Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

10 Common Myths About Open Source. Open source LMS Totara topped our list of 2016 learning industry thought leaders. Weekly posts explore multiple topics, including best practices in onboarding, compliance training, social learning and LMS reporting, and of course, definitive open source thought leadership. Bill Cushard is a brilliant business strategist who understands the relationship between learning, software adoption and customer success.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. “In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. Smaller organizations are emerging along with a movement toward generative business models where businesses build an ecosystem of mutually supportive relationships. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW!

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THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. Smaller organizations are emerging along with a movement toward generative business models where businesses build an ecosystem of mutually supportive relationships. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW!

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Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

Inside the “Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion” This free collection of LMS selection resources includes: PODCASTS – “Hot topic” interviews with business-minded learning practitioners and innovators on The Talented Learning Show. WEBINARS – In-depth sessions focused on key extended enterprise LMS issues and related business strategies. 5) Why pick open source as an extended enterprise learning foundation? Business data is vital.

Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

CLO (Chief Learning Officer). The CLO is responsible for defining and leading the company’s learning and development strategy. LXP is a tool that enables end-users to capture, share and consume content using internal and external sources. MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).

Get Out of the Training Business

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Jay’s column on Effectiveness, CLO magazine , February 2009. Deciding is everybody’s business when networks rule. As networks continue to subvert hierarchy, successful organizations will embrace respect for the individual, flexibility and adaptation, openness and transparency, sharing and collaboration, honesty and authenticity, and immediacy. Wherever possible, we’re replacing proprietary software with open source.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. Smaller organizations are emerging along with a movement toward generative business models where businesses build an ecosystem of mutually supportive relationships. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW!

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May 2011 Review

Jane Hart

May turned out to be a very busy month for me, in ways that I hadn’t anticipated. Without workflow, social business is doomed , Agency Collaboration, 26 May 2011. The Client knows best , CLO Magazine, 26 May 2011. Yet another reason I haven’t been blogging is that I have been spending a lot of time in my two new communities: The Social Learning Community on Yammer, and the Share&Learn collaboration platform I set up using open source software.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday) » August 30, 2007 "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine) ( link ) "Employees at Homewood Suites by Hilton are taking charge of their own learning opportunities with video iPods. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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How New CLOs Should Handle The First 90 Days

CLO Magazine

By asking targeted questions, understanding business strategy and building the right alliances, new CLOs can ensure they become valued business partners, not order-takers. Hitting the ground running in the first 90 days is a big step in any new role, but for a new CLO it’s a giant leap. Everything the CLO does, every learning strategy and initiative must align to the business strategy. How Should the New CLO Start?

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Top of Mind: Learning in the Age of Acceleration

CLO Magazine

This acceleration is also illustrated by massive disruption happening at high velocity to our traditional business practices. It is an age in which entire industries are being reshaped with routine business models being rendered useless in favor of more agile people, plans and processes. With the speed of business, this is no longer a luxury; it’s now vital to organizational health, readiness and operating effectiveness. Jesse Jackson.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. The availability of cost-effective resources to facilitate wide collaboration (including open source software that enables wikis, discussion groups, chat and even web conferencing) presents the chance for organizations to reconsider the effectiveness of the performance support being offered to their people.

The Success of Lex

CLO Magazine

The global IT business consulting and outsourcing services firm headquartered in Bengaluru, India, has more than 200,000 employees in 87 countries, and they rely on a continuous stream of content and learning opportunities to stay up to date on the latest technology, business and leadership trends. It wouldn’t be valuable if it didn’t solve specific user and business needs,” Arohi said. That excitement is translating into new business for Infosys.

L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

Talent Tracker, an analytics service developed by the Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Group, integrates data from open sources including the U.S. Most organizations, at least in the corporate space, are doing significant campus recruiting and have many early career programs for different functional areas or the core business or operation of their business,” he said. Jackson said D&I is a business problem, not a learning problem. “As

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I somewhat wonder how much of that is true barriers as opposed to perceived barriers, and a recent HBR item talked about Hacking Work : When a 12-year-old can gather information faster, process it more efficiently, reference more diverse professionals, and get volunteer guidance from better sources than you can at work, how can you pretend to be competitive? People need to learn more, learn faster – yet the C-Level (including your CLO) seem to be making moves that are counter to that.

Learning at Large Ep4: Decentralizing L&D to support a successful learning culture

Elucidat

We talked about how to demonstrate business value early on to control groups, identifying the right business problems to solve, knowing when to push back the role of a learning team, and how to decentralize learning and development to support a more scalable learning culture. This learning platform is an open source technology that is now used by 1,700 organizations around the world. Simon: Say you’ve got 200,000 people in a business.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. CLO (Chief Learning Officer). The CLO is an executive-level employee in an organization who defines and leads the company’s learning and development strategy. By furthering their success, you are, in turn, facilitating the success of your business. MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). Open Source Software.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

Respondents represented a range of sectors and organisation types – financial services, oil and gas, healthcare, business services, industry, government and third sector were all included. The findings make salutary reading for any CLO, learning leader or L&D professional. 76% felt that L&D was ineffective or extremely ineffective at supporting their business outcomes. This means reviewing systems and processes and removing ‘busy work’.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Even in organisations where L&D priorities are closely aligned with business priorities there’s plenty of head-room for improvement. We make them available to our members via our Web sites and from other Web sources, sometimes for free and sometimes for a fee. Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Here is a list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle.

Give Back to the Profession

CLO Magazine

Moving forward, this will be directed toward new areas, open-source and collaborative projects. Why is it that when we ask CLOs where they search for leading-edge practices, they mention the top business schools, and not one mentions a graduate school of education? But we need to shrink the world — make the truly best practices more widely known and accessible by all,” said Nancy Lewis, former vice president of learning at IBM and former CLO at ITT.

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Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

Articles: Get Out of the Training Business. Any remaining training staff will become mentors, coaches and facilitators who work on improving core business processes, strengthening relationships with customers and cutting costs. Wherever possible, we’re replacing proprietary software with open source. Learning is woven into the fabric of every modern business. We’ve got to rid ourselves of the notion that learning is just the chief learning officer’s business.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday)

Mark Oehlert

We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. If you’re like me, you’ve probably been busy, as well. Or, if you are in Dr. Scratch Computer vs. Panda3D is Open Source and free for any purpose, including commercial ventures. opened with a piece on the importance of Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose, followed by a quick Curatr demo. Other Sources.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

I have also submitted an email to CLO asking for the cites but to date have yet to receive any kind of response. Replacing Face-to-Face Tutorials by Synchronous Online Technologies: Challenges and pedagogical implications : "This paper reports on a study which investigates the implementation of a synchronous e-learning system ( Interwise ) for online tutorials on an information technology related course offered by the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK)."

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

As the Recession Waxes, Business Meetings Wane. According to a survey released last month that was conducted by the industry trade group Meeting Professionals International and American Express, 7 percent of business meetings already scheduled for 2009 have been canceled. It’s a BarCamp, the Open Source Version of a Conference. Giving a presentation is open to anyone, and encouraged! Response 31 inefficient way to get new business.