After three days of rain and cold, the weather in Ottawa turned beautiful last Thursday.
On my last morning there, I walked from my hotel, the magnificent Chateau Laurier, across the bridge over the Ottawa River to Quebec. The view of Parliament from the Quebec side is stunning.
Travel is such a Continue reading Observations from Ottawa
The alarm buzzed me awake at 5:30 am. I’m in Ottawa, at the Chateau Laurier Hotel, and I was to give a webinar in Israel at 6:00 am. All I had to do was navigate to the page in the email invitation I’d received. I call for email.
This seems to be taking longer than usual. Your session may Continue reading Global communications melt-down ahead
This week I’ve been taking part in The Annual Gathering of the eLearning Guild in Boston. The Gathering combines the eLearning Producer Conference and the Learning Management Colloquium. The latter event was not about Learning Management Systems. Rather, it was a meeting for learning managers, about Continue reading Lessons from eLearning Guild in Boston
One of my visualizations for the year (I don’t do resolutions anymore) was to live more on the net and less on the desktop. I like being untethered. Google Calendar brings me one step closer.
One of the few things my desktop provides that I didn’t get with my laptop was a large monitor. Atop the Continue reading Netcentric
Sometimes I mix it up with academics. Tuesday night, at the invitatin of Kim Foreman, professor of instructional technology at SFSU, I joined Curt Bonk (Indiana) and Bob Reiser (Florida State) for a presentation to grad students at San Francisco State.
Kim amazes me. How can someone who works so Continue reading Five stars!
The Singularity Summit at Stanford has the most outstanding lineup of speakers imaginable. The event is FREE. Anybody want to carpool from Berkeley on May 13th?
“Modern social software could be the key to building effective enterprise knowledge systems,” writes InfoWorld’s John Udell.
Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes. If the web works well in the great outdoors, it should be turbo-slick inside the firewall, where’s there’s a comparatively miniscule amount of information Continue reading Reinventing the intranet
Knowledge is born at the intersection of different fields. John Seely Brown and John Hagel encourage learning from the abrasion that occurs when differing viewpoints rub up against one another, calling it productive friction. I try to keep an eye on what’s happening in areas outside my expertise, both Continue reading Out of (my) discipline
The Low-Hanging Fruit Is Tasty
The higher you go, the farther you see. Recent research finds that CLOs work on short-term efficiency while other C-level officers look beyond to long-term prosperity. The CEOs, CFOs, CIOs and other longer-tenured C-level officers look to learning to build the capacity Continue reading Informal Learning – CLO April 06
At the end of Feburary 06, Forbes opined that,
Google is without doubt a stock market phenomenon. It has a market cap, as of writing, of $115 billion. This is equivalent to ten General Motors (nyse: GM – news – people ) or almost three McDonald’s (nyse: Continue reading Schadenfreude