Ounces matter: Mashing up business travel and minimalist camping

Janet Clarey

I used the experience to lighten my business travel bag. It rolls up into one of its own pockets and is about the size of a pack of cards. You’ll feel like a magician when pulling this out in public and packing it up. I have yet to bring my one camping luxury on a business trip – a portable French Press – but am considering it. What space and weight saving tips do you have for business travel?

Learning Space Mash-up: Toward a Collaborative Personal Learning Environment

Learning with e's

One of the papers I will be presenting in September is entitled: "Learning Space Mash-up: Toward a Collaborative Personal Learning Environment". It will be presented in the special track on Mashups and Education at this year's Interactive Computer Aided Learning Conference , which as usual, is held in the beautiful Alpine town of Villach, in Austria. These include Monkey Business , Changing the Architecture (about the future of Web 2.0

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins

Mark Oehlert

» June 03, 2007 Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins Sam Adkins at Ambient Insight passed along a link to a post on the Social Strategist that I just reading through now but which does a compare and contrast between some of the emerging tools for creating mash-ups. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins. While training departments have been busy spending ridiculous amounts of time and money converting these training materials to e-Learning, Steve Jobs has (surprise!)

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Web Tools for Learners

Digital L&D Leader on Innovating Learning Solutions for Busy Learners

Caveo Learning

Louis and Kansas City discovered his love of corporate learning mashed up with technology during 8 years at Sprint. He then served in several roles in learning development, delivery, and technology at Centurylink and Hyla Mobile (a start-up serving the wireless industry). Marc McConathy, Principal Program Lead in Digital Learning Innovation with Chick-fil-A is a Missourian transplanted to Georgia.

The Business Web

Tony Karrer

Simultaneously, companies like Google and Yahoo have announced their intention to compete against Microsoft Exchange by offering a version of their consumer email services repurposed for business. Gmail for Domains ([link] ) and Yahoo Business Email ( [link] ) are serious competitors to the traditional email server franchise. And, many other companies are finally delivering a wide variety of software as service offerings from Business Objects to Adobe to Skype.

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Incredibly Cool! Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development

Tony Karrer

One of the most interesting things was the Enterprise Mashup demonstration by Rod Smith at IBM. He basically showed how a business-user would be able to wire together an application. Now go visit my previous article: Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups. Last week I moderated an event on Web 2.0 where we had speakers from IBM, Google, Microsoft, Sony and others talking about what it really means (especially for corporations).

danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

Instead of coding, programmers built apps by mashing up shared packages of code. If a mashup produced a Frankenmonster, you threw it away and tried something else. To tell her friends about breaking up with her boyfriend, she references a song from Life of Brian, Always look on the bright side of life. danah suggests that the high tech development approach is a great model for business organizations in general.

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

Learn how education entrepreneurs can transcend a crazy busy lifestyle with executive career and mindset coach Elizabeth Pearson in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Elizabeth works as a speaker, success coach, and author of the forthcoming book I’m Too Busy, and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us Stuck. In 2016 Elizabeth launched her coaching business part-time while leading a skincare company as a C-level executive.

Reaction to IMS Learning Impact 2012 Conference

Xyleme

With the ability to easily create learning applications that seamlessly mash-up the best content, and with the tools available, it is no wonder that some innovative vendors have already seized on this new opportunity. The core to this concept is having a repository of granular learning assets aligned to the standards from which a teacher can mash-up and select from, to individualize the instruction.

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Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

This digital participation, digital literacy and the faster rate with which businesses and academic institutions are becoming a part of it, would be my focus in this article. Being a big believer in Technology Enabled Learning, Bryant seeks to create awareness, motivate adoption and engage organizations and people in the changing business of education. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

Knowledge and Learning In The News

Big Dog, Little Dog

A Mash-up Matrix - Business Week. Via O'Reilly Radar, here's a link to a new matrix of Web mash-ups What is knowledge and what is wisdom? Knowledge Board. An interesting discussion with a number of comments from various posters. eLearning vs knowledge mgmt - by Verna Allee. I especially relish chancing upon the elearning booth that suggests they have the ultimate knowledge management solution. Hmm, really? Fear and emotional learning genes found - M&C News.

Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User.

Trivantis

Sign Up, Start Learning Today. -->. With one of the most visited YouTube Channels on the planet, THE PIANO GUYS quickly established themselves as the next big thing with their strikingly original pop and classical music mash-ups. THE PIANO GUYS’ awe-inspiring mash-ups have surpassed 182 million YouTube views combined, and receive half a million new views each day! Branching, Rollovers & Pop-Ups. Social Learning and Social Business. Forum. Logins.

Why Your Organization Needs Collaborative Learning

NovoEd

The timing is right for a mash-up of a collaborative learning system and an efficient, scalable online learning platform. More Than One Way up the Mountain. Tapping the wisdom, talent, and perspectives of peers and experts from all over the globe creates a more connected organization that’s agile, responsive and customer-centric — key qualities that are essential for success in today’s rapidly evolving business conditions.

Content as a Service

Xyleme

As instructional designers, we create our learning products, package them up with all the content and media, wish them well, and ship them off to the LMS’s – never to be seen again. And the possibilities for highly specialized apps for learning, performance support, and content mash-ups is nearly unlimited. It affords new business models where you can monetize access to content, track usage by user, and charge for per-user usage of content.

Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Business Casual , April 25, 2009 Fantastic File Converter - eLearning Acupuncture , April 24, 2009 Call for eLearning Demonstrations - eLearning Technology , May 1, 2009 When should you use Informal Learning? Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training

Your Training Edge

Starting mainly as a way to motivate sales teams through competition, the idea of using game mechanics has moved into many areas of the business environment, including training. Also by 2015, gamification will be the primary method by which 40% of Global 1000 organizations seek to transform their business operations. Identify the business goals you want to achieve. In a post entitled “ MOOCs – Gamification – Mash-Up?

eLearning 2.0 - Go Do It

Tony Karrer

Since my presentations last month at the Harvard Business School and at the eLearningGuild Annual Gathering, I've been getting several basic questions about what Web 2.0 Start-Up Guides Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0

Pownce gets into the Micro-blogging game

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I do know it fits nicely into a PLE if you have created your own by mashing up several diferent tools. The cool thing about micro-blogs is that you can also create accounts for businesses and events. Just joined Pownce. Thanks to Cogdog for the invite. I'm one of the nutty ones enjoying Twitter and will now try out Pownce. I know there is something to micro-blogging and learning but not sure how to put it all together.

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Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Today’s learning is a mash-up of performance support, internal communications, collaboration, social software, real-time feeds, organization development, what’s left of knowledge management, collective intelligence, search, nurturing communities, and traditional learning. Learning is now the work, not an add-on to support the business. Top-down formal structures won’t be able to keep up with work-driven needs. Tags: Business learning

Why you should embrace open source

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Innovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business Strategy by Ron Goldman and Richard Gabriel. Signing up partners and creating consortia. Perhaps the Learning Irregulars should host a mash-up of Education+Open Source. __. Online, free , very good reading. The reasons to engage with open source include the following: * Getting high-quality, free software and software design and development help. Making your software ubiquitous through participation and low cost.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Starting mainly as a way to motivate sales teams through competition, the idea of using game mechanics has moved into many areas of the business environment, including training. Also by 2015, gamification will be the primary method by which 40% of Global 1000 organizations seek to transform their business operations. Identify the business goals you want to achieve. In a post entitled “ MOOCs – Gamification – Mash-Up?

Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

That New Seasons is a people-oriented business echoes in their approach to learning. People keep up to speed by attending short two-way sessions with a dozen or fewer colleagues on the job floor. I fully agree with his takeaways: How you deliver training should reinforce your values and business model. Don’t let training stick out like a sore thumb and disturb your business.

Workforce learning in 2019: Finding patterns in a Clouded Crystall Ball

Adobe Captivate

I will also stick my neck out and suggest that the current economic downturn will drive a trend of measuring learning effectiveness through business metrics (sales, churn, defect rates, opex etc.) GenY have grown up with rich-media and have a significant difference in attitude from the Gen X. Each constituent tool in the final mash-up relate to a specific media (text, audio, video etc.) Expect the price to fall below $100 soon as demand picks up.

Prepare the future of Learning for the Genz

Learning Wire

This is due to the social context in which they are growing up. They are growing up as more than passive consumers of media. For example, my daughter has set up a Finsta account. They are also growing up while the Internet of Things is changing how we live. These profound changes mean that new business models are and will be introduced with great frequency. And, these new business models will transform the work world Gen Z inhabit in ways we cannot define today.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 11/26/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Mash Up The News - Business Week. Tag: Mash Up. If you've got a little technical flair, you can use the Post's RSS feeds to create new, noncommercial applications that let you remix the news. Nobody Really Cares About the Creative Class - Dave Pollard. Nobody really cares about the creative class.

Can You Take the Heat?

CLO Magazine

The debate about global warming still rages, but few of us would argue against the idea that things seem to be heating up, and it is affecting everyone’s behavior. ” Sometimes to their peril and sometimes to their benefit, animals are “packing up and moving,” as well as shifting the timing of seasonal events such as breeding, migration and coming out of hibernation to coincide with earlier springs and autumns.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Contrary to what we’d like to believe, social learning doesn’t always start at the training department and work its way up, quite the opposite. The Icodeon Common Cartridge Platform has an interesting approach here – by providing an API so that Common Cartridge content hosted on the LMS can easily be “mashed-up&# with blogs, wikis, social networking sites and so on. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

HRExaminer

Jay Cross

He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. Cross mashes up his considerable experience in training, business consulting and web 2.0 When Cross does delve into charts, models and mind maps you can rest assured he does so with an aim to clarify, not to earn his business book writing chops.

Workscaping, part 3 of n

Jay Cross

My class at Harvard Business School has the distinction of being the last not allowed to bring portable calculators to exams. (A Innovation is often the result of a mash-up of ideas, for example a rule of thumb from one discipline being applied in a new context. Sources of knowhow. A Bomar 4-function calculator cost $99, a sum that kept many of us from acquiring one.) I got through by doing discounted cash now with a slide rule. Everyone has several calculators today.

Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

eLearning 24-7

If you are seeking a system that is a mash-up of useful business tools with a strong LMS, than this is a system to examine. Their ideal market honestly is education, but they as many other VLPs have realized that corporate is a delicacy that cannot be passed up. Education they should be highly considered, but I wouldn’t go with them for business. Well, that’s good because I just made it up. I love to travel.

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Managing Learning?

Charles Jennings

She sees the future of technologies supporting learning as a mash-up of social co-operation and collaboration tools aligned with the emerging social workplace. Learning leaders need to work with their colleagues in IT and Business Operations to get the right tools in place. Donald Taylor recently published an article titled ‘ What does ‘LMS’ mean today ?’. In it Donald posited something I’ve been advocating for years. It is this.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

Coaching may seem like a hot new professional development method, but it is actually steeped in proven techniques and provides a solid return on investment, increasing engagement and producing business results. This webcast will clear up some of the confusion and provide a window into how coaching can help, and explore how to build an effective coaching culture in your organization. This in turn can diminish the value of learning in the eyes of the business.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

According to a December 2011 issue of Business Insider, the mobile apps analytics firm Distimo said many popular apps were games such as Angry Birds, social networking such as Facebook, Skype and Twitter, and other content such as Google Maps and iBooks. Chief learning officers and business leaders should build learning modules that can be deployed in multiple formats, and ask not only who the target audience is, but also who else may need to consume the content.