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Can Web 2.0 Be Utilized For Corporate Learning?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|22|o  » 0 Comments

There have been many definitions for Web 2.0 but perhaps the easiest one is by Tim O’Reilly, who first coined the term at the O’Reilly Media conference in October of 2004. He referred to this new web as a collaborative network characterized by the participatory and cumulative experience of users.
Let’s break down the […]

Attracting, Developing and Retaining Net Generation Talent

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|14|o  » 2 Comments

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, […]

Don Tapscott’s “Wikinomics”

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 01|27|o  » 0 Comments

The age of the Net Generation (people born between 1977 and 1996) is defined by rampant online social interaction, rooted in individuals desire to be able to interact with one another immediately, any time (24/7), any place.
Websites like and MySpace represent examples of websites that keep users updated, informed and in constant […]

New Employee Orientation at Sun Using Web 2.0

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 01|14|o  » 1 Comment

Sun Learning Uses Web 2.0 For New Hires
Sun Microsystems is a global company with 34,000 employees. Half of these employees work away from the office, so finding an easy and comfortable way to orient new hires is a high priority.

Karie Willyerd, Sun Learning CLO, took on the challenge of creating a network that would allow […]

Experimenting with Web 2.0 For Learning

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 01|11|o  » 0 Comments

Clearly we will be left behind as learning professionals if we rely solely on a linear production model of instructional design. Recently I spoke with Karie Willyerd, VP and Chief Learning Officer at Sun Learning Services, about what she is doing to enourage her staff to use use Web 2.0 regularly. Karie has some suggestions […]

Web 2.0 For Learning

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 01|03|o  » 0 Comments

Working professionals are beginning to realize that they must be in charge of their own personal development. Traditional courses, offered through a corporate university or an accredited college, are becoming out-of-date at record speed. What is needed intead is a new approach to learning–one that focuses on using Web 2.0 to continuously build one’s profile […]

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