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Yes, I write white papers.

Jay Cross

A friend of ten years asked, “You write white papers? I didn’t know you wrote white papers.” White papers from Jay Cross. Just Jay White Papers” For vendors? To make them look good? To help sell stuff? Yes, yes, yes.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. Mzinga : White Paper Series : eLearning 2.0 & Podcasting and education - White Paper 74. Reflective Learning Future Thinking (pdf Object) This paper summarises the results of the Reflective Learning, Future Thinking research seminar jointly held by ALT, SURF and ILTA at Trinity College Dublin. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. IBM white paper by Rob Cross.

Learnlets » New White Paper: Mobile Devices

Clark Quinn

A Solution to the College Crisis

Jay Cross

Assess learning through demonstrating the skill in lieu of paper and pencil testing. Just Jay MOOCs White PapersCorporate colleges. Higher education in the United States is broken. Costs are ouf of control. Students are dissatisfied. Graduates can’t get jobs.

Emerging Views on Diversity and Inclusion | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Each year we conduct research into one or two areas that are suggested by our members, work with clients to help them uncover trends unique to their sectors or industries, commission white papers, and hold an annual retreat. So, we asked him to pen a white paper for us on diversity and what is happening to the concept and practice as we head into this century.

A framework for the social enterprise

Harold Jarche

Please feel free to share this 18 page white paper as I hope it will encourage more conversations on how we can integrate learning and working, a key part of enabling Enterprise 2.0. Social Enterprise White Paper (PDF).

Six characteristics supporting excellence in service delivery innovation

Ross Dawson

I have just recalled that eight years ago I co-authored a white paper for SAP titled Service Delivery Innovation: Creating Client Value and Enhancing Profitability. While it is not recent, the issues I covered are still completely relevant today, so I thought I’d share a section from the white paper here: Characteristics of Successful Service Delivery Innovation. You can read the full white paper here.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Managing Critical Talent

John Hagel

Deloitte has just published a white paper written by Robin called "Its 2008: Do You Know Where Your Talent Is?" I have three broad comments on Robins excellent white paper.

In the beginning was the blog

Harold Jarche

My popular posts are the long detailed ones that can double as white papers. Chris Brogan, co-author of Trust Agents , has a number of insights on blogging and engaging online. I have been blogging here for eight years and before that experimented with a few other blogs.

Think for yourselves, plagiarists

Jay Cross

“I am writing a paper for my ISD Masters Program on informal learning. ” The words pop up on at least five term-paper writing services (although they may all be drawing on the same batch of papers) but I’m not about to pay a fee to read my own purloined words.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Does anyone else see "Student Records" in "Data Portability"?

Mark Oehlert

White Paper Solicitation and I came to this section of items that would be valuable to have addressed by submitted white papers: "Collaboration and Community. If I was evaluating the white papers and Im not, I would really look for one that included a process for investigating and evaluating how all of this other work might integrate with the search for SCORM 2.0. That white paper would be a prize itself.

Human Learning is Not About to Change Forever

Clark Quinn

In my inbox was an announcement about a new white paper with the intriguing title Human Learning is About to Change Forever. There are nine claims in the paper, from the obvious to the ridiculous. So naturally I gave up my personal details to download a copy. So I thought I’d have some fun. First, let’s get clear. Our learning runs on our brain, our wetware. And that’s not changing in any fundamental way in the near future.

Social Learning: what actually is it?

Jane Hart

” Harold Jarche in a blog post, Social Learning, complexity and the enterprise , (that originated as a white paper), looks at why social learning is important for today’s enterprise.

build your own edge

Harold Jarche

It takes more than a course, a report, a retreat, or white paper. Every one of the major challenges facing us is complex. But our organizations are not designed for complexity. Our workplace training does not factor in complexity.

Real organizational transformation is structural

Harold Jarche

If you are interested in how these principles might apply to learning and development, here is an excerpt from a draft white paper (in development): Never, ever, attempt to manage individual performance, though, as individual performance does not exist.

Open presentations on MOOCs and MOOC Research Initiative

George Siemens

This session is part of a white paper and video project on what is known about online learning through a review of literature that is generally accepted by academics in online/distance learning and how that knowledge relates to MOOCs. Several presentations this next week that might be of interest to readers: 1. Open Access Week at Athabasca University. Daily presentations starting Oct 21 on MOOCs, OERs, open access, libraries, and more.

Why PKM?

Harold Jarche

Have you ever had to write a briefing note, white paper, or give a presentation to your colleagues? This helps me get my ideas together, in a more manageable format than a full-length paper.

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The Con Academy

Dan Pontefract

Even vendors like Cisco are producing white papers outlining the benefits of video in education. Rest assured, I am not against The Khan Academy … at least not entirely.

Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

Todd’s white paper on Lean Knowledge Transfer is worth a read. This morning I revisited the delightful story of how people learn to do their jobs at New Seasons Market , a chain of nine natural food stores in Portland, Oregon.

Exploration Requirements

Clark Quinn

More thought out ideas become presentations at conferences, or perhaps white papers and articles. In yesterday’s post, I talked about how new tools need to be coupled with practices to facilitate exploration. And I wanted to explore more (heh) about what’s required.

Mastering a discipline for transformation

Harold Jarche

UK National Health Service White Paper 2014: The new era of thinking and practice in change and transformation. A model of curation for the digital era that is being used in health and care is Harold Jarche’s ‘Personal Knowledge Mastery’ (PKM).

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Time for the Patent Office to move off of TIFF?

David Weinberger

Look up a patent at the US Patent Office site, click on “Images” to see the image, and the chances are very good that you’ll get the sense that people are patenting white paper over and over and over again. The images generally do not show up. Example ). A little exploration (which you shouldn’t have to do) explains that this is knowingly broken: These full-page images are not directly viewable using most Web browsers.They are in 300 d.p.i.

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Learning is (still) conversation

Harold Jarche

The folks at Scotland’s GoodPractice for leaders & managers have a white paper on How Managers Learn , with some interesting, but not surprising, results.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Lots of our previous concepts about knowledge were due to the limitations of paper, not that there’s some absolute truth out there. This echoes a white paper, Informal Learning – the other 80% , I wrote nine years ago.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

He is the world authority on 70:20:10 and this paper draws heavily on his work.). This paper draws heavily on the work of Charles Jennings, a leading thinker and practitioner in human development, change management, performance improvement and learning.

Checklist: transforming corporate learning

Jay Cross

You can find white papers on these topics here. If you don’t get this, it will get you. Experience has taught us that making over a training department into a business learning function requires these activities: Sell the vision of learning as a value-creating component of social business. articulate the vision and value of Working Smarter to executive management. explain how to integrate learning & development into the fabric of the business.

Social learning is what managers do already

Harold Jarche

For example, according to a UK white paper on How Managers Learn , respondents reported that their most-used as well as the most effective informal learning method was: informal chats with colleagues.

Does Your Nonprofit Have A Social Media Work Flow?

Beth Kanter

Image from Steve Heye.

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

I discussed knowledge artisans in my recent white paper , and what follows is an excerpt. Can innovation be promoted through better processes? James Gardner does not think so any more.

How to replace top-down training with collaborative learning (1)

Jay Cross

White paper | Slideshare. The Twenty-First Century Corporation. Businesses around the world are transforming into extended enterprise networks but their training departments are stuck in the previous century. In the pursuit of trying to ?x

5 Trends that will Shape our Future

Kevin Wheeler

We will be fleshing out these concepts, adding white papers and videos about them, interviewing people, and testing the concepts over the next year. At our Future of Talent Retreat this past weekend, I laid out the five trends I see as dominating the next decade or more.

Using Salesforce to Cultivate Donor Relationships

Beth Kanter

The Foundation is offering webinars and publishing white papers for nonprofits. Two recent papers that caught my eye were: ” How to Use Social Media for Social Good ” and “ Building Meaningful Engagement.”

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)

Jay Cross

Several years ago, the local paper in Ottawa carried a story about voter betrayal. Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety. His educational white papers, articles and research reports persuade people to take action.

My new gig(s)

Jay Cross

To pay the bills while I do my research, I’ve opened a new business, writing high-end white papers, research reports, magazine articles, and marketing collateral. People with positive emotions are more engaged in their work, produce more, sell more, and lead more fulfilling lives.

Where to draw the line on plagiarism?

Jay Cross

Clark Quinn and I found an entire white paper we’d co-authored on an international university’s site. Even as original a thinker as Isaac Newton acknowledged, “If I have seen a little further, it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.”

Don’t be Complacent and Content

Clark Quinn

This has been mostly used for material like product descriptions, such as technical writers produce, but it can be used for white papers, marketing communications, and any other information. Yesterday I attend SDL’s DITAFest.

#DevLearn 14 Reflections

Clark Quinn

The fact that the Guild is holding the Learning Ecosystem conference and their release of a new and quite good white paper by Marc Rosenberg and Steve Foreman are further evidence that awareness is growing. This past week I was at the always great DevLearn conference, the biggest and arguably best yet.

Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources

Tony Karrer

As part of writing an eLearning Games White Paper he had collected a wonderful list of articles, posts, white papers, etc. I recently had a great experience working with Abhijit Kadle one of the authors of the Upside Learning Blog ( disclosure ). as part of his research.

Social Learning – Highlights

Harold Jarche

We released our first white paper, on Social Learning , at the Collaborative Enterprise last week. Highlights from the white paper: Frédéric Cavazza : Social Learning may be defined as follows: “Practices and tools to take advantage of collaborative knowledge sharing and growth&#. For me, the essence of social learning is that as our work becomes more complex, we need faster feedback loops to stay on top of it.