November, 2018

Employees Have Become So Busy They Have Given Up On Learning

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: In today’s organization, speed has become a weapon against learning. Time to market, time to innovate, and time to exploit are now bullets in the.

The Impact of AI on the World Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I wrote about the economic value of AI based on a recently published report by PwC. The report’s overriding finding was that AI technologies and applications will increase global GDP by up to 14% between now and 2030, the equivalent of an additional $15.7

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Mindset and Heartset

John Hagel

Is mindset all there is? I recently attended a gathering of senior executives seeking to drive change in their organizations and was struck by how much mindset dominated the conversation. It was all about the assumptions and beliefs of the people in their organizations. They wanted to know what kind of evidence and reasoning would help to change these assumptions and beliefs. The key assumption in the room was that it was all about the mind.

New York lights

Doc Searls

I had a bunch of errands to run today, but also a lot of calls. And, when I finally got up from my desk around 4pm with plans to head out in the car, I found five inches of snow already on the apartment deck. Another five would come after that. So driving was clearly a bad idea.

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finding community

Harold Jarche

Many work teams today are distributed geographically, culturally, or in different time zones. But trust is required before real knowledge-sharing can happen. This is especially the case of sharing complex knowledge which requires strong social ties for trusted professional relationships.

MWL Newsletter No 90

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 4-10 Nov. TBL to save the Web, how to understand company culture, take the robot jobs test, 4 myths about the skills gap, & more]. Modern Workplace Learning

So, Now What?

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: It never ceases to amaze me how many issues can crop up in our lives. Some of them deserve our attention, and some do not. Dan's Related Posts: Distractedness Is Quickly Becoming The Organization’s Top Issue.

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More Trending

Ode to Trees

John Hagel

I stand in awe of trees. They bend with the wind But they stand their ground. They stand tall Yet constantly reach for the sky Branching in so many directions, Searching for the sun and stars While firmly rooted in one place. They can stand alone, But they seek out each other And live longer together. They appear silent But they actively communicate Not only with each other But with many other living things In the ground. Their energy Comes from connection.

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Today’s workplace

Euen Semple

First day of proper HGV driving (I'd previously done a day but in a 3.5 tonne van). Great fun. Lots of complicated reversing, having to unload gazillions of window frames on my own, and the general nervous wear and tear of manipulating 7.5

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Making Multiple Choice work

Clark Quinn

For sins in my past, I’ve been thinking about assessments a bit lately. And one of the biggest problems comes from trying to find solutions that are meaningful yet easy to implement. You can ask learners to develop meaningful artifacts, but getting them assessed at scale is problematic.

Credit where overdue

Doc Searls

The original pioneer in space-based telephony isn’t @ElonMusk (though he deserves enormous credit for his work in the field, the latest example of which is SpaceX ‘s 7,518-satellite Starlink network, and which has been making news lately).

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The Five Rules Of Managing Up

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Most of us have a boss. Some of us actually like them. The “boss” is that person who is ultimately responsible for your status in. Dan's Related Posts: Corporate Culture in a Venn Diagram.

network literacies

Harold Jarche

Distributed governance was part of the conversation at RESET18 in Helsinki last month, where I discussed networks, communities of practice, knowledge-sharing, and sense-making, in the context of the Finnish civil service.

Insights from the Internet Time Alliance (2018)

Jane Hart

On the 3rd anniversary of the death of Jay Cross, the Founder of the Internet Time Alliance, we – Harold Jarche, Charles Jennings, Clark Quinn and I – share some insights from the 5 of us over the years. Modern Workplace Learning

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Blockchain In Government

Euen Semple

Last week's Blockchain In Government conference that I hosted in Washington was great fun. Thanks to Jane Dysart and Information Today for taking the leap and organising it. We managed to pull together a really smart bunch of people directly involved in implementing blockchain in a number of interesting ways. It yet again reinforced my impression that once you get past the crypto currency hype there is much to be excited about with the advent of this new technology.

Developing learning to learn skills

Clark Quinn

I’m an advocate of meta-learning, that is: learning to learn. Not just because it’s personally empowering, but because it can and should be organizationally empowering. The problem is, little is talked about how to develop it. And I have to say that what I do see, seems inadequate.

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Really?

Doc Searls

It’s misses like this that have people thinking there’s nothing to fear from AI. adtech Business marketing AI ml pinterest

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In Con Text

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: In Con Text The goal was to survive the storm, For then we might truly transform, Along came a text Oh my, “what is. Dan's Related Posts: Sweet Spot Synergy. Do We Need Textpectations? In Progress . “It’s

#ForTheWeb

Harold Jarche

For the Web is part of the Worldwide Web Foundation — “established in 2009 by web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee to advance the open web as a public good and a basic right … fighting for digital equality — a world where everyone can access the web and use it to improve their lives.”

Spotlighting Clark Quinn in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

Jane Hart

I am delighted that Clark Quinn will be joining us on Tuesday 29 January 2019. The title of Clark’s session is Professionalism in Practice: Debunking Learning Myths, Superstitions, and Misconceptions . Modern Workplace Learning

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Difference

Euen Semple

One of the pleasures of my work, both speaking and now driving, is the number and range of types of people that I meet. It struck me the other day how nice they all are. Watching a porter help a blind man into the hotel here in Washington yesterday; having someone call after me when I dropped something out of my pocket in NY; the amount of kindness I have been shown by pretty much everyone I have encountered as I learn the ropes of truck driving.

And the myths go on

Clark Quinn

Yet another silly post I stumbled upon. And last week at a conf someone said they liked my take-downs. If you disagree, let me know, but otherwise here’s yet another bunch of marketing hype. Hopefully no one uses this for any real decisions!

Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 10

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Harvesting, Again I'm having issues with the harvester again. There are two distinct problems: - The harvester isn't harvesting - When I do harvest, it's downloading things that were downloaded before I'm going to deal with the second thing first.

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The Lessons Of Customer Service And Culture From Apple’s Angela Ahrendts

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Back in 2014, Angela Ahrendts had a decision to make: remain as CEO of British fashion retailer Burberry or say yes to Apple CEO Tim. Dan's Related Posts: Apple CEO Tim Cook and his Moment of Open Culture. Defining A Leader’s Duty Of Care. Artificial Intelligence Might Help Both Employees And Employers. How Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Explains Culture, Purpose & Employee Engagement.

21 lessons

Harold Jarche

“Without realizing the value of solitude, we are overlooking the fact that, once the fear of boredom is faced, it can actually provide its own stimulation.

MWL Newsletter no 89

Jane Hart

Articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 28 October – 3 November 2018. when companies should/shouldn’t invest in training, for digital transformation encourage continuous learning & more]. Modern Workplace Learning

Presentation at CSPS

Euen Semple

Nicely shot video of me doing my bit at the Canadian School Of Public Service in Ottawa a couple of weeks ago. My talk starts at 2hrs 30mins in but before that, at around 1hr 2mins, there is a fantastic panel of four women from the school that is one of the best discussions of the real issues in tech that I have seen for a long time. The session was really well received and if you know anyone who is grappling with the issues I raise in my talk do, please, pass this on

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Content Confusion

Clark Quinn

I read, again and again, about the importance of ‘content’ in learning. And I don’t disagree, but…I think there’s still a problem about it. And where I get concerned is about what is meant by the term. Just what do mean by ‘content’?

Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 9

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The RSS Feed The course isn't truly distributed until it has an RSS feed. We'll use the course newsletter as our RSS feed, except we'll publish the output in rss2 format instead of HTML. So, exactly as before, we'll build the RSS page in the page Editor.

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Dan Pontefract November 2018 Playlist (for MRHM)

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Mood music for the hardest two weeks of my life. And it’s not over… Dan's Related Posts: Dan Pontefract July 2018 Playlist. Dan Pontefract March 2018 Playlist. Dan Pontefract September 2018 Playlist. Dan Pontefract April 2018 Playlist. Dan Pontefract May 2018 Playlist. Thanks for reading. visit the original at [link]. Music Dan's Music Playlist music playlist

serendipitous finds

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. haymarketbooks — “No human being is illegal.” ” Prof. Jason Stanley — Three Essential Facets of Fascism.

Spotlighting Donald Clark at Learntec 2019

Jane Hart

In this series of posts I am spotlighting the sessions and speakers in the 3-day (English speaking) MWL track that will take place at LearnTec in Karlsruhe, Germany 29-31 January 2019 (LearnTec is Europe’s No. 1 trade show and congress focusing on digital learning.) I am delighted that Donald Clark will be … Modern Workplace Learning

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Webinar: How to Get Rid of Translation Pain – Tips from the Experts

Xyleme

In this webinar recording, Rory Page, Heather Thompson, and Jose Gonzales of TransPerfect break down major pain points learning and development teams have with translation and what changes you can make to your process to fix it.

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Ten Books for Every Nonprofit Professional’s Reading List

Beth Kanter

I travel a lot for work which means I spend many hours on airplanes. If nothing else, it is a good opportunity to catch up on reading. Here’s ten books that nonprofit colleagues and authors have shared with me in the last few months and I wanted to share them with you.

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cooperative leadership

Harold Jarche

Last week I hosted a video chat on the changing nature of leadership. Part of the discussion was on the changing needs of society as the dominant organizing forms shift — from Tribes to Institutions to Markets, and now to Networks.

it’s the system

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “It pays to keep an open mind, but not so open your brains fall out.” ” —Carl Sagan, via @LucLalande.

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Learning and eLearning Conferences to Attend in 2019

Xyleme

It is time to start planning your 2019 learning conferences to attend, we are! There are lots of new trends and technologies that can help Learning and Development teams create and distribute content and make it more engaging for their audience.