2020

Why Some AI Efforts Succeed While Many Fail

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Winning with AI , - a 2019 report based on a survey jointly conducted by the MIT Sloan Management Review and the Boston Consulting Group , - found that 90% of respondents agree that AI represents a business opportunity for their company.

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working smarter

Harold Jarche

For the past several centuries we have used human labour to do what machines cannot. First the machines caught up with us and surpassed humans with their brute force. Now they are surpassing us with their brute intelligence.

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Predicting the future

Clark Quinn

Memory’s funny. I recall attending Learning Technologies to speak on games, many years ago. And, as part of the conference, one keynote was a speaker who talked to the futility of predicting the future. And I want to push that point just a wee bit.

Twelvetide 19:09 The Arms Park

Dave Snowden

There was little doubt that the Arm’s Park would be on this list. The shrine of Welsh Rugby over the years and the home of both the Regional side, the Cardiff Blues and Cardiff from the supporting league.

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Can phones replace classrooms for language learning?

Jane Hart

A BBC Wales post asks if apps can ever replace classroom language learning or even help revive minority or dying languages? The article discusses a number of language learning apps including Duolingo which is currently No 58 on the Top Tools for Learning.

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Do you really need all this personal information, @RollingStone?

Doc Searls

Here’s the popover that greets visitors on arrival at Rolling Stone ‘s website: Our Privacy Policy has been revised as of January 1, 2020. This policy outlines how we use your information. By using our site and products, you are agreeing to the policy.

The evolving role of the CIO and CMO in customer experience

Dion Hinchcliffe

The CIO and CMO must work more closely together and co-govern key resources today in new ways to address an often outdated and/or too inadequate approach to digital customer experience within most organizations

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Case Study: Driving a 75% Reduction in Translation Costs at Ford Motor Company

Xyleme

Ford Motor Company — the second-largest automotive manufacturer in the U.S. and fifth-largest in the world — knew that creation of learning content could be more efficient and cost-effective, using technology to help reimagine translation management. . Read the Case Study: Driving a 75% Reduction in Translation Costs at Ford Motor Company.

5 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Personal Resilience

Beth Kanter

Rituals are intentional small, tangible acts done routinely and carry meaning. Our family has several New Year’s rituals, including a nature hike. This year we hiked by Pacific Ocean near Moss Bay.(Pictured Pictured above).

How to Ensure Employees Get a Human Connection During Online Training

TOPYX LMS

Online employee training is a wonderful thing. It benefits companies as well as employees by boosting learning retention, increasing productivity, and providing businesses with a competitive edge, according to TrainingIndustry.com 1.

The Internet of Things is Changing the World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“How the world will change as computers spread into everyday objects,” is the title of the lead article in a comprehensive review of the Internet of Things (IoT) in a r ecent issue of The Economist. Like many technological advances, IoT has been long in coming.

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curiosity yields insight

Harold Jarche

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” ” —Dorothy Parker. The core habit to successfully navigate the network era is curiosity. Curiosity about ideas improves creativity. Curiosity about people improves empathy , by understanding others.

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Signifying change

Clark Quinn

I have a persistent interest in the potential for myth and ritual for learning. In the past I sought a synthesis of what’s known as good practice (as always ;) in an area I don’t have good resources in. When I looked over 10 years ago, there wasn’t much.

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Twelvetide 19:08 Treleddyn

Dave Snowden

This time last year I was en route from a holiday cottage to the small village of Croesor to do the circular walk of Cnicht and Moelwyn Mawr. The short winter day meant that I couldn’t add Moelwyn Bach to the circuit.

3 tools Michelle Ockers added to her toolkit in 2019

Jane Hart

Michelle Ockers added the following 3 tools to her own toolkit in 2019. Modern Workplace Learning

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The Pace of Creative Destruction is Accelerating

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“A gale force warning to leaders: at the current churn rate, about half of S&P 500 companies will be replaced over the next ten years,” is one of the key insights from the 2018 Corporate Longevity Forecast.

Innovation and National Security in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Making transformation manifest

Clark Quinn

I’ve been on a ‘ transformation ‘ kick. And it occurs to me to think that it may be more marketing than meaning. One aspect is that we need to be making transformation manifest to our learners. The transformation I’m talking about is our learning experiences.

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“the future of work will be based on hacking uncertainty”

Harold Jarche

In spite of the criticism about social media, I still learn a lot from a platform like Twitter. The passing of Esko Kilpi this week has me reviewing some of his wise words, and there were many. This is a series of his tweets from 2012.

managers are for caring

Harold Jarche

The evidence shows that while telecommuters create positive change , the major resistance against telecommuting comes from management. Our recent report showed that many workers we surveyed viewed managerial and executive resistance to telework as a major obstacle.

Welcome to 2020 Tools News

Jane Hart

In 2020 we’ll be highlighting some tools for learning in a series of blog posts. Some tools may already appear on the Top Tools for Learning 2019 list, others may be new to the list.

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Mike Taylor’s 3 Top Tools from 2019 you need to know

Jane Hart

Mike Taylor shares 3 of his favourite new discoveries from 2019 that earned a place in his 2020 tool kit. Modern Workplace Learning

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Images processed 60K faster? No! And more…

Clark Quinn

Recently, I’ve run into the claim that images are processed 60K times faster than text. And, folks, it’s a myth. More over, it’s exemplary of bad practices in business. And so it’s worth pointing out what the situation is, why it’s happening, and why you should be on guard. It’s easy to find the myth. Just search on “images processed 60K times faster than text” You’ll get lots of citations, and a few debunkings.

constant doubt and outrage

Harold Jarche

When I was visiting in Rome in 2012 I met a fellow tourist, an older gentleman from Australia, who told me that he had stopped a pick-pocket on the train who was trying to lift his wallet. He had cried out and grabbed the thief’s hand.

keep it simple

Harold Jarche

It is informative to have your work reflected back by others who have interpreted it in their own ways. This feedback gets integrated into my own continuing development of my sensemaking frameworks.

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no cheap tickets

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “There are no cheap tickets to mastery.

new year, same humans

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 first rule of the Dunning-Kruger club is you don’t know you’re a member of the Dunning-Kruger club.” — Vox 2020-01-04.

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Independent continuous learning in the workplace (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public workshop: 13 January – 21 February 2020 Continuous learning and development in the workplace is much more than continuous training. Whilst it is up to everyone to become a lifelong learner and keep up to date with what’s happening in their industry or profession to remain employable, it’s also up to L&D departments to help […]. Modern Workplace Learning

Mike Taylor’s 3 Top Tools from 2019 you need to know

Jane Hart

Mike Taylor shares 3 of his favourite new discoveries from 2019 that earned a place in his 2020 tool kit. Modern Workplace Learning

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Why You Should Be Investing In Your Employees’ Education: Part 2

TOPYX LMS

Investing in your employees’ education is one of the smartest business moves you can make as a company leader. The reason for this is simple: employee training has an incredible return on investment. For example, Discover Financial saw a $1.44

Why You Should Be Investing In Your Employees’ Education: Part 1

TOPYX LMS

Investing in employee training is more critical now than ever before. Employees are your company’s most important assets,” wrote a contributor to Recruiter.com.¹ Their training and professional development is something you should invest heavily in.”

4 Types of Corporate Training Technology Worth Investing In

TOPYX LMS

Do you believe that corporate training is a burden that most employees prefer not to bear? If so, think again. Today’s average employee wants more corporate training opportunities, and 74% fear that they won’t reach their full potential.¹

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3 Signs Your Employees are Yearning for More Learning (And How to Provide It)

TOPYX LMS

Eighty-six percent of employees value training and development, and seventy-four percent of workers are willing to spend time learning outside of work for the sole purpose of improving their performance on the job, according to SurveyMonkey.

How an LXP Can Improve Retail Sales Training

TOPYX LMS

Every employee in a sales position needs training that equips them with essential sales skills. Although most retail companies offer staff training, not all training is effective. In a study conducted by Training Industry, 43.5

Why Customer Training is Important for Manufacturing Companies

TOPYX LMS

Customer training isn’t just for tech companies. Manufacturers, in particular, have a lot to gain by prioritizing customer training.

My Spring 2020 schedule and things I do

Clark Quinn

My travels are a little more restrained this first half of the year, but then again, things change! And, it occurs to me to talk just a little bit about the things I do that aren’t speaking, writing, and consulting. So here’s my spring 2020 schedule and a bit more.

Welcome to 2020 Tools News

Jane Hart

In 2020 we’ll be highlighting some tools for learning in a series of blog posts. Some tools may already appear on the Top Tools for Learning 2019 list, others may be new to the list.

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