Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Trade fair – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jay Cross

Trade fair – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Will their business model be disrupted?

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Arguments, Wikipedia, Networks, & Structure

Big Dog, Little Dog

One of the main reasons that the most popular and most controversial Wikipedia articles have come to be more "accurate and free of vandalism" than they used to be has nothing to do with "sidewalk-like transparency and collective responsibility." Long Live? Tony Karrer in eLearning Technology.

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Your Healthcare Compliance Training, But a Dashboard Can


If you’re looking for instant, actionable compliance insight into your care home business you need to get up to speed with dashboards and software. Data has become the success icon.

Wikipedia, Stress, Innovation, & Twitter

Big Dog, Little Dog

I'm a Wikipedia Inclusionist - Science Blogs. Wikipedia is far beyond the level where it need prove anything to the world. Innovation makes CIOs business leaders, experts say - Search CIO.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Articles from Wikipedia and other online encyclopedia. Blog posts from such reputable sources as Harvard Business Review. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare.

Cost 285

Cognitive Restructuring, Direct Reports, Education, & Wikipedia

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Right Way to Disagree with Direct Reports - Harvard Business. WikiGate: A Wakeup Call For Wikipedia - The Kent Lewis Experience. How are companies that are listed on Wikipedia supposed to clarify or correct inaccuracies, or add new content?

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Articles from Wikipedia and other online encyclopedia. Blog posts from such reputable sources as Harvard Business Review. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare.

Cost 207

Becoming a Social Business -- Beyond Culture Change

ID Reflections

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The business model and operating principles in today’s organizations hinge on “making” profit through the deft use of limited resources in an organized manner. The military metaphor dominates the world of business – right from “staff”, “line”, “chain of command”, to “ war for talent”, “ competitive strategy”, and “line of fire ”.

Change 102

5 Compliance Challenges that Impede Business Transformation


By Norm Ford According to Statistic Brain (a research provider to Wikipedia, Forbes, CNN and The New York Times), only 58% of people make it past the first month with their resolutions intact.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Articles from Wikipedia and other online encyclopedia. Blog posts from such reputable sources as Harvard Business Review. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare.

Cost 140

5 Business Cases that Call for Serious Games

Knowledge Guru

No matter what learning solution you think you want to produce, it’s important to identify the learning need (and business need) before starting a project. Use the five business cases described above to inspire you as you look to find ways to apply serious games in your organization.

Games 242

Duolingo: The Smartest Business Model in Education Technology


The Duolingo business model is for a person who wants to learn new languages like German, French, and others. Duolingo business model: Like most online learning apps, Duolingo’s business model is a key ingredient to success. Let’s have a look at the complete business model of Duolingo with the market orientation. Duolingo’s business model is one of the smartest in the technology space. This is a great strategy for new-age businesses to emulate.

MySQL 60

Podcast Episode 8: The Business Benefits of xAPI – With Mike Rustici

Talented Learning

And what kind of real-world business benefits come from using xAPI? KEY TAKEAWAYS: For extended enterprise professionals, measuring the business impact of learning programs is essential. The xAPI data standard adds value to this process by making it possible to link all types of learning activities with business performance metrics. Starting small is a legitimate way to discover how xAPI can help you improve learning programs and related business results. .

xapi 63

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses


Wikipedia defines blended learning as an education program that combines online digital media with traditional classroom methods requiring the physical presence of both teacher and student, with some element of student control over time, place, path or pace. The post Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses appeared first on Pinlearn. What is the MOOC platform? Dave Cormier coined the term MOOC in 2008. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses.

Slaying giants

Learning with e's

For centuries humans have created and maintained spaces and places around them, and have conducted their lives, their businesses and their play within them. Can businesses hope to compete when all around them content is available for free?

Employee Onboarding: The missing link in your business strategy


Business is characterized by risk taking, and the market is more often than not volatile. Is onboarding a myth or it does affect your business numbers? And the volumes of slides relating to business conduct guidelines?

"Everyone remember where we parked."

Learning with e's

Smartphones have utterly transformed the way we interact with each other, access information, entertain ourselves and conduct business. The basic philosophy behind Wikipedia and the general practice of user generated content is that everybody can be an editor and a commentator.

Resistance is futile

Learning with e's

Our work, business, and entertainment has been disrupted by digital technology, most would argue for the better. Wikipedia is yet another example of disruptive innovation. disruption education learning smart mobile phones social media Technology web wikipedia

Opening up #learning: new forms of knowledge

Learning with e's

Publishers remain in business, but to be successful they now have to adapt to the new and trenchant demands of the digital economy. affordances education FaceBook learning Technology Twitter wikipedia YouTube

Open 83

What Game Mechanics Can Offer Online Learning for Business


The military has used training games since 1980; it stands to reason that businesses are next in line.

Who will survive?

Learning with e's

Wikipedia, the online crowd-sourced encyclopaedia, hosts over 14 million articles on just about every subject under the sun. They will be institutions that can clearly discern the connections between learning and business, between technology and pedagogy, between individuals and society.

Sun 85

Smarter ways to improve the quality of Employee-generated Learning

Challenge to Learn

If something changes in the business or when SMEs gain new knowledge or insights, they can quickly update the content. Wikipedia effect. You need this feedback in order to get what we call the “Wikipedia effect’.

Six Tips to Help You Select the Right Learning Management System


In the digital world, one can turn to a blog, Wikipedia, social media platforms, online knowledge forums, videos, etc. The second way sounds simple but unless you have just started your business or have a very small workforce, it is not going to be an effective method in the long run. Business LMS eLLEditor's Note: This blog was originally published in KM World in April 2016, and has been reproduced here with permission.

The tech behind LXP de-mystified

Learning Pool

Researching these technologies can be a time-consuming, bewildering and even frustrating business. The simplest way to understand what this category encompasses is to think of platforms such as YouTube, Facebook and Wikipedia, whose content is solely provided by users – but also sites like Amazon, Tripadvisor and Glassdoor, where reviews and ratings play an important role. . Blog Learn & Connect business e-learning e-learning Headstream learning and development LXP

xapi 53

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Encyclopedia Britannica for the iPhone

Mark Oehlert

» April 03, 2008 Encyclopedia Britannica for the iPhone Its no Wikipedia but turns out the Encyclopedia Britannica has an iPhone optimized version. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

Who are Instructional Designers? The existential dilemma.

ID Reflections

To gain personal clarity on the role of an ID in a business setting b. BA = Business Analyst c. The business world still glances at the role of an instructional designer with skepticism. What does an ID do that a Business Analyst (BA) cannot do? What is a Business Analyst?

Collecting Knowledge and Learning - 3/8/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

The concepts behind knowledge management however, can make a big difference to you and your business — and best of all, they don’t cost you any money. Deep down, though, we all knew Wikipedia wasn't that reliable. The difference between innovation and invention - ZDNet. Developed nations spend $1,270 per capita per year to boost research and development and knowledge. But the returns are minimal. If you invent something and don't do anything with it your efforts are wasted.


e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

Agencies Share Information By Taking a Page From Wikipedia : "Thats right, the Office of Management and Budget, where caution and precision rule, has embraced Wikipedia as a model, hosting an online place where federal officials can swap information and ideas outside traditional boundaries." We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

IM 32

From Courses to Micro-Learning

ID Reflections

Wikipedia describes micro-learning thus: Micro-learning can also be understood as a process of subsequent, "short" learning activities, i.e. learning through interaction with micro-content objects in small timeframes. Businesses grew and became mega-businesses.

The Social Learning Revolution

Jane Hart

” (Wikipedia). How social businesses are emerging and how we can really support social learning in the social business. What new services will be needed in the social business to support social learning and the new role of the workplace learning professional.

What is Transition Management and How Does It Impact eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

According to Wikipedia : “Transition management, in the financial sense, is a service usually offered by sell-side institutions to help buy-side firms transition a portfolio of securities.” approach to business.

The Working Smarter Fieldbook: A Glimpse and Some Thoughts

ID Reflections

Image via Wikipedia "Collaboration is a process through which people who see different aspects of a problem can constructively explore their differences and search for the solution that go beyond their own limited vision of what is possible." ~ Anecdote And informal learning is hinged on collaboration. The book is divided into the following key sections: Working Smarter Informal Learning Social Learning The Business Case Develop your Elevator Pitch Cheat Sheets Instructional Design 2.0

Why is Skills Management Important?


Last week I defined skills management by referencing and summarizing an existing Wikipedia article. ” Again going to Wikipedia, here’s how it defines skill. Enhanced execution of business strategy by developing skills that support business objectives.

Skills 173

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

Anyone can join up for free using their business email address and if a network for their company already exists, they will join it, if it doesn’t it will automatically be set up. 10 - Wikipedia.