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Organization Chart Collapses

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So fun to witness the collapse of the Organizational Chart and dominance of the Network. We were at an organizing meeting for a citizens election organization in the recall election of our Tea Party state senator. The participants were discussing how to structure the informal organization.

The Rich: Inequality Bad For Your Health

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Fascinating information out of a new book. Inequality in wealth is bad for your health. And it is bad for social well being in just about every other category, including mental health, environment, drug use, teen pregnancy, etc.

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Anxiety and Depression Huge Among The Millennials

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I have asked her to write about it and will have more information for you then. My brilliant co-author and lead researcher for Nine Shift Julie Coates is reporting that anxiety and depression is huge among Gen Yers (millennials).

The Changing Workplace: Virtual Offices

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Many companies have intranets, where lots of information is posted. What this does is create accountability, plus also help solve problems as others with a need to know, or desire to know, can help solve problems with this information.

What Iowa Said About NineShift

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You challenged our thinking with valuable and thought provoking information. “A great pleasure hearing you speak. Many positive comments about your remarks. Thank you.” . -MJ MJ Dolan, Executive Director, Iowa Association of Community College Trustees

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There is no Digital Divide

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Overall, access to digital technology has the potential to provide more universal access to information, but people will still choose the information that is of greatest interest. NineShifter Paul Lucas of Butler, PA, wrote Julie Coates and said he has not heard much about the "digital divide" in the last few years. Here is her response: Here is what NineShift has to say about the digital divide.

Security Alert Related to Snowden?

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Until our President and/or Congress gives me a little more information, I am more afraid of cars, Congress and Wall Street than I am of Al Qaeda. Is this weekend''s security aler t related to the Snowden case? Not one given to conspriracy, but we just have had the head of the NSA lie to Congress and the American public, with no penalty.

Egypt and U.S.: Why Can't We Watch Al Jazeera?

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What do you think about Americans' ability to access information and news The best live coverage of the Egyptian revolt is on Al Jazeera.

Is Everything Moving Too Fast?

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He noted that in the past 5 years people now have access to the entirety of the world's information with the mobile in their pockets. . What do you think, is everything moving too fast? Think back 4 years.

What Gen Y Will Buy, and Won't Buy

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Travel, travel advisors, travel information and travel items. Laura Kennedy of Kiplinger interviewed Julie and me, asking what Gen Y will buy, and won't buy. Here’s the Top 20 buying trends we predicted for Generation Y. Tell us your thoughts, and add your own observation or prediction.

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BBC Beats NPR Again

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LESSON: if you want to be a successful society, you have to have the best information. 5 am this morning, I'm listening to live BBC coverage of the release of Burmese civil rights advocate and Nobel Peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest in Rangoon.

Why We Have a Deficit

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Society is trying to support both the Industrial Age and the Information Age. And since society does not really understand the Information Age, we are not "full speed" in the Information Age either. Here's why we have budget deficits.

Fox News Banned in Canada

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It also garnered a huge discussion among young people on Reddit , one of the most informative and fun sources of information today. The above headline on another blog recently highlighted another huge problem in the United States: our media lie. Fox News is distributed by cable in Canada (like U.S.). Fox cable news might cost money and be little watched by Canadians. But it's not really banned in Canada.

The World As We Know It Has Ended

Nine Shift

100 years later, we again are at the big turning point, moving from the Industrial Age to the Internet/Information/Innovation Age of the 21st century. The world as we know it has ended, author Virginia Woolf wrote about December 31, 1909.

The Coming Decade: The Industrial Age Collapses

Nine Shift

In ten years the whole world will indeed feel brand-new again, as we leave the Industrial Age behind and are truly in the Internet or Information Age of the 21st Century. Everything's changing so fast,' she said.

Welcome to our coverage of the Wisconsin Protests

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You will discover new information about the societal issues that determine the success of our field of continuing education and lifelong learning. Welcome to our daily coverage of the Wisconsin Protests between now and April 5. The reason? Some 90% of LERN members are directly affected by these issues. Thanks for being here.

Privacy declining, really?

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I s privacy declining, or do people have greater personal information protection now? Laws will be made to prevent misuse of information about another person. How will privacy and personal information be protected (or not) in this century Tell us your thoughts. My favorite line of the week: "In the 21st century, everyone will have 15 minutes of - - privacy." In the wake of Facebook's privacy announcement this week, I've been thinking about privacy past and present.

Advertising in the 21st Century: Part II

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Gen Y will tell us how it wants to receive product information. Some thoughts on how advertising is changing. Add your ideas. 1.Mass Advertising is dead. Direct advertising is alive. Newspaper, radio, tv, magazine advertising as it exists today as mass advertising is dead. No one wants junk mail, junk email, or junk ads. Direct advertising, where one identifies a select target audience, is still alive. 2.Gen Y is the new audience.

Cars: Government Conspiracy!

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She told me, "The auto manufacturers don't want to share that information." A local dealer told me that age/date of birth was part of the information forwarded to the government. Try to find out the extent to which Gen Y is buying cars as compared to previous generations. You cannot. We've been trying for six months. This week I visited with my local librarian, who has been trying to help me find data on car buying by Gen Y.

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Internet now a train!

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In a stunning image and publicity defeat for automobiles, the Internet is no longer the "Information Superhighway" of the 1990s. It is now a train. If you watch the Comcast television ad closely, you will see the Internet is now a train. As it should be. Associating the web with the Horseless Carriage is so last-century

Lake Touring

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Carmen returns this week and I know all of you will appreciate the big jump in quality of information found on this blog. Yesterday, while still cool, presented an opportunity to make the first trip around the lake shore in our newly launched pontoon.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. By the close of the workshop, you will be able to… understand what informal learning is, how it works, why it’s important. Informal Learning Just Jay

Pulling informal learning

Harold Jarche

Informal learning is mostly Pull. They are also more in control of who Pushes to them, through social networks and other sources of online information. Informal LearningTake a look at these 8 demand-side knowledge management principles by Nick Milton.

Informal Learning Research Report

Jane Hart

Inthis new E-Learning Guild Survey Research Report,Informal Learning Takes Off, Iexamine the results of a survey about informal learning in the workplace. The main informal learning activities […].

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

I wouldn’t call it informal learning

Jay Cross

If I had it to do over again, I wouldn’t call it Informal Learning. Better I should have talked about Experiential Learning , for that’s the informal learning with the most impact. Informal Learning

gaining insight through social and informal learning

Harold Jarche

These five triggers can be enhanced through informal and social learning. Instead, systems and structures are needed to support social and informal learning in work teams, communities of practice, and social networks.

Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

I fear that charlatans and dummies are taking informal learning down the same road. An Informal Learning Sequel? While it took six years to arrive, informal learning has become L&D’s flavor of the day. You nurture informal learning; micro-managing chokes it off.).

Controversy over Informal Learning

Jay Cross

When the book on informal learning came out, nay-sayers attacked me as some kind of loony. QUESTION: How do you know that informal learning works? QUESTION: How can we assess the ROI of informal learning? QUESTION: How do you know learning on the job is 80% informal?

Informal learning is

Harold Jarche

Stephen Hart has a good series of quotes on informal and social learning on his website. Informal LearningSometimes the right quote gets the message across faster than a long explanatory paragraph.

Want Results? Champion the Informal

Jay Cross

We have an information explosion. I first heard about informal learning was at a conference in Orlando, Florida, a dozen years ago. The scientists discovered than over 80% of the way people learned their jobs was informal. Informal Learning

Informal rule of thumb

Harold Jarche

Studies show that informal learning accounts for between 70 and 95% of workplace learning [USBLS: 70%; Raybould: 95%; EDC: 70%; CapitalWorks: 75%; OISE: 70%; eLG: 70%; Allen Tough: 80%]. According to Gary, as much as 95% of workplace learning is informal. Informal Learning

Informal learning, the 95% solution

Harold Jarche

Tweet Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. Supporting informal learning at work is not as clear-cut as something like ISD. Today there is no agreed-upon informal learning design methodology. Informal Learning

Informed consent for human sensors

David Weinberger

Friend (CEO at that same outfit) write about a project in which users of a health monitoring app have given informed consent to have their data made available to other researchers. How to get informed consent via an app? The post Informed consent for human sensors appeared first on Joho the Blog In a post at Nature Biotechnology , John Wilbanks (Chief Commons Officer at Sage Bionetworks) and Stephen H.

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Information is the opposite of information

David Weinberger

The ordinary language use of “information” in some ways is the opposite of the technical sense given the term by Claude Shannon — the sense that kicked off the Information Age. Shannon’s information is a measure of surprise: the more unexpected is the next letter a user lays down in Scrabble, the more information it conveys. ” The more surprising the news is, the more important the information is.

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The Masterclass on Informal Learning

Jay Cross

Your organization has decided to tilt in the direction of informal learning. Masterclass for L&D managers, instructional designers, and senior instructors on the concept and implementation of informal learning. Introduction to informal learning.

Reconciling Formal and Informal

Clark Quinn

Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about informal learning, which ends up sounding like formal learning, and this can be confusing. Now, let’s move on to informal learning, as this is where, to me, we have a conflict.

You can’t manage informal learning – only use of informal media

Jane Hart

Aprendizado informal

Jay Cross

Last Tuesday I delivered a workshop in Sao Paulo on informal learning to clients of fast-moving Brasilian learning company Affero. I’ll let the graphic recorders tell the story. Just Jay

Informal learning masterclass video

Jay Cross

Two weeks ago, I led a half-day masterclass on informal learning and 70:20:10 for staff and customers of the Dutch high-tech consultancy Ordina. That’s the basis for informal learning — trusting people to do the right thing, to go after it for themselves and take responsibility.

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