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On organisational change

Dave Snowden

This is not the second part of the re-wilding post, but a building block towards it. It addresses the issue of organisational change using, in the main, a mapping and navigation metaphor. Earlier today Paul and I were exchanging ideas for a walk in the Black Mountains using.gpx files.

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Is Work-from-Anywhere Here to Stay?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Remote work has been around for a few decades, but took off in the mid-late 1990s with the explosive growth of the Internet. There were predictions that the Internet would lead to the decline of cities , because technology was making location less relevant to our work and personal lives.


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Make it Meaningful: Elements

Clark Quinn

This is the third of four posts about making learning meaningful. Here, I talk about the implications for some key learning elements. And, as always, the text. This is the third post about how to ‘make it meaningful ’.

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Who Really Is In Charge Of The New Look Office?

Dan Pontefract

If you’re trying to get ahead of the pandemic—planning for a post-pandemic world—you should be having conversations now about what your office space is going… The post Who Really Is In Charge Of The New Look Office? appeared first on Pontefract Group. Real Estate office space

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A dish best served cold? 1 of 2

Dave Snowden

One of the first classic novels I came across, and through the medium of a radio play, was the Count of Monte Christo. My mother objected to televisions on principle and so we grew up with radio which in many ways was a blessing. Radio feeds the imagination in a way that television does not.

Webinar: Driving Content Management ROI Across the Extended Enterprise?


February 25, 2021 | 1:00 pm EST. Managing content at the component level (as opposed to the document level) makes content smarter and more powerful by?reducing

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Make it Meaningful: Process

Clark Quinn

In this fourth, and final, post about making it meaningful , I talk about process. You need to systematically acquire the necessary additional information to make learning experiences work. And, of course, to then use them. All explored more in the workshop. And, as always, the text.

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Two months of blogging

Dave Snowden

A little over two months ago I wrote a post summarising the previous year’s blog posts. This proved useful to several readers but also to me and so I resolved to timetable a similar task every couple of months.

working smarter 2020

Harold Jarche

In 2010 we conducted a project to cultivate a fully engaged, high performing workforce through rapid, collaborative, informal, & self-directed learning at a US-based health insurance company of about 20,000 employees. It is summarized in the working smarter case study.

Make it Meaningful: Hook

Clark Quinn

I believe that in addition to learning science, the other key element of Learning Experience Design is engagement. More than the trivial tarting-up, however, trying to make it meaningful. I’ve put together four posts covering some of the key elements, and this is the first.

The Great Office Real Estate Contraction Is Upon Us

Dan Pontefract

The data does not lie. The great office real estate contraction is upon us. Wherever you look on the planet, companies are shedding their real… The post The Great Office Real Estate Contraction Is Upon Us appeared first on Pontefract Group. Real Estate real estate

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Thinking about Networks – 2

Dave Snowden

It is funny, when we think about networks, we think about groups, communities, systems, and other complex collections of interacting entities. Yet, the most popular social network metrics are “individual centralities”! Who is the most connected? Who is the best connected? Who is the hub? Who is the influencer? Who spans the most structural holes in the network? We are looking at complex interconnected systems yet we are focusing on individuals. Does this make sense?

sensemaking in turbulence

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 greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence — it is to act with yesterday’s logic. ” —Peter Drucker.

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Make it Meaningful: Tips ‘n’ Tricks

Clark Quinn

This is the second of four posts where I’m talking about the next step beyond trivial engagement. Here I talk about some tips ‘n’ tricks that help us take our learning designs deeper in meaning. And, as always, the text. This is the second post about how to ‘make it meaningful ’. I talked about some tricks to maintain engagement in the previous one, and here I want to talk about what this means for the elements of learning.

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Remote Comments

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I've had an idea in the back of my mind for a long time now, and as I get closer to a real-world gRSShopper other people can actually use I began to ask around is anyone had seen an implementation. In a word, the response was "no".

Root ’cause’ & complexity

Dave Snowden

There are two major forms of stupidity on the various debates that sprint on social media from time to time. The first is the assertion that because complex systems have no linear material causality that all forms of root cause analysis should be abandoned.

4 Overlooked Features and Characteristics of an LMS Platform that Businesses Need


Businesses and associations searching for a new learning management system (LMS) in 2021 are not alone. An increasing number of organizations are turning to LMS platforms to create, deliver, and report on remote training.

A dish best served cold? 2 of 2

Dave Snowden

Writing the f irst part of this a couple of days ago was very therapeutic, I got a lot of anger out of the system and slept well in consequence. And in response to those who have asked, no I won’t name names or give any more clues.

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Part 4.1: Individual, collective, other

Dave Snowden

We are now at the stage where we start to dig into the patterns and ask what they might be telling us. . Let’s start by looking at two triads that look at possibility and responsibility, involving similar factors from different angles.

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Dave Snowden

Nothing pleases people more than to go on thinking what they have always thought, and at the same time imagine that they are thinking something new and daring: it combines the advantage of security and the delight of adventure. Eliot.

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