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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 ﬁx what’s broken, let’s imagine what ideal corporate learning would look like if we could start over from scratch.
In the 1800s and 1900s, successful companies ran like well-oiled machines. Workers were mere cogs in those machines. The people were interchangeable parts. Companies Continue reading
Curation enriches conferences
At the turn of the century, blogging was brand spanking new, Twitter had yet to be born, and backchannels referred to espionage by double agents. Back then I tried to capture and share what was going on in lengthy blog posts. For example, here’s my report on Elliott’s TechLearn 2001. And here’s my review of Online Learning 2001.
Three-minute video explains why old approaches to learning and development no longer work.
Participants at Educa are enthusiastic:
You can watch a longer version of the party video here. When did you last see this enthusiastic a group of learning professionals?
Six of the Business Educa track sessions in Berlin were streamed and recorded:
One of the joys of publishing an unbook instead of going the traditional route is putting together your own marketing campaign. We released The Working Smarter Fieldbook at the Irish Learning Showcase in Dublin.
This being Ireland, Guinness played a major role.
Several people who had Continue reading
People tell me this is worth watching. You tell me. It’s 104 minutes long. Please skip around.
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Sources of knowhow
My class at Harvard Business School has the distinction of being the last not allowed to bring portable calculators to exams. (A Bomar 4-function calculator cost $99, a sum that kept many of us from acquiring one.) I got through by doing discounted cash now with a slide rule.
Everyone Continue reading