April 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

My 2011 Reading List. Trust and networks , Gideon Rosenblatt, Alchemy of Change, 16 April 2011. The cultural imperative for a social business. This is a two part posting by Maria Ogneva, Head of Community at Yammer: Part 1 appeared 18 April 2011, and Part 2 on 21 April 2011.

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January 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

I’ve started off my 2011 Reading List, and this blog posting highlights my top 3 must-reads for January 2011.

March 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

In terms of my professional reading, I added around 25 articles to my 2011 Reading List, but here are 3 that I’ve marked as must-reads. Enterprise collaboration requires critical new skills , Deb Lavoy, CMS Wire, 8 March 2011. You can see the 2011 Reading List here.

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August 2011 Review

Jane Hart

Although manypeople were away on holiday in August, it was still a very busy month online and I saved nearly 50 articles and resources in my August Reading List. For the plugged-in, too many choices , Stephanie Rosenbloom, New York Times, 10 August 2011.

June 2011 Review

Jane Hart

Learning is the new work , Jay Cross, Chief Learning Officer Magazine, 13 June 2011. Joining is important to social learning , Dennis Callahan, Learnstreaming, 17 June 2011. Four things L&D must do to stay relevant Part 1 , Donald Taylor, 17 June 2011. Tweet.

May 2011 Review

Jane Hart

But first a review of May 2011. May turned out to be a very busy month for me, in ways that I hadn’t anticipated. Mapping informal and formal learning strategies to real work , Tom Gram, Performance X Design, 4 May 2011. The Client knows best , CLO Magazine, 26 May 2011.

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Impressions of the Masie Learning 2011 Conference

Dashe & Thomson

Last week I was fortunate to attend the Learning 2011 conference, organized every year by Elliott Masie. Bill Clinton at Learning 2011 — at least, I think it was Bill Clinton. Uncategorized mobile learning Elliott Masie Learning 2011

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Kick Starting 2011 With A Brandon Hall Research Webinar

Upside Learning

After a successful 2010, we are all geared up for 2011 with more events and more plans. We are kick starting the year with a Brandon Hall Research webinar on ‘ How to Select the Right LMS for Your Small/Medium Business’. For us this New Year has been more than just resolutions.

The 2011 E-Learning Awards are announced – The eLearning Network

Jane Hart

“The details of the 2011 awards have been announced. While the categories stay the same, the eLN has been busy in completely simplifying and updating the criteria.&#. via The 2011 E-Learning Awards are announced – The eLearning Network

Devlearn conference 2011: retrospective

Challenge to Learn

It was a great conference, very valuable from a business perspective and from the perspective as an e-Learning professional. I’m back home after a great DevLearn conference. Looking (and reading) back at the conference there are several things that stick out for me. Atmosphere. This was my second Guild conference (been to Learning Solutions in March) and one thing that really struck me at both conferences is the atmosphere.

2011 Predictions

Clark Quinn

It’s more, of course, because it also implies a culture supportive of learning, yet I think this is both an advantage for business competitiveness and a move that meets real human needs, which makes it an ideal as well as real goal. For the annual eLearn Mag predictions, this year I wrote: I think we’ll see some important, but subtle, trends.

eLearning Hot Topics from 2011

Integrated Learnings

So, it seems fitting that we’d look back at our 2011 posts and create one for this blog. How do these compare with your own eLearning hot topics from 2011? --1-- The post with the most views in 2011 was Practical Storyboarding – Not Just for Developers. This post makes a case for storyboards as a useful tool for ensuring your eLearning design meets business and learner demands before starting development. What topics did you talk about most in 2011?

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

Inspired by JaneHart’s Top100 Articles of 2011 , I thought I should put down at least the top 50 thathas made me reflect and ponder in the past one year, has changed the way I dothings and shaped quite a bit of my work-life decisions. Not all the posts havebeen written in 2011, but since I either stumbled across them in 2011 or readthem with greater appreciation this year, I thought it fair to include these inthe list.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. link] January 2011 January 2-5, 2011 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), 12 th , Bangalore, India. link] or [link] January 28-29, 2011 Educa , Helsinki, Finland.

What does 2011 look like for consultants?

Spark Your Interest

2011 is 1/12th over and thanks to my exalted status as thought leader (!!) for the BQ, I am compelled to write my predictions for 2011. OK, maybe this one is more of a wish, but I think that if these other predictions are to come true, a consultant who is able to build a network of resources that can add depth and/or breadth to their own skill sets, especially those that have expertise in the various technologies will find themselves busy.

2012: The Year of Learning in a Social Business

Jane Hart

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20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

E-Learning Trends 2011. Learning Tools Directory 2011. TechKnowledge 2011: Why Learning Professionals Still Have a Lot to Learn. It’s 2011 and mobile devices are flying off the shelves faster than ever before.

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Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment Version 2: BaseCamp 2011

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Recently, this environment was put to use again to conduct a program titled BaseCamp 2011, where nearly fifty managers got together to learn select topics in strategy, finance and leadership. In BaseCamp 2011, the presentations were hosted on TeemingPod , a social interaction tool. Overall, BaseCamp 2011 continued to build on top of BaseCamp 2010 and gave us additional insights into exploiting online social learning environments

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

January 1, 2011 to December 17, 2011. 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 Infographic) , March 5, 2011.

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DevLearn 2011 Takeaways & Reflection

Jay Cross

Frankly, I think all conferences should make room for reflection before people return to business as usual. Harold, Jane, Charles, Clark, and I led a session this morning that recapped people’s DevLearn experience.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. a.k.a.

8 interesting things at CeBIT

E-Learning Provocateur

There were, however, a rather unusual number of knockouts who happened to be dressed in business attire. conference 2011 Australian Defence Force CeBIT CeBIT Australia Chargebar DrapeBrowser Emotiv eWAY Getac Getac Rugged m-learning mlearning NuMaps Promethean whiteboard

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2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

On behalf of a blog reader, I had the opportunity to listen in on a webinar for the Taleo Learn Business Edition. Award winners for 2011. The 2011 Open Source Commercial System of the Year goes to . 2011 Commercial System of the Year. I found it a tad high for small business, thus I do not see it as a SMB product. I have them on my watch list for 2012, and I hope they change their name – after all they are targeting businesses not education.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries.

Five Steps to Business Impact From Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Five key organizational factors determine if there will be business results from learning: 1) alignment; 2) anticipation; 3) alliance; 4) application; and 5) accountability. Participants will be able to create an action plan for achieving business results.

Business lessons from long distance running

Challenge to Learn

Running business. It occurred to me that running a business is a lot alike. The same goes for running your business. . achieving your business goals Long distance runningI like to run ‘long’ distances. I did put quotes around long because I’m a middle-aged guy who is somewhat overweight (since my last attempt to quit smoking). For me long is a run between 8 and 15 kilometers. So I’m still a long way from a real marathon.

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Reflecting on my 2011

Jay Cross

The remainder of this post digs into posts, pictures, presentations, and what-not from my 2011. I downloaded the 2011 photos to a USB stick and put them in an electronic picture frame. I asked Working Smarter Daily to display my most prominent posts on Internet Time Blog for 2011.

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Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011 – A Follow-Up

eLearning Weekly

Following up on last week’s post titled, “Top 5 Skills for eLearning in 2011,” I’d like to explore this at a different angle. The eLearning skills you need for 2011 may be directly influenced by the industry in which you work, and therefore some are more prevalent than others.

Best of working smarter for September 2011

Jay Cross

Best of Working Smarter Daily , September 1 – 30, 2011. 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 7 surprising facts about recorded lectures - Donald Clark Plan B , September 17, 2011. 3 simple tips for setting up online communities - Jane Hart , September 30, 2011.

Digitec Named Top Learning Management System Company of 2011 for Knowledge Direct MED LMS

Association eLearning

HealthTech Marketplace – the leading online directory for the Healthcare industry has named Digitec Interactive as one of the Top Learning Management System Companies of 2011 for their affordable, easy-to-use healthcare Learning Management System, Knowledge Direct MED. The news of this great honor comes just days after the product “WOWED” attendees at the Learning Solutions 2011 Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL March 23-24.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. link] December 5-7, 2011 International Digital Curation Conference: Public?

Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

For the latter, I was asked to address the question: “what businesses can learn from allowing employees to access social networking sites, and how allowing social networking can benefit businesses?&# This happens collaboratively and through communication – conversations are the engine of business – and consequently success is going to be predicated on empowering employees to work together to continually improve.

Business games

Learning with e's

In my response, I echoed what I had earlier said in my Zukunft Personal keynote - Open Educational Resources are the start of a movement that is already transferring itself to the business sector. Other gaming companies are following similar business models.

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eLearning Business Planning Session & Breakfast

Web Courseworks

Jeff Cobb and I will be doing a session together at The Great Ideas Conference on eLearning Business Planning. eLearning Business Model eLearning Business Planning Great Ideas Conference Leading Learning BreakfastJeff is also holding a Leading Learning Breakfast meeting in Washington DC on April 5 th. I caught up with Jeff to briefly discuss the important topics Association executives should consider when planning new educational ventures for online delivery. Have a listen.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I had one business day with each group of 30-40 users. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did.

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15 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –10

Upside Learning

Many analysts are predicting 2011 will be the year of the tablet. In 2011 60 Percent of Mobile Web Traffic Will Be Video. Bytemobile has found that in 2011, 60 percent of all traffic on mobile Web devices will be for video. eLearning Outlook For 2011.

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Upside Learning

Be Efficient, Not Busy: Time Management Strategies for Online Teaching. Gartner Forecasts Mobile App Store Revenues Will Hit $15 Billion in 2011. How big a business are mobile apps? billion last year to $15 billion in 2011, and keep growing to an astounding $58 billion by 2014.

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