Firewall Problems and Solutions

Clark Quinn

I would love to hear back from people on this as I received a question around firewall problems and solutions that I've not heard as much in the past couple of years. This blog reader provides eLearning content to a variety of customers from their hosted solution. Their issue is that they are running into customers who are tightening their firewall settings and it causes some of their content to not work. Are you finding issues with firewalls these days?

Firewall Problems and Solutions

Tony Karrer

I would love to hear back from people on this as I received a question around firewall problems and solutions that I've not heard as much in the past couple of years. This blog reader provides eLearning content to a variety of customers from their hosted solution. Their issue is that they are running into customers who are tightening their firewall settings and it causes some of their content to not work. Are you finding issues with firewalls these days?

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Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall

Tony Karrer

I don't personally think this is the right direction for individuals and in my recent presentations on eLearning 2.0 , I suggested in my examples for what this looks like in a corporate environment that people use a tool like Blogger. I did suggest that they would either use a Wiki behind the firewall or use a password protected Wiki - because that's where the work product goes. If it's captured in a system inside the corporate firewall, it won't go outside.

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

The term eLearning also enjoyed simultaneous discovery. Learning is whatever gets past their personal firewalls (AKA skulls) and lodges in the brain. No wonder eLearning sprouted up in many places. I have been credited with the first use of eLearning on the web. Six months after CBT Systems announced its transformation into SmartForce, the eLearning company , in late 1999, every training company with a dial-up connection and a web page claimed to have eLearning.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Origins of “eLearning&# by Jay Cross on November 30, 2008 On April Fool’s Day of this year, I wrote the following page in the Learnscaping un-book. The term eLearning also enjoyed simultaneous discovery. Learning is whatever gets past their personal firewalls (AKA skulls) and lodges in the brain. That pre-dates my earliest eLearning articles.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Origins of “eLearning&# by Jay Cross on November 30, 2008 On April Fool’s Day of this year, I wrote the following page in the Learnscaping un-book. The term eLearning also enjoyed simultaneous discovery. Learning is whatever gets past their personal firewalls (AKA skulls) and lodges in the brain. That pre-dates my earliest eLearning articles.

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Clark Quinn

Janet juxtaposes the recent inclusion of eLearning 2.0 It makes sense in many of these cases to keep it inside the firewall. Hopefully, we'll begin to see ways to allow a better handling of inside and outside the firewall solutions. Janet Clarey wrote an interesting blog post in response to the relatively recent edupunk meme which is basically an ideology that DIY learning and repurposing content is the way to go (and somewhat the ONLY way to go).

Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tony Karrer

What if I want to use the course content or part of the course content to teach employees or partners behind the firewall. If I want to create eLearning for use by my employees, can I use CC-BY-NC content as part of it? First, likely the course is being provided only behind your firewall. The images under the Attribution license obviously give you a fair bit of freedom to use in your eLearning. eLearning Technology.

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Tony Karrer

Janet juxtaposes the recent inclusion of eLearning 2.0 It makes sense in many of these cases to keep it inside the firewall. Hopefully, we'll begin to see ways to allow a better handling of inside and outside the firewall solutions. Janet Clarey wrote an interesting blog post in response to the relatively recent edupunk meme which is basically an ideology that DIY learning and repurposing content is the way to go (and somewhat the ONLY way to go).

Disclosures

Tony Karrer

Editorial Firewall Before I mention these relationships, with any and all companies that I work with in a consulting capacity and who I will discuss in my blog, I include in my contract what I call an editorial firewall clause. Disclosed Relationships I'm sure this list will grow over time, but the two that I know I should mention are … Adobe – Member of the eLearning Advisory Board – High level discussions with Adobe around product direction. Browse eLearning Content

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

It has issues with firewalls. eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). They had attended the LearnTrends free online conference. This conference has been run for a few years now and is tentatively scheduled for November 15-17 this year.

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Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

Learning is not merely a classroom event or an eLearning course, and training isn’t learning. Jane reports that 68 per cent of those working in HR or L&D consider formal training and eLearning “to be of little or no value for them in the workplace.” I can assure you his open, collaborative leadership style he demonstrates externally is equally reciprocated behind the firewall of ING Direct and that he believes learning happens everywhere not somewhere.

Digital Asset Management – LCMS, ECM and SharePoint

Tony Karrer

Vic provides the following list of reasons that companies use his digital asset management software for eLearning projects: The companies that employ our target audience strongly discourage employees from putting company assets on ‘public’ sites. Is there a need and desire for software or software as a service that provides digital asset management as part of eLearning projects? eLearning Technology.

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Definition: the shift from a predominantly formal instructor-led/eLearning model to one that encompasses formal, informal and social learning methodologies HR & Org Implication: organizational culture can evolve via a strong learning ecosystem; to continue with antiquated ‘spray and pray’ formal only training models is akin to GM’s 2011 automobile lineup being full of SUV’s Work 2.0 When I described eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology.

Search - Implications on Knowledge Work

Tony Karrer

It still is surprising that we are not seeing as rapid adoption of search technologies inside the firewall. Keywords: eLearning Trends , eLearning 2.0 , Web 2.0This post was sparked by a couple of recent articles: Babson Knowledge: How Google Plans to Change the Scope of Googling (And Why Information and Knowledge Workers Should Care).

Web 2.0 - Consumer vs. Enterprise Use

Tony Karrer

and eLearning 2.0 are already being used, then try to align your strategies with these tools rather than trying to provide behind-the-firewall solutions. These policies should be along the lines of IBM's blogging guidelines instead of being one of the 41% apparently ban Facebook and other such applications via firewall rules. Jack Vinson (in Web2.0 as opposed to Enterprise2.0) pointed me to Ben Gardner's post The difference between Web2.0 & & Enterprise2.0

Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

Then I saw Bill Ives Is Blogging Inside the Firewall an Oxymoron? Is it widespread among eLearning Professionals? I first saw Andrew McAffee's post on uses of Web 2.0 approaches inside of corporations - quite good at identifying some different patterns.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

eLearning vendors look at another set of economics. First-generation eLearning had blending all wrong. The hunger for proprietary knowledge does not stop at the firewall. The eLearning Forum conducts a monthly educational meeting. A veteran of the software industry and the training business, Jay Cross coined the term “eLearning” in 1997. He is CEO of eLearning Forum, a 1500-member think tank and advocacy group, and founder of Internet Time Group.

Models for Learning Questions

Tony Karrer

We wrapped up our free elearning webinar on Models for Learning in a New World. I described some common eLearning 2.0 patterns that are emerging much along the lines of my previous post Examples of eLearning 2.0. I will say that sometimes companies get it a bit wrong when it comes to leveraging existing sites to create value that extends beyond the firewall. Heck, you can probably get the blog posts emailed to people. :) eLearning Technology.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

eLearning was born. Venture capitalists funded scores of eLearning companies, most of which disappeared in the dot-com crash a few years later. Many of the corporations that adopted eLearning fell under the same mistaken spell that beguiled investors. Apologists who had fallen for the lure of computerizing all aspects of learning supplemented eLearning with face-to-face meetings and other forms of support and dubbed it “blended learning.”. eLearning.

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Working smarter

Jay Cross

You may be familiar with eLearning Learning but it also powers Leadership Digital, Career Digital and several others. I am encouraging companies to consider using private versions behind their firewalls for dynamic knowledge management. Higher ground. I don’t talk much about training or learning any more. You can train people but they may or may not learn. Training often fizzles. Learning is better than training, but learning is not enough to make sure the job gets done.

Words of Wisdom*

Clark Quinn

HR speaking: We got into elearning when there were scattered experiments going on around the organization. Who needs all this rapid eLearning stuff? We strictly firewall off access to the outside, as we don’t want people getting information that hasn’t been vetted internally. In conclusion, we’ve implemented a centralized system of eLearning. Of course we stopped those, as we need a coordinated approach. We want to grow in a controlled way.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. This is something that gets discussed as emergent: see Emergent Knowledge Management , Direction of eLearning - Emergence or Big System , and Future Platforms for eLearning. Firewalls - You can certainly install tools behind the firewall. You have to decide about inside the firewall vs. SaaS, but this shouldn't hold you back.

Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Training” extends outside the firewall. When the web was giving birth to eLearning, my gut told me wrenching changes were in store. Frustrated by firewalls, many employees shifted training activities to their homes. The Information Era has arrived. The Machine Age is over. The rules have changed. The sky has fallen in. Human resources are more important than natural resources, brains more important than brawn. Networks are connecting everyone and everything.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

No Clear Tool Choices One of the techniques I commonly use now that eLearning Learning has Related Terms is to look at a topic and see what relates to it. Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall ). Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.comI thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning.

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The Coherent Organization

Jay Cross

These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g., the eLearning Guild). They can be personal or professional on either side of the firewall (for example, the company football pool or machinists who support Obama’s re-election). The firewall itself is becoming porous; customers and partners are increasingly privy to what was previously considered insider-only information. At the Internet Time Alliance, we’re big fans of narrating our work.

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

The LCB question this month is, What Tools Should we Learn , or: The question is really about the specific tools that would make sense to learn today in order to be a valuable eLearning professional in 2015? Another option, if you want to share within your organisation, would be to use an open source social bookmarking system and bring it inside your company’s firewall, but that would take some cooperation from the IT department.

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Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 Keywords: eLearning 2.0 , Web 2.0 , Collaborative LearningApproaches Course Description: The purpose of this course is to give you an opportunity to learn about collaborative learning by participating in collaborative learning.

2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

  The first asked, Is banning social media in the workplace the right approach , another – The future of social media in the organisation - pointed out that secure, private behind-the-firewall social systems might be appropriate for some organisations, but they won't be enough for those  who have grown used to having access to the Social Web. Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays!

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Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Not everything can or will be done behind “closed doors” or “closed firewalls.” Likewise, I appreciate your languaging of the role that elearning plays, as it is a newer dimension of human experience and an observing platform from whence most of us do not have a habit of reflecting.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Not everything can or will be done behind “closed doors” or “closed firewalls.” Likewise, I appreciate your languaging of the role that elearning plays, as it is a newer dimension of human experience and an observing platform from whence most of us do not have a habit of reflecting.