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A word or two about words …

Dave Snowden

In some ways this post is a follow up to a point I made yesterday about the dangers of creating a coat of rhinestones on something rotten at the heart and by way or warning it is polemical in nature.

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The Increasing Economic Value of Digital Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A firm’s financial statement comprises two distinct types of assets. Tangible assets are mostly physical in nature, and include vehicles, land, plants, equipment, and furniture, as well as financial assets like stocks, bonds, account receivables, and cash which have a concrete contractual value.

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Levels of LXD Design

Clark Quinn

I stumbled across the Elements of UX diagram again, and happened to wonder if it would map to LXD. Here’s my stab: And the text, as usual. In a justifiably well-known image (PDF), Jesse James Garrett (JJG) detailed the elements of (web) user experience.

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On Corporate Language

Dan Pontefract

Having spent two decades fighting the battle of corporate language from within at two huge organizations, I learned this: First, new language that is abnormal… The post On Corporate Language appeared first on Pontefract Group. Behaviour communication Culture corporate culture Writing

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To curate or be curated?

Dave Snowden

From time to time someone, knowing my interest in narrative sends me a link to yet another website collecting people’s stories. One popped up in slack as I was writing this offering a “magic formula” to change the world. It has some powerful stories all carefully curated by the design team.

Webinar: Building an Adaptable Learning Ecosystem

Xyleme

As your organization’s scope increases to address new audiences, constantly-evolving business priorities, and learners’ continued demands for better experiences, learning management leaders must rethink and extend learning ecosystems in order to keep up.

leave standard methods to the machines

Harold Jarche

Any situation at work can first be looked at from the perspective of — is this a known problem or not? If it’s known, then the answer can be looked up or the correct person found to deal with it. Known problems require access to the right information to solve them.

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The Woozle effect

Dave Snowden

I talked yesterday about metaphor-based languages and used Winnie the Pooh as an illustration. That was part of a loose set of posts starting to develop and codify a more general theory of leadership from a sense-making and anthro-complexity perspective.

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A word or two about words … (2/2)

Dave Snowden

In yesterday’s post, I was concerned about both the abuse of power, and the effectiveness of confessional use of language. The desire to compel people to put into words (generally the words of power in the facilitator’s culture and/or ideology) learning is problematic to say the least.

…fraught with moral peril

Dave Snowden

That aspect of the modern crisis which is bemoaned as a “wave of materialism’ is related to what is called the “crisis of authority.”

Looking back at the Acorn Study; Part 9: Seedlings

Dave Snowden

After a couple of weeks of hiatus (early spring is definitely Bank Holiday season here in Cyprus), this blog series returns for its final look back at the Acorn Study. To extend the metaphor, it is time to look at the forest floor and examine the new growth.

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Driving a 75% Reduction in Translation Costs at Ford Motor Company

Xyleme

CUSTOMER STORIES. Driving a 75% Reduction in Translation Costs at Ford Motor Company. Ford Motor Company’s Finance Division partnered with Xyleme in late 2018 to improve & streamline content creation & translation management for more than 5,000 learners and five languages. .

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Allina Health: Cutting Content Development Time by 66% with an Agile Reuse & Personalization Strategy

Xyleme

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Allina Health: Cutting Content Development Time by 66% with an Agile Reuse & Personalization Strategy appeared first on Xyleme | Content Management Solutions. Resources draft