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Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

On the positive front, I have been doing a lot of reading—mostly around organizational behavior, organizational development, culture and diversity, motivation and communication, and how these relate to social business and knowledge management. What did I learn during the last fortnight?

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Online.

eLearning Conferences 2012


Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! Online.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. This year, he has cut down the list slightly to cover "selected events." Clayton R.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

12 Ways to Get the Most. this ebook to help you cut through the. We know that the plethora of options out there. can make the process of choosing an authoring. what you need and make the decision easier. the latest Performance Management Maturity Model.

The Future of Work and Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

I have been asked to speak to a group of 14 to 16 year olds about the importance of finishing high school and attending college. But as I thought about the talk I realized that I better say something about the future of work and why college has become more important than ever.

On the brink with mobile– what learning executives say

Allison Rossett

That’s how I described the status of mobile learning in an article in eLearn magazine ten months ago. My point then was that mobile offers immense potential for learning and support but that it is not yet making much of a difference in the enterprise. Performance support and mobile devices only rarely appeared in the organizational playbook they described. It’s not first on their list, but appears near the top. Words without actions.

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Compounding Intelligence

Clark Quinn

It is increasingly evident that as we unpack how we get the best results from thinking, we don’t do it alone. Moreover, the elements that contribute emphasize diversity. First, my colleague Harold Jarche has an interesting post riffing off of Stephen Johnson’s new book, Future Perfect. In looking at patterns that promote more effective decision making, an experiment is cited. meta-learning social

Tackling the Quality Leadership Challenge

CLO Magazine

Companies throughout the world feel the pressing need for more effective global leadership. Studies show organizations do not have the global leaders needed to keep up with the speed of business, nor are they satisfied with the quality of their leaders.

Workplace Trends from 2004…Still Trending

Integrated Learnings

I cleaned my bookshelf the other day, which included moving out stacks of old magazines. One dusty cover that caught my eye was the January 2004 issue of Training + Development Magazine from ASTD, with this headline: 8 Trends You Need to Know NOW. So I took a break from my periodical purge party to skim through the article by Karen Colteryahn and Patty Davis. Here’s a peek at the eight trends from 2004. --1-- 7-- Life and work in the e-lane. By Shelley A.

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Exceptions are the new normal

ID Reflections

“Exceptions are the shadow economies of firms today and isfertile ground for social business solutions, which thrive in anexception-driven environment…” ~John Hagel : [link] In today’s work environment, exceptions and not rote taskrule. You can’t train for exceptions nor create checklists or Job Aids. Exceptionsencountered are solved by people bringing not a hammer for the nail but abagful of toolkits, problem solving skills and an open mind.

Breathing life into Employee Development Trainings – An e-learning perspective


Organizations today need to constantly provide training and learning opportunities in order to keep abreast of the latest in the field and suitably satisfy the expectations of their employees. The strategy worked well for both visually and hearing impaired learners.

People-Centered Learning: An Interview With Judee Humburg

Marcia Conner

At the heart of my work is the deep belief software should work for people, not the other way around. This leads to the door of my dear friend Judee Humburg. In the gloom of winter, I thought nothing could be as delightful to repost as a breathe of Judee’s spring.

Observations from Supporting Performance with Learning – Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum

Learning Cafe

28 Learning professionals from a wide cross section of industries participated in the online Workplace Trends Forum on Supporting Performance with Learning. Peter Davis moderated the session with a expert panel comprising of. Watch the recorded webinar here.

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What Does It Take to Be a Global Leader?

CLO Magazine

Change is afoot for both the substance and constituency of global leadership development programs. For nearly two decades top organizations have expanded their leadership development programming to respond to the growing demands of globalization. The goal is being able to ensure employees at all levels build the skills needed in an increasingly global environment. Editor’s note: The author works for the American Management Association).

Unlock the Next Wave of Productivity

CLO Magazine

Only by enabling informal learning will organizations meet demands for greater flexibility and more learner-driven content. The majority of the time, resources and dollars spent by internal learning functions is spent on formal learning. Yet according to a 2011 article published by the Center for Creative Leadership, at least 70 percent of learning within an organization occurs outside of formal learning activities.

Begin Leadership Development on Day One

CLO Magazine

A recent survey by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) found that 40 percent of global business leaders think formalized leadership development should start between ages 11 and 17. In all, 90 percent of the CCL survey’s respondents said formalized leadership development should be included as part of formal education in high school and college. The skills that future leaders will need are also evolving at a rapid pace.

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

This push for women’s recognition was championed by President Jimmy Carter, who urged the nation to designate March 2-8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week. “Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed.

MediaTec Publishing and Chief Learning Officer Magazine Ranked No. 1 in Leadership Development Programs

CLO Magazine

12, 2012 — For the second consecutive year, MediaTec Publishing Inc. and Chief Learning Officer magazine (CLO) ranked No. 1 on Leadership Excellence magazine's annual list of the "Best in Leadership Development" for delivering exceptional p "It is especially gratifying to be recognized for providing leadership development that is relevant, resonates with industry practitioners and provides real value," said Norm Kamikow, MediaTec president and editor in chief. "We

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The Value of a Virtual Academy

CLO Magazine

When Microsoft needed a more efficient way to deliver education to its global finance function, it tore down the classroom walls and created a flexible, Web-based learning model. Prior to 2008, when it came to employee development, Microsoft held a subsection of course offerings in person twice a year in a centralized location in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and one in Asia-Pacific called Learning Weeks. Global word-of-mouth has been positive and lasting.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website.

Key Takeaways from ATD's 2014 State of the Industry Report


As we progress through an increasingly tech-based millennium, online learning is continuing to become a more prominent part of employee training and education. Training employees is an investment. That said, the report also found an increase in online training usage.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Performance Learning Productivity

The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008. Data provided by the US membership organisation Training Industry suggests annual growth around 6% per year since 2009. Sometimes it’s more efficient and more effective not to train at all.

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Experience is the New Learning

Origin Learning

Butter-knife, scissors, and sticky tape are all you need to join the conversation around virtual reality (VR) – is Kellogg’s take. Need more cues on the buzz around VR? Wear and watch’ the VR view. Check out the diverse use it offers.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany.

How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

But we thought we’d shoot big and talk to an expert in the field to learn what organizations can do to become learning organizations: Michelle Ockers. The video of the discussion is immediately below. Convergence Training are workforce training experts.

Everything You Must Know Before Selecting Gamification Services

Hurix Digital

Gamification and games are not the same things – while games are for fun and recreation, gamification refers to an instructional strategy with the aim to increase engagement, motivation, and participation. to an already existing website, enterprise application or an online community.

New Corporate Structure for New Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

Globalization, technology, competition, and a multi-generational and diverse workforce are causing companies to either build a different structure from the start (e.g., Zappos) from a traditional structure to something more effective for the new economy.

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Accessibility Awareness Begins at Home

Magic EdTech

Yes, a single individual can make a huge difference to the world. This has been repeatedly proved by the greats but even ordinary people, making the right choices in their everyday lives have the same power. Awareness through Diversity.

Micro learning – the big wave of mobile education


My first computer was a Pentium 3 and took almost all the dorm table. It is also the case with how we learn. Micro learning is already established as the wonder child of the online education industry. Bite-size learningthe up-to-date solution.

Hello 2013

Janet Clarey

For me, 2012 will go down as a year I basically went dark publicly. As 2013 begins, it seems an ideal time to reflect back on 2012, share some observations and predictions, and get blogging again. LCMSs are alive and well and the market will grow. In December, I wrote about Bankia’s learning content management architecture and how its use of a single source, asset-based approach to content led to huge cost savings and greater efficiency.

MOOCs in the corporate world

Your Training Edge

The academic world is abuzz with the newest form of learning for students – the Massive Open Online Course or MOOC. In just over 1 year, it has become such a force that it already has large groups of supporters and detractors debating on its quality and effectiveness. Let’s dissect the term for a clearer view: Massive: This form of training is meant to be received by thousands of people. Online: In order to be massive, you have to go online.

Reinventing Learning in Australia – Announcing Learning Cafe UnConference 2015

Learning Cafe

A unique professional development event for experienced Learning professionals not to be missed. There were lots of opportunities to hear from the experts but also share insights with peer professionals. It was, appropriately, an excellent learning environment. The UnConference is designed to be a unique and value add professional development event for Learning, Capability and HR professionals. Why Learning is too important to be in HR”).

Learning and Development Across Offices


Technology is driving global change, and our methods for learning and development (L&D) need to keep up. According to Deloitte, increased L&D has many downstream effects, including greater customer satisfaction, more innovation, reduced costs, and faster growth.

Announcing Sydney Learning Cafe UnConference 2016

Learning Cafe

A unique professional development event for experienced Learning professionals not to be missed. There were lots of opportunities to hear from the experts but also share insights with peer professionals. It was, appropriately, an excellent learning environment. The UnConference is designed to be a unique and value add professional development event for Learning, Capability and HR professionals. Why Learning is too important to be in HR”).