Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Best of Working Smarter Daily

May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

  1. List of the top 100 Twitter influencers in Australia- Ross Dawson, May 31, 2011
  2. CERT and performance support- Clark Quinn, May 31, 2011
  3. Monday Video – Doodling- Nancy White, May 31, 2011
  4. MoveOn Co-Founder Talks Social Networking- Jay Cross, May 31, 2011
  5. 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload- Luis Suarez, May 4, Continue reading

Working Smarter in the Enterprise

On April 27, 2011, Clark Quinn and I kicked off a meeting of the Chief Learning Officer Executive Network at Symantec in Mountain View. The Executive Networks people took notes; here are the main points from my presentation.

Work Is Changing

  • Work is no longer just doing just what is in your job description.
  • In 1986, 75% of the knowledge that a worker needed was stored in their heads.
  • By 2006, that number was estimated to be 9%. The needed information is no longer in the worker’s mind but Continue reading

The Textbook Bubble

How long are textbook publishers going to get away with exorbitant prices? Or sham add-on services?

IMHO, it’s time to short the text publishers’ stocks.

Open Source TextbooksBesides, the future of education is mobile. iPads. Kindles. Smart phones.

Just think about the words: TEXT (no pictures?, not interactive?) Continue reading