Sat.Jul 23, 2011

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The future of L&D department debate continues

Jane Hart

Tweet. The EPIC Social Learning debate (which I spoke about yesterday ) continues. Today I am posting another contribution in favour of the motion. This one comes from Nic Laycock: “First, social learning is not a fad, it is not something new and it is not something that since the evolution of humankind has ever had a date on it. It is a fundamental part of our humanity. What is that called?

#NEVMUG and #techfieldday: previews of VMworld?

Adventures in Corporate Education

I went to the #NEVMUG summer slam this week. There were well over a thousand folks there. Dell was a sponsor, along with 17 or so of other companies who sell the products and services you need in your data center. The first half of the day, VMware employees presented on all sorts of topics.  My favorite presentations were VMware fundamentals: back to the basics and vStorage: Best practices.


Wonderful Brain

I’m writing this preamble dockside on a lake in Maine, early morning sunshine firing diamonds of light off the water. The temperature is mild and the bugs have yet to arrive for their fleshy feast. I’m in a good frame of mind–no curmugeonly thoughts or clever bon mots at the ready. All is tranquil. point this out as so you’ll know there is no overarching agenda, no negativity anywhere in the vicinity of the words that follow. suppose this taxonomy is true of many people and I’ll bet—in an unscientific survey—more typical among consultants than many other groups.