.

nature favours large social groups that network their information

Harold Jarche

Knowing how to get the answers you need is more important than storing those answers in your head, especially with the shorter lifespan of knowledge these days. What you find when you look something up is probably current. What you already know is more and more likely to be out of date.

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Management Musings: Episode 2 – Free Agents in the Workplace

Dan Pontefract

In Episode 2 of “Management Musings” I’m musing about the idea of creating an internal ‘free agent’ system for employees. What?!?

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Trespassers W

Dave Snowden

Yesterday I raised the question of boundary conditions that will arise with our shift to an open-source, wiki-driven approach to methods and also concepts.

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How Can Blockchain Become a Truly Transformative Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I first became interested in blockchain technologies when in 2016 the World Economic Forum (WEF) named The Blockchain in its annual list of Top Ten Emerging Technologies citing its potential to fundamentally change the way markets and governments work.

A toast to the fools standing high on broadcasting’s hill

Doc Searls

In Winter, the cap of dark on half the Earth is cocked to the north. So, as the planet spins, places farther north get more night in the winter. In McGrath, Alaska, at close to sixty-three degrees north, most of the day is dark. This would be discouraging to most people, but to Paul B.

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More Open

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

[ source ] "We should pause and ask the question," says David Wiley, "is more open always better?" The answer, of course, is "it depends". I don't keep my house open for just anyone to drop by. I keep my bank account PIN a secret.

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Xyleme CCMS Launches New User Interface


Completely redesigned UI simplifies content development & improves user experience. March 2, 2020 | Denver – Xyleme, Inc. today launched a new user interface for its Component Content Management System (CCMS).

prisoners of our own device

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “We simply ask that you be innovative without mistakes while working as a team to achieve individual performance goals.” ” — @DocOnDev.

How to Integrate and Benefit from User-Generated Content In Your eLearning LMS


User-generated content (UGC) is trending in eLearning because of the value it can add to an employees’ LMS training experiences.

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Looking back at the Acorn Study; Part 7: Hope, loss, and sacrifice

Dave Snowden

In 2018, Jem Bendell, a sustainability leadership professor, wrote a paper that took the possibility of near-term societal collapse due to climate change extremely seriously (you can read the whole thing here ).

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A Spotted or Herbaceous Backson?

Dave Snowden

It has been a curious, if interesting week with a more or less perfect ending this afternoon. It has however been busy and I’ve clocked up some very long days starting before 0600 and rarely finishing before 2000.

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horses for courses

Harold Jarche

The phrase comes, of course, from horse racing. Some horses are good at boggy ground, some prefer the going to be firm underfoot. Put the right horse on the right track, and they will prevail.

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