Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Beyond iPoding

Kapp Notes

Click on the link if you'd rather listen to the podcast of this post, Beyond iPoding , you can find it here. don't need an iPod to listen, just your computer. The wide spread adoption of MP3 Players like Apple's iPod products has lead to an entire ecosystem of tools, accessories and content providers. The most popular of which is Apple's iPod family. Drexel's University's LeBow College of Business has 150 online students all over the world enrolled in its MBA program.

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Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making. Let’s scroll through some factors that determine successful business digitals: 1. A digital business will always think global, it is important to be aware of the macro environment to keep an eye on different economies and competitors that can emerge from within those markets.

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Business lessons from long distance running

Challenge to Learn

Running business. I have a special playlist on my iPod, with songs that have the right pace for me to run on. 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).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Web code locks up iPhones and iPod Touch" (Crave)

Mark Oehlert

» March 24, 2008 "Web code locks up iPhones and iPod Touch" (Crave) ( link to Crave story ) "A new exploit will either lock up your iPhone or iPod Touch or crashyour Safari browser on your PC or Mac OS desktop if you simply visit amaliciously coded Web site. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

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Why storytelling works for businesses

Matrix

What does this have anything to do with today’s business world? Maybe storytelling is not a matter of life and death in an office environment, but businesses can and should adopt this age-old tradition into an innovative way in order to 1) keep their employees engaged, 2) educate their clients and 3) reach new audiences. Businesses can use stories to inspire and engage employees. This frenzy over a new iPod, iPad or iPhone didn't happen overnight though.

The iPod Video & e-Learning Looking Glass

Vignettes Learning

The holidays are coming and I must find a justification for buying (as a gift to myself) the iPod Video. Currently, I am enjoying my 40 Gig iPod for music and have downloaded hundreds of my favorite songs. The cool thing about iPod is the way I can organize, listen, and purchase music anytime I want. I can personalize my iPod. I am however, amazed with how my fellow trainers respond to technologies in this case the iPod.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free

Mark Oehlert

» June 24, 2007 iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free From the fine folks at Aspyr Media comes iQuiz Maker (full disclosure - Im still trying this product out). According to the site: " iQuiz Maker is an easy way for you to create custom quizzes for the iQuiz game for the iPod. " The site also has an installer which will install quizzes to your ipod. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

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Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Increase in awareness among globally spread companies that eLearning, mLearning and online training is a way to save on training costs, provide just-in-time performance support, and improve productivity Certain key reasons why “mobile learning” via PDAs, mobile phones, MP3 players, iPod, Kindle, E-paper eReaders , and anything besides that is amenable to being carried around, will increasingly become business necessities are some of the characteristics of the work environment today: 1.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 9

Upside Learning

What if young people were encouraged to view their mobile phones, cameras, and iPods as learning devices and tools for critical citizenship and engagement in their communities? Foursquare is a smartphone app that is quickly becoming one of the most popular and useful geo-networking tools for general social networking and for promoting business. 100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better.

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How to Cultivate an Innovative Workplace

KnowledgeCity

The Apple Macintosh allowed everyday people to have a computer in their homes, the iPhone allowed us to access a global network from a device we can keep in our pockets, and the iPod and Apple TV changed the way we consume entertainment.

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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Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

iPods and Podcasts: The Touch, the Nano, the Shuffle, the Classic, you name it, versions of the iPod popped up and grabbed our attention in the noughties. First appearing in 2001, the iPod series is now the most successful digital audio player in history with over 220 million worldwide sales at the time of writing. Seriously, social networking has blurred the boundaries between public and private, business and leisure, even good and bad taste.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Generational Change in the U.S. Military (strategy+business)

Mark Oehlert

Military (strategy+business) ( strategy +business link ) I think this article is nice treatment of the generational shift as it may play out in the U.S. " **I should also say kudos to strategy+business for while they do require registration to read this full article online, the full PDF version is freely available with no registration. Military (strategy+business) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): video jug test

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Three Panel Soul.required comic strip reading | Main | Semantic Technology Primer (found via Stephen D) » June 14, 2007 video jug test VideoJug : How To Use Your iPod Shuffle As A Hard Drive June 14, 2007 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference video jug test : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Kindle.The Universal Textbook?

Mark Oehlert

Maybe Will Richardson already nailed it with " The iPod of Reading ," thats pretty good. On the last point about manuals and who is printing them anymore; Tom, let me walk you through the basement of my former employer where the paper cases are piles floor to ceiling (15 ft ceilings) for yard after yard of hallway and where they onboard about 200 people per week - the manual printing business is alive and well I'm afraid (we won't even mention the federal government).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Help Needed: Long Car Ride Ahead and I Want to Load Up on the Best Podcasts

Mark Oehlert

need to pack up my little iPod with some great podcasts and figured you all would know some amazing ones. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Good Cause Alert!!

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Millennials And Digital Learning: How They’re Going To Help You Improve

eLearningMind

They’ve grown up making their own playlists, whether it’s on their iPod or their YouTube account. Building A Learning Culture Developing Leaders eLearning Solutions Learning and Development The Millennial Workforce best eLearning business corporate elearning corporate training elearning elearning solutions elearning trends Leadership training Learning and development millennials training solutions trends

Brands Educational and Awareness Aspects

Learnloft

Customer education/awareness is the process; a business brand adopts to provide customers with the knowledge & information necessary to make the most out of its products/services. Apple: Take the iPod for instance. Business Custom Packaging Boxes with Logo

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by Robert Bloomfield)

Mark Oehlert

Katie Salen) | Main | The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis) » February 27, 2008 Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by by Robert Bloomfield) ( link ) " Virtual worlds promise to be anexcellent venue for research and education in business and relateddisciplines.

Zimbra on the iPhone - Now this gets exciting - Nothing like getting old huh?

Mark Oehlert

Not getting jazzed about a new 3D environment but getting psyched about an open source office suite that will provide "t wo-way synchronization of e-mail, calendar, and address book, allowing business users traveling out of the office to get their latest mail, appointments, or updated contact information."

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using the Company as the Classroom" (Business Week)

Mark Oehlert

» June 05, 2008 "Using the Company as the Classroom" (Business Week) ( Story Link ) "In 2006 alone, U.S. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

Molotov cocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge

ID Reflections

With the need for cross-functional teams across diverse locations to work together on product development, sales, innovation, business processes, software development and other such work requiring the sharing of complicated knowledge rapidly increasing, leaders have to be skilled in facilitating network building of the right kind to prevent the Molotov cocktail from exploding. The Molotov cocktail exploded for Sony and their Connect, leaving Apple with their iPod the sole market winner.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "The Name of the Game Is Work" (Business Week)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quote of the Day: Jenkins on Convergence | Main | Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization » August 28, 2007 "The Name of the Game Is Work" (Business Week) ( link ) "If youre thinking that maybe you should hide the video game controllerfrom your kids because theyre spending too much time in front of theTV or computer, dont.

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iPhone Impacts Mobile eLearning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Corporations have already commited to the Blackberry, and many of those same companies are testing or preparing to implement iPods for their employees as learning devices. But the rest of us should take a serious look.small business, and even midsize companies. I tried getting a post up about the iPhone on the day of the keynote but since I have switched to the NEW version of blogger all of my typical posting apps have been messed up.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Games trainers play" (Washington Business Journal)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Of General Interest to Edupatents | Main | Spyware Alert - Thx to DArcy Norman » April 18, 2007 "Games trainers play" (Washington Business Journal) Question: How self-referential can one get in blogging before you cross into the Dark Side? We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

Leading In a Technological Disruptive Market

Your Training Edge

The computing, entertainment, book publishing, wireless phone, manufacturing, healthcare and photography industries, have all been experiencing a dramatic transformation because of new, rising technologies, distribution channels, business models, market expectations and government regulations. These businesses couldn’t not lead the innovative opportunities and disruptions to go forward to invent next big things [1]. Most importantly, he redefined the legal function business model.

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It’s that time of year again: Bloomsburg’s Corporate Advisory Council Meeting

Kapp Notes

Every year, as part of our graduate program, we run a three day event which includes one day of corporate presentations, one day of student presentations and one day of interviews, business meetings and education. To add even more technology to the mix we are using iPod Touches to keep score of student presentations.

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Writing & Grammar Workshop: Is It Website or Web Site?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And the AP--as editors affectionately call the style guide--has also released an AP Stylebook application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. In addition to the alphabetical listing, the app has the chapters on business, sports and social media terms, from the book, along with advice on punctuation. by Jennie Ruby.

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10 Myths About Professional Training

Your Training Edge

” Flexible options like e-learning and in-house training make it easier for small businesses to skill-up without taking too much time away from the office. According to Goldman Sachs, 88% of small businesses offer training to all (if not a large portion) of their employees. These small businesses report a higher rate of revenue growth, with 74% reporting the increased revenue within 18 months.

Less Desktop; More Mobile… but Not That Fast

Bottom-Line Performance

Businesses will follow. It took 24 years to sell that many Macs and 5 years to sell that many iPods). But it’s also happening in businesses as IT standards start toppling all over the place to handle trends such as “BYOD” (bring your own device) and the demise of the Blackberry. Businesses can look at what’s going on in schools to see where they need to be going next.

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FEAR OF BRANDING – 10.1 Reasons to Move On

Wonderful Brain

An interesting business challenge arises when an existing company desires to change its brand. There’s a lot of brand thought that relies on intuition, a pill not easily swallowed by many business folks. It’s what Jobs and his select team believed design should do and be that molded blobs of plastic in to iPods. The scope of the business changes. There is a lack of internal or external understanding or clarity of what the business does or what its products promise.

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Corporate eLearning

Tony Karrer

Corporate eLearning Blog posts related to Corporate eLearning: eLearning Tools - Wikis, Blogs and More in Corporate eLearning New Debate on Value of Blogs and Wikis in the Enterprise Open Source Business Model Knowledge Management Core Issues Use of iPods and other Mobile Learning IBM Taps Employees for Innovation Using Blog Like Tools Corporate Learning Laggards?

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Can Elearning Improve Productivity?

Origin Learning

One of the most elementary goals of any business is to increase its productivity. The ultimate results are- ineffective solutions, unmet deadlines and (may be) lost business; all that combine to keep your organization’s productivity low.

My daughter, poster child for 21st Century learning

Allison Rossett

When my dad fell ill this past fall and I knew I had to be with him, I brought along some clothes, my laptop, cell phone, and my iPod Touch 4. I visited my dad every day in the hospital, bringing along my laptop and iPod. Unfortunately a computer can’t legibly take large pictures of all fifteen note cards together, so I took my iPod touch 4 and used its camera to take pictures, front and back, of each note card.

My daughter, poster child for 21st Century learning

Allison Rossett

When my dad fell ill this past fall and I knew I had to be with him, I brought along some clothes, my laptop, cell phone, and my iPod Touch 4. I visited my dad every day in the hospital, bringing along my laptop and iPod. Unfortunately a computer can’t legibly take large pictures of all fifteen note cards together, so I took my iPod touch 4 and used its camera to take pictures, front and back, of each note card. Tweet.

How Digitals Do a Better Job than Others in Completing Their Work

Your Training Edge

They use palmtops, mobiles, iPods and laptops to keep their work going on no matter what. Related Posts: The Rise of the Digitals Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The… Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It? Using latest technology makes Digitals faster, so they adapt faster and are better than usual people who avoid or use less technology. Digitals are naturally endowed with the gift of adaptation and this is an advantage to them.

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18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

Upside Learning

A must-read for those venturing into custom e-learning business or people who are getting started with their first e-learning project. Classroom iPod touches & iPads: Dos and Don’ts. Bringing iPods and iPads into the classroom is a great way to give students access to learning tools. While this list of dos and don’ts mainly addresses iPod touch, the same advice goes for iPod touch and iPhone.

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Welcome Camtasia Relay 1.2!

TechSmith Camtasia

We've been busy at TechSmith working on Camtasia Relay! Your audience can view and listen to the recorded lectures and presentations online linked via Blackboard, iTunes U, or on mobile devices such as the iPod or iPhone. Good news! And, I'm happy to report that we have a new release of Camtasia Relay available. And, if you are an existing Camtasia Relay customer, the new version is a free update! You can find more info here ! Not familiar with Camtasia Relay?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day.

Mark Oehlert

50 Social Sites That Every Business Needs a Presence on THere are some intersting ones on this list ( Tweako and Pixel Groovy Ill look into) but mainly I think that if a business wanted to have a presence in all these communities, then they better be ready to hire a full-time person. 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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From Brilliant Jerk to Passionate People Person

CLO Magazine

Next thing you know, you have a toxic culture that all started with one rotten leader who put their ego before the long-term success of the business and its employees. We of course know Jobs as the man who gave us the Macintosh, the iPod, the iPad and the iPhone and essentially established the “Church of Apple” with all its loyal fans. Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick.