John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JUNE 28, 2016
Prior to joining Trivantis, John worked in a variety of industries, including Electronic Data Systems, IBM, and General Motors. At IBM, John was awarded a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. Learnnovators: Trivantis’ Lectora is used by Global 2000 companies in more than 125 countries today… truly a phenomenal achievement. ABOUT JOHN BLACKMON (Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trivantis Corporation). John was also Co-Founder and Lead Engineer at BocaSoft, a software company that created various utilities for the software market.
A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
This was the decade of the Commodore 64, the Macintosh, the IBM 5150, and the often forgotten, or even unheard of, Amiga 500. Corporate Training in the 2000 's. I’ve been working in this industry for almost 25 years, but like everyone, the other 25 years were also spent in the learning industry: elementary school, high school, college, etc. Corporate Training in the 1970 ’s. Not so.
SMBs and Social Learning Technologies
APRIL 2, 2009
Most attending work in organization with 2000+ ee’s but several were SMBs (under 2K ee’s for this presentation). 2000). 2000). 2000). Linking Training to the Business Goals: In-Depth Descriptions of How IBM, Toyota, and Others Earn Executive Support for Training. Here are slides from the presentation I did yesterday. The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). View more presentations from Janet Clarey. Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Alonso, F.,
30 years of personal computing
Clive on Learning
FEBRUARY 18, 2008
This forms the basis of DOS for the IBM PC. 1981: First IBM PC hits the shelves, with 16K memory and mono display. IBM announces the PC AT with 286 processor and 20MB hard drive. IBM launches PS/2 range, with 16 colours. 1992: IBM reports $4.87 Apple, IBM and Motorola announce PowerPC. 1995: IBM buys Lotus. 2000: M/S announces Pocket PC. IBM PC celebrates 20th birthday. Launch of Apple II, with 16 colours, a cassette drive and a resolution of 280x160. All for $2500. Intel develops the 8086 processor. Pacman hits the streets. modem.
Cisco - Enterprise 2.0
DECEMBER 4, 2007
He used to tell his staff, "I do strategy; you do execution." "He was amazed," says Ron Ricci, a former consultant who since 2000 has served as Cisco's internal culture keeper. "He said, 'We just did three billion-dollar market opportunities without my knowing about it.'" This sounds a bit like IBM's innovation jams which have been very successful in generating ideas and discussion across the organization. I don't know how I missed this, but thanks to Bill Ives for covering it on the FastForward blog - More Web 2.0 Stories, Part One: Cisco Goes All Out on Enterprise 2.0 Fantastic.
Seeing the future
Learning with e's
APRIL 21, 2010
Watson (then the head of IBM) who in 1943 was alleged to have said that he saw a world market for about 5 computers. It predicts for example that by the year 2000, cars will be cheaper than horses. It predicts that by 2000, coal will no longer be used in our houses to heat or cook with. It's a risky business, this 'seeing into the future' lark. There was the U.S.