Pecha Kucha HHL09 Web 2.0 Apps
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James Clay had an excellent Pecha Kucha presentation recently talking about Twenty Web 2.0 Apps for Learning. If you have not already experienced Pecha Kucha, it was developed a few years ago in Tokyo and means “Chit Chat.” Essentially you give 20 slides in 20 […]
Our second meeting of the Learning Innovation Network was held at Merrill Lynch from October 21-22, 2008. The photo below shows our group getting ready for a series of break-out exercises describing learning in their organizations over the next 5,000 days—or in the year 2020. We wanted to start with a visionary exercise to explore […]
Amid all the economic news of recent weeks there was an interesting release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) telling us what we already know: Now is not the time to retire.
According to the BLS, more older workers are staying in their jobs longer or returning after retiring. And as a result, among […]
I quickly get a sense of what is resonating with my blog posts by the response in emails on the blog and calls to me personally.
Well, the CEO as a Blogger talked about how forward thinking CEO’s are blogging and the role HR and Learning senior executives must have to ensure the CEO as […]
Google is launching Google Video for business, a customized video platform aimed at businesses for internal use. Google is targeting Heads of training and HR and anyone that uses internal videos at the company. The product will be included in Google Apps Premier Edition for free, with 3 GB of storage per user account.
I got my text message that Joe Biden will be the Democratic Vice President candidate at 3:00 am on Saturday, August 23rd. And YES I could not help but think about the now famous TV commercial about ensuring the next President of the USA is qualified enough to take “that” 3:00 am phone call in […]
The number of people on Facebook has now exceeded 90 million and the fastest rowing segment of these new users are those over the age of 25. As a result, it’s becoming quite common to ask: Will you be able to access Facebook and other social networks from your work computer?
Or should you […]
Last week’s post, “Is Your Online Community Delivering Value For Your Organization?” drew quite a bit of email traffic. The overwhelming response was this: Creating online communities can be a game-changing strategy for a learning & development function - if you are clear about your business objective and how to engage and reward participation.
As learning organizations experiment with leveraging Web 2.0 tools to create online communities of practice, many Chief Learning Officers, heads of human resources and talent management should take a lesson from Chief Marketing Officers who have created online communities for marketing purposes. Many of these online communities have failed, and sadly, produce fancy web sites […]
The answer is most likely no, your Intranet is not nearly as easy to use as Google. But a growing number of companies are looking to their Intranet to do just that - operate in a social way so employees can share, collaborate and find information.
While I have written in past posts about the […]