Rotman Management Magazine Interview

Dan Pontefract

I was recently interviewed by Rotman Management Magazine and the very talented Editor-in-Chief, Karen Christensen.

Top down implementation of social learning doesn’t work! (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

Now that social learning is a hot topic, many organizations are beginning to consider how they can implement or operationalize it. However, “social learning” is a very different type of learning from traditional training, because it is natural phenomenon (that takes place when people share and collaborate with one another) … Social learning

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What does it mean to transform workplace learning? (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

“Modern Workplace Learning therefore doesn’t just mean adding in new technology to old training practices, nor implementing a new learning platform but rather adopting a new, modern understanding of what it means to learn at work. Modern Workplace Learning means: doing things differently and doing different things” Read the full … Social learning

5 factors driving Modern Workplace Learning (new article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

In today’s article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine, 5 factors driving Modern Workplace Learning I take a look at 5 factors that are impacting the workplace and driving a new approach to workplace learning, and which mean a very different organizational learning culture from the long-standing traditional culture that exists in most … Social learning

Beyond Training – The importance of Workwide Learning (New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine)

Jane Hart

My new article in the MWL Magazine is here: Beyond Training – The importance of workwide learning “There is a lot of talk about lifelong learning – but most of it focuses on lifelong education – that is continuously taking courses throughout your life … but lifelong education is only … Social learning

The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

My new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit. ” See the diagram full size in my article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit.

Dear Magazines: please quit screwing loyal subscribers

Doc Searls

Among those many (Amazon, Apple, PayPal, Dish Network, EasyPass…) were a bunch of magazines that get renewed annually. Especially for a magazine with subscribers as loyal as The New Yorker’s. So I won’t be renewing any of those magazines.

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4 myths of social learning (new article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article by Helen Blunden, Activate Learning Solutions.

Gamification is like Marmite. Love it or hate it. (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

“Gamification is another HR buzzword; in fact nowadays everything is being gamified. It is big business; gamification vendors abound, and there are plenty of gamification conferences too. But does it actually work? Take a look at my article, Gamification is like Marmite. Love it or hate it. Social learning

Stanford Magazine Story on the d.School: David Kelley as Founder.

Bob Sutton

Why CEOs soft-pedal layoffs: Fortune Magazine. Funny Humility From Groupons CEO » Stanford Magazine Story on the d.School: David Kelley as Founder, Jedi Master, and Cover Boy.       The new Stanford Magazine just arrived and it has a fantastic story about the d.school called "Sparks Fly" and a nice sidebar on the efforts by Rich Crandall and others to teach design thinking in schools via their K-12 initiative. Bob Sutton.

Experimentation and Reflection (new article in the Modern Workplace Learning magazine)

Jane Hart

New article by Clark Quinn “in my mind learning is action and reflection, with two nuances. The first notion is that the action/reflection cycle is the process, not the outcome. The outcome, technically, is a new response to the same stimuli.

Continuous, Curated Learning: The Business Case (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article by Stephen Walsh of Anders Pink: “we need curated content to help us stay sharp and continuously learn. But who’s going to find and filter this content? Most people don’t have the time to do it for themselves every day.

Vogue magazine continues neglect of cognitive science

Mind Hacks

I think I can speak for both Tom and I when I say we were actually aiming for recognition by Vogue magazine but it’s better than a poke in the eye so we’ll take it. Mind Hacks has been awarded the 2014 British Psychological Society’s Public Engagement and Media Award for its services to obsessive coverage of psychology and neuroscience.

Modern Professional Learning: Guidelines & Resources

Jane Hart

New article in the MWL Magazine. Modern Professional Learning: Guidelines and Resources to survive and thrive in the modern workplace. Social learning

Mastery takes time and effort (new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine by Harold Jarche: Mastery takes time and effort. Her’s a quote “Is reflection solely the realm of sitting and thinking on one’s own? Or is it the ebb and flow of conversations and making meaning through discourse? Time for silent reflection is … Social learning

Training magazine, RIP

Jay Cross

Nielsen Business Media is shutting down Training magazine and its companion Web site, trainingmag.com. I first saw Training magazine in 1977. “You mean there’s really a magazine about this stuff?&#

Time Magazine's The Protester

Nine Shift

Well, we called this one. 1) In January 2011, we asked here (you can check it out) "When Will U.S. Youth Revolt?" The answer was 3 weeks. 2) At the Nine Shift for 2012 presentation at the big LERN conference in New Orleans this month, we spent a whole section of the talk on "The Fight for the 21st Century," featuring Wisconsin's role in fostering the protests.

Smart People Magazine launched!

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen Jerry Ash has just gone live with his new magazine Smart People. The entire first issue of Smart People magazine is free, and all lead stories in subsequent magazines are unlocked for public access. Smart People Magazine turns corporate knowledge management inside out, brings the power of knowledge work to the mainstream and applies it to living, learning, choosing, creating and working. Credit: Smart People Magazine.

5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited in 2017)

Jane Hart

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine “In this article I take a look at how workplace learning has changed over the last 10+ years and its necessary future direction.

When it’s just so obvious no training is needed, it hurts to watch.

Jane Hart

New article in the MWL Magazine by Charles Jennings … Training is a certain and unquestioned component of every business strategy and plan, particularly when faced with the rollout of new systems and processes.

Networked: Harvard Magazine

George Siemens

The last decade has seen an explosion in interest in networks. Some fields – such as sociology – have been grappling with network phenomenon for decades. Others, like mathematics, have been grappling with network attributes for centuries. But, starting in the late 1990’s, networks moved from being the exclusive domain of researchers to being a common phenomenon that we all experience on a daily basis.

Who’s responsible for Modern Workplace Learning? We all are!

Jane Hart

New article in the MWL Magazine: Workplace Learning has traditionally been seen as the sole responsibility of Training/L&D departments, but in the modern workplace we are all responsible. Here I look at the roles of the individual/employee, the manager and the L&D department … Social learning

New article in the MWL Magazine: An employee’s Personal Learning Space lies at the heart of MWL– not a LMS

Jane Hart

New article by Jane Hart, Centre for Modern Workplace Learning. “… in the modern workplace, it really isn’t appropriate to use the LMS to try and track everything everyone learns in the organisation. In fact trying to do so is neither practicable nor feasible.

Building digital confidence at Cancer Research UK

Jane Hart

New article in the MWL Magazine: Building digital confidence at Cancer Research UK ‘When our digital team works with another team at CRUK in a ‘spoke’, we help them deliver a digital outcome.

Could a Super Bowl ad make us love the US Government?

Steve Denning

Harper’s Magazine (February 2011) has the provocative idea of assembling a group of ad execs (today’s Mad Men) and asking them what they would do if the US Government asked them to do an Super Bowl ad that would “make us love our government”. 

Entrepreneurs are Iron Chefs, Managers are Swedish Chefs | Daniel.

Dan Pink

Magazine article , which I finally got to this weekend, The University of Virginia’s Saras Sarasvathy talks about research she’s done into the thinking styles of accomplished entrepreneurs. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles.

eLearn Magazine’s 2010 Predictions

Jay Cross

Four members of Internet Time Alliance submitted their thoughts to eLearn Magazine’s 2010 Predictions. Wave Crests. Google Wave is already set to become a very popular tool this year, and I think it represents the way that tools are going to evolve in the near future, that is that the social functionality found in standalone tools is going to merge and become amalgamated into more integrated “learning&# tools.

InfoWorld Folds Print Magazine

Tony Karrer

I just posted on Disruptive Changes in Learning and then I run into: InfoWorld folds print mag to focus on online and events. It makes you wonder if this isn't indicative of the shift. In fact, you have to wonder if the model that Steve Fox is heading towards where he maintains a paid content writing/publishing staff isn't going to still have major problems. After all, how do you compete with aggregators who take free content and restructure it for the audience

Last Year's eLearn Magazine Predictions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here are the predictions from the 2007 eLearn Magazine's annual round-up , and what actually happened. Michael Feldstein , author of the e-Literate weblog and member of eLearn Magazine's Editorial Advisory Board, USA Predicted: "The U.S. technologies, Time magazine recently named "you" as the person of the year for 2006. 2007 is finally over. Everybody is busily predicting 2008, but who is checking 2007's predictions?

The TWO roles for L&D in the modern workplace: Learning Managers & Learning Consultants

Jane Hart

For example, here is an article I wrote for the 50th edition of the Inside Learning Technologies magazine in October 2014. I have written a lot about how the Web is changing the way that many of us now learn. It is also clear that this is beginning to influence the work of L&D departments. […]. Social learning

Death of Magazines - Broader Deeper Coverage

Tony Karrer

In particular, I say that since I've begun to shift my scanning behavior to blogs (scanning is how you stay up-to-speed on a topic) - my rapid fire skimming of blogs via a Skim Dive Skim approach has meant that magazines have mostly become pretty irrelevant to me. I will bring copies of magazines on a plane to flip through, but rarely do I read articles in any great depth. Rick Nigol posted and reminded me of a post by Donald Clark - Training magaZZZZZZZZZZines.

Interview exchange of the day | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Interview exchange of the day From Deborah Solomon’s New York Times Magazine interview with superstar physicist Brian Greene. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours. Drive. A Whole New Mind. Johnny Bunko. Daniel H.

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We Magazine interview on informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

A concise video interview with me on Informal Learning at Online Educa Berlin. This was the first of three interviews that afternoon so I’m a bit fresher here than on the others.

We Magazine interview on informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

A concise video interview with me on Informal Learning at Online Educa Berlin. This was the first of three interviews that afternoon so I’m a bit fresher here than on the others.

Connected Learning in the Workplace: the next generation of learning practices

Jane Hart

A recent article in Wired Magazine, Collaboration and Conversation: The next generation of working practices summarises it nicely “Today’s enterprises are seeing and experiencing the value of both social software and cloud-based content collaboration systems.

Through the 70:20:10 Looking Glass

Charles Jennings

This is the second of three posts adapted from articles written for Inside Learning Technologies & Skills magazine. The third article will be posted here a little while after it has been published in the magazine for the Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition in London 26-27 January 2012. The original has been published here.

A Darn Good One Page Summary of Good Boss, Bad Boss in.

Bob Sutton

Why CEOs soft-pedal layoffs: Fortune Magazine. The February edition of Southwest Airlines Spirit magazine has a an article on Good Boss, Bad Boss called Lead the Way. Hi Bob, I'm so glad you posted this because I just flew Southwest over the weekend and was excited to see your work and message in their magazine. Inside the Mind of the Modern American Boss -- New York Magazine. The Bully Rulebook: INC Magazine. Bob Sutton.

MANAGERS AND MAD HATTERS: WORK THAT STRETCHES

Charles Jennings

This is the third and final of three posts adapted from articles I’ve written for Inside Learning Technologies & Skills magazine. It was published and distributed in the magazine for the Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition in London 25-26 January 2012. It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards,” says the White Queen to Alice. In the previous two

My tweeted links from October 2013

Jane Hart

Dear C-Suite, we don’t do training, Dan Pontefract, CLO Magazine, 31 October 2013 MUST READ Old dog, new tricks, Harold Jarche, [.]. These are the links to resources I tweeted in October 2013 – in reverse chronological order.

Stylish psychotherapy magazine launches

Mind Hacks

Contemporary Psychotherapy is a new magazine dedicated to the practice of psychological treatment of all types and the current debates in this sometimes hotly contested field. It makes a good complement to the US-based Psychotherapy Networker magazine , it's stylishly put together, you can download it for free as a PDF file, and long may it continue as it's off to a brilliant start.