The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

We can have guards with machine guns rooting through everyone’s suitcases at the airport at the same time the power of the ‘net gives a louder and louder voice to the people. “Contrast that with the groupware approach to things where people are placed into groups defined organizationally or functionally.&#. The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years.

It’s a matter of culture

The Learning Circuits

Even though - depending on the group -- a few voices will inevitably speak up, it generally isn't creativity that's expressed but rather "competitive personality”. They could have encouraged rather than neglected the potential of the expensive and hard to deploy groupware (Lotus Notes) they began investing in during the 90s. I'd like to follow up on my last post and also weigh in on the question of investment in formal training and informal learning.