Harvard Business School launched the MBA degree 100 years ago.
HBS marked the occasion by interviewing 30 deans and associate deans and roughly 100 students of various business schools. I’ll give HBR Alumni Bulletin good marks for candor, for reporting that “The findings presented a mixed diagnosis Continue reading
Adobe Digital Editions is a free app for reading and annotating pdf files as well as maintaining them in an attractive bookshelf format. Sounds dull as dishwater, doesn’t it? That’s what I thought. And then I tried it. Adobe Digital Editions has a great feel to it. It’s intuitive.
Kevin Kelly has Continue reading
Once a year, the local citizens here let their freak flags fly in a march down the main streets of town in costume. (Some residents are always in costume.) Everyone ends up on the lawn in front of City Hall. It’s always great for chuckles. This year the Mayor was allotted a spot next to the East Bay Continue reading
College kids are different these days. Awash in multiple distractions, most have the attention spans of gnats. They lack the discipline to put in the hard work to learn things the way you and I did when we were in school. Ye Gods, most of them don’t read email any more, much less books. They live Continue reading
This was as far as I got after 90 minutes of trying to install the software.
Norm Kamilkow, Mike Prokopeak, and the CLO staff must have a crystal ball back at the office in Chicago. How else would they have known, six months in advance, that the U.S. economy would be going down the toilet? The CLO Symposium that just ended at the Hotel Del Coronado focused on the perfect Continue reading
Check out the new blog on Learning Architecture from the eLearning Forum (which has become a part of the Human Capital Institute.) The new site has a link back to the old eLearning Forum site, and the archives are a walk down memory lane.
In late 1999, a bunch of us — Eilif Trondsen, Marcia Conner, Continue reading
The Bush Administration, not satisfied with ruining the economy, starting an illegal and costly war, and trashing our reputation with the other nations of the world, is putting in motion a super-shaft of unparalleled portions. For the sake of acting expediently to stem a financial crisis of the Administration’s Continue reading
If you’re assembling a far-flung collaborative team or bringing together a community of practice, here’s a way to help people stay connected. Yammer is like a private Twitter. Instead of Twitter’s question, “What are you doing?”, Yammer asks “What are you working on?”
As employees answer that Continue reading