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Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As the Senior Partner of Bob Little Press & PR , you have been providing business-to-business public relations (PR) services to many organizations in the ‘learning’ and ‘learning technologies’ industry for years. How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ brands around the world? Some run their businesses as lifestyle businesses, while others aim to grow the business to the point where it can be acquired by others.

eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

My belief is that we are going to see lots of virtual communities created as it makes sense to aggregate outside of a local geography for common interests. People end up staying home to be able to attend virtual events. I expected it to be about how to use twitter as a knowledge worker. Virtual Worlds Great comment: Your number #1 point was how busy everyone is, who has time for virtual worlds??? virtual world, WebEx type product.

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Workers are disgruntled 10. The world around corporate training has changed. What worked twenty years ago doesn’t work well in the social, always-on, networked world of business we now inhabit. Service industries challenge workers to acquire tacit knowledge — the kind of know-how one learns on the job, not in the classroom. White collar workers outnumbered their blue collar colleagues for the first time. Workers are disgruntled.

Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

In this topsy-turvy world, few things are predictable. %&#* happens. Learning is the business. That bears repeating: In the Information Age, learning is the business. Every business has a life cycle. Businesses are born, they grow, they prosper, they mature, they taper off, they die. These “strategic inflection points,” as Andy Grove calls these transitional moments, arrive when conditions change and existing businesses do not adapt.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. Workers who know more get more accomplished. Most of what we learn, we learn from other people — parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, playmates, cousins, Little Leaguers, Scouts, school chums, roommates, teammates, classmates, study groups, coaches, bosses, mentors, colleagues, gossips, co-workers, neighbors, and, eventually, our children. The New World.

43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

E-Learning along the curve: adapting to knowledge workers learning needs - The E-Learning Curve , February 18, 2010 Formally-structured approaches to learning are best deployed to novices in the relevant discipline or skill area. Sensing and Thinking - Learning and Working on the Web , February 16, 2010 Tim Kastelle (a great source of knowledge on innovation) discusses how it’s better to have a good idea than a large network to fire off any old idea.