My work helping clients work smarter generally involves informal learning, collaboration, knowledge-sharing, organization development, and nurturing learning ecosystems. I rely on concepts from design, psychology, consumer marketing, network theory, social science, and media. I work with these disciplines Continue reading It’s all about working smarter
Six years ago I mailed a thousand dollars and a sample of my spit to a company named 23andMe to analyze my genome.
What the hey? I’m an earlier adopter. I might learn something from the interpretation of my DNA. I was interviewed by Le Monde and a few others because paying $1,000 for something Continue reading Analyzing Jay’s Genome
Clark Quinn and I kicked off a meeting of the Chief Learning Officer Network at Symantec’s offices in Mountain View on Wednesday. We talked of working smarter, the imperative to change, the ins and outs of informal learning, and why mobile learning is inevitable.
Clark concluded Continue reading Questions from the CLO Executive Network
At yesterday’s meeting of the CLO Executive Network, people asked whether it’s better to start at the top or the organization or to grow things from the bottom.
It depends. We’ve seen grass-roots efforts go viral and spread from humble beginnings to enterprise-wide collaborative network. We’ve Continue reading Implementing working smarter: top-down or bottom-up?
Three-minute video explains why old approaches to learning and development no longer work.
Google just wasted twenty minutes of my time on a wild goose chase. If you receive a confusing email about “transitioning my account” like the one that follows, you might want to simply throw it away.
Dear Google Apps administrator,
Yesterday Uta and I were wandering the cobblestoned streets of Chur when we heard the soft moaning of alpenhorns. This is what we found:
How do you address the “I want it now!” demand from stakeholders?
As one of the LCBQ thought leaders put it:
The other day I walked into an executives office and they had a site up about “Rapid Instructional Design.” I spent quite a bit of time in discussion with this executive. It is a real Continue reading I want it all now.