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Apple Keynote.no.not that one

Kapp Notes

Yes, I am in San Francisco and yes I am at a conference where a representative from Apple is the Keynote speaker but no.it's not Macworld. I am at the Winter 2009 ICT Educator conference. Jon Burgess of Apple presenting to ICT Educators. So the keynote was by Jon Burgess of Apple who did an excellent job outlining what educators should focus on for the future.

Comparing Apples to Apples: 5 Components of LMS Selection

ATD Learning Technologies

Too often, organizations select an LMS without thoughtful planning or a systematic approach. As a result, they risk a flawed and cumbersome implementation process, lack of system adoption, and frustrated end users. Click here to read full version

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Comparing Apples to Apples: 5 Components of LMS Selection

ATD Learning Technologies

Too often, organizations select an LMS without thoughtful planning or a systematic approach. As a result, they risk a flawed and cumbersome implementation process, lack of system adoption, and frustrated end users. Click here to read full version

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Even Apple Worries about Employee Retention

Learning on the Leading Edge

That cool factor is what lures and commits employees to Apple. It’s an ego-boost, and a compelling reason to stay at an organization. Even Apple will experience downturns, even if slight. The Wall Street Journal ( [link] ) reports Apple CEO Tim Cook just started exploring the world of employee benefits, such as product discounts and matching charitable donations. This is a positive, smart move by Cook, but if done wrong, Apple can experience hazardous pitfalls completely detrimental to employee motivation. What could be better? The Positive. The Pitfall.

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The Real Succession Plan For Steve Jobs: Apple Thinks Different With Apple University

Learning on the Leading Edge

When such a strong leader steps aside, how does Apple maintain its admired culture of innovation, execution, and business growth? There is more here than turning over the reigns to Tim Cook: Apple has a unique and powerful succession model built on its own experience in leadership, media, and innovation. Apple's Succession Strategy for Jobs: Apple University.

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The Real Succession Plan For Steve Jobs: Apple Thinks Different With Apple University

Learning on the Leading Edge

When such a strong leader steps aside, how does Apple maintain its admired culture of innovation, execution, and business growth? There is more here than turning over the reigns to Tim Cook: Apple has a unique and powerful succession model built on its own experience in leadership, media, and innovation. Apple's Succession Strategy for Jobs: Apple University.

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Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

Let’s dwell for a minute on social learning which has redefined the framework of learning in organizations, big and small! Organizations are investing in social learning and addressing the challenges that it throws up. The word ‘apple’ during the time of Issac Newton had a different connotation – as the humble fruit led to propounding the law of gravity.

Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry

Upside Learning

I have great respect for Apple as an organization particularly because I use an iPhone and I think the iPhone has definitely become one of those game-changers in the smartphone world and by a large margin. I was looking forward to the Apple iPad even more so as we have been doing good stuff on mobile learning and putting up applications and tools on iPhone as pilots and on a trial basis. However, from whatever I have been able to gather about it so far, including Apple’s own website I think the iPad is a big miss. Whoops!). Some reasons: 1. The missing camera.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. This post focuses on the challenges organizations face when attempting to integrate social learning and synthesizes some of the key concerns. It is primarily because of the way our organizations are structured and operate.

Apple, Google, Microsoft, and the Race for Artificial Intelligence

eLearningMind

Apple has Siri; Microsoft has Cortana; Amazon has Echo; and Google is looking for Google Home to be the next big thing in artificial intelligence. But Apple hopes to change all that sby banking big and bringing on developers and experts to build out their slow-moving AI division. Google has long been king of giving users what they want before they ask, and Apple hopes to contend in a space that it has been uncharacteristically lagging. Where Apple (and Microsoft and Amazon, for that matter) fall short is that their AI requires human prompts to work. The Race is On.

Even Apple Worries about Employee Retention

Learning on the Leading Edge

That cool factor is what lures and commits employees to Apple. It’s an ego-boost, and a compelling reason to stay at an organization. Even Apple will experience downturns, even if slight. The Wall Street Journal ( [link] ) reports Apple CEO Tim Cook just started exploring the world of employee benefits, such as product discounts and matching charitable donations. This is a positive, smart move by Cook, but if done wrong, Apple can experience hazardous pitfalls completely detrimental to employee motivation. What could be better? The Positive. The Pitfall.

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Apple Leads in Tech, But Microsoft Dominates in Diversity

eLearningMind

In fact, when you think about revolutionary companies, Google and Apple have become the gold standard, with Microsoft bringing up the rear with an old-school image and sometimes lackluster software offerings. Whether it’s educating employees about overcoming cultural barriers or teaching LGBT employees about the various programs and opportunities available, Microsoft is a great example of how global organizations can (and we believe should) approach diversity training. We’ll be honest: There are some ways in which Microsoft falls behind other tech giants. Cultural Competency.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

If you would like to see how Google Glass could help learning, here is a short promotional video of a physics teacher taking his students on a virtual trip to visit the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland. •     [link]. 7. ” ~ Forbes Magazine. INTRODUCTION. THE TOP 11 LIST. BIG DATA. APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACES (API).

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

They want to work for organizations with a Purpose. Simon Sinek expresses this brilliantly in his popular TED Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action : “But very, very few people or organizations know why they do what they do. Why does your organization exist? An organization with a defined purpose and vision is thus likely to become a community growing around a domain.

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How has technology transformed the classroom?

Dont Waste Your Time

Last month I was asked to provide a few lines about how I believe Apple has transformed classrooms. ” You can read the published version below and on their website, along with five other perspectives from the likes of Erin Klein and Shelly Sanchez in the first part of the How has Apple transformed your classroom series of articles: For University of Warwick Business School eLearning Consultant, David Hopkins, there’s no denying that recent technology has transformed learning, specifically with the rise of mobile computing. What do you think?

Book Review: “Always On”

Dont Waste Your Time

Apple has taken something, developed it, marketed it, and let it loose on the world. You could argue about Apple and Steve Jobs’ intent and whether they knew what they had when it was first released, but it is the inclusion of the App Store and the developments the global community made that have helped steer and mould the direction the iPhone and subsequent smartphones took. .

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7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

Organizations like Google and Apple have become such talent communities attracting the best of the best in their areas of expertise. Given that the organization culture encourages sharing and transparency, it still takes some effort to create a community space that is safe. When these individuals leave their organizations, they walk away with their tacit knowledge.

Succession Management at IBM, Contrasted with Apple and HP

Learning on the Leading Edge

In general, however, our research shows that only 19% of the large organizations we surveyed (upcoming High Potential Leader research coming next month) have a business-integrated strategy to identify and develop high-potentials. Contrast IBM's succession with two other recent succession stories: Apple and HP. This transition shows an example of world-class succession management.

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Functional Stupidity at Work

The Peformance Improvement

Or, to say it more accurately, our organizations are designed to ensure that smart employees act stupidly. This is what Andre Spicer and Mats Alvesson have concluded from their research on organizations. Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning andre spicer david grebow mats alvessonIt is often intentionally created.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

Director, Organization & Management Development at PepsiCo) and Holly Whitcomb (Learning Strategist at 3M Company) as guest presenters demonstrating performance support solutions they use in their organizations, sharing best practices, and discussing results and successes thus far. Wearable technologies (such as Google Glass and Apple Watch). What is the trend? Videos.

20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning

Learnnovators

What are some of the interesting stories of organizations who have already explored or even implemented this successfully for enabling more contextualized and effective ‘learning’? Apple’s recently introduced iPhones come embedded with iBeacons. The response has been awesome and we are now talking to several public museums who want the same thing. What are the advantages? Use Cases.

This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 2: Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) is Not a Technology…so how do we help organizations learn informally? #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.  We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. Take a look at what we have planned for this week: CNET Live blogged the iPhone Keynote.

Employee Learning Should Be About Change, Not Continuity

The Peformance Improvement

In their post titled, There’s No Such Thing as Corporate DNA , Hans-Paul Bürkner ,  Vincent Chin , and  Ranu Dayal challenge the popular notion that successful organizations have unchanging values and set ways of doing things that are passed on from one generation of employees to the next. Apple, Ford Motor, and GE have made dramatic pivots on their march from success to success.

How I Work: My Top 3 Productivity Tools

E-learning Uncovered

Fences is a software that helps you organize your desktop by placing icons into resizable and nameable areas. Fences fixes that by allowing you to group and organize your files into simple containers. With Snagit, it’s easy to organize your screenshots by applying tags to the images or by moving them into a folder. Here are my top three…. #1 Fences. What is it? Why I love it.

High Customer Satisfaction Scores Might Make Your Training Organization Obsolete

Training Industry

Chances are that once a student has completed a course you ask them this question:  “How satisfied were you with the course/instructor?” If your satisfaction scores are high, you communicate that message out to the organization to highlight what a great job you’re doing. Is it possible that your training organization is a lot like the vendor that worked on my house? Forbes magazine suggests that one of the reasons that Apple Inc.’s The problem with asking the “satisfaction” question is that the answer doesn’t tell you how engaged or loyal your students are. Consider NPS.

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The Corporate University Shift: Why Great Companies Invest in Custom Learning

eLearningMind

While you hope that your employees come prepped and ready to tackle their jobs, the truth is that what they learned in their university and college programs might not be enough to prep them for life in a high-level organization. From contextual learning to an organization’s culture, there are things that employees just can’t learn in a traditional post-secondary environment. It’s true that corporate universities have been executed badly in the past, but today’s generation of at-work learning and certification has taken a major step up with organizations that are doing it right.

An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond. Apple is stopping support for Flash on the premise that HTML5 can solve all the development challenges that previously could only be solved through Flash. Regardless of how you feel about Apple's decision and whether or not you think Flash should coexist with HTML5, HTML5 looms in the not so distant future and it is important for web developers to understand what it is. by Jonathan Shoaf. standard. XHTML 2.0

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#Apple's Siri as part of our #education and #future

Ignatia Webs

Apple's personal iPhone assistant Siri got me thinking again about the future again and how the concept of 'future' becomes more and more speedy in getting here to our contemporary times. Although many people were disappointed when Apple’s new iPhone was so limited in its innovations, the Siri application got me completely enthusiastic. The upcoming societal changes are so phenomenal!

Patient Experience

The Peformance Improvement

For example, the Beyond Philosophy 2011 Global Customer Experience Management Survey reports: The top three companies most admired by CE experts for the customer experience they deliver are technology companies, with Apple ranking first, followed by Amazon and Zappos. Are there good examples of healthcare organizations that put this holistic view of quality into practice?

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We are Greater than Me: Building an Agile Organization

Learning on the Leading Edge

Building an Agile Organization. And how is it that Microsoft, a company that many think has passed it's prime (I disagree), continues to reinvent itself in the face of amazing competitors like Apple and Google? Agile organizations evolve their strategy but deepen it where they have strength. These organizations are also very "non-hierarchical." " 3.

Apple missing the small picture

Clark Quinn

I’ve previously discussed the fight between Apple and Adobe about Flash (e.g. Which Apple is blocking, for interactivity. Apple allows cross-platform media players, whether hyperdocs (c.f. Now, I understand that Apple’s rabidly focused on the customer experience ( I like the usability), and limiting development to content is a way to essentially guarantee a vibrant experience.  What I care about is that, by not supporting cross-platform programs that output code for different operating systems (OS), Apple is hurting a significant portion of the market.

Will the iPad continue its tablet domination? A look at the market landscape

Dawn of Learning

Members at every level of your organization – from the field to management to the C-suite – are gaining the experience of touching, expanding, holding and dealing with content in a personalized and collaborative fashion. Since Apple launched the iPad in April 2010, the first in the new generation of media tablets to hit the market, it has sold more than 30 million units.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

It is quite possible that by 2016, the augmented reality devices, including Google Glass, Apple Watch etc would become the common tool in our everyday realities [2]. In eLearning, the learners would be able to have an access to augmented environments through QR codes or mobile technologies such as Google Glass or Apple Watch. Trend # 1 Automation. Trend # 2 Augmented Learning.

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What I Learned from Reading “Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading Edge Learning Organization.”

Pract.us

Hess explains what successful learning organizations do right and offers plenty of strategies to help any group learn and thrive. The title doesn’t refer to imminent death, but rather the slow death of an organization that cannot evolve with its environment. Learning organizations need people who can learn. Bridgewater Associates, LP: A real-life learning organization.