Sat.Mar 03, 2012

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Distributed research needs collaborative researchers

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet “What Sanofi is doing is reducing its own internal research capacity,” he said. The days when we locked all of our scientists up in a building and put them on a nice tree-lined campus are done. We will do less of our own research. We’re not going to get out of research. ” It seems Sanofi is moving to a more networked way of doing business. Narration of Work. Distribution of Power.

The Back Channel and the Rule of Threes

Jay Cross

It’s a law of nature. There are always three things. Trust me on this. Think of an event — a workshop, a class, a meeting, or a presentation. Something always comes before and there’s always an aftermath. All too often, we neglect the Beginning and Next phases. This limits our thinking to the event and blinds us to the larger process. We have invited you here to do just that.

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EDGEX2012 – Nearly There

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

Less than two weeks to go for EDGEX2012 ! EDGEX is conceived as a platform that would connect people with different passions for education to come together. There are plenty of disruptive things happening in education around the world and EDGEX aims to kindle some conversations within and across learning communities - whether they be organized in some way or not. Most of all, EDGEX aims at breaking the silos that exist and aims to allow discovery of shared passions and goals. have already talked about the speakers that are joining us, and they need no introductions! Let’s disrupt!

February’s Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Best of  Working Smarter Daily. February 1-29, 2012. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Here’s how we choose the crème de la crème for your enjoyment. In Memoriam: Tim M. Just Jay

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Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.

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Moodle 2.0 Making the Leap at RSC

Moodle Journal

In common with a lot of colleges, universities and institutes running Moodle 1.x, we are now beginning to consider the way forward for migration to Moodle 2, not least because it seems support for Moodle 1.x will cease this coming summer. To this end I was more then enthusiastic to get myself along the an RSC event in London ‘Moodle-2.0 Please stay in touch as we make that leap