Back in November I first wrote about the emerging potential of iTunes University as a vehicle for learning, when Yale University Dean Joel Podolny joined the Apple team to serve as Dean of their own learning system. This past February I wrote about iTunes U once more, as new research was released which confirmed the […]
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“Why $0.00 Is The Future Of Business,” on the front cover of the Wired Magazine March, 2008 issue is one of the most thought provoking articles I have read in a long time. The author is Chris Andersen, who also wrote The Long Tail and resides as Editor in Chief of Wired Magazine. […]
While companies are off debating their policy regarding access to social networking sites as Facebook, MySpace and YouTube, there is a growing body of evidence that Net Generation employees, who put a huge premium on doing things quickly and with zero learning curve, will demand access to these sites. In fact, Professor Clive Holtham, […]
According to a Gartner forecast, 50 percent of U.S. corporations will have implemented wiki’s by 2009. That number should continue to grow as more “Net Generation” employees enter the workforce. For those of us who have been in the corporate environment for more than 10 years the first thing that probably comes to mind […]
Open source innovation creates a Linux style approach to involving employees, customers and outside experts in the creation of new products and services. Fast forward to the world of corporate learning and ask yourself: Are you involving your learners so that they can contribute their input to enhance your organization’s learning offerings?
Think about the […]
One of the most powerful concepts to be explored at the recent World Economic Forum is “open source innovation.” This refers to the creation of a Linux style innovation engine where practitioners, not just subject matter experts, play a leading role in creating the end product.
There are many examples from the consumer world of open […]