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Blockchain and Public Health Solutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) is a global think tank dedicated to the strategic implications of blockchain technologies to business, government and society. On March 26, I participated in a virtual roundtable convened by the BRI to discuss the potential use of blockchain technologies for public health solutions. The roundtable’s findings and recommendations were released in early April in Blockchain Solutions in Pandemics : A Call for Innovation and Transformation in Public Health.

Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Dave Snowden

300 : the prolific film historically retelling The Battle of Thermopylae, where a comparatively small Spartan army courageously defied the odds, stood their ground, and helped protect their beloved homeland. 300 : the percentage of increased calls to Battered Women’s Support Services in Vancouver this month. 300 : the number of days since I last saw my abusive ex-partner…. When I reflect back, it was the moments of connection that were most liberating.

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The 4 D’s of Learning: A quick illustrated guide to Modern Workplace Learning 

Jane Hart

The following is a quick illustrated guide to what you will find in my Modern Workplace Learning 2020 (MWL2020) resource. Modern Workplace Learning

beyond civil society, governments, and markets

Harold Jarche

Binary thinking is an easy sell. It appeals to our emotions which we developed as children. Binary thinking blinds us. It’s not black and white, or right and wrong, or even Left and Right. Human society is many shades along various spectra. But often politicians and others tell us it’s a simple, binary choice — ”You’re either with us, or with the terrorists.’ ’ ‘ — President George W. Bush (2001).

A mlearning course?

Clark Quinn

As I mentioned in my last post , yes, I’ll be running a course on mobile learning. And I can understand if you’re thinking “a mlearning course?” ” So I thought I’d lay out the thinking a bit, and see if I can help you see why I’m doing this. So, I don’t usually do things just for money. I’ve turned down things I thought were inappropriate in the past.

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The Pros & Cons of Content Silos: Getting the Best of Both Worlds

Xyleme

David Dye. Solution Consultant. It’s not uncommon for content creation and management functions to become “siloed” in different departments. Particularly in large, dispersed organizations, silos allow a level of control and focused expertise that’s hard to duplicate with a single, centralized content team. It’s easy to understand the appeal!

Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Dave Snowden

300 : the prolific film historically retelling The Battle of Thermopylae, where a comparatively small Spartan army courageously defied the odds, stood their ground, and helped protect their beloved homeland. 300 : the percentage of increased calls to Battered Women’s Support Services in Vancouver this month. 300 : the number of days since I last saw my abusive ex-partner…. When I reflect back, it was the moments of connection that were most liberating.

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Adapting to change

Clark Quinn

We live in interesting times. And, of course, that means many things have changed. Some for the worse, some for the better. I thought I’d just overview some of ways I’m adapting to change, so you can keep track and take advantage. I was scheduled to do a number of things. One that wasn’t on the list was a trip to Brazil in May, also to give a talk (at least). And, of course, Boston, Brazil, and Belgium have all been postponed. Understandably.

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Understanding the Learning Technology Ecosystem

Xyleme

What is a Learning Technology Ecosystem? As many companies move to remote working environments for the first time, the technology components of the learning ecosystem are becoming more important than ever before. A Learning Technology Ecosystem is made up of the tools and platforms that an organization uses to create, deliver, manage, deliver and analyze their learning content. Each organization’s Learning Technology Ecosystem is going to look a little (or a lot) different.

4 Tips to Make Online Employee Training More Effective for Remote Workers

TOPYX LMS

For companies across all sectors, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything, from the way they conduct business to the health of their bottom line. One of the biggest ways COVID-19 has disrupted the way organizations operate is by necessitating that as many employees as possible work from home. “In In response to the uncertainties presented by Covid-19, many companies and universities have asked their employees to work remotely,” according to Harvard Business Review.

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lockdown

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight — now known as a decade — I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence, it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” ” — Peter Drucker. But in our knowledge economy, says Drucker , “if you haven’t learned how to learn, you’ll have a hard time. Knowing how to learn is partly curiosity. But it’s also a discipline.”

Five Tips for Nonprofits to Avoid Virtual Fatigue

Beth Kanter

Dance Off Energizer on Zoom. It is uncertain exactly when we will be able to work together in our offices, although it is clear that our work will involve primarily digital connections with others for a while longer While the cloud of the global health and financial crisis are weighing on us, the technology we are using as our life line is prompting a new ailment – exhaustion. Now more than ever we must create a robust workplace culture and stronger relationships to retain our humanness.

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4 Reasons Why Every Company Should Make Remote eLearning a Priority

TOPYX LMS

Today, many companies are having to quickly adapt to managing and training a remote workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which creates new challenges and opportunities for companies in every industry. Fortunately, an LMS training platform can solve many challenges for a newly dispersed workforce every day of the year; not just during times of crisis.